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Erville Alderson

  • Sep 11, 1882 - Aug 04, 1957 (age 74)
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1957
Erville Alderson
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Erville Alderson

Erville Alderson passed away.
1956
Telephone Time
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TV ShowApr 8, 1956

Telephone Time

Telephone Time is an American anthology drama series that …
Telephone Time is an American anthology drama series that aired on CBS in 1956, and on ABC from 1957 to 1958. The series features plays by John Nesbitt who hosted the first season. Frank C. Baxter hosted the 1957 and 1958 seasons. The program was directed by Arthur Hiller, Robert Florey, and Lewis Allen (director). A total of 81 episodes aired from April 1956 to March 1957 on CBS and from April 1957 to April 1958 on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC).
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1955
The Millionaire
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TV ShowJan 19, 1955

The Millionaire

The Millionaire is an American anthology series that aired …
The Millionaire is an American anthology series that aired on CBS from 1955 to 1960. It was originally sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive. The series, produced by Don Fedderson and Fred Henry, explored the ways that sudden and unexpected wealth changed life, for better or for worse, and became a five-season hit during the Golden Age of Television, finishing in the Nielsen ratings at #9 for the 1955–1956 season, #13 in 1956–1957, #17 in 1957–1958 and #30 in 1958–1959. It told the stories of people who were given one million dollars ($9.35 million in 2018 dollars) from a benefactor who insisted they never knew him, with one exception.
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TV Reader's Digest
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TV ShowJan 17, 1955

TV Reader's Digest

TV Reader's Digest is the title of a 30-minute American …
TV Reader's Digest is the title of a 30-minute American television anthology drama series which aired on the ABC from 1955 to 1956. Its theme music was "Polonaise" from Act III of Eugene Onegin, an Opera by Tchaikovsky.
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1954
The Halls of Ivy
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TV ShowOct 19, 1954

The Halls of Ivy

The Halls of Ivy is an American situation comedy that ran …
The Halls of Ivy is an American situation comedy that ran from 1950–52 on NBC radio, created by Fibber McGee & Molly co-creator/writer Don Quinn. The series was adapted into a CBS television comedy (1954–55) produced by ITC Entertainment and Television Programs of America. British husband-and-wife actors Ronald Colman and Benita Hume starred in both versions of the show.
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Studio 57
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TV ShowSep 21, 1954

Studio 57

Studio 57 (also known as Heinz Studio 57) is an American …
Studio 57 (also known as Heinz Studio 57) is an American anthology series that was broadcast on the now-defunct DuMont Television Network from September 1954 to July 1955, and in syndication from 1955 to 1958.
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1952
The Unexpected
TV ShowMar 5, 1952

The Unexpected

Herbert Marshall hosted this anthology series of fast …
Herbert Marshall hosted this anthology series of fast paced thirty minute dramas. It was also known as Times Square Playhouse.
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1951
Racket Squad
TV ShowJun 7, 1951

Racket Squad

Racket Squad is an American TV crime drama series that aired …
Racket Squad is an American TV crime drama series that aired from 1951 to 1953. The format was a narrated anthology drama, as each individual episode featured various ordinary citizens getting ensnared in a different confidence scheme. Episodes were introduced and narrated by Reed Hadley as "Captain John Braddock", a fictional detective working for a police department in a large, unnamed American city. Braddock served as the series' host and narrator.
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The Range Rider
TV ShowApr 5, 1951

The Range Rider

The Range Rider is an American Western television series …
The Range Rider is an American Western television series that was first transmitted in syndication from 1951 to 1953. A single lost episode surfaced and was broadcast in 1959. The Range Rider was also broadcast on British television during the 1960s, and in Melbourne, Australia during the 1950s.
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1950
The Bigelow Theatre
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TV ShowDec 10, 1950

The Bigelow Theatre

The Bigelow Theatre (also known as Bigelow-Sanford Theater …
The Bigelow Theatre (also known as Bigelow-Sanford Theater and as Hollywood Half Hour and Marquee Theater in syndication) is an American anthology series originally broadcast on CBS Television and on the DuMont Television Network.
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1949
The Lone Ranger
TV ShowSep 15, 1949

The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger is an American western drama television …
The Lone Ranger is an American western drama television series that aired on the ABC Television network from 1949 to 1957, with Clayton Moore in the starring role. Jay Silverheels, a member of the Mohawk Aboriginal people in Canada, played The Lone Ranger's Indian companion Tonto.
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1947
The Bishop's Wife
MovieNov 25, 1947

The Bishop's Wife

The Bishop's Wife, also known as Cary and the Bishop's Wife, …
The Bishop's Wife, also known as Cary and the Bishop's Wife, is a Samuel Goldwyn romantic comedy feature film from 1947, starring Cary Grant, Loretta Young, and David Niven in a story about an angel who helps a bishop with his problems. The film was adapted by Leonardo Bercovici and Robert E. Sherwood from the 1928 novel of the same name by Robert Nathan, and was directed by Henry Koster.
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1944
Man from Frisco
MovieJun 15, 1944

Man from Frisco

Matt Braddock (a fictional version of real-life Henry Kaiser) is …
Matt Braddock (a fictional version of real-life Henry Kaiser) is an engineer with revolutionary ideas for shipbuilding. When he tries to set up yards for prefabricating ships on the West Coast, he runs up against a rival builder, Joel Kennedy. Kennedy's son Russ idolizes Matt, but Russ's sister Diana thinks Matt is a hopeless idealist who could ruin her father.
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1942
Commandos Strike at Dawn
MovieDec 30, 1942

Commandos Strike at Dawn

Commandos Strike at Dawn …
Commandos Strike at Dawn is a 1942 war film directed by John Farrow and written by Irwin Shaw from a short story entitled The Commandos by C.S. Forester that appeared in Cosmopolitan Magazine in June 1942. Filmed in Canada, it starred Paul Muni, Anna Lee, Lillian Gish in her return to the screen, Cedric Hardwicke and Robert Coote.
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My Favorite Blonde
MovieApr 2, 1942

My Favorite Blonde

Karen Bentley, an English secret agent, links up with Larry …
Karen Bentley, an English secret agent, links up with Larry Haines and his star penguin Percy in an attempt to outwit German spies.
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1941
Parachute Battalion
MovieAug 14, 1941

Parachute Battalion

In this pre-Pearl Harbor recruiting poster, colonel's estranged …
In this pre-Pearl Harbor recruiting poster, colonel's estranged son Bill Burke, football hero Donald Morse, and hillbilly Jeff Hollis enlist in the paratroopers. Their training at Fort ...
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Bad Men of Missouri
MovieJul 26, 1941

Bad Men of Missouri

The Younger brothers, Cole (Dennis Morgan), Bob …
The Younger brothers, Cole (Dennis Morgan), Bob (Wayne Morris) and Jim (Arthur Kennedy), return to Missouri after the Civil War with intent to avenge the misdeeds of William Merrick (Victor Jory), a crooked banker who has been buying up warrants on back-taxes and dispossessing the farmers. Henry Younger (Russell Simpson), their father, has been killed by a Merrick henchman and, then, Cole is framed on a murder rap. The brothers escape and then begin a series of bank and train robberies, primarily stealing from Merrick and turning the loot over to the farmers. Jim, in love with Mary Hathaway (Jane Wyman), is lured into Harrisonville and jailed. Cole and Bob ride to rescue him.
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Sergeant York
MovieJul 2, 1941

Sergeant York

Somewhat fictionalized account of the life and war service of …
Somewhat fictionalized account of the life and war service of Alvin York, who went from humble beginnings to being one of the most celebrated American servicemen to fight in World War I. As depicted in the film, Alvin turned to religion when he was struck by lightning during one of his drunken outings. Alvin took his newfound religion seriously claiming to be a conscientious objector when receiving his draft notice. When that was refused, he joined the infantry where he served with valor, capturing a large number of Germans and saving the lives of many of his men who were under heavy fire.
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1940
Santa Fe Trail
MovieDec 13, 1940

Santa Fe Trail

In 1854, Jeb Stuart, George Custer and other graduates from …
In 1854, Jeb Stuart, George Custer and other graduates from West Point are posted to Kansas to help pacify the territory before railroad construction to Santa Fe can resume.
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When the Daltons Rode
MovieJul 25, 1940

When the Daltons Rode

Fictionalized story of how the …
Fictionalized story of how the Dalton brothers were wronged by a crooked development company and became outlaws when the corrupt local courts offered them no justice.
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1939
Romance of the Redwoods
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MovieMar 30, 1939

Romance of the Redwoods

June Martin is a dishwasher …
June Martin is a dishwasher in a California logging camp boarding house. Steve Blake fights Jed Malone for her and loses, thus casting suspicion on himself when Malone dies under cloudy circumstances.
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Jesse James
MovieJan 14, 1939

Jesse James

The railroads are squeezing farmers off their land. When …
The railroads are squeezing farmers off their land. When a railroad agent kills their mother, Frank and Jesse James take up robbing banks and trains. The public regard them as heroes. When Jesse retires his erstwhile friend Robert Ford shoots him in the back to get the reward.
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1936
Hearts in Bondage
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MovieMay 26, 1936

Hearts in Bondage

Best friends Kenneth Reynolds and Raymond Jordan are U.S. …
Best friends Kenneth Reynolds and Raymond Jordan are U.S. Navy officers, and Kenneth is engaged to Raymond's sister. But the eruption of the Civil War divides them, as Raymond stands by his...
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1935
Seven Keys to Baldpate
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MovieNov 30, 1935

Seven Keys to Baldpate

A writer, looking for some …
A writer, looking for some peace and quiet in order to finish a novel, takes a room at the Baldpate Inn. However, peace and quiet are the last things he gets, as there are some very strange goings-on at the establishment.
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Pursuit
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MovieAug 9, 1935

Pursuit

"Mitch" Mitchell is an aviator who has been hired to take a …
"Mitch" Mitchell is an aviator who has been hired to take a child in a guardianship suit out of California into Mexico. He is accompanied by Maxine Bush, the secretary of the head of a private-detective agency who has been hired to care for the kid until the suit is over.
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Woman Wanted
MovieAug 2, 1935

Woman Wanted

Ann Grey is wrongly convicted of murder. On her way to jail a …
Ann Grey is wrongly convicted of murder. On her way to jail a car accident gives her the opportunity to escape. She is helped by young lawyer Tony Baxter. He hides her from the police, as well as his fiancée, with the help of his butler Peedles. Ann is also wanted by the mobsters who really committed the murder as they think she knows where $250,000 worth of bonds are hidden. When the mobsters find and abduct her, Tony enlists the help of the D.A. and the police to try to get her back.
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Square Shooter
MovieJan 21, 1935

Square Shooter

Having been framed for murder, Tim returns from prison to …
Having been framed for murder, Tim returns from prison to clear his name and retrieve the ranch taken from his uncle with a forged will. He finds the real will but his friend Johnny becomes...
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1934
The Scarlet Empress
MovieMay 9, 1934

The Scarlet Empress

Young Princess Sophia of Germany is taken to Russia …
Young Princess Sophia of Germany is taken to Russia to marry the half-wit Grand Duke Peter, son of the Empress. The domineering Empress hopes to improve the royal blood line. Sophia doesn't like her husband, but she likes Russia, and is very fond of Russian soldiers. She dutifully produces a son -- of questionable fatherhood, but no one seems to mind that. After the old empress dies, Sophia engineers a coup d'etat with the aid of the military, does away with Peter, and becomes Catherine the Great.
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Lazy River
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MovieMar 16, 1934

Lazy River

Three ex-cons help save a mother and daughter's shrimp …
Three ex-cons help save a mother and daughter's shrimp business from wicked slavers.
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1932
Haunted Gold
MovieDec 17, 1932

Haunted Gold

John and Janet get a weird letter telling them to go to a ghost …
John and Janet get a weird letter telling them to go to a ghost town which has an abandoned mine. There they contend with bad guys looking for hidden gold. They are aided by a mysterious Phantom.
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They Call It Sin
MovieNov 5, 1932

They Call It Sin

With time on his hands during a business trip, Jimmy Decker …
With time on his hands during a business trip, Jimmy Decker (who's engaged to his boss's daughter) romances small-town church organist Marion Cullen, who follows him to New York only to learn Jimmy's true colors after she's burned her bridges. Marion's looks and talent get her a job with theatrical producer Ford Humphries. Will she succumb to her boss, take up with now-married Jimmy, marry honest suitor Tony Travers...or become a full-fledged gold digger?
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The Thirteenth Guest
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MovieAug 9, 1932

The Thirteenth Guest

13 years before the movie opens, there was a dinner party, at …
13 years before the movie opens, there was a dinner party, at which the 13th guest failed to show up. The master of the manner has died, and left the bulk of his estate to this 13th guest, but nobody knows who that is. Now someone is murdering the remaining guests, and placing their dead bodies at the table, in the same seat they had occupied 13 years before.
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1930
Guilty?
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MovieMar 3, 1930

Guilty?

A Senator, accused of bribery on circumstantial evidence and …
A Senator, accused of bribery on circumstantial evidence and sent to prison, decides to commit suicide so that his daughter will feel free to marry the son of a judge. Story told through the eyes of ten people, all familiar with the victim and all with varying versions.
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1927
The Girl from Chicago
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MovieOct 19, 1927

The Girl from Chicago

A southern belle from Dixie, …
A southern belle from Dixie, Mary Carlton (Myrna Loy), aided by her police detective lover "Handsome" Joe (Conrad Nagel), outwits and brings to justice the Chicago gangster, "Big Steve" Drummond, who murdered her brother Bob Carlton (Carroll Nye.)
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1925
Sally of the Sawdust
MovieJul 20, 1925

Sally of the Sawdust

Judge Foster throws his daughter out because she married a …
Judge Foster throws his daughter out because she married a circus man. She leaves her baby girl with Prof. McGargle before she dies. Years later Sally is a dancer with whom Peyton, a son of...
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1924
Isn't Life Wonderful
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MovieNov 23, 1924

Isn't Life Wonderful

A family of Polish refugees tries to survive in post-World War I …
A family of Polish refugees tries to survive in post-World War I Germany. For a while it seems that they are making it, but soon the economic and political deterioration in the country begins to take their toll.
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America
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MovieFeb 21, 1924

America

The first half of the film portrays the struggle of the under-armed, …
The first half of the film portrays the struggle of the under-armed, under-manned colonists against the British Redcoats at Lexington, Bunker Hill and Valley Forge. Other landmarks of the American Revolution shown include the Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere's midnight ride and Patrick Henry's (played by Frank McGlyyn Jr. and not played by his father Frank McGlynn Sr) inflammatory speeches to the VIrginia House of Burgesses. The second half dwells on the bloody Indian War of Mohawk Valley. THe parts are tied together by the troubled romance between a young patriot, Nathan Holden (Neal Hamilton)and Nancy Montague (Carol Dempster), the daughter of a Tory Judge.
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1918
Her Man
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MovieSep 4, 1918

Her Man

Her Man released.
Lillian Worth
Marriage1918

Lillian Worth

Lillian Worth (stage name), born Lillian Burgher Murphy, …
Lillian Worth (stage name), born Lillian Burgher Murphy, (June 24, 1884 – February 23, 1952) was an American actress. She appeared in 58 films between 1913 and 1937.
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1882
Erville Alderson
BirthSeptember 1882

Erville Alderson

Erville Alderson was born.
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