Actor

Jason Robards Sr.

  • Dec 31, 1892 - Apr 04, 1963 (age 70)
  • 5' 10" (1.77 m)
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1996
Nomination1996

Outstanding Actor In A Play

Nominated for "Molly Sweeney".
Outer Critics Circle Award
1963
Jason Robards Sr.
PersonalApril 1963

Jason Robards Sr.

Jason Robards Sr. passed away.
1959
Laramie
TV ShowSep 15, 1959

Laramie

Laramie is an American Western television series that aired on …
Laramie is an American Western television series that aired on NBC from 1959 to 1963. A Revue Studios production, the program originally starred John Smith as Slim Sherman; Robert Fuller as Jess Harper; Hoagy Carmichael as Jonesy; and Robert L. Crawford, Jr. as Andy Sherman. Actress Spring Byington was later added to the cast. STARZ!'s Westerns Channel and the Grit network began airing the series in July 2015.
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1957
Leave It to Beaver
TV ShowOct 4, 1957

Leave It to Beaver

Leave It to Beaver is a black-and-white American television …
Leave It to Beaver is a black-and-white American television sitcom broadcast between 1957 and 1963 about an inquisitive and often naïve boy, Theodore "The Beaver" Cleaver (portrayed by Jerry Mathers), and his adventures at home, school, and around his suburban neighborhood. The show also starred Barbara Billingsley and Hugh Beaumont as Beaver's parents, June and Ward Cleaver, and Tony Dow as Beaver's brother Wally. The show has attained an iconic status in the United States, with the Cleavers exemplifying the idealized suburban family of the mid-20th century.
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Wagon Train
TV ShowSep 18, 1957

Wagon Train

Wagon Train is an American Western series that aired on …
Wagon Train is an American Western series that aired on the NBC television network (National Broadcasting Company), 1957–1962 and then on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), 1962–1965. Wagon Train first aired on September 18, 1957, and would eventually place the TV show in the number one spot in the Nielsen ratings. The series format attracted big-name guest stars who would appear in major roles as travelers in the large wagon train or in the settlements they passed by or visited. It initially starred veteran movie supporting actor Ward Bond as the wagon master, later replaced upon his death in 1960 by John McIntire, and Robert Horton as the scout, subsequently replaced by Scott Miller and Robert Fuller.'
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Tales of Wells Fargo
TV ShowMar 18, 1957

Tales of Wells Fargo

Tales of Wells Fargo is an American Western television …
Tales of Wells Fargo is an American Western television series starring Dale Robertson that ran from 1957 to 1962 on NBC. Produced by Revue Productions, the series aired in a half-hour format until its final season when it expanded to an hour and switched from black and white to color.
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1952
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
TV ShowOct 3, 1952

The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

The Adventures of Ozzie and …
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet is an American television sitcom, which aired on ABC from October 3, 1952, to April 23, 1966, and starred the real-life Nelson family. After a long run on radio, the show was brought to television, where it continued its success, initially running simultaneously on radio and TV. The series starred the entertainment duo of Ozzie Nelson and his wife, singer Harriet Nelson, and their sons, David and Ricky. Don DeFore had a recurring role as the Nelsons' neighbor "Thorny".
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1950
The Second Woman
MovieJul 7, 1950

The Second Woman

In flashback from a 'Rebecca'-style beginning: Ellen Foster, …
In flashback from a 'Rebecca'-style beginning: Ellen Foster, visiting her aunt on the California coast, meets neighbor Jeff Cohalan and his ultramodern clifftop house. Ellen is strongly ...
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1949
Rimfire
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MovieMar 25, 1949

Rimfire

An undercover army officer investigating the theft of …
An undercover army officer investigating the theft of army gold shipments takes a job as deputy in a small town that's being terrorized by what they believe is the ghost of a gambler who was wrongly convicted and hanged for those robberies.
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Impact
MovieMar 19, 1949

Impact

A unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the …
A unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. The husband stays in hiding, and lets his wife be charged with conspiracy.
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1948
Return of the Bad Men
MovieJul 17, 1948

Return of the Bad Men

When part of Indian Territory …
When part of Indian Territory is incorporated into the United States, good-natured rancher Vance Cordell reluctantly accepts the badge of federal marshal when a flood of notorious outlaws views the new area as ripe for banditry. Included are the Dalton and Younger Gangs, Billy the Kid, and the Sundance Kid led by the notorious Wild Bill Doolin. Cordell has a personal stake in his campaign to eradicate the bad men because of a friend's murder and the robbery of the local bank owned by his future father-in-law.
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The Ed Sullivan Show
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TV ShowJun 20, 1948

The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety …
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It was replaced in September 1971 by the CBS Sunday Night Movie.
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Guns of Hate
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MovieJun 18, 1948

Guns of Hate

Ben Jason has found a lost gold mine. When Morgan learns …
Ben Jason has found a lost gold mine. When Morgan learns this from Wyatt, he and his henchman Rocky chase down Jason and kill him. Banning and sidekick Rafferty arrive on the scene only to ...
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Fighting Father Dunne
MovieMay 12, 1948

Fighting Father Dunne

In 1905, a crusading priest …
In 1905, a crusading priest tries to help poor newsboys.
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Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
MovieMar 25, 1948

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

A man and his wife decide …
A man and his wife decide they can afford to have a house in the country built to their specifications. It's a lot more trouble than they think.
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Western Heritage
MovieJan 24, 1948

Western Heritage

A forger has made a copy of a Spanish land grant and …
A forger has made a copy of a Spanish land grant and Arnold is after it. Arnold and his men attack, shoot the forger, and take the deed while Russ tries unsuccessfully to stop them. Arnold presents it at the recorders office. It appears authentic and he starts evicting ranchers from their land. But Russ knows something is wrong as one of Arnold's men was a man he fought with during the attack.
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1947
Riffraff
MovieJun 28, 1947

Riffraff

A plane takes off from Peru (in a long no-dialogue scene) in a …
A plane takes off from Peru (in a long no-dialogue scene) in a storm with two passengers; it lands in Panama with one. The missing man had valuable oil-location maps; everyone who is after ...
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Desperate
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MovieJun 20, 1947

Desperate

A young married couple flee both police and a gangster out for …
A young married couple flee both police and a gangster out for revenge.
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Seven Keys to Baldpate
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MovieJun 5, 1947

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Writer Kenneth Magee has …
Writer Kenneth Magee has bet that he can finish a story at rural resort Baldpate Inn, now closed for the winter. The owner has given him the "only" key to the front door. But there are six ...
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Trail Street
MovieFeb 19, 1947

Trail Street

The Liberal Kansas area is in trouble. The town is without a …
The Liberal Kansas area is in trouble. The town is without a Marshal and the nearby farmers are unable to grow crops due to the summer drought and trail riders that run cattle over their land. Bat Masterson arrives to bring law and order and his Deputy accidently finds a variety of wheat that will withstand the drought. But the farmers are giving up and leaving and Bat must convince tham to stay. He wants them to continue farming and also help round up the local gang of outlaws.
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1946
The Falcon's Adventure
MovieDec 13, 1946

The Falcon's Adventure

The Falcon rescues Louisa …
The Falcon rescues Louisa Braganza from kidnappers who want her father's secret formula for making diamonds. Her father's murder is pinned on the Falcon and, when he and she flee to Florida...
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Bedlam
MovieApr 19, 1946

Bedlam

Nell Bowen, the spirited protege of rich Lord Mortimer, becomes …
Nell Bowen, the spirited protege of rich Lord Mortimer, becomes interested in the conditions of notorious St. Mary's of Bethlehem Asylum (Bedlam). Encouraged by the Quaker Hannay, she tries to bring support to reforming Bedlam, but the cruel Master Sims who runs it has her committed there. The inmates, however, have the last say.
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The Falcon's Alibi
MovieApr 12, 1946

The Falcon's Alibi

A wealthy woman's secretary, fearing that she will be …
A wealthy woman's secretary, fearing that she will be blamed if her employer's jewelry is stolen, hires the Falcon as guardian. The Falcon is blamed when the jewels are stolen and murders ensue.
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1945
Isle of the Dead
MovieSep 1, 1945

Isle of the Dead

On a Greek island during the 1912 war, several people are …
On a Greek island during the 1912 war, several people are trapped by quarantine for the plague. If that isn't enough worry, one of the people, a superstitious old peasant woman, suspects ...
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The Falcon in San Francisco
MovieJul 20, 1945

The Falcon in San Francisco

The Falcon and his friend …
The Falcon and his friend Goldie Locke check into what appears to be a silk-smuggling racket in San Francisco.
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Betrayal from the East
MovieFeb 25, 1945

Betrayal from the East

Just before World War II, …
Just before World War II, Japan plants a network of spies and saboteurs in California. Agent Kato, seeking secrets of the Panama canal, recruits carnival barker Eddie Carter, who was there in the army. Also interested in Eddie is alluring Peggy Harrison: another secret agent?. Not as inclined to treason as Kato hoped, Eddie becomes a double agent in a deadly game against a devilish enemy.
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1944
Music in Manhattan
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MovieOct 6, 1944

Music in Manhattan

Frankie Foster and Stanley Benson are a pair of small-potatoes …
Frankie Foster and Stanley Benson are a pair of small-potatoes performers. Both try to make it to the big-time after winning an amateur talent contest. Though this leads them to a few professional gigs, something is missing from their act and they are not popular. Believing a little cash will boost their career, Frankie heads for Washington, D.C. to see if her wealthy father will help them. En route Frankie is mistaken for the wife of the well-known pilot Johnny Pearson and ends up in his suite having to pretend she is his spouse. When the pilot meets her, romantic sparks fly.
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Mademoiselle Fifi
MovieJul 28, 1944

Mademoiselle Fifi

In occupied France during the Franco-Prussian War, a …
In occupied France during the Franco-Prussian War, a young French laundress shares a coach ride with several of her condescending social superiors. But when a Prussian officer holds the ...
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1940
The Fatal Hour
MovieJan 15, 1940

The Fatal Hour

When Captain Street's best friend Dan Grady is murdered, …
When Captain Street's best friend Dan Grady is murdered, Street enlists the help of Chinese detective James Lee Wong. Mr. Wong uncovers a smuggling ring on the waterfront of San Francisco and unmasks the killer, though not until several more murders occur.
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1939
Range War
MovieAug 25, 1939

Range War

Buck Colins heads a group of local ranchers who are trying to …
Buck Colins heads a group of local ranchers who are trying to prevent the railroad from completing its line through their property. Till now they have been able to charge tolls on herds passing through. Hoppy goes undercover to expose them.
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1937
Clipped Wings
MovieDec 2, 1937

Clipped Wings

Mickey Lofton, young half-brother of famed war-aviator Jerry, …
Mickey Lofton, young half-brother of famed war-aviator Jerry, fails in his attempt to enter the Canadian Air Corps, because of his fear of thunderstorms developed by an incident in his boyhood days. Jerry, now a Captain in the U.S. Department of Justice, is given an assignment to capture some border oil smugglers. Through his friendship with Raoul McGuire, one of the suspects, Jerry is accepted as a member of the gang. Mickey is in love with Raoul's sister, Molly. Gang leader Moran shoots and wounds Raoul, and is himself shot down by Jerry. Mickey flies Molly and her wounded brother to a hospital. Jerry takes off in another plane to guard Mickey's craft from a pursuing airplane, and crashes his plane into the gangster's plane but parachutes to safety.
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1935
The Fighting Marines
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MovieNov 23, 1935

The Fighting Marines

Corporal Larry Grant and Sergeant "Mac" McGowan, of the …
Corporal Larry Grant and Sergeant "Mac" McGowan, of the United States Marine Corps, are rival for the love of Frances Schiller, but team up to hunt down "The Tiger Shark," a mad, scientific wizard who is holding Sergeant William Schiller, Frances' brother, a prisoner on a wild, jungle island in the Pacific.
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Ladies Crave Excitement
MovieJun 22, 1935

Ladies Crave Excitement

Bored rich girl hooks up with …
Bored rich girl hooks up with news photographer, gets caught up in his adventures.
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1934
Broadway Bill
MovieNov 30, 1934

Broadway Bill

A runaway heiress and her sister's husband join forces to race …
A runaway heiress and her sister's husband join forces to race the latter's fast horse, Broadway Bill.
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The Woman Condemned
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MovieApr 4, 1934

The Woman Condemned

Jerry Beall, a young newspaper reporter, intrigued by the …
Jerry Beall, a young newspaper reporter, intrigued by the charm and beauty of Barbara Hammond, a girl accused of murdering a female radio-star, sets out to prove her innocence in the face of a damaging array of circumstantial evidence, abetted by the lack of truth in many of Barbara's statements. But Barbara winds up in a romantic clinch instead of the electric chair, after a series of sequences that reveal the fallacy of jumping to conclusions.
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1933
Damaged Lives
MovieMay 22, 1933

Damaged Lives

An extramarital affair leads to a young couple contracting …
An extramarital affair leads to a young couple contracting venereal disease.
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1932
A Strange Adventure
MovieNov 20, 1932

A Strange Adventure

A police lieutenant and a female reporter investigate a series …
A police lieutenant and a female reporter investigate a series of murders comitted by a hooded killer in an old dark house.
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The Conquerors
MovieNov 18, 1932

The Conquerors

A newlywed couple journeys west to make their fortune, and …
A newlywed couple journeys west to make their fortune, and begins a banking empire.
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Slightly Married
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MovieOct 15, 1932

Slightly Married

Mary Smith is picked up by the police and is about to be …
Mary Smith is picked up by the police and is about to be sentenced, in night court, to jail for vagrancy. But a stranger, Jimmie Martin, stands up and tells the judge that Mary was waiting for him and they were going to be married. A minister stands up and offers to perform the ceremony. Mary is appreciative to her 'new' husband for saving her from jail, but she sees him as a rich playboy who got drunk and decided to be gallant. She gives him instructions to move on, but he persists on taking care of his wife. And about the time she has decided that she loves him, his parents show up with lots of objections.
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Klondike
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MovieAug 30, 1932

Klondike

Dr. Robert Cromwell performs a delicate operation, that has …
Dr. Robert Cromwell performs a delicate operation, that has never been done before, and the patient dies. Charged with malpractice and manslaughter, his trial is national news but the jury acquits him. But the court of public opinion is still against him, and the medical board is meeting to decide whether or not to take his medical license away from him. Before they do, Cromwell, an amateur pilot, decides to join his friend, WWI Ace Donald Evans, on a flight to Alaska looking for a shorter route to Japan by following the Aleutian Islands. They crash in Alaska and Evans is killed, but Cromwell is rescued by a fur trapper named Tom Ross. He takes Cromwell to Armstrong's Trading Post, where is is nursed back to health by Klondike, a girl who works for Armstrong, and was engaged to marry Armstrong's son Jim. The latter is suffering from the same disease that Cromwell's last patient had. Mark talks Cromwell into performing the same operation again and, this time, it is a success. Or would have been if Jim hadn't decided to fake it being a failure.
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Unholy Love
MovieJun 1, 1932

Unholy Love

An adaptation of Madame Bovary transported to Rye, New …
An adaptation of Madame Bovary transported to Rye, New York in the 1930's. All characters have been renamed.
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1931
Caught Plastered
MovieSep 5, 1931

Caught Plastered

Wheeler and Woolsey play two unemployed vaudevillians …
Wheeler and Woolsey play two unemployed vaudevillians who get involved in helping an old lady save her moribund drug store. Problems and laughs begin when the villain spikes the Lemon Sodas they are selling.
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Salvation Nell
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MovieJul 1, 1931

Salvation Nell

Young Nell loses her job and home and her father is sent to …
Young Nell loses her job and home and her father is sent to prison. She joins the Salvation Army and tries to redeem him when he comes out bent on continuing his life of crime.
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Charlie Chan Carries On
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MovieApr 12, 1931

Charlie Chan Carries On

Charlie steps in to solve the …
Charlie steps in to solve the murder of a wealthy American found dead in a London hotel. Settings include London, Nice, San Remo, Honolulu and Hong Kong. Fast-paced with lots of wisecracking.
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1930
Abraham Lincoln
MovieAug 25, 1930

Abraham Lincoln

Brief vignettes about Lincoln's early life include his birth, early …
Brief vignettes about Lincoln's early life include his birth, early jobs, (unsubstantiated) affair with Ann Rutledge, courtship of Mary Todd, and the Lincoln-Douglas debates; his presidency and the Civil War are followed in somewhat more detail, though without actual battle scenes; film concludes with the assassination.
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1929
Paris
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MovieNov 7, 1929

Paris

Cora Sabbot (Louise Closser Hale) leaves her Newton Center, …
Cora Sabbot (Louise Closser Hale) leaves her Newton Center, Massachusetts home and goes to Paris, France with the express purpose of preventing the marriage of her son, Andrew Sabbot (Jason Robards Sr as Jason Robards), to stage star Vivienne Rolland ( Irène Bordon).
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The Isle of Lost Ships
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MovieSep 29, 1929

The Isle of Lost Ships

A Pacific Ocean steamer …
A Pacific Ocean steamer with a brutal captain, Peter Forbes (Noah Beery), and carrying a motley cargo of passengers, drifts into the Sargasso Sea and is ship wrecked on the Island of Lost Ships.
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Agnes Lynch
Marriage1929

Agnes Lynch

Agnes Lynch was born on July 27, 1902 in Billings, Montana, …
Agnes Lynch was born on July 27, 1902 in Billings, Montana, USA as Agnes Elizabeth Lynch. She was an actress, known for The Trailer (1925). She was married to Jason Robards Sr.. She died on June 21, 1964 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.
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1928
On Trial
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MovieNov 14, 1928

On Trial

A court-room drama in which Robert Strickland (Bert …
A court-room drama in which Robert Strickland (Bert Lytell) finds himself on trial for the murder of his friend.
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1927
The Heart of Maryland
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MovieJul 23, 1927

The Heart of Maryland

At the outbreak of the War …
At the outbreak of the War Between the States, Maryland Calvert is loved by Maj. Alan Kendrick, son of a Virginia general, and Capt. Fulton Thorpe. Nancy, whom Thorpe has loved unwisely, follows him to Washington and commits suicide when she learns he will not marry her; as a result, Alan is forced to request his resignation. When Fort Sumter is fired upon, Alan, who admires Lincoln's principles, joins the Union Army though his father is among the Secessionist leaders; as a result, he is estranged from Maryland. Thorpe, who has joined the Confederacy as a spy, is responsible for Alan's arrest, but Maryland victoriously comes to his aid by ringing the alarm bell.
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1926
The Third Degree
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MovieDec 1, 1926

The Third Degree

Alicia, a circus artist, deserts her husband and child to elope …
Alicia, a circus artist, deserts her husband and child to elope with Underwood, her handsome lover. Fifteen years later, Annie Martin, Alicia's deserted daughter, is a trapeze performer in a sideshow at Coney Island, operated by Mr. and Mrs. Chubb, and has married Howard Jeffries in spite of opposition by his wealthy parents. Jeffries, Sr., hires a man (Underwood) to separate the young couple. Underwood convinces the newlyweds that each is being unfaithful to the other, and consequently he is threatened by Howard. Driven to fury by Underwood's uncontrollable demands, Alicia shoots him in a quarrel and makes her escape just as Howard enters; despite his innocence, Howard confesses to the crime when subjected to the third degree. Annie, realizing her mother's guilt, claims to be guilty, but Alicia then confesses. Annie is saved from suicide by Howard, and they are united by love.
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Footloose Widows
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MovieJun 19, 1926

Footloose Widows

Footloose Widows is a 1926 silent film feature comedy …
Footloose Widows is a 1926 silent film feature comedy produced and distributed by Warner Bros., directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring Louise Fazenda and Jacqueline Logan. A print is preserved in the Library of Congress collection.
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The Cohens and Kellys
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MovieFeb 22, 1926

The Cohens and Kellys

The Cohens and Kellys is a …
The Cohens and Kellys is a 1926 American silent comedy film directed by Harry A. Pollard and starring Charles Murray, George Sidney, Kate Price, and Jason Robards Sr. The film is the first of the Cohens and Kellys film serials. The film is perhaps best known today as the subject of Nichols v. Universal Pictures Corp., a copyright infringement case, in which Judge Learned Hand articulated the doctrine that copyright protection does not cover the characteristics of stock characters in a story.
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1922
Jason Robards
ChildJuly 1922

Jason Robards

Jason Nelson Robards Jr. (July 26, 1922 – December 26, 2000) …
Jason Nelson Robards Jr. (July 26, 1922 – December 26, 2000) was an American stage, film, and television actor. He was a winner of a Tony Award, two Academy Awards and an Emmy Award. He was also a United States Navy combat veteran of World War II.
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1914
Hope Maxine Glanville Robards
MarriageOctober 1914

Hope Maxine Glanville Robards

Married Hope Maxine Glanville Robards.
1892
Jason Robards Sr.
BirthDecember 1892

Jason Robards Sr.

Jason Robards Sr. was born.
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