American Actress

Jean Rogers

  • Mar 25, 1916 - Feb 24, 1991 (age 74)
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2011
These Amazing Shadows
MovieJan 22, 2011

These Amazing Shadows

Tells the history and …
Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.
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1991
Jean Rogers
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Jean Rogers

Jean Rogers passed away.
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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1948
Fighting Back
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MovieJul 30, 1948

Fighting Back

Nick Sanders is honorably discharged from the army, …
Nick Sanders is honorably discharged from the army, with a full pardon for his pre-war crimes, and settles into a happy home life with his wife, June, and their son, Jimmy, and the family dog, "Snuffy." The latter likes to steal and hide things. When Nick brushes off his ex-partner in crime, Sam Lang, the smooth crook uses "Snuffy" to rob the Higby home of a valuable diamond. The dog bolts with the loot. The police suspect Nick of the crime.
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Speed to Spare
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MovieMay 14, 1948

Speed to Spare

Stunt driver Cliff Jordan takes a job with his old pal Jerry McGee, …
Stunt driver Cliff Jordan takes a job with his old pal Jerry McGee, branch manager of an express trucking firm. Jerry is married to Mary, Cliff's former girl friend. Also working for Jerry is Pete Simmons, son of the owner Al Simmons, and office secretary Jane Chandler, who is Pete's sweetheart. Before long, Cliff has made enemies of Pusher Wilks, a trucker whose run he takes over, and also Pete, whose girl he is trying to take over. Pusher sabotages Cliff's rig at every opportunity causing several near-fatal accidents.
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1947
Backlash
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MovieMar 1, 1947

Backlash

A body, believed to be that of a criminal lawyer, sends the …
A body, believed to be that of a criminal lawyer, sends the police hunting for the killer. The lawyer's wife, his partner, and an ex-convict are, in turn, suspected of the crime. But the body was incorrectly identified, and the lawyer is still alive. He murders his partner and is planning on killing his wife.
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1946
Hot Cargo
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MovieJun 28, 1946

Hot Cargo

Two discharged service men, William Gargan and Philip …
Two discharged service men, William Gargan and Philip Reed, go to the redwood country in northern California to visit the family of a buddy killed in the war. There, they find the family's trucking business is being threatned by a rival who will stop at nothing to ruin their business. They take up the fight against the crooks.
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Gay Blades
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MovieJan 25, 1946

Gay Blades

New York hockey player Andy Buell is approached by Hollywood …
New York hockey player Andy Buell is approached by Hollywood talent scout Nancy Davis to play the hunk lead in "The Behemoth" but he would prefer she quit her job and become his wife.
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1945
The Strange Mr. Gregory
MovieNov 14, 1945

The Strange Mr. Gregory

Famed magician Mr. Gregory …
Famed magician Mr. Gregory is visited back stage one night by an amateur magician and his wife. Immediately smitten with Ellen Randall, Gregory plots to win her over. His plot involves suspended animation, mesmerization, murder, and false identity. After Ellen's husband is convicted of manslaughter, she falls under Gregory's spell; luckily one of Ellen's friends suspects what is happening and takes steps to thwart Gregory's plans.
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Rough, Tough and Ready
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MovieMar 22, 1945

Rough, Tough and Ready

Brad Crowder (Chester …
Brad Crowder (Chester Morris) is co-owner in the Crowder Salvage Company with Jo Matheson (Jean Rogers), who inherited her father's share of the business. She is in love with Brad, while he thinks of her as a brat in overalls. Brad is a wolf after all the girls, especially those of his best friend Owen McCarey (Victor McLaglen.) When the war begins, Brad offers his salvage equipment and men to the Navy, provided he gets an officer's commission. The Navy isn't interested but the Army is, minus the commission, and send Brad and his men to training school for thirteen weeks. Brad has a dinner date with Jo, but breaks it when Owen bets him he can't take his latest girl, Kitty Duval (Amelita Ward.) Kitty phones while Owen is taking a shower, and Brad tells he Owen is still working but he will pick her up. By the time Owen catches up, Kitty is showing a decided preference for Brad, and Owen consoles himself with Lorine Gray (Veda Ann Borg), a Brooklyn girl pretending to be an innocent little gal from the South who wants a home and a husband. Brad returns from training to find that Jo has joined the WAC abd that Owen is about to marry Lorine. Brad, seeing that Owen is really in love, has no intention of breaking up the romance. Kitty can't make a date with Brad and sends Lorine to explain. Lorine falls for Brad and jilts Owen. Presuming that Brad has deliberately taken her, they fight and both men are badly mauled. Before the breach between them can be mended, bot are ordered overseas. Unless one has missed the other 123 versions of this plot, the only question remaining is which man will save the other's life at the risk of his own?
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1943
Whistling in Brooklyn
MovieDec 1, 1943

Whistling in Brooklyn

Wally Benton, "The Fox," …
Wally Benton, "The Fox," master detective on radio, is about to go with his sweetheart to Niagara Falls in order to get married. Unknown to him, his valet has told a newspaper reporter that Benton is "Constant Reader," someone who has sent information to newspapers about murdered people and where to find their bodies, thus making the police look bad. The police are sure that "Constant Reader" is the murderer himself, since no one else could know all of the details. And so they begin a chase after Benton, a chase which leads to old abandoned warehouses and old abandoned mansions. Wally is being chased not only by the police but also by the real "Constant Reader." Can he save his girl, his assistant, and the reporter and solve the crime before either the villain or the police, who have been told to shoot on sight, kill them all?
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Swing Shift Maisie
MovieSep 9, 1943

Swing Shift Maisie

Street-smart Maisie from Brooklyn lands a job at an airplane …
Street-smart Maisie from Brooklyn lands a job at an airplane assembly plant during WWII and falls in love with handsome pilot "Breezy" McLaughlin. Breezy, however, falling in love with and getting engaged to Maisie's conniving roommate Iris, doesn't realize she's using him and it's up to Maisie to convince him.
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A Stranger in Town
MovieApr 1, 1943

A Stranger in Town

In the small town of Crown Port local attorney Bill Adams is …
In the small town of Crown Port local attorney Bill Adams is trying to break up the ring of corrupt town officials by running for mayor. The cards seemed stacked against him when he gets help from a visiting hunter who, unknown to Adams and the rest of the town, is actually vacationing supreme court justice John Josephus Grant.
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Dan Winkler

Married Dan Winkler.
1942
The War Against Mrs. Hadley
MovieSep 23, 1942

The War Against Mrs. Hadley

A Washington official courts …
A Washington official courts a society matron who is trying to ignore the effects of World War II.
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Pacific Rendezvous
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MovieMay 21, 1942

Pacific Rendezvous

Anxious to see some naval action in the Pacific during WWII, …
Anxious to see some naval action in the Pacific during WWII, Lt. Bill Gordon makes the mistake of telling his new girlfriend, ditzy Elaine Carter, that he was an expert in deciphering codes. Trying to keep him in the states for herself, she convinces her uncle to add him to a unit charged with deciphering the enemy's coded messages. With the murder of his superior, Gibson attempts, with the "help" of Elaine, to root out the spy ring that's been intercepting valuable troop movement information.
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Sunday Punch
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MovieMay 8, 1942

Sunday Punch

The routine of a group of fledgling boxers all living in Ma …
The routine of a group of fledgling boxers all living in Ma Galestrum's boarding house is interrupted when Ma allows her roving niece, beautiful Judy Galestrum, to move in. Especially interested is ex-college boy Ken Burke who is trying to quickly make it to the top, and young brawny Swedish janitor Olaf Jensen who believes Judy will fall for him if he becomes a champion boxer. The rivalry between the two friends leads them to an inevitable meeting in the ring.
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Dr. Kildare's Victory
MovieFeb 4, 1942

Dr. Kildare's Victory

Dr. Jimmy Kildare is back at …
Dr. Jimmy Kildare is back at work at Blair General hospital, though several people admit that he is not himself since suffering his loss. He's taken a liking to a young intern, Don Winthrop, and tries to help him out when he transports an accident victim, socialite Cynthia "Cookie" Charles, to Blair General from outside the hospital's agreed territory. When the other hospital complains, Winthrop is fired. Soon after, his girlfriend, Nurse Anabelle Kirke, is also let go when she too misapplies hospital policy. Kildare pleads their case with the hospital Board but with little luck. He then gets the well-connected Cookie, who has a thing for him, to help to sort it out
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1941
Design for Scandal
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MovieDec 1, 1941

Design for Scandal

To save his job, newsman Jeff Sherman offers to help his …
To save his job, newsman Jeff Sherman offers to help his boss get out of a swingeing alimony settlement. But his devious plan to compromise Cornelia Porter, the judge on the case, while she...
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Let's Make Music
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MovieJan 17, 1941

Let's Make Music

With the size of her classes dwindling each year, Newton …
With the size of her classes dwindling each year, Newton High music teacher Malvina Adams is asked to retire. Trying to prove she's still got it, she composes a school fight song which finds its way into the hands of bandleader Bob Crosby who turns it into an overnight hit. Over the protestations of her stuffy niece Abby, Malvina travels to New York and performs her song with Bob's band and becomes even more popular. The newness of the song fades quickly though, and, faced with becoming a flash-in-the-pan, Malvina tries to write one last hit song before giving up and returning to Newton.
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1940
Yesterday's Heroes
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MovieSep 20, 1940

Yesterday's Heroes

A doctor looks at his scrapbook and reflects on college days: how …
A doctor looks at his scrapbook and reflects on college days: how success at football took him from his studies, his flirtation with a widow and his true love. How his roommate helped him put things right.
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Brigham Young
MovieAug 23, 1940

Brigham Young

The true story of the famous Mormon leader, Brigham …
The true story of the famous Mormon leader, Brigham Young and his battle to transport his people across the Rocky mountains to settle in Salt Lake City. The plot focuses on two of his people, Jonathan Kent and Zina Webb and the hardships they have to face along the way.
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Viva Cisco Kid
MovieMar 21, 1940

Viva Cisco Kid

Cisco saves a stagecoach from being robbed and takes a …
Cisco saves a stagecoach from being robbed and takes a shine to one of the passengers whose father is in cahoots with a vicious criminal who plans to murder him.
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Charlie Chan in Panama
MovieFeb 23, 1940

Charlie Chan in Panama

Inspector Chan investigates …
Inspector Chan investigates a group of travelers, one of whom is a saboteur.
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The Man Who Wouldn't Talk
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MovieJan 11, 1940

The Man Who Wouldn't Talk

A man involved in a crime …
A man involved in a crime (Nolan) kills his key witness by mistake and resigns himself to death. He changes his name so as not to harm his family. The law is not content with his explanation, however.
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1939
Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence
MovieNov 3, 1939

Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence

New York store clerk (Ford) …
New York store clerk (Ford) joins a hobo (Conte) and an illegal immigrant (Rogers) heading for his newly bought land in Arizona.
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Stop, Look and Love
MovieSep 7, 1939

Stop, Look and Love

Daughter has trouble holding onto boyfriends because of her …
Daughter has trouble holding onto boyfriends because of her critical mother until understanding father comes to her aid.
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Hotel for Women
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MovieAug 4, 1939

Hotel for Women

A girl from Syracuse goes to New York to see her boyfriend, …
A girl from Syracuse goes to New York to see her boyfriend, successful architect who no longer cares for her. Fellow residents at a women's hotel encourage her to become a top model. When boyfriend tries to come back to her he has rivals.
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Inside Story
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MovieMar 10, 1939

Inside Story

Inside Story is a 1939 American drama film directed by …
Inside Story is a 1939 American drama film directed by Ricardo Cortez and written by Jerome Cady. The film stars Michael Whalen, Jean Rogers, Chick Chandler, Douglas Fowley, John 'Dusty' King and Jane Darwell. The film was released on March 10, 1939, by 20th Century Fox.
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1938
While New York Sleeps
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MovieDec 15, 1938

While New York Sleeps

Newspaperman (Whalen) …
Newspaperman (Whalen) looks into the deaths of bond-carriers while romancing a show girl (Rogers).
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Always in Trouble
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MovieOct 28, 1938

Always in Trouble

Jane's dad (Tombes) is an oil field worker who comes into a …
Jane's dad (Tombes) is an oil field worker who comes into a fortune and is then pushed into society by his wife.
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Time Out for Murder
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MovieSep 25, 1938

Time Out for Murder

A bank runner is accused of killing a woman for whom he …
A bank runner is accused of killing a woman for whom he deposited a large amount. Reporter and bank official investigate.
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Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars
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MovieMar 21, 1938

Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars

When a deadly Nitron ray …
When a deadly Nitron ray strikes Earth, Flash Gordon and his friends travel to Mars to battle Ming the Merciless and his new ally Queen Azura.
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1937
Reported Missing
MovieAug 15, 1937

Reported Missing

A gang is sabotaging planes so that when they crash, the corpses …
A gang is sabotaging planes so that when they crash, the corpses can be robbed.
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The Wildcatter
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MovieJun 6, 1937

The Wildcatter

The Wildcatter is a 1937 American drama film directed by Lewis …
The Wildcatter is a 1937 American drama film directed by Lewis D. Collins and written by Charles Logue. The film stars Scott Kolk, Jean Rogers, J. Scott Smart, Suzanne Kaaren, Russell Hicks, Ward Bond, Wallis Clark and Jack Powell. The film was released on June 6, 1937, by Universal Pictures.
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Night Key
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MovieApr 18, 1937

Night Key

The inventor of a new top-of-the-line burglar alarm system is …
The inventor of a new top-of-the-line burglar alarm system is kidnapped by a gang in order to get him to help them commit robberies.
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Secret Agent X-9
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MovieApr 12, 1937

Secret Agent X-9

In Chapter One (Modern Pirates), the G-Men learn that …
In Chapter One (Modern Pirates), the G-Men learn that "Brenda", notorious jewel thief, is heading for the United States, to steal the Belgravian crown jewels currently on exhibit. The gems are placed on a ship bound for Belgravia, the guard is murdered and the jewels stolen. Secret Agent X-9 trails Blackstone, one of the gang, who hides the gems in a safe deposit vault of a bank. He takes the bank receipt to an art shop, where Marker, an accomplice, conceals it between an oil painting and its frame. X-9 arrests Blackstone and pursues Marker, and leaps into the speedboat Marker is getting away in. The speedboat crashes in to a buoy...see Chapter Two at this theatre next week. Shara Graustark) and Baron Michael Karsten, embassy attaché responsible for the jewels, show up next week and the remaining chapters deal with the recovery of the jewels and the unmasking of the mysterious "Brenda". Charters 9 through 12 find Brenda masquerading as the Baron and this complicates things for X-9 and, of course, the Baron.
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When Love Is Young
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MovieMar 28, 1937

When Love Is Young

An aspiring opera singer from rural America goes to New York to …
An aspiring opera singer from rural America goes to New York to make it big. Through a series of disappointments and serendipity her aspirations take a rather successful turn at singing popular hits on Broadway.
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1936
Mysterious Crossing
MovieDec 27, 1936

Mysterious Crossing

A traveling newspaper reporter, Addison Murphy (James …
A traveling newspaper reporter, Addison Murphy (James Dunn), stumbles onto the murder of an unidentified man while crossing the Mississippi River on a riverboat. His investigation also leads to falling in love with the daughter, Yvonne Fontaine (Jean Rogers), of the murdered man.
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Conflict
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MovieNov 29, 1936

Conflict

Pat's ability as a logging/mining camp fighter sets him up to …
Pat's ability as a logging/mining camp fighter sets him up to box prizefighter Corrigan. Unknown to his supporters, he's actually in collusion with Corrigan to throw the fight - until he runs into reporter Maude.
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Ace Drummond
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MovieOct 19, 1936

Ace Drummond

This 13 chapter serial is based on the comic strip character Ace …
This 13 chapter serial is based on the comic strip character Ace Drummond created by Eddie Rickenbacker. Ace is a 'G-Man of the sky' working out of Washington D.C. He is sent to Mongolia to find out why a mysterious villain known only as 'The Dragon' is trying to prevent the newly formed International Airways from setting up an airport there. Ace meets Peggy Trainor (Jean Rogers) who is searching for her archaeologist father who has disappeared. Together they search for answers to the puzzles.
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Flash Gordon
MovieApr 6, 1936

Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon is a 1936 science fiction serial. Presented in 13 …
Flash Gordon is a 1936 science fiction serial. Presented in 13 chapters, it is the first screen adventure for Flash Gordon, the comic-strip character created by Alex Raymond in 1934. It presents the story of Gordon's visit to the planet Mongo and his encounters with the evil Emperor Ming the Merciless. Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton, Priscilla Lawson and Frank Shannon portray the film's central characters. In 1996, Flash Gordon was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
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Don't Get Personal
MovieFeb 12, 1936

Don't Get Personal

Don't Get Personal is a 1936 American comedy film …
Don't Get Personal is a 1936 American comedy film directed by William Nigh and written by George Waggner, Clarence Marks and Houston Branch. The film stars James Dunn, Sally Eilers, Pinky Tomlin, Spencer Charters, Doris Lloyd and George Cleveland. The film was released on February 12, 1936, by Universal Pictures.
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The Adventures of Frank Merriwell
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MovieJan 13, 1936

The Adventures of Frank Merriwell

A 12-episode serial in which …
A 12-episode serial in which scholastic sports star Frank Merriwell leaves school to search for his missing father. His adventures involve a mysterious inscription on a ring, buried treasure, kidnaping and Indian raids. He saves his father and returns to school just in time to win a decisive baseball game with his remarkable pitching and hitting.
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1935
Fighting Youth
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MovieOct 28, 1935

Fighting Youth

Communist subversives try to take over a college.
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Stormy
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MovieOct 7, 1935

Stormy

A young man looks for a thoroughbred horse that was …
A young man looks for a thoroughbred horse that was got lost during a train wreck.
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Manhattan Moon
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MovieJul 1, 1935

Manhattan Moon

Night club owner Dan Moore is trying to collect a debt owed …
Night club owner Dan Moore is trying to collect a debt owed to him by playboy Reggie Van Dorn, but Reggie is a playboy with no money but lots of social connections. In lieu of the cash, Dan gets Reggie to introduce him to the swells of high society. They go to the opera and, after hearing Yvonne Malloy sing, Dan falls in love with her. Reggie introduces them, but the introduction is to Yvonne's double and stand-in, Toots. This leads to many complications for all concerned.
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Tailspin Tommy in the Great Air Mystery
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MovieMar 5, 1935

Tailspin Tommy in the Great Air Mystery

A 12-episode serial in which …
A 12-episode serial in which Tailspin Tommy evades volcanoes, anti-aircraft shells, and time bombs as he foils a plan by corrupt profiteers to steal an island's oil reserves.
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1916
Jean Rogers
BirthMarch 1916

Jean Rogers

Jean Rogers was born.
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