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Jed Prouty

  • Apr 06, 1879 - May 10, 1956 (age 77)
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1956
Jed Prouty
PersonalMay 1956

Jed Prouty

Jed Prouty passed away.
1950
Armstrong Circle Theatre
TV ShowJun 6, 1950

Armstrong Circle Theatre

Armstrong Circle Theatre is …
Armstrong Circle Theatre is an American anthology drama television series which ran from 1950 to 1957 on NBC, and then until 1963 on CBS. It alternated weekly with The U.S. Steel Hour. It finished in the Nielsen ratings at #19 for the 1950-1951 season and #24 for 1951-1952. The principal sponsor was Armstrong World Industries.
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Guilty Bystander
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MovieApr 20, 1950

Guilty Bystander

An alcoholic ex-cop, now the house detective at a scuzzy hotel in …
An alcoholic ex-cop, now the house detective at a scuzzy hotel in an even scuzzier part of town, stumbles through New York City's sleazy underworld searching for his kidnapped son.
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1942
Moonlight Masquerade
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MovieJun 10, 1942

Moonlight Masquerade

Business partners plan to gift a third of share to their …
Business partners plan to gift a third of share to their children, if they marry, the offspring refusing to the marriage loses the portion. The children have other ideas.
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It Happened in Flatbush
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MovieMay 28, 1942

It Happened in Flatbush

A washed up baseball player …
A washed up baseball player (Lloyd Nolan) returns to Brooklyn to manage his old team but ends up clashing with the beautiful new owner (Carole Landis)
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The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine
MovieMar 27, 1942

The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine

To boost listener ratings, …
To boost listener ratings, radio personality Mike Jason (Dennis O'Keefe) encourages sponsors, of his murder mystery radio show, to offer a reward to anyone who can locate safe cracker Jimmy...
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Obliging Young Lady
MovieJan 30, 1942

Obliging Young Lady

Linda Norton is instructed by her employer attorney to take …
Linda Norton is instructed by her employer attorney to take young Bridget Potter, whose wealthy parents are engaged in a divorce suit, to an isolated country resort, to shelter the girl from newspaper reporters and publicity. To the same resort comes Red Reddy, a hope-to-be novelist with plans also of furthering a former brief acquaintance with Linda; Charles Baker, Linda's fiancée; a snooping private detective; and Space O'Shea, who hopes to get a story on Bridget and her divorce-seeking parents. The resort is also host to a convention-meeting of a group of bird lovers headed by the prissy Gibney. The mix gives rise to more than a few situations.
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1941
Go West, Young Lady
MovieNov 27, 1941

Go West, Young Lady

The western town of Headstone is being besieged by the outlaw …
The western town of Headstone is being besieged by the outlaw Killer Pete and his gang. Arriving on the same stagecoach are the new Sheriff and easterner Belinda Pendergast, known as Bill. The new Sheirff is unable to catch Pete and Pete now sends him and the posse out of town where Indians wait in ambush while he and his men ride into town for a big raid. Bill, however, learns who Pete really is and has the townswomen ready to surprise them when they arrive.
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Look Who's Laughing
MovieNov 21, 1941

Look Who's Laughing

Fibber McGee enlists the help of Edgar Bergen and Charlie …
Fibber McGee enlists the help of Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in enticing an aircraft manufacturer to build a factory in the small town of Wistful Vista. Based on the "Fibber McGee and Molly" radio series.
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Unexpected Uncle
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MovieSep 24, 1941

Unexpected Uncle

Seton Mansley aka Alfred Crane narrates--and steals the …
Seton Mansley aka Alfred Crane narrates--and steals the show--as a Florida retiree who intercedes to patch up problems between Kathleen Brown and Johnny Kerrigan.
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Roar of the Press
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MovieApr 18, 1941

Roar of the Press

Roar of the Press released.
Pot o' Gold
MovieApr 3, 1941

Pot o' Gold

Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his …
Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst ...
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1940
Remedy for Riches
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MovieNov 29, 1940

Remedy for Riches

A college friend of the local soda-jerk comes to town and lets it …
A college friend of the local soda-jerk comes to town and lets it be known that he's looking for property on which to build a resort. When he buys some land and suddenly "discovers" there's...
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The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date
MovieNov 23, 1940

The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date

Complicated plot involving …
Complicated plot involving missing stamp collection and kidnapped businessman, with the Lone Wolf keeping one step ahead of the police in Havana trying to solve the crime and make a profit.
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Barnyard Follies
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MovieOct 6, 1940

Barnyard Follies

Barnyard Follies is a 1940 Republic Pictures musical B movie …
Barnyard Follies is a 1940 Republic Pictures musical B movie directed by Frank McDonald with music directed by Cy Feuer and dance choreography by Josephine Earl. Set in the rural American West, a small-town orphanage struggles to become self-supporting through its 4-H Club projects. The screenplay, written by Dorrell McGowan and Stuart E. McGowan, is based on a story concept by Robert T. Shannon. Released 6 October 1940, the film stars Mary Lee, Harry Cheshire, Rufe Davis, June Storey, Ralph Bowman, Joan Woodbury, Jed Prouty, Victor Kilian, and Isabel Randolph.
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1939
Hollywood Cavalcade
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MovieOct 13, 1939

Hollywood Cavalcade

Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer …
Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer Molly Adair. As she becomes a star she marries an actor, so Connors fires them. She asks for him as director of her next film. Many silent stars shown making the transition to sound.
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Quick Millions
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MovieAug 25, 1939

Quick Millions

Quick Millions is a 1939 American comedy film, one of the …
Quick Millions is a 1939 American comedy film, one of the series of seventeen Jones Family films beginning with Every Saturday Night (1936) and ending with On Their Own (1940). Spring Byington appeared in all seventeen; Jed Prouty in all but the last one.
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Second Fiddle
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MovieJun 30, 1939

Second Fiddle

Jimmy Sutton is a movie-studio press agent who persuades …
Jimmy Sutton is a movie-studio press agent who persuades Trudi Hovland, a schoolteacher and ice-skater in a small Minnesota town to come to Hollywood. In order to build her up, Jimmy fabricates a romance between Trudi and Roger Maxwell, the film's leading man. When she learns the truth she returns home to Minnesota. Meanwhile, Jimmy has fallen in love with her.
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The Gracie Allen Murder Case
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MovieJun 2, 1939

The Gracie Allen Murder Case

The zany plot follows nitwit …
The zany plot follows nitwit Gracie Allen trying to help master sleuth Philo Vance solve a murder. Allen's uncle fixes her up with Bill at a company picnic. When the two go out to a ...
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Exile Express
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MovieMay 27, 1939

Exile Express

Exile Express is a 1939 American drama film directed by Otis …
Exile Express is a 1939 American drama film directed by Otis Garrett and starring Anna Sten, Alan Marshal and Jerome Cowan. After being wrongly implicated in the murder of her scientist boss by foreign agents, a young immigrant woman is placed on board an "exile express" from California to New York City where she is to be deported from Ellis Island. With the help of a journalist who has fallen in love with her, she jumps the train and sets out to prove her innocence. It was the first film Sten had made in the United States since leaving her contract with Samuel Goldwyn after The Wedding Night. Since then Sten had appeared in a single film A Woman Alone in Britain. Exile Express was made by the small Grand National Pictures, which went out of business the same year after producing several large-budgeted films which didn't recoup their costs.
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1938
The Duke of West Point
MovieDec 15, 1938

The Duke of West Point

The Duke of West Point released.
Danger on the Air
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MovieJul 1, 1938

Danger on the Air

Caesar Kluck, soft-drink magnate, is found dead in the office of …
Caesar Kluck, soft-drink magnate, is found dead in the office of a big radio-broadcasting company. Benjamin Franklin Butts, a sound engineer, discovers that Kluck met his death from cyanogen gas, administered in some mysterious fashion. Harry Jones, head of the company, fires Butts for making the public. Kluck has made many enemies and there are numerous suspects, including Christina "Steenie" MacCorkle, who is in love with Butts; her brother Alexander; radio announcer Dave Chapman; Tony Lisotti, the janitor who had discovered that Kluck was making love to his daughter Maria' Kluck's physician, Doctor Leonard sylvester, and Joe Carney, a racketeer who had been doing Kluck's dirty work. Butts pursues his investigation and his only clue is a deflated toy-advertising balloon he has found next to Kluck's body. Later, Butts discovers Tony;s body in a broom closet and, nearby, finds another deflated balloon, a straw and a pin. He then calls all the suspects together...and solves the mystery.
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Walking Down Broadway
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MovieMar 11, 1938

Walking Down Broadway

Five closely knit showgirls …
Five closely knit showgirls sign a pact to reunite one year after the closing of their Broadway production, but the lives of all five take many different turns, often for the worse.
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1937
Borrowing Trouble
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MovieDec 10, 1937

Borrowing Trouble

The drugstore of the Jones Family is robbed and the evidence …
The drugstore of the Jones Family is robbed and the evidence points to Tommy McGuire (Marvin Stephens), a wayward youngster the family has befriended. It turns out that Tommy is protecting his brother Lester McGuire (George Walcott), who aided the robbers. Lester confesses and helps the police round up the robbers.
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Life Begins in College
MovieOct 1, 1937

Life Begins in College

When a wealthy Indian …
When a wealthy Indian student endows the college so they can keep the football coach rumor has it the Indian has played professionally and can't be on the team.
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Small Town Boy
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MovieSep 24, 1937

Small Town Boy

Henry Armstrong was past being a spring chicken, still believes …
Henry Armstrong was past being a spring chicken, still believes in Santa Claus and the maxim that "honesty is the best policy", but lack of money keeps him from marrying Molly and buying a ...
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One Hundred Men and a Girl
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MovieSep 5, 1937

One Hundred Men and a Girl

The daughter of a struggling …
The daughter of a struggling musician forms a symphony orchestra made up of his unemployed friends and through persistence, charm and a few misunderstandings, is able to get Leopold Stokowski to lead them in a concert that leads to a radio contract.
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You Can't Have Everything
MovieAug 3, 1937

You Can't Have Everything

Starving playwright Judith …
Starving playwright Judith Wells meets playboy writer of musicals, George Macrae, over a plate of stolen spaghetti. He persuades producer Sam Gordon to buy her ridiculous play "North Winds"...
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Dangerous Holiday
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MovieJun 7, 1937

Dangerous Holiday

Ronnie is a child prodigy who enjoys playing the violin, and …
Ronnie is a child prodigy who enjoys playing the violin, and his relatives and agent want to exploit his talents so as to make more money off of him. Fed up with their intentions, Ronnie decides to take off on his own for a bit.
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The Crime Nobody Saw
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MovieMar 12, 1937

The Crime Nobody Saw

Three play-authors, Horace Dryden, Nick Milburn and …
Three play-authors, Horace Dryden, Nick Milburn and "Babe" Lawton, are in an apartment seeking a plot for a new play. They are still on Page 1 when an intoxicated man wanders into their ...
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1936
College Holiday
MovieDec 19, 1936

College Holiday

Expecting to put on a musical show, singing and dancing …
Expecting to put on a musical show, singing and dancing college students are brought to a struggling hotel to be guinea pigs in an ancient Greek-themed eugenics experiment.
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The Texas Rangers
MovieAug 21, 1936

The Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers is a 1936 American action Western film …
The Texas Rangers is a 1936 American action Western film directed by King Vidor and starring Fred MacMurray and Jack Oakie. The picture was nominated for Best Sound Recording (Franklin Hansen) at the 1936 Oscars. The film was inspired by incidents from Walter Prescott Webb's 1935 history book The Texas Rangers, A Century Of Frontier Defense but filmed in New Mexico.
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Back to Nature
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MovieAug 14, 1936

Back to Nature

The Jones family goes to a convention traveling in a …
The Jones family goes to a convention traveling in a trailer. The oldest daughter gets involved with a convict, the oldest son has a love affair, and the youngest son gets into photography.
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His Brother's Wife
MovieAug 7, 1936

His Brother's Wife

Rita Wilson meets epidemiologist Chris Claybourne and they …
Rita Wilson meets epidemiologist Chris Claybourne and they fall in love with each other. When Claybourne leaves for the tropics to find a cure against a disease, Wilson gets her revenge by ...
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Little Miss Nobody
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MovieJun 5, 1936

Little Miss Nobody

A girl gets into trouble at her orphanage and is sent away …
A girl gets into trouble at her orphanage and is sent away to reform school. She escapes en route but is found and brought to trial. Her father is the prosecutor.
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Special Investigator
MovieApr 24, 1936

Special Investigator

Bill Fenwick, criminal lawyer, is becoming a mouthpiece for …
Bill Fenwick, criminal lawyer, is becoming a mouthpiece for mobsters, when his brother George, a Justice Department investigator, is killed by mob chief Edward Selton. In atonement, Bill leaves his practice and his venal girlfriend and goes undercover in Nevada to investigate a scheme for "laundering" stolen gold bullion. He starts making progress when he pursues attractive Virginia, who's somehow involved with the gang; in fact, unknown to Bill, she's Selton's sister.
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1935
Black Sheep
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MovieJun 14, 1935

Black Sheep

Black Sheep is a 1935 American drama film directed by Allan …
Black Sheep is a 1935 American drama film directed by Allan Dwan and starring Edmund Lowe, Claire Trevor and Tom Brown. The film's sets were designed by the art director Duncan Cramer.
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1934
One Hour Late
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MovieDec 14, 1934

One Hour Late

When the romance between radio-singer Eddie Blake and …
When the romance between radio-singer Eddie Blake and Bessie Dunn goes sour through a series of misunderstanding, Bessie packs to take a week-end trip with the station boss,Stephen Barclay, and Eddie proposes to Hazel, who appears to be open to any kind of proposal. With all of the principals involved and in the office elevator, a cable breaks and the elevator is suspended between floors...and the resolvements begin.
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Music in the Air
MovieDec 13, 1934

Music in the Air

Constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy …
Constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young couple comes along.
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Murder on the Blackboard
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MovieJun 15, 1934

Murder on the Blackboard

There are plenty of guilty …
There are plenty of guilty secrets at the school where Hildegarde Withers teaches. When she finds the body of the pretty music teacher, she calls in her old friend Inspector Piper, who promptly arrests the obvious suspect. Clues multiply and everyone looks suspicious as Piper and Miss Withers continue their battle of the sexes.
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1932
Manhattan Tower
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MovieDec 1, 1932

Manhattan Tower

Manhattan Tower is a 1932 film directed by Frank R. Strayer …
Manhattan Tower is a 1932 film directed by Frank R. Strayer starring Mary Brian and James Hall. Manhattan Tower is currently available via the Internet Archive.
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Hold 'Em Jail
MovieSep 16, 1932

Hold 'Em Jail

Hold 'Em Jail is a 1932 American pre-Code comedy film …
Hold 'Em Jail is a 1932 American pre-Code comedy film starring Wheeler and Woolsey. They play a couple of boobs who are wrongfully convicted for firearm possession and sent to prison, where they somehow end up playing on the warden's football team.
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1931
Annabelle's Affairs
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MovieJun 14, 1931

Annabelle's Affairs

After only 11 hours of marriage, Annabelle and her husband …
After only 11 hours of marriage, Annabelle and her husband separate-not knowing what each other truly looks like. Annabelle is given stocks in a mining enterprise by her husband and told ...
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Strangers May Kiss
MovieApr 4, 1931

Strangers May Kiss

Lisbeth is a modern woman who thinks that marriage is old …
Lisbeth is a modern woman who thinks that marriage is old fashioned. She has two men in her life; Steve, who wants to marry her and Alan, who wants her to travel with him. Despite all the warnings by her friends and family, Lisbeth goes to Mexico with Alan where she is happy until she finds out that he has a wife in Paris and that he is leaving for his next job without her. Devastated, she spends a few years in Europe being the life of the party. While her reputation is well known, her life of gaiety has not made her happy.
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1930
The Florodora Girl
MovieMay 30, 1930

The Florodora Girl

A chorus girl gets bad advice from her fellow chorines in …
A chorus girl gets bad advice from her fellow chorines in handling a rich suitor who assumes she is a gold-digger. But she assumes he is after "one thing" and is holding out for marriage. After meeting his mother, she learns that her beau is engaged to a society girl. He loses his money and they drift apart. But after making a new fortune, he comes to the theater.
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True to the Navy
MovieMay 25, 1930

True to the Navy

A countergirl at a San Diego soda shop has a lot of sailor …
A countergirl at a San Diego soda shop has a lot of sailor "boyfriends," but her heart really belongs to a free-spirited gunner, who doesn't want to be tied down to any one woman.
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The Devil's Holiday
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MovieMay 9, 1930

The Devil's Holiday

The Devil's Holiday is a 1930 American Pre-Code film …
The Devil's Holiday is a 1930 American Pre-Code film starring Nancy Carroll, Phillips Holmes, ZaSu Pitts, James Kirkwood, Sr., Hobart Bosworth, and Ned Sparks, and released by Paramount Pictures. The movie was adapted by Edmund Goulding from his story, directed by Goulding, and released by Paramount Pictures. The film was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actress (Nancy Carroll).
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1929
It's a Great Life
MovieDec 6, 1929

It's a Great Life

Casey and Babe are sisters who work in a department store …
Casey and Babe are sisters who work in a department store and each year the store puts on a show. As expected, things are going wrong with every act until Casey comes out to help Babe with her song. They are a hit, but in the final act, Casey again comes out and this time the president sees her act and fires both her and Babe on the spot. Benny is able to book Casey, Babe and Dean into Vaudeville and their act is popular. But before they have their shot at stardom, Dean and Babe leave Casey and the act.
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The Girl in the Show
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MovieAug 31, 1929

The Girl in the Show

The Girl in the Show is a 1929 American comedy film …
The Girl in the Show is a 1929 American comedy film directed by Edgar Selwyn and written by Edgar Selwyn and Joseph Farnham. The film stars Bessie Love, Raymond Hackett, Edward Nugent, Mary Doran, and Jed Prouty. The film was released August 31, 1929, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
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1926
Ella Cinders
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MovieJun 6, 1926

Ella Cinders

Poor Ella Cinders is much abused by her evil step-mother and …
Poor Ella Cinders is much abused by her evil step-mother and step-sisters. When she wins a local beauty contest she jumps at the chance to get out of her dead-end life and go to Hollywood, ...
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1921
The Conquest of Canaan
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MovieJul 10, 1921

The Conquest of Canaan

Ne'er-do-well Joe Louden …
Ne'er-do-well Joe Louden scandalizes his small town and especially the proper Judge Pike. But through the love of young Ariel Taber, Joe shows the town who the real scoundrel is.
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1879
Jed Prouty
BirthApril 1879

Jed Prouty

Jed Prouty was born.
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