American Film Actress

Leila Hyams

  • May 01, 1905 - Dec 04, 1977 (age 72)
  • 5' 5" (1.65 m)
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1977
Leila Hyams
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Leila Hyams

Leila Hyams passed away.
1943
First Aid
MovieJan 2, 1943

First Aid

This Pete Smith Specialty is a semihumorous look at basic …
This Pete Smith Specialty is a semihumorous look at basic first aid techniques for mishaps that often occur around the house. It was produced in cooperation with the Beverly Hills First Aid Unit of the American Red Cross Disaster Service.
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1936
Yellow Dust
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MovieFeb 22, 1936

Yellow Dust

Eastern educated Bob Culpepper, along with grizzled …
Eastern educated Bob Culpepper, along with grizzled prospector Solitary, hit the mother lode and head to Gold Town to stake their claim. Along the way they chase off a gang of stagecoach robbers, led by the oafish Missouri, who works for shady Gold Town saloon owner Jack Hanway. Bob immediately falls in love with one of the passengers, pretty songstress Nellie Brian. Things do not go well for Bob back in town, however, as not only does Hanway, jealous of Nellie's affection for Bob, frame him for the robbery and has him arrested, but cajoles the existence of the big gold strike out of a drunken Solitary, with plans to stake the claim himself the next morning.
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1935
1,000 Dollars a Minute
MovieOct 22, 1935

1,000 Dollars a Minute

A down-on-his luck …
A down-on-his luck newspaperman finds himself the center of an experiment being conducted by two daffy millionaires--to see if someone can spend $1000 a minute, every minute, for 12 solid hours. If he can do it, he gets $10,000. If he can't do it, he gets nothing.
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People Will Talk
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MovieMay 24, 1935

People Will Talk

Henry and Clarice Wilkins have been married twenty-three …
Henry and Clarice Wilkins have been married twenty-three years and are a model suburban couple who have never had a quarrel. But when their daughter,Peggy, and her husband, Bill Trask, have a squabble, Clarice has a plan to show the daughter just how distasteful domestic bickering appears; She enters into an agreement with Henry that they will fake a fuss to serve as an object lesson. Clarice's will to play the game and her sense of humor play out at about the same time when Henry's remarks become more pointed as the charade goes on. Their fake fight is soon a real barn-burner.
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Ruggles of Red Gap
MovieFeb 19, 1935

Ruggles of Red Gap

An English valet brought to the American west assimilates …
An English valet brought to the American west assimilates into the American way of life.
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1934
Affairs of a Gentleman
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MovieMay 1, 1934

Affairs of a Gentleman

When a novelist is murdered, …
When a novelist is murdered, suspicion falls on all the women he had affairs with--and then wrote about in his books.
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The Poor Rich
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MovieFeb 26, 1934

The Poor Rich

The last of the once wealthy Spottiswood family are …
The last of the once wealthy Spottiswood family are siblings Albert and Harriet, who try desperately to spruce up the crumbling old family mansion, where they hope to impress the Fetherstones, a visiting clan of British aristocrats with a marriageable daughter. They hire on an itinerant jack of all trades to be butler and cook, and a door-to-door salesgirl to be the maid. Unfortunately, a sham Hindoo Prince arrives, to blackmail the Spottiswoods.
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1933
Saturday's Millions
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MovieOct 1, 1933

Saturday's Millions

Ups and downs of college football.
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Sing Sinner Sing
MovieAug 17, 1933

Sing Sinner Sing

A singer on a gambling ship is married to a wealthy playboy. …
A singer on a gambling ship is married to a wealthy playboy. When he is found murdered, all evidence points to her as the culprit, and she is put on trial for the crime.
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Horse Play
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MovieJun 1, 1933

Horse Play

Horse Play is a 1933 American pre-Code comedy film directed …
Horse Play is a 1933 American pre-Code comedy film directed by Edward Sedgwick and written by H. M. Walker and Dale Van Every. The film stars Slim Summerville, Andy Devine, Leila Hyams, May Beatty, Una O'Connor and David Torrence. The film was released on June 1, 1933, by Universal Pictures.
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The Constant Woman
MovieMar 13, 1933

The Constant Woman

After the death of his wife, and discovering their son is not …
After the death of his wife, and discovering their son is not really his, Walt turns to alcohol until he finds a new love.
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1932
Island of Lost Souls
MovieDec 1, 1932

Island of Lost Souls

An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in …
An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations.
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The Big Broadcast
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MovieOct 14, 1932

The Big Broadcast

A radio-singer, Bing Hornsby, is none-too-concerned about …
A radio-singer, Bing Hornsby, is none-too-concerned about his job, and an affair with Mona leads to his dismissal. When it appears Hornsby is getting and paying a lot of attention to his fiancée, Anita Rogers, station manager Leslie McWhinney buys the station, gives Hornsby his job back, and goes on a honeymoon with Anita.
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Red-Headed Woman
MovieJun 25, 1932

Red-Headed Woman

Lillian relentlessly attempts to seduce a married man.
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Freaks
MovieFeb 12, 1932

Freaks

A circus trapeze artist, Cleopatra, takes an interest in Hans, a …
A circus trapeze artist, Cleopatra, takes an interest in Hans, a midget who works in the circus sideshow. Her interest however is in the money Hans will be inheriting and she is actually carrying on an affair with another circus performer, Hercules. Hans's fiancée does her best to convince him that he is being used but to no avail. At their wedding party, a drunken Cleopatra tells the sideshow freaks just what she thinks of them. Together, the freaks decide to make her one of their own.
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1931
Surrender
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MovieDec 6, 1931

Surrender

French POW Dumaine is sequestered near the castle …
French POW Dumaine is sequestered near the castle of a prideful Prussian nobleman, Count Reinmacher, who lives for the day that his four sons will march triumphantly into Paris. Axelle, the daughter of one of the sons, makes periodic goodwill visits to the prison compound, and by-and-by she falls in love with Dumaine.
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New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford
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MovieOct 3, 1931

New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Walli…

Wallingford is a con-man …
Wallingford is a con-man whose specialty is taking money from suckers. His partners are Schnozzle, a pickpocket and car thief; and Blackie, who has played the game for years. Jimmy's latest deal involves land and a clay pot factory in a small town. When he has the money in hand from a number of investors, he decides to go legitimate when he falls for Dorothy - the girl through whom he is working the con.
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The Phantom of Paris
MovieSep 12, 1931

The Phantom of Paris

Bibi is a world class escape artist, but he cannot escape the …
Bibi is a world class escape artist, but he cannot escape the false murder charge that is placed on him. Max has killed Bourrelier before he was removed from the will so that he will be rich when he marries Cecile. Together with Vera, they put the blame on Bibi, who is a romantic rival to Max, and he is sentenced to death. But Bibi escapes before his execution and hides in Herman's secret cellar. When he learns that Max is dying, Bibi goes to his house for his confession, but Max dies before it is told to anyone else. So Bibi, has just one chance, and he goes to Dr. Gorin who will make him look like Max so that he can clear his name and put the blame where it belongs - on Max, even in death.
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Stepping Out
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MovieApr 11, 1931

Stepping Out

When Sally (Charlotte Greenwood) and Eve (Leila Hyams) take …
When Sally (Charlotte Greenwood) and Eve (Leila Hyams) take a vacation together to make their rich husbands miss them, the boys (Reginald Denny and Harry Stubbs) promptly invite over two gold digging actresses (Lilian Bonds and Merna Kennedy) for an after hours "audition." But when the girls return expectedly and catch the lads in the act, they clean out their bank accounts, pick up two lugs (Cliff Edwards and Kane Richmond) and proceed to teach their spouses a lesson. Based on a play by Elmer Harris (Johnny Belinda) and co-adapted by the author himself, Stepping Out stars zany second banana Charlotte Greenwood in a rare, top-billed performance. Renowned for her legendary high-kick, Greenwood performs the long-legged shtick that made her famous as well as a charming duet with fellow vaudevillian Cliff "Ukulele Ike" Edwards, who later gained screen immortality as the voice of Jiminy Cricket.
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Men Call It Love
MovieMar 14, 1931

Men Call It Love

A well-off bachelor finds himself at a loss for what to do when a …
A well-off bachelor finds himself at a loss for what to do when a married woman comes on to him while he's thoroughly involved with someone else's wife.
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Gentleman's Fate
MovieMar 7, 1931

Gentleman's Fate

Jack lives the high life and wants to make Marjorie his one and …
Jack lives the high life and wants to make Marjorie his one and only. He then learns that his deceased father is alive but dying of lead poisoning. His father sent him away, twenty years before, to keep him out of the rackets. But now that he is dying, he wants to split the business between Giacomo (Jack) and Frank, his other son. The business includes running booze down from Canada.
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1930
Part Time Wife
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MovieNov 30, 1930

Part Time Wife

Businessman Jim Murdock is too busy with work to pay much …
Businessman Jim Murdock is too busy with work to pay much attention to his wife. She is an avid golfer, and soon finds a kindred soul in a man named Johnny Spence. Eventually Jim and his wife separate, and she turns to modeling to earn a living. Jim, on his part, takes up golf on his doctor's advice. While on the links he makes the acquaintance of Tommy Milligan, an Irish caddie whose philosophy and outlook on life eventually gets Jim to thinking about why his marriage failed, and what he can do about it.
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Way for a Sailor
MovieNov 1, 1930

Way for a Sailor

Jack is a sailor who lives to go to sea. A typical sailor, he is …
Jack is a sailor who lives to go to sea. A typical sailor, he is always broke and has been in seven jails in the last seven ports. The one girl he tries to impress the most is in London and his mates call her 'the Eskimo'. For two years, he approaches her every time he docks near London, and for two years, Joan rejects the expensive gifts he brings to her and ignores any and all advances he makes. She wants nothing to do with a sailor. When Jack uses trickery to convince Joan to marry him, Joan leaves him when she finds out the truth about his so called new life. There are rough seas ahead as Jack tries to get Joan to come back to him.
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Way Out West
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MovieAug 2, 1930

Way Out West

Wise-guy carnival barker Windy bilks a group of cowboys out …
Wise-guy carnival barker Windy bilks a group of cowboys out of their money, gets caught and is forced into working off the debt on their ranch. He falls in love with Molly, the pretty owner...
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The Sins of the Children
MovieJun 28, 1930

The Sins of the Children

A German immigrant to a …
A German immigrant to a small American town is a barber with four children. He has saved enough money to invest in a savings-and-loan company with a friend. Unfortunately, one of his sons has been stricken with tuberculosis, and the investment money goes to pay for the son's treatment in Arizona. Twenty years later, the wastrel son of the now-rich man who was to have been his partner, falls in love with the barber's daughter.
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Sweethearts and Wives
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MovieJun 15, 1930

Sweethearts and Wives

Sweethearts and Wives is a …
Sweethearts and Wives is a 1930 American Pre-Code mystery film with comedic elements produced and released by First National Pictures, a subsidiary of Warner Bros., and directed by Clarence G. Badger. The movie stars Billie Dove, Clive Brook, Sidney Blackmer and Leila Hyams. The film was based on the play, entitled Other Men's Wives, by Walter C. Hackett.
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The Big House
MovieJun 14, 1930

The Big House

A convict falls in love with his new cellmate's sister, only to …
A convict falls in love with his new cellmate's sister, only to become embroiled in a planned break-out which is certain to have lethal consequences.
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The Flirting Widow
MovieMay 11, 1930

The Flirting Widow

Phyllis wants to marry Bobby, but Father won't permit it until …
Phyllis wants to marry Bobby, but Father won't permit it until older sister Celia weds. So Celia invents a military fiancée in Arabia, unimaginatively christens him John Smith, writes him a love letter, and then kills him off. Only there really is a Col. John Smith.
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The Girl Said No
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MovieMar 15, 1930

The Girl Said No

Tom Ward is just back from College and the only thing that he …
Tom Ward is just back from College and the only thing that he seemed to learn is how to be obnoxious and loud. He forgoes a bank job to work at Sutton and Company just to make time with Mary, McAndrews' fiancée. Mary warms to Tom, but his work is such that his job is history. After losing his father, it is up to Tom to support and care for his family. His attitude towards work changes, but not his attitude towards Mary.
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1929
The Bishop Murder Case
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MovieDec 31, 1929

The Bishop Murder Case

The murders start with the …
The murders start with the body of Robin. He is found with a arrow through the heart, but Vance deduces that the body was placed and not found where he was killed. The note found dealing with the murder was part of a nursery rhyme and signed by 'Bishop'. The only witness may have been Mrs. Drukker and Adolph, but they are not talking. As the murders progress, each one is accompanied by a nursery rhyme. It is up to Philo Vance to unravel the clues and unmask the identity of the murderer 'Bishop'.
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The Thirteenth Chair
MovieOct 19, 1929

The Thirteenth Chair

Although his murdered friend was by all accounts a scoundrel a …
Although his murdered friend was by all accounts a scoundrel a true "bounder" Edward Wales is determined to trap his killer by staging a seance using a famous medium. Many of the 13 seance participants had a reason and a means to kill, and one of them uses the cover of darkness to kill again. When someone close to the medium is suspected she turns detective, in the hope of uncovering the true murderer.
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Hurricane
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MovieSep 30, 1929

Hurricane

Captain Black and his motley crew of pirates are shipwrecked …
Captain Black and his motley crew of pirates are shipwrecked on a south sea island, where they hold several shanghaied sailors captive. Black observes the ship commanded by "Hurricane Martin" approaching, and conspires to get his men aboard the vessel and seize the cargo.
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Masquerade
MovieJul 14, 1929

Masquerade

Masquerade is a 1929 American drama film directed by …
Masquerade is a 1929 American drama film directed by Russell Birdwell and written by Malcolm Stuart Boylan and Frederick Hazlitt Brennan. It is based on the 1907 novel The Brass Bowl by Louis Joseph Vance. The film stars Alan Birmingham, Leila Hyams, Arnold Lucy, Clyde Cook, J. Farrell MacDonald and George C. Pearce. The film was released on July 14, 1929, by Fox Film Corporation.
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Wonder of Women
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MovieJul 13, 1929

Wonder of Women

A German pianist is going to break up with his unfaithful wife, …
A German pianist is going to break up with his unfaithful wife, when he receives the message that his favourite stepchild has died.
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The Idle Rich
MovieJun 15, 1929

The Idle Rich

Millionaire William van Luyn falls in love with his secretary Joan …
Millionaire William van Luyn falls in love with his secretary Joan Thayer and marries her. Her family, part of "the great middle class" (as blowhard nephew Henry keeps reminding us), is happy for Joan, but reluctant to take charity from Will. He moves in with them, and they keep resisting, until one day he takes drastic action.
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The Far Call
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MovieApr 28, 1929

The Far Call

The Far Call is a 1929 American lost film directed by Allan …
The Far Call is a 1929 American lost film directed by Allan Dwan and starring Charles Morton and Leila Hyams. Produced and distributed by the Fox Film Corporation. It is a late silent film with Fox's Movietone sound on film system containing music and sound effects.
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Spite Marriage
MovieMar 24, 1929

Spite Marriage

An unimpressive but well intending man is given the chance to …
An unimpressive but well intending man is given the chance to marry a popular actress, of whom he has been a hopeless fan. But what he doesn't realize is that he is being used to make the actress' old flame jealous.
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1928
Alias Jimmy Valentine
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MovieNov 15, 1928

Alias Jimmy Valentine

Jimmy is an expert safe …
Jimmy is an expert safe cracker that intends to knock over a small town's leading bank, but he stays there and gets a job instead. As a cashier, he falls in love with the president's daughter. Things go along well in his new life, until the arrival of a detective who's been on his trail, who tries to expose Jimmy as a crook, but can't get anyone to believe him.
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Land of the Silver Fox
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MovieOct 18, 1928

Land of the Silver Fox

In his first 'barking talkie", set …
In his first 'barking talkie", set in the far-North in the silver-fox trapping country, Rin-Tin-Tin plays a much-abused dog who is rescued by a young girl and he, in turn, provides protection for this damsel-in-distress. Rinty also has a wife---Nanette the Dog---and seven puppies in this one.
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Honor Bound
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MovieApr 29, 1928

Honor Bound

Honor Bound released.
The Crimson City
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MovieApr 7, 1928

The Crimson City

Gregory Kent (John Miljan) is on the run for a crime he did not …
Gregory Kent (John Miljan) is on the run for a crime he did not commit.
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A Girl in Every Port
MovieFeb 26, 1928

A Girl in Every Port

Two sailors with a rivalry over chasing women become …
Two sailors with a rivalry over chasing women become friends. But when one decides to finally settle down, will this mysterious young women come between them?
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The Branded Sombrero
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MovieJan 8, 1928

The Branded Sombrero

On his dying bed, "HonestJohn" Hallett, a respected …
On his dying bed, "HonestJohn" Hallett, a respected cattleman who, unknown to others, built his cattle empire off the proceeds of rustled cattle, gives a branded sombrero to his sons, Starr and Lane. He tells them the brands are of the ranches he rustled cattle from, and gets his sons to pledge to go back and repay the ranchers he stole from. One keeps the vow, and the other one doesn't.
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1927
The Wizard
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MovieNov 27, 1927

The Wizard

Mad doctor sews human head onto gorilla's body, Usual …
Mad doctor sews human head onto gorilla's body, Usual catastrophes ensue.
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One-Round Hogan
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MovieSep 17, 1927

One-Round Hogan

"One-Round' Hogan is a heavyweight prizefighter with …
"One-Round' Hogan is a heavyweight prizefighter with a knockout punch contending for a championship bout who, because of the death of a friend, almost wrecks his own career by holding back.
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The Bush Leaguer
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MovieAug 20, 1927

The Bush Leaguer

"Specs" White owns a garage in town and is the local …
"Specs" White owns a garage in town and is the local baseball team's #1 pitcher--but he's more interested in working on his latest invention, a new and improved gas pump, than pitching on the team. A scout for the Los Angeles Angels professional baseball team offers Specs a contract. He accepts, but only so he can use the money he gets to work on his invention. However, Specs has a secret he dare not tell anyone--he's scared to death of large crowds. Alice Hobbs, the young, pretty owner of the Angels, tries to help him with that problem, but a misunderstanding causes another problem. this time between Specs and Alice.
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White Pants Willie
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MovieJul 24, 1927

White Pants Willie

Philip Charters (Henry A. Barrows), the President of International …
Philip Charters (Henry A. Barrows), the President of International Motors, and his daughter, Helen Leila Hyams), drive up to the shop of Willie Bascom (Johnny Hines), an auto mechanic. Charters is interested in an invention by Willie, and Willie quickly becomes interested in Helen. They depart for Cold Springs, a fashionable summer resort for the rich. Wllile images that Cold Springs is such a place where a young man wearing white pants would not be jeered at. He gets a chance to find out when he has to repair a car and take it to the owner in Cold Springs. He summons Wong Lee (George Kuwa'), a Chinese laundryman to pose as his chauffeur, dons his spiffiest pair of white pants,arrives at the resort and is mistaken for a crack polo player, hired to help the resort's team beat a rival team. Willie is anything but a polo player.
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Phil Berg

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1926
Summer Bachelors
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MovieDec 18, 1926

Summer Bachelors

Derry Thomas is a pretty girl from a good family who earns her …
Derry Thomas is a pretty girl from a good family who earns her own living, but is disillusioned about marriage and is firmly set against ever getting married. Nothing against men, just marriage. She is drawn into the company of some rich businessmen whose wives have gone away for the summer. Parties follow in New York nightclubs, road-houses, country clubs and fashionable estates. Situations and contradictions follow.
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Dancing Mothers
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MovieMar 1, 1926

Dancing Mothers

Young girl becomes a "flapper", defying her parents and the …
Young girl becomes a "flapper", defying her parents and the community.
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1924
Sandra
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MovieSep 1, 1924

Sandra

Sandra is a lost 1924 drama film directed by Arthur H. Sawyer …
Sandra is a lost 1924 drama film directed by Arthur H. Sawyer and starring Barbara La Marr and Bert Lytell. It was produced by Arthur H. Sawyer and Bernard Lubin's Associated Pictures for distribution by First National Pictures.
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1905
Leila Hyams
BirthMay 1905

Leila Hyams

Leila Hyams was born.
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