American Actor

Lynne Overman

  • Sep 19, 1887 - Feb 19, 1943 (age 55)
  • 6' 0" (1.82 m)
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1943
The Desert Song
MovieDec 17, 1943

The Desert Song

Paul Hudson, leads a group of desert bandits against some …
Paul Hudson, leads a group of desert bandits against some Nazis, who want to use them as cheap labor for their railroad.
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Dixie
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MovieJun 23, 1943

Dixie

A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to …
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
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1942
Star Spangled Rhythm
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MovieDec 2, 1942

Star Spangled Rhythm

A Paramount Studios security guard who was a major actor …
A Paramount Studios security guard who was a major actor during the silent film era must carry out the illusion that he is still a big deal when his sailor son comes to visit.
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Silver Queen
MovieNov 13, 1942

Silver Queen

A well-known and confident young woman from the Barbary …
A well-known and confident young woman from the Barbary Coast decides to give up her chance at love in order to succeed in card games.
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The Forest Rangers
MovieOct 21, 1942

The Forest Rangers

Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend …
Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend Tana 'Butch' Mason, and finds evidence of arson. He suspects Twig Dawson but can't prove it. Butch loves Don but he, poor fool, won't notice her as a woman; instead he meets socialite Celia in town and elopes with her. The action plot (Don's pursuit of the fire starter) parallels Tana's comic efforts to scare tenderfoot Celia back to the city.
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Reap the Wild Wind
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MovieMar 18, 1942

Reap the Wild Wind

Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship …
Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship wrecked on the Key West shore. However, their romance is complicated by the arrival of another suitor, and eventually leads to tragedy.
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Roxie Hart
MovieFeb 20, 1942

Roxie Hart

Roxie Hart signs a murder confession in order to attract …
Roxie Hart signs a murder confession in order to attract publicity for her dancing career as dames don't swing in Cook County. Will everything go as planned?
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1941
New York Town
MovieOct 31, 1941

New York Town

Victor Ballard is a poor but happy-go-lucky New York sidewalk …
Victor Ballard is a poor but happy-go-lucky New York sidewalk photographer who shares a studio apartment with a painter from Poland, Stefan Janowski. When Victor shoots a photo of Alexandra Curtis, he realizes she is desperate and in need of a friend who can guide her through the ways and means of surviving in Manhattan with no money.
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Aloma of the South Seas
MovieAug 27, 1941

Aloma of the South Seas

A young South Seas native …
A young South Seas native boy is sent to the U.S. for his education, but he returns to his island after his father dies to try to stop a revolution.
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Caught in the Draft
MovieJun 25, 1941

Caught in the Draft

A movie star who can't stand loud noises accidentally joins the …
A movie star who can't stand loud noises accidentally joins the Army.
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The Hard-Boiled Canary
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MovieJun 4, 1941

The Hard-Boiled Canary

A young girl fresh out of …
A young girl fresh out of reform school who is singing in a burlesque show is offered a scholarship to a famous music camp by the camp's owner. She must overcome the suspicions of the other students in order to prove herself.
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1940
North West Mounted Police
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MovieOct 21, 1940

North West Mounted Police

Texas Ranger Dusty Rivers …
Texas Ranger Dusty Rivers ("Isn't that a contradiction in terms?", another character asks him) travels to Canada in the 1880s in search of Jacques Corbeau, who is wanted for murder. He wanders into the midst of the Riel Rebellion, in which Métis (people of French and Native heritage) and Natives want a separate nation. Dusty falls for nurse April Logan, who is also loved by Mountie Jim Brett. April's brother is involved with Courbeau's daughter Louvette, which leads to trouble during the battles between the rebels and the Mounties. Through it all Dusty is determined to bring Corbeau back to Texas (and April, too, if he can manage it.)
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Safari
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MovieJun 14, 1940

Safari

Millionaire Baron de Courland and his fiancée Linda Stewart …
Millionaire Baron de Courland and his fiancée Linda Stewart employ Jim Logan as a guide for their hunting trip in the jungle. Linda finds unplanned adventure in her sudden love for Jim, ...
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Edison, the Man
MovieMay 10, 1940

Edison, the Man

82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva …
82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.
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Typhoon
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MovieApr 25, 1940

Typhoon

Two men searching for black pearls are marooned on an island …
Two men searching for black pearls are marooned on an island when their crew mutinies. There they run into a beautiful girl who had been washed up on the island in her childhood. They must fight angry natives and a typhoon in order to survive.
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1939
Death of a Champion
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MovieAug 24, 1939

Death of a Champion

Oliver Quade is a pitchman who follows state fairs that feature …
Oliver Quade is a pitchman who follows state fairs that feature dog shows---which limits his territory more than a little---at which he sells encyclopedias...and does it well as he possesses a photographic memory that amazes the rubes. The Champion, in the title, is a Great Dane who has won the title at the Rubeville State Fair, and it isn't long before the Champion turns up dead, which is because somebody---motive unknown at the moment---has killed the Champion. This is repeated at other shows along the way and Quade's bright young assistant, "Small Fry", fancies himself as an amateur detective, and starts nosing around into the mystery and drags Quade along with him.
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Persons in Hiding
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MovieFeb 10, 1939

Persons in Hiding

Dorothy Bronson, the 'girl behind the crime' according to J. …
Dorothy Bronson, the 'girl behind the crime' according to J. Edgar Hoover, was one of the most dangerous women ever tracked down by the F.B.I. She made a cold-blooded killer out of a petty thief, Freddie Martin, and drives him to the top among public enemies...and then to Alcarataz...all to satisfy her insatiable love of perfume, furs and luxury.
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1938
Ride a Crooked Mile
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MovieDec 9, 1938

Ride a Crooked Mile

Ride a Crooked Mile is a 1938 American Western film …
Ride a Crooked Mile is a 1938 American Western film directed by Alfred E. Green and written by Jack Moffitt and Ferdinand Reyher. The film stars Akim Tamiroff, Leif Erickson, Frances Farmer...
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Sons of the Legion
MovieSep 18, 1938

Sons of the Legion

A father who received a dishonourable Army …
A father who received a dishonourable Army discharge hesitates to get involved with the formation of a youth group.
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Spawn of the North
MovieAug 26, 1938

Spawn of the North

Two Alaskan salmon fishermen, Tyler Dawson (skipper of the …
Two Alaskan salmon fishermen, Tyler Dawson (skipper of the "Who Cares") and Jim Kimmerlee of the "Old Reliable," are lifelong pals. Their romantic rivalry over young Dian ends amicably. But a more serious rift, with violent consequences, arises when Tyler befriends Russian fish pirates while Jim finds himself aligned with local vigilantes. Notable glacier scenery.
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Men with Wings
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MovieJul 16, 1938

Men with Wings

Plot #1 is the love triangle between two guys and one girl as they …
Plot #1 is the love triangle between two guys and one girl as they grow into adults and affiliate themselves in the new aircraft industry. Plot #2 is aircraft evolution from the days of Wilbur and Orville Wright to just prior to WWII.
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Hunted Men
MovieMay 27, 1938

Hunted Men

racketeer Joe Albany kills James Flowers when he discovers …
racketeer Joe Albany kills James Flowers when he discovers he is embezzling from the club they own. Hardware salesman Peter Harris accidentally hits Joe with his car. Peter is drunk that Joe is able to con him into believing that he is Charles Edwards, a fellow hardware man who was with him at a convention, accompanies Peter to his suburban home.
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Her Jungle Love
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MovieMar 18, 1938

Her Jungle Love

While searching the South Pacific for a missing aviator, Bob …
While searching the South Pacific for a missing aviator, Bob Mitchell and Jimmy Wallace are caught in a typhoon and crack up on an island, escaping unharmed with the aid of Tura, a beautiful jungle girl who is the only inhabitant of the island and is believed a goddess by the natives of the adjoining islands. The three are about to leave the island on a make-shift raft when a gang of savage tribesman land, headed by Kuasa, a half-mad potentate who informs them that all whites are his mortal enemies because an Englishwoman once spurned his love and he got his revenge by stealing her daughter, who is Tura. He had set her up as a goddess but she must now pay for befriending the hated white men by being sacrificed to the crocodiles in an underground temple. An earthquake rocks the island and destroys Kuasa and his band. Bob, Jimmy and Tura find a party of rescuers waiting on the beach, headed by aviation company president J.C. Martin and his daughter Eleanor, Bob's fiancée. It soon becomes evident that Bob must choose between Tura and Elanor.
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The Big Broadcast of 1938
MovieFeb 11, 1938

The Big Broadcast of 1938

New ocean liner S.S. …
New ocean liner S.S. Gigantic is about to race its rival, the Colossal. Gigantic owner T.F. Bellows sends his brother S.B. on the Colossal, hoping he will cause trouble; delayed by a golf game, S.B. lands on Gigantic instead, and so does his unlucky daughter Martha. Meanwhile, radio emcee Buzz Fielding announces a series of musical acts and tries to juggle fiancée Dorothy and three ex-wives who've come for the ride. Can the Gigantic win against all handicaps? Will true love triumph?
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1937
True Confession
MovieDec 24, 1937

True Confession

Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple. She is a pathological …
Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple. She is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest (and therefore unsuccessful) lawyer. Helen starts a new job, and when her employer is found dead, all the (circumstantial) evidence points at her. She is put on trial for murder, and her husband defends her. He thinks she is lying again when she says she didn't do it, and insists she plead that she did, but in self defense. Charlie, a shady, odd character who may or may not know something about what really happened, hangs around the courtroom and jail making rude comments and noises. After Helen is acquitted, he tries to blackmail them.
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Night Club Scandal
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MovieNov 11, 1937

Night Club Scandal

Dr. Ernest Tindal kills his wife and plants clues pointing to her …
Dr. Ernest Tindal kills his wife and plants clues pointing to her lover, Frank Marsh. Vera, Frank's sister, enlists the aid or reporter Russell Kirk in proving the innocence of her brother. Detective McKinley thinks that gangster Jack Reed is involved and shoots Reed when he attempts to escape. Reed gets away but goes to Dr. Tindal for treatment of his wound and Tindal kills him on the operating table. Kirk has uncovered some new evidence and confronts Tindal with it.
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Partners in Crime
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MovieOct 8, 1937

Partners in Crime

Partners in Crime is a 1937 American crime film directed …
Partners in Crime is a 1937 American crime film directed by Ralph Murphy and written by Gladys Unger and Garnett Weston. The film stars Lynne Overman, Roscoe Karns, Muriel Hutchison, Anthony Quinn, Inez Courtney and Lucien Littlefield. The film was released on October 8, 1937, by Paramount Pictures.
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Blonde Trouble
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MovieAug 6, 1937

Blonde Trouble

Fred Stevens, on his way to New York City with hopes of …
Fred Stevens, on his way to New York City with hopes of succeeding as a songwriter, meets and falls in love with Edna Baker, an employee in a dentist's office. In New York, Fred meets Paul Sears, a broken-down songwriter, his wife Lucille and her gold-digging sister, Eileen Fletcher. They are indifferent to him until they discover he has his life's savings with him. Eileen makes plans to marry Fred and ignores her song-publishing boy friend, Joe Hart. Fred and Paul write a song together and take it to Hart, who sees a way to get Eileen off his hands by giving Fred a large advance. Fred, who is completely swayed by Eileen, parts with Edna. Hart continues the advances but when Fred and Paul go to him asking why the song hasn't been published, Hart tells them it isn't any good and he was using Fred to help rid him of Eileen. Fred now realizes he loves Edna. A popular radio singer sees Fred's song in Hart's office and sings it on the air, and it becomes a hit.
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Wild Money
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MovieJul 9, 1937

Wild Money

Wild Money is a 1937 American comedy film directed by …
Wild Money is a 1937 American comedy film directed by Louis King and written by Paul Gallico, Edward T. Lowe, Jr., Marguerite Roberts and Eddie Welch. The film stars Edward Everett Horton, Louise Campbell, Lynne Overman, Lucien Littlefield, Esther Dale and Porter Hall. The film was released on July 9, 1937, by Paramount Pictures.
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Hotel Haywire
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MovieJun 4, 1937

Hotel Haywire

A couple has an ideal marriage until she finds women's …
A couple has an ideal marriage until she finds women's lingerie in his coat pocket. An astrologer advises her to make her husband unhappy. Meanwhile their daughter plans to elope in the same hotel her father has unknowingly moved into.
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Nobody's Baby
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MovieApr 23, 1937

Nobody's Baby

After trying to break into show business, two mismatched …
After trying to break into show business, two mismatched girlfriends become nurses. One of their patients is a new mother who has hidden her pregnancy from her husband, the nightclub dancing partner she had secretly married. When she asks the two nurses to watch her baby while she goes to tell her husband, complications ensue.
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Murder Goes to College
MovieFeb 24, 1937

Murder Goes to College

Murder Goes to College is a …
Murder Goes to College is a 1937 American comedy film directed by Charles Reisner and written by Brian Marlow, Eddie Welch and Robert Wyler. The film stars Roscoe Karns, Marsha Hunt, Lynne Overman, Buster Crabbe, Astrid Allwyn and Harvey Stephens. The film was released on February 24, 1937, by Paramount Pictures.
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Don't Tell the Wife
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MovieFeb 18, 1937

Don't Tell the Wife

Arch schemer Major Manning is fresh from prison but eager …
Arch schemer Major Manning is fresh from prison but eager to hatch another "deal". He concocts a plan with his associates to sell stock in a worthless gold mine and skip with the profits. But first they need to establish the proper front. With money they borrow from Steve's wife--who thinks the money is being used to start a legitimate business--they rent a posh office, hire seasoned telemarketers to make the pitch and convince a dim newspaper columnist to lend the organization his prestigious-sounding name. The stocks sell like hotcakes and things look rosey for the boys. But when the little woman starts asking Steve too many questions; and when the rube fronting the company decides to take his job seriously; and when a customer complains to the authorities, prompting a detective to start nosing around the office--things begins to unravel for the Major.
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1936
The Jungle Princess
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MovieNov 27, 1936

The Jungle Princess

Christopher Powell is in Malaysia with his fiancée and her …
Christopher Powell is in Malaysia with his fiancée and her father, capturing wild animals. While out hunting, he is attacked by a tiger, and his native guides run away, leaving him for dead. But the tiger is the pet of Ulah, a beautiful young woman who grew up by herself in the jungle. She rescues Chris and takes him back to her cave, where she nurses him to health and falls in love with him. When he eventually returns to camp, she follows. The fiancée is jealous, and the natives don't like Ulah or her pet tiger either, all of which leads to a lot of trouble.
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Yours for the Asking
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MovieJul 24, 1936

Yours for the Asking

Casino operator Johnny Lamb hires down-on-her-luck socialite …
Casino operator Johnny Lamb hires down-on-her-luck socialite Lucille Sutton as his casino hostess, in order to help her and to improve casino income. But Lamb's pals fear he may follow Lucille onto the straight-and-narrow path, which would not be good for business. So they hire Gert Malloy and Dictionary McKinney, a pair of con-artists, to manipulate Johnny back off the path of righteousness.
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Poppy
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MovieJun 17, 1936

Poppy

Carny con artist and snake-oil salesman Eustace McGargle …
Carny con artist and snake-oil salesman Eustace McGargle tries to stay one step ahead of the sheriff but is completely devoted to his beloved daughter Poppy.
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Collegiate
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MovieJan 22, 1936

Collegiate

A Broadway playboy inherits an almost bankrupt girls' school …
A Broadway playboy inherits an almost bankrupt girls' school and tries to save it by a big show.
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1935
Two for Tonight
MovieAug 31, 1935

Two for Tonight

A songwriter has to come up with a full-length theatrical piece …
A songwriter has to come up with a full-length theatrical piece within a few days.
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Men Without Names
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MovieJun 29, 1935

Men Without Names

A story about the U. S. Department of Justice and its agents that …
A story about the U. S. Department of Justice and its agents that begins with a daring mail-truck robbery by a ruthless gang that flees to the western United States after the robbery. When money from the robbery shows up in a small Kansas town, the department sends agent Dick Grant to investigate, posing as a businessman. He is hindered in his assignment by a local newspaper reporter, Helen Sherwood, and when he falls in love with her, he is unable to reveal to her who he really is and why he is there.
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Paris in Spring
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MovieMay 28, 1935

Paris in Spring

Afraid of marriage, Simone (Mary Ellis) breaks off her long term …
Afraid of marriage, Simone (Mary Ellis) breaks off her long term engagement with her fiancé Paul de Lille (Tullio Carminati). Paul heads to the top of The Eiffel Tower with thoughts of suicide. In another part of Paris and also afraid of marriage, Mignon (Ida Lupino) breaks it off from her young lover (James Blakely). Despairing, Mignon also climbs to the top of The Eiffel Tower intending to leap to her death. There she meets Paul and the two compare stories. After discussion, Paul dissuades her from leaping and the two conspire to make their respective partners jealous by pretending to have an affair with each other.
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Rumba
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MovieFeb 8, 1935

Rumba

A bored society girl sets her sights on a dancer in a Broadway …
A bored society girl sets her sights on a dancer in a Broadway show.
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Enter Madame
MovieJan 4, 1935

Enter Madame

Man marries opera singer, winds up taking back seat to her …
Man marries opera singer, winds up taking back seat to her career.
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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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You Belong to Me
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MovieSep 8, 1934

You Belong to Me

You Belong to Me is a 1934 American drama film directed …
You Belong to Me is a 1934 American drama film directed by Alfred L. Werker and written by Elizabeth Alexander, Walter DeLeon, Grover Jones and William Slavens McNutt. The film stars Lee Tracy, Helen Mack, Helen Morgan, David Holt, Arthur Pierson, Lynne Overman and Dean Jagger. The film was released on September 14, 1934, by Paramount Pictures.
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The Great Flirtation
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MovieJun 15, 1934

The Great Flirtation

An actor is jealous of his wife's stardom.
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Little Miss Marker
MovieJun 1, 1934

Little Miss Marker

Little Martha Jane, aka Little Miss Marker (Temple) is left with …
Little Martha Jane, aka Little Miss Marker (Temple) is left with the bookmaker Sorrowful Jones by her dad as part of a bet on a horserace. Sorrowful (Menjou) and his group of fellow bookies take to her, reluctantly at first, but their cynical ways start to rub off on her. Will a party set at Camelot bring back her faith in humanity?
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Midnight
MovieMar 7, 1934

Midnight

The foreman of a jury asks questions that send a woman …
The foreman of a jury asks questions that send a woman to the electric chair for a murder committed in the heat of passion. On the night of the execution, his actions come back to haunt him.
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1930
Five Minutes from the Station
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MovieOct 1, 1930

Five Minutes from the Station

When Bert Adams brings his …
When Bert Adams brings his boss, Mr. Mason, home for dinner, he and his wife Carrie hope Mason will take the opportunity to announce that Bert will be promoted to fill a new vacancy in the ...
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1887
Lynne Overman
BirthSeptember 1887

Lynne Overman

Lynne Overman was born.
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