Stage Actor

Paul Cavanagh

  • Dec 08, 1888 - Mar 15, 1964 (age 75)
  • 5' 9" (1.75 m)
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1964
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Paul Cavanagh

Paul Cavanagh passed away.
1959
The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake
MovieNov 13, 1959

The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake

Jonathan Drake, while …
Jonathan Drake, while attending his brother's funeral, is shocked to find the head of the deceased is missing. When his brother's skull shows up later in a locked cabinet, Drake realizes an ancient curse placed upon his grandfather by a tribe of South American Jivaro Indians is still in effect and that he himself is the probable next victim. That night he is awakened by the approach of an Indian, his lips sewed together with string, and wielding a curare-tipped bamboo knife.
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1957
Tombstone Territory
TV ShowOct 16, 1957

Tombstone Territory

Tombstone Territory is an American Western series …
Tombstone Territory is an American Western series starring Pat Conway and Richard Eastham. The series' first two seasons aired on ABC from 1957 to 1959. The first season was sponsored by Bristol-Myers (consumer products) and the second season by Lipton (tea/soup) and Philip Morris (Marlboro cigarettes). The third and final season aired in syndication from 1959 until 1960. The program was produced by Ziv Television.
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Perry Mason
TV ShowSep 21, 1957

Perry Mason

Perry Mason is an American legal drama series originally …
Perry Mason is an American legal drama series originally broadcast on CBS television from September 21, 1957, to May 22, 1966. The title character, portrayed by Raymond Burr, is a fictional Los Angeles criminal-defense lawyer who originally appeared in detective fiction by Erle Stanley Gardner. Many episodes are based on stories written by Gardner.
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Have Gun – Will Travel
TV ShowSep 14, 1957

Have Gun – Will Travel

Have Gun – Will Travel is an …
Have Gun – Will Travel is an American Western series that was produced and originally broadcast by CBS on both television and radio from 1957 through 1963. The television version of the series was rated number three or number four in the Nielsen ratings every year of its first four seasons, and it is one of the few shows in television history to spawn a successful radio version. That radio series debuted November 23, 1958, more than a year after the premiere of its televised counterpart.
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1955
Highway Patrol
TV ShowOct 3, 1955

Highway Patrol

Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and …
Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.
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Sergeant Preston of the Yukon
TV ShowSep 29, 1955

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon

Sergeant Preston of the …
Sergeant Preston of the Yukon is an American drama adventure television series, broadcast between 1955 and 1958. It was based on the radio drama Challenge of the Yukon.
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Jungle Jim
TV ShowSep 26, 1955

Jungle Jim

Jungle Jim is a 1955-56 American TV series based on the …
Jungle Jim is a 1955-56 American TV series based on the Jungle Jim comic strip. It starred Johnny Weismuller, who had previously played Tarzan in a series of twelve movies, and had also starred in a series of sixteen theatrically released Jungle Jim feature films.
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The Scarlet Coat
MovieJul 29, 1955

The Scarlet Coat

In 1780 Major John Boulton is recruited by Colonial …
In 1780 Major John Boulton is recruited by Colonial intelligence as a counterspy who will feign desertion to the British forces. His mission is to discover the identity of an American traitor with the code name Gustavus. Although prominent Tory Dr. Odell suspects Boulton of being a double agent, the spy wins the friendship and respect of British spymaster Major John Andre and, in doing so, discovers that the traitor is none other than American hero, General Benedict Arnold, who is planning to surrender the key colonial position of West Point to the English.
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The Millionaire
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TV ShowJan 19, 1955

The Millionaire

The Millionaire is an American anthology series that aired …
The Millionaire is an American anthology series that aired on CBS from 1955 to 1960. It was originally sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive. The series, produced by Don Fedderson and Fred Henry, explored the ways that sudden and unexpected wealth changed life, for better or for worse, and became a five-season hit during the Golden Age of Television, finishing in the Nielsen ratings at #9 for the 1955–1956 season, #13 in 1956–1957, #17 in 1957–1958 and #30 in 1958–1959. It told the stories of people who were given one million dollars ($9.54 million in 2019 dollars) from a benefactor who insisted they never knew him, with one exception.
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1954
Walt Disney anthology television series
TV ShowOct 27, 1954

Walt Disney anthology television series

Walt Disney Productions …
Walt Disney Productions (later The Walt Disney Company) has produced an anthology television series under several different titles since 1954. The original version of the series premiered on ABC on Wednesday, October 27, 1954. The show was broadcast weekly on one of the Big Three television networks until 1990, a 36-year span with only a two-year hiatus in 1984-85. The series was broadcast on Sunday for 25 of those years. From 1991 until 1997, the series aired infrequently.
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Lassie
TV ShowSep 12, 1954

Lassie

Lassie is an American television series that follows the …
Lassie is an American television series that follows the adventures of a female Rough Collie dog named Lassie and her companions, both human and animal. The show was the creation of producer Robert Maxwell and animal trainer Rudd Weatherwax and was televised from September 12, 1954, to March 25, 1973. The fifth longest-running U.S. primetime television series after The Simpsons, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Gunsmoke and Law & Order, the show ran for 17 seasons on CBS before entering first-run syndication for its final two seasons. Initially filmed in black and white, the show transitioned to color in 1965.
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The Raid
MovieAug 4, 1954

The Raid

Van Heflin As Maj. Neal Benton
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Magnificent Obsession
MovieJun 1, 1954

Magnificent Obsession

When churlish, spoiled rich …
When churlish, spoiled rich man Bob Merrick foolishly wrecks his speed boat, the rescue team resuscitates him with equipment that's therefore unavailable to aid a local hero, Dr. Wayne Phillips, who dies as a result. Phillips had helped many people, and when Merrick learns Phillips' secret, to give selflessly and in secret, he tries it in a ham-handed way. The result further alienates Phillips' widow, Helen, with whom Merrick has fallen in love. Merrick's persistence causes another tragedy, and he must remake his life, including going back to medical school, in an attempt to make amends and win her love.
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1953
Flame of Calcutta
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MovieJul 20, 1953

Flame of Calcutta

Indian woman stands up for her people in 1750s India.
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House of Wax
MovieApr 9, 1953

House of Wax

An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner …
An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous.
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The Mississippi Gambler
MovieJan 13, 1953

The Mississippi Gambler

Mark Fallon, with partner …
Mark Fallon, with partner Kansas John Polly, tries to introduce honest gambling on the riverboats. His first success makes enemies of the crooked gamblers and of fair Angelique Dureau, whose necklace he won. Later in New Orleans, Mark befriends Angelique's father, but she still affects to despise him as his gambling career brings him wealth. Duelling, tragedy, and romantic complications follow.
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1952
Adventures of Superman
TV ShowSep 19, 1952

Adventures of Superman

Adventures of Superman is …
Adventures of Superman is an American television series based on comic book characters and concepts that Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster created in 1938. The show was the first television series to feature Superman and began filming in 1951 in California on RKO-Pathé stages and the RKO Forty Acres back lot. Cereal manufacturer Kellogg's sponsored the show. The first and last airdates of the show, which was produced for first-run syndication rather than for a network, are disputed, but they are generally accepted as September 19, 1952, and April 28, 1958, respectively. The show's first two seasons (episodes 1–52, 26 titles per season) were filmed in black and white; seasons three through six (episodes 53–104, 13 titles per season) were filmed in color but were originally telecast in black and white. Adventures of Superman was not shown in color until 1965, when the series was syndicated to local stations.
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1951
The Son of Dr. Jekyll
MovieOct 31, 1951

The Son of Dr. Jekyll

Edward Jekyll, ignorant of …
Edward Jekyll, ignorant of how his father had brought forth death and destruction with his experiments, is pursuing a chemist career despite the fact that he has been discharged from school or his unorthodox experimentations. When the time comes for his father's estate, which had been put in trust, Edward first learns of his father's actions and rather than ignore the matter, sets out to prove that human personality can be changed by certain chemical stimulations. But he hasn't reckoned on Dr. Curtis Lanyon, a prominent doctor and close friend of the family. Lanyon wants to get his hands on the estate and resorts to murder and frame-ups to make Edward appear to be as insane as his father.
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1950
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
TV ShowOct 12, 1950

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Burns and Allen was an …
Burns and Allen was an American comedy duo consisting of George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen. They worked together as a successful comedy team that entertained vaudeville, film, radio, and television audiences for over forty years.
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1949
Madame Bovary
MovieAug 25, 1949

Madame Bovary

French author Gustave Flaubert is on trial for writing the …
French author Gustave Flaubert is on trial for writing the "indecent" novel "Madame Bovary." To prove that he wrote a moral tale, Flaubert narrates the story of beautiful Emma Bovary, an adulteress who destroyed the lives of everyone she came in contact with.
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1948
The Babe Ruth Story
MovieJul 26, 1948

The Babe Ruth Story

The famed slugger is played by Bendix, who resembles Ruth …
The famed slugger is played by Bendix, who resembles Ruth slightly in looks and not at all in baseball ability. The film traces the "life and times" of Ruth, including his famous "called shot" in the 1932 World Series.
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1947
Secret Beyond the Door
MovieDec 24, 1947

Secret Beyond the Door

In New York, after the death …
In New York, after the death of her beloved brother Rick Barrett (Paul Cavanagh), his sister and heiress Celia (Joan Bennett) has a brief love affair with Rick's friend and administrator of the funds Bob Dwight (James Seay), and they decide to marry each other. However, Celia travels on vacation to Mexico, where she meets the mysterious owner of a minor magazine Mark Lamphere (Sir Michael Redgrave), and she has a crush on him. Mark is an eccentric man that collects rooms in his mansion in Blaze Creek and they immediately get married to each other. Celia travels to Levender Falls and she moves to the mansion. She discovers that Rick's sister Caroline Lamphere (Anne Revere) administrates the manor; his secretary Miss Robey (Barbara O'Neil) also lives there; further, Rick has been previously married with a woman called Eleanor and their rebel and weird son, David (Mark Dennis), also lives in the house. Mark has a strange behavior but a gives a party to their common friends and he show his rooms, all of them related to men that killed their wives. But he does not open room number 7 which he always keeps locked. Celia is intrigued and a little scared with the content of the room and she decides to find out what Mark keeps locked in the mysterious room.
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Dishonored Lady
MovieMay 16, 1947

Dishonored Lady

Madeleine Damien is the fashion editor of a slick Manhattan …
Madeleine Damien is the fashion editor of a slick Manhattan magazine by day and a lively party girl by night. Unfortunately, the pressures of her job, including kowtowing to a hefty advertiser, and her bad luck with men are driving her to a breakdown. She seeks the help of a psychiatrist, and under his orders, quits her job and moves into a smaller flat under a new identity. She becomes interested in painting and a handsome neighbor. He soon finds out about her past when an ex-suitor implicates her in a murder.
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1946
Humoresque
MovieDec 25, 1946

Humoresque

A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for …
A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy, neurotic socialite.
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Wife Wanted
MovieNov 2, 1946

Wife Wanted

Career-slipping movie star Carole Raymond (Kay Francis) buys …
Career-slipping movie star Carole Raymond (Kay Francis) buys in as a real estate partner of Jeff Caldwell (Paul Cavanagh). Actually, through his secretary, Nola Reed (Veda Ann Borg), Caldwell runs a matrimonial bureau and, with the aid of his associate, Lee Kirby (John Gallaudet), they defraud and blackmail a large group of lonely people. Carole, unknowingly, is used as bait for one of their victims, Walter Desmond (Barton Yarborough), who "commits suicide." Reporter William Tyler (Robert Shayne) thinks otherwise and, posing as a rich rancher, contacts Miss Raymond. The latter, now being blackmailed by Caldwell, is forced to persuade Tyler to invest in a fraudulent oil deal. In her own attempt to break the racket, Carole uncovers Mildred Hayes (Teala Loring), another innocent victim of the Desmond case. Despite leading each other on for their own purposes, Carole and Tyler fall in love and combine their efforts.
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The Verdict
MovieNov 1, 1946

The Verdict

Mr. Grodman was a respected superintendent at Scotland …
Mr. Grodman was a respected superintendent at Scotland Yard until a mistake in an investigation caused the execution of an innocent man. He takes the blame and is dismissed, replaced by the obnoxious, gloating Buckley. Feeling vengeful, Grodman would like nothing more than to see Buckley look foolish on the job. His friend Victor Emmric, an artist with macabre tastes, wouldn't mind either and soon a mysterious murder occurs that may provide them with the chance.
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Night and Day
MovieJul 2, 1946

Night and Day

A fictionalized biopic of composer Cole Porter from his days at …
A fictionalized biopic of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s.
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Katherine Layfield Luhn
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Katherine Layfield Luhn

Married Katherine Layfield Luhn.
1945
The Woman in Green
MovieJun 15, 1945

The Woman in Green

Sherlock Holmes investigates when young women around …
Sherlock Holmes investigates when young women around London turn up murdered, each with a finger severed. Scotland Yard suspects a madman, but Holmes believes the killings to be part of a diabolical plot.
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The House of Fear
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MovieMar 16, 1945

The House of Fear

Seven rich men retire to a Scottish castle and promptly begin to …
Seven rich men retire to a Scottish castle and promptly begin to die in violent fashion. Each death is preceded by the delivery of orange pips to the next target. As all the likely victims are heaviliy insured, Sherlock Holmes is asked by the insurance companies to investigate.
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1944
The Scarlet Claw
MovieMay 18, 1944

The Scarlet Claw

When a gentlewoman is found dead with her throat torn out, …
When a gentlewoman is found dead with her throat torn out, the villagers blame a supernatural monster. But Sherlock Holmes, who gets drawn into the case from nearby Quebec, suspects a human murderer.
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1943
Adventure in Iraq
MovieSep 27, 1943

Adventure in Iraq

Five Allied soldiers in an airplane flying to Egypt crash-land in …
Five Allied soldiers in an airplane flying to Egypt crash-land in Iraq. They are taken in by a local sheik, but soon begin to suspect that he may not be quite as friendly as he appears to be.
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The Gorilla Man
MovieJan 14, 1943

The Gorilla Man

Commando Captain Craig Killian, carrying important military …
Commando Captain Craig Killian, carrying important military information, is wounded and taken to a hospital on the South Coast of England, operated by Doctor Joseph Wolf. The hospital is really a blind used by Nazi spies working on wrecking the Home Defense of England. In order to discredit the information that Killian has, Wolf tells an important British official that Killian is suffering from shock and is not responsible for what he says. Killian escapes and is on his way to warn the authorities, but the spies get there ahead of him and commit a series of crimes, implicating Killian.
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The Hard Way
MovieJan 13, 1943

The Hard Way

Ambitious Helen Chernin (Ida Lupino) pushes her talented …
Ambitious Helen Chernin (Ida Lupino) pushes her talented younger sister Katherine (Joan Leslie) into marriage with broken down song-and-dance man Albert Runkel (Jack Carson) so that the two women can leave the dirty steel town where they live. Runkel's partner Paul Collins (Dennis Morgan), however, sees through Helen's plan. Helen continues driving her sister's career and eventually Katherine becomes a star on Broadway, while Runkel and Collins' act flounders. Success soon goes to Katherine's head and she becomes a fast-living party girl. Time passes and Helen and Katherine run into Paul, now a successful band leader. He and Katherine soon fall in love. The two sisters eventually have a showdown on opening night of Katherine's latest show when Katherine discovers that Helen is also in love with Paul.
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1942
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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Captains of the Clouds
MovieFeb 12, 1942

Captains of the Clouds

Inspired by Churchill's …
Inspired by Churchill's Dunkirk speech, brash, undisciplined bush pilot Brian MacLean and three friends enlist in the RCAF but are deemed too old to be fliers.
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1941
Shadows on the Stairs
MovieMar 1, 1941

Shadows on the Stairs

Occupants of a London …
Occupants of a London boarding house become suspects as a string of murders are discovered.
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Maisie Was a Lady
MovieJan 10, 1941

Maisie Was a Lady

Showgirl Maisie Ravier finds herself once again out of work. She …
Showgirl Maisie Ravier finds herself once again out of work. She meets a wealthy playboy who hires her to be his family's new maid. Maisie soon finds herself trying to mend the family's ...
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1937
Cafe Colette
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MovieJan 18, 1937

Cafe Colette

Cafe Colette is a 1937 British thriller film directed by Paul …
Cafe Colette is a 1937 British thriller film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Paul Cavanagh, Greta Nissen and Sally Gray. It was also released under the alternative title Danger in Paris. The film was made at Wembley Studios.
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1936
Crime Over London
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MovieOct 22, 1936

Crime Over London

Things are getting too hot in New York City for "Joker" …
Things are getting too hot in New York City for "Joker" Finnegan and his gang, so they decide to move their activities to London. There, Inspector Gray of Scotland Yard is keeping a polite eye on them as "Joker" is planning a big robbery of a large department store, known as the House of a Thousand Windows. "Joker" forces an American actor named Reilly to impersonate Mr. Sherwood, the store owner, as Reilly and Mr. Sherwood are identical in appearance. Ronald Martin, store employee and nephew of Sherwood , is fooled also, but he is much distracted by the romance he is having with another store employee, Joan.
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Champagne Charlie
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MovieMay 6, 1936

Champagne Charlie

The story is told in flashback. Backers want a gambler to …
The story is told in flashback. Backers want a gambler to marry a rich girl for her dowry. When he double-crosses them he's murdered and the murderer blackmails the girl. Then he is murdered.
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1935
Goin' to Town
MovieApr 25, 1935

Goin' to Town

Former dance hall queen Cleo Borden, newly rich, falls for …
Former dance hall queen Cleo Borden, newly rich, falls for and pursues an upper-crust Englishman.
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1934
Tarzan and His Mate
MovieApr 16, 1934

Tarzan and His Mate

In the first sequel to Tarzan, the Ape Man, Harry Holt returns …
In the first sequel to Tarzan, the Ape Man, Harry Holt returns to Africa to head up a large ivory expedition. This time he brings his womanizing friend Marlin Arlington. Holt also harbors ideas about convincing Jane to return to London. When Holt and Arlington show Jane some of the modern clothes and perfumes they brought from civilization, she is impressed but not enough to return. Tarzan wrestles every wild animal imaginable to protect Jane but when he disallows the expedition from plundering ivory from the elephant burial grounds, it is he who takes a bullet from Arlington's gun. Jane eventually believes that Tarzan is dead but he is nursed back to health by the apes. As Jane and the returning expedition are attacked by violent natives, we wonder if Tarzan can rescue them yet again.
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1933
The Kennel Murder Case
MovieOct 28, 1933

The Kennel Murder Case

Archer Coe has been found …
Archer Coe has been found dead in his locked bedroom. The cops consider it suicide, but Philo believes otherwise. When the Coroner shows up, he finds that Archer had been hit with a blunt object, stabbed and shot - making suicide unlikely. When the evidence points to his brother, Brisbane is found stabbed to death in the closet. Archer had a number of enemies, any one of which would have been glad to knock him off, but which one did and how did the murder occur in a room looked from the inside. Only one man, the keen, fascinating, debonair detective Philo Vance, would be able to figure out who is the killer.
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1932
The Crash
MovieOct 8, 1932

The Crash

Rich couple loses their fortune in stock market crash.
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1931
Transgression
MovieJun 12, 1931

Transgression

When an English husband goes off to India for a year-long …
When an English husband goes off to India for a year-long business trip, he also sends his wife to live in Paris to alleviate her loneliness and boredom. While she is there, she becomes quite the courtesan, and meets a Spanish Don who falls in love with her. When her husband returns to meet her in Paris, she finds that the year has changed them both. She is charmed by the Spaniard and duped by him and his conniving valet to come to Spain, just to see him for a few days. While there, she falls in "love" with him, and writes a letter to her husband stating that she is going to leave him for the Spanish gentleman. A few minutes after the letter leaves, an old man comes to the estate, mad with anger and loss, shoots the charmer because he had fathered a child by his 16-year-old daughter and both died in childbirth. With this new-found knowledge, our lady frantically returns to her husband who truly loved her all along, hoping to stop the letter and save her marriage. Will she be able to intercept the dreaded letter before it gets to him?
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Born to Love
MovieApr 17, 1931

Born to Love

A war officer who is thought dead returns to the woman he …
A war officer who is thought dead returns to the woman he loves, only to find she has remarried.
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1929
The Runaway Princess
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MovieMar 1, 1929

The Runaway Princess

A prince in disguise saves a runaway princess from …
A prince in disguise saves a runaway princess from becoming a forger's dupe.
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1928
Tesha
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MovieAug 24, 1928

Tesha

A Russian ballerina weds a shellshock victim and has a …
A Russian ballerina weds a shellshock victim and has a child by his friend.
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1888
Paul Cavanagh
BirthDecember 1888

Paul Cavanagh

Paul Cavanagh was born.
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