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Robert Emmett O'Connor

  • Mar 18, 1885 - Sep 04, 1962 (age 77)
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1962
Robert Emmett O'Connor
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Robert Emmett O'Connor

Robert Emmett O'Connor passed away.
1957
Man Without a Gun
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TV ShowNov 6, 1957

Man Without a Gun

Man Without a Gun is an American western television series …
Man Without a Gun is an American western television series produced by 20th Century Fox Television and presented on the NTA Film Network and in first-run syndication in the United States from 1957 to 1959. Set in the town of Yellowstone near Yellowstone National Park in the then Dakota Territory during the 1870s, the program starred Rex Reason as newspaper editor Adam MacLean, who brought miscreants to justice without the use of violence or gunplay but through his Yellowstone Sentinel. The co-star was Mort Mills, as Marshal Frank Tallman, who intervened when the "pen" proved not to be "mightier than the sword".Harry Harvey, Sr., was cast in twenty-one episodes as Yellowstone Mayor George Dixon.
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1954
Annie Oakley
TV ShowJan 9, 1954

Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley is an American Western television series …
Annie Oakley is an American Western television series that fictionalized the life of the famous sharpshooter Annie Oakley. Featuring actress Gail Davis in the title role, the weekly program ran from January 1954 to February 1957 in syndication. A total of 81 black-and-white episodes were produced, with each installment running 25 minutes in length. ABC aired daytime reruns of the series on Saturdays and Sundays from 1959 to 1960 and then again from 1964 to 1965.
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1953
The Loretta Young Show
TV ShowSep 20, 1953

The Loretta Young Show

The Loretta Young Show …
The Loretta Young Show (originally known as Letter to Loretta) is an American anthology drama television series broadcast on Sunday nights from September 2, 1953, to June 4, 1961, on NBC for a total of 165 episodes. The series was hosted by actress Loretta Young, who also played the lead in various episodes.
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1946
Boys' Ranch
MovieJul 18, 1946

Boys' Ranch

Baseball player Dan Walker being benched doesn't bother him …
Baseball player Dan Walker being benched doesn't bother him as it allows him to make the easy decision to be a full time Texas rancher - his goal to own his own ranch - and be at home with ...
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1943
Whistling in Brooklyn
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MovieDec 1, 1943

Whistling in Brooklyn

Wally Benton, "The Fox," …
Wally Benton, "The Fox," master detective on radio, is about to go with his sweetheart to Niagara Falls in order to get married. Unknown to him, his valet has told a newspaper reporter that Benton is "Constant Reader," someone who has sent information to newspapers about murdered people and where to find their bodies, thus making the police look bad. The police are sure that "Constant Reader" is the murderer himself, since no one else could know all of the details. And so they begin a chase after Benton, a chase which leads to old abandoned warehouses and old abandoned mansions. Wally is being chased not only by the police but also by the real "Constant Reader." Can he save his girl, his assistant, and the reporter and solve the crime before either the villain or the police, who have been told to shoot on sight, kill them all?
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Little Miss Pinkerton
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MovieSep 18, 1943

Little Miss Pinkerton

The Our Gang are trying to …
The Our Gang are trying to solve the Greenpoint Department Store's murder mystery contest, but they witness a real shooting and burglary instead. The crooks, fearful of witnesses, kidnap ...
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Air Raid Wardens
MovieApr 1, 1943

Air Raid Wardens

Turned down when they try to enlist, the boys do the next …
Turned down when they try to enlist, the boys do the next best thing and become air raid wardens. They uncover and foil a Nazi plot to sabotage a magnesium plant.
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1940
A Fugitive from Justice
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MovieJun 15, 1940

A Fugitive from Justice

Fugitive Lee Leslie is wanted …
Fugitive Lee Leslie is wanted by three groups; the police, the gangsters who fear his testimony in court and the insurance company that carries a $1,000,000 policy on him and is anxious to protect its interests by seeing that Leslie stays alive. The company assigns Dan Miller to find Leslie. A night club singer, Ruby Patterson the beneficiary of his will, tips the gangsters as to his whereabouts. He escapes but the gang kidnaps his sister Janet and his mother. His plan to surrender to the police now depends on being able to rescue them first.
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1939
Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President
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MovieDec 1, 1939

Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President

Brooklyn residents Joe Turp …
Brooklyn residents Joe Turp (William Gargan) and his wife, Ethel (Ann Sothern), travel to Washington D. C. to call on the US President (Lewis Stone)to make a pleas on the behalf of their mailman, Jim (Walter Brennan), is who about to be sacked for illegally opening and destroying a letter.
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Streets of New York
MovieApr 12, 1939

Streets of New York

Jimmy, an idealistic and hard-working young man, has just …
Jimmy, an idealistic and hard-working young man, has just arrived in New York City with dreams of making his fortune. Along the way he faces numerous obstacles, opportunities and temptations, but through it all, he considers the actions of his hero, Abraham Lincoln, for guidance. Will Jimmy see his dreams come true, or will he be another of the countless hopefuls chewed up and spit out by New York's mean streets?
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1937
Boy of the Streets
MovieDec 8, 1937

Boy of the Streets

This coming of age crime movie is about a boy who runs the …
This coming of age crime movie is about a boy who runs the streets. His father is in a position of power, so he is protected. His friends are not. Chuck Brennan’s father is a long time politician. He can get away with a lot, and he takes advantage of that. His father lets him run the streets and turns a blind eye to whatever he does. He has now joined a gang. He meets a girl he likes. He sets her up with a singing job at a local club. It turns bad when the authorities find out and take the girl into custody. Now he must decide if his street days are really a good future prospect.
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We Who Are About to Die
MovieJan 1, 1937

We Who Are About to Die

After he quits his job as an …
After he quits his job as an aircraft engineer in New Mexico after an argument with his boss, John Thompson decides to take his girlfriend and move to California. On his way to pick up his paycheck he is kidnapped by a criminal gang, who are planning to rob the payroll office at John's former employer. They take his car and one of them wears his coat while holding up the office. During the robbery the paymaster is killed, and a little boy is run over as the gang is escaping. They dump the car and release John, who shortly afterward is arrested and charged with robbery and murder. Despite conflicting evidence and John's protestations that he has been framed, he is convicted, sentenced to death and sent to prison, where he is put on Death Row while awaiting execution. A detective who had helped to convict John now starts to think that maybe he was innocent as he claimed, starts to go back over the evidence and doesn't like what he finds.
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1935
A Night at the Opera
MovieNov 1, 1935

A Night at the Opera

Mayhem ensues when the Marx brothers enter the world of …
Mayhem ensues when the Marx brothers enter the world of opera. Otis B. Driftwood is helping Mrs. Claypool enter society and gets her to make a major donation to an opera company. The opera company's managing director, Mr. Gottlieb signs a leading tenor, Rodolfo Lasspari, to sing in New York, and he, in turn convinces his current co-star, Rosa to come with him. But Rosa's in love with Ricardo, also a tenor but unknown - and only a member of the chorus. Ricardo and his manager stow away aboard the ship carrying everyone to New York. When none of their plans work out, they ensure that the opera company's presentation of Il Trovatore is one the audience will never forget.
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Waterfront Lady
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MovieOct 5, 1935

Waterfront Lady

When a young man is befriended by a gambling ship operator …
When a young man is befriended by a gambling ship operator and made a partner in the business, he becomes involved in a police manhunt after he covers up a murder committed by his new partner.
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Let 'em Have It
MovieMay 15, 1935

Let 'em Have It

We follow the training and adventures of a team of …
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
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1934
Bottoms Up
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MovieApr 13, 1934

Bottoms Up

Promoter Smoothe King helps a pair of phonies con their way …
Promoter Smoothe King helps a pair of phonies con their way into a movie company. As Wanda heads toward stardom, she turns more and more from King toward the matinée idol. King must decide between his plans and her happiness.
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The Big Shakedown
MovieJan 6, 1934

The Big Shakedown

Former bootlegger Nick Barnes pressures neighborhood …
Former bootlegger Nick Barnes pressures neighborhood druggist Jimmy Morrell into making cut-rate drugs. The money makes it possible for Jimmy to marry Norma Frank, a pharmacy clerk. Expecting a baby, she wants Jimmy to quit the racket. Beaten by the mob, Jimmy works on, diluting the medications still further. Norma is rushed to the hospital for a premature delivery and given bogus medication.
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1933
Penthouse
MovieSep 8, 1933

Penthouse

A lawyer's fiancée leaves him after he defends a racketeer …
A lawyer's fiancée leaves him after he defends a racketeer accused of murder, but she needs his help when her new beau is accused of killing an old flame.
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Lady for a Day
MovieSep 7, 1933

Lady for a Day

Apple Annie is an indigent woman who has always written to …
Apple Annie is an indigent woman who has always written to her daughter in Spain that she is a member of New York's high society. With her daughter suddenly en route to America with her new fiancé and his father, a member of Spain's aristocracy, Annie must continue her pretense of wealth or the count will not give his blessing. She gets unexpected help from Dave the Dude, a well-known figure in underground circles who considers Annie his good luck charm, and who obtains for her a luxury apartment to entertain the visitors - but this uncharacteristic act of kindness from a man with a disreputable reputation arouses suspicions, leading to complications which further cause things to not always go quite as planned.
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Midnight Mary
MovieJun 30, 1933

Midnight Mary

A young woman is on trial for murder. In flashback, we …
A young woman is on trial for murder. In flashback, we learn of her struggles to overcome poverty as a teenager -- a mistaken arrest and prison term for shoplifting and lack of employment lead to involvement with gangsters. In a brothel, she meets a young lawyer, scion of a wealthy and prestigious family, who falls for her and helps her turn around her life. But her past catches up with her, and she must face the music rather than cause him scandal.
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Picture Snatcher
MovieMay 6, 1933

Picture Snatcher

Ex-convict Danny Kean decides to become honest as a …
Ex-convict Danny Kean decides to become honest as a photographer for a paper. He falls in love with Patricia, the daughter of the policeman who arrested him. Mr Nolan, her father, doesn't ...
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1932
Frisco Jenny
MovieDec 30, 1932

Frisco Jenny

Frisco Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire …
Frisco Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. She puts her son up for adoption and he rises to prominence as district ...
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Blonde Venus
MovieSep 14, 1932

Blonde Venus

American chemist Ned Faraday marries a German …
American chemist Ned Faraday marries a German entertainer and starts a family. However, he becomes poisoned with Radium and needs an expensive treatment in Germany to have any chance at being cured. Wife Helen returns to night club work to attempt to raise the money and becomes popular as the Blonde Venus. In an effort to get enough money sooner, she prostitutes herself to millionaire Nick Townsend. While Ned is away in Europe, she continues with Nick but when Ned returns cured, he discovers her infidelity. Now Ned despises Helen but she grabs son Johnny and lives on the run, just one step ahead of the Missing Persons Bureau. When they do finally catch her, she loses her son to Ned. Once again she returns to entertaining, this time in Paris, and her fame once again brings her and Townsend together. Helen and Nick return to America engaged, but she is irresistibly drawn back to her son and Ned. In which life does she truly belong?
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American Madness
MovieAug 4, 1932

American Madness

It's the 1930s, the Depression era, and the Board of Directors of …
It's the 1930s, the Depression era, and the Board of Directors of Thomas Dickson's bank want Dickson to merge with New York Trust and resign. He refuses. One night, Dickson's bank is robbed of $100,000. The suspect is Matt Brown, an ex-convict whom Dickson hired and appointed Chief Teller. Brown, who's very loyal to Dickson, refuses to say where he was that night. He actually has two witnesses for his alibi, Mrs. Dickson and fellow worker Cyril Cluett, but Brown is protecting Dickson from finding out that Mrs. Dickson was with Cluett having a romantic evening. Cluett, who has a $50,000 gambling debt, is actually responsible for the robbery, but lets Brown take the rap. Will Brown's loyalty to Mr. Dickson pay off, or send him back to prison?
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1931
Reckless Living
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MovieOct 20, 1931

Reckless Living

Reckless Living is a 1931 American drama film directed by Cyril …
Reckless Living is a 1931 American drama film directed by Cyril Gardner and written by Cyril Gardner, Tom Reed and Courtney Terrett. The film stars Ricardo Cortez, Mae Clarke, Norman Foster, Marie Prevost, Slim Summerville and Robert Emmett O'Connor. The film was released on October 20, 1931, by Universal Pictures.
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Fanny Foley Herself
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MovieOct 10, 1931

Fanny Foley Herself

Fanny Foley Herself is a 1931 American Pre-Code comedy …
Fanny Foley Herself is a 1931 American Pre-Code comedy-drama film shot entirely in Technicolor. The film was the second feature to be filmed using a new Technicolor process which removed grain and resulted in improved color. It was released under the title Top of the Bill in Britain.
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The Public Enemy
MovieApr 23, 1931

The Public Enemy

At a young age, pals Tom Powers and Matt Doyle begin a life of …
At a young age, pals Tom Powers and Matt Doyle begin a life of crime. At first it's just shoplifting for Putty Nose who fences whatever they can steal. They graduate from petty thievery to big time crime when they're drawn into a plan to rob a bank but the job goes bad and a policeman is killed. Tom and Matt find they're on their own. With the U.S. entry into World War I, Tom's brother Mike enlists in the Marines while Tom stays home to take care of their elderly mother. The introduction of prohibition however is where they start to make big money working for mobsters Paddy Ryan and Nails Nathan. Went Nathan is killed in a horse riding accident however, rival mobsters try to take over his businesses leading to a gang war.
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The Single Sin
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MovieFeb 23, 1931

The Single Sin

The Single Sin released.
1930
Paid
MovieDec 30, 1930

Paid

Mary Turner goes up for three years on a crime she didn't …
Mary Turner goes up for three years on a crime she didn't commit. Once out she and former prison mates plan a scam in which old men can be sued for breach of promise - the "heart balm" ...
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Shooting Straight
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MovieJul 20, 1930

Shooting Straight

Larry Sheldon is a gambler and during an argument he …
Larry Sheldon is a gambler and during an argument he accidentally shoots a man. Fleeing he changes his identity, pretending to be a minister. Things are complicated when he meets a real preacher and falls in love with his daughter Doris.
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Our Blushing Brides
MovieJul 19, 1930

Our Blushing Brides

Three department store girls--Connie, Franky, and Jerry- …
Three department store girls--Connie, Franky, and Jerry--share an apartment on West 91st Street in New York City. Each earns little more than 20 dollars per week. Jerry is the sensible one, but the others throw themselves at amoral rich men in an attempt to hook one and better themselves. They end up being hurt and disappointed despite Jerry's attempts to warn them.
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The Big House
MovieJun 14, 1930

The Big House

Young Kent Marlowe, sent to prison for manslaughter, never …
Young Kent Marlowe, sent to prison for manslaughter, never learns the prison 'code of honor', planting a knife on his cellmate John Morgan, causing Morgan's parole, due to start the next day, to be revoked. Morgan escapes, meets and falls in love with Marlowe's sister, is recaptured and returned to prison where his ex-cellmate,tough-guy murderer Butch Schmidt, has entrusted the details of a planned breakout to the craven Marlowe.
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The Big Fight
MovieMay 11, 1930

The Big Fight

Based on the David Belasco stage production of the Max Marcin …
Based on the David Belasco stage production of the Max Marcin play in which heavyweight-champion Jack Dempsey played the role of the fighter, Tiger: This "behind-the-scenes look of a ...
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Alias French Gertie
MovieApr 11, 1930

Alias French Gertie

Alias French Gertie is an American Pre-Code crime film directed …
Alias French Gertie is an American Pre-Code crime film directed by George Archainbaud, with a screenplay by Wallace Smith, based upon the unproduced play, The Chatterbox by Bayard Veiller. It starred Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon, who were making their first on-screen appearance together. A copy of this film survives in the Library of Congress.
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Framed
MovieMar 16, 1930

Framed

Rose Manning, the daughter of a racketeer who has just been …
Rose Manning, the daughter of a racketeer who has just been killed, along with a policeman, in a shoot-out is undergoing a hard third-degree grilling from Police Inspector "Butch" McArthur, and she leaves with a desire for revenge against McArthur. Five years later she is a hostess in a nightclub, and still surrounded by gangsters. She falls hard for a young man named Jimmy, and does not realize he is the son of the man she hates. When she learns who he is, the question of whether or not to take her revenge or let love take over.
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1929
Smiling Irish Eyes
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MovieJul 28, 1929

Smiling Irish Eyes

Rory O'More (James Hall), a talented, song-writing …
Rory O'More (James Hall), a talented, song-writing violinist, travels from Ireland to New York City to seek fame and fortune but leaves behind his sweetheart Kathleen O'Conner (Colleen Moore). But Kathleen follows her man to America where romantic complications disillusion her.
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1928
The Noose
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MovieJan 29, 1928

The Noose

A crook's ex-wife marries the state's governor, and the …
A crook's ex-wife marries the state's governor, and the crook sees an opportunity to make some money by threatening to expose his wife's past if the governor doesn't pay him off. The crook's son, who is also a criminal, doesn't want to see his mother disgraced and determines to stop his father, but things don't turn out the way he planned.
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1926
Tin Gods
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MovieSep 19, 1926

Tin Gods

An engineer in New York is unhappily married to a …
An engineer in New York is unhappily married to a politically ambitious wife. When their son dies due to his wife's neglect, he deserts her and goes to South America to help build a bridge....
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1885
Robert Emmett O'Connor
BirthMarch 1885

Robert Emmett O'Connor

Robert Emmett O'Connor was born.
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