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Robert McWade

  • Jan 25, 1872 - Jan 19, 1938 (age 65)
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1938
Gold Is Where You Find It
MovieFeb 12, 1938

Gold Is Where You Find It

Hydraulic Mining versus …
Hydraulic Mining versus Sacramento Valley Farming.
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Of Human Hearts
MovieFeb 5, 1938

Of Human Hearts

Ethan Wilkins is a poor and honest man who ministers to the …
Ethan Wilkins is a poor and honest man who ministers to the human soul, while his son Jason yearns to be a doctor, helping people in the earthly realm.
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1937
This Is My Affair
MovieMay 27, 1937

This Is My Affair

Navy Lt. Richard Perry becomes an undercover man out to …
Navy Lt. Richard Perry becomes an undercover man out to discover the leaders of a group of well connected men who pull off bank robberies during the McKinley administration (early 20th century).
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Mountain Justice
MovieApr 24, 1937

Mountain Justice

Stalwart Appalachian woman finds romance as she struggles to …
Stalwart Appalachian woman finds romance as she struggles to better herself and her people amid prejudice and familial abuse.
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California Straight Ahead!
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MovieApr 16, 1937

California Straight Ahead!

Former school bus driver Biff …
Former school bus driver Biff Smith manages a trucking company which has its fleet pitted against a freight train in a race to deliver aviation parts to the Pacific coast.
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1936
Old Hutch
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MovieSep 25, 1936

Old Hutch

Old Hutch is a 1936 American romantic comedy film …
Old Hutch is a 1936 American romantic comedy film directed by J. Walter Ruben and starring Wallace Beery as a man who finds $100,000 in the depths of the Depression. It is a remake of the 1920 Will Rogers film Honest Hutch.
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Bunker Bean
MovieJun 26, 1936

Bunker Bean

Bunker Bean, a meek office clerk, has grandiose dreams but …
Bunker Bean, a meek office clerk, has grandiose dreams but seems destined to remain forever in his lowly station. He seeks out the help of a fortune- teller, who tells him he is the reincarnation of Napoleon and also of an Egyptian Pharaoh. Armed with his new sense of power, Bunker proceeds to win the hand of his boss' daughter and also outwits her cutthroat father in a business deal. Now a winner, Bean suddenly learns that the crystal ball-gazer was a phony, and that he found success not through any aristocratic bloodlines but through sheer spunk and belief in his own abilities.
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Moonlight Murder
MovieMar 27, 1936

Moonlight Murder

An escaped lunatic, a mysterious swami, and various lovers all …
An escaped lunatic, a mysterious swami, and various lovers all have designs on a famous opera singer.
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Next Time We Love
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MovieJan 30, 1936

Next Time We Love

In New York, the rookie newsman Christopher "Chris" Tyler …
In New York, the rookie newsman Christopher "Chris" Tyler dreams on becoming a famous journalist. When his girlfriend Cicely spends a couple of days with him, they decide to get married and Cicely leaves college. Chris's best friend Tommy Abbott is his best man and becomes a family's friend. Chris has his great chance when his editor Frank Carteret sends him to Rome assigned as a foreign correspondent. Cicely stays in New York with Tommy and does not tell to Chris that she is pregnant. When she delivers the baby Kit, Chris celebrates and loses a big scoop and his boss fires him. Chris falls in disgrace and the couple has economic difficulties; however Tommy lends money to Cicely and offers an opportunity on the stage as an actress. Cicely is hired and becomes successful and Chris is depressed with the situation. Cicely seeks out Frank Carteret and explains the situation, and he offers a job opportunity to Chris in Russia. He accepts the job but Cicely stays in New York with their son. Along the years, their marriage ends with the distance, but they are still in love with each other.
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Anything Goes
MovieJan 24, 1936

Anything Goes

A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he …
A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English heiress who ran away from home and is now being returned to England. He also discovers that his boss is on the ship. To avoid discovery, he disguises himself as the gangster accomplice of a minister, who is actually a gangster on the run from the law.
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1935
Frisco Kid
MovieNov 30, 1935

Frisco Kid

After a roustabout sailer avoids being shanghaied in 1852 …
After a roustabout sailer avoids being shanghaied in 1852 San Francisco, his audacity helps him to arise to a position of power in the vice industry of the infamous Barbary Coast.
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Diamond Jim
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MovieSep 2, 1935

Diamond Jim

A highly fictional rags-to-riches biography of Diamond Jim …
A highly fictional rags-to-riches biography of Diamond Jim Brady (Edward Arnold), with undue emphasis on his voracious food appetite, finds the multi-millionaire involved in an unrequited love affair with Jane Matthews (Jean Arthur) who loves Jerry Richrdson (Cesar Romero) who, in turn, is the object of the affections of Lillian Russell (Binnie Barnes).
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The Healer
MovieJun 15, 1935

The Healer

A young doctor running a health farm for polio victims is …
A young doctor running a health farm for polio victims is dazzled by a pretty and wealthy society girl, to the detriment of his patients and the woman who really loves him.
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Mary Jane's Pa
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MovieApr 27, 1935

Mary Jane's Pa

Sam Preston is a small-town newspaper publisher who …
Sam Preston is a small-town newspaper publisher who suffers from wanderlust. Leaving his family (wife Ellen, two daughters and a son,) he thinks well-provided for, he packs a suitcase and hits the road. Ten years later he comes back to find the newspaper shuttered and his family gone. He wanders from town to town searching for them and, finally, comes upon a little lost girl named Mary James, takes her to her home, and discovers she is his youngest daughter. Ellen is now running another newspaper, and is interested in politics...and another man. But after he pleads to remain with his children, she allows him to stay incognito as a housekeeper. Then, the town gossips go to work.
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1934
College Rhythm
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MovieNov 23, 1934

College Rhythm

The story deals with the college rivalry of a piccolo player and …
The story deals with the college rivalry of a piccolo player and an All-American halfback on the football team who both love the same co-ed. After graduation they carry their their feud and collegiate ideas over into the department store business. (Film debut of radio-comedian Joe "Wanna buy a duck" Penner and singer Lanny Ross.)
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The President Vanishes
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MovieNov 17, 1934

The President Vanishes

Like the anonymous novel …
Like the anonymous novel (generally credited to Rex Stout) upon which it is based, the photoplay tells how a peace-loving President prevents his country from being stampeded into a European war.
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Gridiron Flash
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MovieOct 26, 1934

Gridiron Flash

The Bedford College football coach cuts a deal with a talented …
The Bedford College football coach cuts a deal with a talented player who also happens to be a convicted bank robber. If he stays out of trouble, the coach will get him paroled. He also convinces his pretty niece to keep him honest. AKA Luck of the Game, Football Fool, Kick Off.
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The Lemon Drop Kid
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MovieSep 28, 1934

The Lemon Drop Kid

Con artist and racetrack tout Wally Brooks hands a lemon drop …
Con artist and racetrack tout Wally Brooks hands a lemon drop to a man in a wheelchair, saying it will cure whatever ails him, then persuades the man, a millionaire named Griggsby, to bet $100 on a horse. Wally knows this horse can't win and intends to pocket the cash. The horse does win, so Wally and his partner Dunhill, alias "The Professor," take it on the lam.
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The Dragon Murder Case
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MovieAug 25, 1934

The Dragon Murder Case

Wonderful idea to give a …
Wonderful idea to give a party with people who dislike each other. Late at night, everyone decides to go into the pool, except Stamm, who is drunk. Montague dives in as does Greeff and Leland, but only Greeff and Leland come out. Montague is no where to be found so Leland suspects foul play and calls the cops. Luckily, Philo is with the D.A. and comes along, but they do not find Montague. When they drain the pool the next day, they find nothing except what looks like dragon prints. Philo has his suspicions and tries to piece the clues together to find out what has happened.
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Midnight Alibi
MovieJul 12, 1934

Midnight Alibi

A gambler hides out for some gangsters in an old lady's …
A gambler hides out for some gangsters in an old lady's house. Later he's arrested for murder but the old woman provides him with an alibi by saying he was with her on the night of the murder.
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Operator 13
MovieJun 8, 1934

Operator 13

Union spy Gail Loveless impersonates a black maid in …
Union spy Gail Loveless impersonates a black maid in the early days of the Civil War, but complications arise when she falls in love with a Confederate officer.
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Thirty Day Princess
MovieMay 18, 1934

Thirty Day Princess

A European princess arrives in New York City to secure a …
A European princess arrives in New York City to secure a much-needed loan for her country. She contracts the mumps, and an actress who looks exactly like her is hired to impersonate her.
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1933
The Prizefighter and the Lady
MovieNov 10, 1933

The Prizefighter and the Lady

Steve is just a heavy duty …
Steve is just a heavy duty bartender when Edwin J. Bennett, known as the Professor, starts training him for the ring. While doing road work, he is almost killed by a speeding car which crashes into a ditch. In the car is Belle Mercer and her driver. Steve takes Belle to a farmhouse and is smitten by her, but she is Willie Ryan's Girl. The fight is a breeze and later, Steve again meets Belle with Willie. That night, Steve and Belle disappear and return married, much to the disappointment of Ryan. Then Steve starts training in ernest and is 19 for 19 in the ring. However, he has an eye for the women and an expanding ego to match.
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Only Yesterday
MovieNov 1, 1933

Only Yesterday

A one-night fling during World War I results in a young girl getting …
A one-night fling during World War I results in a young girl getting pregnant. Years later, she meets him again. Now a successful businessman, he doesn't even remember her, but tries to seduce her.
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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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The Solitaire Man
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MovieSep 22, 1933

The Solitaire Man

Oliver Lane is "The Solitaire Man," a renowned jewel thief who …
Oliver Lane is "The Solitaire Man," a renowned jewel thief who is ready to retire and marry Helen, his partner in crime and his one true love. Their plans are shattered when another member of their gang, Bascom, walks in with a stolen necklace. Helen will not marry Oliver until the necklace is returned. Oliver's attempt to return the jewels later place the whole gang under suspicion for the theft and for the murder of a Scotland Yard inspector.
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I Loved a Woman
MovieSep 22, 1933

I Loved a Woman

Art student John Hayden interrupts his studies in Greece to head …
Art student John Hayden interrupts his studies in Greece to head his father's meat packing business on his father's death. He marries social climber Martha who taunts him for his ideals regarding worker happiness and meat purity. He begins supporting the musical career of singer Laura. During the Spanish American war he sells the Army tainted meat. Martha puts detectives on him and Laura. Indicted for fraud, he flees to Greece.
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Heroes for Sale
MovieJun 17, 1933

Heroes for Sale

A veteran fights drug addiction to make his way in the business …
A veteran fights drug addiction to make his way in the business world.
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The Big Cage
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MovieMay 1, 1933

The Big Cage

A circus on the verge of bankruptcy decides to save itself by …
A circus on the verge of bankruptcy decides to save itself by staging a animal act with lions and tigers for the first time.
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Pick-Up
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MovieMar 24, 1933

Pick-Up

The scheme of a pair of married con artists goes awry when …
The scheme of a pair of married con artists goes awry when their victim dies, and they are both caught and imprisoned. When she gets out of prison, she tries to put her life back together.
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42nd Street
MovieFeb 23, 1933

42nd Street

Julian Marsh (Warner Baxter), a successful Broadway …
Julian Marsh (Warner Baxter), a successful Broadway director, produces a new show, in spite of his poor health. The money comes from a rich older man, who is in love with the star of the show, Dorothy Brock. But Dorothy (Bebe Daniels) doesn't respond to his love, because she's still in love with her old partner. On the night before the premiere, Dorothy breaks her ankle, and Peggy Sawyer (Ruby Keeler), one of the chorus girls, tries to take over Dorothy's part.
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Ladies They Talk About
MovieFeb 4, 1933

Ladies They Talk About

Gun moll Nan Taylor, caught …
Gun moll Nan Taylor, caught after an otherwise successful bank robbery, falls for radio crusader David Slade and confides her guilt to him. Much to her surprise, he turns her in. As a "new fish" at San Quentin, Nan fits right in, but won't see Slade, who still loves her. Then she learns that her former partners in crime, Don and Dutch, are on the other side of the wall in the men's section...and have an escape plan.
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Hard to Handle
MovieJan 28, 1933

Hard to Handle

Small time con artist Lefty Merrill has co-organized a crooked …
Small time con artist Lefty Merrill has co-organized a crooked dance marathon and set-up his girlfriend to win the prize money. When his partner disappears with money before the contest is over, he's forced to come up with a series of cons to help pay it back.
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1932
The Match King
MovieDec 31, 1932

The Match King

Unscrupulous Paul Kroll, starting as a Chicago janitor, uses graft …
Unscrupulous Paul Kroll, starting as a Chicago janitor, uses graft to finance a trip to Sweden where by trickery he gains control of his uncle's small match factory. By expert manipulation of everyone and employment of femmes-fatale, he parlays this into a match monopoly, expanding over many countries. Finally he meets a woman so gorgeous she turns his head away from a business that needs constant financial manipulation to survive. Based on the real career of Ivar Kreuger.
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I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
MovieNov 9, 1932

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain …
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang is an American pre-Code crime-drama film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Paul Muni as a wrongfully convicted convict on a chain gang who escapes to Chicago. It was released on November 10, 1932. The film received positive reviews and three Academy Award nominations.
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The Phantom of Crestwood
MovieOct 14, 1932

The Phantom of Crestwood

Jenny Wren coerces banker …
Jenny Wren coerces banker Priam Andes to have a dinner party at his shorefront estate Crestwood, and instructs him to invite three other men, each of whom she plans to extort money from. Jenny plans to retire to Europe after a life of involvement with wealthy and influential men. Also at the party, among others, are Jenny's sister Esther and her fiance, scion of the Andes' family. But death also attends and Jenny's plans are thwarted.
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Movie Crazy
MovieAug 12, 1932

Movie Crazy

After a mix-up with application photograph, an aspiring actor …
After a mix-up with application photograph, an aspiring actor is invited to a test screening and goes off to Hollywood.
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Back Street
MovieAug 4, 1932

Back Street

A woman's love for and devotion to a married man results in her …
A woman's love for and devotion to a married man results in her being relegated to the "back streets" of his life.
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The First Year
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MovieJul 31, 1932

The First Year

The First Year was a 1920 play that originally ran on Broadway at …
The First Year was a 1920 play that originally ran on Broadway at the Little Theatre. The play was written by Frank Craven and produced by John Golden. It closed in 1922 after 760 performances. In 1932, a film adapted from the Craven play was written by Lynn Starling. The film starred Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell, and was directed by William K. Howard. Gaynor and Farrell made almost a dozen films together, including Frank Borzage's classics Seventh Heaven (1927), Street Angel (1928), and Lucky Star (1929); Gaynor won the first Academy Award for Best Actress for the first two and F. W. Murnau's Sunrise (1927).
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Grand Hotel
MovieApr 12, 1932

Grand Hotel

A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in …
A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas.
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Ladies of the Jury
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MovieFeb 5, 1932

Ladies of the Jury

Society Matron, Mrs. Crane, is selected as a juror in the trail …
Society Matron, Mrs. Crane, is selected as a juror in the trail of an ex-chorus girl, Yvette Gordon, who's accused of murdering her rich elderly husband. In court, Mrs. Crane is your ...
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1931
Girls About Town
MovieNov 7, 1931

Girls About Town

Gold-diggers Kay Francis and Lilyan Tashman meet …
Gold-diggers Kay Francis and Lilyan Tashman meet susceptible lonely businessmen at conventions in this ribald preproduction code story. The millionaires lavish the girls with expensive gifts. Francis falls for poor but virtuous Joel McCrea. Eugene Paulette is a copper king who gives Tashman jewelry. His wife reacts not with jealously but by trying to imitate her rival's style.
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Skyline
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MovieOct 11, 1931

Skyline

Skyline is a 1931 drama film directed by Sam Taylor and …
Skyline is a 1931 drama film directed by Sam Taylor and starring silent film veteran Thomas Meighan. It is based on a novel, East Side, West Side by Felix Riesenberg. It was produced and released by Fox Film Corporation.
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Too Many Cooks
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MovieJul 18, 1931

Too Many Cooks

Two young lovers are building their house, but their relatives …
Two young lovers are building their house, but their relatives don't stop interfering, finally cutting off the young man's income and alienating them, but he is impressing everybody by ...
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Kept Husbands
MovieFeb 22, 1931

Kept Husbands

Daughter of a wealthy family decides to marry a poor …
Daughter of a wealthy family decides to marry a poor working man.
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Cimarron
MovieJan 26, 1931

Cimarron

A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with …
A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century.
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1930
Feet First
MovieOct 30, 1930

Feet First

Ambitious shoe salesman, Harold, unknowingly meets the boss' …
Ambitious shoe salesman, Harold, unknowingly meets the boss' daughter and tells her he is a leather tycoon. The rest of the film he spends hiding his true circumstances, in the store and later on a ship. Trying to deliver a letter, he later finds himself dangling high above the street on a building's scaffolding.
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The Pay-Off
MovieOct 15, 1930

The Pay-Off

A thug robs a young engaged couple of their last few …
A thug robs a young engaged couple of their last few dollars. When the thug's gang boss hears of the robbery, he gives them back their money and takes them under his wing. The thug, resentful of the couple, plans to organize a mutiny against the gang's boss, but when he is killed in a botched robbery, the police focus their attention on the young couple.
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Night Work
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MovieAug 3, 1930

Night Work

Willie, as an assistant window-dresser, is the lowest man on …
Willie, as an assistant window-dresser, is the lowest man on the totem pole at a department store. To add insult-to-injury Willie is also the store's designated 'Fired Man."; when a disgruntled customer demands that somebody-must-be-fired, Willie is summoned and summarily fired, only to be rehired when the now-satisfied customer has departed. Willie inadvertently adopts a four-year-old orphan at a cost of ten-dollars a week, and things go from bad to worse since Willie doesn't make ten-dollars a week. But, with the help of Mary, a beautiful young nurse, Willie manages to turn some corners and improve his lot in life, albeit with some skids along the way.
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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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