American Actress

Virginia Mayo

  • Nov 30, 1920 - Jan 17, 2005 (age 84)
  • 5' 5" (1.65 m)
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2005
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Virginia Mayo

Virginia Mayo passed away.
1993
Midnight Witness
MovieFeb 25, 1993

Midnight Witness

Renegade cops are videotaped murdering a motorist and the …
Renegade cops are videotaped murdering a motorist and the witnesses are in danger of being their next victims.
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1991
Evil Spirits
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MovieOct 3, 1991

Evil Spirits

A strange woman runs a boardinghouse whose …
A strange woman runs a boardinghouse whose tenants--mostly misfits and others who won't be missed--begin dying off or simply disappearing. She still cashes their government benefit checks even after they're gone, and it turns out that disappearing tenants aren't the only weird things that are going on in that house.
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1978
French Quarter
MovieAug 1, 1978

French Quarter

Chronicles the life of a young New Orleans prostitute and her co …
Chronicles the life of a young New Orleans prostitute and her co-workers.
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1977
Haunted
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MovieMar 4, 1977

Haunted

In Arizona during the Civil War, a woman is accused of …
In Arizona during the Civil War, a woman is accused of witchcraft, tied to a horse and left to die in the desert. One hundred years later, the descendants of the woman's accusers start being killed off, and the townspeople suspect the woman has come back as an evil spirit.
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1976
Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood
MovieMay 26, 1976

Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Holly…

In 1924 Estie comes to …
In 1924 Estie comes to Hollywood to become an actress, but the dog, that followed her becomes the star. But Hollywood has its own rules of sucess.
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1967
Fort Utah
MovieSep 1, 1967

Fort Utah

An ex-gunfighter goes up against a man who is trying to stir up …
An ex-gunfighter goes up against a man who is trying to stir up trouble with the Indians to enrich himself.
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1966
Castle of Evil
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MovieNov 1, 1966

Castle of Evil

The relatives of a recently deceased man named Kovac …
The relatives of a recently deceased man named Kovac gather at is creepy mansion for the reading of the will. Before the will can be read, however, the relatives began to be murdered one by one.
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1964
Young Fury
MovieNov 1, 1964

Young Fury

A group of young thugs rides into the town of Dawson and take …
A group of young thugs rides into the town of Dawson and take it over. When the cowardly sheriff is unable to restore control, the parents of the leader must take action. The leader's father is an infamous ex-gunfighter, and he straps his guns on one more time. But will he be forced into a showdown with his own son?
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1961
Revolt of the Mercenaries
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MovieJul 27, 1961

Revolt of the Mercenaries

During the Renaissance, in …
During the Renaissance, in Friul, Italy. Beautiful Duchess Patrizia is determined to marry, although against her will, effeminate but powerful Prince Stefano. This is the only way she has ...
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1959
Jet Over the Atlantic
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MovieNov 4, 1959

Jet Over the Atlantic

FBI man Stafford is …
FBI man Stafford is extraditing convicted killer Brett Murphy from Spain to the USA. At the last minute, Murphy's fiancée, entertainer Jean Gurney, finds he's been taken and slips on the plane. Unknown to them, a suicidal passenger has a fire and gas bomb in his luggage. As time ticks away, minor dramas are played out on board. Then the pilots succumb to the fumes, and the only available substitute is Murphy.
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Westbound
MovieApr 25, 1959

Westbound

In 1864 Cavalry Captain John Hayes reluctantly follows …
In 1864 Cavalry Captain John Hayes reluctantly follows orders to become the civilian boss of the Overland Stage Line, which keeps the flow of Western gold to the Union and will help it win the Civil War. Headquarters for the stage line is a small Colorado town with Southern sympathizers who will do anything they can to sabotage his mission. Resistance to his efforts is led by former friend ad colleague Clay Putnam, who has taken advantage of Hayes' absence and married his former sweetheart.
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1958
Fort Dobbs
MovieApr 18, 1958

Fort Dobbs

Eluding a sheriff's posse, an escaped man saves a …
Eluding a sheriff's posse, an escaped man saves a farming family from a Comanche attack and escorts it to the nearby Fort Dobbs.
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1957
The Tall Stranger
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MovieNov 17, 1957

The Tall Stranger

Back from the Civil War, an ex-Yankee officer aids a wagon …
Back from the Civil War, an ex-Yankee officer aids a wagon train of former Confederates settle in a prosperous valley marred by cattle-rustling and land-grabbing feuds.
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The Story of Mankind
MovieNov 8, 1957

The Story of Mankind

The devil and the spirit of mankind argue as to whether or not …
The devil and the spirit of mankind argue as to whether or not humanity is ultimately good or evil.
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The Big Land
MovieFeb 23, 1957

The Big Land

Alan Ladd stars as a Kansas cattle rancher battling the elements …
Alan Ladd stars as a Kansas cattle rancher battling the elements and corrupt cattle buyers to build a railroad spur to the Rio Grande just after the United States' Civil War.
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1956
Congo Crossing
MovieJul 1, 1956

Congo Crossing

Attractive Louise Whitman catalyzes action and …
Attractive Louise Whitman catalyzes action and adventure in an African country that offers haven to foreign fugitives.
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Great Day in the Morning
MovieMay 16, 1956

Great Day in the Morning

After a card game …
After a card game Southerner Owen Pentecost finds himself the owner of a Denver hotel. Involved with two women - one who came with the hotel, and one newly arrived from the East to open a dress shop - he then has to make even more fundamental choices when, with the start of the Civil War, he becomes one of a small minority in a strongly Unionist town.
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The Proud Ones
MovieMay 1, 1956

The Proud Ones

Marshal Silver is run out of town under suspicion of being a …
Marshal Silver is run out of town under suspicion of being a trigger-happy killer after shooting a hired gun of Honest John Barrett. A placid life in a new town is interrupted by the reappearance of Barrett, old enemies and the son of the hired gun from years ago, Anderson.
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1955
Pearl of the South Pacific
MovieJul 4, 1955

Pearl of the South Pacific

Two beachcombers with a …
Two beachcombers with a yacht join woman-with-a-past Rita on a quest for black pearls on a secret island. Arrived, they find another white man has made himself high priest; but George, the latter's handome son, is fair game for Rita, who lands in the guise of a missionary! The inevitable conflict over the pearls brings violence and corruption to the quiet island.
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1954
The Silver Chalice
MovieDec 17, 1954

The Silver Chalice

Paul Newman - in his screen debut - plays a 1st century Greek …
Paul Newman - in his screen debut - plays a 1st century Greek sculptor who is sold into slavery.
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King Richard and the Crusaders
MovieAug 7, 1954

King Richard and the Crusaders

In 1191, King Richard the …
In 1191, King Richard the Lionheart, along with several other European monarchs, is in the Holy Land intent on retaking Jerusalem from the Saracens. There is much infighting and outright treachery in the European encampment however. Two nobles in particular, Sir Giles Amaury (Robert Douglas) and Conrad, Marquis of Montferrat (Michael Pate), want to eliminate the English King and attempt to have him assassinated. Severely wounded and on his death bed, Richard is brought back to health by a Saracen doctor recruited by one of his loyal knights, Sir Kenneth of the Leopard (Laurence Harvey). The King recovers from his wounds but when he hears that Sir Lawrence wishes to marry Lady Edith Plantagenet (Virginia Mayo), the knight is banished only to be taken in by the very doctor who treated the King and who has an altogether different identity.
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1953
Devil's Canyon
MovieAug 13, 1953

Devil's Canyon

In 1897 Arizona, an ex-marshal is sent to the territorial prison …
In 1897 Arizona, an ex-marshal is sent to the territorial prison where many of his enemies, among guards and inmates alike, are eager for a chance at payback.
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South Sea Woman
MovieJun 3, 1953

South Sea Woman

AWOL marine Sgt. Jim O'Hearn is court-martialed for a variety …
AWOL marine Sgt. Jim O'Hearn is court-martialed for a variety of offenses that carry 143 years in the stockade or the death penalty but refuses to aid in his own defense.
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She's Back on Broadway
MovieMar 11, 1953

She's Back on Broadway

When her Hollywood career …
When her Hollywood career fails, an actress returns to Broadway and tries for a comeback in a stage show directed by her former lover.
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Mary Catherine O'Shea
Child1953

Mary Catherine O'Shea

Mary Catherine O'Shea born.
1952
The Iron Mistress
MovieNov 19, 1952

The Iron Mistress

Barely historical presentation of the life of Jim Bowie. Here he …
Barely historical presentation of the life of Jim Bowie. Here he goes to New Orleans to sell lumber but falls in love with Judalon. To match his rivals he must become sophisticated and does so. By the time he sells the mill, starts a plantation and tries to wed Jedualon the woman has wed playboy Phillipe. Along the way to true wisdom he designs a special knife made from part of a meteorite.
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She's Working Her Way Through College
MovieJul 9, 1952

She's Working Her Way Through College

Shapely burlesque dancer …
Shapely burlesque dancer Hot Garters Gertie aka Angela Gardner meets her former teacher John Palmer, now a professor at Midwest State... where she decides to begin her new college career. She rents a room; her new landlady proves to be the professor's wife. Among romantic complications, Angela helps the downtrodden dramatic arts department put on a potentially popular musical show...but someone's discovered her secret past. Does she have an ace up her garter?
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1951
Starlift
MovieDec 14, 1951

Starlift

To impress a movie star, a U.S. Air Force crewman pretends he …
To impress a movie star, a U.S. Air Force crewman pretends he is soon to see combat. When his lie gets out, chaos ensues.
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Painting the Clouds with Sunshine
MovieAug 31, 1951

Painting the Clouds with Sunshine

When boyfriend Vince …
When boyfriend Vince Nichols won't give up his gambling, Abby joins vaudeville partners Carol and June in a trek to Las Vegas searching for millionaires, followed by playboy Ted Lansing with a big crush on Abby. When the girls learn that uncle Felix Hoff is going broke with his casino, Abby accepts Ted because of his wealth. Arriving to halt the nuptials is Ted's banker cousin from Boston, Bennington, and an irate Vince.
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Along the Great Divide
MovieMay 16, 1951

Along the Great Divide

A U.S. Marshall and two …
A U.S. Marshall and two deputies rescue a cattle rustler from a lynch mob led by a local cattle baron convinced that the rustler also killed his son.
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Captain Horatio Hornblower
MovieApr 10, 1951

Captain Horatio Hornblower

In 1807, Captain Horatio …
In 1807, Captain Horatio Hornblower leads his ship the HMS Lydia on a perilous voyage around Cape Horn and into the Pacific. The men, even his officers, don't know exactly where he is leading them. England is at war with Napoleon and everyone wonders why they have been sent so far from the action. They eventually arrive on the Pacific coast of Central America where the HMS Lydia has been sent to arm Don Julian Alvarado, who is planning an attack against France's Spanish allies on the North American continent. The hope is that Alvarado's forces will require the French to divert some of their military resources to North American defense in the aid of their Spanish allies. He arrives to learn that a Spanish Galleon is en route and he no sooner captures it and hands it over to Alvarado that he learns the Spanish are now England's allies and he must take it from Alvarado. He also gets a very comely passenger in the form of Lady Barbara Wellesley, sister of the Duke of Wellington. The voyage is uneventful but Horatio and Barbara develop a deep affection for one another, despite that he is married and she is engaged. There are more battles ahead however for Hornblower and he finds himself under the command of Admiral Leighton, Barbara's new husband.
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1950
The West Point Story
MovieNov 25, 1950

The West Point Story

A Broadway director helps the West Point cadets put on a …
A Broadway director helps the West Point cadets put on a show, aided by two lovely ladies and assorted complications.
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The Flame and the Arrow
MovieJul 7, 1950

The Flame and the Arrow

Twelfth-century Lombardy …
Twelfth-century Lombardy lies under the iron heel of German overlord Count Ulrich 'The Hawk', but in the mountains, guerillas yet resist. Five years before our story, Ulrich stole away the pretty wife of young archer Dardo who, cynical rather than embittered, still has little interest in joining the rebels. But this changes when his son, too, is taken from him. The rest is lighthearted swashbuckling, plus romantic interludes with lovely hostage Anne.
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Backfire
MovieJan 26, 1950

Backfire

While recuperating from wartime back injuries at a hospital, …
While recuperating from wartime back injuries at a hospital, veteran Bob Corey is visited on Christmas Eve by a beautiful stranger with an even stranger message.
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1949
Always Leave Them Laughing
MovieNov 23, 1949

Always Leave Them Laughing

Kip Cooper, a successful …
Kip Cooper, a successful comedy star, is the hit of the nation starring on his own television show. His agent, in flashback, tells a young, inexperienced comedian how Cooper rose to the top, mostly running over others on the way. Copper was a small-time comedian who worked upwards through sheer aggressiveness. He double-crosses his sweetheart after she gets him a big break, lies, cheats and steals material in his efforts to succeed. But, he sees the light.
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Red Light
MovieSep 15, 1949

Red Light

The former employee of a trucking company, currently in prison …
The former employee of a trucking company, currently in prison for embezzling the company, plans his eventual revenge against his former boss.
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White Heat
MovieSep 2, 1949

White Heat

Cody Jarrett is the sadistic leader of a ruthless gang of thieves. …
Cody Jarrett is the sadistic leader of a ruthless gang of thieves. Afflicted by terrible headaches and fiercely devoted to his 'Ma,' Cody is a volatile, violent, and eccentric leader. Cody's top henchman wants to lead the gang and attempts to have an 'accident' happen to Cody, while he is running the gang from in jail. But Cody is saved by an undercover cop, who thereby befriends him and infiltrates the gang. Finally, the stage is set for Cody's ultimate betrayal and downfall, during a big heist at a chemical plant.
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The Girl from Jones Beach
MovieJul 16, 1949

The Girl from Jones Beach

Glamour artist Bob Randolph …
Glamour artist Bob Randolph is world famous for his paintings of a stunning beauty dubbed "The Randolph Girl". What the world doesn't know is that his pin-up creation is really a composite of parts of the anatomy of 12 different models. In an effort to find one girl who possesses all the proper physical attributes, Randolph and PR man Chuck Donovan pursue Ruth Wilson, a beauteous schoolteacher who prefers to be admired for her brain rather than her curves. Ruth changes her tune, however, when a published photo of her in a swimsuit causes her to be fired by the uptight schoolboard. She sues for reinstatement and in the process learns that swimsuits and sex appeal do have a place in her world, after all.
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Colorado Territory
MovieJun 3, 1949

Colorado Territory

In Colorado territory, outlaw Wes McQueen escapes jail to pull …
In Colorado territory, outlaw Wes McQueen escapes jail to pull a railroad robbery but, upon meeting pretty settler Julie Ann, he wonders about going straight.
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Flaxy Martin
MovieFeb 15, 1949

Flaxy Martin

Unscrupulous showgirl Flaxy Martin involves young attorney …
Unscrupulous showgirl Flaxy Martin involves young attorney Walter Colby with mobster Hap Richie. A girl is murdered, with the evidence pointing to Flaxy, and Colby takes the rap and gets a 20 year sentence. San Malko gives Colby the clue to the real killer and, en route to prison, he escapes and is found by Nora Carson who shelters him. After escaping from one of Richie's gunmen, Walter heads for Flaxy's apartment, where she admits she double-crossed him.
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1948
A Song Is Born
MovieOct 19, 1948

A Song Is Born

Gangster's moll Honey Swanson goes into hiding when her …
Gangster's moll Honey Swanson goes into hiding when her boyfriend is under investigation by the police. Where better to hide than a musical research institute staffed entirely by lonely bachelors? She gets more than she bargained for when the head of the institute Professor Hobart Frisbee starts to fall for her.
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Smart Girls Don't Talk
MovieOct 9, 1948

Smart Girls Don't Talk

Linda Vickers gets mixed up …
Linda Vickers gets mixed up with gambler Marty Fain. One of Fain's henchmen uses her car in a killing, and the police come around asking questions. Linda decides to indulge in a bit of blackmail. Her brother, "Doc', comes to town and disapproves of the company she keeps. Fain is wounded in a killing and 'Doc' helps him out. But "Doc' is shot, and Linda decides to cooperate with the police, with more dangerous consequences than she bargained for.
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1947
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
MovieAug 4, 1947

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

A clumsy daydreamer gets …
A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy.
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Out of the Blue
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MovieApr 21, 1947

Out of the Blue

Set in an apartment building whose occupants include Arthur …
Set in an apartment building whose occupants include Arthur Earthleigh, a meek and mild type married to the beautiful-but-domineering Mae; a Bohemian artist, David Galleo and his always-there model, Deborah Tyler; and Olive Jensen, a Greenwich Village type who is always slightly-but-continuously inebriated, and whose motto is "love and let love." She calls on George while his wife is out, and when she passes out during his attempts to get her out before his wife returns, he thinks she is dead and deposits her on Galleo's terrace. Galleo takes advantage of the situation by using it in a blackmail scheme against Arthur, which is shaky, at best, as Olive refuses to stay dead.
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Michael O'Shea
Marriage1947

Michael O'Shea

Michael O'Shea (March 17, 1906 – December 4, 1973) was …
Michael O'Shea (March 17, 1906 – December 4, 1973) was known as an American character actor who appeared in feature films and later in television and whose career spanned the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.
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1946
The Best Years of Our Lives
MovieNov 21, 1946

The Best Years of Our Lives

Three World War II veterans …
Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
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The Kid from Brooklyn
MovieMar 21, 1946

The Kid from Brooklyn

Shy milkman Burleigh …
Shy milkman Burleigh Sullivan accidentally knocks out drunken Speed McFarlane, a champion boxer who was flirting with Burleigh's sister. The newspapers get hold of the story and photographers even catch Burleigh knock out Speed again. Speed's crooked manager decides to turn Burleigh into a fighter. Burleigh doesn't realize that all of his opponents have been asked to take a dive. Thinking he really is a great fighter, Burleigh develops a swelled head which puts a crimp in his relationship with pretty nightclub singer Polly Pringle. He may finally get his comeuppance when he challenges Speed for the title.
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1945
Wonder Man
MovieJun 8, 1945

Wonder Man

Boisterous nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew was the …
Boisterous nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew was the witness to a murder committed by gangster Ten Grand Jackson. One night, two of Jackson's thugs kill Buzzy and dump his body in the lake at Prospect Park in Brooklyn. Buzzy comes back as a ghost and summons his bookworm twin, Edwin Dingle, to Prospect Park so that he can help the police nail Jackson.
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1944
The Princess and the Pirate
MovieNov 17, 1944

The Princess and the Pirate

A cowardly actor and a …
A cowardly actor and a runaway princess are voyaging on a ship that is captured by a notorious pirate who recently buried his treasure on a secretly mapped island.
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Seven Days Ashore
MovieApr 25, 1944

Seven Days Ashore

Dan Arland, a womanizing playboy, is looking forward to a seven …
Dan Arland, a womanizing playboy, is looking forward to a seven day leave in his home town of San Francisco with one of two beautiful violinists playing for an all-girl swing band but can't decide which of the two gorgeous gold-diggers he wants to squire around the City by the Bay. Through a series of unusual circumstances both girls, as well as his former fiancée, show up to meet him when he arrives. As both musicians believe they are engaged to him, Dan fears he may become part of one or more "breach of promise" lawsuits. Faking an old war injury, he enlists the help of bumbling shipmates Monty and 'Handsome,' who pose as millionaires in order to distract the girls with unforeseen results.
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1943
Jack London
MovieNov 24, 1943

Jack London

Episodes in the adventurous life of the American novelist (1876 …
Episodes in the adventurous life of the American novelist (1876-1916).
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Michael O'Shea
Relationship1943

Michael O'Shea

Michael O'Shea (March 17, 1906 – December 4, 1973) was …
Michael O'Shea (March 17, 1906 – December 4, 1973) was known as an American character actor who appeared in feature films and later in television and whose career spanned the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.
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1920
Virginia Mayo
BirthNovember 1920

Virginia Mayo

Virginia Mayo was born.
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