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Bad Boy is a 1935 American comedy film directed by John G. Blystone and written by Allen Rivkin. The film stars James Dunn, Dorothy Wilson, Louise Fazenda,
, John Wray and Luis Alberni. The film was released on October 25, 1935, by Fox Film Corporation.
It Happened in Hollywood is a 1937 American comedy film directed by Harry Lachman and starring Richard Dix, Fay Wray and
. The arrival of sound wrecks the career of a leading western actor while his leading lady rises to new heights.
Behind City Lights is a 1945 American crime film directed by John English and written by Richard Weil and Gertrude Walker. The film stars Lynne Roberts, Peter Cookson, Jerome Cowan, Esther Dale, William Terry and
. The film was released on September 10, 1945, by Republic Pictures.
Dr. Jeremiah Morley (
) is concerned about an imminent nuclear war. He organizes an expedition of scientists and has them use an atomic-powered machine, the Cyclotram, capable of drilling through earth and stone, to find an underground environment where humanity could escape the coming holocaust.
On the ship, the Merman, is Dawson (Alec Craig), a steward who helped Joe against his unknown assailant. Also on the ship are Captain Saul (William Edmunds) and his mate, Buck Harris (
). Among the few passengers is the alluring Nita Paxton (Phyllis Brooks), who a cabaret artist whom Joe takes a liking to the minute he boards the ship.
Fair Warning is a 1937 American mystery film written and directed by Norman Foster. The film stars J. Edward Bromberg, Betty Furness, John Payne,
, Bill Burrud and Gavin Muir. The film was released on March 5, 1937, by 20th Century Fox.
The Wyoming Bandit is a 1949 American Western film directed by Philip Ford and written by M. Coates Webster. The film stars Allan Lane, Eddy Waller, Trevor Bardette,
, Rand Brooks and William Haade. The film was released on July 15, 1949, by Republic Pictures.
Dr. Cyclops is a 1940 American Technicolor science fiction horror film from Paramount Pictures, produced by Dale Van Every and Merian C. Cooper, directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack, and starring Thomas Coley,
, Janice Logan, Charles Halton, Frank Yaconelli, and Albert Dekker.
The day before Bradford's scheduled execution, Julia meets with Abraham Lincoln (
, seen only in silhouette) and pleads for Bradford's life. Lincoln reveals that at that very moment, Generals Lee and Grant are meeting at Appomattox Courthouse to end the war. As the war is over, and in a symbol of the reconciliation between North and South, Lincoln pardons Bradford in the spirit of his second inaugural address, "With malice toward none; with charity for all..."
When Lawrence asks Helen to meet him at a nightclub, he knows follow Helen and Goldie will be followed. At gunpoint, Rita abducts Lawrence once again and takes him to her accomplice in a warehouse where Max Carlson (
) is holding the real Waldo Sampson captive. After obtaining the secret formula, Max decides to kill Sampson and Lawrence. Rita knocks out Lawrence, and turns on her partner, killing him, but does not locate Sampson's formula.
Initial shooting was completed on March 24, 1939, 31 days over its shooting schedule. This was followed with several weeks of second unit shooting of aircraft flying in various locations in the western United States. A few re-takes were shot in April with Cary Grant and
. Two days of re-shoots with Rita Hayworth were also shot, but were directed by Charles Vidor.
As time passes, Diane loses her timidity and shows her feelings for Chico, which leads to a loving relationship. They are about to marry, when Chico suddenly receives a draft notice. Before leaving with Gobin (
) to fight in World War I, Chico promises her that they are married in the eyes of God and promises to think of her every morning. Shortly after his departure, Diane's sister comes to the garret to try to lure Diane back to the café, but Diane, now mentally strong because of Chico's love, beats her up until she runs away.
Wolfe arranges for all of Hibbard's surviving Harvard pals to gather at his residence. All agree to, except for taxi driver Pitney Scott (
). Wolfe later learns that the two friends of Hibbard's were experiencing financial difficulties. Meanwhile, Wolfe's partner Archie Goodwin (Lionel Stander) is sent to guard Chapin's house. Chapin is also invited to join the meeting at Wolfe's house. Just as he arrives, Dr. Burton (Kenneth Hunter) is shot by a hidden assailant. Wolfe, seeing the direction the shot came from, vouches for Chapin's innocence. Some time later, both Goodwin and Wolfe are captured by Mark, who despises them for initially accusing Chapin of the wrongdoing.
Born in Jersey City, New Jersey,
began his career in entertainment at the age of eighteen by joining a vaudeville company. In the mid-1920s he began to perform in Broadway plays and by the end of the decade had made his debut in motion pictures. For the next two decades he made a good living as a character actor in secondary or minor roles in films such as "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" (1938). He was frequently cast as a villain. While staging a fight scene with John Wayne for a 1942 film, Kilian suffered a serious injury that resulted in the loss of one eye.
During the McCarthyism of the 1950s,
was blacklisted for his political beliefs but because the Actors' Equity Association refused to go along with the ban, Kilian was able to earn a living by returning to perform on stage. After Hollywood's blacklisting ended, he began doing guest roles on television series during the 1970s. He is best known for his role as Grandpa Larkin (aka The Fernwood Flasher) in the television soap opera spoof "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" (1976). Kilian's wife, Daisy Johnson, to whom he had been married for 46 years, died in 1961.
Barnyard Follies is a 1940 Republic Pictures musical comedy drama B movie directed by Frank McDonald with music directed by Cy Feuer and dance choreography by Josephine Earl. Set in the rural American West, a small-town orphanage struggles to become self-supporting through its 4-H Club projects. The screenplay, written by Dorrell McGowan and Stuart E. McGowan, is based on a story concept by Robert T. Shannon. Released October 6, 1940, the film stars Mary Lee, Rufe Davis, Harry Cheshire, June Storey, Ralph Bowman, Joan Woodbury, Jed Prouty,
, and Isabel Randolph.
As the lead actress, Britton was the protagonist child of an American father and Spanish mother, Dones "Jose" and "Zara Montalvo", as portrayed by
and Cecil Weston who is credited as Cecile Weston. The Montalvo family possessed land rights or Spanish land grants to a hacienda with gold mines present. Abroad, the daughter came home to California and witnessed her parents being murdered by "Hank" (John Merton) and an unknown man, "Sheriff Jim Harden", who was played by Barton MacLane. Montalvo initially approached Harden about the crimes but eventually recognized him as part of murderers' gang. She teamed up with Phillip Reed, in the role of "Joaquin Murietta", to regain her rightful inheritance. Together they assumed false identities with Montalvo hidden behind the alias of a Zorro-like character named "Lola Belmont" with Murietta as "Carlos del Rio".
In the spring of 1979, Kilian appeared in an episode of TV’s "All in the Family", "The Return of Stephanie's Father", portraying a desk clerk in a seedy hotel. In the same episode fellow veteran Hollywood character actor Charles Wagenheim (1896-1979) appeared as a ‘bum’ in the hotel’s lobby. Just weeks before the episode aired, on March 6, 1979 (Kilian’s birthday), the 83 year-old Wagenheim was bludgeoned to death in his Hollywood apartment after he was surprised coming home from grocery shopping during an act of robbery. Five days later, on March 11, 1979,
, who lived alone in Hollywood just blocks from Wagenheim, was also beaten to death by burglars in his apartment.
The story begins with a newsreel summing up the gangster life of John Dillinger in detail. At the end of the newsreel, Dillinger's father (
) walks onto the stage and speaks to the movie audience about his son's childhood back in Indiana. He talks of John’s childhood as having been ordinary and not very eventful, but concedes that his son had ambitions and wanted to go his own way. The young Dillinger left his childhood town to find his fortune in Indianapolis, but soon ran out of money. The scene fades to a restaurant, where John (Tierney) is on a date and finds himself humiliated by the waiter who refuses to accept a check for the meal; unable to pay for the meal, he excuses himself, runs into a nearby grocery store and robs it for $7.20 in cash. He makes the clerk at the store believe he has a gun in his hand under the jacket.
Biologists Dr. Mary Robinson (Janice Logan) and Dr. Bullfinch (Charles Halton) are summoned by Dr. Alexander Thorkel (Albert Dekker) to his remote laboratory in the Peruvian jungle. They are accompanied by mineralogist Dr. Bill Stockton (Thomas Coley), a friend of Mary's and a last minute substitute for another scientist, and Steve Baker (
), who wants to make sure his hired mules are well cared for (and suspects Thorkel may have discovered a rich mine). When they arrive, Thorkel asks the scientists to describe a specimen in his microscope, since his eyesight is too poor for him to do so himself. Bill identifies iron crystal contamination, much to Thorkel's satisfaction. Then, to their astonishment, Thorkel thanks them for their services and wants them to leave.
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