In 1870, five ex-Confederate soldiers get embroiled in a foreign civil war south of the border.
A seaplane departs for China. On board are a nurse escaping a loveless marriage to do work with refugees, a woman hoping to surprise her estranged son, a wealthy heiress trying to distance herself from labor troubles, an oily politician, a moll and a mobster fleeing the wrath of the gangs they’ve double-crossed, two rival […]
After an enigmatic, self-described pathologist rents the attic room of a Victorian house, his landlady begins to suspect her lodger is Jack the Ripper. Director: Hugo Fregonese Writers: Robert Presnell Jr. (screenplay), Barré Lyndon (screenplay) (as Barre Lyndon) | 1 more credit » Stars: Jack Palance, Constance Smith, Byron Palmer
Stars: Tim Holt, James Britton, Jack Herman Writer/Director: Russ Marker A Nazi scientist invents a time machine enabling him to go back to alter the events of WWII.
Super-sleuth Lamont Cranston, (aka “The Shadow”) investigates the theft of jewels from a grave. Directors: Phil Rosen, William Beaudine (uncredited) Writer: George Callahan (original screenplay) Stars: Kane Richmond, Barbara Read, Tom Dugan
Jimmy Stewart plays Jimmy Haskell, a failed music store owner who gets involved with a scrappy band of Irish musicians, much to the dismay of his Uncle C.J. (Charles Winninger), an avowed music-hater who had hoped Jimmy would work in his health food store. Bandleader Horace Heidt stars as himself, while Paulette Goddard, fresh from […]
Two murders are committed and a $50,000 Chinese Mandarin stamp is stolen, tossed around and eventually recovered as an aggregation of costly-stamp counterfeiters are uncovered through the mastermind investigation by Ellery Queen.’
Stars: Frankie Darro, Marjorie Reynolds, Mantan Moreland Director: Howard Bretherton A delivery boy for a flower shop, who thinks of himself as an amateur detective, finds out that his boss is mixed up with a foreign espionage ring.
Thomas P. Manning, businessman and chess expert mysteriously shot in a locked room, dies clutching some chess pieces. Police are baffled, and finally abandon the case. Six months later, victim’s daughter Leah Manning, stung by a scurrilous book about the case, enlists the aid of Charlie Chan and Number 3 Son. Additional murders follow, leading […]
Starring Frankie Darro, Mantan Moreland, Marjorie Reynolds, Lorna Gray (Adrian Booth), Gordon Jones and Tris Coffin. Directed by Howard Bretherton. Breezy programmer about the murder of a none too likable songstress (Lorna Gray) during a rehearsal at a radio station. Frankie Darro and Mantan Moreland — in their fifth of eight films together — find […]