Plot Author Matching "Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>" (Sorted by Title Ascending)



1. $10 Raise (1935)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Hubert T. Wilkins is a timid, underpaid bookkeeper who, after long years of timidity, gets the courage from his sweetheart, Emily Converse, to ask his boss, gruff-and-mean Mr. Bates, for a ... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Edward Everett Horton, Karen Morley, Alan Dinehart, Glen Boles

Votes: 12

2. 'Fraidy Cat (1951)

Approved | 16 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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Hired as guards to protect an antique shop, Joe and Jim run into a gorilla who has been trained by a gang of thieves to rob the store.

Director: Jules White | Stars: Joe Besser, Jim Hawthorne, Ray Corrigan, Eddie Baker

Votes: 25

3. 'Sno Fun (1951)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

4.5
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Heckle and Jeckle of the Northwest Unmounted Police pursue the dreaded outlaw, Powerful Pierre.

Director: Eddie Donnelly | Star: Dayton Allen

Votes: 17

4. 'Taint Legal (1940)

Approved | 16 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

5.4
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Edgar Kennedy is over-joyed when told he has won a $5,000 prize in a "How To Be Happy Though Married" contest. A reporter interviews Edgar and his wife Vivien who tell him about their ... See full summary »

Director: Harry D'Arcy | Stars: Edgar Kennedy, Vivien Oakland, Billy Franey, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 8

5. 1. April 2000 (1952)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.8
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It is the year 2000 and the World Global Union is in charge, although other countries are allowed to elect their own government leaders, as long as they support the Union. When Austria's ... See full summary »

Director: Wolfgang Liebeneiner | Stars: Hilde Krahl, Josef Meinrad, Waltraut Haas, Judith Holzmeister

Votes: 169

6. 10,000 Kids and a Cop (1948)

Short, Documentary

7.1
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A documentary showing the constructive approach taken by the Lou Costello, Jr. Youth Foundation in Los Angeles toward prevention of juvenile delinquency. William Bendix, as a neighborhood ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, William Bendix, James Stewart

Votes: 39

7. 13 Frightened Girls (1963)

Approved | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

5.2
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While attending a school for diplomats' daughters, the teen-aged daughter of the American ambassador uses her access to various embassies to engage in espionage.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Murray Hamilton, Joyce Taylor, Hugh Marlowe, Khigh Dhiegh

Votes: 544

8. 13 Lead Soldiers (1948)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Mystery

6.3
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Captain Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond is called in to solve the murder of a man from whom two lead soldiers were stolen. Drummond learns that the two soldiers were part of a set of thirteen which... See full summary »

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Tom Conway, Maria Palmer, Helen Westcott, John Newland

Votes: 75

9. 15 Maiden Lane (1936)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Insurance investigator Trevor pretends to be a thief to enter a gang of jewel thieves.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Claire Trevor, Cesar Romero, Douglas Fowley, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 25

10. 16 Fathoms Deep (1948)

Approved | 82 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.0
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In post-WW2 Florida, a former Navy diver is hired by Greek-American sponge divers who are at the mercy of a crooked sponge-exchange owner.

Director: Irving Allen | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Lon Chaney Jr., Arthur Lake, Eric Feldary

Votes: 63

11. Craig Kennedy, Criminologist (1952– )
Episode: 1616 Hidden Lane Road

Crime, Drama, Mystery

Craig Kennedy, famed criminologist, starts on a mission in a sinister setting of a storm-swept mountain hideaway to save an heir from impending matrimony, but runs head-on into a far more ... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Weiss | Stars: Donald Woods, Sydney Mason, Lewis Wilson, Mary Adams

12. 18 Million Orphans (1945)

Approved | 17 min | Short, History, News

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This March-of-Time entry presents a kaleidoscopic analysis of the hardships facing the Filipino people at the end of World War II. In contrast to the scenes of war's devastation are ... See full summary »

Director: Richard De Rochemont | Stars: Jackson Beck, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur

13. 20 Million Miles to Earth (1957)

Not Rated | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.4
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The first U.S. spaceship to Venus crash-lands off the coast of Sicily on its return trip. A dangerous, lizard-like creature comes with it and quickly grows gigantic.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: William Hopper, Joan Taylor, Thomas Browne Henry, Frank Puglia

Votes: 5,870

14. 20,000 Men a Year (1939)

Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Pilot disobeys unsafe orders and loses his job. He then starts a flying school which receives a boost when the government launches a program which it hopes will produce 20,000 pilots a year.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Randolph Scott, Preston Foster, Margaret Lindsay, Mary Healy

Votes: 45

15. The Facts of Love (1945)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A group of young people are having a good time, when their parents return home unexpectedly from holiday.

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Gordon Harker, Betty Balfour, Jimmy Hanley, Carla Lehmann

Votes: 38

16. 3 Kids and a Queen (1935)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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A wealthy woman is taken in by three slum kids when she falls out of her carriage and hurts herself when her horse spooks.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: May Robson, Charlotte Henry, Bill Burrud, Frankie Darro

Votes: 20

17. White Fire (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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American Gregor Stevens arrives in London searching for his brother who, unknown to him, has been convicted of a murder and is within three days of being executed. He meets Yvonne Durante, ... See full summary »

Director: John Gilling | Stars: Scott Brady, Mary Castle, John Blythe, Gabrielle Brune

Votes: 152

18. 40,000 Miles with Lindbergh (1928)

Passed | Documentary, Biography, History

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A compilation-film (with a linking titles-narrative of time and place and event) of all the M-G-M newsreel footage ever shot on Charles Lindbergh from the first days in which he became a ... See full summary »

Star: Charles A. Lindbergh

19. 45 Calibre Echo (1932)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

4.8
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A cowhand and his sidekick come to the Texas border country looking for the man who had lured the cowhand's sister in bondage in Mexico. But the man doesn't want to be found and has hired some gunmen to see that he isn't.

Director: Bruce Mitchell | Stars: Jack Perrin, Ben Corbett, Elinor Fair, Olin Francis

Votes: 15

20. 5 Steps to Danger (1957)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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During the 1950s, a man's car trip from L.A. to Texas turns into a Cold-War espionage drama when his car breaks down and he accepts a lift from a stranger.

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Ruth Roman, Sterling Hayden, Werner Klemperer, Richard Gaines

Votes: 508

21. 6 Day Bike Rider (1934)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy

6.2
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To get his girl back, that has fallen for a biker, a worker and one of his friends enter a six day race.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Maxine Doyle, Frank McHugh, Gordon Westcott

Votes: 275

22. 8 Girls in a Boat (1934)

Passed | 85 min | Drama

7.0
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In an exclusive Swiss school for young girls, Christa Storm discovers she is going to have a baby, and keeps the secret from everyone but her lover, David Perrin, a young medical student. ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Dorothy Wilson, Douglass Montgomery, Kay Johnson, Walter Connolly

Votes: 17

23. 80 Steps to Jonah (1969)

G | 107 min | Drama

6.0
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A young man hiding from the law takes refuge in a summer camp for blind children.

Director: Gerd Oswald | Stars: Wayne Newton, Mickey Rooney, Jo Van Fleet, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 160

24. 99 and 44/100% Dead! (1974)

Passed | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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Uncle Frank Kelly calls on Harry Crown to help him in a gang war. The war becomes personal when Harry's new girlfriend is kidnapped by Uncle Frank's enemy, Big Eddie.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Richard Harris, Chuck Connors, Edmond O'Brien, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 617

25. A 111-es (1938)

80 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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Count Sandor Vajk casts off a former lover, Olga Komarowska, who dies. Joe Selfridge, a magician, sets out to avenge the dead girl. He employs hypnotism, illusions and Vera, the sister of ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Sekely | Stars: Mária Lázár, Jenö Törzs, Pál Jávor, Gyula Csortos

Votes: 19

26. A Battery of Songs (1930)

Passed | 9 min | Short, Musical, Sport

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Famed Major League baseball pitcher Waite Hoyt, playing for the New York Yankees in 1930, in addition to being a mortician in the off-season, was also a singer of note, appearing often on ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Mack | Stars: Waite Hoyt, J. Fred Coots, Mae Questel

27. A Blissful Blunder (1952)

Approved | 20 min | Comedy, Short

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Some unknown parents leave a baby on Andy's doorstep and this gets him in several kinds of trouble with the police. But, before it is over, Andy is cleared, when the mother is found, and ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Andy Clyde, Esther Howard, Fred Kelsey, Ruth Godfrey

28. A Boy, a Girl and a Dog (1946)

Passed | 75 min | Action, Drama, War

7.0
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During World War II, a young boy and girl, living with their respective families in an apartment house that had restrictions against pets, adopt a lost dog and hide it in a vacant apartment... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Kline | Stars: Sharyn Moffett, Jerry Hunter, Harry Davenport, Lionel Stander

Votes: 46

29. A Bum Steer (1957)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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In this Cinemascope Terrytoon, Beefy the Bull retires from the bullfighting ring after successfully defending his championship. His son, Beefy Junior, vows that he too will become a great ... See full summary »

Directors: Mannie Davis, Gene Deitch | Stars: Allen Swift, Lionel Wilson

30. A Burglar to the Rescue (1931)

Passed | 18 min | Short, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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The story is about a bank president who has been stealing from the bank. One night, as he is working on the books to cover his crimes,a visitor arrives with a gun. In the conversation that ... See full summary »

Director: George Cochrane | Stars: Thurston Hall, Charlotte Wynters, Frank Shannon, Arthur Aylesworth

Votes: 8

31. A Clean Sweep (1938)

Approved | 20 min | Comedy, Short

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Edgar lost his job at the bank three months ago, but hasn't told his wife, and they have been living off their savings, while Edgar pretends to go to work everyday. He answers a want-ad for... See full summary »

Director: Charles E. Roberts | Stars: Edgar Kennedy, Vivien Oakland, Eddie Dunn, Billy Franey

32. A Clean-Up on the Curb (1931)

Passed | 18 min | Short, Comedy

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Stuttering Roscoe Ates, billed as Rosco Ates, is about to jump off the roof of a tall building because he lost $100 of his wife's money in the stock market, when is is stopped by a ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Roscoe Ates, Vivien Oakland, Kay Deslys, Stanley Blystone

33. A Close Call for Ellery Queen (1942)

Passed | 67 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

5.6
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Two mysterious seamen come from Alan Rogers' past to blackmail him as he seeks to locate his missing daughters. Ellery Queen is called in by Stewart Cole, Rogers' secretary. Queen goes to ... See full summary »

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: William Gargan, Margaret Lindsay, Charley Grapewin, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 64

34. A Close Shave (1929)

Comedy, Short

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Pete is an amateur barber who messes things up in a barber shop patronized by both sexes. He especially draws the ire of the fitfully jealous George Billings (Vernon Dent), as George ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Edwards | Stars: Johnny Burke, Carmelita Geraghty, Vernon Dent, Andy Clyde

35. A Cold Romance (1949)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short

5.4
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That most treacherous of all the treacherous cats, Oil Can Harry, tricks Might Mouse with just a tiny bit of sneering-and-leering treachery and, after binding Our Hero to a tree trunk, ... See full summary »

Director: Mannie Davis

Votes: 17

36. A College Racket (1931)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short

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Some college students attend a nightclub, "The Pirate's Den", that the Dean of the college has declared off-limits to students. They start to wreck it in their playful mood when another ... See full summary »

Director: Harold Beaudine | Stars: Glenn Tryon, Betty Lorraine, Vernon Dent, Eddie Baker

37. A Dangerous Game (1941)

Passed | 61 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

4.8
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Detectives Dick Williams and Andy McAllister find themselves trying to solve several crimes at an isolated mentally-ill hospital, where the patients range from slightly daffy to criminally ... See full summary »

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Richard Arlen, Andy Devine, Jean Brooks, Edward Brophy

Votes: 39

38. A Dangerous Profession (1949)

Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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LA ex-cop Vince Kane is a bail-bondsman who bails out the suspect of a securities bonds robbery but his client disappears, prompting Vince to investigate.

Director: Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: George Raft, Ella Raines, Pat O'Brien, Bill Williams

Votes: 487

39. A Date with the Falcon (1942)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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Gay Lawrence, aka The Falcon, is about to depart the city to marry his fiancée, Helen Reed, when a mystery girl, Rita Mara, asks for his aid in disposing of a secret formula for making ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Reis | Stars: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, James Gleason, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 697

40. A Daughter of the Sioux (1925)

Passed | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.1
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U.S. Government surveyor John Field suspects Nanette, the adopted daughter of Cavalry-Major Webb, of being a spy and disclosing government secrets to the Sioux tribe, in their war against ... See full summary »

Director: Ben F. Wilson | Stars: Ben F. Wilson, Neva Gerber, Robert Walker, Fay Adams

Votes: 10

41. A Day and a Night (1917)

Short, Comedy

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Abner Goode (William Fables), s small-town minister, discharges the church choir and journeys to New York City to hire a new one. He wanders into a movie studio. He greatly resembles the ... See full summary »

Director: J.A. Richmond | Stars: William Fables, Amy Dennis, Patrick Carson, James Harris

42. A Day at the Zoo (1939)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.0
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A tour of the zoo, in typical Tex Avery style: a series of one-liners and sight gags, punctuated by Egghead teasing a lion at intervals, despite the admonishments of the narrator.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Tex Avery, Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce

Votes: 353

43. Land of Laughter (1957)

Approved | 15 min | Short, Music, Sport

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Another of the Columbia Featurette travelogues, produced by England's Warwick Productions, and this one visits Trinidad at fiesta time, where frogs whistle, birds speak French, and oysters ... See full summary »

Director: Euan Lloyd | Star: Trevor Howard

44. A Demon for Trouble (1934)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.8
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Dyer is buying ranches and then retrieving his check by having his gang kill the owner. Bob Worth arrives just as Buck Morton is killed and gets blamed for the murder. Fleeing from the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Bob Steele, Don Alvarado, Gloria Shea, Nick Stuart

Votes: 43

45. A Dog's Best Friend (1959)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Western

5.8
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A young orphan rejects his foster parents--instead turning to a German Shepard whose master was recently murdered. Stumbling on some evidence, the boy is rescued from the killer by his dog.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Bill Williams, Marcia Henderson, Roger Mobley, Roy Engel

Votes: 28

46. A Face in the Fog (1936)

Approved | 61 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.5
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A mysterious killer known as The Fiend uses an unusual bullet as his trademark for his murders.

Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: June Collyer, Lloyd Hughes, Lawrence Gray, Jack Mulhall

Votes: 127

47. A Fig Leaf for Eve (1944)

Approved | 69 min | Drama

5.8
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An "exotic dancer" is thrown in jail for "lewd activity." She later discovers the raid was set up by her boss to get publicity.

Director: Don Brodie | Stars: Jan Wiley, Phil Warren, Eddie Dunn, Janet Scott

Votes: 53

48. A Fight to the Finish (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Drama

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Duke Mallor (Don Terry) is an independent taxicab driver who after being double-crossed and framed by Eddie Hawkins (Ward Bond), cab-driver for the city's biggest taxicab fleet, serves ... See full summary »

Director: Charles C. Coleman | Stars: Don Terry, Rosalind Keith, Ward Bond, George McKay

49. A Fight to the Finish (1947)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Action

6.0
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Mighty Mouse at his fighting and singing best, rescuing the damsel-in-distress and his sweetheart, Pearl Pureheart, from the clutches of the oil-can-harry villain. He even finds himself ... See full summary »

Director: Connie Rasinski | Star: Tom Morrison

Votes: 23

50. A Fool and His Honey (1952)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

5.2
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Wally suspects Eddie of having more than a friendly interest in Wally's wife, and his suspicions, he thinks, are confirmed when he finds Eddie in his apartment. Eddie has a logical reason ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Wally Vernon, Eddie Quillan, Jean Willes, Frank Sully

Votes: 6


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