A nightclub singer refuses to “date” customers, so she’s framed for the murder of her aunt.
Geoff Carter is the head of a crumbling air freight service in desperate need of a replacement pilot. He is forced to hire a descredited aviator who arrives with his wife, Carter’s ex-lover. Meanwhile, traveler Bonnie Lee tries to get close to the emotionally closed-off Carter.
A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.
One of the sons of Frankenstein finds his father’s monster in a coma and revives him, only to find out he is controlled by Ygor who is bent on revenge.
The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw’s son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff becomes companion and soulmate to Hindley’s sister, Catherine. After her parents die, Cathy and Heathcliff grow up wild and free on the Moors and despite the continued enmity between Hindley and Heathcliff they’re happy — until Cathy…
A typical American family visits the 1939 World’s Fair
Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer Molly Adair. As she becomes a star she marries an actor, so Connors fires them. She asks for him as director of her next film. Many silent stars shown making the transition to sound.
Bill Snibson, a chancer from Lambeth Walk in South London, is informed that he has been discovered to be the long-lost heir to a title and castle which he can claim provided he is able to convince his new relations that he has enough aristocratic bearing. Things soon begin to go awry however, particularly when Sally, Bill’s girlfriend from Lambeth, turns up.
After disappearing for two years, Clem Spender returns on the day his former fiancée, Delia, is marrying another man. Her cousin Charlotte sneaks away with Clem, who enlists in the Union Army the next day and dies soon after. Charlotte and Clem’s child, Clementina, grows up not knowing critical Charlotte is her mother. Jealous of Charlotte’s affair, Delia pretends to be Clementina’s mother, sabotaging mother and child’s relationship.
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The (pre-WWII) Army takes over a large area of land, over the objection of citizens and corporations who live and work there.
A Russian prince disguised as a worker and a cafe singer secretly involved in revolutionary activities fall in love.
In the wake of the Spanish-American war, military doctor Bill Canavan (Cooper) arrives at a war-torn Filipino outpost. Infested with cholera and under attack from a vicious local Moro chieftain, the troops are terrified and their commanding officer has all but given up hope. Outnumbered and out of supplies, Canavan decides to trade his scalpel for a rifle and rally the few remaining troops into one last stand before the outpost and everyone inside becomes…
An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.
This period drama frames the tumultuous affair between Queen Elizabeth I and the man who would be King of England.
Bill Burnett, a resident of Bali, visits New York City, meets and falls in love with Gail Allen, the successful manager of a Fifth Avenue shop, who is determined to remain free and independent. Bill proposes, Gail declines and Bill goes home to Bali. But a young girl, Rosie, and Tony the Window Cleaner, who dispels advice on every floor, soon have Gail thinking maybe she was a bit hasty with her no to Bill’s…
Harlan version of Sunrise
Playboy Bill Carey woos a half-caste beauty in French Indochina, but her second-class legal status makes a formidable barrier.
Séraphine and her mother arrive in Paris to visit the 1867 World Exhibition. In an overcrowded city, they must be accommodated in separate hotels. During the night the mother, who wasn’t feeling very well, gets suddenly worse. When next morning Séraphine goes to meet her every trace of her presence has disappeared and everybody denies having ever met her. The bewildered young woman must find someone who believes her. A previous version of So Long…
In coastal Cornwall, England, during the early 19th Century, a young woman discovers that she’s living with a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecking for profit.