Exclusive Story (1936)

Ace Acello (Joseph Calleia) is working for gangster Martin Werther (Robert Barrat), operating a numbers racket — an illegal lottery which never has an honest winner. Acello approaches grocer Michael Devlin (J. Farrell MacDonald) in hopes to sell numbers to his store’s customers. When Devlin isn’t crazy about the idea, Acello tries to intimidate him…

Chance at Heaven (1933)

Blacky Gorman (Joel McCrea) and Marje Harris (Ginger Rogers) are young and in love. They’ve been casually dating for a couple of years, and Blacky is finally ready to propose, having found success as a gas station owner. Their future is set. One day, though, Glory Franklyn (Marian Nixon) comes veering into Blacky’s life. She…

Bed of Roses (1933)

Lorry Evans (Constance Bennett) and Minnie Brown (Pert Kelton) have been released from jail and are boarding a boat for New Orleans. They’re short on money and prospects, but hope they’ll have some luck in the city. When they run into trouble on the boat, Lorry jumps overboard to avoid being arrested again and is…

Wise Girl (1937)

Susan Fletcher (Miriam Hopkins) is an heiress on an adventure. She has left her father’s mansion and all of its comforts for the odd and exciting world of Greenwich Village. She’s not exactly on vacation, though. Susan’s on a mission. Her orphaned nieces, Katie (Marianna Strelby) and Joan (Betty Philson), are living in Greenwich with…

The Silver Horde (1930)

Boyd Emerson (Joel McCrea) and Fraser (Raymond Hatton) are traveling through Alaska by dog sled when they land in the small fishing village of Kalvik. There they meet Cherry Malotte (Evelyn Brent), who is hospitable to them and fills them in on the ruthlessness of the town’s leader, Marsh (Gavin Gordon). Marsh won’t let any…

The Case of the Curious Bride (1935)

Rhoda Montaine (Margaret Lindsay) has just learned some shocking news. Her first husband, Gregory Moxley (Errol Flynn), was thought to be dead… but he’s alive. Not only that, he’s blackmailing Rhoda! Rhoda has remarried with Carl Montaine (Donald Woods), a wealthy man. She wants to protect him from scandal, so she calls on her old…

The Witness Chair (1936)

The body of businessman Stanley Whittaker (Douglass Dumbrille) has been found in his office, gun in hand and next to a typewritten confession that he’s guilty of embezzlement. Lieutenant Poole (Moroni Olsen) and his assistant (Fred Kelsey) initially assume that the death is a suicide… but after closer examination, foul play is suspected. But who…

M’liss (1936)

Melissa Smith (Anne Shirley), known as “M’liss” for short, is the daughter of gold miner Washoe Smith (Guy Kibbee). A whole town has built up around Washoe’s claim — Smith’s Pocket. But Washoe has become unwelcome in his own town. His luck with gold has run out, and he’s being forced out of his home,…

Night Waitress (1936)

Helen Roberts (Margot Grahame) is a San Francisco waitress working at a dockside restaurant. She’s also an ex-con on probation. Determined to make a better life for herself, Helen just wants to work and stay out of trouble. When she meets persistent schooner captain Martin Rhodes (Gordon Jones),  however, his charms may lead her into…

Hold Your Man (1933)

Eddie Hall (Clark Gable) is on the run from the police. Taking shelter in an apartment building, he runs into the apartment of Ruby Adams (Jean Harlow), a stranger. Luckily for Eddie, Ruby is more than willing to help him out. She hides him in her bathroom and covers for him when the cops come…