Upper World (1934)

“Just because a guy’s got a lot of dough, he thinks he can get away with murder!” Alex Stream (Warren William) is the very wealthy, very busy boss of a railroad company. He has a happy family, but his wife Hettie (Mary Astor) spends more time with her high-society friends than she spends with him.…

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…

Don’t Bet on Blondes (1935)

Odds Owen (Warren William) is a bookie who has just lost a big bet on a horse race. This loss was through no fault of his own, though. Opposing better T. Everett Markham (Clay Clement) has been doping the horses. Disgusted by Markham’s behavior and the general trend of dishonesty in the gamblin’ game, Odds…

The Mind Reader (1933)

What’s one to do when snake oil-selling and faux-dentistry don’t work out as career paths? Become a future-seer, of course. Chandra the Great (Warren William) travels from town to town pretending to read minds, assisted by his pal Frank (Allen Jenkins), who gives him prompts through a hidden microphone. In one of the towns, Chandra…

Under Eighteen (1932)

Sophie Evans (Anita Page) is set to marry the man she loves, Alfred (Norman Foster). Sophie’s sister, Marge (Marian Marsh), is taken by the idea of romance and weddings, and hopes she’ll soon find her own true love, though she’s just a teenager. After the death of Marge’s father, she goes to work as a…

Bedside (1934)

Bob Brown (Warren William) is working as an x-ray tech and only needs one more year of medical school to become certified as a doctor. But med school costs money, and that’s where Bob has trouble. He’s a gambler and swiftly loses his tuition funds. Caroline Grant (Jean Muir), a nurse working in the same…

Goodbye Again (1933)

Kenneth Bixby (Warren William) is a sensation of the American literary world, having written a number of best-selling, well-received novels. By his side through it all is Anne Rogers (Joan Blondell), his faithful secretary. While on a lecture tour, Kenneth reconnects with Julie Wilson (Genevieve Tobin), a girlfriend from his past. Julie believes she inspired…

The Secret Bride (1934)

This film was viewed as a part of TMP’s Barbara Stanwyck filmography project. Check out Listography for links to all previous reviews in the project! Ruth Vincent (Barbara Stanwyck) is the daughter of a governor (Arthur Byron). She has secretly married Robert Sheldon (Warren William), a district attorney. The two are very happy and plan…

Employees’ Entrance (1933)

In New York City during the Depression, everyone suffered – especially those struggling to keep their businesses open. One such man is Kurt Anderson (Warren William), manager of a department store in big financial trouble. The store is doing only 1/3 of the business that it did before the Depression hit. Kurt is also a…

The Wolf Man (1941)

Larry Talbot (Lon Chaney, Jr.) has been living in America, but when his brother passes away he returns to his ancestral home in Wales. He hopes to reconnect with his father, who he has had a strained relationship with. While in Wales, Larry takes an interest in Gwen (Evelyn Ankers), a local girl who works…