An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall.
A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.
The Tarzan story from Jane's point of view. Jane Parker visits her father in Africa where she joins him on an expedition. A couple of brief encounters with Tarzan establish a (sexual) bond ... See full summary »
A traveler obsessed with the supernatural visits an old inn and finds evidence of vampires.
The Marx Brothers take on higher education and football in this riotous comedy. The newly minted president of Huxley University, Quincy Adams Wagstaff (Groucho Marx), is getting pressure from his son Frank (Zeppo Marx) to improve the football squad at the school. Frank thinks his father should recruit two professional ball players so Huxley can finally defeat their gridiron rival, Darwin. But when Wagstaff hires the wrong guys, suddenly a pair of bootleggers are wreaking havoc as undergrads.
Seeking shelter from a storm, five travelers are in for a bizarre and terrifying night when the stumble upon the Femm family estate.
A tale of the love between ambulance driver Lt. Henry and Nurse Catherine Barkley during World War I. The action takes place in Italy and the two fall in love during the war and will stop ... See full summary »
A young French soldier in World War I is overcome with guilt when he kills a German soldier who, like himself, is a musically gifted conscript, each having attended the same musical ... See full summary »
The young and patriotic student Demachy joins the French army in 1914 to defend his country. But he and his comrades soon experience the terrifying, endless trench war in Champagne, where ... See full summary »
At a luxurious Berlin hotel between the wars, the once-wealthy Baron Felix von Gaigern (John Barrymore) supports himself as a thief and gambler. In this lavish adaptation of the successful Broadway play, the baron romances one of his marks, the aging ballerina Grusinskaya (Greta Garbo), and teams with dying accountant Otto Kringelein (Lionel Barrymore) against his former boss, crooked industrialist Preysing (Wallace Beery), and his ambitious stenographer, Flaemmchen (Joan Crawford).
Jaded World War I veteran James Allen (Paul Muni) dreams of creating a new life, but those dreams are shattered when he is implicated in a robbery and sentenced to 10 years on a chain gang. The brutal prison conditions compel James to break out and flee to Chicago, where he assumes a new identity and, over time, becomes a successful businessman. His freedom and happiness are threatened, however, when his scheming landlady (Glenda Farrell) discovers his secret and threatens to blackmail him.
In an empty London house, a hobo named Ben (Leon M. Lion) looks for shelter yet instead finds a corpse. When Detective Fordyce (John Stuart) shows up, he questions Ben, but is interrupted when a girl (Ann Casson) falls through the roof. Her father has vanished, and she\'s received an inscrutable telegram that mentions both the house and a missing necklace. Soon more suspicious characters turn up, all looking for the necklace, and none of them who they claim to be.
Happy Ever After is a 1932 German musical film directed by Paul Martin and Robert Stevenson, and starring Lilian Harvey, Jack Hulbert, Cicely Courtneidge, Sonnie Hale, and Edward Chapman.
Two women (Virginia Bruce, Marian Nixon) and a broken nose make a New York boxer (James Cagney) change his ways.
A woman (Barbara Stanwyck) feels that her sacrifices for her son (Hardie Albright) are wasted when he becomes a bond salesman instead of an architect.
Traveling back to his hometown, legendary lawman Frame \"Saint\" Johnson (Walter Huston) arrives in Deadwood, Ariz., where Poe Northrup (Ralph Ince) and his brothers, Walt (Harry Woods) and Kurt (Richard Alexander), are intimidating and bribing voters into re-electing the corrupt sheriff. Agreeing to temporarily act as town marshal, Saint tries to convince the townspeople to abide by the law, but he is increasingly unable to avoid a violent shootout with the Northrup clan.
Narcotics is a 1932 German drama film directed by Kurt Gerron and Roger Le Bon and starring Jean Murat, Danièle Parola and Jean Worms. It is the French-language version of the 1932 German film The White Demon.
Five from the Jazz Band is a 1932 German musical comedy film directed by Erich Engel and starring Jenny Jugo, Rolf von Goth and Fritz Klippel.
Hardened criminal Tommy Connors (Spencer Tracy) enters Sing Sing prison convinced that his reputation and some bribery through his lawyer, Joe Finn (Louis Calhern), will control warden Paul Long (Arthur Byron). But Long rejects the bribe and insists that Connors accept his role as just another convict. After initial hostility, Connors knuckles under, and over time wins Long\'s trust. However, when his girlfriend, Fay (Bette Davis), is gravely injured by Finn, his reformation is put to the test.
A medicine-show man (George M. Cohan) livens up a boring look-alike\'s campaign for president.
A circus worker wins a sweepstakes prize of $150,000 and must travel to England to present his ticket and collect his winnings. He books passage on a transatlantic liner, but on board is a shady hypnotist who hears about the man\'s good fortune. He manages to get a chance to hypnotize the winner and then takes his ticket, after which he disappears. When the man wakes up and realizes his ticket has been stolen, he sets out to find the phony \"professor\" and reclaim his ticket.
Frontier hostility separates a father from his son and leads to the winning of the West.
Given a second chance after her arrest for prostitution, Mae (Carole Lombard) decides to go straight. Mae is soon befriended by kindly cab driver Jimmy Doyle (Pat O\'Brien) who gets her work at a diner, where she meets Gert (Shirley Grey), another former prostitute. Mae and Jimmy fall in love, marry and save to buy a small business. Gert then pleads for money from Mae, which results in her unwitting involvement in a crime. Believing Mae has lied and cheated him, Jimmy threatens to leave her.
That Night in London is a 1932 British crime film directed by Rowland V. Lee, produced by Alexander Korda and written by Dorothy Greenhill and Arthur Wimperis. It stars Robert Donat, Pearl Argyle, Miles Mander and Roy Emerton.
Flowers and Trees is a 1932 Silly Symphonies cartoon produced by Walt Disney, directed by Burt Gillett, and released to theatres by United Artists on July 30, 1932.
A pilot and a gold mine owner go up against the evil Black Hawk, who has invented a plane that can take off and land without using a runway.
Idealistic attorney Anton Adam makes headlines when he successfully prosecutes a prominent New York racketeer named Gilmurry. Adam\'s sudden renown attracts the attention of high-profile legal eagle Granville Bentley, who asks Adam to become a partner in his law firm. But Adam\'s rising career takes a nosedive when he\'s framed by Gilmurry and a sexy actress in a trumped-up breach of promise suit. The only constant in Adam\'s life is the loyalty and unrequited love of his secretary Olga.
A spell in the joint softens the hard heart of the spoiled owner (Maureen O\'Sullivan) of a ramshackle East Side tenement.
Two jokers fool their sergeant (William \"Stage\" Boyd) and wind up heroes in World War I France.
A young woman, the niece of a judge, is startled to find that her new chauffeur is a young offender.