|Anne of Green Gables 1934 N/R, 80 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama / Comedy
Director: George Nicholls Jr.
Cast: Anne Shirley, Tom Brown, O.P. Heggie, Helen Westley, Sara Haden, Murray Kinnell, Charley Grapewin, Frank Darien, Paul Stanton, Hilda Vaughn, Gertrude Messinger, June Preston, Ann Miller, Bonita Granville, George Offerman Jr.
Prince Edward Island, Canada, is the 1908 setting for this story of teenager Anne (Anne Shirley) who is taken in by Matthew Cumbert and his sister Marilla (O.P. Heggie and Helen Westley) who thought they wanted a boy to help on their farm, Green Gables. Anne eventually endears herself to her foster parents, and, despite problems, she finds a future with her true love Gilbert Blythe (Tom Brown).
|Buck Privates Come Home 1947 N/R, 77 min.|
Director: Charles Barton
Cast: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Tom Brown, Joan Shawlee, Beverly Simmons, Nat Pendleton, Don Beddoe, Don Porter, Donald MacBride, Robert J. Wilke, Eddie Acuff, Charles Trowbridge, Russell Hicks, Joe Kirk, Milburn Stone
In this sequel to 1941's "Buck Privates," the war has now ended, and Slicker Smith (Bud Abbott) and Herbie Brown (Lou Costello) are coming home–along with smuggled war orphan Evie (Beverly Simmons). When the smuggling is discovered, in order to escape Evie's deportation, Slicker and Herbie know that they must find jobs, a home, and a mother for Evie. Evie's Aunt Sylvia (Joan Shawlee) helps, but first, Slicker and Herbie must help her fiance get his midget-car ready for the big money, midget car race. And the fun, and car chase ensue.
|In Old Chicago 1937 N/R, 95 min.|
Director: Henry King
Cast: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Alice Brady, Andy Devine, Brian Donlevy, Sidney Blackmer, Phyllis Brooks, Tom Brown, Berton Churchill
Alice Brady won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Mrs. O'Leary in this story about the great Chicago fire. The film also received four Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture.
|Jim Hanvey, Detective 1937 N/R, 71 min.|
Director: Phil Rosen
Cast: Guy Kibbee, Tom Brown, Lucie Kaye, Catherine Doucet, Edward Brophy, Edward Gargan, Helen Jerome Eddy, Theodore von Eltz, Kenneth Thomson, Howard C. Hickman, Oscar Apfel, Wade Boteler
Detective Jim Hanvey (Guy Kibbee) takes on a contract with an insurance company to locate a valuable jeweled necklace, and, although the theft was just a prank, ensuing events involve a murder.
|Judge Priest 1934 N/R, 79 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: John Ford
Cast: Will Rogers, Tom Brown, Anita Louise, Henry B. Walthall, Stepin Fetchit, Hattie McDaniel, Rochelle Hudson, David Landau, Berton Churchill, Charley Grapewin, Roger Imhof, Frank Melton, Brenda Fowler, Francis Ford, Grace Goodall
This film adaptation of Irvin S. Cobb's short stories features Will Rogers as the down-home Judge Priest who rules wisely over both his courtroom and his family affairs. Another good John Ford movie.
|Let's Get Tough! 1942 N/R, 62 min.|
Director: Wallace Fox
Cast: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Gabriel Dell, Tom Brown, Ernest Morrison, Florence Rice, Robert Armstrong, David Gorcey, Philip Ahn, Bobby Stone
This film, shot shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor, demonstrates the anti-Japanese sentiments of the country as the Bowery Boys uncover a Japanese plot to overthrow the U.S. government.
|Maytime 1937 N/R, 132 min.|
Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Cast: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, John Barrymore, Herman Bing, Tom Brown, Lynne Carver, Rafaela Ottiano, Paul Porcasi, Sig Ruman, Harry Davenport
An opera star and a poor singer fall in love in Paris, but she marries her mentor. They later reunite as leads in an opera. This is one of the famed singing duo's best films, with wonderful music, but, of course, a weak story. Based on Sigmund Romberg's Broadway musical, all music was changed except one: "Will You Remember (Sweetheart)."
|Navy Blue and Gold 1937 N/R, 94 min.|
Director: Sam Wood
Cast: Robert Young, James Stewart, Florence Rice, Billie Burke, Lionel Barrymore, Tom Brown, Samuel S. Hinds, Paul Kelly, Frank Albertson, Minor Watson
Three Annapolis midshipmen endure the rigors of life at the United States Naval Academy and realize the benefits of esprit de corps amidst the excitement of the annual Army-Navy football game.
|The Storm 1938 N/R, 75 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure
Director: Harold Young
Cast: Charles Bickford, Barton MacLane, Preston Foster, Tom Brown, Nan Grey, Andy Devine, Frank Jenks, Samuel S. Hinds, Florence Roberts, Milburn Stone, Jack Mulhall, Helen Gilliland, Mark Daniels, Joe Sawyer, Marion Martin
Lots of action at sea in this story centered on brothers Bob (Charles Bickford) and Jim (Tom Brown), who don't see eye-to-eye on many subjects. An emergency surgery at sea and a captain (Barton MacLane), who was responsible for the death of a friend of Jim's, help keep your attention.
|There's One Born Every Minute 1942 N/R, 59 min.|
Director: Harold Young
Cast: Hugh Herbert, Tom Brown, Peggy Moran, Guy Kibbee, Gus Schilling, Edgar Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor, Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer, Catherine Doucet, Charles Halton
This movie contains the screen debut of 10-year-old Elizabeth Taylor who plays the young member of a very bizarre family.
|These Glamour Girls 1939 N/R, 78 min.|
Director: S. Sylvan Simon
Cast: Lew Ayres, Lana Turner, Tom Brown, Richard Carlson, Jane Bryan, Anita Louise, Marsha Hunt, Ann Rutherford, Mary Beth Hughes, Ernest Truex
Ivy Leaguer Philip (Lew Ayres) has a big night on the town and asks dancehall girl Jane (Lana Turner, in her first starring role) to the big, annual weekend party. When she arrives, he had forgotten that he invited her, but she refuses to leave. Rather, Jane shows up the snobbish girls of the school.
|1. Anne of Green Gables (1934)|
2. Buck Privates Come Home (1947)
3. In Old Chicago (1937)
4. Jim Hanvey, Detective (1937)
5. Judge Priest (1934)
6. Let's Get Tough! (1942)
7. Maytime (1937)
8. Navy Blue and Gold (1937)
9. The Storm (1938)
10. There's One Born Every Minute (1942)
11. These Glamour Girls (1939)
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