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1920 crime film directed by Tod Browning.

Taken from IMDB: The professional gambler Ross Hadley is the owner of a posh gaming establishment in the heart of New York. Hadley's main antagonist is his childhood friend Mike McGlennon. McGlennon, now a police lieutenant, is determined to stop the gambling activities of Hadley. Hadley's and McGlennnon's relationship becomes more complex, when they notice, that they both are in love with the attractive Mary Hayes. Mary sings in nightclubs under the stage name 'Vi Parker'.

Directed by Busby Berkeley and starring John Garfield, Claude Rains, and The Dead End Kids. It is a remake of the 1933 film The Life of Jimmy Dolan.

A thug (Hugh Trevor) robs a young engaged couple (Marian Nixon and William Janney) of their last few dollars. When the thug's gang boss (Lowell Sherman) hears of the robbery, he gives them back their money and takes them under his wing. The thug, resentful of the couple, plans to organize a mutiny against the gang's boss, but when he is killed in a botched robbery, the police focus their attention on the young couple.

Starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce and Lionel Atwill. You can read about this movie in it's IMDb page.

Hedy Lamar play fashion editor Madeleine Damien who's social life has given her a quetionalbe reputation. Envitably she succumbs to the pressures of work and a tarnished image and suffers an emotional breakdown. She seeks professional help from a kindly psychiatrist who recommends a complete change in lifestyle.

The town's leading citizen becomes a homocidal maniac after his wife deserts him.

A female head of a Chinatown crime syndicate will use any lethal means available to acquire a valuable jewel.

Fred MacMurray and Claire Trevor are caught in Mexican dope-smuggling ring, fearing each other is involved, but both undercover agents. Cast includes Raymond Burr. For more info on this film see its IMDB.com entry

After the original 1950 copyright lapsed in the 1970's, the film was considered to be in the public domain, and so found its way into the inventory of countless independent videotape and DVD distributors.

A town is shocked when a high school girl commits suicide. A reporter and a cop team up to investigate and find out exactly what is going on among the youth of the town.

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