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Adolphe Menjou

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Адольф Менжу, Adolphe Jean Menjou, Adolph Menjou

1890-02-18

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Male

Biography

Adolphe Jean Menjou (February 18, 1890 – October 29, 1963) was an American actor. His career spanned both silent films and talkies, appearing in such films as The Sheik, A Woman of Paris, Morocco, and A Star is Born. He was nominated for an Academy Award for The Front Page in 1931. Description above from the Wikipedia article Adolphe Menjou, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
The Sniper

The Sniper

Eddie Miller struggles with his hatred of women, he's especially bothered by seeing women with their lovers. He starts a killing spree as a sniper by shooting women from far distances. In an attempt to get caught, he writes an anonymous letter to the police begging them to stop him.

1952-05-09
Little Miss Marker

Little Miss Marker

Big Steve Halloway, gambler and proprietor of New York's Horseshoe Cabaret, where his girl, Bangles Carson sings, is in desperate need of money. He arranges for his fellow bookies, especially Sorrowful Jones, to each pay him $1,000 for his racehorse, Dream Prince, to lose. With all bets being placed at the window, Sorrowful encounters a gambler, having lost $500, wanting to place his bet but is unable to come up with $20. Instead, he places his daughter, Marthy Jane (Shirley Temple), as security, or in bookie's terms, a "marker". Having lost his bet, he commits suicide, leaving "little Miss Marker" under the care of Sorrowful Jones. As Steve hides out in Chicago to avoid investigation for his crooked bets, he entrusts Sorrowful to watch over Bangles during his absence, at which time the "gold digger" helps "tight-wod" with his trouble. When Big Steve learns Bangles is involved with Sorrowful, he returns to New York to do something about it.

1934-06-01
Father Takes a Wife

Father Takes a Wife

A famous actress has to win over her ready-made family when she weds a shipping magnate.

1941-10-03
A Kiss in the Dark

A Kiss in the Dark

Based on a Frederick Lonsdale Broadway play.

1925-04-06
Syncopation

Syncopation

A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.

1942-05-22
Letter of Introduction

Letter of Introduction

An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter shows up. It seems that she is an actress and is also trying to make it on Broadway. He tries to re-establish his relationship with her while also trying to hide the fact that she is his daughter from the press.

1938-08-05
The Circus Queen Murder

The Circus Queen Murder

Suave, lip-reading DA Thatcher Colt plans to get away from the big city for a while. So he and his secretary, Miss Kelly hop on a train for an Upstate NY town called Gilead. They expect a calm oasis, but when a small time circus rolls into town they soon find themselves caught up in a sordid tale of marital infidelity, murder, cruelty to animals, and cannibalism.

1933-04-10
Turnabout

Turnabout

Bickering husband and wife Tim and Sally Willows mutter a few angry words to a statue of Buddha and wind up living each other's life.

1940-05-17
Blonde or Brunette

Blonde or Brunette

Adolphe Menjou stars in a Roaring Twenties comedy of remarriage.

1927-01-08
Road Show

Road Show

Rich playboy Drogo Gaines is in imminent danger of marrying a gold digger, and escapes by feigning insanity. The joke's on him when he wakes up in an asylum full of comical lunatics. There he befriends Colonel Carraway, and together they escape, catching a ride with a beautiful blonde who proves to be Penguin Moore, carnival owner.

1941-02-18
The Great Lover

The Great Lover

An aspiring classical singer is romanced by both a famous opera star and his younger understudy.

1931-07-18
Friends and Lovers

Friends and Lovers

British Army captain Geoff Roberts carries on an affair with Alva, the wife of the cruel Victor Sangrito. Sangrito, however, is well aware of the affair, as he uses his beautiful wife to lure men into romance with her, then blackmailing them to save their careers.

1931-10-03
The Sorrows of Satan

The Sorrows of Satan

Geoffrey is desperately in love with Mavis, who lives at his boardinghouse and is also pursuing a writing career. Unable to marry her because of his poverty, in his anger he curses God for abandoning him. Soon Geoffrey meets Prince Lucio de Rimanez, a wealthy, urbane gentleman who informs Geoffrey that he has inherited a fortune, but that he must place himself in the Prince's hands in order to enjoy the fruits of his inheritance. What Geoffrey doesn't know is that Prince Lucio is actually Satan.

1926-10-12
The Night Club Lady

The Night Club Lady

A police commissioner investigates the murder of a nightclub owner who was under police protection.

1932-08-27
Men Call It Love

Men Call It Love

Pre-code melodrama about high society marriage and fidelity.

1931-03-14
King of the Turf

King of the Turf

Mason is a former race-horse owner who gave up everything and started to drink after the death of one of his jockeys. One day he meets Goldie who has run away from home, hoping to find a job around horses; his biggest hobby. When he finds out the real identity of Mason, Goldie takes care of him. The two find an occasion to buy a horse for only two dollars, and start entering competitions. Goldie is an instant celebrity, but his mom reads the newspapers and tracks him down. Mason is very surprised to see her, his ex-wife, and even more astonished to hear that Goldie is his own son. However, Goldie must go back to school and so they decide to keep the secret. Since Goldie does not want to leave Mason behind, he goes to the bookies and fixes the next race, hoping to disappoint Goldie by asking him to lose on purpose.

1939-02-17
The Milky Way

The Milky Way

Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan, somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl. The fighter's manager decides to build up the milkman's reputation in a series of fixed fights and then have the champ beat him to regain his title.

1936-02-07
The Front Page

The Front Page

Hildy Johnson is an investigative reporter is looking for a bigger paycheck. When an accused murderer escapes from custody, Hildy sees an opportunity for the story of a lifetime. But when he finds the criminal, he learns that the man may not be guilty. With the help of his editor, Hildy attempts to hide the convict, uncover the conspiracy and write the scoop of his career.

1931-04-04
Golden Boy

Golden Boy

Despite his talent as a musician, a city boy decides to become a boxer. He's successful as a fighter -- much to the dismay of his parents. When gangsters try to by a piece of him he begins to have second thoughts.

1939-09-05
Gold Diggers of 1935

Gold Diggers of 1935

Romance strikes when a vacationing millionairess and her daughter and son spend their vacation at a posh New England resort.

1935-03-15
Forbidden

Forbidden

On a cruise to Cuba, Lulu Smith falls in love with Bob Grover. Back home, she breaks off the romance when he tells her he is married. Lulu has a baby, but doesn't tell Bob, who turns out to be a rising politician. She passes herself off as the baby's nanny. When Bob learns what is going on, he adopts the little girl, not telling his wife or anyone else where she came from. Lulu gets a job at a newspaper. Things get complicated when the editor gets the dirt on Grover, but also wants to marry Lulu

1932-01-09
The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

The young Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Athos. Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu.

1921-08-28
Hi Diddle Diddle

Hi Diddle Diddle

When the bride's mother is supposedly swindled out of her money by a spurned suitor, the groom's father orchestrates a scheme of his own to set things right. He is aided by a cabaret singer, while placating a jealous wife.

1943-08-02
Roxie Hart

Roxie Hart

A café in Chicago, 1942. On a rainy night, veteran reporter Homer Howard tells an increasing audience the story of Roxie Hart and the crime she was judged for in 1927.

1942-02-20
The Mighty Barnum

The Mighty Barnum

20th Century Fox's highly fabricated film biography of circus showman P. T. Barnum stars Wallace Beery (as Barnum), Virginia Bruce (as Jenny Lind), Janet Beecher and Adolphe Menjou. Released in 1934.

1934-12-23
A Bill of Divorcement

A Bill of Divorcement

Father's return from the insane asylum spells calamity for the Fairfield family.

1940-05-31
One in a Million

One in a Million

American theatrical manager (Menjou) discovers Henie preparing for the Olympics in Switzerland and brings her to Madison Square Garden.

1936-12-31
The Easiest Way

The Easiest Way

Growing up in a poor working-class family, Laura decides not to marry the boy-next-door and instead accepts wealthy, older Will Brockton's invitation to move in with him. After falling in love with young up-and-coming newsman Jack Madison she leaves Brockton to wait for Madison's return from a long assignment. She runs out of money and becomes desperate, returning again to Brockton who, upon learning of Madison's sudden arrival, tells Laura she must inform Madison of her living situation or he will.

1931-02-07
Mr. District Attorney

Mr. District Attorney

An assistant district attorney gets mixed-up with a woman who is working for the group that he is investigating.

1947-02-20
That's Right - You're Wrong

That's Right - You're Wrong

J. D. Forbes, head of the almost-bankrupt Four Star Studios in Hollywood contacts band leader Kay Kyser, who puts on a radio and-live theatre program called "The Kollege of Musical Knowledge," to appear in films. When manager Chuck Deems gets the studio offer, he and band members Ginny Simms, Sully Mason, Ish Kabiddle, Harry Babbitt and the others are all fired up at the prospect of going to Hollywood and working in the movies, but band-leader Kay is all against it and says his old grandmother has told him to stay in his own back yard, but he relents. Once there, Stacey Delmore, a Four Star associate producer left in charge of the studio while Forbes is out of town, discovers that the screenplay writers have prepared a script that has Kay Kyser playing a glamorous lover in an exotic European setting.

1939-11-24
Prestige

Prestige

A woman joins her fiance at a Malaysian prison camp only to discover he's become an alcoholic.

1932-01-22
The Trumpet Blows

The Trumpet Blows

In Mexico, a former bandit settles down and picks out a beautiful young dancer to be his wife. His younger brother also comes home after having spent years in the U.S., and falls in love with his brother's intended fiancé. Rather than cause problems, the younger brother goes to Mexico City to become a matador. While there, he gets word that the police, who have been hunting his brother, have finally captured him.

1934-04-14
Easy to Love

Easy to Love

Carol feels, for whatever reason, that her husband, John, has grown indifferent to her, and is on a quest to find out why, suspecting another woman. She sees the family physician, Dr. Swope, first and then hires a private detective. Her own sleuthing is more effective and she devises a plan; having long been pursued by Eric, she apparently accedes and accompanies him to an apartment and, per her plan, enter the wrong one. There, they find Carol's best friend, Charlotte, and John hiding in a closet. The latter, showing more nerve than good sense, goes into a rage and berates Carol for her apparent philandering. The battle continues at home, where their daughter Janet informs them that because of them, she and Paul have given up on the idea of marriage, but are going away together, anyway. Carol and John trail them to a hotel and find them in twin beds, whereupon John, armed with a fire-ax, summons a justice of the peace and demands a fire-ax version of a shotgun wedding.

1934-01-13
The Housekeeper's Daughter

The Housekeeper's Daughter

A mobster's moll (Joan Bennett) leads a newsman (Adolphe Menjou), cub reporter (John Hubbard) and photographer to a scoop.

1939-10-26
Sing, Baby, Sing

Sing, Baby, Sing

The "Caliban-Ariel" romance of fiftysomething John Barrymore and teenager Elaine Barrie is spoofed in this delightful 20th Century Fox musical. Adolphe Menjou plays the Barrymore counterpart, a loose-living movie star with a penchant for wine, women, and more wine. Alice Faye plays a nightclub singer hungry for publicity. Her agent (Gregory Ratoff) arranges a "romance" between Faye and Menjou. Eventually Faye winds up with Michael Whalen, allowing Menjou to continue his blissful, bibulous bachelorhood. Sing, Baby, Sing represented the feature-film debut of the Ritz Brothers, who are in top form in their specialty numbers--and who are awarded a final curtain call after the "The End" title, just so the audience won't forget them (The same device was used to introduce British actor George Sanders in Fox's Lancer Spy [37]).

1936-08-21
Man Alive

Man Alive

A reportedly dead man (Pat O'Brien) haunts his wife (Ellen Drew) and her boyfriend.

1945-11-16
The Grand Duchess and the Waiter

The Grand Duchess and the Waiter

Albert Durant, a young millionaire, poses as a waiter in order to woo an exiled and financially hard up Grand Duchess. She finds him impertinent and clumsy, but also quite fascinating. She takes him into her employ insisting he does everything she asks.

1926-02-21
Bachelor's Affairs

Bachelor's Affairs

A middle aged millionaire falls in love with a gorgeous, but stupid blonde gold digger, being guided by her ever-present shrewish friend.They marry but the man soon regrets his rash move when she's constantly bored and looking for dancing and excitement, leaving him feel his age. He conspires with a loyal friend to find a suitable man she might run away with so he can divorce her.

1932-06-26
The Goldwyn Follies

The Goldwyn Follies

Movie producer chooses a simple girl to be "Miss Humanity" and to critically evalute his movies from the point of view of the ordinary person.

1938-02-04
Journal of a Crime

Journal of a Crime

A woman murders her husband's mistress and someone else gets accused of the crime.

1934-03-10
Broadway After Dark

Broadway After Dark

Ralph Norton, man-about-town and wealthy favorite in Broadway society circles, is attracted to Helen Tremaine, but her flirtatious behavior causes him to reject the superficial life of his set.

1924-05-31
The King On Main Street

The King On Main Street

A European Ruler falls in love with an American.

1925-10-24
Thanks for Everything

Thanks for Everything

Promoters set up a radio contest to find the average American and use him to sell food, apparel and notions. All goes well until he falls in love with a girl who upsets things.

1938-12-23
Fashions in Love 1929-07-01
A Gentleman of Paris

A Gentleman of Paris

Le Marquis de Marignan is a French aristocrat and seducer who flirts with every Parisian girl he meets. If dallying with youngster fräuleins isn't enough to keep him busy, the Marquis also has to cope with an unexpected visit from his fiancée and her father.

1927-09-30
Service for Ladies

Service for Ladies

Albert Leroux, headwaiter at an exclusive Paris hotel, falls hopelessly in love with Elizabeth Foster, an American heiress, though he is convinced that she will never admire a waiter.

1927-08-06
Diamond Cut Diamond

Diamond Cut Diamond

One of the guests tries to foil a gang of jewel-robbers during a country house weekend party.

1932-08-26
Two White Arms

Two White Arms

A man becomes bored with married life and pretends to have lost his memory so he can pursue other women.

1932-03-01
His Tiger Lady

His Tiger Lady

His Tiger Wife (1928)

1928-05-27
His Private Life

His Private Life

His Private Life (1928)

1928-11-17
The Worst Woman in Paris?

The Worst Woman in Paris?

Tired of being tired and scandalized in gossip columns, she leaves Menjou for a trip to the US. Barely surviving a Midwest train wreck, she becomes a local hero after injuring herself while saving a baby's life. While recovering at the home of the headmaster of a boy's school and his family, her veneer of oversophistications melts away and she finds herself fancying the small town life.

1933-12-03
The Ace of Cads 1926-10-11
The Human Side

The Human Side

The story of a theatrical producer, his divorced wife and their four children.

1934-09-01
Evening Clothes

Evening Clothes

Lost silent film.

Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

A commanding officer defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

1957-09-18
A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms

A tale of the World War I love affair, begun in Italy, between American ambulance driver Lt. Frederic Henry and British nurse Catherine Barkley. Eventually separated by Frederic's transfer, tremendous challenges and difficult decisions face each as the war rages on.

1932-12-08
A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born

Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of alcoholic star Norman Maine, is given a test, and is caught up in the Hollywood glamor machine (ruthlessly satirized). She and her idol Norman marry; but his career abruptly dwindles to nothing.

1937-04-27
Morning Glory

Morning Glory

Wildly optimistic chatterbox Eva Lovelace is a would-be actress trying to crash the New York stage. She attracts the interest of a paternal actor, a philandering producer, and an earnest playwright. Is she destined for stardom, or will she fade like a morning glory after its brief blooming?

1933-08-18
The Tall Target

The Tall Target

A detective tries to prevent the assassination of a mysterious "tall man" during a train ride.

1951-08-17
Heartbeat

Heartbeat

A female escapee from a reform school joins a pickpocket academy in Paris.

1946-05-01
Bundle of Joy

Bundle of Joy

Kitschy musical remake of "Bachelor Mother". Debbie Reynolds plays an over-eager clerk in a large department store and Eddie Fisher plays the boss' son. After getting fired from her job, she finds an adorable baby on the steps of the foundling home and the folks inside mistake her for the mother. Fisher, well-meaning, but obtuse, tries to help her out with the baby, and the buds of romance begin to appear. Meanwhile old Merlin, the owner of the store, thinks he just might be a grandfather...

1956-12-12
Step Lively

Step Lively

Fly-by-night producers dodge bill collectors while trying for one big hit. Step Lively was based on the 1937 play Room Service, by Allen Boretz and John Murray, which also was the basis for the Marx Brothers' film by the same name.

1944-07-26
Broadway Gondolier

Broadway Gondolier

A taxi driver travels to Venice and poses as a gondolier to land a radio singing job.

1935-07-27
One Hundred Men and a Girl

One Hundred Men and a Girl

The daughter of a struggling musician forms a symphony orchestra made up of his unemployed friends and through persistence, charm and a few misunderstandings, is able to get Leopold Stokowski to lead them in a concert that leads to a radio contract.

1937-09-05
You Were Never Lovelier

You Were Never Lovelier

An Argentine heiress thinks a penniless American dancer is her secret admirer.

1942-11-19
Stage Door

Stage Door

The ups and downs in the lives and careers of a group of ambitious young actresses and show girls from disparate backgrounds brought together in a theatrical hostel. Centres particularly on the conflict and growing friendship between Terry Randall, a rich girl confident in her talent and ability to make it to the top on the stage, and Jean Maitland, a world weary and cynical trouper who has taken the hard knocks of the ruthless and over-populated world of the Broadway apprentice.

1937-10-08
Are Parents People?

Are Parents People?

The teenage daughter of a wealthy couple is horrified to find out that her parents, who spend most of their time fighting with each other, are planning to divorce. She schemes to get them back together by pretending to fall for a dimwitted actor, hoping that her parents will unite to prevent the "romance".

1925-07-14
I Married a Woman

I Married a Woman

Advertising executive Marshall Briggs finds his work in conflict with his love-life with fashion model Janice Blake.

1958-03-01
Café Metropole

Café Metropole

An American posing as a Russian prince woos a visiting Ohio heiress.

1937-05-07
To Please a Lady

To Please a Lady

Mike Brannon is a former war hero turned midget car racer. His ruthless racing tactics have made him successful but the fans consider him a villain and boo him mercilessly. Independent, beautiful reporter Regina Forbes tries to interview him but is put off by his gruff chauvinism, and when Brannon's daredevil tactics cause the death of a fellow driver, he finds himself a pariah in the sport thanks to her articles. When she finds him earning money as a barnstorming daredevil driver hoping for a comeback, they begin to become mutually attracted.

1950-10-13
Convention City

Convention City

Extra-marital fun and games at a convention of the Honeywell Rubber Company in Atlantic City.

1933-12-14
Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels

When theatrical agent Sterling, a ladies man known for signing his latest paramours onto his agency's talent roster, returns to New York from a trip to Europe, he tells his more down-to-earth partner, Lawson, that he has hired a beautiful Neopolitan acrobat he saw onstage in Italy. When the acrobat, Tina Bambinetti, arrives in their office, though, Sterling is shocked to find that, offstage, she is plain, unkempt and badly dressed. Crushed by Sterling's dismissive treatment, Tina performs some acrobatics that almost destroy the office...

1922-04-16
The Swan

The Swan

The Swan (1925) is a silent film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film is based on Melville Baker's 1923 Broadway play adaptation, The Swan, of Ferenc Molnar's play A Hattyu Vigjatek Harom Felvonasbarn. This film was directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki, a recent Russian immigrant working for Famous Players-Lasky. Buchowetzki had directed pictures in Russia, Sweden, and Germany. The story of this film was remade in 1930 as One Romantic Night, an early talkie for Lillian Gish, and in Technicolor as a 1956 vehicle for Grace Kelly.

1925-02-16
The Eternal Flame

The Eternal Flame

A 1922 film directed by Frank Lloyd.

1922-09-17
A Social Celebrity

A Social Celebrity

Small-town barber Max Haber ( Adolphe Menjou ), is the pride of his father, Johann, who owns an antiquated barbershop. Max adores Kitty Laverne ( Louise Brooks ), the manicurist, who loves him but is ambitious to be a dancer, so she heads for New York, hoping that he will follow in pursuit of better things. Mrs. Jackson-Greer, a New York society matron, has occasion to note Max styling the hair of a town girl and induces him to come to New York and pose as a French count. There he meets April, Mrs. King's niece, and loses his heart to her, as well as to Kitty, now a showgirl. At the theater where Kitty is appearing Max is the best-dressed man in April's party, but later at a nightclub Kitty exposes him, and he is deserted by his society friends. Disillusioned, Max returns home at the request of his father. Soon Kitty follows, realizing that he is miserable without her.

1926-03-29
The Great Flirtation

The Great Flirtation

An actor is jealous of his wife's stardom.

1934-06-15
My Dream Is Yours

My Dream Is Yours

Conceited singer Garry Mitchell refuses to renew his radio contract, so agent Doug Blake decides to find a new personality to replace Garry. In New York, he finds Martha Gibson, a single mother with a great voice. He arranges for her to move to Hollywood, but then has a problem trying to sell her to the show's sponsor. Doug tries every trick he can think of to make Martha a star, and as the two work more closely, he falls in love with her. Complicating matters further is when Martha meets and becomes attracted to Garry.

1949-04-16
Across the Wide Missouri

Across the Wide Missouri

In the 1830's beaver trapper Flint Mitchell and other white men hunt and trap in the then unnamed territories of Montana and Idaho. Flint marries a Blackfoot woman as a way to gain entrance into her people's rich lands, but finds she means more to him than a ticket to good beaver habitat.

1951-10-01
Morocco

Morocco

The Foreign Legion marches in to Mogador with booze and women in mind just as singer Amy Jolly arrives from Paris to work at Lo Tinto's cabaret. That night, insouciant legionnaire Tom Brown catches her inimitably seductive, tuxedo-clad act. Both bruised by their past lives, the two edge cautiously into a no-strings relationship while being pursued by others. But Tom must leave on a perilous mission: is it too late for them?

1930-11-14
Dancing in the Dark

Dancing in the Dark

Emery Slade was one of the brightest stars in Hollywood in 1932, but by 1949 his career has hit the skids. Fortunately, he is able to convince studio head Melville Crossman to cast him in the adaptation of a hit Broadway show. Crossman has one condition: Slade must travel to New York and convince the female star of the stage production to join the film. Slade goes, but, when he eyes the winsome Julie Clarke, he hatches a different scheme.

1949-12-02
The Ambassador's Daughter

The Ambassador's Daughter

While on leave in Paris, a G.I. pursues an ambassador's daughter. Meanwhile she's out to prove to her father that soldiers can be gentlemen, too.

1956-07-26
The Hucksters

The Hucksters

A World War II veteran wants to return to advertising on his own terms, but finds it difficult to be successful and maintain his integrity.

1947-08-27
I'll Be Yours

I'll Be Yours

A small-town girl tells a small fib to a wealthy businessman; complications ensue.

1947-02-02
The Bachelor's Daughters

The Bachelor's Daughters

A department store floor walker is persuaded by four husband-seeking salesgirls to pose as their father in a Long Island mansion which they have rented by pooling resources and pretending to be wealthy themselves.

1946-08-06
New Moon

New Moon

New Moon is the name of the ship crossing the Caspian Sea. A young Lt. Petroff meets the Princess Tanya and they have a ship board romance. Upon arriving at the port of Krasnov, Petroff learns that Tanya is engaged to the old Governor Brusiloff. Petroff, disillusioned, crashes the ball to talk with Tanya. Found by Brusiloff, they invent a story about her lost bracelet. To reward him, and remove him, Brusiloff sends Petroff to the remote, and deadly, Fort Darvaz. Soon, the big battle against overwhelming odds will begin.

1930-12-25
Forbidden Paradise

Forbidden Paradise

Film based on the Lajos Biró play, directed by Ernst Lubitsch.

1924-01-02
The World's Applause

The World's Applause

Powerful story of love and fame.

1923-01-29
The Spanish Dancer

The Spanish Dancer

The Spanish Dancer is the story of Maritana, a gypsy girl who dances in courtyards and even tells people's fortunes. Despite her gypsy occupation, Maritana wishes to be a Countess. Her ambitions are realized when she meets the handsome Count Don Cesar de Bazán, if only the King of Spain would stay out of their way!

1923-10-06
Open All Night

Open All Night

Therese Duverne (Viola Dana) is bored with her even-tempered husband, Edmond (Adolphe Menjou). Isabelle Fevre (Gale Henry) suggests that Edmond go to the bicycle races and stay out all night. Then she takes Therese there and introduces her to manly Petit Mathieu, one of the racers (Maurice B. Flynn). Since he has just quarreled with his sweetheart, Lea (Jetta Goudal), he is glad to have Therese's attention and offers to run away with her after he wins the six-day race. Lea, meanwhile, is spending her time with Edmond. Therese eventually decides she doesn't care for brutes like Mathieu, and Edmond gains a temper and wins his wife back. Lea and Mathieu are reunited, while Isabelle goes back to helping her own alcoholic sweetheart, Igor (Raymond Griffith), break into the movies.

1924-10-12
Sweet Rosie O'Grady

Sweet Rosie O'Grady

An American singer becomes engaged to an English duke, but is continuously pestered over her past as a burlesque dancer by a reporter from her hometown.

1943-10-01
Singed Wings

Singed Wings

Singed Wings 1922

1922-11-26
Wives Never Know

Wives Never Know

Homer Bigelow has an ideal marriage, with a wife who loves him very much as does he in return. Hilarity ensues when, his wife and him take "marital advice" from an old school friend, who thinks marriage is a farce.

1936-09-18
State of the Union

State of the Union

An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.

1948-04-30
The Marriage Circle

The Marriage Circle

Professor Stock and his wife Mizzi are always bickering. Mizzi tries to seduce Dr. Franz Braun, the new husband of her good friend Charlotte

1924-02-10
Through The Back Door

Through The Back Door

A young Belgian girl (Mary Pickford), raised by her longtime nanny, flees Europe at the advent of World War I and travels to America to find her real mother. This 1921 melodrama, co-directed by Alfred E. Green and Jack Pickford, also stars Gertrude Astor, John Harron, Helen Raymond and Adolphe Menjou.

1921-05-05
Man on a Tightrope

Man on a Tightrope

Elia Kazan's 1953 film stars Fredric March as the owner of an impoverished circus in Communist-ruled Czechoslovokia who plots to flee across the border to freedom, taking his entire troupe of performers and wild animals with him. The cast also includes Gloria Grahame, Terry Moore, Cameron Mitchell, Richard Boone and Adolphe Menjou.

1953-04-01
Timberjack

Timberjack

A young man seeks his father's killers among lumberjacks, and discovers that they are actually timber barons who also seek to control lumber mills. Based on the novel of the same name.

1955-02-18
Bella Donna

Bella Donna

Bella Donna, a seductive woman snares Nigel Armine into marriage and he takes her to Egypt to live. Tired of her simple husband, Bella becomes involved with brutish Baroudi.

1923-03-31
Shadows of Paris

Shadows of Paris

A young woman rises from an apache dancer to become a wealthy woman in post-WW1 Paris.

1924-02-17
Wir schalten um auf Hollywood

Wir schalten um auf Hollywood

A German reporter visits Hollywood and is escorted through the MGM Studio by a German nobleman, who is working there as an extra. They meet and speak to several actors, primarily Buster Keaton, John Gilbert, Joan Crawford and Heinrich George. Then they meet Adolphe Menjou, who rehearses a long scene in German. A final scene shows stars arriving at a film premiere, including Jean Harlow, Norma Shearer and Wallace Beery.

1931-06-09
Pollyanna

Pollyanna

A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.

1960-05-19
A Woman of Paris

A Woman of Paris

When Marie St. Clair believes she has been jilted by her artist fiance Jean, she decides to leave for Paris on her own. After spending a year in the city as a mistress of the wealthy Pierre Revel, she is reunited with Jean by chance. This leaves her with the choice between a glamorous life in Paris, and the true love she left behind.

1923-10-01
The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown

The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown

When a movie star is kidnapped, everyone thinks it's a publicity stunt. It's not.

1957-08-09
The Circus: Premiere

The Circus: Premiere

Footage from the premiere of Charlie Chaplin's 1928 film 'The Circus'.

1928-01-13
The Moth

The Moth

A 1917 film directed by Edward José.

1917-10-01
The Fast Mail

The Fast Mail

The Fast Mail (1922)

1922-08-20
Fascinating Youth

Fascinating Youth

Playboy Teddy Ward wants to marry Jeannie King, an artist, but his father wants him to marry Loris Lane, but tells Teddy he can marry whom he pleases if he will make the Mountain Inn a profitable operation. Teddy agrees, and with the support of his friends arranges an ice-boat race with a $10,000 prize to the winner. A problem arises when his father refuses to pay such an amount. Teddy thinks one of his friends will win the race and refuse the prize, but champion racer "Duke" Slade shows up and Teddy knows he will take the money. Some movie stars show up and, while using their own names, are definitely not playing "Self" in this fictional film.

1926-03-17
The Sheik

The Sheik

Sheik Ahmed (Valentino) desperately desires fiesty British socialite Diana (Ayres), so he abducts her and carries her off to his luxurious desert tent-palace. The free-spirited Diana recoils from his passionate embraces and yearns to be released. Only after being kidnapped by desert bandits does Diana realize how much she has grown to love Ahmed, who comes to her rescue in the nick of time

1921-11-20
Hedda Hopper’s Hollywood No. 6

Hedda Hopper’s Hollywood No. 6

Narrator Hopper covers two war benefit affairs, a garden party and a USO fashion show, at Pickfair, "The White House of Hollywood."

1942-10-05
The Love Goddesses

The Love Goddesses

This insightful documentary features some of the major and most beautiful actresses to grace the silver screen. It shows how the movie industry changed it's depiction of sex and actresses portrayal of sex from the silent movie era to the present. Classic scenes are shown from the silent movie, True Heart Susie, starring Lillian Gish, to Love Me Tonight (1932), blending sex and sophistication, starring Jeanette MacDonald (pre-Nelson Eddy) and to Elizabeth Taylor in, A Place in the Sun (1951), plus much , much more.

1965-03-03
Hollywood Without Make-Up

Hollywood Without Make-Up

Ken Murray - The Man Who Makes Movies of People Who Make Movies

1963-07-01

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