After World War II, four friends – an employment agent, a boxer, an interior decorator and a cab driver – return to civilian life. Enjoying their veterans’ benefits, on the unemployment line they meet pretty Wanda Hendrix. They are all quite smitten. Who will win Wanda?
A father dies at the hands of pirates and his noble son vows to avenge his death. So he infiltrates the pirate gang. He helps capture a ship, but discovers that there is a young woman on board whom he wishes to protect from the threat of rape. Will he sacrifice his identity for the lady?
** 3 Oscar Nominations ** Newspaper reporter Hildy Johnson is engaged to Peggy Grant and planning to move to New York for a higher paying job. However, Walter Burns, the Post’s editor, is hoping that he will stay on. Getting a major scoop is what Hildy needs to move on. It looks possible when he stumbles on innocent death row escapee Earl Williams and hides him in a roll-top desk in the press room. But the challenge is keeping him a secret from not just his boss, but also the sheriff. Remade with switched roles as “His Girl Friday”.
A ragtag group of travellers are stranded overnight at a lonely rural railway station. They discover a local superstition about a phantom train that travels the area during the dead of night, carrying ghosts from an old train wreck. Through a mix of scary and comedic moments, the travelers eventually get to the bottom of the mystery.
Mamie and Buddy, the children of a mean, abusive shopkeeper, are excited when Dr. Harvey’s medicine show comes to town. At night they secretly slip away to watch the show. Their father finds out and punishes them severely and then decides to force Mamie to marry against her will. Desperate, she ask for help from Dr. Harvey, whose own associates have gotten the attention of the local sheriff.
A businessman’s daughter runs away from an arranged marriage. After she becomes the victim of a thief on the train, she finds herself penniless and presumed thief. When she refuses to reveal her identify until noon the following day, her accuser decides to take her home to keep an eye on her. But when his ‘guest’ is mistaken for his fiancee, things get a bit embarrassing
A white gorilla is snubbed by black gorillas because of his color. So he becomes lonely and angry, scaring local hunters and natives. Finally the white gorilla fights the king of the black gorillas.