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Movietime U.S.A.

Overview
Works: 421 works in 770 publications in 1 language and 810 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romantic comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Gangster films  Fiction  War films  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Movietime U.S.A.
Publications by Movietime U.S.A.
Most widely held works by Movietime U.S.A.
Bamboo blonde ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
A pilot of a B-29 meets Louise Anderson, a singer in a New York nightclub. He falls in love with her, but he has to leave the next day for action in the Pacific. He paints her picture on his bomber, the "Bamboo Blonde," and becomes a hero when his crew sinks a Japaneses battleship and shoots down a Japanese fighter. Back in new York, he leaves his fiancee and gets engaged to Louise
The racket by John Cromwell( visu )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The big national crime syndicate has moved into town, partnering up with local crime boss Nick Scanlon. There are only two problems: First, Nick is the violent type, preferring to do things the old-fashioned way instead of using the syndicate's more genteel methods. The second problem is McQuigg, the only honest police captain on the force, and his loyal patrolman, Johnson. Together, they take on the violent Nick and try to foil the syndicate's plans to elect Welch, the crooked prosecutor running for a crooked judgeship
The age of consent ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Romantic pre-code melodrama set in a college
Walking on air by Ray Bradbury( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In this musical comedy, a strong-willed young woman hires a student to impersonate a boorish French count and brings him home to meet her parents. She wants him to be as appalling as possible so they will hate him and allow her to date the man she really loves who has recently been divorced. Romantic mayhem ensues as she finds herself really falling for the student
Mr. Lucky by H. C Potter( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Cary Grant plays gambler, Joe Adams, who takes on the identity of a dead gangster in order to avoid the draft. Adams plans to use a war relief charity to get his gambling operation up and running, until he falls in love with Lorraine Day and has a change of heart
That girl from Paris ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Nikki Martin, a parisian opera star, takes off in search of adventure and true-love leaving her arranged husband to be at the alter. While hitchhiking, Nikki meets handsome American musician, Windy McLean and his band the 'McLean Wildcats'. Windy immediately spites her, but Nikki falls in love with him and follows him to New York by stowing away on the ship his on. The steward finds her hiding in Windy and the Wilcats room. She is locked up by authorities and Windy and the band are fired. When the ship reaches New York, Nikki escapes off the ship and finds out the Wilcats apartment. They demand her to leave, fearing being implicated but she refuses. Clair, Windy girlfriend shows up with Hammacher, and offers the band a low paying job at a roadhouse in another city. Anxious to depart, they accept. Nikki becomes the bands singer. Clair becomes jealous and reports her to the authorities, causing the band to flee again
The Arizona ranger ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Bob Morgan returns home but alienates his father by not staying at his ranch. Instead he becomes the head of the new Arizona Rangers. Matters get worse between father and son when when his father catches a man he believes to be a murderer and Bob breaks up his lynching party. When the outlaw is broken out of jail by his gang, Bob is relieved of his position. Not giving up, he now heads out alone to face the gang
My favorite wife by Garson Kanin( visu )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ellen Arden arrives 7 years after being given up for dead in a shipwreck, to find her husband Nick just remarried to Bianca. The overjoyed Nick awkwardly tries to break the news gently to Bianca. But before he can do that, an unpleasant surprise--news that Ellen has spent the 7 years on a deserted island with fellow-survivor Burkett. Nick's jealousy tries to find out the truth. Hilarious confusion reigns before Nick chooses his favorite wife
Mexican Spitfire out west by Leslie Goodwins( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Dennis heads west to work on an important business deal minus the Mexican Spitfire, Carmelita. His hot-tempered spouse decides to surprise him, but ends up as the surprised one when she sees him with another woman. Instead of a second honeymoon, Carmelita begins divorce proceedings
Wanted! Jane Turner ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Postal Investigators Tom and Doris follow a trail from a mail robbery on the East Coast to Los Angeles using a letter sent by General Delivery to "Jane Turner". When the letter (with loads of cash in it) is picked up by a woman whose name is also Jane Turner both the cops and the robbers are on her trail
A dangerous profession ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ex-policeman Vince Kane (George Raft) is a partner with Joe Farley (Pat O'Brien) as bail bond brokers, but retains his ties and friendship with the police and Detective Nick Ferrone (Jim Backus as James Backus.) Ferrone picks up Claude Brackette (Bill Williams), a brokerage clerk, as a suspect in the securities robbery in which a policeman was killed, and Kane goes with him when the detective searches Brackett's apartment, and Kane finds that Brackett's wife, Lucy (Ella Raines), is his former sweetheart. She insists her husband is innocent and pleads with Kane to get him out on bail but she has only $4,000 of the $25,000 needed. A mysterious emissary puts up $12,000 and Kanes, over Farley's protest, makes up the rest from the company's money. Brackett is murdered after his release. For Lucy, Kane investigates and finds that Brackett had dealings with night club owner Jerry McKay (Roland Winters) and a hoodlum named Roy Collins (Robert Gist). Suspecting McKay was in back of the robbery, Kane begins a campaign in which he himself behaves like a crook, and demands a heavy bribe from McKay for his silence. Farley denounces this tactic, and is met by Kane for a payment also, or he will be branded in league with the crooks
No other woman ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A steelworker and his aspiring wife make millions when they become partners in a dyeworks. Unfortunately, success does not bring happiness
Fight for your lady ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ham Hamilton (Jack Oakie) knows that gold-digger Marcia Trent (Margot Grahame) is only after Robert Densmore (John Boles) for his money, so he tells Marcia that Robert is broke and she calls off the announced wedding. Disappointed and ready to die, Robert goes to Budapest, with Ham as his companion, where he decides he can best accomplish his death wish by making love to Marietta (Ida Lupino), whose husband, Spadissimo (Erik Rhodes) is the finest swordsman in all of Europe and will surely kill him in a duel. The duel is on and Robert is very quickly on the losing end when Ham, knowing that Spadissimo has a mother complex, poses as Robert's mother and Spadissimo breaks down in tears, while Robert, Marietta and Ham make a quick exit stage left. Marcia, having learned that Robert is not broke enters ready to renew the romance, but takes her romance notion in another direction when the sees the size of the castle of the recently-jilted Spadissimo
Sundown trail ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Dorothy, and her big city lawyer boyfriend, return to the Lazy 'B' ranch to read her late father's will. For Dorothy to inherit everything, she must stay on the ranch for 5 years. If she does not, everything goes to Buck, who is the manager. She does not like Buck, so she makes a deal with the wrong people for cattle and then the outlaws go to the ranch to get the $10,000 from her. But Buck is on the job
Reno ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
We first meet William Shear as the proprietor of a Reno gambling casino. Strangely he is found to have a crooked roulette wheel. At his preliminary hearing, we learn his story and ultimately determine why this previously honest and respected casino owner resorted to cheating. Shear was a Reno lawyer who made a good living litigating mining claims. He turned to representing women who wanted quickie divorces after the miners left. Because the movie industry's production code prevented favorable treatment of divorce, the institution of Nevada divorces is very negatively portrayed. Shear's clients are all greedy, unhappy people and most of them try to seduce Shear even though he is married. The divorce practice and Reno lifestyle take a serious toll on Shear's marriage and his client solicitation tactics get him into deep trouble
Ace of aces ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A pacifistic sculptor during World War I is shamed by his girlfriend into joining the army. He becomes a fighter pilot and undergoes a complete personality change
Guns of hate ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ben Jason has found a lost gold mine. When Morgan learns this from Wyatt, he and his henchman Rocky chase down Jason and kill him. Banning and sidekick Rafferty arrive on the scene only to be arrested and jailed for the murder. They escape from jail and now have to find the real killers to clear their name
Diplomaniacs ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Barbers Willy Nilly and Hercules Glub have opened a barbershop in an Indian reservation, where they have no customers. When a white man asks for a shave, several Indians of the Oopadoop nation also enter, and hearing the usual barbershop banter about foreign debts, they force them to be ambassadors of their nation at the Peace conference in Geneva. Ammunition industry executive Winkelreid is scheming to prevent their mission becoming a success, but the vamp Dolores aboard the ship fails, falling in love with Nilly, and so does Fifi, the toughest person in the world, falling for Glub. Although Winkelreid is able to steal their secret papers, Nilly and Glub don't give up after being reminded by constant observation of their Indians and enter the Peace conference, which turns out to be a battlefield
Scarlet River ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Unable to find open range near Hollywood, western actor Tom Baxter and his troop head to Judy Blake's ranch to shoot their film. Tom soon learns her foreman has been rustling and poisoning her cattle. When Tom threatens to expose him, Judy is kidnapped and the troop told to leave. With an expert makeup man available. Tom poses as one of the outlaws in an attempt to rescue her
What price Hollywood? ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Brown Derby waitress Mary Evans befriends seldom-sober director Max Carey and is soon in the big-time. She hooks eastern millionaire Lonnie Borden but he soon tires of the Hollywood lifestyle and of playing second fiddle to a star. Carey looks on with interest when he can see straight
 
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Alternative Names
Council of Motion Picture Organizations (U.S.). Movietime U.S.A.
Movietime USA
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