Search results for "Frankie Darro"

The Girl on the Late, Late Show (1974)

A television producer may have set off a string of murders when he investigates the location of an ageing former movie star.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Gary Nelson
CAST:  Don Murray  •  Bert Convy  •  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Gloria Grahame

Westward the Women (1951) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: May 1994

In a time when "The West" pretty much ends in Texas and only California is slowly being populated by the white men, there's a severe lack of women among the workers on Roy ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Denise Darcel  •  Hope Emerson  •  John McIntire

Across the Wide Missouri (1951) RT Audience 35%

DVD release: Dec 1991

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Ricardo Montalbán  •  John Hodiak  •  Adolphe Menjou

Wyoming Mail (1950) RT Audience 67%

In 1869, the United States begins a railroad mail service to the West Coast which proves highly tempting to train robbers, in particular an organized gang with one of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Reginald Le Borg
CAST:  Stephen McNally  •  Alexis Smith  •  Howard Da Silva  •  Ed Begley

The Gang's All Here (1941)

DVD release: Mar 2005

Two friends take jobs as truck drivers, unaware that the trucking company is being targeted by a gang of saboteurs who will stop at nothing, including murder, to stop them.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jean Yarbrough
CAST:  Frankie Darro  •  Marcia Mae Jones  •  Jackie Moran  •  Keye Luke

You're Out of Luck (1941)

DVD release: Dec 2006

An elevator operator and a janitor team up to solve two murders that may be connected to an illegal gambling operation. Monogram.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Howard Bretherton
CAST:  Frankie Darro  •  Kay Sutton  •  Mantan Moreland  •  Vickie Lester

Up in the Air (1940) RT 91% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 2010

A none-too-popular (nor good) radio singer, Rita Wilson is murdered while singing on the air in a radio studio. Radio page boy, Frankie Ryan, and his janitor pal, Jeff, solve ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Howard Bretherton
CAST:  Frankie Darro  •  Marjorie Reynolds  •  Mantan Moreland  •  Gordon Jones

Men with Steel Faces (1940)

Re-edited feature version of serial The Phantom Empire (1935). Singer Gene Autry discovers a race of advanced humans living beneath the earth.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Western
DIRECTION:  B. Reeves Eason  •  Otto Brower
CAST:  Gene Autry  •  Frankie Darro  •  Betsy King Ross  •  Dorothy Christy

Pinocchio (1940) RT 100% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Lonely toymaker Geppetto has his wishes answered when the Blue Fairy arrives to bring his wooden puppet Pinocchio to life. Before becoming a real boy, however, Pinocchio must ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Hamilton Luske  •  Ben Sharpsteen
CAST:  Cliff Edwards  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Mel Blanc  •  Frankie Darro

Irish Luck (1939) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: May 2005

A spunky young bellhop investigates the murder of a hotel guest.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Howard Bretherton
CAST:  Frankie Darro  •  Mantan Moreland  •  Dick Purcell  •  Sheila Darcy

Boys' Reformatory (1939)

DVD release: Mar 2005

A tough street kid takes the rap for a burglary committed by the son of his foster family and is sent to a boys reformatory, where the inmates are under the thumb of corrupt ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Howard Bretherton
CAST:  Frankie Darro  •  Grant Withers  •  Lillian Elliott  •  Ben Welden

The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1938)

A group of "Phantom Raiders" interfere with a cattle drive from Texas to Abilene; fortunately, U.S. Marshal Wild Bill Hickok is appointed to ensure the success of the mission.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Nelson  •  Mack V. Wright
CAST:  Bill Elliott  •  Monte Blue  •  Carole Wayne  •  Frankie Darro

Headline Crasher (1937)

The popular B-flick team of Frankie Darro and Kane Richmond star in the slick quickie Headline Crasher. Little Frankie and Big Kane play a pair of roving journalists who ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins
CAST:  Frankie Darro  •  Kane Richmond  •  Muriel Evans  •  Richard Tucker

The Devil Diamond (1937)

DVD release: Mar 2005

A group of thugs tries to steal the cursed title gem from a jeweler who has been hired to cut it into small, saleable pieces.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins
CAST:  Frankie Darro  •  Kane Richmond  •  June Gale  •  Rosita Butler

Born to Fight (1936)

DVD release: Aug 2005

An honest boxer refuses to throw a fight for a gambler. They get into a fight and the boxer knocks the gambler out. Thinking he's killed him and believing that the police are ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Hutchison
CAST:  Frankie Darro  •  Kane Richmond  •  Jack La Rue  •  Frances Grant

Black Gold (1936) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Wildcat riggers risk their lives in the pursuit of oil. Their jobs get even more dangerous when ruthless oil baron J.C. Anderson sets his sights on their territory. When ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Hopton
CAST:  Frankie Darro  •  LeRoy Mason  •  Gloria Shea  •  Berton Churchill

Charlie Chan at the Race Track (1936)

When a friend of Charlie's is found kicked to death by his own race horse on board a Honolulu-bound liner, the detective discovers foul play and uncovers an international ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Warner Oland  •  Keye Luke  •  Helen Wood  •  Thomas Beck