Jean Arthur was an American actor who rose to prominence during the 1930s and 1940s. She is best known for her role as ‘Constance "Connie" Milligan’ in the film ‘The More the Merrier’ (1943). She earned the ‘Academy Award’ for ‘Best Actress’ for her performance in the film. She made her screen debut in ‘Cameo Kirby’ in 1923. She received her first lead role in ‘The Temple of Venus’ in 1923. She received commercial and critical success in the 1927 film ‘Horse Shoe’ (1927). Her first sound film for was ‘Warming Up’ (1928). Her other popular films include ‘Get That Venus’ (1933), ‘The Public Menace’ (1935), ‘You Can't Take It with You’ (1938), ‘The Talk of the Town’ (1942), and ‘Shane’ (1953), which was also her final film role. She also made appearances on TV shows such as ‘GunSmoke’ (1965) and ‘The Jean Arthur Show’ (1966).
This romantic comedy drama film tells the story of a small-town poet who inherits a large fortune, after which he is forced to deal with the corruption of city life. He finds himself constantly hounded by people who wish to take advantage of him.
An Idealized, young Jefferson Smith is selected to be a U.S. Senator and is being mentored by the socially revered Senator Joseph Paine. But, Paine is secretly crooked and is somewhat forced by political boss Jim Taylor to destroy Smith politically. Smith must survive the political onslaught.
This Academy award-winning film features Tony Kirby, son of the snobbish Kirby family and his fiancée, stenographer Alice Sycamore, who hails from a friendly, eccentric family. When the two families meet, the pretentious Kirbys makes their disapproval very clear. Kirby Sr. is buying all properties to expand his business for the biggest possible deal, but Alice’s Grandpa Vanderof is holding out, adding to the existing clash.
A tiny airline is run by rough and tough Geoff Carter. Despite the dangers along many of the routes, the airline cannot afford to miss any flight. In order to deliver the mail in a mountainous South American country, a team of flyers risk it.
A skilled gunfighter named Shane, having a mysterious past, rides into an isolated valley, sometime after the American Civil War. He is eventually hired as a farmhand by a local rancher Joe. Shane soon learns that the settlers of the valley are being harassed by rogues and henchmen of a ruthless cattle baron.
Leopold Dilg is a mill worker and political activist who gets accused of setting fire to a wool mill and killing its foreman Clyde. Dilg escapes from prison in the middle of the trial, and soon seeks shelter with Nora, a former schoolmate living in a remote village. Nora decides to hide him in the attic till the authorities stop looking for Dilg. The case takes a complete turn when it seems that Clyde is still alive.
Seven Chances is a romantic comedy film which revolves around Jimmy Shannon, a junior partner in a brokerage firm, which is on the brink of financial ruin. However, things take a turn when a lawyer informs Jimmy that he will inherit seven million dollars of his grandfather if he gets married by 7 pm on his 27th birthday, which happens to be on the same day. He proposes to his girlfriend Mary, but when she learns why he wants to get married, she decides to leave him.
JB Ball is a wealthy financier who gets fed up with his family as they take his wealth for granted. Therefore, one day, out of frustration, he takes his wife's recently purchased expensive fur coat, and throws it off the roof. It lands on a poor but hard-working girl named Mary Smith.
Wine of Youth is a 1924 American silent comedy drama film which tells the story of a young girl Mary who is wooed by two suitors. One is a quiet and polite man named Lynn and the other is an aggressive man named Hal. However, due to the constant quarreling of her parents, she becomes disillusioned with marriage.
In 1947, a US congressional committee is appointed in post-World War II Berlin, to inspect the American troops stationed in the city, as an unidentified American officer is protecting Erika von Schlütow, who is suspected of being the former mistress of a high ranking Nazi official. Phoebe Frost of the congressional committee assigns Captain John Pringle to assist her in the investigation, unaware that he is Erika’ s current lover. Pringle however tries to distract Phoebe, by romancing her, and she eventually falls for his charms.
History is Made at Night is a romantic drama film which tells the story of a woman named Irene, who moves to Paris, after filing a divorce. She soon meets a man named Paul, and finds herself falling for him. However, her insanely jealous husband is not willing to let her go so easily.
Cameo Kirby is wrongly blamed for the death of Col. John Randall, whose daughter he is in love with. Now, he must clear his name and find the real culprit before it is too late.
Jim Buchanan, the president of the Buchanan Motor Company, is engaged to a socialite named Evelyn Fletcher, who is interested in him only because of his money. Finding himself bored of his life as well as sick and tired of everything, he decides to take a walk in the park, where he meets Joan, a young woman, who has just been evicted, and is also having trouble finding a job. She assumes that he is also unemployed, and she asks him to pretend to be her husband, so that they can apply for a job opening that requires a husband-and-wife butler and a cook.
In early 1862, Phoebe Titus is the only American woman in the Arizona Territory to run her own freight company. She and a young Peter Muncie fall in love but Peter leaves to explore California. In the meantime, a dandy named Jefferson Carteret teams up with Phoebe’s competitor Ward to bring down Phoebe by any means necessary.
Party Wire is a drama film which tells the story of a small-town girl who is victimized by her townsfolk who like gossiping.
New Yorker Molly J. Truesdale boards a bus to find out about life in the American West. During a rodeo, she falls in love with cowboy Dude Hudkins. But when Dude exhibits more love for his horse than her, a dejected Molly leaves for New York, only for Dude to follow and carry her away.
During the Boxer Rebellion in China, during the early 20th century, a Chinese secret society began attacking all westerners and anyone associated with them. Retaliation follows in which Dr Fu Manchu loses his family, and vows revenge on the British army officers whom he regards as the ones who are responsible for the murders.
In order to infiltrate a gang, a FBI agent helps the leader of the group to escape from prison in order to gain his trust.
The Saturday Night is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of two sisters Mayme and Janie, who work as salesgirls in a Departmental Store. Although Mayme is attracted to Bill, the clerk of the store, Janie tries to steal him.
The Canary Murder Case is a crime drama mystery film which revolves around a beautiful showgirl, who ends up dead. Since she had several enemies before her death, detective Philo Vance struggles to find out who killed her.
This musical film involves several stars such as Maurice Chevalier, Clara Bow, Skeets Gallagher, William Powell, and multiple stars, who appear in musical numbers.
A silent war drama film set during the French and the Indian War. The daughter of a French general, Rene Contrecouer, falls for a soldier of fortune.