The overlong but absorbing MGM "B" melodrama Mad Holiday stars Edmund Lowe as vacationing movie idol Philip Trent. Tired of starring in murder mysteries, Trent discovers he can't escape typecasting even on an ocean voyage: one of the passengers is murdered in our hero's cabin. The killing is tied in with a stolen diamond and a seemingly unending supply of suspects. To avoid being arrested himself, Trent teams up with pretty detective novelist "Peter" Dean (Elissa Landi) to solve the mystery. As Trent's wisecracking press agent Mert Morgan, Ted Healey has a wonderful moment when he stumbles over a corpse and asks nonchalantly, "What's the matter with him, he crocked?"
An inexperienced moviemaker attempts to complete a horror film. The production gets complicated when a real serial killer begins to take out members of the cast and crew.
Jerry Beall, a young newspaper reporter, intrigued by the charm and beauty of Barbara Hammond, a girl accused of murdering a female radio-star, sets out to prove her innocence in the face of a damaging array of circumstantial evidence, abetted by the lack of truth in many of Barbara's statements. But Barbara winds up in a romantic clinch instead of the electric chair, after a series of sequences that reveal the fallacy of jumping to conclusions.
San Francisco! The cross roads of gay culture where, sex, love and temptation dance a dangerous two step. Joe (Cole Streets) is a porn- obsessed twenty-something who loves to film his hot boyfriend Eddie (David Taylor) having sex. Eddie is not interested in being filmed, but that doesn't stop Cole! The plot thickens as someone e-mails him a clip of Dario Stefano (Steve Cruz), his favorite porn star, in a private home video. When the guys in the video start turning up dead, Joe finds himself on a deadly disturbing adventure that he himself might not survive! Written by Breaking Glass Pictures
The villainous master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu sets out to destroy the people he holds responsible for the death of his family.
Two identical twin sisters...one is very,very good--one is very, very bad. The good twin is due some big bucks. The bad twin wants 'em. Since they look just alike...look out.
An innocent man is accused of murdering his aunt.
Zudora, not knowing she's an heiress to a $20 million fortune, lives with her uncle, a mystic and detective, who covets her inheritance. She wants to marry John Storm but her uncle is against it. However, the uncle makes a bargain; if Zudora can solve the next twenty mysteries brought to him, she can marry as she chooses. Episodes 1,2 and 8, plus another unidentified chapter, survive. The rest is believed to be lost.
Mistaken identity comedy involving murder and pretense.
A girl kills herself after being drugged and raped by a sinister warlock named Tong. But, in this instance, death is not absolute. The evil sorcerer breathes life into the young victim and continues to seduce her.
French jewel thief Lupin (Charles Korvin) robs an heiress (Ella Raines) on a train, then follows her to England and saves her life.
by Chusei Sone
Arizona Territory is in the grip of outlaw terror and killer outlaws, secretly organized by Hulon Champion, who covers his power ambitions with the guise of a respectable firearms merchant. Hoping to eradicate the lawlessness plaguing the newspaperman Fred Gately prints a letter asking the president to visit the area. But Fred's killed by secret gang leader Champion, who also plans to assassinate the president. Undercover officer Rocky Lane teams with his assistant, Nugget, and Fred's spunky daughter to combat Champion's head gunslinger.
In an idyllic Stockholm suburb, 11-year-old Lillebror Ström lives with his mum, dad, sister and grandma. When Alex, his sister, introduces her new boyfriend to the family, only Lillebror and his best pal Jens get suspicious. Is Slim Trim really that nice, and what's the deal with those shady friends of his? Meanwhile Lillebror's daddy Roland has financial troubles. Roland works at the Toy Museum, which is host to a gold exhibition. When the greatest gold heist in national history is exposed, Roland's in trouble, being the only one with access to the secret information about the museum's security system. Lillebror and Jens have to do something.
JOHN, his wife EMILY, and their small son EDWARD leave the city for what they believe will be a brief foray to the countryside to claim John's inheritance - a small shack. They find themselves in a strange back-woods rural setting. Nothing is what it seems, and JOHN's behavior becomes increasingly bizarre as he crosses paths with the unusual inhabitants of the area, some of whom he knows from a distant past. As his connections to the area are gradually revealed, we are shown a puzzle and a tapestry of our hero and his life before he moved away. To his wife's horror we witness a man who belongs to a long lineage of disaster and mishap and rural weirdness. As the realization sets in of what has happened, the specter of the next-in-line, his son EDWARD, becomes spookily evident.
In this parody of Sherlock Holmes, the Great Detective goes to an opium den of inequity in the dangerous London district of London and challenges Tong assassins in order to rescue a woman.
A young girl who was frustrated in her desire to become acrtress starts to work for a telephone-sex company. There she meets a fascinating man who has an obsession for music related with crime.
Shane, is sent undercover in order to solve a case that involves a series of murders that occur at an elite gym run by Tony. Shane meets up with a mysterious woman, who in turn assists in helping him take on, what turns out to be a well established Russian Mafia steroid smuggling ring run by Vladimer. When the two are taken captive, and Shane is forced to take action - he must destroy everything in his path!
Hank Davis, foreman on a huge dam project, enlists the aid of his two flyer friends when a sinister figure known as The Black Ace leads his Mystery Squadron of masked pilots in an attempt to destroy the dam.