Melville Baker


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Last Days Of Pompeii, The (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Just About What The Job Is Worth We’ve established the city of Pompeii, in what must be the early years Anno Domini, when gladiator wrangler Cleon (William V. Mong) needs an assist from top-billed Preston Foster (introduced here as blacksmith Marcus), Gloria Shea his wife, and Frank Conroy as interested nobleman Gaius, early in RKO’s The Last Days Of Pompeii, 1935.
Downstairs (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Complete Satisfaction In a screen story he wrote for himself, John Gilbert (as Austrian chauffeur Karl), arrives and plays the consummate cad, with a maid (Marion Lessing), a bride (Virgina Bruce), a Countess (Hedda Hopper) and a Baroness (Olga Baclanova), opening Downstairs, 1932.
Downstairs (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Forgive Me For Watching You First day on the job, conniving chauffeur Karl (John Gilbert) insinuates himself with just-married maid Anna (Virginia Bruce, who was Mrs. Gilbert at the time), her honeymoon on hold, as her husband, butler Albert (Paul Lukas) is required for emergency service, in Downstairs, 1932.
Now And Forever (1934) -- (Movie Clip) You Said That In Vienna Henry Hathaway directing opening of exposition and character sketch, Gary Cooper and Carole Lombard in Shanghai are Jerry and Toni, American con artists faced with a challenging hotel bill, Tetsu Komai the manager, in Paramount’s Now And Forever, 1934, co-starring Shirley Temple.
Now And Forever (1934) -- (Movie Clip) Are You A Good Sailor? Globe-trotting con man Jerry (Gary Cooper) at the estate of his late wife’s brother, waiting to hear whether he’ll get his asking price for custody of his daughter Penny (Shirley Temple), meets her for the first time since infancy, in Paramount’s Now And Forever, 1934, co-starring Carole Lombard.
Now And Forever (1934) -- (Movie Clip) You Just Won't Listen Ostensibly reformed con man Jerry (Gary Cooper), now selling real estate on the French Riviera, acting on instructions from wife Toni (Carole Lombard), picks up daughter Penny (Shirley Temple), visiting with Mrs. Crane (Charlotte Granville), who doesn’t know she’s his next mark, in Now And Forever, 1934.