William Hurlbut


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Secret Of The Blue Room (1933) -- (Movie Clip) The Ghost Won't Bite Us Pressed by his birthday-girl daughter Irene (Gloria Stuart) and her three friendly-rival suitors (Paul Lukas, Onslow Stevens and William Janney as Walter, Frank and Tommy), Von Helldorf (Lionel Atwill) tells of the deadly room in the family manor, in Secret Of The Blue Room, 1933.
Secret Of The Blue Room (1933) -- (Movie Clip) You'd Better Have This Lock Fixed Host Von Helldorf (Lionel Atwill) and daughter Irene (Gloria Stuart) are in good morning spirits along with guests Walter and Frank (Paul Lukas, Onslow Stevens) until the butler (Robert Barrat) points out that her third suitor, whom everyone assumed was at no real risk staying in the notorious bedroom, has vanished, in Secret Of The Blue Room, 1933.
Secret Of The Blue Room (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Why All The Secrets? Handy introduction of players from Universal and Gloria Stuart as the object of the admiration of Lionel Atwill as her dad, Paul Lukas, Onslow Stevens and William Janney as her suitors on at the hour of her 21st birthday, in Secret Of The Blue Room, 1933.
Bride Of Frankenstein (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Can You Not Speak? The beginning of another of director James Whale's vignettes in his hit sequel, the monster (Boris Karloff) again on the run, meets a blind and altruistic monk (O.P. Heggie), in Bride Of Frankenstein, 1935.
Bride Of Frankenstein (1935) -- (Movie Clip) She's Alive! A spoiler in that it comes a good 70-minutes into the picture, evil Pretorius (Ernest Thesiger) has forced Baron Frankenstein (Colin Clive) to create a bride for the monster (Boris Karloff), and darned if it doesn’t work, Elsa Lanchester in the title role, with mixed result, in James Whale’s electric Bride Of Frankenstein, 1935.
Bride Of Frankenstein (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Perfect Night For Mystery And Horror Presumably on their famous Swiss vacation, summer 1816, Gavin Gordon as Byron, Douglas Walton as Shelley, Elsa Lanchester (who will also play the title role) as his wife Mary, imagined by director James Whale, with highlights from his 1931 hit, opening the sequel Bride Of Frankenstein, 1935.
Imitation Of Life (1934) -- (Movie Clip) I Didn't Advertise Joining the intimate opening scene in which widow Bea (Claudette Colbert) bathes her child (Juanita Quigley, billed as “Baby Jane”), and the introduction of disoriented Louise Beavers as Delilah, in the first screen adaptation of the Fannie Hurst novel, Imitation Of Life, 1934.
Imitation Of Life (1934) -- (Movie Clip) I Wanna Be White First scene for Fredi Washington as the mature Peola, with candor from the original Fannie Hurst novel, extraordinary for Hollywood, expressing anxiety about her race to her mother, Louise Beavers, at a party celebrating the pancake-mix business she co-founded (with Claudette Colbert, the hostess), in Imitation Of Life, 1934.
Imitation Of Life (1934) -- (Movie Clip) The Pancake Queen At the 10th anniversary party for her pancake-mix empire, Claudette Colbert as Bea has noted the arrival of handsome Warren William as Archer, as it turns out induced to attend by her wiseacre marketing genius Elmer (Ned Sparks), in Imitation Of Life, 1934, from the Fannie Hurst novel.
Imitation Of Life (1934) -- (Movie Clip) We're Going Into Business Claudette Colbert as syrup seller Bea presses a boardwalk landlord (Clarence Hummel Wilson) for a lease then announces her hare-brained scheme to her un-salaried housekeeper Delilah (Louise Beavers), bringing their fatherless daughters and meeting the painter (Henry Armetta), in the original Imitation Of Life, 1934.
Bride Of Frankenstein (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Gods And Monsters The doctor (Colin Clive) is persuaded by professor turned blackmailing partner Pretorius (Ernest Thesiger) to observe his own work, offering a now famous phrase, then little people (including Joan Woodbury, Pop Byron, Norman Ainsley, Peter Shaw), in James Whale's Bride Of Frankenstein, 1935.
Adam Had Four Sons -- (Movie Clip) You'll Have To Go Ruined in the panic of 1907, widower Adam (Warner Baxter), counseled by benevolent cousin Philippa (Helen Westley), breaks bad news to beloved governess Emilie (Ingrid Bergman), in Adam Had Four Sons, 1941.