A WWII captain must oversee an execution he doesn't want to happen.
A 100-year-old woman who recalls her romance with a desperado during the days of the old West.
Members of a private club suspect one of their members of cheating at cards. They hire a crooked card player to ferret out the guilty party.
A drama critic writes that he was unconvinced by an actress’s performance. The irate miss pays a visit to his home, armed with a gun.
A sheriff tries to keep his failing eyesight a secret, but a vicious outlaw learns the truth and challenges the lawman to a gun battle..
A successful businessman accepts a deal with the devil to modernize the administration of hell. Methods prove too efficient for his own good.
Because of his thrift, a very conservative and proper young man finds himself forced into wearing a rather garish suit. As a result, his personality undergoes a remarkable change.
A woman is surprised when her fiancÃ© turns out to have been married before.
A former jazz great is released from a mental hospital where he has been treated for amnesia...and for the attempted murder of his wife, and attempted suicide. Upon returning to his home and wife, a series of events leads up to the startling discovery of what really happened the night of the attempted murder/suicide.
Industrialist Fleet Mason, a workaholic who doesn't realize how many lives he effects with his stressed-out working habits. When he thinks his loving wife has hung up on him in disgust, he re-evaluates his life by taking an imaginary bus trip to Meadville"". The trip is to nowhere and is full of psychological imagery. In a smoke shrouded bus terminal he meets all the people in his life as total strangers. When he meets his wife and realizes she doesn't recognize him, he becomes despondent. Only when his father appears and guides him to the exit does he realize how he must alter his life.
A wealthy woman separates from her fortune-hunting husband. She rents a swanky New York penthouse in a building so new that she is the only one living there. When she awakens from a nap, she finds herself trapped in the apartment. Her estranged husband and his girlfriend are after her money and are hoping this will drive her crazy.
When her long-time pin-boy retires, bowling proprietress hires the one guy who answers her want-ad right away. He turns out to be an escaped committed psychotic who, lonely and always lacking in the social skills, never received the nurturing of a friend [you think]. We know it but it takes some time before she becomes aware. While waiting for the police to come to apprehend him, she lets him walk her home through the park while lending him her sympathetic ear. Dealing with a psychotic might take some finesse. How will HE take it? And how will he take IT?
Disappointed that his 25 years’ service with one firm has gone unnoticed, a mild and meek bookkeeper embarks on a mad whirl to forget his sorrows.
After 20 years in prison, an ex-convict has only one purpose in mind: revenge on his former business partner.
An employee catches attractive Mrs. Raymond making a pass at Willie, then Mr. Raymond comes to the club with a gun to get even. Willie shoots him in self defense, but Willie is framed when Mr. Raymond's gun disappears.
A woman plots to murder her husband in order to collect his insurance. Her plans are overheard by her father-in-law.
An American newspaperman is given an important letter to smuggle out of a foreign country. He then becomes involved romantically with a beautiful spy who also wants the letter.
Suave restaurateur-gambler Willie Dante rebuffs the attempt of racketeers to cash in on his gambling activities. He appears to change his mind, however, due to the influence of a beautiful woman.
The first mate on a merchant ship has been waiting for years to take command of the ship. When the elderly captain makes a mistake at a time when the ship is in danger the first mate sees his chance.
A lonely spinster falls in love for the first time in her life. But unknown to her, the man is married.
A detective follows his quarry into the jungles of Batavia. Three men answer the description of the murderer he seeks.
The conflict of a prison warden who discovers exculpatory evidence on the eve of an execution.
A famous author gets embroiled in an unusual situation when he offers to drive a young Mexican girl to her ranch.
A man devotes his life to caring for his bedridden wife, but there is more to the situation than meets the eye.
A jealous husband devises an unusual method of learning whether or not his wife has been faithful. He believes she has not told him the truth about some flowers she received.
A TV writer finds inspiration from a little girl travelling to Los Angeles.
An American intelligence officer falls into the brutal hands of a derelict white man now risen to power in Red China.
A scuffle between two friends brings sudden and accidental death to one of them. The survivor, believing he will be accused of murder, has only four hours to find the only person who can testify that the death was accidental-the dead man’s fiancée.
Willie Dante proprietor of Dante’s Inferno, sends home a young bride who wants to learn how to gamble. She claims she wants to take more of an interest in her bridegroom’s activities!
After the death of her husband, a bewildered city girl is forced to make her home on a farm with her brother-in-law’s family. The narrow-minded brother resents the young widow, who scandalizes the countryside by using nail polish and makeup.
A professor agrees to a strange bargain. He consents to marry a girl he does not know and then to disappear.
A priest is called in to stand by a tyrant dictator threatened with assassination. The entire population of his small country, through mass “thought transmission,” wills his death.
In an effort to escape her past, a woman takes a job in a plant.
After five years in a mental institution, a man’s wife returns home to resume a normal life. His problem is complicated by the fact that he has fallen in love with his secretary.
A Hollywood screenwriter, in love with an ambitious actress, finds she is using him to further her career.
A wealthy woman spoiled by her husband’s attentions, unwillingly goes with him on a second honeymoon to the farm where he spent his childhood. After her husband breaks his leg horseback riding, she finds herself face to face with an escaped murderer in the lonely old house.
Willie Dante, owner of a gaming house, is threatened by blackmailers. They want to use his place for a payoff.
The same day a prominent doctor is to receive a coveted award for his word, his wife learns of a hidden secret that could destroy his career.
After serving and being wounded in World War 2, a captain is recalled to duty in Korea. Because of his resentment, he is branded a coward by his company and faces removal from his command.
An aspiring actress has spent 20 years in Hollywood, not gaining fame as she had hoped, but as a stand-in for a well-known actress. Her ambition turns to despair, and her affection to bitterness.
A man is assigned to force a small-town newspaper out of existence.