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1. Hot Dog (II) (1930)
Passed | 15 min | Short, Comedy
This Dogville short starts in a nightclub. A married dog is out on the town with her lover boyfriend, which has everybody gossiping. The husband shows up, and after a fight between the ... See full summary »
2. College Hounds (1929)
16 min | Short, Comedy
This Dogville comedy is a spoof of college football movies. A man in debt to a loan shark uses his daughter to stop football hero Red Mange from playing in the big game between Airedale ... See full summary »
4. Who Killed Rover? (1930)
15 min | Short, Comedy, Crime
In this Dogville mystery, a wealthy resident leaves his fortune to his nephew, who is then kidnapped by jealous relatives. Detective Phido Vance tries to find the nephew before any harm can come to him.
5. The Big Dog House (1931)
Approved | 17 min | Short, Comedy
This MGM short, which stars an all-dog cast, is about Trixie and Fido and their evil boss. They all work at the Dogville Department Store but the boss has his eye on Trixie and so frames ... See full summary »
6. Love-Tails of Morocco (1931)
17 min | Comedy, Short
This Dogville short takes place at an outpost in the Dogville Foreign Legion. As the story opens, the soldiers watch a newsreel, which includes the opera singer Galli Cur (a spoof of ... See full summary »
7. The Two Barks Brothers (1931)
17 min | Comedy, Short
Twin brothers are separated at birth when one is stolen by gypsies. One becomes a district attorney. The other becomes a drifter. Thirty years later, circumstances bring them together again, unbeknownst to them.
8. Trader Hound (1931)
Approved | 15 min | Comedy, Short
Four-legged Trader Hound, that fearless veteran of the jungle, and his companion, a young sheik in search of adventure, travel to Africa for a safari and to rescue the beautiful White Doggess, Nina T-Bone, from a tribe of fierce savages.
14. The Perfect Set-Up (1936)
Passed | 21 min | Short, Crime, Drama
The City of New York Police Captain Detectives Hewitt tells the story of Alan Saunders, one of the most unusual criminals of our time, in "A Crime Does Not Pay Subject" short.
16. The Public Pays (1936)
Approved | 19 min | Crime, Drama, Short
A protection racket preying on milk distribution is broken through the persistence of law enforcement and the courage of a local businessman.
18. It May Happen to You (1937)
21 min | Short, Crime, Drama
From MGM's "Crime Does Not Pay" Series. Mobsters convince a meat packing company employee to help them hijack a truckload of beef.
19. Soak the Poor (1937)
Approved | 16 min | Short, Crime, Drama
Entry number 11 in MGM's "Crime Does Not Pay" series deals with racketeers shaking down small grocers and horning in on the relief tickets, forcing prices up with the consumers paying the freight.
20. Give Till It Hurts (1937)
Approved | 21 min | Crime, Short, Drama
The MGM crime reporter introduces Mr. Duncan, the head of a charity chest of a large city. Duncan talks about racketeers who steal from charities, which in essence is robbing those who ... See full summary »
24. Come Across (1938)
Approved | 21 min | Short, Action, Adventure
A bank robber pulls off a heist and comes out with a good haul. However, he winds up being forced to give most of it to his gangland "friends" to hide him from the police, and who now turn ... See full summary »
25. A Criminal Is Born (1938)
21 min | Short, Crime, Drama
An entry in the "Crime Does Not Pay" series, it tells the true story of how a young man, ignored by his parents, gets into a gang and starts a crime spree which leads to murder.
26. They're Always Caught (1938)
Approved | 22 min | Short, Crime
Shows the role the crime laboratory plays in the solving of cases, and how even the smallest detail can become a major clue.
28. The Wrong Way Out (1938)
Approved | 17 min | Crime, Short, Drama
In this entry in the "Crime Does Not Pay" series, young Ann Stevens and "Windy" Brown, against the advice of both sets of parents, run away and get married as they yearn for'independence.' ... See full summary »
29. Money to Loan (1939)
20 min | Crime, Drama, Short
The MGM crime reporter introduces Norman Kennedy, District Attorney of a large city, he who talks about the general want for money, and the extraordinary lengths some will go to to get it. ... See full summary »
30. While America Sleeps (1939)
21 min | Crime, Short
An episode in the "Crime Does Not Pay" series. Dave Miller, an aircraft plant worker, is actually selling secret bomber plans to foreign agents. United States Intelligence Department agents... See full summary »
31. Help Wanted (1939)
Approved | 21 min | Short, Crime, Drama
A racketeer sets up an employment agency, and then sends his henchmen to lineup foremen in companies that employ unskilled labor. The foreman is promised a cut on each new man he hires, and... See full summary »
33. Drunk Driving (1939)
Approved | 22 min | Drama, Short
In this Crime Does Not Pay series entry, John Jones is an up and coming businessman who drinks too much but denies he has a problem. One day he mixes drinking and driving, and the tragic ... See full summary »
35. Know Your Money (1940)
20 min | Short, Crime, Drama
This entry in MGM's "Crime Does Not Pay" series deals with the efforts of the Secret Service to detect counterfeit money and prosecute those responsible for such crimes.
37. Women in Hiding (1940)
Approved | 22 min | Crime, Drama, Short
The MGM crime reporter introduces Dr. Mallory, health commissioner of a large Midwestern city, he who talks about the dangers pregnant women face by going to clinics that advertise discreet... See full summary »
39. Soak the Old (1940)
Approved | 20 min | Short, Crime, Drama