Vitaphone (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Svengali (1931)
Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
Through hypnotism and telepathic mind control, a sinister music maestro controls the singing voice, but not the heart, of the woman he loves.
2. God's Gift to Women (1931)
Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance
A Parisian descendant of Don Juan vows to stop philandering in order to win the hand of a virtous young lady with a disapproving father.
3. Kismet (1930)
Passed | 90 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Musical
Hajj, a rascally beggar on the periphery of the court of Baghdad, schemes to marry his daughter to royalty and to win the heart of the queen of the castle himself.
6. The Song of the Flame (1930)
96 min | Musical, Romance
This was a screen version of the 1925 operetta by Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach, Herbert Stohart, and George Gershwin. The story of the movie is about a peasant who is known as "The ... See full summary »
7. Viennese Nights (1930)
92 min | Musical
In 1890, Gus Sascher joins the Austrian Army and romances the impoverished girl Elsa Hofner. Elsa instead marries the wealthier officer Franz von Renner, in an attempt at social climbing. ... See full summary »
8. Man to Man (1930)
68 min | Crime, Drama
Eighteen years ago, John Bolton found the man who killed his brother Joe and shot it out. The man was killed and John went to prison. His son Mike is now a college track star and when the ... See full summary »
9. We Faw Down (1928)
Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short
Stan & Ollie attempt to fool their wives by sneaking out to a poker game, but instead get involved with two flirty ladies, one of whom is the girlfriend of a jealous boxer.
15. Road to Paradise (1930)
TV-G | 74 min | Drama
A young girl falls in with a gang of criminals. One of their capers is robbing the house of a wealthy socialite who happens to look just like her. In the process of cleaning out the house, ... See full summary »
17. The Girl of the Golden West (1930)
Passed | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
A hard-bitten saloon girl falls for a dashing outlaw, and tries to keep the local sheriff from catching him and sending him to prison.
19. The Greyhound Limited (1929)
A train engineer and his fireman are best friends, until the engineer breaks up a romance between his pal and a trampy girl he knows is no good for him, which also breaks up their ... See full summary »
20. Captain Thunder (1930)
Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Drama, Music
Victor Varconi plays a charming Mexican bandit gets involved in several conflicting paradoxical relations, including an alliance with a crooked rival bandit and a beautiful daughter of the governor.
21. Father's Son (1931)
Passed | 76 min | Drama
Young Bill Emory is a typical mischievous, rambunctious boy, but his father William is a strict disciplinarian, and Bill is constantly being punished for simple childhood transgressions. ... See full summary »
29. Conquest (1928)
75 min | Drama
Two pilots are in love with the same girl. On a flight over the Antarctic, the plane suddenly spins out of control and crashes into a snowbank. One of the pilots is injured and the other ... See full summary »
30. On the Border (1930)
Passed | 46 min | Drama, Family, Western
Farrell is taking advantage of the proximity of the rancho of Don Jose to the Mexican border by smuggling Chinese across the line into the United States. Dave, a border patrol officer ... See full summary »
31. The Furies (1930)
69 min | Mystery
Fifi Sands, whose husband is constantly unfaithful, is prevented from obtaining a divorce by Bedlow, her husband's lawyer. At a dinner party given by Smith, a columnist, she announces that ... See full summary »
33. Mothers Cry (1930)
Passed | 76 min | Drama, Romance
A widowed mother must struggle to raise her four children. She insists that the youngest of them, who turns out to be a gifted architect, must leave the family in order to save his career and to avoid a scandal.
36. Believe It or Not #1 (1930)
Unrated | 9 min | Short
Robert L. Ripley first shows the very first cartoon of his, published in newspapers 8 years earlier. He then proceeds with various oddities, first introducing a woman who can read aloud 8 ... See full summary »
37. Believe It or Not #12 (1931)
7 min | Documentary, Short
Traveling to North Africa, Ripley offers views of The Meeting Place of the Dead in Morocco, a jail for nagging wives, a village with houses made of tin cans, and a sultan with many wives and children.
43. Believe It or Not #11 (1931)
8 min | Documentary, Short
In this entry, passengers enter a mockup of an airplane. During the flight, Robert Ripley shows the "passengers" several oddities across the United States. They include the town with the ... See full summary »
44. Believe It or Not #2 (1930)
Unrated | 9 min | Short
The second entry in the Believe It or Not series of shorts begins with Robert Ripley in his office sorting his mail. At the time he received about one million pieces of mail per year, more ... See full summary »
50. Believe It or Not (Second Series) #1 (1931)
8 min | Documentary, Short
This first entry in the second "Believe It Or Not" series of shorts visits northern Africa. Included are a look at the Tuareg people of the Sahara Desert, a waterfall whose under-surface ... See full summary »
Star: Robert L. Ripley