Chronicles the early life of gay nineties-era songwriter Paul Dresser as he outgrows his job as carnival entertainer and moves up into New York society, writing one hit song after another. See full summary » An insurance lawyer unhappy with his rate of company advancement becomes a middleman in deals to recover stolen property from the Mob, thus earning a nice living.
But his actions attract police attention and set him up for a double-cross.
A clever fortune-hunter with a penchant for murder does in his elderly, supposedly rich, wife and manages to get away with it.
After an investigation results in a decision of 'accidental ...
See full summary » Paul Gregory is sprung from jail in London by his accomplice after getting a stretch as expected for robbing a woman who falls for his charms. See full summary » A young woman who has been abused and taken advantage of by all the men in her life, finally finds a man she believes truly loves her, but she snaps when she finds out that he, too, is ...
See full summary » A Los Angeles socialite kills a man while home alone one night and claims he was an intruder she did not know.
It seems like a clear case of self defense until the story hits the papers and people connected to the dead man come forward.
A piano teacher believes that her fiancé was killed on the battlefield.
When he miraculously returns, they decide to marry, but are threatened by a wealthy, egotistical composer the piano teacher started dating on the rebound after she became convinced her love had died.
A secretive widower hires a governess for his children, a willful boy and impressionable girl. He is acquitted but is ordered deported by immigration authorities unless he can convince the judge to let him stay.
Strange occurrences and the governess's curiosity lead her to unlock the secrets of the mysterious and uninhabited brownstone next door. After meeting volunteer worker Lynn Warren his tough guy exterior begins to soften as he follows her through her efforts to settle a family of European refugees.
Small time racketeer Marc Fury agrees to plead self-defense for a murder committed by gang boss Joe Farrow in exchange for Farrow's I. Events lead to a dramatic conclusion as Farrow welches on his deal with him and Fury attends his final deportation hearing.