The  Adolphe Menjou Collection

The Ambassador’s Daughter
    Starring:
Adolphe Nenjou, Olivia de Havilland,
                    John Forsythe, Myrna Loy & Edward Arnold

Joan Fisk, daughter of the American ambassador to France, is bored with entertaining the wives of visiting V.I.P.s and decides to conduct an experiment. She accepts a date with an American G.I. and tries to prove to her father and his friends that not all soldiers are wolves. But by the end of their first date, when wine, music and the young man's charms have swept her off her feet, she realizes that she may have won more than the bet.

Café’ Metropole
    Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Tyrone Power
                    & Loretta Young

In Paris, young American Power is in debt to nightclub owner Menjou who forces him to woo heiress Young in hopes of reaping her fortune.

Dancing in the Dark
    Starring: Adolphe Menjou, William Powell
                        & Betsy Drake

Conceited film star Emery Slade was on top in 1932; in 1949, he's broke and still insufferable. Fox producer Crossman enlists Slade's aid to persuade broadway star Rosalie Brooks to star in the film "Bandwagon." But when Slade meets Julie Clarke, his assistant's onetime girlfriend, he decides she, not Rosalie, should get the part. No one can fathom his motives for this apparently selfless act, but there are a few tricks in the old fox yet...and he'll need them all.

The Front Page
    Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Pat O'Brien & Mary Brian

Hildy Johnson, newspaper reporter, is engaged to Peggy Grant and planning to move to New York for a higher paying advertising job. The court press room is full of lame reporters who invent stories as much as write them. All are waiting to cover the hanging of Earl Williams. When Williams escapes from the inept Sheriff, Hildy seizes the opportunity by using his $260 honeymoon money to payoff an insider and get the scoop on the escape. However, Walter Burns, the Post's editor, is slow to repay Hildy back, hoping that he will stay on the story. Getting a major scoop looks possible when Hildy stumbles onto the bewildered escapee and hides him in a roll-top desk in the press room. Burns shows up to help. Can they keep Williams' whereabouts secret long enough to get the scoop, especially with the Sheriff and other reporters hovering around?

Man on a Tightrope
    Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Fredric March,
                        Gloria Grahame, Cameron Mitchell
                            & Terry Moore

An eastern European circus troop, must battle communist forces & themselves, on the way to freedom.

The Milky Way
    Starring: Adolphe Mennjou & Harold Lloyd

Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan, somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl. The fighter's manager decides to build up the milkman's reputation in a series of fixed fights and then have the champ beat him to regain his title
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Morning Glory
    Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Katharine Hepburn
                        & Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Eva Lovelace, would-be actress trying to crash the New York stage, is a wildly optimistic chatterbox full of theatrical mannerisms. Her looks, more than her talent, attract the interest of a paternal actor, a philandering producer, and an earnest playwright. Is she destined for stardom or the "casting couch"? Will she fade after the brief blooming of a "Morning Glory"?

My Dream is Yours
    Starring:
Adolphe Menjou, Doris Day, Jack Carson
                    & Eve Arden

Conceited singer Garry Mitchell refuses to renew his radio contract, so agent Doug Blake decides to find a new personality to replace Garry. In New York, he finds Martha Gibson, a single mother with a great voice. He arranges for her to move to Hollywood, but then has a problem trying to sell her to the show's sponsor. Doug tries every trick he can think of to make Martha a star, and as the two work more closely, he falls in love with her. Complicating matters further is when Martha meets and becomes attracted to Garry.

The Sniper
    Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Arthur Franz, Marie Windsor
                    & Gerald Mohr

Apparently rejected by women all his life, a loner with a high-power rifle starts on a trail of murder. The police are baffled by the apparently random killings until their psychologist comes up with some ideas. His message to the police: ”Stop me. Find me and stop me! I'm going to do it again.”  Like a crime scene map. Incredibly rich in detail!

Stage Door
    Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Katharine Hepburn,
                    Ginger Rogers, Lucille Ball, Eve Arden
                        Ann Miller,  & Gail Patrick

Terry Randall, rich society beauty, has decided to see if she can break into the Broadway theatre scene without her family connections. She goes to live in a theatrical boarding house and finds her life caught up with those of the other inmates and the ever-present disappointment that theatrical hopefuls must live with. Her smart-mouth roommate, Jean, is approached by a powerful producer for more than just a role. And Terry's father has decided to give her career the shove by backing a production for her to star in, in which she's sure to flop. But his machinations hurt more than just Terry.

That's Right, You're Wrong
    Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Lucille Ball & Kay Kyser

In this musical comedy, the first in a series to feature Kay Kyser and his popular band, the fellas are seen heading for Hollywood to make their movie debut. Just as it seems they will never be movie stars, a lovely starlet falls in love with their manager and demands that the band appear in her upcoming film. Songs include: "I'm Fit to Be Tied," "Scatterbrain," "Little Red Fox," "The Answer Is Love," "Chatterbox" and "Happy Birthday to Love."



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