Edna May Oliver Movies

List of the best Edna May Oliver movies: Murder on the Blackboard(1934), Murder on a Honeymoon(1935), The Penguin Pool Murder(1932), The Last Gentleman(1934), Nurse Edith Cavell(1939), Laugh and Get Rich(1931), A Tale of Two Cities(1935), Cracked Nuts(1931), Parnell(1937), Great Jasper(1933), The Conquerors(1932), Only Yesterday(1933) ... ...

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Murder on the Blackboard

A pretty young music teacher is bludgeoned to death in Hildegarde's school, where she's reunited with Oscar, but the autopsy report says she was dying from poison too.

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Murder on a Honeymoon

A schoolteacher and amateur sleuth suspects foul play when a fellow passenger on a sea-plane gets sick and dies.

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The Penguin Pool Murder

New York schoolmarm Hildegarde Withers (Edna May Oliver) assists a detective (James Gleason) with an aquarium corpse.

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The Last Gentleman

In New England circa 1933, a niece is reported missing and presumed dead and Cabot Barr (George Arliss) summons his relatives to the family estate for a memorial service. Once there, Barr ... See full summary »

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Nurse Edith Cavell

English nurse Edith Cavell is matron in a small private hospital in German-occupied Brussels during WWI. When the son of a recently deceased patient escapes from a German prisoner-of-war ... See full summary »

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Laugh and Get Rich

Man takes his wife's stashed money and is conned into investing it in an oil well.

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A Tale of Two Cities

A pair of lookalikes, one a former French aristocrat and the other an alcoholic English lawyer, fall in love with the same woman amongst the turmoil of the French Revolution.

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Cracked Nuts

To impress his fiancee's aunt, a young man tries to become king in a small kingdom, but the people there have already crowned one, who has won this honor by gambling. So he plans a coup ... See full summary »

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The life of Irish politician Charles Stewart Parnell, following from 1880 onward his struggle to secure Home Rule, pursued in prison, Parliament, and elsewhere. Emphasis is on the ... See full summary »

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Great Jasper

An amorous Irish motorman (Richard Dix) inherits a palm reader's (Edna May Oliver) business in Atlantic City.

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The Conquerors

Newlyweds (Richard Dix, Ann Harding) head for 1870s Nebraska and build a banking empire spanning three generations.

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Only Yesterday

A one-night fling during World War I results in a young girl getting pregnant. Years later, she meets him again. Now a successful businessman, he doesn't even remember her, but tries to seduce her.

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Drums Along the Mohawk

Newlyweds Gil and Lana Martin try to establish a farm in the Mohawk Valley but are menaced by Indians and Tories as the Revolutionary War begins.

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Lydia MacMillan, a wealthy old woman who has never married, is invited by an old beau, Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, for a reunion with the men who have been in her life to reminisce about the ... See full summary »

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No More Ladies

A society girl tries to reform her playboy husband by making him jealous.

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Hold 'Em Jail

A football-loving warden gives the inmates a chance to show their stuff by scheduling a game with another penitentiary.

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Little Miss Broadway

An orphan is provisionally adopted by the manager of a hotel populated by show business people. The hotel's owner doesn't like the entertainers and wants the girl returned to the orphanage.

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Ann Vickers

A prison reformer and a controversial judge fall in love and have a child out of wedlock.

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Meet the Baron

The famous Baron Munchausen dumps two dimwits in the African jungle. A rescue team mistakes one of them for the missing Baron, and returns them to the US, where they're greeted as heroes. ... See full summary »

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David Copperfield

A gentle orphan discovers life and love in an indifferent adult world.

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A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century.

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