A publicity-hungry actress uses a Manhattan billboard to jumpstart her career.
Judy Holliday stars as Gladys Glover, a young woman who wants to make a name for herself, so she rents a billboard on Columbus Circle and advertises her name. When a wealthy soap manufacturer tries to wrestle the billboard away from Gladys he finds himself falling in love with her.
Faced with a career that is stalling out, unemployed actress and model Gladys Glover (Judy Holliday) puts all her money into renting a prominent Manhattan billboard that quickly brings her some much-needed exposure. Wanting the space for his new ad campaign, soap company executive Evan Adams III (Peter Lawford) proposes a trade, giving Gladys more billboard locations for her publicity campaign. Much to the dismay of her boyfriend, documentary filmmaker Pete Sheppard (Jack Lemmon), Gladys' popularity soars under the now-smitten Adams, who helps land the talk show appearances and commercials that make her name a household item. But after Pete bolts in disgust, in the end, Gladys realizes that he is the man she really wants to marry.
The first Falcon film starring George Sanders. The amateur detective is given two months by his fiancee to get other women and crime detection out of his system. His resolve soon crumbles, however, when he is approached by a beautiful young lady and asked to foil a jewel robbery
The Saint helps a young beauty take vengeance on the mobsters who ruined her father.
Janes Forbes (Barrie) decides to help amnesiac Jack Doe (Pryor) to find the details of his true identity. She doesn't tell anyone she is leaving, which causes her worried father to hire a detective to find the pair. Trouble ensues when a minor gangster with his own night club becomes involved.
Gene Raymond bets he can leave New York with nothing but his skivvies and in 10 days arrive in Los Angeles with a suit, $100 and a fiancée in this zany comedy costarring Wendy Barrie.
Charles Laughton gulps beer and chomps on mutton, in his first of many iconic screen roles, as King Henry VIII, the ultimate anti-husband. Alexander Korda's first major international success is a raucous, entertaining, even poignant peek into the boudoirs of the infamous king and his six wives.
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