Parodies of the '40s hard boiled detective genre, with a very clever conceit: weaving the plot and production design around memorable movie clips (The Killers, The Big Sleep, Double Indemnity, The Lost Weekend, White Heat, This...
In rural 18th-century Indiana, the three daughters of a Civil War veteran are courted by three young men--one a sophisticated city slicker who sells phony oil stock, the second a local eccentric and the third a stolid country boy.
A headstrong young woman defies the wishes of her father by ignoring the romantic advances of a powerful local landowner, instead deciding to run her own ranch with the help of a recovering alcoholic and his friend.
During the campaign for reelection, the crooked politician Paul Madvig decides to clean up his past, refusing the support of the gangster Nick Varna and associating to the respectable reformist politician Ralph Henry.
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock, and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.