Search results for "Arthur Franz"


Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951) RT 80% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Oct 1992

Boxer Tommy Nelson is accused of killing his manager. While detectives Bud and Lou investigate they come across an invisibility formula with which Tommy injects himself rather ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Bud Abbott  •  Lou Costello  •  Nancy Guild  •  Arthur Franz

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) RT 69% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Dec 2009

A newspaper publisher, wanting to prove a point about the insufficiency of circumstantial evidence, talks his possible son-in-law Tom into a hoax in an attempt to expose ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Arthur Franz

Invaders from Mars (1953) RT 82% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jan 1999

In the early hours of the night, young David Maclean sees a flying saucer land and disappear into the sand dunes just beyond his house. Slowly, all of the adults, including ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Cameron Menzies
CAST:  Helena Carter  •  Arthur Franz  •  Jimmy Hunt  •  Leif Erickson

Red Light (1949) RT Audience 18%

Nick Cherney, in prison for embezzling from Torno Freight Co., sees a chance to get back at Johnny Torno through his young priest brother Jess. He pays fellow prisoner Rocky, ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  George Raft  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Gene Lockhart  •  Raymond Burr

The Caine Mutiny (1954) RT 92% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2005

When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  José Ferrer  •  Van Johnson  •  Fred MacMurray

The Sniper (1952) RT 83% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Nov 2009

Eddie Miller struggles with his hatred of women, he's especially bothered by seeing women with their lovers. He starts a killing spree as a sniper by shooting women from far ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Adolphe Menjou  •  Arthur Franz  •  Gerald Mohr  •  Marie Windsor

Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 2001

The relationship between Sergeant Stryker and a group of rebellious recruits is made difficult by the Sergeant's tough training tactics. At Tarawa, the leathernecks have a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  John Wayne  •  John Agar  •  Adele Mara  •  Forrest Tucker

Hellcats of the Navy (1957) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: May 2003

Future "first couple" Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis made their only joint film appearance in Hellcats of the Navy. Ronnie plays Casey Abbott, commander of a WW2 submarine, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Nathan H. Juran
CAST:  Ronald Reagan  •  Nancy Reagan  •  Arthur Franz  •  Robert Arthur

The Unholy Wife (1957) RT Audience 40%

A woman marries a man for his wealth, then concocts a plan to kill him, take his money, and run off with her lover. Things go wrong when they accidentally kill the wrong person.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Diana Dors  •  Rod Steiger  •  Tom Tryon  •  Beulah Bondi

The Wild Party (1956) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Jun 2004

An ex-football brute (Anthony Quinn) and his beatnik gang take a rich girl (Carol Ohmart) and her boyfriend hostage (Arthur Franz) at a jazz joint.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Harry Horner
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Carol Ohmart  •  Arthur Franz  •  Jay Robinson




The Devil's Hairpin (1957)

Cocky car racer Nick Jargin has retired since he nearly caused the death of his brother at a hairpin bend on a circuit. He now holds a trendy café who keeps him busy full time ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Cornel Wilde
CAST:  Cornel Wilde  •  Jean Wallace  •  Arthur Franz  •  Mary Astor

Flight Nurse (1953)

In this war drama, set during the Korean War, an Air Force nurse gets involved in a love triangle on the front lines.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Joan Leslie  •  Forrest Tucker  •  Arthur Franz  •  Jeff Donnell

Battle Taxi (1955) RT Audience 20%

In the Korean war, the commander of an Air Rescue helicopter team must show a hot-shot former jet pilot how important helicopter rescue work is and turn him into a team player.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Herbert L. Strock
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Arthur Franz  •  Marshall Thompson

Tarnished (1950)

Bud Dolliver, a former WWII hero, and an ex-convict, returns to his home town in an effort to make a new life for himself but, even with the help of Lou Jellison, a cannery ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime
DIRECTION:  Harry Keller
CAST:  Dorothy Patrick  •  Arthur Franz  •  Barbra Fuller  •  Jimmy Lydon

Bad for Each Other (1953) RT Audience 31%

A doctor returned from the Korean War must choose between setting up a glamorous practice and helping the poor.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Dianne Foster  •  Mildred Dunnock

The Member of the Wedding (1952) RT 88% / Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2000

Carson McCullers stage hit brought to the screen by Fred Zinnemann starring Ethel Waters and Julie Harris. Tomboy Julie Harris dreams of running away with her brother and new ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Ethel Waters  •  Julie Harris  •  Brandon De Wilde  •  Arthur Franz

Jungle Patrol (1948)

Eight fighter pilots hold off constant Japanese attacks during the construction of an airstrip in New Guinea.  (more)

GENRES: War
DIRECTION:  Joseph M. Newman
CAST:  Kristine Miller  •  Arthur Franz  •  Ross Ford  •  Tommy Noonan

The Young Lions (1958) RT 83% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2001

The Young Lions follows the lives of three soldiers: one German and two Americans, paralleling their experiences in World War II until they meet up at the end for a confrontation  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Montgomery Clift  •  Dean Martin  •  Hope Lange

Back from the Dead (1957)

A newly married young woman is possessed by the evil spirt of her husband's deceased first wife. The possession turns her into a scheming killer who will stop at nothing to ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Charles Marquis Warren
CAST:  Peggie Castle  •  Arthur Franz  •  Marsha Hunt  •  Don Haggerty