Search results for "Billie Burke"


The Wizard of Oz (1939) RT 99% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1999

One of the most famous musical films and the first film from Hollywood to use color. Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  George Cukor  •  Mervyn LeRoy  •  King Vidor
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Frank Morgan  •  Ray Bolger  •  Bert Lahr

Pepe (1960) RT Audience 48%

Mario "Cantinflas" Moreno is a hired hand, Pepe, employed on a ranch. A boozing Hollywood director buys a white stallion that belongs to Pepe's boss. Pepe, determined to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Cantinflas  •  Shirley Jones  •  Dan Dailey  •  Bing Crosby

Sergeant Rutledge (1960) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Respected black cavalry Sergeant Brax Rutledge stands court-martial for raping and killing a white woman and murdering her father, his superior officer.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Western
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Jeffrey Hunter  •  Woody Strode  •  Constance Towers  •  Billie Burke

The Young Philadelphians (1959) RT 67% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Up and coming young lawyer Anthony Lawrence faces several ethical and emotional dilemmas as he climbs the Philadelphia social ladder. His personal and professional skills are ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Barbara Rush  •  Alexis Smith  •  Brian Keith

Small Town Girl (1953) RT Audience 17%

Rick Belrow Livingston, in love with Broadway star Lisa, is sentenced to 30 days in jail for speeding through a small town. He persuades the judge's daughter Cindy to let him ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  László Kardos
CAST:  Jane Powell  •  Farley Granger  •  Ann Miller  •  S.Z. Sakall

Father's Little Dividend (1951) RT 100% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 1998

In this sequel to Father of the Bride, newly married Kay Dunstan announces that she and her husband are going to have a baby, leaving her father having to come to grips with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Joan Bennett  •  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Don Taylor

Father of the Bride (1950) RT 93% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Proud father Stanley Banks remembers the day his daughter, Kay, got married. Starting when she announces her engagement through to the wedding itself, we learn of all the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Joan Bennett  •  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Don Taylor

The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) RT 60% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Josh (Astaire) and Dinah (Rogers) Barkley are a successful musical-comedy team, known for their stormy (but passionate) relationship. Dinah feels overshadowed by Josh, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Oscar Levant  •  Billie Burke

And Baby Makes Three (1949)

A recently divorced couple (Robert Young, Barbara Hale) see things differently after learning they are going to be parents.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Levin
CAST:  Robert Young  •  Barbara Hale  •  Robert Hutton  •  Janis Carter

The Cheaters (1945) RT Audience 67%

The Cheaters (1945) also known as The Castaway, is a Christmas tale about a has-been actor invited to Christmas dinner by a rich family, directed by Joseph Kane.[1] Joseph ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joseph Kane
CAST:  Joseph Schildkraut  •  Billie Burke  •  Eugene Pallette  •  Ona Munson




Swing Out, Sister (1945)

Universal cowboy star Rod Cameron plays Geoffrey, conductor of a high-toned symphony orchestra. Secretly harboring the desire to become a swingin' jazz trumpeter, Geoffrey ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Edward C. Lilley
CAST:  Rod Cameron  •  Billie Burke  •  Arthur Treacher  •  Frances Raeburn

Gildersleeve on Broadway (1943)

On a trip to New York, a small-town blowhard gets caught between a wealthy widow and a gold digger.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Harold Peary  •  Billie Burke  •  Claire Carleton  •  Richard LeGrand

Hi Diddle Diddle (1943) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Nov 2004

When the bride's mother is supposedly swindled out of her money by a spurned suitor, the groom's father orchestrates a scheme of his own to set things right. He is aided by a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Martha Scott  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  Pola Negri  •  Billie Burke

The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942) RT 80% / Audience 81%

DVD release: May 2006

Lecturer Sheridan Whiteside slips on the ice on his way into the home of a prominent Ohio family. The Dr. says Whiteside must remain confined having broken his leg. He begins ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Keighley
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Ann Sheridan  •  Monty Woolley  •  Richard Travis

In This Our Life (1942) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Apr 2008

A young woman dumps her fiancée and runs off with her sister's husband. They marry, settle in Baltimore, and Stanley ultimately drives Peter to drink and suicide. Stanley ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  George Brent  •  Dennis Morgan

Topper Returns (1941) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Topper is once again tormented by a fun-loving spirit. This time, it's Gail Richards, who was accidentally murdered while vacationing at the home of her wealthy friend, Ann ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Joan Blondell  •  Roland Young  •  Carole Landis  •  Billie Burke

The Wild Man of Borneo (1941)

A medicine show man tries to con people into believing he's a legitimate stage actor.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert B. Sinclair
CAST:  Frank Morgan  •  Mary Howard  •  Billie Burke  •  Donald Meek

Hullabaloo (1940)

DVD release: May 2012

A professional golfer who has become a businessman for his fiancee helps a vagrant get a job and ends up losing his own.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edwin L. Marin
CAST:  Frank Morgan  •  Virginia Grey  •  Dan Dailey  •  Billie Burke

Dulcy (1940)

A dizzy young woman aranges to turn her inventor-boyfriend's vacation into a chance meeting with a possible investor who happens to be her brother's future father-in-law. And ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  S. Sylvan Simon
CAST:  Ann Sothern  •  Ian Hunter  •  Roland Young  •  Reginald Gardiner