Search results for "Charles Walters"


Easter Parade (1948) RT 89% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 2005

On the day before Easter in 1911, Don Hewes is crushed when his dancing partner (and object of affection) Nadine Hale refuses to start a new contract with him. To prove ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Fred Astaire  •  Peter Lawford  •  Ann Miller

High Society (1956) RT 80% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Childhood friends Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven got married and quickly divorced. Now Tracy is about to marry again, this time to a shrewd social-climbing businessman. Bing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Grace Kelly  •  Frank Sinatra  •  Celeste Holm

Lili (1953) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Members of a circus troupe "adopt" Lili Daurier when she finds herself stranded in a strange town. The magician who first comes to her rescue already has romantic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Leslie Caron  •  Mel Ferrer  •  Jean-Pierre Aumont  •  Zsa Zsa Gábor

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

The Belle of New York (1952) RT Audience 32%

DVD release: Jul 2007

In squeaky-clean New York at the turn of the century, playboy Charlie Hill falls so much in love that he can walk on air. The object of his affections is beautiful Angela ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Vera-Ellen  •  Marjorie Main  •  Keenan Wynn

Walk, Don't Run (1966) RT 100% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Apr 2003

British industrialist Sir William Rutland - "Bill" to his friends - is in Tokyo on a business trip during the time of the Summer Olympic Games there in 1964. Having actually ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Samantha Eggar  •  Jim Hutton  •  John Standing

Ziegfeld Follies (1945) RT 75% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Apr 2006

The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli  •  George Sidney  •  Roy Del Ruth  •  Charles Walters  •  Robert Lewis  •  Lemuel Ayers  •  Merrill Pye
CAST:  William Powell  •  Judy Garland  •  Lucille Ball  •  Fred Astaire

The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) RT 71% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Majestic mountains are in the background and a waterfall in the foreground. Is that a canoe on the river? No it's a cradle with a baby. The buoyant Molly Brown has survived ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Debbie Reynolds  •  Harve Presnell  •  Ed Begley  •  Jack Kruschen

Torch Song (1953) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Jenny Stewart is a tough Broadway musical star who doesn't take criticism from anyone. Yet there is one individual, Tye Graham, a blind pianist who may be able to break ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Gig Young  •  Michael Wilding  •  Marjorie Rambeau

The Glass Slipper (1955) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Apr 1991

Musical adaptation of the story of Cinderella and her magical trip to the prince's ball.  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Leslie Caron  •  Michael Wilding  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Estelle Winwood




Summer Stock (1950) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 2006

To Jane Falbury's New England farm comes a troup of actors to put up a show, invited by Jane's sister. At first reluctant she has them do farm chores in exchange for food. Her ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Gene Kelly  •  Eddie Bracken  •  Gloria DeHaven

Texas Carnival (1951) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Jul 1992

A Texas carnival showmen team is mistaken for a cattle baron and his sister.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Esther Williams  •  Red Skelton  •  Howard Keel  •  Ann Miller

Easy to Love (1953) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Jul 1992

Two men vie for the heart of a Cypress Gardens swimming star.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Esther Williams  •  Van Johnson  •  Tony Martin  •  John Bromfield

Two Loves (1961)

An American spinster who takes a job teaching Maori students in New Zealand finds unexpected romance with two men.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Laurence Harvey  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Nobu McCarthy

Three Guys Named Mike (1951) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A stewardess becomes romantically involved with an airline pilot, a college professor, and a successful businessman...all of whom are named Mike. When the three find out about ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Jane Wyman  •  Van Johnson  •  Howard Keel  •  Barry Sullivan

Ask Any Girl (1959) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jan 1993

Sales girl falls for the younger of a company run by two brothers. The elder falls for her but plans to help her get his brother because he doesn't know he's in love.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  David Niven  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Gig Young  •  Rod Taylor

Dangerous When Wet (1953) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jul 2007

The health conscious, dairy-farming Higgins family begin each day with an invigorating swim. One day, traveling health-tonic salesman, Windy Weebe, comes to town and suggests ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Esther Williams  •  Fernando Lamas  •  Jack Carson  •  Charlotte Greenwood

Don't Go Near the Water (1957) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Jan 1994

Madison Avenue-trained Navy men (Glenn Ford, Fred Clark) handle public relations on a South Pacific island during World War II.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Gia Scala  •  Earl Holliman  •  Anne Francis

The Tender Trap (1955) RT 67% / Audience 56%

DVD release: May 2008

Charlie Reader is a successful theater agent. He is also successful with young ladies. One day he is visited by his old friend Joe, married with three children. Joe falls in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Debbie Reynolds  •  David Wayne  •  Celeste Holm