Search results for "Charley Grapewin"


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

DVD release: Oct 1999

Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick road to talk with ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Frank Morgan  •  Ray Bolger  •  Bert Lahr

Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937) RT Audience 60%

Steve Raleight wants to produce a show on Broadway. He finds a backer, Herman Whipple and a leading lady, Sally Lee. But Caroline Whipple forces Steve to use a known star, not ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Eleanor Powell  •  George Murphy  •  Binnie Barnes

Captains Courageous (1937) RT 93% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Harvey, the arrogant and spoiled son of an indulgent absentee-father, falls overboard from a transatlantic steamship and is rescued by a fishing vessel on the Grand Banks. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Melvyn Douglas

The Good Earth (1937) RT 94% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jan 2006

The story follows Wang Lung (Paul Muni), a humble farmer, who makes an arranged marriage to a slave, O-Lan (Luise Rainer). The couple's great struggle is to procure--and then, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  Sam Wood  •  Sidney Franklin  •  Gustav Machatý
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  Luise Rainer  •  Walter Connolly  •  Tilly Losch

The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Tom Joad returns to his home after a jail sentence to find his family kicked out of their farm due to foreclosure. He catches up with them on his Uncle’s farm, and joins them ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Jane Darwell  •  John Carradine  •  Charley Grapewin

The Petrified Forest (1936) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jan 2005

Gabby lives and works at her dads small diner out in the desert. She can't stand it and wants to go and live with her mother in France. Along comes Alan, a broke man with no ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Archie Mayo
CAST:  Leslie Howard  •  Bette Davis  •  Genevieve Tobin  •  Dick Foran

They Died with Their Boots On (1941) RT 82% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 2005

The story follows General George Armstrong Custer's adventures from his West Point days to his death. He defies orders during the Civil War, trains the 7th Cavalry, appeases ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War • Western
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Charley Grapewin

Three Comrades (1938) RT 100% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Apr 1993

A love story centered on the lives of three young German soldiers in the years following World War I. Their close friendship is strengthened by their shared love for the same ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Margaret Sullavan  •  Franchot Tone  •  Robert Young

Libeled Lady (1936) RT 82% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2005

When an heiress sues a newspaper, the editor hires a reporter to compromise her.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Spencer Tracy

Of Human Hearts (1938) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Feb 1994

This is a story about family relationships, set in the time before and during the American Civil War. Ethan Wilkins is a poor and honest man who ministers to the human soul, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Walter Huston  •  James Stewart  •  Beulah Bondi  •  Gene Reynolds




Anne of Green Gables (1934) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Anne Shirley, an orphan, is fostered by farmer Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla, who were expecting a boy to be sent them to help with their farm work. They accept Anne ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  George Nichols Jr.
CAST:  Anne Shirley  •  Tom Brown  •  O.P. Heggie  •  Helen Westley

Huddle (1932) RT Audience 33%

Tony, the son of Italian immigrants, works in a smoky steel mill in Gary, Indiana. He wins a company scholarship which will enable him to attend Yale college. Over the four ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Ramon Novarro  •  Madge Evans  •  Una Merkel  •  Ralph Graves

The Washington Masquerade (1932)

Perhaps most noteworthy for the first onscreen performance by future Academy Award winner Hattie McDaniel, this politcal melodrama from director Charles Brabin stars Lionel ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Lionel Barrymore  •  Karen Morley  •  Diane Sinclair  •  Nils Asther

Sinner Take All (1936)

A young lawyer is determined to identify the killer who is murdering members of a wealthy New York publishing family. Director Erroll Taggert's 1936 mystery stars Bruce Cabot, ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Errol Taggart
CAST:  Bruce Cabot  •  Margaret Lindsay  •  Joseph Calleia  •  Stanley Ridges

Bad Guy (1937)

A power-company troubleshooter (Bruce Cabot) has his brother (Edward Norris) get him out of prison by running high voltage to the bars of his cell.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Edward L. Cahn
CAST:  Bruce Cabot  •  Virginia Grey  •  Edward Norris  •  Jean Chatburn

Between Two Women (1937) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Allen Meighan, an intern, assures himself residency at 'General Hospital', when he saves the life of a man trapped in an explosion. Allen is in love with student nurse, Claire ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George B. Seitz
CAST:  Franchot Tone  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Virginia Bruce  •  Leonard Penn

Burn 'Em Up O'Connor (1939)

An auto mechanic suspects sabotage in a recent series of fatal racecar accidents.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Edward Sedgwick
CAST:  Dennis O'Keefe  •  Cecilia Parker  •  Nat Pendleton  •  Harry Carey

Two Alone (1934)

Mazie, a poor orphan girl, is mistreated by cruel farmer Slag and his wife for whom she works. When reform school runaway Adam arrives, he is put to work by Slag and also ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Elliott Nugent
CAST:  Jean Parker  •  Tom Brown  •  ZaSu Pitts  •  Arthur Byron

Without Orders (1936) RT Audience 67%

At Portland, Oregon, playboy pilot Len Kendrick (Vinton Haworth) lands at the end of a cross-country record flight, met by his father J.P. Kendrick (Charley Grapewin) who owns ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Sally Eilers  •  Robert Armstrong  •  Frances Sage  •  Charley Grapewin

Sand (1949) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Novelist Will James, a specialist in horse stories, wrote the yarn upon which 20th Century-Fox's Sand was based. Mark Stevens plays horse breeder Jeff Keane, who loses his ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Louis King
CAST:  Mark Stevens  •  Coleen Gray  •  Rory Calhoun  •  Charley Grapewin