Search results for "Charley Grapewin"


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

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

Atlantic City (1944) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2002

In 1915, Atlantic City is a sleepy seaside resort, but Brad Taylor, son of a small hotel and vaudeville house proprietor, has big plans: he thinks it can be "the playground of ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ray McCarey
CAST:  Constance Moore  •  Stanley Brown  •  Charley Grapewin  •  Jerry Colonna

Follow the Boys (1944)

DVD release: Sep 2011

During World War II, all the studios put out "all-star" vehicles which featured virtually every star on the lot--often playing themselves--in musical numbers and comedy skits, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • War
DIRECTION:  A. Edward Sutherland
CAST:  George Raft  •  Vera Zorina  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Marlene Dietrich

The Impatient Years (1944)

Standing before a divorce court judge are Sergeant Andy Anderson and Janie Anderson asking him to dissolve their marriage. Janie's father, William Smith, objects and the judge ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Irving Cummings
CAST:  Jean Arthur  •  Lee Bowman  •  Charles Coburn  •  Edgar Buchanan

Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen (1942)

Detective Ellery Queen aids Free Dutch agents battle Nazi spies over a prize of industrial diamonds.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  James P. Hogan
CAST:  William Gargan  •  Margaret Lindsay  •  Charley Grapewin  •  Gale Sondergaard

A Desperate Chance for Ellery Queen (1942)

A man is framed for embezzlement and runs off to San Francisco. His wife hires Queen to try and track him down before the police get to him.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  James P. Hogan
CAST:  William Gargan  •  Margaret Lindsay  •  John Litel  •  Charley Grapewin

Tobacco Road (1941) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Mar 2000

Shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family of hillbilly stereotypes live in a rural backwater where their ancestors were once wealthy planters. Their slapstick existence is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Charley Grapewin  •  Marjorie Rambeau  •  Gene Tierney  •  William Tracy

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

The Texas Rangers Ride Again (1940)

With thousands of cattle being rustled from White Sage ranch the 1930's Texas Rangers are called in. They manage to get one of their agents into the gang by making them think ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  James P. Hogan
CAST:  Ellen Drew  •  John Howard  •  Akim Tamiroff  •  May Robson




Rhythm on the River (1940) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jul 1994

Popular songwriter Oliver Courtney has been getting by for years using one ghost writer for his music and another for his lyrics. When both writers meet at an inn, they fall ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Victor Schertzinger
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Mary Martin  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Oscar Levant

Johnny Apollo (1940) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Apr 1991

Wall Street broker Robert Cain, Sr., is jailed for embezzling. His college graduate son Bob then turns to crime to raise money for his father's release. As assistant to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Edward Arnold  •  Lloyd Nolan

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 Uncles farm, and joins them ...  (more)

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

Dust Be My Destiny (1939) RT Audience 62%

Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman's daughter leads to a fight between ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lewis Seiler
CAST:  John Garfield  •  Priscilla Lane  •  Alan Hale  •  Frank McHugh

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

Sudden Money (1939)

Promises of happier times dawn for the financially distressed Patterson family when father Sweeney and brother-in-law Archibald "Doc" Finney win a $150,000 grand prize in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Nick Grinde
CAST:  Charles Ruggles  •  Marjorie Rambeau  •  Charley Grapewin  •  Broderick Crawford

Stand Up and Fight (1939)

A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Robert Taylor  •  Florence Rice  •  Helen Broderick

Artists and Models Abroad (1938)

Buck Boswell and his all-girl troupe are stranded in Paris, but Buck manages to con the manager of the 'Hotel de Navarre' in furnishing accommodations for his group, but the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Joan Bennett  •  Mary Boland  •  Charley Grapewin

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