Search results for "Clara Blandick"

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

A Star Is Born (1937) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of alcoholic star Norman Maine, is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Janet Gaynor  •  Fredric March  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  May Robson

A Stolen Life (1946) RT Audience 77%

A twin takes her deceased sister's place as wife of the man they both love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Glenn Ford  •  Dane Clark  •  Walter Brennan

Broadway Bill (1934) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Tycoon J.L. Higgins controls his whole family, but one of his sons- in-law, Dan Brooks and his daughter Alice are fed up with that. Brooks quits his job as manager of J.L.'s ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Warner Baxter  •  Myrna Loy  •  Walter Connolly  •  Helen Vinson

The Big Store (1941)

The Marx brothers run havoc in a department store while protecting its owner.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Reisner
CAST:  Groucho Marx  •  Leonard Marx  •  Harpo Marx  •  Tony Martin

The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933) RT 100% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Sep 1993

A U.S. missionary (Barbara Stanwyck) is gradually seduced by a courtly warlord (Nils Asther) holding her in Shanghai.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Nils Asther  •  Toshia Mori  •  Walter Connolly

The Sins of the Children (1930)

DVD release: May 2006

A German immigrant to a small American town is a widower with four children and a barber. He has saved enough money to invest in a partnership in a savings-and-loan company ...  (more)

CAST:  Louis Mann  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Elliott Nugent  •  Leila Hyams

Heaven Can Wait (1943) RT 91% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Henry Van Cleve presents himself at the gates of Hell only to find he is closely vetted on his qualifications for entry. Surprised there is any question on his suitability, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Gene Tierney  •  Don Ameche  •  Charles Coburn  •  Marjorie Main

Romance (1930) RT Audience 28%

DVD release: Oct 1991

An opera star (Greta Garbo) kept by a rich older man (Lewis Stone) falls in love with a preacher (Gavin Gordon).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Greta Garbo  •  Lewis Stone  •  Gavin Gordon  •  Elliott Nugent

Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) RT 80% / Audience 59%

DVD release: May 2005

Set in America's Colonial period, John Ford's adventure tale follows Gilbert (Henry Fonda) and Lana Martin (Claudette Colbert) as they try to survive the rugged frontier. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • War • Western
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Henry Fonda  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Eddie Collins

The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 1992

It's the early nineteenth century Washington. Young adult Margaret O'Neal, Peggy to most that know her, is the daughter of Major William O'Neal, who is the innkeeper of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Robert Taylor  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Franchot Tone

Can't Help Singing (1944) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Aug 2004

With the California Gold Rush beginning, Senator Frost's singing daughter Caroline loves a young army officer; the Senator can't stand him, and has him sent to California. ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Frank Ryan
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Robert Paige  •  Akim Tamiroff  •  David Bruce

Daybreak (1931) RT Audience 50%

An Austrian soldier must choose between a wealthy fiancee and a new girl who takes his fancy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Feyder
CAST:  Helen Chandler  •  Jean Hersholt  •  C. Aubrey Smith  •  Ramon Novarro

It's a Wise Child (1931)

In this comedy, a conservative family becomes alarmed when they begin believing their daughter is pregnant.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  James Gleason  •  Polly Moran

The Winning Ticket (1935)

A barber tries to find the winning lottery ticket he hid from his moralistic wife.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Reisner
CAST:  Leo Carrillo  •  Louise Fazenda  •  Ted Healy  •  Irene Hervey

The Bride Goes Wild (1948)

McGrath publishes books for children and Uncle Bump is one of the best sellers. Unfortunately, Greg, who is Uncle Bump, tends to drink too much and has not started his next ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  June Allyson  •  Hume Cronyn  •  Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins

Make Way for a Lady (1936)

An imaginative teenager decides to play matchmaker for her widowed father. Director David Burton's 1936 comedy stars Herbert Marshall, Anne Shirley, Gertrude Michael, Margot ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Burton
CAST:  Herbert Marshall  •  Anne Shirley  •  Gertrude Michael  •  Margot Grahame

Crime Ring (1938)

Fake fortunetellers win the confidence of clients and then get them to part with their money by buying mining stocks which are worthless.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins
CAST:  Frances Mercer  •  Clara Blandick  •  Inez Courtney  •  Ben Welden

Her Husband's Secretary (1937)

A businessman buys trouble when he hires his wife"s best friend as his secretary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank McDonald
CAST:  Jean Muir  •  Beverly Roberts  •  Warren Hull  •  Joseph Crehan