Search results for "Claudette Colbert"

Parrish (1961) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Jan 2009

Parrish McLean lives with his mother Ellen on Sala Post's tobacco plantation in the Connecticut River Valley. His mother winds up marrying Sala's rival Judd Raike, ruthless ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Troy Donahue  •  Claudette Colbert  •  Karl Malden  •  Dean Jagger

Thunder on the Hill (1951) RT Audience 67%

Sister Mary presides over a convent where a convicted murderess, who is being escorted to Death Row, is stranded by bad weather. She is slowly becoming convinced that Valerie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Ann Blyth  •  Robert Douglas  •  Anne Crawford

The Secret Fury (1950)

A mysterious figure tries to stop a woman's marriage by driving her mad.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Mel Ferrer
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Robert Ryan  •  Jane Cowl  •  Paul Kelly

Tomorrow is Forever (1946) RT Audience 86%

A soldier, reported dead in the war, returns home 20 years later. Wounded and with a new face and identity, the crippled man discovers that he has a grown son and that his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Irving Pichel
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Orson Welles  •  George Brent  •  Lucile Watson

Since You Went Away (1944) RT 75% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Oct 2004

While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger, Colonel Smollett, to help make ends meet and dealing with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Shirley Temple

So Proudly We Hail! (1943) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2007

A group of U.S. Army nurses leaves San Francisco for their tour of duty in Hawaii in December 1941. The attack on Pearl Harbor changes their destination, and their lives. Sent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Paulette Goddard  •  Veronica Lake  •  George Reeves

The Palm Beach Story (1942) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Gerry and Tom Jeffers are finding married life hard. Tom is an inventor/ architect and there is little money for them to live on. They are about to be thrown out of their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Preston Sturges
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Joel McCrea  •  Mary Astor  •  Rudy Vallée

Boom Town (1940) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2006

McMasters and Sand come to oil towns to get rich. Betsey comes West intending to marry Sand but marries McMasters instead. Getting rich and losing it all teaches McMasters and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Claudette Colbert  •  Hedy Lamarr

It's a Wonderful World (1939) RT Audience 79%

Detective Guy Johnson's client, Willie Heywood, is framed for murder. While Guy hides him so he can catch the real killer, both of them are nabbed by the police, tried, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Romance
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  James Stewart  •  Guy Kibbee  •  Nat Pendleton

Midnight (1939) RT 92% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2008

An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Don Ameche  •  John Barrymore  •  Francis Lederer

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: Action • Drama
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Henry Fonda  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Eddie Collins

Under Two Flags (1936) RT Audience 50%

Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Lloyd
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Claudette Colbert  •  Victor McLaglen  •  Rosalind Russell

Private Worlds (1935)

The work of a progressive female psychiatrist and her colleague at a mental hospital is threatened by the arrival of a conservative new supervisor, who disapproves of both her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Charles Boyer  •  Joan Bennett  •  Helen Vinson

Imitation of Life (1934) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2008

A widow and her housekeeper go into business together but almost lose their daughters.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John M. Stahl
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Warren William  •  Rochelle Hudson  •  Ned Sparks

It Happened One Night (1934) RT 98% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Ellie Andrews has just tied the knot with society aviator King Westley when she is whisked away to her father's yacht and out of King's clutches. Ellie jumps ship and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Claudette Colbert  •  Walter Connolly  •  Roscoe Karns

Cleopatra (1934) RT 88% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2006

The queen of Egypt (Claudette Colbert) barges the Nile and flirts with Mark Antony (Henry Wilcoxon) and Julius Caesar (Warren William).  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Warren William  •  Henry Wilcoxon  •  Joseph Schildkraut

The Sign of the Cross (1932) RT 33% / Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2011

After burning Rome, Emperor Nero decides to blame the Christians, and issues the edict that they are all to be caught and sent to the arena. Two old Christians are caught, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Elissa Landi  •  Claudette Colbert  •  Charles Laughton

The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) RT 88% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Feb 2008

A misfired flirtation lands a young lieutenant married to a princess instead of the one he loves.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Claudette Colbert  •  Miriam Hopkins  •  Charles Ruggles