Search results for "Don Brodie"

A Fig Leaf for Eve (1944)

A nightclub dancer, raised in an orphanage, learns she might be the long-lost heiress to a hair tonic fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Brodie
CAST:  Jan Wiley  •  Phil Warren  •  Eddie Dunn  •  Emmett Vogan

...All the Marbles (1981)

A two-bit promoter tries to take a women's wrestling team to the top.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Vicki Frederick  •  Laurene Landon  •  Burt Young

The Busy Body (1967) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Jul 2008

Sid Caesar is a bumbling gopher to a mob boss who must recover a fortune in cash stowed in the suit of a corpse.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William Castle
CAST:  Sid Caesar  •  Robert Ryan  •  Kay Medford  •  Walt Davis

Diary of a Madman (1963) RT Audience 55%

Simon Cordier, a French magistrate and amateur sculptor comes into contact with a malevolent entity. The invisible - yet corporeal - being, called a "horla" is capable of ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Reginald Le Borg
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Nancy Kovack  •  Chris Warfield  •  Elaine Devry

Street Corner (1948)

Naive small-town girl gets pregnant on her prom night, and winds up in the clutches of the local abortionist. Depending on the release presentation, the movie includes an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert H. Kelley
CAST:  Marcia Mae Jones  •  Joseph Crehan  •  John Treul  •  Billie Jean Eberhart

Detour (1945) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Al Roberts, a New York nightclub pianist, hitch-hikes to Hollywood to meet his girlfriend Sue. The gambler he's riding with, Charles, unexpectedly dies. Afraid the police ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Edgar G. Ulmer
CAST:  Tom Neal  •  Ann Savage  •  Claudia Drake  •  Edmund MacDonald

Pinocchio (1940) RT 100% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Lonely toymaker Geppetto has his wishes answered when the Blue Fairy arrives to bring his wooden puppet Pinocchio to life. Before becoming a real boy, however, Pinocchio must ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Hamilton Luske  •  Ben Sharpsteen
CAST:  Cliff Edwards  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Mel Blanc  •  Frankie Darro

Music in My Heart (1940) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A chorus girl engaged to a millionaire falls for the star of her latest musical.  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  Tony Martin  •  Rita Hayworth  •  Edith Fellows  •  Alan Mowbray

Donald's Better Self (1938)

Schoolboy Donald is torn between his angel and devil sides, though in Donald's case, the devil side isn't hard to resist. But the smoking he's encouraged to do turns him green ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
CAST:  Clarence Nash  •  Thelma Boardman  •  Don Brodie

Missing Girls (1936)

DVD release: Aug 2008

A couple of naïve girls get themselves unwittingly involved in the gambling racket in this Poverty Row production directed by the redoubtable Phil Rosen.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phil Rosen
CAST:  Roger Pryor  •  Muriel Evans  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Noel Madison

The Little Red Schoolhouse (1936)

Upset by discipline at school, a 17-year-old runs away to New York City and learns there are worse problems than going to his little red school house.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Frank Coghlan Jr.  •  Lloyd Hughes  •  Dickie Moore  •  Ann Doran

Reckless (1935) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Aug 2009

Broadway singer Mona Leslie is wooed and wedded by monied playboy Bob Harrison. When she travels home to see his folks, Mona finds local society - and even Harrison's father - ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  William Powell  •  Franchot Tone  •  May Robson

Midnight Mary (1933) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 1933

A young woman is on trial for murder. In flashback, we learn of her struggles to overcome poverty as a teenager -- a mistaken arrest and prison term for shoplifting and lack ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Loretta Young  •  Ricardo Cortez  •  Franchot Tone  •  Andy Devine

Hard to Handle (1933) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 2012

A hustling public relations man promotes a series of fads.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Mary Brian  •  Allen Jenkins  •  Ruth Donnelly

Danger on the Air (1938)

This murder mystery is set behind-the-scenes of a radio station. the trouble begins when a hated cad of a sponsor is found murdered during the climax of a live radio show.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Otis Garrett
CAST:  Nan Grey  •  Donald Woods  •  Jed Prouty  •  Berton Churchill

The Lady in the Morgue (1938)

A detective investigates the disappearance of a girl's body from the city morgue.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Otis Garrett
CAST:  Preston Foster  •  Patricia Ellis  •  Frank Jenks  •  Thomas E. Jackson

Speed (1936) RT Audience 33%

Terry is the chief car tester for Emery Motors and Frank is an Engineer. Jane has just been hired to work in publicity. Frank and Terry both want Jane to be their girl. Terry ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edwin L. Marin
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Wendy Barrie  •  Una Merkel  •  Weldon Heyburn