Search results for "Dorothy McGuire"


A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2005

In Brooklyn circa 1900, the Nolans manage to enjoy life on pennies despite great poverty and Papa's alcoholism. We come to know these people well through big and little ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Dorothy McGuire  •  Joan Blondell  •  James Dunn  •  Lloyd Nolan

Friendly Persuasion (1956) RT 88% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 2000

The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War • Western
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Richard Eyer

Gentleman's Agreement (1947) RT 78% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Mar 2000

A magazine writer poses as a Jew to expose anti-Semitism.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  John Garfield  •  Celeste Holm

Summer Magic (1963) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: May 2005

Disney musical about Mother Carey, a Bostonian widow and her three children who move to Maine. Postmaster Osh Popham helps them move into a run-down old house and fixes it up ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  James Neilson
CAST:  Hayley Mills  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Burl Ives  •  Deborah Walley

Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

After being shipwrecked, the Robinson family is marooned on an island inhabited only by an impressive array of wildlife. In true pioneer spirit, they quickly make themselves ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  John Mills  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  James MacArthur  •  Janet Munro

The Spiral Staircase (1946) RT 92% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jul 2000

In 1916, beautiful young mute Helen is a domestic worker for elderly, ailing Mrs. Warren. Mrs. Warren's two adult sons, Albert (a professor) and womanizing impudent Steven, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  Dorothy McGuire  •  George Brent  •  Ethel Barrymore  •  Kent Smith

Three Coins in the Fountain (1954) RT 63% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Nov 2004

American girls dream of finding romance in Rome, but there is none for secretaries, Anita tells her replacement at the USDA. But Maria soon meets Prince Dino de Cessi at a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Jean Peters  •  Louis Jourdan

The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) RT 37% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2001

All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Michael Anderson, Jr.  •  Carroll Baker  •  Ina Balin

Mister 880 (1950) RT Audience 50%

The Skipper is a charming old man loved by all his neighbors. What they don't know is that he is also Mr. 880, an amateurish counterfeiter who has amazingly managed to elude ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Millard Mitchell

Trial (1955)

The story of a murder trial where a Mexican boy is accused of the death of a Caucasian girl. The two-faced attorney (Arthur Kennedy) who takes the boy's case is only ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  John Hodiak




The Enchanted Cottage (1945) RT 86% / Audience 82%

A homely maid and a scarred ex-GI meet at the cottage where she works and where he was to spend his honeymoon prior to his accident. The two develop a bond and agree to marry, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Dorothy McGuire  •  Robert Young  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Mildred Natwick

Old Yeller (1957) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 2002

Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860s. When a yellow ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Dorothy McGuire  •  Fess Parker  •  Tommy Kirk  •  Kevin Corcoran

Claudia (1943)

Child bride Claudia Naughton has made life difficult for her husband David because she can't stand living so far away from her mother. She's also afraid her husband doesn't ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Dorothy McGuire  •  Ina Claire  •  Reginald Gardiner  •  Olga Baclanova

Make Haste to Live (1954)

DVD release: Jan 1989

A single mother in New Mexico senses her own death in the hands of a mysterious stalker.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  Dorothy McGuire  •  Stephen McNally  •  Mary Murphy  •  Edgar Buchanan

I Want You (1951) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Upon beginning production on his Korean-war drama I Want You, producer Sam Goldwyn lamented "I've just brought those boys back from the war, and now I have to send them out ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Farley Granger  •  Peggy Dow

Susan Slade (1961) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Jan 2009

A pregnant teen allows her mother to pass the baby off as her own.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Troy Donahue  •  Connie Stevens  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Lloyd Nolan

Another Part of the Forest (1972)

A television adaptation of Lillian Hellman's play about the Hubbards, a rich Southern family of greedy, ruthless individuals.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Daniel Mann
CAST:  Barry Sullivan  •  William Bassett  •  Tiffany Bolling  •  Lane Bradbury

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960) RT Audience 90%

Robert Preston plays the flip side of his eternally ebullient Professor Harold Hill in Dark at the Top of the Stairs. Preston portrays an early 20th-century harness salesman, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Delbert Mann
CAST:  Robert Preston  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Eve Arden  •  Angela Lansbury

Claudia and David (1946)

The follow-up film to "Claudia", with Dorothy McGuire and Robert Young reprising their earlier roles as a young married couple living in a small Connecticut town.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Dorothy McGuire  •  Robert Young  •  Mary Astor  •  Gail Patrick