Search results for "Edward Peil Sr"


Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Bride of Frankenstein begins where James Whale's Frankenstein from 1931 ended. Dr. Frankenstein has not been killed as previously portrayed and now he wants to get away from ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  James Whale
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Colin Clive  •  Valerie Hobson  •  Ernest Thesiger

Broken Blossoms (1919) RT 95% / Audience 73%

DVD release: May 1999

The love story of an abused English woman and a Chinese Buddhist in a time when London was a brutal and harsh place to live.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  D.W. Griffith
CAST:  Lillian Gish  •  Richard Barthelmess  •  Donald Crisp  •  Arthur Howard

Captains Courageous (1937) RT 93% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Harvey, the arrogant and spoiled son of an indulgent absentee-father, falls overboard from a transatlantic steamship and is rescued by a fishing vessel on the Grand Banks. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Melvyn Douglas

Destry Rides Again (1932)

Destry Rides Again is a 1932 Western movie starring Tom Mix about a man framed for a crime he didn't commit, who returns to wreak havoc following his release from prison.  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Benjamin Stoloff
CAST:  Tom Mix  •  Claudia Dell  •  ZaSu Pitts  •  Stanley Fields

Dodge City (1939) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Michael Curtiz's epic Western stars Errol Flynn as Wade Hatton, a wagon master turned sheriff who tames a cow town at the end of a railroad line.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Ann Sheridan  •  Bruce Cabot

Kid Millions (1934) RT Audience 40%

A musical comedy about a Brooklyn boy who inherits a fortune from his archaeologist father, but has to go to Egypt to claim it.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Eddie Cantor  •  Ann Sothern  •  Ethel Merman  •  George Murphy

The Awful Truth (1937) RT 91% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Mar 2003

Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Irene Dunne  •  Cary Grant  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Alexander D'Arcy

The Lady from Shanghai (1947) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Rita Hayworth  •  Orson Welles  •  Everett Sloane  •  Glenn Anders

Road Gang (1936)

A crusading young reporter planning a series of articles about a corrupt politician is framed for a crime and sentenced to serve five years at a prison farm.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Louis King
CAST:  Donald Woods  •  Kay Linaker  •  Addison Richards  •  Carlyle Moore Jr.

The Hatchet Man (1932)

When he's forced to kill his best friend, a Chinese hit man adopts the man's daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Loretta Young  •  Dudley Digges  •  Leslie Fenton




Blue Steel (1934) RT Audience 34%

DVD release: Jun 2006

When Sheriff Jake sees a man at the safe and then finds the payroll gone, he trails him. Just as he is about to arrest him, the man saves his life. Still suspicious, he joins ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Robert N. Bradbury
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Eleanor Hunt  •  George 'Gabby' Hayes  •  Edward Peil Sr.

Love on a Bet (1936)

Aspiring Producer Michael McCreigh convinces Uncle Carlton to finance a play on the condition that he lives the play's ridiculous plot. If Michael fails, he must work in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leigh Jason
CAST:  Gene Raymond  •  Wendy Barrie  •  Helen Broderick  •  William Collier Sr.

The Marshal of Mesa City (1939)

A retired lawman gets back into action to fight political corruption.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  David Howard
CAST:  George O'Brien  •  Virginia Vale  •  Leon Ames  •  Henry Brandon

Legion of the Lawless (1940)

George O'Brien's first 1940 western release, Legion of the Lawless uses its frontier trappings for a plea against vigilante justice-specifically, lynching. A group of masked ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  David Howard
CAST:  George O'Brien  •  Virginia Vale  •  Herbert Heywood  •  Norman Willis

A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob (1941)

Steve is a shy quiet man who is an executive for a shipping firm. He meets Dot at the Opera where she had his seats and the next day she shows up as his temporary secretary. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Wallace
CAST:  Lucille Ball  •  George Murphy  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Henry Travers

Headline Shooter (1933)

A newsreel photographer neglects his love life to get the perfect shot.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Otto Brower
CAST:  William Gargan  •  Frances Dee  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Jack La Rue

Heroes of the Alamo (1937)

DVD release: Apr 2004

In early spring of 1833, the smoldering resentment of American settlers in Texas against their oppression by Mexico dictator General Santa Anna/Ana coming to a head. When a ...  (more)

GENRES: History • War • Western
DIRECTION:  Harry L. Fraser
CAST:  Earle Hodgins  •  Lane Chandler  •  Roger Williams  •  Rex Lease

It Can't Last Forever (1937)

Russ Matthews, a theatrical agent who is not above pulling off a hoax or two or more to further the career of his clients (and himself), and a newspaper gossip-columnist, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Hamilton MacFadden
CAST:  Ralph Bellamy  •  Betty Furness  •  Robert Armstrong  •  Raymond Walburn

Let Us Live (1939) RT Audience 50%

A woman desperately tries to prove her fiance's innocence after he and a friend are jailed and then put on death row.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Brahm
CAST:  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Henry Fonda  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Alan Baxter