Search results for "Fay Bainter"


Jezebel (1938) RT 94% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Oct 1997

In 1850s Louisiana, the willfulness of a tempestuous Southern belle threatens to destroy all who care for her.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Henry Fonda  •  George Brent  •  Margaret Lindsay

Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

At a family reunion, the Cooper clan find that their parents' home is being foreclosed. "Temporarily," Ma moves in with son George's family, Pa with daughter Cora. But the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Victor Moore  •  Beulah Bondi  •  Fay Bainter  •  Thomas Mitchell

Our Town (1940) RT 86% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Change comes slowly to a small New Hampshire town in the early 20th century. We see birth, life and death in this small community.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  William Holden  •  Martha Scott  •  Fay Bainter  •  Beulah Bondi

Woman of the Year (1942) RT 90% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Fay Bainter  •  Reginald Owen

White Banners (1938) RT Audience 83%

A homeless woman named Hannah drifts into the lives of the kindly Ward family, in a small Indiana town in 1919. Hannah makes herself useful as a cook and housekeeper and stays ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Claude Rains  •  Fay Bainter  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Bonita Granville

Babes on Broadway (1941) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Penny Morris and Tommy Williams are both starstruck young teens but nobody seems to give them any chance to perform. Instead they decide to put up their own show to collect ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Busby Berkeley
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Judy Garland  •  Fay Bainter  •  Virginia Weidler

Daughters Courageous (1939)

Nan Masters, a single mother living with her four marriageable daughters, plans to marry Sam Sloane, businessman. Out of the blue her 1st husband Jim returns after deserting ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  John Garfield  •  Claude Rains  •  Priscilla Lane  •  Rosemary Lane

The Soldier and the Lady (1937)

Based on a story by Jules Verne and featuring battle footage from a French film version of the tale, this epic action-adventure follows a courageous courier of the Czar ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  George Nichols Jr.
CAST:  Adolf Wohlbrück  •  Akim Tamiroff  •  Elizabeth Allan  •  Margot Grahame

A Bill of Divorcement (1940) RT Audience 53%

Father's return from the insane asylum spells calamity for the Fairfield family.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  Fay Bainter  •  Herbert Marshall

Give My Regards to Broadway (1948)

A family vaudeville act is threatened when the eldest son is offered a contract to play baseball. Musical.  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Dan Dailey  •  Charles Winninger  •  Fay Bainter  •  Jane Nigh




The Lady and the Mob (1939)

A woman sets out to break a criminal gang controlling the dry cleaning business.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Benjamin Stoloff
CAST:  Fay Bainter  •  Ida Lupino  •  Lee Bowman  •  Henry Armetta

Maryland (1940)

A woman tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter of his father's trainer, he defies ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Walter Brennan  •  Fay Bainter  •  Brenda Joyce  •  John Payne

This Side of Heaven (1934)

Lionel Barrymore stars in this 1934 drama about a man contending with personal and family problems.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  William K. Howard
CAST:  Lionel Barrymore  •  Fay Bainter  •  Mae Clarke  •  Una Merkel

Yes, My Darling Daughter (1939)

Ellen is a free spirited young woman in love with Doug. Sadly he must leave America for a two year job in Belgium. Ellen and Doug decide to spend their last weekend together ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Keighley
CAST:  Priscilla Lane  •  Jeffrey Lynn  •  Roland Young  •  Fay Bainter

Three Is a Family (1944)

Based on a play by Phoebe and Henry Ephron, Three Is a Family is a 1940s farce that frequently substitutes noise for humor. Charlie Ruggles plays a hubby whose bungled ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edward Ludwig
CAST:  Marjorie Reynolds  •  Charles Ruggles  •  Fay Bainter  •  Helen Broderick

The Arkansas Traveler (1938)

The Arkansas Traveler, an itinerant printer, returns to a small town to help save The Daily Record, a newspaper started by Mr. Allen, an old friend who is now deceased.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alfred Santell
CAST:  Bob Burns  •  Fay Bainter  •  John Beal  •  Jean Parker

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942)

The fifth film version of Alice Hegan Rice's 1901 novel, starring Fay Bainter as the loving but near-penniless mother struggling to raise her five children in their shantytown ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Fay Bainter  •  Hugh Herbert  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  John Archer

Close to My Heart (1951) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Jun 2009

A journalist's wife insists on adopting an abandoned child.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  William Keighley
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Gene Tierney  •  Fay Bainter  •  Howard St. John

The War Against Mrs. Hadley (1942)

Wealthy American society matron, Stella Hadley (Fay Bainter) refuses to sacrifice her material comforts to aid the war effort until she realizes that her selfishness is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Harold S. Bucquet
CAST:  Edward Arnold  •  Fay Bainter  •  Richard Ney  •  Jean Rogers