Search results for "Frank Morgan"


Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story (2016)

This soulful documentary illuminates the hell-and- back life of the late, great L.A. alto sax legend Frank Morgan. A prodigy who was acclaimed as the natural heir to his bebop ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  N.C. Heikin
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The Wizard of Oz (1939) RT 99% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick road to talk with ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Frank Morgan  •  Ray Bolger  •  Bert Lahr

Bombshell (1933)

Sexpot film star Lola Burns (Jean Harlow) is at the top of the pile in Hollywood in this pre-code film directed by Victor Fleming But with her father and brother always ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  Lee Tracy  •  Frank Morgan  •  Franchot Tone

Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Johnny Brett and King Shaw are an unsuccessful dance team in New York. A producer discovers Brent as the new partner for Clare Bennett, but Brett, who thinks he is one of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Eleanor Powell  •  George Murphy  •  Frank Morgan

That's Entertainment! (1974)

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Bing Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Peter Lawford

The Great Ziegfeld (1936) RT 65% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Luise Rainer  •  Frank Morgan

The Mortal Storm (1940) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 1994

The Roth family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and Martin Brietner, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Margaret Sullavan  •  James Stewart  •  Robert Young  •  Frank Morgan

The Shop Around the Corner (1940) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realising that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Margaret Sullavan  •  James Stewart  •  Frank Morgan  •  Joseph Schildkraut

Yolanda and the Thief (1945) RT 80% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Mar 2011

Johnny Riggs, a con man on the lam, finds himself in a Latin-American country named Patria. There, he overhears a convent-bred rich girl praying to her guardian angel for help ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Lucille Bremer  •  Frank Morgan  •  Mary Nash

Naughty Marietta (1935) RT 43% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jul 2011

A French princess in Colonial America gets involved with an Indian scout.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke  •  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Nelson Eddy  •  Frank Morgan  •  Elsa Lanchester




The Affairs of Cellini (1934) RT Audience 20%

The 16th-century sculptor woos the Duchess of Florence despite the duke.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Constance Bennett  •  Frank Morgan  •  Fay Wray

Hullabaloo (1940)

DVD release: May 2012

A professional golfer who has become a businessman for his fiancee helps a vagrant get a job and ends up losing his own.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edwin L. Marin
CAST:  Frank Morgan  •  Virginia Grey  •  Dan Dailey  •  Billie Burke

The Stratton Story (1949) RT 83% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  James Stewart  •  June Allyson  •  Frank Morgan  •  Agnes Moorehead

Tortilla Flat (1942) RT Audience 46%

Danny, a poor northern Californian Mexican-American, inherits two houses from his grandfather and is quickly taken advantage of by his vagabond friends.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Hedy Lamarr  •  John Garfield  •  Frank Morgan

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

Lady Luck (1946)

DVD release: Oct 2008

A woman marries a gambler with the hopes of reforming him, but things don't quite work out the way she planned.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Edwin L. Marin
CAST:  Robert Young  •  Barbara Hale  •  Frank Morgan  •  James Gleason

Thousands Cheer (1943) RT Audience 59%

Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Gene Kelly  •  Mary Astor  •  John Boles

The Great Morgan (1945)

Frank Morgan is hired to put together a movie using odds and ends from the MGM vaults. He does so by splicing together a string of completely unrelated short subjects and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nat Perrin
CAST:  Frank Morgan  •  Leon Ames  •  Carlos Ramírez  •  Lucille Norman

Queen High (1930)

The two partners of a ladies' garter business are constantly feuding with each other. When they ask their lawyer to dissolve their partnership, he proposes that instead the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Fred C. Newmeyer
CAST:  Charles Ruggles  •  Frank Morgan  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Betty Garde

The Half-Naked Truth (1932) RT Audience 50%

A barker at a down-at-the-heels carnival becomes a powerhouse New York publicity man as he transforms a sideshow dancer into a Broadway sensation.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Lupe Velez  •  Lee Tracy  •  Eugene Pallette  •  Frank Morgan