Search results for "Frankie Darro"


Broadway Bill (1934) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Tycoon J.L. Higgins controls his whole family, but one of his sons- in-law, Dan Brooks and his daughter Alice are fed up with that. Brooks quits his job as manager of J.L.'s ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Warner Baxter  •  Myrna Loy  •  Walter Connolly  •  Helen Vinson

Flesh and the Devil (1926) RT 92% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2007

As lifelong best friends Leo and Ulrich return home following completion of their military training, Leo sees stunning Felicitas at the railway station and, mesmerized by her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  John Gilbert  •  Greta Garbo  •  Lars Hanson  •  Barbara Kent

Forbidden Planet (1956) RT 98% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 2000

A rescue team from earth lands their flying saucer-like spacecraft on an alien world, to discover they are not only not welcomed by the lone survivor of a missing scientific ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Fred M. Wilcox
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  Anne Francis  •  Leslie Nielsen  •  Warren Stevens

Operation Petticoat (1959) RT 84% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A World War II submarine commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit sub, a con-man executive officer, and a group of army nurses.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Tony Curtis  •  Joan O'Brien  •  Dina Merrill

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

The Mayor of Hell (1933) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Five members of a teen-age gang, including leader Jimmy Smith, are sent to the State Reformatory, presided over by the melodramatically callous Thompson. Soon, Patsy Gargan, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Archie Mayo  •  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Madge Evans  •  Frankie Darro  •  Arthur Byron

The Public Enemy (1931) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2001

James Cagney star's as Tom Powers, a trouble-ridden individual who rises from the position of cheap thug to that of a powerful Prohibition gangster. When his best friend is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Jean Harlow  •  Edward Woods  •  Joan Blondell

The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Feb 1991

Out of jail for a crime she did not commit, Madelon turns to prostitution and thievery to send her illegitimate son to medical school.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Edgar Selwyn
CAST:  Helen Hayes  •  Lewis Stone  •  Neil Hamilton  •  Cliff Edwards

Three on a Match (1932) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Joan Blondell  •  Ann Dvorak  •  Bette Davis  •  Warren William

Across the Wide Missouri (1951) RT Audience 35%

DVD release: Dec 1991

In the 1830's beaver trapper Flint Mitchell and other white men hunt and trap in the then unnamed territories of Montana and Idaho. Flint marries a Blackfoot woman as a way to ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Ricardo Montalbán  •  John Hodiak  •  Adolphe Menjou




Wyoming Mail (1950) RT Audience 67%

In 1869, the United States begins a railroad mail service to the West Coast which proves highly tempting to train robbers, in particular an organized gang with one of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Reginald Le Borg
CAST:  Stephen McNally  •  Alexis Smith  •  Howard Da Silva  •  Ed Begley

Anything for a Thrill (1937)

Despite his older brother's objections, a young man vows to become a newsreel cameraman.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins
CAST:  Frankie Darro  •  Kane Richmond  •  June Johnson  •  Ann Evers

Headline Crasher (1937)

The popular B-flick team of Frankie Darro and Kane Richmond star in the slick quickie Headline Crasher. Little Frankie and Big Kane play a pair of roving journalists who ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins
CAST:  Frankie Darro  •  Kane Richmond  •  Muriel Evans  •  Richard Tucker

Men with Steel Faces (1940)

Re-edited feature version of serial The Phantom Empire (1935). Singer Gene Autry discovers a race of advanced humans living beneath the earth.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Western
DIRECTION:  B. Reeves Eason  •  Otto Brower
CAST:  Gene Autry  •  Frankie Darro  •  Betsy King Ross  •  Dorothy Christy

The Merry Frinks (1934)

An heiress abandons an out-of-work husband, two sons and a lovesick daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Aline MacMahon  •  Guy Kibbee  •  Hugh Herbert  •  Allen Jenkins

The Payoff (1935)

DVD release: Feb 2007

An honest sports columnist's greedy wife persuades him to go easy on a cheat, famous for crooked sports deals.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Florey
CAST:  James Dunn  •  Claire Dodd  •  Patricia Ellis  •  Alan Dinehart

Red Hot Tires (1935)

An escaped convict redeems himself by becoming an auto racing champion.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  D. Ross Lederman
CAST:  Lyle Talbot  •  Mary Astor  •  Roscoe Karns  •  Frankie Darro