Search results for "Gladys George"

The Maltese Falcon (1941) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Spade and Archer is the name of a San Francisco detective agency. That's for Sam Spade and Miles Archer. The two men are partners, but Sam doesn't like Miles much. A knockout, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Mary Astor  •  Gladys George  •  Peter Lorre

Bright Leaf (1950) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Jun 2009

Two tobacco growers battle for control of the cigarette market.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Patricia Neal  •  Jack Carson

Christmas Holiday (1944)

Don't be fooled by the title. Christmas Holiday is a far, far cry from It's a Wonderful Life. Told in flashback, the story begins as Abigail Martin marries Southern aristocrat ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Gene Kelly  •  Richard Whorf  •  Dean Harens

Detective Story (1951) RT 67% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad. An embittered cop, Det. Jim McLeod (Douglas), leads a precinct of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Eleanor Parker  •  William Bendix  •  Cathy O'Donnell

He Ran All the Way (1951) RT 100% / Audience 70%

A crook on the run hides out in an innocent girl's apartment.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Berry
CAST:  John Garfield  •  Shelley Winters  •  Wallace Ford  •  Selena Royle

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) RT 96% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 1997

The Best Years of Our Lives is a classic film from director Williams Wyler about three war veterans. The film earned seven Oscars in 1946.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Myrna Loy  •  Dana Andrews  •  Teresa Wright

The Roaring Twenties (1939) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jan 2005

After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Priscilla Lane  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  Gladys George

Valiant is the word for Carrie (1936)

Carrie Snyder (Gladys George) is a prostitute, who is forced out of the fictional southern town of Crebillon, after forming a friendship with a young boy named Paul (Jackie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wesley Ruggles
CAST:  Gladys George  •  Arline Judge  •  John Howard  •  Dudley Digges

Marie Antoinette (1938) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2006

The young Austrian princess Marie Antoinette (Norma Shearer) is arranged to marry Louis XVI (Robert Morley), future king of France, in a politically advantageous marriage for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Tyrone Power  •  John Barrymore  •  Robert Morley

Flamingo Road (1949) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Carnival dancer Lane Bellamy finds herself stranded in a southern town ruled by corrupt political boss Sheriff Titus Semple. Lane becomes romantically involved with Deputy ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Zachary Scott  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  David Brian

Straight Is the Way (1934)

Just out of prison, Benny Horowitz tries to go straight. Things are complicated by his former girlfriend and his former gangster buddies.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Sloane
CAST:  Franchot Tone  •  May Robson  •  Karen Morley  •  Gladys George

They Gave Him a Gun (1937) RT Audience 18%

With no other prospects, a World War I veteran turns to crime.  (more)

CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Gladys George  •  Franchot Tone  •  Edgar Dearing

Love Is a Headache (1938)

A press agent for a Broadway actress whose career is going downhill, attempts to get her some publicity by having her adopt two orphans.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Gladys George  •  Franchot Tone  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Virginia Weidler

The Lady from Cheyenne (1941)

Fictionalized story of the 1869 adoption of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory. In the new-founded railroad town of Laraville, Boss Jim Cork hopes to manipulate the sale of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Frank Lloyd
CAST:  Loretta Young  •  Robert Preston  •  Edward Arnold  •  Frank Craven

Silver City (1951) RT 48% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Jan 2005

Having masterminded the hold up of his company office, a mining engineer is barred from the industry. He then sets up shop as an assayer, scheming to acquire a rich silver ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  Edmond O'Brien  •  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Barry Fitzgerald  •  Richard Arlen

A Child Is Born (1939)

A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Jeffrey Lynn  •  Gladys George  •  Gale Page

The Crystal Ball (1943) RT Audience 14%

A young woman pretends to be a fortune teller in order to find romance.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Elliott Nugent
CAST:  Paulette Goddard  •  Ray Milland  •  Gladys George  •  Cecil Kellaway

Undercover Girl (1950)

After her father is murdered, a girl joins the police force in an effort to track down the killers.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Joseph Pevney
CAST:  Alexis Smith  •  Scott Brady  •  Richard Egan  •  Gladys George

The Way of All Flesh (1940) RT Audience 75%

Paul Kriza is a cashier of a bank in a small town, and the happy husband of Anna and the father of four children. He is sent to New York to deliver some securities for the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis King
CAST:  Akim Tamiroff  •  Gladys George  •  William Henry  •  Muriel Angelus

Minstrel Man (1944) RT Audience 67%

Unusually elaborate for a PRC film, Minstrel Man is a lively musical drama built around the talents of veteran vaudevillian Benny Fields. The star is cast as Dixie Boy Johnson ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph H. Lewis
CAST:  Benny Fields  •  Gladys George  •  Alan Dinehart  •  Roscoe Karns