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

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

Lullaby of Broadway (1951) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Pretty Melinda Howard has been abroad singing with a musical troupe. She decides to return home to surprise her mother whom she thinks is a successful Broadway star with a ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Doris Day  •  Gene Nelson  •  S.Z. Sakall  •  Billy De Wolfe

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

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

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

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

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

The Hard Way (1943) RT Audience 78%

An ambitious woman doesn"t care who she hurts in her drive to make her sister a star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Dennis Morgan  •  Joan Leslie  •  Jack Carson

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

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

The House Across the Bay (1940) RT Audience 50%

An aircraft designer falls for an imprisoned gangster's wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Archie Mayo
CAST:  George Raft  •  Joan Bennett  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Walter Pidgeon

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

Here I Am a Stranger (1939)

The story of a young man's discovery of his father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Richard Greene  •  Richard Dix  •  Brenda Joyce  •  Roland Young

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

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

Madame X (1937)

A young lawyer (John Beal) defends an alcoholic woman (Gladys George) for murder, unaware she is his mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wood  •  Gustav Machatý
CAST:  Gladys George  •  Warren William  •  John Beal  •  Reginald Owen

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

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