Search results for "Henry Koster"


Harvey (1950) RT 84% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Feb 2001

The classic stage hit gets the Hollywood treatment in the story of Elwood P. Dowd who makes friends with a spirit taking the form of a human-sized rabbit named Harvey that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Josephine Hull  •  Peggy Dow  •  Charles Drake

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962) RT 80% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Sep 2005

James Stewart and Maureen O'Hara star as Roger and Peggy Hobbs, a St. Louis couple with a large brood who desire a seaside vacation. Renting a cottage by the ocean is just the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Fabian  •  John Saxon

No Highway in the Sky (1951) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 1995

James Stewart plays aeronautical engineer Theodore Honey, the quintessential absent-minded professor: eccentric, forgetful, but brilliant. His studies show that the aircraft ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Marlene Dietrich  •  Glynis Johns  •  Jack Hawkins

One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937)

The daughter of a struggling musician forms a symphony orchestra made up of his unemployed friends and through persistence, charm and a few misunderstandings, is able to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Leopold Stokowski  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  Alice Brady

The Bishop's Wife (1947) RT 82% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2001

An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been working for months on the plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Loretta Young  •  David Niven  •  Monty Woolley

The Virgin Queen (1955) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Apr 2008

Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Bette Davis  •  Joan Collins  •  Jay Robinson

Three Smart Girls (1936) RT 86% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jan 1995

The three Craig sisters, Penny, Kay, and Joan, go to New York to stop their divorced father from marrying gold digger, Donna Lyons, and re-unite him with their mother.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Barbara Read  •  Nan Grey  •  Charles Winninger

Come to the Stable (1949) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 1995

1949 film from 20th Century Fox that was nominated for numerous Oscars including Loretta Young for best Actress and Celeste Holm and Elsa Lanchester for best Supporting ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Loretta Young  •  Celeste Holm  •  Hugh Marlowe  •  Elsa Lanchester

The Luck of the Irish (1948) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Jul 2008

Following American reporter Stephen Fitzgerald from Ireland to New York, a grateful leprechaun acts as the newsman's servant and conscience.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Anne Baxter  •  Cecil Kellaway  •  Lee J. Cobb

My Cousin Rachel (1952) RT Audience 68%

Olivia de Havilland and Richard Burton star in this adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's gothic novel. In a reversal of Jane Eyre, it is the hero who arrives at the home of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Olivia de Havilland  •  Richard Burton  •  Audrey Dalton  •  Ronald Squire




Music for Millions (1944) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 2012

Six year old "Mike" joins her sister Barbara Ainsworth who plays in a classical orchestra during WWII  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Margaret O'Brien  •  Jimmy Durante  •  José Iturbi  •  June Allyson

My Blue Heaven (1950) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Radio star Kitty Moran, long married to partner Jack, finds she's pregnant, but miscarries. For a change, the couple turn their act into a series on early TV and try to adopt ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Dan Dailey  •  David Wayne  •  Jane Wyatt

Elopement (1951)

Two sets of parents frantically race to stop their eloping children's wedding. Comedy.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Charles Bickford  •  Anne Francis  •  William Lundigan

Wabash Avenue (1950)

Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Victor Mature  •  Phil Harris  •  Reginald Gardiner

Two Sisters from Boston (1946) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 1996

Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  June Allyson  •  Jimmy Durante  •  Peter Lawford

The Unfinished Dance (1947) RT Audience 17%

The Unfinished Dance is a 1947 drama film directed by Henry Koster. It is set in a ballet company, and is a remake of the 1937 French film La mort du cygne (also known by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Margaret O'Brien  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Karin Booth  •  Danny Thomas

Between Us Girls (1942)

A 20-year-old stage actress takes on her most challenging role when she pretends to be her own mother's 12-year-old daughter. Comedy.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Diana Barrymore  •  Kay Francis  •  Robert Cummings  •  John Boles

The Power and the Prize (1956) RT Audience 67%

An ambitious executive jeopardizes his career to marry a European refugee.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Elisabeth Müller  •  Burl Ives  •  Charles Coburn

Spring Parade (1940) RT Audience 83%

In this light and lovely romantic musical, a Hungarian woman attends a Viennese fair and buys a card from a gypsy fortune teller. It says that she will meet someone important ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Robert Cummings  •  Mischa Auer  •  Henry Stephenson