Search results for "Henry Koster"


A Man Called Peter (1955) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Based on the true story of a young Scottish lad, Peter Marshall, who dreams of only going to sea but finds out there is a different future for him when he receives a "calling" ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Jean Peters  •  Marjorie Rambeau  •  Jill Esmond

The Rage of Paris (1938) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Danielle Darrieux  •  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  Mischa Auer  •  Louis Hayward

Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (1951)

Posing as a man over 70, a lecturer (Clifton Webb) enters an old-folks home to prove age is a state of mind.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Joanne Dru  •  Hugh Marlowe  •  Zero Mostel

First Love (1939) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 1996

In this reworking of Cinderella, orphaned Connie Harding is sent to live with her rich aunt and uncle after graduating from boarding school. She's hardly received with open ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Robert Stack  •  Eugene Pallette  •  Helen Parrish

The Story of Ruth (1960) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Ruth is an unusual character in the Bible. First she's a female protagonist, one of a select few there. Secondly her story gets its own book in the Old Testament, a short item ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Tom Tryon  •  Peggy Wood  •  Viveca Lindfors

It Started with Eve (1941) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Jan 1995

A young man asks a hat check girl to pose as his fiancée in order to make his dying father's last moments happy. However, the old man's health takes a turn for the better and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Charles Laughton  •  Robert Cummings  •  Guy Kibbee

Three Smart Girls Grow Up (1939) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Jan 1995

A businessman's (Charles Winninger) youngest daughter (Deanna Durbin) helps her innocent sisters in love.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Charles Winninger  •  Nan Grey  •  Helen Parrish

Fräulein (1958)

In melodramatic fashion, the film tells the tale of a young German woman who finds herself alone in the world when the rest of her family is killed in a WWII air raid. Helping ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Dana Wynter  •  Mel Ferrer  •  Dolores Michaels  •  Theodore Bikel

The Inspector General (1949) RT 89% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 2000

An illiterate stooge in a traveling medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a vagrancy charge. The town's corrupt officials mistake him for the inspector ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Danny Kaye  •  Walter Slezak  •  Barbara Bates  •  Elsa Lanchester

The Robe (1953)

Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus' homespun robe after the crucifixion. He is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Jean Simmons  •  Victor Mature  •  Jay Robinson




The Naked Maja (1958)

A historical fiction based on the lives of artist Goya and the Duchess of Alba  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Ava Gardner  •  Anthony Franciosa  •  Amedeo Nazzari  •  Gino Cervi

Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955) RT Audience 53%

Beloved schoolteacher reflects back on her life and former students when she is hospitalized...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Robert Stack  •  Kipp Hamilton  •  Robert Douglas

Désirée (1954)

In Marseilles, France in 1794, Desiree Clary, a young millinery clerk, becomes infatuated with Napoleon Bonaparte, but winds up wedding Genaral Jean-Baptiste Berandotte, an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Jean Simmons  •  Merle Oberon  •  Michael Rennie

Dear Brigitte (1965) RT Audience 55%

Professor Leaf, an absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences, is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Fabian  •  Glynis Johns  •  Cindy Carol

Take Her, She's Mine (1963) RT Audience 67%

Frank Michaelson, well respected President of the Pacific Pallisades Board of Education, is appearing in front of a Board hearing addressing the issue of the widespread public ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Sandra Dee  •  Audrey Meadows  •  Robert Morley

O. Henry's Full House (1952) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Five O. Henry stories, each separate. The primary one from the critic's acclaim was "The Cop and the Anthem". Soapy tells fellow bum Horace that he is going to get arrested so ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway  •  Howard Hawks  •  Jean Negulesco  •  Henry Koster  •  Henry King
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Fred Allen  •  Anne Baxter  •  Jeanne Crain

D-Day the Sixth of June (1956)

En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Richard Todd  •  Dana Wynter  •  Edmond O'Brien

Catherine the Last (1936)

Story of a naive kitchen maid who falls in love with a wealthy womanizer.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Franciska Gaal  •  Hans Holt  •  Hans Olden  •  Otto Wallburg