Search results for "Jack Haley"

That's Dancing! (1985) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: Jul 2007

A documentary film about dancing on the screen, from it's orgins after the invention of the movie camera, over the movie musical from the late 20s, 30s, 40s 50s and 60s up to ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Mikhail Baryshnikov  •  Ray Bolger  •  Sammy Davis, Jr.  •  Gene Kelly

Norwood (1970)

Norwood is a 1970 film that reunites True Grit co-stars Glen Campbell and Kim Darby, also featuring Joe Namath. It was based on the book of the same title, written by Charles ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Glen Campbell  •  Joe Namath  •  Carol Lynley  •  Pat Hingle

That's Entertainment! (1974)

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Bing Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Peter Lawford

The Wizard of Oz (1939) RT 99% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1999

One of the most famous musical films and the first film from Hollywood to use color. Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  George Cukor  •  Mervyn LeRoy  •  King Vidor
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Frank Morgan  •  Ray Bolger  •  Bert Lahr

People Are Funny (1946)

DVD release: Oct 2008

A comedy based on NBC's "People Are Funny" radio (and later television) program with Art Linkletter with a fictional story of how the program came to be on a national network ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
CAST:  Jack Haley  •  Helen Walker  •  Rudy Vallée  •  Ozzie Nelson

Sing Your Way Home (1945)

In this musical comedy, an arrogant war journalist is sailing back to the Big Apple after the end of WW II. En route, he has been assigned to watch over a band of teenagers ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Jack Haley  •  Marcy McGuire  •  Anne Jeffreys  •  Glen Vernon

George White's Scandals (1945)

This Broadway revue is about two love affairs. The romance between the comedienne Joan Mason and Jack Evans of Boston is easily disturbed by Jack's cynical sister, Clara Belle ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Felix E. Feist
CAST:  Joan Davis  •  Jack Haley  •  Phillip Terry  •  Martha Holliday

Scared Stiff (1945)

A meek reporter (Jack Haley) happens upon murder, an escaped gangster (Barton MacLane) and a stolen jade chess set.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Frank McDonald
CAST:  Jack Haley  •  Ann Savage  •  Barton MacLane  •  Veda Ann Borg

One Body Too Many (1944) RT Audience 32%

DVD release: Mar 2005

An insurance salesman, Albert Tuttle, is hired as a body guard for a millionaire.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Frank McDonald
CAST:  Jack Haley  •  Jean Parker  •  Bela Lugosi  •  Blanche Yurka

Higher and Higher (1943) RT Audience 31%

DVD release: May 2008

1943 musical comedy with Frank Sinatra. A valet to a bankrupt millionaire plans to rebuild his boss's fortune by passing a scullery maid off as a high-society debutante. Based ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Tim Whelan
CAST:  Michèle Morgan  •  Jack Haley  •  Frank Sinatra  •  Leon Errol

Beyond the Blue Horizon (1942)

A young girl's parents are killed on a tropical island, and the girl is raised and protected by the jungle animals. When she is found, as a grown woman, she is taken back to ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alfred Santell
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Richard Denning  •  Patricia Morison  •  Walter Abel

Moon Over Miami (1941) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Kay, Barbara and Susan Latimer come into a small legacy when they expected a large one, then abandon the Texas greasy-spoon where they work to hunt in Miami for rich husbands, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Betty Grable  •  Robert Cummings  •  Jack Haley

Navy Blues (1941)

DVD release: Jun 2010

On a layover in Hawaii two conniving Navy seamen borrow money to lay down bets that their ship will win the upcoming gunnery practice trophy, having found out that the current ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Ann Sheridan  •  Jack Oakie  •  Martha Raye  •  Jack Haley

Thanks for Everything (1938)

Promoters set up a radio contest to find the average American and use him to sell food, apparel and notions. All goes well until he falls in love with a girl who upsets things.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  Adolphe Menjou  •  Jack Oakie  •  Jack Haley  •  Arleen Whelan

Hold That Co-ed (1938) RT Audience 33%

An egotistical politician believes he can win votes by turning a small college's hapless football squad into a championship team. Comedy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  George Murphy  •  Marjorie Weaver  •  Joan Davis

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Rebecca's Uncle Harry leaves her with Aunt Miranda who forbids her to associate with show people. But neighbor Anthony Kent is a talent scout who secretly set it up for her to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Shirley Temple  •  Randolph Scott  •  Jack Haley  •  Gloria Stuart

Danger: Love at Work (1937)

A New York City lawyer finds himself falling in love with the daughter of a screwball South Carolina family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Ann Sothern  •  Jack Haley  •  Mary Boland  •  Edward Everett Horton