Search results for "Jerome Cowan"


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

The Gnome-Mobile (1967) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 2004

An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Walter Brennan  •  Matthew Garber  •  Karen Dotrice  •  Richard Deacon

Penelope (1966)

When James met Penelope at a club, it took all of three weeks before they were married. But after the marriage, other women became attracted to James and he kept getting ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Natalie Wood  •  Ian Bannen  •  Peter Falk  •  Dick Shawn

Black Zoo (1963) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Sep 2011

A deranged animal lover (Michael Gough) unleashes his toothy pets on anyone who stands in his way.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Robert Gordon
CAST:  Michael Gough  •  Jeanne Cooper  •  Rod Lauren  •  Virginia Grey

Pocketful of Miracles (1961) RT 63% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Sep 2001

How can a drunken beggar in just one night become a High-Society woman? This type of thing only happens in fairytales. Or maybe in Hollywood.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Glenn Ford  •  Hope Lange  •  Peter Falk

Have Rocket, Will Travel (1959) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: May 1995

The Stooges are janitors working at a space center who accidentally blast off to Venus. They encounter a talking unicorn, a giant fire breathing tarantula, and an alien ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Lowell Rich
CAST:  Moe Howard  •  Larry Fine  •  Joe DeRita  •  Jerome Cowan

The System (1953)

A gambling boss is pressured by the law and press when a crusade is started against him after one of his collectors becomes a killer.  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Lewis Seiler
CAST:  Frank Lovejoy  •  Joan Weldon  •  Robert Arthur  •  Paul Picerni

Criminal Lawyer (1951)

A drunken attorney tries to sober up in order to defend a friend in murder case.  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Seymour Friedman
CAST:  Pat O'Brien  •  Jane Wyatt  •  Carl Benton Reid  •  Mary Castle

The Fat Man (1951)

A seemingly innocent dentist is murdered, the only apparent motive to steal a set of dental x-rays. To the police it looks like an accident, but massive private eye Brad ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  William Castle
CAST:  J. Scott Smart  •  Julie London  •  Rock Hudson  •  Clinton Sundberg

The Fuller Brush Girl (1950) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Jul 1993

A daffy door-to-door saleswoman blunders into a murder investigation.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Lucille Ball  •  Eddie Albert  •  Carl Benton Reid  •  Gale Robbins




Young Man with a Horn (1950) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Aimless youth Rick Martin learns he has a gift for music and falls in love with the trumpet. Legendary trumpeter Art Hazzard takes Rick under his wing and teaches him all he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Doris Day  •  Hoagy Carmichael

The West Point Story (1950)

A Broadway director helps the West Point cadets put on a show, aided by two lovely ladies and assorted complications.  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Doris Day  •  Gordon MacRae

Always Leave Them Laughing (1949)

Director Roy Del Ruth's 1949 film, about a self-absorbed comedian who steps all over his friends and colleagues in order to achieve success, stars Milton Berle, Virginia Mayo, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Milton Berle  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Ruth Roman  •  Bert Lahr

Blondie Hits the Jackpot (1949) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 2000

The "Blondie" series reaches Number 26 with Blondie Hits the Jackpot. Fired for messing up an important contract, Dagwood (Arthur Lake) takes a job as a manual laborer for a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edward Bernds
CAST:  Penny Singleton  •  Arthur Lake  •  Larry Simms  •  Daisy

Scene of the Crime (1949) RT Audience 31%

DVD release: Jan 2013

A cop investigates the shooting of another policeman... that may have been involved in crooked activities.  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  Arlene Dahl  •  Gloria DeHaven  •  Tom Drake

Blondie's Big Deal (1949)

In this, the 25th Blondie film, Dagwood accidentally discovers a non-flammable paint. Bad guys Dillon and Stack steal it before he can give it to his boss Radcliffe. To show ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edward Bernds
CAST:  Penny Singleton  •  Arthur Lake  •  Larry Simms  •  Marjorie Ann Mutchie

The Fountainhead (1949) RT 83% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Nov 2006

An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Patricia Neal  •  Raymond Massey  •  Kent Smith

Blondie's Secret (1948) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Feb 2000

The 24th entry in the "Blondie" film series begins as Dagwood prepares for a long-delayed vacation with the family. His boss Mr. Radcliffe (Jerome Cowan) has promised the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edward Bernds
CAST:  Penny Singleton  •  Arthur Lake  •  Larry Simms  •  Marjorie Ann Mutchie