Search results for "Jo Allen"

Goliath II (1960)

Goliath II is a 6-inch-tall elephant (son of the huge Goliath). He's a big disappointment to his father, but mom is proud of Goliath II anyway. Goliath II is constantly ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Reitherman
CAST:  Sterling Holloway  •  Mel Blanc  •  J. Pat O'Malley  •  Barbara Jo Allen

Sleeping Beauty (1959)

A beautiful princess born in a faraway kingdom is destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep that can only ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clyde Geronimi
CAST:  Mary Costa  •  Bill Shirley  •  Eleanor Audley  •  Verna Felton

Girl Rush (1944)

During the California Gold Rush two down-on-their-luck vaudevillians attempt to become wealthy by bringing a girlie show to an all-male western mining town. Comedy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Western
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Wally Brown  •  Alan Carney  •  Frances Langford  •  Robert Mitchum

Larceny, Inc. (1942) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2008

A hoodlum tries to go legit to buy a dog tract but needs investment money which he plans to get by robbing a bank, tunning in from a neighboring luggage shop. He takes over ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Jane Wyman  •  Broderick Crawford  •  Jack Carson

Ice-Capades (1941)

By Republic Pictures standards, 1941's Ice-Capades certainly qualifies as an "all-star" film. The many subplots center around a performance of the real-life Ice-Capades ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  Jerry Colonna  •  James Ellison  •  Dorothy Lewis  •  Barbara Jo Allen

Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941)

New York chorus girl Cindy Lou Bethany becomes frustrated when she prepares for an audition for a Broadway musical, but the auditions close and her roommate, Gwen Abbott, is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Schertzinger
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Mary Martin  •  Oscar Levant  •  Virginia Dale

The Mad Doctor (1940)

Basil Rathbone is the batty physician of the title, a sophisticated gentleman who woos and weds several of his wealthy women patients. Unfortunately the ladies have a bad ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tim Whelan
CAST:  Basil Rathbone  •  Ellen Drew  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  Ralph Morgan

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942)

The fifth film version of Alice Hegan Rice's 1901 novel, starring Fay Bainter as the loving but near-penniless mother struggling to raise her five children in their shantytown ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Fay Bainter  •  Hugh Herbert  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  John Archer

Mohawk (1956)

An artist working in a remote army post is juggling the storekeeper's daughter, his fiancée newly arrived from the east, and the Indian Chief's daughter. But when a vengeful ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Kurt Neumann
CAST:  Scott Brady  •  Rita Gam  •  Neville Brand  •  Lori Nelson

Moon Over Las Vegas (1944)

A beautiful woman goes to Las Vegas in a scheme to make her husbnd jealous, but once she gets there she becomes involved with another man.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jean Yarbrough
CAST:  Anne Gwynne  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  Vivian Austin  •  Alan Dinehart

Rosie the Riveter (1944) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2002

In this romantic wartime comedy, four female defense plant workers share a house with four male workers. The situation is on the up and up as the men and women work different ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  Jane Frazee  •  Frank Albertson  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  Frank Jenks

Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (1944)

High-school student Henry Aldrich (Jimmy Lydon) hopes to improve his grades by finding a sweetheart for his unmarried teacher.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Hugh Bennett
CAST:  Jimmy Lydon  •  Charles Smith  •  John Litel  •  Olive Blakeney

The Women (1939) RT 91% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Wealthy Mary Haines is unaware her husband is having an affair with shopgirl Crystal Allen. Sylvia Fowler and Edith Potter discover this from a manicurist and arrange for Mary ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Joan Crawford  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Mary Boland

Earl Carroll Sketchbook (1946)

An aspiring singer and her lover, a songwriter who has desperately resorted to writing radio jingles, have many conflicts on their road to success...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert S. Rogell
CAST:  Constance Moore  •  William Marshall  •  Bill Goodwin  •  Johnny Coy

Village Barn Dance (1940)

Dan Martin, an unemployed college graduate, drifts into the town of Lyndale, only to learn that the town and everything in it are dominated by Minerva Withers, a tight-fisted, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank McDonald
CAST:  Richard Cromwell  •  Doris Day  •  George Barbier  •  Barbara Jo Allen

Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Johnny Brett and King Shaw are an unsuccessful dance team in New York. A producer discovers Brent as the new partner for Clare Bennett, but Brett, who thinks he is one of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Eleanor Powell  •  George Murphy  •  Frank Morgan

The Opposite Sex (1956) RT 20% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 1991

The story concerns Kay Hilliard (played by June Allyson), a former nightclub singer who discovers her husband Steven (played by Leslie Nielsen) is having an affair with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Joan Collins  •  Dolores Gray  •  Leslie Nielsen

Cowboy Canteen (1944)

Song and comedy revue, featuring Western talents, along with a theatrical troupe taking their vacation on the Lazy B Ranch run by Steve Bradley. Steve is about to enter the ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • War • Western
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Charles Starrett  •  Jane Frazee  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  Tex Ritter

Ice-Capades Revue (1942)

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GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Bernard Vorhaus
CAST:  Bill Shirley  •  Ellen Drew  •  Jerry Colonna  •  Barbara Jo Allen