Search results for "King Vidor"

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

The Metaphor (1980)

Vidor and Wyeth discuss the influence of The Big Parade on Wyeth and the use of metaphors in art  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  King Vidor

Solomon and Sheba (1959) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Shortly before his death in ancient Israel King David has a vision from God telling him that his younger son Solomon should succeed him as king. His other son Adonijah is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Gina Lollobrigida  •  George Sanders  •  Marisa Pavan

War and Peace (1956) RT 33% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Dec 2002

Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Audrey Hepburn  •  Henry Fonda  •  Mel Ferrer  •  Vittorio Gassman

Man Without a Star (1955) RT Audience 63%

Man Without a Star is a 1955 western film starring Kirk Douglas as a wanderer who gets dragged into a range war. It was based on the novel of the same name by Dee Linford.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Jeanne Crain  •  Claire Trevor  •  William Campbell

Ruby Gentry (1952) RT 67% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Oct 2004

A sexy but poor young girl marries a rich man she doesn't love, but carries a torch for another man.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Charlton Heston  •  Karl Malden  •  Tom Tully

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

DVD release: Sep 2009

Richard Trevelyan (Richard Todd) was convicted of murdering his wife, given an 11th-hour Death Row reprieve and freed under unusual circumstances after retrial. But his past ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Ruth Roman  •  Mercedes McCambridge  •  Zachary Scott

Beyond the Forest (1949) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Feb 1991

The wife (Bette Davis) of a Wisconsin doctor (Joseph Cotten) kills a witness to her affair with an influential man (David Brian) from Chicago.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Joseph Cotten  •  David Brian  •  Ruth Roman

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)

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

On Our Merry Way (1948) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Oliver Pease gets a dose of courage from his wife Martha and tricks the editor of the paper (where he writes lost pet notices) into assigning him the day's roving question. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  King Vidor  •  John Huston  •  George Stevens  •  Leslie Fenton
CAST:  Paulette Goddard  •  Burgess Meredith  •  James Stewart  •  Henry Fonda

Duel in the Sun (1946) RT 81% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Gregory Peck  •  Lionel Barrymore

An American Romance (1944) RT 83% / Audience 0%

A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Brian Donlevy  •  Ann Richards  •  Walter Abel  •  John Qualen

H. M. Pulham, Esq. (1941)

A man who lived his life as he was was told he should, not as he would have chosen to, is brought out of his shell by a beautiful young woman.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Hedy Lamarr  •  Robert Young  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Charles Coburn

Northwest Passage (1940)

Based on the Kenneth Roberts novel of the same name, this film tells the story of two friends who join Rogers' Rangers, as the legendary elite force engages the enemy during ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Robert Young  •  Walter Brennan  •  Ruth Hussey

The Citadel (1938) RT 86% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Andrew Manson, a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Rex Harrison

Stella Dallas (1937) RT 86% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Working-class Stella Martin marries high-end Stephen Dallas and soon they have a daughter named Laurel. But Stephen's incessant demands of Stella to become what she isn't ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  John Boles  •  Anne Shirley  •  Barbara O'Neil

The Texas Rangers (1936) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2007

Two down-on-their-luck former outlaws volunteer to be Texas Rangers and find themselves assigned to bring in an old friend, now a notorious outlaw.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Jack Oakie  •  Jean Parker  •  Lloyd Nolan

So Red the Rose (1935)

SO RED THE ROSE is King Vidor's quietly affecting Civil War romance, starring Margaret Sullavan as a Southern aristocrat, the mistress of a Southern plantation, whose ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Margaret Sullavan  •  Walter Connolly  •  Randolph Scott  •  Janet Beecher

The Wedding Night (1935) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: May 2007

While working on a novel in his country home in Connecticut, married writer Tony Barrett (Cooper) becomes attracted to Manya (Sten), the daughter of a neighboring farmer. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Anna Sten  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Helen Vinson