Search results for "Louis Calhern"


Arch of Triumph (1948) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Based on the novel Arch of Triumph from Erich Maria Remarque.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone
CAST:  Ingrid Bergman  •  Charles Boyer  •  Charles Laughton  •  Louis Calhern

Blackboard Jungle (1955) RT 76% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2005

Richard Dadier is a teacher at North Manual High School, an inner-city school where many of the pupils frequently engage in anti-social behavior. Dadier makes various attempts ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Anne Francis  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Vic Morrow

Duck Soup (1933) RT 93% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Groucho Marx  •  Harpo Marx  •  Leonard Marx  •  Zeppo Marx

High Society (1956) RT 80% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Childhood friends Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven got married and quickly divorced. Now Tracy is about to marry again, this time to a shrewd social-climbing businessman. Bing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Grace Kelly  •  Frank Sinatra  •  Celeste Holm

Notorious (1946) RT 97% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Mar 2001

In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin recruits Alicia Huberman, the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Claude Rains  •  Louis Calhern

The Asphalt Jungle (1950) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Recently paroled from prison, legendary burglar "Doc" Riedenschneider, with funding from Alonzo Emmerich, a crooked lawyer, gathers a small group of veteran criminals together ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Louis Calhern  •  Jean Hagen  •  James Whitmore

The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) RT 96% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 2002

Told in flashback form, the film traces the rise and fall of a tough, ambitious Hollywood producer Jonathan Shields, as seen through the eyes of various acquaintances, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Dick Powell

The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)

After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to revenge himself on them.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Rowland V. Lee
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Elissa Landi  •  Louis Calhern  •  Sidney Blackmer

The Life of Emile Zola (1937) RT 75% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Biopic of the famous french writer Emile Zola and his involvement in the Dreyfus Affair.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  Gale Sondergaard  •  Joseph Schildkraut  •  Gloria Holden

Heaven Can Wait (1943) RT 91% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Henry Van Cleve presents himself at the gates of Hell only to find he is closely vetted on his qualifications for entry. Surprised there is any question on his suitability, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Gene Tierney  •  Don Ameche  •  Charles Coburn  •  Marjorie Main




The Affairs of Cellini (1934) RT Audience 20%

The 16th-century sculptor woos the Duchess of Florence despite the duke.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Constance Bennett  •  Frank Morgan  •  Fay Wray

The Magnificent Yankee (1950) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Nov 1993

Director John Sturges' 1950 film biography of Oliver Wendell Holmes stars Louis Calhern, Ann Harding.and Richard Anderson.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Louis Calhern  •  Ann Harding  •  Eduard Franz  •  Philip Ober

Juarez (1939) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Nov 2011

The newly named emperor Maximilian and his wife Carolotta arrive in Mexico to face popular sentiment favoring Benito Juraez and democracy..  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  Bette Davis  •  Brian Aherne  •  Claude Rains

The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 1992

It's the early nineteenth century Washington. Young adult Margaret O'Neal, Peggy to most that know her, is the daughter of Major William O'Neal, who is the innkeeper of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Robert Taylor  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Franchot Tone

Executive Suite (1954) RT 100% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Oct 2007

When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice-presidents vie to see who will replace him.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  William Holden  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Fredric March  •  June Allyson

Athena (1954) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: May 1993

A stuffy young lawyer's outlook on life drastically changes when he meets a perky health food enthusiast and her wacky family. This 1954 MGM musical, directed by Richard ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Jane Powell  •  Debbie Reynolds  •  Virginia Gibson  •  Edmund Purdom

Night After Night (1932) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Aug 1993

A former boxer purchases a classy speakeasy and falls in love with a wealthy society girl.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Archie Mayo
CAST:  George Raft  •  Constance Cummings  •  Wynne Gibson  •  Mae West

Woman Wanted (1935) RT Audience 33%

Ann Grey is wrongly convicted of murder. On her way to prison a car accident gives her the opportunity to escape. She is helped by young lawyer Tony Baxter. He hides her from ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  George B. Seitz
CAST:  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Joel McCrea  •  Lewis Stone  •  Louis Calhern

Remains to Be Seen (1953)

A girl vocalist and her apartment manager get mixed up in a creepy Park Avenue murder and find themselves facing danger at every turn.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Don Weis
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Van Johnson  •  Louis Calhern  •  Angela Lansbury

Diplomaniacs (1933) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Mar 2012

Barbers Willy Nilly and Hercules Glub have opened a barbershop in an Indian reservation, where they have no customers. When suddenly a white man asks for a shave, several ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  Bert Wheeler  •  Robert Woolsey  •  Marjorie White  •  Phyllis Barry