Search results for "Melvin Frank"


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Lost and Found (1979) RT 13% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Oct 1999

While visiting Switzerland, an American college professor, Adam, keeps running into a divorced British secretary, Patricia, wherever they go. First their cars collide. Then ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank
CAST:  George Segal  •  Glenda Jackson  •  Maureen Stapleton  •  Hollis McLaren

The Court Jester (1955) RT 96% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Mar 1999

A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an usurper who has overthrown the rightful king of England.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank  •  Norman Panama
CAST:  Danny Kaye  •  Glynis Johns  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Angela Lansbury

The Facts of Life (1960) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Two romantic couples are each married to different people! They really DO love each other. At the beginning Kitty thinks Larry is un-funny...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Lucille Ball  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Don DeFore

The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Mel Edison has just lost his job after many years and now has to cope with being unemployed at middle age during an intense NYC heat wave.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Gene Saks  •  Elizabeth Wilson

A Touch of Class (1973) RT 91% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Feb 2002

Steve, a happily married American man living in London meets Vicki, an English divorcée and run off to Marbella for a rollicking week of sex. They then return to London to set ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank
CAST:  George Segal  •  Glenda Jackson  •  Paul Sorvino  •  K Callan

Knock on Wood (1954) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Sep 2010

Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has failed with another love affair. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank  •  Norman Panama
CAST:  Danny Kaye  •  Mai Zetterling  •  Torin Thatcher  •  David Burns

The Reformer and the Redhead (1950)

A small-town politician falls for an idealistic zookeeper.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank  •  Norman Panama
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Dick Powell  •  David Wayne  •  Ray Collins

That Certain Feeling (1956)

When Larry Larkin's comic strip needs some freshening up, he calls in ghost-writer Francis X. Dignan to help him with the strip. Things get complicated when Francis rekindles ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank  •  Norman Panama
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  George Sanders  •  Pearl Bailey

Strange Bedfellows (1965) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Jul 2003

In London, stuffy statesman Carter Harrison meets Toni, a Bohemian artist with a hot Italian temper. The two impulsively marry and then find that they disagree on everything. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Gina Lollobrigida  •  Gig Young  •  Edward Judd

Strictly Dishonorable (1951)

A womanizing opera star is smitten by a young music student.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank  •  Norman Panama
CAST:  Ezio Pinza  •  Janet Leigh  •  Millard Mitchell  •  Gale Robbins




Good Evening, Ms Campbell (1968)

Twenty years after their initial war-time visit three U.S. servicemen hold a reunion at an Italian village. They all have fond memories, especially of local girl Carla. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank
CAST:  Gina Lollobrigida  •  Shelley Winters  •  Phil Silvers  •  Peter Lawford

The Jayhawkers! (1959)

Before the U.S. Civil War rebel leader Luke Darcy sees himself as leader of a new independent Republic of Kansas but the military governor sends an ex-raider to capture Darcy.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank  •  Daniel McCauley
CAST:  Jeff Chandler  •  Fess Parker  •  Nicole Maurey  •  Henry Silva

The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox (1976) RT 20% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jun 2005

A female hustler is chasing after rich men, but becomes repeatedly mixed up with a suave con man and card shark through a series of misadventures before falling in love with him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank
CAST:  George Segal  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Jennifer Lee  •  Richard Farnsworth

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