Search results for "Millard Mitchell"

A Double Life (1947) RT 71% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A Shakespearian actor starring as Othello opposite his wife finds the character's jealous rage taking over his mind off-stage.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Signe Hasso  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Shelley Winters

A Foreign Affair (1948) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 1998

In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi cafe singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Jean Arthur  •  Marlene Dietrich  •  John Lund  •  Millard Mitchell

Kiss of Death (1947) RT 86% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Dec 2005

Small-time crook Nick Bianco gets caught in a jewel heist and despite urgings from well-meaning district attorney D'Angelo, refuses to rat on his partners and goes to jail, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Coleen Gray  •  Richard Widmark

Singin' in the Rain (1952) RT 100% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Aug 1997

In 1927 Hollywood, a silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly  •  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Gene Kelly  •  Donald O'Connor  •  Debbie Reynolds  •  Jean Hagen

The Gunfighter (1950) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2008

Gregory Peck stars as an aging notorious gunslinger, Johnny Ringo. Sick of killing he tries to avoid trouble, but when a cocksure young man named Eddie draws on him, Ringo has ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Helen Westcott  •  Millard Mitchell  •  Jean Parker

The Naked Spur (1953) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Stewart is a bounty hunter in Colorado territory after killer Robert Ryan. Stewart's efforts to bring in Ryan and collect the reward are compromised by the presence of Ryan's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Janet Leigh  •  Robert Ryan  •  Ralph Meeker

Thieves' Highway (1949) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2005

War-veteran truck driver "Nick" Garcos (Conte) arrives at home to find his father, a farmer, crippled. He learns that his father was crippled at the hands of an amoral produce ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jules Dassin
CAST:  Richard Conte  •  Valentina Cortese  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Barbara Lawrence

Twelve O'Clock High (1949) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 2001

In this story of the early days of daylight bombing raids over Germany, General Frank Savage must take command of a "hard luck" bomber group. Much of the story deals with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Hugh Marlowe  •  Gary Merrill  •  Millard Mitchell

Winchester '73 (1950) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2003

Lin McAdam rides into town on the trail of Dutch Henry Brown, only to find himself in a shooting competition against him. McAdam wins the prize, a one-in-a-thousand Winchester ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Shelley Winters  •  Dan Duryea  •  Stephen McNally

Mister 880 (1950) RT Audience 50%

The Skipper is a charming old man loved by all his neighbors. What they don't know is that he is also Mr. 880, an amateurish counterfeiter who has amazingly managed to elude ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Millard Mitchell

My Six Convicts (1952)

Unusual funny and human prison comedy-drama  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Hugo Fregonese
CAST:  Millard Mitchell  •  Gilbert Roland  •  John Beal  •  Marshall Thompson

The Mayor of 44th Street (1942)

In this drama, an ex-vaudevillian dancer opens up a dance band agency and help street kids at the same time by hiring them to help out. Unfortunately, the local gang of hood's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  George Murphy  •  Anne Shirley  •  William Gargan  •  Richard Barthelmess

Singapore Sue (1932)

Four sailors enter a Singapore dive, meet a Chinese girl from Brooklyn, and find there's more to her than meets the eye. Two songs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Casey Robinson
CAST:  Anna Chang  •  Joe Wong  •  Cary Grant  •  Millard Mitchell

Dixie Dugan (1943)

Roger Hudson, a wealthy businessman who has moved to Washington to work for the government as a "dollar a year man," is late for a radio broadcast about his new department, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Otto Brower
CAST:  Lois Andrews  •  James Ellison  •  Charlotte Greenwood  •  Charles Ruggles

Swell Guy (1946)

Perception vs. reality in a tale of a scoundrel and user whose jovial manner masks his true nature until a climatic redemption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Tuttle
CAST:  Ann Blyth  •  Sonny Tufts  •  Ruth Warrick  •  William Gargan

Get Hep to Love (1942)

Orphan prodigy singer runs away from her oppressive aunt and tricks a rural couple into adopting her.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Gloria Jean  •  Donald O'Connor  •  Jane Frazee  •  Robert Paige

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

Grand Central Murder (1942) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2012

A detective investigates the murder of an actress in a train car.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  S. Sylvan Simon
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Patricia Dane  •  Cecilia Parker  •  Virginia Grey

Slightly Dangerous (1943) RT Audience 40%

This airy bit of MGM fluff stars Lana Turner as small-town soda clerk Peggy Evans. After telling off the self-important new drugstore manager Bob Stuart (Robert Young), Peggy, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wesley Ruggles
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Robert Young  •  Walter Brennan  •  Dame May Whitty

Everybody Does It (1949)

Leonard Borland loves his monied wife, but with his wrecking business looking shaky he treasures her all the more. So when she decides to try again to become an opera singer ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Paul Douglas  •  Linda Darnell  •  Celeste Holm  •  Charles Coburn