Search results for "Mischa Auer"


And Then There Were None (1945) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Ten people are invited for a weekend on an island by a mysterious stranger, but it turns out he isn't present. At dinner a record is played which accuses each one of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  René Clair
CAST:  Louis Hayward  •  June Duprez  •  Barry Fitzgerald  •  Judith Anderson

Mr. Arkadin (1955) RT 83% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Orson Welles’s "Mr. Arkadin" tells the story of an elusive billionaire who hires an American smuggler to investigate his past. Welles missed the editing deadline, so the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Patricia Medina  •  Akim Tamiroff

My Man Godfrey (1936) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Sep 1998

Fifth Avenue socialite Irene Bullock needs a "forgotten man" to win a scavenger hunt, and no one is more forgotten than Godfrey Park, who resides in a dump by the East River. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  William Powell  •  Carole Lombard  •  Alice Brady  •  Gail Patrick

One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937)

The daughter of a struggling musician forms a symphony orchestra made up of his unemployed friends and through persistence, charm and a few misunderstandings, is able to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Leopold Stokowski  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  Alice Brady

The Adventures of Rex and Rinty (1935)

A 12 episode serial starring Rex, the King of the Wild Horses and Rin-Tin-Tin, Jr. Rex is brought from the island of Sujan, where he is worshiped as a God-Horse, to the U.S. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  Ford Beebe  •  B. Reeves Eason
CAST:  Rex  •  Rin Tin Tin Jr.  •  Kane Richmond  •  Norma Taylor

The Flame of New Orleans (1941) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Sep 1998

In old New Orleans, a beautiful adventuress juggles the attentions of a rich banker and a dashing sea captain.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  René Clair
CAST:  Marlene Dietrich  •  Bruce Cabot  •  Roland Young  •  Theresa Harris

Hold That Ghost (1941) RT 100% / Audience 91%

Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Arthur Lubin
CAST:  Bud Abbott  •  Lou Costello  •  Richard Carlson  •  Joan Davis

Viva Villa! (1934)

In this fictionalized biography, young Pancho Villa takes to the hills after killing an overseer in revenge for his father's death.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks  •  Jack Conway  •  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Leo Carrillo  •  Fay Wray  •  Donald Cook

Three Smart Girls (1936) RT 86% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jan 1995

The three Craig sisters, Penny, Kay, and Joan, go to New York to stop their divorced father from marrying gold digger, Donna Lyons, and re-unite him with their mother.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Barbara Read  •  Nan Grey  •  Charles Winninger

Just Imagine (1930) RT Audience 50%

New York, 1980: airplanes have replaced cars, numbers have replaced names, pills have replaced food, government-arranged marriages have replaced love, and test tube babies ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Music • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  El Brendel  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  John Garrick  •  Marjorie White




I Dream Too Much (1935) RT Audience 20%

If Columbia could make an acceptable movie star out of opera-diva Grace Moore, then RKO Radio could do the same with Lily Pons. At least that was producer Pandro S. Berman's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Lily Pons  •  Henry Fonda  •  Lucille Ball  •  Eric Blore

Gabriel Over the White House (1933) RT 92% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 1993

A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Walter Huston  •  Karen Morley  •  Franchot Tone  •  Arthur Byron

The Crusades (1935)

King Richard the Lionhearted launches a crusade to preserve Christianity in Jerusalem.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Loretta Young  •  Henry Wilcoxon  •  Ian Keith  •  C. Aubrey Smith

No Limit (1931) RT Audience 86%

Theater usherette Bunny O'Day (Clara Bow) inadvertently becomes hostess of a private gambling den, and gets involved in a romance with a ne'er-do-well gambler.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Tuttle
CAST:  Clara Bow  •  Norman Foster  •  Stuart Erwin  •  Dixie Lee

Arsène Lupin (1932)

A charming and very daring thief known as Arsene Lupin is terrorizing the wealthy of Paris, he even goes so far as to threaten the Mona Lisa. But the police, led by the great ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Karen Morley  •  John Miljan

Clear All Wires! (1933)

Buckley is an unethical reporter who manipulates the news for his own benefit as much as he reports it. When he is in Paris to get a medal for being rescued from his alleged ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  George W. Hill
CAST:  Lee Tracy  •  James Gleason  •  Una Merkel  •  Benita Hume

Student Tour (1934)

Early '30s musical about a college rowing team and their cheering squad, all on a world tour.  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Charles Reisner
CAST:  Jimmy Durante  •  Charles Butterworth  •  Phil Regan  •  Maxine Doyle

Biography of a Bachelor Girl (1935)

Everyweek Newsmagazine editor Richard Kurt pursues famous free-spirited portrait artist Marion Forsythe on her return to the states from Europe, seeking to convince her to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward H. Griffith
CAST:  Ann Harding  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Edward Arnold

Murder in the Fleet (1935)

Seamen hunt down a deadly saboteur.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Edward Sedgwick
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Jean Parker  •  Ted Healy  •  Una Merkel

Tough Guy (1936)

An unhappy child, accompanied by his dog, runs away from home and is befriended by a gangster on the lam.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Chester M. Franklin
CAST:  Jackie Cooper  •  Joseph Calleia  •  Rin Tin Tin Jr.  •  Harvey Stephens