Search results for "Paul Douglas"

A Letter to Three Wives (1949) RT 94% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Just as their boat sets off for the day, Deborah (Crain), Rita (Southern) and Lora Mae (Darnell) receive a letter from the alluring Addie Ross (narrator Celeste Holm) stating ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Jeanne Crain  •  Linda Darnell  •  Ann Sothern  •  Kirk Douglas

This Could Be the Night (1957) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jan 1993

To earn extra money, a prim schoolteacher takes a second job as secretary to the uncouth owner of a boisterous nightclub. Released in 1957, starring Jean Simmons, Paul Douglas ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Jean Simmons  •  Paul Douglas  •  Anthony Franciosa  •  Joan Blondell

The Gamma People (1956) RT Audience 7%

An American reporter smells a story when he is stranded in an Iron Curtain country where the local dictator is using gamma rays to transform children into mutated henchmen.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Gilling
CAST:  Paul Douglas  •  Eva Bartok  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Walter Rilla

The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956) RT 100% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Laura Partridge is a very enthusiastic small stockholder of 10 shares in International Projects, a large corporation based in New York. She attends her first stockholder ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Quine
CAST:  Judy Holliday  •  Paul Douglas  •  George Burns  •  Fred Clark

The Leather Saint (1956)

Episcopalian minister Gil Allen keeps up his college days interest in boxing by working out at a gym run by his friend, Tom Kelley but declines offers to fight in an actual ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alvin Ganzer
CAST:  Paul Douglas  •  John Derek  •  Jody Lawrance  •  Cesar Romero

Joe MacBeth (1956) RT Audience 20%

A gangster's (Paul Douglas) wife (Ruth Roman) drives him to kill as she pushes him to the top.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ken Hughes
CAST:  Paul Douglas  •  Ruth Roman  •  Bonar Colleano  •  Grégoire Aslan

Green Fire (1954) RT Audience 21%

DVD release: Jul 1994

Set in the coffee fields of Colombia, Green Fires stars Stewart Granger and Grace Kelly. Granger plays emerald prospector Rian X. Mitchell, who intends to explore an old ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Andrew Marton
CAST:  Stewart Granger  •  Grace Kelly  •  Paul Douglas  •  John Ericson

The Maggie (1954)

The poor, elderly,.....and wily when it comes to parting those who can afford it from their money.....Scottish skipper of a broken-down old 'puffer' boat (Alex Mackenzie) ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alexander Mackendrick
CAST:  Paul Douglas  •  Alex Mackenzie  •  James Copeland  •  Abe Barker

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)

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

Forever Female (1954) RT Audience 14%

DVD release: Jul 2014

Ginger Rogers stars as an aging stage actress in this 1953 comedy set in the theatre world. Call it "All About Eve Lite". Directed by Irving Rapper, the cast includes William ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  William Holden  •  Paul Douglas  •  James Gleason

Never Wave at a WAC (1953) RT Audience 50%

A divorced socialite decides to join the Army because she hopes it will enable her to see more of her boyfriend, a Colonel. She soon encounters many difficulties with the Army ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Rosalind Russell  •  Paul Douglas  •  Marie Wilson  •  William Ching

Clash by Night (1952) RT 73% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 2005

An embittered woman seeks escape in marriage, only to fall for her husband's best friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Paul Douglas  •  Robert Ryan  •  Marilyn Monroe

When in Rome (1952) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Nov 2002

An American fugitive flees to Rome and tries to elude capture by masquerading as a priest.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  Paul Douglas  •  Joseph Calleia  •  Argentina Brunetti

Angels in the Outfield (1951) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: May 2007

Paul Douglas, stars with Janet Leigh, as the hot-tempered Pittsburgh Pirates manager whose hard-luck team goes on a wining streak thanks to some heavenly intervention.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Paul Douglas  •  Janet Leigh  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Donna Corcoran

Fourteen Hours (1951)

A young man, morally destroyed by his parents not loving him and by the fear of being not capable to make his girlfriend happy, rises on the ledge of a building with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Paul Douglas  •  Richard Basehart  •  Barbara Bel Geddes  •  Debra Paget

Panic in the Streets (1950) RT 95% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Mar 2005

One night in the New Orleans slums, vicious hoodlum Blackie and his friends kill an illegal immigrant who won too much in a card game. Next morning, Dr. Clint Reed of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Paul Douglas  •  Barbara Bel Geddes  •  Jack Palance

Love That Brute (1950)

Director Alexander Hall's 1950 comedy, about a crude gangster hopelessly falling for a sweet young city government employee, stars Paul Douglas, Jean Peters, Cesar Romero, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Alexander Hall
CAST:  Paul Douglas  •  Jean Peters  •  Cesar Romero  •  Keenan Wynn

It Happens Every Spring (1949) RT 100% / Audience 70%

A scientist discovers a formula that makes a baseball which is repelled by wood. He promptly sets out to exploit his discovery.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Jean Peters  •  Paul Douglas  •  Ed Begley

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