Search results for "Richard Haydn"

Mr. Music (1950) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Feb 1993

A golf-crazy songwriter tries to avoid the long, solitary hours of concentration needed to produce a hit musical. His producer and his secretary conspire to get him back on track.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Haydn
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Nancy Olson  •  Charles Coburn  •  Ruth Hussey

Dear Wife (1949)

In this sequel to Dear Ruth, teenaged Miriam starts a political campaign to nominate Bill Seacroft, her brother-in-law, for state senator in opposition to the local political ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Haydn
CAST:  Joan Caulfield  •  William Holden  •  Mona Freeman  •  Billy De Wolfe

Miss Tatlock's Millions (1948) RT Audience 100%

After the accidental death of an idiot heir, a stunt man is hired to impersonate him while the family gathers to determine the dispersment of the estate of Miss Tatlock's millions.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Haydn
CAST:  John Lund  •  Wanda Hendrix  •  Barry Fitzgerald  •  Monty Woolley

Alice in Wonderland (1951) RT 79% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2011

On a golden afternoon, young Alice follows a White Rabbit, who disappears down a nearby rabbit hole. Quickly following him, she tumbles into the burrow - and enters the merry, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Clyde Geronimi  •  Wilfred Jackson  •  Hamilton Luske
CAST:  Kathryn Beaumont  •  Verna Felton  •  Ed Wynn  •  Richard Haydn

Ball of Fire (1941) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2007

A group of academics have spent years shut up in a house working on the definitive encyclopedia. When one of them discovers that his entry on slang is hopelessly outdated, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  S.Z. Sakall  •  Henry Travers

The Sound of Music (1965)

Film adaptation of a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on a nun who becomes a governess for an Austrian family.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Richard Haydn

Young Frankenstein (1974) RT 93% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Nov 1998

A young neurosurgeon (Gene Wilder) inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback called Igor, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Marty Feldman  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Cloris Leachman

The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Boston proper meets the Wild West as Roddy McDowall, Suzanne Pleshette, and Karl Malden star in a fish-out-of-water comedy for everyone! To restore his family's lost wealth, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Family • Western
DIRECTION:  James Neilson
CAST:  Roddy McDowall  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Karl Malden  •  Harry Guardino

Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion (1965) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 1991

When a native village is apparently terrorized by a Lion, the local sergeant enlists the help of a veterinarian working at a nearby animal study center. It is soon discovered ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Andrew Marton
CAST:  Marshall Thompson  •  Betsy Drake  •  Richard Haydn  •  Cheryl Miller

Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Red Buttons  •  Barbara Eden  •  Cedric Hardman  •  Peter Lorre

The Lost World (1960) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Michael Rennie  •  Jill St. John  •  David Hedison  •  Claude Rains

Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960) RT 67% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Drama critic Larry McKay, his wife Kay, and their four sons move from their crowded Manhattan apartment to an old house in the country. While housewife Kay settles into ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Doris Day  •  David Niven  •  Janis Paige  •  Spring Byington

The Toy Tiger (1956)

Advertising executive Gwen Taylor sends her art director Rick Todd on a mission to bring an artist back to the commercial fold. Meanwhile, Gwen's fatherless son Timmie, at a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jerry Hopper
CAST:  Jeff Chandler  •  Laraine Day  •  Tim Hovey  •  Richard Haydn

Jupiter's Darling (1955) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Jan 1992

Esther Williams musical about Hannibal's campaign against Rome, based on a Robert E. Sherwood play.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Esther Williams  •  George Sanders  •  William Demarest  •  Howard Keel

Her Twelve Men (1954)

Greer Garson stars as a teacher at a boys' school. Director Robert Z. Leonard's 1954 drama also features Robert Ryan, Barry Sullivan, Richard Haydn, James Arness, Tim ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Robert Ryan  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Richard Haydn

Never Let Me Go (1953) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Mar 1994

An American reporter falls in love with a Russian ballet dancer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Gene Tierney  •  Bernard Miles  •  Richard Haydn

The Merry Widow (1952) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: May 1993

Marshovia, a small European kingdom, is on the brink of bankruptcy but the country may be saved if the wealthy American Crystal Radek, widow of a Marshovian, can be convinced ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Fernando Lamas  •  Una Merkel  •  Richard Haydn

The Emperor Waltz (1948) RT 63% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jul 1994

At the turn of the 20th century, travelling salesman Virgil Smith journeys to Vienna in the hope he can sell a gramophone to Emperor Franz Joseph, whose purchase of the recent ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Roland Culver  •  Lucile Watson

Sitting Pretty (1948) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Tacey and Harry King are a suburban couple with three sons and a serious need of a babysitter. Tacey puts an ad in the paper for a live-in babysitter, and the ad is answered ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Robert Young  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Richard Haydn