Search results for "Roscoe Karns"


Man's Favorite Sport? (1964) RT 64% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Rock Hudson is Roger Willoughby, a renowned fishing expert, who, unbeknownst to his friends, co-workers, or boss, has never cast a line in his life. One day, he crosses paths ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Paula Prentiss  •  Maria Perschy  •  John McGiver

Texas, Brooklyn and Heaven (1948) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Eddie Tayloe's grandfather leaves him six thousand dollars and the money belt it came in, freeing Tayloe to leave his dull newspaper job in Texas and move to New York to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William Castle
CAST:  Guy Madison  •  Diana Lynn  •  James Dunn  •  Michael Chekhov

Speed to Spare (1948)

DVD release: Feb 2005

Stunt driver Cliff Jordan takes a job with his old pal Jerry McGee, branch manager of an express trucking firm. Jerry is married to Mary, Cliff's former girl friend. Also ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  William Berke
CAST:  Richard Arlen  •  Jean Rogers  •  Richard Travis  •  Roscoe Karns

Devil's Cargo (1948)

John Calvert takes over as the Falcon in this Poverty-Row continuation of the film series.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  John F. Link Sr.
CAST:  John Calvert  •  Rochelle Hudson  •  Roscoe Karns  •  Lyle Talbot

My Son, the Hero (1943)

DVD release: Oct 2006

Learning that his long-unseen son is soon to arrive for a visit, a small-time con-man enlists the help of his cronies to help him pretend to be a wealthy and important ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edgar G. Ulmer
CAST:  Patsy Kelly  •  Roscoe Karns  •  Joan Blair  •  Maxie Rosenbloom

Riding High (1943)

No relation to the 1950 Frank Capra film of the same name, the 1943 Technicolor musical Riding High is a by-the-numbers vehicle for Dorothy Lamour and Dick Powell. Lamour ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Dick Powell  •  Victor Moore  •  Gil Lamb

You Can't Escape Forever (1942) RT Audience 100%

A demoted reporter (George Brent) and his girlfriend (Brenda Marshall) seek to expose a crime kingpin.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jo Graham
CAST:  George Brent  •  Brenda Marshall  •  Gene Lockhart  •  Roscoe Karns

A Tragedy at Midnight (1942)

The host of a whodunit radio show finds himself involved in his own mystery when he awakens to find a woman with a knife in her back in his bedroom.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  John Howard  •  Margaret Lindsay  •  Roscoe Karns  •  Keye Luke

Woman of the Year (1942) RT 90% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Fay Bainter  •  Reginald Owen

Footsteps in the Dark (1941) RT Audience 56%

A high-society gent has a secret life - he writes murder mysteries and hangs out with the police attempting to solve crimes. This causes him no end of problems when his wife ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Brenda Marshall  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Alan Hale




They Drive by Night (1940) RT 95% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Joe (George Raft) and Paul Fabrini (Humphrey Bogart) are Wildcat or, independent truck drivers who have their own small one truck business. The Fabrini boys constantly battle ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  George Raft  •  Ann Sheridan  •  Ida Lupino  •  Humphrey Bogart

Double Alibi (1940)

A man's ex-wife is found murdered, and he finds himself to be the prime suspect.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Phil Rosen
CAST:  Wayne Morris  •  Margaret Lindsay  •  William Gargan  •  Roscoe Karns

His Girl Friday (1940) RT 97% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Hildy Johnson has divorced Walter Burns and visits his office to tell him that she is engaged to another man and that they are going to get married the day after. Walter Burns ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Gene Lockhart

Saturday's Children (1940)

An inventor (John Garfield) and his bride (Anne Shirley) get testy in the city as they try to make ends meet.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  John Garfield  •  Anne Shirley  •  Claude Rains  •  Roscoe Karns

King of Chinatown (1939) RT Audience 42%

Violene and death stalk the Chinese of a big American city, but one man, Dr. Chang Ling, and his daughter, Dr. Mary Ling, defy the racketeers who are responsible, and, against ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Nick Grinde
CAST:  Anna May Wong  •  Akim Tamiroff  •  J. Carrol Naish  •  Philip Ahn

You and Me (1938) RT 100% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Mr. Morris, the owner of a large metropolitan department store, gives jobs to paroled ex-convicts in an effort to help them reform and go straight. Among his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Sylvia Sidney  •  George Raft  •  Robert Cummings  •  Barton MacLane

Tip-Off Girls (1938)

A federal agent goes after a hijacking ring that uses beautiful women to help it hijack the rigs of unsuspecting truckers.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime
DIRECTION:  Louis King
CAST:  Mary Carlisle  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Roscoe Karns  •  Buster Crabbe

Thanks for the Memory (1938) RT Audience 33%

Steve Merrick is an out of work writer who stays home and plays house husband while his wife goes to work for her former fiancé and Merrick's publisher who is still carrying a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Archainbaud
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Shirley Ross  •  Charles Butterworth  •  Otto Kruger

Dangerous to Know (1938)

Racketeer Steve Recka (Akim Tamiroff), art patron and political power-maker, rules his town and Madame Lan Ying (Anna May Wong), his beautiful Oriental friend and hostess ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Florey
CAST:  Anna May Wong  •  Akim Tamiroff  •  Gail Patrick  •  Lloyd Nolan