Search results for "Ruth Hussey"


Blackmail (1939) RT 90% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Oct 2004

A fugitive from a chain gang becomes an oil-well firefighter and meets the man who framed him.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Gene Lockhart  •  Bobs Watson

Northwest Passage (1940)

Based on the Kenneth Roberts novel of the same name, this film tells the story of two friends who join Rogers' Rangers, as the legendary elite force engages the enemy during ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Robert Young  •  Walter Brennan  •  Ruth Hussey

That's My Boy (1951) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Jarring Jack Jackson, the greatest football player in Ridgefield College history, is disappointed that his only son Junior is an uncoordinated, allergy-ridden bookworm. He ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Hal Walker
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Jerry Lewis  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Eddie Mayehoff

The Facts of Life (1960) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Two romantic couples are each married to different people! They really DO love each other. At the beginning Kitty thinks Larry is un-funny...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Lucille Ball  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Don DeFore

The Philadelphia Story (1940) RT 100% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Philadelphia heiress Tracy Lord throws out her playboy husband C.K. Dexter Haven shortly after their marriage. Two years later, Tracy is about to marry respectable George ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  James Stewart  •  Ruth Hussey

Another Thin Man (1939) RT 81% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke
CAST:  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Virginia Grey  •  Otto Kruger

Honolulu (1939) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: May 1993

Movie star Brooks Mason tries to avoid his fans and spend some weeks on vacation. When Hawaiian plantage-owner George Smith is mistaken by Mason's fans for Mason and brought ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward Buzzell
CAST:  Eleanor Powell  •  Robert Young  •  George Burns  •  Gracie Allen

Spring Madness (1938)

A young college man and his best friend both vie for the affections of the same woman while on their Spring Break vacation.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  S. Sylvan Simon
CAST:  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Lew Ayres  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Burgess Meredith

Within the Law (1939)

A wrongly convicted woman studies law and seeks her revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gustav Machatý
CAST:  Ruth Hussey  •  Tom Neal  •  Paul Kelly  •  William Gargan

Free and Easy (1941)

This brief (56-minute) MGM B-picture was adapted from Ivor Novello's play The Truth Game. Max and Florian Clemington (Robert Cummings and Nigel Bruce), pretend to be members ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Robert Cummings  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Judith Anderson  •  C. Aubrey Smith




Married Bachelor (1941)

A con man accepts an unpublished manuscript as payment for a gambling debt, adds his own name to it as author, and is surprised when it's published and becomes a best-seller. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edward Buzzell
CAST:  Robert Young  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Lee Bowman  •  Sheldon Leonard

Pierre of the Plains (1942)

A French-Canadian trapper's adventures jeopardize his romance with an innkeeper.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  George B. Seitz
CAST:  John Carroll  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Bruce Cabot  •  Phil Brown

Flight Command (1940)

A rookie flyer, Ens. Alan Drake, joins the famous Hellcats Squadron right out of flight school in Pensacola. He doesn't make a great first impression when he is forced to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Paul Kelly

I, Jane Doe (1948)

In this courtroom drama, a French girl stands trial for murder. Flashbacks tell the grim story of how, during the Great War she got involved with a wealthy soldier and married ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  John H. Auer
CAST:  Ruth Hussey  •  John Carroll  •  Vera Ralston  •  Gene Lockhart

Our Wife (1941) RT Audience 84%

A musician's ex-wife wants him back after he finds love and success.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  John M. Stahl
CAST:  Melvyn Douglas  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Ellen Drew  •  Charles Coburn

My Tender Comrade (1943)

Ginger Rogers, a young defense plant worker whose husband is in the military during World War II, shares a house with three other women in the same situation.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  Robert Ryan  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Patricia Collinge

The Resurrection of Broncho Billy (1970)

The story of a young man (Johnny Crawford) who dreams of being a cowboy in the old west, but lives in a big city in present time.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  James R. Rokos
CAST:  Johnny Crawford  •  Kristin Harmon  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Ricky Nelson

The Lady Wants Mink (1953)

A woman raises mink to get the coat she's always wanted.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  Dennis O'Keefe  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Eve Arden  •  William Demarest