Search results for "Sam Wood"


A Day at the Races (1937) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2004

Doctor Hugo Hackenbush, Tony, and Stuffy try and save Judy's farm by winning a big race with her horse. There are a few problems. Hackenbush runs a high priced clinic for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Groucho Marx  •  Leonard Marx  •  Harpo Marx  •  Allan Jones

Gone with the Wind (1939) RT 94% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Mar 2000

An American classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American south during the Civil War and Reconstruction.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  George Cukor  •  Sam Wood
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Clark Gable  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Thomas Mitchell

It's a Great Life (1929) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Casey and Babe are sisters who work in a department store and each year the store puts on a show. As expected, things are going wrong with every act until Casey comes out to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Rosetta Duncan  •  Vivian Duncan  •  Lawrence Gray  •  Benny Rubin

Ambush (1950) RT Audience 50%

A Westerner searches for a white woman held by the Apaches.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  John Hodiak  •  Arlene Dahl  •  Don Taylor

The Stratton Story (1949) RT 83% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  James Stewart  •  June Allyson  •  Frank Morgan  •  Agnes Moorehead

Ivy (1947) RT Audience 56%

In 1909, British belle Ivy Lexton meets older, rich Miles Rushworth; undeterred by the prior claims of her husband Jervis and lover Roger, she goes after Miles and has no ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Joan Fontaine  •  Patric Knowles  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Richard Ney

Heartbeat (1946) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A female escapee from a reform school joins a pickpocket academy in Paris.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  Jean-Pierre Aumont  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  Melville Cooper

Saratoga Trunk (1945) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Jun 1996

An opportunistic Texas gambler and the exiled Creole daughter of an aristocratic family join forces to achieve justice from the society that has ostracized them.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Flora Robson  •  Jerry Austin

Casanova Brown (1944) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: May 2007

Cass Brown is about to marry for the second time; his first marriage, to Isabel was annulled. But when he discovers that Isabel just had their baby, Cass kidnaps the infant ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Teresa Wright  •  Frank Morgan  •  Anita Louise

For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) RT 77% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Spain in the 1930s is the place to be for a man of action like Robert Jordan. There is a civil war going on and Jordan who has joined up on the side that appeals most to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Akim Tamiroff  •  Katina Paxinou




The Pride of the Yankees (1942) RT 92% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 2002

The story of the life and career of the famed baseball player, Lou Gehrig.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Teresa Wright  •  Babe Ruth  •  Walter Brennan

Kings Row (1942) RT 100% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Five children in an apparently ideal American small town find their lives changing as the years pass near the turn of the century in 1900. Parris and Drake, both of whom have ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Ann Sheridan  •  Ronald Reagan  •  Charles Coburn  •  Claude Rains

The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2013

The wealthiest man in the world, John P. Merrick, is a private person who likes to stay anonymous. One of his many assets, so small that he didn't even knew that he owned it, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Jean Arthur  •  Charles Coburn  •  Robert Cummings  •  Edmund Gwenn

Our Town (1940) RT 86% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Aug 2000

It is the story of the peaceful life in a town in the early 20th century. The message of the film is the preciousness of time in people's short lives.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  William Holden  •  Martha Scott  •  Fay Bainter  •  Beulah Bondi

Raffles (1939) RT Audience 58%

Man about town and First Class cricketer A.J. Raffles keeps himself solvent with daring robberies. Meeting Gwen from his schooldays and falling in love all over again, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Drama • History • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  David Niven  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Dame May Whitty  •  Dudley Digges

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)

A shy British teacher looks back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people touched his life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Greer Garson  •  Terry Kilburn  •  John Mills

Lord Jeff (1938) RT Audience 43%

Spoiled child Geoffrey Bramer teams up with a pair of small time crooks to pose as an aristocrat and steal jewelry from exclusive shops. During a a caper, Geoffrey is caught ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Charles Coburn  •  Herbert Mundin

Stablemates (1938)

A boozy former veterinarian and a teenage orphan team together with dreams of entering a broken-down horse in the big race.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Arthur Hohl  •  Margaret Hamilton

Madame X (1937)

A young lawyer (John Beal) defends an alcoholic woman (Gladys George) for murder, unaware she is his mother.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood  •  Gustav Machatý
CAST:  Gladys George  •  Warren William  •  John Beal  •  Reginald Owen