Search results for "Sam Wood"


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

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

A Night at the Opera (1935)

The Marx Brothers take on high society and the opera world to bring two lovers together.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Groucho Marx  •  Leonard Marx  •  Harpo Marx  •  Kitty Carlisle

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

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

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

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

DVD release: Aug 2000

Change comes slowly to a small New Hampshire town in the early 20th century. We see birth, life and death in this small community.  (more)

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

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

The Good Earth (1937) RT 94% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jan 2006

The story follows Wang Lung (Paul Muni), a humble farmer, who makes an arranged marriage to a slave, O-Lan (Luise Rainer). The couple's great struggle is to procure--and then, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  Sam Wood  •  Sidney Franklin  •  Gustav Machatý
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  Luise Rainer  •  Walter Connolly  •  Tilly Losch

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

DVD release: Sep 2002

The story of the life and career of the baseball hall of famer, Lou Gehrig.  (more)

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




The Sins of the Children (1930)

DVD release: May 2006

A German immigrant to a small American town is a widower with four children and a barber. He has saved enough money to invest in a partnership in a savings-and-loan company ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Louis Mann  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Elliott Nugent  •  Leila Hyams

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

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

The Fair Co-Ed (1927)

Marion go off to college where she joins the basketball team to be near the coach, Bob. She instantly makes a rival of Betty, who's also interested in Bob.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  Johnny Mack Brown  •  Jane Winton  •  Thelma Hill

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

A Tailor Made Man (1931)

John Paul Bart is just a pants-presser in a tailor's shop, but he has big ambitions. One night, he borrows the clothes of a wealthy client and bluffs his way into a high ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  William Haines  •  Dorothy Jordan  •  Joseph Cawthorn  •  William Austin

The Man in Possession (1931)

Raymond Dabney returns home after serving a jail sentence for selling a car that is not his. Both his father and brother offered him 500 pounds to get out of the country so he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Robert Montgomery  •  Irene Purcell  •  C. Aubrey Smith  •  Reginald Owen

Huddle (1932) RT Audience 33%

Tony, the son of Italian immigrants, works in a smoky steel mill in Gary, Indiana. He wins a company scholarship which will enable him to attend Yale college. Over the four ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Ramon Novarro  •  Madge Evans  •  Una Merkel  •  Ralph Graves

Christopher Bean (1933)

When the painter Christopher Bean dies, some unscrupulous art dealers try to get several of his paintings cheaply from a family who have no idea of their value.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Marie Dressler  •  Lionel Barrymore