Search results for "Sidney Blackmer"

Accused of Murder (1956) RT Audience 100%

The story tells of nightclub singer Vera Ralston (Ilona Vance), who is accused of murder; and it looks like she's guilty as she was the last person to see crooked attorney ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joseph Kane
CAST:  David Brian  •  Vera Ralston  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Virginia Grey

A Covenant with Death (1967)

DVD release: Aug 2012

An innocent man is found guilty of murder and sentenced to death, but as he's about to be hanged he accidentally kills his executioner. He now faces a new trial, presided over ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lamont Johnson
CAST:  George Maharis  •  Earl Holliman  •  Laura Devon  •  Katy Jurado

How to Murder Your Wife (1965) RT 67% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Quine
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Virna Lisi  •  Terry-Thomas  •  Eddie Mayehoff

Joy in the Morning (1965) RT Audience 60%

Carl Brown and Annie McGairy are in love. Their Irish immigrant parents knew each other in the old country - and Carl's parents want better for their son than Annie, who was ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Segal
CAST:  Richard Chamberlain  •  Yvette Mimieux  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Oskar Homolka

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) RT 69% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Dec 2009

A newspaper publisher, wanting to prove a point about the insufficiency of circumstantial evidence, talks his possible son-in-law Tom into a hoax in an attempt to expose ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Arthur Franz

High Society (1956) RT 80% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Childhood friends Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven got married and quickly divorced. Now Tracy is about to marry again, this time to a shrewd social-climbing businessman. Bing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Grace Kelly  •  Frank Sinatra  •  Celeste Holm

The View from Pompey's Head (1955)

Anson Page, a lawyer with Southern roots leaves New York, his wife and his kids for Georgia. His assignment is to investigate the case of Garvin Wales, a famous writer, now ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Dunne
CAST:  Richard Egan  •  Dana Wynter  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Marjorie Rambeau

The High and the Mighty (1954) RT 25% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Dan Roman is a veteran pilot haunted by a tragic past. Now relegated to second-in-command cockpit assignments he finds himself on a routine Honolulu-to-San Francisco flight - ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Claire Trevor  •  Laraine Day  •  Robert Stack

Johnny Dark (1954)

A young auto racer competes in a Canada-to-Mexico race in a car he designed himself. Director George Sherman's 1954 film stars Tony Curtis, Piper Laurie, Don Taylor, Sidney ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Piper Laurie  •  Don Taylor  •  Paul Kelly

Washington Story (1952)

A reporter (Patricia Neal) suspects the "nice guy" image of a respected Congressman (Van Johnson) is all a facade and sets out to uncover the truth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Pirosh
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  Patricia Neal  •  Louis Calhern  •  Sidney Blackmer

The San Francisco Story (1952)

DVD release: Aug 2009

After five years of being away, Rick Nelson (Joel McCrea) returns to San Francisco to find it filled with corruption - and crooked politicians. It isn't until he meets a ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Parrish
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Richard Erdman

Saturday's Hero (1951)

A talented high school football player encounters trouble in a college program.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  John Derek  •  Donna Reed  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Alexander Knox

People Will Talk (1951) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Successful and well-liked, Dr. Noah Praetorius becomes the victim of a witchhunt at the hands of Professor Elwell, who disdains Praetorius's unorthodox medical views and also ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Jeanne Crain  •  Finlay Currie  •  Hume Cronyn

Duel in the Sun (1946) RT 81% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Gregory Peck  •  Lionel Barrymore

Wilson (1944) RT 88% / Audience 46%

The political career of Woodrow Wilson is chronicled, beginning with his decision to leave his post at Princeton to run for Governor of New Jersey, and his subsequent ascent ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Charles Coburn  •  Alexander Knox  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Thomas Mitchell

The Lady and the Monster (1944)

A millionaire's brain is preserved after his death, and telepathically begins to take control of those around him.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  Vera Ralston  •  Richard Arlen  •  Erich von Stroheim  •  Helen Vinson

Murder in Times Square (1943)

An actor (Edmund Lowe) becomes a suspect in the murders of four New Yorkers injected with rattlesnake venom.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Edmund Lowe  •  Marguerite Chapman  •  John Litel  •  William Wright

Quiet Please: Murder (1942) RT Audience 40%

A public library at night is the setting for this fast-moving crime caper. George Sanders is a gentleman crook specializing in selling forgeries of rare books. In the company ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Larkin
CAST:  George Sanders  •  Gail Patrick  •  Richard Denning  •  Lynne Roberts

The Panther's Claw (1942)

DVD release: Feb 2006

The police arrest a man climbing over the wall of a cemetery after midnight. He claims that he is being blackmailed and is following instructions he received by mail to leave ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Beaudine
CAST:  Sidney Blackmer  •  Rick Vallin  •  Byron Foulger  •  Herbert Rawlinson