Search results for "Stuart Heisler"


The Lone Ranger (1956) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Jan 2001

The territorial governor asks the Lone Ranger to investigate mysterious raids on settlers by Indians who ride with saddles. Wealthy rancher Reese Kilgore wants to mine silver ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Clayton Moore  •  Jay Silverheels  •  Lyle Bettger  •  Robert J. Wilke

Smash-Up, the Story of a Woman (1947)

A nightclub singer uses alcohol in excess to sooth her painful life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Susan Hayward  •  Lee Bowman  •  Marsha Hunt  •  Eddie Albert

The Star (1952) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 2005

A washed-up movie queen finds romance, but continues to desire a comeback.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Natalie Wood  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Warner Anderson

Blue Skies (1946) RT 80% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jul 1994

Jed Potter looks back on a love triangle conducted over the course of years and between musical numbers. Dancer Jed loves showgirl Mary, who loves compulsive nightclub-opener ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler  •  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Fred Astaire  •  Joan Caulfield  •  Billy De Wolfe

Tokyo Joe (1949) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Joe Barrett returns to Tokyo after World War II where he once owned a bar, Tokyo Joe's, and deserted his wife Trina. They have a seven-year-old daughter. Kimura forces Joe ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Sessue Hayakawa  •  Alexander Knox  •  Florence Marley

Vendetta (1950)

The daughter (Faith Domergue) of a slain man pushes her brother toward vengeance in 19th-century Corsica.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Max Ophüls  •  Mel Ferrer  •  Preston Sturges  •  Stuart Heisler  •  Paul Weatherwax
CAST:  Faith Domergue  •  George Dolenz  •  Donald Buka  •  Joseph Calleia

Chain Lightning (1950) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Feb 2012

Matt Brennan runs into Jo Holloway, the Red Cross girl he romanced in Europe when he was a flyer in World War II, when he is offered a job by jet manufacturer Leland Willis as ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Raymond Massey  •  Richard Whorf

The Remarkable Andrew (1942) RT Audience 100%

When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Brian Donlevy  •  William Holden  •  Ellen Drew  •  Montagu Love

The Biscuit Eater (1940) RT Audience 100%

Two little boys have faith in a dog they name Promise, so much faith that they enter him in the championship trials for bird dogs. The favorite is Georgia Boy bred and trained ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Billy Lee  •  Cordell Hickman  •  Richard Lane  •  Lester Matthews

This Is My Love (1954)

A single woman (Linda Darnell) tries to keep her sister from another man (Rick Jason) by framing her for her husband's (Dan Duryea) murder.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Linda Darnell  •  Dan Duryea  •  Rick Jason  •  Faith Domergue




Hitler (1962) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: Dec 2012

The private life of Hitler revealed for the first time!  (more)

GENRES: History • War
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Richard Basehart  •  Cordula Trantow  •  Maria Emo  •  Martin Kosleck

Dallas (1950)

Land, a family, a future. They're "dreams, fried up, short order" for Blayde Hollister (Gary Cooper). Rightly or wrongly, this ex-Confederate from Georgia has waged his own ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Ruth Roman  •  Steve Cochran  •  Raymond Massey

Island of Desire (1952)

When their hospital ship sinks in the South Pacific during World War II, military nurse Elizabeth Smythe (Linda Darnell) and Marine Michael Dugan (Tab Hunter) find themselves ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Linda Darnell  •  Tab Hunter  •  Donald Gray  •  John Laurie

The Burning Hills (1956) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: May 1994

When Trace Jordan's brother is murdered he confronts the man responsible.  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Tab Hunter  •  Natalie Wood  •  Skip Homeier  •  Eduard Franz

Beachhead (1954) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Apr 2005

On a Japanese-occupied island during World War II, only two soldiers remain alive after a mission attempt goes horribly wrong. Trapped on the island, they must escort a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Mary Murphy  •  Eduard Franz

The Glass Key (1942) RT 86% / Audience 72%

During the campaign for reelection, the crooked politician Paul Madvig decides to clean up his past, refusing the support of the gangster Nick Varna and associating to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Brian Donlevy  •  Veronica Lake  •  Alan Ladd  •  Bonita Granville

Along Came Jones (1945) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Sep 2001

An easy-going cowboy is mistaken by the townsfolk for a notorious gunman. The cowboy decides it would be best to leave town, until he meets the gunman's girlfriend.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Loretta Young  •  William Demarest  •  Dan Duryea

The Negro Soldier (1944) RT Audience 50%

Documentary focusing on the contributions to the American war effort of African-American soldiers.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  William Broadus  •  Clarence Brooks  •  Norman Ford  •  Carlton Moss

I Died a Thousand Times (1955) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Jun 1991

I Died a Thousand Times is essentially a remake of the 1941 crime-drama classic High Sierra. Jack Palance steps into the old Humphrey Bogart role as Roy "Mad Dog" Earle, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Jack Palance  •  Shelley Winters  •  Lori Nelson  •  Lee Marvin

Tulsa (1949) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Mar 2005

It's Tulsa, Oklahoma at the start of the oil boom and Cherokee Lansing's rancher father is killed in a fight with the Tanner Oil Company. Cherokee plans revenge by bringing in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Susan Hayward  •  Robert Preston  •  Pedro Armendáriz  •  Lloyd Gough