Search results for "Sydney Greenstreet"

The Maltese Falcon (1941) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Spade and Archer is the name of a San Francisco detective agency. That's for Sam Spade and Miles Archer. The two men are partners, but Sam doesn't like Miles much. A knockout, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Mary Astor  •  Gladys George  •  Peter Lorre

Between Two Worlds (1944) RT Audience 71%

Passengers on an ocean liner can't recall how they got onboard or where they are going. Soon it becomes apparent that they all have something in common.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Edward A. Blatt
CAST:  John Garfield  •  Paul Henreid  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  Eleanor Parker

Casablanca (1942)

In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Paul Henreid  •  Claude Rains

Conflict (1945) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: May 1992

Filmed some 18 months before its release, Conflict is one of two melodramas in which Humphrey Bogart self-consciously portrayed a wife murderer (the other was The Two Mrs. ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Alexis Smith  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  Rose Hobart

The Mask of Dimitrios (1944) RT Audience 81%

A meek novelist investigates the mysterious death of a notorious scoundrel.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Sydney Greenstreet  •  Zachary Scott  •  Faye Emerson  •  Peter Lorre

They Died with Their Boots On (1941) RT 82% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 2005

The story follows General George Armstrong Custer's adventures from his West Point days to his death. He defies orders during the Civil War, trains the 7th Cavalry, appeases ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War • Western
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Charley Grapewin

It's a Great Feeling (1949) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Apr 2009

A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Dennis Morgan  •  Doris Day  •  Jack Carson  •  Bill Goodwin

Flamingo Road (1949) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Carnival dancer Lane Bellamy finds herself stranded in a southern town ruled by corrupt political boss Sheriff Titus Semple. Lane becomes romantically involved with Deputy ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Zachary Scott  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  David Brian

The Hucksters (1947) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Nov 1990

A World War II veteran wants to return to advertising on his own terms, but finds it difficult to be successful and maintain his integrity.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  Adolphe Menjou

Hollywood Canteen (1944) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Nov 2008

Dozens of Warner Brothers stars come together in this 1940s musical/comedy  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Joe E. Brown  •  Eddie Cantor  •  Kitty Carlisle

The Conspirators (1944) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Jun 2012

A guerilla leader falls in love with a mysterious woman in World War II Lisbon.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Hedy Lamarr  •  Paul Henreid  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  Peter Lorre

That Way with Women (1947)

A bored millionaire (Sydney Greenstreet) matches his daughter (Martha Vickers) with his partner (Dane Clark) in a gas station.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Dane Clark  •  Martha Vickers  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  Alan Hale

The Woman in White (1948) RT Audience 46%

A young painter stumbles upon an assortment of odd characters at an English estate where he has been hired to give art lessons to beautiful Laura Fairlie. Among them are Anne ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Godfrey
CAST:  Alexis Smith  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  Gig Young

Pillow to Post (1945)

With a war on and most men being drafted, Howard Oil Supply Company has no salesmen left. So daughter Jean hits the road and does not make one sale. She finally gets one ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  William Prince  •  Stuart Erwin

Devotion (1946) RT Audience 48%

In Victorian England, literary siblings Emily and Charlotte Bront vie for the affection of the Reverend Arthur Nichols. Along with their sister Anne, Emily and Charlotte also ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Paul Henreid  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Sydney Greenstreet

Three Strangers (1946) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Jul 2012

On the eve of the Chinese New Year, three strangers make a pact before a small statue of the Chinese goddess of Destiny. The strangers are Crystal Shackleford, married to a ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Sydney Greenstreet  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Peter Lorre  •  Joan Lorring

Christmas in Connecticut (1945) RT 88% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Journalist Elizabeth Lane is one of the country's most famous food writers. In her columns, she describes herself as a hard working farm woman, taking care of her children and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Godfrey
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Dennis Morgan  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  Reginald Gardiner

Malaya (1949) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Jun 1994

After living abroad for several years, journalist John Royer returns to the United States just after the U.S. enters World War II. His boast that he could easily smuggle ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  James Stewart  •  Valentina Cortese  •  Sydney Greenstreet

Background to Danger (1943) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Apr 1993

An American gets caught up in wartime action in Turkey.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  George Raft  •  Brenda Marshall  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  Peter Lorre

Passage to Marseille (1944) RT Audience 53%

Matrac (Humphrey Bogart) is a freedom-loving French journalist who sacrifices his happiness and security to battle Nazi tyranny.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Claude Rains  •  Michèle Morgan  •  Philip Dorn