Search results for "Walter Catlett"

Friendly Persuasion (1956) RT 88% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 2000

The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War • Western
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Richard Eyer

Dancing in the Dark (1949)

Conceited actor Emery Slade, on a mission to recruit a Broadway star for Fox, picks unknown Julie Clarke instead.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Irving Reis
CAST:  William Powell  •  Mark Stevens  •  Betsy Drake  •  Adolphe Menjou

The Inspector General (1949) RT 89% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 2000

An illiterate stooge in a traveling medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a vagrancy charge. The town's corrupt officials mistake him for the inspector ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Danny Kaye  •  Walter Slezak  •  Barbara Bates  •  Elsa Lanchester

The Boy with Green Hair (1948) RT 75% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Sep 2005

This parable looks at public reaction when the hair of an American war orphan mysteriously turns green.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  Pat O'Brien  •  Robert Ryan  •  Barbara Hale  •  Dean Stockwell

Mr. Reckless (1948)

DVD release: Aug 2008

An oil well digger tries to win back his former girlfriend, now engaged to another man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank McDonald
CAST:  William Eythe  •  Barbara Britton  •  Walter Catlett  •  Minna Gombell

I'll Be Yours (1947)

DVD release: Jan 1999

A small-town girl tells a small fib to a wealthy businessman; complications ensue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Tom Drake  •  William Bendix  •  Adolphe Menjou

The Man Who Walked Alone (1945)

DVD release: Feb 2006

In this comedy drama a war hero returns home following a medical discharge and ends up entangled with a young woman speeding away from her wedding day in her fiance's car. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christy Cabanne
CAST:  Dave O'Brien  •  Kay Aldridge  •  Walter Catlett  •  Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams

Lady, Let's Dance (1944)

Singing, dancing, and ice skating are featured in this musical that focuses on ice-skating sensation Belita. The story begins as she travels to a California resort where she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Woodruff
CAST:  Belita  •  James Ellison  •  Walter Catlett  •  Lucien Littlefield

Up in Arms (1944) RT Audience 73%

Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted and accidentally smuggles his girlfriend aboard his Pacific-bound troopship.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elliott Nugent
CAST:  Danny Kaye  •  Dinah Shore  •  Dana Andrews  •  Constance Dowling

Fired Wife (1943)

A Broadway producer's Girl Friday must make sure that her recent marriage is kept secret. If it gets out, she will lose her job. Unfortunately, her new hubby is tired of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Diana Barrymore  •  Robert Paige  •  Louise Allbritton  •  Walter Abel

How's About It (1943)

A song publisher gets sued for stealing lyrics.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Erle C. Kenton
CAST:  Robert Paige  •  Grace McDonald  •  Shemp Howard  •  Walter Catlett

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) RT 92% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2003

A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Joan Leslie  •  Walter Huston  •  Richard Whorf

Syncopation (1942) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Feb 2015

A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Adolphe Menjou  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Bonita Granville  •  George Bancroft

My Gal Sal (1942) RT Audience 38%

Biopic chronicling the early life of gay nineties-era songwriter Paul Dresser as he outgrows his job as carnival entertainer and moves up into New York society, writing one ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Irving Cummings
CAST:  Rita Hayworth  •  Victor Mature  •  John Sutton  •  Carole Landis

Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942)

The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ray Enright
CAST:  Constance Bennett  •  Bruce Cabot  •  Warren William  •  Betty Brewer

Maisie Gets Her Man (1942)

A Brooklyn showgirl launches a stage act with a hick comic.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Ann Sothern  •  Red Skelton  •  Leo Gorcey  •  Allen Jenkins

Heart of the Golden West (1942) RT Audience 100%

Lambert owns the trucking line that ships cattle to market. When he raises his rates Roy decides to ship the cattle on the River Boat. When Lambert and his men are unable to ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Joseph Kane
CAST:  Roy Rogers  •  Smiley Burnette  •  George 'Gabby' Hayes  •  Ruth Terry

Star Spangled Rhythm (1942) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 1994

Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Bob Hope  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Franchot Tone

It Started with Eve (1941) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Jan 1995

A young man asks a hat check girl to pose as his fiancée in order to make his dying father's last moments happy. However, the old man's health takes a turn for the better and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Charles Laughton  •  Robert Cummings  •  Guy Kibbee