Search results for "Walter Connolly"

5th Ave Girl (1939)

A wealthy man hires a poor girl to play his mistress in order to get more attention from his neglectful family.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  Walter Connolly  •  Verree Teasdale  •  James Ellison

Coast Guard (1939) RT Audience 51%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Steady, dependable Coast Guard Lieutenant Raymond "Ray" Dower and reckless aviator Thomas "Speed" Bradshaw are the closest of friends. Ray saves the life of Captain Tobias ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward Ludwig
CAST:  Randolph Scott  •  Frances Dee  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Walter Connolly

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939) RT Audience 54%

Huckleberry Finn, a rambunctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Rex Ingram  •  Walter Connolly  •  William Frawley

Good Girls Go to Paris (1939)

Jenny Swanson, a waitress on a college campus, is dying to visit Paris. Thanks to English professor Ronald Brooke, she manages to make her dream come true. Besides seeing the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alexander Hall
CAST:  Melvyn Douglas  •  Joan Blondell  •  Walter Connolly  •  Alan Curtis

The Great Victor Herbert (1939)

In his last film assignment, portly Walter Connolly fills the title role (in more ways than one) in The Great Victor Herbert. Very little of Herbert's life story is ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Allan Jones  •  Mary Martin  •  Walter Connolly  •  Lee Bowman

Those High Grey Walls (1939)

Dr. MacAuley, a kindly, beloved country doctor, is sent to Fillmore Prison. His crime was for removing a bullet from a young man who was escaping from the police.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Charles Vidor
CAST:  Walter Connolly  •  Onslow Stevens  •  Paul Fix  •  Bernard Nedell

The Girl Downstairs (1938)

Director Norman Taurog's 1938 mistaken-identity comedy stars Franciska Gaal as a scullery maid who falls in love with a wealthy playboy (Franchot Tone) posing as a chauffeur. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Franchot Tone  •  Franciska Gaal  •  Walter Connolly  •  Rita Johnson

Too Hot to Handle (1938) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Nov 1990

Chris Hunter is a sly newsreel reporter. While in Shanghai doing reports on the Chinese-Japanese war, he meets pilot Alma Harding. At first she doesn't trust him, but by a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Myrna Loy  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Walter Connolly

Four's a Crowd (1938) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: May 2009

Robert will do anything to get the big account that has eluded him. His public relations business makes public angels of rich scoundrels. Jean needs someone to save the paper ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Patric Knowles

Start Cheering (1938)

Snappy collegiate musical about rugged movie star Starrett going back to school, with cohorts Connolly and Durante tagging along.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Albert S. Rogell
CAST:  Jimmy Durante  •  Walter Connolly  •  Joan Perry  •  Charles Starrett

First Lady (1937) RT Audience 50%

A politician's wife plots for her husband to become the next U. S. President. Director Stanley Logan's 1937 drama stars Kay Francis, Anita Louise, Preston Foster, Verree ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Logan
CAST:  Kay Francis  •  Preston Foster  •  Anita Louise  •  Walter Connolly

Nothing Sacred (1937) RT 100% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jul 1997

The hotshot newspaper reporter Wallace Cook (Fredric March) tries to get in the good graces of his boss, Oliver Stone (Walter Connolly) by exploiting the "imminent" death of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Carole Lombard  •  Fredric March  •  Charles Winninger  •  Walter Connolly

The League of Frightened Men (1937)

Nero Wolfe agrees to investigate a series of murders that seem to be tied in with a past Harvard hazing prank that went awry.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Walter Connolly  •  Lionel Stander  •  Eduardo Ciannelli  •  Irene Hervey

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)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Franklin
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  Luise Rainer  •  Walter Connolly  •  Tilly Losch

Let's Get Married (1937) RT Audience 100%

Let's Get Married is a 1937 American comedy film starring Ida Lupino, who plays the daughter of a political consultant, Joe Quinn. From Wikipedia  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Walter Connolly  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Raymond Walburn

The King Steps Out (1936) RT Audience 100%

Princess is destined to marry the Emperor, until her sister steps in.  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Josef von Sternberg
CAST:  Grace Moore  •  Franchot Tone  •  Walter Connolly  •  Raymond Walburn

Libeled Lady (1936) RT 82% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2005

When an heiress sues a newspaper, the editor hires a reporter to compromise her.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Spencer Tracy