Search results for "Walter Lang"

Snow White and the Three Stooges (1961) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Once upon a time, in the kingdom of Fortunia, a noble king and his lovely young queen lack but one blessing to make their joy complete. The queen gives birth to a daughter ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Frank Tashlin  •  Walter Lang
CAST:  Moe Howard  •  Larry Fine  •  Joe DeRita  •  Edson Stroll

The Marriage-Go-Round (1961)

An anthropology professor and his professor wife have the perfect marriage--until a Swedish colleague's daughter comes to visit. Not only is the little girl all grown up, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  James Mason  •  Susan Hayward  •  Julie Newmar  •  Robert Paige

Can-Can (1960) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: May 2007

1896, Montmartre: the Can-Can, the dance in which the women lift their skirts, is forbidden. Nevertheless Simone has it performed every day in her night club. Her employees ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Maurice Chevalier  •  Louis Jourdan

But Not for Me (1959) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 1991

The Broadway theatre world provides the background for Walter Lang's 1959 comedy about a veteran producer (Clark Gable) falling in love with his twenty-something secretary ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Carroll Baker  •  Lilli Palmer  •  Lee J. Cobb

Desk Set (1957) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2004

Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a TV network's research department.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Gig Young  •  Joan Blondell

The King and I (1956) RT 96% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Mrs. Anna Leonowens and her son Louis arrive in Bangkok, where she has contracted to teach English to the children of the royal household. She threatens to leave when the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Yul Brynner  •  Rita Moreno  •  Martin Benson

There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) RT 69% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2002

Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Ethel Merman  •  Donald O'Connor  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Dan Dailey

With a Song in My Heart (1952) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Jane Froman (Susan Hayward), an aspiring songstress, lands a job in radio with help from pianist Don Ross (David Wayne), whom she later marries. Jane's popularity soars, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Susan Hayward  •  Rory Calhoun  •  David Wayne  •  Thelma Ritter

On the Riviera (1951) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: May 2007

In this fast-paced remake of the Muarice Chavlier vehicle Folies Bergere, talented Danny Kaye plays both a performer and a heroic French military pilot.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Danny Kaye  •  Gene Tierney  •  Corinne Calvet  •  Marcel Dalio

The Jackpot (1950) RT Audience 67%

Jimmy Stewart's Bill Lawrence wins a bevy or prizes from a radio program, but ends up having to sell them all in order to pay the taxes he's incurred.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Barbara Hale  •  Natalie Wood  •  James Gleason

Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Mar 2004

"Cheaper by the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence, Rhode Island, to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Myrna Loy  •  Jeanne Crain  •  Betty Lynn

You're My Everything (1949)

In 1924, stage-struck Boston blueblood Hannah Adams picks up musical star Tim O'Connor and takes him home for dinner. One thing leads to another, and when Tim's show rolls on ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Dan Dailey  •  Anne Baxter  •  Anne Revere  •  Stanley Ridges

When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948) RT Audience 33%

Bonny Kane and 'Skid' Johnson are vaudeville performers in the 1920s. The two of them suffer marital difficulties when Skid gets an offer to appear on Broadway while Bonny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Dan Dailey  •  Jack Oakie  •  June Havoc

Sitting Pretty (1948) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Tacey and Harry King are a suburban couple with three sons and a serious need of a babysitter. Tacey puts an ad in the paper for a live-in babysitter, and the ad is answered ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Robert Young  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Richard Haydn

Mother Wore Tights (1947) RT Audience 67%

In this chronicle of a vaudeville family, Myrtle McKinley (class of 1900) goes to San Francisco to attend business school, but ends up in a chorus line. Soon, star Frank Burt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Dan Dailey  •  Mona Freeman  •  Connie Marshall

Claudia and David (1946)

The follow-up film to "Claudia", with Dorothy McGuire and Robert Young reprising their earlier roles as a young married couple living in a small Connecticut town.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Dorothy McGuire  •  Robert Young  •  Mary Astor  •  Gail Patrick

Sentimental Journey (1946) RT Audience 33%

An actress becomes taken with Hitty, a young orphan prone to dreaming. Julie soon finds out that she is ill and has only a short time to live. She decides to adopt the child ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  John Payne  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  William Bendix  •  Cedric Hardwicke

State Fair (1945) RT 80% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 1999

During their annual visit to the Iowa State Fair, the Frake family enjoy many adventures. Proud patriarch Abel (Charles Winninger) has high hopes for his champion swine ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Jeanne Crain  •  Dana Andrews  •  Dick Haymes  •  Vivian Blaine

Greenwich Village (1944) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Jun 2008

In 1922, a would-be classical composer gets involved with people putting on a musical revue.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Carmen Miranda  •  Don Ameche  •  William Bendix  •  Vivian Blaine