Search results for "Ward Bond"


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

Gone with the Wind (1939) RT 94% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Mar 2000

An American classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American south during the Civil War and Reconstruction.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  George Cukor  •  Sam Wood
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Clark Gable  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Thomas Mitchell

It's a Wonderful Life (1946) RT 94% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Sep 1995

George Bailey has spent his entire life giving of himself to the people of Bedford Falls. He has always longed to travel but never had the opportunity in order to prevent rich ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Donna Reed  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Thomas Mitchell

Rio Bravo (1959) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: May 2001

The sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas must keep custody of a murderer whose brother, a powerful rancher, is trying to help him escape. After a friend is killed trying ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Dean Martin  •  Ricky Nelson  •  Walter Brennan

China Doll (1958) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Apr 2007

American pilot Cliff Brandon, fighting the Japanese in China, finds himself the unintentional "owner" of a Chinese housekeeper, Shu-Jen. The unlikely couple falls in love and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Li Li-Hua  •  Ward Bond  •  Bob Mathias

The Wings of Eagles (1957) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Jun 2006

The story of Frank W. "Spig" Wead - a Navy-flyer turned screenwriter.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Dan Dailey  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Ward Bond

The Halliday Brand (1957) RT Audience 56%

Sheriff Halliday doesn't approve of his children dating or marrying half-breeds and his blind hate threatens to alienate his whole family.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Joseph H. Lewis
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Viveca Lindfors  •  Betsy Blair  •  Ward Bond

PIllars of the Sky (1956)

First Sergeant Emmett Bell (Jeff Chandler) faces off with Apache chieftain Kamiakin (Michael Ansara) in this nuanced portrayal of racial tensions between Native Americans and ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Jeff Chandler  •  Dorothy Malone  •  Ward Bond  •  Keith Andes

Dakota Incident (1956) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Apr 1991

Indians attack a stagecoach, and a disparate band of passengers must band together to fight them off.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Lewis R. Foster
CAST:  Linda Darnell  •  Dale Robertson  •  John Lund  •  Ward Bond

The Searchers (1956)

As a Civil War veteran spends years searching for a young niece captured by Indians, his motivation becomes increasingly questionable.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Jeffrey Hunter  •  Vera Miles  •  Natalie Wood




Mister Roberts (1955) RT 92% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Dec 1998

A hilarious and heartfelt military comedy-drama co-directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy, Mister Roberts stars Henry Fonda as an officer who's yearning for battle but is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • War
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy  •  John Ford  •  Joshua Logan
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  James Cagney  •  William Powell  •  Jack Lemmon

The Long Gray Line (1955) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2002

The life story of a salt-of-the-earth Irish immigrant, who becomes an Army Noncommissioned Officer and spends his 50 year career at the United States Military Academy at West ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Robert Francis  •  Donald Crisp

Johnny Guitar (1954)

On the outskirts of town, the hard-nosed Vienna (Joan Crawford) owns a saloon frequented by the undesirables of the region, including Dancin' Kid (Scott Brady) and his gang. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Mercedes McCambridge  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Ernest Borgnine

Gypsy Colt (1954) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Aug 1993

In this trans-species remake of Lassie, Come Home, a faithful horse undertakes a perilous journey to return to the family it loves.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Western
DIRECTION:  Andrew Marton
CAST:  Donna Corcoran  •  Ward Bond  •  Frances Dee  •  Larry Keating

Hondo (1953) RT 86% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Army despatch rider Hondo Lane discovers a woman and her son living in the midst of warring Apaches, and he becomes their protector.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Geraldine Page  •  Ward Bond  •  Michael Pate

The Moonlighter (1953) RT Audience 9%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A savage story of hate turned love and frenzy turned loose!  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Ward Bond  •  William Ching

Blowing Wild (1953) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: May 2013

In a hypothetical country in South America, Jeff Dawson and his partner Dutch Peterson have invested all their savings in a lease contract to explore oil. However, their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Hugo Fregonese
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Ruth Roman