Jennifer Jones

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Phylis Lee Isley (March 2, 1919 – December 17, 2009), better known by her stage name Jennifer Jones, was an American actress. A five-time Academy Award nominee, Jones won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in The Song of Bernadette (1943).

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Beat the Devil (1953)

The script, which was written on a day-to-day basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and ne'er-do-wells trying to lay claim to land rich in uranium deposits in Kenya as they wait in a small Italian port to travel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Gina Lollobrigida  •  Robert Morley

The script, which was written on a day-to-day basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and ne'er-do-wells trying to lay claim to land rich in uranium deposits in Kenya as they wait in a small Italian port to travel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Gina Lollobrigida  •  Robert Morley

Duel in the Sun (1946)

Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Gregory Peck  •  Lionel Barrymore

Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Gregory Peck  •  Lionel Barrymore

Gone to Earth (1950)

Jennifer Jones plays Hazel Woods, a beautiful young English Gypsey girl who loves animals and in particular her pet fox. She is hotly desired by Jack Reddin (David Farrar) a fox hunting squire who vies for her affection and pursues her even after her marriage to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  David Farrar  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Sybil Thorndike  •  Edward Chapman

Jennifer Jones plays Hazel Woods, a beautiful young English Gypsey girl who loves animals and in particular her pet fox. She is hotly desired by Jack Reddin (David Farrar) a fox hunting squire who vies for her affection and pursues her even after her marriage to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  David Farrar  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Sybil Thorndike  •  Edward Chapman

That's Entertainment! (1974)

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Bing Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Peter Lawford

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Bing Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Peter Lawford

The Towering Inferno (1974)

At the opening party of a colossal—but poorly constructed—office building, a massive fire breaks out, threatening to destroy the tower and everyone in it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Paul Newman  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Robert Vaughn

At the opening party of a colossal—but poorly constructed—office building, a massive fire breaks out, threatening to destroy the tower and everyone in it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Paul Newman  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Robert Vaughn

The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1957)

Director Sidney Franklin's 1957 remake of his own 1934 film, about the romance of poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Franklin
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Bill Travers  •  John Gielgud  •  Virginia McKenna

Director Sidney Franklin's 1957 remake of his own 1934 film, about the romance of poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Franklin
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Bill Travers  •  John Gielgud  •  Virginia McKenna

The Song of Bernadette (1943)

In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all assume it to be the virgin Mary. The pompous government officials think she is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Vincent Price  •  William Eythe  •  Charles Bickford

In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all assume it to be the virgin Mary. The pompous government officials think she is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Vincent Price  •  William Eythe  •  Charles Bickford

Since You Went Away (1944)

While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger, Colonel Smollett, to help make ends meet and dealing with shortages and rationing are minor inconveniences compared to the love affair daughter Jane ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Shirley Temple

While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger, Colonel Smollett, to help make ends meet and dealing with shortages and rationing are minor inconveniences compared to the love affair daughter Jane ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Shirley Temple

Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)

A widowed doctor of both Chinese and European descent falls in love with a married American correspondent in Hong Kong during China's Communist revolution.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  William Holden  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Torin Thatcher  •  Isobel Elsom

A widowed doctor of both Chinese and European descent falls in love with a married American correspondent in Hong Kong during China's Communist revolution.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  William Holden  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Torin Thatcher  •  Isobel Elsom

Love Letters (1945)

When a man asks another man more facile with words to do his wooing for him, there are always complications. The man with no talent for writing marries the girl, confesses one night he didn't write the letters and ends up with a knife in his back. The writer of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Ann Richards  •  Cecil Kellaway

When a man asks another man more facile with words to do his wooing for him, there are always complications. The man with no talent for writing marries the girl, confesses one night he didn't write the letters and ends up with a knife in his back. The writer of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Ann Richards  •  Cecil Kellaway

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)

Interesting character study of a WWII veteran trying to make it in the business world of post-war America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nunnally Johnson
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Fredric March  •  Marisa Pavan

Interesting character study of a WWII veteran trying to make it in the business world of post-war America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nunnally Johnson
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Fredric March  •  Marisa Pavan

Portrait of Jennie (1948)

A mysterious girl inspires a struggling artist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Ethel Barrymore  •  Lillian Gish

A mysterious girl inspires a struggling artist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Ethel Barrymore  •  Lillian Gish

Tender Is the Night (1962)

Against the counsel of his friends, psychiatrist Dick Diver marries Nicole Warren, a beautiful but unstable young woman from a moneyed family. Thoroughly enraptured, he forsakes his career in medicine for life as a playboy, until one day Dick is charmed by Rosemary ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Jason Robards  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Tom Ewell

Against the counsel of his friends, psychiatrist Dick Diver marries Nicole Warren, a beautiful but unstable young woman from a moneyed family. Thoroughly enraptured, he forsakes his career in medicine for life as a playboy, until one day Dick is charmed by Rosemary ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Jason Robards  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Tom Ewell

Indiscretion of an American Wife (1953)

While on vacation in Rome, married American Mary Forbes becomes entangled in an affair with an Italian man, Giovanni Doria. As she prepares to leave Italy, Giovanni confesses his love for her; he doesn't want her to go. Together they wander the railroad station ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vittorio De Sica
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Montgomery Clift  •  Gino Cervi  •  Richard Beymer

While on vacation in Rome, married American Mary Forbes becomes entangled in an affair with an Italian man, Giovanni Doria. As she prepares to leave Italy, Giovanni confesses his love for her; he doesn't want her to go. Together they wander the railroad station ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vittorio De Sica
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Montgomery Clift  •  Gino Cervi  •  Richard Beymer

Angel, Angel, Down We Go (1969)

The overweight debutante daughter of the world's wealthiest couple falls in with a gang of tripped out, skydiving pseudo-reactionary pop stars, who take their beliefs of the American ideal to profoundly impossible heights.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Thom
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Jordan Christopher  •  Holly Near  •  Louis Allen Rawls

The overweight debutante daughter of the world's wealthiest couple falls in with a gang of tripped out, skydiving pseudo-reactionary pop stars, who take their beliefs of the American ideal to profoundly impossible heights.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Thom
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Jordan Christopher  •  Holly Near  •  Louis Allen Rawls

The wild heart (1952)

A re-editing of Gone to Earth (1950) after a disagreement and court case between director Michael Powell and producer David O. Selznick. Selznick's changes are mainly:- (1) Adding a prologue. (2) Adding scenes explaining things, often by putting labels or ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger  •  Rouben Mamoulian
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  David Farrar  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Sybil Thorndike

A re-editing of Gone to Earth (1950) after a disagreement and court case between director Michael Powell and producer David O. Selznick. Selznick's changes are mainly:- (1) Adding a prologue. (2) Adding scenes explaining things, often by putting labels or ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger  •  Rouben Mamoulian
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  David Farrar  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Sybil Thorndike

Verifica incerta - Disperse Exclamatory Phase (1965)

A short film containing a collection of clips from various Hollywood movies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alberto Grifi  •  Gianfranco Baruchello
CAST:  Rossano Brazzi  •  Marcel Duchamp  •  Clark Gable  •  Daniel Gélin

A short film containing a collection of clips from various Hollywood movies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alberto Grifi  •  Gianfranco Baruchello
CAST:  Rossano Brazzi  •  Marcel Duchamp  •  Clark Gable  •  Daniel Gélin

A Farewell to Arms (1957)

A Farewell to Arms is a 1957 American drama film directed by Charles Vidor. The screenplay by Ben Hecht, based in part on a 1930 play by Laurence Stallings, was the second feature film adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's 1929 semi-autobiographical novel of the same ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Vidor
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Vittorio De Sica  •  Luigi Barzini

A Farewell to Arms is a 1957 American drama film directed by Charles Vidor. The screenplay by Ben Hecht, based in part on a 1930 play by Laurence Stallings, was the second feature film adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's 1929 semi-autobiographical novel of the same ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Vidor
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Vittorio De Sica  •  Luigi Barzini

We Were Strangers (1949)

China Valdes joins the Cuban underground after her brother is killed by the chief of the secret police, Ariete. She meets and falls in love with American expatriate Tony Fenner. Tony develops a plan to tunnel under the city's cemetery to a plot owned by a high ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  John Garfield  •  Gilbert Roland  •  Ramon Novarro

China Valdes joins the Cuban underground after her brother is killed by the chief of the secret police, Ariete. She meets and falls in love with American expatriate Tony Fenner. Tony develops a plan to tunnel under the city's cemetery to a plot owned by a high ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  John Garfield  •  Gilbert Roland  •  Ramon Novarro

Ruby Gentry (1952)

A sexy but poor young girl marries a rich man she doesn't love, but carries a torch for another man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Charlton Heston  •  Karl Malden  •  Tom Tully

A sexy but poor young girl marries a rich man she doesn't love, but carries a torch for another man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Charlton Heston  •  Karl Malden  •  Tom Tully
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