Elliott Reid

Elliott Reid was born on January 16, 1920 in New York City, New York, as Edgeworth Blair Reid. He was an actor and writer, known for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), Inherit the Wind (1960) and The Absent-Minded Professor (1961). He died on June 21, 2013 in Studio City, Los Angeles, California.

Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There (2003)

Broadway: The Golden Age is the most important, ambitious and comprehensive film ever made about America's most celebrated indigenous art form. Award-winning filmmaker Rick McKay filmed over 100 of the greatest stars ever to work on Broadway or in Hollywood. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rick McKay
CAST:  Edie Adams  •  Bea Arthur  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Kaye Ballard

Broadway: The Golden Age is the most important, ambitious and comprehensive film ever made about America's most celebrated indigenous art form. Award-winning filmmaker Rick McKay filmed over 100 of the greatest stars ever to work on Broadway or in Hollywood. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rick McKay
CAST:  Edie Adams  •  Bea Arthur  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Kaye Ballard

Follow Me, Boys! (1966)

Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop 1. Becoming ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Tokar
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Vera Miles  •  Lillian Gish  •  Charles Ruggles

Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop 1. Becoming ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Tokar
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Vera Miles  •  Lillian Gish  •  Charles Ruggles

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

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Lorelei Lee is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond, much to the disapproval of Gus' rich father, Esmond Sr., who thinks that Lorelei is just after his money. When Lorelei goes on a cruise accompanied only by her best friend, Dorothy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Jane Russell  •  Elliott Reid  •  Charles Coburn

Lorelei Lee is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond, much to the disapproval of Gus' rich father, Esmond Sr., who thinks that Lorelei is just after his money. When Lorelei goes on a cruise accompanied only by her best friend, Dorothy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Jane Russell  •  Elliott Reid  •  Charles Coburn

Vicki (1953)

A supermodel gets murdered. While investigating the case the story of a waitress turned glamor girl is revealed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Horner
CAST:  Jeanne Crain  •  Jean Peters  •  Elliott Reid  •  Richard Boone

A supermodel gets murdered. While investigating the case the story of a waitress turned glamor girl is revealed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Horner
CAST:  Jeanne Crain  •  Jean Peters  •  Elliott Reid  •  Richard Boone

The Absent-Minded Professor (1961)

Bumbling professor Ned Brainard accidentally invents flying rubber, or "Flubber", an incredible material that gains energy every time it strikes a hard surface. It allows for the invention of shoes that can allow jumps of amazing heights and enables a modified ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Nancy Olson  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Tommy Kirk

Bumbling professor Ned Brainard accidentally invents flying rubber, or "Flubber", an incredible material that gains energy every time it strikes a hard surface. It allows for the invention of shoes that can allow jumps of amazing heights and enables a modified ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Nancy Olson  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Tommy Kirk

Move Over, Darling (1963)

Three years into their loving marriage, with two infant daughters at home in Los Angeles, Nicholas Arden and Ellen Wagstaff Arden are on a plane that goes down in the South Pacific. Although most passengers manage to survive the incident, Ellen presumably perishes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Gordon
CAST:  Doris Day  •  James Garner  •  Don Knotts  •  Chuck Connors

Three years into their loving marriage, with two infant daughters at home in Los Angeles, Nicholas Arden and Ellen Wagstaff Arden are on a plane that goes down in the South Pacific. Although most passengers manage to survive the incident, Ellen presumably perishes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Gordon
CAST:  Doris Day  •  James Garner  •  Don Knotts  •  Chuck Connors

Some Kind of a Nut (1969)

A New York City bank teller becomes a media celebrity when he refuses to comply with his employer's demands that he shave his beard.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garson Kanin
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Angie Dickinson  •  Rosemary Forsyth  •  Zohra Lampert

A New York City bank teller becomes a media celebrity when he refuses to comply with his employer's demands that he shave his beard.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garson Kanin
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Angie Dickinson  •  Rosemary Forsyth  •  Zohra Lampert

Sierra (1950)

Ring Hassard and his father Jeff, wild horse breakers, live in a hidden mountain eyrie as Jeff is wanted for a murder he didn't commit. Things change when they take in a lost young lady, Riley Martin, who finds that Ring has "never seen a woman close up." Jeff is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Wanda Hendrix  •  Audie Murphy  •  Burl Ives  •  Dean Jagger

Ring Hassard and his father Jeff, wild horse breakers, live in a hidden mountain eyrie as Jeff is wanted for a murder he didn't commit. Things change when they take in a lost young lady, Riley Martin, who finds that Ring has "never seen a woman close up." Jeff is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Wanda Hendrix  •  Audie Murphy  •  Burl Ives  •  Dean Jagger

The Whip Hand (1951)

A small-town reporter investigates a mysterious group holed up in a country lodge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Cameron Menzies
CAST:  Carla Balenda  •  Elliott Reid  •  Edgar Barrier  •  Raymond Burr

A small-town reporter investigates a mysterious group holed up in a country lodge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Cameron Menzies
CAST:  Carla Balenda  •  Elliott Reid  •  Edgar Barrier  •  Raymond Burr

Inherit the Wind (1960)

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Schoolteacher Bertram Cates is arrested for teaching his students Darwin's theory of evolution. The case receives national attention and one of the newspaper reporters, E.K. Hornbeck, arranges to bring in renowned defense attorney and atheist Henry Drummond to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Fredric March  •  Gene Kelly  •  Dick York

Schoolteacher Bertram Cates is arrested for teaching his students Darwin's theory of evolution. The case receives national attention and one of the newspaper reporters, E.K. Hornbeck, arranges to bring in renowned defense attorney and atheist Henry Drummond to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Fredric March  •  Gene Kelly  •  Dick York

Woman's World (1954)

Needing to fill the position of general manager of his company, and believing that an executive's wife is crucial to her husband's success, auto industry mogul Gifford brings three couples to New York to size up: Jerry and Carol: he hard-driven and self-reliant, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  June Allyson  •  Cornel Wilde  •  Lauren Bacall

Needing to fill the position of general manager of his company, and believing that an executive's wife is crucial to her husband's success, auto industry mogul Gifford brings three couples to New York to size up: Jerry and Carol: he hard-driven and self-reliant, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  June Allyson  •  Cornel Wilde  •  Lauren Bacall

Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963)

TV star Jason Steel reluctantly becomes the sounding board for his best friends' bored wives, and must fend off their advances while managing his own fragile relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Mann
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Elizabeth Montgomery  •  Carol Burnett  •  Martin Balsam

TV star Jason Steel reluctantly becomes the sounding board for his best friends' bored wives, and must fend off their advances while managing his own fragile relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Mann
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Elizabeth Montgomery  •  Carol Burnett  •  Martin Balsam

Young Ideas (1943)

A widow's grown children try to break up her romance with a college professor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jules Dassin
CAST:  Susan Peters  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Mary Astor  •  Elliott Reid

A widow's grown children try to break up her romance with a college professor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jules Dassin
CAST:  Susan Peters  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Mary Astor  •  Elliott Reid

The Wheeler Dealers (1963)

Henry J. Tyroone leaves Texas, where his oil wells are drying up, and arrives in New York with a lot of oil money to play with in the stock market. He meets stock analyst Molly Thatcher, who tries to ignore the lavish attention he spends on her but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  James Garner  •  Lee Remick  •  Phil Harris  •  Chill Wills

Henry J. Tyroone leaves Texas, where his oil wells are drying up, and arrives in New York with a lot of oil money to play with in the stock market. He meets stock analyst Molly Thatcher, who tries to ignore the lavish attention he spends on her but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  James Garner  •  Lee Remick  •  Phil Harris  •  Chill Wills

The Thrill of It All (1963)

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A housewife's sudden rise to fame as a soap spokesperson leads to chaos in her home life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Doris Day  •  James Garner  •  Arlene Francis  •  Edward Andrews

A housewife's sudden rise to fame as a soap spokesperson leads to chaos in her home life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Doris Day  •  James Garner  •  Arlene Francis  •  Edward Andrews

Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)

Peter Ustinov stars as the eponymous wraith, who returns to Earth to aid his descendant, elderly Elsa Lanchester (Stowecroft). The villains want to kick Lanchester and her friends out of their group home so that they can build a crooked casino. Good guy Steve ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Peter Ustinov  •  Dean Jones  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Elsa Lanchester

Peter Ustinov stars as the eponymous wraith, who returns to Earth to aid his descendant, elderly Elsa Lanchester (Stowecroft). The villains want to kick Lanchester and her friends out of their group home so that they can build a crooked casino. Good guy Steve ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Peter Ustinov  •  Dean Jones  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Elsa Lanchester

Son of Flubber (1963)

Beleaguered professor Ned Brainard has already run into a pile of misfortunes with his discovery of the super-elastic substance "Flubber." Now he hopes to have better luck with a gravity-busting derivative he's dubbed "Flubbergas." Ned's experiments, constantly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Paul Lynde  •  Nancy Olson

Beleaguered professor Ned Brainard has already run into a pile of misfortunes with his discovery of the super-elastic substance "Flubber." Now he hopes to have better luck with a gravity-busting derivative he's dubbed "Flubbergas." Ned's experiments, constantly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Paul Lynde  •  Nancy Olson

The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944)

As the Japanese sweep through the East Indies during World War II, Dr. Wassell is determined to escape from Java with some crewmen of the cruiser Marblehead. Based on a true story of how Dr. Wassell saved a dozen or so wounded sailors who were left behind when able ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Laraine Day  •  Signe Hasso  •  Dennis O'Keefe

As the Japanese sweep through the East Indies during World War II, Dr. Wassell is determined to escape from Java with some crewmen of the cruiser Marblehead. Based on a true story of how Dr. Wassell saved a dozen or so wounded sailors who were left behind when able ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Laraine Day  •  Signe Hasso  •  Dennis O'Keefe

Holiday Affair (1955)

Connie is a widow and mother whose work involves checking up on the competition for her department store employer. When Steve, a charming salesman at a competing store, recognizes her true motives but refuses to expose her, he ends up getting fired as a result. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Earl Eby
CAST:  Scott Brady  •  Phyllis Thaxter  •  Elliott Reid  •  Herb Butterfield

Connie is a widow and mother whose work involves checking up on the competition for her department store employer. When Steve, a charming salesman at a competing store, recognizes her true motives but refuses to expose her, he ends up getting fired as a result. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Earl Eby
CAST:  Scott Brady  •  Phyllis Thaxter  •  Elliott Reid  •  Herb Butterfield