Greer Garson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Greer Garson, CBE (September 29, 1904 – April 6, 1996) was a British-born actress who was very popular during World War II, being listed by the Motion Picture Herald as one of America's top ten box office draws in 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, and 1946. As one of MGM's major stars of the 1940s, Garson received seven Academy Award nominations, winning the Best Actress award for Mrs. Miniver (1942). Description above from the Wikipedia article Greer Garson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)

A shy British teacher looks back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who touched his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Greer Garson  •  Terry Kilburn  •  John Mills

A shy British teacher looks back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who touched his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Greer Garson  •  Terry Kilburn  •  John Mills

Mrs. Miniver (1942)

English middle-class family, The Minivers, experience life in the first months of World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Teresa Wright  •  May Whitty

English middle-class family, The Minivers, experience life in the first months of World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Teresa Wright  •  May Whitty

Pepe (1960)

Mario "Cantinflas" Moreno is a hired hand, Pepe, employed on a ranch. A boozing Hollywood director buys a white stallion that belongs to Pepe's boss. Pepe, determined to get the horse back (as he considers it his family), decides to take off to Hollywood. There he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Cantinflas  •  Shirley Jones  •  Dan Dailey  •  Bing Crosby

Mario "Cantinflas" Moreno is a hired hand, Pepe, employed on a ranch. A boozing Hollywood director buys a white stallion that belongs to Pepe's boss. Pepe, determined to get the horse back (as he considers it his family), decides to take off to Hollywood. There he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Cantinflas  •  Shirley Jones  •  Dan Dailey  •  Bing Crosby

Pride and Prejudice (1940)

Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy come to live nearby, the Bennets have high hopes. But pride, prejudice and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Greer Garson  •  Edward Ashley  •  Marten Lamont

Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy come to live nearby, the Bennets have high hopes. But pride, prejudice and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Greer Garson  •  Edward Ashley  •  Marten Lamont

Random Harvest (1942)

An amnesiac World War I vet falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-War life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Greer Garson  •  Philip Dorn  •  Susan Peters

An amnesiac World War I vet falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-War life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Greer Garson  •  Philip Dorn  •  Susan Peters

Sunrise at Campobello (1960)

The story of Franklin Roosevelt's bout with polio at age 40 in 1921 and how his family (and especially wife Eleanor) cope with his illness. From being stricken while vacationing at Campobello to his triumphant nominating speech for Al Smith's presidency in 1924, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent J. Donehue
CAST:  Ralph Bellamy  •  Greer Garson  •  Hume Cronyn  •  Jean Hagen

The story of Franklin Roosevelt's bout with polio at age 40 in 1921 and how his family (and especially wife Eleanor) cope with his illness. From being stricken while vacationing at Campobello to his triumphant nominating speech for Al Smith's presidency in 1924, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent J. Donehue
CAST:  Ralph Bellamy  •  Greer Garson  •  Hume Cronyn  •  Jean Hagen

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 Happiest Millionaire (1967)

A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young men around town ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Tokar
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Tommy Steele  •  Greer Garson  •  Geraldine Page

A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young men around town ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Tokar
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Tommy Steele  •  Greer Garson  •  Geraldine Page

Blossoms in the Dust (1941)

Edna marries Texan Sam Gladney, operator of a wheat mill. They have a son, who is killed when very young. Edna discovers by chance how the law treats children who are without parents and decides to do something about it. She opens a home for foundlings and orphans ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Felix Bressart  •  Marsha Hunt

Edna marries Texan Sam Gladney, operator of a wheat mill. They have a son, who is killed when very young. Edna discovers by chance how the law treats children who are without parents and decides to do something about it. She opens a home for foundlings and orphans ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Felix Bressart  •  Marsha Hunt

Madame Curie (1943)

Poor physics student Marie is studying at the Sorbonne in 1890s Paris. One of the few women studying in her field, Marie encounters skepticism concerning her abilities, but is eventually offered a research placement in Pierre Curie's lab. The scientists soon fall ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Henry Travers  •  Albert Bassermann

Poor physics student Marie is studying at the Sorbonne in 1890s Paris. One of the few women studying in her field, Marie encounters skepticism concerning her abilities, but is eventually offered a research placement in Pierre Curie's lab. The scientists soon fall ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Henry Travers  •  Albert Bassermann

Mrs. Parkington (1944)

In this family saga, Mrs. Parkington recounts the story of her life, beginning as a hotel maid in frontier Nevada where she is swept off her feet by mine owner and financier Augustus Parkington. He moves them to New York, tries to remake her into a society woman, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tay Garnett
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Edward Arnold  •  Agnes Moorehead

In this family saga, Mrs. Parkington recounts the story of her life, beginning as a hotel maid in frontier Nevada where she is swept off her feet by mine owner and financier Augustus Parkington. He moves them to New York, tries to remake her into a society woman, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tay Garnett
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Edward Arnold  •  Agnes Moorehead

The Valley of Decision (1945)

Mary Rafferty comes from a poor family of steel mill workers in 19th Century Pittsburgh. Her family objects when she goes to work as a maid for the wealthy Scott family which controls the mill. Mary catches the attention of handsome scion Paul Scott, but their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tay Garnett
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Gregory Peck  •  Donald Crisp  •  Lionel Barrymore

Mary Rafferty comes from a poor family of steel mill workers in 19th Century Pittsburgh. Her family objects when she goes to work as a maid for the wealthy Scott family which controls the mill. Mary catches the attention of handsome scion Paul Scott, but their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tay Garnett
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Gregory Peck  •  Donald Crisp  •  Lionel Barrymore

That's Entertainment! III (1994)

Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in the Rain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan  •  Bud Friedgen
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Lena Horne  •  Howard Keel

Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in the Rain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan  •  Bud Friedgen
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Lena Horne  •  Howard Keel

That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Gene Kelly  •  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney

Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Gene Kelly  •  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney

Desire Me (1947)

A war widow falls in love with the man who informed her of her husband's death.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Richard Hart  •  Morris Ankrum

A war widow falls in love with the man who informed her of her husband's death.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Richard Hart  •  Morris Ankrum

The Law and the Lady (1951)

A former housemaid (Garson) now works as a confidence trickster, but her plans for a big job in California go awry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edwin H. Knopf
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Michael Wilding  •  Fernando Lamas  •  Marjorie Main

A former housemaid (Garson) now works as a confidence trickster, but her plans for a big job in California go awry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edwin H. Knopf
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Michael Wilding  •  Fernando Lamas  •  Marjorie Main

Strange Lady in Town (1955)

There's a new doctor in old Santa Fe, and it's Greer Garson. Director Mervyn LeRoy's 1955 western also stars Dana Andrews, Cameron Mitchell, Lois Smith, Walter Hampden, Pedro Gonzales-Gonzales, Earl Holliman, Adele Jergens, Robert Wilke, Frank DeKova, Nick Adams, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Dana Andrews  •  Cameron Mitchell  •  Lois Smith

There's a new doctor in old Santa Fe, and it's Greer Garson. Director Mervyn LeRoy's 1955 western also stars Dana Andrews, Cameron Mitchell, Lois Smith, Walter Hampden, Pedro Gonzales-Gonzales, Earl Holliman, Adele Jergens, Robert Wilke, Frank DeKova, Nick Adams, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Dana Andrews  •  Cameron Mitchell  •  Lois Smith

Directed by William Wyler (1986)

Documentary about the famed Hollywood director.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aviva Slesin
CAST:  A. Scott Berg  •  Bette Davis  •  Samantha Eggar  •  Greer Garson

Documentary about the famed Hollywood director.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aviva Slesin
CAST:  A. Scott Berg  •  Bette Davis  •  Samantha Eggar  •  Greer Garson

1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year (2009)

1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year is a once-over-lightly evocation of a slate of classic films unmatched before or since. In a year permitting 10 Best Picture nominees, the final cut included Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz, Dark Victory, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Mr. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Constantine Nasr
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Clark Gable  •  Vivien Leigh  •  Olivia de Havilland

1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year is a once-over-lightly evocation of a slate of classic films unmatched before or since. In a year permitting 10 Best Picture nominees, the final cut included Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz, Dark Victory, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Mr. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Constantine Nasr
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Clark Gable  •  Vivien Leigh  •  Olivia de Havilland

The Little Drummer Boy (1968)

A young orphaned drummer boy is kidnapped. After he escapes he searches for his camel and finds him in the Nativity of the Baby Jesus. He gives Baby Jesus the only gift he has a song on his drum. This song is the only gift Baby Jesus responds to.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jules Bass  •  Arthur Rankin, Jr.
CAST:  Ted Eccles  •  José Ferrer  •  Paul Frees  •  June Foray

A young orphaned drummer boy is kidnapped. After he escapes he searches for his camel and finds him in the Nativity of the Baby Jesus. He gives Baby Jesus the only gift he has a song on his drum. This song is the only gift Baby Jesus responds to.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jules Bass  •  Arthur Rankin, Jr.
CAST:  Ted Eccles  •  José Ferrer  •  Paul Frees  •  June Foray
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