Delmer Daves

Delmer Daves was an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer.

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3:10 to Yuma (1957)

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Dave Evans, a small time farmer, is hired to escort Ben Wade, a dangerous outlaw, to Yuma. As Evans and Wade wait for the 3:10 train to Yuma, Wade's gang is racing to free him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Van Heflin  •  Felicia Farr  •  Leora Dana

Dave Evans, a small time farmer, is hired to escort Ben Wade, a dangerous outlaw, to Yuma. As Evans and Wade wait for the 3:10 train to Yuma, Wade's gang is racing to free him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Van Heflin  •  Felicia Farr  •  Leora Dana

Broken Arrow (1950)

Indian scout Tom Jeffords (James Stewart) is sent out to stem the war between the Whites and Apaches in the late 1870s. He learns (through an uncomfortably close encounter) that the Indians kill only to protect themselves, or out of retaliation for white atrocities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Jeff Chandler  •  Debra Paget  •  Basil Ruysdael

Indian scout Tom Jeffords (James Stewart) is sent out to stem the war between the Whites and Apaches in the late 1870s. He learns (through an uncomfortably close encounter) that the Indians kill only to protect themselves, or out of retaliation for white atrocities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Jeff Chandler  •  Debra Paget  •  Basil Ruysdael

Dark Passage (1947)

A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Bruce Bennett  •  Agnes Moorehead

A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Bruce Bennett  •  Agnes Moorehead

Spencer's Mountain (1963)

Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he and Clay get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  James MacArthur  •  Donald Crisp

Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he and Clay get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  James MacArthur  •  Donald Crisp

The Hanging Tree (1959)

Character study of a Doctor who saves a local criminal from a mob who are trying to hang him, but then tries to control the life of the young man, realising that he can exploit his secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Maria Schell  •  Karl Malden  •  George C. Scott

Character study of a Doctor who saves a local criminal from a mob who are trying to hang him, but then tries to control the life of the young man, realising that he can exploit his secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Maria Schell  •  Karl Malden  •  George C. Scott

The Last Wagon (1956)

When a handful of settlers survive an Apache attack on their wagon train they must put their lives into the hands of Comanche Todd, a white man who has lived with the Comanches most of his life and is wanted for the murder of three men.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Felicia Farr  •  Susan Kohner  •  Tommy Rettig

When a handful of settlers survive an Apache attack on their wagon train they must put their lives into the hands of Comanche Todd, a white man who has lived with the Comanches most of his life and is wanted for the murder of three men.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Felicia Farr  •  Susan Kohner  •  Tommy Rettig

The Red House (1947)

An old man and his sister are concealing a terrible secret from their adopted teen daughter, concerning a hidden abandoned farmhouse, located deep in the woods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Lon McCallister  •  Judith Anderson  •  Rory Calhoun

An old man and his sister are concealing a terrible secret from their adopted teen daughter, concerning a hidden abandoned farmhouse, located deep in the woods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Lon McCallister  •  Judith Anderson  •  Rory Calhoun

Destination Tokyo (1943)

During World War II, Captain Cassidy and his crew of submariners are ordered into Tokyo Bay on a secret mission. They are to gather information in advance of the planned bombing of Tokyo. Along the way, the crew learn about each other as they face the enemy and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Alan Hale  •  John Garfield  •  John Ridgely

During World War II, Captain Cassidy and his crew of submariners are ordered into Tokyo Bay on a secret mission. They are to gather information in advance of the planned bombing of Tokyo. Along the way, the crew learn about each other as they face the enemy and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Alan Hale  •  John Garfield  •  John Ridgely

Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

The story picks up at the point where "The Robe" ends, following the martyrdom of Diana and Marcellus. Christ's robe is conveyed to Peter for safe-keeping, but the emperor Caligula wants it back to benefit from its powers. Marcellus' former slave Demetrius seeks to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Susan Hayward  •  Michael Rennie  •  Debra Paget

The story picks up at the point where "The Robe" ends, following the martyrdom of Diana and Marcellus. Christ's robe is conveyed to Peter for safe-keeping, but the emperor Caligula wants it back to benefit from its powers. Marcellus' former slave Demetrius seeks to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Susan Hayward  •  Michael Rennie  •  Debra Paget

Task Force (1949)

After learning the finer points of carrier aviation in the 1920s, career officer Jonathan Scott and his pals spend the next two decades promoting the superiority of naval air power. But military and political "red tape" continually frustrate their efforts, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Jane Wyatt  •  Wayne Morris  •  Walter Brennan

After learning the finer points of carrier aviation in the 1920s, career officer Jonathan Scott and his pals spend the next two decades promoting the superiority of naval air power. But military and political "red tape" continually frustrate their efforts, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Jane Wyatt  •  Wayne Morris  •  Walter Brennan

Hollywood Canteen (1944)

Two soldiers on leave spend three nights at a club offering free of charge food, dancing, and entertainment for servicemen on their way overseas. Club founders Bette Davis and John Garfield give talks on the history of the place.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Joe E. Brown  •  Eddie Cantor  •  Kitty Carlisle

Two soldiers on leave spend three nights at a club offering free of charge food, dancing, and entertainment for servicemen on their way overseas. Club founders Bette Davis and John Garfield give talks on the history of the place.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Joe E. Brown  •  Eddie Cantor  •  Kitty Carlisle

The Bishop Murder Case (1930)

The murders start with the body of Robin. He is found with a arrow through the heart, but Vance deduces that the body was placed and not found where he was killed. The note found dealing with the murder was part of a nursery rhyme and signed by 'Bishop'. The only ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Grinde  •  David Burton
CAST:  Basil Rathbone  •  Leila Hyams  •  Roland Young  •  Alec B. Francis

The murders start with the body of Robin. He is found with a arrow through the heart, but Vance deduces that the body was placed and not found where he was killed. The note found dealing with the murder was part of a nursery rhyme and signed by 'Bishop'. The only ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Grinde  •  David Burton
CAST:  Basil Rathbone  •  Leila Hyams  •  Roland Young  •  Alec B. Francis

Divorce In The Family (1932)

A child struggles to come to terms with his parents' divorce. Director Charles Reisner's 1932 drama stars Jackie Cooper, Lewis Stone, Conrad Nagel, Lois Wilson, Jean Parker and Louise Beavers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Reisner
CAST:  Jackie Cooper  •  Conrad Nagel  •  Lewis Stone  •  Lois Wilson

A child struggles to come to terms with his parents' divorce. Director Charles Reisner's 1932 drama stars Jackie Cooper, Lewis Stone, Conrad Nagel, Lois Wilson, Jean Parker and Louise Beavers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Reisner
CAST:  Jackie Cooper  •  Conrad Nagel  •  Lewis Stone  •  Lois Wilson

Return of the Texan (1952)

A young widower named Sam Crockett returns from Kansas City to his small hometown in rural Texas, bringing with him his feisty grandfather and two young sons, Steve and Yoyo. He tries to make a go of the old family homestead but faces financial problems and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Dale Robertson  •  Joanne Dru  •  Walter Brennan  •  Richard Boone

A young widower named Sam Crockett returns from Kansas City to his small hometown in rural Texas, bringing with him his feisty grandfather and two young sons, Steve and Yoyo. He tries to make a go of the old family homestead but faces financial problems and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Dale Robertson  •  Joanne Dru  •  Walter Brennan  •  Richard Boone

Treasure of the Golden Condor (1953)

A nobleman searches for a hidden treasure in Guatemala.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Cornel Wilde  •  Constance Smith  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Fay Wray

A nobleman searches for a hidden treasure in Guatemala.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Cornel Wilde  •  Constance Smith  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Fay Wray

The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (1965)

Two British children travel to Italy in an attempt to break up their runaway mother's affair with an Italian concert pianist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Rossano Brazzi  •  Richard Todd  •  Phyllis Calvert

Two British children travel to Italy in an attempt to break up their runaway mother's affair with an Italian concert pianist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Rossano Brazzi  •  Richard Todd  •  Phyllis Calvert

Youngblood Hawke (1964)

An unknown Kentucky writer (James Franciscus) comes to New York and pursues fame and women (Suzanne Pleshette, Genevieve Page).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  James Franciscus  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Geneviève Page  •  Eva Gabor

An unknown Kentucky writer (James Franciscus) comes to New York and pursues fame and women (Suzanne Pleshette, Genevieve Page).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  James Franciscus  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Geneviève Page  •  Eva Gabor

Drum Beat (1954)

President Grant orders Indian fighter MacKay to negotiate with the Modocs of northern California and southern Oregon. On the way he must escort Nancy Meek to the home of her aunt and uncle. After Modoc renegade Captain Jack engages in ambush and other atrocities, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Audrey Dalton  •  Marisa Pavan  •  Charles Bronson

President Grant orders Indian fighter MacKay to negotiate with the Modocs of northern California and southern Oregon. On the way he must escort Nancy Meek to the home of her aunt and uncle. After Modoc renegade Captain Jack engages in ambush and other atrocities, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Audrey Dalton  •  Marisa Pavan  •  Charles Bronson

Susan Slade (1961)

A pregnant teen allows her mother to pass the baby off as her own.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Troy Donahue  •  Connie Stevens  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Lloyd Nolan

A pregnant teen allows her mother to pass the baby off as her own.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Troy Donahue  •  Connie Stevens  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Lloyd Nolan

Bird of Paradise (1951)

Andre Laurence accompanies his college roommate, Tenga, back to Tenga's Polynesian island home. There, Andre, assumes the native life and, after many trials with the native customs and their suspicions, marries his friend's sister, Kalua. Their marriage is barren ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Debra Paget  •  Louis Jourdan  •  Jeff Chandler  •  Everett Sloane

Andre Laurence accompanies his college roommate, Tenga, back to Tenga's Polynesian island home. There, Andre, assumes the native life and, after many trials with the native customs and their suspicions, marries his friend's sister, Kalua. Their marriage is barren ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Debra Paget  •  Louis Jourdan  •  Jeff Chandler  •  Everett Sloane
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