Murvyn Vye

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Pickup on South Street (1953)

In New York City, an insolent pickpocket, Skip McCoy, inadvertently sets off a chain of events when he targets ex-prostitute Candy and steals her wallet. Unaware that she has been making deliveries of highly classified information to the communists, Candy, who has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Samuel Fuller
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Jean Peters  •  Thelma Ritter  •  Murvyn Vye

In New York City, an insolent pickpocket, Skip McCoy, inadvertently sets off a chain of events when he targets ex-prostitute Candy and steals her wallet. Unaware that she has been making deliveries of highly classified information to the communists, Candy, who has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Samuel Fuller
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Jean Peters  •  Thelma Ritter  •  Murvyn Vye

River of No Return (1954)

An itinerant farmer and his young son help a heart-of-gold saloon singer search for her estranged husband  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Rory Calhoun  •  Tommy Rettig

An itinerant farmer and his young son help a heart-of-gold saloon singer search for her estranged husband  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Rory Calhoun  •  Tommy Rettig

Road to Bali (1953)

Having to leave Melbourne in a hurry to avoid various marriage proposals, two song-and-dance men sign on for work as divers. This takes them to an idyllic island on the way to Bali where they vie with each other for the favours of Princess Lala. The hazardous dive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Walker
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Bob Hope  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Murvyn Vye

Having to leave Melbourne in a hurry to avoid various marriage proposals, two song-and-dance men sign on for work as divers. This takes them to an idyllic island on the way to Bali where they vie with each other for the favours of Princess Lala. The hazardous dive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Walker
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Bob Hope  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Murvyn Vye

The Boy and the Pirates (1960)

Jimmy desires to be a pirate when one day he discovers a magic bottle on the beach. He makes a wish and suddenly finds himself aboard Blackbeard's ship. Soon he realizes that being a pirate isn't what he expected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bert I. Gordon
CAST:  Murvyn Vye  •  Charles Herbert  •  Susan Gordon  •  Paul Guilfoyle

Jimmy desires to be a pirate when one day he discovers a magic bottle on the beach. He makes a wish and suddenly finds himself aboard Blackbeard's ship. Soon he realizes that being a pirate isn't what he expected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bert I. Gordon
CAST:  Murvyn Vye  •  Charles Herbert  •  Susan Gordon  •  Paul Guilfoyle

Green Fire (1954)

In Colombia, mining engineer Rian Mitchell discovers Carrero, the lost emerald mine of the Conquistadors, but has to contend with notorious local bandit El Moro's gang and with coffee planter Catherine Knowland's love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Marton
CAST:  Stewart Granger  •  Grace Kelly  •  Paul Douglas  •  John Ericson

In Colombia, mining engineer Rian Mitchell discovers Carrero, the lost emerald mine of the Conquistadors, but has to contend with notorious local bandit El Moro's gang and with coffee planter Catherine Knowland's love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Marton
CAST:  Stewart Granger  •  Grace Kelly  •  Paul Douglas  •  John Ericson

Assignment: Paris (1952)

Paris-based New York Herald Tribune reporter Jimmy Race (Andrews) is sent by his boss (Sanders) behind the Iron Curtain in Budapest to investigate a meeting involving the Hungarian ambassador.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Parrish
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  George Sanders  •  Audrey Totter  •  Märta Torén

Paris-based New York Herald Tribune reporter Jimmy Race (Andrews) is sent by his boss (Sanders) behind the Iron Curtain in Budapest to investigate a meeting involving the Hungarian ambassador.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Parrish
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  George Sanders  •  Audrey Totter  •  Märta Torén

Escape to Burma (1955)

A fugitive in British Burma hides on a tea plantation, thanks to a mutual attraction with owner Gwen Moore.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Robert Ryan  •  David Farrar  •  Murvyn Vye

A fugitive in British Burma hides on a tea plantation, thanks to a mutual attraction with owner Gwen Moore.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Robert Ryan  •  David Farrar  •  Murvyn Vye

Al Capone (1959)

In this unusually accurate biography, small-time hood Al Capone comes to Chicago at the dawn of Prohibition to be the bodyguard of racketeer Johnny Torrio. Capone's rise in Chicago gangdom is followed through murder, extortion, and political fraud. He becomes head ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Wilson
CAST:  Rod Steiger  •  Fay Spain  •  James Gregory  •  Martin Balsam

In this unusually accurate biography, small-time hood Al Capone comes to Chicago at the dawn of Prohibition to be the bodyguard of racketeer Johnny Torrio. Capone's rise in Chicago gangdom is followed through murder, extortion, and political fraud. He becomes head ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Wilson
CAST:  Rod Steiger  •  Fay Spain  •  James Gregory  •  Martin Balsam

Short Cut to Hell (1957)

A hitman is found out because he was paid off by a friend in stolen money. On the run, he kidnaps the his friends girlfriend and the police detective in charge of his pursuit and threatens to kill her unless the hunt is called off.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cagney
CAST:  William Bishop  •  Robert Ivers  •  Georgann Johnson  •  Yvette Vickers

A hitman is found out because he was paid off by a friend in stolen money. On the run, he kidnaps the his friends girlfriend and the police detective in charge of his pursuit and threatens to kill her unless the hunt is called off.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cagney
CAST:  William Bishop  •  Robert Ivers  •  Georgann Johnson  •  Yvette Vickers

Andy (1965)

The story of a mentally handicapped middle-aged man and how he, and his elderly parents who must take care of him, manage to get along in New York City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian
CAST:  Norman Alden  •  Tamara Daykarhanova  •  Zvee Scooler  •  Warren Finnerty

The story of a mentally handicapped middle-aged man and how he, and his elderly parents who must take care of him, manage to get along in New York City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian
CAST:  Norman Alden  •  Tamara Daykarhanova  •  Zvee Scooler  •  Warren Finnerty

King of the Roaring 20's – The Story of Arnold Rothstein (1961)

Gambler Arnold Rothstein marries an actress, avenges his buddy and meets an underworld fate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph M. Newman
CAST:  David Janssen  •  Dianne Foster  •  Jack Carson  •  Diana Dors

Gambler Arnold Rothstein marries an actress, avenges his buddy and meets an underworld fate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph M. Newman
CAST:  David Janssen  •  Dianne Foster  •  Jack Carson  •  Diana Dors

The Best Things in Life Are Free (1956)

Director Michael Curtiz' 1956 showbiz musical, about the careers of the early-20th-century songwriting trio DeSylva, Brown and Henderson, stars Dan Dailey, Gordon MacRae, Ernest Borgnine, Sheree North, Tommy Noonan, Larry Keating, Murvyn Vye, Jacques D'Amboise and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Gordon MacRae  •  Dan Dailey  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Sheree North

Director Michael Curtiz' 1956 showbiz musical, about the careers of the early-20th-century songwriting trio DeSylva, Brown and Henderson, stars Dan Dailey, Gordon MacRae, Ernest Borgnine, Sheree North, Tommy Noonan, Larry Keating, Murvyn Vye, Jacques D'Amboise and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Gordon MacRae  •  Dan Dailey  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Sheree North

Voodoo Island (1957)

A wealthy industrialist hires the renowned hoax-buster Phillip Knight to prove that an island he plans to develop isn't voodoo cursed. However, arriving on the island, Knight soon realizes that voodoo does exist when he discovers man-eating plants and a tribe of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Le Borg
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Beverly Tyler  •  Murvyn Vye  •  Elisha Cook Jr.

A wealthy industrialist hires the renowned hoax-buster Phillip Knight to prove that an island he plans to develop isn't voodoo cursed. However, arriving on the island, Knight soon realizes that voodoo does exist when he discovers man-eating plants and a tribe of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Le Borg
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Beverly Tyler  •  Murvyn Vye  •  Elisha Cook Jr.

Pearl of the South Pacific (1955)

Two beachcombers with a yacht join woman-with-a-past Rita on a quest for black pearls on a secret island. Arrived, they find another white man has made himself high priest; but George, the latter's handome son, is fair game for Rita, who lands in the guise of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Virginia Mayo  •  Dennis Morgan  •  David Farrar  •  Murvyn Vye

Two beachcombers with a yacht join woman-with-a-past Rita on a quest for black pearls on a secret island. Arrived, they find another white man has made himself high priest; but George, the latter's handome son, is fair game for Rita, who lands in the guise of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Virginia Mayo  •  Dennis Morgan  •  David Farrar  •  Murvyn Vye

This Could Be the Night (1957)

To earn extra money, a prim schoolteacher takes a second job as secretary to the uncouth owner of a boisterous nightclub.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Jean Simmons  •  Paul Douglas  •  Anthony Franciosa  •  Joan Blondell

To earn extra money, a prim schoolteacher takes a second job as secretary to the uncouth owner of a boisterous nightclub.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Jean Simmons  •  Paul Douglas  •  Anthony Franciosa  •  Joan Blondell

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949)

A bump on the head sends Hank Martin, 1912 mechanic, to Arthurian Britain, 528 A.D., where he is befriended by Sir Sagramore le Desirous and gains power by judicious use of technology. He and Alisande, the King's niece, fall in love at first sight, which draws ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tay Garnett
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  William Bendix

A bump on the head sends Hank Martin, 1912 mechanic, to Arthurian Britain, 528 A.D., where he is befriended by Sir Sagramore le Desirous and gains power by judicious use of technology. He and Alisande, the King's niece, fall in love at first sight, which draws ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tay Garnett
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  William Bendix

Whispering Smith (1948)

Smith as an iron-willed railroad detective. When his friend Murray is fired from the railroad and begins helping Rebstock wreck trains, Smith must go after him. He also seems to have an interest in Murray's wife (and vice versa).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Fenton
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Robert Preston  •  Brenda Marshall  •  Donald Crisp

Smith as an iron-willed railroad detective. When his friend Murray is fired from the railroad and begins helping Rebstock wreck trains, Smith must go after him. He also seems to have an interest in Murray's wife (and vice versa).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Fenton
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Robert Preston  •  Brenda Marshall  •  Donald Crisp

Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1958)

Harry Bannerman, a Connecticut suburbanite, becomes involved in various shenanigans when his wife Grace leads a protest movement against a secret army plan to set up a missile base in their community.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Joan Collins  •  Jack Carson

Harry Bannerman, a Connecticut suburbanite, becomes involved in various shenanigans when his wife Grace leads a protest movement against a secret army plan to set up a missile base in their community.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Joan Collins  •  Jack Carson

Golden Earrings (1947)

A British colonel escapes from the Gestapo to the Black Forest and poses as a Gypsy's mate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Marlene Dietrich  •  Murvyn Vye  •  Bruce Lester

A British colonel escapes from the Gestapo to the Black Forest and poses as a Gypsy's mate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Marlene Dietrich  •  Murvyn Vye  •  Bruce Lester

Destination Gobi (1953)

A group of US Navy weathermen taking measurements in the Gobi desert in World War II are forced to seek the help of Mongol nomads to regain their ship while under attack from the Japanese.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Don Taylor  •  Max Showalter  •  Murvyn Vye

A group of US Navy weathermen taking measurements in the Gobi desert in World War II are forced to seek the help of Mongol nomads to regain their ship while under attack from the Japanese.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Don Taylor  •  Max Showalter  •  Murvyn Vye
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