Philip Merivale

Philip Merivale was born on November 2, 1886 in Rehutia, Manickpur, India. He was an actor and writer, known for The Stranger (1946), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941) and Sister Kenny (1946). He was married to Gladys Cooper and Viva Birkett. He died on March 12, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)

Happily married for three years, Ann and David Smith live in New York. One morning Ann asks David if he had to do it over again, would he marry her? To her shock, he answers, "No". Later that day, they separately discover that, due to a legal complication, they are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Carole Lombard  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Gene Raymond  •  Jack Carson

Happily married for three years, Ann and David Smith live in New York. One morning Ann asks David if he had to do it over again, would he marry her? To her shock, he answers, "No". Later that day, they separately discover that, due to a legal complication, they are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Carole Lombard  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Gene Raymond  •  Jack Carson

Nothing But Trouble (1944)

Two bumbling servants are hired by a dizzy society matron to cook and serve a meal to visiting royalty.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Taylor
CAST:  Stan Laurel  •  Oliver Hardy  •  Mary Boland  •  Philip Merivale

Two bumbling servants are hired by a dizzy society matron to cook and serve a meal to visiting royalty.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Taylor
CAST:  Stan Laurel  •  Oliver Hardy  •  Mary Boland  •  Philip Merivale

Sister Kenny (1946)

True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dudley Nichols
CAST:  Rosalind Russell  •  Alexander Knox  •  Dean Jagger  •  Philip Merivale

True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dudley Nichols
CAST:  Rosalind Russell  •  Alexander Knox  •  Dean Jagger  •  Philip Merivale

The Hour Before the Dawn (1944)

A beautiful Austrian refugee in England--who is also a Nazi agent--marries a scholarly English pacifist. He lives near a secret military base she needs to get information about so she can help in Hitler's planned invasion of England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Tuttle
CAST:  Veronica Lake  •  Franchot Tone  •  John Sutton  •  Binnie Barnes

A beautiful Austrian refugee in England--who is also a Nazi agent--marries a scholarly English pacifist. He lives near a secret military base she needs to get information about so she can help in Hitler's planned invasion of England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Tuttle
CAST:  Veronica Lake  •  Franchot Tone  •  John Sutton  •  Binnie Barnes

The Stranger (1946)

A man working for the War Crimes Commission suspects that an important Nazi official has folded himself into a quaint Connecticut town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Loretta Young  •  Orson Welles  •  Philip Merivale

A man working for the War Crimes Commission suspects that an important Nazi official has folded himself into a quaint Connecticut town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Loretta Young  •  Orson Welles  •  Philip Merivale

Give Us This Night (1936)

After being introduced to the world of opera, a fisherman (Jan Kiepura) falls for a woman (Swarthout) whose guardian is a noted composer (Philip Merivale). They met when the fisherman evaded the police by seeking refuge in the village church. While there, they are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexander Hall
CAST:  Jan Kiepura  •  Gladys Swarthout  •  Philip Merivale  •  Benny Baker

After being introduced to the world of opera, a fisherman (Jan Kiepura) falls for a woman (Swarthout) whose guardian is a noted composer (Philip Merivale). They met when the fisherman evaded the police by seeking refuge in the village church. While there, they are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexander Hall
CAST:  Jan Kiepura  •  Gladys Swarthout  •  Philip Merivale  •  Benny Baker

Pacific Blackout (1941)

Falsely convicted of murder, young Robert Draper (Robert Preston) escapes custody during a practice blackout drill. Under cover of darkness, Draper hopes to find the real killer, who turns out to be a member of a Nazi sabotage ring. Completed shortly before America ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Robert Preston  •  Martha O'Driscoll  •  Philip Merivale  •  Eva Gabor

Falsely convicted of murder, young Robert Draper (Robert Preston) escapes custody during a practice blackout drill. Under cover of darkness, Draper hopes to find the real killer, who turns out to be a member of a Nazi sabotage ring. Completed shortly before America ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Robert Preston  •  Martha O'Driscoll  •  Philip Merivale  •  Eva Gabor

Lost Angel (1943)

Alpha's been raised along scientific principles, and will make Mike Regan a great human interest story for his paper. But when his interview prompts Alpha to run away from the institute and ask him to show her some magic, Mike gets more responsibility than he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Margaret O'Brien  •  James Craig  •  Marsha Hunt  •  Philip Merivale

Alpha's been raised along scientific principles, and will make Mike Regan a great human interest story for his paper. But when his interview prompts Alpha to run away from the institute and ask him to show her some magic, Mike gets more responsibility than he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Margaret O'Brien  •  James Craig  •  Marsha Hunt  •  Philip Merivale

This Above All (1942)

In 1940 England, aristocratic Prudence Cathaway alarms her snobbish parents by joining the WAF service branch. She soon meets and falls in love with the brooding Clive Briggs, despite his prejudice against the upper classes, and agrees to spend a week with him at a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Henry Stephenson

In 1940 England, aristocratic Prudence Cathaway alarms her snobbish parents by joining the WAF service branch. She soon meets and falls in love with the brooding Clive Briggs, despite his prejudice against the upper classes, and agrees to spend a week with him at a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Henry Stephenson

Crossroads (1942)

A French diplomat who's recovered from amnesia is blackmailed over crimes he can't remember.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  William Powell  •  Hedy Lamarr  •  Claire Trevor  •  Basil Rathbone

A French diplomat who's recovered from amnesia is blackmailed over crimes he can't remember.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  William Powell  •  Hedy Lamarr  •  Claire Trevor  •  Basil Rathbone

Rage in Heaven (1941)

Robert Montgomery plays a jealous man who plots to fake his death and incriminate his wife's suspected lover.  (more)

DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke
CAST:  Robert Montgomery  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  George Sanders  •  Lucile Watson

Robert Montgomery plays a jealous man who plots to fake his death and incriminate his wife's suspected lover.  (more)

DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke
CAST:  Robert Montgomery  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  George Sanders  •  Lucile Watson

Lady for a Night (1942)

Gambling boat operator Jenny Blake throws over her gambler beau Jack Morgan in order to marry into high society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leigh Jason
CAST:  Joan Blondell  •  John Wayne  •  Philip Merivale  •  Blanche Yurka

Gambling boat operator Jenny Blake throws over her gambler beau Jack Morgan in order to marry into high society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leigh Jason
CAST:  Joan Blondell  •  John Wayne  •  Philip Merivale  •  Blanche Yurka

Adventure (1945)

A rough and tumble man of the sea falls for a meek librarian.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Greer Garson  •  Joan Blondell  •  Thomas Mitchell

A rough and tumble man of the sea falls for a meek librarian.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Greer Garson  •  Joan Blondell  •  Thomas Mitchell

Tonight and Every Night (1945)

An American girl falls for an RAF pilot while performing at a British music hall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Saville
CAST:  Rita Hayworth  •  Lee Bowman  •  Janet Blair  •  Marc Platt

An American girl falls for an RAF pilot while performing at a British music hall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Saville
CAST:  Rita Hayworth  •  Lee Bowman  •  Janet Blair  •  Marc Platt

This Land Is Mine (1943)

Somewhere in Europe, in a city occupied by the Nazis, a gentle school teacher finds himself torn between collaboration and resistance, cowardice and courage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Renoir
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  George Sanders  •  Walter Slezak

Somewhere in Europe, in a city occupied by the Nazis, a gentle school teacher finds himself torn between collaboration and resistance, cowardice and courage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Renoir
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  George Sanders  •  Walter Slezak