Raoul Walsh

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Raoul Walsh (March 11, 1887 – December 31, 1980) was an American film director, actor, founding member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and the brother of silent screen actor George Walsh. He was known for portraying John Wilkes Booth in the silent classic Birth of a Nation (1915) and for directing such films as High Sierra (1941) starring Ida Lupino and Humphrey Bogart and White Heat (1949) with James Cagney and Edmond O'Brien. His last directorial effort came in 1964. Description above from the Wikipedia article Raoul Walsh, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Battle Cry (1955)

The dramatic story of US marines in training, in combat and in love during World War II. The story centres on a major who guides the raw recruits from their training to combat. Based on the novel by Leon Uris.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Aldo Ray  •  Mona Freeman  •  James Whitmore

The dramatic story of US marines in training, in combat and in love during World War II. The story centres on a major who guides the raw recruits from their training to combat. Based on the novel by Leon Uris.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Aldo Ray  •  Mona Freeman  •  James Whitmore

Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)

A naval adventure, based on the novels by C.S. Forester, about the heroic, 19th-century British seafarer. The story sails with his ship, the Lydia, through battles with Spain and then France won with wit rather than might.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Robert Beatty  •  James Robertson Justice

A naval adventure, based on the novels by C.S. Forester, about the heroic, 19th-century British seafarer. The story sails with his ship, the Lydia, through battles with Spain and then France won with wit rather than might.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Robert Beatty  •  James Robertson Justice

Colorado Territory (1949)

Western remake of High Sierra with Joel McCrea taking over the Humphrey Bogart role.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Dorothy Malone  •  Henry Hull

Western remake of High Sierra with Joel McCrea taking over the Humphrey Bogart role.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Dorothy Malone  •  Henry Hull

High Sierra (1941)

Given a pardon from jail, Roy Earle gets back into the swing of things as he robs a swanky resort.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  Alan Curtis  •  Arthur Kennedy

Given a pardon from jail, Roy Earle gets back into the swing of things as he robs a swanky resort.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  Alan Curtis  •  Arthur Kennedy

Pursued (1947)

A boy haunted by nightmares about the night his entire family was murdered is brought up by a neighboring family in the 1880s. He falls for his lovely adoptive sister but his nasty adoptive brother and mysterious uncle want him dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Teresa Wright  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Judith Anderson  •  Dean Jagger

A boy haunted by nightmares about the night his entire family was murdered is brought up by a neighboring family in the 1880s. He falls for his lovely adoptive sister but his nasty adoptive brother and mysterious uncle want him dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Teresa Wright  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Judith Anderson  •  Dean Jagger

The Birth of a Nation (1915)

Two families, abolitionist Northerners the Stonemans and Southern landowners the Camerons, intertwine. When Confederate colonel Ben Cameron is captured in battle, nurse Elsie Stoneman petitions for his pardon. In Reconstruction-era South Carolina, Cameron founds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  D. W. Griffith
CAST:  Lillian Gish  •  Mae Marsh  •  Henry B. Walthall  •  Miriam Cooper

Two families, abolitionist Northerners the Stonemans and Southern landowners the Camerons, intertwine. When Confederate colonel Ben Cameron is captured in battle, nurse Elsie Stoneman petitions for his pardon. In Reconstruction-era South Carolina, Cameron founds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  D. W. Griffith
CAST:  Lillian Gish  •  Mae Marsh  •  Henry B. Walthall  •  Miriam Cooper

The Enforcer (1951)

After years of investigation, Assistant District Attorney Martin Ferguson has managed to build a solid case against an elusive gangster whose top lieutenant is about to testify.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh  •  Bretaigne Windust
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Zero Mostel  •  Ted de Corsia  •  Everett Sloane

After years of investigation, Assistant District Attorney Martin Ferguson has managed to build a solid case against an elusive gangster whose top lieutenant is about to testify.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh  •  Bretaigne Windust
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Zero Mostel  •  Ted de Corsia  •  Everett Sloane

The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945)

A trumpet player in a radio orchestra falls asleep during a commercial and dreams he's Athanael, an angel deputized to blow the Last Trumpet at exactly midnight on Earth, thus marking the end of the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Alexis Smith  •  Dolores Moran  •  Allyn Joslyn

A trumpet player in a radio orchestra falls asleep during a commercial and dreams he's Athanael, an angel deputized to blow the Last Trumpet at exactly midnight on Earth, thus marking the end of the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Alexis Smith  •  Dolores Moran  •  Allyn Joslyn

The Roaring Twenties (1939)

After World War I, Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of bootleg liquor and hires Lloyd as his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Priscilla Lane  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  Gladys George

After World War I, Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of bootleg liquor and hires Lloyd as his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Priscilla Lane  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  Gladys George

The Strawberry Blonde (1941)

Biff Grimes is desperately in love with Virginia, but his best friend Hugo marries her and manipulates Biff into becoming involved in his somewhat nefarious businesses. Hugo appears to have stolen Biff's dreams, and Biff has to deal with the realisation that having ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Rita Hayworth  •  Jack Carson

Biff Grimes is desperately in love with Virginia, but his best friend Hugo marries her and manipulates Biff into becoming involved in his somewhat nefarious businesses. Hugo appears to have stolen Biff's dreams, and Biff has to deal with the realisation that having ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Rita Hayworth  •  Jack Carson

The Thief of Bagdad (1924)

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A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Douglas Fairbanks  •  Snitz Edwards  •  Charles Belcher  •  Julanne Johnston

A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Douglas Fairbanks  •  Snitz Edwards  •  Charles Belcher  •  Julanne Johnston

They Died with Their Boots On (1941)

The story follows General George Armstrong Custer's adventures from his West Point days to his death. He defies orders during the Civil War, trains the 7th Cavalry, appeases Chief Crazy Horse and later engages in bloody battle with the Sioux nation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Charley Grapewin

The story follows General George Armstrong Custer's adventures from his West Point days to his death. He defies orders during the Civil War, trains the 7th Cavalry, appeases Chief Crazy Horse and later engages in bloody battle with the Sioux nation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Charley Grapewin

They Drive by Night (1940)

Joe and Paul Fabrini are Wildcat, or independent, truck drivers who have their own small one-truck business. The Fabrini boys constantly battle distributors, rivals and loan collectors, while trying to make a success of their transport company.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  George Raft  •  Ann Sheridan  •  Ida Lupino  •  Humphrey Bogart

Joe and Paul Fabrini are Wildcat, or independent, truck drivers who have their own small one-truck business. The Fabrini boys constantly battle distributors, rivals and loan collectors, while trying to make a success of their transport company.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  George Raft  •  Ann Sheridan  •  Ida Lupino  •  Humphrey Bogart

White Heat (1949)

A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and then leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. After the heist, events take a crazy turn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Margaret Wycherly

A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and then leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. After the heist, events take a crazy turn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Margaret Wycherly

The Regeneration (1915)

At 10 years old, Owen becomes a ragged orphan when his mother dies. Abusive next-door neighbors the Conways take him in, and by 17, Owen has learned that might is right. At 25, he's a career gangster: loitering, gambling and drinking in dens of iniquity. Marie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  James A. Marcus  •  John McCann  •  Harry McCoy  •  Rockliffe Fellowes

At 10 years old, Owen becomes a ragged orphan when his mother dies. Abusive next-door neighbors the Conways take him in, and by 17, Owen has learned that might is right. At 25, he's a career gangster: loitering, gambling and drinking in dens of iniquity. Marie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  James A. Marcus  •  John McCann  •  Harry McCoy  •  Rockliffe Fellowes

Sadie Thompson (1928)

A young, beautiful prostitute named Sadie Thompson arrives on the South Pacific island of Pago Pago looking for honest work and falls for Timothy O'Hara, an American sailor who is unfazed by her unsavory past. However, Mr. Davidson, a missionary who arrived on the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Blanche Friderici  •  Charles Lane

A young, beautiful prostitute named Sadie Thompson arrives on the South Pacific island of Pago Pago looking for honest work and falls for Timothy O'Hara, an American sailor who is unfazed by her unsavory past. However, Mr. Davidson, a missionary who arrived on the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Blanche Friderici  •  Charles Lane

Distant Drums (1951)

After destroying a Seminole fort, American soldiers and their rescued companions must face the dangerous Everglades and hostile Indians in order to reach safety  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Mari Aldon  •  Richard Webb  •  Ray Teal

After destroying a Seminole fort, American soldiers and their rescued companions must face the dangerous Everglades and hostile Indians in order to reach safety  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Mari Aldon  •  Richard Webb  •  Ray Teal

The Big Trail (1930)

Young scout Breck Coleman leads a wagon train along the dangerous trail to Oregon as he tries to get the affection of the beautiful pioneer Ruth Cameron and plans his revenge on the harsh scoundrels who murdered a friend of his in the past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Marguerite Churchill  •  El Brendel  •  Tully Marshall

Young scout Breck Coleman leads a wagon train along the dangerous trail to Oregon as he tries to get the affection of the beautiful pioneer Ruth Cameron and plans his revenge on the harsh scoundrels who murdered a friend of his in the past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Marguerite Churchill  •  El Brendel  •  Tully Marshall

It's a Great Feeling (1949)

A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Dennis Morgan  •  Doris Day  •  Jack Carson  •  Bill Goodwin

A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Dennis Morgan  •  Doris Day  •  Jack Carson  •  Bill Goodwin

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (1958)

The story centres around Jonathon Tibbs, the young son of a family of English gunsmiths. He travels to the American West in the 1880s to sell firearms to the locals. While there he inadvertently acquires a reputation of quickness on the draw due to his wrist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Kenneth More  •  Jayne Mansfield  •  Henry Hull  •  Bruce Cabot

The story centres around Jonathon Tibbs, the young son of a family of English gunsmiths. He travels to the American West in the 1880s to sell firearms to the locals. While there he inadvertently acquires a reputation of quickness on the draw due to his wrist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Kenneth More  •  Jayne Mansfield  •  Henry Hull  •  Bruce Cabot
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