Morris Carnovsky

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Morris Carnovsky (September 5, 1897 – September 1, 1992) was an American stage and film actor born in St. Louis, Missouri. He worked briefly in the Yiddish theatre before attending Washington University in St. Louis. Opting for a mainstream acting career, he appeared in dozens of Broadway shows. Description above from the Wikipedia article Morris Carnovsky, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Cornered (1945)

A World War II veteran hunts down the Nazi collaborators who killed his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Dick Powell  •  Walter Slezak  •  Micheline Cheirel  •  Nina Vale

A World War II veteran hunts down the Nazi collaborators who killed his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Dick Powell  •  Walter Slezak  •  Micheline Cheirel  •  Nina Vale

Dead Reckoning (1947)

Paratroopers Captain 'Rip' Murdock and Sergeant Johnny Drake are mysteriously ordered to travel to Washington, DC. When Drake learns that he is to be awarded the Medal of Honor, he disappears before newspaper photographers can take his picture. Murdock follows the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Morris Carnovsky  •  Charles Cane

Paratroopers Captain 'Rip' Murdock and Sergeant Johnny Drake are mysteriously ordered to travel to Washington, DC. When Drake learns that he is to be awarded the Medal of Honor, he disappears before newspaper photographers can take his picture. Murdock follows the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Morris Carnovsky  •  Charles Cane

Gun Crazy (1950)

Bart Tare is an ex-Army man who has a lifelong fixation with guns, he meets a kindred spirit in sharpshooter Annie Starr and goes to work at a carnival. After upsetting the carnival owner who lusts after Starr, they both get fired. Soon, on Starr's behest, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph H. Lewis
CAST:  Peggy Cummins  •  John Dall  •  Berry Kroeger  •  Morris Carnovsky

Bart Tare is an ex-Army man who has a lifelong fixation with guns, he meets a kindred spirit in sharpshooter Annie Starr and goes to work at a carnival. After upsetting the carnival owner who lusts after Starr, they both get fired. Soon, on Starr's behest, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph H. Lewis
CAST:  Peggy Cummins  •  John Dall  •  Berry Kroeger  •  Morris Carnovsky

The Gambler (1974)

New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  James Caan  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Lauren Hutton  •  Morris Carnovsky

New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  James Caan  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Lauren Hutton  •  Morris Carnovsky

The Life of Emile Zola (1937)

Biopic of the famous French writer Emile Zola and his involvement in the Dreyfus Affair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  Gale Sondergaard  •  Joseph Schildkraut  •  Gloria Holden

Biopic of the famous French writer Emile Zola and his involvement in the Dreyfus Affair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  Gale Sondergaard  •  Joseph Schildkraut  •  Gloria Holden

The Second Woman (1950)

In flashback from a 'Rebecca'-style beginning: Ellen Foster, visiting her aunt on the California coast, meets neighbor Jeff Cohalan and his ultramodern clifftop house. Ellen is strongly attracted to Jeff, who's being plagued by unexplainable accidents, major and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James V. Kern
CAST:  Robert Young  •  Betsy Drake  •  John Sutton  •  Florence Bates

In flashback from a 'Rebecca'-style beginning: Ellen Foster, visiting her aunt on the California coast, meets neighbor Jeff Cohalan and his ultramodern clifftop house. Ellen is strongly attracted to Jeff, who's being plagued by unexplainable accidents, major and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James V. Kern
CAST:  Robert Young  •  Betsy Drake  •  John Sutton  •  Florence Bates

Thieves' Highway (1949)

Nick Garcos comes back from his tour of duty in World War II planning to settle down with his girlfriend, Polly Faber. He learns, however, that his father was recently beaten and burglarized by mob-connected trucker Mike Figlia, and Nick resolves to get even. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jules Dassin
CAST:  Richard Conte  •  Valentina Cortese  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Barbara Lawrence

Nick Garcos comes back from his tour of duty in World War II planning to settle down with his girlfriend, Polly Faber. He learns, however, that his father was recently beaten and burglarized by mob-connected trucker Mike Figlia, and Nick resolves to get even. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jules Dassin
CAST:  Richard Conte  •  Valentina Cortese  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Barbara Lawrence

The City (1939)

Polemic documentary extolling the virtues of suburban life and leaving cities as a place of industry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Steiner  •  Willard Van Dyke
CAST:  Morris Carnovsky

Polemic documentary extolling the virtues of suburban life and leaving cities as a place of industry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Steiner  •  Willard Van Dyke
CAST:  Morris Carnovsky

Edge of Darkness (1943)

The film pivots around the local doctor and his family. The doctor's wife (Ruth Gordon) wants to hold on to the pretence of gracious living and ignore the occupiers. The doctor, Martin Stensgard (Walter Huston), would also prefer to stay neutral, but is torn. His ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Ann Sheridan  •  Walter Huston  •  Nancy Coleman

The film pivots around the local doctor and his family. The doctor's wife (Ruth Gordon) wants to hold on to the pretence of gracious living and ignore the occupiers. The doctor, Martin Stensgard (Walter Huston), would also prefer to stay neutral, but is torn. His ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Ann Sheridan  •  Walter Huston  •  Nancy Coleman

The Master Race (1944)

When allied troops liberate a small battle-scarred Belgium town in 1944 the American and British commanders do all they can to help the war-weary people back on their feet. There are mental and physical wounds to heal, fields to plough, the church to rebuild. But a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert J. Biberman
CAST:  George Coulouris  •  Stanley Ridges  •  Osa Massen  •  Carl Esmond

When allied troops liberate a small battle-scarred Belgium town in 1944 the American and British commanders do all they can to help the war-weary people back on their feet. There are mental and physical wounds to heal, fields to plough, the church to rebuild. But a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert J. Biberman
CAST:  George Coulouris  •  Stanley Ridges  •  Osa Massen  •  Carl Esmond

Saigon (1947)

After World War II Larry learns that his flying buddy Mike will only live a short time despite the efforts of the doctors. He takes on a profitable flying job for profiteers Maris to finance a good time for his buddy. As the plane takes off he shoves Maris' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Fenton
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Veronica Lake  •  Douglas Dick  •  Wally Cassell

After World War II Larry learns that his flying buddy Mike will only live a short time despite the efforts of the doctors. He takes on a profitable flying job for profiteers Maris to finance a good time for his buddy. As the plane takes off he shoves Maris' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Fenton
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Veronica Lake  •  Douglas Dick  •  Wally Cassell

Man-Eater of Kumaon (1948)

A doctor hunts a vicious, man-eating tiger that terrorizes a native jungle village. In time the doctor experiences a personal change when he accepts their native customs and beliefs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  Sabu  •  Wendell Corey  •  Joy Page  •  Morris Carnovsky

A doctor hunts a vicious, man-eating tiger that terrorizes a native jungle village. In time the doctor experiences a personal change when he accepts their native customs and beliefs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  Sabu  •  Wendell Corey  •  Joy Page  •  Morris Carnovsky

Siren of Atlantis (1949)

Two Foreign Legion soldiers, Jean (Dennis O'Keefe) and Andre (Jean Pierre Aumont), accidentally discover the famed lost continent of Atlantis. Bewitched by the sultry, beauty of the Queen of Atlantis (Maria Montez) the two men vie for her affections; little ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Brahm  •  Gregg Tallas  •  Arthur Ripley
CAST:  Maria Montez  •  Jean-Pierre Aumont  •  Henry Daniell  •  Morris Carnovsky

Two Foreign Legion soldiers, Jean (Dennis O'Keefe) and Andre (Jean Pierre Aumont), accidentally discover the famed lost continent of Atlantis. Bewitched by the sultry, beauty of the Queen of Atlantis (Maria Montez) the two men vie for her affections; little ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Brahm  •  Gregg Tallas  •  Arthur Ripley
CAST:  Maria Montez  •  Jean-Pierre Aumont  •  Henry Daniell  •  Morris Carnovsky

Miss Susie Slagle's (1946)

A student nurse falls in love with a young intern in 1910 Baltimore, but tragedy ensues when he contracts a fatal disease.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Berry
CAST:  Veronica Lake  •  Sonny Tufts  •  Joan Caulfield  •  Ray Collins

A student nurse falls in love with a young intern in 1910 Baltimore, but tragedy ensues when he contracts a fatal disease.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Berry
CAST:  Veronica Lake  •  Sonny Tufts  •  Joan Caulfield  •  Ray Collins

A View from the Bridge (1962)

Eddie Carbone, a Brooklyn longshoreman is unhappily married to Beatrice and unconsciously in love with Catherine, the niece that they have raised from childhood. Into his house come two brothers, illegal immigrants, Marco and Rodolpho. Catherine falls in love with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Raf Vallone  •  Jean Sorel  •  Maureen Stapleton  •  Carol Lawrence

Eddie Carbone, a Brooklyn longshoreman is unhappily married to Beatrice and unconsciously in love with Catherine, the niece that they have raised from childhood. Into his house come two brothers, illegal immigrants, Marco and Rodolpho. Catherine falls in love with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Raf Vallone  •  Jean Sorel  •  Maureen Stapleton  •  Carol Lawrence

Address Unknown (1944)

When a German art dealer living in the US returns to his native country he finds himself attracted to Nazi propaganda.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Cameron Menzies
CAST:  Paul Lukas  •  Carl Esmond  •  Peter van Eyck  •  Mady Christians

When a German art dealer living in the US returns to his native country he finds himself attracted to Nazi propaganda.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Cameron Menzies
CAST:  Paul Lukas  •  Carl Esmond  •  Peter van Eyck  •  Mady Christians

Dishonored Lady (1947)

Art editor Madeleine Damian carries on numerous loveless affairs. After a failed relationship with advertiser Felix Courtland, the increasingly depressed Madeleine attempts suicide. When Jack Garet, her secretary and former lover, tries to blackmail her, Madeleine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Hedy Lamarr  •  Dennis O'Keefe  •  John Loder  •  William Lundigan

Art editor Madeleine Damian carries on numerous loveless affairs. After a failed relationship with advertiser Felix Courtland, the increasingly depressed Madeleine attempts suicide. When Jack Garet, her secretary and former lover, tries to blackmail her, Madeleine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Hedy Lamarr  •  Dennis O'Keefe  •  John Loder  •  William Lundigan

Tovarich (1937)

When upper-class Parisian Charles Dupont and his family hire Tina and Michel as their servants, they have no idea that the domestics are in fact Tatiana, the Grand Duchess Petrovna, and her husband, Mikail, Prince Ouratieff. Recent exiles from the Russian ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Charles Boyer  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Anita Louise

When upper-class Parisian Charles Dupont and his family hire Tina and Michel as their servants, they have no idea that the domestics are in fact Tatiana, the Grand Duchess Petrovna, and her husband, Mikail, Prince Ouratieff. Recent exiles from the Russian ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Charles Boyer  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Anita Louise

Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads (1983)

Zack Homer takes over managing the barbershop after Joe is killed for trying to rip off his "investor", Mr. Lovejoy. All Zack wants to do is run a traditional barbershop giving traditional haircuts, but modern styles have passed him by and business is slow. One ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Monty Ross  •  Morris Carnovsky  •  Donna Bailey  •  Stuart Smith

Zack Homer takes over managing the barbershop after Joe is killed for trying to rip off his "investor", Mr. Lovejoy. All Zack wants to do is run a traditional barbershop giving traditional haircuts, but modern styles have passed him by and business is slow. One ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Monty Ross  •  Morris Carnovsky  •  Donna Bailey  •  Stuart Smith

Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)

France, 1640: Cyrano, the charismatic swordsman-poet with the absurd nose, hopelessly loves the beauteous Roxane; she, in turn, confesses to Cyrano her love for the handsome but tongue-tied Christian. The chivalrous Cyrano sets up with Christian an innocent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Gordon
CAST:  José Ferrer  •  Mala Powers  •  William Prince  •  Morris Carnovsky

France, 1640: Cyrano, the charismatic swordsman-poet with the absurd nose, hopelessly loves the beauteous Roxane; she, in turn, confesses to Cyrano her love for the handsome but tongue-tied Christian. The chivalrous Cyrano sets up with Christian an innocent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Gordon
CAST:  José Ferrer  •  Mala Powers  •  William Prince  •  Morris Carnovsky
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