Search results for "Alfred L. Werker"

A-Haunting We Will Go (1942) RT Audience 59%

Stan and Ollie get involved with con men, crooks, a genial magician, and two interchangeable coffins with disastrous but funny results.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Stan Laurel  •  Oliver Hardy  •  Dante  •  Sheila Ryan

He Walked by Night (1948) RT 83% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Dec 2003

This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker  •  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Richard Basehart  •  Scott Brady  •  Roy Roberts  •  Whit Bissell

Kidnapped (1938) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Jun 2012

Robert Louis Stevenson's hero David Balfour (Freddie Bartholomew) joins rebel Alan Breck Stewart (Warner Baxter) in 18th-century Scotland.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Warner Baxter  •  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Arleen Whelan  •  C. Aubrey Smith

Shock (1946) RT Audience 39%

DVD release: Aug 2006

In this thriller, psychiatrist Dr. Cross (Vincent Price) kills his wife and expects to get away with murder, until he discovers that the slaying was observed by a next-door ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Lynn Bari  •  Frank Latimore  •  Anabel Shaw

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Professor Moriarity has a scheme for stealing the crown jewels from the Tower of London. To get Holmes involved, he persuades a gaucho flute player to murder a girl.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Basil Rathbone  •  Nigel Bruce  •  Ida Lupino  •  George Zucco

The House of Rothschild (1934) RT 100% / Audience 69%

The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  George Arliss  •  Boris Karloff  •  Loretta Young  •  C. Aubrey Smith

Repeat Performance (1947) RT Audience 38%

Sheila Page, a Broadway star, shoots Barney, her murderous husband on New Year's Eve. She flees her apartment and goes to her Producer, John Friday. When she arrives, it is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Louis Hayward  •  Joan Leslie  •  Virginia Field  •  Tom Conway

It's Great to Be Alive (1933)

An aviator who crash landed on an island in the South Pacific returns home to find that he is the last fertile man left on Earth after an epidemic of masculitus.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Raul Roulien  •  Gloria Stuart  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Joan Marsh

My Pal Wolf (1944)

A lonely child, neglected by her parents, encounters and befriends a German shepherd, but she's unaware the animal is a military dog being trained for service in WW2.  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Sharyn Moffett  •  Jill Esmond  •  Una O'Connor  •  George Cleveland

Pirates of Monterey (1947)

A woman journeys to Spanish California to marry a Spanish officer, but on the way she meets and falls in love with an American adventurer who is part of a movement to ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Maria Montez  •  Rod Cameron  •  Mikhail Rasumny  •  Phillip Reed

Devil's Canyon (1953) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 1990

An outlaw woman (Virginia Mayo) helps one Arizona convict (Dale Robertson) stop another (Stephen McNally) with a Gatling gun.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Virginia Mayo  •  Dale Robertson  •  Stephen McNally  •  Arthur Hunnicutt

Gateway (1938)

Irish immigrant meets returning war correspondent on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amours of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Arleen Whelan  •  Gregory Ratoff  •  Binnie Barnes

City Girl (1938) RT 80% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 2008

In this tearful crime melodrama, a waitress becomes so taken with her dream of living in posh luxury and comfort that she leaves her honest boyfriend the district attorney to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Phyllis Brooks  •  Ricardo Cortez  •  Robert Wilcox  •  Douglas Fowley

Big Town Girl (1937)

When a department store songstress becomes a radio star she keeps her identity secret, as the "Masked Countess", because he estranged husband is a crook.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Claire Trevor  •  Donald Woods  •  Alan Dinehart  •  Alan Baxter

Three Hours to Kill (1954) RT Audience 20%

After three years on the run, Jim Guthrie returns with the scar of a rope burn on his neck. In flashback we learn how he was framed for murder but then escaped from the lynch ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Western
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Donna Reed  •  Dianne Foster  •  Stephen Elliott

The Last Posse (1953) RT Audience 50%

A posse's pursuit of bank robbers ends with loot missing and a sheriff (Broderick Crawford) wounded.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Broderick Crawford  •  John Derek  •  Charles Bickford  •  Wanda Hendrix

Moon Over Her Shoulder (1941)

Marriage counselor (Sutton) advises his bored wife (Bari) to take up painting through which she meets a hubbie-rival yachtsman (Dailey).  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Lynn Bari  •  John Sutton  •  Dan Dailey  •  Alan Mowbray

Annabelle's Affairs (1931)

After only 11 hours of marriage, Annabelle and her husband separate-not knowing what each other truly looks like. Annabelle is given stocks by her husband and told not to part ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Victor McLaglen  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Roland Young  •  Sally Blane

At Gunpoint (1955)

A general-store keeper (Fred MacMurray) scares off bank robbers with a lucky shot, but they come back.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Dorothy Malone  •  Walter Brennan  •  Tommy Rettig