Search results for "Alison Skipworth"

Satan Met a Lady (1936) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Feb 1991

In the second screen version of The Maltese Falcon, a detective is caught between a lying seductress and a lady jewel thief.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Warren William  •  Alison Skipworth  •  Arthur Treacher

Alice in Wonderland (1933) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Mar 2010

On a boring winter afternoon, Alice dreams, that she's visiting the land behind the mirror. This turns out to be a surrealistic nightmare, with all sorts of strange things ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Charlotte Henry  •  Richard Arlen  •  Roscoe Ates  •  William Austin

Dangerous (1935) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 2012

Dan Bellows finds former stage star Joyce Heath a penniless drunk and takes her to his Connecticut home for rehabilitation. Unaware that she is married to Gordon, he asks his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Franchot Tone  •  Margaret Lindsay  •  Alison Skipworth

Becky Sharp (1935) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Jun 2004

The first feature length film to use three-strip Technicolor film. Adapted from a play that was adapted from William Makepeace Thackeray's book "Vanity Fair", the film looks ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rouben Mamoulian
CAST:  Miriam Hopkins  •  Frances Dee  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Billie Burke

The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 1992

It's the early nineteenth century Washington. Young adult Margaret O'Neal, Peggy to most that know her, is the daughter of Major William O'Neal, who is the innkeeper of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Robert Taylor  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Franchot Tone

Night After Night (1932) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Aug 1993

A former boxer purchases a classy speakeasy and falls in love with a wealthy society girl.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Archie Mayo
CAST:  George Raft  •  Constance Cummings  •  Wynne Gibson  •  Mae West

If I Had a Million (1932) RT Audience 84%

An elderly business tycoon, believed to be dying, decides to give a million dollars each to 8 strangers chosen at random from the phone directory. The various segents of this ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog  •  Ernst Lubitsch  •  H. Bruce Humberstone  •  Norman Z. McLeod  •  William A. Seiter  •  James Cruze  •  Stephen Roberts
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Charles Laughton  •  George Raft  •  Jack Oakie

The Devil Is a Woman (1935) RT 78% / Audience 71%

In the carnival in Spain in the beginning of the Twentieth Century, the exiled republican Antonio Galvan comes from Paris masquerade to enjoy the party and visit his friend ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Josef von Sternberg
CAST:  Marlene Dietrich  •  Lionel Atwill  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Alison Skipworth

Devotion (1931) RT Audience 48%

A young Londoner (Ann Harding) disguises herself to become governess of the son of the barrister (Leslie Howard) she loves.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Milton
CAST:  Ann Harding  •  Leslie Howard  •  O.P. Heggie  •  Louise Closser Hale

Strictly Unconventional (1930)

An adaptation of W. Somerset Maugham's The Circle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Burton
CAST:  Catherine Dale Owen  •  Paul Cavanagh  •  Ernest Torrence  •  Alison Skipworth

The Casino Murder Case (1935)

When Philo Vance receives a note that harm will befall Lynn at the casino that night, he takes the threat seriously while the DA dismisses it. At the casino owned by Uncle ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Edwin L. Marin
CAST:  Paul Lukas  •  Alison Skipworth  •  Donald Cook  •  Rosalind Russell

Doubting Thomas (1935) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Mar 1991

A husband makes fun of his wife's theatrical aspirations when she agrees to appear in a local production. When she begins to neglect him, he decides to retaliate by also going ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Will Rogers  •  Billie Burke  •  Alison Skipworth  •  Sterling Holloway

Sinners in the Sun (1932)

A New York fashion model finds herself being pursued by a poor but honest garage mechanic and a rich philanderer.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alexander Hall
CAST:  Carole Lombard  •  Chester Morris  •  Adrienne Ames  •  Alison Skipworth

White Hunter (1936)

Safari guide Capt. Clark Rutledge is hired by the man Michael Varek who was responsible for his father's death...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Irving Cummings
CAST:  Warner Baxter  •  June Lang  •  Gail Patrick  •  Wilfrid Lawson

Du Barry, Woman of Passion (1930)

Jeannette Vaubernier, an impulsive shopgirl en route to deliver a hat, dreams of luxury and position as she saunters through the woods, and attracted by a pool of water, she ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Taylor
CAST:  Norma Talmadge  •  William Farnum  •  Conrad Nagel  •  Hobart Bosworth

Wide Open Faces (1938)

DVD release: Feb 1998

A small town soda jerk discovers a gang of criminals staying at a local hotel. Comedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kurt Neumann
CAST:  Joe E. Brown  •  Jane Wyman  •  Alison Skipworth  •  Lyda Roberti

Six of a Kind (1934) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Oct 1996

The Whinneys share expenses for their trip to Hollywood with George and Gracie and their great Dane. A clerk in Whinney's bank has put fifty thousand dollars in a suitcase, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
CAST:  Charles Ruggles  •  Mary Boland  •  W.C. Fields  •  George Burns

Shoot the Works (1934)

Jack Oakie stars as seedy sideshow barker Nicky, who uses everyone he meets to get ahead. Nicky isn't even above exploiting his singing sweetheart Lily (Dorothy Dell) to suit ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Wesley Ruggles
CAST:  Jack Oakie  •  Ben Bernie  •  Dorothy Dell  •  Alison Skipworth