Search results for "Anatole Litvak"


Anastasia (1956) RT 90% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Russian exiles in Paris plot to collect ten million pounds from the Bank of England by grooming a destitute, suicidal girl to pose as heir to the Russian throne. While Bounin ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Ingrid Bergman  •  Yul Brynner  •  Helen Hayes  •  Akim Tamiroff

Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939) RT Audience 53%

FBI agent Ed Renard investigates the pre-War espionage activities of the German-American Bund.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Francis Lederer  •  George Sanders  •  Paul Lukas

Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) RT 86% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2002

Leona Stevenson is confined to bed and uses her telephone to keep in contact with the outside world. One day she overhears a murder plot on the telephone and is desperate to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Ann Richards  •  Wendell Corey

The Long Night (1947) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Jul 2000

City police surround a building attempting to capture a suspected murder. The suspect knows there is no escape but refuses to give in.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Barbara Bel Geddes  •  Vincent Price  •  Ann Dvorak

The Snake Pit (1948) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Virginia Cunningham is confused upon finding herself in a mental hospital, with no memory of her arrival at the institution. Tormented by delusions and unable to even ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Olivia de Havilland  •  Mark Stevens  •  Leo Genn  •  Celeste Holm

All This, and Heaven Too (1940) RT 83% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2008

When lovely and virtuous governess Henriette Deluzy comes to educate the children of the debonair Duc de Praslin, a royal subject to King Louis-Philippe and the husband of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Charles Boyer  •  Jeffrey Lynn  •  Barbara O'Neil

Decision Before Dawn (1951) RT 100% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2006

WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Richard Basehart  •  Gary Merrill  •  Oskar Werner  •  Hildegard Knef

The Night of the Generals (1967) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2007

An unusual World War II crime thriller about a Nazi investigation into the murder of a prostitute. Major Grau finds himself focusing on three suspects: the Generals Tanz, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Omar Sharif  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Christopher Plummer

The Battle of China (1944) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2001

The sixth film illustrates Japan's occupation of China, including Madame Chiang Kai-Shek's stirring address before congress, the rape of Naking, the great 2,000 mile migration ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • War
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra  •  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Anthony Veiller  •  Walter Huston

The Nazis Strike (1943)

This documents the relentless advance of Germany's mighty military machine, as Hitlers armies terrorize their victims with blitzkrieg tactics and spread through the Rineland ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • War
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra  •  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Eduard Benes  •  Neville Chamberlain  •  Clementine Churchill  •  Winston Churchill




The Battle of Russia (1943) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: May 2001

"The Battle of Russia," Chapter V of Frank Capra's "Why We Fight" series, follows the beginning of the end for Adolph Hitler.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History • War
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra  •  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Anthony Veiller  •  Ion Antonescu  •  Nikolai Cherkasov  •  Miklós Horthy

Prelude to War (1942) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Feb 1995

Prelude to War was the first film of Frank Capra's Why We Fight propaganda film series, commissioned by the Pentagon and George C. Marshall. It was made to convince American ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History • War
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra  •  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Walter Huston  •  Max Schmeling

Blues in the Night (1941) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Jul 2008

Members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their talented leader from dying after he breaks from the band and begins drinking and taking drugs.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Priscilla Lane  •  Betty Field  •  Richard Whorf  •  Lloyd Nolan

The Song of Night (1932)

He was known as Anatole Litvak during his Hollywood directorial career, but he was still Anatole Litwak when he helmed the German musical Das Lied Einer Nacht (The Song of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Jan Kiepura  •  Magda Schneider  •  Ida Wüst  •  Otto Wallburg

Nie wieder Liebe (1931)

An American millionaire, who had always bad luck with women, bets that he can live without them for five years. But after four and a half years traveling around on his yacht, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Lilian Harvey  •  Harry Liedtke  •  Felix Bressart  •  Margo Lion

The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (1970)

Dany Longo is blonde, beautiful, disturbed, passionate--and nearsighted. As she speeds through the south of France in a purloined Thunderbird on an errand for her employer and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Samantha Eggar  •  John McEnery  •  Oliver Reed  •  Stéphane Audran

Act of Love (1953) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Apr 2001

An American soldier romances a beautiful Parisian during the final days of World War II.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Dany Robin  •  Gabrielle Dorziat  •  Fernand Ledoux

The Journey (1959) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: May 2015

A Communist officer falls hard for a married woman trying to escape from Hungary.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Yul Brynner  •  Jason Robards  •  Robert Morley