Search results for "Ann Sothern"


A Letter to Three Wives (1949) RT 94% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Lora May Hollingsway, who grew up next to the wrong side of the tracks, married her boss who thinks she is just a gold digger. Rita Phipps makes as much money writing radio ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Jeanne Crain  •  Linda Darnell  •  Ann Sothern  •  Kirk Douglas

Kid Millions (1934) RT Audience 40%

A musical comedy about a Brooklyn boy who inherits a fortune from his archaeologist father, but has to go to Egypt to claim it.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Eddie Cantor  •  Ann Sothern  •  Ethel Merman  •  George Murphy

Song of the West (1930)

Captain Stanton (John Boles), who because of a misunderstanding over a woman with Major Davolo, has been cited for a court martial. As a scout, he is sent to escort a wagon ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Western
DIRECTION:  Ray Enright
CAST:  John Boles  •  Vivienne Segal  •  Joe E. Brown  •  Marie Wells

The Blue Gardenia (1953) RT 86% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Apr 2000

Deeply distraught that her GI ex-boyfriend plans to marry another woman, Norah Larkin agrees to go out on a date with lothario Harry Prebble. Norah's drunken night out with ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Anne Baxter  •  Richard Conte  •  Ann Sothern  •  Raymond Burr

The Show of Shows (1929)

It's 1929. The studio gave the cinema its voice gave offered the audiences a chance to see their favorite actors and actresses from the silent screen era to see and for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  John G. Adolfi
CAST:  Frank Fay  •  William Courtenay  •  H.B. Warner  •  Hobart Bosworth

The Whales of August (1987) RT 63% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2003

The Whales of August is a 1987 film based on a play by David Berry starring Bette Davis and Lillian Gish as elderly sisters. Also in the cast were Ann Sothern as one of their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Lillian Gish  •  Vincent Price  •  Ann Sothern

That's Entertainment! III (1994) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan  •  Bud Friedgen
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Lena Horne  •  Howard Keel

The Best Man (1964) RT Audience 91%

The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority as the first ballot closes and the front-runners begin to decide how ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Edie Adams  •  Margaret Leighton

That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Gene Kelly  •  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney

Thousands Cheer (1943) RT Audience 59%

Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Gene Kelly  •  Mary Astor  •  John Boles




Words and Music (1948)

Encomium to Larry Hart (1895-1943), seen through the fictive eyes of his song-writing partner, Richard Rodgers (1902-1979): from their first meeting, through lean years and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Janet Leigh  •  June Allyson

Doughboys (1930) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Jan 1993

Elmer, rich society loafer, falls for Mary, but she'll have nothing to do with him until (mistakenly thinking that he's hiring a new chauffeur) he accidentally volunteers for ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Edward Sedgwick
CAST:  Buster Keaton  •  Sally Eilers  •  Cliff Edwards  •  Edward Brophy

Dangerous Number (1937)

Marital comedy, from 1937, starring Robert Young and Ann Sothern  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Robert Young  •  Ann Sothern  •  Reginald Owen  •  Cora Witherspoon

Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President (1939)

This Damon Runyon yarn features William Gargan and Ann Sothern as Brooklynites Joe and Ethel Turp. The Turps are up in arms when their faithful old mailman (Walter Brennan) is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert B. Sinclair
CAST:  Ann Sothern  •  Lewis Stone  •  Walter Brennan  •  William Gargan

Dulcy (1940)

A dizzy young woman aranges to turn her inventor-boyfriend's vacation into a chance meeting with a possible investor who happens to be her brother's future father-in-law. And ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  S. Sylvan Simon
CAST:  Ann Sothern  •  Ian Hunter  •  Roland Young  •  Reginald Gardiner

Three Hearts for Julia (1943)

When his wife threatens him with divorce, a reporter courts her again.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Ann Sothern  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Lee Bowman  •  Richard Ainley

You May Be Next (1936)

Gangster tries to censor a crusading radio station by jamming its signal.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Albert S. Rogell
CAST:  Ann Sothern  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Douglass Dumbrille  •  John Arledge

Hooray for Love (1935)

A wealthy young man falls hard for a beautiful showgirl, and her wily father quickly realizes the naïve boy would make the perfect investor for his daughter's new show. Comedy ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Ann Sothern  •  Gene Raymond  •  Thurston Hall  •  Pert Kelton

Smartest Girl in Town (1936)

A girl in search of a rich husband mistakes a millionaire for a male model.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  Gene Raymond  •  Ann Sothern  •  Eric Blore  •  Helen Broderick

Walking on Air (1936) RT Audience 20%

A strong-willed young woman hires a student to impersonate a boorish French count and brings him home to meet her parents.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  Gene Raymond  •  Ann Sothern  •  Jessie Ralph  •  Henry Stephenson