Search results for "Ben Alexander"

Hearts of the World (1918) RT Audience 43%

A group of youngsters grow up and love in a peaceful French village. But war intrudes and peace is shattered. The German army invades and occupies village, bringing both ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  D.W. Griffith
CAST:  Lillian Gish  •  Robert Harron  •  Dorothy Gish  •  Adolph Lestina

Man in the Shadow (1957) RT Audience 92%

DVD release: Jun 1998

In effect, modern cow town Spurline is run by Virgil Renchler, owner of the Golden Empire Ranch. One night, two of Virgil's henchmen go a little too far and beat a "bracero" ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  Jack Arnold
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Jeff Chandler  •  Colleen Miller  •  James Gleason

Shall We Dance (1937) RT 88% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Ballet star Pete 'Petrov' Peters arranges to cross the Atlantic aboard the same ship as the dancer and musical star he's fallen for but barely knows. By the time the ocean ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Eric Blore

The Divine Lady (1929) RT Audience 18%

DVD release: Sep 2009

A partly fictionalized account of history begins with the arrival of slatternly Emma Hart, a cook's daughter, at the home of Charles Greville. Greville takes her as his lover ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Frank Lloyd
CAST:  Corinne Griffith  •  Victor Varconi  •  H.B. Warner  •  Ian Keith

Suicide Fleet (1931)

Three US sailors aboard a decoy ship fight German U-boats in World War I and try to win Ginger Rogers who works on the Coney Island midway.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Albert S. Rogell
CAST:  William Boyd  •  Robert Armstrong  •  Ginger Rogers  •  James Gleason

It's a Wise Child (1931)

In this comedy, a conservative family becomes alarmed when they begin believing their daughter is pregnant.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  James Gleason  •  Polly Moran

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

A small town politician, kept from marrying the love of his life, eventually marries another woman and his career ascends, but he secretly continues the relationship with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Santell
CAST:  Ann Harding  •  John Boles  •  Helen Vinson  •  Betty Furness

Grand Old Girl (1935) RT Audience 33%

An elderly schoolteacher is determined to rid her town of the local gambling den.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John S. Robertson
CAST:  May Robson  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Mary Carlisle  •  Alan Hale

The Life of the Party (1937)

A singer finds another heir (Gene Raymond) to marry, to avoid the one (Joe Penner) her mother found.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  Joe Penner  •  Gene Raymond  •  Harry Parke  •  Harriet Hilliard

Mr. Doodle Kicks Off (1938)

A wealthy businessman promises to donate a huge endowment to his college alma mater, but there's one condition -- his loser of a son, a student at the school, must become a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins
CAST:  Joe Penner  •  June Travis  •  George Irving  •  Richard Lane

The Most Precious Thing in Life (1934)

An unwed mother watches as her illegitimate son is raised by others. Director Lambert Hillyer's 1934 drama stars Jean Arthur, Richard Cromwell, Donald Cook, Anita Louise, Jane ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lambert Hillyer
CAST:  Richard Cromwell  •  Jean Arthur  •  Donald Cook  •  Anita Louise

Dragnet (1954) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: May 1991

Two homicide detectives try to find just the facts behind a mobster's brutal murder.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Thriller
CAST:  Jack Webb  •  Ben Alexander  •  Richard Boone  •  Ann Robinson

Stage Mother (1933)

A vaudeville performer is reunited with the teenage daughter she was forced to give up as a toddler. She teaches her the only profession that she knows.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Alice Brady  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Franchot Tone  •  Phillips Holmes

Little Orphant Annie (1918)

Annie, left orphaned after the death of her mother, goes to live in an orphanage where she tells her fellow orphans stories of ghosts and goblins. The matron of the orphanage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Campbell
CAST:  Colleen Moore  •  Tom Santschi  •  Harry Lonsdale  •  Eugenie Besserer

Tom Brown Of Culver (1932)

Boy who thought his father a war hero finds he was really a deserter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Tom Brown  •  Slim Summerville  •  Richard Cromwell  •  H.B. Warner

Buried Alive (1939) RT Audience 14%

DVD release: Sep 2005

A prison trustee rescues a despondent executioner from a bar-room brawl, and is blamed for the fight by a tabloid reporter who actually started it, and loses parole, becomes ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Victor Halperin
CAST:  Beverly Roberts  •  Robert Wilcox  •  Paul McVey  •  Ted Osborne

High Pressure (1932)

Gar Evans is a con artist, who pretends to be the owner of a "Golden Gate Artificial Rubber Company", and he is looking for investors. Finding them is relatively easy, but it ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  William Powell  •  Evelyn Brent  •  John Wray  •  Evalyn Knapp

Convict's Code (1939)

On parole after three years in prison, a football player (Robert Kent) encounters the man (Sidney Blackmer) who framed him.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lambert Hillyer
CAST:  Robert Kent  •  Anne Nagel  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Victor Kilian

The Outer Gate (1937)

DVD release: Aug 2006

Bob Terry is in love with Lois Borden the daughter of his employer, John Borden. When some bonds are missing from the office, Bob is accused and because of Borden's strong ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Raymond Cannon
CAST:  Ralph Morgan  •  Kay Linaker  •  Ben Alexander  •  Eddie Acuff