Search results for "Carl Esmond"


Experiment Perilous (1944) RT 100% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Sep 2009

In 1903, Doctor Huntington Bailey (Brent) meets a friendly older lady during a train trip. She tells him that she is going to visit her brother Nick and his lovely young wife ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jacques Tourneur
CAST:  Hedy Lamarr  •  George Brent  •  Paul Lukas  •  Albert Dekker

Ministry of Fear (1944) RT 91% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Stephen Neale is released into WWII England after two years in an asylum, but it doesn't seem so sane outside either. On his way back to London to rejoin civilization, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Marjorie Reynolds  •  Carl Esmond  •  Hillary Brooke

Sergeant York (1941) RT 84% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Alvin York a hillbilly sharpshooter transforms himself from ruffian to religious pacifist. He is then called to serve his country and despite deep religious and moral ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Walter Brennan  •  Joan Leslie  •  Margaret Wycherly

Smash-Up, the Story of a Woman (1947)

A nightclub singer uses alcohol in excess to sooth her painful life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Susan Hayward  •  Lee Bowman  •  Marsha Hunt  •  Eddie Albert

Morituri (1965) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2004

A German living in India during World War II is blackmailed by the English to impersonate an SS officer on board a cargo ship leaving Japan for Germany carrying a large supply ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Bernhard Wicki
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Yul Brynner  •  Janet Margolin  •  Trevor Howard

The Navy Comes Through (1942) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Nov 1991

A U.S. Navy crew aboard a merchant marine ship battle Nazis.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  A. Edward Sutherland
CAST:  Pat O'Brien  •  George Murphy  •  Jane Wyatt  •  Jackie Cooper

Pacific Rendezvous (1942)

A code expert working for Naval Intelligence is assigned to decode enemy messages despite his desire for active duty.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery • War
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Lee Bowman  •  Jean Rogers  •  Mona Maris  •  Carl Esmond

Walk a Crooked Mile (1948) RT Audience 40%

A security leak is found at a Southern California atomic plant. The authorities stand in fear that the information leaked would go to a hostile nation. To investigate the case ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Louis Hayward  •  Dennis O'Keefe  •  Louise Allbritton  •  Carl Esmond

The Master Race (1944)

When allied troops liberate a small battle-scarred Belgium town in 1944 the American and British commanders do all they can to help the war-weary people back on their feet. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Herbert J. Biberman
CAST:  George Coulouris  •  Stanley Ridges  •  Osa Massen  •  Carl Esmond

This Love of Ours (1945)

At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Claude Rains  •  Charles Korvin  •  Carl Esmond




Slave Girl (1947)

Tongue-in-cheek adventure tale of an American attempting to free sailors held as hostages and becoming involved in middle-East tribal wars.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Yvonne De Carlo  •  George Brent  •  Broderick Crawford  •  Albert Dekker

Lover Come Back (1946) RT 89% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2004

A wife decides to take revenge when she learns her husband has been unfaithful.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  Lucille Ball  •  George Brent  •  Vera Zorina  •  Charles Winninger

Brushfire (1962)

Jungle warfare adventure  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jack M. Warner
CAST:  John Ireland  •  Everett Sloane  •  Jo Morrow  •  Al Avalon

First Comes Courage (1943) RT Audience 50%

Merle Oberon plays a Norwegian resistance figure in a small town, married to a Nazi commandant. When his superiors begin to suspect her, the Allies land an assassin to kill ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Dorothy Arzner
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Brian Aherne  •  Carl Esmond  •  Isobel Elsom

Hitler (1962) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: Dec 2012

The private life of Hitler revealed for the first time!  (more)

GENRES: History • War
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Richard Basehart  •  Cordula Trantow  •  Maria Emo  •  Martin Kosleck

The Desert Hawk (1950)

A desert guerilla, with flashing scimitar, opposes a tyrannical prince and marries the caliph's daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Richard Greene  •  Jackie Gleason  •  George Macready

Panama Hattie (1942) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Jan 1992

Sailors and spies mingle in between the acts at Hattie's nightclub in the Canal Zone.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Red Skelton  •  Ann Sothern  •  Rags Ragland  •  Ben Blue

Fräulein Veronika (1936)

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GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Veit Harlan
CAST:  Thekla Ahrens  •  Carl Esmond  •  Hans Moser  •  Theo Lingen

The Postman from Longjumeau (1936)

La Marquise de Pompadour desires the best tenor in France for her opera company, and after an extensive search in the provinces, Chapelou is selected and forced to leave his ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Karel Lamač
CAST:  Carl Esmond  •  Leo Slezak  •  Lucie Englisch  •  Rudolf Carl

Burgtheater (1936)

In this convoluted melodrama, an elderly thespian falls for a rising young starlet. He admits his love for her and then announces that he will retire. The young woman pretends ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Willi Forst
CAST:  Werner Krauss  •  Hortense Raky  •  Olga Tschechowa  •  Hans Moser