Search results for "Charles Brabin"


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Ben-Hur (1925)

After having not seen one another in years, wealthy Jewish citizen Judah Ben-Hur and his boyhood close friend Messala, now a Roman tribune, happen to meet. When an accident ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fred Niblo  •  Christy Cabanne  •  Charles Brabin  •  Rex Ingram  •  J.J. Cohn
CAST:  Ramon Novarro  •  Francis X. Bushman  •  May McAvoy  •  Betty Bronson

The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932) RT 86% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Sep 1992

Boris Karloff stars as the villainous Dr. Fu Manchu in a race with a team of Englishmen to find the tomb of Ghengis Khan. Fu Manchu wants to use the relics to cause an ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Charles Vidor  •  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Lewis Stone  •  Karen Morley  •  Charles Starrett

The Ship from Shanghai (1930)

On a yacht sailing from Shanghai to the United States, the sailors, led by the megalomaniac steward, revolt and take control.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Conrad Nagel  •  Kay Johnson  •  Carmel Myers  •  Holmes Herbert

The Great Meadow (1931)

Pioneers and a family man (John Mack Brown) leave Virginia for Kentucky during the Revolutionary War.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Johnny Mack Brown  •  Eleanor Boardman  •  Lucille La Verne  •  Anita Louise

New Morals for Old (1932)

Proper parents who treat their adult children as teenagers have a son who wants to go to Paris to study art, and a daughter in love with a married man.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Robert Young  •  Margaret Perry  •  Lewis Stone  •  Laura Hope Crews

The Washington Masquerade (1932)

Perhaps most noteworthy for the first onscreen performance by future Academy Award winner Hattie McDaniel, this politcal melodrama from director Charles Brabin stars Lionel ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Lionel Barrymore  •  Karen Morley  •  Diane Sinclair  •  Nils Asther

The Secret of Madame Blanche (1933)

Irene Dunne stars as a musical hall entertainer who is impregnated by a wealthy young man (Phillips Holmes). They marry, but the husband kills himself. Under the pressure of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Irene Dunne  •  Lionel Atwill  •  Phillips Holmes  •  Una Merkel

A Wicked Woman (1934)

Offspring come to the rescue of a Southern woman (Mady Christians) who turned herself in after killing her abusive husband.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Mady Christians  •  Jean Parker  •  Charles Bickford  •  Betty Furness

So Big (1924) RT Audience 43%

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GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Colleen Moore  •  Joseph De Grasse  •  John Bowers  •  Ben Lyon

The Valley of the Giants (1927)

Bryce Cardigan struggles to protect his Redwood inheritance from a railroad-owner, who is also the guardian of the woman Bryce loves.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Milton Sills  •  Doris Kenyon  •  Arthur Stone  •  George Fawcett




Driven (1923)

Essie, a mountain girl, moves in with a family of neighboring bootleggers when her father, also a bootlegger, is killed by federal agents. She falls in love with Tom, one of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Emily Fitzroy  •  Burr McIntosh  •  Charles Emmett Mack  •  George Bancroft

Stage Mother (1933)

A vaudeville performer is reunited with her grown daughter who has been raised by relatives.  (more)

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

Day of Reckoning (1933)

In this brutal prison drama a hen-pecked husband is sentenced to prison after getting caught with his hand in the company till. He is sent to a high-rise facility in LA. It ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Richard Dix  •  Madge Evans  •  Conway Tearle  •  Una Merkel

Twinkletoes (1926)

"Twinkletoes" Minasi wants to be a great dancer like her deceased mother. Twink meets Chuck Lightfoot, a noted prizefighter, who falls in love with her at first sight. She ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Colleen Moore  •  Kenneth Harlan  •  Tully Marshall  •  Gladys Brockwell

While New York Sleeps (1920)

An anthology of three dramas over the course of one evening in New York, with separate characters in each story played in all three by Marc MacDermott and Estelle Taylor. In ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Estelle Taylor  •  William J. Locke  •  Marc McDermott  •  Harry Sothern

Call of the Flesh (1930)

A student nun (Dorothy Jordan) falls in love with a Mexican singer (Ramon Navarro) starring in a cafe next door to her convent.  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Ramon Novarro  •  Dorothy Jordan  •  Ernest Torrence  •  Nance O'Neil

The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1929) RT Audience 67%

This first cinematic version of the classic book is a part-talkie, although the only surviving print is silent (housed in the George Eastman House, Rochester, NY). It is a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Lili Damita  •  Ernest Torrence  •  Raquel Torres  •  Don Alvarado

The Beast of the City (1932) RT Audience 64%

Police Chief Jim Fitzpatrick is after gangster Sam Belmonte. He uses his corrupt brother Ed to watch over Daisy who was associated with Belmonte.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Walter Huston  •  Jean Harlow  •  Wallace Ford  •  Jean Hersholt

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