Search results for "Charles Winninger"


Soup to Nuts (1930) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Mr. Schmidt's costume store is bankrupt because he spends his time on Rube Goldberg-style inventions; the creditors send a young manager who falls for Schmidt's niece Louise, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Benjamin Stoloff
CAST:  Larry Fine  •  Moe Howard  •  Shemp Howard  •  Ted Healy

Three Smart Girls (1936) RT 86% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jan 1995

The three Craig sisters, Penny, Kay, and Joan, go to New York to stop their divorced father from marrying gold digger, Donna Lyons, and re-unite him with their mother.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Barbara Read  •  Nan Grey  •  Charles Winninger

The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Feb 1991

Out of jail for a crime she did not commit, Madelon turns to prostitution and thievery to send her illegitimate son to medical school.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Edgar Selwyn
CAST:  Helen Hayes  •  Lewis Stone  •  Neil Hamilton  •  Cliff Edwards

Nothing Sacred (1937) RT 100% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jul 1997

When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Carole Lombard  •  Fredric March  •  Charles Winninger  •  Walter Connolly

Little Nellie Kelly (1940) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 1992

Irish colleen Nellie is in love with handsome Jerry Kelly, even though her father objects. Nellie and Jerry soon marry and announce plans to move to New York, which again ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  George Murphy  •  Charles Winninger  •  Douglas McPhail

Beyond Tomorrow (1940)

Three ghosts try to help two young lovers whom they knew when alive.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  A. Edward Sutherland
CAST:  Harry Carey  •  C. Aubrey Smith  •  Charles Winninger  •  Alex Melesh

She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Aug 2009

Susan Lane is a gifted psychiatrist, grounded in self-control. Before returning by train to her practice in Chicago, she spends time back East with war veterans, building ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alexander Hall
CAST:  Rosalind Russell  •  Lee Bowman  •  Adele Jergens  •  Charles Winninger

Give My Regards to Broadway (1948)

A family vaudeville act is threatened when the eldest son is offered a contract to play baseball. Musical.  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Dan Dailey  •  Charles Winninger  •  Fay Bainter  •  Jane Nigh

Hers to Hold (1943) RT Audience 40%

Deanna Durbin is all grown up in Hers to Hold, the unofficial sequel to her "Three Smart Girls" films of the 1930s. Durbin plays Penelope Craig, the starry-eyed daughter of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Frank Ryan
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Charles Winninger  •  Ludwig Stössel

A Perilous Journey (1953)

A ship of women embarks on a voyage to California. Director R. G. Springsteen's 1953 adventure drama stars Vera Ralston, David Brian, Virginia Grey, Charles Winninger, Veda ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  R.G. Springsteen
CAST:  Vera Ralston  •  David Brian  •  Scott Brady  •  Charles Winninger




Something in the Wind (1947) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Aug 2004

A grandson of a recently deceased millionaire mistakes a beautiful female disc jockey for her aunt, who once dated the grandfather.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Irving Pichel
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Donald O'Connor  •  John Dall  •  Charles Winninger

Champ for a Day (1953)

An up-and-coming heavyweight fighter, George Wilson, arrives in Vulcan City, a small mid-western town over-run by racketeers, to fight a heavily-favored Frankie Sebastian. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  Alex Nicol  •  Audrey Totter  •  Charles Winninger  •  Hope Emerson

The Go Getter (1937)

A Navy veteran with one leg fights to make himself a success.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Busby Berkeley
CAST:  George Brent  •  Anita Louise  •  Charles Winninger  •  John Eldredge

My Love Came Back (1940) RT Audience 67%

Amelia is a gifted violinist who is in danger of quitting the Brissac Academy of Music. Julius arranges to have a scholarship given to her through his employee Tony so that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Olivia de Havilland  •  Jeffrey Lynn  •  Eddie Albert  •  Jane Wyman

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

Hard to Get (1938) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: May 2009

When spoiled young heiress Maggie Richards tries to charge some gasoline at an auto camp run by Bill Davis, he makes her work out her bill by making beds. Resolving to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ray Enright
CAST:  Dick Powell  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Charles Winninger  •  Allen Jenkins

Woman Chases Man (1937) RT Audience 57%

A pretty architect (Miriam Hopkins) devises a wild scheme to convince handsome millionaire Joel McCrea to fund a new housing development project. Director John Blystone's 1937 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John G. Blystone
CAST:  Miriam Hopkins  •  Joel McCrea  •  Charles Winninger  •  Erik Rhodes

The Get-Away (1941)

A jailed cop befriends a mob chieftain and stages a breakout with him.  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Edward Buzzell
CAST:  Robert Sterling  •  Charles Winninger  •  Donna Reed  •  Henry O'Neill

The Inside Story (1948)

A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local farmer. Whilst waiting for the farmer to arrive the money is put in a safe at a hotel for safe keeping. ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Marsha Hunt  •  William Lundigan  •  Charles Winninger  •  Gail Patrick

Café Metropole (1937)

An American posing as a Russian prince woos a visiting Ohio heiress.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Edward H. Griffith
CAST:  Loretta Young  •  Tyrone Power  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  Gregory Ratoff