Search results for "Claire Du Brey"

Ace in the Hole (1951)

A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to revitalize his career, but the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Jan Sterling  •  Robert Arthur  •  Porter Hall

Cinderella (1950) RT 97% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Cinderella has faith her dreams of a better life will come true. With help from her loyal mice friends and a wave of her Fairy Godmother's wand, Cinderella's rags are ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clyde Geronimi  •  Wilfred Jackson  •  Hamilton Luske
CAST:  Ilene Woods  •  Eleanor Audley  •  Verna Felton  •  Rhoda Williams

Jesse James (1939) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2007

After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Henry Fonda  •  Nancy Kelly  •  Randolph Scott

Now, Voyager (1942)

A woman suffers a nervous breakdown and an oppressive mother before being freed by the love of a man she meets on a cruise.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Paul Henreid  •  Claude Rains  •  Gladys Cooper

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) RT 96% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 1997

It's the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But for each man, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Myrna Loy  •  Dana Andrews  •  Teresa Wright

The Bishop's Wife (1947) RT 82% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2001

An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been working for months on the plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Loretta Young  •  David Niven  •  Monty Woolley

The Blue Bird (1940) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Set in mid-Europe sometime in the late 18th century where Mytyl (Shirley Temple), the bratty daughter of a woodcutter (Russell Hicks), finds a unique bird in the Royal Forest ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Shirley Temple  •  Spring Byington  •  Nigel Bruce  •  Gale Sondergaard

The Shop Around the Corner (1940) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realising that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Margaret Sullavan  •  James Stewart  •  Frank Morgan  •  Joseph Schildkraut

Topper (1937) RT 94% / Audience 81%

Madcap couple George and Marion Kerby are killed in an automobile accident. They return as ghosts to try and liven up the regimented lifestyle of their friend and bank ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Constance Bennett  •  Cary Grant  •  Roland Young  •  Billie Burke

Virginia City (1940) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Aug 2008

Union officer Kerry Bradford escapes from a Confederate prison and races to intercept $5 million in gold destined for Confederate coffers. A Confederate sympathizer and a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Miriam Hopkins  •  Randolph Scott  •  Humphrey Bogart

Viva Villa! (1934)

In this fictionalized biography, young Pancho Villa takes to the hills after killing an overseer in revenge for his father's death.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks  •  Jack Conway  •  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Leo Carrillo  •  Fay Wray  •  Donald Cook

All This, and Heaven Too (1940) RT 83% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2008

When lovely and virtuous governess Henriette Deluzy comes to educate the children of the debonair Duc de Praslin, a royal subject to King Louis-Philippe and the husband of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Charles Boyer  •  Jeffrey Lynn  •  Barbara O'Neil

Civilization (1916)

DVD release: Mar 2000

A submarine commander who is a secret pacifist refuses to torpedo a defense- less passenger ship, and his submarine is sunk and the captain is drowned. In the spirit world, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Barker  •  Thomas H. Ince  •  Raymond B. West
CAST:  Howard C. Hickman  •  Kate Bruce  •  Enid Markey  •  J. Frank Burke

Brigham Young (1940) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Based on the story of the famous Mormon leader, it follows Brigham Young and his challenge to transport his people across the Rocky mountains to settle in Salt Lake City. The ...  (more)

GENRES: History • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Linda Darnell  •  Dean Jagger  •  Brian Donlevy

Samson and Delilah (1949) RT 50% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Mar 2013

The classic story of Samson and Delilah as told by Cecil B. DeMille.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Hedy Lamarr  •  Victor Mature  •  Angela Lansbury  •  George Sanders

The Affairs of Annabel (1938) RT Audience 45%

Wonder Pictures has been striking out at the box office lately, causing the seedy PR man to involve main star Annabel in ever outrageous stunts for publicity.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Benjamin Stoloff
CAST:  Jack Oakie  •  Lucille Ball  •  Ruth Donnelly  •  Thurston Hall

Juarez (1939) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Nov 2011

The newly named emperor Maximilian and his wife Carolotta arrive in Mexico to face popular sentiment favoring Benito Juraez and democracy..  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  Bette Davis  •  Brian Aherne  •  Claude Rains

Dragon Seed (1944) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: May 2007

The lives of a small Chinese village are turned Upside down when the Japanese invade it. And heroic young Chinese woman leads her fellow villagers in an uprising against ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold S. Bucquet  •  Jack Conway
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Walter Huston  •  Aline MacMahon  •  Akim Tamiroff

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

Gabriel Over the White House (1933) RT 92% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 1993

A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Walter Huston  •  Karen Morley  •  Franchot Tone  •  Arthur Byron