Search results for "Claudette Colbert"


Imitation of Life (1934) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2008

A widow and her housekeeper go into business together but almost lose their daughters.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John M. Stahl
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Warren William  •  Rochelle Hudson  •  Ned Sparks

It Happened One Night (1934) RT 98% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Ellie Andrews has just tied the knot with society aviator King Westley when she is whisked away to her father's yacht and out of King's clutches. Ellie jumps ship and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Claudette Colbert  •  Walter Connolly  •  Roscoe Karns

Midnight (1939) RT 92% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2008

An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Don Ameche  •  John Barrymore  •  Francis Lederer

The Palm Beach Story (1942) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Gerry and Tom Jeffers are finding married life hard. Tom is an inventor/ architect and there is little money for them to live on. They are about to be thrown out of their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Preston Sturges
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Joel McCrea  •  Mary Astor  •  Rudy Vallée

The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) RT 88% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Feb 2008

A misfired flirtation lands a young lieutenant married to a princess instead of the one he loves.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Claudette Colbert  •  Miriam Hopkins  •  Charles Ruggles

Since You Went Away (1944) RT 75% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Oct 2004

While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger, Colonel Smollett, to help make ends meet and dealing with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  John Cromwell  •  Edward F. Cline  •  Tay Garnett  •  David O. Selznick
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Shirley Temple

The Big Pond (1930) RT Audience 20%

A tour guide in Venice romances a visiting American tourist whose father owns a chewing-gum factory back in the U.S. She sets out to convince her skeptical father to bring the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Hobart Henley
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Claudette Colbert  •  George Barbier  •  Marion Ballou

Private Worlds (1935)

The work of a progressive female psychiatrist and her colleague at a mental hospital is threatened by the arrival of a conservative new supervisor, who disapproves of both her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Charles Boyer  •  Joan Bennett  •  Helen Vinson

Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) RT 80% / Audience 59%

DVD release: May 2005

Set in America's Colonial period, John Ford's adventure tale follows Gilbert (Henry Fonda) and Lana Martin (Claudette Colbert) as they try to survive the rugged frontier. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • War • Western
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Henry Fonda  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Eddie Collins

That's Entertainment! III (1994) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan  •  Bud Friedgen
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Lena Horne  •  Howard Keel




So Proudly We Hail! (1943) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2007

A group of U.S. Army nurses leaves San Francisco for their tour of duty in Hawaii in December 1941. The attack on Pearl Harbor changes their destination, and their lives. Sent ...  (more)

GENRES: War
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Paulette Goddard  •  Veronica Lake  •  George Reeves

Boom Town (1940) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2006

McMasters and Sand come to oil towns to get rich. Betsey comes West intending to marry Sand but marries McMasters instead. Getting rich and losing it all teaches McMasters and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Claudette Colbert  •  Hedy Lamarr

It's a Wonderful World (1939) RT Audience 79%

Detective Guy Johnson's client, Willie Heywood, is framed for murder. While Guy hides him so he can catch the real killer, both of them are nabbed by the police, tried, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  James Stewart  •  Guy Kibbee  •  Nat Pendleton

The Secret Fury (1950)

A mysterious figure tries to stop a woman's marriage by driving her mad.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Mel Ferrer
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Robert Ryan  •  Jane Cowl  •  Paul Kelly

Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender (1997) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Feb 1999

A film scrapbook, images, phrases from our past, hiding their meanings behind veils. Let's lift those veils, one by one, to find how images, at one time seeming innocent, have ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Mark Rappaport
CAST:  Dan Butler  •  Don Ameche  •  Johnny Arthur  •  Lucille Ball