Search results for "Dame May Whitty"

Conquest (1937) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Sep 2006

A polish countess becomes Napoleon Bonaparte's mistress at the urging of Polish leaders, who feel she might influence him to make Poland independent.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Greta Garbo  •  Charles Boyer  •  Reginald Owen  •  Alan Marshal

Gaslight (1944)

In the late 19th century, Paula Alquist is studying music in Italy, but ends up abandoning her classes because she's fallen in love with the gallant Gregory Anton. The couple ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Dame May Whitty

Lassie Come Home (1943) RT 94% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Hard times come for the Carraclough family and they are forced to sell their dog, Lassie, to the rich Duke of Rudling. Lassie, however, is unwilling to remain apart from young ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Fred M. Wilcox
CAST:  Roddy McDowall  •  Donald Crisp  •  Dame May Whitty  •  Edmund Gwenn

Mrs. Miniver (1942) RT 92% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 2004

The Minivers, an English "middle-class" family experience life in the first months of World War II.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Teresa Wright  •  Dame May Whitty

My Name Is Julia Ross (1945) RT 100% / Audience 65%

Julia Ross secures employment, through a rather nosy employment agency, with a wealthy widow, Mrs. Hughes, and goes to live at her house. 2 days later, she awakens - in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Joseph H. Lewis
CAST:  Nina Foch  •  Dame May Whitty  •  George Macready  •  Roland Varno

Stage Door Canteen (1943) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A young soldier on a pass in New York City visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theater and films appear and host a recreational center for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Judith Anderson  •  Tallulah Bankhead  •  Kenny Baker  •  Ralph Bellamy

Suspicion (1941) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Wealthy, sheltered Lina McLaidlaw is swept off her feet by charming ne'er-do-well Johnnie Aysgarth. Though warned that Johnnie is little more than a fortune hunter, Lina ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Nigel Bruce

Madame Curie (1943) RT 83% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2007

Young Polish physics student Marie marries Doctor Pierre Curie, in whose lab she had worked for a while. On their honeymoon they decide to find out what caused the strange ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Henry Travers  •  Albert Bassermann

Crash Dive (1943) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: May 2004

A US Navy submarine, the USS Corsair, is operating in the North Atlantic, hunting German merchant raiders that are preying on Allied shipping. Its new executive officer, Lt. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Archie Mayo
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Anne Baxter  •  Dana Andrews  •  James Gleason

The Thirteenth Chair (1937)

A phony psychic tries to solve a murder that took place during her seance.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  George B. Seitz
CAST:  Dame May Whitty  •  Lewis Stone  •  Madge Evans  •  Thomas Beck

A Bill of Divorcement (1940) RT Audience 53%

Father's return from the insane asylum spells calamity for the Fairfield family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  Fay Bainter  •  Herbert Marshall

The Constant Nymph (1943)

Fourteen-year-old Tessa is hopelessly in love with handsome composer Lewis Dodd, a family friend. Lewis adores Tessa, but has never shown any romantic feelings toward her. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Alexis Smith  •  Brenda Marshall

Return to Yesterday (1940)

Robert Maine is torn between returning to the glamour of Hollywood and working with a small theatre company in England.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Clive Brook  •  Anna Lee  •  Dame May Whitty  •  Hartley Power

If Winter Comes (1947) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: May 2012

It's 1939 in the small English town of Penny Green and events in Poland are about to change lives. Mark Sabre, a writer of school text books, has married Mabel "on the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Saville
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Angela Lansbury  •  Binnie Barnes

The Return of October (1948) RT Audience 100%

A wholesome girl believes her new racehorse, October, is the reincarnation of her favorite uncle, Willie.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joseph H. Lewis
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Terry Moore  •  Albert Sharpe  •  James Gleason

One Night in Lisbon (1941)

Saucy screwball comedy wherein lovely Madeleine falls in love with flier Fred despite interference from her fiancee and his ex.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edward H. Griffith
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Madeleine Carroll  •  Patricia Morison  •  Billie Burke

Thunder Birds (1942) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Jun 2006

On a secluded base in Arizona, veteran World War I pilot Steve Britt trains flyers to fight in World War II. One of his trainees, Englishman Peter Stackhouse, competes with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Gene Tierney  •  Preston Foster  •  John Sutton  •  Dame May Whitty

I Met My Love Again (1938)

College sweethearts Julie and Ives have been engaged for three years. Julie is getting discouraged waiting so long. One stormy night she is stuck at a fascinating bohemian's ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor  •  Joshua Logan  •  Arthur Ripley
CAST:  Joan Bennett  •  Henry Fonda  •  Louise Platt  •  Alan Marshal

Night Must Fall (1937) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Jun 1996

Wealthy widow Mrs. Bramson notices that her maid is distracted, and when she learns the girl's fiancé is the reason, summons him in. When Danny arrives, he ingratiates himself ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Robert Montgomery  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Dame May Whitty  •  Alan Marshal

Devotion (1946) RT Audience 48%

In Victorian England, literary siblings Emily and Charlotte Bront vie for the affection of the Reverend Arthur Nichols. Along with their sister Anne, Emily and Charlotte also ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Paul Henreid  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Sydney Greenstreet