Search results for "E.E. Clive"

Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Bride of Frankenstein begins where James Whale's Frankenstein from 1931 ended. Dr. Frankenstein has not been killed as previously portrayed and now he wants to get away from ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  James Whale
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Colin Clive  •  Valerie Hobson  •  Ernest Thesiger

Dracula's Daughter (1936) RT 46% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Sep 1992

A countess from Transylvania seeks a psychiatrist’s help to cure her vampiric cravings.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Lambert Hillyer
CAST:  Otto Kruger  •  Gloria Holden  •  Edward Van Sloan  •  Gilbert Emery

Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Romance strikes when a vacationing millionairess and her daughter and son spend their vacation at a posh New England resort.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Busby Berkeley
CAST:  Dick Powell  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  Gloria Stuart  •  Alice Brady

Kidnapped (1938) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Jun 2012

Robert Louis Stevenson's hero David Balfour (Freddie Bartholomew) joins rebel Alan Breck Stewart (Warner Baxter) in 18th-century Scotland.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Warner Baxter  •  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Arleen Whelan  •  C. Aubrey Smith

Pride and Prejudice (1940) RT 100% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Greer Garson  •  Edward Ashley  •  Marten Lamont

Tarzan Escapes (1936) RT 71% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jul 1991

White hunter Captain Fry tries to take Tarzan back to civilization, caged for public display. He arrives in the jungle with Jane's cousins, Eric and Rita who want Jane's help ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  John Farrow  •  William A. Wellman  •  Richard Thorpe  •  George B. Seitz  •  James C. McKay
CAST:  Johnny Weissmuller  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  John Buckler  •  Benita Hume

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Professor Moriarity has a scheme for stealing the crown jewels from the Tower of London. To get Holmes involved, he persuades a gaucho flute player to murder a girl.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Basil Rathbone  •  Nigel Bruce  •  Ida Lupino  •  George Zucco

The Gay Divorcee (1934) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Guy Holden falls for Mimi Glossop without knowing she's married. She's trying to get a divorce, so her dizzy aunt and incompetent lawyer hire a professional correspondent to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Alice Brady  •  Edward Everett Horton

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2004

On his uncle's death Sir Henry Baskerville returns from abroad and opens up the ancestral hall on the desolate moors of Devonshire. Holmes uncovers a plot to have Sir Henry ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lanfield
CAST:  Richard Greene  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Wendy Barrie  •  Nigel Bruce

The Invisible Man (1933) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Working in Dr. Cranley’s laboratory, scientist Jack Griffin was always given the latitude to conduct some of his own experiments. His sudden departure, however, has Cranley’s ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Whale
CAST:  Claude Rains  •  Gloria Stuart  •  William Harrigan  •  Henry Travers

Captain Blood (1935)

Dr. Peter Blood, unjustly convicted of treason and exiled from England, becomes a notorious pirate.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Ross Alexander

The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger (1935)

Charles Dickens' classic tale of an orphaned boy's fight for happiness and the colorful characters who help and hinder him.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Frank Lawton  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Basil Rathbone

Libeled Lady (1936) RT 82% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2005

When a major newspaper accuses wealthy socialite Connie Allenbury of being a home-wrecker, and she files a multi-million-dollar libel lawsuit, the publication's frazzled head ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Spencer Tracy

Foreign Correspondent (1940) RT 94% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Sep 2004

The European war was only beginning to erupt across national borders. Its titular hero, Johnny Jones, is an American crime reporter dispatched by his New York publisher to put ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Laraine Day  •  Herbert Marshall  •  George Sanders

Bachelor Mother (1939) RT Audience 88%

Polly Parrish, a clerk at Merlin's Department Store, is mistakenly presumed to be the mother of a foundling. Outraged at Polly's unmotherly conduct, David Merlin becomes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garson Kanin
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  David Niven  •  Charles Coburn  •  Frank Albertson

Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police (1939) RT Audience 71%

Captain Drummond and his girlfriend want to marry but a hidden treasure in the house in which they want to celebrate their marriage is complicating the situation. (Volker Boehm)  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James P. Hogan
CAST:  John Howard  •  Heather Angel  •  H.B. Warner  •  Reginald Denny

Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1937) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The dapper British sleuth (John Howard) beats a Scotland Yard colonel (John Barrymore) to the stolen formula for a new bomb.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Louis King
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  John Howard  •  Louise Campbell  •  Reginald Denny

Lloyd's of London (1936)

Blake is in love with an aristocratic woman whose husband seriously injures him. Blake's friendship with Lord Nelson provides the basis for Blake's part in the growth of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Madeleine Carroll  •  Guy Standing  •  Tyrone Power

A Little Princess (1939) RT Audience 100%

The classic Shirley Temple film in which a little girl goes in search of her father who is reported missing by the military during the Second Boer War.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Shirley Temple  •  Richard Greene  •  Anita Louise  •  Ian Hunter

Cain and Mabel (1936) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A chorus girl (Marion Davies) and a heavyweight boxer (Clark Gable) are paired romantically as a publicity stunt.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  Clark Gable  •  Allen Jenkins  •  Roscoe Karns