Search results for "Edna Best"

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Intermezzo (1939)

A concert violinist becomes charmed with his daughter's talented piano teacher. When he invites her to go on tour with him, they make beautiful music away from the concert ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gregory Ratoff
CAST:  Leslie Howard  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  John Halliday  •  Cecil Kellaway

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2003

In 1900, strong-willed widow Lucy Muir goes to live in Gull Cottage by the British seaside, even though it appears to be haunted. Sure enough, that very night she meets the ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Gene Tierney  •  Rex Harrison  •  George Sanders  •  Edna Best

The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) RT 89% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Jan 2003

While vacationing in St. Moritz, a British couple receive a clue to an imminent assassination attempt, only to learn that their young daughter has been kidnapped to keep them ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Leslie Banks  •  Peter Lorre  •  Pierre Fresnay  •  Hugh Wakefield

Michael and Mary (1931)

A young bride is deserted by her husband but finds happiness with another man. They contract a bigamous marriage for the sake of their child....  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Saville
CAST:  Herbert Marshall  •  Edna Best  •  Frank Lawton  •  Elizabeth Allan

The Faithful Heart (1932)

Herbert Marshall and Edna Best, husband and wife in 1933, star in the British drama Faithful Hearts. Best plays the daughter of Marshall, who years earlier had run out on his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Victor Saville
CAST:  Herbert Marshall  •  Edna Best  •  Mignon O'Doherty  •  Laurence Hanray

The Calendar (1931)

Racehorse owner Anson is swindled by a woman named Wenda and goes up in front of the Jockey Club where he is disqualified on race fixing allegations. He decides to get his own ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  T. Hayes Hunter
CAST:  Herbert Marshall  •  Edna Best  •  Anne Grey  •  Gordon Harker

South Riding (1938)

Winifred Holtby realised that Local Government is not a dry affair of meetings and memoranda:- but 'the front-line defence thrown up by humanity against its common enemies of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Saville
CAST:  Edna Best  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Ann Todd

The Key (1934) RT Audience 100%

A British officer stationed in Ireland falls for the wife of an intelligence man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  William Powell  •  Edna Best  •  Colin Clive  •  Hobart Cavanaugh

Escape (1930) RT Audience 56%

When Matt Denant (Gerald de Maurier) finds himself wrongly imprisoned for manslaughter, he takes an opportunity to escape from jail during a foggy day and is forced to rely on ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Basil Dean
CAST:  Edna Best  •  Gerald du Maurier  •  Gordon Harker  •  Madeleine Carroll

The Iron Curtain (1948)

The Iron Curtain is based on the actual 1945 case of Soviet cipher clerk Igor Gouzenko, (Dana Andrews), who, after careful training, was assigned to the U.S.S.R. Embassy in ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Gene Tierney  •  June Havoc  •  Berry Kroeger

The Late George Apley (1947) RT Audience 86%

George and Catherine Apley of Boston lead a proper life in the proper social circle, as did the Apleys before them. When grown daughter Eleanor falls in love with Howard (from ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Peggy Cummins  •  Vanessa Brown  •  Richard Haydn

A Dispatch from Reuter's (1940)

German Julius Reuter (Edward G. Robinson) sends 19th-century news by carrier pigeon and then by wire, founding a news agency.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Edna Best  •  Eddie Albert  •  Albert Bassermann

Swiss Family Robinson (1940)

A family setting out for a new life across the sea is shipwrecked on a deserted island. The family members collaborate to create a home for themselves in the jungle environment.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Edward Ludwig
CAST:  Thomas Mitchell  •  Edna Best  •  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Terry Kilburn

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