Search results for "Evelyn Venable"

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Pinocchio (1940) RT 100% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Lonely toymaker Geppetto has his wishes answered when the Blue Fairy arrives to bring his wooden puppet Pinocchio to life. Before becoming a real boy, however, Pinocchio must ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Hamilton Luske  •  Ben Sharpsteen
CAST:  Cliff Edwards  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Mel Blanc  •  Frankie Darro

The Little Colonel (1935) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2006

After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Shirley Temple  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Bill Robinson

Death Takes a Holiday (1934) RT 83% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 1998

After years of questioning why people fear him, Death (March) takes on human form so he can mingle among the mortals and find an answer. However, events soon spiral out of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Guy Standing  •  Katharine Alexander

Racketeers in Exile (1937)

In this gangster movie, a criminal king-pin and his gang hide out in his hometown where they witness a religious revival that inspires the man to begin billing himself as a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Erle C. Kenton
CAST:  George Bancroft  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Wynne Gibson  •  Marc Lawrence

Cradle Song (1933)

In a deeply cloistered convent, nun Dorothea Wieck (Mädchen in Uniform) raises a foundling to be Evelyn Venable. But at 17, what if, guided by a kindly doctor, she sees the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Dorothea Wieck  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Guy Standing  •  Louise Dresser

David Harum (1934)

DVD release: Dec 2013

Rogers plays a small town banker in the 1890s whose chief rival is the deacon (Middleton) with whom he has traded horse flesh. Taylor is a bank teller who places a winning $4 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Cruze
CAST:  Will Rogers  •  Louise Dresser  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Kent Taylor

Star for a Night (1936)

Blind Mrs. Lind comes to American to visit her three children whom she thinks are successful.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Seiler
CAST:  Claire Trevor  •  Jane Darwell  •  Arline Judge  •  Evelyn Venable

The Frontiersmen (1938)

The local school is causing Hoppy problems. First Bar 20 cattle are stolen when Hoppy investigates a problem there. Then the new teacher arrives and disrupts the routine of ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Lesley Selander
CAST:  William Boyd  •  George 'Gabby' Hayes  •  Russell Hayden  •  Evelyn Venable

Heritage of the Desert (1939)

DVD release: Feb 2009

John Abbott returns to the desert land he owns, and after being wounded by hired gunman Chick Chance, he is befriended by rancher Andrew Naab and his son, Marvin. Naab's ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Lesley Selander
CAST:  Donald Woods  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Russell Hayden  •  Robert Barrat

Hollywood Stadium Mystery (1938)

DVD release: Mar 2005

A boxer is killed in the ring, and the only clue is a tune that a man was whistling.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  David Howard
CAST:  Neil Hamilton  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Jimmy Wallington  •  Barbara Pepper

Double Door (1934)

Based on a 1933 stage production billed as “The Play That Made Broadway Gasp,” it features an over-the-top performance by Mary Morris (repeating her stage role) as a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Charles Vidor
CAST:  Evelyn Venable  •  Mary Morris  •  Anne Revere  •  Kent Taylor

He Hired the Boss (1943)

A shy bookkeeper accidentally discovers that the company where he works is targeted in a series of late-night robberies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Z. Loring
CAST:  Stuart Erwin  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Vivian Blaine  •  Thurston Hall

Harmony Lane (1935) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 2009

The life and loves of composer Stephen Foster, from his early success through his decline, degradation, and death from alcoholism.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  Douglass Montgomery  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Adrienne Ames  •  Joseph Cawthorn

The County Chairman (1935)

Based on George Ade's play which, in part, was based on an incident in a 1902 election in Wyoming, with women's-right-to-vote playing a large role. Here, Jim Hackler, local ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John G. Blystone
CAST:  Will Rogers  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Kent Taylor  •  Louise Dresser

Female Fugitive (1938)

DVD release: Feb 2006

Police set up a dragnet to trap an outlaw's wife whom they believe to be his accomplice.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Nigh
CAST:  Evelyn Venable  •  Craig Reynolds  •  Reed Hadley  •  John Merton

Lucky Cisco Kid (1940)

Cisco and Gordito arrive to find there is an outlaw operating in the area who is assumed to be the Cisco Kid. When a reward is offered for his capture and a large shipment of ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Cesar Romero  •  Mary Beth Hughes  •  Dana Andrews  •  Evelyn Venable

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1934)

The Wiggs family plan to celebrate Thanksgiving in their rundown shack with leftover stew, without Mr. Wiggs who wandered off long ago an has never been heard from. Do-gooder ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Pauline Lord  •  W.C. Fields  •  ZaSu Pitts  •  Evelyn Venable

Streamline Express (1935)

A disparate group of people meet as passengers on a superspeed train crossing the U.S. Aboard are a seductive blackmailer and the stage director he intends to frame, a woman ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Leonard Fields
CAST:  Victor Jory  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Esther Ralston  •  Erin O'Brien-Moore

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