Search results for "Frederick de Cordova"


Bedtime for Bonzo (1951) RT 67% / Audience 33%

DVD release: May 2005

College prof Peter Boyd tries to salvage his professional and personal reputation by using a lab chimp to prove that environment trumps heredity in behavioral development.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Ronald Reagan  •  Diana Lynn  •  Walter Slezak  •  Lucille Barkley

Frankie and Johnny (1966) RT Audience 51%

DVD release: May 2001

Elvis plays Johnny, a riverboat entertainer with a big gambling problem. Donna Douglas plays Johnny's girl, Frankie. A fortune teller tells Johnny how he can change his luck. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Donna Douglas  •  Harry Morgan  •  Nancy Kovack

Here Come the Nelsons (1952)

DVD release: Jan 1998

The homespun Nelson family must deal with various comical situations, including an encounter with gangsters.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Ozzie Nelson  •  Harriet Hilliard  •  David Nelson  •  Ricky Nelson

Column South (1953) RT Audience 100%

In the weeks prior to the start of the Civil War, Confederate sympathizers hope to help their cause by inciting a Navajo war in the New Mexico Territory. Director Frederick de ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Audie Murphy  •  Joan Evans  •  Robert Sterling  •  Ray Collins

For the Love of Mary (1948) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Young girl gets a job at the White House as a switchboard operator and gets mixed up in politics.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Don Taylor  •  Jeffrey Lynn

Yankee Buccaneer (1952)

A United States Navy ship in the first half of the 19th century, under the command of Captain David Porter, is expecting to put ashore after a year on the seas; but the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Jeff Chandler  •  Scott Brady  •  Suzan Ball  •  Joseph Calleia

Finders Keepers (1952) RT Audience 27%

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GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Tom Ewell  •  Julie Adams  •  Evelyn Varden  •  Dusty Henley

Little Egypt (1951)

A belly dancer causes a scandal with her suggestive dancing at a Worlds Fair exhibition at the turn of the 20th century.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Rhonda Fleming  •  Mark Stevens  •  Nancy Guild  •  Charles Drake

Katie Did It (1951)

Katherine Standish, who has been brought up in a strict manner in a prudish New England town, falls in love with a city slicker commercial artist, Peter Van Arden. The romance ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Ann Blyth  •  Mark Stevens  •  Cecil Kellaway  •  Jesse White

Peggy (1950)

Professor Brookfield along with daughters Peggy and Susan move to small town Pasadena, California. Their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding helps them move in, and urges the girls to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Diana Lynn  •  Charles Coburn  •  Charlotte Greenwood  •  Barbara Lawrence




The Gal Who Took the West (1949)

In order to gain passage to the West, a woman poses as an opera singer, and causes a feud between two cousins.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Charles Coburn  •  Scott Brady  •  John Russell

Illegal Entry (1949)

Long before he became producer/director of The Tonight Show, Fred DeCordova helmed the Universal meller Illegal Entry. Howard Duff, who later worked with DeCordova on the TV ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Howard Duff  •  Märta Torén  •  George Brent  •  Gar Moore

That Way with Women (1947)

A bored millionaire (Sydney Greenstreet) matches his daughter (Martha Vickers) with his partner (Dane Clark) in a gas station.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Dane Clark  •  Martha Vickers  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  Alan Hale

The Desert Hawk (1950)

A desert guerilla, with flashing scimitar, opposes a tyrannical prince and marries the caliph's daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Richard Greene  •  Jackie Gleason  •  George Macready

Always Together (1947)

An old millionaire, who believes he's dying, bequeaths his fortune to a young woman with a fanatical obsession with movie stars. But then the elderly tycoon recovers from his ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Joyce Reynolds  •  Robert Hutton  •  Cecil Kellaway  •  Ernest Truex

Buccaneer's Girl (1950)

Buccaneer's Girl is a 1950 American romantic adventure film directed by Frederick De Cordova and starring Yvonne De Carlo, Philip Friend and Robert Douglas. A New Orleans ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Philip Friend  •  Robert Douglas  •  Elsa Lanchester

Her Kind of Man (1946)

A singer can"t choose between a charismatic gangster and an honest newspaperman.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Dane Clark  •  Janis Paige  •  Zachary Scott  •  Faye Emerson

Wallflower (1948)

Two stepsisters become rivals for the same handsome bachelor. Comedy.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Joyce Reynolds  •  Robert Hutton  •  Edward Arnold  •  Janis Paige

Love and Learn (1947)

Jack Carson and Robert Hutton are two would-be songwriters.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Jack Carson  •  Robert Hutton  •  Martha Vickers  •  Janis Paige

I'll Take Sweden (1965) RT Audience 32%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Bob Holcomb will do anything to stop his daughter JoJo from tying the knot with her lazy boyfriend, even move her all the way to Sweden! But once they're "safely" out of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Tuesday Weld  •  Frankie Avalon  •  Dina Merrill