Search results for "George Brent"

42nd Street (1933) RT 95% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show, and at the last moment a chorus girl has to replace the star.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Warner Baxter  •  Bebe Daniels  •  George Brent  •  Ruby Keeler

Baby Face (1933) RT 100% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2006

A young woman uses her body and her sexuality to help her climb the social ladder, but soon begins to wonder if her new status will ever bring her happiness.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  George Brent  •  Donald Cook  •  Alphonse Ethier

Dark Victory (1939) RT 86% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Judith Traherne is at the height of young society when Dr. Frederick Steele diagnoses a brain tumor. After surgery she falls in love with Steele. The doctor tells her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  George Brent  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald

Experiment Perilous (1944) RT 100% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Sep 2009

In 1903, Doctor Huntington Bailey (Brent) meets a friendly older lady during a train trip. She tells him that she is going to visit her brother Nick and his lovely young wife ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jacques Tourneur
CAST:  Hedy Lamarr  •  George Brent  •  Paul Lukas  •  Albert Dekker

Jezebel (1938) RT 94% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Oct 1997

In 1850s Louisiana, the willfulness of a tempestuous Southern belle threatens to destroy all who care for her.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Henry Fonda  •  George Brent  •  Margaret Lindsay

My Reputation (1946) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 2007

Tongues begin to wag when a lonely widow becomes romantically involved with a military man. Problems arise when the gossip is filtered down to her own children.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  George Brent  •  Warner Anderson  •  Lucile Watson

The Spiral Staircase (1946) RT 92% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jul 2000

In 1916, beautiful young mute Helen is a domestic worker for elderly, ailing Mrs. Warren. Mrs. Warren's two adult sons, Albert (a professor) and womanizing impudent Steven, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  Dorothy McGuire  •  George Brent  •  Ethel Barrymore  •  Kent Smith

The Great Lie (1941) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2008

Days after Sandra and Pete elope, they discover their consummated union isn't valid since, unbeknownst to them, Sandra's divorce isn't yet final. They decide to not stay ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  George Brent  •  Mary Astor  •  Lucile Watson

The Gay Sisters (1942) RT Audience 67%

The eldest (Barbara Stanwyck) of three sisters protects their Fifth Avenue mansion from a developer (George Brent) she once married.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  George Brent  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Donald Crisp

The Fighting 69th (1940) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his comrades and officers, Father Duffy, the regimental chaplain, has faith that he'll prove himself in the end.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  William Keighley
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Pat O'Brien  •  George Brent  •  Jeffrey Lynn

The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947)

Rival reporters (George Brent, Joan Blondell) investigate a Hollywood star (Adele Jergens) and the box she receives with a dead man inside.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Henry Levin
CAST:  George Brent  •  Joan Blondell  •  Adele Jergens  •  Jim Bannon

In Person (1935)

Carol Corliss, a beautiful movie star so insecure about her celebrity that she goes around in disguise, meets a rugged outdoorsman who is unaffected by her star status.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  Alan Mowbray  •  George Brent  •  Grant Mitchell

Slave Girl (1947)

Tongue-in-cheek adventure tale of an American attempting to free sailors held as hostages and becoming involved in middle-East tribal wars.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Yvonne De Carlo  •  George Brent  •  Broderick Crawford  •  Albert Dekker

The Case Against Mrs. Ames (1936)

An attorney falls for the woman he's representing on a murder charge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  Madeleine Carroll  •  George Brent  •  Beulah Bondi  •  Arthur Treacher

They Call It Sin (1932) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Apr 1994

An innocent, young, small town church organist is thrown out of her home, told she was adopted and that her mother was an evil woman. She follows a crush to the big-city and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thornton Freeland
CAST:  Loretta Young  •  George Brent  •  Una Merkel  •  David Manners

Living on Velvet (1935)

A lay-about falls for his best friend's fiancee. The two of them run away from a life of privilege to one of middle-class normalcy. When an influx of money enters their life, ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Kay Francis  •  Warren William  •  George Brent  •  Helen Lowell

Stranded (1935)

A 1935 melodrama, set in San Francisco, starring Kay Francis as a travelers' aid worker who becomes involved with her clients' personal lives.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Kay Francis  •  George Brent  •  Patricia Ellis  •  Barton MacLane

The Goose and the Gander (1935)

When Georgiana Summers learns that the woman who stole and married her husband is planning a romantic tryst with a new love, she hatches a giddy plot to expose the rendezvous ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Kay Francis  •  George Brent  •  Genevieve Tobin  •  John Eldredge

The Right to Live (1935)

A man (Colin Clive) with a broken back dies after his wife (Josephine Hutchinson) has an affair with his brother (George Brent).  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Keighley
CAST:  Josephine Hutchinson  •  Colin Clive  •  George Brent  •  Henrietta Crosman

Give Me Your Heart (1936)

An American lawyer's wife is reunited with her child and his father, an English nobleman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Archie Mayo
CAST:  Kay Francis  •  George Brent  •  Roland Young  •  Patric Knowles