Search results for "George Murphy"

Border Incident (1949) RT 60% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jul 2006

The story concerns two agents, one Mexican (PJF) and one American, who are tasked to stop the smuggling of Mexican migrant workers across the border to California. The two ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Ricardo Montalbán  •  George Murphy  •  Howard Da Silva  •  James Mitchell

Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937) RT Audience 60%

Steve Raleight wants to produce a show on Broadway. He finds a backer, Herman Whipple and a leading lady, Sally Lee. But Caroline Whipple forces Steve to use a known star, not ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Eleanor Powell  •  George Murphy  •  Binnie Barnes

Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Johnny Brett and King Shaw are an unsuccessful dance team in New York. A producer discovers Brent as the new partner for Clare Bennett, but Brett, who thinks he is one of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Eleanor Powell  •  George Murphy  •  Frank Morgan

Kid Millions (1934) RT Audience 40%

A musical comedy about a Brooklyn boy who inherits a fortune from his archaeologist father, but has to go to Egypt to claim it.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Eddie Cantor  •  Ann Sothern  •  Ethel Merman  •  George Murphy

That's Entertainment! (1974)

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Bing Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Peter Lawford

They Died with Their Boots On (1941) RT 82% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 2005

The story follows General George Armstrong Custer's adventures from his West Point days to his death. He defies orders during the Civil War, trains the 7th Cavalry, appeases ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War • Western
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Charley Grapewin

Battleground (1949)

The film concentrates on the camaraderie and the divisions between the troops as they ready for the big offensive. Told in a taut narrative, the men of the 101st, led by Van ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  John Hodiak  •  Ricardo Montalbán  •  George Murphy

This Is the Army (1943) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Mar 2005

In WW I dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the War, he becomes a producer. In WW II his son Johnny Jones, who was ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  George Murphy  •  Joan Leslie  •  George Tobias  •  Alan Hale

That's Entertainment! III (1994) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan  •  Bud Friedgen
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Lena Horne  •  Howard Keel

Little Nellie Kelly (1940) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 1992

Irish colleen Nellie is in love with handsome Jerry Kelly, even though her father objects. Nellie and Jerry soon marry and announce plans to move to New York, which again ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  George Murphy  •  Charles Winninger  •  Douglas McPhail

The Navy Comes Through (1942) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Nov 1991

A U.S. Navy crew aboard a merchant marine ship battle Nazis.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  A. Edward Sutherland
CAST:  Pat O'Brien  •  George Murphy  •  Jane Wyatt  •  Jackie Cooper

London by Night (1937)

A newspaperman, his canine companion, and an adventurous socialite investigate an umbrella-wielding murderer who is terrorizing a London neighborhood.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wilhelm Thiele
CAST:  George Murphy  •  Rita Johnson  •  Virginia Field  •  Leo G. Carroll

The Women Men Marry (1937)

A newsman (George Murphy) with a no-good wife (Claire Dodd) exposes a religious racket with a newswoman (Josephine Hutchinson) who loves him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Errol Taggart
CAST:  George Murphy  •  Josephine Hutchinson  •  Claire Dodd  •  Sidney Blackmer

Cynthia (1947) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Jul 2009

Sheltered by her parents, a small-town teenager finally goes out on a date.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  George Murphy  •  S.Z. Sakall  •  Mary Astor

The Arnelo Affair (1947) RT Audience 29%

A neglected wife gets mixed up with an hypnotic charmer and murder.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Arch Oboler
CAST:  John Hodiak  •  George Murphy  •  Frances Gifford  •  Dean Stockwell

Big City (1948)

A young orphan (Margaret O'Brien) in New York's Lower East Side is collectively adopted by three neighborhood men--a minister, a cantor, and a cop.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Margaret O'Brien  •  Robert Preston  •  George Murphy  •  Danny Thomas

No Questions Asked (1951)

A young lawyer's primrose path to success gets him framed for murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold F. Kress
CAST:  Barry Sullivan  •  Arlene Dahl  •  George Murphy  •  Jean Hagen

A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob (1941)

Steve is a shy quiet man who is an executive for a shipping firm. He meets Dot at the Opera where she had his seats and the next day she shows up as his temporary secretary. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Wallace
CAST:  Lucille Ball  •  George Murphy  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Henry Travers

The Mayor of 44th Street (1942)

In this drama, an ex-vaudevillian dancer opens up a dance band agency and help street kids at the same time by hiring them to help out. Unfortunately, the local gang of hood's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  George Murphy  •  Anne Shirley  •  William Gargan  •  Richard Barthelmess

Letter of Introduction (1938) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Feb 2005

An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter shows up. It seems that she is an actress and is also trying to make it on ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John M. Stahl
CAST:  Adolphe Menjou  •  Andrea Leeds  •  Eve Arden  •  Ann Sheridan