Search results for "Gloria Swanson"


Airport 1975 (1974) RT 29% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Apr 1998

"Something hit us...the crew is dead...help us, please, please help us!" With these terrifying words, 22 of Hollywood's greatest stars find themselves aboard a pilotless jumbo ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jack Smight
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Karen Black  •  George Kennedy  •  Gloria Swanson

Queen Kelly (1929) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Prince Wolfram is the betrothed of mad Queen Regina V of Kronberg. Supreme ruler, her word is law and he is a playboy. On maneuvers as punishment for partying with other women ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Erich von Stroheim
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Walter Byron  •  Seena Owen  •  Sidney Bracey

Sunset Boulevard (1950) RT 98% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Nov 2002

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  William Holden  •  Gloria Swanson  •  Erich von Stroheim  •  Nancy Olson

Sadie Thompson (1928) RT 83% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Feb 2001

A young, beautiful prostitute named Sadie Thompson arrives on the South Pacific island of Pago Pago looking for honest work, and falls for Timothy O'Hara, an American sailor ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Blanche Friderici  •  Charles Willis Lane

The Trespasser (1929)

A stenographer who works for a lawyer falls in love with and marries a wealthy young man. His family has the marraige annulled, after which she gives birth to a child. Her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Robert Ames  •  Purnell Pratt  •  Henry B. Walthall

The House That Shadows Built (1931)

The House That Shadows Built (1931) is a short feature film, roughly 55 minutes long, from Paramount Pictures, made to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the studio's founding ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Groucho Marx  •  Harpo Marx  •  Leonard Marx  •  Zeppo Marx

Male and Female (1919) RT Audience 51%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Gloria Swanson plays a spoiled maiden who always gets her way until shipwrecked with her butler, then learns which qualities are really admirable in a person.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Thomas Meighan  •  Theodore Roberts  •  Raymond Hatton  •  Robert Cain

Father Takes a Wife (1941)

A famous actress has to win over her ready-made family when she weds a shipping magnate.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Hively
CAST:  Adolphe Menjou  •  Gloria Swanson  •  John Howard  •  Desi Arnaz

What a Widow! (1930)

A young woman's elderly husband dies and leaves her $5 million. She travels to Paris and becomes part of the "Continental" set and is pursued by a rich playboy and a lawyer ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan  •  Dudley Murphy  •  James Seymour
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Owen Moore  •  Lew Cody  •  Margaret Livingston

Music in the Air (1934)

Constantly quarrelling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young couple comes along.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joe May
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  John Boles  •  Douglass Montgomery  •  June Lang




Madame Sans-Gêne (1925)

A French washerwoman becomes a duchess and a friend of Napoleon.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Léonce Perret
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Émile Drain  •  Charles De Rochefort  •  Madeleine Guitty

The Coast of Folly (1925)

Silent film drama...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Alec B. Francis  •  Anthony Jowitt  •  Dorothy Cumming

A Trip to Paramountown (1922)

Documentary short film depicting the filmmaking activity at the Paramount Studios in Hollywood, featuring dozens of stars captured candidly and at work.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  T. Roy Barnes  •  Alice Brady  •  Betty Compson  •  Dorothy Dalton

Prodigal Daughters (1923)

Elinor "Swifty" Forbes and her younger sister Marjory are the carefree daughters of wealthy J. D. Forbes. Their mother shows no restraint over her daughters, so they live ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Ralph Graves  •  Vera Reynolds  •  Theodore Roberts

The Humming Bird (1924)

A pickpocket (Swanson) falls in love with a newspaperman. When he is sent off to war and she disguises herself as a boy, joins a gang and sets out to save him.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney Olcott
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Edmund Burns  •  William Ricciardi  •  Cesare Gravina

Bluebeard's 8th Wife (1923)

Bluebeard's 8th Wife  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Huntley Gordon  •  Charles Greene  •  Lianne Salvor

Zaza (1923)

Zaza (Swanson) is an actress and the favorite at an open-air theater in a small French town. When diplomat Bernard Dufresne (H.B. Warner) comes to the village, he stays away ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  H.B. Warner  •  Ferdinand Gottschalk  •  Lucille La Verne

Manhandled (1924)

Comedy which concerns the struggles of an ambitious department store sales clerk who is caught up in New York high society.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Tom Moore  •  Lilyan Tashman  •  Ian Keith

Fine Manners (1926)

The film depicts what happens when a rich boy accidentally meets a crude girl on New Year's Eve.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone  •  Richard Rosson
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Eugene O'Brien  •  Helen Dunbar  •  Roland Drew

Billy Wilder Speaks (2006) RT Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 2006

In 1988, Oscar-winning German filmmaker Volker Schlondorff ("The Tin Drum") sat down with legendary director Billy Wilder at his office in Beverly Hills, California and turned ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Volker Schlöndorff  •  Gisela Grischow
CAST:  Jean Arthur  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  James Cagney  •  Gary Cooper