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

Sadie Thompson arrives in Pago-Pago to start a new life, but when extremist missionary Davidson lashes out against her lifestyle and tries to force her back to San Francisco, ...  (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

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

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)

Directed by Léonce Perret.  (more)

GENRES: 
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

Bluebeard's 8th Wife (1923)

Bluebeard's 8th Wife  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Huntley Gordon  •  Paul Weigel  •  Frank Butler

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: 
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

The Golden Twenties (1950)

Feature-length compilation of 1920s newsreel footage, with commentary about news, sports, lifestyles, and historical figures.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Robert Q. Lewis  •  Frederick Lewis Allen  •  Elmer Davis  •  Red Barber

Nero's Mistress (1956)

Nero is on holiday at the seaside. Poppea, Seneca and many other guests are with him. Nero is preparing a great show where he will be the star. When Agrippina, his mother, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • History
DIRECTION:  Steno
CAST:  Alberto Sordi  •  Vittorio De Sica  •  Brigitte Bardot  •  Gloria Swanson

Stage Struck (1925) RT Audience 50%

Stage Struck (1925) is a silent comedy film starring Gloria Swanson, Lawrence Gray, Gertrude Astor, and Ford Sterling. The film was directed by Allan Dwan, and released by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Lawrence Gray  •  Gertrude Astor  •  Oliver Sandys