Search results for "H. Bruce Humberstone"


I Wake Up Screaming (1941) RT 80% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jun 2006

A young promoter is accused of the murder of Vicky Lynn, a young actress he "discovered" as a waitress while out with ex-actor Robin Ray and gossip columnist Larry Evans.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Victor Mature  •  Carole Landis  •  Laird Cregar

Sun Valley Serenade (1941) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 1991

Skating star Sonja Henie and the Glenn Miller Orchestra share the spotlight in Sun Valley Serenade. Henie plays a Norwegian refugee adopted by band pianist John Payne, who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Sonja Henie  •  John Payne  •  Glenn Miller  •  Milton Berle

Hello, Frisco, Hello (1943) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Oct 2008

In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, an ambitious vaudevillian takes his quartet from a honky tonk to the big time, while spurning the love of his troupe's star singer for a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Alice Faye  •  John Payne  •  Jack Oakie  •  Lynn Bari

Wonder Man (1945) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 1998

Boisterous nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew was the witness to a murder committed by gangster Ten Grand Jackson. One night, two of Jackson's thugs kill Buzzy and dump his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Danny Kaye  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Vera-Ellen  •  Donald Woods

If I Had a Million (1932) RT Audience 84%

An elderly business tycoon, believed to be dying, decides to give a million dollars each to 8 strangers chosen at random from the phone directory. The various segents of this ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog  •  Ernst Lubitsch  •  H. Bruce Humberstone  •  Norman Z. McLeod  •  William A. Seiter  •  James Cruze  •  Stephen Roberts
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Charles Laughton  •  George Raft  •  Jack Oakie

Three Live Ghosts (1936)

Three WWI veterans thought long dead turn out to be still alive and return home - much to the consternation of their friends and family.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Richard Arlen  •  Beryl Mercer  •  Charles McNaughton  •  Claud Allister

Within These Walls (1945) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Michael Howland, a stern hanging judge, is assigned to take over a chaotic prison. There Michael imposes a strict regime of discipline on the inmates. He is similarly rigid ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Thomas Mitchell  •  Mary Anderson  •  Edward Ryan  •  Mark Stevens

Three Little Girls in Blue (1946) RT Audience 38%

Three sisters go to Atlantic City with hopes of finding rich husbands.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  June Haver  •  Vivian Blaine  •  Vera-Ellen  •  George Montgomery

Fury at Furnace Creek (1948) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: May 2007

The Arizona wilderness, 1880. Gen. Fletcher Blackwell sends a message telling Capt. Walsh, who is escorting a wagon-train through Apache territory, heading for the fort at ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Coleen Gray  •  Glenn Langan  •  Reginald Gardiner

Charlie Chan in Honolulu (1938) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Feb 2008

While Charlie is distracted with the birth of his first grandchild, son Jimmy impersonates his father in order to investigate a murder aboard a freighter in the harbor.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Sidney Toler  •  Phyllis Brooks  •  Victor Sen Yung  •  Eddie Collins




Merry Wives of Reno (1934)

This 1934 Warner Bros. screwball comedy-- featuring three Manhattan couples, two lost overcoats, and one sheep named Eloise--all converging in a hotel in Reno. With Glenda ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Guy Kibbee  •  Glenda Farrell  •  Donald Woods  •  Margaret Lindsay

The Dragon Murder Case (1934) RT Audience 25%

Wonderful idea to give a party with people who dislike each other. Late at night, everyone decides to go into the pool, except Stamm, who is drunk. Montague dives in as does ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Warren William  •  Margaret Lindsay  •  Lyle Talbot  •  Eugene Pallette

South Sea Sinner (1950)

A tramp steamer lands sick crewman Jake Davis on rubber-growing island Oraka, from which voluptuous, bedroom-eyed saloon singer Coral is about to be ejected because "men like ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Shelley Winters  •  Liberace  •  Macdonald Carey

Time Out for Murder (1938)

A bank runner is accused of killing a woman for whom he deposited a large amount. Reporter and bank official investigate.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Michael Whalen  •  Gloria Stuart  •  Douglas Fowley  •  Robert Kellard

Rascals (1938)

A Gypsy band takes lots of stuff but always in a good cause. Led by Jane Withers, they pick up a socialite (Hundson) who has amnesia. She works as a fortune teller and raises ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Jane Withers  •  Rochelle Hudson  •  Robert Wilcox  •  Borrah Minevitch

Ten Wanted Men (1955) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Sep 2005

When his ward seeks protection with rival cattleman John Stewart, embittered, jealous rancher Wick Campbell hires ten outlaws to help him seize power in the territory.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Randolph Scott  •  Jocelyn Brando  •  Richard Boone  •  Dennis Weaver

Pardon Our Nerve (1939)

City girls have dating service jobs long enough to learn that a society matron needs a boxer to perform at a party. They talk a waiter into playing the part and a series of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Lynn Bari  •  June Gale  •  Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams  •  Michael Whalen

Charlie Chan at the Olympics (1937) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Nov 2008

Get ready for a Gold Medal murder mystery! This "tense, thrilling mystery" ('California Congress of Parents and Teachers') pits Charlie Chan against international spies who ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Warner Oland  •  Katherine DeMille  •  Keye Luke  •  C. Henry Gordon

Strangers of the Evening (1932) RT Audience 25%

Bodies start mysteriously disappearing from the city morgue. An investigator tries to determine what is going on.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Eugene Pallette  •  ZaSu Pitts  •  Lucien Littlefield  •  Theodore von Eltz