Search results for "H. C. Potter"


Blackmail (1939) RT 90% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Oct 2004

A fugitive from a chain gang becomes an oil-well firefighter and meets the man who framed him.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Gene Lockhart  •  Bobs Watson

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) RT 80% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Cary Grant stars as an advertising executive who dreams of getting out of the city and building a perfect home in the country, only to find the transition fraught with problems.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Myrna Loy  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Reginald Denny

Mr. Lucky (1943) RT 100% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A conman poses as a war relief fundraiser, but when he falls for a charity worker, his conscience begins to trouble him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Laraine Day  •  Charles Bickford  •  Gladys Cooper

The Farmer's Daughter (1947) RT Audience 77%

A Swedish-American farmer's daughter leaves the farm to attend nursing school. Penny-less after an acquaintance steals her tuition money, she obtains a job as a household ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Loretta Young  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Ethel Barrymore  •  Charles Bickford

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) RT 80% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Oct 2006

In 1911, Vernon Castle, minor stage comic meets stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they're married. They abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career, which ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Walter Brennan

Second Chorus (1940) RT Audience 34%

DVD release: Jul 2006

Danny O'Neill and Hank Taylor are rival trumpeters with the Perennials, a college band, and both men are still attending college by failing their exams seven years in a row. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Paulette Goddard  •  Artie Shaw  •  Charles Butterworth

Wings over Honolulu (1937)

A Navy pilot gets involved in a romantic triangle while stationed in Hawaii.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Wendy Barrie  •  William Gargan  •  Kent Taylor

A Likely Story (1947)

A shell-shocked young GI mistakenly believes he is dying, and a young artist takes it upon herself to prove to him that he's not.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Barbara Hale  •  Bill Williams  •  Sam Levene  •  Lanny Rees

Congo Maisie (1940)

Maisie gets lost in a jungle in Africa and the jungle of romance. The African jungle has snakes, crocodiles and witch doctors. The romantic jungle has a dedicated doctor with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Ann Sothern  •  John Carroll  •  Rita Johnson  •  Shepperd Strudwick

Victory Through Air Power (1943) RT Audience 56%

This is a unique film in Disney Production's history. This film is essentially a propaganda film selling Major Alexander de Seversky's theories about the practical uses of ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Clyde Geronimi  •  Jack Kinney  •  James Algar  •  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Art Baker




You Gotta Stay Happy (1948) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: May 1998

Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancée, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Joan Fontaine  •  James Stewart  •  Eddie Albert  •  Roland Young

Beloved Enemy (1936) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 1995

Irish rebels launch an uprising against the British occupation of Ireland in the 1920s. One of the rebellion's leaders and a beautiful aristocratic Englishwoman meet and, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Karen Morley  •  Henry Stephenson  •  David Niven

Hellzapoppin' (1941) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2015

Ole and Chick are making a movie, but the director is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them an absurd story. They have to support Jeff and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Ole Olsen  •  Chic Johnson  •  Martha Raye  •  Hugh Herbert

The Shopworn Angel (1938)

During WWI Bill Pettigrew, a naive young Texan soldier is sent to New York for basic training. He meets worldly wise actress Daisy Heath when her car nearly runs him over.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Margaret Sullavan  •  James Stewart  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Hattie McDaniel

The Time of Your Life (1948) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Joe spends a lot of his time at Nick's Pacific Street Saloon. Tom, who credits Joe with once saving his life, stops by regularly to run errands for Joe. Today, Tom notices a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  James Cagney  •  William Bendix  •  Wayne Morris  •  Jeanne Cagney

The Cowboy and the Lady (1938) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Aug 2008

Mary Smith decides after a lifetime of being a shut-in to do something wild while her father is out campaigning for the presidency, so she takes off for the family's home in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Merle Oberon  •  Patsy Kelly  •  Walter Brennan

Three for the Show (1955)

This musical reworking of Too Many Husbands (1940), features Grable as a top singer and dancer who's been widowed by WW II. She marries her late husband's songwriting partner, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Marge Champion  •  Gower Champion  •  Jack Lemmon

The Miniver Story (1950) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Jul 1993

The Second World War is over, and the Miniver family is trying to keep themselves together in post-War Britain, among continuing shortages and growing tensions within the family.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  John Hodiak  •  Greer Garson  •  Leo Genn