Search results for "Henry Stephenson"

Conquest (1937) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Sep 2006

A polish countess becomes Napoleon Bonaparte's mistress at the urging of Polish leaders, who feel she might influence him to make Poland independent.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Greta Garbo  •  Charles Boyer  •  Reginald Owen  •  Alan Marshal

Little Women (1933)

Little Women is a coming-of-age drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War, the girls father is away serving as a minister ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Joan Bennett  •  Paul Lukas  •  Edna May Oliver

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

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) RT 94% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty. However, Bligh returns one year later, hell bent on avenging his captors.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Frank Lloyd
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Clark Gable  •  Franchot Tone  •  Herbert Mundin

Oliver Twist (1948) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jan 1999

When 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist dares to ask his cruel taskmaster, Mr. Bumble, for a second serving of gruel, he's hired out as an apprentice. Escaping that dismal fate, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Alec Guinness  •  Kay Walsh  •  John Howard Davies  •  Robert Newton

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Professor Moriarity has a scheme for stealing the crown jewels from the Tower of London. To get Holmes involved, he persuades a gaucho flute player to murder a girl.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Basil Rathbone  •  Nigel Bruce  •  Ida Lupino  •  George Zucco

The Locket (1946) RT Audience 72%

A dark personal secret drives a young woman to use every man she encounters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Brahm
CAST:  Laraine Day  •  Brian Aherne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Gene Raymond

Captain Blood (1935)

Dr. Peter Blood, unjustly convicted of treason and exiled from England, becomes a notorious pirate.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Ross Alexander

The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) RT 71% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 2005

This period drama frames the tumultuous affair between Queen Elizabeth I and the man who would be King of England.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Bette Davis  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Donald Crisp

Marie Antoinette (1938) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2006

The young Austrian princess Marie Antoinette (Norma Shearer) is arranged to marry Louis XVI (Robert Morley), future king of France, in a politically advantageous marriage for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke  •  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Tyrone Power  •  John Barrymore  •  Robert Morley

Red-Headed Woman (1932)

Lil works for the Legendre Company and causes Bill to divorce Irene and marry her. She has an affair with businessman Gaerste and uses him to force society to pay attention to her.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  Chester Morris  •  Lewis Stone  •  Leila Hyams

A Bill of Divorcement (1932) RT Audience 53%

Hillary Fairfield returns home after fifteen years in an asylum with sanity restored. But he is disturbed to find that everything has changed: his daughter grown and about to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Billie Burke  •  David Manners

Outcast Lady (1934)

A woman's dubious past proves to be a stumbling block when she becomes engaged to marry.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Constance Bennett  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Henry Stephenson  •  Leo G. Carroll

What Every Woman Knows (1934)

A drab woman is engaged to a prospective MP, whilst he has his eye on a posh young thing  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Helen Hayes  •  Brian Aherne  •  Madge Evans  •  Lucile Watson

The Flame Within (1935)

Psychiatrist finds herself falling for her patient.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Ann Harding  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Louis Hayward

The Night Is Young (1935)

Young Austrian Archduke Paul "Gustl" Gustave is in an arranged engagement to Princess Matilda, but his uncle, the emperor, decides to let Gustl continue his fling with ballet ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dudley Murphy
CAST:  Ramon Novarro  •  Evelyn Laye  •  Charles Butterworth  •  Una Merkel

The Perfect Gentleman (1935)

A strait-laced country vicar is very embarrassed by his father's naughty exploits with a lively actress.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Whelan
CAST:  Frank Morgan  •  Cicely Courtneidge  •  Heather Angel  •  Herbert Mundin

Vanessa: Her Love Story (1935)

The Victorian wife of a mad baron waits years for a British soldier sent to Egypt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William K. Howard
CAST:  Robert Montgomery  •  Helen Hayes  •  May Robson  •  Otto Kruger

Dark Delusion (1947)

After 15 entries, MGM's "Dr. Kildare" series came to a quiet end with Dark Delusion. Although Dr. Leonard Gillespie (Lionel Barrymore), crusty chief surgeon at Blair General ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Willis Goldbeck
CAST:  Lionel Barrymore  •  James Craig  •  Lucille Bremer  •  Jayne Meadows

If I Were Free (1933)

A recently divorced interior decorator (Irene Dunne) falls in love with a married barrister (Clive Brook). Director Elliott Nugent's 1933 drama also features Nils Asther, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elliott Nugent
CAST:  Irene Dunne  •  Clive Brook  •  Nils Asther  •  Henry Stephenson