Search results for "Howard St. John"

Born Yesterday (1950)

Uncouth, loud-mouth junkyard tycoon Harry Brock descends upon Washington D.C. to buy himself a congressman or two, bringing with him his mistress, ex-showgirl Billie Dawn.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Judy Holliday  •  Broderick Crawford  •  William Holden  •  Howard St. John

One, Two, Three (1961) RT 94% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2003

C.R. MacNamara will do anything to get a promotion within the Coca-Cola company, including looking after boss W.P. Hazeltine's rebellious teenage daughter, Scarlett. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Horst Buchholz  •  Pamela Tiffin  •  Arlene Francis

Strangers on a Train (1951) RT 98% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder...a theory that he plans to implement.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Farley Granger  •  Ruth Roman  •  Robert Walker  •  Leo G. Carroll

The Men (1950) RT 70% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Fred Zinnemann's sensitive film on the plight of paraplegic WWII veterans features Marlon Brando in his superbly moving screen debut. He plays Lt. Bud Wilozek, one of a group ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Teresa Wright  •  Everett Sloane  •  Jack Webb

The Undercover Man (1949) RT Audience 80%

Frank Warren is a treasury agent assigned to put an end to the activities of a powerful mob crime boss. The "undercover" agent poses as a criminal to seek out information but ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joseph H. Lewis
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Nina Foch  •  James Whitmore  •  Barry Kelley

Three Coins in the Fountain (1954) RT 63% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Nov 2004

American girls dream of finding romance in Rome, but there is none for secretaries, Anita tells her replacement at the USDA. But Maria soon meets Prince Dino de Cessi at a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Jean Peters  •  Louis Jourdan

Mister 880 (1950) RT Audience 50%

The Skipper is a charming old man loved by all his neighbors. What they don't know is that he is also Mr. 880, an amateurish counterfeiter who has amazingly managed to elude ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Millard Mitchell

Strait-Jacket (1964) RT 80% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Mar 2002

After a 20 year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behaviour.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Castle
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Diane Baker  •  Leif Erickson  •  Howard St. John

Illegal (1955) RT Audience 54%

A hugely successful DA goes into private practice after sending a man to the chair -- only to find out later he was innocent. Now the drunken attorney only seems to represent ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lewis Allen
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Nina Foch  •  Hugh Marlowe  •  Jayne Mansfield

World in My Corner (1956)

A scrappy fighter from Jersey City named Tommy Shea -- "born in a dump, educated in an alley" -- catches the eye of wealthy businessman, Robert Mallinson, who allows him to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse Hibbs
CAST:  Audie Murphy  •  Barbara Rush  •  Jeff Morrow  •  John McIntire

Saturday's Hero (1951)

A talented high school football player encounters trouble in a college program.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  John Derek  •  Donna Reed  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Alexander Knox

Stop, You're Killing Me (1952)

A gangster and his wife attempt to go straight. Comedy. Remake of the 1938 film "A Slight Case of Murder".  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Broderick Crawford  •  Claire Trevor  •  Virginia Gibson  •  Sheldon Leonard

David Harding, Counterspy (1950)

A Counterspy in the US military is killed under suspicious circumstances. His friend, Jerry Baldwin, a Navy Commander, is assigned to replace him and stop a saboteur in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Ray Nazarro
CAST:  Willard Parker  •  Audrey Long  •  Raymond Greenleaf  •  Howard St. John

Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard (1950)

A federal agent (Howard St. John) joins forces with a British lawman (Ron Randell) to foil a spy ring.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Seymour Friedman
CAST:  Howard St. John  •  Ron Randell  •  Amanda Blake  •  John Dehner

The Sun Sets at Dawn (1950) RT Audience 50%

A reporter investigates the story of a young man who may have been wrongly convicted and sentenced to be executed.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Sloane
CAST:  Sally Parr  •  Patrick Waltz  •  Walter Reed  •  Lee Frederick

711 Ocean Drive (1950) RT Audience 57%

The Horatio Alger parable gets the film noir treatment with the redoubtable Edmund O’Brien as a whip-smart telephone technician who moves up the ladder of a Syndicate gambling ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joseph M. Newman
CAST:  Edmond O'Brien  •  Joanne Dru  •  Otto Kruger  •  Barry Kelley

Matchless (1967)

A secret agent possesses a ring that makes him invisible for a short time, once every 10 hours. He is in pursuit of an evil criminal mastermind but, at the same time, must ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alberto Lattuada
CAST:  Patrick O'Neal  •  Ira von Fürstenberg  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Henry Silva

La Fayette (1962)

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GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Jean Dréville
CAST:  Pascale Audret  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Michel Le Royer  •  Folco Lulli

Sanctuary (1961) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Director Tony Richardson's 1961 film adaptation of the William Faulkner tales "Sanctuary" and "Requiem For A Nun", set in the American South, stars Lee Remick as a governor's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Lee Remick  •  Yves Montand  •  Bradford Dillman  •  Howard St. John