Search results for "Hugh Herbert"

The Girls of Pleasure Island (1953)

In the spring of 1945, World War II is coming to a close. Roger Halyard, a dignified, strait-laced Englishmen, lives on a South Sea atoll with his three daughters, Gloria, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alvin Ganzer  •  F. Hugh Herbert
CAST:  Don Taylor  •  Leo Genn  •  Gene Barry  •  Elsa Lanchester

Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! (1948)

Light-hearted, old-style romance about a farm-hand who arranges to buy a pair of mules from his employer. No one is able to handle the mules and he must train them. Adding to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  F. Hugh Herbert
CAST:  June Haver  •  Lon McCallister  •  Walter Brennan  •  Anne Revere

He Knew Women (1930)

A novelist has to chose between his wealthy patron and a penniless romantic.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  F. Hugh Herbert  •  Lynn Shores
CAST:  Lowell Sherman  •  Alice Joyce  •  David Manners  •  Frances Dade

Footlight Parade (1933) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2006

James Cagney stars as a fledgling producer who finds himself at odds with his workers, financiers and his greedy ex-wife when he tries to produce live musicals for movie-going ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Joan Blondell  •  Ruby Keeler  •  Dick Powell

Four's a Crowd (1938) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: May 2009

Robert will do anything to get the big account that has eluded him. His public relations business makes public angels of rich scoundrels. Jean needs someone to save the paper ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Patric Knowles

Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Romance strikes when a vacationing millionairess and her daughter and son spend their vacation at a posh New England resort.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Busby Berkeley
CAST:  Dick Powell  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  Gloria Stuart  •  Alice Brady

Stage Door Canteen (1943) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A young soldier on a pass in New York City visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theater and films appear and host a recreational center for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Judith Anderson  •  Tallulah Bankhead  •  Kenny Baker  •  Ralph Bellamy

Dames (1934) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A reformer's daughter wins the lead in a scandalous Broadway show.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ray Enright  •  Busby Berkeley
CAST:  Joan Blondell  •  Dick Powell  •  Ruby Keeler  •  ZaSu Pitts

The Great Waltz (1938) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Composer Johann Strauss risks his marriage over his infatuation with a beautiful singer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  Josef von Sternberg  •  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Luise Rainer  •  Fernand Gravey  •  Miliza Korjus  •  Hugh Herbert

Danger Lights (1930) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 2009

Head railroad man Dan is as ugly as he is honorable. When he spots a drifter who'd hopped a freight held up by a landslide, Dan offers the man a job; then he finds the man was ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  George B. Seitz
CAST:  Louis Wolheim  •  Robert Armstrong  •  Jean Arthur  •  Hugh Herbert

The Black Cat (1941) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Sep 1998

Greedy heirs wait in a mansion for a rich cat lover to die, only to learn her cats come first.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Albert S. Rogell
CAST:  Basil Rathbone  •  Hugh Herbert  •  Broderick Crawford  •  Bela Lugosi

Music for Millions (1944) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 2012

Six year old "Mike" joins her sister Barbara Ainsworth who plays in a classical orchestra during WWII  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Margaret O'Brien  •  Jimmy Durante  •  José Iturbi  •  June Allyson

One Way to Love (1946)

A Chicago team of radio scriptwriters must split up when he takes a job with his bride-to-be's father, and the other must write commercial jingles.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ray Enright
CAST:  Willard Parker  •  Marguerite Chapman  •  Chester Morris  •  Janis Carter

Diplomaniacs (1933) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Mar 2012

Barbers Willy Nilly and Hercules Glub have opened a barbershop in an Indian reservation, where they have no customers. When suddenly a white man asks for a shave, several ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  Bert Wheeler  •  Robert Woolsey  •  Marjorie White  •  Phyllis Barry

To Beat the Band (1935)

An eccentric heir must marry a widow in order to collect the millions left to him in his aunt's will, so a suicidal neighbor agrees to marry the man's young fiancée before ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Benjamin Stoloff
CAST:  Hugh Herbert  •  Helen Broderick  •  Roger Pryor  •  Fred Keating

Love Begins at Twenty (1936)

A henpecked husband tries to help his daughter marry the man she loves and his wife loathes.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank McDonald
CAST:  Hugh Herbert  •  Patricia Ellis  •  Warren Hull  •  Hobart Cavanaugh

La Conga Nights (1940)

In this comedy, actor Hugh Herbert plays six different roles. Only one of the roles is a man. The story centers around a dizzy music lover, who has grown rich through real ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Hugh Herbert  •  Dennis O'Keefe  •  Constance Moore  •  Ferike Boros

Slightly Tempted (1940)

A con man tries to sell phony stocks to unwary investors.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Hugh Herbert  •  Peggy Moran  •  Johnny Downs  •  Elisabeth Risdon

Little Accident (1939)

A baby is passed from hand to hand after her father abandons her.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Hugh Herbert  •  Florence Rice  •  Richard Carlson  •  Ernest Truex

The Family Next Door (1939)

Rose Pierce is discontent with her life as the wife of a small town plumber and has visions of becoming a wealthy socialite. Consequently, when her smart aleck son Sammy hears ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  Hugh Herbert  •  Joy Hodges  •  Eddie Quillan  •  Ruth Donnelly