Search results for "Janet Beecher"

The Lady Eve (1941) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Oct 2001

It's no accident when wealthy Charles falls for Jean. Jean is a con artist with her sights set on Charles' fortune. Matters complicate when Jean starts falling for her mark. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Preston Sturges
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Henry Fonda  •  Charles Coburn  •  Eugene Pallette

The Mark of Zorro (1940) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Around 1820 the son of a California nobleman comes home from Spain to find his native land under a villainous dictatorship. On the one hand he plays the useless fop, while on ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Rouben Mamoulian
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Linda Darnell  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Gale Sondergaard

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

DVD release: Oct 2006

In 1911, minor stage comic, Vernon Castle meets the stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they marry and then abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career ...  (more)

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

All This, and Heaven Too (1940) RT 83% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2008

When lovely and virtuous governess Henriette Deluzy comes to educate the children of the debonair Duc de Praslin, a royal subject to King Louis-Philippe and the husband of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Charles Boyer  •  Jeffrey Lynn  •  Barbara O'Neil

The Dark Angel (1935) RT Audience 78%

Kitty Vane, Alan Trent, and Gerald Shannon have been inseparable friends since childhood. Kitty has always known she would marry one of them, but has waited until the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sidney Franklin
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Merle Oberon  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Janet Beecher

Reap the Wild Wind (1942) RT 67% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Dec 1998

Clipper ships taking the shortest route between the Mississippi and the Atlantic often end up on the shoals of Key West in the 1840s. Salvaging the ships' cargos has become a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  John Wayne  •  Paulette Goddard  •  Raymond Massey

Beg, Borrow or Steal (1937)

We find con-man Ingraham Steward living by his wits by steering wealthy Paris visitors to sellers of fake paintings and other assorted dodges. He and his wife, Agatha, have ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wilhelm Thiele
CAST:  Frank Morgan  •  Florence Rice  •  John Beal  •  Janet Beecher

Between Two Women (1937) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Allen Meighan, an intern, assures himself residency at 'General Hospital', when he saves the life of a man trapped in an explosion. Allen is in love with student nurse, Claire ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George B. Seitz
CAST:  Franchot Tone  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Virginia Bruce  •  Leonard Penn

My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937)

A young woman inherits a newspaper whose editor refuses to hire lady reporters.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George B. Seitz
CAST:  Edna May Oliver  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Rita Johnson

The Thirteenth Chair (1937)

A phony psychic tries to solve a murder that took place during her seance.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  George B. Seitz
CAST:  Dame May Whitty  •  Lewis Stone  •  Madge Evans  •  Thomas Beck

Woman Against Woman (1938)

A newlywed unhappily discovers that her husband's scheming ex-wife still has a controlling influence in his life and home.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert B. Sinclair
CAST:  Virginia Bruce  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Mary Astor  •  Janet Beecher

Village Tale (1935)

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DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Randolph Scott  •  Kay Johnson  •  Arthur Hohl  •  Robert Barrat

Men of Texas (1942)

A Chicago reporter (Robert Stack) and photographer focus on a Confederate outlaw (Brod Crawford) in post-Civil War Texas.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Ray Enright
CAST:  Robert Stack  •  Broderick Crawford  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Anne Gwynne

Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour (1943)

Teenager Henry Aldrich (Jimmy Lydon) becomes a hometown celebrity when he wins a date with a sexy movie star. The sixth entry in the "Henry Aldrich" series of eleven films.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Hugh Bennett
CAST:  Jimmy Lydon  •  Charles Smith  •  Frances Gifford  •  Diana Lynn

Hi, Neighbor (1942)

A financially strapped college is transformed into a summer holiday resort with the help of music and radio stars.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Jean Parker  •  John Archer  •  Janet Beecher  •  Marilyn Hare

The President Vanishes (1934)

The President Vanishes, released in the United Kingdom as Strange Conspiracy, is a 1934 American political drama film directed by William A. Wellman and produced by Walter ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Edward Arnold  •  Arthur Byron  •  Paul Kelly  •  Peggy Conklin

Gallant Lady (1933)

Unwed mother gives up baby for adoption and hopes to get it back when the adoptive mother dies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Ann Harding  •  Clive Brook  •  Otto Kruger  •  Tullio Carminati

I'd Give My Life (1936)

The movie, like the play "The Noose" on which it is based, is the story of a young man wrongfully convicted of and sentenced to be hanged for a murder which he never committed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edwin L. Marin
CAST:  Guy Standing  •  Frances Drake  •  Tom Brown  •  Janet Beecher