Search results for "Jean Parker"

Black Tuesday (1954) RT Audience 71%

Vicious gangster Vincent Canelli pulls off a daring prison escape just moments before going to the electric chair, taking with him Peter Manning – a bank robber and cop killer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugo Fregonese
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Peter Graves  •  Jean Parker  •  Milburn Stone

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

The Gunfighter (1950) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2008

Gregory Peck stars as an aging notorious gunslinger, Johnny Ringo. Sick of killing he tries to avoid trouble, but when a cocksure young man named Eddie draws on him, Ringo has ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Helen Westcott  •  Millard Mitchell  •  Jean Parker

Lady for a Day (1933) RT 100% / Audience 78%

Never-wed, poor, rough around the edges Apple Annie has always written to her daughter, Louise, in Spain that she is married and a member of New York's high society. Upon ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Warren William  •  May Robson  •  Guy Kibbee  •  Glenda Farrell

Gabriel Over the White House (1933) RT 92% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 1993

A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Walter Huston  •  Karen Morley  •  Franchot Tone  •  Arthur Byron

Beyond Tomorrow (1940)

Three ghosts try to help two young lovers whom they knew when alive.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  A. Edward Sutherland
CAST:  Harry Carey  •  C. Aubrey Smith  •  Charles Winninger  •  Alex Melesh

Zenobia (1939)

A modest country doctor in the antebellum South has to contend with his daughter's upcoming marriage and an affectionate medicine show elephant.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Oliver Hardy  •  Harry Langdon  •  Billie Burke  •  Alice Brady

The Ghost Goes West (1935) RT Audience 55%

An American businessman's family convinces him to buy a Scottish castle and disassemble it to ship it to America brick by brick, where it will be put it back together. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  René Clair
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Jean Parker  •  Eugene Pallette  •  Elsa Lanchester

The Flying Deuces (1939) RT 83% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Ollie is in love with a woman. When he discovers that she is already married, he tries to kill himself. Of course, the suicide is avoided and the boys join the Foreign Legion ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  A. Edward Sutherland
CAST:  Stan Laurel  •  Oliver Hardy  •  Jean Parker  •  Reginald Gardiner

Divorce in the Family (1932)

A child struggles to come to terms with his parents' divorce. Director Charles Reisner's 1932 drama stars Jackie Cooper, Lewis Stone, Conrad Nagel, Lois Wilson, Jean Parker ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Reisner
CAST:  Jackie Cooper  •  Conrad Nagel  •  Lewis Stone  •  Lois Wilson

Made on Broadway (1933)

A satire about the power of publicity. Robert Montgomery plays Jeff Bidwell, a dashing Broadway press agent who has his own private club where he cultivates the rich and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Harry Beaumont
CAST:  Robert Montgomery  •  Sally Eilers  •  Madge Evans  •  Eugene Pallette

The Secret of Madame Blanche (1933)

Rich father does everything he can to destroy his son's marriage to a decent, but in his father's eyes', common showgirl.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Irene Dunne  •  Lionel Atwill  •  Phillips Holmes  •  Una Merkel

A Wicked Woman (1934)

A woman and her children escape severe poverty and abuse. She successfully betters her family's condition while living with the secret that she killed her abusive husband in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Mady Christians  •  Jean Parker  •  Charles Bickford  •  Betty Furness

Have a Heart (1934)

Sally (Jean Parker) is engaged to be married, loves dancing and kids. But her life is ruined when an accident cripples her and her betrothed magnanimously offers to not back ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Jean Parker  •  James Dunn  •  Una Merkel  •  Stuart Erwin

Murder in the Fleet (1935)

Seamen hunt down a deadly saboteur.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Edward Sedgwick
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Jean Parker  •  Ted Healy  •  Una Merkel

Life Begins with Love (1937)

A spoiled playboy is forced to leave town to avoid the press, which latches on to his statement, while tipsy, that he will give away his fortune. He disguises himself and gets ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Raymond McCarey
CAST:  Jean Parker  •  Douglass Montgomery  •  Edith Fellows  •  Leona Maricle

Two Alone (1934)

Mazie, a poor orphan girl, is mistreated by cruel farmer Slag and his wife for whom she works. Mazie, who is growing into a woman, does not like they way Slag has been ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliott Nugent
CAST:  Jean Parker  •  Tom Brown  •  ZaSu Pitts  •  Arthur Byron

The Traitor Within (1942)

In this drama, a truck driver begins wooing a young woman who still lives with her father who constantly brags how he, not the town mayor, was responsible for catching a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank McDonald
CAST:  Don "Red" Barry  •  Jean Parker  •  George Cleveland  •  Ralph Morgan

No Hands on the Clock (1941)

A wise-cracking private detective's honeymoon is interrupted by a kidnapping case.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank McDonald
CAST:  Chester Morris  •  Jean Parker  •  Rose Hobart  •  Dick Purcell

Flying Blind (1941) RT Audience 100%

A spy steals a secret military device, then hijacks an airliner to get away. The airliner crashes in the wilderness & the survivors are threatened by a raging forest fire.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank McDonald
CAST:  Richard Arlen  •  Jean Parker  •  Nils Asther  •  Marie Wilson