Search results for "Jerome Cowan"

Miracle on 34th Street (1947) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Kris Kringle, seemingly the embodiment of Santa Claus, is asked to portray the jolly old fellow at Macy's following his performance in the Thanksgiving Day parade. His ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  George Seaton
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  John Payne  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Gene Lockhart

The Maltese Falcon (1941) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2000

A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Mary Astor  •  Gladys George  •  Peter Lorre

Deadline at Dawn (1946) RT Audience 61%

A young Navy sailor has one night to find out why a woman was killed and he ended up with a bag of money after a drinking blackout.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Harold Clurman
CAST:  Susan Hayward  •  Paul Lukas  •  Bill Williams  •  Joseph Calleia

Have Rocket, Will Travel (1959) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: May 1995

The Stooges are janitors working at a space center who accidentally blast off to Venus. They encounter a talking unicorn, a giant fire breathing tarantula, and an alien ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Lowell Rich
CAST:  Moe Howard  •  Larry Fine  •  Joe DeRita  •  Jerome Cowan

High Sierra (1941) RT 94% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2003

See Bogie at his best as world weary "Mad Dog Roy Earle" Given a pardon from jail he gets back into the swing of things as he robs a swanky resort.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  Alan Curtis  •  Arthur Kennedy

My Reputation (1946) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 2007

Tongues begin to wag when a lonely widow becomes romantically involved with a military man. Problems arise when the gossip is filtered down to her own children.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  George Brent  •  Warner Anderson  •  Lucile Watson

Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948) RT Audience 72%

When heiress Jean Courtland attempts suicide, her fiancée Elliott Carson probes her relationship to John Triton. In flashback, we see how stage mentalist Triton starts having ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Gail Russell  •  John Lund  •  Virginia Bruce

Pocketful of Miracles (1961) RT 63% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Damon Runyon's fairytale, sweet and funny, is told by director Frank Capra. Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much as part of downtown New ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Glenn Ford  •  Hope Lange  •  Peter Falk

Shall We Dance (1937) RT 88% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Ballet star Pete "Petrov" Peters arranges to cross the Atlantic aboard the same ship as the dancer he's fallen for but barely knows, musical star Linda Keene. By the time the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Eric Blore

Street of Chance (1942) RT Audience 20%

In this Cornell Woolrich thriller, a man's memory is recovered after being injured by falling construction material. Discovering a year-long lapse, he returns to his old life ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jack Hively
CAST:  Burgess Meredith  •  Claire Trevor  •  Louise Platt  •  Sheldon Leonard

The Saint Strikes Back (1939) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Jan 1994

Suave private detective Simon "The Saint" Templar arrives in San Francisco and meets Val, a woman whose police inspector father killed himself after being accused of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  George Sanders  •  Wendy Barrie  •  Jonathan Hale  •  Jerome Cowan

The Unfaithful (1947) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 2009

Chris Hunter kills an intruder and tells her husband and lawyer it was an act of self-defense. It's later revealed that he was actually her lover and she had posed for an ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Ann Sheridan  •  Lew Ayres  •  Zachary Scott  •  Eve Arden

You Only Live Once (1937) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Based partially on the story of Bonnie and Clyde, Eddie Taylor (Henry Fonda) is an ex-convict who cannot get a break after being released from prison. When he is framed for ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Sylvia Sidney  •  Barton MacLane  •  Jean Dixon

Young Man with a Horn (1950) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Legendary trumpeter Art Hazzard teaches young Rick Martin everything he knows about playing, so Rick becomes a star musician, but a troubled marriage and the desire to play ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Doris Day  •  Hoagy Carmichael

The Song of Bernadette (1943) RT 80% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2003

In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Vincent Price  •  William Eythe  •  Charles Bickford

Melody Ranch (1940)

His Arizona hometown of Torpedo invites Gene back to be the honorary sheriff of the Frontier Days Celebration.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  Gene Autry  •  Ann Miller  •  Jimmy Durante  •  Barton MacLane

Mr. Skeffington (1944) RT 50% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 2005

A popular and beautiful woman is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man to save her brother from an embezzlement charge.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Claude Rains  •  Walter Abel  •  George Coulouris

The Gnome-Mobile (1967) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 2004

An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Walter Brennan  •  Matthew Garber  •  Karen Dotrice  •  Richard Deacon

The Hurricane (1937)

In the colonial era, island native Terangi (Jon Hall) spends a blissful honeymoon with his bride, Marama (Dorothy Lamour). Soon after, however, their relationship is torn ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Jon Hall  •  Mary Astor  •  C. Aubrey Smith

The Great Lie (1941) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2008

Days after Sandra and Pete elope, they discover their consummated union isn't valid since, unbeknownst to them, Sandra's divorce isn't yet final. They decide to not stay ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  George Brent  •  Mary Astor  •  Lucile Watson