Search results for "Jessie Ralph"

Mark of the Vampire (1935) RT 77% / Audience 46%

Sir Karell Borotyn appears to have been killed by Count Mora, a vampire who prowled around his castle. One year later, Irena, Karell's daughter, is haunted by the vampire and ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Tod Browning
CAST:  Lionel Barrymore  •  Elizabeth Allan  •  Bela Lugosi  •  Lionel Atwill

One Night of Love (1934) RT 60% / Audience 57%

Mary Barrett is an aspiring Opera singer who is taken under the wings of a famous operatic maestro, Guilio Monterverdi. After spending endless working hours together and ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Victor Schertzinger
CAST:  Grace Moore  •  Tullio Carminati  •  Lyle Talbot  •  Mona Barrie

The Bank Dick (1940) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Egbert Sousé becomes an unexpected hero when a bank robber falls over a bench he's occupying. Now considered brave, Egbert is given a job as a bank guard. Soon, he is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edward F. Cline
CAST:  W.C. Fields  •  Cora Witherspoon  •  Una Merkel  •  Evelyn Del Rio

The Blue Bird (1940) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Set in mid-Europe sometime in the late 18th century where Mytyl (Shirley Temple), the bratty daughter of a woodcutter (Russell Hicks), finds a unique bird in the Royal Forest ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Shirley Temple  •  Spring Byington  •  Nigel Bruce  •  Gale Sondergaard

The Good Earth (1937) RT 94% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jan 2006

The story follows Wang Lung (Paul Muni), a humble farmer, who makes an arranged marriage to a slave, O-Lan (Luise Rainer). The couple's great struggle is to procure--and then, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  Sam Wood  •  Sidney Franklin  •  Gustav Machatý
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  Luise Rainer  •  Walter Connolly  •  Tilly Losch

San Francisco (1936) RT 100% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jun 2006

A beautiful singer and a battling priest try to reform a Barbary Coast saloon owner in the days before the big earthquake.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Jack Holt

Captain Blood (1935)

Dr. Peter Blood, unjustly convicted of treason and exiled from England, becomes a notorious pirate.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Ross Alexander

Les Misérables (1935)

In early nineteenth-century France Jean Valjean, an ex-convict who failed to report to parole, is relentlessly pursued over a twenty-year period by Javert, an obsessive policeman.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Boleslawski
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Charles Laughton  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Rochelle Hudson

The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger (1935)

Charles Dickens' classic tale of an orphaned boy's fight for happiness and the colorful characters who help and hinder him.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Frank Lawton  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Basil Rathbone

After the Thin Man (1936) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Recently returned home from vacation, private detective Nick Charles and his socialite wife, Nora, are back on the case when Nora's cousin, Selma, reports her husband Robert ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery
CAST:  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  James Stewart  •  Elissa Landi

The Affairs of Cellini (1934) RT Audience 20%

The 16th-century sculptor woos the Duchess of Florence despite the duke.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Constance Bennett  •  Frank Morgan  •  Fay Wray

Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) RT 80% / Audience 59%

DVD release: May 2005

Set in America's Colonial period, John Ford's adventure tale follows Gilbert (Henry Fonda) and Lana Martin (Claudette Colbert) as they try to survive the rugged frontier. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • War • Western
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Henry Fonda  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Eddie Collins

Bunker Bean (1936)

A shy office worker becomes a hero when a fortune teller calls him another Napoleon.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward Killy  •  William Hamilton
CAST:  Owen Davis Jr.  •  Louise Latimer  •  Robert McWade  •  Jessie Ralph

Double Wedding (1937) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Aug 2007

A bohemian free spirit (William Powell) helps meek Waldo (John Beal) win back his fiancée (Florence Rice) and falls in love with her over-controlling sister (Myrna Loy) in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Florence Rice  •  John Beal

Enchanted April (1935) RT Audience 100%

Mrs. Lotty Wilkins is an unhappily wife whom's life husband and romance have departed. In order to possibly salvage some of the missing elements in her life she rents an old ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Harry Beaumont
CAST:  Ann Harding  •  Frank Morgan  •  Katharine Alexander  •  Reginald Owen

Vanessa: Her Love Story (1935)

The Victorian wife of a mad baron waits years for a British soldier sent to Egypt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William K. Howard
CAST:  Robert Montgomery  •  Helen Hayes  •  May Robson  •  Otto Kruger

The Garden Murder Case (1936)

Urbane detective Philo Vance (Edmund Lowe) solves murders caused by hypnosis.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Edwin L. Marin
CAST:  Edmund Lowe  •  Virginia Bruce  •  Benita Hume  •  Douglas Walton

Love Is a Headache (1938)

A press agent for a Broadway actress whose career is going downhill, attempts to get her some publicity by having her adopt two orphans, without her knowledge.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Gladys George  •  Franchot Tone  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Virginia Weidler

Four Girls in White (1939)

Young Women go through Nursing School together, each with there own motivation for being there. They learn more than how to be a Nurse.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  S. Sylvan Simon
CAST:  Florence Rice  •  Una Merkel  •  Ann Rutherford  •  Mary Howard

Jalna (1935)

A young poet (David Manners), accompanied by his new bride (Kay Johnson), returns home to his large family at their Canadian farm. Director John Cromwell's 1935 drama also ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Kay Johnson  •  Ian Hunter  •  C. Aubrey Smith  •  Nigel Bruce