Search results for "Jo Allen"

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942)

The fifth film version of Alice Hegan Rice's 1901 novel, starring Fay Bainter as the loving but near-penniless mother struggling to raise her five children in their shantytown ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Fay Bainter  •  Hugh Herbert  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  John Archer

Cowboy Canteen (1944)

Song and comedy revue, featuring Western talents, along with a theatrical troupe taking their vacation on the Lazy B Ranch run by Steve Bradley. Steve is about to enter the ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • War • Western
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Charles Starrett  •  Jane Frazee  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  Tex Ritter

Melody and Moonlight (1940)

Jane Frazee made her starring film debut in the Republic B-plus musical Melody and Moonlight. The plot is motivated by the show-biz aspirations of bellboy Danny O'Brien ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  Johnny Downs  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  Jerry Colonna  •  Jane Frazee

Rosie the Riveter (1944) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2002

In this romantic wartime comedy, four female defense plant workers share a house with four male workers. The situation is on the up and up as the men and women work different ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  Jane Frazee  •  Frank Albertson  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  Frank Jenks

Mohawk (1956)

An artist working in a remote army post is juggling the storekeeper's daughter, his fiancée newly arrived from the east, and the Indian Chief's daughter. But when a vengeful ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Kurt Neumann
CAST:  Scott Brady  •  Rita Gam  •  Neville Brand  •  Lori Nelson

Goliath II (1960)

Goliath II is a 6-inch-tall elephant (son of the huge Goliath). He's a big disappointment to his father, but mom is proud of Goliath II anyway. Goliath II is constantly ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Reitherman
CAST:  Sterling Holloway  •  Mel Blanc  •  J. Pat O'Malley  •  Barbara Jo Allen

Larceny, Inc. (1942) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2008

A hoodlum tries to go legit to buy a dog tract but needs investment money which he plans to get by robbing a bank, tunning in from a neighboring luggage shop. He takes over ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Jane Wyman  •  Broderick Crawford  •  Jack Carson

The Women (1939) RT 91% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Wealthy Mary Haines is unaware her husband is having an affair with shopgirl Crystal Allen. Sylvia Fowler and Edith Potter discover this from a manicurist and arrange for Mary ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Joan Crawford  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Mary Boland

Chicken Run (2000) RT 97% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Peter Lord  •  Nick Park
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Timothy Spall  •  Imelda Staunton

Adele: Live at the Royal Albert Hall (2011)

Live At The Royal Albert Hall was recorded on September 22 at the height of what has been an amazing year for Adele. This concert video features vocalist Adele's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Dugdale
CAST:  Adele  •  Jo Allen  •  Ben Thomas  •  Stephanie Cavey

The Wendell Baker Story (2005) RT 40% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Oct 2007

Luke Wilson plays a good-hearted ex-con who gets a job in a retirement hotel. Three elderly residents help him win back his girlfriend as he lends them a hand in fighting ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Luke Wilson  •  Andrew Wilson
CAST:  Luke Wilson  •  Eva Mendes  •  Jacob Vargas  •  Owen Wilson

True Stories (1986) RT 75% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 1999

A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Byrne
CAST:  David Byrne  •  John Goodman  •  Swoosie Kurtz  •  Spalding Gray

The Client (1994) RT 80% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 1997

A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Anthony LaPaglia

The Homesman (2014) RT 81% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Feb 2015

When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Jones
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Grace Gummer  •  Meryl Streep

Floundering (1994)

When a young man's unemployment benefits run out, the IRS freezes his bank account, and his druggie brother needs help, things can't get any worse...until he discovers his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter McCarthy
CAST:  James LeGros  •  John Cusack  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Steve Buscemi

In the Valley of Elah (2007)

A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Haggis
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Charlize Theron  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Frances Fisher