Search results for "Joe De Stefani"

Midnight (1939) RT 92% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2008

An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Don Ameche  •  John Barrymore  •  Francis Lederer

The Man They Could Not Hang (1939) RT Audience 69%

Dr. Henryk Savaard is a scientist working on experiments to restore life to the dead. When he is unjustly hanged for murder, he is brought back to life by his trusted ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Nick Grinde
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Lorna Gray  •  Robert Wilcox  •  Roger Pryor

Smashing the Rackets (1938)

Jim 'Socker' Conway, former boxer and FBI hero, is maneuvered for political reasons into a do-nothing job in the district attorney's office. Meanwhile, he meets wild debutante ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Chester Morris  •  Frances Mercer  •  Bruce Cabot  •  Rita Johnson

Let Us Live (1939) RT Audience 50%

A woman desperately tries to prove her fiance's innocence after he and a friend are jailed and then put on death row.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Brahm
CAST:  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Henry Fonda  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Alan Baxter

Racket Busters (1938) RT Audience 50%

A trucker (George Brent) with a pregnant wife (Gloria Dickson) fights a New York mobster's (Humphrey Bogart) protection racket.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  George Brent  •  Gloria Dickson  •  Allen Jenkins

The Three Musketeers (1939) RT Audience 30%

DVD release: Jun 2007

A parodic remake of the story of the young Gascon D'Artagnan, who arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Binnie Barnes  •  Gloria Stuart  •  Pauline Moore

Gateway (1938)

Irish immigrant meets returning war correspondent on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amours of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Arleen Whelan  •  Gregory Ratoff  •  Binnie Barnes

Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) RT Audience 50%

British nurse Edith Cavell (Anna Neagle) is stationed at a hospital in Brussels during World War I. When the son of a former patient escapes from a German prisoner-of-war camp ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Edna May Oliver  •  George Sanders  •  May Robson

They Shall Have Music (1939) RT Audience 67%

A boy runs away from home and ends up at a music school for poor children. When the school suffers hard times, he enlists the aid of violinist Heifetz to save the day.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Archie Mayo
CAST:  Jascha Heifetz  •  Joel McCrea  •  Andrea Leeds  •  Gene Reynolds

Blackwell's Island (1939)

A reporter gets himself sent to prison to expose a mobster.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  William C. McGann
CAST:  John Garfield  •  Rosemary Lane  •  Dick Purcell  •  Victor Jory

Bar 20 Justice (1938)

DVD release: Aug 1997

Hoppy's friend Dennis owns a rich gold mine. Frazier who owns the adjoining mine and wants the Dennis mine, has Dennis killed. Hoppy steps in to take over running the Dennis ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Lesley Selander
CAST:  William Boyd  •  George 'Gabby' Hayes  •  Russell Hayden  •  Gwen Gaze

Babies for Sale (1940)

A determined newsman pursues his hunch that a charitable maternity hospital is running a ruthless adoption racket.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Barton
CAST:  Rochelle Hudson  •  Glenn Ford  •  Miles Mander  •  Joe De Stefani

Five Little Peppers at Home (1940)

The second entry in the four "Five Little Peppers" films finds the family struggling to keep their copper mine when their elderly business partner becomes ill.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Charles Barton
CAST:  Dorothy Peterson  •  Edith Fellows  •  Charles Peck  •  Tommy Bond

Homicide Bureau (1939)

After being criticized by the Citizens' League for his inability to cope with a crime wave, Police Captain Haines orders his men in the Homicide Bureau to clean up all their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Charles C. Coleman
CAST:  Rita Hayworth  •  Bruce Cabot  •  Marc Lawrence  •  Richard Fiske

Beau Ideal (1931)

DVD release: Mar 2005

An American joins the French Foreign Legion in order to rescue a boyhood friend.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Herbert Brenon
CAST:  Ralph Forbes  •  Loretta Young  •  Irene Rich  •  Lester Vail

Adventure in Sahara (1938)

DVD release: Oct 2009

Agadez is a lonely French outpost baking under the desert sun and commanded by the cruel and oppressive Captain Savatt. To it comes, at his own request, Legionnaire Jim Wilson ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  D. Ross Lederman
CAST:  Paul Kelly  •  C. Henry Gordon  •  Lorna Gray  •  Robert Fiske

Rancho Grande (1940) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Feb 2006

A ranch foreman (Gene Autry) helps three youngsters protect their inheritance from foreclosure.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Frank McDonald
CAST:  Gene Autry  •  Smiley Burnette  •  June Storey  •  Mary Lee

Everything Happens at Night (1939) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Feb 1994

Two reporters compete to discover a scientist living in hiding and win his daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Irving Cummings
CAST:  Sonja Henie  •  Ray Milland  •  Robert Cummings  •  Maurice Moskovitch