Search results for "John Beck"

Bad Men of Missouri (1941)

The Younger brothers return to Missouri after the Civil War with intent to avenge the misdeeds of William Merrick, a crooked banker who has been buying up warrants on ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Ray Enright
CAST:  Dennis Morgan  •  Jane Wyman  •  Wayne Morris  •  Arthur Kennedy

Hopalong Cassidy Returns (1936)

DVD release: Aug 1997

A crusading newspaper editor recruits his old friend Hoppy to take the job of Marshall in a town rife with vice and murder directed at helpless miners.  (more)

GENRES: Western
CAST:  William Boyd  •  George 'Gabby' Hayes  •  Gail Sheridan  •  Evelyn Brent

Island Captives (1937)

DVD release: Nov 2005

A murdered businessman's daughter is shipwrecked on a jungle island with the son of the man who killed her father. Both are threatened by a smuggling ring that uses the island ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Kershner
CAST:  Edward J. Nugent  •  Joan Barclay  •  Henry Brandon  •  Charles King

Young Tom Edison (1940) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Nov 1993

Inventor Thomas Edison's boyhood is chronicled and shows him as a lad whose early inventions and scientific experiments usually end up causing disastrous results. As a result, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  George Bancroft  •  Fay Bainter  •  Virginia Weidler

The Iron Claw (1941)

The heirs of Anton Benson are searching Bensonhurst for hidden gold; they are joined by a reporter, a gangster...and a masked fiend known as The Iron Claw.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Mystery
DIRECTION:  James W. Horne
CAST:  Charles Quigley  •  Joyce Bryant  •  Forrest Taylor  •  Walter Sande

Spitfire (1934) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Mar 1991

Dirt-poor mountain girl Trigger Hicks is a loner. Her faith-healing is mistaken for witchcraft by the community. She falls for an engineer building a dam, who protects her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Robert Young  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Martha Sleeper

Billy the Kid (1930) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 2012

Billy, after shooting down land baron William Donovan's henchmen for killing Billy's boss, is hunted down and captured by his friend, Sheriff Pat Garrett. He escapes and is on ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Johnny Mack Brown  •  Wallace Beery  •  Kay Johnson  •  Karl Dane

Rubber Tarzan (1981)

DVD release: Dec 1990

Ivan is a very lonely 8 year boy who is bullied almost every day in school. Even his father taunts him because Ivan litteraly is a weakling (That should explain the title ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Søren Kragh-Jacobsen
CAST:  Alex Svanbjerg  •  Otto Brandenburg  •  Peter Schrøder  •  Susanne Heinrich

When the Daltons Rode (1940) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Randolph Scott  •  Kay Francis  •  Brian Donlevy  •  George Bancroft

20 Mule Team (1940)

It is 1892 in Death Valley and the yields from the Borax ore are getting so small that refining it is a losing proposition. The only thing that will save the company is a new ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Leo Carrillo  •  Marjorie Rambeau  •  Anne Baxter

Worst in Show (2011) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Dec 2011

The camera is cast on the competitors in the annual "Worlds Ugliest Dog Contest" which takes place each summer in Petaluma, CA.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Don R. Lewis  •  John T. Beck