Search results for "Lee Tracy"

Bombshell (1933)

Sexpot film star Lola Burns (Jean Harlow) is at the top of the pile in Hollywood in this pre-code film directed by Victor Fleming But with her father and brother always ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  Lee Tracy  •  Frank Morgan  •  Franchot Tone

Dinner at Eight (1933) RT 100% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2005

An ambitious New York socialite plans an extravagant dinner party as her businessman husband, Oliver, contends with financial woes, causing a lot of tension between the couple ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Marie Dressler  •  John Barrymore  •  Wallace Beery  •  Jean Harlow

Doctor X (1932) RT 71% / Audience 47%

A wisecracking New York reporter intrudes on a research scientist's quest to unmask The Moon Killer.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Lionel Atwill  •  Fay Wray  •  Lee Tracy  •  Preston Foster

The Best Man (1964) RT Audience 91%

The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority as the first ballot closes and the front-runners begin to decide how ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Edie Adams  •  Margaret Leighton

The Half-Naked Truth (1932) RT Audience 50%

A barker at a down-at-the-heels carnival becomes a powerhouse New York publicity man as he transforms a sideshow dancer into a Broadway sensation.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Lupe Velez  •  Lee Tracy  •  Eugene Pallette  •  Frank Morgan

Clear All Wires! (1933)

Buckley is an unethical reporter who manipulates the news for his own benefit as much as he reports it. When he is in Paris to get a medal for being rescued from his alleged ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George W. Hill
CAST:  Lee Tracy  •  James Gleason  •  Una Merkel  •  Benita Hume

The Nuisance (1933) RT Audience 50%

Fast-talker extraordinaire Tracy gives one of his quintessential wiseguy performances as a conniving ambulance chaser who falls in love with Evans, unaware she's a special ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Lee Tracy  •  Madge Evans  •  Frank Morgan  •  Charles Butterworth

Wanted: Jane Turner (1936)

Investigators set out to capture a gang of thieves transporting stolen cash through the U.S. mail.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Edward Killy
CAST:  Lee Tracy  •  Gloria Stuart  •  Ann Preston  •  John McGuire

Behind the Headlines (1937)

A radio reporter sets out to rescue his ex-girlfriend when she is kidnapped by gangsters.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime
DIRECTION:  Richard Rosson
CAST:  Lee Tracy  •  Diana Gibson  •  Philip Huston  •  Paul Guilfoyle

Criminal Lawyer (1937)

Barry Brandon, a criminal lawyer, visits the night club of Denny Larkin, his primary client, with Betty Walker, a spoiled society girl. The police raid the club and Brandon ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Christy Cabanne  •  Edward Killy
CAST:  Lee Tracy  •  Margot Grahame  •  Eduardo Ciannelli  •  Betty Lawford

Crashing Hollywood (1938)

Two gangsters provide details of an actual bank robbery when helping a neophite screenwriter create a hit Hollywood film.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Lee Tracy  •  Joan Woodbury  •  Paul Guilfoyle  •  Lee Patrick

The Spellbinder (1939)

The life of an unscrupulous lawyer of the underworld gets more complicated when his innocent daughter arrives from Europe.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Hively
CAST:  Lee Tracy  •  Barbara Read  •  Patric Knowles  •  Allan Lane

Millionaires in Prison (1940)

Self-crowned king of a gray-walled world of treacherous men... He out-schemed, out-talked, out-fought them all!  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
CAST:  Linda Hayes  •  Lee Tracy  •  Raymond Walburn  •  Morgan Conway

Power of the Press (1943)

Although he's credited only for story, the dialogue has Fuller's headline punch, and of course newspapering was an alternative universe he knew inside out. A publisher whose ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Guy Kibbee  •  Lee Tracy  •  Gloria Dickson  •  Otto Kruger

I'll Tell the World (1945)

In this comedy, a PR man saves a struggling radio station from ruin. Songs include: "Slap Polka", "Walk A Little Faster", "Moonlight Fiesta", and "Where The Prairie Meets The Sky".  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins
CAST:  Lee Tracy  •  Brenda Joyce  •  Raymond Walburn  •  June Preisser

Sutter's Gold (1936)

Story of the gold strike on an immigrant's property that started the 1849 California Gold Rush.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  James Cruze
CAST:  Edward Arnold  •  Lee Tracy  •  Binnie Barnes  •  Katharine Alexander

Two-Fisted (1935)

A fast-talking boxing manager and the somewhat hapless fighter he manages happen to run into a young man who was a good prizefighter in his day but is now out of the sport and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Cruze
CAST:  Lee Tracy  •  Roscoe Karns  •  Gail Patrick  •  Kent Taylor

I'll Tell the World (1934)

Lee Tracy once again plays a Winchellesque newspaper reporter in Universal's I'll Tell the World. More interested in his sex life than his career, news hawk Brown (Tracy) ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward Sedgwick
CAST:  Lee Tracy  •  Gloria Stuart  •  Roger Pryor  •  Onslow Stevens

Washington Merry-Go-Round (1932) RT Audience 100%

Button Gwinett Brown is a freshman congressman on a mission to rid Washington of corruption. He quickly runs afoul of the powerful Senator Norton...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cruze
CAST:  Lee Tracy  •  Constance Cummings  •  Walter Connolly  •  Alan Dinehart