Search results for "Lew Landers"

The Mask of Diijon (1946)

A stage illusionist plots revenge after a particularly humiliating comeback attempt.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Erich von Stroheim  •  Jeanne Bates  •  William Wright  •  Denise Vernac

The Raven (1935) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 1992

A brilliant but deranged neurosurgeon becomes obsessively fixated on a judge's daughter who in no way wants him. With the help of an escaped criminal whose face he has ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Bela Lugosi  •  Lester Matthews  •  Irene Ware

Crime, Inc. (1945) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: May 2005

A crime reporter writes book to expose names and methods of the criminal leaders. He is held on a charge after refusing to explain how he got his information, but is released ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Leo Carrillo  •  Tom Neal  •  Martha Tilton  •  Lionel Atwill

Night Waitress (1936)

Helen Roberts, who's on probation, goes back to work as a waitress at Torre's Fish Palace, a San Francisco waterfront dive. The customers are low characters trying to make ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Margot Grahame  •  Gordon Jones  •  Marc Lawrence  •  Vinton Hayworth

Without Orders (1936) RT Audience 67%

At Portland, Oregon, playboy pilot Len Kendrick (Vinton Haworth) lands at the end of a cross-country record flight, met by his father J.P. Kendrick (Charley Grapewin) who owns ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Sally Eilers  •  Robert Armstrong  •  Frances Sage  •  Charley Grapewin

Danger Patrol (1937)

An explosives carrier at an oil field falls in love with a colleague's daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  John Beal  •  Sally Eilers  •  Harry Carey  •  Frank M. Thomas

Living on Love (1937) RT Audience 33%

A man and woman, who've never met, are forced by circumstances to share the same apartment. A remake of the 1933 film "Rafter Romance".  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  James Dunn  •  Whitney Bourne  •  Joan Woodbury  •  Franklin Pangborn

The Man Who Found Himself (1937)

Young Jim Stanton is a conscientious surgeon, but spends too many off-duty hours pursuing his passion for aviation to suit his stuffy father. When it is discovered that a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Joan Fontaine  •  Phillip Huston  •  John Beal  •  Jane Walsh

They Wanted to Marry (1937)

Newspaper photographer Jim Tyler sneaks into a society girl's wedding, and the bride's sister decides she prefers him to her upper-crust suitors. She even likes his pigeon, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Betty Furness  •  Gordon Jones  •  E.E. Clive  •  Patsy Parsons

You Can't Buy Luck (1937)

When a gambler is accused of murder, the pretty orphanage employee he loves sets out to prove him innocent of the crime.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Onslow Stevens  •  Helen Mack  •  Vinton Hayworth  •  Maxine Jennings

Annabel Takes a Tour (1938)

Annabel Allison, star of Wonder Pictures, is irked at her poor publicity, especially when a rival gets engaged to a Marquis; so she makes studio head Webb re-hire disgraced ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Lucille Ball  •  Jack Oakie  •  Ruth Donnelly  •  Ralph Forbes

Blind Alibi (1938)

A Paris sculptor (Richard Dix) fakes blindness in Los Angeles to recover his blackmailed sister's love letters.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Richard Dix  •  Whitney Bourne  •  Eduardo Ciannelli  •  Frances Mercer

Condemned Women (1938)

A shoplifter gets sentenced to a women's prison.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Sally Eilers  •  Louis Hayward  •  Anne Shirley  •  Esther Dale

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

Double Danger (1938)

A crime novelist devises a scheme to catch the thief who has stolen the valuable "Konjer Diamonds". Director Lew Landers' 1938 B-film stars Preston Foster, Whitney Bourne, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Preston Foster  •  Whitney Bourne  •  Donald Meek  •  Samuel S. Hinds

Law of the Underworld (1938)

DVD release: Apr 2009

A respected citizen with secret ties to the local mob is faced with revealing his criminal connections to save two innocent people from execution  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Chester Morris  •  Anne Shirley  •  Eduardo Ciannelli  •  Walter Abel

Sky Giant (1938)

Given the job of training young pilots for important post-war cargo flights, hard-boiled Col. Stockton forces ex-officer Stag Cahill back into the military to be his aide at ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Richard Dix  •  Chester Morris  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Harry Carey

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

Bad Lands (1939) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 1990

A sheriff and his posse set out to catch a murderer, but their mission proves more dangerous than anyone suspected after they become stranded in the desert and attacked by Apaches.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Robert Barrat  •  Noah Beery, Jr.  •  Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams  •  Paul Hurst

Conspiracy (1939) RT Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2002

American Steve Kendall, a freighter's radio officer, discovers seaman Carlson sending an unauthorized message ashore as the ship approaches his war-poised homeland. Carlson is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Allan Lane  •  Robert Barrat  •  Lionel Royce  •  J. Farrell MacDonald