Search results for "Lewis Stone"

Grand Hotel (1932) RT 86% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through worry, scandal, and heartache.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Greta Garbo  •  John Barrymore  •  Joan Crawford  •  Wallace Beery

Scaramouche (1952) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Jul 2003

In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Stewart Granger  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Janet Leigh  •  Mel Ferrer

State of the Union (1948) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 2006

An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Van Johnson  •  Angela Lansbury

The Secret Six (1931) RT Audience 26%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Bootlegger/cafe owner, Johnny Franks recruits crude working man Scorpio to join his gang, masterminded by crooked criminal defense lawyer Newton. Scorpio eventually takes ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  George W. Hill
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Lewis Stone  •  Johnny Mack Brown  •  Jean Harlow

The Unknown Man (1951) RT Audience 43%

A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he"s gotten off was really guilty.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  Ann Harding  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Keefe Brasselle

Treasure Island (1934) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2006

In this early film adaptation of the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, young Jim Hawkins is caught up with the pirate Long John Silver in search of buccaneer Captain ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Otto Kruger

The Big House (1930) RT 83% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 1994

Convicted of manslaughter for a drunken driving accident, Kent (Robert Montgomery) is sent to prison. Here he meets vicious incarcerated figures who are planning an escape ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  George W. Hill
CAST:  Chester Morris  •  Wallace Beery  •  Lewis Stone  •  Robert Montgomery

The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger (1935)

Charles Dickens' classic tale of an orphaned boy's fight for happiness and the colorful characters who help and hinder him.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Frank Lawton  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Basil Rathbone

Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Apr 2004

A 1938 romantic comedy film which tells the story of a teenage boy who becomes entangled with three different girls all at the same time.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George B. Seitz
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Lewis Stone  •  Fay Holden  •  Cecilia Parker

Romance (1930) RT Audience 28%

DVD release: Oct 1991

A beautiful opera star kept by a rich older man falls in love with a young clergyman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Greta Garbo  •  Lewis Stone  •  Gavin Gordon  •  Elliott Nugent

Their Own Desire (1929) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Apr 2010

Lally is a rich girl whose father writes books and plays polo. After 23 years of marriage her father decides to divorce Lally's mother and remarry to soon-to-be-divorced Beth ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  E. Mason Hopper
CAST:  Robert Montgomery  •  Norma Shearer  •  Lewis Stone  •  Belle Bennett

The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Feb 1991

Out of jail for a crime she did not commit, Madelon turns to prostitution and thievery to send her illegitimate son to medical school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edgar Selwyn
CAST:  Helen Hayes  •  Lewis Stone  •  Neil Hamilton  •  Cliff Edwards

The Private Life of Helen of Troy (1927)

Setting the standard for his later light-hearted biopics The Private Life of Henry VIII and Rembrandt, producer-director Alexander Korda steadfastly refuses to take any of The ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alexander Korda
CAST:  Lewis Stone  •  Ricardo Cortez  •  George Fawcett  •  Alice White

The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932) RT 86% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Sep 1992

The villainous Dr. Fu Manchu races against a team of Englishmen to find the tomb of Ghengis Khan, because he wants to use the relics to cause an uprising in the East to wipe ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Charles Vidor  •  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Lewis Stone  •  Karen Morley  •  Charles Starrett

Red-Headed Woman (1932)

Lil works for the Legendre Company and causes Bill to divorce Irene and marry her. She has an affair with businessman Gaerste and uses him to force society to pay attention to her.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  Chester Morris  •  Lewis Stone  •  Leila Hyams

The Lost World (1925) RT 100% / Audience 69%

DVD release: May 1997

The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Harry O. Hoyt
CAST:  Bessie Love  •  Lewis Stone  •  Wallace Beery  •  Lloyd Hughes

Queen Christina (1933) RT 89% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Queen Christina of Sweden is a popular monarch who is loyal to her country. However, when she falls in love with a Spanish envoy, she must choose between the throne and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rouben Mamoulian
CAST:  Greta Garbo  •  John Gilbert  •  Ian Keith  •  Lewis Stone

That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Gene Kelly  •  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney

Angels in the Outfield (1951) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: May 2007

Paul Douglas, stars with Janet Leigh, as the hot-tempered Pittsburgh Pirates manager whose hard-luck team goes on a wining streak thanks to some heavenly intervention.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Paul Douglas  •  Janet Leigh  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Donna Corcoran

The Patriot (1928) RT Audience 67%

In 18th-Century Russia, the Czar, Paul, is surrounded by murderous plots and trusts only Count Pahlen. Pahlen wishes to protect his friend, the mad king, but because of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Emil Jannings  •  Florence Vidor  •  Lewis Stone  •  Vera Voronina