Search results for "Lloyd Bacon"


42nd Street (1933) RT 95% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show, and at the last moment a chorus girl has to replace the star.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Warner Baxter  •  Bebe Daniels  •  George Brent  •  Ruby Keeler

A Slight Case of Murder (1938) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Jul 2006

Remy Marco, Prohibition beer baron, figures he'll do even better after repeal. Only trouble is, his beer tastes terrible. (He drinks no beer himself and nobody dares tell him) ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Jane Bryan  •  Allen Jenkins  •  Ruth Donnelly

Footlight Parade (1933) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2006

James Cagney stars as a fledgling producer who finds himself at odds with his workers, financiers and his greedy ex-wife when he tries to produce live musicals for movie-going ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Joan Blondell  •  Ruby Keeler  •  Dick Powell

Frisco Kid (1935) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Feb 2012

After a roustabout sailer avoids being shanghaied in 1852 San Francisco, his audacity helps him to arise to a position of power in the vice industry of the infamous Barbary Coast.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Margaret Lindsay  •  Ricardo Cortez  •  Donald Woods

It Happens Every Spring (1949) RT 100% / Audience 70%

A scientist discovers a formula that makes a baseball which is repelled by wood. He promptly sets out to exploit his discovery.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Jean Peters  •  Paul Douglas  •  Ed Begley

Knute Rockne, All American (1940)

The story of legendary Notre Dame football player and coach Knute Rockne.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Pat O'Brien  •  Ronald Reagan  •  Gale Page  •  Donald Crisp

Marked Woman (1937) RT 100% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2006

Set in the underworld of Manhattan, Marked Woman tells the story of a woman who dares to stand up to one of the city's most powerful gangsters. The women of the story are ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon  •  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  Lola Lane  •  Isabel Jewell

The Oklahoma Kid (1939) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Dec 2002

McCord's gang robs the stage carrying money to pay Indians for their land, and the notorious outlaw "The Oklahoma Kid" Jim Kincaid takes the money from McCord. McCord stakes a ...  (more)

GENRES: History • Western
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  Rosemary Lane  •  Donald Crisp

Here Comes the Navy (1934) RT Audience 46%

A cocky guy joins the Navy for the wrong reason but finds romance and twice is cited for heroism.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Gloria Stuart  •  Frank McHugh  •  Dorothy Tree

The Singing Fool (1928) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 2009

After years of hopeful struggle, Al Stone (Jolson) is on his way. "I'm Sittin' on Top of the World", he sings to an appreciative speakeasy crowd. But, as Al discovers, getting ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Al Jolson  •  Betty Bronson  •  Josephine Dunn  •  Arthur Housman




The Frogmen (1951) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: May 2005

The new commander of a Navy Underwater Demolition Team--nicknamed "Frogmen"--must earn the respect of the men in his unit, who are still grieving over the death of their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Robert Wagner  •  Dana Andrews  •  Gary Merrill

Cain and Mabel (1936) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A chorus girl (Marion Davies) and a heavyweight boxer (Clark Gable) are paired romantically as a publicity stunt.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  Clark Gable  •  Allen Jenkins  •  Roscoe Karns

Captain Eddie (1945)

WWI flyer Eddie Rickenbaker remembers his life which brought him from a car salesman, race driver and pilot in WWI, to an important person in the early years of civil airline ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Lynn Bari  •  Charles Bickford  •  Thomas Mitchell

Give My Regards to Broadway (1948)

A family vaudeville act is threatened when the eldest son is offered a contract to play baseball. Musical.  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Dan Dailey  •  Charles Winninger  •  Fay Bainter  •  Jane Nigh

Call Me Mister (1951)

A G.I. in occupied Japan tries to re-woo his old love, who's putting on a show for the troops.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Dan Dailey  •  Danny Thomas  •  Dale Robertson

Golden Girl (1951)

Against the background of the Civil War, sixteen-year-old song-and-dance artiste Lotta Crabtree works her way across America, becoming ever more popular.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Mitzi Gaynor  •  Dale Robertson  •  Dennis Day  •  James Barton

The I Don't Care Girl (1953)

This semi-film within a film opens in the office of producer George Jessel, who never saw a camera he couldn't get in front of, who is holding a story conference to determine ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Mitzi Gaynor  •  David Wayne  •  Oscar Levant  •  Warren Stevens

The Good Humor Man (1950)

Biff Jones is a driver/salesman for the Good Humor ice-cream company. He hopes to marry his girl Margie, who works as a secretary for Stuart Nagel, an insurance investigator. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Jack Carson  •  George Reeves  •  Lola Albright  •  Jean Wallace

Crooner (1932)

Fame goes to a priggish singer's (David Manners) head and almost costs him his girlfriend (Ann Dvorak).  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  David Manners  •  Ann Dvorak  •  Ken Murray  •  J. Carrol Naish

You Said a Mouthful (1932)

Both Joe E. Brown and Guinn Williams are named Joe Holt; Brown is a shipping clerk and Williams is a champion Canadian swimmer. Socialite Ginger Rogers gets them confused and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Joe E. Brown  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Preston Foster  •  Allen 'Farina' Hoskins