Search results for "May McAvoy"


Ben-Hur (1959)

Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Haya Harareet  •  Stephen Boyd

Ben-Hur (1925)

After having not seen one another in years, wealthy Jewish citizen Judah Ben-Hur and his boyhood close friend Messala, now a Roman tribune, happen to meet. When an accident ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fred Niblo  •  Christy Cabanne  •  Charles Brabin  •  Rex Ingram  •  J.J. Cohn
CAST:  Ramon Novarro  •  Francis X. Bushman  •  May McAvoy  •  Betty Bronson

Mystery Street (1950) RT Audience 66%

When a young woman's skeletal remains turn up on a Massachusetts beach, Barnstable cop Peter Morales teams with Boston police and uses forensics, with the help of a Harvard ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Ricardo Montalbán  •  Sally Forrest  •  Bruce Bennett  •  Elsa Lanchester

The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) RT 96% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 2002

Told in flashback form, the film traces the rise and fall of a tough, ambitious Hollywood producer Jonathan Shields, as seen through the eyes of various acquaintances, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Dick Powell

The Jazz Singer (1927)

A young Jewish man is torn between tradition and individuality when his old-fashioned family objects to his career as a jazz singer. This is the first full length feature film ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Alan Crosland
CAST:  Al Jolson  •  May McAvoy  •  Warner Oland  •  Eugenie Besserer

Dulcy (1940)

A dizzy young woman aranges to turn her inventor-boyfriend's vacation into a chance meeting with a possible investor who happens to be her brother's future father-in-law. And ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  S. Sylvan Simon
CAST:  Ann Sothern  •  Ian Hunter  •  Roland Young  •  Reginald Gardiner

Phantom Raiders (1940)

In this second Carter mystery, a mysterious rash of cargo ships sinking in Panama leads insurers Llewellyns of London to hire vacationer Nick Carter and his eccentric ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jacques Tourneur
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  Donald Meek  •  Joseph Schildkraut  •  Florence Rice

Born to Sing (1942)

Fledgling entertainers put on a show for Uncle Sam.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  Edward Ludwig
CAST:  Virginia Weidler  •  Ray McDonald  •  Leo Gorcey  •  Douglas McPhail

The Terror (1928)

Guests at an old English manor house are stalked by a mysterious killer known only as "The Terror".  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  May McAvoy  •  Louise Fazenda  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Alec B. Francis

Two Girls on Broadway (1940)

DVD release: Jul 2010

Eddie sells his song to a Broadway producer and also lands a job dancing in the musical. He sends for his dance partner-fiancée Molly who brings her younger sister Pat. Upon ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  S. Sylvan Simon
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Joan Blondell  •  George Murphy  •  Kent Taylor




Sentimental Tommy (1921)

Grizel is the daughter of the Painted Lady, who believes that her lover will one day return. Grizel is ostracized by the other children of the town. Tommy and his sister come ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John S. Robertson
CAST:  George Fawcett  •  Gareth Hughes  •  May McAvoy  •  Mabel Taliaferro

The Devil's Garden (1920)

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GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kenneth S. Webb
CAST:  Lionel Barrymore  •  Doris Rankin  •  H. Cooper Cliffe  •  May McAvoy

A Trip to Paramountown (1922)

Documentary short film depicting the filmmaking activity at the Paramount Studios in Hollywood, featuring dozens of stars captured candidly and at work.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  T. Roy Barnes  •  Alice Brady  •  Betty Compson  •  Dorothy Dalton

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1919)

Mrs. Wiggs, a loving mother whose husband has abandoned her, supports her many children and lives in hope of her husband's return.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Hugh Ford
CAST:  Marguerite Clark  •  Mary Carr  •  Vivia Ogden  •  Gareth Hughes

The Mad Whirl (1925)

A teenager with permissive parents gets too caught up in wild parties and the fast life.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  May McAvoy  •  Jack Mulhall  •  Myrtle Stedman  •  Gladys Herrington

The Enchanted Cottage (1924) RT 86% / Audience 82%

The Enchanted Cottage stars Richard Barthelmess as Oliver, a physically and emotionally wounded World War I veteran who comes home to a fiancée who promptly leaves him. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John S. Robertson
CAST:  Richard Barthelmess  •  May McAvoy  •  Ida Waterman  •  Florence Short

A Perfect Lady (1918)

Dancer Lucille Le Jambon (whose real name is Lucy Higgins) loses her job when the morals committee of Sycamore, Kansas, headed by the self-righteous Deacon John Griswold, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Clarence G. Badger
CAST:  Madge Kennedy  •  Rod La Rocque  •  May McAvoy  •  Jere Austin

Lady Windermere's Fan (1925) RT Audience 78%

Mrs Erlynne, the mother of Lady Windermere - her daughter does not know about her - wants to be introduced in society, so that she can marry Lord Augustus Lorton. Lord ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  May McAvoy  •  Bert Lytell  •  Irene Rich