Search results for "Miles Mander"

Fascination (1931)

Madeleine Carroll stars as a vampish actress who comes between a happily married couple, in this light-hearted melodrama from Miles Mander.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miles Mander
CAST:  Madeleine Carroll  •  Carl Harbord  •  Dorothy Bartlam  •  Kay Hammond

The Flying Doctor (1936)

The real-life Flying Medical Association of Australia was the inspiration for the box-office hit The Flying Doctor. Hollywood's Charles Farrell is cast as "sundowner" Sandy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miles Mander

The First Born (1928) RT Audience 67%

Would-be politician Sir Hugo Boycott and his wife Madeleine have an unhappy marriage. Madeleine is aware that Hugo is a serial philanderer, and their problems are exacerbated ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Miles Mander
CAST:  Miles Mander  •  Madeleine Carroll  •  John Loder  •  Ella Atherton

Kidnapped (1938) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Jun 2012

Robert Louis Stevenson's hero David Balfour (Freddie Bartholomew) joins rebel Alan Breck Stewart (Warner Baxter) in 18th-century Scotland.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Warner Baxter  •  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Arleen Whelan  •  C. Aubrey Smith

Murder, My Sweet (1944) RT 93% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Gumshoe Philip Marlowe is hired by the oafish Moose Malloy to track down his former girlfriend. He's also hired to accompany an effeminate playboy buy back some jewels. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Dick Powell  •  Claire Trevor  •  Anne Shirley  •  Miles Mander

Phantom of the Opera (1943)

Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Arthur Lubin
CAST:  Nelson Eddy  •  Susanna Foster  •  Claude Rains  •  Edgar Barrier

Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942) RT 100% / Audience 58%

Circus owner Buck Rand kidnaps Boy to perform in his show. He forces a pilot to fly him, Boy and his animal trainer out of the jungle. Tarzan and Jane follow them to New York. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Johnny Weissmuller  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Johnny Sheffield  •  Virginia Grey

That Hamilton Woman (1941) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2009

Sir William Hamilton, a widower of mature years, is British ambassador to the Court of Naples. Emma who comes for a visit with her mother wouldn't cut the grade with London ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Alexander Korda
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Alan Mowbray  •  Sara Allgood

The Pleasure Garden (1925)

Patsy Brand is a chorus girl at the Pleasure Garden music hall. She meets Jill Cheyne who is down on her luck and gets her a job as a dancer. Jill meets adventurer Hugh ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Virginia Valli  •  Carmelita Geraghty  •  Miles Mander  •  John Stuart

The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Renowned for his excess, King Henry VIII goes through a series of wives during his rule. With Anne Boleyn, his second wife, executed on charges of treason, King Henry weds ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alexander Korda
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Robert Donat  •  Franklin Dyall  •  Miles Mander

The Scarlet Claw (1944) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 2003

A woman is found dead -- with her throat torn out. Villagers blame a supernatural source but Holmes has other ideas.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy William Neill
CAST:  Basil Rathbone  •  Nigel Bruce  •  Gerald Hamer  •  Paul Cavanagh

To Be or Not to Be (1942) RT 98% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Mar 2005

During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Carole Lombard  •  Jack Benny  •  Robert Stack  •  Felix Bressart

Tower of London (1939) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Sep 1992

In the 15th century Richard Duke of Gloucester, aided by his club-footed executioner Mord, eliminates those ahead of him in succession to the throne, then occupied by his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Rowland V. Lee
CAST:  Basil Rathbone  •  Boris Karloff  •  Barbara O'Neil  •  Ian Hunter

Wuthering Heights (1939) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 1997

The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Laurence Olivier  •  David Niven  •  Flora Robson

Murder! (1930) RT 93% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Sep 2000

When a woman is convicted of murder, one of the jurors selected to serve on the murder-trial jury believes the accused, an aspiring actress, is innocent of the crime and takes ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Herbert Marshall  •  Norah Baring  •  Phyllis Konstam  •  Edward Chapman

Lloyd's of London (1936)

Blake is in love with an aristocratic woman whose husband seriously injures him. Blake's friendship with Lord Nelson provides the basis for Blake's part in the growth of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Madeleine Carroll  •  Guy Standing  •  Tyrone Power

The Pearl of Death (1944) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2003

The famous Pearl of Death, a valuable gem with a history of bringing murder and misfortune to its owner since the days of the Borgias, finally reaches its proper place at a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy William Neill
CAST:  Basil Rathbone  •  Nigel Bruce  •  Evelyn Ankers  •  Dennis Hoey

A Little Princess (1939) RT Audience 100%

The classic Shirley Temple film in which a little girl goes in search of her father who is reported missing by the military during the Second Boer War.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Shirley Temple  •  Richard Greene  •  Anita Louise  •  Ian Hunter

Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (1941)

A variety of predicaments arise to distract Dr. Kildare from his wedding to Nurse Mary Lamont.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold S. Bucquet
CAST:  Lew Ayres  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Laraine Day  •  Red Skelton

Apache Trail (1942) RT Audience 25%

The brother of a notorious outlaw is put in a charge of a stagecoach line way station in dangerous Apache territory. A stagecoach arrives at the station with a valuable box of ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe  •  Richard Rosson
CAST:  Lloyd Nolan  •  Donna Reed  •  William Lundigan  •  Ann Ayars