Search results for "Millard Mitchell"

A Double Life (1947) RT 71% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A Shakespearian actor starring as Othello opposite his wife finds the character's jealous rage taking over his mind off-stage.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Signe Hasso  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Shelley Winters

A Foreign Affair (1948) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 1998

In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi cafe singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Jean Arthur  •  Marlene Dietrich  •  John Lund  •  Millard Mitchell

Kiss of Death (1947) RT 86% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Dec 2005

An ex-con trying to go straight must face a crazed criminal out for revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Coleen Gray  •  Richard Widmark

Singin' in the Rain (1952) RT 100% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Aug 1997

In 1927 Hollywood, a silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly  •  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Gene Kelly  •  Donald O'Connor  •  Debbie Reynolds  •  Jean Hagen

The Gunfighter (1950) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2008

Gregory Peck stars as an aging notorious gunslinger, Johnny Ringo. Sick of killing he tries to avoid trouble, but when a cocksure young man named Eddie draws on him, Ringo has ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Helen Westcott  •  Millard Mitchell  •  Jean Parker

The Naked Spur (1953) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Howard Kemp has been tracking killer Ben Vandergroat for a long time. In the Colorado Rockies, he teams up with prospector Jesse Tate and former Union soldier Roy Anderson. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Janet Leigh  •  Robert Ryan  •  Ralph Meeker

Thieves' Highway (1949) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Nick Garcos comes back from his tour of duty in World War II planning to settle down with his girlfriend, Polly Faber. He learns, however, that his father was recently beaten ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jules Dassin
CAST:  Richard Conte  •  Valentina Cortese  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Barbara Lawrence

Twelve O'Clock High (1949) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 2001

In this story of the early days of daylight bombing raids over Germany, General Frank Savage must take command of a "hard luck" bomber group. Much of the story deals with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Hugh Marlowe  •  Gary Merrill  •  Millard Mitchell

Winchester '73 (1950) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2003

Lin McAdam rides into town on the trail of Dutch Henry Brown, only to find himself in a shooting competition against him. McAdam wins the prize, a one-in-a-thousand Winchester ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Shelley Winters  •  Dan Duryea  •  Stephen McNally

Mister 880 (1950) RT Audience 50%

The Skipper is a charming old man loved by all his neighbors. What they don't know is that he is also Mr. 880, an amateurish counterfeiter who has amazingly managed to elude ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Millard Mitchell

My Six Convicts (1952)

A psychologist takes on the daunting task of getting into the mind of prisoners. He must gain the trust and cooperation from a group of men who have no reason to help him and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Hugo Fregonese
CAST:  Millard Mitchell  •  Gilbert Roland  •  John Beal  •  Marshall Thompson

The Mayor of 44th Street (1942)

In this drama, an ex-vaudevillian dancer opens up a dance band agency and help street kids at the same time by hiring them to help out. Unfortunately, the local gang of hood's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  George Murphy  •  Anne Shirley  •  William Gargan  •  Richard Barthelmess

Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer (2002)

American Masters Series. Documentary on Gene Kelly that gives insight into his dancing, how he formed a style (first "blue collar dancer") and developed different cinematique ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Trachtenberg
CAST:  Stanley Tucci  •  Gene Kelly  •  Fred Astaire  •  Jeanine Basinger

Singapore Sue (1932)

Four sailors enter a Singapore dive, meet a Chinese girl from Brooklyn, and find there's more to her than meets the eye. Two songs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Casey Robinson
CAST:  Anna Chang  •  Joe Wong  •  Cary Grant  •  Millard Mitchell

Dixie Dugan (1943)

Roger Hudson, a wealthy businessman who has moved to Washington to work for the government as a "dollar a year man," is late for a radio broadcast about his new department, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Otto Brower
CAST:  Lois Andrews  •  James Ellison  •  Charlotte Greenwood  •  Charles Ruggles

Swell Guy (1946)

Perception vs. reality in a tale of a scoundrel and user whose jovial manner masks his true nature until a climatic redemption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Tuttle
CAST:  Ann Blyth  •  Sonny Tufts  •  Ruth Warrick  •  William Gargan

Get Hep to Love (1942)

Orphan prodigy singer runs away from her oppressive aunt and tricks a rural couple into adopting her.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Gloria Jean  •  Donald O'Connor  •  Jane Frazee  •  Robert Paige

Strictly Dishonorable (1951)

A womanizing opera star is smitten by a young music student.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank  •  Norman Panama
CAST:  Ezio Pinza  •  Janet Leigh  •  Millard Mitchell  •  Gale Robbins

Grand Central Murder (1942) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2012

A detective investigates the murder of an actress in a train car.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  S. Sylvan Simon
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Patricia Dane  •  Cecilia Parker  •  Virginia Grey

Slightly Dangerous (1943) RT Audience 40%

Small-town soda-jerk Peggy Evans quits her dead-end job and moves to New York where she invents a new identity.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wesley Ruggles
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Robert Young  •  Walter Brennan  •  Dame May Whitty