Search results for "Nat Pendleton"

At the Circus (1939) RT 100% / Audience 64%

Jeff Wilson, the owner of a small circus, owes his partner Carter $10,000. Before Jeff can pay, Carter lets his accomplices steal the money, so he can take over the circus. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Edward Buzzell
CAST:  Groucho Marx  •  Leonard Marx  •  Harpo Marx  •  Florence Rice

Baby Face (1933) RT 100% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2006

A young woman uses her body and her sexuality to help her climb the social ladder, but soon begins to wonder if her new status will ever bring her happiness.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  George Brent  •  Donald Cook  •  Alphonse Ethier

Buck Privates (1941) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Petty con artists, Bud & Lou mistakenly join the Army evading the cops. The cop chasing them winds up as their drill instructor. A rich young man and his former working ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Arthur Lubin
CAST:  Bud Abbott  •  Lou Costello  •  Lee Bowman  •  Alan Curtis

Horse Feathers (1932) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley U, hires bumblers Baravelli and Pinky to help his school win the big football game against rival Darwin U.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Groucho Marx  •  Harpo Marx  •  Leonard Marx  •  Zeppo Marx

Northwest Passage (1940)

Based on the Kenneth Roberts novel of the same name, this film tells the story of two friends who join Rogers' Rangers, as the legendary elite force engages the enemy during ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Robert Young  •  Walter Brennan  •  Ruth Hussey

Scared to Death (1947) RT 67% / Audience 17%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A woman is married to the son of a doctor, the proprietor of a private sanatorium, where she is under unwilling treatment. Both the son and the doctor indicate they want the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christy Cabanne
CAST:  Bela Lugosi  •  George Zucco  •  Nat Pendleton  •  Molly Lamont

The Great Ziegfeld (1936) RT 65% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Luise Rainer  •  Frank Morgan

The Thin Man (1934) RT 97% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Oct 2002

A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery
CAST:  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Nat Pendleton

Lady for a Day (1933) RT 100% / Audience 78%

Never-wed, poor, rough around the edges Apple Annie has always written to her daughter, Louise, in Spain that she is married and a member of New York's high society. Upon ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Warren William  •  May Robson  •  Guy Kibbee  •  Glenda Farrell

The Big Pond (1930) RT Audience 20%

A tour guide in Venice romances a visiting American tourist whose father owns a chewing-gum factory back in the U.S. She sets out to convince her skeptical father to bring the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Hobart Henley
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Claudette Colbert  •  George Barbier  •  Marion Ballou

Another Thin Man (1939) RT 81% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
CAST:  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Virginia Grey  •  Otto Kruger

Manhattan Melodrama (1934) RT 85% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 2007

The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Leo Carrillo

Young Dr. Kildare (1938) RT Audience 80%

An intern (Lew Ayres) handles emergencies and wins an older doctor's (Lionel Barrymore) approval at a New York hospital.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold S. Bucquet
CAST:  Lionel Barrymore  •  Lew Ayres  •  Lynne Carver  •  Nat Pendleton

It's a Wonderful World (1939) RT Audience 79%

Detective Guy Johnson's client, Willie Heywood, is framed for murder. While Guy hides him so he can catch the real killer, both of them are nabbed by the police, tried, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Romance
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  James Stewart  •  Guy Kibbee  •  Nat Pendleton

I'm No Angel (1933) RT 90% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Oct 2000

The bold Tira works as dancing beauty and lion tamer at a fair. Out of an urgent need of money, she agrees to a risky new number: she'll put her head into a lion's muzzle! ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wesley Ruggles
CAST:  Mae West  •  Cary Grant  •  Gregory Ratoff  •  Edward Arnold

The Nuisance (1933) RT Audience 50%

Fast-talker extraordinaire Tracy gives one of his quintessential wiseguy performances as a conniving ambulance chaser who falls in love with Evans, unaware she's a special ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Lee Tracy  •  Madge Evans  •  Frank Morgan  •  Charles Butterworth

Straight Is the Way (1934)

Just out of prison, Benny Horowitz tries to go straight. Things are complicated by his former girlfriend and his former gangster buddies.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Sloane
CAST:  Franchot Tone  •  May Robson  •  Karen Morley  •  Gladys George

Baby Face Harrington (1935)

Thanks to a series of comic mishaps, a timid, small-town office clerk finds himself wanted by the police and labeled by the media as "Public Enemy No. 2." Comedy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Charles Butterworth  •  Una Merkel  •  Eugene Pallette  •  Harvey Stephens

Calm Yourself (1935)

A recently-fired advertising executive starts his own company, Confidential Services, to help clients solve their unusual and problematic situations.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George B. Seitz
CAST:  Madge Evans  •  Betty Furness  •  Nat Pendleton  •  Ralph Morgan

Here Comes the Band (1935)

In this musical, a songwriter goes to court to claim the rights to his song that was stolen by an unscrupulous music publisher. He brings his girlfriend with him. Also going ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Sloane
CAST:  Ted Lewis  •  Virginia Bruce  •  Harry Stockwell  •  Ted Healy