Search results for "Norman Z. McLeod"


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

It's a Gift (1934) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Nov 2004

After he inherits some money, Harold Bissonette ("pronounced bis-on-ay") decides to give up the grocery business, move to California and run an orange grove. Despite his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  W.C. Fields  •  Kathleen Howard  •  Jean Rouverol  •  Julian Madison

Monkey Business (1931)

Four stowaways get mixed up with gangsters while running riot on an ocean liner.  (more)

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

Topper (1937) RT 94% / Audience 81%

Madcap couple George and Marion Kerby are killed in an automobile accident. They return as ghosts to try and liven up the regimented lifestyle of their friend and bank ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Constance Bennett  •  Cary Grant  •  Roland Young  •  Billie Burke

Alice in Wonderland (1933) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Mar 2010

On a boring winter afternoon, Alice dreams, that she's visiting the land behind the mirror. This turns out to be a surrealistic nightmare, with all sorts of strange things ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Charlotte Henry  •  Richard Arlen  •  Roscoe Ates  •  William Austin

Road to Rio (1947) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Scat Sweeney, and Hot Lips Barton, two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus. They then get ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Bob Hope  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Gale Sondergaard

Merrily We Live (1938) RT Audience 78%

Dizzy society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest find is a handsome "tramp" who shows up at her doorstep and soon ends up ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Constance Bennett  •  Brian Aherne  •  Alan Mowbray  •  Billie Burke

The Paleface (1948) RT 100% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2002

Bob Hope stars in this laugh-packed wild west spoof co-starring Jane Russell as a sexy Calamity Jane, Hope is a meek frontier dentist, "Painless" Peter Potter, who finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Jane Russell  •  Robert Armstrong  •  Iris Adrian

Alias Jesse James (1959) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Insurance salesman Milford Farnsworth sells a man a life policy only to discover that the man in question is the outlaw Jesse James. Milford is sent to buy back the policy, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  Wendell Corey  •  Will Wright

If I Had a Million (1932) RT Audience 84%

An elderly business tycoon, believed to be dying, decides to give a million dollars each to 8 strangers chosen at random from the phone directory. The various segents of this ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog  •  Ernst Lubitsch  •  H. Bruce Humberstone  •  Norman Z. McLeod  •  William A. Seiter  •  James Cruze  •  Stephen Roberts
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Charles Laughton  •  George Raft  •  Jack Oakie




Casanova's Big Night (1954) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Italy 1757, Pippo Popolino, a lowly tailor, disguises himself as the great Casanova in order to romance the attractive widow Francesca. He little suspects what awaits him... ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Audrey Dalton  •  Basil Rathbone

Public Pigeon No. One (1957)

Swindlers con a lunchroom clerk into doing them a favor, supposedly on behalf of the FBI.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Red Skelton  •  Janet Blair  •  Vivian Blaine  •  Jay C. Flippen

Let's Dance (1950)

After the war, Donald Elwood meets his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil. Kitty, now the widow of Richard Everett, has a little boy named Richie; and she is trying to evade her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Betty Hutton  •  Fred Astaire  •  Roland Young  •  Ruth Warrick

Never Wave at a WAC (1953) RT Audience 50%

A divorced socialite decides to join the Army because she hopes it will enable her to see more of her boyfriend, a Colonel. She soon encounters many difficulties with the Army ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Rosalind Russell  •  Paul Douglas  •  Marie Wilson  •  William Ching

Panama Hattie (1942) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Jan 1992

Sailors and spies mingle in between the acts at Hattie's nightclub in the Canal Zone.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Red Skelton  •  Ann Sothern  •  Rags Ragland  •  Ben Blue

The Powers Girl (1943)

Two small-town sisters who've come to New York City for very different reasons find themselves competing for the affections of a brash magazine photographer. Comedy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  George Murphy  •  Anne Shirley  •  Carole Landis  •  Dennis Day

There Goes My Heart (1938) RT Audience 54%

An heiress takes a job as a department store clerk.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Virginia Bruce  •  Patsy Kelly  •  Alan Mowbray