Search results for "Paul Hurst"

The Midnight Message (1926)

Johnny works as a Western Union messenger, while his mother earns a meager living with an old sewing machine. One day he interrupts a robbery, scares off the thieves, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Hurst
CAST:  Johnny Fox  •  Mary Carr  •  Wanda Hawley  •  Creighton Hale

Gone with the Wind (1939) RT 94% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Mar 2000

The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Clark Gable  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Thomas Mitchell

Caught in the Draft (1941) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: May 1993

Don Bolton is a movie star who can't stand loud noises. To evade the draft, he decides to get married...but falls for a colonel's daughter. By mistake, he and his two cronies ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Eddie Bracken  •  Lynne Overman

Each Dawn I Die (1939) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2008

A corrupt D.A. with governatorial ambitions is annoyed by an investigative reporter's criticism of his criminal activities and decides to frame the reporter for manslaughter ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Keighley
CAST:  James Cagney  •  George Raft  •  Jane Bryan  •  George Bancroft

In Old Chicago (1938) RT 67% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Aug 2005

The O'Leary brothers -- honest Jack and roguish Dion -- become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Alice Faye  •  Don Ameche  •  Alice Brady

Island of Lost Souls (1932) RT 96% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 1993

An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Erle C. Kenton
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Richard Arlen  •  Leila Hyams  •  Bela Lugosi

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) RT 89% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Longfellow Deeds lives in a small town, leading a small town kind of life. When a relative dies and leaves Deeds a fortune, Longfellow moves to the big city where he becomes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Jean Arthur  •  George Bancroft  •  Lionel Stander

The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) RT 94% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Gil Carter and Art Croft ride into a small Nevada town plagued by cattle thieves. Initially suspected of being the rustlers themselves, Carter and Croft eventually join a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Dana Andrews  •  Mary Beth Hughes  •  Anthony Quinn

The Secret Six (1931) RT Audience 26%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Bootlegger/cafe owner, Johnny Franks recruits crude working man Scorpio to join his gang, masterminded by crooked criminal defense lawyer Newton. Scorpio eventually takes ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  George W. Hill
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Lewis Stone  •  Johnny Mack Brown  •  Jean Harlow

The Sky's the Limit (1943) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Apr 2012

Flying Tiger Fred Atwell sneaks away from his famous squadron's personal appearance tour and goes incognito for several days of leave. He quickly falls for photographer Joan ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward H. Griffith
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Joan Leslie  •  Robert Benchley  •  Robert Ryan

The Westerner (1940) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 1998

Drifter Cole Harden is accused of stealing a horse and faces hanging by self-appointed Judge Roy Bean, but Harden manages to talk his way out of it by claiming to be a friend ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Walter Brennan  •  Doris Davenport  •  Fred Stone

They Drive by Night (1940) RT 95% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Joe and Paul Fabrini are Wildcat or, independent truck drivers who have their own small one truck business. The Fabrini boys constantly battle distributors, rivals and loan ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  George Raft  •  Ann Sheridan  •  Ida Lupino  •  Humphrey Bogart

Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937) RT Audience 25%

While visiting Hollywood a starstruck movie fan (Eddie Cantor) fantasizes about himself cast in an Arabian adventure. Director David Butler's comedy--with many songs--also ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Eddie Cantor  •  Tony Martin  •  Roland Young  •  June Lang

Queen Christina (1933) RT 89% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Queen Christina of Sweden is a popular monarch who is loyal to her country. However, when she falls in love with a Spanish envoy, she must choose between the throne and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rouben Mamoulian
CAST:  Greta Garbo  •  John Gilbert  •  Ian Keith  •  Lewis Stone

Big Jim McLain (1952) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: May 2007

House Un-American Activities Committee investigators Jim McLain and Mal Baxter come to post war Hawaii to track Communist Party activities even though belonging to the party ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Edward Ludwig
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Nancy Olson  •  James Arness  •  Alan Napier

Angel and the Badman (1947) RT 71% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Notorious shootist and womanizer Quirt Evans' horse collapses as he passes a Quaker family's home. Quirt has been wounded, and the kindly family takes him in to nurse him back ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  James Edward Grant
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Gail Russell  •  Harry Carey  •  Bruce Cabot

Sweepstakes (1931)

A popular jockey is disbarred from racing after he's accused of throwing a race.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert S. Rogell
CAST:  Eddie Quillan  •  James Gleason  •  Marian Nixon  •  Lew Cody