Search results for "Ralph Murphy"

The Big Shot (1931)

Eddie Quillan stars in this 1931 comedy as a hapless hotel clerk who tries to impress his sweetheart (Maureen O'Sullivan) with a series of money-making schemes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Eddie Quillan  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Belle Bennett  •  Roscoe Ates

Panama Flo (1932)

An engineer makes a thieving entertainer work off her debts as a housekeeper at his jungle mining camp.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy  •  Tay Garnett
CAST:  Helen Twelvetrees  •  Robert Armstrong  •  Charles Bickford  •  Marjorie Peterson

Las Vegas Nights (1941)

Frank Sinatra's first screen appearance was his very small role as a band singer in this minor 1941 musical, centered around the opening of a nightclub.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Constance Moore  •  Bert Wheeler  •  Phil Regan  •  Virginia Dale

Sunbonnet Sue (1945)

Set in New York's Lower East Side during the Gay '90s, this lively low-budget musical follows the exploits of a feisty and talented saloon owner's daughter who loves nothing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Gale Storm  •  Phil Regan  •  George Cleveland  •  Alan Mowbray

Never Trust a Gambler (1951)

A Los Angeles homicide detective (Tom Drake) falls for a fugitive's (Dane Clark) ex-wife (Cathy O'Donnell).  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Dane Clark  •  Cathy O'Donnell  •  Tom Drake  •  Jeff Corey

Dick Turpin's Ride (1951)

A dramatization of the life of the English bandit Dick Turpin.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Louis Hayward  •  Patricia Medina  •  Suzanne Dalbert  •  Tom Tully

Stage to Tucson (1950)

A group of outlaws posing as Southern sympathizers and led secretly by freight-line owner Jim Maroon are raiding stagecoaches, and this is a threat to the Union communications ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Rod Cameron  •  Wayne Morris  •  Kay Buckley  •  Sally Eilers

Top of the Town (1937)

In this musical set in swingin' Manhattan, an heiress plans a ballet in the famous Moonbeam ballroom located atop a 100-story skyscraper. Unfortunately, the attending audience ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy  •  Walter Lang  •  Sam White
CAST:  Doris Nolan  •  George Murphy  •  Ella Logan  •  Hugh Herbert

Lady in the Iron Mask (1952)

A female version of the man in the iron mask. In this version the mask is put on a princess (patricia medina) rather than a prince as in the original book by Alexander Dumas.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Louis Hayward  •  Patricia Medina  •  Alan Hale Jr.  •  Judd Holdren

Red Stallion in the Rockies (1949)

Horse story with Dynamite, The Red Stallion...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Arthur Franz  •  Wallace Ford  •  Ray Collins  •  Jean Heather

The Notorious Sophie Lang (1934)

After an extended stay in England, Sophie Lang returns to America. She is beautiful, sophisticated--and a notorious jewel thief. A New York police detective who's been trying ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy  •  William Cameron Menzies
CAST:  Gertrude Michael  •  Paul Cavanagh  •  Alison Skipworth  •  Leon Errol

Menace (1934)

A psychotic man stalks three innocent people whom he believes are responsible for his brother's death.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Gertrude Michael  •  Paul Cavanagh  •  Henrietta Crosman  •  John Lodge

Men Without Names (1935)

A G-man woos a newswoman and corners bank robbers with a hostage in a factory.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Madge Evans  •  David Holt  •  Lynne Overman

Night Club Scandal (1937)

When Dr. Ernest Tindal's wife is murdered, evidence mounts to convict her lover, Frank Marian. But Frank knows he didn't do it.....  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Lynne Overman  •  Louise Campbell  •  Charles Bickford

Glamour Boy (1941)

Former child star Jackie Cooper headlines this sentimental behind-the-scenes comedy drama. He plays an ex-child star who now jerks sodas for a living in Hollywood. He gets ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy  •  Ted Tetzlaff
CAST:  Jackie Cooper  •  Susanna Foster  •  Walter Abel  •  Darryl Hickman

Pacific Blackout (1941)

Falsely convicted of murder, young Robert Draper (Robert Preston) escapes custody during a practice blackout drill. Under cover of darkness, Draper hopes to find the real ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Robert Preston  •  Martha O'Driscoll  •  Philip Merivale  •  Eva Gabor

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942)

The fifth film version of Alice Hegan Rice's 1901 novel, starring Fay Bainter as the loving but near-penniless mother struggling to raise her five children in their shantytown ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Fay Bainter  •  Hugh Herbert  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  John Archer

Salute for Three (1943)

Press agent Jimmy Gates gets an idea while watching a New York parade, for a returned war hero Sergeant Buzz McAllister, with his chief client, singer Judy Ames; Dona Drake, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Betty Jane Rhodes  •  Macdonald Carey  •  Marty May  •  Cliff Edwards

The Town Went Wild (1944)

DVD release: Aug 2005

Comedy concerning two feuding fathers who must come to terms with some shocking news.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Jimmy Lydon  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Tom Tully