Search results for "Richard Haydn"

Dear Wife (1949)

In this sequel to Dear Ruth, teenaged Miriam starts a political campaign to nominate Bill Seacroft, her brother-in-law, for state senator in opposition to the local political ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Haydn
CAST:  Joan Caulfield  •  William Holden  •  Mona Freeman  •  Billy De Wolfe

Mr. Music (1950) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Feb 1993

A golf-crazy songwriter tries to avoid the long, solitary hours of concentration needed to produce a hit musical. His producer and his secretary conspire to get him back on track.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Haydn
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Nancy Olson  •  Charles Coburn  •  Ruth Hussey

Miss Tatlock's Millions (1948) RT Audience 100%

After the accidental death of an idiot heir, a stunt man is hired to impersonate him while the family gathers to determine the dispersment of the estate of Miss Tatlock's millions.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Haydn
CAST:  John Lund  •  Wanda Hendrix  •  Barry Fitzgerald  •  Monty Woolley

The Sound of Music (1965)

A tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Bill Lee

Alice in Wonderland (1951) RT 79% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2011

On a golden afternoon, young Alice follows a White Rabbit, who disappears down a nearby rabbit hole. Quickly following him, she tumbles into the burrow - and enters the merry, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Clyde Geronimi  •  Wilfred Jackson  •  Hamilton Luske
CAST:  Kathryn Beaumont  •  Verna Felton  •  Ed Wynn  •  Richard Haydn

And Then There Were None (1945) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jul 1999

10 strangers are summoned to a remote island and while they are waiting for the mysterious host to appear, a recording levels serious accusations at each of the guests, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  René Clair
CAST:  Louis Hayward  •  June Duprez  •  Barry Fitzgerald  •  Judith Anderson

Ball of Fire (1941) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2007

A group of academics have spent years shut up in a house working on the definitive encyclopedia. When one of them discovers that his entry on slang is hopelessly outdated, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  S.Z. Sakall  •  Henry Travers

Sitting Pretty (1948) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Tacey and Harry King are a suburban couple with three sons and a serious need of a babysitter. Tacey puts an ad in the paper for a live-in babysitter, and the ad is answered ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Robert Young  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Richard Haydn

The Lost World (1960) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Michael Rennie  •  Jill St. John  •  David Hedison  •  Claude Rains

Young Frankenstein (1974) RT 93% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Nov 1998

A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Marty Feldman  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Cloris Leachman

The Emperor Waltz (1948) RT 63% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jul 1994

At the turn of the 20th century, travelling salesman Virgil Smith journeys to Vienna in the hope he can sell a gramophone to Emperor Franz Joseph, whose purchase of the recent ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Roland Culver  •  Lucile Watson

The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Boston proper meets the Wild West as Roddy McDowall, Suzanne Pleshette, and Karl Malden star in a fish-out-of-water comedy for everyone! To restore his family's lost wealth, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Family • Western
DIRECTION:  James Neilson
CAST:  Roddy McDowall  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Karl Malden  •  Harry Guardino

The Toy Tiger (1956)

Advertising executive Gwen Taylor sends her art director Rick Todd on a mission to bring an artist back to the commercial fold. Meanwhile, Gwen's fatherless son Timmie, at a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jerry Hopper
CAST:  Jeff Chandler  •  Laraine Day  •  Tim Hovey  •  Richard Haydn

Are Husbands Necessary? (1942)

George and Mary Elizabeth Cugat are about to celebrate their second wedding anniversary and dream of having a child. Although they live comfortably on George's earnings as a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Betty Field  •  Patricia Morison  •  Eugene Pallette

The Return of Charlie Chan (1973)

Charlie Chan comes out of retirement to investigate a murder case aboard the yacht of a wealthy Greek shipping tycoon.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Daryl Duke  •  Leslie H. Martinson
CAST:  Ross Martin  •  Richard Haydn  •  Louise Sorel  •  Joseph Hindy

Singapore (1947)

After the war, Matt Gordon returns to Singapore to retrieve a fortune in smuggled pearls. Arrived, he reminisces in flashback about his prewar fiancée, alluring Linda, and her ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Brahm
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Ava Gardner  •  Roland Culver  •  Richard Haydn

Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Red Buttons  •  Barbara Eden  •  Cedric Hardman  •  Peter Lorre

Twilight for the Gods (1958)

The great best seller by the author of 'The High and the Mighty' storms across the motion picture screen!  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Joseph Pevney
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Leif Erickson

Her Twelve Men (1954)

Greer Garson stars as a teacher at a boys' school. Director Robert Z. Leonard's 1954 drama also features Robert Ryan, Barry Sullivan, Richard Haydn, James Arness, Tim ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Robert Ryan  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Richard Haydn