Search results for "Robert McWade"


42nd Street (1933) RT 95% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show, and at the last moment a chorus girl has to replace the star.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Warner Baxter  •  Bebe Daniels  •  George Brent  •  Ruby Keeler

Cimarron (1931)

When the government opens up the Oklahoma territory for settlement, restless Yancey Cravat claims a plot of the free land for himself and moves his family there from Wichita. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Wesley Ruggles
CAST:  Richard Dix  •  Irene Dunne  •  Estelle Taylor  •  Nance O'Neil

Feet First (1930) RT Audience 40%

Ambitious shoe salesman, Harold, unknowingly meets the boss' daughter and tells her he is a leather tycoon. The rest of the film he spends hiding his true circumstances, in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Clyde Bruckman
CAST:  Harold Lloyd  •  Barbara Kent  •  Robert McWade  •  Lillian Leighton

Frisco Kid (1935) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Feb 2012

After a roustabout sailer avoids being shanghaied in 1852 San Francisco, his audacity helps him to arise to a position of power in the vice industry of the infamous Barbary Coast.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Margaret Lindsay  •  Ricardo Cortez  •  Donald Woods

Grand Hotel (1932) RT 86% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through worry, scandal, and heartache.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Greta Garbo  •  John Barrymore  •  Joan Crawford  •  Wallace Beery

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: May 2005

A World War I veteran’s dreams of becoming a master architect evaporate in the cold light of economic realities. Things get even worse when he’s falsely convicted of a crime ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  Glenda Farrell  •  Helen Vinson  •  Noel Francis

Movie Crazy (1932) RT Audience 69%

Harold Hall, a young man with little or no acting ability, desperately wants to be in the movies. After a mix-up with his application photograph, he gets an offer to have a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Harold Lloyd  •  Clyde Bruckman
CAST:  Harold Lloyd  •  Constance Cummings  •  Kenneth Thomson  •  Louise Closser Hale

The Sins of the Children (1930)

DVD release: May 2006

A German immigrant to a small American town is a widower with four children and a barber. He has saved enough money to invest in a partnership in a savings-and-loan company ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Louis Mann  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Elliott Nugent  •  Leila Hyams

Of Human Hearts (1938) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Feb 1994

This is a story about family relationships, set in the time before and during the American Civil War. Ethan Wilkins is a poor and honest man who ministers to the human soul, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Walter Huston  •  James Stewart  •  Beulah Bondi  •  Gene Reynolds

The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) RT Audience 100%

An ex-sailor turned boxer finds romance and gets a shot at the heavyweight title.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks  •  W.S. Van Dyke
CAST:  Myrna Loy  •  Walter Huston  •  Primo Carnera  •  Otto Kruger




Bunker Bean (1936)

A shy office worker becomes a hero when a fortune teller calls him another Napoleon.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward Killy  •  William Hamilton
CAST:  Owen Davis Jr.  •  Louise Latimer  •  Robert McWade  •  Jessie Ralph

It's a Wise Child (1931)

In this comedy, a conservative family becomes alarmed when they begin believing their daughter is pregnant.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  James Gleason  •  Polly Moran

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

Society Doctor (1935)

Two surgeons (Chester Morris, Robert Taylor) in love with a nurse (Virginia Bruce) end their rivalry in the operating room.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  George B. Seitz
CAST:  Chester Morris  •  Robert Taylor  •  Virginia Bruce  •  Billie Burke

Moonlight Murder (1936)

DVD release: Dec 2012

An amateur detective gets a chance to test his sleuthing skills when an opera singer is murdered at the Hollywood Bowl.  (more)

GENRES: Music • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Edwin L. Marin
CAST:  Chester Morris  •  Madge Evans  •  Leo Carrillo  •  Frank McHugh

We're on the Jury (1937)

A juror at a murder trial is convinced the defendant is innocent.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Ben Holmes
CAST:  Victor Moore  •  Helen Broderick  •  Phillip Huston  •  Louise Latimer

Flaming Gold (1932)

Two friends working a jungle oil field clash when one marries a lady of the evening.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ralph Ince
CAST:  William Boyd  •  Pat O'Brien  •  Mae Clarke  •  Rollo Lloyd

This Is My Affair (1937) RT Audience 40%

President McKinley asks Lt. Richard L. Perry to go underground to identify some obviously very well briefed Mid-Western bank robbers based in Saint Paul, Minnesota.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Victor McLaglen  •  Brian Donlevy

The Dragon Murder Case (1934) RT Audience 25%

Wonderful idea to give a party with people who dislike each other. Late at night, everyone decides to go into the pool, except Stamm, who is drunk. Montague dives in as does ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Warren William  •  Margaret Lindsay  •  Lyle Talbot  •  Eugene Pallette

The Solitaire Man (1933)

Which of the six passengers aboard a plane flying from Paris to England is the notorious jewel thief known as The Solitaire Man? Director Jack Conway's 1933 mystery stars ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Herbert Marshall  •  Mary Boland  •  Lionel Atwill  •  May Robson