Search results for "Robert Z. Leonard"


In the Good Old Summertime (1949) RT 71% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2004

In this musical remake of The Shop Around the Corner, feuding co-workers in a small music shop do not realize they are secret romantic pen pals.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Buster Keaton  •  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Van Johnson  •  Spring Byington  •  S.Z. Sakall

Maytime (1937) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2012

An opera star's manager tries to stop her romance with a penniless singer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Nelson Eddy  •  John Barrymore  •  Herman Bing

Pride and Prejudice (1940) RT 100% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Greer Garson  •  Edward Ashley  •  Marten Lamont

The Great Ziegfeld (1936) RT 65% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Luise Rainer  •  Frank Morgan

The Divorcee (1930) RT 75% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Jerry and Ted are young, in love, and part of the New York 'in-crowd'. Jerry's decision to marry Ted crushes a yearning Paul. Distraught Paul gets drunk and wrecks his car, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Chester Morris  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Conrad Nagel

Naughty Marietta (1935) RT 43% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jul 2011

A French princess in Colonial America gets involved with an Indian scout.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke  •  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Nelson Eddy  •  Frank Morgan  •  Elsa Lanchester

Dancing Lady (1933)

Janie lives to dance and will dance anywhere, even stripping in a burlesque house. Tod Newton, the rich playboy, discovers her there and helps her get a job in a real Broadway ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Clark Gable  •  Franchot Tone  •  May Robson

After Office Hours (1935)

Hard-hitting news editor Jim Branch falls for high-society type Sharon Norwood but can't get to first base as he continually makes use of her knowledge of the rich and famous ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Constance Bennett  •  Stuart Erwin  •  Billie Burke

Duchess of Idaho (1950) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 1992

Ellen Hallit is in love with her playboy boss, Douglas Morrison, but is too timid to do anything about it. To help her, her roommate Chris decides to step in, and devises a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Esther Williams  •  Van Johnson  •  John Lund  •  Paula Raymond

The Cardboard Lover (1928)

A ditzy American girl visiting Monte Carlo is hired by a tennis champ to be his "cardboard lover"--to pretend to be in love with him so he can teach his two-timing fiancé a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  Jetta Goudal  •  Nils Asther  •  Andrés de Segurola




Let Us Be Gay (1930)

Dowdy housewife Kitty dotes on her self-centered husband but divorces him when his mistress shows up at their home one day to break up their marriage. Bob had become bored ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Rod La Rocque  •  Marie Dressler  •  Gilbert Emery

Five and Ten (1931)

John owns the largest chain of five and ten cent stores in the country. He moves his family to New York from Kansas City and their life, though grand, is falling apart due to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  Leslie Howard  •  Richard Bennett  •  Irene Rich

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

Lovers Courageous (1932)

A daydreaming dramatist and his beloved persevere through hard times in the hope that one of his plays will be a hit.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Robert Montgomery  •  Madge Evans  •  Roland Young  •  Frederick Kerr

Outcast Lady (1934)

A woman's dubious past proves to be a stumbling block when she becomes engaged to marry.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Constance Bennett  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Henry Stephenson  •  Leo G. Carroll

Escapade (1935)

A romantic comedy-drama-musical of mistaken identity, infidelity and farce, set in Vienna at the turn of the 20th century.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Luise Rainer  •  William Powell  •  Virginia Bruce  •  Reginald Owen

We Were Dancing (1942) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A penniless former princess weds an equally cash-strapped baron, so they support themselves by becoming houseguests at the homes of wealthy American socialites. Norma ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Gail Patrick  •  Lee Bowman

Marriage Is a Private Affair (1944)

Theo has had many boyfriends who wanted to marry her. Since her mother, Mrs. Selworth, has been married many times, Theo is unsure of commitment. Without much thought, she ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  James Craig  •  John Hodiak  •  Hugh Marlowe

Cynthia (1947) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Jul 2009

Sheltered by her parents, a small-town teenager finally goes out on a date.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  George Murphy  •  S.Z. Sakall  •  Mary Astor

Everything I Have Is Yours (1952)

Backstage musical about a husband-and-wife act hoping to find success on Broadway.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Gower Champion  •  Marge Champion  •  Dennis O'Keefe  •  Dean Miller