Search results for "Roscoe Karns"

His Girl Friday (1940) RT 97% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Gene Lockhart

It Happened One Night (1934) RT 98% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Ellie Andrews has just tied the knot with society aviator King Westley when she is whisked away to her father's yacht and out of King's clutches. Ellie jumps ship and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Claudette Colbert  •  Walter Connolly  •  Roscoe Karns

Stage Door Canteen (1943) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A young soldier on a pass in New York City visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theater and films appear and host a recreational center for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Judith Anderson  •  Tallulah Bankhead  •  Kenny Baker  •  Ralph Bellamy

The Jazz Singer (1927)

A young Jewish man is torn between tradition and individuality when his old-fashioned family objects to his career as a jazz singer. This is the first full length feature film ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Alan Crosland
CAST:  Al Jolson  •  May McAvoy  •  Warner Oland  •  Eugenie Besserer

The Ten Commandments (1923) RT 83% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2006

The first part tells the story of Moses leading the Jews from Egypt to the Promised Land, his receipt of the tablets and the worship of the golden calf. The second part shows ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Theodore Roberts  •  Charles De Rochefort  •  Estelle Taylor  •  Julia Faye

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

Twentieth Century (1934) RT 88% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Oscar Jaffe is a successful Broadway director, Lily Garland his biggest star. When she leaves his direction, his success goes with her. When he recognizes her aboard the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Carole Lombard  •  Walter Connolly  •  Roscoe Karns

Wings (1927) RT 95% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2012

Two young men, one rich, one middle class, both in love with the same woman, become US Air Corps fighter pilots and, eventually, heroic flying aces during World War I. Devoted ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Clara Bow  •  Charles "Buddy" Rogers  •  Richard Arlen  •  Jobyna Ralston

Woman of the Year (1942) RT 90% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Fay Bainter  •  Reginald Owen

Alice in Wonderland (1933) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Mar 2010

On a boring winter afternoon, Alice dreams, that she's visiting the land behind the mirror. This turns out to be a surrealistic nightmare, with all sorts of strange things ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Charlotte Henry  •  Richard Arlen  •  Roscoe Ates  •  William Austin

Dirigible (1931) RT Audience 67%

Dirigible commander Jack Braden and Navy pilot 'Frisky' Pierce fight over the glory associated with a successful expedition to the South Pole and the love of beautiful Helen, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Jack Holt  •  Ralph Graves  •  Fay Wray  •  Hobart Bosworth

Man's Favorite Sport? (1964) RT 64% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Rock Hudson is Roger Willoughby, a renowned fishing expert, who, unbeknownst to his friends, co-workers, or boss, has never cast a line in his life. One day, he crosses paths ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Paula Prentiss  •  Maria Perschy  •  John McGiver

Night After Night (1932) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Aug 1993

A former boxer purchases a classy speakeasy and falls in love with a wealthy society girl.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Archie Mayo
CAST:  George Raft  •  Constance Cummings  •  Wynne Gibson  •  Mae West

If I Had a Million (1932) RT Audience 84%

An elderly business tycoon, believed to be dying, decides to give a million dollars each to 8 strangers chosen at random from the phone directory. The various segents of this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog  •  Ernst Lubitsch  •  H. Bruce Humberstone  •  Norman Z. McLeod  •  William A. Seiter  •  James Cruze  •  Stephen Roberts
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Charles Laughton  •  George Raft  •  Jack Oakie

Cain and Mabel (1936) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A chorus girl (Marion Davies) and a heavyweight boxer (Clark Gable) are paired romantically as a publicity stunt.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  Clark Gable  •  Allen Jenkins  •  Roscoe Karns

The Roadhouse Murder (1932)

After he stumbles across a murder, a young reporter devises an elaborate scene to keep his newspaper stories about the crime front-page news. Eric Linden, Dorothy Jordan, ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  J. Walter Ruben
CAST:  Dorothy Jordan  •  Eric Linden  •  Roscoe Ates  •  Purnell Pratt

The Flying Fleet (1929)

Six friends are to graduate the next day from the United States Naval Academy. They all hope to become aviators. When the officer of the day becomes sick, Tommy Winslow (Ramon ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George W. Hill
CAST:  Ralph Graves  •  Anita Page  •  Alfred Allen  •  Wade Boteler

Dancing Co Ed (1939)

Right before the dancing Tobius' ought to film a new production, his wife tells Freddy Tobius that she's pregnant. So the producer desperately has to seek a replacement and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  S. Sylvan Simon
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Richard Carlson  •  Artie Shaw and His Orchestra  •  Artie Shaw

One Way to Love (1946)

A Chicago team of radio scriptwriters must split up when he takes a job with his bride-to-be's father, and the other must write commercial jingles.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ray Enright
CAST:  Willard Parker  •  Marguerite Chapman  •  Chester Morris  •  Janis Carter

Double Alibi (1940)

A man's ex-wife is found murdered, and he finds himself to be the prime suspect.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Phil Rosen
CAST:  Wayne Morris  •  Margaret Lindsay  •  William Gargan  •  Roscoe Karns