Search results for "Roy Rowland"


The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T (1953) RT 79% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Young Bart Collins lives with his widowed mother Heloise. The major blight on Bart's existence is the hated piano lessons he is forced to endure under the tutelage of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Peter Lind Hayes  •  Mary Healy  •  Hans Conried  •  Tommy Rettig

Witness to Murder (1954) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Dec 2014

A woman fights to convince the police that she witnessed a murder while looking out her bedroom window.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  George Sanders  •  Gary Merrill  •  Jesse White

Seven Hills of Rome (1958)

Mario Lanza movie (also known as Arrivederci Roma) made in 1958. After having a fight with his girl friend, Marc (Lanza) follows her to Rome to try and win her back. On the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Mario Lanza  •  Renato Rascel  •  Marisa Allasio  •  Peggie Castle

The Girl Hunters (1963) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 2000

Mickey Spillane plays his own creation, street-thug-turned-PI Mike Hammer, in this 1963 adaptation of his novel. The film opens with Hammer on the downside of a years-long ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Mickey Spillane  •  Shirley Eaton  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Scott Peters

Boys' Ranch (1946)

A juvenile delinquent is sent to a rehabilitation ranch, but he immediately proves to be a troublemaker.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Skip Homeier  •  Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins  •  James Craig  •  Dorothy Patrick

Killer McCoy (1947) RT Audience 60%

Tommy McCoy grew up poor and scrappy. As a young man he discovers that he can fight with his powerful right arm. He becomes successful at boxing, however he has an alcoholic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Ann Blyth  •  James Dunn

Scene of the Crime (1949) RT Audience 31%

DVD release: Jan 2013

A cop investigates the shooting of another policeman... that may have been involved in crooked activities.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  Arlene Dahl  •  Gloria DeHaven  •  Tom Drake

The Outriders (1950)

DVD release: Feb 2011

Late in the Civil War, three Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison camp in Missouri. They soon fall into the hands of pro-Confederate raiders, who force them to act ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Arlene Dahl  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Claude Jarman Jr.

Excuse My Dust (1951)

Joe, inventor in an American Small town of 1895 has problems with his new invention, a car, driven with a gasoline motor. Everybody is making fun about his "crazy invention", ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edward Sedgwick  •  Buster Keaton  •  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Red Skelton  •  Sally Forrest  •  Macdonald Carey  •  William Demarest

Many Rivers to Cross (1955) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Aug 2008

Packaged and sold as an outdoor actioner, Many Rivers to Cross is as much a comedy as anything else. Robert Taylor stars as 18th century trapper Bushrod Gentry, who is himself ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Victor McLaglen  •  Jeff Richards




Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) RT Audience 57%

Flavia's been told that her Aunt Susan's fiancé, Steve, has been on a trip around the world, but in truth he's finished his prison term. Steve wonders how he can make some ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Margaret O'Brien  •  Angela Lansbury  •  George Murphy  •  Phyllis Thaxter

Gun Glory (1957) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: May 1994

An ex-gunslinger (Stewart Granger) shunned by townsfolk is the only one who knows how to stop a ruthless cattleman.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Stewart Granger  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  Chill Wills  •  Steve Rowland

Slander (1957)

A tabloid magazine threatens to ruin a television performer's career.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  Ann Blyth  •  Steve Cochran  •  Marjorie Rambeau

The Moonlighter (1953) RT Audience 9%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A savage story of hate turned love and frenzy turned loose!  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Ward Bond  •  William Ching

Bugles in the Afternoon (1952) RT Audience 33%

Old enemies stationed together at an Army post vie for the same woman.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Hugh Marlowe  •  Helena Carter  •  Forrest Tucker

These Wilder Years (1956) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2012

A man tries to find a son he gave up for adoption years ago.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Betty Lou Keim

Two Weeks with Love (1950) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 1991

The Robinson family are spending two weeks of summer vacation at a resort in the Catskills. Older daughter Patti vies with her friend, Valeria, for the affections of Demi ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Jane Powell  •  Ricardo Montalbán  •  Debbie Reynolds  •  Ann Harding

Affair with a Stranger (1953) RT Audience 29%

Director Roy Rowland's 1953 drama, depicting the rocky marriage of a young model and her Broadway playwright-husband, stars Victor Mature, Jean Simmons, Jane Darwell, Dabbs ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Jean Simmons  •  Victor Mature  •  Mary Jo Tarola  •  Monica Lewis

Hit the Deck (1955) RT 67% / Audience 57%

Sailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other gobs try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show "Hit the Deck". After wrecking the producers hotel ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Jane Powell  •  Tony Martin  •  Debbie Reynolds  •  Walter Pidgeon

Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: May 1991

Chuck Redwell is a gambling cowboy who discovers that he's lucky at the roulette wheel if he holds hands with dancer Marie. However, Marie doesn't like to hold hands with him, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Dan Dailey  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Agnes Moorehead  •  Lili Darvas