Search results for "Samuel S. Hinds"

It's a Wonderful Life (1946) RT 94% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Sep 1995

A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Donna Reed  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Thomas Mitchell

Buck Privates (1941) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Petty con artists, Bud & Lou mistakenly join the Army evading the cops. The cop chasing them winds up as their drill instructor. A rich young man and his former working ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Arthur Lubin
CAST:  Bud Abbott  •  Lou Costello  •  Lee Bowman  •  Alan Curtis

Call Northside 777 (1948) RT 73% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 2005

In 1932, a cop is killed and Frank Wiecek sentenced to life. Eleven years later, a newspaper ad by Frank's mother leads Chicago reporter P.J. O'Neal to look into the case. For ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Richard Conte  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Helen Walker

Little Women (1933)

Little Women is a coming-of-age drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War, the girls father is away serving as a minister ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Joan Bennett  •  Paul Lukas  •  Edna May Oliver

Son of Dracula (1943) RT 60% / Audience 32%

Carpathian Count Alucard is invited to the U.S. by a young "morbid" heiress. Her boyfriend and local officials are suspicious of the newcomer, who is interested in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  Lon Chaney, Jr.  •  Louise Allbritton  •  Evelyn Ankers  •  Robert Paige

Stage Door (1937) RT 95% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The ups and downs in the lives and careers of a group of ambitious young actresses and show girls from disparate backgrounds brought together in a theatrical hostel. Centres ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  Lucille Ball

Swing Out, Sister (1945)

Universal cowboy star Rod Cameron plays Geoffrey, conductor of a high-toned symphony orchestra. Secretly harboring the desire to become a swingin' jazz trumpeter, Geoffrey ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Edward C. Lilley
CAST:  Rod Cameron  •  Billie Burke  •  Arthur Treacher  •  Frances Raeburn

The Raven (1935) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 1992

A brilliant but deranged neurosurgeon becomes obsessively fixated on a judge's daughter who in no way wants him. With the help of an escaped criminal whose face he has ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Bela Lugosi  •  Lester Matthews  •  Irene Ware

Lady for a Day (1933) RT 100% / Audience 78%

Never-wed, poor, rough around the edges Apple Annie has always written to her daughter, Louise, in Spain that she is married and a member of New York's high society. Upon ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Warren William  •  May Robson  •  Guy Kibbee  •  Glenda Farrell

Test Pilot (1938) RT 71% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Dec 1991

Jim is a test pilot. His wife Ann and best friend Gunner try their best to keep him sober. But the life of a test pilot is anything but safe.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Myrna Loy  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Lionel Barrymore

Blossoms in the Dust (1941) RT 25% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Aug 2011

Edna marries Texan Sam Gladney, operator of a wheat mill. They have a son, who is killed when very young. Edna discovers by chance how the law treats children who are without ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Felix Bressart  •  Marsha Hunt

Berkeley Square (1933) RT Audience 64%

A young American man is transported back to London in the time of the American Revolution and meets his ancestors.  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Lloyd
CAST:  Leslie Howard  •  Heather Angel  •  Valerie Taylor  •  Colin Keith-Johnston

Young Dr. Kildare (1938) RT Audience 80%

An intern (Lew Ayres) handles emergencies and wins an older doctor's (Lionel Barrymore) approval at a New York hospital.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold S. Bucquet
CAST:  Lionel Barrymore  •  Lew Ayres  •  Lynne Carver  •  Nat Pendleton

Lady on a Train (1945) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Aug 2004

While on a train, Nikki Collins witnesses a murder as they pass a building. When she tells the police, they think she's crazy since she can't tell exactly where the crime ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Charles David
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  David Bruce  •  George Coulouris

Gabriel Over the White House (1933) RT 92% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 1993

A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Walter Huston  •  Karen Morley  •  Franchot Tone  •  Arthur Byron

Bed of Roses (1933) RT Audience 100%

A girl from the wrong side of the tracks is torn between true love and a life of sin.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Constance Bennett  •  Joel McCrea  •  John Halliday  •  Pert Kelton

The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935) RT Audience 50%

The wisp of a storyline involves two-bit radio station owner Spud Miller, who doubles as the station's sole announcer while his comic partner Smiley serves as the house ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Jack Oakie  •  George Burns  •  Gracie Allen  •  Lyda Roberti

The Nuisance (1933) RT Audience 50%

Fast-talker extraordinaire Tracy gives one of his quintessential wiseguy performances as a conniving ambulance chaser who falls in love with Evans, unaware she's a special ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Lee Tracy  •  Madge Evans  •  Frank Morgan  •  Charles Butterworth

A Wicked Woman (1934)

Offspring come to the rescue of a Southern woman (Mady Christians) who turned herself in after killing her abusive husband.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Mady Christians  •  Jean Parker  •  Charles Bickford  •  Betty Furness

Have a Heart (1934)

Sally (Jean Parker) is engaged to be married, loves dancing and kids. But her life is ruined when an accident cripples her and her betrothed magnanimously offers to not back ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Jean Parker  •  James Dunn  •  Una Merkel  •  Stuart Erwin