Search results for "Sidney Blackmer"

Accused of Murder (1956) RT Audience 100%

The story tells of nightclub singer Vera Ralston (Ilona Vance), who is accused of murder; and it looks like she's guilty as she was the last person to see crooked attorney ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joseph Kane
CAST:  David Brian  •  Vera Ralston  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Virginia Grey

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) RT 69% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Dec 2009

A newspaper publisher, wanting to prove a point about the insufficiency of circumstantial evidence, talks his possible son-in-law Tom into a hoax in an attempt to expose ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Arthur Franz

Deluge (1933) RT Audience 17%

A massive earthquake strikes the United States, which destroys the West Coast and unleashes a massive flood that threatens to destroy the East Coast as well.  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Felix E. Feist
CAST:  Lois Wilson  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Peggy Shannon

Duel in the Sun (1946) RT 81% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Gregory Peck  •  Lionel Barrymore

High Society (1956) RT 80% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Childhood friends Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven got married and quickly divorced. Now Tracy is about to marry again, this time to a shrewd social-climbing businessman. Bing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Grace Kelly  •  Frank Sinatra  •  Celeste Holm

In Old Chicago (1938) RT 67% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Aug 2005

The O'Leary brothers -- honest Jack and roguish Dion -- become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Alice Faye  •  Don Ameche  •  Alice Brady

Little Caesar (1931) RT 91% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2005

A small-time hood shoots his way to the top, but how long can he stay there?  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  Glenda Farrell  •  William Collier

People Will Talk (1951) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Successful and well-liked, Dr. Noah Praetorius becomes the victim of a witchhunt at the hands of Professor Elwell, who disdains Praetorius's unorthodox medical views and also ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Jeanne Crain  •  Finlay Currie  •  Hume Cronyn

The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)

After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to revenge himself on them.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Rowland V. Lee
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Elissa Landi  •  Louis Calhern  •  Sidney Blackmer

The High and the Mighty (1954) RT 25% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Dan Roman is a veteran pilot haunted by a tragic past. Now relegated to second-in-command cockpit assignments he finds himself on a routine Honolulu-to-San Francisco flight - ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Claire Trevor  •  Laraine Day  •  Robert Stack

Wilson (1944) RT 88% / Audience 46%

The political career of Woodrow Wilson is chronicled, beginning with his decision to leave his post at Princeton to run for Governor of New Jersey, and his subsequent ascent ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Charles Coburn  •  Alexander Knox  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Thomas Mitchell

It's a Wonderful World (1939) RT Audience 79%

Detective Guy Johnson's client, Willie Heywood, is framed for murder. While Guy hides him so he can catch the real killer, both of them are nabbed by the police, tried, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Romance
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  James Stewart  •  Guy Kibbee  •  Nat Pendleton

How to Murder Your Wife (1965) RT 67% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Quine
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Virna Lisi  •  Terry-Thomas  •  Eddie Mayehoff

Straight, Place and Show (1938)

The Ritz Brothers go to the race track. They raise training end entrance money in a wrestling match and help a young man train the horse of his fiancée.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Ethel Merman  •  Richard Arlen  •  Phyllis Brooks  •  George Barbier

The Little Colonel (1935) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2006

After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Shirley Temple  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Bill Robinson

Joy in the Morning (1965) RT Audience 60%

Carl Brown and Annie McGairy are in love. Their Irish immigrant parents knew each other in the old country - and Carl's parents want better for their son than Annie, who was ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Segal
CAST:  Richard Chamberlain  •  Yvette Mimieux  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Oskar Homolka

Down to Their Last Yacht (1934)

Left only with their yacht after going broke in the Great Depression, a high-society family sets sail for the South Seas. Screwball comedy, with songs.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Sloane
CAST:  Mary Boland  •  Polly Moran  •  Ned Sparks  •  Sidney Blackmer

Obliging Young Lady (1942)

A woman attempts to shelter a young girl from the publicity surrounding her socialite parents' divorce.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Wallace
CAST:  Joan Carroll  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Ruth Warrick  •  Eve Arden

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