Search results for "Thelma Ritter"

Miracle on 34th Street (1947) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Kris Kringle, seemingly the embodiment of Santa Claus, is asked to portray the jolly old fellow at Macy's following his performance in the Thanksgiving Day parade. His ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  George Seaton
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  John Payne  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Gene Lockhart

Rear Window (1954) RT 100% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Professional photographer L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries breaks his leg while getting an action shot at an auto race. Confined to his New York apartment, he spends his time looking out ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Grace Kelly  •  James Stewart  •  Wendell Corey  •  Thelma Ritter

A Letter to Three Wives (1949) RT 94% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Lora May Hollingsway, who grew up next to the wrong side of the tracks, married her boss who thinks she is just a gold digger. Rita Phipps makes as much money writing radio ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Jeanne Crain  •  Linda Darnell  •  Ann Sothern  •  Kirk Douglas

All About Eve (1950) RT 100% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Oct 1999

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington is determined to take the reins of power away from the great actress Margo Channing. Eve maneuvers her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Anne Baxter  •  George Sanders  •  Celeste Holm

Daddy Long Legs (1955) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Feb 2006

Wealthy American Jervis Pendleton III (Fred Astaire) has a chance encounter at a French orphanage with a cheerful 18-year-old resident, Julie Andre (Leslie Caron). He ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Leslie Caron  •  Terry Moore  •  Thelma Ritter

How the West Was Won (1962) RT 100% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.  (more)

GENRES: History • Western
DIRECTION:  George Marshall  •  Henry Hathaway  •  John Ford  •  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Henry Fonda  •  Carolyn Jones

Pickup on South Street (1953) RT 90% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2005

In New York City, an insolent pickpocket, Skip McCoy, inadvertently sets off a chain of events when he targets ex-prostitute Candy and steals her wallet. Unaware that she has ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Samuel Fuller
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Jean Peters  •  Thelma Ritter  •  Murvyn Vye

Pillow Talk (1959) RT 92% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 1999

A man and woman share a telephone line and despise each other, but then he has fun by romancing her with his voice disguised.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Gordon
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Doris Day  •  Tony Randall  •  Thelma Ritter

The Misfits (1961) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2001

While filing for a divorce, beautiful ex-stripper Roslyn Taber ends up meeting aging cowboy-turned-gambler Gay Langland and former World War II aviator Guido Racanelli. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Montgomery Clift  •  Thelma Ritter

Titanic (1953) RT 89% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Unhappily married, Julia Sturges decides to go to America with her two children on the unsinkable Titanic. Her husband, Richard also arranges passage on the luxury liner so as ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Robert Wagner  •  Audrey Dalton

Boeing Boeing (1965)

Living in Paris, journalist Bernard has devised a scheme to keep three fiancées: Lufthansa, Air France and British United. Everything works fine as long as they only come home ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Tony Curtis  •  Thelma Ritter  •  Christiane Schmidtmer

With a Song in My Heart (1952) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Jane Froman (Susan Hayward), an aspiring songstress, lands a job in radio with help from pianist Don Ross (David Wayne), whom she later marries. Jane's popularity soars, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Susan Hayward  •  Rory Calhoun  •  David Wayne  •  Thelma Ritter

Perfect Strangers (1950) RT Audience 20%

A divorcee finds love with a married man while they both sit on a jury  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bretaigne Windust
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  Thelma Ritter  •  Dennis Morgan  •  Margalo Gillmore

The Mating Season (1951)

Ellen McNulty leaves her New Jersey hamburger stand and heads west to pay a surprise visit to her son and his new bride. When Ellen arrives, her daughter-in-law mistakes her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Gene Tierney  •  John Lund  •  Thelma Ritter  •  Miriam Hopkins

Move Over, Darling (1963)

Three years into their loving marriage, with two infant daughters at home in Los Angeles, Nicholas Arden and Ellen Wagstaff Arden are on a plane that goes down in the South ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Gordon
CAST:  Doris Day  •  James Garner  •  Don Knotts  •  Chuck Connors

Lucy Gallant (1955)

Director Robert Parrish's 1955 drama, spanning many years, stars Jane Wyman as a spirited western shopkeeper who watches as her small store flourishes and grows into a hugely ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Parrish
CAST:  Jane Wyman  •  Charlton Heston  •  Claire Trevor  •  Thelma Ritter

City Across the River (1949) RT Audience 33%

Brooklyn youth Frank Cusack, good son and brother by day, is a gang member by night. The Dukes, seemingly likable dead-end-kids, are dangerously involved with racketeer Gaggsy ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Maxwell Shane
CAST:  Stephen McNally  •  Thelma Ritter  •  Luis van Rooten  •  Jeff Corey

The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953) RT Audience 25%

Erie Canal, N.Y., 1850: Molly Larkins, cook on Jotham Klore's canal boat, has a love-hate relationship with her boss. She hires handsome new haul-horse driver Dan Harrow and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Levin
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Dale Robertson  •  Thelma Ritter  •  John Carroll

The Second Time Around (1961)

In 1911, a widow with two children leaves New York City for territorial Arizona and becomes a ranch hand and later gets herself elected sheriff. A gambler and a rancher become ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Western
DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Debbie Reynolds  •  Steve Forrest  •  Andy Griffith  •  Juliet Prowse

I'll Get By (1950)

I'll Get By is an updated remake of the 1940 20th Century-Fox musical Tin Pan Alley. William Lundigan and Dennis Day play William Spencer and Freddie Lee respectively, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Sale
CAST:  June Haver  •  Gloria DeHaven  •  William Lundigan  •  Dennis Day