Search results for "Virginia Dale"

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Holiday Inn (1942) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Lovely Linda Mason has crooner Jim Hardy head over heels, but suave stepper Ted Hanover wants her for his new dance partner after femme fatale Lila Dixon gives him the brush. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Fred Astaire  •  Marjorie Reynolds  •  Virginia Dale

That's Entertainment! (1974)

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Bing Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Peter Lawford

Idiot's Delight (1939) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A group of disparate travelers are caught are thrown together in a posh Alpine hotel when the borders are closed at the start of WWII.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Clark Gable  •  Edward Arnold  •  Charles Coburn

No Time to Marry (1938)

In this lightweight comedy, two news reporters who are engaged to be married endure romantic difficulties in their competitive pursuit of a "big scoop".  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Harry Lachman
CAST:  Richard Arlen  •  Mary Astor  •  Lionel Stander  •  Virginia Dale

Love Thy Neighbor (1940) RT Audience 100%

Capitalizing on the famous radio 'feud' between comedians Jack Benny and Fred Allen. The two stars play versions of themselves, constantly at each other's throats due to real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Fred Allen  •  Mary Martin  •  Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

Las Vegas Nights (1941)

Frank Sinatra's first screen appearance was his very small role as a band singer in this minor 1941 musical, centered around the opening of a nightclub.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Constance Moore  •  Bert Wheeler  •  Phil Regan  •  Virginia Dale

Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941)

New York chorus girl Cindy Lou Bethany becomes frustrated when she prepares for an audition for a Broadway musical, but the auditions close and her roommate, Gwen Abbott, is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Schertzinger
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Mary Martin  •  Oscar Levant  •  Virginia Dale

Docks of New Orleans (1948)

Detective Charlie Chan springs into action when top officials of a New Orleans chemical company begin dropping like flies.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Derwin Abrahams
CAST:  Roland Winters  •  Virginia Dale  •  Mantan Moreland  •  John Gallaudet

Fall Guy (1947) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2005

A drugged man covered in blood is picked up by police. Before the cops can get answers the man escapes in search of answers to the mystery himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Le Borg
CAST:  Leo Penn  •  Robert Armstrong  •  Teala Loring  •  Elisha Cook, Jr.

Dancing on a Dime (1940)

Director Ted Brooks and comedians Jack Norcross, Dandy Joslyn and Phil Miller are part of a troupe of promising young players rehearsing for a WPA show at the Garrick Theater ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  Robert Paige  •  Peter Lind Hayes  •  Eddie Quillan  •  Frank Jenks

The Singing Hill (1941)

DVD release: May 2007

If a young lady gives up her inheritance the local ranchers will lose their free grazing land.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Gene Autry  •  Smiley Burnette  •  Virginia Dale  •  Mary Lee

Danger Zone (1951) RT Audience 32%

A San Francisco man (Hugh Beaumont) is paid to bid on a saxophone and escort a woman to a yacht party.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  William Berke
CAST:  Hugh Beaumont  •  Edward Brophy  •  Richard Travis  •  Tom Neal

Start Cheering (1938)

Snappy collegiate musical about rugged movie star Starrett going back to school, with cohorts Connolly and Durante tagging along.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Albert S. Rogell
CAST:  Jimmy Durante  •  Walter Connolly  •  Joan Perry  •  Charles Starrett

All Women Have Secrets (1939)

When they decide they might as well be penniless husbands and wives as penniless campus sweethearts, three couples at a Midwestern university, against the advice of their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Kurt Neumann
CAST:  Virginia Dale  •  Joseph Allen  •  Jeanne Cagney  •  Peter Lind Hayes

Parole Fixer (1940)

This expose of the U.S. parole system, as seen through the eyes of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, takes dead aim on lawyers who manipulate the justice system in order to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Florey
CAST:  William Henry  •  Virginia Dale  •  Robert Paige  •  Gertrude Michael

The Kid from Texas (1939)

A loud-mouthed Texas cowpuncher tries his hand at polo finding himself at odds with high society and trying to save a floundering Wild West show.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  S. Sylvan Simon
CAST:  Dennis O'Keefe  •  Florence Rice  •  John Hubbard  •  Jessie Ralph

Dragnet (1947)

Scotland Yard Inspector Geoffrey James (Henry Wilcoxon) comes to the United States looking for a band of international gem-thieves who have smuggled a rich load of jewels from ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins
CAST:  Henry Wilcoxon  •  Mary Brian  •  Douglass Dumbrille  •  Virginia Dale

Buck Benny Rides Again (1940) RT Audience 75%

Radio star Jack Benny, intending to stay in New York for the summer, is forced by the needling of rival Fred Allen to prove his boasts about roughing it on his (fictitious) ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson  •  Phil Harris  •  Andy Devine

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