Search results for "Virginia Farmer"

Gun Crazy (1950)

DVD release: May 1991

Bart Tare is an ex-Army man who has a lifelong fixation with guns, he meets a kindred spirit in sharpshooter Annie Starr and goes to work at a carnival. After upsetting the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joseph H. Lewis
CAST:  Peggy Cummins  •  John Dall  •  Berry Kroeger  •  Morris Carnovsky

High Noon (1952) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 2001

High Noon is about Will Kane, the sheriff of a small town in the New Mexico Territory, who learns a notorious outlaw he put in jail has been freed, and will be arriving on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Grace Kelly  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Lloyd Bridges

The Men (1950) RT 70% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Fred Zinnemann's sensitive film on the plight of paraplegic WWII veterans features Marlon Brando in his superbly moving screen debut. He plays Lt. Bud Wilozek, one of a group ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Teresa Wright  •  Everett Sloane  •  Jack Webb

This Gun for Hire (1942) RT 93% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Sadistic killer-for-hire Raven becomes enraged when his latest job is paid off in marked bills. Vowing to track down his double-crossing boss, nightclub executive Gates, Raven ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Frank Tuttle
CAST:  Veronica Lake  •  Robert Preston  •  Laird Cregar  •  Alan Ladd

To Each His Own (1946) RT Audience 85%

During World War I, small-town girl Josephine Norris has an illegitimate son by an itinerant pilot. After a scheme to adopt him ends up giving him to another family, she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Olivia de Havilland  •  Mary Anderson  •  Roland Culver  •  Phillip Terry

Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

During the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia, surgeon Dr. Franticek Svoboda, a Czech patriot, assassinates the brutal "Hangman of Europe", Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Brian Donlevy  •  Walter Brennan  •  Anna Lee  •  Gene Lockhart

M (1951) RT Audience 46%

Remake of the 1931 original. In the city, someone is murdering children. The Police search is so intense, it is disturbing the 'normal' criminals, and the local hoods decide ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  David Wayne  •  Howard Da Silva  •  Martin Gabel  •  Luther Adler

The Company She Keeps (1951) RT Audience 30%

A lady con artist sets out to steal her parole officer's fiance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Lizabeth Scott  •  Jane Greer  •  Dennis O'Keefe  •  Fay Baker

Darling, How Could You! (1951) RT Audience 50%

Based on James Barrie's play "Alice Sit-By-The-Fire". In turn-of-the-century New York, a young girl who believes she's learned "the seamy side of life" from a risque play ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Joan Fontaine  •  John Lund  •  Mona Freeman  •  Peter Hansen

The Fatal Witness (1945)

A playboy produces an airtight alibi when he is questioned about the murder of his wealthy aunt.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lesley Selander
CAST:  Evelyn Ankers  •  Richard Fraser  •  George Leigh  •  Barbara Everest

The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine (1942)

A New York radio personality travels to the small town of Fernville, Indiana in an attempt to uncover a notorious safecracker, believed to be masquerading as one of the town's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bernard Vorhaus
CAST:  Dennis O'Keefe  •  Ruth Terry  •  Roman Bohnen  •  George E. Stone

Bury Me Dead (1947) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Murder and obsession abound in this fast-paced mystery based on a radio play that begins with one of the most startling openings ever filmed! Directed by Bernard Vorhaus (The ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Bernard Vorhaus
CAST:  Cathy O'Donnell  •  June Lockhart  •  Hugh Beaumont  •  Mark Daniels

Song of Surrender (1949)

In 1906 in Connecticut, Elisha Hunt, the 55-year-old curator of a small government museum, marries Abigail, the 19-year-old daughter of a local farmer. In addition to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Wanda Hendrix  •  Claude Rains  •  Andrea King  •  Henry Hull

Lady in the Dark (1944) RT Audience 25%

A neurotic editor (Ginger Rogers) sees a psychoanalyst about the adman (Ray Milland), movie star (Jon Hall) and other man in her life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  Ray Milland  •  Warner Baxter  •  Jon Hall

Lust for Gold (1949) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A Dutch miner (Glenn Ford) and an Old West couple (Ida Lupino, Gig Young) die fighting over an Arizona gold mine lost in an earthquake.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  S. Sylvan Simon
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Glenn Ford  •  Gig Young  •  William Prince

Captain Carey, U.S.A. (1950)

DVD release: Aug 2012

A group of agents in the U. S. Office of Strategic Services (forerunner of the CIA), are sent to France during World War II, to knock out the French railroad system and, in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Wanda Hendrix  •  Francis Lederer  •  Joseph Calleia

Born to Be Bad (1950) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Jan 1991

A manipulative woman plots to seduce her cousin's rich fiance, but is also in love with the only man who can see her selfish true nature. Based on the 1928 bestseller "All ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Joan Fontaine  •  Robert Ryan  •  Zachary Scott  •  Joan Leslie

The Affairs of Martha (1942)

Members of a well-to-do small community become worried when it is revealed that one of their maids is writing a telling exposé.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jules Dassin
CAST:  Marsha Hunt  •  Richard Carlson  •  Marjorie Main  •  Virginia Weidler

Lady from Louisiana (1941)

Northern lawyer John Reynolds travels to New Orleans to try and clean up the local crime syndicate based around a lottery. Although he meets Julie Mirbeau and they are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard Vorhaus
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Ona Munson  •  Ray Middleton  •  Henry Stephenson

Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)

José Ferrer won the Oscar for Best Actor for his portayal of the swordsman-poet using his silver tongue to woo the woman he loves for another man. Cyrano de Bergerac is a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Gordon
CAST:  José Ferrer  •  Mala Powers  •  William Prince  •  Morris Carnovsky