Search results for "Vivien Leigh"

Gone with the Wind (1939) RT 94% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Mar 2000

The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Clark Gable  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Thomas Mitchell

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 1999

Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Marlon Brando  •  Kim Hunter  •  Karl Malden

Fire Over England (1937) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 1998

The film is a historical drama set during the reign of Elizabeth I (Flora Robson), focusing on the English defeat of the Spanish Armada, whence the title. In 1588, relations ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  William K. Howard
CAST:  Flora Robson  •  Raymond Massey  •  Leslie Banks  •  Laurence Olivier

Ship of Fools (1965) RT 81% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Passengers on a ship traveling from Mexico to Europe in the 1930s represent society at large in that era. The crew is German, including the ship's Dr. Schumann, who falls in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Simone Signoret  •  José Ferrer  •  Lee Marvin

That Hamilton Woman (1941) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2009

Sir William Hamilton, a widower of mature years, is British ambassador to the Court of Naples. Emma who comes for a visit with her mother wouldn't cut the grade with London ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Alexander Korda
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Alan Mowbray  •  Sara Allgood

Waterloo Bridge (1940) RT 80% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jan 2009

On the eve of World War II, a British officer revisits Waterloo Bridge and recalls the young man he was at the beginning of World War I and the young ballerina he met just ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Robert Taylor  •  Lucile Watson  •  Virginia Field

That's Entertainment! III (1994) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan  •  Bud Friedgen
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Lena Horne  •  Howard Keel

The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: May 2006

Critics and the public say Karen Stone is too old -- as she approaches 50 -- for her role in a play she is about to take to Broadway. Her businessman husband, 20 years her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  José Quintero
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Warren Beatty  •  Coral Browne  •  Jill St. John

Caesar and Cleopatra (1945) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Mar 2010

The aging Caesar finds himself intrigued by the young Egyptian queen. Adapted by George Bernard Shaw from his own play.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gabriel Pascal
CAST:  Claude Rains  •  Vivien Leigh  •  Stewart Granger  •  Flora Robson

That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Gene Kelly  •  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney

A Yank at Oxford (1938) RT Audience 50%

Lee Sheridan, a young American comes to study at Oxford University, but is instantly disliked by the other students, because of his brash and big-headed attitude. After ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Vivien Leigh

Gentlemen's Agreement (1935) RT Audience 74%

A young doctor realises that his father is a quack and changes places with a down-and-out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Pearson
CAST:  Frederick Peisley  •  Vivien Leigh  •  Anthony Holles  •  David Horne

Things are Looking Up (1935)

Scatterbrain circus lady has to cover for her sour schoolmistress sister.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Albert de Courville
CAST:  Cicely Courtneidge  •  Max Miller  •  William Gargan  •  Vivien Leigh

The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (1988)

This documentary revisits the making of Gone with the Wind via archival footage, screen tests, insightful interviews and rare film footage.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  David Hinton
CAST:  Christopher Plummer  •  George Cukor  •  Margaret Mitchell  •  Tallulah Bankhead

Look Up and Laugh (1935) RT Audience 50%

Gutsy lass Gracie rallies fellow stall-holders at Birkenhead Market to prevent its takeover and demolition by a department store chain. She invokes the Market's foundation by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Basil Dean
CAST:  Gracie Fields  •  Alfred Drayton  •  Vivien Leigh  •  Douglas Wakefield

Storm in a Teacup (1937) RT Audience 48%

A local politician in Scotland tries to break the reporter who wrote a negative story about him, and who is also in love with his daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Victor Saville  •  Ian Dalrymple
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Rex Harrison  •  Cecil Parker  •  Sara Allgood