Search results for "Walter Abel"


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

Fury (1936)

Joe, who owns a gas station along with his brothers and is about to marry Katherine, travels to the small town where she lives to visit her, but is wrongly mistaken for a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Sylvia Sidney  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Walter Abel  •  Bruce Cabot

Island in the Sky (1953) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Aug 2005

A C-47 transport plane, named the Corsair, makes a forced landing in the frozen wastes of Labrador, and the plane's pilot, Captain Dooley, must keep his men alive in deadly ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Walter Abel  •  James Arness

Hold Back the Dawn (1941) RT 100% / Audience 77%

Romanian-French gigolo Georges Iscovescu wishes to enter the USA. Stopped in Mexico by the quota system, he decides to marry an American, then desert her and join his old ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Paulette Goddard  •  Victor Francen

Wake Island (1942) RT 83% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2004

In November 1941, Major Caton takes command of the small Marine garrison on Wake Island. His tendency toward spit and polish upsets the men's tropical lassitude, but Pearl ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Brian Donlevy  •  Macdonald Carey  •  Robert Preston  •  William Bendix

Mr. Skeffington (1944) RT 50% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 2005

A popular and beautiful woman is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man to save her brother from an embezzlement charge.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Claude Rains  •  Walter Abel  •  George Coulouris

So Proudly We Hail! (1943) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2007

A group of U.S. Army nurses leaves San Francisco for their tour of duty in Hawaii in December 1941. The attack on Pearl Harbor changes their destination, and their lives. Sent ...  (more)

GENRES: War
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Paulette Goddard  •  Veronica Lake  •  George Reeves

Grace Quigley (1985)

Grace Quigley is nearing the end of her life, living alone in her New York apartment. One day she witnesses a murder being committed by top hit-man, Seymour Flint. She decides ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Anthony Harvey
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Nick Nolte  •  Walter Abel  •  puce Zien

Dream Girl (1948)

A young woman spends much of her time fantasizing about what might be, but a realistic admirer tries to convince her to live the life she has.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Betty Hutton  •  Macdonald Carey  •  Patric Knowles  •  Walter Abel

An American Romance (1944) RT 83% / Audience 0%

A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Brian Donlevy  •  Ann Richards  •  Walter Abel  •  John Qualen




The Lady Consents (1936)

Civilized wife doesn't protest when husband runs off with uncivilized professional golfer pretending to be civilized.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stephen Roberts
CAST:  Ann Harding  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Margaret Lindsay  •  Walter Abel

The Witness Chair (1936)

Late one night, secretary Paula Young (Ann Harding) leaves the office of her boss, Stanley Whittaker (Douglas Dumbrille, locking the door and taking the stairs to avoid being ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  George Nichols Jr.
CAST:  Ann Harding  •  Walter Abel  •  Douglass Dumbrille  •  Margaret Hamilton

Wise Girl (1937)

Snooty heiress decides to track down her dead sister's kids, who are living a Bohemian life with their uncle in Greenwich Village. Once she finds them, she discovers that the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Leigh Jason
CAST:  Miriam Hopkins  •  Ray Milland  •  Walter Abel  •  Henry Stephenson

Law of the Underworld (1938)

DVD release: Apr 2009

A respected citizen with secret ties to the local mob is faced with revealing his criminal connections to save two innocent people from execution  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Chester Morris  •  Anne Shirley  •  Eduardo Ciannelli  •  Walter Abel

The Confession (1964) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2015

Ginger Rogers, owner of a bordello, helps thief Ray Milland locate an ancient buried treasure.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  Ray Milland  •  Barbara Eden  •  Walter Abel

Racket Busters (1938) RT Audience 50%

A trucker (George Brent) with a pregnant wife (Gloria Dickson) fights a New York mobster's (Humphrey Bogart) protection racket.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  George Brent  •  Gloria Dickson  •  Allen Jenkins

Fired Wife (1943)

A Broadway producer's Girl Friday must make sure that her recent marriage is kept secret. If it gets out, she will lose her job. Unfortunately, her new hubby is tired of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Diana Barrymore  •  Robert Paige  •  Louise Allbritton  •  Walter Abel

Handle with Care (1958)

A law student working on a class project discovers a real-life crime.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  David Friedkin
CAST:  Dean Jones  •  Joan O'Brien  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  John Smith