Search results for "Walter Catlett"

A Tale of Two Cities (1935) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2006

The exciting story of Dr. Manette, who escapes the horrors of the infamous Bastille prison in Paris. The action switches between London and Paris on the eve of the revolution ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Elizabeth Allan  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Reginald Owen

Bringing up Baby (1938) RT 95% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Mar 2005

David Huxley is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances, he meets Susan Vance, and the duo have a series of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Cary Grant  •  Charles Ruggles  •  Walter Catlett

Friendly Persuasion (1956) RT 88% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 2000

The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War • Western
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Richard Eyer

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) RT 89% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Longfellow Deeds lives in a small town, leading a small town kind of life. When a relative dies and leaves Deeds a fortune, Longfellow moves to the big city where he becomes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Jean Arthur  •  George Bancroft  •  Lionel Stander

Pinocchio (1940) RT 100% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Lonely toymaker Geppetto has his wishes answered when the Blue Fairy arrives to bring his wooden puppet Pinocchio to life. Before becoming a real boy, however, Pinocchio must ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Hamilton Luske  •  Ben Sharpsteen
CAST:  Cliff Edwards  •  Evelyn Venable  •  Mel Blanc  •  Frankie Darro

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) RT 92% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2003

A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Joan Leslie  •  Walter Huston  •  Richard Whorf

Lady, Let's Dance (1944)

Singing, dancing, and ice skating are featured in this musical that focuses on ice-skating sensation Belita. The story begins as she travels to a California resort where she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Woodruff
CAST:  Belita  •  James Ellison  •  Walter Catlett  •  Lucien Littlefield

Rain (1932) RT 100% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Sep 1999

A missionary tries to reform a prostitute trapped on a Pacific island.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone
CAST:  Fred Howard  •  Ben Hendricks Jr.  •  William Gargan  •  Mary Shaw

Platinum Blonde (1931) RT 100% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Nov 2003

In this witty romp, Jean Harlow plays an upper-crust socialite who bullies her reporter husband (Robert Williams) into conforming to her highfalutin ways. The husband chafes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  Robert Williams  •  Loretta Young  •  Halliwell Hobbes

Cain and Mabel (1936) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A chorus girl (Marion Davies) and a heavyweight boxer (Clark Gable) are paired romantically as a publicity stunt.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  Clark Gable  •  Allen Jenkins  •  Roscoe Karns

Lightning Strikes Twice (1934)

DVD release: Sep 2009

Mistaken identity comedy involving murder and pretense.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Ben Holmes
CAST:  Ben Lyon  •  Thelma Todd  •  Pert Kelton  •  Laura Hope Crews

The Florodora Girl (1930)

A chorus girl gets bad advice from her fellow chorines in handling a rich suitor who assumes she is a gold-digger.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Harry Beaumont
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  Lawrence Gray  •  Walter Catlett  •  Louis John Bartels

The Wild Man of Borneo (1941)

A medicine show man tries to con people into believing he's a legitimate stage actor.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert B. Sinclair
CAST:  Frank Morgan  •  Mary Howard  •  Billie Burke  •  Donald Meek

Pop Always Pays (1940)

A businessman boasts he'll give his daughter a large amount of cash for her wedding, and then frantically tries to raise the money. This 1940 comedy stars Leon Errol, Marjorie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins  •  Charles E. Roberts
CAST:  Leon Errol  •  Dennis O'Keefe  •  Pamela Blake  •  Walter Catlett

Hi, Beautiful (1944)

Part of the series of Universal B-musicals teaming Martha O'Driscoll and Noah Beery Jr., this film is also a remake of the 1937 comedy Love in a Bungalow. Patty Callahan ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins
CAST:  Martha O'Driscoll  •  Noah Beery, Jr.  •  Hattie McDaniel  •  Walter Catlett

Riverboat Rhythm (1946)

A financially-strapped showboat captain struggles to stay in business.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins
CAST:  Leon Errol  •  Glen Vernon  •  Walter Catlett  •  Jonathan Hale

Hello, Sucker (1941)

A young couple buy a bankrupt vaudeville booking agency, and try to make it a success.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edward F. Cline
CAST:  Hugh Herbert  •  Tom Brown  •  Peggy Moran  •  Lewis Howard

Horror Island (1941) RT Audience 39%

A down-on-his luck businessman organizes an excursion to Sir Henry Morgan's Island for a treasure hunt only to encounter a mysterious phantom and murder.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  George Waggner
CAST:  Dick Foran  •  Leo Carrillo  •  Peggy Moran  •  Fuzzy Knight

Unfinished Business (1941) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Dec 2005

With Irene Dunne, Robert Montgomery, Preston Foster, and Eugene Pallette. This sublime film exemplifies La Cava’s gift for creating comedies that contain a profound depth of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Irene Dunne  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Preston Foster  •  Eugene Pallette

Give Out, Sisters (1942)

The Andrews Sisters headline this musical. They play the lead act at a popular nightclub. The trouble begins when they hire a few students from a financially foundering dance ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Edward F. Cline
CAST:  Laverne Andrews  •  Patty Andrews  •  Maxene Andrews  •  Grace McDonald