Search results for "Walter Connolly"

Broadway Bill (1934) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Tycoon J.L. Higgins controls his whole family, but one of his sons- in-law, Dan Brooks and his daughter Alice are fed up with that. Brooks quits his job as manager of J.L.'s ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Warner Baxter  •  Myrna Loy  •  Walter Connolly  •  Helen Vinson

Four's a Crowd (1938) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: May 2009

Robert will do anything to get the big account that has eluded him. His public relations business makes public angels of rich scoundrels. Jean needs someone to save the paper ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Patric Knowles

It Happened One Night (1934) RT 98% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Ellie Andrews has just tied the knot with society aviator King Westley when she is whisked away to her father's yacht and out of King's clutches. Ellie jumps ship and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Claudette Colbert  •  Walter Connolly  •  Roscoe Karns

The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933) RT 100% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Sep 1993

A U.S. missionary (Barbara Stanwyck) is gradually seduced by a courtly warlord (Nils Asther) holding her in Shanghai.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Nils Asther  •  Toshia Mori  •  Walter Connolly

The Good Earth (1937) RT 94% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jan 2006

The story follows Wang Lung (Paul Muni), a humble farmer, who makes an arranged marriage to a slave, O-Lan (Luise Rainer). The couple's great struggle is to procure--and then, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  Sam Wood  •  Sidney Franklin  •  Gustav Machatý
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  Luise Rainer  •  Walter Connolly  •  Tilly Losch

Twentieth Century (1934) RT 88% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Oscar Jaffe is a successful Broadway director, Lily Garland his biggest star. When she leaves his direction, his success goes with her. When he recognizes her aboard the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Carole Lombard  •  Walter Connolly  •  Roscoe Karns

Lady for a Day (1933) RT 100% / Audience 78%

Never-wed, poor, rough around the edges Apple Annie has always written to her daughter, Louise, in Spain that she is married and a member of New York's high society. Upon ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Warren William  •  May Robson  •  Guy Kibbee  •  Glenda Farrell

Libeled Lady (1936) RT 82% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2005

When a major newspaper accuses wealthy socialite Connie Allenbury of being a home-wrecker, and she files a multi-million-dollar libel lawsuit, the publication's frazzled head ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Spencer Tracy

Nothing Sacred (1937) RT 100% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jul 1997

When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Carole Lombard  •  Fredric March  •  Charles Winninger  •  Walter Connolly

The Girl Downstairs (1938)

Director Norman Taurog's 1938 mistaken-identity comedy stars Franciska Gaal as a scullery maid who falls in love with a wealthy playboy (Franchot Tone) posing as a chauffeur. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Franchot Tone  •  Franciska Gaal  •  Walter Connolly  •  Rita Johnson

Bridal Suite (1939)

A carefree playboy with an aversion to marriage falls for a lass he meets in the French Alps.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wilhelm Thiele
CAST:  Robert Young  •  Annabella  •  Walter Connolly  •  Billie Burke

Lady by Choice (1934) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Jun 1992

To improve her image, a fan dancer "adopts" an old woman to be her mother.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Burton
CAST:  Carole Lombard  •  May Robson  •  Roger Pryor  •  Walter Connolly

Master of Men (1933)

One of ten films that Fay Wray made in 1993 (including King Kong), Master of Men casts her as Kay Walling, a woman who is being ignored by her husband, Buck (played by Jack ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lambert Hillyer
CAST:  Jack Holt  •  Fay Wray  •  Walter Connolly  •  Berton Churchill

Let's Get Married (1937) RT Audience 100%

Let's Get Married is a 1937 American comedy film starring Ida Lupino, who plays the daughter of a political consultant, Joe Quinn. From Wikipedia  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Walter Connolly  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Raymond Walburn

Good Girls Go to Paris (1939)

Jenny Swanson, a waitress on a college campus, is dying to visit Paris. Thanks to English professor Ronald Brooke, she manages to make her dream come true. Besides seeing the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alexander Hall
CAST:  Melvyn Douglas  •  Joan Blondell  •  Walter Connolly  •  Alan Curtis

The Great Victor Herbert (1939)

In his last film assignment, portly Walter Connolly fills the title role (in more ways than one) in The Great Victor Herbert. Very little of Herbert's life story is ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Allan Jones  •  Mary Martin  •  Walter Connolly  •  Lee Bowman

Those High Grey Walls (1939)

Dr. MacAuley, a kindly, beloved country doctor, is sent to Fillmore Prison. His crime was for removing a bullet from a young man who was escaping from the police.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Charles Vidor
CAST:  Walter Connolly  •  Onslow Stevens  •  Paul Fix  •  Bernard Nedell