Search results for "Walter Lang"

Sitting Pretty (1948) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Tacey and Harry King are a suburban couple with three sons and a serious need of a babysitter. Tacey puts an ad in the paper for a live-in babysitter, and the ad is answered ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Robert Young  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Richard Haydn

Snow White and the Three Stooges (1961) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Once upon a time, in the kingdom of Fortunia, a noble king and his lovely young queen lack but one blessing to make their joy complete. The queen gives birth to a daughter ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Frank Tashlin  •  Walter Lang
CAST:  Moe Howard  •  Larry Fine  •  Joe DeRita  •  Edson Stroll

The Blue Bird (1940) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Set in mid-Europe sometime in the late 18th century where Mytyl (Shirley Temple), the bratty daughter of a woodcutter (Russell Hicks), finds a unique bird in the Royal Forest ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Shirley Temple  •  Spring Byington  •  Nigel Bruce  •  Gale Sondergaard

The Jackpot (1950) RT Audience 67%

Jimmy Stewart's Bill Lawrence wins a bevy or prizes from a radio program, but ends up having to sell them all in order to pay the taxes he's incurred.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Barbara Hale  •  Natalie Wood  •  James Gleason

The King and I (1956) RT 96% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Widowed Welsh mother Anna Loenowens becomes a governess and English tutor to the wives and many children of the stubborn King Mongkut of Siam. Anna and the King have a clash ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Yul Brynner  •  Rita Moreno  •  Martin Benson

There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) RT 69% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2002

Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Ethel Merman  •  Donald O'Connor  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Dan Dailey

Desk Set (1957) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2004

Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a TV network's research department.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Gig Young  •  Joan Blondell

With a Song in My Heart (1952) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Jane Froman (Susan Hayward), an aspiring songstress, lands a job in radio with help from pianist Don Ross (David Wayne), whom she later marries. Jane's popularity soars, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Susan Hayward  •  Rory Calhoun  •  David Wayne  •  Thelma Ritter

Moon Over Miami (1941) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Kay, Barbara and Susan Latimer come into a small legacy when they expected a large one, then abandon the Texas greasy-spoon where they work to hunt in Miami for rich husbands, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Betty Grable  •  Robert Cummings  •  Jack Haley

A Little Princess (1939) RT Audience 100%

The classic Shirley Temple film in which a little girl goes in search of her father who is reported missing by the military during the Second Boer War.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Shirley Temple  •  Richard Greene  •  Anita Louise  •  Ian Hunter

Hooray for Love (1935)

A wealthy young man falls hard for a beautiful showgirl, and her wily father quickly realizes the naïve boy would make the perfect investor for his daughter's new show. Comedy ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Ann Sothern  •  Gene Raymond  •  Thurston Hall  •  Pert Kelton

You're My Everything (1949)

In 1924, stage-struck Boston blueblood Hannah Adams picks up musical star Tim O'Connor and takes him home for dinner. One thing leads to another, and when Tim's show rolls on ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Dan Dailey  •  Anne Baxter  •  Anne Revere  •  Stanley Ridges

Meet the Baron (1933) RT Audience 44%

Director Walter Lang's ultra-wacky 1933 comedy, about a charlaton posing as Baron Munchhausen who's invited to be guest speaker at a girls' school, stars Jack Pearl, Jimmy ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Jack Pearl  •  Jimmy Durante  •  ZaSu Pitts  •  Ted Healy

I'll Give a Million (1938)

After saving a tramp from suicide, a millionaire takes his clothing and disappears. Word is out that he will give a million dollars to anyone who is kind to a tramp.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Warner Baxter  •  Marjorie Weaver  •  Peter Lorre  •  Jean Hersholt

The Baroness and the Butler (1938)

A Butler (Powell) gets elected to the Hungarian parliament where he opposes his master's government.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  William Powell  •  Annabella  •  Helen Westley  •  Henry Stephenson

When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948) RT Audience 33%

Bonny Kane and 'Skid' Johnson are vaudeville performers in the 1920s. The two of them suffer marital difficulties when Skid gets an offer to appear on Broadway while Bonny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Dan Dailey  •  Jack Oakie  •  June Havoc

The Warrior's Husband (1933)

The Warrior's Husband is a satire of the male and female roles in society set in 800 B.C.. Queen Hippolyta (Marjorie Rambeau) rules Pontus with masculine authority; in fact, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Elissa Landi  •  David Manners  •  Ernest Truex  •  Lionel Belmore

Top of the Town (1937)

In this musical set in swingin' Manhattan, an heiress plans a ballet in the famous Moonbeam ballroom located atop a 100-story skyscraper. Unfortunately, the attending audience ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy  •  Walter Lang  •  Sam White
CAST:  Doris Nolan  •  George Murphy  •  Ella Logan  •  Hugh Herbert

Wife, Doctor and Nurse (1937)

Social butterfly marries Park Avenue doctor and learns that his nurse is in love with him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Loretta Young  •  Warner Baxter  •  Virginia Bruce  •  Jane Darwell