Search results for "William Haines"


Souls for Sale (1923) RT Audience 69%

A young woman hits Hollywood, determined to become a star.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rupert Hughes
CAST:  Eleanor Boardman  •  Frank Mayo  •  Richard Dix  •  Mae Busch

The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) RT 40% / Audience 17%

An all-star revue featuring MGM contract players.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Charles Reisner
CAST:  Conrad Nagel  •  Jack Benny  •  John Gilbert  •  Norma Shearer

Show People (1928) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Jun 2012

Peggy Pepper arrives in Hollywood, from Georgia, to become a great dramatic star. Things do not go entirely according to plan.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  William Haines  •  Dell Henderson  •  Renée Adorée

Excess Baggage (1928) RT 32% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Feb 1998

Excess Baggage is a lost 1928 American silent comedy film directed by James Cruze and distributed by MGM. The film was based on the play of the same name by John McGowan. The ...  (more)

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CAST:  William Haines  •  Josephine Dunn  •  Neely Edwards  •  Ricardo Cortez

Telling the World (1928)

The journalist Don Davis becomes involved in a murder case, where Chrystal Malone is part of it. Davis follows Chrystal to China. When Chrystal arrives in China, Davis has to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  William Haines  •  Anita Page  •  Eileen Percy  •  Frank Currier

Free and Easy (1930)

Gopher City Kansas hosts a beauty contest. The winner, Elvira Plunkett, and her mother go to Hollywood. The Chamber of Commerce also provides Elvira with an agent, Gopher ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Edward Sedgwick
CAST:  Buster Keaton  •  Anita Page  •  Trixie Friganza  •  Robert Montgomery

Remote Control (1930)

A radio announcer gets caught up with a fake clairvoyant and his gang of thieves.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Edward Sedgwick  •  Nick Grinde  •  Malcolm St. Clair
CAST:  William Haines  •  Mary Doran  •  John Miljan  •  Polly Moran

Way Out West (1930) RT 100% / Audience 91%

Wise-guy carnival barker Windy bilks a group of cowboys out of their money, gets caught and is forced into working off the debt on their ranch. He falls in love with Molly, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Fred Niblo
CAST:  William Haines  •  Leila Hyams  •  Polly Moran  •  Cliff Edwards

A Tailor Made Man (1931)

John Paul Bart is just a pants-presser in a tailor's shop, but he has big ambitions. One night, he borrows the clothes of a wealthy client and bluffs his way into a high ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  William Haines  •  Dorothy Jordan  •  Joseph Cawthorn  •  Majorie Rambeau

New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford (1931)

Wallingford is a con-man whose specialty is taking money from suckers. His partners are Schnozzle, a pickpocket and car thief; and Blackie, who has played the game for years.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  William Haines  •  Jimmy Durante  •  Ernest Torrence  •  Leila Hyams




Young and Beautiful (1934)

Bob Preston, publicity man for Superba Pictures, uses his publicity skills in an attempt to make this fiancée June Dale the most famous movie star in the world. But in doing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  William Haines  •  Judith Allen  •  Joseph Cawthorn  •  John Miljan

The Girl Said No (1930) RT Audience 33%

A comedy romance in which breezy Haines, as a young lady killer, tries to capture the heart of Hyams who has turned him down for Bushman. Haines plots dozens of extreme ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  William Haines  •  Leila Hyams  •  Marie Dressler  •  Polly Moran

The Marines Are Coming (1934)

Expelled from his lieutenancy in the Marine Corps, Bill Traylor reenlists as a private. His unit is sent to a Latin American country where a rebel leader called The Torch ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • War
DIRECTION:  David Howard
CAST:  William Haines  •  Conrad Nagel  •  Esther Ralston  •  Armida

The Tower of Lies (1925)

After his beloved daughter leaves for the city to pay off his debt, an old farmer goes mad when her letters become less frequent and it is suspected she may be using her body ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Victor Sjöström
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Lon Chaney  •  Ian Keith  •  Claire McDowell

Speedway (1929)

Bill Whipple is a happy-go-lucky mechanic for MacDonald who thinks that he is the worlds greatest driver and lover. Mac has treated Bill like a son since he took him in. One ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Harry Beaumont
CAST:  William Haines  •  Anita Page  •  Ernest Torrence  •  Karl Dane

Navy Blues (1929)

DVD release: Jun 2010

On shore leave, a young sailor meets and falls in love with a pretty young blonde. He goes home with her to meet her parents, but they don't approve of him at all. Their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  William Haines  •  Anita Page  •  Karl Dane  •  J.C. Nugent