|The Emperor Waltz 1948 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Billy Wilder
Cast: Bing Crosby, Joan Fontaine, Roland Culver, Lucile Watson, Richard Haydn, Sig Ruman, Julia Dean, Harold Vermilyea, John Goldsworthy
Virgil Smith (Bing Crosby) is a phonograph salesman targeting Austria's Emperor Franz Joseph (Richard Haydn) as his prime customer reasoning that if the emperor buys a phonograph, the rest of Austria will follow suit.
|Everybody Does It 1949 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: Edmund Goulding
Cast: Paul Douglas, Linda Darnell, Celeste Holm, Charles Coburn, Millard Mitchell, Tito Vuolo, Lucile Watson, John Hoyt, Leon Belasco, George Tobias, John Goldsworthy, Robert Emmett Keane, Bess Flowers
While an aspiring young singer (Celeste Holm) plies her trade, her husband (Paul Douglas) is the one who unwittingly ends up with the musical career. Entertaining.
|Footsteps in the Dark 1941 N/R, 96 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Mystery
Director: Lloyd Bacon
Cast: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Ralph Bellamy, Alan Hale, Lee Patrick, Allen Jenkins, Lucile Watson, William Frawley, Roscoe Karns, Grant Mitchell, Maris Wrixon, Noel Madison, Jack La Rue, Turhan Bey, Jack Mower
While looking for ideas for crime novels, writer Francis Warren (Errol Flynn) heads for the seamy side of the city and ends up solving a real crime–but not without problems from his wife, Rita (Brenda Marshall), who has doubts about his activities while he spends so much time away from her.
|The Garden of Allah 1936 N/R, 80 min.|
Director: Richard Boleslawski
Cast: Marlene Dietrich, Basil Rathbone, Charles Boyer, C. Aubrey Smith, John Carradine, Tilly Losch, Joseph Schildkraut, Henry Brandon, Lucile Watson, Helen Jerome Eddy
Set in Algeria, this is the story of a monk, Boris Androvsky, who has forsaken his calling and settles into a marriage with Domini Enfilden (Marlene Dietrich). He begins to question the wisdom of his choice.
|The Great Lie 1941 N/R, 102 min.|
Director: Edmund Goulding
Cast: Bette Davis, George Brent, Mary Astor, Lucile Watson, Hattie McDaniel, Grant Mitchell, Jerome Cowan, Thurston Hall, Olin Howland, J. Farrell MacDonald, Charles Trowbridge, Russell Hicks, Virginia Brissac, Addison Richards, Sam McDaniel
Mary Astor won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Sandra Kovak, a woman pregnant with Maggie Patterson's (Bette Davis) deceased husband, Pete's (George Brent), child. Maggie plans to raise the child as her own, but Pete turns up alive, and Maggie and Sandra vie for custody and for Pete's love as well.
|Harriet Craig 1950 N/R, 94 min.|
Director: Vincent Sherman
Cast: Joan Crawford, Wendell Corey, Lucile Watson, Allyn Joslyn, Ellen Corby, William Bishop, K.T. Stevens, Raymond Greenleaf, Virginia Brissac, Douglas Wood
In this remake of "Craig's Wife," Joan Crawford takes on the Rosalind Russell role of the domineering perfectionist who alienates all around her.
|Julia Misbehaves 1948 N/R, 99 min.|
Director: Jack Conway
Cast: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Peter Lawford, Elizabeth Taylor, Cesar Romero, Nigel Bruce, Mary Boland, Lucile Watson, Reginald Owen, Ian Wolfe
When Susan (Elizabeth Taylor) is preparing for her marriage, her mother, Julia (Greer Garson), returns after a 20-year absence and upsets the bride AND the father of the bride (Walter Pidgeon).
|Little Women 1949 N/R, 121 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama / Romance
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Cast: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Elizabeth Taylor, Mary Astor, Janet Leigh, Margaret O'Brien, Rossano Brazzi, Lucile Watson, C. Aubrey Smith, Elizabeth Patterson, Leon Ames, Harry Davenport, Ellen Corby, Connie Gilchrist, Richard Wyler
Louisa May Alcott's story relates the good and bad times of young sisters–Meg (Janet Leigh), Jo (June Allyson), Amy (Elizabeth Taylor), and Beth (Margaret O'Brien)–growing up during the Civil War. They are home in New England with their mother Marmee (Mary Astor) and waiting for news from their father (Leon Ames) who is serving as chaplain for the Union forces at the war front. The story continues on after the war with Beth's death, Meg's and Amy's marriages, and Jo finding her true love in Professor Bhaer (Rossano Brazzi).
|Made for Each Other 1939 N/R, 90 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: John Cromwell
Cast: Carole Lombard, James Stewart, Charles Coburn, Lucile Watson, Eddie Quillan, Ruth Weston, Donald Briggs, Harry Davenport, Ward Bond, Esther Dale, Alma Kruger, Irving Bacon, Louise Beavers, Edgar Dearing, Mary Field
Having rushed into marriage, a young married couple–Jane and Johnny Mason (Carole Lombard and James Stewart)–finds many problems from all sides. First, Johnny's boss Judge Joseph Doolittle (Charles Coburn) is displeased because he wanted Johnny to marry his daughter (Ruth Weston) and calls him back to work immediately as a trial lawyer. Thus, the honeymoon must be skipped. Johnny's mother (Lucile Watson) moves in with the couple and is hypocritical of everything Jane does. Later, when their baby is born, more problems rise to the fore, and the marriage appears doomed. Then, on New Years Eve, their baby son becomes ill with pneumonia. Johnny appeals to Judge Doolittle for help in obtaining the needed medicine, and he comes to their aid–saving both the baby and the marriage as well.
|Mr. & Mrs. Smith 1941 N/R, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Carole Lombard, Robert Montgomery, Gene Raymond, Philip Merivale, Jack Carson, Lucile Watson, William Tracy, Charles Halton, Esther Dale, Emma Dunn, Betty Compson, Patricia Farr, William Edmunds, Pamela Blake, Francis Compton
Ann and David Smith (Carole Lombard and Robert Montgomery) have a marriage rule in which they may ask one another one question a month. When Ann asks David whether he would marry her again, David answers, "No!" Later that day, David learns that, due to legal technicalities, their marriage will not stand up in court. This leads to a separation, a new romance for Ann with Jeff (Gene Raymond), and then the rekindling of Ann's and David's love.
|My Forbidden Past 1951 N/R, 81 min.|
Director: Robert Stevenson
Cast: Robert Mitchum, Ava Gardner, Melvyn Douglas, Lucile Watson, Will Wright, Janis Carter, Gordon Oliver, Basil Ruysdael, Clarence Muse, Walter Kingsford
This movie, set in New Orleans, is about a scheming woman (Ava Gardner) who has her eyes set on a young physician (Robert Mitchum), and she will stop at nothing to gain his attentions.
|My Reputation 1946 N/R, 94 min.|
Director: Curtis Bernhardt
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Lucile Watson, Warner Anderson, Eve Arden, John Ridgely, Scotty Beckett, Jerome Cowan, Esther Dale, Ann E. Todd, Leona Maricle, Mary Servoss, Cecil Cunningham, Janis Wilson, Bobby Cooper
Young widow Jessica (Barbara Stanwyck) is suffering following the recent death of her husband. She has two sons, Kim (Scotty Beckett) and Keith (Bobby Cooper), who she sends away to school, and Jessica is very lonely. Meanwhile, Jessica's mother (Lucile Watson) tries to find suitors for her, but Jessica is not interested. While on a skiing vacation with her friend Ginna (Eve Arden), Jessica meets Major Scott Landis (George Brent), but, while interested in him, she rejects his advances. When she returns home, Jessica begins dating Frank Everett (Warner Anderson) who wants to marry her. Then Scott reenters her life, and Jessica endures the ensuing gossip, and survives trials and tribulations to gain newly found strength.
|Never Say Goodbye 1946 N/R, 96 min.|
Director: James V. Kern
Cast: Errol Flynn, Eleanor Parker, Lucile Watson, S.Z. Sakall, Forrest Tucker, Donald Woods, Peggy Knudsen, Tom D'Andrea, Hattie McDaniel, Arthur Shields
After divorcing his wife, Eileen (Eleanor Parker), Philip Gayley (Errol Flynn) wants a second chance for happiness with her.
|Rage in Heaven 1941 N/R, 83 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Cast: Robert Montgomery, Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Lucile Watson, Oskar Homolka, Philip Merivale, Matthew Boulton, Aubrey Mather, Frederick Worlock, Francis Compton, Gibert Emery, Ludwig Hardt, Edward Fielding, Harry Cording, David Clyde
Adapted from James Hilton's novel, this is the story of Philip Monrell (Robert Montgomery) who insanely plots murder and mayhem.
|The Razor's Edge 1946 N/R, 146 min.|
Director: Edmund Goulding
Cast: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, Clifton Webb, John Payne, Herbert Marshall, Anne Baxter, Lucile Watson, Frank Latimore, Elsa Lanchester, Fritz Kortner, John Wengraf, Cecil Humphreys, Harry Pilcer, Cobina Wright Sr., Bess Flowers
This is the earlier version of Somerset Maugham's philosophical novel about a young man (Tyrone Power) returning from the war as a hero and trying to find meaning in his life. Of him, Herbert Marshall says: "You see, my dear, goodness is after all the greatest force in the world, and he's got it." Anne Baxter collected an Oscar as Best Supporting Actress. There were also nominations for Best Picture and Supporting Actor (Clifton Webb).
|Rhythm on the Range 1936 N/R, 85 min.|
Director: Norman Taurog
Cast: Bing Crosby, Frances Farmer, Bob Burns, Martha Raye, Samuel S. Hinds, Lucile Watson, Warren Hymer, George E. Stone, James Burke, Clem Bevans
The classic song "I'm an Old Cowhand" was introduced in this film AND Martha Raye made her film debut. Doris Halloway (Frances Farmer) is a wealthy New Yorker who heads west and meets a ranch hand (Bing Crosby) who, in turn, saves her from kidnappers. This film was remade in 1956 as "Pardners" starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.
|Song of the South 1946 G, 94 min.|
Genre: Family / Animation / Adventure / Musical
Director: Wilfred Jackson, Harve Foster
Cast: James Baskett, Bobby Driscoll, Ruth Warrick, Luana Patten, Lucile Watson, Hattie McDaniel, Mary Field, Erik Rolf, Glenn Leedy, Anita Brown, Nicodermus Stewart, Johnny Lee, Georgie Nokes, Gene Holland, De Castro Sisters
This is the wonderful Disney cartoon/live action film with James Baskett starring as lovable Uncle Remus who tells stories to little Johnny (Bobby Driscoll) of Brer Rabbit (voice of Johnny Lee), Brer Fox (voice of James Baskett), and Brer Bear (voice of Nicodermus Stewart) . Baskett also introduces such classic songs as "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah," which won an Oscar for Best Song.
|That Wonderful Urge 1948 N/R, 82 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Robert B. Sinclair
Cast: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, Reginald Gardiner, Arleen Whelan, Lucile Watson, Gene Lockhart, Chill Wills, Hope Emerson, Porter Hall, Lloyd Gough, Richard Gaines, Taylor Holmes, Al Bridge, Lane Chandler, Frank Ferguson
Tyrone Power repeats his starring role in this remake of "Love Is News." This time, Gene Tierney takes the role of heiress Sara Farley who decides to get back at reporter Thomas Jefferson Tyler (Power) who has been printing non-flattering stories about her. Sara gets even by announcing to the press that she and Tyler are secretly married, and their love/hate relationship results in more than a few misadventures.
|The Thin Man Goes Home 1945 N/R, 100 min.|
Genre: Family / Mystery / Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Richard Thorpe
Cast: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Lucile Watson, Gloria DeHaven, Anne Revere, Harry Davenport, Leon Ames, Donald Meek, Helen Vinson, Donald MacBride, Edward Brophy, Anita Sharp-Bolster, Lloyd Corrigan, Ralph Brooks, Morris Ankrum
While on a vacation at the family home in Sycamore Springs, Nick and Nora Charles (William Powell and Myrna Loy) must deal with Nick's parents Doctor and Mrs. Bertram Charles (Harry Davenport and Lucile Watson) who wanted Nick to study medicine, and they continue to let Nick know how disappointed they are in him. But, when a house painter is killed next door, Nick and Nora cannot escape a murder mystery staring them in the face. This is the fifth movie in the popular "Thin Man" series.
|Till We Meet Again 1944 N/R, 88 min.|
Director: Frank Borzage
Cast: Ray Milland, Barbara Britton, Walter Slezak, Lucile Watson, Mona Freeman, Vladimir Sokoloff, William Edmunds, Konstantin Shayne, George Davis, Jack Lambert
French nun Sister Clothilde (Barbara Britton) helps a downed American pilot (Ray Milland) evade Nazi capture during World War II.
|Tomorrow Is Forever 1946 N/R, 102 min.|
Director: Irving Pichel
Cast: Claudette Colbert, Orson Welles, George Brent, Lucile Watson, Richard Long, Natalie Wood, Ian Wolfe, Lois Austin, Irving Pichel, Milton Kibbee
Larry Hamilton (George Brent) hires an Austrian scientist, Erich Kessler (Orson Welles). Larry's wife, Elizabeth (Claudette Colbert), begins to suspect that Kessler is her husband of 20 years ago who was supposedly killed in action during World War I.
|Uncertain Glory 1944 N/R, 102 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller / Romance
Director: Raoul Walsh
Cast: Errol Flynn, Paul Lukas, Jean Sullivan, Lucile Watson, Faye Emerson, Douglass Dumbrille, Dennis Hoey, Sheldon Leonard, Odette Myrtil, Francis Pierlot, James Flavin, Connie Leon, Carl Harbaugh, Joyce Tucker, Art Smith
During World War II, Jean Picard (Errol Flynn) is a Frenchman destined for the guillotine when the prison is bombed by the R.A.F. He escapes, heads for Spain, and is pursued by detective Marcel Bonet (Paul Lucas) who does recapture him. On their return, they are delayed in a small village where Jean meets Marianne (Jean Sullivan) and falls for her. While searching for resistance saboteurs, the Nazis capture French hostages and threaten their deaths if the saboteur does not reveal himself. Jean poses as the saboteur and sacrifices himself to save Marianne and the other hostages and, in the process, help the cause of the Allies.
|Watch on the Rhine 1943 N/R, 114 min.|
Director: Herman Schumlin
Cast: Paul Lukas, Bette Davis, Lucile Watson, Donald Woods, George Coulouris, Henry Daniell, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Beulah Bondi, Helmut Dantine, Mary Young, Anthony Caruso, Clyde Fillmore, Erwin Kalser, Kurt Katch, Clarence Muse
This powerful film, made during the height of Hitler's terror, is about an anti-Nazi, underground worker (Paul Lukas) and his wife (Bette Davis) who, while visiting in America, find that their lives are in danger. This is a good film adaptation of Lillian Hellman's play. Lukas won the Best Actor Oscar and nominations were received for Best Picture, Supporting Actress (Lucile Watson), and Writing-Screenplay (Dashiell Hammett).
|Waterloo Bridge 1940 N/R, 103 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Cast: Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Lucile Watson, Virginia Field, C. Aubrey Smith, Janet Shaw, Leo G. Carroll, Maria Ouspenskaya, Leonard Mudie, Halliwell Hobbes, Janet Waldo, Steffi Duna, Virginia Carroll, Eleanor Stewart, Wyndham Standing
Set amidst the bombings of London during World War II, this is the love story of ballerina Myra (Vivien Leigh) and soldier Roy Cronin (Robert Taylor). They fall in love instantly and make plans to marry. When Roy leaves for the battlefront, Myra misses a dance recital in order to bid him farewell and loses her job. Soon, the newspaper reports that Roy has been killed, and Myra turns to prostitution to support herself. Roy wasn't killed, but when he returns to Myra a tragic end to their romance lies ahead.
|A Woman Rebels 1936 N/R, 88 min.|
Director: Mark Sandrich
Cast: Katharine Hepburn, Herbert Marshall, Donald Crisp, Elizabeth Allan, Lucile Watson, Van Heflin, David Manners, Doris Dudley, Eily Malyon, Margaret Seddon
Pamela Thistlewait (Katharine Hepburn) is a 19th-century feminist who overcomes the fact that she is an unwed mother and fights for women's rights.
|The Women 1939 N/R, 134 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: George Cukor
Cast: Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Paulette Goddard, Mary Boland, Joan Fontaine, Lucile Watson, Ruth Hussey, Marjorie Main, Butterfly McQueen, Phyllis Povah, Virginia Weidler, Virginia Grey, Muriel Hutchison, Hedda Hopper
After Mary's (Norma Shearer) friend Sylvia (Rosalind Russell) arranges for her to get the information that Mary's husband is having an affair, Mary heads for Reno to obtain a divorce. When she returns home to New York, she learns that her husband has married his mistress Crystal Allen (Joan Crawford), and now Mary plots to win her husband back. This all-female-cast movie is a classic.
|The Young in Heart 1938 N/R, 91 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Richard Wallace
Cast: Janet Gaynor, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Paulette Goddard, Roland Young, Billie Burke, Richard Carlson, Minnie Dupree, Lya Lys, Henry Stephenson, Eily Malyon, Walter Kingsford, Eily Malyon, Tom Ricketts, Irvin S. Cobb, Lucile Watson
The Carletons (Janet Gaynor, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Roland Young, and Billie Burke) are con artists, and when their scam fails, they are told to leave Monte Carlo. While waiting at the train station, they meet an elderly woman, Miss Fortune (Minnie Dupree) who, after a series of incidents, convinces the Carleton family to mend their ways.
|1. The Emperor Waltz (1948)|
2. Everybody Does It (1949)
3. Footsteps in the Dark (1941)
4. The Garden of Allah (1936)
5. The Great Lie (1941)
6. Harriet Craig (1950)
7. Julia Misbehaves (1948)
8. Little Women (1949)
9. Made for Each Other (1939)
10. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)
11. My Forbidden Past (1951)
12. My Reputation (1946)
13. Never Say Goodbye (1946)
14. Rage in Heaven (1941)
15. The Razor's Edge (1946)
16. Rhythm on the Range (1936)
17. Song of the South (1946)
18. That Wonderful Urge (1948)
19. The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)
20. Till We Meet Again (1944)
21. Tomorrow Is Forever (1946)
22. Uncertain Glory (1944)
23. Watch on the Rhine (1943)
24. Waterloo Bridge (1940)
25. A Woman Rebels (1936)
26. The Women (1939)
27. The Young in Heart (1938)
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