Search results for "James Gleason"
Murder on the Blackboard

Murder on the Blackboard

Murder on the Blackboard
IMDb: 6.8
71

There are plenty of guilty secrets at the school where Hildegarde Withers teaches. When she finds the body of the pretty music teacher, she calls in her old friend Inspector…

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Here Comes Mr. Jordan
IMDb: 7.6
94

Boxer Joe Pendleton, flying to his next fight, crashes…because a Heavenly Messenger, new on the job, snatched Joe’s spirit prematurely from his body. Before the matter can be rectified, Joe’s…

The Keys of the Kingdom

The Keys of the Kingdom

The Keys of the Kingdom
IMDb: 7.2
137

A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese. While his boyhood friend, also a priest, flourishes in his calling as…

Genre: Drama
The Bishop’s Wife

The Bishop’s Wife

The Bishop’s Wife
IMDb: 7.6
109

An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been working for months on the plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Suddenly

Suddenly

Suddenly
IMDb: 6.8
75

The tranquility of a small town is marred only by sheriff Tod Shaw’s unsuccessful courtship of widow Ellen Benson, a pacifist who can’t abide guns and those who use them….

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star in the Dust

Star in the Dust

Star in the Dust
IMDb: 6.1
80

The sheriff of Gunlock is planning to hang Sam Hall, who shot three farmers found on cattle land, at sundown. At the casino, betting is 8 to 3 he won’t…

Genre: Western
Arsenic and Old Lace

Arsenic and Old Lace

Arsenic and Old Lace
IMDb: 8
118

Mortimer Brewster, a newspaper drama critic, playwright and author known for his diatribes against marriage, suddenly falls in love and gets married; but when he makes a quick trip home…

Genre: Comedy, Crime
The Clock

The Clock

The Clock
IMDb: 7.4
90

A G.I. en route to Europe falls in love during a whirlwind two-day leave in New York City.

Genre: Drama, Romance
This Man’s Navy

This Man’s Navy

This Man’s Navy
IMDb: 6.4
100

During World War II, Chief Aviation Pilot Ned Trumpet is in charge of an airship at Lakehurst, New Jersey naval base. Trumpet orders an unauthorized and premature attack on a…

Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
The Jackpot

The Jackpot

The Jackpot
IMDb: 6.9
85

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.

Genre: Comedy
Tycoon

Tycoon

Tycoon
IMDb: 6.2
128

Engineer Johnny Munroe is enlisted to build a railroad tunnel through a mountain to reach mines. His task is complicated, and his ethics are compromised, when he falls in love…

Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
A Free Soul

A Free Soul

A Free Soul
IMDb: 6.7
93

An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with him.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Meet John Doe

Meet John Doe

Meet John Doe
IMDb: 7.7
122

As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed “John Doe,” who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
My Demon Lover

My Demon Lover

My Demon Lover
IMDb: 4.8
90

Denny has yet again been left by her thug boyfriend Chip. It seems as if she is doomed to be stuck with awful guys, this time she has to choose…

The World’s Greatest Lover

The World’s Greatest Lover

The World’s Greatest Lover
IMDb: 5.9
89

When frustrated movie studio mogul Adolph Zitz announces a talent search for a romantic leading man to rival the great Rudolph Valentino, thousands of hopefuls decend upon Hollywood. Rudy Valentine,…

Genre: Comedy
The Story of Will Rogers

The Story of Will Rogers

The Story of Will Rogers
IMDb: 6.6
109

Biography of humorist and movie star Will Rogers

Genre: Comedy, Drama
A Guy Named Joe

A Guy Named Joe

A Guy Named Joe
IMDb: 7
120

Pete Sandidge, a daredevil bomber pilot, dies when he crashes his plane into a German aircraft carrier, leaving his devoted girlfriend, Dorinda, who is also a pilot, heartbroken. In heaven,…

I’ll See You in My Dreams

I’ll See You in My Dreams

I’ll See You in My Dreams
IMDb: 6.8
110

Songwriter Gus Kahn fights to make his name, then has to fight again to survive the Depression.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Mother

Mother

Mother
IMDb: 6.9
104

After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.

Genre: Comedy
Crash Dive

Crash Dive

Crash Dive
IMDb: 6.3
106

A US Navy submarine, the USS Corsair, is operating in the North Atlantic, hunting German merchant raiders that are preying on Allied shipping. Its new executive officer, Lt. Ward Stewart…

Why Do Fools Fall In Love

Why Do Fools Fall In Love

Why Do Fools Fall In Love
IMDb: 6.4
116

In the mid-80s, three women (each with an attorney) arrive at the office of New York entertainment manager, Morris Levy. One is an L.A. singer, formerly of the Platters; one…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Ex-Mrs. Bradford

The Ex-Mrs. Bradford

The Ex-Mrs. Bradford
IMDb: 7
82

Relations between Dr. ‘Brad’ Bradford and ex-wife Paula are surprisingly romantic. They divorced because Brad hated being dragged into murder mysteries, to which mystery writer Paula is addicted. But through…

Key to the City

Key to the City

Key to the City
IMDb: 6.4
101

At a mayors convention in San Francisco, ex-longshoreman Steve Fisk meets Clarissa Standish from New England. Fisk is mayor of “Puget City” and is proud of his rough and tumble…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Last Hurrah

The Last Hurrah

The Last Hurrah
IMDb: 7.4
121

An aging politician tries to get re-elected one last time in the changing world of the 1950s when TV started to play a bigger part in politics. Based loosely on…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
My Gal Sal

My Gal Sal

My Gal Sal
IMDb: 6.3
103

Biopic chronicling the early life of gay nineties-era songwriter Paul Dresser as he outgrows his job as carnival entertainer and moves up into New York society, writing one hit song…

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
IMDb: 8
128

In Brooklyn circa 1900, the Nolans manage to enjoy life on pennies despite great poverty and Papa’s alcoholism. We come to know these people well through big and little troubles:…

Genre: Drama
The Night of the Hunter

The Night of the Hunter

The Night of the Hunter
IMDb: 8
93

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Female Animal

The Female Animal

The Female Animal
IMDb: 6
84

Jaded movie star Vanessa Windsor, saved from a studio accident by handsome extra Chris Farley, pursues him, and soon he’s the ‘caretaker’ of her beach house. Vanessa’s sexy, alcoholic adult…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Rock-a-Bye Baby

Rock-a-Bye Baby

Rock-a-Bye Baby
IMDb: 6.7
103

An average television repairman must care for the newborn triplets of his former hometown sweetheart—now a famous movie star—so her career will not suffer.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
S1m0ne

S1m0ne

S1m0ne
IMDb: 6.1
117

The career of a disillusioned producer, who is desperate for a hit, is endangered when his star walks off the film set. Forced to think fast, the producer decides to…

Man in the Shadow

Man in the Shadow

Man in the Shadow
IMDb: 6.9
80

In effect, modern cow town Spurline is run by Virgil Renchler, owner of the Golden Empire Ranch. One night, two of Virgil’s henchmen go a little too far and beat…

Babes on Broadway

Babes on Broadway

Babes on Broadway
IMDb: 6.7
118

Penny Morris and Tommy Williams are both starstruck young teens but nobody seems to give them any chance to perform. Instead they decide to put up their own show to…

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance