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1. Ladies They Talk About (1933)

Unrated | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Attractive Nan, member of a bank-robbery gang, goes to prison thanks to evangelist Dave Slade...who loves her.

Directors: Howard Bretherton, William Keighley | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Lyle Talbot, Dorothy Burgess

Votes: 1,227

2. The House on 56th Street (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Drama, History

6.6
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This movie opens in 1905, when showgirl and daughter of a deceased gambler Peggy Martin falls in love with Monte Van Tyle and breaks the news to lover Fiske that she is leaving him. She and... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Kay Francis, Ricardo Cortez, Gene Raymond, John Halliday

Votes: 519

3. Easy to Love (1934)

Passed | 61 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Carol feels, for whatever reason, that her husband, John, has grown indifferent to her, and is on a quest to find out why, suspecting another woman. She sees the family physician, Dr. Swope... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Genevieve Tobin, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Astor, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 283

4. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.9
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97 Metascore

When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.

Directors: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains

Votes: 44,468 | Gross: $3.98M

5. The Match King (1932)

Passed | 79 min | Drama

6.9
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Unscrupulous Paul Kroll, starting as a Chicago janitor, uses graft to finance a trip to Sweden where by trickery he gains control of his uncle's small match factory. By expert manipulation ... See full summary »

Directors: Howard Bretherton, William Keighley | Stars: Warren William, Lili Damita, Glenda Farrell, Juliette Compton

Votes: 436

6. Jewel Robbery (1932)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.3
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A gentleman thief charms a Viennese baron's wife and also conducts a daring daylight robbery of a jewellers.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: William Powell, Kay Francis, Helen Vinson, Hardie Albright

Votes: 1,601

7. Journal of a Crime (1934)

Approved | 65 min | Drama

6.1
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A wife shoots her husband's mistress. Afterwards, she is tormented by guilt when someone else is blamed for the crime.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Adolphe Menjou, Claire Dodd, George Barbier

Votes: 253

8. The Street with No Name (1948)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A covert FBI agent infiltrates a ruthless gangster mob, but his life is at risk from a mysterious informant who funnels inside information to the hoodlums.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Mark Stevens, Richard Widmark, Lloyd Nolan, Barbara Lawrence

Votes: 2,469

9. Footlight Parade (1933)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell

Votes: 4,294

10. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)

G | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Monty Woolley, Richard Travis

Votes: 6,139

11. The Master of Ballantrae (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.5
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Two noble Scottish brothers deliberately take opposite sides when Bonnie Prince Charlie returns to claim the throne of Scotland in order to preserve the family fortune.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Errol Flynn, Roger Livesey, Anthony Steel, Beatrice Campbell

Votes: 1,306

12. 'G' Men (1935)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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It's the early days of the F.B.I. - federal agents working for the Department of Justice. Though they've got limited powers - they don't carry weapons and have to get local police approval ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Margaret Lindsay, Ann Dvorak, Robert Armstrong

Votes: 3,224

13. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 83

14. Bullets or Ballots (1936)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him down convincing rackets boss Al Kruger that Blake is sincere in his effort to join the ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Blondell, Barton MacLane, Humphrey Bogart

Votes: 2,335

15. Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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A corrupt D.A. with political ambitions is angered by news stories implicating him in criminal activity and decides to frame the reporter who wrote them for manslaughter in order to silence him.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, George Raft, Jane Bryan, George Bancroft

Votes: 2,565

16. No Time for Comedy (1940)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Playwright Gaylord Esterbrook scores a hit with his first Broadway play, both with the critics and with leading lady Linda Paige. He and Linda are happily married until a patroness of the ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Rosalind Russell, James Stewart, Genevieve Tobin, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 847

17. The Green Pastures (1936)

Approved | 93 min | Drama

6.8
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God, heaven, and several Old Testament stories, including the Creation and Noah's Ark, are described supposedly using the perspective of rural, black Americans.

Directors: Marc Connelly, William Keighley | Stars: Rex Ingram, Oscar Polk, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Frank H. Wilson

Votes: 713

18. The Cabin in the Cotton (1932)

TV-G | 78 min | Drama

6.8
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A tenant farmer's son is caught in the middle of owner-tenant disputes when he falls for the plantation owner's seductive daughter.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Bette Davis, Dorothy Jordan, Hardie Albright

Votes: 1,318

19. Rocky Mountain (1950)

Passed | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.8
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In California during the Civil War, a Confederate patrol and a Union troop must set their differences aside in order to survive a Sioux attack.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Errol Flynn, Patrice Wymore, Scott Forbes, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams

Votes: 834

20. The Fighting 69th (1940)

Passed | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.7
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Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his comrades and officers, Father Duffy, the regimental chaplain, has faith that he'll prove himself in the end.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, George Brent, Jeffrey Lynn

Votes: 1,638

21. The Prince and the Pauper (1937)

Approved | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.2
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A poor boy named Tom Canty and the Prince of Wales exchange identities but events force the pair to experience each other's lives as well.

Directors: William Keighley, William Dieterle | Stars: Errol Flynn, Claude Rains, Henry Stephenson, Barton MacLane

Votes: 2,192

22. Picture Snatcher (1933)

Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Crime

7.1
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Ex-convict Danny Kean decides to become honest as a photographer for a paper. He falls in love with Patricia, the daughter of the policeman who arrested him. Mr Nolan, her father, doesn't ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Ralph Bellamy, Patricia Ellis, Alice White

Votes: 1,235

23. George Washington Slept Here (1942)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy

7.0
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When Bill and Connie Fuller are forced to move out of their Manhattan apartment because of their pet dog, Connie persuades Bill to buy a dilapidated old Pennsylvania house that George Washington allegedly slept in.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Jack Benny, Ann Sheridan, Charles Coburn, Percy Kilbride

Votes: 1,317 | Gross: $0.66M

24. The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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A financially-strapped charter pilot hires himself to an oil tycoon to kidnap his madcap daughter and prevent her from marrying a vapid band leader.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Bette Davis, Stuart Erwin, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 2,734

25. Honeymoon (1947)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy

6.1
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A prospective bride and groom have misadventures in Mexico City.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Shirley Temple, Franchot Tone, Guy Madison, Lina Romay

Votes: 334

26. Close to My Heart (1951)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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Gene Tierney and Ray Milland play the Sheridans, a married couple unable to have a biological child. They visit an adoption agency to make inquiries and start the ball rolling. Then, they ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Ray Milland, Gene Tierney, Fay Bainter, Howard St. John

Votes: 327

27. Torrid Zone (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Plagued by revolutionaries that harass his plantation in a banana republic, fruit company exec Steve Case rehires former nemesis Nick Butler to restore order and profits.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, Andy Devine

Votes: 1,132

28. Resurrection (1931)

81 min | Drama

7.4
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Katusha, a country girl, is seduced and abandoned by Prince Nekludov. Nekludov finds himself, years later, on a jury trying the same Katusha for a crime he now realizes his actions drove ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: John Boles, Lupe Velez, Nance O'Neil, William Keighley

Votes: 10

29. Brother Rat (1938)

Passed | 89 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Story of three buddies at the Virginia Military Institute. Cadet Bing Edwards is secretly married and soon to be a father.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Priscilla Lane, Wayne Morris, Johnnie Davis, Jane Bryan

Votes: 420

30. 'Til We Meet Again (1940)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Dying Joan Ames meets criminal Dan Hardesty on a luxury liner as he is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke to face execution. Joan and Dan fall in love, their fates unbeknownst to one another.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Merle Oberon, George Brent, Pat O'Brien, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Votes: 503

31. Special Agent (1935)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Newspaperman Bill Bradford becomes a special agent for the tax service trying to end the career of racketeer Alexander Carston. Julie Gardner is Carston's bookkeeper. Bradford enters ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Bette Davis, George Brent, Ricardo Cortez, Jack La Rue

Votes: 650

32. The Singing Kid (1936)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.2
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Singing star loses his voice, recuperates in the country, meets aspiring playwright and her daughter.

Directors: William Keighley, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Al Jolson, Sybil Jason, Beverly Roberts, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 116

33. God's Country and the Woman (1937)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Jefferson Russett runs a logging company; his brother, Steve, is the prodigal son. Jeff cuts off his allowance and puts him to work, but on his first day, he is tricked into signing a ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: George Brent, Beverly Roberts, Barton MacLane, Robert Barrat

Votes: 180

34. Scarlet Dawn (1932)

Passed | 58 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A Russian aristocrat and his servant girl escape to Turkey during the revolution.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Nancy Carroll, Lilyan Tashman, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 247

35. Mary Stevens, M.D. (1933)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

6.5
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Mary Stevens (Kay Francis) and her old friend Don Andrews (Lyle Talbot) find themselves graduating from medical school at the same time. They decide to set up their respective medical ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Kay Francis, Lyle Talbot, Glenda Farrell, Thelma Todd

Votes: 345

36. Four Mothers (1941)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Adam Lemp and his four daughters (Ann, Thea, Kay, and Emma) find themselves in financial and emotional crises. Thea's husband Ben has promoted a Florida housing development to everyone in ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Claude Rains, Jeffrey Lynn, Eddie Albert, May Robson

Votes: 247

37. Dr. Monica (1934)

Passed | 61 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Dr. Monica Brayden, a successful physician, is the central character in this story. Unbeknownst to her, her successful journalist husband has had an affair with one of her acquaintances, ... See full summary »

Directors: William Keighley, William Dieterle | Stars: Kay Francis, Warren William, Jean Muir, Verree Teasdale

Votes: 259

38. Varsity Show (1937)

Approved | 120 min | Musical

6.1
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Winfield College students who are trying to put together the annual varsity show come into conflict with their faculty adviser, a stodgy old professor whose ideas are hopelessly out of date... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Dick Powell, Fred Waring and His Pennsylvanians, Ted Healy, Rosemary Lane

Votes: 306

39. Babbitt (1934)

74 min | Drama

6.1
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Middle aged George F. Babbitt is a leading citizen in the town of Zenith, the fastest growing community in America according to its town sign. George is a large part of that growth as a ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Aline MacMahon, Guy Kibbee, Claire Dodd, Maxine Doyle

Votes: 205

40. Yes, My Darling Daughter (1939)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Ellen is a free spirited young woman in love with Doug. Sadly he must leave America for a two year job in Belgium. Ellen and Doug decide to spend their last weekend together in a tourist ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Priscilla Lane, Jeffrey Lynn, Roland Young, Fay Bainter

Votes: 159

41. Stars Over Broadway (1935)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

5.9
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Al is a down on his luck promoter who is thinking of taking the final bow when he meets Jan, the singing porter. He sees something in Jan so he signs him to a contract. Al works odd jobs to... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Jane Froman, James Melton, Jean Muir

Votes: 121

42. The Right to Live (1935)

Approved | 69 min | Drama

6.4
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Maurice and Stella Trent are happily married. When Maurice is crippled in an airplane crash, he and his mother send for his brother Colin to come help keep Stella busy. He is to show her a ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Josephine Hutchinson, George Brent, Colin Clive, Peggy Wood

Votes: 106

43. The Third Degree (1926)

80 min | Romance

5.7
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Alicia, a circus artist, deserts her husband and child to elope with Underwood, her handsome lover. Fifteen years later, Annie Martin, Alicia's deserted daughter, is a trapeze performer in ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Dolores Costello, Louise Dresser, Rockliffe Fellowes, Jason Robards Sr.

Votes: 24

44. Valley of the Giants (1938)

Passed | 79 min | Adventure

6.3
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A lumberman (Wayne Morris) and a gambling-house lady (Claire Trevor) thwart Easterners eyeing the California Redwoods.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Wayne Morris, Claire Trevor, Frank McHugh, Alan Hale

Votes: 175

45. Secrets of an Actress (1938)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Two architects lose their heads over a glamorous actress.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Kay Francis, George Brent, Ian Hunter, Gloria Dickson

Votes: 332

46. Mary Jane's Pa (1935)

Approved | 70 min | Drama

6.5
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Sam Preston is a small-town newspaper publisher who suffers from wanderlust. Leaving his family (wife Ellen, two daughters and a son,) he thinks well-provided for, he packs a suitcase and ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Aline MacMahon, Guy Kibbee, Tom Brown, Robert McWade

Votes: 98

47. Kansas City Princess (1934)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Two wisecracking manicurists flee an irate gangster.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Joan Blondell, Glenda Farrell, Robert Armstrong, Hugh Herbert

Votes: 210

48. Big Hearted Herbert (1934)

Passed | 59 min | Comedy

6.2
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Herbert Kalness (Guy Kibbee) is an opinionated man and a huge grouch, but his loving family puts up with him. Herbert is upset when daughter Alice (Patricia Ellis) becomes engaged to Andrew... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Aline MacMahon, Guy Kibbee, Patricia Ellis, Helen Lowell

Votes: 147

49. Target for Today (1944)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, History, War

6.8
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Documentary about one bombing mission over Germany by the American Eighth Air Force, from the initial planning for the mission thru finsl completion of the mission, with all of its intricacies from beginning to end.

Director: William Keighley

Votes: 22

50. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: Purple and Fine Linen (1951)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Directors: Richard Goode, William Keighley | Stars: Claud Allister, Malcolm Lee Beggs, John Blanchard, Frank Boylan



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