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Footlight Parade | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Footlight Parade  104 min,  G,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [21 Oct 1933]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Dick Powell, James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler
Plot:  Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.
Writer:  Manuel Seff (screen play), James Seymour (screen play)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Bad and the Beautiful | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Bad and the Beautiful  118 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Vincente Minnelli]  [09 Feb 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 5 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Dick Powell, Kirk Douglas, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success.
Writer:  Charles Schnee (screenplay), George Bradshaw (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Christmas in July | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Christmas in July  67 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Preston Sturges]  [25 Oct 1940]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alexander Carr, Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Raymond Walburn
Plot:  When the co-workers of an ambitious clerk trick him into thinking he has won $25,000 in a slogan contest, he begins to use the money to fulfill his dreams. What will happen when the ruse is discovered?
Writer:  Preston Sturges
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Murder, My Sweet | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Murder, My Sweet  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Edward Dmytryk]  [22 Feb 1945]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Anne Shirley, Claire Trevor, Dick Powell, Otto Kruger
Plot:  After being hired to find an ex-con's former girlfriend, Philip Marlowe is drawn into a deeply complex web of mystery and deceit.
Writer:  John Paxton (screenplay), Raymond Chandler (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Midsummer Night's Dream | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  A Midsummer Night's Dream  133 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Romance]  [William Dieterle, Max Reinhardt]  [30 Oct 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Dick Powell, Hobart Cavanaugh, Ian Hunter, James Cagney, Verree Teasdale
Plot:  Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the ...
Writer:  William Shakespeare (by), Charles Kenyon (arranged for the screen by), Mary C. McCall Jr. (arranged for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Page Miss Glory | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Page Miss Glory  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Music, Romance]  [Mervyn LeRoy]  [07 Sep 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dick Powell, Marion Davies, Mary Astor, Pat O'Brien
Plot:  Loretta Dalrymple, a homely young country girl comes to New York City and gets a job as a chambermaid in a large hotel. She meets Ed Olson, a photographer out of work, and Dan Riley, a ...
Writer:  Delmer Daves (screen play), Robert Lord (screen play), Joseph Schrank (play), Phillip Dunning (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gold Diggers of 1935 | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Gold Diggers of 1935  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Busby Berkeley]  [15 Mar 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Adolphe Menjou, Alice Brady, Dick Powell, Gloria Stuart
Plot:  Romantic antics abound among the guests at a luxury hotel, including a stage director, an eccentric millionaire, and the daughter of a financial backer.
Writer:  Manuel Seff (screen play), Peter Milne (screen play), Robert Lord (story), Peter Milne (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cry Danger | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Cry Danger  79 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Robert Parrish]  [23 Feb 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dick Powell, Rhonda Fleming, Richard Erdman, William Conrad
Plot:  Ex-con Rocky Mulloy seeks the real culprit in the crime he was framed for, in a night world of deceptive dames and double crosses.
Writer:  William Bowers (screenplay), Jerome Cady (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hearts Divided | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Hearts Divided  87 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, Musical]  [Frank Borzage]  [20 Jun 1936]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Ruggles, Claude Rains, Dick Powell, Marion Davies
Plot:  Napoleon needs money to fight his wars in Europe so he wants 20 million dollars for the Louisiana Territory in the United States. To help the negotiations, he sends his brother, Jerome, to ...
Writer:  Laird Doyle (screen play), Casey Robinson (screen play), Rida Johnson Young (from the play: "Glorious Betsy" by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Tall Target | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Tall Target  78 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Crime, Drama]  [Anthony Mann]  [17 Aug 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Adolphe Menjou, Dick Powell, Marshall Thompson, Paula Raymond
Plot:  A New York City detective, traveling by train between New York and Baltimore, tries to foil an on-board plot to assassinate President-elect Abraham Lincoln before he reaches Baltimore to give a major pre-Inauguration speech in 1861.
Writer:  George Worthing Yates (screenplay), Art Cohn (screenplay), George Worthing Yates (story), Daniel Mainwaring (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dames | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Dames  91 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Ray Enright, Busby Berkeley]  [01 Sep 1934]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Dick Powell, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Zasu Pitts
Plot:  A multimillionaire decides to boycott "filthy" forms of entertainment such as Broadway shows.
Writer:  Delmer Daves (screen play), Robert Lord (story), Delmer Daves (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pitfall | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Pitfall  86 min,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [André De Toth]  [24 Aug 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dick Powell, Jane Wyatt, Lizabeth Scott, Raymond Burr
Plot:  Insurance executive John Forbes falls for femme fatale Mona Stevens while her boyfriend is in jail and he suffers serious consequences as a result.
Writer:  Jay Dratler (novel), Karl Kamb (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
It Happened Tomorrow | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  It Happened Tomorrow  85 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Fantasy]  [René Clair]  [07 Apr 1944]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dick Powell, Edgar Kennedy, Jack Oakie, Linda Darnell
Plot:  A young turn-of-the-century newspaper man finds he can get hold of the next day's paper. This brings more problems than fortune, especially as his new girlfriend is part of a phony clairvoyant act.
Writer:  Lord Dunsany (play), Hugh Wedlock Jr. (story), Howard Snyder (novel), Lewis R. Foster (ideas), Dudley Nichols (adaptation), René Clair (adaptation), Helene Fraenkel (additional dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
In the Navy | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  In the Navy  86 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Arthur Lubin]  [30 May 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bud Abbott, Claire Dodd, Dick Powell, Lou Costello
Plot:  Russ Raymond, America's number one crooner, disappears and joins the Navy under the name Tommy Halstead. Dorothy Roberts, a magazine journalist, is intent on finding out what happened to ...
Writer:  Arthur T. Horman (screenplay), John Grant (screenplay), Arthur T. Horman (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Johnny O'Clock | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Johnny O'Clock  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Robert Rossen]  [11 Aug 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Evelyn Keyes, Lee J. Cobb
Plot:  High-class crook gets in trouble with the law.
Writer:  Robert Rossen (screen play), Milton Holmes (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
On the Avenue | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  On the Avenue  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Musical, Comedy, Romance]  [Roy Del Ruth]  [12 Feb 1937]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alice Faye, Dick Powell, Madeleine Carroll, The Ritz Brothers
Plot:  Broadway producer satirizes an important New York family. The family sues but their daughter falls in love with producer.
Writer:  Gene Markey (screen play), William M. Conselman (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cornered | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Cornered  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [Edward Dmytryk]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Dick Powell, Micheline Cheirel, Nina Vale, Walter Slezak
Plot:  Canadian flyer Laurence Gerard finds that his wife has been murdered by a French collaborator. His quest for justice leads him to Switzerland and Argentina.
Writer:  John Paxton (screenplay), John Wexley (story and adaptation)
Language:  English, Spanish, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Hard to Get | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Hard to Get  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Ray Enright]  [05 Nov 1938]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Allen Jenkins, Charles Winninger, Dick Powell, Olivia de Havilland
Plot:  When spoiled young heiress Maggie Richards tries to charge some gasoline at an auto camp run by Bill Davis, he makes her work out her bill by making beds. Resolving to get even, she ...
Writer:  Jerry Wald (screen play), Maurice Leo (screen play), Richard Macaulay (screen play), Wally Kline (from an original screen story by), Joseph Schrank (from an original screen story by), Stephen Morehouse Avery (suggested by a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Thanks a Million | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Thanks a Million  87 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Roy Del Ruth]  [15 Nov 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Dvorak, Dick Powell, Fred Allen, Patsy Kelly
Plot:  Entertainers enter a political rally to get out of the rain and become part of the show. One of them (Powell) gives a speech in place of the besotted candidate (Walburn) and is chosen to be...
Writer:  Nunnally Johnson (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Station West | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Station West  87 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Mystery, Romance]  [Sidney Lanfield]  [16 Oct 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Agnes Moorehead, Burl Ives, Dick Powell, Jane Greer
Plot:  When two US cavalrymen transporting a gold shipment get killed, US Army Intelligence investigator John Haven goes undercover to a mining and logging town to find the killers.
Writer:  Frank Fenton (screenplay), Winston Miller (screenplay), Luke Short (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Twenty Million Sweethearts | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Twenty Million Sweethearts  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Ray Enright]  [26 May 1934]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dick Powell, Ginger Rogers, Pat O'Brien, The Mills Brothers
Plot:  Unscrupulous agent Rush makes singing waiter Clayton a big radio star while Peggy, who has lost her own radio show, helps Clayton.
Writer:  Warren Duff (screen play), Harry Sauber (screen play), Paul Finder Moss (story), Jerry Wald (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gold Diggers of 1937 | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Gold Diggers of 1937  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [28 Dec 1936]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dick Powell, Glenda Farrell, Joan Blondell, Victor Moore
Plot:  When two investors inform an opportunistic dancer that they can't fund an elderly stage producer's production, she suggests they get an insurance policy on the producer's life.
Writer:  Warren Duff (screen play), Richard Maibaum (based on the play by: "Sweet Mystery of Life"), Michael Wallace (based on the play by: "Sweet Mystery of Life"), George Haight (based on the play by: "Sweet Mystery of Life")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rogues' Regiment | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Rogues' Regiment  86 min,  PASSED,  [Action, Adventure, Film-Noir]  [Robert Florey]  [28 Sep 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dick Powell, Märta Torén, Stephen McNally, Vincent Price
Plot:  A post World War 2, US Army agent is assigned to join the Foreign Legion in search of high ranking Nazi war criminal who may have also enlisted.
Writer:  Robert Buckner (story), Robert Florey (story), Robert Buckner (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Right Cross | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Right Cross  90 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Sport]  [John Sturges]  [06 Oct 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dick Powell, June Allyson, Lionel Barrymore, Ricardo Montalban
Plot:  Prizefighter Johnny is in love with his promoter O'Malley's daughter Pat. His best friend, sports reporter Rick, is also in love with her but knows that she loves Johnny. Lonely Rick takes ...
Writer:  Charles Schnee
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Meet the People | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Meet the People  100 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Charles Reisner]  [15 Mar 1945]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bert Lahr, Dick Powell, Lucille Ball, Virginia O'Brien
Plot:  A idealistic shipyard worker interests a beautiful Hollywood star in staging a musical tribute to the war industry, but they disagree on some important issues.
Writer:  Sol Barzman (short story), Ben Barzman (short story), Louis Lantz (short story), Sig Herzig (screenplay), Fred Saidy (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Susan Slept Here | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Susan Slept Here  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Frank Tashlin]  [21 Oct 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anne Francis, Debbie Reynolds, Dick Powell, Glenda Farrell
Plot:  On Christmas Eve, a struggling Hollywood scriptwriter receives a very unexpected present: juvenile delinquent Susan Landis.
Writer:  Alex Gottlieb (screenplay), Steve Fisher (play), Alex Gottlieb (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Riding High | Movie Details for Actor Dick Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Riding High  88 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Music]  [George Marshall]  [11 Nov 1943]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dick Powell, Dorothy Lamour, Gil Lamb, Victor Moore
Plot:  In order to help her father get his silver mine running, a burlesque queen returns home to Arizona and gets a job as an enterainer at a dude ranch and runs into a romantic mining engineer and a counterfeiter.
Writer:  Walter DeLeon (screenplay), Arthur Phillips (screenplay), Art Arthur (screenplay), James Montgomery (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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