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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn  129 min,  PG,  [Drama, Romance]  [Elia Kazan]  [01 Mar 1945]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Dorothy McGuire, James Dunn, Joan Blondell, Lloyd Nolan
Plot:  Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s.
Writer:  Tess Slesinger (screen play), Frank Davis (screen play), Betty Smith (adapted from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Old Yeller | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Old Yeller  83 min,  APPROVED,  [Family, Drama, Adventure]  [Robert Stevenson]  [25 Dec 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Chuck Connors, Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Jeff York, Tommy Kirk
Plot:  A teenage boy grows to love a stray yellow dog while helping his mother and younger brother run their Texas homestead while their father is away on a cattle drive. First thought to be good-for-nothing mutt, Old Yeller is soon beloved by all.
Writer:  Fred Gipson (screenplay), William Tunberg (screenplay), Fred Gipson (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rich Man, Poor Man | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Rich Man, Poor Man  60 min,  [Drama]  [N/A]  [01 Feb 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 23 nominations.
Actors:  Dorothy McGuire, Nick Nolte, Peter Strauss, Susan Blakely
Plot:  An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Friendly Persuasion | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Friendly Persuasion  137 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [William Wyler]  [25 Nov 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Perkins, Dorothy McGuire, Gary Cooper, Richard Eyer
Plot:  The pacifist attitude of a Quaker family is tested as a result of the American Civil War.
Writer:  Jessamyn West (book), Michael Wilson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Spiral Staircase | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  The Spiral Staircase  83 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Mystery, Thriller]  [Robert Siodmak]  [31 May 1946]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy McGuire, Ethel Barrymore, George Brent, Kent Smith
Plot:  In 1916, a shadowy serial killer is targeting women with "afflictions"; one night during a thunderstorm, the mute Helen feels menaced.
Writer:  Mel Dinelli (screenplay), Ethel Lina White (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Enchanted Cottage | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Enchanted Cottage  91 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [John Cromwell]  [29 Jun 1945]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy McGuire, Herbert Marshall, Mildred Natwick, Robert Young
Plot:  A homely maid and a scarred ex-GI meet at the cottage where she works and where he was to spend his honeymoon prior to his accident. The two develop a bond and agree to marry, more out of ...
Writer:  DeWitt Bodeen, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Arthur Wing Pinero (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Swiss Family Robinson | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Swiss Family Robinson  126 min,  G,  [Adventure, Family]  [Ken Annakin]  [21 Dec 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, John Mills
Plot:  A Swiss family must survive being shipwrecked on a deserted island.
Writer:  Lowell S. Hawley (screenplay), Johann David Wyss (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gentleman's Agreement | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Gentleman's Agreement  118 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Elia Kazan]  [01 Feb 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Celeste Holm, Dorothy McGuire, Gregory Peck, John Garfield
Plot:  A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.
Writer:  Laura Z. Hobson (novel), Moss Hart (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Summer Place | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  A Summer Place  130 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Delmer Daves]  [18 Nov 1959]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Arthur Kennedy, Dorothy McGuire, Richard Egan, Sandra Dee
Plot:  A self-made businessman rekindles a romance with a former flame while their two teenage children begin a romance of their own with drastic consequences for both couples.
Writer:  Sloan Wilson (novel), Delmer Daves
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Dark at the Top of the Stairs  124 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Delbert Mann]  [08 Oct 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Angela Lansbury, Dorothy McGuire, Eve Arden, Robert Preston
Plot:  In Oklahoma in the 1920s, Ruben Flood loses his job as a traveling salesman, when the company goes bankrupt. This adds to his worries at home. His wife Cora is frigid because of trying to ...
Writer:  Harriet Frank Jr. (screenplay), Irving Ravetch (screenplay), William Inge (based on the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mister 880 | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Mister 880  90 min,  [Comedy, Crime, Romance]  [Edmund Goulding]  [29 Sep 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Dorothy McGuire, Edmund Gwenn, Millard Mitchell
Plot:  Gentle romantic comedy about a Secret Service Agent trying to catch a cold case counterfeiter and a United Nations translator.
Writer:  Robert Riskin (screenplay), St. Clair McKelway (article)
Language:  English, French, German, Dutch, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Summer Magic | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Summer Magic  110 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Family, Musical]  [James Neilson]  [07 Jul 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burl Ives, Deborah Walley, Dorothy McGuire, Hayley Mills
Plot:  A Bostonian widow moves with her kids to the country.
Writer:  Sally Benson (screenplay), Kate Douglas Wiggin (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Trial | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Trial  105 min,  [Drama]  [Mark Robson]  [07 Oct 1955]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Arthur Kennedy, Dorothy McGuire, Glenn Ford, John Hodiak
Plot:  Courtroom drama set in 1947 and underlying post-WW2 acute problems facing the USA such as stormy race relations and the growing threat of local communism.
Writer:  Don Mankiewicz, Don Mankiewicz (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Callaway Went Thataway | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Callaway Went Thataway  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Western]  [Melvin Frank, Norman Panama]  [15 Nov 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy McGuire, Fred MacMurray, Howard Keel, Jesse White
Plot:  Two marketing professionals hire a lookalike of classic western actor Smoky Callaway to impersonate the actor and make new films, but things go awry when the real Callaway, thought long missing, returns.
Writer:  Norman Panama, Melvin Frank
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I Want You | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  I Want You  102 min,  PASSED,  [Drama]  [Mark Robson]  [22 Dec 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dana Andrews, Dorothy McGuire, Farley Granger, Peggy Dow
Plot:  In 1950, small-town Americans try to deal with military conscription.
Writer:  Irwin Shaw (screen play), Edward Newhouse (based on stories: in The New Yorker)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Susan Slade | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Susan Slade  116 min,  [Drama]  [Delmer Daves]  [08 Nov 1961]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Connie Stevens, Dorothy McGuire, Lloyd Nolan, Troy Donahue
Plot:  Premarital sex, secrets, and society. At 17, shy Susan Slade is on her way to California after a ten-year stay at a remote Chilean mine where her father was chief engineer. Onboard ship, ...
Writer:  Doris Hume (novel), Delmer Daves (written for the screen by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Three Coins in the Fountain | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Three Coins in the Fountain  102 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama]  [Jean Negulesco]  [01 May 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan
Plot:  Three American women working in Rome, Italy, share a spacious apartment and the desire to find love and marriage, each experiencing a few bumps in their journeys to romance.
Writer:  John Patrick (screen play), John H. Secondari (from a novel by)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Greatest Story Ever Told | Movie Details for Actor Dorothy McGuire | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  The Greatest Story Ever Told  225 min,  G,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [George Stevens, David Lean, Jean Negulesco]  [09 Apr 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 37%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Dorothy McGuire, Ina Balin, Max von Sydow, Michael Anderson Jr.
Plot:  An all-star, large scale epic film that chronicles the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.
Writer:  Fulton Oursler (book), Henry Denker (source writings), James Lee Barrett (screenplay), George Stevens (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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