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Easy Living | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Easy Living  88 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Mitchell Leisen]  [16 Jul 1937]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward Arnold, Jean Arthur, Luis Alberni, Ray Milland
Plot:  During the Great Depression, a wealthy banker throws away his wife's expensive fur coat; it lands on the head of a stenographer, leading to everyone assuming she is his mistress and has access to his millions.
Writer:  Preston Sturges (screenplay), Vera Caspary (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Devil and Miss Jones | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Devil and Miss Jones  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Sam Wood]  [11 Apr 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Edmund Gwenn, Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings
Plot:  A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead.
Writer:  Norman Krasna
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Foreign Affair | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  A Foreign Affair  116 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Billy Wilder]  [20 Aug 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Jean Arthur, John Lund, Marlene Dietrich, Millard Mitchell
Plot:  In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi café singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.
Writer:  Charles Brackett (screenplay), Billy Wilder (screenplay), Richard L. Breen (screenplay), Robert Harari (adaptation), David Shaw (original story)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Only Angels Have Wings | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Only Angels Have Wings  121 min,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Howard Hawks]  [25 May 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 86/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Richard Barthelmess, Rita Hayworth
Plot:  At a remote South American trading port, the manager of an air freight company is forced to risk his pilots' lives in order to win an important contract.
Writer:  Jules Furthman (screen play)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Whole Town's Talking | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Whole Town's Talking  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [John Ford]  [22 Feb 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Hohl, Edward G. Robinson, James Donlan, Jean Arthur
Plot:  A meek milquetoast of a clerk is mistaken for Public Enemy #1, and the notorious killer takes advantage of the situation.
Writer:  Jo Swerling (screen play), Robert Riskin (screen play), W.R. Burnett (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Shane | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Shane  118 min,  [Drama, Western]  [George Stevens]  [01 Oct 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Ladd, Brandon De Wilde, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin
Plot:  A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act.
Writer:  A.B. Guthrie Jr. (screenplay), Jack Sher (additional dialogue), Jack Schaefer (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The More the Merrier | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The More the Merrier  104 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Romance, War]  [George Stevens]  [13 May 1943]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Richard Gaines
Plot:  During the World War II housing shortage in Washington, two men and a woman share a single apartment and the older man plays Cupid to the other two.
Writer:  Robert Russell (screen play), Frank Ross (screen play), Richard Flournoy (screen play), Lewis R. Foster (screen play), Robert Russell (story), Frank Ross (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
You Can't Take It with You | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  You Can't Take It with You  126 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Frank Capra]  [29 Sep 1938]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 7 nominations.
Actors:  Edward Arnold, James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore
Plot:  A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.
Writer:  Robert Riskin (screen play), George S. Kaufman (based upon the play by), Moss Hart (based upon the play by)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Mr. Deeds Goes to Town  115 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Frank Capra]  [12 Apr 1936]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Gary Cooper, George Bancroft, Jean Arthur, Lionel Stander
Plot:  Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers.
Writer:  Robert Riskin (screen play), Clarence Budington Kelland (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Talk of the Town | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Talk of the Town  118 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [George Stevens]  [20 Aug 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Actors:  Cary Grant, Edgar Buchanan, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman
Plot:  An escaped prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.
Writer:  Irwin Shaw (screen play), Sidney Buchman (screen play), Dale Van Every (adaptation), Sidney Harmon (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Mr. Smith Goes to Washington  129 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Frank Capra]  [19 Oct 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, Metacritic 73/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, James Stewart, Jean Arthur
Plot:  A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.
Writer:  Sidney Buchman (screen play), Lewis R. Foster (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
History Is Made at Night | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  History Is Made at Night  97 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Frank Borzage]  [05 Mar 1937]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Boyer, Colin Clive, Jean Arthur, Leo Carrillo
Plot:  Divorcee Irene Vail falls for a charming Parisian, but her insanely jealous ex-husband will do anything to get her back...
Writer:  Gene Towne (screen play), C. Graham Baker (screen play), Vincent Lawrence (additional dialogue), David Hertz (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu  73 min,  PASSED,  [Mystery, Romance]  [Rowland V. Lee]  [02 May 1930]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jean Arthur, Neil Hamilton, O.P. Heggie, Warner Oland
Plot:  The villainous master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu sets out to destroy the people he holds responsible for the death of his family.
Writer:  Sax Rohmer (novel), Lloyd Corrigan (adaptation), Florence Ryerson (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu  80 min,  [Thriller]  [Rowland V. Lee]  [10 Aug 1929]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jean Arthur, Neil Hamilton, O.P. Heggie, Warner Oland
Plot:  During the Boxer Rebellion in China during the early 20th century, in which a Chinese secret society attacked all westerners and anyone who associated with them, Dr. Fu Manchu's wife and ...
Writer:  Lloyd Corrigan (dialogue), Lloyd Corrigan (screenplay), Sax Rohmer (story), Florence Ryerson (dialogue), Florence Ryerson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Street of Chance | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Street of Chance  75 min,  [Drama]  [John Cromwell]  [08 Feb 1930]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Jean Arthur, Kay Francis, Regis Toomey, William Powell
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Lenore J. Coffee, Howard Estabrook, Oliver H.P. Garrett (story), Gerald Geraghty (titles)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Party Wire | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Party Wire  69 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Erle C. Kenton]  [27 Apr 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Helen Lowell, Jean Arthur, Robert Allen, Victor Jory
Plot:  When the daughter of the town's leading citizen and a local dairyman have a romance,and the man makes a sudden-and-unexplained trip out of town, the local gossips, employing the ...
Writer:  Ethel Hill (screen play), John Howard Lawson (screen play), Bruce Manning (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Arizona | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Arizona  125 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Wesley Ruggles]  [25 Dec 1940]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jean Arthur, Porter Hall, Warren William, William Holden
Plot:  During the 1860s Tucson, a pioneer woman struggles to succeed in the freight and cattle business while at risk at the hands of corrupt and violent local businessmen and rampaging Indians.
Writer:  Claude Binyon (screen play), Clarence Budington Kelland (based on the story by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Plainsman | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Plainsman  113 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, History, Romance]  [Cecil B. DeMille]  [16 Nov 1936]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Bickford, Gary Cooper, James Ellison, Jean Arthur
Plot:  Wild Bill Hickok attempts to stop an Indian uprising that was started by white gun-runners.
Writer:  Waldemar Young (screen play), Harold Lamb (screen play), Lynn Riggs (screen play), Jeanie Macpherson (material compiled by), Courtney Ryley Cooper (based on data from stories by), Frank J. Wilstach (based on data from stories by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Whirlpool | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Whirlpool  80 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Roy William Neill]  [10 Apr 1934]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Allen Jenkins, Donald Cook, Jack Holt, Jean Arthur
Plot:  Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for ...
Writer:  Howard Emmett Rogers (story), Dorothy Howell (screenplay), Ethel Hill (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Flying Luck | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Flying Luck  71 min,  [Comedy]  [Herman C. Raymaker]  [04 Dec 1927]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jack W. Johnston, Jean Arthur, Kewpie Morgan, Monty Banks
Plot:  Monty Banks wants to be like his hero Charles Lindbergh, and will do anything to learn to fly a plane. After building his own doesn't go so well, he winds up enlisting in the Army. During ...
Writer:  Monty Banks (story), Charles Horan (screenplay), Charles Horan (story), Paul Perez (titles), Matt Taylor
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Too Many Husbands | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Too Many Husbands  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Wesley Ruggles]  [21 Mar 1940]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Fred MacMurray, Harry Davenport, Jean Arthur, Melvyn Douglas
Plot:  Long-missing Bill Cardew returns to find his wife Vicky remarried...and in no hurry to settle for just one husband.
Writer:  Claude Binyon (screen play), W. Somerset Maugham (based upon the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Saturday Night Kid | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Saturday Night Kid  63 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [A. Edward Sutherland]  [25 Oct 1929]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Clara Bow, Edna May Oliver, James Hall, Jean Arthur
Plot:  Jayme and sister Janie are salesgirls in Ginsberg's Department Store. Mayme is in love with store clerk Bill, but Janie tries to steal him from her. Hazel, another salesgirl, is Jean Harlow's first credited role.
Writer:  George Abbott (play), Lloyd Corrigan (adaptation), Ethel Doherty (screenplay), Joseph L. Mankiewicz (titles), Edward E. Paramore Jr. (dialogue), John V.A. Weaver (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sins of the Fathers | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Sins of the Fathers  N/A,  [Drama]  [Ludwig Berger]  [29 Dec 1928]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barry Norton, Emil Jannings, Jean Arthur, Ruth Chatterton
Plot:  A married restaurant owner is persuaded to become a bootlegger by a beautiful young girl. When he starts making money at it, she steals it, then runs off with another man. His wife finds ...
Writer:  Norman Burnstine (story), Julian Johnson (titles), E. Lloyd Sheldon
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Danger Lights | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Danger Lights  74 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Drama]  [George B. Seitz]  [21 Aug 1930]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Hugh Herbert, Jean Arthur, Louis Wolheim, Robert Armstrong
Plot:  The tough boss of a railroad yard befriends a young hobo, and unwittingly places in jeopardy his relationship with the woman he loves.
Writer:  James Ashmore Creelman (story and dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Canary Murder Case | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The Canary Murder Case  82 min,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Malcolm St. Clair, Frank Tuttle]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  James Hall, Jean Arthur, Louise Brooks, William Powell
Plot:  A beautiful showgirl, name "the Canary" is a scheming nightclub singer. Blackmailing is her game and with that she ends up dead. But who killed "the Canary". All the suspects knew and were ...
Writer:  Albert S. Le Vino (adaptation), Herman J. Mankiewicz (titles), Florence Ryerson (screenplay), S.S. Van Dine (story and dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Paramount on Parade | Movie Details for Actor Jean Arthur | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Paramount on Parade  102 min,  [Musical]  [Dorothy Arzner, Otto Brower, Edmund Goulding, Victor Heerman, Edwin H. Knopf, Rowland V. Lee, Ernst Lubitsch, Lothar Mendes, Victor Schertzinger, A. Edward Sutherland, Frank Tuttle]  [22 Apr 1930]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Clara Bow, Jean Arthur, Maurice Chevalier, Richard Arlen, William Austin
Plot:  A musical revue that basically has Paramount stars and contract-players doing things some had never done on screen, and wouldn't again; such as Ruth Chatteron , in a French-café setting ...
Writer:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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