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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | 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
Gold Diggers of 1933 | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  Gold Diggers of 1933  97 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Drama, Musical]  [Mervyn LeRoy]  [27 May 1933]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Aline MacMahon, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Warren William
Plot:  A wealthy composer rescues unemployed Broadway performers with a new play.
Writer:  Erwin S. Gelsey (screenplay), James Seymour (screenplay), David Boehm (dialogue), Ben Markson (dialogue), Avery Hopwood (based on a play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Footlight Parade | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | 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
Nightmare Alley | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Nightmare Alley  110 min,  [Drama, Film-Noir]  [Edmund Goulding]  [28 Oct 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Coleen Gray, Helen Walker, Joan Blondell, Tyrone Power
Plot:  The rise and fall of Stanton Carlisle, a mentalist whose lies and deceit prove to be his downfall.
Writer:  Jules Furthman (screenplay), William Lindsay Gresham (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Public Enemy | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Public Enemy  83 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [William A. Wellman]  [15 May 1931]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Edward Woods, James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Joan Blondell
Plot:  A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war.
Writer:  Kubec Glasmon (by), John Bright (by), Harvey F. Thew (screen adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Desk Set | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Desk Set  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Walter Lang]  [02 Aug 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Gig Young, Joan Blondell, Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a television network's research department.
Writer:  Phoebe Ephron (screenplay), Henry Ephron (screenplay), William Marchant (based on the play written by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Opening Night | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Opening Night  144 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [John Cassavetes]  [17 Apr 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ben Gazzara, Gena Rowlands, Joan Blondell, John Cassavetes
Plot:  An actress suffers an emotional uproar in her personal life after a fan dies trying to see her.
Writer:  John Cassavetes
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Frank Tashlin]  [01 Aug 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Betsy Drake, Jayne Mansfield, Joan Blondell, Tony Randall
Plot:  To save his career, a writer for television advertising wants a famous actress to endorse a lipstick. In return, he has to pretend to be her new lover.
Writer:  Frank Tashlin (screen story and screenplay), George Axelrod (play)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Night Nurse | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Night Nurse  72 min,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [William A. Wellman]  [08 Aug 1931]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Stanwyck, Ben Lyon, Clark Gable, Joan Blondell
Plot:  A nurse enlists the help of a petty criminal to foil a sinister plot to murder two children.
Writer:  Grace Perkins (from the novel by), Oliver H.P. Garrett (screenplay), Charles Kenyon (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, Cantonese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Blue Veil | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  The Blue Veil  113 min,  [Drama]  [Curtis Bernhardt, Busby Berkeley]  [10 Jan 1952]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Charles Laughton, Jane Wyman, Joan Blondell, Richard Carlson
Plot:  Louise Mason is a young widow who fills her empty life with the task of becoming a children's nurse. As the years pass, and the widow tries to find her own place in life, her young charges,...
Writer:  Fran├žois Campaux (story), Norman Corwin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Three on a Match | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Three on a Match  63 min,  UNRATED,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Mervyn LeRoy]  [29 Oct 1932]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Dvorak, Bette Davis, Joan Blondell, Warren William
Plot:  Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs.
Writer:  Lucien Hubbard (screen play), Kubec Glasmon (story), John Bright (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dames | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | 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
Blonde Crazy | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Blonde Crazy  79 min,  TV-G,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Roy Del Ruth]  [14 Nov 1931]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Louis Calhern, Noel Francis
Plot:  The adventures of an egoistic con man and his glamorous accomplice.
Writer:  Kubec Glasmon (story), John Bright (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bullets or Ballots | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Bullets or Ballots  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [William Keighley]  [06 Jun 1936]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barton MacLane, Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Joan Blondell
Plot:  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 ...
Writer:  Seton I. Miller (screen play), Martin Mooney (story), Seton I. Miller (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Union Depot | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Union Depot  67 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Alfred E. Green]  [18 Apr 1932]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Hale, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Guy Kibbee, Joan Blondell
Plot:  Travelers of different and varied backgrounds meet and interact on one night in a metropolitan train station and its environs.
Writer:  Joe Laurie Jr. (based on play by), Gene Fowler (based on play by), Douglas Durkin (based on play by), Kubec Glasmon (dialogue), John Bright (dialogue), Kenyon Nicholson (screen play), Walter DeLeon (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cry 'Havoc' | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Cry 'Havoc'  97 min,  PASSED,  [War, Drama]  [Richard Thorpe]  [01 Feb 1944]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Sothern, Fay Bainter, Joan Blondell, Margaret Sullavan
Plot:  A chronicle of the experiences of a mixed group of Army nurses stationed in Bataan during World War II.
Writer:  Paul Osborn (screenplay), Allan Kenward (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Stand-In | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Stand-In  91 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Tay Garnett]  [29 Oct 1937]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Mowbray, Humphrey Bogart, Joan Blondell, Leslie Howard
Plot:  A former child star falls in love with a stuffy accountant, who wants to learn why his firm's movie studio is losing money.
Writer:  Clarence Budington Kelland (based on the novel: "Stand-in" by), Gene Towne (screen play), C. Graham Baker (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Perfect Specimen | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Perfect Specimen  97 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Michael Curtiz]  [15 Dec 1937]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward Everett Horton, Errol Flynn, Hugh Herbert, Joan Blondell
Plot:  Raised in seclusion to be the epitome of mental, physical and moral perfection, Gerald Beresford Wicks is resigned to following his grandmother's wishes until a chance encounter with Mona Carter leads him into the outside world.
Writer:  Norman Reilly Raine (screenplay), Lawrence Riley (screenplay), Brewster Morse (screenplay), Fritz Falkenstein (screenplay), Samuel Hopkins Adams (magazine story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I've Got Your Number | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  I've Got Your Number  69 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Ray Enright]  [24 Feb 1934]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Allen Jenkins, Glenda Farrell, Joan Blondell, Pat O'Brien
Plot:  Two telephone repairmen have many adventures and romance a pair of blondes.
Writer:  William Rankin (story), Warren Duff (screenplay), Sidney Sutherland (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gold Diggers of 1937 | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | 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
Goodbye Again | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Goodbye Again  66 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Michael Curtiz]  [09 Sep 1933]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Genevieve Tobin, Hugh Herbert, Joan Blondell, Warren William
Plot:  Flirtatious mix-ups abound when a celebrated novelist tangles with an old flame and her irate husband. Will his savvy secretary save his neck if she is secretly in love with him also?
Writer:  George Haight (play), Allan Scott (play), Ben Markson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Big City Blues | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Big City Blues  63 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Mervyn LeRoy]  [18 Sep 1932]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Eric Linden, Joan Blondell, Jobyna Howland, Ned Sparks
Plot:  Young man from small town moves to New York City looking for better life.
Writer:  Ward Morehouse (play), Ward Morehouse (screenplay), Lillie Hayward (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Angel Baby | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Angel Baby  97 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Paul Wendkos, Hubert Cornfield]  [14 May 1961]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Hamilton, Henry Jones, Joan Blondell, Mercedes McCambridge
Plot:  A woman who believes she has been chosen by God to heal people is taken in by a greedy promoter and his shrewish wife to make the rounds of the rural South - she to save souls and heal the ...
Writer:  Elsie Oakes Barber (novel), Orin Borsten, Paul Mason, Samuel Roeca
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Glove | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  The Glove  92 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Ross Hagen]  [10 Mar 1989]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Blondell, Joanna Cassidy, John Saxon, Roosevelt Grier
Plot:  A bounty hunter is offered $20,000 - off the record - for the capture of a very large man who dons body armor and steel-plated gauntlets for his regular beatings of some unfortunate individuals.
Writer:  Hugh Smith (screenplay), Julian Roffman (screenplay), Hugh Smith (story), Ross Hagen (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Stay Away, Joe | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  Stay Away, Joe  102 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Peter Tewksbury]  [08 Mar 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burgess Meredith, Elvis Presley, Joan Blondell, Katy Jurado
Plot:  Half-breed rodeo champ returns to the reservation to help his people prove they can be responsible.
Writer:  Dan Cushman (novel), Michael A. Hoey
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Kona Coast | Movie Details for Actor Joan Blondell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Kona Coast  93 min,  [Drama]  [Lamont Johnson]  [01 May 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Blondell, Richard Boone, Steve Ihnat, Vera Miles
Plot:  A Hawaiian boat captain tries to prove a wealthy playboy killed his daughter 1968
Writer:  Gilbert Ralston (screenplay), John D. MacDonald (story "Bimini Gal")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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