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The Maltese Falcon | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 92%  The Maltese Falcon  100 min,  [Film-Noir, Mystery]  [John Huston]  [18 Oct 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 96/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 4 wins.
Actors:  Gladys George, Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre
Plot:  A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
Writer:  John Huston (screenplay), Dashiell Hammett (based upon the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Meet Me in St. Louis | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Meet Me in St. Louis  113 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Family]  [Vincente Minnelli]  [01 Jan 1945]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Judy Garland, Lucille Bremer, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor
Plot:  In the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.
Writer:  Irving Brecher (screen play), Fred F. Finklehoffe (screen play), Sally Benson (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Red Dust | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Red Dust  83 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Victor Fleming]  [22 Oct 1932]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Clark Gable, Gene Raymond, Jean Harlow, Mary Astor
Plot:  The owner of a rubber plantation becomes involved with the new wife of one of his employees.
Writer:  John Lee Mahin (screen play), Wilson Collison (from the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Palm Beach Story | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Palm Beach Story  88 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Preston Sturges]  [01 Jan 1943]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallee
Plot:  An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire.
Writer:  Preston Sturges
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Dodsworth | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Dodsworth  101 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [William Wyler]  [23 Sep 1936]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Mary Astor, Paul Lukas, Ruth Chatterton, Walter Huston
Plot:  A retired auto manufacturer and his wife take a long-planned European vacation only to find that they want very different things from life.
Writer:  Sinclair Lewis (novel), Sidney Howard (dramatisation), Sidney Howard (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, German, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Page Miss Glory | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | 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
The Hurricane | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Hurricane  110 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, Romance]  [John Ford]  [13 Feb 1938]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  C. Aubrey Smith, Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, Mary Astor
Plot:  A Polynesian sailor -- unjustly imprisoned after defending himself against a colonial bully -- is relentlessly persecuted by his island's martinet French governor.
Writer:  Dudley Nichols (screen play), Oliver H.P. Garrett (adaptation), Charles Nordhoff (from the novel by), James Norman Hall (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Great Lie | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Great Lie  108 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Edmund Goulding]  [12 Apr 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Bette Davis, George Brent, Lucile Watson, Mary Astor
Plot:  After a newlywed's husband apparently dies in a plane crash, she discovers that her rival for his affections is now pregnant with his child.
Writer:  Lenore J. Coffee (screen play), Polan Banks (from a novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Don Q Son of Zorro | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Don Q Son of Zorro  111 min,  [Adventure, Romance]  [Donald Crisp]  [15 Jun 1925]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Donald Crisp, Jack McDonald, Mary Astor, Stella De Lanti
Plot:  Don Cesar, son of Zorro, is framed for murder while visiting Spain, and becomes the whip-wielding outlaw Don Q.
Writer:  Kate Prichard (novel), Hesketh Prichard (novel), Jack Cunningham (photoplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Paradise for Three | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Paradise for Three  78 min,  PASSED,  [Romance, Comedy]  [Edward Buzzell]  [04 Jun 1938]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Florence Rice, Frank Morgan, Mary Astor, Robert Young
Plot:  A wealthy business man, out of touch with real folks, decides to mingle and see what it is really all about.
Writer:  Erich Kästner (from a book by), George Oppenheimer (screen play), Harry Ruskin (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Holiday | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Holiday  91 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Edward H. Griffith]  [03 Jul 1930]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Ann Harding, Edward Everett Horton, Mary Astor, Robert Ames
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Philip Barry (play), Horace Jackson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Across the Pacific | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Across the Pacific  97 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [John Huston, Vincent Sherman]  [05 Sep 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Charles Halton, Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet
Plot:  Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-martialed, kicked out of the Army, and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941. ...
Writer:  Richard Macaulay (screenplay), Robert Carson (serial "Aloha Means Goodbye")
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Beau Brummel | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Beau Brummel  135 min,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Harry Beaumont]  [30 Mar 1924]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carmel Myers, John Barrymore, Mary Astor, Willard Louis
Plot:  George Bryan Brummel, a British military officer, loves Lady Margery, the betrothed of Lord Alvanley. Despite her own desperate love for Brummel, she submits to family pressure and marries ...
Writer:  Clyde Fitch (play), Dorothy Farnum
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Case of the Howling Dog | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Case of the Howling Dog  74 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Mystery, Drama]  [Alan Crosland]  [22 Sep 1934]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Allen Jenkins, Grant Mitchell, Mary Astor, Warren William
Plot:  An agitated and desperate man spares no expense in insisting that Mason represent him against a neighbor's howling dog and act as executor of his will.
Writer:  Ben Markson (screen play), Erle Stanley Gardner (from the story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The World Changes | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The World Changes  91 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Mervyn LeRoy]  [25 Nov 1933]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Aline MacMahon, Donald Cook, Mary Astor, Paul Muni
Plot:  An ambitious farmer becomes a pioneer in the meat packing business, finding financial success but private disappointment over the course of many decades.
Writer:  Edward Chodorov (screenplay), Sheridan Gibney (story "America Kneels")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Other Men's Women | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Other Men's Women  71 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [William A. Wellman]  [17 Jan 1931]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Grant Withers, James Cagney, Mary Astor, Regis Toomey
Plot:  Events take an unhappy turn for two Bill and Jack, two locomotive engineers, after Bill is attracted to his best friend's wife.
Writer:  Maude Fulton (by), Maude Fulton (screen adaptation), Billy K. Wells (dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Listen, Darling | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Listen, Darling  75 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Drama, Family]  [Edwin L. Marin]  [21 Oct 1938]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Freddie Bartholomew, Judy Garland, Mary Astor, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  To stop Pinkie's mother Dottie from marrying a man they know she does not love, Pinkie and her friend Buzz kidnap her in the family trailer to live a life on the open road without worries ...
Writer:  Elaine Ryan (screenplay), Anne Morrison Chapin (screenplay), Katharine Brush (from the story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ladies Love Brutes | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Ladies Love Brutes  80 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Rowland V. Lee]  [15 May 1930]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Fredric March, George Bancroft, Margaret Quimby, Mary Astor
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Zoe Akins (play), Waldemar Young (screenplay), Herman J. Mankiewicz (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Man with Two Faces | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Man with Two Faces  72 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Archie Mayo]  [04 Aug 1934]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward G. Robinson, Mae Clarke, Mary Astor, Ricardo Cortez
Plot:  A talented young actress seems to be under the spell of her unscrupulous, avaricious, and totally unprincipled husband.
Writer:  Tom Reed (screen play), Niven Busch (screen play), George S. Kaufman (based on play: "The Dark Tower" by), Alexander Woollcott (based on play: "The Dark Tower" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Thousands Cheer | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Thousands Cheer  125 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Drama, Musical]  [George Sidney]  [01 Jan 1944]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gene Kelly, John Boles, Kathryn Grayson, Mary Astor
Plot:  Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her...
Writer:  Paul Jarrico (story "Private Miss Jones"), Richard Collins (story "Private Miss Jones"), Paul Jarrico (screenplay), Richard Collins (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Devil's Hairpin | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Devil's Hairpin  83 min,  [Action, Drama, Sport]  [Cornel Wilde]  [04 Oct 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Franz, Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace, Mary Astor
Plot:  Cocky car racer Nick Jargin has retired since he nearly caused the death of his brother at a hairpin bend on a circuit. He now holds a trendy café who keeps him busy full time until one day...
Writer:  James Edmiston (novel), James Edmiston (screenplay), Cornel Wilde
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cynthia | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Cynthia  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [29 Aug 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Elizabeth Taylor, George Murphy, Mary Astor, S.Z. Sakall
Plot:  Sickly girl finds an outlet in music.
Writer:  Harold Buchman, Viña Delmar (play), Charles Kaufman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Woman Against Woman | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Woman Against Woman  61 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert B. Sinclair]  [24 Jun 1938]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Herbert Marshall, Janet Beecher, Mary Astor, Virginia Bruce
Plot:  Cynthia is married to Steve and is a selfish hard woman. She decides where they will live, who they will see and even gets rid of Dora, the nanny who raised Steve and is now raising their ...
Writer:  Margaret Culkin Banning (from the story by: "Enemy Territory"), Edward Chodorov (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Return to Peyton Place | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Return to Peyton Place  123 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [José Ferrer]  [05 May 1961]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carol Lynley, Eleanor Parker, Jeff Chandler, Mary Astor
Plot:  The residents of Peyton Place, New Hampshire, are not happy when its most famous resident, Alison Mackenzie, writes a "shocking" novel detailing the sinful secrets of the town. Most ...
Writer:  Ronald Alexander (screenplay), Grace Metalious (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dinky | Movie Details for Actor Mary Astor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Dinky  65 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Howard Bretherton, D. Ross Lederman]  [11 May 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Henry Armetta, Jackie Cooper, Mary Astor, Roger Pryor
Plot:  Mrs. Daniels has been framed on a fraud charge and sent to prison. By bundling her son, Dinky, off to military school, she is able to keep her shame a secret from him. Upon learning the ...
Writer:  Harry Sauber (screenplay), John Fante (story), Frank Fenton (story), Gilson Brown (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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