Alfred L. Werker - Director - Detail View - 10 Movies (avg. 69.4%)

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes | Movie Details for Director Alfred L. Werker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes  85 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Mystery, Thriller]  [Alfred L. Werker]  [01 Sep 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Marshal, Basil Rathbone, Ida Lupino, Nigel Bruce
Plot:  The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century.
Writer:  Edwin Blum (screenplay), William Absalom Drake (screenplay), William Gillette (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The House of Rothschild | Movie Details for Director Alfred L. Werker, Sidney Lanfield | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The House of Rothschild  88 min,  PASSED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Alfred L. Werker, Sidney Lanfield]  [07 Apr 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, George Arliss, Loretta Young, Robert Young
Plot:  The wealthy Rothschild family undergoes prejudice from the anti-Semitic society they live within.
Writer:  Nunnally Johnson (screen play), George Hembert Westley (based on a play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
He Walked by Night | Movie Details for Director Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  He Walked by Night  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann]  [10 May 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Richard Basehart, Roy Roberts, Scott Brady, Whit Bissell
Plot:  This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.
Writer:  Crane Wilbur (story), Crane Wilbur (screenplay), John C. Higgins (screenplay), Harry Essex (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, Spanish, Chinese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Reluctant Dragon | Movie Details for Director Alfred L. Werker, Hamilton Luske, Jack Cutting, Ub Iwerks, Jack Kinney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Reluctant Dragon  74 min,  APPROVED,  [Animation, Comedy, Family]  [Alfred L. Werker, Hamilton Luske, Jack Cutting, Ub Iwerks, Jack Kinney]  [20 Jun 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Buddy Pepper, Frances Gifford, Nana Bryant, Robert Benchley
Plot:  Humorist Robert Benchley learns about the animation process at Walt Disney Studios while trying to find the great man himself to pitch him the idea of making a cartoon about a shy dragon.
Writer:  Kenneth Grahame (based on the story by), Ted Sears (screenplay), Al Perkins (screenplay), Larry Clemmons (screenplay), William Cottrell (screenplay), Harry Clork (screenplay), Erdman Penner (story "Reluctant Dragon" sequence), T. Hee (story "Reluctant Dragon" sequence), Joe Grant (story "Baby Weems" sequence), Dick Huemer (story "Baby Weems" sequence), John P. Miller (story "Baby Weems" sequence)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Repeat Performance | Movie Details for Director Alfred L. Werker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Repeat Performance  91 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Alfred L. Werker]  [22 May 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Leslie, Louis Hayward, Tom Conway, Virginia Field
Plot:  On New Year's Eve 1946, Sheila Page kills her husband Barney. She wishes that she could relive 1946 and avoid the mistakes that she made throughout the year. Her wish comes true but cheating fate proves more difficult than she anticipated.
Writer:  Walter Bullock (screenplay), William O'Farrell (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Kidnapped | Movie Details for Director Alfred L. Werker, Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Kidnapped  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama]  [Alfred L. Werker, Otto Preminger]  [27 May 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arleen Whelan, C. Aubrey Smith, Freddie Bartholomew, Warner Baxter
Plot:  In 1747, young David Balfour's life is threatened by his greedy uncle Ebenezer who wishes to become heir to the considerable Balfour estate.
Writer:  Robert Louis Stevenson, Sonya Levien (screen play), Eleanor Harris (screen play), Ernest Pascal (screen play), Edwin Blum (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A-Haunting We Will Go | Movie Details for Director Alfred L. Werker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  A-Haunting We Will Go  68 min,  [Comedy]  [Alfred L. Werker]  [07 Aug 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dante, Oliver Hardy, Sheila Ryan, Stan Laurel
Plot:  Stan and Ollie get involved with con men, crooks, a genial magician, and two interchangeable coffins with disastrous but funny results.
Writer:  Lou Breslow (screenplay), Lou Breslow (story), Stanley Rauh (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Shock | Movie Details for Director Alfred L. Werker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Shock  70 min,  [Film-Noir, Thriller]  [Alfred L. Werker]  [01 Feb 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anabel Shaw, Frank Latimore, Lynn Bari, Vincent Price
Plot:  A psychologically distraught woman is committed to a private sanitarium by the man she witnessed commit a murder.
Writer:  Eugene Ling (screenplay), Albert DeMond (story), Martin Berkeley (additional dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pirates of Monterey | Movie Details for Director Alfred L. Werker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Pirates of Monterey  77 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Alfred L. Werker]  [01 Dec 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Maria Montez, Mikhail Rasumny, Phillip Reed, Rod Cameron
Plot:  A woman journeys to Spanish California to marry a Spanish officer, but on the way she meets and falls in love with an American adventurer who is part of a movement to overthrow the Spanish in California.
Writer:  Sam Hellman (screenplay), Edward T. Lowe Jr. (story), Bradford Ropes (story), Margaret Buell Wilder (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
It's Great to Be Alive | Movie Details for Director Alfred L. Werker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  It's Great to Be Alive  69 min,  [Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi]  [Alfred L. Werker]  [08 Jul 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edna May Oliver, Gloria Stuart, Herbert Mundin, Raul Roulien
Plot:  An aviator who crash landed on an island in the South Pacific returns home to find that he is the last fertile man left on Earth after an epidemic of masculitus.
Writer:  Arthur Kober, Paul Perez, John D. Swain (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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