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The Iron Mask | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Iron Mask  95 min,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Allan Dwan]  [21 Feb 1929]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Belle Bennett, Dorothy Revier, Marguerite De La Motte, Vera Lewis
Plot:  King Louis XIII of France is thrilled to have born to him a son - an heir to the throne. But when the queen delivers a twin, Cardinal Richelieu sees the second son as a potential for ...
Writer:  Lotta Woods (scenario editor), Douglas Fairbanks (story), Alexandre Dumas (novels)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Robin Hood | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Robin Hood  143 min,  [Adventure, Family, Romance]  [Allan Dwan]  [18 Oct 1922]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Enid Bennett, Paul Dickey, Sam De Grasse, Wallace Beery
Plot:  A nobleman becomes the vigilante Robin Hood who protects the oppressed English people from the tyrannical Prince John.
Writer:  Douglas Fairbanks (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sands of Iwo Jima | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Sands of Iwo Jima  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, Romance]  [Allan Dwan]  [01 Mar 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Adele Mara, Forrest Tucker, John Agar, John Wayne
Plot:  A dramatization of the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima.
Writer:  Harry Brown (screenplay), James Edward Grant (screenplay), Harry Brown (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Heidi | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Heidi  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Family, Musical]  [Allan Dwan]  [15 Oct 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Treacher, Helen Westley, Jean Hersholt, Shirley Temple
Plot:  A plucky little orphan girl gets dumped abruptly into her gruff, hermit grandfather's care, then later gets retaken and delivered as a companion for an injured girl.
Writer:  Johanna Spyri (by), Walter Ferris (screen play), Julien Josephson (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
American Madness | Movie Details for Director Frank Capra, Allan Dwan, Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  American Madness  75 min,  PASSED,  [Drama]  [Frank Capra, Allan Dwan, Roy William Neill]  [15 Aug 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Constance Cummings, Kay Johnson, Pat O'Brien, Walter Huston
Plot:  Socially-conscious banker Thomas Dickson faces a crisis when his protégé is wrongly accused for robbing the bank, gossip of the robbery starts a bank run, and evidence suggests Dickson's wife had an affair...all in the same day.
Writer:  Robert Riskin (story and dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Family]  [Allan Dwan]  [18 Mar 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gloria Stuart, Jack Haley, Randolph Scott, Shirley Temple
Plot:  Rebecca's Uncle Harry leaves her with Aunt Miranda who forbids her to associate with show people. But neighbor Anthony Kent is a talent scout who secretly set it up for her to broadcast.
Writer:  Karl Tunberg (screen play), Don Ettlinger (screen play), Kate Douglas Wiggin (suggested by a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Silver Lode | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Silver Lode  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Allan Dwan]  [23 Jul 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dan Duryea, Dolores Moran, John Payne, Lizabeth Scott
Plot:  In Silver Lode, Dan Ballard is arrested by 4 Marshals for murder and theft but he denies the charges and searches for the real culprit even as the townsfolk start abandoning him.
Writer:  Karen DeWolf (story), Karen DeWolf (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hold Back the Night | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Hold Back the Night  80 min,  [Drama, War]  [Allan Dwan]  [29 Jul 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Chuck Connors, John Payne, Mona Freeman, Peter Graves
Plot:  A Marine officer tells his squad the story behind a bottle of liquor that he always keeps with him but never drinks from.
Writer:  Walter Doniger, Pat Frank (novel), John C. Higgins
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Slightly Scarlet | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Slightly Scarlet  99 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Allan Dwan]  [01 Jun 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arlene Dahl, John Payne, Kent Taylor, Rhonda Fleming
Plot:  An urban wheeler-dealer gets involved in organized crime, corrupt city politics and graft while falling in-love with the fiancée of the newly elected mayor.
Writer:  James M. Cain (novel), Robert Blees (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Frontier Marshal | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Frontier Marshal  71 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Allan Dwan]  [28 Jul 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Binnie Barnes, Cesar Romero, Nancy Kelly, Randolph Scott
Plot:  Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (e.g., Doc is killed by Curley before the actual battle and Earp must do the job alone).
Writer:  Sam Hellman (screen play), Stuart N. Lake (based on a book by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Brewster's Millions | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Brewster's Millions  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Allan Dwan]  [07 Apr 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dennis O'Keefe, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Helen Walker, June Havoc
Plot:  In order to inherit $7,000,000, an ex-soldier must spend $1,000,000 in two months' time.
Writer:  George Barr McCutcheon (novel), Winchell Smith (stage play), Byron Ongley (stage play), Sig Herzig (screenplay), Charles Rodgers (screenplay), Wilkie C. Mahoney (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Suez | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Suez  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Allan Dwan]  [28 Oct 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Annabella, J. Edward Bromberg, Loretta Young, Tyrone Power
Plot:  Ferdinand de Lesseps, disappointed in love, is sent as a junior diplomat to the Isthmus of Suez, and realizes it's just the place for a canal.
Writer:  Sam Duncan (story), Philip Dunne (screenplay), Julien Josephson (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Young People | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Young People  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Musical]  [Allan Dwan]  [30 Aug 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arleen Whelan, Charlotte Greenwood, Jack Oakie, Shirley Temple
Plot:  Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small ...
Writer:  Edwin Blum (screen play), Don Ettlinger (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Dark Star | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Dark Star  N/A,  [Adventure]  [Allan Dwan]  [03 Aug 1919]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy Green, Marion Davies, Matt Moore, Norman Kerry
Plot:  A fabulous jewel known as the 'Dark Star' is stolen; a pastor's daughter gets involved, falling into the depths of a spy plot concerning war plans and fortifications...
Writer:  Robert W. Chambers (novel), Frances Marion
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Habit of Happiness | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Habit of Happiness  N/A,  [Comedy]  [Allan Dwan]  [12 Mar 1916]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy West, Douglas Fairbanks, George Fawcett, Macey Harlam
Plot:  Sunny Wiggins is convinced that laughter can cure any ailment. He tries his thesis out on a dyspeptic millionaire, to great success. He turns his attention to easing the plight of the ...
Writer:  Allan Dwan, Shannon Fife
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Look Who's Laughing | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Look Who's Laughing  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Allan Dwan]  [21 Nov 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan
Plot:  Fibber McGee enlists the help of Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in enticing an aircraft manufacturer to build a factory in the small town of Wistful Vista. Based on the "Fibber McGee and...
Writer:  James V. Kern (story and screen play by), Don Quinn (material for Fibber McGee and Molly), Leonard L. Levinson (material for Fibber McGee and Molly), Zeno Klinker (material for Edgar Bergen), Dorothy Kingsley (material for Edgar Bergen)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Three Musketeers | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  The Three Musketeers  73 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [Allan Dwan]  [17 Feb 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Binnie Barnes, Don Ameche, Gloria Stuart, The Ritz Brothers
Plot:  D'Artagnan sings and fronts for slapstick cowardly Ritz brothers posing as musketeers.
Writer:  Alexandre Dumas (novel), M.M. Musselman (screenplay), William Absalom Drake (screenplay), Sam Hellman (screenplay), Sid Kuller (special material), Ray Golden (special material)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Montana Belle | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Montana Belle  82 min,  PASSED,  [Western]  [Allan Dwan]  [19 Jan 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Forrest Tucker, George Brent, Jane Russell, Scott Brady
Plot:  In a fictionalized biography, Oklahoma outlaw Belle Starr meets the Dalton gang when rescued from lynching by Bob Dalton, who falls for her. So do gang member Mac and wealthy saloon owner ...
Writer:  M. Coates Webster (story), Howard Welsch (story), Horace McCoy (screenplay), Norman S. Hall (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Enchanted Island | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Enchanted Island  93 min,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Allan Dwan]  [08 Nov 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Shields, Dana Andrews, Don Dubbins, Jane Powell
Plot:  Two 19th-century sailors jump ship only to discover their tropical paradise is a cannibal stronghold.
Writer:  James Leicester (screenplay), Herman Melville (novel), Harold Jacob Smith (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bound in Morocco | Movie Details for Director Allan Dwan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 41%  Bound in Morocco  64 min,  [Action, Comedy, Romance]  [Allan Dwan]  [28 Jul 1918]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Douglas Fairbanks, Edythe Chapman, Pauline Curley, Tully Marshall
Plot:  A young man traveling in Morocco comes to the rescue of a beautiful harem girl.
Writer:  Allan Dwan, Douglas Fairbanks (screenplay), Douglas Fairbanks (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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