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Gilda | Movie Details for Director Charles Vidor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Gilda  110 min,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Romance]  [Charles Vidor]  [25 Apr 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  George Macready, Glenn Ford, Joseph Calleia, Rita Hayworth
Plot:  A small-time gambler hired to work in a Buenos Aires casino learns that his ex-lover is married to his employer.
Writer:  E.A. Ellington (story), Jo Eisinger (adaptation), Marion Parsonnet (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish, French, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cover Girl | Movie Details for Director Charles Vidor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Cover Girl  107 min,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Charles Vidor]  [06 Apr 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Gene Kelly, Lee Bowman, Phil Silvers, Rita Hayworth
Plot:  Rusty Parker wins a contest and becomes a celebrated cover girl; this endangers her romance with dancing mentor Danny.
Writer:  Virginia Van Upp (screenplay), Marion Parsonnet (adaptation), Paul Gangelin (adaptation), Erwin S. Gelsey (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hans Christian Andersen | Movie Details for Director Charles Vidor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Hans Christian Andersen  112 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Family, Musical]  [Charles Vidor]  [14 Aug 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Joseph Walsh, Zizi Jeanmaire
Plot:  The opening scene of the movie describes it best: "Once upon a time there lived in Denmark a great storyteller named Hans Christian Andersen. This is not the story of his life, but a fairy tale about the great spinner of fairy tales."
Writer:  Moss Hart (screenplay), Myles Connolly (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Joker Is Wild | Movie Details for Director Charles Vidor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Joker Is Wild  126 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Musical]  [Charles Vidor]  [01 Oct 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Eddie Albert, Frank Sinatra, Jeanne Crain, Mitzi Gaynor
Plot:  Frank Sinatra plays Joe E. Lewis, a famous comedian of the 1930s-50s. When the movie opens, Lewis is a young, talented singer who performs in speakeasies. When he bolts one job for another,...
Writer:  Oscar Saul (screenplay), Art Cohn (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ladies in Retirement | Movie Details for Director Charles Vidor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Ladies in Retirement  91 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Charles Vidor]  [09 Sep 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Elsa Lanchester, Evelyn Keyes, Ida Lupino, Louis Hayward
Plot:  The housekeeper to a retired actress tries at the same time to look after her own two emotionally disturbed sisters, with dramatic results.
Writer:  Garrett Fort (screenplay), Reginald Denham (screenplay), Reginald Denham (play), Edward Percy (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Song Without End | Movie Details for Director Charles Vidor, George Cukor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Song Without End  141 min,  [Biography, Drama, Music]  [Charles Vidor, George Cukor]  [14 Oct 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Capucine, Dirk Bogarde, Geneviève Page, Patricia Morison
Plot:  The romantic story of Hungarian pianist Franz Liszt (Dirk Bogarde), whose scandalous love affair forced him to abandon his adoring audiences.
Writer:  Oscar Millard
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Love Me or Leave Me | Movie Details for Director Charles Vidor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Love Me or Leave Me  122 min,  PASSED,  [Biography, Drama, Music]  [Charles Vidor]  [10 Jun 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Cameron Mitchell, Doris Day, James Cagney, Robert Keith
Plot:  A fictionalized account of the career of jazz singer Ruth Etting and her tempestuous marriage to gangster Marty Snyder, who helped propel her to stardom.
Writer:  Daniel Fuchs (screenplay), Isobel Lennart (screenplay), Daniel Fuchs (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Song to Remember | Movie Details for Director Charles Vidor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  A Song to Remember  113 min,  [Biography, Drama, Music]  [Charles Vidor]  [18 Jan 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Cornel Wilde, Merle Oberon, Nina Foch, Paul Muni
Plot:  Biography of Frederic Chopin.
Writer:  Sidney Buchman, Ernst Marischka (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Loves of Carmen | Movie Details for Director Charles Vidor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Loves of Carmen  99 min,  [Adventure, Drama, Music]  [Charles Vidor]  [23 Aug 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Glenn Ford, Rita Hayworth, Ron Randell, Victor Jory
Plot:  A beautiful but amoral gypsy girl entices a young dragoon to betray his honor and get cashiered from the service, and for her sake he soon turns to a life of crime.
Writer:  Helen Deutsch (screenplay), Prosper Mérimée (based upon the story of "Carmen" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Farewell to Arms | Movie Details for Director Charles Vidor, John Huston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 29%  A Farewell to Arms  152 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Charles Vidor, John Huston]  [14 Dec 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 0%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Jennifer Jones, Oskar Homolka, Rock Hudson, Vittorio De Sica
Plot:  An English nurse and an American soldier on the Italian front during World War I fall in love, but the horrors surrounding them test their romance to the limit.
Writer:  Ben Hecht (screenplay), Ernest Hemingway (novel), Laurence Stallings (play)
Language:  English, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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