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High Society Blues | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  High Society Blues  102 min,  [Musical, Romance]  [David Butler]  [23 Mar 1930]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Farrell, Hedda Hopper, Janet Gaynor, William Collier Sr.
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Dana Burnet (story "Those High Society Blues"), Howard J. Green (adaptation), Howard J. Green (dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Road to Morocco | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Road to Morocco  82 min,  [Adventure, Comedy, Family]  [David Butler]  [08 Apr 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Anthony Quinn, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour
Plot:  Two carefree castaways on a desert shore find an Arabian Nights city, where they compete for the luscious Princess Shalmar.
Writer:  Frank Butler (original screenplay), Don Hartman (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Ali Baba Goes to Town | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Ali Baba Goes to Town  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Musical]  [David Butler]  [29 Oct 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Eddie Cantor, June Lang, Roland Young, Tony Martin
Plot:  A movie company is doing the Arabian Nights when a hobo enters their camp, falls asleep and dreams he's back in Baghdad as advisor to the Sultan. In a spoof of Rosevelt's New Deal, he ...
Writer:  Harry Tugend (screen play), Jack Yellen (screen play), Gene Towne (based on a story by), C. Graham Baker (based on a story by), Gene Fowler (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Captain January | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Captain January  77 min,  G,  [Comedy, Musical, Family]  [David Butler]  [17 Apr 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Buddy Ebsen, Guy Kibbee, Shirley Temple, Slim Summerville
Plot:  A little girl named Star lives with a lighthouse keeper who rescued her when her parents drowned. A truant officer decides she should go to boarding school but she's rescued by relatives.
Writer:  Sam Hellman (screen play), Gladys Lehman (screen play), Harry Tugend (screen play), Laura E. Richard (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Littlest Rebel | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Littlest Rebel  73 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Family]  [David Butler]  [27 Dec 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jack Holt, John Boles, Karen Morley, Shirley Temple
Plot:  Shirley Temple's father, a rebel officer, sneaks back to his rundown plantation to see his family and is arrested. A Yankee takes pity and sets up an escape. Everyone is captured and the ...
Writer:  Edwin J. Burke (screen play), Edward Peple (from the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bright Eyes | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Bright Eyes  85 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Family]  [David Butler]  [28 Dec 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  James Dunn, Jane Darwell, Judith Allen, Shirley Temple
Plot:  An orphaned girl is taken in by a snobbish family at the insistence of their rich, crotchety uncle, even as her devoted aviator godfather fights for custody.
Writer:  William M. Conselman (screen play), David Butler (story), Edwin J. Burke (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Thank Your Lucky Stars | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Thank Your Lucky Stars  127 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [David Butler]  [25 Sep 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bette Davis, Dennis Morgan, Eddie Cantor, Humphrey Bogart, Olivia de Havilland
Plot:  Two producers are putting together a wartime charity show with an all-star cast but the egotism of radio personality Eddie Cantor disrupts their plans.
Writer:  Norman Panama (screen play), Melvin Frank (screen play), James V. Kern (screen play), Everett Freeman (from an original story by), Arthur Schwartz (from an original story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Calamity Jane | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Calamity Jane  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [David Butler]  [04 Nov 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 72%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Allyn Ann McLerie, Doris Day, Howard Keel, Philip Carey
Plot:  The story of Calamity Jane, her saloon, and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok.
Writer:  James O'Hanlon
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
By the Light of the Silvery Moon | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  By the Light of the Silvery Moon  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Family, Musical]  [David Butler]  [15 Feb 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Leon Ames, Rosemary DeCamp
Plot:  Marjorie Winfield's engagement to Bill Sherman, who has just arrived home from fighting in World War I, serves as the backdrop for the trials and tribulations of her family.
Writer:  Robert O'Brien, Irving Elinson, Booth Tarkington (suggested by: 'Penrod' stories)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Little Colonel | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Little Colonel  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Family, Musical]  [David Butler]  [22 Feb 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Evelyn Venable, John Lodge, Lionel Barrymore, Shirley Temple
Plot:  After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years ...
Writer:  William M. Conselman (screen play), William M. Conselman (adaptation), Anne Fellows Johnston (based on the story: "The Little Colonel" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Princess and the Pirate | Movie Details for Director David Butler, Sidney Lanfield | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Princess and the Pirate  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Comedy, Romance]  [David Butler, Sidney Lanfield]  [20 Apr 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bob Hope, Virginia Mayo, Walter Brennan, Walter Slezak
Plot:  Princess Margaret is travelling incognito to elope with her true love instead of marrying the man her father has betrothed her to. On the high seas, her ship is attacked by pirates who know...
Writer:  Don Hartman (screen play), Melville Shavelson (screen play), Everett Freeman (screen play), Allen Boretz (adaptation), Curtis Kenyon (adaptation), Sy Bartlett (suggested by a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Caught in the Draft | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Caught in the Draft  82 min,  [Comedy, Romance, War]  [David Butler]  [04 Jul 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Eddie Bracken, Lynne Overman
Plot:  A movie star who can't stand loud noises accidentally joins the Army.
Writer:  Harry Tugend (original story), Harry Tugend (screenplay), Wilkie C. Mahoney (additional dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Fox Movietone Follies of 1929  N/A,  [Musical]  [David Butler]  [25 May 1929]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  DeWitt Jennings, John Breeden, Lola Lane, Sharon Lynn
Plot:  Lila Beaumont is an understudy in a Broadway musical. Her boyfriend, George Shelby, arrives in New York hoping to take Lila back home with him to marry. George buys a majority interest in ...
Writer:  David Butler (story), Billy K. Wells (dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Connecticut Yankee | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  A Connecticut Yankee  95 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Romance]  [David Butler]  [06 Apr 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Frank Albertson, Maureen O'Sullivan, Will Rogers, William Farnum
Plot:  Will Rogers, beloved American humorist, takes a trip back in time to King Arthur's Court. With Maureen O'Sullivan and Myrna Loy.
Writer:  William M. Conselman, Mark Twain (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [David Butler]  [29 Apr 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gordon MacRae, James Barton, June Haver, S.Z. Sakall
Plot:  Patricia O'Grady is the daughter of Irish Vaudeville performer, Rosie O'Grady, and is being raised along with her sisters by her father who believes the Vaudeville life contributed to his ...
Writer:  Jack Rose (screenplay), Melville Shavelson (screenplay), Peter Milne (screenplay), Jack Rose (story), Melville Shavelson (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tea for Two | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Tea for Two  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [David Butler]  [02 Sep 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Doris Day, Eve Arden, Gene Nelson, Gordon MacRae
Plot:  A socialite with aspirations of a career in show business bets her wealthy uncle $25,000 that she can say "no" to everything for two days straight, hoping winning will help her fulfill her dreams.
Writer:  Harry Clork (screenplay), Frank Mandel (play), Otto A. Harbach (play), Vincent Youmans (play), Emil Nyitray (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Kentucky | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Kentucky  96 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance, Sport]  [David Butler]  [30 Dec 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Douglass Dumbrille, Loretta Young, Richard Greene, Walter Brennan
Plot:  Romeo and Juliet story set amidst horse racing in Kentucky. The family feud of lovers Jack and Sally goes back to the Civil War and is kept alive by her Uncle Peter.
Writer:  Lamar Trotti (screen play), John Taintor Foote (screen play), John Taintor Foote (from the story "The Look of Eagles" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Wild Irish Rose | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  My Wild Irish Rose  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Musical]  [David Butler]  [27 Dec 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Hale, Andrea King, Arlene Dahl, Dennis Morgan
Plot:  The life of Irish tenor Chauncey Olcott is chronicled from his childhood to his days as the toast of New York. In between, his rise to the top is complicated by romances with two women: his...
Writer:  Peter Milne (screen play), Rita Olcott (based upon a book by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Business and Pleasure | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Business and Pleasure  77 min,  [Comedy]  [David Butler]  [06 Mar 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy Peterson, Jetta Goudal, Joel McCrea, Will Rogers
Plot:  On a Mediterranean cruise, Earl Tinker, a manufacturer of razor blades, is the target of a femme fatale in the pay of a business rival, and he becomes embroiled in a feud between two Arab tribes.
Writer:  William M. Conselman, Arthur F. Goodrich (play), Booth Tarkington (novel), Gene Towne
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
San Antonio | Movie Details for Director David Butler, Robert Florey, Raoul Walsh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  San Antonio  109 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [David Butler, Robert Florey, Raoul Walsh]  [29 Dec 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alexis Smith, Errol Flynn, S.Z. Sakall, Victor Francen
Plot:  Tough dance hall girl working for the local villain falls for a cowboy trying to clean up the town.
Writer:  Alan Le May (screenplay), W.R. Burnett (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Painting the Clouds with Sunshine | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Painting the Clouds with Sunshine  87 min,  [Musical]  [David Butler]  [10 Oct 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dennis Morgan, Gene Nelson, Lucille Norman, Virginia Mayo
Plot:  When boyfriend Vince Nichols won't give up his gambling, Abby joins vaudeville partners Carol and June in a trek to Las Vegas searching for millionaires, followed by playboy Ted Lansing ...
Writer:  Harry Clork (screenplay), Roland Kibbee (screenplay), Peter Milne (screenplay), Avery Hopwood (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
King Richard and the Crusaders | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  King Richard and the Crusaders  114 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, History, Romance]  [David Butler]  [07 Aug 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Sanders, Laurence Harvey, Rex Harrison, Virginia Mayo
Plot:  While leading the Third Crusade, King Richard Lionheart battles treachery in his own camp as well as the Saracens and their charismatic leader Saladin.
Writer:  Walter Scott (novel), John Twist (screen play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Just Imagine | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Just Imagine  113 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Musical]  [David Butler]  [23 Nov 1930]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  El Brendel, John Garrick, Marjorie White, Maureen O'Sullivan
Plot:  New York, 1980: airplanes have replaced cars, numbers have replaced names, pills have replaced food, government-arranged marriages have replaced love, and test tube babies have replaced ......
Writer:  Buddy G. DeSylva (story & dialogue), Lew Brown (story & dialogue), Ray Henderson (story & dialogue), David Butler (continuity)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Salute | Movie Details for Director David Butler, John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Salute  84 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance, Sport]  [David Butler, John Ford]  [01 Sep 1929]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George O'Brien, Helen Chandler, Stepin Fetchit, William Janney
Plot:  West Point Cadet John and Annapolis Midshipman Frank focus their fraternal rivalry on the big Army-Navy football game.
Writer:  Tristram Tupper (story), John Stone (screen play), James Kevin McGuinness (dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Girl He Left Behind | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  The Girl He Left Behind  103 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [David Butler]  [30 Aug 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jessie Royce Landis, Jim Backus, Natalie Wood, Tab Hunter
Plot:  College students Andy Shaeffer and Susan Daniels are pinned. While Susan works hard to put herself through college, Andy sponges off his parents, his mother, Madeline Shaeffer, who in ...
Writer:  Guy Trosper (screenplay), Marion Hargrove (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Right Approach | Movie Details for Director David Butler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  The Right Approach  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Music]  [David Butler]  [06 Jul 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Frankie Vaughan, Gary Crosby, Juliet Prowse, Martha Hyer
Plot:  The story of five fun-loving young bachelors who live together in a converted nightclub in the Hollywood Hills. Newcomer Leo Mack is a young Hollywood hopeful who stirs up trouble when he ...
Writer:  Fay Kanin (screenplay), Michael Kanin (screenplay), Garson Kanin (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB

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