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The Mortal Storm | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Mortal Storm  100 min,  PASSED,  [Drama]  [Frank Borzage]  [14 Jun 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Frank Morgan, James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, Robert Young
Plot:  The Roth family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and Martin Brietner, a family friend is caught up in the turmoil.
Writer:  Claudine West (screen play), Hans Rameau (screen play), George Froeschel (screen play), Phyllis Bottome (based on the book by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Three Comrades | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Three Comrades  98 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Frank Borzage]  [03 Jun 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins.
Actors:  Franchot Tone, Margaret Sullavan, Robert Taylor, Robert Young
Plot:  A love story centered around the lives of three young German soldiers in the years following World War I. Their close friendship is strengthened by their shared love for the same woman who ...
Writer:  F. Scott Fitzgerald (screen play), Edward E. Paramore Jr. (screen play), Erich Maria Remarque (from the book by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Moonrise | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Moonrise  90 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Frank Borzage]  [05 Nov 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Allyn Joslyn, Dane Clark, Ethel Barrymore, Gail Russell
Plot:  Danny is being despised by his schoolmates because his father was accused to have killed another man and is condemned to the death penalty.
Writer:  Charles F. Haas (screenplay), Theodore Strauss (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lucky Star | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Lucky Star  100 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Frank Borzage]  [18 Aug 1929]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Farrell, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Janet Gaynor, Paul Fix
Plot:  Mary, a poor farm girl, meets Tim just as word comes that war has been declared. Tim enlists in the army and goes to the battlefields of Europe, where he is wounded and loses the use of his...
Writer:  John Hunter Booth (dialogue), H.H. Caldwell (titles), Katherine Hilliker (titles), Sonya Levien, Tristram Tupper (story "Three Episodes in the Life of Timothy Osborn")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Farewell to Arms | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  A Farewell to Arms  80 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Frank Borzage]  [08 Dec 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Adolphe Menjou, Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, Mary Philips
Plot:  An American ambulance driver and an English nurse fall in love in Italy during World War I.
Writer:  Benjamin Glazer (screenplay), Oliver H.P. Garrett (screenplay), Ernest Hemingway (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Secrets | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Secrets  108 min,  [Drama]  [Frank Borzage]  [24 Mar 1924]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Emily Fitzroy, Eugene O'Brien, Norma Talmadge, Patterson Dial
Plot:  After 40 years of struggle on the Wyoming frontier, a woman reflects on her hardscrabble life with her unfaithful husband.
Writer:  Rudolph Besier (play), May Edginton (play), Frances Marion (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lady | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  The Lady  96 min,  [Drama]  [Frank Borzage]  [08 Feb 1925]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alfred J. Goulding, Brandon Hurst, Norma Talmadge, Wallace MacDonald
Plot:  A young woman marries the wastrel son of a British aristocrat. Her husband, who has been disinherited by his father, loses what little money he has left gambling in casinos and then dies, ...
Writer:  Martin Brown (play), Frances Marion
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Little Man, What Now? | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Little Man, What Now?  98 min,  PASSED,  [Drama]  [Frank Borzage]  [04 Jun 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Hale, Catherine Doucet, Douglass Montgomery, Margaret Sullavan
Plot:  A young couple struggling against poverty must keep their marriage a secret in order for the husband to keep his job, as his boss doesn't like to hire married men.
Writer:  William Anthony McGuire (screenplay & adaptation), Hans Fallada (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Secrets | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Secrets  90 min,  [Drama, Western]  [Frank Borzage]  [16 Mar 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Blanche Friderici, C. Aubrey Smith, Leslie Howard, Mary Pickford
Plot:  In the late 1800s New England, banker William Marlowe and his wife Martha have arranged for their daughter Mary to marry the officious and older Lord Hurley of England. Mary does not want ...
Writer:  Frances Marion (written for the screen by), Salisbury Field (additional dialogue), Leonard Praskins (additional dialogue), Rudolph Besier (play), May Edginton (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Street Angel | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Street Angel  102 min,  [Drama]  [Frank Borzage]  [19 Aug 1928]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Farrell, Henry Armetta, Janet Gaynor, Natalie Kingston
Plot:  A woman on the run from the law finds her past catching up to her just as she is on the verge of true happiness.
Writer:  H.H. Caldwell (titles), Katherine Hilliker (titles), Monckton Hoffe (play), Philip Klein (adaptation), Marion Orth, Henry Roberts Symonds (adaptation)
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
History Is Made at Night | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  History Is Made at Night  97 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Frank Borzage]  [05 Mar 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Boyer, Colin Clive, Jean Arthur, Leo Carrillo
Plot:  Divorcee Irene Vail falls for a charming Parisian, but her insanely jealous ex-husband will do anything to get her back...
Writer:  Gene Towne (screen play), C. Graham Baker (screen play), Vincent Lawrence (additional dialogue), David Hertz (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hearts Divided | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Hearts Divided  87 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, Musical]  [Frank Borzage]  [20 Jun 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Ruggles, Claude Rains, Dick Powell, Marion Davies
Plot:  Napoleon needs money to fight his wars in Europe so he wants 20 million dollars for the Louisiana Territory in the United States. To help the negotiations, he sends his brother, Jerome, to ...
Writer:  Laird Doyle (screen play), Casey Robinson (screen play), Rida Johnson Young (from the play: "Glorious Betsy" by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Man's Castle | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Man's Castle  75 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Frank Borzage]  [20 Nov 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Glenda Farrell, Loretta Young, Marjorie Rambeau, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  Bill takes Trina into his depression camp cabin. Later, just as he finds showgirl LaRue who will support him, Trina becomes pregnant.
Writer:  Jo Swerling (screenplay), Lawrence Hazard (from a play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Desire | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Desire  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance, Crime]  [Frank Borzage]  [28 Feb 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gary Cooper, John Halliday, Marlene Dietrich, William Frawley
Plot:  An automotive engineer bound for a holiday in Spain meets a sultry jewel thief.
Writer:  Hans Székely (play), Robert A. Stemmle (play), Edwin Justus Mayer (screenplay), Waldemar Young (screenplay), Samuel Hoffenstein (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Strange Cargo | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Strange Cargo  113 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Frank Borzage]  [01 Mar 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Actors:  Clark Gable, Ian Hunter, Joan Crawford, Peter Lorre
Plot:  Convicts escaping from Devil's Island come under the influence of a strange Christ-like figure.
Writer:  Lawrence Hazard (screen play), Richard Sale (based on the book "Not Too Narrow... Not Too Deep" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bad Girl | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Bad Girl  90 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Frank Borzage]  [13 Sep 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  James Dunn, Minna Gombell, Sally Eilers
Plot:  A man and woman, skeptical about romance, nonetheless fall in love and are wed, but their lack of confidence in the opposite sex haunts their marriage.
Writer:  Viña Delmar (novel), Brian Marlow (play), Edwin J. Burke (continuity & dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Circle | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Circle  71 min,  [Drama]  [Frank Borzage]  [22 Sep 1925]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alec B. Francis, Eleanor Boardman, Eugenie Besserer, Malcolm McGregor
Plot:  Elizabeth Cheney has a wealthy husband, social prominence and everything she could want in life . . . except Ted Lutton, the man she loves. Now, she must decide whether to give up ...
Writer:  Kenneth B. Clarke, W. Somerset Maugham (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Young America | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Young America  70 min,  [Drama]  [Frank Borzage]  [17 Apr 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Doris Kenyon, Ralph Bellamy, Spencer Tracy, Tommy Conlon
Plot:  Already in trouble with the law, Arthur and his friend Nutty break into a drugstore to get medicine for Nutty's grandmother. The druggist's wife, Mrs. Doray, asks for custody. When he hears...
Writer:  John Frederick Ballard (play), William M. Conselman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Big City | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage, George B. Seitz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Big City  80 min,  PASSED,  [Drama]  [Frank Borzage, George B. Seitz]  [03 Sep 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charley Grapewin, Janet Beecher, Luise Rainer, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  To avoid a taxi war, city officials blame a gang bombing on driver Joe Benton's wife Anna and put her on a ship to deport her. The mayor is speaker at a boxers' banquet where Joe pleads for...
Writer:  Dore Schary (screen play), Hugo Butler (screen play), Norman Krasna (based on the original story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Spanish Main | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Spanish Main  100 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Frank Borzage]  [01 Oct 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Binnie Barnes, Maureen O'Hara, Paul Henreid, Walter Slezak
Plot:  After being wronged by the Caribbean authorities, a Dutch captain turns pirate to wage war.
Writer:  George Worthing Yates (screenplay), Herman J. Mankiewicz (screenplay), Æneas MacKenzie (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
China Doll | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  China Doll  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War, Romance]  [Frank Borzage]  [03 Dec 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bob Mathias, Li Hua Li, Victor Mature, Ward Bond
Plot:  American pilot Cliff Brandon, fighting the Japanese in China, finds himself the unintentional "owner" of a Chinese housekeeper, Shu-Jen. The unlikely couple falls in love and marries, but not without tragedy brought on by the war.
Writer:  Kitty Buhler (screenplay), James Benson Nablo (story), Thomas F. Kelly (story)
Language:  English, Chinese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Big Fisherman | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Big Fisherman  180 min,  G,  [Drama, History]  [Frank Borzage]  [04 Aug 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Howard Keel, John Saxon, Martha Hyer, Susan Kohner
Plot:  Exploring the life of Peter, from being a successful fisherman to becoming a follower of Jesus Christ and being dependent on Jesus Christ.
Writer:  Lloyd C. Douglas (novel), Howard Estabrook, Rowland V. Lee
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Song o' My Heart | Movie Details for Director Frank Borzage | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Song o' My Heart  85 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Music, Romance]  [Frank Borzage]  [07 Sep 1930]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alice Joyce, John McCormack, Maureen O'Sullivan, Tommy Clifford
Plot:  Broken hearts in Ireland. Sean is a great tenor, in semi-retirement, living in a village close to Mary, the woman he's always loved. Mary's aunt convinced her to marry a man for his money; ...
Writer:  Tom Barry (story), Sonya Levien (scenario and dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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