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Harvey | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Harvey  104 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Fantasy]  [Henry Koster]  [21 Dec 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 84%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  James Stewart, Jesse White, Victoria Horne, Wallace Ford, William H. Lynn
Plot:  Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.
Writer:  Mary Chase (from the Pulitzer Prize Play by), Mary Chase (screenplay), Oscar Brodney (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Inspector General | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Inspector General  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Henry Koster]  [31 Dec 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Bates, Danny Kaye, Elsa Lanchester, Walter Slezak
Plot:  A town's corrupt officials think a fool is actually an investigator in disguise.
Writer:  Philip Rapp (screenplay), Harry Kurnitz (screenplay), Nikolay Gogol (suggested by a play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Bishop's Wife | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Bishop's Wife  109 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Fantasy]  [Henry Koster]  [16 Feb 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Cary Grant, David Niven, Loretta Young, Monty Woolley
Plot:  An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage.
Writer:  Robert E. Sherwood (screenplay), Leonardo Bercovici (screenplay), Robert Nathan (novel)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
It Started with Eve | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  It Started with Eve  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Henry Koster]  [26 Sep 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Laughton, Deanna Durbin, Guy Kibbee, Robert Cummings
Plot:  A young man asks a hat check girl to pose as his fiancée in order to make his dying father's last moments happy. However, the old man's health takes a turn for the better and now his son ...
Writer:  Norman Krasna (screenplay), Leo Townsend (screenplay), Hanns Kräly (original story)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
One Hundred Men and a Girl | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  One Hundred Men and a Girl  84 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Music]  [Henry Koster]  [05 Sep 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Adolphe Menjou, Alice Brady, Deanna Durbin, Leopold Stokowski
Plot:  The daughter of a struggling musician forms a symphony orchestra made up of his unemployed friends and through persistence, charm and a few misunderstandings, is able to get Leopold ...
Writer:  Bruce Manning (original screen play), Charles Kenyon (original screen play), James Mulhauser (original screen play), Hanns Kräly (based on an idea by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation  116 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Family]  [Henry Koster]  [15 Jun 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Fabian, James Stewart, Lauri Peters, Maureen O'Hara
Plot:  Mr. Hobbs wants to spend a quiet holiday at the beach, but his wife has invited all their family to stay with them.
Writer:  Nunnally Johnson (screenplay), Edward Streeter (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Little Mother | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Little Mother  N/A,  [Drama]  [Henry Koster]  [22 Dec 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bandi, Franciska Gaal, Friedrich Benfer, Otto Wallburg
Plot:  A girl from a boarding school finds a baby and has to keep it because she seems to be the real mother to everyone.
Writer:  Felix Jackson
Language:  German    Country:  Austria, Hungary    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
No Highway in the Sky | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  No Highway in the Sky  98 min,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Henry Koster]  [21 Sep 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins, James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich
Plot:  An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours.
Writer:  Nevil Shute (by), R.C. Sherriff (screen play), Oscar Millard (screen play), Alec Coppel (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Come to the Stable | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Come to the Stable  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Henry Koster]  [01 Sep 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Celeste Holm, Elsa Lanchester, Hugh Marlowe, Loretta Young
Plot:  Two nuns from a French convent arrive in a small Connecticut town with a plan to build a children's hospital. They enlist the help of several colorful characters in achieving their dream ...
Writer:  Oscar Millard (screenplay), Sally Benson (screenplay), Clare Boothe Luce (story)
Language:  English, French, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
O. Henry's Full House | Movie Details for Director Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King, Henry Koster, Jean Negulesco | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  O. Henry's Full House  117 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King, Henry Koster, Jean Negulesco]  [27 Oct 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Baxter, Farley Granger, Fred Allen, Jeanne Crain
Plot:  John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film.
Writer:  Lamar Trotti (screen play), Richard L. Breen (screen play), Ivan Goff (screen play), Ben Roberts (screen play), Walter Bullock (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Cousin Rachel | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  My Cousin Rachel  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Mystery, Romance, Drama]  [Henry Koster]  [24 Dec 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Audrey Dalton, Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Ronald Squire
Plot:  A young man plots revenge against the woman he believes murdered his cousin, but his plans are shaken when he comes face to face with the enigmatic beauty.
Writer:  Nunnally Johnson (screen play), Daphne Du Maurier (from the novel by)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Three Smart Girls Grow Up | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Three Smart Girls Grow Up  90 min,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Henry Koster]  [24 Mar 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Winninger, Deanna Durbin, Helen Parrish, Nan Grey
Plot:  Now that their parents are back together, the Craig girls think life is going to be easy. It is, until Kay falls in love with Joan's fiance! Complications arise when youngest sister Penny ...
Writer:  Bruce Manning (original screenplay), Felix Jackson (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
First Love | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  First Love  84 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Henry Koster]  [10 Nov 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Deanna Durbin, Eugene Pallette, Helen Parrish, Robert Stack
Plot:  In this reworking of Cinderella, orphaned Connie Harding is sent to live with her rich aunt and uncle after graduating from boarding school. She's hardly received with open arms, especially...
Writer:  Bruce Manning (screenplay), Lionel Houser (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Good Morning, Miss Dove | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Good Morning, Miss Dove  107 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Henry Koster]  [26 Jan 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jennifer Jones, Kipp Hamilton, Robert Douglas, Robert Stack
Plot:  Miss Dove is a strict disciplinary, plus a well respected teacher, who has inspired her students to individual greatness. One day during class, Miss Dove experiences great pain in her back,...
Writer:  Eleanore Griffin (screenplay), Frances Gray Patton (novel)
Language:  English, Polish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Flower Drum Song | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Flower Drum Song  133 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Henry Koster]  [09 Nov 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 1 win & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Benson Fong, Jack Soo, James Shigeta, Nancy Kwan
Plot:  A young woman arrives in San Francisco's Chinatown from Hong Kong with the intention of marrying a rakish nightclub owner, unaware he is involved with one of his singers.
Writer:  Joseph Fields (screenplay), C.Y. Lee (novel)
Language:  English, Cantonese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Virgin Queen | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Virgin Queen  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Henry Koster]  [22 Jul 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bette Davis, Jay Robinson, Joan Collins, Richard Todd
Plot:  Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.
Writer:  Harry Brown, Mindret Lord
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Story of Ruth | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Story of Ruth  132 min,  [Drama, History]  [Henry Koster]  [17 Jun 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Peggy Wood, Stuart Whitman, Tom Tryon, Viveca Lindfors
Plot:  Inspired by the scriptural tale. Moabitess priestess Ruth is drawn both to a Judean man and to his talk of a forgiving God. After tragedy strikes, she begins a new life in Bethlehem.
Writer:  Norman Corwin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Luck of the Irish | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Luck of the Irish  99 min,  [Fantasy, Comedy, Romance]  [Henry Koster]  [15 Sep 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Baxter, Cecil Kellaway, Lee J. Cobb, Tyrone Power
Plot:  Following American reporter Stephen Fitzgerald from Ireland to New York, a grateful leprechaun acts as the newsman's servant and conscience.
Writer:  Philip Dunne, Constance Jones (novel), Guy Jones (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Spring Parade | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Spring Parade  89 min,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Henry Koster]  [27 Sep 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Deanna Durbin, Henry Stephenson, Mischa Auer, Robert Cummings
Plot:  In this light and lovely romantic musical, a Hungarian woman(Deanna Durbin) attends a Viennese fair and buys a card from a gypsy fortune teller. It says that she will meet someone important...
Writer:  Bruce Manning (screenplay), Felix Jackson (screenplay), Ernst Marischka (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Music for Millions | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Music for Millions  117 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Drama, Music]  [Henry Koster]  [18 Dec 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jimmy Durante, José Iturbi, June Allyson, Margaret O'Brien
Plot:  Six year old "Mike" joins her sister Barbara Ainsworth who plays in a classical orchestra during WW II.
Writer:  Myles Connolly (original screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Take Her, She's Mine | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Take Her, She's Mine  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Henry Koster]  [13 Nov 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Audrey Meadows, James Stewart, Robert Morley, Sandra Dee
Plot:  A father's attempts to protect his college-age daughter from trouble backfire, and he finds himself in the middle of scandal after scandal.
Writer:  Phoebe Ephron (play), Henry Ephron (play), Nunnally Johnson (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Désirée | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Désirée  110 min,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Henry Koster]  [11 Feb 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jean Simmons, Marlon Brando, Merle Oberon, Michael Rennie
Plot:  The rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France.
Writer:  Annemarie Selinko (book), Daniel Taradash
Language:  English, Swedish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Dear Brigitte | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Dear Brigitte  100 min,  [Comedy, Family]  [Henry Koster]  [08 Jan 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Cindy Carol, Fabian, Glynis Johns, James Stewart
Plot:  Professor Leaf, an absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences, is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.
Writer:  John Haase (novel), Hal Kanter
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Blue Heaven | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  My Blue Heaven  96 min,  [Drama, Musical]  [Henry Koster]  [18 Dec 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, David Wayne, Jane Wyatt
Plot:  Betty Grable and Dan Dailey are a married song and dance team who cannot have children. The movie follows the travails as they try and adopt and keep the kids they adopt while performing on their TV show.
Writer:  Claude Binyon, S.K. Lauren (story "Stork Don't Bring Babies"), Lamar Trotti
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Power and the Prize | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The Power and the Prize  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Henry Koster]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burl Ives, Charles Coburn, Elisabeth Müller, Robert Taylor
Plot:  This melodrama starring Robert Taylor and Burl Ives was directed by Henry Koster. An American business executive working in England wants to marry European refugee Elizabeth Mueller, but he...
Writer:  Howard Swigett (novel), Robert Ardrey (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Wabash Avenue | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Wabash Avenue  92 min,  [Musical]  [Henry Koster]  [24 May 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Betty Grable, Phil Harris, Reginald Gardiner, Victor Mature
Plot:  Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position...
Writer:  Harry Tugend (screenplay), Charles Lederer (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Singing Nun | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  The Singing Nun  97 min,  [Biography, Drama, Family]  [Henry Koster]  [02 Apr 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Agnes Moorehead, Debbie Reynolds, Greer Garson, Ricardo Montalban
Plot:  Young and inexperienced Sister Ann has just arrived at her next posting at Samaritan House, a Dominican order located in a disreputable neighborhood of Ghent, Belgium. Sister Ann is ...
Writer:  John Furia (story), Sally Benson, John Furia
Language:  English, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
D-Day the Sixth of June | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  D-Day the Sixth of June  106 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Henry Koster]  [29 May 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dana Wynter, Edmond O'Brien, Richard Todd, Robert Taylor
Plot:  En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman.
Writer:  Ivan Moffat (screenplay), Harry Brown (screenplay), Lionel Shapiro (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Naked Maja | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  The Naked Maja  111 min,  [Adventure, Biography, Drama]  [Henry Koster]  [20 Dec 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Amedeo Nazzari, Anthony Franciosa, Ava Gardner, Gino Cervi
Plot:  Love takes precedence over art and politics as Spanish painter Goya pines for an aloof duchess.
Writer:  Norman Corwin (screenplay), Giorgio Prosperi (screenplay), Oscar Saul (story), Talbot Jennings (story)
Language:  English    Country:  Italy, France, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Robe | Movie Details for Director Henry Koster | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  The Robe  135 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, History]  [Henry Koster]  [04 Dec 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Jean Simmons, Michael Rennie, Richard Burton, Victor Mature
Plot:  In the Roman province of Judea during the 1st century, Roman tribune Marcellus Gallio is ordered to crucify Jesus of Nazareth but is tormented by his guilty conscience afterwards.
Writer:  Philip Dunne (screenplay), Gina Kaus (adaptation), Lloyd C. Douglas (novel), Albert Maltz (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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