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A Tale of Two Cities | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway, Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  A Tale of Two Cities  128 min,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Jack Conway, Robert Z. Leonard]  [25 Dec 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Edna May Oliver, Elizabeth Allan, Reginald Owen, Ronald Colman
Plot:  A pair of lookalikes, one a former French aristocrat and the other an alcoholic English lawyer, fall in love with the same woman amongst the turmoil of the French Revolution.
Writer:  Charles Dickens (novel), W.P. Lipscomb (screen play), S.N. Behrman (screen play), Thomas Carlyle (bibliography "The French Revolution"), M. Cléry (bibliography "Journal of the Temple"), Mademoiselle des Écherolles (bibliography "The Memoirs"), M. Nicholas (bibliography "The Memoirs")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Star Is Born | Movie Details for Director William A. Wellman, Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  A Star Is Born  111 min,  [Drama]  [William A. Wellman, Jack Conway]  [27 Apr 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Adolphe Menjou, Fredric March, Janet Gaynor, May Robson
Plot:  A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.
Writer:  Dorothy Parker (screen play by), Alan Campbell (screen play by), Robert Carson (screen play by), William A. Wellman (from a story by), Robert Carson (from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tarzan and His Mate | Movie Details for Director Cedric Gibbons, James C. McKay, Jack Conway(co-director) | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Tarzan and His Mate  104 min,  UNRATED,  [Action, Adventure]  [Cedric Gibbons, James C. McKay, Jack Conway(co-director)]  [20 Apr 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Neil Hamilton, Paul Cavanagh
Plot:  The idyllic life of Tarzan and Jane is challenged by men on safari who come seeking ivory, and come seeking Jane as well.
Writer:  Edgar Rice Burroughs (based upon the characters created by), James Kevin McGuinness (screen play), Howard Emmett Rogers (adaptation), Leon Gordon (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Northwest Passage | Movie Details for Director King Vidor, Jack Conway, W.S. Van Dyke | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Northwest Passage  126 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [King Vidor, Jack Conway, W.S. Van Dyke]  [23 Feb 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Robert Young, Ruth Hussey, Spencer Tracy, Walter Brennan
Plot:  Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected.
Writer:  Laurence Stallings (screenplay), Talbot Jennings (screenplay), Kenneth Roberts (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Brown of Harvard | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Brown of Harvard  85 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Jack Conway]  [02 May 1926]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Francis X. Bushman Jr., Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, William Haines
Plot:  Tom Brown shows up at Harvard, confident and a bit arrogant. He becomes a rival of Bob McAndrew, not only in football and rowing crew, but also for the affections of Mary Abbott, a ...
Writer:  Joseph Farnham (titles), Donald Ogden Stewart (adaptation), Rida Johnson Young (play), Andrew Percival Younger (scenario)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Libeled Lady | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Libeled Lady  98 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Jack Conway]  [09 Oct 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jean Harlow, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy, William Powell
Plot:  A newspaper man, his ignored fiancée, and his former employee, a down on his luck reporter, hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news story into the truth in order to prevent a high-society woman from suing for libel.
Writer:  Maurine Dallas Watkins (screen play), Howard Emmett Rogers (screen play), George Oppenheimer (screen play), Wallace Sullivan (from the story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Smart Set | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  The Smart Set  80 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy]  [Jack Conway]  [24 Mar 1928]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alice Day, Hobart Bosworth, Jack Holt, William Haines
Plot:  An American polo player, arrogant and full of himself, must vindicate his actions to win the heart of a girl, Polly, after getting himself booted off the U.S. polo team.
Writer:  Byron Morgan (scenario), Ann Price (scenario), Byron Morgan (story), Robert E. Hopkins (titles)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Just a Gigolo | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Just a Gigolo  66 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Jack Conway]  [06 Jun 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  C. Aubrey Smith, Charlotte Granville, Irene Purcell, William Haines
Plot:  Haines plays the role of a festive British nobleman, for whom a marriage has been arranged by his relatives. He goes to a European Summer resort and poses as a gigolo to meet the girl ...
Writer:  Alexander Engel (from: the David Belasco production "Dancing Partners" by), Alfred Grünwald (from: the David Belasco production "Dancing Partners" by), Frederic Hatton (adaptation), Fanny Hatton (adaptation), Hanns Kräly (screen adaptation and dialogue), Richard Schayer (screen adaptation and dialogue), Claudine West (screen adaptation and dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Twelve Miles Out | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Twelve Miles Out  85 min,  [Drama]  [Jack Conway]  [09 Jul 1927]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Eileen Percy, Ernest Torrence, Joan Crawford, John Gilbert
Plot:  Jerry always wins in his rivalry with Red over women, gunrunning, and diamond smuggling. While running booze into the U.S. during Prohibition, Jerry seizes Jane's seaside home. When she ...
Writer:  Joseph Farnham (titles), William Anthony McGuire (play), Andrew Percival Younger (scenario)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Viva Villa! | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway, Howard Hawks, William A. Wellman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Viva Villa!  115 min,  [Biography, Western]  [Jack Conway, Howard Hawks, William A. Wellman]  [27 Apr 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Donald Cook, Fay Wray, Leo Carrillo, Wallace Beery
Plot:  In this fictionalized biography, young Pancho Villa takes to the hills after killing an overseer in revenge for his father's death. In 1910, he befriends American reporter Johnny Sykes. ...
Writer:  Ben Hecht (screen play), Edgecumb Pinchon (suggested by the book by), O.B. Stade (suggested by the book by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Boom Town | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Boom Town  119 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Jack Conway]  [30 Aug 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  Two buddies who rise from fly-by-night wildcatters to oil tycoons over a twenty year period both love the same woman.
Writer:  John Lee Mahin (screen play), James Edward Grant (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Red-Headed Woman | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Red-Headed Woman  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Jack Conway]  [25 Jun 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Chester Morris, Jean Harlow, Leila Hyams, Lewis Stone
Plot:  Lillian relentlessly attempts to seduce a married man.
Writer:  Katharine Brush (book), Anita Loos (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Too Hot to Handle | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Too Hot to Handle  107 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Comedy, Drama]  [Jack Conway]  [16 Sep 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Walter Connolly, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  Two rival newsreel photographers join forces to find the an aviatrix's missing brother, who has disappeared in the Amazon rainforest.
Writer:  Laurence Stallings (screen play), John Lee Mahin (screen play), Len Hammond (based on a story by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Girl from Missouri | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway, Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Girl from Missouri  75 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Jack Conway, Sam Wood]  [03 Aug 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Franchot Tone, Jean Harlow, Lewis Stone, Lionel Barrymore
Plot:  Chorus girl Eadie is determined to marry a millionaire without sacrificing her virtue.
Writer:  Anita Loos (original screenplay), John Emerson (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Hucksters | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Hucksters  115 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Comedy, Romance]  [Jack Conway]  [27 Aug 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Adolphe Menjou, Clark Gable, Deborah Kerr, Sydney Greenstreet
Plot:  A World War II veteran wants to return to advertising on his own terms, but finds it difficult to be successful and maintain his integrity.
Writer:  Frederic Wakeman (novel), Luther Davis (screenplay), Edward Chodorov (adaptation), George Wells (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Yank at Oxford | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  A Yank at Oxford  102 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance, Sport]  [Jack Conway]  [18 Feb 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan, Robert Taylor, Vivien Leigh
Plot:  Lee Sheridan's ego has always been stoked by his newspaper publisher father, Dan Sheridan, who is willing to "hold the presses" solely to print Lee's many sporting accomplishments as they ...
Writer:  Malcolm Stuart Boylan (screen play), Walter Ferris (screen play), George Oppenheimer (screen play), Leon Gordon (original story), Sidney Gilliat (original story), Michael Hogan (original story), John Monk Saunders (from an idea by)
Language:  English, Latin    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
While the City Sleeps | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  While the City Sleeps  66 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Jack Conway]  [15 Sep 1928]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anita Page, Carroll Nye, Lon Chaney, Wheeler Oakman
Plot:  A tough New York cop is determined to bring down a crook who has always managed to provide an alibi for the crimes he's been accused of, even though the detective knows he's guilty of committing them.
Writer:  Joseph Farnham (titles), A.P. Younger (story and scenario)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Honky Tonk | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Honky Tonk  105 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Jack Conway]  [01 Oct 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Claire Trevor, Clark Gable, Frank Morgan, Lana Turner
Plot:  Fast-talking con-man and grifter Candy Johnson rises to be the corrupt boss of Yellow Creek, but his wife's alcoholic father tries to set things right.
Writer:  Marguerite Roberts (screenplay), John Sanford (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Saratoga | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Saratoga  92 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Comedy, Romance]  [Jack Conway]  [23 Jul 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Clark Gable, Frank Morgan, Jean Harlow, Lionel Barrymore
Plot:  After winning a stud farm in lieu of gambling debts, bookie Duke Bradley turns an eye to the daughter of the now deceased gambler and her millionaire fiancée.
Writer:  Anita Loos (original story and screen play), Robert E. Hopkins (original story and screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Gay Bride | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Gay Bride  80 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Jack Conway]  [14 Dec 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carole Lombard, Chester Morris, Leo Carrillo, Zasu Pitts
Plot:  Gangster Shoots Magiz is the producer of the show in which Mary is appearing. She marries him even though she can't stand a thing about him, knowing that in his business he may not be ...
Writer:  Charles Francis Coe (story "Repeal"), Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Born to Be Bad | Movie Details for Director Lowell Sherman, Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Born to Be Bad  62 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Lowell Sherman, Jack Conway]  [18 May 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cary Grant, Jackie Kelk, Loretta Young, Marion Burns
Plot:  Letty, a young woman who ended up pregnant, unmarried and on the streets at fifteen is bitter and determined that her child will not grow up to be taken advantage of. Letty teaches her ...
Writer:  Ralph Graves (story and screenplay), Harrison Jacobs (continuity)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dragon Seed | Movie Details for Director Harold S. Bucquet, Jack Conway | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Dragon Seed  148 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, History, War]  [Harold S. Bucquet, Jack Conway]  [01 Aug 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Akim Tamiroff, Aline MacMahon, Katharine Hepburn, Walter Huston
Plot:  The lives of a small Chinese village are turned Upside down when the Japanese invade it. And heroic young Chinese woman leads her fellow villagers in an uprising against Japanese Invaders.
Writer:  Pearl S. Buck (novel), Marguerite Roberts (screenplay), Jane Murfin (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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