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The Prisoner of Zenda | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell, W.S. Van Dyke | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Prisoner of Zenda  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [John Cromwell, W.S. Van Dyke]  [03 Sep 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  C. Aubrey Smith, Madeleine Carroll, Raymond Massey, Ronald Colman
Plot:  An Englishman on a Ruritarian holiday must impersonate the king when the rightful monarch, a distant cousin, is drugged and kidnapped.
Writer:  Anthony Hope (celebrated novel), John L. Balderston (screen play), Edward E. Rose (dramatization), Wells Root (adaptation), Donald Ogden Stewart (additional dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Anna and the King of Siam | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Anna and the King of Siam  128 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, Romance]  [John Cromwell]  [11 Aug 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Irene Dunne, Lee J. Cobb, Linda Darnell, Rex Harrison
Plot:  In 1862, a young Englishwoman becomes royal tutor in Siam and befriends the King.
Writer:  Talbot Jennings (screenplay), Sally Benson (screenplay), Margaret Landon (based upon the biography by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Enchanted Cottage | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Enchanted Cottage  91 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [John Cromwell]  [29 Jun 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy McGuire, Herbert Marshall, Mildred Natwick, Robert Young
Plot:  A homely maid and a scarred ex-GI meet at the cottage where she works and where he was to spend his honeymoon prior to his accident. The two develop a bond and agree to marry, more out of ...
Writer:  DeWitt Bodeen, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Arthur Wing Pinero (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Since You Went Away | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell, Edward F. Cline, Tay Garnett, David O. Selznick | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Since You Went Away  177 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [John Cromwell, Edward F. Cline, Tay Garnett, David O. Selznick]  [20 Jul 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 nominations.
Actors:  Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple
Plot:  With her husband away to fight in World War II, a housewife struggles to care for their two daughters - and a pair of lodgers who have moved in - alone.
Writer:  Margaret Buell Wilder (book), Margaret Buell Wilder (adaptation), David O. Selznick (screenplay)
Language:  English, Yiddish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Little Lord Fauntleroy | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Little Lord Fauntleroy  102 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Family]  [John Cromwell]  [06 Mar 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  C. Aubrey Smith, Dolores Costello, Freddie Bartholomew, Guy Kibbee
Plot:  An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.
Writer:  Frances Hodgson Burnett (from the book by), Hugh Walpole (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Caged | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Caged  96 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [John Cromwell]  [10 Jun 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Agnes Moorehead, Eleanor Parker, Ellen Corby, Hope Emerson
Plot:  A naive nineteen year old widow becomes coarsened and cynical when she is sent to a woman's prison and is exposed to hardened criminals and sadistic guards.
Writer:  Virginia Kellogg, Bernard C. Schoenfeld
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Abe Lincoln in Illinois | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Abe Lincoln in Illinois  110 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [John Cromwell]  [19 Apr 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Gene Lockhart, Mary Howard, Raymond Massey, Ruth Gordon
Plot:  Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington.
Writer:  Robert E. Sherwood (by), Robert E. Sherwood (screen play), Grover Jones (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Of Human Bondage | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Of Human Bondage  83 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [John Cromwell]  [20 Jul 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bette Davis, Frances Dee, Kay Johnson, Leslie Howard
Plot:  A young man finds himself attracted to a cold and unfeeling waitress who may ultimately destroy them both.
Writer:  Lester Cohen (screen play), W. Somerset Maugham (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
In Name Only | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  In Name Only  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [John Cromwell]  [18 Aug 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carole Lombard, Cary Grant, Charles Coburn, Kay Francis
Plot:  After a wealthy man finds out his wife is a gold digger, he meets and falls for a widowed mother, and complications ensue.
Writer:  Richard Sherman (screen play), Bessie Breuer (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [John Cromwell]  [29 Jan 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Frances Farmer, Gene Tierney, George Sanders, Tyrone Power
Plot:  Cheated out of his estate by his sadistic uncle, young Benjamin Blake goes to the South Seas to make his fortune so he can return to claim his birthright.
Writer:  Philip Dunne (screenplay), Edison Marshall (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Street of Chance | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Street of Chance  75 min,  [Drama]  [John Cromwell]  [08 Feb 1930]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Jean Arthur, Kay Francis, Regis Toomey, William Powell
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Lenore J. Coffee, Howard Estabrook, Oliver H.P. Garrett (story), Gerald Geraghty (titles)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Goddess | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Goddess  104 min,  [Drama]  [John Cromwell]  [05 Sep 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Betty Lou Holland, Kim Stanley, Lloyd Bridges, Steven Hill
Plot:  Loosely based on the life of Marilyn Monroe, the story of a young woman destined from childhood on to be adored by millions but unhappy in her own life. Patty Duke plays Emily Ann Faulkner ...
Writer:  Paddy Chayefsky
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dead Reckoning | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Dead Reckoning  100 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [John Cromwell]  [01 Feb 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Cane, Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, Morris Carnovsky
Plot:  A soldier runs away rather than receive the Medal of Honor, so his buddy gets permission to investigate, and love and death soon follow.
Writer:  Oliver H.P. Garrett (screenplay), Steve Fisher (screenplay), Allen Rivkin (adaptation), Gerald Drayson Adams (story), Sidney Biddell (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Algiers | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Algiers  96 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Mystery, Romance]  [John Cromwell]  [05 Aug 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Charles Boyer, Hedy Lamarr, Joseph Calleia, Sigrid Gurie
Plot:  Beautiful Gaby meets a romantic jewel thief in the mysterious Casbah.
Writer:  John Howard Lawson (screenplay), James M. Cain (additional dialogue), Henri La Barthe (from the novel "Pepe Le Moko" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Made for Each Other | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Made for Each Other  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [John Cromwell]  [10 Feb 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carole Lombard, Charles Coburn, James Stewart, Lucile Watson
Plot:  While on a business trip, an ambitious young lawyer meets and immediately falls in love with a stranger. They wed the following day, and tragedy soon strikes.
Writer:  Jo Swerling (screenplay), Rose Franken (suggested by a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tom Sawyer | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Tom Sawyer  86 min,  [Adventure, Comedy, Drama]  [John Cromwell]  [19 Dec 1930]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jackie Coogan, Junior Durkin, Lucien Littlefield, Mitzi Green
Plot:  The classic Mark Twain tale of a young boy and his friends on the Mississippi River. Tom and his pals Huckleberry Finn and Joe Harper have numerous adventures, including running away to be ...
Writer:  Grover Jones, William Slavens McNutt, Sam Mintz, Mark Twain (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Adventures of Marco Polo | Movie Details for Director Archie Mayo, John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  The Adventures of Marco Polo  104 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Biography, Romance]  [Archie Mayo, John Cromwell]  [15 Apr 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Basil Rathbone, Gary Cooper, George Barbier, Sigrid Gurie
Plot:  Adventurer Marco Polo travels to China, where he finds the Emperor Kublai Khan, court intrigue, danger, and unexpected love.
Writer:  Robert E. Sherwood (screen play), N.A. Pogson (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Spitfire | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Spitfire  87 min,  PASSED,  [Drama]  [John Cromwell]  [30 Mar 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Katharine Hepburn, Martha Sleeper, Ralph Bellamy, Robert Young
Plot:  Mountain girl Trigger Hicks, a fierce loner equally handy with a rock or a prayer, is in danger of having her faith-healing mistaken for witchcraft by the neighbors. She shows a vulnerable ...
Writer:  Lula Vollmer (from the play by), Jane Murfin (screen play), Lula Vollmer (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Racket | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell, Mel Ferrer, Tay Garnett, Nicholas Ray, Sherman Todd | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  The Racket  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [John Cromwell, Mel Ferrer, Tay Garnett, Nicholas Ray, Sherman Todd]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Actors:  Lizabeth Scott, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, William Talman
Plot:  The big national crime syndicate has moved into town, partnering up with local crime boss Nick Scanlon. There are only two problems: First, Nick is the violent type, preferring to do things...
Writer:  William Wister Haines (screenplay), W.R. Burnett (screenplay), Bartlett Cormack (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB

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