John M. Stahl - Director - Detail View - 14 Movies (avg. 69.0%)

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Imitation of Life | Movie Details for Director John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Imitation of Life  111 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [John M. Stahl]  [26 Nov 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Claudette Colbert, Ned Sparks, Rochelle Hudson, Warren William
Plot:  A struggling widow and her daughter take in a black housekeeper and her fair-skinned daughter; the two women start a successful business, but face familial, identity, and racial issues along the way.
Writer:  Fannie Hurst (novel), William Hurlbut (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Leave Her to Heaven | Movie Details for Director John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Leave Her to Heaven  110 min,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Romance]  [John M. Stahl]  [01 Jan 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Cornel Wilde, Gene Tierney, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price
Plot:  A writer falls in love with a young socialite and they are married soon after, but her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of both them and everyone else around them.
Writer:  Jo Swerling (screenplay), Ben Ames Williams (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg | Movie Details for Director Ernst Lubitsch, John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg  106 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Ernst Lubitsch, John M. Stahl]  [30 Jan 1928]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gustav von Seyffertitz, Jean Hersholt, Norma Shearer, Ramon Novarro
Plot:  A cloistered, overprotected Austrian prince falls in love with a down-to-earth barmaid in this "Viennese fairy tale."
Writer:  Hanns Kräly (continuity), Karl Heinrich (from the book), Marian Ainslee (titles), Ruth Cummings (titles)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Only Yesterday | Movie Details for Director John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Only Yesterday  105 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [John M. Stahl]  [01 Nov 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Billie Burke, Edna May Oliver, John Boles, Margaret Sullavan
Plot:  A one-night fling during World War I results in a young girl getting pregnant. Years later, she meets him again. Now a successful businessman, he doesn't even remember her, but tries to seduce her.
Writer:  Frederick Lewis Allen (based on the novel by), William Hurlbut (screenplay), Arthur Richman (screenplay), George O'Neil (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Keys of the Kingdom | Movie Details for Director John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Keys of the Kingdom  137 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [John M. Stahl]  [15 Dec 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gregory Peck, Rose Stradner, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price
Plot:  A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese. While his boyhood friend, also a priest, flourishes in his calling as a ...
Writer:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz (screenplay), Nunnally Johnson (screenplay), A.J. Cronin (novel)
Language:  English, Mandarin, Cantonese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Holy Matrimony | Movie Details for Director John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Holy Matrimony  87 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [John M. Stahl]  [27 Aug 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Gracie Fields, Laird Cregar, Monty Woolley, Una O'Connor
Plot:  From Arnold Bennett's novel "Buried Alive". An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.
Writer:  Arnold Bennett (novel), Nunnally Johnson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Back Street | Movie Details for Director John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Back Street  93 min,  [Drama]  [John M. Stahl]  [30 Dec 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Meeker, Irene Dunne, John Boles, June Clyde
Plot:  A woman's love for and devotion to a married man results in her being relegated to the "back streets" of his life.
Writer:  Fannie Hurst (novel), Gladys Lehman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Magnificent Obsession | Movie Details for Director John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Magnificent Obsession  112 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [John M. Stahl]  [30 Dec 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Betty Furness, Charles Butterworth, Irene Dunne, Robert Taylor
Plot:  The life of spoiled rich Robert Merrick is saved through the use of a hospital's only resuscitator, but because the medical device cannot be in two places at once, it results in the death ...
Writer:  Sarah Y. Mason (screenplay), Victor Heerman (screenplay), George O'Neil (screenplay), Lloyd C. Douglas (novel)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Foxes of Harrow | Movie Details for Director John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Foxes of Harrow  117 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [John M. Stahl]  [24 Sep 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Maureen O'Hara, Rex Harrison, Richard Haydn, Victor McLaglen
Plot:  In the pre-Civil War New Orleans, roguish Irish gambler Stephen Fox (Rex Harrison) buys his way into society, something he couldn't do in his homeland because he is illegitimate.
Writer:  Wanda Tuchock, Frank Yerby (novel)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Father Was a Fullback | Movie Details for Director John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Father Was a Fullback  84 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Sport]  [John M. Stahl]  [12 May 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Betty Lynn, Fred MacMurray, Maureen O'Hara, Rudy Vallee
Plot:  Football coach George Cooper has as many problems managing his football team as he has at home dealing with his daughters, Ellen and Connie.
Writer:  Clifford Goldsmith (story), Aleen Leslie (screenplay), Casey Robinson (screenplay), Mary Loos (screenplay), Richard Sale (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim | Movie Details for Director George Seaton, Edmund Goulding, John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Shocking Miss Pilgrim  85 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [George Seaton, Edmund Goulding, John M. Stahl]  [04 Jan 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Allyn Joslyn, Anne Revere, Betty Grable, Dick Haymes
Plot:  In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms...
Writer:  George Seaton (written for the screen by), Ernest Maas (from a story by), Frederica Sagor Maas (from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Oh, You Beautiful Doll | Movie Details for Director John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Oh, You Beautiful Doll  93 min,  [Biography, Musical]  [John M. Stahl]  [09 Jan 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charlotte Greenwood, June Haver, Mark Stevens, S.Z. Sakall
Plot:  In the early 1900s, song plugger Larry Kelly chances to meet Alfred Breitenbach, poor opera composer...and his lovely daughter Doris, who falls for Larry. To improve their acquaintance, ...
Writer:  Albert Lewis, Arthur Lewis
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Parnell | Movie Details for Director John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Parnell  118 min,  PASSED,  [Biography, Drama, Romance]  [John M. Stahl]  [04 Jun 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Clark Gable, Edmund Gwenn, Edna May Oliver, Myrna Loy
Plot:  The life of Irish politician Charles Stewart Parnell, following from 1880 onward his struggle to secure Home Rule, pursued in prison, Parliament, and elsewhere. Emphasis is on the ...
Writer:  John Van Druten (screen play), S.N. Behrman (screen play), Elsie T. Schauffler (from the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Forever Amber | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger, John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  Forever Amber  138 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Otto Preminger, John M. Stahl]  [10 Nov 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 14%, External Reviews
Actors:  Cornel Wilde, George Sanders, Linda Darnell, Richard Greene
Plot:  In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.
Writer:  Philip Dunne (screenplay), Ring Lardner Jr. (screenplay), Jerome Cady (adaptation), Kathleen Winsor (novel)
Language:  English, French, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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