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Footlight Parade | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Footlight Parade  104 min,  G,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [21 Oct 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Dick Powell, James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler
Plot:  Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.
Writer:  Manuel Seff (screen play), James Seymour (screen play)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Marked Woman | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon, Michael Curtiz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Marked Woman  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [Lloyd Bacon, Michael Curtiz]  [10 Apr 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Isabel Jewell, Lola Lane
Plot:  A crusading DA persuades a clip joint "party girl" to testify against her mobster boss after her innocent sister is accidentally murdered during one of his unsavory "parties".
Writer:  Robert Rossen (original screen play), Abem Finkel (original screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
It Happens Every Spring | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  It Happens Every Spring  87 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [01 Jun 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ed Begley, Jean Peters, Paul Douglas, Ray Milland
Plot:  A scientist discovers a formula that makes a baseball which is repelled by wood. He promptly sets out to exploit his discovery.
Writer:  Valentine Davies (screen play), Shirley W. Smith (based on a story by), Valentine Davies (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
42nd Street | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  42nd Street  89 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [11 Mar 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ruby Keeler, Warner Baxter
Plot:  A director puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a naive newcomer has to replace the star.
Writer:  Rian James (screen play), James Seymour (screen play), Bradford Ropes (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ever Since Eve | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Ever Since Eve  80 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [15 Jul 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Frank McHugh, Marion Davies, Patsy Kelly, Robert Montgomery
Plot:  Marge is a capable secretary, but her bosses are more interested in her than her abilities. This causes her to be frequently unemployed. To get a job, she changes her look to make herself ...
Writer:  Lawrence Riley (screen play), Earl Baldwin (screen play), Lillie Hayward (screen play), Margaret Lee (from a story by), Gene Baker (from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cain and Mabel | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Cain and Mabel  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [26 Sep 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Allen Jenkins, Clark Gable, Marion Davies, Roscoe Karns
Plot:  A talented boxer and a gifted dancer hope to increase their waning popularity by inventing a fictitious love affair for the benefit of the tabloids.
Writer:  Laird Doyle (screen play), H.C. Witwer (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Larceny, Inc. | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Larceny, Inc.  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [02 May 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Broderick Crawford, Edward G. Robinson, Jack Carson, Jane Wyman
Plot:  Three ex-cons buy a luggage shop to tunnel into the bank vault next door. But despite all they can do, the shop prospers...
Writer:  Everett Freeman (screenplay), Edwin Gilbert (screenplay), Laura Perelman (play), S.J. Perelman (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sunday Dinner for a Soldier | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Sunday Dinner for a Soldier  85 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, War]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [08 Dec 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Baxter, Anne Revere, Charles Winninger, John Hodiak
Plot:  A poor family in Florida saves all the money they can in order to plan something special for the soldier they've invited to Sunday dinner. They don't realize that their request to invite ...
Writer:  Martha Cheavens (story), Melvin Levy, Wanda Tuchock
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Slight Case of Murder | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  A Slight Case of Murder  85 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [05 Mar 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Allen Jenkins, Edward G. Robinson, Jane Bryan, Ruth Donnelly
Plot:  Former bootlegger Remy Marco has a slight problem with forclosing bankers, a prospective son-in-law, and four hard-to-explain corpses.
Writer:  Earl Baldwin (screen play), Joseph Schrank (screen play), Damon Runyon (from a play by), Howard Lindsay (from a play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Brother Orchid | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Brother Orchid  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [08 Jun 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Sothern, Donald Crisp, Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart
Plot:  When retired racket boss John Sarto tries to reclaim his place and former friends try to kill him, he finds solace in a monastery and reinvents himself as a pious monk.
Writer:  Earl Baldwin (screen play), Richard Connell (based on the story by: Collier's Magazine)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Picture Snatcher | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Picture Snatcher  77 min,  [Drama, Crime]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [06 May 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alice White, James Cagney, Patricia Ellis, Ralph Bellamy
Plot:  Ex-convict Danny Kean decides to become honest as a photographer for a paper. He falls in love with Patricia, the daughter of the policeman who arrested him. Mr Nolan, her father, doesn't ...
Writer:  Daniel Ahern (based on a story by), Allen Rivkin (adaptation), P.J. Wolfson (adaptation), Ben Markson (dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Action in the North Atlantic | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon, Byron Haskin, Raoul Walsh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Action in the North Atlantic  126 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, War]  [Lloyd Bacon, Byron Haskin, Raoul Walsh]  [12 Jun 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Hale, Humphrey Bogart, Julie Bishop, Raymond Massey
Plot:  An American tanker is sunk by a German U-boat and the survivors spend eleven days at sea on a raft. They're next assigned to the liberty ship "Sea Witch" bound for Murmansk through the sub-stalked North Atlantic.
Writer:  John Howard Lawson (screenplay), Guy Gilpatric (story), A.I. Bezzerides (additional dialogue), W.R. Burnett (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wonder Bar | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Wonder Bar  84 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Drama, Musical]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [31 Mar 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Al Jolson, Dolores del Rio, Kay Francis, Ricardo Cortez
Plot:  Harry and Inez are a dance team at the Wonder Bar. Inez loves Harry, but he is in love with Liane, the wife of a wealthy business man. Al Wonder and the conductor/singer Tommy are in love ...
Writer:  Geza Herczeg (based on the play by), Karl Farkas (based on the play by), Robert Katscher (based on the play by), Earl Baldwin (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Walking My Baby Back Home | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Walking My Baby Back Home  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [06 Dec 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Buddy Hackett, Donald O'Connor, Janet Leigh, Lori Nelson
Plot:  World War II veteran Clarence "Jigger" Millard forms a band with several other former GIs. The band fails to take off and he is forced to join a minstrel show headed by Colonel Wallace. He soon falls for Wallace's niece Chris Hall.
Writer:  Don McGuire (screenplay), Oscar Brodney (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fuller Brush Girl | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Fuller Brush Girl  85 min,  [Comedy]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [15 Sep 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carl Benton Reid, Eddie Albert, Gale Robbins, Lucille Ball
Plot:  Scatterbrained Sally Elliott tries to get a job as a Fuller brush girl and desperate for money she borrows her friend's kit without permission and her attempts at selling cosmetics ...
Writer:  Frank Tashlin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Frogmen | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Frogmen  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, War, Drama]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dana Andrews, Gary Merrill, Jeffrey Hunter, Richard Widmark
Plot:  The new commander of a Navy Underwater Demolition Team--nicknamed "Frogmen"--must earn the respect of the men in his unit, who are still grieving over the death of their former commander and resentful of the new one.
Writer:  John Tucker Battle (screenplay), Oscar Millard (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Wake Up and Dream | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Wake Up and Dream  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [02 Dec 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charlotte Greenwood, Connie Marshall, John Payne, June Haver
Plot:  Henry Pecket keeps a land-bound, home-made sloop in the backyard of his boarding house ran by widow Sara March, who is tolerant of the fancied trips around the world taken by her "ancient ...
Writer:  Elick Moll (screenplay), Robert Nathan (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Kill the Umpire | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Kill the Umpire  78 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Sport]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [27 Apr 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gloria Henry, Ray Collins, Una Merkel, William Bendix
Plot:  Former baseball player Bill Johnson, portrayed by William Bendix, failing at many jobs when his ball-playing days are over, reluctantly takes the advice of his father-in-law, Jonah Evans (...
Writer:  Frank Tashlin (story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gold Diggers of 1937 | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Gold Diggers of 1937  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [28 Dec 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dick Powell, Glenda Farrell, Joan Blondell, Victor Moore
Plot:  When two investors inform an opportunistic dancer that they can't fund an elderly stage producer's production, she suggests they get an insurance policy on the producer's life.
Writer:  Warren Duff (screen play), Richard Maibaum (based on the play by: "Sweet Mystery of Life"), Michael Wallace (based on the play by: "Sweet Mystery of Life"), George Haight (based on the play by: "Sweet Mystery of Life")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The I Don't Care Girl | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The I Don't Care Girl  78 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Musical]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [20 Jan 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bob Graham, David Wayne, Mitzi Gaynor, Oscar Levant
Plot:  This semi-film within a film opens in the office of producer George Jessel, who never saw a camera he couldn't get in front of, who is holding a story conference to determine the screen ...
Writer:  Walter Bullock
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mother Is a Freshman | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Mother Is a Freshman  81 min,  [Comedy]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [25 Jul 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Lawrence, Loretta Young, Rudy Vallee, Van Johnson
Plot:  In order to afford her daughter's college tuition, a woman enrolls herself at the same school aided by a rare large bursary but they both fall in-love with the same cute English professor.
Writer:  Raphael Blau (story), Mary Loos, Richard Sale
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Oklahoma Kid | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Oklahoma Kid  85 min,  APPROVED,  [History, Western]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [11 Mar 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Donald Crisp, Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Rosemary Lane
Plot:  McCord's gang robs the stage carrying money to pay Indians for their land, and the notorious outlaw "The Oklahoma Kid" Jim Kincaid takes the money from McCord. McCord stakes a "sooner" ...
Writer:  Warren Duff (screen play), Robert Buckner (screen play), Edward E. Paramore Jr. (screen play), Edward E. Paramore Jr. (from an original story by), Wally Kline (from an original story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Here Comes the Navy | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Here Comes the Navy  87 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [21 Jul 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Frank McHugh, Gloria Stuart, James Cagney, Pat O'Brien
Plot:  A cocky guy joins the Navy for the wrong reason but finds romance and twice is cited for heroism.
Writer:  Earl Baldwin (screen play), Ben Markson (screen play), Ben Markson (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Singing Fool | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Singing Fool  105 min,  [Musical, Drama]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [19 Apr 1929]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Al Jolson, Arthur Housman, Betty Bronson, Josephine Dunn
Plot:  A singing waiter and composer (Al Jolson) loves two women (Betty Bronson, Josephine Dunn), conquers Broadway and holds his dying son, singing "Sonny Boy."
Writer:  C. Graham Baker (adaptation), C. Graham Baker (story), Joseph Jackson (dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Golden Girl | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Golden Girl  108 min,  [Drama, Musical]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [01 Nov 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dale Robertson, Dennis Day, James Barton, Mitzi Gaynor
Plot:  Against the background of the Civil War, sixteen-year-old song-and-dance artiste Lotta Crabtree works her way across America, becoming ever more popular.
Writer:  Walter Bullock (screenplay), Charles O'Neal (screenplay), Gladys Lehman (screenplay), Albert Lewis (story), Arthur Lewis (story), Edward Thompson (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Call Me Mister | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Call Me Mister  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Musical]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [01 Feb 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Betty Grable, Dale Robertson, Dan Dailey, Danny Thomas
Plot:  A G.I. in occupied Japan tries to re-woo his old love, who's putting on a show for the troops.
Writer:  Albert E. Lewin, Burt Styler, Harold Rome (suggested by the musical revue), Arnold M. Auerbach (suggested by the musical revue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
She Couldn't Say No | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  She Couldn't Say No  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [15 Feb 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Hunnicutt, Edgar Buchanan, Jean Simmons, Robert Mitchum
Plot:  A wealthy heiress returns to a small Arkansas town to furtively reward the townsfolk who helped to save her life when she was a young girl.
Writer:  D.D. Beauchamp (screenplay), William Bowers (screenplay), Richard Flournoy (screenplay), D.D. Beauchamp (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Great Sioux Uprising | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  The Great Sioux Uprising  80 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [17 Jul 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Faith Domergue, Jeff Chandler, Lyle Bettger, Peter Whitney
Plot:  During the Civil War, Southern agitators and a crooked horse dealer endanger the peace between the Union and the Wyoming Sioux.
Writer:  Melvin Levy (screenplay), J. Robert Bren (screenplay), Gladys Atwater (screenplay), Frank Gill Jr. (additional dialogue), J. Robert Bren (story), Gladys Atwater (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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