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The Five Pennies | Movie Details for Director Melville Shavelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Five Pennies  117 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, Music]  [Melville Shavelson]  [01 Aug 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Barbara Bel Geddes, Danny Kaye, Harry Guardino, Louis Armstrong
Plot:  Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to ...
Writer:  Jack Rose (screenplay), Melville Shavelson (screenplay), Robert Smith (story), Red Nichols (suggested by the life of)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Beau James | Movie Details for Director Melville Shavelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Beau James  105 min,  [Biography, Drama]  [Melville Shavelson]  [07 Jun 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alexis Smith, Bob Hope, Paul Douglas, Vera Miles
Plot:  Biopic of the political career of Jimmy Walker, flamboyant and somewhat corrupt Mayor of New York City from 1926-1932.
Writer:  Gene Fowler (book), Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson
Language:  English, Latvian, Italian, Hebrew    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Seven Little Foys | Movie Details for Director Melville Shavelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Seven Little Foys  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [Melville Shavelson]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Angela Clarke, Bob Hope, George Tobias, Milly Vitale
Plot:  After the young wife of vaudevillian Eddie Foy passes away, he incorporates their seven children into the act and takes it on the road.
Writer:  Melville Shavelson (written for the screen by), Jack Rose (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
On the Double | Movie Details for Director Melville Shavelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  On the Double  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Comedy, War]  [Melville Shavelson]  [26 Oct 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dana Wynter, Danny Kaye, Margaret Rutherford, Wilfrid Hyde-White
Plot:  At the time of the Invasion of Normandy, an American soldier is asked to impersonate a British General in order to confuse the Nazi spies and assassins in London.
Writer:  Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson
Language:  English, German, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Houseboat | Movie Details for Director Melville Shavelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Houseboat  110 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Drama, Family]  [Melville Shavelson]  [19 Nov 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Cary Grant, Harry Guardino, Martha Hyer, Sophia Loren
Plot:  A widower, his three young children, and a bombshell nanny get to know each other better when circumstances have them living together aboard a badly neglected houseboat.
Writer:  Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The War Between Men and Women | Movie Details for Director Melville Shavelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  The War Between Men and Women  110 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Melville Shavelson]  [26 Jun 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Barbara Harris, Herb Edelman, Jack Lemmon, Jason Robards
Plot:  2 quirky Manhattanites crash into each other at an ophthalmologist's office. Peter is a grouchy cartoonist/author whose vision is failing, divorced mother Theresa is also reluctant to ...
Writer:  Danny Arnold, Melville Shavelson, James Thurber (writings)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Yours, Mine and Ours | Movie Details for Director Melville Shavelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Yours, Mine and Ours  111 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Family]  [Melville Shavelson]  [24 Apr 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Henry Fonda, Louise Troy, Lucille Ball, Van Johnson
Plot:  A widower with ten children falls for a widow with eight, and they must decide about forming a huge, unconventional family.
Writer:  Bob Carroll Jr. (story), Madelyn Davis (story), Mort Lachman, Melville Shavelson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Pigeon That Took Rome | Movie Details for Director Melville Shavelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  The Pigeon That Took Rome  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, War]  [Melville Shavelson]  [20 Jun 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Charlton Heston, Elsa Martinelli, Harry Guardino, Salvatore Baccaloni
Plot:  In 1944, two American spies, posing as priests, infiltrate German occupied Rome to relay information to HQ but can only communicate via pigeons due to the imposed radio silence.
Writer:  Donald Downes (novel), Melville Shavelson
Language:  English, German, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
It Started in Naples | Movie Details for Director Melville Shavelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 31%  It Started in Naples  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Melville Shavelson]  [07 Aug 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 0%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Clark Gable, Marietto, Sophia Loren, Vittorio De Sica
Plot:  Mike Hamilton, a Philadelphia lawyer, comes to Naples to settle the estate of his long estranged "black sheep" brother. Once there, he discovers that the deceased has left an eight-year old...
Writer:  Melville Shavelson (screenplay), Jack Rose (screenplay), Suso Cecchi D'Amico (screenplay), Michael Pertwee (story), Jack Davies (story)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A New Kind of Love | Movie Details for Director Melville Shavelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 30%  A New Kind of Love  110 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Melville Shavelson]  [10 Oct 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 0%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Eva Gabor, Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman, Thelma Ritter
Plot:  The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.
Writer:  Melville Shavelson
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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