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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
Pride and Prejudice | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Pride and Prejudice  118 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [26 Jul 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Edna May Oliver, Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier, Mary Boland
Plot:  Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy come to ...
Writer:  Aldous Huxley (screen play), Jane Murfin (screen play), Jane Austen (novel), Helen Jerome (based upon the dramatization of Jane Austen's novel written by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Five and Ten | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Five and Ten  89 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [13 Jun 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Irene Rich, Leslie Howard, Marion Davies, Richard Bennett
Plot:  Woman falls in love with an engaged man.
Writer:  Fannie Hurst (from the book by), Edith Fitzgerald (dialogue continuity), A.P. Younger (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Marianne | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Marianne  111 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [24 Aug 1929]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cliff Edwards, George Baxter, Lawrence Gray, Marion Davies
Plot:  During World War I, a French girl is romanced by an American doughboy even though she is promised to a French soldier who is fighting at the front. She falls in love with the Yank however ...
Writer:  Dale Van Every (story), Laurence Stallings (dialogue), Gladys Unger (dialogue)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
It's a Wise Child | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  It's a Wise Child  83 min,  [Comedy]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [11 Apr 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  James Gleason, Marion Davies, Polly Moran, Sidney Blackmer
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Laurence E. Johnson (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Cardboard Lover | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Cardboard Lover  50 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [02 Sep 1928]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Andrés de Segurola, Jetta Goudal, Marion Davies, Nils Asther
Plot:  A ditzy American girl visiting Monte Carlo is hired by a tennis champ to be his "cardboard lover"--to pretend to be in love with him so he can teach his two-timing fiancé a lesson and win ...
Writer:  Jacques Deval (play), F. Hugh Herbert, Lucille Newmark (titles), Carey Wilson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Peg o' My Heart | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Peg o' My Heart  87 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [26 May 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  J. Farrell MacDonald, Juliette Compton, Marion Davies, Onslow Stevens
Plot:  A young woman living in an Irish fishing village inherits her late grandfather's estate, but is forced to spend three years in England training to be a proper lady to collect the fortune.
Writer:  Frank R. Adams, J. Hartley Manners (play), Frances Marion (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Bachelor Father | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Bachelor Father  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [10 Jan 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  C. Aubrey Smith, Marion Davies, Ralph Forbes, Ray Milland
Plot:  Old man invites three of his illegitimate children to live with him.
Writer:  Edward Childs Carpenter (play), Laurence E. Johnson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Restless Sex | Movie Details for Director Leon D'Usseau, Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Restless Sex  N/A,  [Drama]  [Leon D'Usseau, Robert Z. Leonard]  [12 Sep 1920]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carlyle Blackwell, Charles Lane, Marion Davies, Ralph Kellard
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Robert W. Chambers (novel), Frances Marion
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Maytime | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Maytime  132 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Musical, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [26 Mar 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Herman Bing, Jeanette MacDonald, John Barrymore, Nelson Eddy
Plot:  An elderly Miss Morrison recounts her life as the once young and beautiful opera singer Marcia Morney-then the toast of Napoleon III's Paris. One evening, she encounters an American voice ...
Writer:  Rida Johnson Young (operetta), Noel Langley, Rida Johnson Young (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Escapade | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Escapade  92 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [06 Jul 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Frank Morgan, Luise Rainer, Virginia Bruce, William Powell
Plot:  Escapade is a 1935 romantic comedy film starring William Powell and Luise Rainer. It is a remake of Maskerade (1934).
Writer:  Herman J. Mankiewicz, Walter Reisch (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Divorcee | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Divorcee  84 min,  PASSED,  [Romance, Drama]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [19 Apr 1930]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Chester Morris, Conrad Nagel, Norma Shearer, Robert Montgomery
Plot:  When a woman discovers that her husband has been unfaithful to her, she decides to respond to his infidelities in kind.
Writer:  Ursula Parrott (based on a novel by), Nick Grinde (treatment), Zelda Sears (treatment), John Meehan (continuity and dialogue)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
In the Good Old Summertime | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  In the Good Old Summertime  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [29 Jul 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Judy Garland, S.Z. Sakall, Spring Byington, Van Johnson
Plot:  It's turn of the century America when Andrew and Veronica first meet - by crashing into each other. They develop an instant and mutual dislike which intensifies when, later on, Andrew is ...
Writer:  Albert Hackett (written for the screen by), Frances Goodrich (written for the screen by), Ivan Tors (written for the screen by), Samson Raphaelson (screenplay), Miklós László (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Firefly | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Firefly  131 min,  PASSED,  [History, Musical, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [05 Nov 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Allan Jones, Billy Gilbert, Jeanette MacDonald, Warren William
Plot:  Nina Maria Azara is the beautiful and alluring singing spy for Spain during the Napoleonic Wars. Her mission is to seduce French Officers, in order for them to reveal Napolean's intentions ...
Writer:  Frances Goodrich (screen play), Albert Hackett (screen play), Otto A. Harbach (based upon the play by), Ogden Nash (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
New Moon | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  New Moon  105 min,  PASSED,  [Musical, Romance, Adventure]  [Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke]  [28 Jun 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Zucco, Jeanette MacDonald, Mary Boland, Nelson Eddy
Plot:  Marianne de Beaumaniour is on her way to New Orleans from Paris to inspect the plantation she inherited from her uncle. On the ship with her are bondsmen, that are to be sold for slavery. ...
Writer:  Oscar Hammerstein II (book), Frank Mandel (book), Laurence Schwab (book), Jacques Deval (screen play), Robert Arthur (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ziegfeld Girl | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard, Busby Berkeley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Ziegfeld Girl  132 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Musical, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard, Busby Berkeley]  [25 Apr 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Hedy Lamarr, James Stewart, Judy Garland, Lana Turner
Plot:  Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must ...
Writer:  Marguerite Roberts (screenplay), Sonya Levien (screenplay), William Anthony McGuire (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
When Ladies Meet | Movie Details for Director Harry Beaumont, Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  When Ladies Meet  85 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Harry Beaumont, Robert Z. Leonard]  [23 Jun 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alice Brady, Ann Harding, Myrna Loy, Robert Montgomery
Plot:  Mary, a writer working on a novel about a love triangle, is attracted to her publisher. Her suitor Jimmy is determined to break them up; he introduces Mary to the publisher's wife without ...
Writer:  John Meehan (screen play), Leon Gordon (screen play), Rachel Crothers (based on the play by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Delicious Little Devil | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Delicious Little Devil  63 min,  TV-G,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [01 May 1919]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward Jobson, Harry L. Rattenberry, Mae Murray, Richard Cummings
Plot:  A poor hat-check girl loses her job and is forced to get a job as a dancer at a roadhouse. There she falls in love with the son of a rich businessman. The boy's father, believing her to be ...
Writer:  Harvey F. Thew (story "Kitty, Mind Your Feet"), John B. Clymer (story "Kitty, Mind Your Feet"), Harvey F. Thew (scenario)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Small Town Girl | Movie Details for Director William A. Wellman, Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Small Town Girl  106 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [William A. Wellman, Robert Z. Leonard]  [10 Apr 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Andy Devine, Binnie Barnes, Janet Gaynor, Robert Taylor
Plot:  Kay is a girl living in a small rural town whose life is just too dull and repetitious to bear. One night, she meets young, handsome, and rich Bob Dakin, who asks her for directions while ...
Writer:  Ben Ames Williams (novel), John Lee Mahin (screenplay), Frances Goodrich (screenplay), Albert Hackett (screenplay), Edith Fitzgerald (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Bribe | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard, Vincente Minnelli | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Bribe  98 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Robert Z. Leonard, Vincente Minnelli]  [25 Aug 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ava Gardner, Charles Laughton, Robert Taylor, Vincent Price
Plot:  Federal agent Rigby, in Central America to trace stolen plane engines, falls for the gorgeous wife of the chief suspect.
Writer:  Marguerite Roberts (screenplay), Frederick Nebel (short story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dancing Lady | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Dancing Lady  92 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [24 Nov 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Joan Crawford, May Robson
Plot:  An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway.
Writer:  Allen Rivkin (screen play), P.J. Wolfson (screen play), James Warner Bellah (from the book by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sweethearts | Movie Details for Director W.S. Van Dyke, Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Sweethearts  114 min,  PASSED,  [Musical]  [W.S. Van Dyke, Robert Z. Leonard]  [30 Dec 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Frank Morgan, Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Ray Bolger
Plot:  A musical comedy duo in their 6th year on Broadway receive an offer to perform in Hollywood making films. The change of lifestyle is inviting to the Sweethearts as the move will take them ...
Writer:  Fred De Gresac (book), Harry B. Smith (book), Robert B. Smith (book), Dorothy Parker (screen play), Alan Campbell (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Clown | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Clown  91 min,  [Drama]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [16 Jan 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jane Greer, Loring Smith, Red Skelton, Tim Considine
Plot:  Once a famous Ziegfeld star, Dodo Delwyn, is reduced to playing clowns in burlesque and amusement parks as a result of his drinking. His son Little Dink idolizes Dodo and faithfully ...
Writer:  Frances Marion (story), Leonard Praskins (adaptation), Martin Rackin (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nancy Goes to Rio | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Nancy Goes to Rio  100 min,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [10 Mar 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Sothern, Barry Sullivan, Carmen Miranda, Jane Powell
Plot:  A mother and daughter compete over the same singing role and, unbeknownst to each other, the same man.
Writer:  Sidney Sheldon (screenplay), Jane Hall (based on a story by), Frederick Kohner (based on a story by), Ralph Block (based on a story by)
Language:  English, Portuguese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Girl of the Golden West | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Girl of the Golden West  121 min,  PASSED,  [Musical, Romance, Western]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [18 Mar 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jeanette MacDonald, Leo Carrillo, Nelson Eddy, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  Mary Robbins is a moderately educated, beautiful, young woman who owns the saloon called "The Poker". She is the only woman in the town of Couldee-making her the fancy of all the men there,...
Writer:  Isabel Dawn (screen play), Boyce DeGaw (screen play), David Belasco (based on the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Great Ziegfeld | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Great Ziegfeld  176 min,  [Biography, Drama, Musical]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [08 Apr 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 65%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Frank Morgan, Luise Rainer, Myrna Loy, William Powell
Plot:  The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed.
Writer:  William Anthony McGuire (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cynthia | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Cynthia  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [29 Aug 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Elizabeth Taylor, George Murphy, Mary Astor, S.Z. Sakall
Plot:  Sickly girl finds an outlet in music.
Writer:  Harold Buchman, Viña Delmar (play), Charles Kaufman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
After Office Hours | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  After Office Hours  72 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [22 Feb 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Billie Burke, Clark Gable, Constance Bennett, Stuart Erwin
Plot:  Hard-hitting news editor Jim Branch falls for high-society type Sharon Norwood but can't get to first base as he continually makes use of her knowledge of the rich and famous to try to ...
Writer:  Laurence Stallings (from a story by), Dale Van Every (from a story by), Herman J. Mankiewicz (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
B.F.'s Daughter | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  B.F.'s Daughter  108 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [02 Apr 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Stanwyck, Charles Coburn, Richard Hart, Van Heflin
Plot:  Wealthy Polly Fulton marries a progressive scholar whose attitudes toward capitalism and acquired wealth puts their marriage in jeopardy.
Writer:  John P. Marquand (novel), Luther Davis (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Grounds for Marriage | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Grounds for Marriage  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [19 Jan 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barry Sullivan, Kathryn Grayson, Paula Raymond, Van Johnson
Plot:  Opera singer Ina Massine tries to win back former husband Dr. Lincoln I. Bartlett.
Writer:  Laura Kerr (screenplay), Samuel Marx (story), Allen Rivkin (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The King's Thief | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard, Hugo Fregonese | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  The King's Thief  78 min,  [Adventure, History]  [Robert Z. Leonard, Hugo Fregonese]  [05 Aug 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Blyth, David Niven, Edmund Purdom, George Sanders
Plot:  A highwayman uncovers a plot to assassinate King Charles II.
Writer:  Robert Hardy Andrews (story), Christopher Knopf
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Naughty Marietta | Movie Details for Director Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Naughty Marietta  105 min,  G,  [Drama, Musical, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke]  [29 Mar 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Elsa Lanchester, Frank Morgan, Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy
Plot:  In order to avoid a prearranged marriage, a rebellious French princess sheds her identity and escapes to colonial New Orleans, where she finds an unlikely true love.
Writer:  Rida Johnson Young (book), John Lee Mahin (screen play), Frances Goodrich (screen play), Albert Hackett (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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