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Gone with the Wind | Movie Details for Director Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  Gone with the Wind  238 min,  G,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood]  [17 Jan 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 97/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 8 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Barbara O'Neil, Clark Gable, Evelyn Keyes, Thomas Mitchell, Vivien Leigh
Plot:  A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
Writer:  Margaret Mitchell (story of the old south "Gone with the Wind"), Sidney Howard (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Devil and Miss Jones | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Devil and Miss Jones  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Sam Wood]  [11 Apr 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Edmund Gwenn, Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings
Plot:  A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead.
Writer:  Norman Krasna
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Night at the Opera | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood, Edmund Goulding | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  A Night at the Opera  96 min,  [Comedy, Music, Musical]  [Sam Wood, Edmund Goulding]  [15 Nov 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Chico Marx, Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Kitty Carlisle
Plot:  A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.
Writer:  George S. Kaufman (screen play), Morrie Ryskind (screen play), James Kevin McGuinness (from a story by)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Kings Row | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Kings Row  127 min,  [Drama, Mystery, Romance]  [Sam Wood]  [18 Apr 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Ann Sheridan, Betty Field, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan
Plot:  The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century.
Writer:  Casey Robinson (screen play), Henry Bellamann (from the novel by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Day at the Races | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  A Day at the Races  111 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Musical, Sport]  [Sam Wood]  [11 Jun 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Allan Jones, Chico Marx, Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx
Plot:  A veterinarian posing as a doctor, a race-horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse.
Writer:  Robert Pirosh (screen play), George Seaton (screen play), George Oppenheimer (screen play), Robert Pirosh (original story), George Seaton (original story)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Beyond the Rocks | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Beyond the Rocks  80 min,  TV-PG,  [Drama, Romance]  [Sam Wood]  [07 May 1922]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alec B. Francis, Edythe Chapman, Gloria Swanson, Rudolph Valentino
Plot:  A young woman marries an older millionaire and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman on her honeymoon.
Writer:  Elinor Glyn (based on the novel by), Jack Cunningham (scenario)
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Good Earth | Movie Details for Director Sidney Franklin, Victor Fleming, Gustav Machatý, Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Good Earth  138 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Sidney Franklin, Victor Fleming, Gustav Machatý, Sam Wood]  [06 Aug 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Luise Rainer, Paul Muni, Tilly Losch, Walter Connolly
Plot:  The story of a farmer in China: a story of humility and bravery. His father gives Wang Lung a freed slave as wife. By diligence and frugality the two manage to enlarge their property. But ...
Writer:  Talbot Jennings (screen play), Tess Slesinger (screen play), Claudine West (screen play), Pearl S. Buck (based upon the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Pride of the Yankees | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Pride of the Yankees  128 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, Romance]  [Sam Wood]  [05 Mar 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 nominations.
Actors:  Babe Ruth, Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Walter Brennan
Plot:  The story of the life and career of famed baseball player Lou Gehrig.
Writer:  Jo Swerling (screenplay), Herman J. Mankiewicz (screenplay), Paul Gallico (original story), Damon Runyon (prologue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Fair Co-Ed | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Fair Co-Ed  71 min,  [Comedy]  [Sam Wood]  [23 Oct 1927]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jane Winton, Johnny Mack Brown, Marion Davies, Thelma Hill
Plot:  Marion goes to college to pursue a handsome young man and discovers that he is coach of a women's basketball team.
Writer:  George Ade (play), Joseph Farnham (titles), Byron Morgan
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Way for a Sailor | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Way for a Sailor  85 min,  PASSED,  [Romance, Drama]  [Sam Wood]  [01 Nov 1930]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jim Tully, John Gilbert, Leila Hyams, Wallace Beery
Plot:  Jack is a sailor who lives to go to sea. A typical sailor, he is always broke and has been in seven jails in the last seven ports. The one girl he tries to impress the most is in London and...
Writer:  Albert Richard Wetjen (from the book by), Laurence Stallings (scenario and dialogue), W.L. River (scenario and dialogue), Charles MacArthur (additional dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fast Life | Movie Details for Director Harry A. Pollard, Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Fast Life  82 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Romance, Sport]  [Harry A. Pollard, Sam Wood]  [16 Dec 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Byron, Conrad Nagel, Madge Evans, William Haines
Plot:  Two sailors are leaving the US Navy after 10 years. In their spare time, one of them (Haines) invents a carburetor that should increase the speed that powered boats will run, but all that ...
Writer:  Byron Morgan (screen play), Ralph Spence (screen play), E.J. Rath (story "Let's Go")
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Goodbye, Mr. Chips | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood, Sidney Franklin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Goodbye, Mr. Chips  114 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Sam Wood, Sidney Franklin]  [28 Jul 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Greer Garson, John Mills, Robert Donat, Terry Kilburn
Plot:  An aged teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school recalls his career and his personal life over the decades.
Writer:  R.C. Sherriff (screen play), Claudine West (screen play), Eric Maschwitz (screen play), James Hilton (book)
Language:  English, Latin, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Stratton Story | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Stratton Story  106 min,  PASSED,  [Biography, Drama, Romance]  [Sam Wood]  [01 Jun 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Agnes Moorehead, Frank Morgan, James Stewart, June Allyson
Plot:  Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.
Writer:  Douglas Morrow (screenplay), Guy Trosper (screenplay), Douglas Morrow (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Girl Said No | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Girl Said No  93 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Sam Wood]  [15 Mar 1930]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Leila Hyams, Marie Dressler, Polly Moran, William Haines
Plot:  A brash, pushy young man gets a job in a bank and sets his cap for his boss's secretary, but the death of his father makes him reassess his priorities.
Writer:  Sarah Y. Mason (adapted by), Andrew Percival Younger (from a story by), Charles MacArthur (dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Our Town | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Our Town  90 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Sam Wood]  [24 May 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Beulah Bondi, Fay Bainter, Martha Scott, William Holden
Plot:  Change comes slowly to a small New Hampshire town in the early 20th century. People grow up, get married, live, and die. Milk and the newspaper get delivered every morning, and nobody locks...
Writer:  Thornton Wilder (play), Thornton Wilder (screenplay), Frank Craven (screenplay), Harry Chandlee (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Command Decision | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Command Decision  112 min,  PASSED,  [Action, Drama, War]  [Sam Wood]  [01 Feb 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Clark Gable, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  Army generals struggle with the decision to prioritize bombing the German factories producing new jet fighters over the extremely high casualties the mission will cost.
Writer:  William R. Laidlaw (screenplay), George Froeschel (screenplay), William Wister Haines (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
For Whom the Bell Tolls | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  For Whom the Bell Tolls  170 min,  UNRATED,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Sam Wood]  [28 Apr 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 77%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Akim Tamiroff, Arturo de Córdova, Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman
Plot:  During the Spanish Civil War, an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge.
Writer:  Dudley Nichols (screen play), Ernest Hemingway (from the celebrated novel by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Kitty Foyle | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Kitty Foyle  108 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Sam Wood]  [27 Dec 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Dennis Morgan, Eduardo Ciannelli, Ginger Rogers, James Craig
Plot:  A hard-working, white-collar girl from a middle-class family meets and falls in love with a young socialite, but she soon clashes with his family.
Writer:  Christopher Morley (A novel by), Dalton Trumbo (screen play), Donald Ogden Stewart (additional dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Madame X | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood, Gustav Machatý | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Madame X  72 min,  PASSED,  [Drama]  [Sam Wood, Gustav Machatý]  [01 Oct 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gladys George, John Beal, Reginald Owen, Warren William
Plot:  Thrown out of her home after her husband discovers her infidelity, a woman sinks into degradation. Twenty years later, she is charged with killing a man bent on revealing her degraded ...
Writer:  John Meehan (screen play), Alexandre Bisson (from the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hold Your Man | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Hold Your Man  87 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Sam Wood]  [07 Jul 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Clark Gable, Dorothy Burgess, Jean Harlow, Stuart Erwin
Plot:  Ruby falls in love with small-time con man Eddie. During a botched blackmail scheme, Eddie accidentally kills the man they were setting up. Eddie takes off and Ruby is sent to a reformatory for two years.
Writer:  Anita Loos (screen play), Howard Emmett Rogers (screen play), Anita Loos (from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Cat and the Fiddle | Movie Details for Director William K. Howard, Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Cat and the Fiddle  88 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [William K. Howard, Sam Wood]  [16 Feb 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Butterworth, Frank Morgan, Jeanette MacDonald, Ramon Novarro
Plot:  A romance between a struggling composer and an American singer.
Writer:  Bella Spewack (screen play), Sam Spewack (screen play), Otto A. Harbach (from the play by), Jerome Kern (from the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Guest Wife | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Guest Wife  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Sam Wood]  [27 Jul 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Dingle, Claudette Colbert, Dick Foran, Don Ameche
Plot:  Christopher Price, a small-town bank executive, continues to be loyal to and idolize his boyhood friend, Joseph Jefferson Parker, a famous war correspondent. But Chris's wife, Mary, is none...
Writer:  Bruce Manning (original screenplay), John D. Klorer (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Navy Blue and Gold | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Navy Blue and Gold  94 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Sport]  [Sam Wood]  [19 Nov 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Billie Burke, Florence Rice, James Stewart, Robert Young
Plot:  Truck Cross, played by Jimmy Stewart, isn't an enlisted soldier. He is an enlisted man in the Navy and therefore a sailor. Otherwise, Harold Thornton's review is excellent.
Writer:  George Bruce (book), George Bruce (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Girl from Missouri | Movie Details for Director Jack Conway, Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Girl from Missouri  75 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Jack Conway, Sam Wood]  [03 Aug 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Franchot Tone, Jean Harlow, Lewis Stone, Lionel Barrymore
Plot:  Chorus girl Eadie is determined to marry a millionaire without sacrificing her virtue.
Writer:  Anita Loos (original screenplay), John Emerson (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Saratoga Trunk | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Saratoga Trunk  135 min,  [Drama, Romance, Western]  [Sam Wood]  [30 Mar 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Flora Robson, Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Jerry Austin
Plot:  An opportunistic Texas gambler and the exiled Creole daughter of an aristocratic family join forces to achieve justice from the society that has ostracized them.
Writer:  Casey Robinson (screenplay), Edna Ferber (novel)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Ambush | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Ambush  90 min,  [Western]  [Sam Wood]  [13 Jan 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arlene Dahl, Don Taylor, John Hodiak, Robert Taylor
Plot:  In 1878, Ward Kinsman, a prospector and Indian scout, has been persuaded by the US Cavalry to find Mary Carlyle, the daughter of a general, who has been taken by Apaches.
Writer:  Luke Short (story), Marguerite Roberts
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Casanova Brown | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Casanova Brown  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Sam Wood]  [14 Sep 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anita Louise, Frank Morgan, Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright
Plot:  Cass Brown is about to marry for the second time; his first marriage, to Isabel, was annulled. But when he discovers that Isabel just had their baby, Cass kidnaps the infant to keep her ...
Writer:  Floyd Dell (play), Nunnally Johnson, Thomas Mitchell (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Paid | Movie Details for Director Sam Wood | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Paid  86 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir]  [Sam Wood]  [30 Dec 1930]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Douglass Montgomery, Joan Crawford, Marie Prevost, Robert Armstrong
Plot:  Mary Turner goes up for three years on a crime she didn't commit. Once out she and former prison mates plan a scam in which old men can be sued for breach of promise - the "heart balm" ...
Writer:  Bayard Veiller (play), Lucien Hubbard (adaptation), Charles MacArthur (adaptation), Charles MacArthur (dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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