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Desk Set | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Desk Set  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Walter Lang]  [02 Aug 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Gig Young, Joan Blondell, Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a television network's research department.
Writer:  Phoebe Ephron (screenplay), Henry Ephron (screenplay), William Marchant (based on the play written by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The King and I | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The King and I  133 min,  G,  [Biography, Drama, Musical]  [Walter Lang]  [29 Jun 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 5 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Deborah Kerr, Martin Benson, Rita Moreno, Yul Brynner
Plot:  A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children.
Writer:  Ernest Lehman (screenplay), Oscar Hammerstein II (book), Margaret Landon (from their musical play based on Anna and the King of Siam by)
Language:  English, Thai    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Little Princess | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang, William A. Seiter | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  The Little Princess  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Family]  [Walter Lang, William A. Seiter]  [17 Mar 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Actors:  Anita Louise, Ian Hunter, Richard Greene, Shirley Temple
Plot:  A little girl is left by her father in an exclusive seminary for girls, due to her father having to go to South Africa to fight in the Second Boer War.
Writer:  Ethel Hill (screen play), Walter Ferris (screen play), Frances Hodgson Burnett (based on the novel by)
Language:  English, Hindi    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sitting Pretty | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Sitting Pretty  83 min,  [Comedy]  [Walter Lang]  [01 Apr 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Clifton Webb, Maureen O'Hara, Richard Haydn, Robert Young
Plot:  Tacey and Harry King are a suburban couple with three sons and a serious need of a babysitter. Tacey puts an ad in the paper for a live-in babysitter, and the ad is answered by Lynn ...
Writer:  F. Hugh Herbert (screen play), Gwen Davenport (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Call Me Madam | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Call Me Madam  114 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Walter Lang]  [01 Apr 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Donald O'Connor, Ethel Merman, George Sanders, Vera-Ellen
Plot:  Washington hostess Sally Adams becomes a Truman-era US ambassador to a European grand duchy.
Writer:  Russel Crouse (musical "Call Me Madam"), Howard Lindsay (musical "Call Me Madam"), Arthur Sheekman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
State Fair | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  State Fair  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Musical]  [Walter Lang]  [30 Aug 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes, Jeanne Crain, Vivian Blaine
Plot:  The Frake family attends the annual Iowa State Fair; each member of the clan has their own reason for doing so.
Writer:  Oscar Hammerstein II (screenplay), Philip Stong (from a novel by), Sonya Levien (adapted by), Paul Green (adapted by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cheaper by the Dozen | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Cheaper by the Dozen  86 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Family]  [Walter Lang]  [01 Apr 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Betty Lynn, Clifton Webb, Jeanne Crain, Myrna Loy
Plot:  "Cheaper By the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence, Rhode Island to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing anecdotes found in ...
Writer:  Lamar Trotti (screen play), Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. (based on the novel by), Ernestine Gilbreth Carey (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Moon Over Miami | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Moon Over Miami  91 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Walter Lang]  [04 Jul 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Betty Grable, Carole Landis, Don Ameche, Robert Cummings
Plot:  Sisters Kay and Barbara arrive in Miami from Texas looking for rich husbands.
Writer:  Vincent Lawrence (screenplay), Brown Holmes (screenplay), George Seaton (adaptation), Lynn Starling (adaptation), Stephen Powys (from a play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Susannah of the Mounties | Movie Details for Director William A. Seiter, Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Susannah of the Mounties  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Family, Romance]  [William A. Seiter, Walter Lang]  [23 Jun 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Margaret Lockwood, Martin Good Rider, Randolph Scott, Shirley Temple
Plot:  Shirley is the orphaned survivor of an Indian attack in the Canadian West. A Mountie and his girlfriend take her in. Everybody suffers further Indian attacks and the Mountie is saved from ...
Writer:  Robert Ellis (screen play), Helen Logan (screen play), Fidel LaBarba (story), Walter Ferris (story), Muriel Dennison (based on the book by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
But Not for Me | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  But Not for Me  111 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Walter Lang]  [19 Aug 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carroll Baker, Clark Gable, Lee J. Cobb, Lilli Palmer
Plot:  Russ Ward, after 30 years of producing Broadway plays, is ready to quit. His secretary, Ellie Brown, on being given notice, tells him she loves him. Russ proceeds to turn this into a hit ...
Writer:  John Michael Hayes, Samson Raphaelson (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mother Wore Tights | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Mother Wore Tights  107 min,  [Musical]  [Walter Lang]  [01 Sep 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Betty Grable, Connie Marshall, Dan Dailey, Mona Freeman
Plot:  In this chronicle of a vaudeville family, Myrtle McKinley (class of 1900) goes to San Francisco to attend business school, but ends up in a chorus line. Soon, star Frank Burt notices her ...
Writer:  Lamar Trotti (screenplay), Miriam Young (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Coney Island | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Coney Island  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Musical, Comedy]  [Walter Lang]  [18 Jun 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Betty Grable, Cesar Romero, Charles Winninger, George Montgomery
Plot:  Set at the turn of the century, smooth talking con man Eddie Johnson weasels his way into a job at friend and rival Joe Rocco's Coney Island night spot. Eddie meets the club's star ...
Writer:  George Seaton (original screen play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Week-End in Havana | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Week-End in Havana  81 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Walter Lang]  [17 Oct 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alice Faye, Carmen Miranda, Cesar Romero, John Payne
Plot:  Nan Spencer is on a boat bound for Havana which runs aground. The man sent to rescue her is engaged and she doesn't understand his disinterest. Gambler is interested, to the annoyance of his girlfriend.
Writer:  Karl Tunberg (original screenplay), Darrell Ware (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
There's No Business Like Show Business | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  There's No Business Like Show Business  117 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Musical]  [Walter Lang]  [06 Jan 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Dan Dailey, Donald O'Connor, Ethel Merman, Marilyn Monroe
Plot:  Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.
Writer:  Phoebe Ephron (screenplay), Henry Ephron (screenplay), Lamar Trotti (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
When My Baby Smiles at Me | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  When My Baby Smiles at Me  98 min,  [Musical]  [Walter Lang]  [10 Nov 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Jack Oakie, June Havoc
Plot:  Vaudeville performers, Dailey and Grable, have marital difficulties when he hits the "Big Time", which are compounded by his drinking problem.
Writer:  Lamar Trotti (screenplay), George Manker Watters (play), Arthur Hopkins (play), Elizabeth Reinhardt (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
With a Song in My Heart | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  With a Song in My Heart  117 min,  [Biography, Drama, Musical]  [Walter Lang]  [04 Apr 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  David Wayne, Rory Calhoun, Susan Hayward, Thelma Ritter
Plot:  Jane Froman (Susan Hayward), an aspiring songstress, lands a job in radio with help from pianist Don Ross (David Wayne), whom she later marries. Jane's popularity soars, and she leaves on a...
Writer:  Lamar Trotti
Language:  English, Portuguese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
On the Riviera | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  On the Riviera  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Walter Lang]  [01 May 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Corinne Calvet, Danny Kaye, Gene Tierney, Marcel Dalio
Plot:  An American entertainer impersonates a wealthy aviator and flirts with his lookalike's neglected wife.
Writer:  Valentine Davies (screen play), Phoebe Ephron (screen play), Henry Ephron (screen play), Rudolph Lothar (based on a play by), Hans Adler (based on a play by), Jessie Ernst (adapted by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Blue Bird | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Blue Bird  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Family, Fantasy]  [Walter Lang]  [15 Jan 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gale Sondergaard, Nigel Bruce, Shirley Temple, Spring Byington
Plot:  Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, a woodchopper's children, are led by the Fairy Berylune on a magical trip through the past, present, and future to locate the Blue Bird of Happiness.
Writer:  Maurice Maeterlinck (by), Ernest Pascal (screen play), Walter Bullock (additional dialogue), Maurice Maeterlinck (based upon the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Love Before Breakfast | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Love Before Breakfast  70 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Walter Lang]  [09 Mar 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carole Lombard, Cesar Romero, Janet Beecher, Preston Foster
Plot:  A rich businessman stalks another man's fiancĂ©e.
Writer:  Herbert Fields (screenplay), Faith Baldwin (from the novel: "Spinster Dinner" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Can-Can | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Can-Can  131 min,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Walter Lang]  [02 Jun 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Frank Sinatra, Louis Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier, Shirley MacLaine
Plot:  Montmartre, 1896: the Can-Can, the dance in which the women lift their skirts, is forbidden. Nevertheless Simone has it performed every day in her night club. Her employees use their female...
Writer:  Dorothy Kingsley (screenplay), Charles Lederer (screenplay), Abe Burrows (musical comedy)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
You're My Everything | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  You're My Everything  94 min,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Walter Lang]  [01 Aug 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Anne Baxter, Anne Revere, Dan Dailey, Stanley Ridges
Plot:  In 1924, stage-struck Boston blueblood Hannah Adams picks up musical star Tim O'Connor and takes him home for dinner. One thing leads to another, and when Tim's show rolls on to Chicago a ...
Writer:  Will H. Hays Jr., George Jessel (story), Lamar Trotti
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Song of the Islands | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Song of the Islands  76 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Walter Lang]  [13 Mar 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Betty Grable, Jack Oakie, Thomas Mitchell, Victor Mature
Plot:  With his sidekick Rusty, Jeff Harper sails to paradisiacal tropical isle Ahmi-Oni to bargain on behalf of his cattle baron father for land owned by transplanted Irishman Dennis O'Brien. But...
Writer:  Joseph Schrank (original screenplay), Robert Pirosh (original screenplay), Robert Ellis (original screenplay), Helen Logan (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Greenwich Village | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Greenwich Village  82 min,  [Musical]  [Walter Lang]  [07 Feb 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carmen Miranda, Don Ameche, Vivian Blaine, William Bendix
Plot:  In 1922, a would-be classical composer gets involved with people putting on a musical revue.
Writer:  Earl Baldwin (screenplay), Walter Bullock (screenplay), Michael Fessier (adaptation), Ernest Pagano (adaptation), Frederick Hazlitt Brennan (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Marriage-Go-Round | Movie Details for Director Walter Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  The Marriage-Go-Round  98 min,  [Comedy]  [Walter Lang]  [06 Jan 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  James Mason, Julie Newmar, Robert Paige, Susan Hayward
Plot:  A Swedish woman wants her American host to father her baby.
Writer:  Leslie Stevens (play), Leslie Stevens
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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