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The Adventures of Robin Hood | Movie Details for Director Michael Curtiz, William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 92%  The Adventures of Robin Hood  102 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Romance]  [Michael Curtiz, William Keighley]  [14 May 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 97/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland
Plot:  When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.
Writer:  Norman Reilly Raine (original screenplay: based upon ancient Robin Hood legends), Seton I. Miller (original screenplay: based upon ancient Robin Hood legends)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Street with No Name | Movie Details for Director William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Street with No Name  91 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [William Keighley]  [13 Sep 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Barbara Lawrence, Lloyd Nolan, Mark Stevens, Richard Widmark
Plot:  A covert FBI agent infiltrates a ruthless gangster mob, but his life is at risk from a mysterious informant who funnels inside information to the hoodlums.
Writer:  Harry Kleiner (original screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Man Who Came to Dinner | Movie Details for Director William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Man Who Came to Dinner  112 min,  G,  [Comedy, Romance]  [William Keighley]  [24 Jan 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Ann Sheridan, Bette Davis, Monty Woolley, Richard Travis
Plot:  When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely.
Writer:  Julius J. Epstein (screen play), Philip G. Epstein (screen play), George S. Kaufman (from the stage play by), Moss Hart (from the stage play by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Green Pastures | Movie Details for Director Marc Connelly, William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Green Pastures  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Marc Connelly, William Keighley]  [01 Aug 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Frank H. Wilson, Oscar Polk, Rex Ingram
Plot:  God, heaven, and several Old Testament stories, including the Creation and Noah's Ark, are described supposedly using the perspective of rural, black Americans.
Writer:  Roark Bradford (suggested by: Southern Sketches "Ol' Man Adam and His Chillun'"), Marc Connelly (a fable by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Each Dawn I Die | Movie Details for Director William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Each Dawn I Die  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [William Keighley]  [19 Aug 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Bancroft, George Raft, James Cagney, Jane Bryan
Plot:  A corrupt D.A. with governatorial ambitions is annoyed by an investigative reporter's criticism of his criminal activities and decides to frame the reporter for manslaughter in order to silence him.
Writer:  Norman Reilly Raine (screen play), Warren Duff (screen play), Jerome Odlum (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Prince and the Pauper | Movie Details for Director William Keighley, William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Prince and the Pauper  118 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, Family]  [William Keighley, William Dieterle]  [08 May 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Barton MacLane, Claude Rains, Errol Flynn, Henry Stephenson
Plot:  Two look-alike boys, one a poor street kid and the other a prince, exchange places to see what the other's life is like.
Writer:  Mark Twain (novel), Laird Doyle (screenplay), Catherine Chisholm Cushing (dramatic version)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
'G' Men | Movie Details for Director William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  'G' Men  85 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [William Keighley]  [04 May 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Dvorak, James Cagney, Margaret Lindsay, Robert Armstrong
Plot:  It's the early days of the F.B.I. - federal agents working for the Department of Justice. Though they've got limited powers - they don't carry weapons and have to get local police approval ...
Writer:  Seton I. Miller (story), Seton I. Miller (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
George Washington Slept Here | Movie Details for Director William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  George Washington Slept Here  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [William Keighley]  [28 Nov 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Sheridan, Charles Coburn, Jack Benny, Percy Kilbride
Plot:  When Bill and Connie Fuller are forced to move out of their Manhattan apartment because of their pet dog, Connie persuades Bill to buy a dilapidated old Pennsylvania house that George Washington allegedly slept in.
Writer:  Moss Hart (play), George S. Kaufman (play), Everett Freeman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Bride Came C.O.D. | Movie Details for Director William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Bride Came C.O.D.  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Comedy, Romance]  [William Keighley]  [12 Jul 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bette Davis, Eugene Pallette, James Cagney, Stuart Erwin
Plot:  A financially-strapped charter pilot hires himself to an oil tycoon to kidnap his madcap daughter and prevent her from marrying a vapid band leader.
Writer:  Kenneth Earl (from the story by), M.M. Musselman (from the story by), Julius J. Epstein (screen play), Philip G. Epstein (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bullets or Ballots | Movie Details for Director William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Bullets or Ballots  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [William Keighley]  [06 Jun 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barton MacLane, Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Joan Blondell
Plot:  After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him down convincing rackets boss Al Kruger that Blake is sincere in his effort to join the ...
Writer:  Seton I. Miller (screen play), Martin Mooney (story), Seton I. Miller (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Special Agent | Movie Details for Director William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Special Agent  76 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama]  [William Keighley]  [14 Sep 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bette Davis, George Brent, Jack La Rue, Ricardo Cortez
Plot:  Newspaperman Bill Bradford becomes a special agent for the tax service trying to end the career of racketeer Alexander Carston. Julie Gardner is Carston's bookkeeper. Bradford enters ...
Writer:  Laird Doyle (screen play), Abem Finkel (screen play), Martin Mooney (story idea)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Torrid Zone | Movie Details for Director William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Torrid Zone  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [William Keighley]  [25 May 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Andy Devine, Ann Sheridan, James Cagney, Pat O'Brien
Plot:  Plagued by revolutionaries that harass his plantation in a banana republic, fruit company exec Steve Case rehires former nemesis Nick Butler to restore order and profits.
Writer:  Richard Macaulay (original screenplay), Jerry Wald (original screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Singing Kid | Movie Details for Director William Keighley, Busby Berkeley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Singing Kid  85 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Musical, Romance]  [William Keighley, Busby Berkeley]  [11 Apr 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Al Jolson, Beverly Roberts, Edward Everett Horton, Sybil Jason
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Robert Lord (story), Warren Duff, Pat C. Flick
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rocky Mountain | Movie Details for Director William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Rocky Mountain  83 min,  PASSED,  [Action, Adventure, Western]  [William Keighley]  [11 Nov 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Errol Flynn, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Patrice Wymore, Scott Forbes
Plot:  In California during the Civil War, a Confederate patrol and a Union troop must set their differences aside in order to survive a Sioux attack.
Writer:  Winston Miller (screenplay), Alan Le May (screenplay), Alan Le May (story "Ghost Mountain")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ladies They Talk About | Movie Details for Director Howard Bretherton, William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Ladies They Talk About  69 min,  UNRATED,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Howard Bretherton, William Keighley]  [04 Feb 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Stanwyck, Dorothy Burgess, Lyle Talbot, Preston Foster
Plot:  Attractive Nan, member of a bank-robbery gang, goes to prison thanks to evangelist Dave Slade...who loves her.
Writer:  Brown Holmes (screen play), William McGrath (screen play), Sidney Sutherland (screen play), Dorothy Mackaye (based on a play by), Carlton Miles (based on a play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Master of Ballantrae | Movie Details for Director William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Master of Ballantrae  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Adventure, History]  [William Keighley]  [05 Aug 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anthony Steel, Beatrice Campbell, Errol Flynn, Roger Livesey
Plot:  Two noble Scottish brothers deliberately take opposite sides when Bonnie Prince Charlie returns to claim the throne of Scotland in order to preserve the family fortune.
Writer:  Herb Meadow (screenplay), Harold Medford (additional dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Honeymoon | Movie Details for Director William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Honeymoon  74 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [William Keighley]  [17 May 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Franchot Tone, Guy Madison, Lina Romay, Shirley Temple
Plot:  A prospective bride and groom have misadventures in Mexico City.
Writer:  Vicki Baum (story), Michael Kanin
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Valley of the Giants | Movie Details for Director William Keighley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Valley of the Giants  79 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure]  [William Keighley]  [17 Sep 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Hale, Claire Trevor, Frank McHugh, Wayne Morris
Plot:  A lumberman (Wayne Morris) and a gambling-house lady (Claire Trevor) thwart Easterners eyeing the California Redwoods.
Writer:  Seton I. Miller (screenplay), Michael Fessier (screenplay), Peter B. Kyne (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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