|Angels in the Outfield 1951 N/R, 102 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Drama / Fantasy
Director: Clarence Brown
Cast: Paul Douglas, Janet Leigh, Keenan Wynn, Donna Corcoran, Lewis Stone, Spring Byington, Bruce Bennett, Marvin Kaplan, Ellen Corby, Don Haggerty, Jeff Richards, John Gallaudet, King Donovan, Paul Salata, Fred Graham
An angel tells Pittsburgh Pirates baseball manager Guffy McGovern (Paul Douglas) to mend his unholy ways, and, as a reward, guardian angels will help his seventh-place team win the pennant. Guffy agrees, and invisible ghosts of former baseball stars begin to help the Pirates win their games. It turns out that a big fan, orphan girl Bridget White (Donna Corcoran), had prayed for help for the Pirates. While attending a game, Bridget insists that she can see the angels helping the players on the field. Newspaperwoman Jennifer Page (Janet Leigh) publishes Bridget's story, and complications arise big time between scheming sportscaster Fred Bayles (Keenan Wynn) and Guffy. But, despite all the problems, will the Pirates win the N.L. pennant?
|Beau James 1957 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Melville Shavelson
Cast: Bob Hope, Vera Miles, Paul Douglas, Alexis Smith, Darren McGavin, Joe Mantell, George Jessel, Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante, Walter Catlett, Horace McMahon, Richard Shannon, James Flavin, Mickey Finn, Philip Van Zandt
Jimmy Walker's (Bob Hope) life as the flamboyant mayor of New York City from 1926-1932 is the subject of this biography showing the corruption, scandal, and triumphs of the Roaring 20s.
|The Big Lift 1950 N/R, 120 min.|
Director: George Seaton
Cast: Montgomery Clift, Paul Douglas, Cornell Borchers, Bruni Lobel, O.E. Hasse, Dante V. Morel, John R. Mason, Gail R. Plush, Mack Blevins, Alfred L. Freiburger, Gerald Arons, James Wilson, Richard A. Kellogg, Roy R. Steele, William A. Stewart
Post-World War II Berlin was divided into sectors, and in 1948 the Soviet Union blockaded the allied sector with the intent of taking over all of Berlin. The Berlin airlift was the response, and this is the story of that major event as seen through the eyes of two Air Force Sergeants, Sgt. 1st Class Danny MacCullough and MSgt. Henry 'Hank' Kowalski (Montgomery Clift and Paul Douglas). Shot entirely on location in West Berlin, much of the actual conditions were captured in this film–making it, in reality, a semi-documentary.
|Clash by Night 1952 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Fritz Lang
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Paul Douglas, Robert Ryan, Marilyn Monroe, J. Carrol Naish, Keith Andes, Silvio Minciotti, Julius Tannen, Mario Siletti
Mae (Barbara Stanwyck) returns to her hometown after an absence of 10 years and marries a fisherman, Jerry (Paul Douglas). She raises a family but cannot seem to stay away from a rough-around-the-edges projectionist (Robert Ryan) who seems to understand her restless unhappiness.
|Everybody Does It 1949 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: Edmund Goulding
Cast: Paul Douglas, Linda Darnell, Celeste Holm, Charles Coburn, Millard Mitchell, Tito Vuolo, Lucile Watson, John Hoyt, Leon Belasco, George Tobias, John Goldsworthy, Robert Emmett Keane, Bess Flowers
While an aspiring young singer (Celeste Holm) plies her trade, her husband (Paul Douglas) is the one who unwittingly ends up with the musical career. Entertaining.
|Executive Suite 1954 N/R, 104 min.|
Director: Robert Wise
Cast: William Holden, Tim Considine, William Phipps, June Allyson, Fredric March, Barbara Stanwyck, Shelley Winters, Walter Pidgeon, Louis Calhern, Paul Douglas, Nina Foch, Lucy Knoch, Edgar Stehli, Mary Adams, Dean Jagger
The perks and flaws of big business are exposed in this film. The president of Tredway Corporation has died, and now his vice-presidents enter a power play for the position. Julia Tredway (Barbara Stanwyck) is the daughter of the company's founder and, as the chief stockholder, she must lead the board in choosing the new president. Ruthless Loren Phineas Shaw (Fredric March) is a skilled businessman who gathers his forces to work against honorable family man McDonald Walling (William Holden) and his supporters in the struggle for the position of president.
|Forever Female 1953 N/R, 93 min.|
Director: Irving Rapper
Cast: Ginger Rogers, William Holden, Paul Douglas, James Gleason, Jesse White, Marjorie Rambeau, George Reeves, King Donovan, Marion Ross, Pat Crowley, Sally Mansfield, Kathryn Grant, Vic Perrin, Russell Gaige, Richard Shannon
Beatrice Page (Ginger Rogers) is an aging summer-stock star who tries to take on roles meant for much younger actresses in this perceptive, and very funny, story.
|Fourteen Hours 1951 N/R, 91 min.|
Director: Henry Hathaway
Cast: Paul Douglas, Richard Basehart, Barbara Bel Geddes, Debra Paget, Agnes Moorehead, Robert Keith, Howard Da Silva, Jeffrey Hunter, Grace Kelly, Martin Gabel, Frank Faylen, Jeff Corey, James Millican, Donald Randolph, George Baxter
Mentally disturbed Robert Cosick (Richard Basehart) climbs out onto a 15-story ledge and threatens to jump. This story about a policeman's (Paul Douglas) attempt to talk him down provides a suspenseful and well-performed thriller. It also features stars in early roles: Grace Kelly in her film debut as Mrs. Fuller, Ossie Davis as a taxi driver, and Joyce Van Patten as Ruth's (Debra Paget) girlfriend.
|Green Fire 1954 N/R, 99 min.|
Director: Andrew Marton
Cast: Stewart Granger, Grace Kelly, Paul Douglas, John Ericson, Murvyn Vye, Jose Torvay, Joe Dominguez, Charlita, Rico Alaniz
Set in Columbia, Ryan X. Mitchell (Stewart Granger) ponders the dilemma of choosing between greed–represented by money from his emerald mine–and love–depicted in the beautiful Catherine Knowland (Grace Kelly) whose coffee plantation will be ruined if he changes the course of the river to increase profits.
|It Happens Every Spring 1949 N/R, 87 min.|
Director: Lloyd Bacon
Cast: Ray Milland, Jean Peters, Paul Douglas, Ed Begley, Ted de Corsia, Ray Collins, Alan Hale Jr., Jessie Royce Landis, Gene Evans, Edward Keane
What happens every spring is, of course, baseball season. This is the story of a college professor, Vernon Simpson (Ray Milland), who invents a formula that enables a ball to avoid bats–and the fun begins.
|A Letter to Three Wives 1949 N/R, 103 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Romance
Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Cast: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern, Kirk Douglas, Paul Douglas, Barbara Lawrence, Jeffrey Lynn, Connie Gilchrist, Florence Bates, Hobart Cavanaugh, Celeste Holm, Mae Marsh, Thelma Ritter, Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer, Charles Tannen
Three women receive a letter from their close friend telling them she has run off with one of their husbands. Through flashbacks, the wives review their individual marriages. Joseph L. Mankiewicz won the Academy Award for Best Director, and a nomination was received for Best Picture.
|The Maggie 1954 N/R, 92 min.|
aka: High and Dry
Director: Alexander Mackendrick
Cast: Paul Douglas, Alex Mackenzie, James Copeland, Abe Barker, Tommy Kearins, Hubert Gregg, Geoffrey Keen, Dorothy Alison, Andrew Keir, Mark Dignam, Jameson Clark, Moultrie Kelsall
After American financier Calvin B. Marshall (Paul Douglas) arranged to ship needed cargo to a remote Scottish island, he figures out that he was conned and now is left to deal with the captain of a very leaky boat, "the Maggie."
|The Mating Game 1959 N/R, 96 min.|
Director: George Marshall
Cast: Debbie Reynolds, Tony Randall, Paul Douglas, Fred Clark, Una Merkel, Philip Ober, Philip Coolidge, Charles(2) Lane, Trevor Bardette, William Smith
I.R.S. agent Lorenzo Charlton (Tony Randall) examines the fact that farmer Pop Larken (Paul Douglas) has never paid taxes. In the process of looking into the matter, Lorenzo falls in love with the farmer's daughter (Debbie Reynolds).
|Never Wave at a WAC 1952 N/R, 87 min.|
aka: The Private Wore Skirts
Director: Norman Z. McLeod
Cast: Rosalind Russell, Paul Douglas, Marie Wilson, William Ching, Arleen Whelan, Leif Erickson, Charles Dingle, Lurene Tuttle, Hillary Brooke, Regis Toomey, Frieda Inescort, Louise Beavers
Socialite Jo McBain (Rosalind Russell) joins the WACs and encounters more than a few problems dealing with life in the Army.
|Panic in the Streets 1950 N/R, 96 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Elia Kazan
Cast: Richard Widmark, Paul Douglas, Barbara Bel Geddes, Jack Palance, Zero Mostel, Dan Riss, Tommy Cook, Tommy Rettig, Alex Minotis, Lewis Charles, H. Waller Fowler Jr., Beverly C. Brown, Wilson Bourg Jr., Elia Kazan, Edward Kennedy
This Oscar winner (Best Writing/Story) is set in New Orleans where Blackie (Jack Palance) and Fitch (Zero Mostel), unknowingly, are carriers of a deadly virus after they murder an illegal alien. Dr. Clint Reed (Richard Widmark) confirms the plague virus and must inoculate Blackie and Fitch before an epidemic spreads. Police Captain Tom Warren (Paul Douglas) reluctantly steps in, but then works with Reed and races against time to track down Blackie and Fitch.
|The Solid Gold Cadillac 1956 N/R, 99 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Richard Quine
Cast: Judy Holliday, Paul Douglas, Fred Clark, John Williams, Hiram Sherman, Neva Patterson, Ralph Dumke, Ray Collins, Arthur O'Connell, George Burns, Richard Deacon, Harry Antrim, Larry Hudson, Jack Latham, Emily Getchell
Laura Partridge (Judy Holliday) is a minor shareholder (only 10 shares) in a large corporation. After questioning the board of directors and looking into their operations, she spearheads an effort to oust corrupt board members and get the honest CEO, Edward L. McKeever (Paul Douglas), back in control of the company. She communicates with other stockholders, which presents problems for the board. Meanwhile, a romance develops between Laura and Edward.
|We're Not Married 1952 N/R, 85 min.|
Director: Edmund Goulding
Cast: Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Fred Allen, Marilyn Monroe, David Wayne, Eve Arden, Paul Douglas, Eddie Bracken, Mitzi Gaynor, Louis Calhern
A number of couples are happily married–until they learn that their marriage ceremonies were not legal.
|When in Rome 1952 N/R, 78 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Clarence Brown
Cast: Van Johnson, Paul Douglas, Joseph Calleia, Carlo Rizzo, Tudor Owen, Dino Nardi, Aldo Silvani, Mario Siletti, Argentina Brunetti, Mimi Aguglia, Emory Parnell, Charles Fawcett, Amina Pirani Maggi, Alberto Lolli, Adriano Ambrogi
Joe Brewster (Paul Douglas) is on the lam from police when he runs across a priest, Father John (Van Johnson). Joe steals the priest's cloak and identification in hopes of eluding the police, but Father John tracks him down himself. Rather than turn Joe over to the police, Father John influences Joe to the extent of conversion to religion. Good acting by the stars and pictures of Rome and Venice add to this comedy/drama.
|1. Angels in the Outfield (1951)|
2. Beau James (1957)
3. The Big Lift (1950)
4. Clash by Night (1952)
5. Everybody Does It (1949)
6. Executive Suite (1954)
7. Forever Female (1953)
8. Fourteen Hours (1951)
9. Green Fire (1954)
10. It Happens Every Spring (1949)
11. A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
12. The Maggie (1954)
aka: High and Dry
13. The Mating Game (1959)
14. Never Wave at a WAC (1952)
aka: The Private Wore Skirts
15. Panic in the Streets (1950)
16. The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956)
17. We're Not Married (1952)
18. When in Rome (1952)
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