Latest Titles With Arthur Housman
- Movies or TV
2. Beautiful But Broke (1944)
Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Music
Theatrical agent Waldo Main (John Eldredge) is inducted into the army, and turns his (now clientless) agency over to his secretary Dottie Duncan (Joan Davis). Dottie decides to organize an ... See full summary »
3. Billy the Kid (1941)
Approved | 94 min | Biography, Drama, Western
Billy Bonney is a hot-headed gunslinger who narrowly skirts a life of crime by being befriended and hired by a peaceful rancher, Eric Keating. When Keating is killed, Billy seeks revenge on... See full summary »
4. Escort Girl (1941)
68 min | Crime, Drama
A pair of nightclub owners run a string of escort bureaus where men pay for the "companionship" of young women. The district attorney sends an undercover agent to infiltrate the bureaus.
5. Public Enemies (1941)
Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Bill Raymond, a hotshot newspaper reporter will all the trappings, is following a story about and looking for the leaders of an alien smuggling gang. Along the way he gets the aid of a ... See full summary »
6. Go West (1940)
Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Musical, Western
The Marx Brothers come to the rescue in the Wild West when a young man, trying to settle an old family feud so he can marry the girl he loves, runs afoul of crooks.
7. City for Conquest (1940)
Approved | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Music
Cagney is Danny Kenny, a truck driver who enters "the fight game" and Sheridan plays his girlfriend, Peggy. Danny realizes success in the ring and uses his income to pay for his brother ... See full summary »
8. No Time for Comedy (1940)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Playwright Gaylord Esterbrook scores a hit with his first Broadway play, both with the critics and with leading lady Linda Paige. He and Linda are happily married until a patroness of the ... See full summary »
9. The Villain Still Pursued Her (1940)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy
The widow Wilson and her daughter Mary have just learned that old Mr. Middleton, who held the mortgage on their home, has passed away. They are now visited by Middleton's lawyer, Cribbs, ... See full summary »
11. Prairie Law (1940)
Passed | 59 min | Adventure, Romance, Western
Judge Curry is selling Austin's land to nesters and his men are rustling his cattle to provide beef. When the Sheriff accuses butcher Gore of possessing stolen beef, Gore kills him. Curry ... See full summary »
12. The Flying Deuces (1939)
Approved | 69 min | Comedy
Oliver is heartbroken when he finds that Georgette, the inkeeper's daughter he's fallen in love with, is already married to dashing Foreign Legion officer Francois. To forget her, he joins ... See full summary »
13. They Made Me a Criminal (1939)
Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A boxer flees believing he has comitted a murder while he was drunk.
14. Broadway Serenade (1939)
Passed | 114 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Mary Hale (a singer) and Jimmy Seymour (pianist/composer), are a show biz couple working in The Big Apple in small night clubs hoping to hit it big. One night, Larry Bryant (a Broadway ... See full summary »
15. Blondie Brings Up Baby (1939)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy
A salesman convinces Blondie that Baby Dumpling is a budding genius, so the Bumsteads enroll him in a special school from which he disappears.
17. Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939)
Passed | 69 min | Adventure, Comedy
Blondie and Dagwood are in charge of operations at a mountain motel. The elderly owners of the establishment are in danger of losing their life savings. Among other things, arson threatens.
18. Stronger Than Desire (1939)
Passed | 78 min | Drama
Wealthy socialite Elizabeth Flagg is courted by persistent Michael McLain, despite her protests that she is a married woman. McLain is just charming enough to attract Elizabeth into a ... See full summary »
23. Hard to Get (1938)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance
When spoiled young heiress Maggie Richards tries to charge some gasoline at an auto camp run by Bill Davis, he makes her work out her bill by making beds. Resolving to get even, she ... See full summary »
Writers: Jerry Wald, Maurice Leo, Richard Macaulay, Wally Kline, Joseph Schrank, Stephen Morehouse Avery | Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Dick Powell, Olivia de Havilland, Charles Winninger, Allen Jenkins
24. Man-Proof (1938)
Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Mimi has tried everything to become the bride to Alan, but he chooses Elizabeth instead. The ironic part is that Mimi's mother writes romance novels and neither one has had any luck with ... See full summary »
27. Where the West Begins (1938)
Approved | 54 min | Action, Music, Western
Lynne Reed, Jack Manning's fiancée, is stagestruck and wants to go to New York for a career. She is encouraged in this delusion that she is a great actress by Barnes, who offers to buy her ... See full summary »
28. A Family Affair (1937)
Passed | 69 min | Comedy
The first in the series, and the only movie to feature older sister Joan. Lionel Barrymore and Spring Byington portrayed Judge and Mom Hardy; roles later taken on by Lewis Stone and Fay Holden.
29. Double or Nothing (1937)
90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
According to the will of an eccentric millionaire, one of four randomly chosen strangers will become his heir if he/she can double $5000 by honest means.
30. Step Lively, Jeeves! (1937)
69 min | Comedy
Butler Jeeves goes to America duped by mobsters into believing he is the heir to the fortune of Sir Francis Drake.
35. That's My Story! (1937)
Approved | 62 min | Drama, Music, Mystery
A reporter desperate for a story tries to interview a gangster's girlfriend jailed in a small town. He gets himself thrown in the same jail and runs into a female reporter with the same ... See full summary »
36. After the Thin Man (1936)
Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family.
37. Riffraff (1936)
Passed | 94 min | Crime, Drama
Fisherman Dutch marries cannery worker Hattie. He quits his poorly paid job to concentrate on getting better working conditions as union leader. Unfortunately, the union members disagree ... See full summary »
38. Show Boat (1936)
Approved | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Despite her mother's objections, the naive young daughter of a show boat captain is thrust into the limelight as the company's new leading lady.
39. Our Relations (1936)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy
Unbeknownst to Stanley and Oliver, their long-lost twin brothers, sailors Alfie and Bert are in town on shore leave carrying a valuable pearl ring entrusted to them by their ship's captain.... See full summary »
42. Racing Blood (1936)
Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Frankie Reynolds (Frankie Darro'), youngest member of a family of jockeys, borrows $4.85 (yes, four dollars and eighty-five cents) from his sister Phyllis (Gladys Blake), who is not a ... See full summary »
44. Little Miss Nobody (1936)
65 min | Drama
A girl gets into trouble at her orphanage and is sent away to reform school. She escapes en route but is found and brought to trial. Her father is the prosecutor.
45. With Love and Kisses (1936)
67 min | Comedy, Musical
A naïve farmer writing songs tries his chances in New York. Unlucky, he is helped by a crooner who lusts after one of his songs. Ignoring the real value of his composition, he sold it for ... See full summary »
47. The Call of the Wild (1935)
Approved | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep ... See full summary »
49. Diamond Jim (1935)
88 min | Biography, Drama
The story of legendary gambler Diamond Jim Brady and his romance with entertainer Lillian Russell.