Most Popular Titles With Henry Koster
- Movies or TV
1. Harvey (1950)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
Because of his insistence that his companion is an invisible six-foot rabbit, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but the man might be wiser than anyone knows.
2. The Robe (1953)
Unrated | 135 min | Drama, History
Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus' homespun robe after the crucifixion. He is tormented by ... See full summary »
3. Jane Eyre (1943)
Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance
After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house to care for his young daughter.
4. The Story of Ruth (1960)
132 min | Drama
Inspired by the scriptural tale. Moabitess priestess Ruth is drawn both to a Judean man and to his talk of a forgiving God. After tragedy strikes, she begins a new life in Bethlehem.
5. The Bishop's Wife (1947)
Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A bishop trying to get a new cathedral built prays for guidance. An angel (Cary Grant) arrives, but his guidance isn't about fundraising.
6. Flower Drum Song (1961)
Approved | 133 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Chinese stowaway Mei Li (Miyoshi Umeki) arrives in San Francisco with her father to meet her fiancé, wealthy nightclub owner Sammy Fong (Jack Soo), in an arranged marriage, but the groom ... See full summary »
7. Dear Brigitte (1965)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Family
Professor Leaf, an absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences, is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.
9. Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)
Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Family
Mr. Hobbs wants to spend a quiet holiday at the beach, but his wife has invited all their family to stay with them.
10. Full House (1952)
Approved | 117 min | Drama
John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film.
Writers: Lamar Trotti, Richard L. Breen, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, Walter Bullock | Directors: Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King, Henry Koster, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain, Farley Granger
11. Take Her, She's Mine (1963)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy
A father's attempts to protect his college-age daughter from trouble backfire, and he finds himself in the middle of scandal after scandal.
12. A Man Called Peter (1955)
Approved | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The rise of Peter Marshall, from modest Scottish upbringing, to New York seminary, time in Atlanta churches, his marriage, appointment as chaplain of the US Senate, and early death at 46. Based on real events.
13. The Singing Nun (1966)
97 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
Young and inexperienced Sister Ann has just arrived at her next posting at Samaritan House, a Dominican order located in a disreputable neighborhood of Ghent, Belgium. Sister Ann is ... See full summary »
14. Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955)
Approved | 107 min | Drama
Miss Dove is a strict disciplinary, plus a well respected teacher, who has inspired her students to individual greatness. One day during class, Miss Dove experiences great pain in her back,... See full summary »
15. The Virgin Queen (1955)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, History, Romance
Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.
16. Three Smart Girls (1936)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Three sisters scheme to reunite their divorced parents before their wealthy father marries a conniving gold digger.
17. My Man Godfrey (1957)
Unrated | 92 min | Comedy
The eccentric Bullock household again need a new butler. Daughter Irene encounters bedraggled Godfrey Godfrey at the docks and, fancying him and noticing his obviously good manners, gets ... See full summary »
18. First Love (1939)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Musical
In this reworking of Cinderella, orphaned Connie Harding is sent to live with her rich aunt and uncle after graduating from boarding school. She's hardly received with open arms, especially... See full summary »
20. D-Day the Sixth of June (1956)
Approved | 106 min | Drama, Romance, War
En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman.
21. It Started with Eve (1941)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A young man asks a hat check girl to pose as his fiancée in order to make his dying father's last moments happy. However, the old man's health takes a turn for the better and now his son ... See full summary »
22. Stars and Stripes Forever (1952)
90 min | Biography, Comedy, Music
A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa, from his early days in the Marine Corps Band through the Spanish-American War in 1898.
23. No Highway in the Sky (1951)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, Thriller
An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours.
24. The Inspector General (1949)
Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An illiterate stooge in a traveling medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a vagrancy charge. The town's corrupt officials mistake him for the inspector general whom ... See full summary »
25. Come to the Stable (1949)
Approved | 94 min | Drama
Two nuns from a French convent arrive in a small New England town with a plan to build a children's hospital. They enlist the help of several colorful characters in achieving their dream ... See full summary »
26. One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Music
The daughter of a struggling musician forms a symphony orchestra made up of his unemployed friends and through persistence, charm and a few misunderstandings, is able to get Leopold ... See full summary »
27. Two Sisters from Boston (1946)
Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical
Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C Susie. When her... See full summary »
28. My Cousin Rachel (1952)
Approved | 98 min | Mystery, Romance, Drama
When Philip Ashley's much-loved (and rich) cousin Ambrose dies, he is convinced that Ambrose was murdered by his new wife Rachel to inherit his wealth. But when he meets Rachel and falls in... See full summary »
29. The Luck of the Irish (1948)
99 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Following American reporter Stephen Fitzgerald from Ireland to New York, a grateful leprechaun acts as the newsman's servant and conscience.
30. The Rage of Paris (1938)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy
Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ... See full summary »
32. My Blue Heaven (1950)
96 min | Drama, Musical
Betty Grable and Dan Dailey are a married song and dance team who cannot have children. The movie follows the travails as they try and adopt and keep the kids they adopt while performing on their TV show.
33. The Unfinished Dance (1947)
Approved | 101 min | Drama
Meg, a young ballet student, idolizes the school's top ballerina, the shallow Ariane Bouchet. Meg is distressed when she learns visiting prima ballerina Darina rather than Bouchet will play... See full summary »
34. Spring Parade (1940)
89 min | Comedy, Musical
In this light and lovely romantic musical, a Hungarian woman(Deanna Durbin) attends a Viennese fair and buys a card from a gypsy fortune teller. It says that she will meet someone important... See full summary »
35. Elopement (1951)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy
Industrial designer Howard Osborne (Clifton Webb) wants his daughter Jacqueline (Anne Francis), shortened to Jake by her efficient-minded father, to follow in his footsteps and study abroad... See full summary »
36. Three Smart Girls Grow Up (1939)
90 min | Comedy, Musical
Now that their parents are back together, the Craig girls think life is going to be easy. It is, until Kay falls in love with Joan's fiance! Complications arise when youngest sister Penny ... See full summary »
37. Music for Millions (1944)
Passed | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Six year old "Mike" joins her sister Barbara Ainsworth who plays in a classical orchestra during WW II.
38. There Goes the Bride (1932)
79 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A businessman's daughter runs away from an arranged marriage, only to find herself penniless and suspected of theft after she becomes the victim of a bag thief in the train. When she ... See full summary »
40. Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (1951)
Unrated | 87 min | Comedy
An urbane, sharp-tongued expert on how to stay young interrupts a lecturing tour to prove his theory at a dilapidated old people's home. To the despair of his agent and the alarm of the ... See full summary »
41. Wabash Avenue (1950)
92 min | Musical
Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position... See full summary »
42. Between Us Girls (1942)
85 min | Drama
Carrie, ambitious young actress and her manager Mike Kilinsky, travel east from Chicago to Long Island so Carrie can see the new mansion that her mother Chris has just purchased. Chris is ... See full summary »
44. The Tunnel (1933)
72 min | Sci-Fi
An engineer is hired to plan and oversee the construction of a undersea tunnel between Europe and the US. However, certain interests don't want to see the tunnel built and use every means ... See full summary »