Highest Rated Titles With William Ludwig
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2. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
Approved | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.
3. Love Crazy (1941)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
A series of misunderstandings on their fourth wedding anniversary lead an architect and his wife to break up, but he pretends to be insane and even poses as his own sister in order to win her back.
4. Oklahoma! (1955)
Approved | 145 min | Musical, Romance, Western
In the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century, two young cowboys vie with an evil ranch hand and a traveling peddler for the hearts of the women they love.
5. Journey for Margaret (1942)
Passed | 81 min | Drama, War
An American newspaperman and his wife, caught in the London blitz, lose their unborn child in an air raid. Outraged, they visit a shelter for homeless children where they fall in love with ... See full summary »
6. Girl Crazy (1943)
Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Rich kid Danny Churchill (Rooney) has a taste for wine, women and song, but not for higher education. So his father ships him to an all-male college out West where there's not supposed to ... See full summary »
7. Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938)
Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
Andy's girlfriend Polly is planning to spend Christmas at her grandmother's, which puts a kink in his plans to take her to the country club Christmas party. He agrees (for a fee) to pretend... See full summary »
8. Julia Misbehaves (1948)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
English dancehall actress Julia Packett hasn't seen her daughter since Susan was a few months old, having given her up to be raised by her respectable and wealthy father William (whom Julia... See full summary »
9. Interrupted Melody (1955)
Passed | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The film chronicles Australian-born opera star Marjorie Lawrence's success, her battle with polio, and her eventual career comeback.
10. Back Street (1961)
107 min | Drama
Ambitious but thwarted, Rae Smith meets handsome Marine Paul Saxon, (of the Saxon department store chain), as he passes through Lincoln, Nebraska, on his way home from World War II. There's... See full summary »
11. Shadow on the Wall (1950)
Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Dell kills her beautiful sister in a blind rage when she marries her ex-boyfriend, and finds the husband's little daughter may have witness it, and then plans to kill her too.
12. The Sun Comes Up (1949)
93 min | Drama, Family
Set in the rural south of the United States, a bereaved war widow learns to to put aside her bitterness and grief as she grows to love a young orphan boy and the dog that belonged to her ... See full summary »
13. The Hardys Ride High (1939)
Passed | 81 min | Comedy
Sixth of the Judge Hardy series. Judge James K. Hardy is brought the fabulous news from attorney George Irving, that he could be the heir to 2 million dollars. In order to claim the ... See full summary »
14. Blackmail (1939)
Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
John Ingram, successful oil-field firefighter, is really a chain-gang escapee. Someone out of his past finds him...
15. An American Romance (1944)
Passed | 151 min | Drama
Stefan Dangos immigrates to America and works his way up from the iron mines and steel mills to become a great American success story as an industrialist.
16. Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble (1944)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Romance
Andy is going to Wainwright College as did his father. He sees a pretty blonde on the train and he is alternately winked at or slapped every time he sees her. Andy is clueless. On the train... See full summary »
17. The Student Prince (1954)
Approved | 107 min | Musical
A prince has a romance with a barmaid before he must give up personal happiness for duty.
18. The Great Caruso (1951)
Approved | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Loosely traces the life of tenor Enrico Caruso (1873-1921). He loves Musetta, in his home town of Naples, and then Dorothy, the daughter of one of the Metropolitan Opera's patrons. Caruso ... See full summary »
19. Hit the Deck (1955)
Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Sailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other gobs try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show "Hit the Deck". After wrecking the producers hotel suite, they land ... See full summary »
20. Hills of Home (1948)
Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Drama
William McClure is the villlage doctor in a remote Scottish glen. Tricked into buying Lassie, a collie afraid of water, he sets about teaching her to swim. At the same time he has the ... See full summary »
21. Out West with the Hardys (1938)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy
Judge Hardy goes to his friend's Arizona ranch to help her in a legal dispute, and he takes his family with him.
22. 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. Boys' Ranch (1946)
Approved | 97 min | Drama
Based on the actual "Boy's Ranch" located in Oldham County, Texas northwest of Amarillo, Texas. The ranch was started in 1939 by ex-wrestler Cal Farley of Amarillo as a home for ... See full summary »
25. Challenge to Lassie (1949)
G | 76 min | Drama, Family
When Lassie's master dies, an old friend tries to convince a judge that the dog's life should be spared.
26. It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (1951)
89 min | Comedy, Drama
The story, told in eight episodes, covers different facets of the American Spirit, from racial and religious tolerance to the dangers of self-centeredness and myopic reasoning. The parables... See full summary »
Writers: Dore Schary, William Ludwig, Edgar Brooke, Helen Deutsch, Ray Chordes, Isobel Lennart, Claudia Cranston, Allen Rivkin, Lucille Schlossberg, Dorothy Kingsley, George Wells, Joseph Petracca | Directors: Clarence Brown, Don Hartman, John Sturges, Richard Thorpe, Charles Vidor, Don Weis, William A. Wellman | Stars: Ethel Barrymore, Keefe Brasselle, Gary Cooper, Nancy Reagan
27. The Merry Widow (1952)
105 min | Musical
Operating under royal orders, a count must woo a young and wealthy widow in order to save a kingdom from bankruptcy.
28. Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1946)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
Andy Hardy goes to college after returning from World War II. He is in love with Kay Wilson this time.
29. Athena (1954)
Passed | 95 min | Musical, Romance, Comedy
Attorney, Purdom, and singer, Damone, romance two sisters, Reynolds and Powell, who live with and are strongly influenced by eccentric, health oriented and star gazing grandparents.
31. Ten Thousand Bedrooms (1957)
114 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In this musical-comedy, Dean Martin plays an American hotel mogul who becomes smitten with a young Italian woman (Anna Maria Alberghetti) when buying a hotel in Rome. To marry this gal, he has to get her three older sisters married off.