Most Rated Titles With Robert McWade
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1. Grand Hotel (I) (1932)
Passed | 112 min | Drama, Romance
A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas.
2. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him.
3. 42nd Street (1933)
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a chorus girl has to replace the star.
Votes: 7,895 | Gross: $2.30M
4. Cimarron (1931)
Passed | 123 min | Drama, Western
A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century.
5. The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
73 min | Mystery
Philo Vance, accompanied by his prize-losing Scottish terrier, investigates the locked-room murder of a prominent and much-hated collector whose broken Chinese vase provides an important clue.
6. Heroes for Sale (1933)
76 min | Drama, War
The saga of Tom Holmes - a man of principles - from the Great War to the Great Depression. Will he ever get a break? His war heroics earn fame and a medal for someone else, and his wounds ... See full summary »
7. Operator 13 (1934)
Passed | 85 min | Drama, History, Romance
Union spy Gail Loveless impersonates a black maid in the early days of the Civil War, but complications arise when she falls in love with a Confederate officer.
8. Movie Crazy (1932)
Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Harold Hall, an accident prone young man with little or no acting ability, desperately wants to be in pictures. After a mix-up with his application photograph, he gets an offer to have a ... See full summary »
Writers: Vincent Lawrence, Agnes Christine Johnston, John Grey, Felix Adler, Clyde Bruckman, Frank Terry, Lex Neal | Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Harold Lloyd | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Constance Cummings, Kenneth Thomson, Louise Closser Hale
9. Ladies They Talk About (1933)
Unrated | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Attractive Nan, member of a bank-robbery gang, goes to prison thanks to evangelist Dave Slade...who loves her.
Writers: Brown Holmes, William McGrath, Sidney Sutherland, Dorothy Mackaye, Carlton Miles | Directors: Howard Bretherton, William Keighley | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Lyle Talbot, Dorothy Burgess
10. Feet First (1930)
Passed | 93 min | Comedy
Ambitious shoe salesman, Harold, unknowingly meets the boss' daughter and tells her he is a leather tycoon. The rest of the film he spends hiding his true circumstances, in the store and ... See full summary »
Writers: John Grey, Alfred A. Cohn, Clyde Bruckman, Felix Adler, Lex Neal, Paul Girard Smith | Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Harold Lloyd | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Barbara Kent, Robert McWade, Lillian Leighton
11. Of Human Hearts (1938)
Passed | 103 min | Drama, Western
This is a story about family relationships, set in the time before and during the American Civil War. Ethan Wilkins is a poor and honest man who ministers to the human soul, while his son ... See full summary »
12. The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933)
Passed | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
An ex-sailor turned boxer finds romance and gets a shot at the heavyweight title.
13. Thirty Day Princess (1934)
74 min | Comedy, Romance
A European princess arrives in New York City to secure a much-needed loan for her country. She contracts the mumps, and an actress who looks exactly like her is hired to impersonate her.
14. Hard to Handle (1933)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance
Small time con artist Lefty Merrill has co-organized a crooked dance marathon and set-up his girlfriend to win the prize money. When his partner disappears with money before the contest is ... See full summary »
15. Tugboat Annie (1933)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Drama
Waterfront couple raise their son to be a sea captain. He grows up to be rather snotty and rebels against drunken Beery. Valiant Dressler keeps things moving even as hubby ruins their ... See full summary »
16. This Is My Affair (1937)
Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, History
Navy Lt. Richard Perry becomes an undercover man out to discover the leaders of a group of well connected men who pull off bank robberies during the McKinley administration (early 20th ... See full summary »
17. New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford (1931)
Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Wallingford is a con-man whose specialty is taking money from suckers. His partners are Schnozzle, a pickpocket and car thief; and Blackie, who has played the game for years. Jimmy's latest... See full summary »
18. Girls About Town (1931)
80 min | Comedy
Gold-diggers Kay Francis and Lilyan Tashman meet susceptible lonely businessmen at conventions in this ribald preproduction code story. The millionaires lavish the girls with expensive ... See full summary »
19. Frisco Kid (1935)
Approved | 77 min | Adventure, Romance
After a roustabout sailer avoids being shanghaied in 1852 San Francisco, his audacity helps him to arise to a position of power in the vice industry of the infamous Barbary Coast.
20. The Phantom of Crestwood (1932)
Passed | 76 min | Crime, Mystery
Jenny Wren coerces banker Priam Andes to have a dinner party at his shorefront estate Crestwood, and instructs him to invite three other men, each of whom she plans to extort money from. ... See full summary »
21. Next Time We Love (1936)
87 min | Drama, Romance
A young married couple's relationship becomes strained when he is assigned overseas as a foreign correspondent and she becomes a major stage star.
23. The Dragon Murder Case (1934)
Approved | 67 min | Mystery
The Stann family gives a small party prior to daughter Bernice's marriage to socialite Monty, but all of the guests seem to be against the match.
24. The Match King (1932)
Approved | 79 min | Drama
Unscrupulous Paul Kroll, starting as a Chicago janitor, uses graft to finance a trip to Sweden where by trickery he gains control of his uncle's small match factory. By expert manipulation ... See full summary »
25. Kept Husbands (1931)
Passed | 76 min | Drama
Blue collar steelworker Richard Brunton (McCrea) saves two of his fellow workers after an accident at a factory. In gratitude, his boss, millionaire Arthur Parker invites Richard for dinner... See full summary »
27. Only Yesterday (1933)
105 min | Drama, Romance
A one-night fling during World War I results in a young girl getting pregnant. Years later, she meets him again. Now a successful businessman, he doesn't even remember her, but tries to seduce her.
28. Anything Goes (1936)
92 min | Comedy, Musical
A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English ... See full summary »
29. I Loved a Woman (1933)
90 min | Drama, Romance
Art student John Hayden interrupts his studies in Greece to head his father's meat packing business on his father's death. He marries social climber Martha who taunts him for his ideals ... See full summary »
30. The Pay-Off (1930)
65 min | Crime, Drama
A thug robs a young engaged couple of their last few dollars. When the thug's gang boss hears of the robbery, he gives them back their money and takes them under his wing. The thug, ... See full summary »
31. The Solitaire Man (1933)
Passed | 67 min | Crime, Romance
Oliver Lane is "The Solitaire Man," a renowned jewel thief who is ready to retire and marry Helen, his partner in crime and his one true love. Their plans are shattered when another member ... See full summary »
33. Ladies of the Jury (1932)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Mystery
Society Matron, Mrs. Crane, is selected as a juror in the trail of an ex-chorus girl, Yvette Gordon, who's accused of murdering her rich elderly husband. In court, Mrs. Crane is your ... See full summary »
34. Diamond Jim (1935)
88 min | Biography, Drama
The story of legendary gambler Diamond Jim Brady and his romance with entertainer Lillian Russell.
35. Society Doctor (1935)
Passed | 67 min | Drama
A doctor is fired for breaking the rules and operating on a man with a case of appendicitis. This leads him to start thinking about setting up his own private practice for the "society" set.
37. Mountain Justice (1937)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, Romance
Stalwart Appalachian woman finds romance as she struggles to better herself and her people amid prejudice and familial abuse.
38. Moonlight Murder (1936)
Passed | 66 min | Crime, Music, Mystery
An escaped lunatic, a mysterious swami, and various lovers all have designs on a famous opera singer.
39. The Sins of the Children (1930)
Passed | 87 min | Drama
A German immigrant to a small American town is a widower with four children and a barber. He has saved enough money to invest in a partnership in a savings-and-loan company with a friend. ... See full summary »
40. California Straight Ahead! (1937)
Passed | 67 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Former school bus driver Biff Smith manages a trucking company which has its fleet pitted against a freight train in a race to deliver aviation parts to the Pacific coast.
41. Too Many Cooks (1931)
Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
Two young lovers are building their house, but their relatives don't stop interfering, finally cutting off the young man's income and alienating them, but he is impressing everybody by ... See full summary »
43. Mary Jane's Pa (1935)
Approved | 70 min | Drama
Sam Preston is a small-town newspaper publisher who suffers from wanderlust. Leaving his family (wife Ellen, two daughters and a son,) he thinks well-provided for, he packs a suitcase and ... See full summary »
44. Pick-up (1933)
76 min | Crime, Drama
The scheme of a pair of married con artiss goes awry when their victim dies, and they care both caught and imprisoned. When she gets out of prison, she tries to put her life back together.
45. Gridiron Flash (1934)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
The Bedford College football coach cuts a deal with a talented player who also happens to be a convicted bank robber. If he stays out of trouble, the coach will get him paroled. He also ... See full summary »
47. Bunker Bean (1936)
Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Romance
Bunker Bean, a meek office clerk, has grandiose dreams but seems destined to remain forever in his lowly station. He seeks out the help of a fortune- teller, who tells him he is the ... See full summary »
50. Here Comes the Band (1935)
Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
The songwriter Ollie Watts goes to court to claim the rights to his song that was stolen by the unscrupulous music publisher Mr. Simmonds. Ollie brings his girlfriend and singer Margaret ... See full summary »