Highest Rated Titles With Irving Pichel
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2. How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Family
At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.
3. Jezebel (1938)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A haughty headstrong Southern Belle in Antebellum Louisiana loses her fiance due to her stubborn vanity and pride and vows to get him back.
4. Hamlet, Act I: Scenes IV and V (1933)
6 min | Short, Drama
A 1933 screen test for a proposed, but never filmed, movie version of "Hamlet" in Technicolor, starring John Barrymore - this is the Ghost Scene.
5. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
Unrated | 103 min | Drama, Western
After Custer and the 7th Cavalry are wiped out by Indians, everyone expects the worst. Capt. Nathan Brittles is ordered out on patrol but he's also required to take along Abby Allshard, ... See full summary »
6. Tomorrow Is Forever (1946)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Elizabeth and John say good-bye as John leaves to go to war. When the war ends, Elizabeth receives a telegram that John has been killed in action. She finds comfort in Larry and they marry.... See full summary »
8. The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
Not Rated | 63 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
An insane hunter arranges for a ship to be wrecked on an island where he can indulge in some sort of hunting and killing of the passengers.
9. Juarez (1939)
Approved | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History
Louis Napoleon III takes advantage of the American Civil War to circumvent the Monroe Doctrine and expand his power by helping Emperor Maximillian Hapsburg to add Mexico to his empire. of Mexico.
10. Dick Tracy's G-Men (1939)
Approved | 302 min | Action, Mystery, Crime
A mad doctor named Zanoff uses a drug to bring himself back from the dead after his execution in prison. Dick Tracy sets out to capture Zanoff before he can put his criminal gang back together again.
11. Three Kids and a Queen (1935)
90 min | Drama
A wealthy woman is taken in by three slum kids when she falls out of her carriage and hurts herself when her horse spooks.
12. The Story of Temple Drake (1933)
70 min | Drama
A wealthy but neurotic Southern belle finds herself trapped in the hideout of a gang of vicious bootleggers. The gang's leader lusts after her, and is determined not to let anything stand in the way of his having her.
13. Swamp Water (1941)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A hunter happens upon a fugitive and his daughter living in a Georgia swamp. He falls in love with the girl and persuades the fugitive to return to town.
14. Fog Over Frisco (1934)
TV-G | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The lifestyles of Arlene and Valkyr Bradford, half-sisters from a respected San Francisco family, diverge markedly as Arlene takes up with criminals.
15. Life Begins at Eight-Thirty (1942)
85 min | Drama
Kathy lives in a cramped New York flat with her father Madden Thomas, a celebrated actor brought down by drink. Lame from an early age and feeling trapped with her father in her small world... See full summary »
16. Special Agent (1935)
Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama
Newspaperman Bill Bradford becomes a special agent for the tax service trying to end the career of racketeer Nick Carston. Julie Gardner is Carston's bookkeeper. Bradford enters Carston's ... See full summary »
17. Martin Luther (1953)
Approved | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History
This biographical account of Martin Luther's actions that eventually created the Protestant and Lutheran religions was filmed in conjunction with the Lutheran Church. Niall MacGinnis ... See full summary »
18. The Pied Piper (1942)
87 min | Drama
While traveling in France during the Nazi invasion of 1940, an Englishman is entrusted with the care of a group of refugee children.
19. They Won't Believe Me (1947)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
On trial for murder, Larry Ballantyne regurgitates an unbelievable story. He recounts how he philanders to other women while his rich loving wife Gretta tries to keep him in line. According... See full summary »
20. Secret Agent of Japan (1942)
Passed | 72 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Kay Murdock (Lynn Bari) strolls into the Dixie Bar in Shanghai on November 1, 1941 and asks the bartender for a letter addressed to Captain Larsen, and is referred to Roy Bonnell (Preston ... See full summary »
22. I'm No Angel (1933)
Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
The bold Tira works as dancing beauty and lion tamer at a fair. Out of an urgent need of money, she agrees to a risky new number: she'll put her head into a lion's muzzle! With this ... See full summary »
23. High, Wide, and Handsome (1937)
Approved | 110 min | Musical, Western
Pennsylvania, 1859. Railroad tycoon Charles Bickford wants to take over the land of the oil-drilling framers, led by Peter Cortland.
24. And Now Tomorrow (1944)
86 min | Drama
Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily. It doesn't work. Her sister is carrying on an ... See full summary »
25. Cleopatra (1934)
Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama
The man-hungry Queen of Egypt leads Julius Caesar and Marc Antony astray, amid scenes of DeMillean splendor.
26. Something in the Wind (1947)
Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Musical
A grandson of a recently deceased millionaire mistakes a beautiful female disc jockey for her aunt, who once dated the grandfather.
27. King of the Jungle (1933)
Passed | 73 min | Action, Adventure
A white youth who is raised in the jungle by the animals is captured by a safari and brought back to civilization as an attraction in a circus.
30. The Man I Married (1940)
77 min | Drama
Anti-Nazi tract laced with 1938 newsreel footage finds American girl (Bennett) married to a German (Lederer) gradually learning he is a Nazi, trying to get their son to America.
31. Such Women Are Dangerous (1934)
81 min | Drama
A successful writer of romance novels aimed at women is also a ladies' man who is carrying on an affair with his sexy next-door neighbor, but things get complicated when a pretty young ... See full summary »
32. O.S.S. (1946)
Unrated | 105 min | Drama, War
John Martin is part of an American spy team dropped into France during World War II to destroy the French railway system. After successfully blowing up a tunnel he runs back to save Ellen ... See full summary »
34. The Silver Streak (1934)
72 min | Action, Drama
The crew of the Pioneer Zephyr diesel train has only a few hours to deliver an iron lung to an injured man at the Boulder Dam construction site.
37. The Miracle Man (1932)
85 min | Drama
A gang of crooks evade the police by moving their operations to a small town. There the gang's leader, John Madison, encounters a faith healer and uses him to scam the gullible public of ... See full summary »
38. Two Kinds of Women (1932)
75 min | Drama
The daughter of a senator from South Dakota visits Manhattan for the first time, eager to see the sights of the big city. While there, she finds herself caught up in an affair with a ... See full summary »
39. Dance Hall (1941)
72 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Singer Lili Brown is attracted to dance hall manager Duke till she realizes he does that to all the girls. Nice guy Duke sets her up with composer Joe Brooks.
40. Forgotten Commandments (1932)
75 min | Drama
A framework story serves as context for a retelling of the Exodus story and, most importantly, a recycling of footage from the silent version of The Ten Commandments.
41. Topper Takes a Trip (1938)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Mrs. Topper's friend Mrs. Parkhurst has convinced Mrs. Topper to file for a divorce from Cosmo, due to the strange circumstances of his trip with ghost Marion Kirby. Marion comes back from ... See full summary »
42. The Moon Is Down (1943)
90 min | Drama
When the Germans invade Norway their Commandant and the town Mayor confront each other, attempting to maintain civility as far as possible. When the army tries to orgnanize townspeople to ... See full summary »
43. Hudson's Bay (1941)
Approved | 95 min | Adventure, History
Highly fictionalized early history of Canada. Trapper/explorer Radisson imagines an empire around Hudson's Bay. He befriends the Indians, fights the French, and convinces King Charles II to sponsor an expedition of conquest.
44. There Goes My Heart (1938)
Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Romance
Seeing her chance, 25-year-old heiress (Virginia Bruce) flees from her over-protective grandfather with none of her fortune in her purse. On the streets of New York, she is befriended by a ... See full summary »
45. Join the Marines (1937)
Approved | 67 min | Action
A New York City cop leaves the department to join the U.S. Olympic team. He falls for the spoiled daughter of a Marine colonel, and winds up getting kicked off the team. He joins the ... See full summary »
46. Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948)
89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
As told to a psychiatrist: Mr. Peabody, middle-aged Bostonian on vacation with his wife in the Caribbean, hears mysterious, wordless singing on an uninhabited rock in the bay. Fishing in ... See full summary »
47. Quicksand (1950)
Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After borrowing $20 from his employer's cash register, an auto mechanic is plunged into a series of increasingly disastrous circumstances which rapidly spiral out of his control.
48. The Miracle of the Bells (1948)
Approved | 120 min | Drama
Granting her final request, a Hollywood press agent brings the dead body of an actress, who died after making her first and only film, back to her hometown for burial. To arouse public ... See full summary »
49. The Great Rupert (1950)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Family
A little squirrel with lots of charm accidently helps two poor, down-but-NOT-out families overcome their obstacles.
50. She (1935)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Leo Vincey, told by his dying uncle of a lost land visited 500 years ago by his ancestor, heads out with family friend Horace Holly to try to discover the land and its secret of immortality... See full summary »