10 Favourite Henry King movies

1886 - 1982

Director Henry King gave us and Fox Studios many classic motion pictures. Part of an interview on TVO's Saturday Night at the Movies, Elwy Yost and Henry King: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pexp1k--c90
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1.
In Old Chicago (1937)
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The O'Leary brothers -- honest Jack and roguish Dion -- become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire. (95 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
2.
Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
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This send-up of ragtime song and dance begins in 1915 San Francisco when society boy Roger Grant decides to pursue popular rather than serious music. (106 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
3.
Stanley and Livingstone (1939)
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When American newspaperman and adventurer Henry M. Stanley comes back from the western Indian wars,... (101 mins.)
 
4.
The Song of Bernadette (1943)
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In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump... (156 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
5.
A Bell for Adano (1945)
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In WW2, U.S. Army Major Joppolo and his troops are tasked with administering the war damaged Italian town of Adano where the locals decry the loss of the town bell. (103 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
6.
Margie (1946)
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A woman reminisces about her teenage years in the 1920s, when she fell in love with her teacher. (94 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
7.
Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
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A hard-as-nails general takes over a bomber unit suffering from low morale and whips them into fighting shape. (132 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
8.
The Gunfighter (1950)
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Notorious gunfighter Jimmy Ringo rides into town to find his true love, who doesn't want to see him. He hasn't come looking for trouble, but trouble finds him around every corner. (85 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
9.
I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (1951)
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The simple told story, based on Corra Harris' biographical book, of a Methodist minister, called to a north-Georgia mountain-community in 1910 who... (88 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
10.
Remember the Day (1941)
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Elderly schoolteacher Nora Trinell, waiting to meet presidential nominee Dewey Roberts, recalls him... (86 mins.)
Director: Henry King