Franchot Tone Filmography

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1.
The Wiser Sex (1932)
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A young woman goes undercover to gather evidence to free her boyfriend, an attorney who has been framed for a murder he didn't commit. (76 mins.)
“ Phil Long ” - august_pearl
 
2.
Today We Live (1933)
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During WWI, two officers, one a pilot and the other in the navy, compete for the same beautiful young woman. (113 mins.)
“ Ronnie ” - august_pearl
 
3.
Gabriel Over the White House (1933)
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A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident. (86 mins.)
Director: Gregory LaCava
“ Hartley Beekman ” - august_pearl
 
4.
Midnight Mary (1933)
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A young woman is on trial for murder. In flashback, we learn of her struggles to overcome poverty as a teenager... (74 mins.)
Director: William Wellman
“ Tom ” - august_pearl
 
5.
The Stranger's Return (1933)
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A divorcée leaves New York to visit her grandfather's farm and recover in the Midwest, where she unexpectedly falls in love with a married farmer. (89 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ Guy ” - august_pearl
 
6.
Stage Mother (1933)
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A vaudeville star has to leave her daughter with her dead husband's stuffy Boston parents while she makes a living... (85 mins.)
“ Warren Foster ” - august_pearl
 
7.
Bombshell (1933)
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Sexpot film star Lola Burns seeks a new image and tries marrying a marquis, adopting a baby -- all sorts of schemes which go awry. (96 mins.)
“ Gifford Middleton ” - august_pearl
 
8.
Dancing Lady (1933)
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An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway. (92 mins.)
“ Tod Newton ” - august_pearl
 
9.
Moulin Rouge (1934)
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A singer marries a famous composer, and after a while she gets the itch to go back on the stage. However... (70 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lanfield
“ Douglas Hall ” - august_pearl
 
10.
Sadie McKee (1934)
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A working girl's fortunes improve when she marries into money, but happiness is not so easily won. (93 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
“ Michael Alderson ” - august_pearl
 
11.
The World Moves On (1934)
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Richard Girard is part of a New Orleans family working closely with the English Warburtons. When Richard meets Mary Warburton she is engaged to Erik von Gerardt. He does wed Mary but their time in America is financially difficult. (104 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ Richard Girard - 1825 / Richard Girard - 1914 ” - august_pearl
 
12.
The Girl from Missouri (1934)
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Chorus girl Eadie is determined to marry a millionaire without sacrificing her virtue. (75 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
“ T.R. Paige Jr. ” - august_pearl
 
13.
Straight Is the Way (1934)
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Just out of prison, Benny Horowitz tries to go straight. Things are complicated by his former girlfriend and his former gangster buddies. (59 mins.)
Director: Paul Sloane
“ Benny ” - august_pearl
 
14.
Gentlemen Are Born (1934)
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A well-cloistered and protected-against-reality group of college students get their diplomas in the heart of the Great Depression... (75 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
“ Bob Bailey ” - august_pearl
 
15.
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
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Three British soldiers on the Northwest Frontier of India struggle against the enemy - and themselves. (109 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
“ Lieutenant Forsythe ” - august_pearl
 
16.
One New York Night (1935)
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Foxhall Ridgeway, arriving in New York City from the West, stumbles onto a murder in the hotel room next to his... (71 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
“ Foxhall Ridgeway ” - august_pearl
 
17.
Reckless (1935)
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Wealthy Bob Harrison buys all the seats in the theatre to watch Mona Leslie's musical by himself. He loves her... (97 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
“ Bob Harrison ” - august_pearl
 
18.
No More Ladies (1935)
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A society girl tries to reform her playboy husband by making him jealous. (80 mins.)
“ Jim ” - august_pearl
 
19.
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
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Midshipman Roger Byam joins Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian aboard HMS Bounty for a voyage to Tahiti... (132 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
“ Byam ” - august_pearl
 
20.
Dangerous (1935)
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An alcoholic actress who is considered a dangerous jinx is rehabilitated, but she then shows that she's as dangerous as ever. (79 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
“ Don Bellows ” - august_pearl
 
21.
Exclusive Story (1936)
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Exclusive Story is a 1936 American drama film directed by George B. Seitz and written by Michael Fessier. The film stars Franchot Tone, Madge Evans, Stuart Erwin, Joseph Calleia, Robert Barrat and J. Farrell MacDonald. (73 mins.)
Director: George B. Seitz
“ Dick Barton ” - august_pearl
 
22.
The Unguarded Hour (1936)
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An ambitious barrister and his wife are targeted by blackmailers. In trying to save her husband, the wife becomes involved in a murder case her husband is trying. For his part, the husband's actions make him a suspect in a related murder. (87 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
“ Sir Alan Dearden ” - august_pearl
 
23.
The King Steps Out (1936)
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Princess is destined to marry the Emperor, until her sister steps in. (85 mins.)
“ Emperor Franz Josef ” - august_pearl
 
24.
Suzy (1936)
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Believing a German spy has killed her new husband (Franchot Tone), Suzy, a struggling chorus girl (Jean Harlow) flees to Paris where she meets and marries a WWI pilot (Cary Grant) whose carefree ways brings about unexpected results. (93 mins.)
“ Terry Moore ” - august_pearl
 
25.
The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)
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President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both. (103 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
“ John Eaton ” - august_pearl
 
26.
Love on the Run (1936)
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A runaway bride and an undercover reporter get caught up in political intrigue as they lead a merry chase across Europe and uncover a spy plot. (80 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
“ Barnabus Pells ” - august_pearl
 
27.
Quality Street (1937)
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In the 1810s, an old maid poses as her own niece in order to teach her onetime beau a lesson. (83 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
“ Dr. Valentine Brown ” - august_pearl
 
28.
They Gave Him a Gun (1937)
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Jimmy is drafted and ends up in Fred's troop on his way to Europe. Jimmy becomes vicious with his gun... (94 mins.)
“ James 'Jimmy' Davis ” - august_pearl
 
29.
Between Two Women (1937)
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Allen Meighan, an intern, assures himself residency at 'General Hospital', when he saves the life of a man trapped in an explosion... (88 mins.)
Director: George B. Seitz
“ Allan Meighan ” - august_pearl
 
30.
The Bride Wore Red (1937)
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Count Armalia believes that the luck of birth is all that separates the rich from the poor. To test his theory... (103 mins.)
Director: Dorothy Arzner
“ Giulio ” - august_pearl
 
31.
Man-Proof (1938)
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Mimi has tried everything to become the bride to Alan, but he chooses Elizabeth instead. The ironic... (75 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
“ Jimmy Kilmartin ” - august_pearl
 
32.
Love Is a Headache (1938)
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A press agent for a Broadway actress whose career is going downhill, attempts to get her some publicity by having her adopt two orphans. (73 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
“ Peter Lawrence ” - august_pearl
 
33.
Three Comrades (1938)
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A love story centered around the lives of three young German soldiers in the years following World War I... (98 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
“ Otto Koster ” - august_pearl
 
34.
Three Loves Has Nancy (1938)
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A small-town country homebody goes to New York to find her missing fiancé and gets romantically involved with two sophisticated men. (70 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
“ Robert 'Bob' Hanson ” - august_pearl
 
35.
The Girl Downstairs (1938)
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A wealthy playboy surreptitiously romances a scullery maid to gain access to her mistress with whom he is in love, but doesn't count on the maid falling in love with him. (77 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ Paul Wagner ” - august_pearl
 
36.
Fast and Furious (1939)
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Rare book dealers Joel and Garda take a summertime jaunt to the seashore where he becomes involved in a beauty pageant as investor and judge much to her chagrin. (73 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
“ Joel Sloane ” - august_pearl
 
37.
Trail of the Vigilantes (1940)
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A reporter goes undercover to break up an outlaw gang. (75 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
“ Kansas (Tim Mason) ” - august_pearl
 
38.
Nice Girl? (1941)
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A young girl finds herself attracted to one of her father's business partners. (91 mins.)
“ Richard Calvert ” - august_pearl
 
39.
She Knew All the Answers (1941)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Richard Wallace
“ Mark Willows ” - august_pearl
 
40.
This Woman Is Mine (1941)
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A girl stowes away on a ship, and the antics begins. (92 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
“ Robert Stevens ” - august_pearl
 
41.
The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942)
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Christopher Reynolds, an American flying with the R.A.F, is shot down over German-occupied Holland and is given shelter by a Dutch family... (86 mins.)
Director: Richard Wallace
“ Christopher Reynolds ” - august_pearl
 
42.
Star Spangled Rhythm (1942)
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Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives... (99 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
“ John in Card-Playing Skit ” - august_pearl
 
43.
Five Graves to Cairo (1943)
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During World War 2, an undercover British soldier tries get word to the Allies that the Germans have tons of supplies buried in 5 excavations across Egypt. (96 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ Cpl. John J. Bramble / Paul Davos ” - august_pearl
 
44.
Pilot #5 (1943)
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A small group of Allied soldiers and airmen on Java are being bombed by Japanese 'planes daily. With only one working fighter of their own... (71 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
“ George Braynor Collins ” - august_pearl
 
45.
His Butler's Sister (1943)
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A young girl visits New York for two reasons: to see her half-brother, and to try to start a musical career. (87 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
“ Charles Gerard ” - august_pearl
 
46.
True to Life (1943)
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A writer for a radio program needs some fresh ideas to juice up his show. For inspiration, he rents... (94 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
“ Fletcher Marvin ” - august_pearl
 
47.
Phantom Lady (1944)
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A beautiful secretary risks her life to try to find the elusive woman who may prove her boss didn't murder his selfish wife. (87 mins.)
Director: Robert Siodmak
“ Jack Marlow ” - august_pearl
 
48.
The Hour Before the Dawn (1944)
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A beautiful Austrian refugee in England--who is also a Nazi agent--marries a scholarly English pacifist. He lives near a secret military base she needs to get information about so she can help in Hitler's planned invasion of England. (75 mins.)
Director: Frank Tuttle
“ Jim Hetherton ” - august_pearl
 
49.
Dark Waters (1944)
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A woman returns to the USA after a German u-boat sank her ship, and finds out that someone wants to kill her for her inheritance. (90 mins.)
Director: Andre de Toth
“ Dr. George Grover ” - august_pearl
 
50.
That Night with You (1945)
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A young singer becomes so desperate to appear on Broadway that she goes to a prominent producer and tells him that she is the daughter who resulted from his day-long marriage to a young woman he knew years ago. (84 mins.)
“ Paul Renaud ” - august_pearl
 
51.
Because of Him (1946)
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A young woman who wants to break into the theater schemes to become the protege of a famous Broadway star. (88 mins.)
Director: Richard Wallace
“ Paul Taylor ” - august_pearl
 
52.
Lost Honeymoon (1947)
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When an Englishwoman dies, leaving behind two children, her devoted friend decides to take the children to find the woman's husband... (71 mins.)
Director: Leigh Jason
“ Johnny Gray ” - august_pearl
 
53.
Honeymoon (1947)
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A prospective bride and groom have misadventures in Mexico City. (74 mins.)
“ David Flanner ” - august_pearl
 
54.
Her Husband's Affairs (1947)
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A scientist invents a formula that removes old, thinning hair and replaces it with thick, new hair. Complications ensue. (84 mins.)
Director: S. Sylvan Simon
“ William Weldon ” - august_pearl
 
55.
I Love Trouble (1948)
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A wealthy man hires a detective to investigate his wife's past. The detective (Franchot Tone) discovers... (93 mins.)
Director: S. Sylvan Simon
“ Stuart Bailey ” - august_pearl
 
56.
Every Girl Should Be Married (1948)
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Anabel Sims is determined to find the perfect husband. She thinks she's found her man in Madison Brown, a handsome pediatrician. She then prepares an elaborate scheme to trap him into marriage. (85 mins.)
Director: Don Hartman
“ Roger Sanford ” - august_pearl
 
57.
Jigsaw (1949)
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New York Assistant District Attorney Howard Malloy investigates a series of murders and uncovers an extremist group. (72 mins.)
Director: Fletcher Markle
“ Howard Malloy ” - august_pearl
 
58.
Without Honor (1949)
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Jane Bandle has recently married, but Bill, her husband's brother, tries to wreck her marriage because... (69 mins.)
Director: Irving Pichel
“ Dennis Williams ” - august_pearl
 
59.
The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1950)
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In Paris, a down and out medical student Johann Radek (Franchot Tone) is paid by Bill Kirby (Robert Hutton) to murder his wealthy aunt... (97 mins.)
“ Johann Radek ” - august_pearl
 
60.
Here Comes the Groom (1951)
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Foreign correspondent Pete Garvey has 5 days to win back his former fiancée, or he'll lose the orphans he adopted. (113 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ Wilbur Stanley ” - august_pearl
 
61.
The Little Foxes (1956 TV Movie)
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A tale of greed, one-upmanship, family distrust, abuse, apathy and lost love. It's set in the Deep South at the turn of the 20th century. (90 mins.)
Director: George Schaefer
“ Horace ” - august_pearl
 
62.
Uncle Vanya (1957)
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A retired professor has returned to his estate to live with his beautiful young wife, Yelena. The estate originally belonged to his first wife... (98 mins.)
“ Dr. Mikhail Lvovich Astroff ” - august_pearl
 
63.
Bitter Heritage (1958 TV Movie)
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A powerful story of the son of America's most famous outlaw: Jesse James. Jesse, Jr. struggles to return to the town which his father lived. His love interest is Elizabeth Montgomery. (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Wendkos
“ Frank James ” - august_pearl
 
64.
Advise & Consent (1962)
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Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well. (139 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
“ The President ” - august_pearl
 
65.
La bonne soupe (1964)
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(97 mins.)
Director: Robert Thomas
“ John K. Montasy Jr ” - august_pearl
 
66.
See How They Run (1964 TV Movie)
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Three children are stalked by hired killers after they unknowingly take evidence pointing to the existence of a corrupt international cartel, which has just murdered their father. (100 mins.)
“ Baron Frood ” - august_pearl
 
67.
In Harm's Way (1965)
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A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese. (165 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
“ CINCPAC I ” - august_pearl
 
68.
Mickey One (1965)
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After incurring the wrath of the mob, a comic flees Detroit for Chicago taking the name "Mickey One"... (93 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
“ Ruby Lapp ” - august_pearl
 
69.
Shadow Over Elveron (1968 TV Movie)
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A corrupt sheriff knows the secrets of everyone in town and uses that information to go unchallenged... (106 mins.)
Director: James Goldstone
“ Barney Conners ” - august_pearl
 
70.
Nobody Runs Forever (1968)
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Rod Taylor plays a policeman sent to return a sensitive case; An Australian citizen, currently acting... (101 mins.)
Director: Ralph Thomas
“ Ambassador Townsend ” - august_pearl