Dick Powell Filmography

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1.
Blessed Event (1932)
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Al Roberts writes a gossip column for the Daily Express. He will write about anyone and everyone as long as he gets the credit... (80 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ Bunny Harmon ” - august_pearl
 
2.
Big City Blues (1932)
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Seventy-two hours in the life of Indiana man Bud who inherits money and heads for New York City where... (63 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ Radio Announcer ” - august_pearl
 
3.
Too Busy to Work (1932)
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A depression-era tramp named Jubilo goes looking for the wife that left him. While on his journey, he meets an assortment of characters. (76 mins.)
“ Dan Hardy ” - august_pearl
 
4.
The King's Vacation (1933)
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A king finds himself with no purpose in his reign, abdicates his throne to return to the wife and child he left many years ago when he was called to duty to be the king of his country. (61 mins.)
Director: John G. Adolfi
“ John Kent ” - august_pearl
 
5.
42nd Street (1933)
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A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a chorus girl has to replace the star. (89 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ Billy Lawler ” - august_pearl
 
6.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
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Millionaire turned composer Dick Powell rescues unemployed Broadway people with a new play. (97 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ Brad ” - august_pearl
 
7.
Footlight Parade (1933)
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Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses. (104 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ Scotty ” - august_pearl
 
8.
College Coach (1933)
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Coach Gore, a ruthless and cynical big-time football coach, neglects his wife in his unrelenting drive to make Calvert College a football power. (76 mins.)
“ Phil Sargeant ” - august_pearl
 
9.
Convention City (1933)
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(69 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
“ Jerry Ford ” - august_pearl
 
10.
Wonder Bar (1934)
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Harry and Inez are a dance team at the Wonder Bar. Inez loves Harry, but he is in love with Liane, the wife of a wealthy business man... (84 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ Tommy ” - august_pearl
 
11.
Twenty Million Sweethearts (1934)
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Unscrupulous agent Rush makes singing waiter Clayton a big radio star while Peggy, who has lost her own radio show, helps Clayton. (89 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
“ Clayton ” - august_pearl
 
12.
Dames (1934)
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Multi-millionaire Ezra Ounce wants to start a campaign against 'filthy' forms of entertainment, like Broadway-Shows... (91 mins.)
“ Jimmy ” - august_pearl
 
13.
Happiness Ahead (1934)
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Society heiress Joan Bradford rebels against her mother's choice of a future husband by masquerading as a working class girl and dating a window washer. (86 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ Bob Lane ” - august_pearl
 
14.
Flirtation Walk (1934)
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A Musical-romance with Dick Powell as a private stationed in Hawaii who gets involved with Ruby Keeler... (97 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
“ Dick 'Canary' Dorcy ” - august_pearl
 
15.
Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)
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In a luxury hotel stage director Nicoleff stages a show to get the money to pay his bills. Mrs. Prentiss... (95 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
“ Dick Curtis ” - august_pearl
 
16.
Broadway Gondolier (1935)
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Dick Purcell is an American taxi driver who wants to become a singer promoting cheese products. Oddly he thinks the way to do it is to become a gondolier from Venice. Along the way he sings and woos a sassy secretary Alice. (99 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ Richard 'Dick' Purcell, aka Ricardo Purcelli ” - august_pearl
 
17.
Page Miss Glory (1935)
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Loretta Dalrymple, a homely young country girl comes to New York City and gets a job as a chambermaid in a large hotel... (93 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ Bingo Nelson ” - august_pearl
 
18.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)
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Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia... (133 mins.)
“ Lysander ” - august_pearl
 
19.
Shipmates Forever (1935)
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Dick is watching the fleet come in when he sees June. Dick has no intention of joining the Navy, which is a family tradition... (109 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
“ Richard John 'Dick' Melville III ” - august_pearl
 
20.
Thanks a Million (1935)
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Entertainers enter a political rally to get out of the rain and become part of the show. One of them... (87 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ Eric Land ” - august_pearl
 
21.
Colleen (1936)
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The Ames Company makes every effort to keep Uncle Cedric away from any decisions or work. This is in the best interests for him and the company... (89 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
“ Donald Ames 3rd ” - august_pearl
 
22.
Hearts Divided (1936)
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Napoleon needs money to fight his wars in Europe so he wants 20 million dollars for the Louisiana Territory in the United States... (87 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
“ Captain Jerome Bonaparte ” - august_pearl
 
23.
Stage Struck (1936)
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Broadway dance director George Randall (Dick Powell) is stuck with staging a Broadway show starring Peggy Revere (Joan Blondell)... (91 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
“ George Randall ” - august_pearl
 
24.
Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936)
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Stage-producer J.J. Horbart, is going to put on a new show, but he doesn't know that his two partners lost the money at the stock market... (101 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ Rosmer Peck ” - august_pearl
 
25.
On the Avenue (1937)
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Broadway producer satirizes an important New York family. The family sues but their daughter falls in love with producer. (89 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ Gary Blake ” - august_pearl
 
26.
The Singing Marine (1937)
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Bob Brent, a young Marine from Arkansas, impresses his comrades with his singing ability, and they pitch... (105 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
“ Bob Brent ” - august_pearl
 
27.
Varsity Show (1937)
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Winfield College students who are trying to put together the annual varsity show come into conflict with their faculty adviser... (120 mins.)
“ Charles 'Chuck' Daly ” - august_pearl
 
28.
Hollywood Hotel (1937)
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Ronny Bowers, a saxophonist in Benny Goodman's band has won a talent contest an got a ten week contract with a film studio... (109 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
“ Ronnie Bowers ” - august_pearl
 
29.
Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938)
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An actor can only get a radio job if he can prove that he's an authentic cowboy. (77 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ Elly Jordan, aka Wyoming Steve Gibson ” - august_pearl
 
30.
Hard to Get (1938)
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When spoiled young heiress Maggie Richards tries to charge some gasoline at an auto camp run by Bill Davis... (82 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
“ Bill ” - august_pearl
 
31.
Going Places (1938)
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A sports store clerk poses as a famous jockey as an advertising stunt, but gets more than he bargained for. (84 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
“ Peter Mason ” - august_pearl
 
32.
Naughty But Nice (1939)
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Professor Hardwick teaches at Winfield College and detests the new swing music that is the craze. He... (89 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
“ Professor Donald 'Don' Hardwick ” - august_pearl
 
33.
I Want a Divorce (1940)
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(75 mins.)
Director: Ralph Murphy
“ Alan MacNally ” - august_pearl
 
34.
Christmas in July (1940)
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An office clerk loves entering contests in the hopes of someday winning a fortune and marrying the girl he loves... (67 mins.)
Director: Preston Sturges
“ Jimmy MacDonald ” - august_pearl
 
35.
Model Wife (1941)
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(78 mins.)
Director: Leigh Jason
“ Fred Chambers ” - august_pearl
 
36.
In the Navy (1941)
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Russ Raymond, America's number one crooner, disappears and joins the Navy under the name Tommy Halstead... (86 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
“ Thomas Halstead ” - august_pearl
 
37.
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
“ Himself - Hit the Road to Dreamland' Number ” - august_pearl
 
38.
Happy Go Lucky (1943)
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A gold-digger hopes to land a rich husband in Trinidad, but gets mixed up with a beach boy and voodoo. (81 mins.)
“ Pete Hamilton ” - august_pearl
 
39.
Riding High (1943)
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In order to help her father get his silver mine running, a burlesque queen returns home to Arizona and gets a job as an enterainer at a dude ranch and runs into a romantic mining engineer and a counterfeiter. (88 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
“ Steve Baird ” - august_pearl
 
40.
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
“ Link Ferris ” - august_pearl
 
41.
It Happened Tomorrow (1944)
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A young turn-of-the-century newspaper man finds he can get hold of the next day's paper. This brings more problems than fortune, especially as his new girlfriend is part of a phony clairvoyant act. (85 mins.)
Director: René Clair
“ Lawrence 'Larry' Stevens ” - august_pearl
 
42.
Meet the People (1944)
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A idealistic shipyard worker interests a beautiful Hollywood star in staging a musical tribute to the war industry, but they disagree on some important issues. (100 mins.)
Director: Charles Riesner
“ William 'Swanee' Swanson ” - august_pearl
 
43.
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
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After being hired to find an ex-con's former girlfriend, Philip Marlowe is drawn into a deeply complex web of mystery and deceit. (95 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
“ Philip Marlowe ” - august_pearl
 
44.
Cornered (1945)
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Canadian flyer Laurence Gerard finds that his wife has been murdered by a French collaborator. His quest for justice leads him to Switzerland and Argentina. (102 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
“ Laurence Gerard ” - august_pearl
 
45.
Johnny O'Clock (1947)
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High-class crook gets in trouble with the law. (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Rossen
“ Johnny O'Clock ” - august_pearl
 
46.
To the Ends of the Earth (1948)
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Based on the files of the United States Department of Treasury. Commissioner Michael Barrows is an American Government Agent... (109 mins.)
“ Commissioner Michael Barrows ” - august_pearl
 
47.
Pitfall (1948)
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Insurance executive John Forbes falls for femme fatale Mona Stevens while her boyfriend is in jail and he suffers serious consequences as a result. (86 mins.)
Director: Andre de Toth
“ John Forbes ” - august_pearl
 
48.
Station West (1948)
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When two US cavalrymen transporting a gold shipment get killed, US Army Intelligence investigator John Haven goes undercover to a mining and logging town to find the killers. (87 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lanfield
“ Haven ” - august_pearl
 
49.
Rogues' Regiment (1948)
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A post World War 2, US Army agent is assigned to join the Foreign Legion in search of high ranking Nazi war criminal who may have also enlisted. (86 mins.)
Director: Robert Florey
“ Whit Corbett ” - august_pearl
 
50.
Mrs. Mike (1949)
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(99 mins.)
Director: Louis King
“ Sgt. Mike Flannigan ” - august_pearl
 
51.
The Reformer and the Redhead (1950)
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Hot-tempered Kathleen Maguire enlists the services of a young attorney to help her zookeeper father... (90 mins.)
“ Andrew Rockton Hale ” - august_pearl
 
52.
Right Cross (1950)
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Prizefighter Johnny is in love with his promoter O'Malley's daughter Pat. His best friend, sports reporter Rick... (90 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
“ Rick Garvey ” - august_pearl
 
53.
Cry Danger (1951)
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Ex-con Rocky Mulloy seeks the real culprit in the crime he was framed for, in a night world of deceptive dames and double crosses. (79 mins.)
Director: Robert Parrish
“ Rocky ” - august_pearl
 
54.
The Tall Target (1951)
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A New York City detective, traveling by train between New York and Baltimore, tries to foil an on-board plot to assassinate President-elect Abraham Lincoln before he reaches Baltimore to give a major pre-Inauguration speech in 1861. (78 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ John Kennedy ” - august_pearl
 
55.
You Never Can Tell (1951)
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An ex-police/army dog (German Shepherd), named Rex inherits a fortune from an eccentric millionaire... (78 mins.)
Director: Lou Breslow
“ Rex Shepherd ” - august_pearl
 
56.
The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
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An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success. (118 mins.)
“ James Lee Bartlow ” - august_pearl
 
57.
Susan Slept Here (1954)
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Comedy about a struggling Hollywood scriptwriter who, one Christmas Eve, receives a very unexpected present - juvenile delinquent Debbie Reynolds. (98 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
“ Mark Christopher ” - august_pearl