Most Popular Titles With Lois Ranson


1. Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)

Passed | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Dedicated Midwestern teacher Ella Bishop is distressed when her fiancé runs off with her vixenish cousin Amy. After Amy dies in childbirth, Ella is left to care for Amy's daughter Hope.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Martha Scott, William Gargan, Edmund Gwenn, Sterling Holloway

Votes: 457

2. Grand Ole Opry (1940)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Music

7.6
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Abner Weaver, a small-town mayor in the Ozarks, through the music of performers from 'The Grand Ole Opry," and the antics and help of his family and the local citizens, manages to pass a ... See full summary »

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Leon Weaver, Frank Weaver, June Weaver, Lois Ranson

Votes: 23

3. Winter Carnival (1939)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Richard Carlson, Helen Parrish, James Corner

Votes: 31

4. Pierre of the Plains (1942)

Approved | 57 min | Drama

5.2
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In 1940's Moose Hill, Saskatchewan, outdoorsman Pierre is attracted to saloon-owner Daisy. Hearing of her impending marriage to 'Jap' Durkin, a law officer and rival, Pierre arranges things... See full summary »

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: John Carroll, Ruth Hussey, Bruce Cabot, Phil Brown

Votes: 61

5. Angels with Broken Wings (1941)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

7.2
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Charlotte Lord, a widow in her early forties and owner of Manhattan's smartest modiste shop, is about to marry Guy Barton, a wealthy businessman. The marriage has the full approval of ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Binnie Barnes, Gilbert Roland, Mary Lee, Billy Gilbert

Votes: 38

6. What a Life (1939)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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In the first Henry Aldrich film, Henry (Jackie Cooper) is falsely accused of making trouble at school. He must clear himself.

Director: Theodore Reed | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Betty Field, John Howard, Janice Logan

Votes: 57

7. Petticoat Politics (1941)

67 min | Comedy

8.1
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Pa Higgins has decided to retire but winds up being forced to run for mayor. Ladd is both boyfriend to the Higgins girl and the son of Pa's opponent.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Roscoe Karns, Ruth Donnelly, Spencer Charters, George Ernest

Votes: 7

8. Meet the Missus (1940)

68 min | Comedy

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Gran Higgins falls under the spell of a love-starved widow.

Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Roscoe Karns, Ruth Donnelly, Spencer Charters, George Ernest

9. Under Texas Skies (1940)

Passed | 57 min | Western

7.5
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Stony Brooke returns to his home town only the learn that his father, Sheriff Brooke, has been murdered and that his boyhood friend, Tucson Smith has been convicted and is to hang for the ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Robert Livingston, Bob Steele, Rufe Davis, Lois Ranson

Votes: 45

10. Grandpa Goes to Town (1940)

66 min | Comedy

7.2
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Director: Gus Meins | Stars: James Gleason, Lucile Gleason, Russell Gleason, Harry Davenport

Votes: 5

11. Friendly Neighbors (1940)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy

6.8
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Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Leon Weaver, Frank Weaver, June Weaver, Lois Ranson

Votes: 13

12. Earl of Puddlestone (1940)

67 min | Comedy

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When Betty's father sees the condescending attitude displayed toward her by a rich family, he decides to get back at them by making them believe that his family has "royal" connections.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: James Gleason, Lucile Gleason, Russell Gleason, Harry Davenport

13. Money to Burn (1939)

69 min | Comedy

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Director: Gus Meins | Stars: James Gleason, Lucile Gleason, Russell Gleason, Harry Davenport

14. Meet the Stars #2: Baby Stars (1941)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Eight directors and eighteen former Wampas stars act as judges in choosing 1941's crop of future stars, several of whom were never seen again. Reviewers at the time agreed that Joan Leslie ... See full summary »

Director: Harriet Parsons | Stars: Harriet Parsons, Julie Bishop, Sally Blane, Joan Blondell

15. The Renegade (1943)

Approved | 58 min | Western

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This 18th entry, of 19, in PRC's "Billy the Kid" series (first six starring Bob Steele and the last 13 with Buster Crabbe) finds town banker John Martin (Karl Hackett) calling on Billy (... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Lois Ranson, Karl Hackett