Highest Rated Titles With Ralph Forbes
1. A Lowland Cinderella (1921)
1920's take on the Cinderella fairy tale with Joan Morgan as Hester Sterling who must try & overcome the evil schemes of Dr Torpican to find true love. Made in Sussex in the famous Glasshouse studio on Shoreham Beach.
3. The Enemy (1927)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance, War
Carl Behrend, son of a wealthy businessman, marries Pauli Arndt, daughter of a pacifist professor. When World War I breaks out, Carl is drafted. Pauli and her family and friends are left ... See full summary »
6. Her Wedding Night (1930)
75 min | Comedy, Romance
An American movie star vacationing in France gets mixed up with a songwriter, mistaken identity, and winds up married to someone she doesn't know.
10. Twentieth Century (1934)
91 min | Comedy, Romance
A flamboyant Broadway impresario who has fallen on hard times tries to get his former lover, now a Hollywood diva, to return and resurrect his failing career.
14. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Approved | 80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate the legend of a supernatural hound, a beast that may be stalking a young heir on the fog-shrouded moorland that makes up his estate.
15. The Masks of the Devil (1928)
80 min | Drama
Baron Reiner, a charming though unscrupulous Viennese aristocrat, becomes infatuated with Virginia, an innocent schoolgirl who is engaged to his best friend, Manfred. In order to seduce the... See full summary »
18. The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
A depiction of the love/hate relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex.
19. The Trail of '98 (1928)
Passed | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Fortune hunters from all over the country rush to the Klondike in 1897 to seek their fortunes in the gold are tested by hardships of the journey.
20. Beau Geste (1926)
101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Michael "Beau" Geste leaves England in disgrace and joins the infamous French Foreign Legion. He is reunited with his two brothers in North Africa, where they face greater danger from their... See full summary »
21. The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934)
Passed | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Elizabeth Barrett's tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning.
22. Smilin' Through (1932)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, Romance
The adoptive father of a young woman is horrified to learn she plans to marry the son of the man who accidentally killed her mother years before.
23. The Mystery of Mr. X (1934)
Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
There have been a spate of London police murders, the victims always killed by a long knife (which the police know is a sword cane), the murders always taking place in a deserted but ... See full summary »
24. Piccadilly Jim (1936)
95 min | Comedy, Romance
Jim's father wants to marry Eugenia, but her sister Netta refuses to allow it. When Jim sees Ann at a club, he falls for her even though she is with Lord Priory. He meets her the next day ... See full summary »
25. Tower of London (1939)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, History
In the 15th century Richard Duke of Gloucester, aided by his club-footed executioner Mord, eliminates those ahead of him in succession to the throne, then occupied by his brother King ... See full summary »
26. Kidnapped (1938)
Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Drama
In 1747 Jacobite Scotland young David Balfour's life is threatened by his greedy uncle who wishes to become heir to the considerable Balfour estate.
29. Mamba (1930)
78 min | Drama
August Bolte, the richest man in a settlement in German East Africa in the period before World War I, is called "Mamba" by the locals, which is the name of a deadly snake. Despised by the ... See full summary »
30. Pleasure Cruise (1933)
72 min | Comedy, Romance
A stay-at-home husband and his businesswoman wife plan separate vacations, but he doesn't go fishing. He masquerades as a barber on her pleasure cruise.
32. Riptide (1934)
Passed | 92 min | Drama, Romance
Park Avenue party-girl Mary (Norma Shearer) and staid English nobleman, Lord Phillip Rexford (Herbert Marshall) are married on a lark, they live happily in London. He must travel to America... See full summary »
33. The Thirteenth Chair (1937)
Passed | 66 min | Drama
Inspector Marney of Scotland Yard travels to Calcutta to investigate the murder of Leonard Lee, a generally despised man in these parts. John Wales, who did consider Lee a friend - his best... See full summary »
34. The Solitaire Man (1933)
Passed | 67 min | Crime, Romance
Oliver Lane is "The Solitaire Man," a renowned jewel thief who is ready to retire and marry Helen, his partner in crime and his one true love. Their plans are shattered when another member ... See full summary »
35. Mary of Scotland (1936)
Approved | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.
38. Age of Indiscretion (1935)
Passed | 78 min | Drama, Romance
A book publisher finds his business floundering, which prompts his socially ambitious wife to desert him for a society millionaire, leaving him with their young son. The publisher's ... See full summary »
39. The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1937)
Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
Two English aristocrats pursue a rich American widow who may not be quite the person she claims to be.
40. Make a Wish (1937)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Musical
While at summer camp in the Maine woods, little Bobby Breen befriends composer Basil Rathbone, who left the city to try and break his creative block, and is soon playing matchmaker for his ... See full summary »
41. Thunder Below (1932)
67 min | Drama
Thunder Below is a 1932 American Pre-Code drama film directed by Richard Wallace and written by Sidney Buchman and Josephine Lovett. The film stars Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Bickford, Paul... See full summary »
42. La Fiesta de Santa Barbara (1935)
Approved | 19 min | Short, Comedy, Music
Hollywood stars participate in a Mexican-themed revue and festival in Santa Barbara. Andy Devine, the "World's Greatest Matador", engages in a bullfight with a dubious bovine supplied by ... See full summary »
43. The Magnificent Fraud (1939)
78 min | Drama
In this lively programmer a con man hires a character actor to masqueraded as the recently assassinated dictator of a tiny Latin American country so he can bilk an arriving American ambassador out of his fortune.
44. Shock (1934)
70 min | Drama, Romance, War
Captain Bob Hayworth, his brother Lieutenant Gilroy Hayworth and Captain Derek Marbury are in a World-War 1 trench on the front-lines in France. Bob Hayworth resents Marbury greatly as the ... See full summary »
45. Enchanted April (1935)
Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
For Lotty Wilkins, romance is no longer part of her marriage. In an effort to find what's missing from her life, she and three other women rent an Italian villa for the month of April, ... See full summary »
46. The Lady of Scandal (1930)
Passed | 76 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama
A famous British actress gets involved with two members of a reserved British noble family, whose plan to get rid of her backfires.
48. The Three Musketeers (1935)
Approved | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
The young Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, ... See full summary »
49. Curtain Call (1940)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Romance
A naive playwright sells her awful play, "The End of Everything," to two Broadway producers who want to get even with an ungrateful star.
50. The Fountain (1934)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, Romance
Set during the first World War in neutral, but pro-German, Holland, Lewis Allison, an interned British officer, is paroled to the castle of Baron Von Leyden and finds living there, but now ... See full summary »
52. Streamline Express (1935)
Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A disparate group of people meet as passengers on a super-speed train crossing the U.S. Aboard are a seductive confidence man, a stage director masquerading as a steward in hopes of ... See full summary »
55. Calling Philo Vance (1940)
Approved | 62 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Despite an exclusive contract with the U.S. government, designer Archer Coe's design is being bid on by German, Japanese, and Italian agents - until he's murdered.
56. Woman Against the World (1937)
Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama
Anna Plummer (Alice Moore), daughter of a Canadian farmer, secretly marries against her father's will. She and her young husband, Johnny Masters (Edgar Edwards), move to a big city, shortly... See full summary »
58. The Phantom Broadcast (1933)
72 min | Mystery
A handsome radio singer has it all--fame, money, adoring fans--but what no one knows is that his accompanist, a hunchbacked piano player, is actually the voice behind the arrogant, abusive ... See full summary »
59. The Actress (1928)
70 min | Comedy, Drama
A theatrical troupe from the west end of London loses its leading lady (Rose Trelawny) when she goes off to marry a rich young man from the other side of town (Arthur Gower). The rest of ... See full summary »
60. Outcast Lady (1934)
Passed | 77 min | Drama, Romance
A woman's trials and tribulations over a romance since childhood, protecting her husband's secret past, and the trouble it causes with her brother.
61. The Green Goddess (1930)
Passed | 73 min | Adventure
An airplane carrying three Brits--Major Crespin, his wife Lucille, and Dr. Trahern--crash lands in the kingdom of Rukh. The Rajah holds them prisoner because the British are about to ... See full summary »
65. The Legion of Missing Men (1937)
Approved | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Bob Carter, a member of the Foreign Legion, is glad to see his brother, Don, for the first time in ten years but is sorry that Don has joined the Legion. Bob, Don and Bob's buddies, Muggsy ... See full summary »
67. The Latest from Paris (1928)
80 min | Drama, Romance
Ann Dolan ( Norma Shearer ), a traveling saleswoman, falls in love with Joe Adams ( Ralph Forbes ), a rival salesman for another cloak and suit firm. Their engagement is brief, however, ... See full summary »
71. The Whip (1928)
70 min | Drama
Lord Brancaster, a decent and upright British nobleman, loses his memory in an accident. While in this amnesiac condition, he becomes involved with the training of a horse, the Whip, for ... See full summary »
73. Neighbor to the North (1948)
Approved | 13 min | Short, News
An American and a Canadian are driving into western Canada for a fishing-trip vacation, and the Canadian is telling about Canada and her special position as a neighbor of the United States ... See full summary »
78. Restless Youth (1928)
65 min | Drama
Innocent co-ed Dixie is unjustly expelled for unladylike activities by college chairman John Neil, (who also happens to be the local District Attorney). Dixie uses an employment agency to ... See full summary »
Masterpiece Playhouse (1950– )
60 min | Drama
Lydia Languish is determined to marry for love and into poverty. But her aunt, Mrs. Malaprop, will not permit this, and Lydia will lose half her fortune if she marries without her aunt's permission.