Earliest Titles With George Zucco
1. David and Bathsheba (1951)
Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, Romance
After King David sees the beautiful Bathsheba bathing from the palace roof, he enters into an adulterous affair which has tragic consequences for his family and Israel.
3. Flame of Stamboul (1951)
Approved | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A gang of thieves in Istanbul, led by a mastermind criminal known as "The Voice", are planning to steal defense plans important to the protection of the Suez Canal during a peace conference... See full summary »
5. Let's Dance (1950)
112 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a ... See full summary »
6. Harbor of Missing Men (1950)
Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A fishing-boat owner, Jim "Brooklyn" Gannon, cuts a deal with a gangster syndicate to deliver a load of contraband firearms. The money for the transaction is stolen, and Gannon is trying to... See full summary »
7. The Secret Garden (1949)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, Family
A girl is sent to live with her uncle on his estate when her parents die. There she discovers much intrigue, family history and secrets and personal baggage. In particular, a screaming child and...a secret garden.
8. The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)
Passed | 109 min | Comedy, Musical
A successful but constantly-feuding husband and wife musical comedy team threatens to break up when the wife entertains an offer to become a serious actress.
9. Madame Bovary (1949)
Passed | 114 min | Drama, Romance
A provincial doctor's wife's romantic illusions about life and social status lead her to betray her naive husband, take on lovers and run up ruinous debts.
11. The Pirate (1948)
Approved | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
A girl is engaged to the local richman, but meanwhile she has dreams about the legendary pirate Macoco. A traveling singer falls in love with her and to impress her he poses as the pirate.
12. Joan of Arc (1948)
Unrated | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the Fifteenth Century, France is a defeated and ruined nation after the One Hundred Years War against England. The fourteen years old farm girl Joan of Arc claims to hear voices from ... See full summary »
13. Tarzan and the Mermaids (1948)
Approved | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Boy is away at school in England. The high priest is trying to force a young girl to marry an evil pearl trader posing as the god Balu. She escapes, is recaptured and is finally rescued by ... See full summary »
14. Who Killed Doc Robbin? (1948)
Approved | 55 min | Comedy, Family, Mystery
A group of people find themselves trapped in a creepy mansion, complete with secret passageways, a mad doctor and a murderous gorilla.
16. Lured (1947)
Approved | 102 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A serial killer in London is murdering young women whom he meets through the personal columns of newspapers; he announces each of his murders to the police by sending them a cryptic poem. ... See full summary »
17. Captain from Castile (1947)
Not Rated | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The invasion of Mexico by Cortez, as seen by a young Spanish officer fleeing the Inquisition.
18. Scared to Death (1947)
Approved | 65 min | Thriller
From a slab in the morgue, a dead young woman tells the bizarre tale of how she got there, through a maze of murder involving a hypnotist, a midget and a mysterious figure in a green mask.
19. Desire Me (1947)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance, War
Shortly after WWII, flashbacks tell the story of Marise, her husband Paul, and Jean, who was imprisoned with Paul in a German camp. While attempting to escape from the camp Paul is shot, ... See full summary »
Writers: Leonhard Frank, Zoe Akins, Marguerite Roberts, Casey Robinson | Directors: Jack Conway, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Victor Saville | Stars: Greer Garson, Robert Mitchum, Richard Hart, Morris Ankrum
20. The Imperfect Lady (1947)
Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance
Millicent Hopkins, while touring with a dancing troupe in 1892, meets Clive Loring who is campaigning in the English Midlands for Parliament. They fall in love and Millie remains behind at ... See full summary »
21. Moss Rose (1947)
82 min | Mystery, Thriller
Set in turn-of-the-century London, a woman trying to solve the mystery of a friend's murder finds that she may be the next victim.
22. Where There's Life (1947)
Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Thriller
The American son of an Eastern European monarch wounded in an assassination attempt becomes a target for a terrorist organization.
23. The Flying Serpent (1946)
Approved | 59 min | Horror
The demented archaeologist Dr. Andrew Forbes (George Zucco) discovers a living, breathing serpent creature known to the Aztecs as Quetzalcoatl (the Killer Bird God) and accidentally kills ... See full summary »
24. Confidential Agent (1945)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Thriller
During the Spanish Civil War, a republican courier travels to England to try and buy coal. He meets with an amount of local hostility, while his life is at risk from those on the fascist ... See full summary »
26. Having Wonderful Crime (1945)
Not Rated | 70 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A lawyer and two newlyweds get mixed up in mock mystery at a resort.
27. Week-End at the Waldorf (1945)
Passed | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Anything can happen during a weekend at New York's Waldorf-Astoria: a glamorous movie star meets a world-weary war correspondent and mistakes him for a jewel thief; a soldier learns that ... See full summary »
28. Midnight Manhunt (1945)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
In a cheap hotel-room in New York City Jelke shoots gangster Joe Wells, takes a package from his pocket and flees.Wells staggers into an alley. On her way to her apartment above a wax ... See full summary »
29. Sudan (1945)
Passed | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Young, lovely Naila becomes queen of the ancient Egyptian kingdom of Khemis when her father is killed in a slave revolt. Continuing her penchant for going incognito among the people, she ... See full summary »
30. Hold That Blonde! (1945)
Passed | 76 min | Comedy
A kleptomaniac falls in love with a woman who is member of a gang of jewel thieves, initially unaware of her true occupation.
31. Watchtower Over Tomorrow (1945)
15 min | Documentary, Short
Short documentary film about the Dumbarton Oaks plan and the proposed formation of the United Nations.
32. House of Frankenstein (1944)
Approved | 71 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
An evil scientist and his hunchbacked assistant escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.
33. The Seventh Cross (1944)
Passed | 112 min | Drama, War
In Nazi Germany in 1936 seven men escape from a concentration camp. The camp commander puts up seven crosses and, as the Gestapo returns each escapee he is put to death on a cross. The ... See full summary »
34. The Mummy's Ghost (1944)
Unrated | 61 min | Fantasy, Horror
An Egyptian priest travels to America in search of the bodies of an Egyptian princess and her living, mummified guardian, with consequences.
35. Voodoo Man (1944)
Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Dr. Richard Marlowe uses a combination of voodoo rite and hypnotic suggestion, attempting to revive his beautiful, but long-dead, wife, by transferring the life essences of several hapless ... See full summary »
36. Return of the Ape Man (1944)
Approved | 60 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
While on an Arctic expedition, two scientists find the frozen body of a prehistoric caveman. They bring him home to their laboratory, but decide that in order to fully utilize (and control)... See full summary »
38. Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)
Approved | 71 min | Mystery
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson travel to Washington D.C. in order to prevent a secret document from falling into enemy hands.
39. The Mad Ghoul (1943)
Not Rated | 65 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A university chemistry professor experiments with an ancient Mayan gas on a medical student, turning the would-be surgeon him into a murdering ghoul.
40. Dead Men Walk (1943)
Approved | 64 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The twin of a kindly small-town physician returns from the grave for vengeance against his brother, who secretly killed him because the twin served Satan.
42. Holy Matrimony (1943)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
From Arnold Bennett's novel "Buried Alive". An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.
44. The Black Swan (1942)
Approved | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An ex-pirate contends with rowdy buccaneers and a love-hate relationship with an aristocratic woman who's tougher than she seems.
45. The Mummy's Tomb (1942)
Passed | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A high priest travels to America with a living mummy to kill those who had desecrated the tomb of an Egyptian princess thirty years earlier.
46. The Mad Monster (1942)
Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
A mad scientist changes his simple-minded handyman into a werewolf in order to prove his supposedly crazy scientific theories - and exact revenge.
47. My Favorite Blonde (1942)
Passed | 78 min | Comedy
Karen Bentley, an English secret agent, links up with Larry Haines and his star penguin Percy in an attempt to outwit German spies.
48. Dr. Renault's Secret (1942)
Approved | 58 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance
Dr. Larry Forbes visits the château of Dr. Robert Renault, uncle of his fiancée Madelon, who is idolized by Renault's assistant, a strange émigré from Java.
50. Topper Returns (1941)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
A sassy girl finds herself dead after trading bedrooms with her heiress friend. Her ghost seeks aid from banker Cosmo Topper to find out why and by whom.
51. A Woman's Face (1941)
Passed | 106 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
A female blackmailer with a disfiguring facial scar meets a plastic surgeon who offers her the possibility of looking like a normal woman.
52. The Monster and the Girl (1941)
Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
After a young woman is coerced into prostitution and her brother framed for murder by an organized crime syndicate, retribution in the form of an ape visits the mobsters.
53. International Lady (1941)
Passed | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The film opens with a German air-raid over the skies of London, and moves to the attempts of the F.B.I. and Scotland Yard investigators trying to circumvent the attempts of a sabotage ring ... See full summary »
55. The Mummy's Hand (1940)
Approved | 67 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
An ancient mummy is revived to destroy the invaders of the 3,000 year-old tomb of an Egyptian princess.
56. New Moon (1940)
Passed | 105 min | Musical, Romance, Adventure
Marianne de Beaumaniour is on her way to New Orleans from Paris to inspect the plantation she inherited from her uncle. On the ship with her are bondsmen, that are to be sold for slavery. ... See full summary »
Writers: Oscar Hammerstein II, Frank Mandel, Laurence Schwab, Jacques Deval, Robert Arthur | Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Mary Boland, George Zucco
57. Arise, My Love (1940)
Passed | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter have romantic and dramatic adventures in Europe as World War II begins.
59. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance
In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.
60. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century.
61. The Cat and the Canary (1939)
72 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
When an eccentric family meets in their uncle's remote, decaying mansion on the tenth anniversary of his death for the reading of his will, murder and madness follow.
62. Captain Fury (1939)
Approved | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
An Irish convict sentenced to hard labor in Australia escapes into the outback, and organizes a band of fellow escapees to fight a corrupt landlord.
64. Here I Am a Stranger (1939)
82 min | Drama
Young Englishman (Greene) meets his real father (Dix) in America, a former alcoholic. They both grow in getting know one another.
66. Marie Antoinette (1938)
Passed | 149 min | Biography, Drama, History
The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens.
67. Arsène Lupin Returns (1938)
Not Rated | 81 min | Crime, Mystery
A woman and a man vying for a woman's affection: the usual love trio? Not quite so since the belle in question is Lorraine de Grissac, a very wealthy and alluring society woman, while one ... See full summary »
68. Three Comrades (1938)
Passed | 98 min | Drama, Romance
A love story centered around the lives of three young German soldiers in the years following World War I. Their close friendship is strengthened by their shared love for the same woman who ... See full summary »
69. Charlie Chan in Honolulu (1938)
Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
While Charlie is distracted with the birth of his first grandchild, son Jimmy impersonates his father in order to investigate a murder aboard a freighter in the harbor.
70. Suez (1938)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance
Ferdinand de Lesseps, disappointed in love, is sent as a junior diplomat to the Isthmus of Suez, and realizes it's just the place for a canal.
71. Fast Company (1938)
Approved | 75 min | Romance, Comedy, Mystery
A husband and wife team who are in rare books and are skillful at recovering stolen volumes for insurance companies become involved in the murder of a fence.
72. Lord Jeff (1938)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama
Spoilt child Geoffrey Bramer teams up with a pair of small time crooks to pose as an aristocrat and steal jewelry from exclusive shops. During a a caper, Geoffrey is caught and is sentenced... See full summary »
73. Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1938)
Approved | 57 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
The invention of a war machine, that brings to explosion everything one wants to, puts Scotland Yard and Captain Drummond into alarm.
75. Saratoga (1937)
Passed | 92 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
After winning a stud farm in lieu of gambling debts, bookie Duke Bradley turns an eye to the daughter of the now deceased gambler and her millionaire fiancée.
76. Rosalie (1937)
Passed | 123 min | Drama, Musical
West Point cadet Dick Thorpe falls in love with a girl, who turns out to be a princess from an European kingdom.
77. Souls at Sea (1937)
Passed | 92 min | Action, Adventure
Cooper and Raft save lives during a sea tragedy in this story about slave trade on the high seas in 1842.
78. Conquest (1937)
Approved | 113 min | Drama, History, Romance
A Polish countess becomes Napoleon Bonaparte's mistress at the urging of Polish leaders, who feel she could influence him to make Poland independent.
79. The Firefly (1937)
Passed | 131 min | History, Musical, Romance
Nina Maria Azara is the beautiful and alluring singing spy for Spain during the Napoleonic Wars. Her mission is to seduce French Officers, in order for them to reveal Napolean's intentions ... See full summary »
80. The Bride Wore Red (1937)
Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Count Armalia believes that the luck of birth is all that separates the rich from the poor. To test his theory, he sends Anni, who is a singer in a dive, to a ritzy resort for two weeks. ... See full summary »
81. Madame X (1937)
Passed | 72 min | Drama
Thrown out of her home after her husband discovers her infidelity, a woman sinks into degradation. Twenty years later, she is charged with killing a man bent on revealing her degraded ... See full summary »
82. Parnell (1937)
Passed | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The life of Irish politician Charles Stewart Parnell, following from 1880 onward his struggle to secure Home Rule, pursued in prison, Parliament, and elsewhere. Emphasis is on the ... See full summary »
83. London by Night (1937)
Passed | 69 min | Mystery, Romance
A newspaperman, his canine companion, and an adventurous socialite investigate an umbrella-wielding murderer who is terrorizing London.
84. After the Thin Man (1936)
Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family.
85. The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)
Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy
An ordinary man suddenly finds that anything he says comes true. Or at least, almost anything!
86. Sinner Take All (1936)
Passed | 74 min | Mystery
Members of a wealthy family start getting threatening letters, and it's not long before the threats turn into reality and family members start getting bumped off. The family lawyer is a ... See full summary »
88. Abdul the Damned (1935)
Passed | 79 min | Drama, History
In 1908, Sultan Abdul Hamid faces resistance from the Young Turk party, while also becoming infatuated with a visiting Austrian singer.
92. Something Always Happens (1934)
TV-G | 69 min | Comedy, Romance
Unemployed car salesman Peter is encouraged by his girlfriend Cynthia to approach the head of a petrol company with his plan for making petrol stations more attractive to customers. When ... See full summary »
94. What Happened Then? (1934)
62 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance
Young Raymond Rudford,sculptor, is on trial for slitting the throat of his uncle, who had adopted and raised him after Raymond's parent's died when he was a young boy. The prosecution ... See full summary »
97. The Good Companions (1933)
95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Film musical taken from JB Priestley's novel about three musicians joining together to save a failing concert party, the Dinky Doos.
99. There Goes the Bride (1932)
79 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A businessman's daughter runs away from an arranged marriage, only to find herself penniless and suspected of theft after she becomes the victim of a bag thief in the train. When she ... See full summary »