Franchot Tone Filmographyby august_pearl | created - 05 Jan 2014 | updated - 05 Jan 2014 | Public
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1. The Wiser Sex (1932)
Unrated | 76 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
2. Today We Live (1933)
Approved | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War
During WWI, two officers, one a pilot and the other in the navy, compete for the same beautiful young woman.
3. Gabriel Over the White House (1933)
Passed | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.
4. Midnight Mary (1933)
Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
An abused orphan sinks into a life of crime.
5. The Stranger's Return (1933)
89 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
6. Stage Mother (1933)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A vaudeville star has to leave her daughter with her dead husband's stuffy Boston parents while she makes a living. But when the daughter shows some talent, the mother become a stage mother... See full summary »
7. Bombshell (1933)
Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sexpot film star Lola Burns seeks a new image and tries marrying a marquis and adopting a baby - all sorts of schemes which go awry.
8. Dancing Lady (1933)
Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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.
9. Moulin Rouge (1934)
70 min | Comedy, Musical
A singer marries a famous composer, and after a while she gets the itch to go back on the stage. However, her husband won't let her. When she hears that a popular French singer named "... See full summary »
10. Sadie McKee (1934)
Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance
A working girl's fortunes improve when she marries into money, but happiness is not so easily won.
11. The World Moves On (1934)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance
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.
Richard Girard - 1825 / Richard Girard - 1914
12. The Girl from Missouri (1934)
Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Chorus girl Eadie is determined to marry a millionaire without sacrificing her virtue.
T.R. Paige Jr.
13. Straight Is the Way (1934)
Passed | 59 min | Drama, Romance
Just out of prison, Benny Horowitz tries to go straight. Things are complicated by his former girlfriend and his former gangster buddies.
14. Gentlemen Are Born (1934)
Approved | 75 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A well-cloistered and protected-against-reality group of college students get their diplomas in the heart of the Great Depression, and quickly learn that the piece of paper the diploma is ... See full summary »
15. The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
Not Rated | 109 min | Adventure, Drama
Three British soldiers on the Northwest Frontier of India struggle against the enemy - and themselves.
16. One New York Night (1935)
Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Mystery
Foxhall Ridgeway, arriving in New York City from the West, stumbles onto a murder in the hotel room next to his. He gets tangled up into the affair, and with the aid of Phoebe, the hotel ... See full summary »
17. Reckless (1935)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy
Wealthy Bob Harrison buys all the seats in the theatre to watch Mona Leslie's musical by himself. He loves her, her agent Ned Riley loves her. Conflict ensues.
18. No More Ladies (1935)
Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Romance
A society girl tries to reform her playboy husband by making him jealous.
Votes: 519 | Gross: $1.12M
19. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A tyrannical ship captain decides to exact revenge on his abused crew after they form a mutiny against him, but the sailor he targets had no hand in it.
20. Dangerous (1935)
Approved | 79 min | Drama
An alcoholic actress who is considered a dangerous jinx is rehabilitated, but she then shows that she's as dangerous as ever.
21. Exclusive Story (1936)
Not Rated | 73 min | Drama
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.
22. The Unguarded Hour (1936)
Passed | 87 min | Crime, Drama
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.
Sir Alan Dearden
23. The King Steps Out (1936)
85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Princess is destined to marry the Emperor, until her sister steps in.
Emperor Franz Josef
24. Suzy (1936)
Passed | 93 min | Drama
Believing a German spy has killed her new husband, a struggling chorus girl flees to Paris where she meets and marries a World War I pilot, whose carefree ways brings about unexpected results.
25. The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)
Passed | 103 min | Drama, History
President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both.
Votes: 880 | Gross: $1.46M
26. Love on the Run (1936)
Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
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.
Votes: 776 | Gross: $1.14M
27. Quality Street (1937)
Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the 1810s, an old maid poses as her own niece in order to teach her onetime beau a lesson.
Dr. Valentine Brown
28. They Gave Him a Gun (1937)
Approved | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Jimmy is drafted and ends up in Fred's troop on his way to Europe. Jimmy becomes vicious with his gun, wins a medal, and weds Fred's nurse girlfriend, Rose. Back home years later, Rose ... See full summary »
James 'Jimmy' Davis
29. Between Two Women (1937)
Passed | 88 min | Drama, Romance
Allen Meighan, an intern, assures himself residency at 'General Hospital', when he saves the life of a man trapped in an explosion. Allen is in love with student nurse, Claire Donahue, and ... See full summary »
30. 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 »
31. Man-Proof (1938)
Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Mimi has tried everything to become the bride to Alan, but he chooses Elizabeth instead. The ironic part is that Mimi's mother writes romance novels and neither one has had any luck with ... See full summary »
32. Love Is a Headache (1938)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Romance
A press agent for a Broadway actress whose career is going downhill, attempts to get her some publicity by having her adopt two orphans.
33. 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 »
34. Three Loves Has Nancy (1938)
Not Rated | 70 min | Comedy
A small-town country homebody goes to New York to find her missing fiancé and gets romantically involved with two sophisticated men.
Robert 'Bob' Hanson
35. The Girl Downstairs (1938)
77 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
36. Fast and Furious (1939)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
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.
37. Trail of the Vigilantes (1940)
Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Western
A reporter goes undercover to break up an outlaw gang.
Kansas (Tim Mason)
38. Nice Girl? (1941)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
A young girl finds herself attracted to one of her father's business partners.
39. She Knew All the Answers (1941)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy
A chorus girl, Gloria Winters, is overjoyed that wealthy young Randy Bradford is so eager to marry her, he's asked her to elope. Before they can leave, Randy is contacted by Mark Willows, ... See full summary »
40. This Woman Is Mine (1941)
92 min | Adventure, Drama
A girl stows away on a ship, and the antics begins.
41. The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance, War
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. Posing as the insane husband of the daughter of ... See full summary »
42. Star Spangled Rhythm (1942)
Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Musical
A Paramount Studios security guard who was a major actor during the silent film era must carry out the illusion that he is still a big deal when his sailor son comes to visit.
John in Card-Playing Skit
43. Five Graves to Cairo (1943)
Approved | 96 min | Thriller, War
During World War II, an undercover British soldier tries get word to the Allies that the Germans have tons of supplies buried in five excavations across Egypt.
Cpl. John J. Bramble / Paul Davos
44. Pilot #5 (1943)
Passed | 71 min | Drama, Romance, War
In March 1942, on the island of Java, Indonesia, a Dutch major selects a pilot for a dangerous mission from the five U.S. Army airmen under his command. While waiting for word from the pilot, the others tell his life story to the major.
George Braynor Collins
45. His Butler's Sister (1943)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance
A young girl visits New York for two reasons: to see her half-brother, and to try to start a musical career.
46. True to Life (1943)
94 min | Comedy
A writer for a radio program needs some fresh ideas to juice up his show. For inspiration, he rents a room with a typical American family and begins to secretly write about their true life ... See full summary »
47. Phantom Lady (1944)
Passed | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A devoted secretary risks her life to try to find the elusive woman who may prove her boss didn't murder his selfish wife.
48. The Hour Before the Dawn (1944)
Approved | 74 min | Drama, War
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.
49. Dark Waters (1944)
Approved | 90 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
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.
Dr. George Grover
50. That Night with You (1945)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy