Actors: Adolphe Menjou

Golden Boy (1939) Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, and William Holden

Golden Boy (1939) — 99 min - Drama, Romance - 5 September 1939 Your rating: Not rated yet! Despite his talent as a musician, a city boy decides to become a boxer. He's successful as a fighter -- much to the dismay of his parents. When gangsters try to by a piece of him he begins to have second thoughts. Director:  Rouben Mamoulian Stars:  Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden, Lee J. Cobb, Joseph Calleia, Sam Levene, Edward Brophy, Beatrice Blinn, William H. Strauss, Don Beddoe, Stanley Andrews, Gordon Armitage, Earl Askam, Al Bayne, Don Brodie, Dora Clement, Irving Cohen,...

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Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935) Starring Dick Powell, Adolphe Menjou, and Gloria Stuart

Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935) — 98 min - Music, Comedy - 14 March 1935 Your rating: Dick Powell and Titanic's Gloria Stewart star in Busby Berkeley's dazzling musical trifle Gold Diggers of 1935. New York City, 1935. In a world where the most important thing for a young woman is to snare a rich husband, wealthy Matilda Prentiss (Alice Brady) is willing to back a Broadway musical to catapult her beautiful daughter, Ann (Stewart--Titanic), to stardom so she can take her pick of wealthy financiers. But Ann surprises everyone by falling in love with impoverished, charming, golden-voiced bellhop Dick...

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Paths of Glory (1957) Starring Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, and Adolphe Menjou

Paths of Glory (1957) NR 88 min - Drama, War - 18 September 1957 Your rating: Not rated yet! During World War I, commanding officer General Broulard (Adolphe Menjou) orders his subordinate, General Mireau (George Macready), to attack a German trench position, offering a promotion as an incentive. Though the mission is foolhardy to the point of suicide, Mireau commands his own subordinate, Colonel Dax (Kirk Douglas), to plan the attack. When it ends in disaster, General Mireau demands the court-martial of three random soldiers in order to save face. Director:  Stanley Kubrick Stars:  Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou,...

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State of the Union (1948) Starring Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, and Van Johnson

State of the Union (1948) — 124 min - Comedy, Drama, Romance - 30 April 1948 Your rating: When idealistic businessman Grant Matthews (Tracy) is chosen to run for the Presidency, he is caught between the ruthless ambition of a string-pulling newspaper owner and the integrity of his devoted wife (Hepburn). But just as Matthews embraces his ultimate goal, he realizes that he may have lost touch with the American people. Director:  Frank Capra Stars:  Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson, Angela Lansbury, Adolphe Menjou, Lewis Stone, Ellen Ross, Eve Whitney, Raymond Walburn, Margaret Hamilton, Charles Lane, Carl Switzer, Tor...

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Star is Born, A (1937) Starring Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, and Adolphe Menjou

A Star Is Born (1937) — 111 min - Drama - 27 April 1937 Your rating: Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of alcoholic star Norman Maine, is given a test, and is caught up in the Hollywood glamor machine (ruthlessly satirized). She and her idol Norman marry; but his career abruptly dwindles to nothing Director:  William A. Wellman Stars:  Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson, Andy Devine, Lionel Stander, Owen Moore, Peggy Wood, Elizabeth Jenns, Edgar Kennedy, J.C. Nugent, Guinn...

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Farewell to Arms, A (1932) Starring Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper, and Adolphe Menjou

A Farewell to Arms (1932) — 89 min - Drama, Romance, War - 8 December 1932 Your rating: British nurse Catherine Barkley (Helen Hayes) and American Lieutenant Frederic Henry (Gary Cooper) fall in love during the First World War in Italy. Eventually separated by Frederic's transfer, tremendous challenges and difficult decisions face each, as the war rages on. Academy Awards winner for Best Cinematography and for Best Sound, Recording. Nominated for Best Picture and for Best Art Direction. Director:  Frank Borzage Stars:  Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Philips, Jack La Rue, Blanche Friderici, Mary Forbes, Gilbert Emery Photos...

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Front Page, The (1931) Starring Pat O’Brien, Adolphe Menjou, and Mary Brian

The Front Page (1931) — 101 min - Comedy - 4 April 1931 Your rating: Newspaper reporter, Hildy Johnson is engaged and planning to move to New York for a higher-paying job. While waiting to cover the hanging of Earl Williams, the prisoner escapes, so Hildy seizes the opportunity by using his $260 honeymoon money to payoff an insider and get the scoop on the escape. However, Hildy then stumbles upon the bewildered escapee and hides him in a roll-top desk in the press room. Director:  Lewis Milestone Stars:  Pat O'Brien, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Brian, Edward Everett Horton, Walter Catlett,...

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Stage Door (1937) Starring Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, and Adolphe Menjou

The ups and downs in the lives and careers of a group of ambitious young actresses and show girls from disparate backgrounds brought together in a theatrical hostel. Centres particularly on the conflict and growing friendship between Terry Randall, a rich girl confident in her talent and ability to make it to the top on the stage, and Jean Maitland, a world weary and cynical trouper who has taken the hard knocks of the ruthless […]

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Morning Glory (1933) Starring Katharine Hepburn, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., and Adolphe Menjou

Morning Glory (1933) — 74 min - Drama, Romance - 18 August 1933 Your rating: Eva Lovelace, would-be actress trying to crash the New York stage, is a wildly optimistic chatterbox full of theatrical mannerisms. Her looks, more than her talent, attract the interest of a paternal actor, a philandering producer, and an earnest playwright. Is she destined for stardom or the "casting couch"? Will she fade after the brief blooming of a "morning glory"? This was Katharine Hepburn's third film, and resulted in her first Academy Award for Best Actress. The film is based on a play and was...

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