The best Billy Gilbert’s movies

Billy Gilbert

Billy Gilbert

12/09/1894- 23/09/1971
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Billy Gilbert’s movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don’t know about Billy Gilbert.
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
7.6/10
A beautiful girl, Snow White, takes refuge in the forest in the house of seven dwarfs to hide from her stepmother, the wicked Queen. The Queen is jealous because she wants to be known as "the fairest in the land," and Snow White's beauty surpasses her own.

His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday
7.8/10
Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.

The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator
8.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyWar
  • Release: 23/10/1940
  • Character: Field Marshal Herring
Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

Fun and Fancy Free

Fun and Fancy Free
6.4/10
Jiminy Cricket hosts two Disney animated shorts: “Bongo,” about a circus bear escaping to the wild, and “Mickey and the Beanstalk,” a take on the famous fairy tale.

Mickey and the Beanstalk

Mickey and the Beanstalk
7.6/10
A mysterious thief has stolen the prosperous Happy Valley's most prized possession: the musical Singing Harp. Can Mickey, Donald, and Goofy find the answer in the irritable Willie the Giant's magnificent castle up in the blue sky?

Destry Rides Again

Destry Rides Again
7.6/10
When a tough western town needs taming, the mild-mannered son of a hard-nosed sheriff gets the job.

Mad Love

Mad Love
7.2/10
  • Genre: HorrorRomance
  • Release: 12/07/1935
  • Character: Autograph Seeker on Train (Uncredited)
An insane surgeon's obsession with an actress leads him to replace her wounded pianist husband's hands with the hands of a knife murderer--hands which still have the urge to throw knives.

Captains Courageous

Captains Courageous
7.9/10
Harvey, the arrogant and spoiled son of an indulgent absentee-father, falls overboard from a transatlantic steamship and is rescued by a fishing vessel on the Grand Banks. Harvey fails to persuade them to take him ashore, nor convince the crew of his wealth. The captain offers him a low-paid job, until they return to port, as part of the crew that turns him into a mature, considerate young man.

A Night at the Opera

A Night at the Opera
7.8/10
The Marx Brothers take on high society and the opera world to bring two lovers together. A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.

Queen of the Mob

Queen of the Mob
6.4/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 28/06/1940
  • Character: Mr. Reier
Ma Webster (Blanche Yurka) and her boys rob a bank on Christmas Eve; G-men stop them with Tommy guns.

Sons of the Desert

Sons of the Desert
7.5/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 29/12/1933
  • Character: Mr. Ruttledge (voice) (uncredited)
Ollie and Stan deceive their wives into thinking they are taking a medically necessary cruise when they are really going to a lodge convention.

The Music Box

The Music Box
7.9/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 16/04/1932
  • Character: Professor von Schwarzenhoffen (uncredited)
The Laurel & Hardy Moving Co. have a challenging job on their hands (and backs): hauling a player piano up a monumental flight of stairs to Prof. von Schwarzenhoffen's house. Their task is complicated by a sassy nursemaid and, unbeknownst to them, the impatient Prof. von Schwarzenhoffen himself. But the biggest problem is the force of gravity, which repeatedly pulls the piano back down to the bottom of the stairs.

Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights
6.1/10
Two half brothers battle each other for the power of the throne and the love of sensual, gorgeous dancing girl Scheherazade.

Block-Heads

Block-Heads
7.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyWar
  • Release: 19/08/1938
  • Character: Mr. Gilbert
It's 1938, but Stan doesn't know the war is over; he's still patrolling the trenches in France, and shoots down a French aviator. Oliver sees his old chum's picture in the paper and goes to visit Stan who has now been returned to the States and invites him back to his home.

County Hospital

County Hospital
7.3/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 25/06/1932
  • Character: The Doctor
Ollie is in the hospital with a broken leg. When Stan comes to visit him, total chaos ensues.

Anchors Aweigh

Anchors Aweigh
7/10
Two sailors, Joe and Clarence have four days shore leave in spend their shore leave trying to get a girl for Clarence. Clarence has his eye on a girl with musical aspirations, and before Joe can stop him, promises to get her an audition with José Iturbi. But the trouble really starts when Joe realizes he's falling for his buddy's girl.

The Toast of New York

The Toast of New York
6.3/10
After the American Civil War, Jim Fisk, a former peddler and cotton smuggler, arrives in New York, along with his partners Nick and Luke, where he struggles to make his way through the treacherous world of Wall Street's financial markets.

On the Avenue

On the Avenue
6.7/10
A new Broadway show starring Gary Blake shamelessly lampoons the rich Carraway family. To get her own back, daughter Mimi sets out to ensnare Blake, but the courtship is soon for real, to the annoyance of his co-star, hoofing chanteuese Mona Merrick.

Five Weeks in a Balloon

Five Weeks in a Balloon
5.7/10
Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his inventions worth.

When You're in Love

When You're in Love
6.2/10
When You're in Love is a 1937 musical film starring Grace Moore, Cary Grant, and Thomas Mitchell. Moore sings "Minnie the Moocher" in one scene. She also sings the wonderful Ernesto Lecuono classic "Siboney" (though her Spanish is not perfection) drooled over by Cary Grant

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