The best Edgar Dearing’s movies

Edgar Dearing

Edgar Dearing

04/05/1893- 17/08/1974
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You Can't Take It with You

You Can't Take It with You
7.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyDramaRomance
  • Release: 01/09/1938
  • Character: Bill - Plainclothes Policeman (uncredited)
Alice, the only relatively normal member of the eccentric Sycamore family, falls in love with Tony Kirby, but his wealthy banker father and snobbish mother strongly disapprove of the match. When the Kirbys are invited to dinner to become better acquainted with their future in-laws, things don't turn out the way Alice had hoped.

The Bishop's Wife

The Bishop's Wife
7.6/10
An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been working for months on the plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn widow. He is losing sight of his family and of why he became a churchman in the first place. Enter Dudley, an angel sent to help him. Dudley does help everyone he meets, but not necessarily in the way they would have preferred. With the exception of Henry, everyone loves him, but Henry begins to believe that Dudley is there to replace him, both at work and in his family's affections, as Christmas approaches.

Scarlet Street

Scarlet Street
7.8/10
Cashier and part-time starving artist Christopher Cross is absolutely smitten with the beautiful Kitty March. Kitty plays along, but she's really only interested in Johnny, a two-bit crook. When Kitty and Johnny find out that art dealers are interested in Chris's work, they con him into letting Kitty take credit for the paintings. Cross allows it because he is in love with Kitty, but his love will only let her get away with so much.

Pollyanna

Pollyanna
7.4/10
A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.

Cleopatra

Cleopatra
6.8/10
The queen of Egypt barges the Nile and flirts with Mark Antony and Julius Caesar.

It Came from Outer Space

It Came from Outer Space
6.5/10
Author & amateur astronomer John Putnam and schoolteacher Ellen Fields witness an enormous meteorite come down near a small town in Arizona, but Putnam becomes a local object of scorn when, after examining the object up close, he announces that it is a spacecraft, and that it is inhabited...

The Awful Truth

The Awful Truth
7.7/10
Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance.

You Only Live Once

You Only Live Once
7.3/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 23/01/1937
  • Character: State Trooper Firing Machine Gun (uncredited)
Based partially on the story of Bonnie and Clyde, Eddie Taylor is an ex-convict who cannot get a break after being released from prison. When he is framed for murder, Taylor is forced to flee with his wife Joan Graham and baby. While escaping prison after being sentenced to death, Taylor becomes a real murderer, condemning himself and Joan to a life of crime and death on the road.

Magic Town

Magic Town
6.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 07/10/1947
  • Character: Questioning Grandview Citizen (uncredited)
Rip Smith's opinion-poll business is a failure...until he discovers that the small town of Grandview is statistically identical to the entire country. He and his assistants go there to run polls cheaply and easily, in total secrecy (it would be fatal to let the townsfolk get self-conscious). And of course, civic crusader Mary Peterman must be kept from changing things too much. But romantic involvement with Mary complicates life for Rip; then suddenly everything changes.

Go West

Go West
6.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyWestern
  • Release: 06/12/1940
  • Character: Bill - Train Engineer (uncredited)
Embezzler, shill, all around confidence man S. Quentin Quale is heading west to find his fortune; he meets the crafty but simple brothers Joseph and Rusty Panello in a train station, where they steal all his money. They're heading west, too, because they've heard you can just pick the gold off the ground. Once there, they befriend an old miner named Dan Wilson whose property, Dead Man's Gulch, has no gold. They loan him their last ten dollars so he can go start life anew, and for collateral, he gives them the deed to the Gulch. Unbeknownst to Wilson, the son of his longtime rival, Terry Turner (who's also in love with his daughter, Eva), has contacted the railroad to arrange for them to build through the land, making the old man rich and hopefully resolving the feud. But the evil Red Baxter, owner of a saloon, tricks the boys out of the deed, and it's up to them - as well as Quale, who naturally finds his way out west anyway - to save the day.

Made for Each Other

Made for Each Other
6.3/10
A couple struggle to find happiness after a whirlwind courtship.

Horse Feathers

Horse Feathers
7.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusicRomance
  • Release: 19/08/1932
  • Character: Speakeasy Bartender (uncredited)
Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley U, hires bumblers Baravelli and Pinky to help his school win the big football game against rival Darwin U.

No Name on the Bullet

No Name on the Bullet
7.2/10
When hired killer John Gant rides into Lordsburg, the town's folk become paranoid as each leading citizen has enemies capable of using the services of a professional killer for personal revenge.

Union Station

Union Station
6.8/10
Police catch a break when suspected kidnappers are spotted on a train heading towards Union Station. Police, train station security and a witness try to piece together the crime and get back the blind daughter of a rich business man.

Broadway Melody of 1940

Broadway Melody of 1940
7.3/10
  • Genre: MusicRomance
  • Release: 09/02/1940
  • Character: Policeman (uncredited)
Johnny Brett and King Shaw are an unsuccessful dance team in New York. A producer discovers Brett as the new partner for Clare Bennett, but Brett, who thinks he is one of the people they lent money to, gives him the name of his partner.

The Midnight Patrol

The Midnight Patrol
7.1/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 03/08/1933
  • Character: Policeman (uncredited)
Novice policemen Stan and Ollie bungle a burglary investigation.

Hold That Ghost

Hold That Ghost
7.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyHorror
  • Release: 08/08/1941
  • Character: Irondome (uncredited)
Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a haunted house along with several other strangers.

Edison, the Man

Edison, the Man
7/10
  • Genre: DramaHistory
  • Release: 10/05/1940
  • Character: Policeman
In flashback, fifty years after inventing the light bulb, an 82-year-old Edison tells his story starting at age twenty-two with his arrival in New York. He's on his way with invention of an early form of stock market ticker.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
5.7/10
  • Genre: DramaHistory
  • Release: 25/08/1930
  • Character: Armstrong
A biopic dramatizing Abraham Lincoln's life through a series of vignettes depicting its defining chapters: his romance with Ann Rutledge; his early years as a country lawyer; his marriage to Mary Todd; his debates with Stephen A. Douglas; the election of 1860; his presidency during the Civil War; and his assassination in Ford’s Theater in 1865.

It's a Wonderful World

It's a Wonderful World
6.9/10
Detective Guy Johnson's client, Willie Heywood, is framed for murder. While Guy hides him so he can catch the real killer, both of them are nabbed by the police, tried, convicted and sentenced to jail: Guy for a year with Willie to be executed. On the way to jail, Guy comes across a clue and escapes from the police.

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