The best Irving Bacon’s movies

Irving Bacon

Irving Bacon

06/09/1893- 05/02/1965
We present our ranking of the best Irving Bacon’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Irving Bacon.
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Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind
8.2/10
The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman's destructive "March to the Sea,” during the American Civil War.

Shadow of a Doubt

Shadow of a Doubt
7.8/10
  • Genre: CrimeThriller
  • Release: 15/01/1943
  • Character: Station Master
A bored teen living in Santa Rosa, California, Charlotte "Charlie" Newton, is frustrated because nothing seems to be happening in her life and that of her family. Then, she receives wonderful news: her uncle (for whom she was named), Charlie Oakley, is arriving for a visit. But Uncle Charlie may not be the man he seems to be.

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
8.1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 15/03/1940
  • Character: Driver
Tom Joad returns to his home after a jail sentence to find his family kicked out of their farm due to foreclosure. He catches up with them on his Uncle’s farm, and joins them the next day as they head for California and a new life... Hopefully.

You Can't Take It with You

You Can't Take It with You
7.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyDramaRomance
  • Release: 01/09/1938
  • Character: Henry - the Head Waiter (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.

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.

It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night
8.1/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 22/02/1934
  • Character: Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
A renegade reporter and a crazy young heiress meet on a bus heading for New York, and end up stuck with each other when the bus leaves them behind at one of the stops.

A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born
7.5/10
A movie star helps a young singer/actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

Spellbound

Spellbound
7.5/10
When Dr. Anthony Edwardes arrives at a Vermont mental hospital to replace the outgoing hospital director, Dr. Constance Peterson, a psychoanalyst, discovers Edwardes is actually an impostor. The man confesses that the real Dr. Edwardes is dead and fears he may have killed him, but cannot recall anything. Dr. Peterson, however is convinced his impostor is innocent of the man's murder, and joins him on a quest to unravel his amnesia through psychoanalysis.

Meet John Doe

Meet John Doe
7.6/10
As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement.

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
7.8/10
Longfellow Deeds lives in a small town, leading a small town kind of life. When a relative dies and leaves Deeds a fortune, Longfellow moves to the big city where he becomes an instant target for everyone. Deeds outwits them all until Babe Bennett comes along. When small-town boy meets big-city girl anything can, and does, happen.

The Glenn Miller Story

The Glenn Miller Story
7.2/10
A vibrant tribute to one of America's legendary bandleaders, charting Glenn Miller's rise from obscurity and poverty to fame and wealth in the early 1940s.

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
8.2/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 09/11/1932
  • Character: Bill - Barber (uncredited)
A World War I veteran’s dreams of becoming a master architect evaporate in the cold light of economic realities. Things get even worse when he’s falsely convicted of a crime and sent to work on a chain gang.

A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born
7.3/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 27/04/1937
  • Character: Station Agent (uncredited)
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 her idol Norman Maine, is sent for a screen test, and before long attains stardom as newly minted Vicki Lester. She and Norman marry, though his career soon dwindles to nothing due to his chronic alcoholism.

Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux
7.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyCrime
  • Release: 26/09/1947
  • Character: Pierre Couvais
The film is about an unemployed banker, Henri Verdoux, and his sociopathic methods of attaining income. While being both loyal and competent in his work, Verdoux has been laid-off. To make money for his wife and child, he marries wealthy widows and then murders them. His crime spree eventually works against him when two particular widows break his normal routine.

The Return of Frank James

The Return of Frank James
6.6/10
Farmer Frank and his ward hunt brother Jesse's killers, the back-shooting Fords.

They Died with Their Boots On

They Died with Their Boots On
7.2/10
The story follows General George Armstrong Custer's adventures from his West Point days to his death. He defies orders during the Civil War, trains the 7th Cavalry, appeases Chief Crazy Horse and later engages in bloody battle with the Sioux nation.

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
7.2/10
Teenager Susan Turner, with a severe crush on playboy artist Richard Nugent, sneaks into his apartment to model for him and is found there by her sister Judge Margaret Turner. Threatened with jail, Nugent agrees to date Susan until the crush abates.

Topper

Topper
7.2/10
Madcap couple George and Marion Kerby are killed in an automobile accident. They return as ghosts to try and liven up the regimented lifestyle of their friend and bank president, Cosmo Topper. When Topper starts to live it up, it strains relations with his stuffy wife.

The Thin Man Goes Home

The Thin Man Goes Home
7.3/10
On a trip to visit his parents, detective Nick Charles gets mixed up in a murder investigation.

Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn
7.4/10
Lovely Linda Mason has crooner Jim Hardy head over heels, but suave stepper Ted Hanover wants her for his new dance partner after femme fatale Lila Dixon gives him the brush. Jim's supper club—Holiday Inn—is the setting for the chase by Hanover and manager Danny Reed. The music's the thing.

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