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by loveclassicmovies created on Oct 4, 2013 (a list of 12 films )
1. Algiers
Algiers is a 1938 American drama film directed by John Cromwell and starring Charles Boyer, Sigrid Gurie, and Hedy Lamarr. The Walter Wanger production was a remake of the successful 1937 French film Pépé le Moko, which derived its plot from the Henri La Barthe novel of the same name. John Howard ... read more...
2. Boom Town
Boom Town is a 1940 adventure drama Hollywood film starring Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr, and Frank Morgan. A story written by James Edward Grant in Cosmopolitan magazine titled "A Lady Comes to Burkburnett" provided the inspiration for the film."Big John" McMasters (Ga... read more...
3. Comrade X
Comrade X is a 1940 lighthearted spy movie, starring Clark Gable and Hedy Lamarr and directed by King Vidor.In the Soviet Union, American reporter McKinley "Mac" Thompson (Gable) secretly writes unflattering stories, attributed to "Comrade X", for his newspaper. His identity is discovered by his val... read more...
4. Ziegfeld Girl
Ziegfeld Girl is a 1941 American film starring James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, and Lana Turner, and co-starring Tony Martin, Jackie Cooper, Eve Arden, and Philip Dorn. Released by MGM, it was directed by Robert Z. Leonard and featured musical numbers by Busby Berkeley.Set in the 1920s, the... read more...
5. Come Live with Me
Come Live with Me is a 1941 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer romantic comedy film starring James Stewart and Hedy Lamarr, directed by Clarence Brown.Johnny Jones (Lamarr), a showgirl, is having an affair with the married Barton Kendrick (Ian Hunter), a publisher. She is a native of Vienna, Austria, and one night... read more...
6. White Cargo
White Cargo (1942) is a film starring Hedy Lamarr and Walter Pidgeon and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Set in 1910, it is based on the 1923 London and Broadway hit play by Leon Gordon, which was in turn adapted from the novel Hell's Playground by Ida Vera Simonton. The play had already been made ... read more...
7. Tortilla Flat
Tortilla Flat is a 1942 film with Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr, John Garfield, Frank Morgan, Akim Tamiroff, and Sheldon Leonard based on the novel by John Steinbeck. It was directed by Victor Fleming.Danny (John Garfield) inherits two houses, so Pilon (Spencer Tracy) and his poor, idle friends move in... read more...
8. Crossroads
Crossroads is a 1942 mystery film directed by Jack Conway, starring William Powell, Hedy Lamarr, Claire Trevor and Basil Rathbone. Powell plays a diplomat whose amnesia about his past comes back to trouble him. This is a remake of a 1938 French film, Carrefour by Curtis Bernhardt.In 1935 French Dipl... read more...
9. Samson and Delilah
Samson and Delilah is a 1949 film made by Paramount Pictures (and one of few pre-1950 films by the studio to remain under its ownership), produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Victor Mature and Hedy Lamarr as the title characters. Angela Lansbury, George Sanders and Henry Wilcoxon a... read more...
10. My Favorite Spy
My Favorite Spy is a 1951 comedy film starring Bob Hope and Hedy Lamarr. The movie was directed by Norman Z. McLeod. Read article at Wikipedia read more...
11. The Story of Mankind
The Story of Mankind is a 1957 American fantasy film, based on the nonfiction book The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon, which is notable mostly for its campness, and for featuring an ensemble of notable Hollywood performers in the last years of their careers. The film was former publicis... read more...
12. Ecstasy
Ecstasy - Extase in Czech, Ekstase in German - is a Czech film made in 1933 by the Czech director Gustav Machatý. It stars Hedy Lamarr, credited under her original surname Kiesler, and Zvonimir Rogoz.The film was highly controversial in its time largely because of a nude swimming scene. It is also ... read more...