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Louis Calhern

Louis Calhern


Birthdate: February 19, 1895

Deathdate: May 12, 1956

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Louis Calhern (February 19, 1895 – May 12, 1956) was an American stage and screen actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Louis Calhern, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ...detailed bio

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High Society (1956)

The highly successful jazz musician C.K. Dexter Haven was divorced from wealthy Newport, Rhode Island socialite Tracy Samantha Lord, but remains in love with her. She, however, is about to get married to a bland gentleman of good standing, George Kittredge. Spy magazine, in possession of embarras...
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Forever, Darling (1956)

After five years of marriage, chemical engineer Lorenzo Xavier Vega (Arnaz) tends to neglect his wife Susan (Ball) in favor of his work. When she wishes aloud that she had a more attentive spouse, her Guardian Angel—coincidentally the mirror image of her favorite movie star (Mason) -- appears. T...
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Blackboard Jungle (1955)

Richard Dadier (Glenn Ford) is a teacher at North Manual High School, an inner-city school where many of the pupils, led by student Gregory Miller (Sidney Poitier), frequently engage in anti-social behavior. Dadier makes various attempts to engage the students' interest in education, challenging ...
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The Student Prince (1954)

The young prince Karl, of a small sub-kingdom of the German Empire is sent off near the turn of the 20th century to get a university education in Heidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg. His grandfather was one of a handful of petty kings within Germans-speaking central Europe. Fictional Karlsburg is smal...
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Rhapsody (1954)

Based on the novel Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson, the film is about a wealthy and beautiful woman who follows the man she loves and hopes to marry to Zurich where he studies violin at a conservatory. There she meets a piano student who falls madly in love with her. She must then choose...
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Betrayed (1954)

Betrayed is an espionage thriller set in the Dutch resistance movement during World War II. Dutch intelligence agent Pieter Deventer (Clark Gable) is ordered to keep his eyes on suspected quisling Fran Seelers (Lana Turner). Both Deventer and Seelers join the Dutch underground, making contact wit...
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Executive Suite (1954)

While in New York City on business, Avery Bullard, president and driving force of the Tredway Corporation, a major furniture manufacturing company in the small town of Millburgh, Pennsylvania, drops dead in the street of a stroke moments after telegraphing his secretary with orders to call a meet...
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Athena (1954)

Conservative lawyer Adam Calhorn Shaw (Edmund Purdom) hopes to be elected to office, like his father, and his father's father. He is engaged to a sophistocated society lady, Beth Hallson (Linda Christian). Arriving at a nursery to complain about the peach trees he had previously purchased, Adam m...
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Men of the Fighting Lady (1954)

The film was based on the novels The Case of the Blinded Pilot by Cmdr. Harry A. Burns and James A. Michener's The Forgotten Heroes of Korea and details life aboard the aircraft carrier USS Oriskany. The film's high point is the factually depicted scene where Thayer (Johnson) talks in a blinded N...
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Julius Caesar (1953)

Julius Caesar is a 1953 MGM film adaptation of the play by Shakespeare, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, who also wrote the uncredited screenplay, and produced by John Houseman. The original music score is by Miklós Rózsa. The film stars Marlon Brando as Mark Antony, James Mason as Brutus, John ...
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The Prisoner of Zenda (1952)

The Prisoner of Zenda is a 1952 film version of the classic novel of the same name by Anthony Hope and a remake of the famous 1937 film version. This version was made by Loew's and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Pandro S. Berman. The screenplay, attributed to Noe...
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We're Not Married! (1952)

When elderly Mr. Bush (Victor Moore) is appointed justice of the peace, he starts marrying couples on Christmas Eve. However, his appointment is only valid on the first of January. Two years later, this issue becomes known, when one of the six couples he married files divorce. To avoid a bigger s...
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The Man with a Cloak (1951)

In 1848 New York, a young Frenchwoman, Madeline Minot (Leslie Caron), arrives, looking for expatriate Charles Thevenet (Louis Calhern). She is initially turned away at the door by his mistress and housekeeper, Lorna Bounty (Barbara Stanwyck), but persists and presents Thevenet with a letter of i...
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Devil's Doorway (1950)

The Civil War may be over back East, but prejudice still rules the West. A full-blooded Shoshone Indian named Lance Poole distinguished himself in the war, winning the Congressional Medal of Honor, only to return home to Medicine Bow, Wyoming, to something a far cry from a hero's welcome. Townspe...
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The Asphalt Jungle (1950)

When criminal mastermind Erwin "Doc" Riedenschneider is released from prison after seven years, he immediately goes to see a bookie named Cobby in an unnamed Midwest city, who arranges a meeting with Alonzo Emmerich, a high-profile lawyer. Emmerich listens with interest to Doc's plan to steal jew...
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Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

Annie Get Your Gun is a 1950 American musical comedy film loosely based on the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley. The Metro Goldwyn Mayer release, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin and a screenplay by Sidney Sheldon based on the 1946 stage musical of the same name, was directed by George Sid...
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The Magnificent Yankee (1950)

The Magnificent Yankee is a 1950 American biographical film adapted by Emmet Lavery from his play of the same title, which was in turn adapted from the book Mr. Justice Holmes by Francis Biddle. The story examines the life of United States Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. The film was...
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Two Weeks with Love (1950)

Two Weeks with Love is a 1950 romantic musical film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Roy Rowland, based on story by John Larkin who co-wrote the screenplay with Dorothy Kingsley. Set in the early 1900s, the film focuses on the Robinson family. Patti (Jane Powell) and Melba (Debbie ...
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The Red Pony (1949)

The Red Pony is a 1949 film adaptation of John Steinbeck's collection of related short stories, individually written and published in the 1930s, with a book published in 1937 and again in 1945 under the title The Red Pony. Steinbeck also wrote the screenplay for this film. A young boy, played by ...
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The Red Danube (1949)

Shortly after World War II, British Col. Michael "Hooky" Nicobar (Walter Pidgeon) is staying in Rome with his aides Audrey Quail (Angela Lansbury), Major John "Twingo" McPhimister (Peter Lawford) and Private David Moonlight (Melville Cooper), when he is suddenly transferred to Vienna. Hooky is as...