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Walter Lang

Walter Lang

Birthdate: August 10, 1896

Deathdate: February 7, 1972

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Snow White and the Three Stooges (1961)

Once upon a time, in the kingdom of Fortunia, a noble king and his lovely young queen lack but one blessing to make their joy complete. The queen gives birth to a daughter named Snow White, but dies soon after. The king mourns her, but in time, he remarries because of the pleading of his people. ...

The Marriage-Go-Round (1961)

An anthropology professor and his professor wife have the perfect marriage--until a Swedish colleague's daughter comes to visit. Not only is the little girl all grown up, but she's ready to start a family--with him!

Can-Can (1960)

Can-Can is a 1960 musical film made by Suffolk-Cummings productions and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Walter Lang, produced by Jack Cummings and Saul Chaplin, from a screenplay by Dorothy Kingsley and Charles Lederer, loosely based on the musical play by Abe Burrows with mus...

But Not for Me (1959)

Russ Ward is a Broadway producer who has been out of town. On returning to New York, everybody wants a piece of him: ex-wife Kathryn Ward, hard-drinking playwright Jeremiah "Mac" MacDonald, magazine reporter Roy Morton, business manager Miles Atwood and lawyer Charles Montgomery, one after anothe...

Desk Set (1957)

Desk Set takes place at the "Federal Broadcasting Network" (exterior shots are of Rockefeller Center, headquarters of NBC). Bunny Watson (Katharine Hepburn) is in charge of its reference library, which is responsible for researching and answering questions on all manner of topics, such as the nam...

The King and I (1956)

Strong-willed, widowed schoolteacher Anna Leonowens arrives in Bangkok from Wales with her young son Louis after being summoned to tutor the many children of King Mongkut. The two are introduced to the Kralahome, King Mongkut's confidante and Siam's Prime Minister. His severe countenance makes Lo...

There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)

In 1919, Terrance (Dan Dailey) and Molly (Ethel Merman) Donahue, a husband-and-wife vaudeville team known as the Donahues, pursue both a stable family life as well as success with their rendition of Midnight Train to Alabam. The kids Steve, (Johnnie Ray) Katy, (Mitzi Gaynor) and Tim (Donald O'Con...

Call Me Madam (1953)

Call Me Madam is a 1953 American musical film directed by Walter Lang, with songs by Irving Berlin, based on the stage musical of the same name. The film, with a screenplay by Arthur Sheekman, starred Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor, Vera-Ellen, Billy DeWolfe, George Sanders, and Walter Slezak. The...

With a Song in My Heart (1952)

With a Song in My Heart is a 1952 biographical film which tells the story of actress and singer Jane Froman, who was crippled by an airplane crash on February 22, 1943, when the Boeing 314 Pan American Clipper flying boat she was on suffered a crash landing in the Tagus River near Lisbon, Portuga...

On the Riviera (1951)

The film follows Jack Martin as he is offered a large amount of money to impersonate his look alike, Henri Duran.

The Jackpot (1950)

The Jackpot is a 1950 American comedy film directed by Walter Lang with James Stewart and Barbara Hale in the lead roles. It features a young Natalie Wood. The screenplay was based on a John McNulty article, "The Jackpot" in The New Yorker (February 19, 1949), about the true experiences of James ...

Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)

Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) is a Technicolor film based upon the 1948 autobiographical book Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. The film and book describe growing up in a family with twelve children in Montclair, New Jersey.

You're My Everything (1949)

Boston, 1924: A starstruck Hannah Adams waits outside in the rain to meet Tim O'Connor, who has just performed in a musical on stage. She invites him home to meet her family, and soon they are in love and getting married. Tim gets a Hollywood screen test. Hannah is asked to read with him and ends...

Sitting Pretty (1948)

Lawyer Harry (Young) and his wife Tacey King (O'Hara) have trouble retaining a nanny for their three young rambunctious boys. When the latest in a string of servants quits, Tacey advertises and hires Lynn Belvedere sight unseen, only to find out that Lynn is a dapper older man (Webb), one with ma...

Mother Wore Tights (1947)

In turn-of-the-century Oakland, California, the teenaged Myrtle McKinley is expected to follow high school by attending a San Francisco business college. Instead, she takes a job performing with a traveling vaudeville troupe, where she meets and falls in love with singer-dancer Frank Burt. Frank ...

State Fair (1945)

The Frake family heads off for the Iowa State Fair - each with their own hopes for the trip. The scene begins with Margy (Jeanne Crain)in a melancholy mood and sings "It Might As Well Be Spring". Father Abel (Charles Winninger) tends to his pig Blue Boy and bets with a neighbor that the pig will ...

Coney Island (1943)

Coney Island is a 1943 American Technicolor musical film released by Twentieth Century Fox and starring Betty Grable in one of her biggest hits. A "gay nineties" musical (set in that time period) it also featured George Montgomery, Cesar Romero, and Phil Silvers, was choreographed by Hermes Pan, ...

Song of the Islands (1942)

Jeff Harper sails to the tropical paradise Ahmi-Oni with his sidekick Rusty. He is there on behalf of his father to bargain for land with Dennis O'Brien. Jeff however falls in love with O'Brien's daughter Eileen and it is then up to Jeff's father to go to the island and try to break them up. A ta...

The Magnificent Dope (1942)

That Magnificent Dope is a 1942 comedy film. As a publicity stunt, a down-on-his-luck success school operator searches for the least promising man in America to take his course.

Week-End in Havana (1941)

Jay Williams is a ship company employee who is going to be sent to a riff in Florida. The ship he is traveling on, gets stuck. Every traveler is happy with the presence of Jay, except for the beautiful Nan Spencer. Nan thinks her vacation is being ruined. Jay takes her out for a good time and the...