Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With John M. Stahl
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1. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A writer falls in love with a young socialite and they're soon married. But her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of them both, and everyone else around them.
2. The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927)
Passed | 106 min | Drama, Romance
A cloistered, overprotected Austrian prince falls in love with a down-to-earth barmaid in this "Viennese fairy tale."
3. Memory Lane (1926)
Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Romance
Mary, on the day of her wedding to Jimmie, finds she has not lost her affection for another sweetheart, Joe. A confrontation arises when Jimmie discovers that Joe has come along on their ... See full summary »
4. Imitation of Life (1934)
Approved | 111 min | Drama, Romance
A struggling widow and her daughter take in a black housekeeper and her fair-skinned daughter; the two women start a successful business, but face familial, identity, and racial issues along the way.
5. Only Yesterday (1933)
Passed | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A one-night fling during World War I results in a young girl getting pregnant. Years later, she meets him again. Now a successful businessman, he doesn't even remember her, but tries to seduce her.
6. Lucky Boy (1929)
77 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A young Jewish man works in his father's jewelry business, but he doesn't like it at all--he wants to be an entertainer, something he knows that his father would never approve of. He comes ... See full summary »
7. The Keys of the Kingdom (1944)
Approved | 137 min | Drama
A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese. While his boyhood friend, also a priest, flourishes in his calling as a ... See full summary »
8. Holy Matrimony (1943)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
From Arnold Bennett's novel "Buried Alive". An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.
9. Seed (1931)
96 min | Drama
Bart is a clerk for a publishing company. He has written a novel. His wife Peggy and he have five children. Bart's former girlfriend, Mildred, is manager of the company's Paris office. She ... See full summary »
10. A Lady Surrenders (1930)
Passed | 102 min | Drama, Romance
A wealthy industrialist's wife gets into a big argument with him; to cool off, she goes on an ocean trip. He thinks she's left him for good, so he marries another woman. When his first wife returns, complications ensue.
11. Prowlers of the Sea (1928)
Passed | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Carlos De Neve, a young Spanish military officer, is given an important post to prevent gun-smuggling in Cuba. He was chosen because he has the reputation of not being susceptible to women.... See full summary »
13. The Walls of Jericho (1948)
106 min | Drama
After County Attorney Dave Connors helps Julia Norman with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman, she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria... See full summary »
14. Magnificent Obsession (1935)
Approved | 112 min | Drama, Romance
The life of spoiled rich Robert Merrick is saved through the use of a hospital's only resuscitator, but because the medical device cannot be in two places at once, it results in the death ... See full summary »
16. Immortal Sergeant (1943)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, War
During a WW2 patrol in the North-African desert, a Canadian corporal reminisces about his sweetheart and must lead his platoon when the sergeant gets wounded.
17. The Foxes of Harrow (1947)
Passed | 117 min | Action, Drama, Romance
In pre-Civil War New Orleans, Louisiana, roguish Irish gambler Stephen Fox (Sir Rex Harrison) buys his way into society, something he couldn't do in his homeland because he is illegitimate.
18. The Toilers (1928)
80 min | Drama
Ralston runs away from the house of ill fame and takes shelter with miner Fairbanks and his pals in their hut. This causes some unease but all is is forgotten when a fire in the mine traps Doug and calls out the rescue effort.
19. Forever Amber (1947)
Approved | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.
Votes: 1,126 | Gross: $16.00M
20. Father Was a Fullback (1949)
Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Sport
Football coach George Cooper has as many problems managing his football team as he has at home dealing with his daughters, Ellen and Connie.
21. Oh, You Beautiful Doll (1949)
93 min | Biography, Musical
In the early 1900s, song plugger Larry Kelly chances to meet Alfred Breitenbach, poor opera composer...and his lovely daughter Doris, who falls for Larry. To improve their acquaintance, ... See full summary »
23. The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms... See full summary »
Votes: 333 | Gross: $2.73M
24. Letter of Introduction (1938)
Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
An aging actor, about to marry for the fourth time, is surprised when a young woman, who is the daughter he never knew he had, appears with a "letter of introduction". It seems that she is ... See full summary »
25. Our Wife (1941)
Passed | 92 min | Comedy
Jerry Marvin, a talented musician and composer, wallows in drunken self-pity after he is divorced by his wife Babe. Along comes new love Susan, who rescues Jerry and provides him with fresh... See full summary »
26. The Woman Under Oath (1919)
After a forward introduces the question of whether women are temperamentally suited for jury duty, Jim O'Neil, a young shipping clerk, is found holding a revolver over his dead employer, ... See full summary »
31. The Eve of St. Mark (1944)
Passed | 96 min | War, Drama
Hometown boy Quizz West (William Eythe) is one of fewer than 19,000 draftees in 1940. After being familiarized with his fiancée Janet and him, we find Quizz at a gun position fighting off ... See full summary »
33. The Lost Zeppelin (1929)
Passed | 72 min | Adventure
The Lost Zeppelin is a 1929 talking adventure film directed by Edward Sloman and produced and distributed by Tiffany-Stahl. It stars Conway Tearle, Virginia Valli and Ricardo Cortez. Tearle... See full summary »
34. The Cavalier (1928)
Passed | Action, Adventure, Drama
The story takes place in old Mexico, where a masked rider (Talmadge) and an impoverished girl (Bedford) fall in love, against her father's wishes. When she leaves with him, her father sends... See full synopsis »
35. Parnell (1937)
Passed | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The life of Irish politician Charles Stewart Parnell, following from 1880 onward his struggle to secure Home Rule, pursued in prison, Parliament, and elsewhere. Emphasis is on the ... See full summary »
Votes: 439 | Gross: $1.58M
36. In Old Kentucky (1927)
70 min | Drama
Young Brierly struggles to save his father, Major Brierly, from the clutches of alcohol after the Great War. At the same time, he prepares Major Brierly's horse, which served bravely with ... See full summary »
37. Midstream (1929)
70 min | Sci-Fi
Following a successful experimental operation to reverse age, a wealthy businessman stages his own death and assumes the identity of his nephew. His spurious pursuit of a very young woman eventually catches up with him, as does his age.
39. Why Men Leave Home (1924)
80 min | Comedy, Drama
John and Irene Emerson's marriage begins well enough, but it is not long before John becomes less attentive. Feeling neglected, Irene spends more time with her girl friends, and John, ... See full summary »
42. Women Men Forget (1920)
Visited by her old school chum Helen, Mary Graham's husband becomes infatuated with his wife's guest and soon openly avows his love for her. Mary is powerless to stop the affair and ... See full summary »
43. Clothes Make the Woman (1928)
Passed | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance
A young Russian peasant feels pity for the Princess Anastasia and saves her life by accidentally wounding her in the massacre of the Romanoffs during the Russian Revolution.
49. One Clear Call (1922)
80 min | Drama
A bitter outcast named Garnett runs a road house of low character called "The Owl" in backwoods Alabama, his only friend is Dr. Hamilton, and he keeps the secret from his old blind mother ... See full summary »