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Sam Wood (1) (1883–1949)

Autor(a) de Gone with the Wind [1939 film]

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Obras de Sam Wood

Gone with the Wind [1939 film] (1939) — Uncredited director — 1,022 cópias
A Night at the Opera [1935 film] (1935) — Director — 103 cópias
The Pride of the Yankees [1942 film] (1942) — Diretor — 72 cópias
A Day at the Races [1937 film] (1937) — Director — 68 cópias
Goodbye, Mr. Chips [1939 film] (1939) — Director — 43 cópias
Our Town [1940 film] (2000) — Diretor — 28 cópias
TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: Comedy (2009) — Diretor — 26 cópias
Kings Row [film] (1942) 23 cópias
Kitty Foyle [1940 film] (1939) — Director — 22 cópias
The Stratton Story [1949 film] (1949) — Diretor — 19 cópias
The Devil and Miss Jones [1941 film] (1941) — Diretor — 10 cópias
Command Decision [1948 film] (1948) — Director — 8 cópias
Saratoga Trunk [1945 film] (2011) 6 cópias
Raffles [1939 film] (1939) — Diretor — 6 cópias
Beyond the Rocks [1922 film] (1922) — Diretor — 5 cópias
Casanova Brown [1944 film] (1944) 4 cópias
Hollywood Party [1934 film] (1934) — Diretor — 3 cópias
Ambush [1950 film] (2011) — Diretor — 3 cópias
Raffles [1930 and1939 films] — Diretor — 3 cópias
Stamboul Quest [1934 Film] — Diretor — 2 cópias
The Girl from Missouri [1934 film] (2012) — Diretor — 2 cópias
Heartbeat [1946 film] (1946) — Diretor — 2 cópias
Paid [1930 film] (2011) 2 cópias
The Barbarian [1933 film] (2011) 2 cópias
Hold Your Man (2015) 2 cópias
Huddle [1932 film] 1 exemplar(es)
The Pride of the Yankees / Cobb (2013) — Diretor — 1 exemplar(es)
They Learned About Women [1930 film] (2011) — Diretor — 1 exemplar(es)
Stablemates [1938 film] — Diretor — 1 exemplar(es)
So This Is College (2011) 1 exemplar(es)
Guest Wife [1945 film] (2013) 1 exemplar(es)
Whipsaw [1935 film] (2011) — Diretor — 1 exemplar(es)

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“You're just one person against the world unless you've got someone.” — Jean Arthur

Jean Arthur and Charles Coburn shine in this underrated RKO classic. Perhaps because it isn’t zany enough to fall into the true screwball category this warm and charming comedy often gets overlooked when the genre is spoken about. Sam Wood’s direction, sets by William Cameron Menzies, a nice score from the ever reliable Roy Webb, and Norman Krasna’s funny screenplay all add up to a good time for classic film lovers.

Charles Coburn is simply adorable as the maligned millionaire who goes undercover in a department store he didn’t even know he owned until employees burned a life-size dummy of him in effigy which makes the papers. Getting hired on as Tom Higgens so he can root out the people behind it doesn't have quite the outcome he'd intended. Immediately befriended by Mary (Jean Arthur) in the shoe department who loans him 50 cents for lunch because she thinks he’s broke, his objective becomes less clear with each passing day.

You'll find yourself chuckling as Merrick (Coburn) begins to take down names of management rather than employees in his “Doomsday Book” for the treatment he experiences. What he also begins to experience is living, finding a friend in the sweet Mary, and perhaps even romance with her pal Elizabeth (Spring Byington). Robert Cummings is delightful as Mary’s boyfriend, Joe O'Brien, who also happens to be the idealistic voice behind those workers who are revolting! S.S. Sakall is also endearing as Merrick’s valet.

There are some fun scenes on the boardwalk, and a mix-up which nearly lands them all in jail. Arthur never seemed more vulnerable than in a sweet scene on the beach, and the further Merrick sinks into his new persona, the more he begins to view his vast wealth as a handicap to living.

A great ending will make you glad you watched this one, and pushes it into five stars. Don't miss Coburn’s fight with a young brat he’s hired to make him look good. It’s a riot!
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Matt_Ransom | Nov 27, 2023 |
2023 movie #51. 1943. The story of Lou Gehrig. Not much actual baseball in this long movie but still entertaining. Lefty O'Doul, who worked with Cooper (who had never played baseball) supposedly said "Coop threw a baseball like an old lady tossing a hot biscuit".
capewood | Mar 11, 2023 |
Enjoyable slight comedy of charming thief Niven has a few amusing moments and the irresistible De Havilland to recommend it, but the plot is rather slight and the film is too short for any real drama. The capable cast carry it along.
datrappert | Apr 29, 2022 |
2021 movie #225. Roberto (Cooper) is an American in the Spanish Civil War. On a mission to blow up a vital bridge he works with a band of partisans, including Maria (Bergman) and falls in love. Top grossing movie of 1943. From the Hemmingway novel.
capewood | outras 2 resenhas | Jan 1, 2022 |



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