Main content | Search | Section navigation menu | Site-wide navigation menu

Main menu


Mervyn LeRoy

Director, Actor

Little CaesarLittle Caesar (1930)
Dir. Mervyn LeRoy
Feat. Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Jr. Fairbanks, Glenda Farrell
Star–making debut for Edward G Robinson as a bullying, Al Capone–style hood, whose unscrupulous methods land him the top job. Like most…
I Am a Fugitive From a Chain GangI Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932) Aro Favourite
Dir. Mervyn LeRoy
Feat. Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell, Helen Vinson
Minor American classic unravels Paul Muni's plight an as innocent man subjected to the brutality of prison life. With fierce conviction, the film…
Gold Diggers of 1933Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
Dir. Mervyn LeRoy
Feat. Warren William, Joan Blondell, Aline MacMahon
Busby Berkeley brings his snappy camerawork and choreography magic to the production numbers of this pre–'Hays code' musical, in which Dick…
Waterloo BridgeWaterloo Bridge (1940) Aro Favourite
Dir. Mervyn LeRoy
Feat. Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor
Vivien Leigh's follow–up performance to GONE WITH THE WIND is cited as her favourite. It's a sumptuous romantic tragedy about war–torn…
Blossoms in the Dust (1941)
Dir. Mervyn LeRoy
Feat. Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Marsha Hunt
Campaigner for orphans–rights Greer Garson frets and furrows her brow to perfection in this slick, high–minded weepie.
Random Harvest (1942)
Dir. Mervyn LeRoy
Feat. Ronald Colman, Greer Garson
A shell–shocked WW1 officer marries and is contented until he remembers his past life in the aristocracy. Far–fetched but very enjoyable…
Thirty Seconds Over TokyoThirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
Dir. Mervyn LeRoy
Feat. Spencer Tracy, Robert Mitchum, Robert Walker
True life WW2 story about the first American air raids on Japan with Spencer Tracy and Robert Mitchum in his leading debut.
Quo Vadis?Quo Vadis? (1951)
Dir. Mervyn LeRoy
Feat. Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Peter Ustinov
Lavish Roman epic, set during the decadent reign of Nero, has legionnaire Robert Taylor falling for lion–bait Christian Deborah Kerr, amid…
Bad Seed, TheBad Seed, The (1956) Aro Favourite
Dir. Mervyn LeRoy
Feat. Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones
A taut, gripping drama about a spoilt, psychotic child who has murdered her classmate. The juicy dialogue and Patty McCormack's wicked performance…
FBI Story, The (1959)
Dir. Mervyn LeRoy
Feat. James Stewart, Vera Miles, Murray Hamilton
This official ‘biopic’ of the FBI, seen through the eyes of career agent James Stewart from 1924 to the late 1950s, has sturdy…

Results Page   | 1 | 2 Next    Show All