Tag Archives: James Gleason
Suicide Fleet (1931) Albert S. Rogell, William Boyd, Robert Armstrong, James Gleason, Comedy, Drama, War
The Clock (1945) Vincente Minnelli, Fred Zinnemann, Judy Garland, Robert Walker, James Gleason, Drama, Romance
Army Girl (1938) George Nichols Jr., Madge Evans, Preston Foster, James Gleason, Action, Comedy, Drama
Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941) A. Edward Sutherland, Ronald Reagan, Joan Perry, James Gleason, Drama, Mystery
We’re Only Human (1935) James Flood, Preston Foster, Jane Wyatt, James Gleason, Crime, Drama, Action
In We’re Only Human a (action/crime/drama) film, a rebellious cop doesn’t hesitate to bend the rules when it comes to roughing up prisoners and bringing in deadly gangsters. His insistence on working alone and on using excessive violence causes conflict with his superiors. They change their minds when he engages in a great shoot-out with a notorious gun-toting gang leader and brings him to justice.
Don’t Turn ’em Loose (1936) Benjamin Stoloff, Lewis Stone, James Gleason, Bruce Cabot, Action, Crime, Drama
A conscientious attorney who is a member of the State Parole Board, finds his own son, using an alias, up for parole and makes the decision to cast the approving vote. This turns out to cause many problems for the family while on vacation, and the father has to make another hard decision.
This Man’s Navy (1945) William A. Wellman, Wallace Beery, Tom Drake, James Gleason, Drama, Adventure
Ned Trumpet (Wallace Beery), the chief pilot of a Navy blimp, is given to weaving accounts of the fighting prowess of his non-existent son. His friendship with widow Maude Weaver (Selena Royle) and her son Jess (Tom Drake) in effect sets him up with a real family. Jess enters the service and goes on to sink an enemy submarine – from a blimp. Having that real-life feat to brag about, Ned can at last quell all the longtime doubts of his friend Jimmy (James Gleason), and he decides to marry Maude. Bit-Part Alert: Watch for a young Blake Edwards, the future writer/director of 10, S.O.B., and Victor/Victoria, as a flier.