Harry Beaumont


Director
Harry Beaumont

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Alias a Gentleman (1948)
Director
Undercover Maisie (1947)
Director
Up Goes Maisie (1946)
Director
The Show-Off (1946)
Director
Twice Blessed (1945)
Director
Madame Curie (1944)
2nd Unit Director
Maisie Goes to Reno (1944)
Director
When's Your Birthday? (1937)
Director
The Girl on the Front Page (1936)
Director
Enchanted April (1935)
Director
Murder in the Private Car (1934)
Director
Should Ladies Behave (1933)
Director
Made on Broadway (1933)
Director
When Ladies Meet (1933)
Director
Unashamed (1932)
Director
The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932)
Director of retakes
Faithless (1932)
Director
Are You Listening? (1932)
Director
West of Broadway (1931)
Director
Laughing Sinners (1931)
Director
The Great Lover (1931)
Director
Dance, Fools, Dance (1931)
Director
Those Three French Girls (1930)
Director
Lord Byron of Broadway (1930)
Director
Children of Pleasure (1930)
Director
Our Blushing Brides (1930)
Director
The Florodora Girl (1930)
Director
Great Day (1930)
Director
The Broadway Melody (1929)
Director
A Single Man (1929)
Director
Speedway (1929)
Director
Our Dancing Daughters (1928)
Director
Forbidden Hours (1928)
Director
One Increasing Purpose (1927)
Director
Womanpower (1926)
Director
Sandy (1926)
Director
Rose of the World (1925)
Director
Recompense (1925)
Director
His Majesty, Bunker Bean (1925)
Director
Beau Brummel (1924)
Director
Don't Doubt Your Husband (1924)
Director
The Lover of Camille (1924)
Director
A Lost Lady (1924)
Director
Babbitt (1924)
Director
A Noise in Newboro (1923)
Director
Crinoline and Romance (1923)
Director
Main Street (1923)
Director
The Gold Diggers (1923)
Director
The Five Dollar Baby (1922)
Director
They Like 'Em Rough (1922)
Director
Lights of the Desert (1922)
Director
The Ragged Heiress (1922)
Director
June Madness (1922)
Director
Very Truly Yours (1922)
Director
Seeing's Believing (1922)
Director
Love in the Dark (1922)
Director
The Fourteenth Lover (1922)
Director
Glass Houses (1922)
Director
Officer 666 (1920)
Director
Going Some (1920)
Director
The Great Accident (1920)
Director
Dollars and Sense (1920)
Director
Stop Thief (1920)
Director
Lord and Lady Algy (1919)
Director
A Man and His Money (1919)
Director
The City of Comrades (1919)
Director
A Wild Goose Chase (1919)
Director
Toby's Bow (1919)
Director
The Gay Lord Quex (1919)
Director
The Little Rowdy (1919)
Director
Heartsease (1919)
Director
One of the Finest (1919)
Director
Brown of Harvard (1918)
Director
Thirty a Week (1918)
Director
Go West, Young Man (1918)
Director
Skinner's Baby (1917)
Director
Skinner's Dress Suit (1917)
Director
Burning the Candle (1917)
Director
Filling His Own Shoes (1917)
Director
Skinner's Bubble (1917)
Director
The Truant Soul (1916)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

The Discard (1916)
Keith Bourne
The Active Life of Dolly of the Dailies (1914)

Writer (Feature Film)

June Madness (1922)
Scen
June Madness (1922)
Adaptation
The Little Rowdy (1919)
Story
Brown of Harvard (1918)
Scen
Filling His Own Shoes (1917)
Scen
Skinner's Bubble (1917)
Scen
Skinner's Baby (1917)
Scen
Burning the Candle (1917)
Scen

Producer (Feature Film)

University of Southern California--Notre Dame Football Game (1932)
Producer
Love in the Dark (1922)
Producer
The Five Dollar Baby (1922)
Producer

Editing (Feature Film)

Main Street (1923)
Film Editor

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

See Here, Private Hargrove (1944)
Fort Bragg crew

Life Events

1912

Film acting debut

1915

First film as director

Photo Collections

The Broadway Melody - Lobby Card
Here is a lobby card from MGM's The Broadway Melody (1929). Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.

Videos

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When Ladies Meet (1933) - One Of My Horses First scene, golfing, for Ann Harding (as "Claire"), being schmoozed by Jimmy (Robert Young), unhappy that his not-girlfriend, novelist Mary (Myrna Loy) is staying with her amorous publisher, Claire's husband (Frank Morgan), at the home of Bridget (Alice Brady), in When Ladies Meet, 1933.
When Ladies Meet (1933) - There Are Cousins And Cousins Jimmy (Robert Montgomery) has contrived to arrive with Claire (Ann Harding), posing as his "cousin" and date, annoying his hoped-for girlfriend, novelist Mary (Myrna Loy), who doesn't know she's the wife of her lusty publisher, Alice Brady their hostess, in When Ladies Meet, 1933.
Our Blushing Brides (1930) - Morbid Sense Of Virtue Harry Beaumont directs Joan Crawford and Robert Montgomery, both age 25, as Jerry, department store model, and Tony, the married older brother of the friend who snagged her a great apartment, testing the boundaries in the third of MGM’s “Jazz Age” romances, but the first talkie, all starring Crawford, Our Blushing Brides, 1930, dialogue by Bess Meredyth.
Our Blushing Brides (1930) - Good For The Hips Loads of activity in the opening scene, beginning the work day, introducing Jerry (Joan Crawford), Connie (Anita Page) and Franky (Dorothy Sebastian) at the department store, in MGM's Our Blushing Brides, 1930.
When Ladies Meet (1933) - The Human Eel Opening scenes, Robert Montgomery as newsman "Jimmy" performing a stunt to impress novelist Mary (Myrna Loy) to no avail, her friend Bridget (Alice Brady) and gigolo (Martin Burton) happening by, in the first production of When Ladies Meet, 1933, from the Rachel Crothers play.
Beau Brummel (1924) - Indiscreet Midnight Suppers John Barrymore (title character), now out of favor with the Prince Of Wales, plans to cultivate the Duchess of York instead, only to get a surprise warning from loyal Lady Alvanley (Mary Astor), whom he has secretly loved all along, in Warner Brothers' Beau Brummel, 1924.
Broadway Melody, The (1929) - Boy Friend Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed's "Boy Friend" is performed by the Mahoney sisters (Bessie Love, Anita Page) who then do backstage drama with Charles King, in the rudimentary MGM musical The Broadway Melody, 1929.
Broadway Melody, The (1929) - Painted Doll MGM working out early musical kinks with "The Wedding of the Painted Doll" by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed, in the studio's first all-talking film, released in February, 1929, The Broadway Melody.
Broadway Melody, The (1929) - Title Song The opening to MGM’s first all-talking picture, also a full-on musical and the first in the series, Manhattan aerials, finding leading man Charles King (as “Eddie”) in presumably a Tin Pan Alley song mill, and composer (with Arthur Freed), Nacio Herb Brown on piano, in The Broadway Melody, 1929.
Great Lover, The (1931) - I Have Something To Restrain International opera star Paurel (Adolphe Menjou, title character) is determined to convince American protege Diana (Irene Dunne) that he isn’t romantically interested in her, though we know better, as they engage in a personal training session, in The Great Lover, 1931.
Great Lover, The (1931) - I Can Almost See Her Arriving New York on the ship from a European tour, world class lothario and opera singer Paurel (Adolphe Menjou) and his man (Ernest Torrence) fail to identify the voice of Diana (Irene Dunne), meeting press agent Finny (Cliff Edwards) and reporter Rosco (Ates), in The Great Lover, 1931.
Great Lover, The (1931) - She Needed Plenty Of Soap Opera star Paurel (Adolphe Menjou) returned to New York, encounters his understudy Carlo (Neil Hamilton) then helps the boss Stapleton (Hale Hamilton) trick his moody ex-lover Savarova (Olga Baclanova) into appearing with him in the next production, in The Great Lover, 1931.

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