Henry King

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Henry King (January 24, 1886 – June 29, 1982) was an American film director. Before coming to film, King worked as an actor in various repertoire theatres, and first started to take small film roles in 1912. He directed for the first time in 1915, and grew to become one of the most commercially successful Hollywood directors of the 1920s and 1930s. He was twice unsuccessfully nominated for the Best Director Oscar. In 1944, he was awarded the first Golden Globe Award for Best Director for his film The Song of Bernadette. He worked most often with Tyrone Power and Gregory Peck and for 20th Century Fox. Henry King was one of the 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which awards the Oscars every year. He directed over 100 films in his career. During World War II, King served as the deputy commander of the Civil Air Patrol coastal patrol base in Brownsville, TX, holding the grade of captain. In his final years, he was the oldest licensed private pilot in the United States, having obtained his license in 1918.

Most Popular Henry King Trailers

Total trailers found: 63

Seventh Heaven Trailer (1937)

25 March 1937

A Parisian sewer worker longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to war.

The Gunfighter Trailer (1950)

23 June 1950

Gregory Peck stars as an aging notorious gunslinger, Johnny Ringo. Sick of killing he tries to avoid trouble, but when a cocksure young man named Eddie draws on him, Ringo has no choice but to kill him.

The Black Swan Trailer (1942)

04 December 1942

When notorious pirate Henry Morgan is made governor of Jamaica, he enlists the help of some of his former partners in ridding the Caribbean of Buccaneers.

The Sun Also Rises Trailer (1957)

23 August 1957

A group of disillusioned American expatriate writers live a dissolute, hedonistic lifestyle in 1920's France and Spain.

The Snows of Kilimanjaro Trailer (1952)

18 August 1952

Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Carousel Trailer (1956)

16 February 1956

Billy Bigelow has been dead for 15 years. Now outside the pearly gates, he long ago waived his right to go back to Earth for a day.

Alexander's Ragtime Band Trailer (1938)

24 May 1938

Roger Grant, a classical violinist, disappoints his family and teacher when he organizes a jazz band, but he and the band become successful.

The Song of Bernadette Trailer (1943)

21 December 1943

In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump.

Untamed Trailer (1955)

01 March 1955

When the great potato famine hits Ireland, the diaspora begins as thousands emigrate. Among those leaving the Emerald Isle is Katie O'Neill and her husband, who decide that the promised land is South Africa and make their way there.

Jesse James Trailer (1939)

14 January 1939

After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.

Beloved Infidel Trailer (1959)

17 November 1959

Toward the end of his life F. Scott Fitzgerald is writing for Hollywood studios to be able to afford the cost of an asylum for his wife.

A Yank in the R.A.F. Trailer (1941)

26 September 1941

Tyrone Power is a pilots' pilot, but he doesn't believe in anything beyond his own abilities. He gets into trouble by flying a new fighter directly to Canada instead of to New York and letting it be towed across as the law demands, but is offered a new job ferrying bombers to war torn England.

Margie Trailer (1946)

15 October 1946

Margie and her daughter reminisce about Margie's girlhood in the roaring twenties. In flashback, Margie, a smarter, less popular girl at Central High, meets handsome new French teacher Ralph Fontayne.

Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing Trailer (1955)

18 August 1955

A widowed doctor of both Chinese and European descent falls in love with a married American correspondent in Hong Kong during China's Communist revolution.

O. Henry's Full House Trailer (1952)

07 August 1952

Five O. Henry stories, each separate. The primary one from the critic's acclaim was "The Cop and the Anthem".

The Bravados Trailer (1958)

25 June 1958

The Bravados is a 1958 western film (color by DeLuxe), directed by Henry King starring Gregory Peck and Joan Collins.

King of the Khyber Rifles Trailer (1953)

23 December 1953

Freshly arrived Sandhurst-trained Captain Alan King, better versed in Pashtun then any of the veterans and born locally as army brat, survives an attack on his escort to his Northwest Frontier province garrison near the Khyber pass because of Ahmed, a native Afridi deserter from the Muslim fanatic rebel Karram Khan's forces.

Wilson Trailer (1944)

01 August 1944

The political career of Woodrow Wilson is chronicled, beginning with his decision to leave his post at Princeton to run for Governor of New Jersey, and his subsequent ascent to the Presidency of the United States.

Twelve O'Clock High Trailer (1949)

21 December 1949

In this story of the early days of daylight bombing raids over Germany, General Frank Savage must take command of a "hard luck" bomber group.

Prince of Foxes Trailer (1949)

11 November 1949

In 1500, Duke Cesare Borgia hopes to marry his sister (widowed by poison) to the heir apparent of Ferrara, which impedes his conquest of central Italy.

Way Down East Trailer (1935)

25 October 1935

Henry King's 1935 sound remake of D.W. Griffith's classic 1920 silent film, about a young woman with a dark secret who is given shelter by a Maine farming family.

State Fair Trailer (1933)

10 February 1933

The Frake family attend the Iowa State Fair. Father Abel enters his Hampshire boar, Blue Boy, in the hog contents.

David and Bathsheba Trailer (1951)

10 August 1951

David and Bathsheba is a 1951 historical epic film about King David made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Henry King, produced by Darryl F.

Stanley and Livingstone Trailer (1939)

18 August 1939

When American newspaperman and adventurer Henry M. Stanley comes back from the western Indian wars, his editor James Gordon Bennett sends him to Africa to find Dr.

Carolina Trailer (1934)

02 February 1934

During Civil War Reconstruction, the Connelly family is romantically restored to their former glory when Will Connelly marries a Yankee farm girl, Joanna Tate, despite the objects of his temperamental father Bob Connelly.

Over the Hill Trailer (1931)

29 November 1931

In their farm house in a New York village, Ma Shelby prepares breakfast for her four children, Isaac, Tommy, Johnny and Susan, and then awakens them.

Tender Is the Night Trailer (1962)

19 January 1962

Director Henry King's 1962 film adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel stars Jennifer Jones, Jason Robards Jr.

In Old Chicago Trailer (1937)

14 April 1937

The O'Leary brothers -- honest Jack and roguish Dion -- become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire.

This Earth Is Mine Trailer (1959)

26 June 1959

Set during the Prohibition era, when wine makers were financially challenged and had to decide whether or not they wanted to cooperate with bootleggers to survive.

Lloyd's of London Trailer (1936)

29 November 1936

Blake is in love with an aristocratic woman whose husband seriously injures him. Blake's friendship with Lord Nelson provides the basis for Blake's part in the growth of Lloyd's insurance business following the Battle of Trafalgar.

Captain from Castile Trailer (1947)

25 December 1947

Spain, 1518: young caballero Pedro De Vargas offends his sadistic neighbor De Silva, who just happens to be an officer of the Inquisition.

Deep Waters Trailer (1948)

22 July 1948

A state welfare agent (Jean Peters) persuades a Maine lobsterman (Dana Andrews) to take a troubled orphan boy (Dean Stockwell) aboard.

Chad Hanna Trailer (1940)

25 December 1940

Country boy joins a circus in the 1840s and falls in love with the bare-back rider. Later he falls in love with another circus runaway.

Hell Harbor Trailer (1930)

14 March 1930

Lovely Anita dreams of escaping the monotony of her island home and sailing to bustling Havana. But when her abusive father promises her to the greasy local merchant, Anita does everything in her power to make her dream a reality.

The Seventh Day Trailer (1922)

05 February 1922

A group of New York society folk on a yachting excursion are forced to put into a New England fishing village for repairs.

I'd Climb the Highest Mountain Trailer (1951)

17 February 1951

The Story of a Methodist minister called to a north-Georgia mountain community at the turn of the century.

One More Spring Trailer (1935)

15 February 1935

One More Spring is a 1935 film about three people (Janet Gaynor, Warner Baxter, and Walter Woolf King) living together in the maintenance shed at Central Park as an alternative to living on the streets.

Ramona Trailer (1936)

25 September 1936

Half-Indian girl brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house against his family's wishes and loves another Indian employed by the household.

The Country Doctor Trailer (1936)

12 March 1936

A doctor has a rough time obtaining the money for his services in a lumber town until he delivers the Dionne quintuplets.

She Goes to War Trailer (1929)

07 June 1929

A young woman disguises herself as a man and follows her fiancéé into the trenches during World War I to find out what war is really like.

Sunset Murder Case Trailer (1938)

11 November 1938

A nightclub dancer (Sally Rand) seeks vengeance for the murder of her father.

The Magic Flame Trailer (1927)

17 September 1927

The Magic Flame (1927) is a feature film directed by Henry King, produced by Samuel Goldwyn, and based on the play Konig Harlekin by Rudolph Lothar.

Six Feet Four Trailer (1919)

13 September 1919

A cowboy matches the description of the man who robbed the local hotel--both are 6'4". When a young woman is robbed, suspicion falls on the cowboy again.

Tol'able David Trailer (1921)

31 December 1921

Young David Kinemon is a good-natured, easy-going lad in a mountain village. Circumstances force him to take his brother's place as mailman for the community, and this brings him into deadly contact with the vicious Hatburn brothers.

I Loved You Wednesday Trailer (1933)

15 June 1933

Vicki Meredith, an American ballet student in Paris, falls in love with Randall Williams, another American studying architecture in Paree, and they set up some light housekeeping together until she learns that Randall has forgotten to mention that he has a wife back in the USA.

Little Old New York Trailer (1940)

09 February 1940

Inventor Robert Fulton (Richard Greene) receives support from a tavern owner (Alice Faye) and a shipyard worker (Fred MacMurray) to help realize his dream of a high-powered steamboat.

Partners Again Trailer (1926)

15 February 1926

Goldwyn produced a 1923 film adaptation of Potash and Perlmutter, and a 1924 sequel called In Hollywood with Potash and Perlmutter.

Lightnin' Trailer (1930)

07 December 1930

Comedy film Directed by Henry King

Maryland Trailer (1940)

19 July 1940

A woman tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son to have anything to do with horses.

Marie Galante Trailer (1934)

25 October 1934

Marie is kidnapped and taken aboard ship, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a cafe in the Panama Canal zone.

Romola Trailer (1924)

06 December 1924

In Renaissance Florence, a Florentine trader meets a shipwrecked stranger, who introduces himself as Tito Melema, a young Italianate-Greek scholar.

The Ghost of Rosy Taylor Trailer (1918)

08 July 1918

George Periolat plays a dual role in this film, initially as Joseph Sayles a sickly old man who has taken his daughter, Rhoda (played by Mary Miles Minter), overseas after a quarrel with his family.

Sackcloth and Scarlet Trailer (1925)

22 March 1925

Silent Drama

The White Sister Trailer (1923)

05 September 1923

Angela Chiaromonte (Lillian Gish) is the daughter of a wealthy Italian prince who is killed in a fall from his horse.

Stella Dallas Trailer (1925)

16 November 1925

Stella Dallas is a 1925 American silent film that was produced by Samuel Goldwyn, adapted by Frances Marion, and directed by Henry King.

Remember the Day Trailer (1941)

25 December 1941

Elderly schoolteacher Nora Trinell, waiting to meet presidential nominee Dewey Roberts, recalls him as her student back in 1916 and his relation to Dan Hopkins, the man she married and lost.

A Bell for Adano Trailer (1945)

21 June 1945

Director Henry King's WWII drama about American soldiers occupying a tiny Italian village stars John Hodiak, Gene Tierney, William Bendix, Richard Conte, Glenn Langan, Harry Morgan and Eduardo Ciannelli.

Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie Trailer (1952)

27 June 1952

At the fiftieth anniversary of his town's founding, the town's first barber recalls his long-dead, spirited bride and the flaw in his own character that helped bring about her loss and others.

In Humble Guise Trailer (1915)

11 July 1915

After a lover's quarrel, writer Grace Hunt goes vacationing to a seaside resort where she decides to swap identities with a student.

The Woman Disputed Trailer (1928)

01 September 1928

An adventuress in love with an Austrian agrees to become the mistress of a Russian officer in exchange for the release of Austrian hostages.