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List of Frances Farmer Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake (1942)
12
2
Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Isabel
Director:
John Cromwell
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
John Carradine, Elsa Lanchester, Gene Tierney, Tyrone Power, George Sanders
2. South of Pago Pago (1940)
11
2
South of Pago Pago
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruby Taylor
Director:
Alfred E. Green
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Victor McLaglen, Gene Lockhart, Jon Hall, Olympe Bradna
3. Exclusive (1937)
10
2
Exclusive
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vina Swain
Director:
Alexander Hall
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Fred MacMurray, Charles Ruggles, Lloyd Nolan, Fay Holden
4. Come and Get It (1936)
10
2
Come and Get It
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lotta Morgan / Lotta Bostrom
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Walter Brennan, Mady Christians, Joel McCrea, Edward Arnold
5. World Premiere (1941)
10
2
World Premiere
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kitty Carr
Director:
Ted Tetzlaff, Otis Garrett
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Barrymore, Eugene Pallette, Ricardo Cortez, Virginia Dale
6. Ebb Tide (1937)
10
2
Ebb Tide
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Faith Wishart
Director:
James P. Hogan
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Ray Milland, Barry Fitzgerald, Lloyd Nolan, Oskar Homolka
7. Too Many Parents (1936)
10
2
Too Many Parents
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sally Colman
Director:
Robert F. McGowan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Carl Switzer, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Lester Matthews, Henry Travers, Porter Hall
8. Ride a Crooked Mile (1938)
10
2
Ride a Crooked Mile
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Trina
Director:
Alfred E. Green
Genres:
Crime
Star Cast:
John Miljan, Leif Erickson, Lynne Overman, Akim Tamiroff
9. Flowing Gold (1940)
10
2
Flowing Gold
10
2

John Alexander, running off after killing someone in self-defense, takes the name Johnny Blake, and saves life of oil-field foreman Hap O’Conner while working for him. Later, they meet again at Hap’s friend Wildcat’s oil-rig, where both fall for Wildcat’s daughter Linda. Johnny is about to escape before getting arrested, when a fire at the oil-rig forces him sacrifice his freedom and he returns to extinguish it.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Linda Chalmers
Director:
Alfred E. Green
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
John Garfield, Cliff Edwards, Pat O'Brien, Raymond Walburn
10. The Toast of New York (1937)
10
2
The Toast of New York
10
2

During the Civil War, con-artists Jim Fisk, Nick Boyd and Luke Hawkins earn wealth by smuggling cotton. Later, Fisk and Boyd build a fortune at New York stock market. Both are fascinated with actress Josie Mansfield, who, being grateful to Fisk, hides her attraction for Boyd. Ignoring Boyd’s advice against it, Fisk plots to corner the gold market which ends-up in disaster.

As:
Cast
Role:
Josie Mansfield
Director:
Alexander Hall, Rowland V. Lee
Genres:
History, War, Comedy, Drama, Biography, Romance
Star Cast:
Cary Grant, Jack Oakie, Edward Arnold, Donald Meek
11. Among the Living (1941)
10
2
Among the Living
10
2

Paul Raden, mentally unstable identical twin brother of John, is kept in a room in their family mansion. John returns home after 25 years for father’s funeral, and is shocked to learn about Paul, who he thought was dead. Paul escapes while his caretaker is found strangled. After another similar death, the town’s people are terrified and suspect John as the murderer.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Elaine Raden
Director:
Stuart Heisler
Genres:
Film-Noir, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Susan Hayward, Harry Carey, Gordon Jones, Albert Dekker
12. Rhythm on the Range (1936)
10
2
Rhythm on the Range
10
2

Doris is the daughter of a wealthy man, who is upset that her marriage has been fixed with a man she doesn’t like. She runs away on the night before her wedding, and soon meets a cowboy named Jeff Larabee.

As:
Cast
Role:
Doris Halloway
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Romance, Western, Musical
Star Cast:
Bing Crosby, Roy Rogers, Samuel S. Hinds, Martha Raye
13. Border Flight (1936)
10
2
Border Flight
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Anne Blane
Director:
Otho Lovering
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Grant Withers, Roscoe Karns, John Howard, Robert Cummings
14. The Party Crashers (1958)
10
2
The Party Crashers
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Bickford
Director:
Bernard Girard
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Connie Stevens, Denver Pyle, Doris Dowling, Bobby Driscoll
15. Badlands of Dakota (1941)
9
2
Badlands of Dakota
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Calamity Jane
Director:
Alfred E. Green
Genres:
Romance, Western
Star Cast:
Broderick Crawford, Richard Dix, Ann Rutherford, Robert Stack
16. I Escaped from the Gestapo (1943)
8
3
I Escaped from the Gestapo
8
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Harold Young
Genres:
Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
John Carradine, Mary Brian, Sidney Blackmer, Dean Jagger

TV Movie(s)

1. Will There Really Be a Morning? (1983)
11
2
Will There Really Be a Morning?
11
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Fielder Cook
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Lee Grant, Joe Lambie, Royal Dano, Susan Blakely, John Heard

TV Shows and Videos

Frances Farmer Presents (1958)
Frances Farmer Presents
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mari Aldon, Lita Milan, Edward Colmans, James Gavin