Articles about: Claude Rains

Claude Rains in “Casablanca”

Claude Rains was an actor signed to Warner Brothers whose films included  Here Comes Mr. Jordan (at Columbia), The Wolf Man (at Universal), Kings RowMoontide (at Fox), Now, Voyager, and Casablanca (for which he received an Oscar nomination).

Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in "Casablanca"

Review: Michael Curtiz’s “Casablanca,” Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman

The new Warner Brothers film pairs Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman to outstanding effect in this romantic wartime melodrama.
Paul Henreid and Bette Davis in “Now, Voyager”

Review: Irving Rapper’s “Now, Voyager,” Starring Bette Davis

Bette Davis stars in this sweeping romantic melodrama from Warner Brothers, based on the novel by Olive Higgins Prouty.
Jean Gabin and Ida Lupino in "Moontide"

Review: Archie Mayo’s “Moontide,” Starring Jean Gabin and Ida Lupino

Fox’s new, French-imported leading man is Jean Gabin, but if “Moontide” is any indication, he’s not heading for stardom in America anytime soon.
Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, and Ronald Reagan in "Kings Row"

Review: Sam Wood’s “Kings Row,” Starring Ann Sheridan and Robert Cummings

The Warner Brothers adaptation of Henry Bellamann’s bestselling novel is mostly botched by Casey Robinson’s watered-down screenplay and Robert Cummings’ dreadful performance.

Review: George Waggner’s “The Wolf Man,” Starring Lon Chaney Jr. and Claude Rains

After launching their monster series a decade ago with “Dracula” and “Frankenstein,” Universal has now brought a new character into the mix: “The Wolf Man.”

Review: Alexander Hall’s “Here Comes Mr. Jordan,” Starring Robert Montgomery and Claude Rains

Even if you’ve never seen Alexander Hall’s 1941 film “Here Comes Mr. Jordan,” chances are you’re familiar with its story, based on an unproduced play called “Heaven Can Wait.”