Robert Stevenson

Robert Stevenson – Johnny Tremain (1957)

Plot: In colonial Boston, a young silversmith’s apprentice injures his hand, and finds himself befriended by the Sons of Liberty and caught up in events of the American Revolution. Read More »

Robert Stevenson – That Darn Cat! (1965)

Quote:
When the irrepressible and always hungry D.C. (Darn Cat) turns up with a wristwatch for a collar, it becomes a tip-off to an unsolved robbery and kidnapping. You don’t know who’s tailing who as nosy neighbors, jealous boyfriends, and a highly allergic FBI agent play a game of cat and mouse to crack the baffling case. Read More »

Robert Stevenson – Mary Poppins [+commentary] (1964)

Synopsis:
When Jane and Michael, the children of the wealthy and uptight Banks family, are faced with the prospect of a new nanny, they are pleasantly surprised by the arrival of the magical Mary Poppins. Embarking on a series of fantastical adventures with Mary and her Cockney performer friend, Bert, the siblings try to pass on some of their nanny’s sunny attitude to their preoccupied parents. Read More »

Robert Stevenson – The Woman on Pier 13 aka I Married A Communist (1949)

Quote:
Brad Collins, former stevedore, is rising fast in a shipping company when local communist agitators use his former Party affiliation to extort his help in stirring up trouble. When Brad resists, communist femme fatale Christine works through his brother-in-law Don. But Brad’s new wife Nan sees that her husband and brother are under pressure; when she investigates on her own, party boss Vanning takes ruthless action. Read More »