Movies of the 1930s
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Director: William Nigh. Also starred Matty Fain, Milburn Stone & Grace Durkin. Plot: A tough district attorney has been cleaning up the town, and has already imprisoned twelve dangerous criminals...
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Godfrey Tearle, Peggy Ashcroft & John Laurie. Plot: A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent, and is finding himself in one jam after another.
Director: Lloyd Bacon. Also starred Ruby Keeler, Guy Kibbee & Una Merkel. Plot: A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show, and at the last moment a chorus girl has to replace the star...
Director: Aubrey Scotto. Also starred Sterling Holloway, Edgar Kennedy & Purnell Pratt. Plot: A down-on-his luck newspaperman finds himself the center of an experiment being conducted by two daffy millionaires--to see if someone can spend $1000 a minute, every minute, for 12 solid hours. If he can do it, he gets $10,000. If he can't do it, he gets nothing.
Director: James P. Hogan. Also starred Susan Hayward, John Hartley & Joyce Matthews. Plot: A show-biz couple inherit a college on the brink of bankruptcy. In a bid to increase funding they attempt to build up the college football team by offering $1,000 for every touchdown scored.
Director: Karl Grune. Also starred Esme Percy, John Stuart & Charles Carson. Plot: In 1908, Sultan Abdul Hamid (Kortner) faces resistance from the Young Turk party, while also becoming infatuated with a visiting Austrian singer.
Director: D.W.Griffith. Also starred Otto Hoffman, Walter Huston & Edgar Dearing. Plot: An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.
Director: George B. Seitz. Also starred Stuart Erwin, Ann Loring & Louis Hayward
Director: Wesley Ruggles. Also starred Holmes Herbert, Catherine Doucet & Astrid Allwyn. Plot: A young secretary falls in love with her boss, a middle-aged playwright. Complications ensue when her boss' son falls for her.
Director: William Clemens. Also starred Sheila Bromley, Addison Richards & Hugh McConnell. Plot: An insurance adjustor tangles with a big insurance-fraud gang.
Director: Thornton Freeland. Also starred Basil Sydney, Googie Withers & J. H. Roberts. Plot: Tony Seymour (Fairbanks) and his partner, Gaby Ramarios (Rio) are a dance team who perform an Apache specialty number...
Director: Forde Beebe & Clifford Smith. Also starred Guy Bates Post, Lon Chaney Jr., & Jackie Morrow
Director: J. Walter Ruben. Also starred Theodore Newton, Nella Walker & Anderson Lawler. Plot: A sculptor who doesn't want to have any part of World War I is shamed by his girlfriend into joining the army. He becomes a fighter pilot, and undergoes a complete personality change.
Director: Tim Whelan. Also starred Arthur Margetson, Ronald Squire & Athole Stewart.
Director: William Dieterle. Also starred Herbert Mundin, Blanche Friderici & Hans Heinrich von Twardowski. Plot: Janet Gaynor plays a rebellious princess who must try to marry the man she loves, instead of the stuffy old prince her parents want her to marry...
Director: Edward Ludwig. Also starred Thomas Mitchell, Victor Kilian & John Gallaudet. Plot: Joel McCrea plays a hotshot reporter who thinks he knows everything and Jean Arthur plays an actress who puts one over on him...
Director: Clifford Smith. Also starred Carla Laemmle, House Peters Jr., & Herschel Mayall Jr.
Director: Archie Mayo. Also starred George Barbier, Binnie Barnes & Ernest Truex. Plot: Marco Polo (Cooper) travels from Venice to Peking, where he quickly discovers spaghetti and gunpowder and falls in love with the Emperor's daughter...
Directors: Michael Curtiz and William Keighley
Director: Alfred. L. Werker
Director: Norman Taurog. Also starred David Holt, Victor Kilian & Nana Bryant. Plot: Misadventures of a mischievous boy in 1850 Missouri.
Director: Alfred L. Werker. Also starred Sterling Holloway, C. Henry Gordon & Isabel Jewell. Plot: Los Angeles newspaper reporter Toby Prentiss (Tracy) is continually in trouble with his editor.
Director: Benjamin Stoloff
Director: Gregory La Cava. Also starred Fay Wray, Vince Bennett & Jessie Ralph. Plot: The 16th-century sculptor woos the Duchess of Florence (Bennett) despite the duke.
Director: Edwin L. Marin. Also starred Phillip Reed, Onslow Stevens & Dorothy Burgess. Plot: When a novelist is murdered, suspicion falls on all the women he had affairs with--and then wrote about in his books.
Director: Robert Z. Leonard. Also starred Billie Burke, Harvey Stephens & Katherine Alexander. Plot: Hard-hitting news editor Jim Branch (Gable) falls for high-society type Sharon Norwood (Bennett) but can't get to first base as he continually makes use of her knowledge of the rich and famous to try to solve the murder of one of her socialite acquaintences.
Director: W. S. Van Dyke. Also starred Elissa Landi, Joseph Calleia & Jessie Ralph. Plot: Selma (Landi) asks Nick (Powell) to find her missing husband. He had been seeing a bit on the side, and blackmailing a local criminal. David Graham (Stewart) claims he paid the missing husband to get rid of a former girlfriend. Will Nick locate him?
Director: Frank Borzage. Also starred William Collier Sr., Josephine Hull & William Pawley
Director: George Archainbaud. Also starred Sam Godfrey, Lucien Prival & Mischa Auer
Director: Frank Lloyd. Also starred Edward Everett Horton, Mary Duncan & Adrian Morris
Director: Edward Ludwig. Also starred may Robson, David Holt & Ralph Forbes
Director: Philip Moeller. Also starred Helen Westley, Laura Hope Crews & Julie Haydon. Plot: An engaged attorney and a divorcee fall for each other in 1870s Manhattan.
Director: Clarence Brown. Also starred Cecilia Parker, Spring Byington & Mickey Rooney. Plot: Story of small-town life in turn-of-the-century America, and a young boy's problems facing adolescence.
Director: Phil Whitman. Also starred Berton Churchill, Matty Kemp & Otis Harlan. Plot: An airplane pilot and a criminal battle for the woman they love.
Director: Albert S. Rogell. Also starred Douglass Dumbrille, Robert Allen & Billie Seward. Plot: A mysterious ray that immobilizes all motors and engines threatens the security of the country.
Director: John Ford. Also starred Slim Summerville, Lilian Bond & Russell Hopton. Plot: Level headed Mike Miller (Bellamy) runs Desert Airport, an air mail base full of daring young pilots risking their lives to get the mail through-regardless of the weather.
Director: Ray Taylor. Also starred Frank Hagney, Sidney Bracey & Nelson McDowell. Plot: A pilot and a gold mine owner go up against the evil Black Hawk, who has invented a plane that can take off and land without using a runway.
Director: Stuart Paton. Also starred Charles Delaney, Arthur Thalasso & Tom London. Plot: The U.S. Air Patrol is fighting alien-smuggling along the USA-Mexico border, and U.S. Army Air Corps buddies Jerry Doyle (Harlan) and Andy Conroy (Delaney) are among the pilots on this assignment. One of them is shot down by the smuggling-gang, and the other goes after the gang with vengeance.
Director: William C. McGann. Also starred Gordon Oliver, Dick Purcell & Ben Welden. Plot: A man who has been railroaded into prison is framed for the murder of a fellow inmate and must prove his innocence.
Director: John G. Adolfi. Also starred June Collyer, Ralf Harolde & Montagu Love. Plot: With the end of the Revolutionary War in 1783, General George Washington (Mowbray) took Colonel Hamilton (Arliss) with him into the newly formed government...
Directors: Sergei Eisenstein and Dmitri Vasilyev
Director: Henry King. Also starred Ethel Merman, Jack Haley & Jean Hersholt. Plot: This send-up of ragtime song and dance begins in 1915 San Francisco when society boy Roger Grant decides to pursue popular rather than serious music. Won Oscar
Director: W. P. Kellino. Also starred Polly Ward, Humberston Wright & Annie Esmond.
Director: Marcel Varnel -- Also starred Teddy Knox, Charlie Naughton & Jimmy Gold
Director: John Cromwell. Also starred Joseph Calleia, Alan Hale & Gene Lockhart. Plot: Beautiful Gaby (Lamarr) meets a romantic jewel thief in the mysterious Casbah.
Director: Lloyd Bacon & Michael Curtiz. Also starred Adrienne Dore, Lucille La Verne & Oscar Apfel. Plot: Karl (Barthelmess) is the workaholic adopted son while Stephan (Foster) is the lazy one. They both go to Munich to study medicine...
Director: George Archainbaud. Also starred John Ince, Daisy Belmore & Betty Pierce
Director: Kurt Neumann. Also starred Katharine Alexander, Chick Chandler & Juanita Quigley. Plot: A taxi-dancer agrees to pose as a girl who had been kidnapped as a child 18 years before.
Director: David Butler. Also starred June Lang, Gypsy Rose Lee & Raymond Scott. Plot: A movie company is doing the Arabian Nights when a hobo enters their camp, falls asleep and dreams he's back in Baghdad as advisor to the Sultan...
Director: Leslie S. Hiscott. Also starred J. H. Roberts, John Deverell & Ronald Ward
Director: Ray Enright. Also starred Roscoe Karns, William Frawley & Eddie Shubert. Plot: Idiosyncratic new recruit Francis "Ike" Farrell (Brown) tries to help the Cubs to the pennant with his pitching and hitting.
Director: George Stevens. Also starred Evelyn Venable, Frank Albertson & Ann Shoemaker. Plot: The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America.
Director: Norman Z. McLeod. Also starred Ford Sterling, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher & Raymond Hatton. Plot: On a boring winter afternoon, Alice (Henry)dreams, that she's visiting the land behind the mirror. This turns out to be a surrealistic nightmare...
Director: Russell Mack. Also starred James Gleason, John Darrow & Preston Foster. Plot: The story of the rise and fall of an All-American football player.
Director: William A. Seiter. Also starred Brian Donlevy, Wilfrid Lawson & John F. Hamilton. Plot: In British colonial America, Captain Swanson's (Sanders) adherence to the rules results in Trader Callendar's (Donlevy) selling to the Indians under cover of a government permit.
Director: Frank Tuttle. Also starred Katherine DeMille, Eugene Pallette & Arnold Korff. Plot: Movie star changes places with a king who looks exactly like him, causing complications for all concerned.
Director: George Fitzmaurice. Also starred Herbert Mundin, Henry Stevenson & Walter Byron
Director: James Flood. Also starred Helen Mack, Nella Walker & William Collier Sr. Plot: A professor tires of the direction his life is going and wants to move west, but his girlfriend doesn't understand why he is so dissatisfied.
Director: James W. Horne. Also starred Harry Stockwell, Franklin Pangborn & James Finlayson. Plot: Two zanies try to stage a show in a theater that has a reputation for being jinxed.
Director: Lewis Milestone. From the book of the same name by Erich Maria Remarque. The original title was â€œIm Westen nichts Neuesâ€ which literally translated means â€œNothing New In the Westâ€.
Director: Kurt Neumann. Also starred Peter Lind Hayes, Betty Moran & John Arledge. Plot: When they decide they might as well be penniless husbands and wives as penniless campus sweethearts...
Director: William Cameron Menzies. Also starred Alan Dinehart, Mary Gordon & Tempe Pigott. Plot: Russian beauty Anita Mellikovna (Heming), traveling by train with a forged passport and carrying jewels, finds the police on her tail...
Director: Sidney Lanfield. Also starred Cesar Romero, Lynn Bari & Binnie Barnes
Director: John G. Blystone. Also starred William Pawley, Lucille Powers & David Landau
Director: Thornton Freeland. Also starred Basil Sydney, Hugh Williams & Irene Browne
Director: Anatole Litvak. Also starred Allen Jenkins, Donald Crisp & Gale Page. Plot: Dr. Clitterhouse (Robinson) is fascinated with the working of the criminal mind. His interest is so deep that he finds the best way to observe criminals in action is to become one himself!
Director: Alexander Hall. Also starred Ruth Donnelly, Edward Brophy & Donald MacBride. Plot: Kenny Williams (Douglas), a lieutenant on the homicide squad, is engaged to Maxine Carroll (Blondell), the Mayor's secretary...
Director: Alfred Zeisler. Also starred Henry Kendall, Leon M. Lion & John Turnbull. Plot: A bored millionaire wagers his doctor that he can support himself at a working class job for year without touching his inheritance.
Director: Sam Taylor. Also starred Ray Milland, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Arnold Korff & Ferdinand Munier. Plot: An American ambassador arrives in a small country that is being convulsed by political intrigue and civil unrest...
Director: Kurt Neumann. Also starred William Henry, Broderick Crawford & John Hartley
Director: Frank Capra. Also starred Constance Cummings, Gavin Gordon & Arthur Hoyt. Plot: It's the 1930s, the Depression era, and the Board of Directors of Thomas Dickson's bank want Dickson (Huston) to merge with New York Trust and resign...
Director: Josef von Sternberg. Also starred Irving Pichel, Frederick Burton & Claire McDowell
Director: Elliott Nugent. Also starred Jackie Moran, Donald Meek & Dorothy Stickney
Director: Charles Barton. Also starred Fuzzy Knight, Porter Hall & Joe Sawyer. Plot: An heiress with a penchant for speeding runs afoul of a traffic cop. Romance develops between the two...
Director: Ernst Lubitsch. Also starred Edward Everett Horton, Ernest Cossart & Laura Hope Crews. Plot: Woman and her husband take separate vacations, and she falls in love with another man.
Director: James Tinling. Also starred Robert Kent, Harold Huber & Frank Jenks. Plot: With the help of a young newspaperman June (Withers) rescues a movie star who is caught held for ransom when she visits her hometown.
Director: Ray Enright. Also Starred Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall & Gabriel Dell. Plot: A young man just released from a reformatory moves to a new neighborhood with his sister, intending to start a new life...
Director: Victor Heerman. Writers: George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind. A hilarious romp by the Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo and Zeppo) who attempt to recover a missing painting.
Director: Edward H. Griffith. Also starred William Gargan, Neil Hamilton & Ilka Chase. Plot: Tom Collier (Howard) has had a great relationship with Daisy (Harding), but when he decides to marry, it is not Daisy whom he asks...
Director: Christy Cabanne. Also starred Van Heflin, Ann Hovey & Arthur Lake
Director: Clarence Brown. From the Eugene O'Neill play. This was Garbo's first talkie. The story of Anna returning to her father after living in Minnesota for 15 years and revealing her past.
Director: Clarence Brown. Also starred Maureen O'Sullivan, May Robson & Basil Rathbone. Plot: The married Anna Karenina (Garbo) falls in love with Count Vronsky (March) despite her husband's refusal to grant a divorce, and both must contend with the social repercussions.
Director: John Cromwell. Also starred Bruce Cabot, Edna May Oliver & Sam Hardy. Plot: Social worker/prison reformer looks for love with men who abuse her, finds herself attracted to a controversial judge.
Director: Leslie Goodwins. Also starred Ann Evers, Johnstone White & Horace Murphy. Plot: Don Mallory (Frankie Darro) is the younger brother of ace newsreel photographer Cliff Mallory (Kane Richmond)...
Director: James P. Hogan. Also starred Reginald Denny, E. E. Clive & Jean Fenwick. Plot: The invention of a war machine, that brings to explosion everything one wants to, puts Scotland Yard and Captain Drummond (Howard) into alarm.
Director: John Ford. Based on a novel by Sinclair Lewis. Dr Martin Arrowsmith (Ronald Colman) attempts to find a cure for Bubonic Plague in the West Indies. Helen Hayes stars as his faithful wife and Myrna Loy as a temptress.
Director: Thorold Dickinson. Also starred Liane Linden, Anthony Bushell & Esmond Knight
Director: George Fitzmaurice. Also starred John Halliday, Nat Pendleton & Monty Woolley. Plot: A woman and a man vying for a woman's affection: the usual love trio?
Director: Marcel Varnel. Also starred Glennis Lorimer, Peter Gawthorne & Charles Oliver
Director: Victor Hanbury & Frank Richardson. Also starred Charles Oliver, Reginald Long & Tarva Penna. Plot: A Chicago gangster is pleasantly surprised by violent crime in London. When he discovers crooks are after a mysterious package, and murder an innocent match-seller for it, he turns detective.
Director: Alfred E. Green. Also starred Alphonse Ethier, Henry Kolker & Margaret Lindsay. Plot: Lilly (Baby Face) (Stanwyck) sleeps her way from basement speakeasy bartender, literally floor by floor, to the top floor of a New York office building...
Director: William K. Howard. Also starred Patricia Ellis, Bert Frohman & Jimmy Lydon. Plot: The life of a young slum kid, who starts out stealing small things in order to fit in with the "crowd"...
Director: Louis J. Gasnier. Also starred Wheeler Oakman, Nat Carr & Frank Milan. Plot: An investigator tries to find a gang responsible for a rash of bank robberies. What he doesn't know is that his sister is the girlfriend of the gang's ringleader.
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred RenÃ© Ray, Merle Tottenham & Linden Travers
Director: Lawrence Huntington. Also starred Marilyn Love, Frank Tickle & Kenneth Kove
Director: Irving Pichel. Also starred Dudley Digges, Gertrude Hoffman & Frank Reicherl. Plot: Joe Valerie (Reicher) stashed a million dollars in gold from a robbery 15 years earlier. Now that he lay dying a painful death, he trades the location of the money to Dr. Cornelius (Oland) for a shot to end his suffering.
Director: Robert Milton. Also starred Kay Francis, E. H. Calvert & Paul Lukas. Plot: Gardoni (Powell), a down-on-his-luck vaudeville performer, is taken in by a fellow performer, a clown who has a bicycle riding act. Gardoni shows his appreciation by stealing the clown's act and his girlfriend, whom he marries.
Director: Melville W. Brown. Also starred Catherine Dale Owen, Kitty Kelly & Edna Murphy. Plot: Mary Linden is the secretary who is the unheralded power behind successful executive James Duneen.
Director: George W. Hill. Also starred Robert Montgomery, Leila Hyams & George F. Marion. Plot: A convict falls in love with his new cellmate's sister, only to become embroiled in a planned break-out which is certain to have lethal consequences.
Director: Arthur Lubin. Also starred Jack La Rue, Frank Jenks & Walter Woolf King. Plot: When gangster Phil Daley (Barton MacLane) gets rid of his chief Paul Burgess (Walter Woolf King) he has everything that money can buy...
Director: George Cukor. Katharine Hepburn's film debut. John Barrymore (Drew Barrymore's great grandfather) comes home from a mental asylum after 15 years to find his wife has divorced him and is planning to marry again. Kate, his daughter, also is planning her own wedding.
Director: King Vidor. Also starred Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Bert Roach & Lon Chaney Jr. Plot: A native girl falls for a visitor to her island, but she's chosen to be sacrificed to the volcano god.
Director: Herbert Wilcox. Also starred Clifford Heatherley, Ivy St. Helier & Miles Mander
Director: Frank Capra. Also starred Walter Connolly, Gavin Gordon & Lucien Littlefield. Plot: The American missionary Megan Davis (Stanwyck) arrives in Shanghai during the Chinese Civil War to marry the missionary Dr. Robert Strife (Gordon).
Director: Hamilton MacFadden. Also starred Dorothy Revier, Victor Varconi & Murray Kinnell. Plot: The unsolved murder of a Hollywood actor several years earlier and an enigmatic psychic are the keys to help Charlie (Oland) solve the Honolulu stabbing death of a beautiful actress.
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer. Also starred Julie Bishop, Egon Brecher & Harry Cording. Plot: American honeymooners in Hungary are trapped in the home of a Satan- worshipping priest when the bride is taken there for medical help following a road accident.
Director: Herbert Brenon. Also starred Walter Rilla, Marie Wright & Jenny Laird. Plot: A waiter in Moscow, pre-1914, leads his daughter into thinking he is prosperous businessman.
Director: Aubrey Scotto. Also starred Irene Franklin, Guy Bates Post & Herbert Corthell. Plot: Two young hoods from the city are sent to a Civilian Conservation Corps camp in the mountains to try to turn them away from the life of crime they're headed for.
Director: William Dieterle. Also starred John Halliday, Vladimir Sokoloff & Robert Warwick. Plot: A simple peasant is forced to take up arms to defend his farm during the Spanish Civil War.
Director: John G. Blystone. Also starred Minna Gombell, Billy Gilbert & James Finlayson. Plot: It's 1938, but Stan doesn't know the war is over; he's still patrolling the trenches in France, and shoots down a French aviator...
Director: Josef von Sternberg. Also starred Dickie Moore, Gene Morgan & Rita La Roy. Plot: American chemist Ned Faraday (Marshall) marries a German entertainer and starts a family. However, he becomes poisoned...
Director: Rowland Brown. Also starred Chick Chandler, Blossom Seeley & Etienne Girardot
Director: Josef von Sternberg. Also starred Rosa Valetti, Hans Albers & Charles Puffy
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Ben Welden, Helen Ferrers & Barbara Gott
Director: Joseph Kane. Also starred Robert Emmett Keane, Ben Hewlett & Charles Williams. Plot: A greedy land baron has shut down the dam that supplies water to the town of Indian Head. Two truck drivers race to get a truck loaded with dynamite to the dam so they can blow it, but must battle their way through a gang of armed thugs hired by the land baron to stop them.
Director: Howard Bretherton. Also starred Ben Welden, David Durand & Frank Coghlan Jr. Plot: A tough street kid takes the rap for a burglary committed by the son of his foster family and is sent to a boys reformatory, where the inmates are under the thumb of corrupt guards and a brutal prison doctor.
Director: Norman Taurog. The story of Father Edward Flanagan (Tracy) and his efforts to provide a safe environment for runaway boys in Omaha, Nebraska. Tracy won his second Oscar for Best Actor as Father Flanagan in 1939.
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Davy Burnaby, Norma Varden & Claude Dampier
Director: James Whale. Also starred Ernest Lanchester, Gavin Gordon and Douglas Walton. Doctor Frankenstein (goaded by an even madder scientist) builds his monster a mate...Drama/horror
Director: Howard Hawkes. Also features Barry Fitzgerald and Charles Ruggles. Katherine sets her eye on Cary who is seeking a rare dinosaur bone. Baby is Katherine's leopard who is sent by mistake to her NY apartment.
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Henrietta Watson, Charlotte Leigh & Shayle Gardner
Director: Norman Lee. Also starred Claude Allister, Hugh Miller & Leslie Perrins
Director: Louis King. Also starred Reginald Denny, E. E. Clive & J. Carrol Naish. Plot: The girlfriend of Captain Drummond (Howard) has been kidnapped by an enemy of Drummond who seeks revenge.
Director: James P. Hogan. Also starred Reginald Denny, Porter Hall & Fay Holden. Plot: Captain Drummond (Milland) becomes a prisoner when he intents to protect a beautiful heiress of an espionage organization.
Director: Louis King. Also starred J. Carrol Naish, Reginald Denny & E. E. Clive. Plot: Drummond (Howard), his girlfriend and his butler try to free an high post of Scotland Yard who has been kidnapped.
Director: James P. Hogan. Also starred H. B. Warner, Reginald Denny & Elizabeth Patterson. Plot: A bank-robbery in London prevents - again - the marriage of Bulldog Drummond (Howard) with his girlfriend.
Director: James P. Hogan. Also starred Louise Campbell, Reginald Denny & E. E. Clive. Plot: In this episode captain Drummond (Howard) tries to find the killer of various people. All assassinations were provoked by a diamond of great value...
Director: Louis King. Also starred Louise Campbell, Frank Puglia & Lucien Littlefield. Plot: Captain Drummond (Howard) travels to Switzerland in order to marry his girlfriend but the disappearance of a dangerous cargo of explosives makes him delay his plans.
Director: James P. Hogan. Also starred H. B. Warner, Elizabeth Patterson & Reginald Denny. Plot: Captain Drummond (Howard) and his girlfriend want to marry but a hidden treasure in the house in which they want...
Director: Charles Lamont. Also starred Cy Kendall, William Newell & Oscar Apfel
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Claude Hulbert, Gibb McLaughlin & Atholl Fleming
Director: Victor Halperin. Also starred Ted Osborne, George Pembroke & Alden 'Stephen' Chase. Plot: A prison trustee rescues a despondent executioner from a bar-room brawl, and is blamed for the fight by a tabloid reporter who actually started it, and loses parole, becomes embittered, and gets blamed for murder of guard.
Director: George Cukor. Also starred Elizabeth Allan, Jessie Ralph & Henry Daniell. Plot: A Parisian courtesan must choose between the young man who loves her and the callous baron who wants her, even as her own health begins to fail.
Director: Michael Curtiz. Also starred Basil Rathbone, Ross Alexander & Guy Kibbee. Plot: An enslaved English doctor and his comrades in chains escape and become pirates of the Robin Hood variety.
Director: Victor Fleming. Harvey Cheyne (Freddie) is a spoiled brat who falls off an ocean liner and is rescued by fishermen just putting out to sea. He learns much in his trip with them about real life. Tracy won an Oscar for Best Actor as Manuel in 1938.
Directed by Jacques Feyder
Director: Graham Cutts & Austin Melford. Also starred Robertson Hare, Mark Lester & Margaret Withers
Director: Archie Mayo. Also starred Lyle Talbot, Allen Jenkins & Craig Reynolds. Plot: Frank Patton (Reynolds) is the promoter of the Lucky Legs Contest. The problem is that he always skips town before paying the $1000 to the winner...
Director: John G. Adolfi. Also starred Henry B. Walthall, John Wray & Harold Huber. Plot: Rick (Ford) and Dot (Blondell), two penniless New Yorkers, meet and fall in love in Central Park. Promising to meet later, they separate.
Director: King Vidor. The 1979 remake starred Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway and Ricky Schroder (remember him?).
Director: Milton Rosmer. Also starred Anthony Bushell, Dorothy Dickson & Nigel Bruce
Director: Gordon Wiles. Also starred Henrietta Crosman, Edward Trevor & Astrid Allwyn. Plot: The heir to a huge fortune is presumed drowned, then shows up, is then murdered.
Director: Harry Lachman. Also starred Olive Brasno, Francis Ford & Maxine Reiner. Plot: While visiting the circus with his family, Charlie (Oland) is recruited by the big top's co-owner to investigate threatening letters that he's received.
Director: Eugene Forde. Also starred Sidney Blackmer, Harold Huber & Kay Linaker. Plot: Although Charlie (Oland) and Lee (Luke) are in Monaco for an art exhibit, they become caught up in a feud between rival financiers which involves the Chans in a web of blackmail and murder.
Director: H. Bruce Humberstone. Also starred Allan Lane, Keye Luke & C. Henry Gordon. Plot: When a strategically important new aerial guidance system is stolen, Charlie (Oland) traces it to the Berlin Olympics, where he has to battle spies and enemy agents to retrieve it.
- Director: H. Bruce Humberstone. Also starred William Demarest, Guy Usher & Margaret Irving. Plot: A dangerous amnesiac escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the opera house to wreak revenge on those who tried to murder him seven years earlier.
Director: H. Bruce Humberstone. Also starred Thomas Beck, Alan Dinehart & Gavin Muir. Plot: When a friend of Charlie's (Oland) is found kicked to death by his own race horse on board a Honolulu-bound liner, the detective discovers foul play and uncovers an international gambling ring.
Director: Norman Foster. Also starred Douglas Fowley, Pauline Moore & Donald MacBride. Plot: Charlie's (Toler) investigation of a phony psychic during the 1939 World Exposition on San Francisco's Treasure Island leads him to expose a suicide as murder.
Director: Herbert I. Leeds. Also starred Harold Huber, Pedro de Cordoba & Dorothy Tree. Plot: While in Paris for a reunion on the eve of World War II, Charlie (Toler) finds that the murder of an hated businessman leads him to a conspiracy to smuggle arms to Germany.
Director: H. Bruce Humberstone. Also starred Eddie Collins, John 'Dusty' King. Plot: While Charlie (Toler) is distracted with the birth of his first grandchild, son Jimmy (Yung) impersonates his father in order to investigate a murder aboard a freighter in the harbor.
Director: Eugene Forde. Also starred Mona Barrie, Douglas Walton & Alan Mowbray. Plot: Charlie (Oland) visits a wealthy country home in England. Suspects in the murder range from a housekeepe to a stableman to a lawyer.
Director: Lewis Seiler. Also starred John Miljan, Erik Rhodes & Keye Luke. Plot: Hired to investigate forged bonds, Charlie (Oland) is thwarted by the murder of his undercover agent, but the arrival of son Lee (Luke) helps him uncover the true culprits.
Director: Norman Foster. Also starred Slim Summerville, Kane Richmond & Pauline Moore. Plot: Mary Whitman (Moore), an old friend of Charlie's (Toler) in Reno for a divorce, finds herself accused of murdering the woman her husband planned to marry after the decree became final.
Director: James Tinling. Also starred Russell Hicks, Keye Luke & Halliwell Hobbes. Plot: When a prominent official is murdered at a banquet honoring Charle Chan (Oland), the detective and son Lee (Luke) team up to expose an opium-smuggling ring.
Director: Eugene Forde. Also starred J. Edward Bromberg, Douglas Fowley & Harold Huber. Plot: Returning from European exile where she avoided testifying against her criminal associates, a former singer with a tell-all diary is murdered to insure her silence.
Director: George Nichols Jr. Also starred Elizabeth Patterson, Etienne Girardot & John Qualen
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt & C. V. France
Director: Stuart Paton. Also starred Edmund Breese, Frank Mayo & Billy Gilbert. Plot: The female head of a criminal gang in Chinatown is after a valuable jewel, and lets nothing stand in her way of finding it.
Director: Tay Garnett. Also starred Lewis Stone, Rosalind Russell & C. Aubrey Smith. Plot: When earthy Dolly Portland (Harlow) is rejected by Captain Gaskell (Gable) in favor of a socialite, she aids Jamesy McCardle (Beery), in league with Malay pirates, in his plot to seize his ship.
Director: Wesley Ruggles. Based on the novel â€œCimarronâ€ by Edna Ferber. RKO Pictures spent close to $1.5 million. Thatâ€™s about $17 million today.
Director: King Vidor. Also starred Rex Harrison, Emlym Williams & Penelope Dudley-Ward
Director: Charles Chaplin. Also starred Hank Mann, Charles Chaplin and Jean Carpenter. The Tramp struggles to help a blind flower girl he has fallen in love with..Comedy/drama
Director: Rouben Mamoulian. Also starred William 'Stage' Boyd, Wynne Gibson & Guy Kibbee. Plot: Nan (Sidney), a racketeer's daughter, is in love with The Kid (Cooper), a shooting gallery showman.
Director: Maurice Elvey. Also starred Ben Field, Jane Baxter & Athole Stewart
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred Alastair Sim, Margaret Vyner & Francis L. Sullivan
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Sybil Grove, Roland Culver & Peter Gawthorne
Director: Anthony Kimmins. Also starred Merial Forbes, Cyril Raymond & George Hayes
Director: Christy Cabanne. Also starred Harry Myers, Dorothy Christy & Wilfred Lucas. Plot: Tony Blair (Tucker), a producer of Broadway plays, is murdered on a California-bound passenger liner, and a series of events leads to an assumption that Claire Norvelle (Pringle) has committed the killing.
Director: Albert de Courville. Also starred Edmund Breon, Leon M. Lion & Charles Heslop
Director: Lew Landers. Also starred Lee Patrick, Richard Lane & Bradley Page. Plot: An ex-con, just out of prison, and his wife meet a screen writer on the train and decide that, since he's writing about crime without knowing much about it, collaborating with him would be better than starting a duck farm. Things get a bit sticky when the real gangsters show up and want to know how Hollywood knows so much about them
Director: John H. Auer. Also starred Paul Guilfoyle, John Bohn & Geraldine Kay. Plot: A crazed scientist invents a serum that induces a catatonic state in whoever it is injected into. He uses the serum to paralyze his enemies, so that he can bury them alive
Director: D. Ross Lederman. Also starred Kane Richmond, Bradley Page & Vincent Sherman
Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Also starred Anthony Bushell, Phyllis Dare & Judy Kelly
Director: Lewis Seiler. Also starred Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall & Leo Gorcey. Plot: Deputy Commissioner of Correction Mark Braden (Bogart) finds a reform school in terrible condition and assumes control himself...
Director: H. Bruce Hunberstone. Also starred Irene Purcell, C. Henry Gordon & Raymond Hatton. Plot: A group of amateur detectives sets out to expose The Crooked Circle, a secretive group of hooded occultists.
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Glennis Lorimer, Allan Jeayes & Frederick Piper
Final film in the Fanny Trilogy
Director: Tom Walls. Also starred Yvonne Arnaud, Mary Brough & Robertson Hare
Director: Ray Enright & Busby Berkeley. Also starred Zasu Pitts, Guy Kibbee & Hugh Herbert. Plot: Multi millionaire Ezra Ounce (Herbert) wants to start a campaign against 'filthy' forms of entertainment, like Broadway-Shows...
Director: George Stevens. Also starred Joan Fontaine, Reginald Gardiner & Ray Noble. Plot: Lady Alyce Marshmorton (Fontaine) must marry soon, and the staff of Tottney Castle have laid bets on who she'll choose...
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Moore Marriott, Flora Robson & Leonard Brett
Director: Robert Z. Leonard. Also starred May Robson, Winnie Lightner & Fred Astaire. Plot: An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway.
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Davy Burnaby, Mignon O'Doherty & Syd Crossley
Director: Howard Bretherton. Also starred Jason Robards Sr, Tommy Baker & Dennis Moore. Plot: Tailspin Tommy (Trent) is flying through a severe storm to deliver a payroll. What he doesn't know is that a gang of crooks is setting a trap for him in order to get their hands on the money.
Director: Otis Garrett. Also starred Berton Churchill, William Lundigan & Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher
Director: Phil Rosen. Also starred Erin O'Brien-Moore, Ian Keith & Betty Furness
Director: William A. Wellman. Also starred Gustav von Seyffertitz, Francis McDonald & George Kotsonaros. Plot: Heyst (Arlen), a hermit on his own tropical island, plays unwilling host to red-headed stowaway Alma (Carroll). Danger looms...
Director: Robert Florey. Also starred Lloyd Nolan, Harvey Stephens & Anthony Quinn. Plot: A gangster tries to fix things so that he can marry a rich society woman.
Director: Walter Summers. Also starred Edmon Ryan, Wilfred Walter & Alexander Field
Director: Charles Lamont. Also starred Hobart Bosworth, Hedda Hopper & E. E. Clive. Plot: A pair of detectives investigates the murder of an elderly millionaire who was the target of blackmail and death threats and find that there is no shortage of suspects, many of them in the victim's own family.
Director: Victor Saville. Also starred Anthony Bushell, Ursula Jeans & Margery Pickard
Director: Edmund Goulding. Also starred Geraldine Fitzgerald, Ronald Reagan & Henry Travers. Plot: A young socialite is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour, and must decide whether she'll meet her final days with dignity.
Director: Lloyd Corrigan. Also starred Bramwell Fletcher, Frances Dade & Holmes Herbert. Plot: Princess Ling Moy (wong), a young and beautiful Chinese aristocrat lives next door, unbeknownst to her, to Dr. Fu Manchu (Oland), a brilliant but twisted genius who is out to rule the world.
Director: Bernard B. Ray. Also starred Dave O'Brien, Richard Loo & Dirk Thane. Plot: A detective matches wits with the female leader of an Oriental crime ring.
Director: Sam Wood. Also starred Allan Jones, Maureen O'Sullivan & Margaret Dumont. Plot: A vet posing as a doctor, a race horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit racehorse.
Director: William Wyler. Also starred Wendy Barrie, Claire Trevor & Allen Jenkins. Plot: The Dead End Kids, an unemployed architect, and gangster Baby Face Martin (Bogart) interact with an East Side neighborhood over one day and night.
Director: Leslie S. Hiscott. Also starred Garry Marsh, Wally Patch & Lewis Shaw
Director: George Marshall. Also starred Charles Winninger, Brian Donlevy & Allen Jenkins
Director: Marion Gering. Also starred Cary Grant, Paul Porcasi & Juliette Compton
Director: Josef von Sternberg. Also starred Alison Skipworth, Cesar Romero & Don Alvarado. Plot: Film told in flashbacks of an older man's obsession for a woman who can belong to no-one but can frustrate everyone...
Director: Ray McCarey. Also starred Beatrice Roberts, Frank Jenks & John Gallaudet. Plot: Adults who grew up as slum kids meet later in life, but murder disrupts their reunion.
Director: George Cukor. Also starred Jean Harlow, Lionel Barrymore & Billie Burke. Plot: Social climbing Millicent (Burke) and Oliver Jordan (Lionel Barrymore) throw a dinner for a bunch of New York society types, each of whom has much to reveal.
Director: Carmine Gallone. Also starred Donald Calthrop, Arthur Margetson & Edmund Breon
Director: John Ford. Also starred Howard Lally, Berton Churchill & Louise Dresser. Plot: Dr. Bull (Rogers) is an old-fashioned country doctor whose affair with the widow Janet Cardmaker (Allen) is creating waves in the small town where he practices...
Director: Roy William Neill. Also starred Roy Emerton, Graham Moffatt & Frederick Burtwell
Director: Michael Curtiz. Also starred Bruce Cabot, Frank McHugh & Alan Hale. Plot: Dodge City. A wide-open cattle town run by Jeff Surrett (Cabot). Even going on a children's Sunday outing is not a safe thing to do...
Director: William Wyler. Also starred Mary Astor, Kathryn Marlowe and David Niven. A bittersweet tale of the increasing estrangement of a retired automobile tycoon and his wife..Drama/romance
Director: Tod Browning. Also starred Dwight Frye, Edward Van Sloan and Herbert Bunston. The vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina...Fantasy/horro
Director: William A. O'Connor. Also starred Charles Sellon, Bruce Warren & Russell Hopton. Plot: A man known as The Drifter (Farnum) returns home to his cabin in the woods and winds up getting involved with an escaped convict, a gunfighter, lumber company rivals, mysterious family ties and murder.
Director: Rouben Mamoulian. Not to be confused with the 1971 production, "Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde".
Director: Zoltan Korda. Also starred Valerie Hobson, David Tree & Desmond Tester
Director: John Ford. Also starred Eddie Collins, John Carradine & Dorris Bowdon. Plot: Before the Revolutionary War farmer Martin (Fonda) brings bride Magdelana (Colbert) the Mohawk Valley where they are burned out by Indians...
Director: George B. Seitz. Also starred Clara Blandick, Hale Hamilton & Wallace MacDonald. Plot: A mad doctor is determined to take revenge on the family he believes is responsible for his daughter's death.
Director: Leo McCarey. Also starred Zeppo Marx, Margaret Dumont and Raquel Torres. Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs Teasdale...Comedy/musical
Director: Irving Pichel. Also starred Johnny Russell, Joseph Crehan & Frederick Burton
Director: Frank Lloyd. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1931. Only one copy of the film is known to exist.
Director: Herbert Mason. Also starred Romney Brent, Ballard Berkeley & Ronald Ward
Director: George Melford. Also starred Lupita Tovar & Noble Johnson. Plot: Woman treks through jungle to find her missing husband.
Director: Mitchell Leisen. Also starred Luis Alberni, Mary Nash & Franklin Pangborn. Plot: J.B. Ball (Arnold), a rich financier, gets fed up with his free-spending family.
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Kitty Kirwan, Finlay Currie & Niall MacGinnis
Director: Robert J. Flaherty/Zoltan Korda. Also starred Allan Jeayes, Bruce Gordon & D. J. Williams
Director: Tay Garnett. Also starred Billie Burke, C. Aubrey Smith & Raymond Walburn
Director: Victor Saville. Also starred Carl Esmond, Alice Delysia & Conchita Supervia
Director: Victor Saville. Also starred Barry MacKay, Ivor McLean & Hartley Power
Director: Milton Rosmer. Also starred Roy Emerton, Frederick Lloyd & Peggy Simpson
Director: Nick Grinde & Armand Schaefer. Also starred William Bakewell, Arthur Lake & Jonathan Hale
Director: George King. Also starred Marjorie Taylor, Robert Adair & Wallace Everett. Plot: Set in France in 1880. A series of murders is attributed to a Wolf Man.
Director: Robert F. Hill. Also starred Jack Mulhall, Al St. John & Jack Cowell. Plot: A mysterious killer known as The Fiend uses an unusual bullet as his trademark for his murders.
Director: Bertram Bracken. Also starred Phillips Smalley, Walter Miller & Maurice Black. Plot: Bill Bronson (Fletcher) is a likable young bank clerk, whose congenital thirst for liquor is kept under control until he joins his wife Mary (Cooper) at getting blotto at a company party. From there it is a downward spiral.
Director: Victor Saville. Also starred Laurence Hanray, Anne Grey & Athole Stewart
Second film in the Pagnol trilogy; directed by Marc AllÃ©gret
Director: Frank Borzage. Also starred Mary Philips, Jack La Rue & Blanche Friderici. Plot: A tale of the love between ambulance driver Lt. Henry (Cooper) and nurse Catherine Barkley (Hayes) during World War I.Won 2 Oscars
Director: William Dieterle. Also starred Hugh Herbert, Verree Teasdale & Reginald Owen. Plot: Sherwood Nash (Powell) is a swindler who bootlegs Paris fashions for sale at cut-rate prices.
Director: Sam Newfield. Also starred George Cooper, Lenita Land & Don Alvarado. Plot: A federal agent sets out to track down his partner's killers.
Director: Noel M. Smith. Also starred Eddie Davis, Victor Metzetti & William Humphrey. Plot: An inventor develops a new type of aircraft. A crooked businessman attempts to buy it but the inventor refuses to sell it to him...
Director: Tom Walls. Also starred Marie Lohr, Herbert Lomas & Lesley Wareing
Director: Sidney Salkow. Also starred George 'Gabby' Hayes, Marvin Stephens & Charles C. Wilson
Director: Leslie S. Hiscott. Also starred Mary Lawson, Alastair Sim and Hal Walters
Director: William K. Howard. Also starred Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh & Morton Selten
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Frank Cellier, Francis L. Sullivan & Lawrence Anderson. Plot: Jim Bronson (Banks) is an insurance investigator, but he's unhappy with his work and gets involved with a gang of arsonists....
Director: Victor Saville. Also starred Griffith Jones, Alfred Drayton & Constance Godridge. Plot: Elizabeth (Matthews), a delivery girl, dreams of being a music-hall singer but she is refused at the first casting she takes part in....
Director: Herbert Mason. Also starred Michel AndrÃ©, H.G.Stoker & Jean Wall
Director: Ralph Ince. Also starred Robert McWade, Helen Ware & Rollo Lloyd
Director: Lew Landers. Also starred Van Heflin, Richard Lane & Paul Guilfoyle
Director: Harry Beaumont. Also starred Louis John Bartels, Ilka Chase and Vivien Oakland. A chorus girl (Marian Davies) gets bad advice from her fellow chorines in handling a rich suitot Lawrence Gray) who assumes she is a gold-digger...Drama/romance
Director: Leigh Jason. Also starred Gene Reynolds, Donald MacBride & Eddie Quillan. Plot: This is the story of the historic 1938 flight of Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan.(played by himself)
Director: Mark Sandrich. Also starred Harriet Hilliard, Astrid Allwyn & Betty Grable. Plot: A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on shore leave in San Francisco.
Director: Lloyd Bacon. Also starred Dick Powell, Frank McHugh & Ruth Donnelly. Plot: Chester Kent (Cagney) struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.
Director: Tom Walls. Also starred Ralph Lynn, Robertson Hare & Diana Churchill. Plot: Upper class but broke, two British scroungers cause havoc in high society on the French Riviera
Director: Zoltan Korda. Also starred June Duprez, Allan Jeayes. Plot: A British army officer who resigns his commission on the eve of his unit's embarkation to a mission....
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Frank Lawton, Anna Lee & Basil Sydney. Plot: The four men of the title are British WWI veterans who decide to work secretly against enemies of the country
Director: James Whale. Also starred Boris Karloff, Edward Van Sloan and Frederick Kerr. Horror classic in which an obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. Drama/horror
Director: John H. Auer & Chester Erskine. Also starred Florence Reed, Walter Kingsford & William Harrigan
Director: Tod Browning. Also starred Roscoe Ates, Henry Victor and Daisy Earles. A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance...Drama/horror
Director: Clarence Brown. In the film, Lionel Barrymore delivered a 14-minute monologue. It was captured using more than one camera, since a film reel only held 10 minutes of footage.
Director: Victor Saville. Also starred Cyril Smith, Richard Hulton & Max Miller. Plot: It is pouring with rain at one midnight on Friday the thirteenth, and driver of a London....
Director: Lewis Milestone. Menjou and O'Brien team up to get "the scoop" on the whereabouts of an escaped criminal and get the story out first in 1928 Chicago. From the play by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur
Director: Michael Curtiz. Also starred Wini Shaw, Walter Walker & J. Carrol Naish. Plot: A woman reporter tries to prove she's just as good as any man, but runs into trouble along the way.
Director: Frank R. Strayer. Also starred George Humbert, Hank Mann & Harry Holman. Plot: An Austrian officer must face up to the good and evil aspects of his own personality as he becomes involved in a war.
Director: Fritz Lang. Also starred Bruce Cabot, Edward Ellis & Walter Brennan. Plot: When a prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder.
Director: Louis J. Gasnier & Max Marcin. Also starred Glenda Farrell, Roscoe Karns & Arthur Vinton. Plot: Tired of the dangerous life as gambling boss, Ace Corbin (Grant) 'retires' from the racket and travels cross-country...
Director: Lambert Hillyer. Also starred Morgan Wallace, J. Farrell MacDonald & John T. Murray. Plot: A ruthless but clever gangster who knows every loophole in the law has the tables turned by a dedicated District Attorney and his assistant.
Director: William Nigh. Also starred Louise Lorimer, Tommy Wonder & Selmer Jackson. Plot: A popular high school valedictorian and star athlete becomes a pariah when it's discovered that his father is a former bootlegger.
Director: Sonnie Hale. Also starred Alastair Sim, Olive Blakeney & Noel Madison
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Alexander Knox, Peter Croft & George Merritt. Plot: A suspense thriller with virtually the entire cast under suspicion of murder.
Director: Mark Sandrich. Also starred Edward Everett Horton, Erik Rhodes & Eric Blore. Plot: Mimi Glossop (Rogers)divorce so her Aunt Hortense (Brady) hires a professional to play the correspondent in apparent infidelity.... Won an Oscar
Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet. Also starred Leon Ames, Lillian Miles & Laura Treadwell. Plot: Life gets complicated for a taxi driver when it's discovered that he's the spitting image of the murdered heir to a fortune.
Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Also starred Victor Stanley, George Merritt & Felix Aylmer. Plot: When a photograph is taken at the scene of a murder, the camera is tossed out of a castle window to....
British romantic comedy, directed by RenÃ© Clair
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Cyrill Raymond, Allan Jeayes & Donald Calthrop
Director: Frank R. Strayer. Also starred Henry Kolker, Johnny Arthur & Spencer Charters. Plot: During a stormy night at an old dark mansion, people who claim to see ghosts roaming the halls are later found murdered.
Director: T. Hayes Hunter. Also starred Dorothy Hyson, Anthony Bushell & Kathleen Harrison. Ploy: An Egyptologist returns from the dead to take revenge on those who have violated his tomb
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Harold French, Clarence Blakiston & Margaret Gunn
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred George Robey, Hugh Sinclair & Naunton Wayne. Plot: A runaway schoolgirl falls among chorus girls planning to marry into the nobility.
Director: Bert Glennon. Also starred Duke Kahanamoku, Donald MacKenzie & RenÃ©e Macready
Director: Mervyn LeRoy. Also starred Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell & Guy Kibbee. Plot: Millionaire turned composer Dick Powell rescues unemployed Broadway people with a new play.
Director: Rouben Mamoulian. Also starred Lee J. Cobb, Joseph Calleia & Sam Levene. Plot:Despite his musical talent, Joe Bonaparte (Holden) wants to be a boxer.
Director: Victor Fleming. Also featured Evelyn Keyes, Leslie Howard, Butterfly McQueen, Ann Rutherford, Victory Jory, George Reeves (TV's Superman), Thomas Mitchell and Hattie McDaniel. Atlanta as the Civil War moves across Georgia and the love and jealousy of Rhett, Scarlett, Melanie and Ashley.
Director: Sam Wood. Also starred John Mills, Paul Henried & Judith Furse
Director: Sidney Franklin. Also starred Tilly Losch, Charley Grapewin & Jessie Ralph. Plot: The story of a farmer in China: a story of humility and bravery. His father gives Wang Lung (Muni)a freed slave as wife...
Director: Marcel Varnel. Also starred Graham Moffatt, Fewless Llewellyn & Mark Daly. Plot: A schoolteacher and his pupils visit Paris where they outwit a gang of crooks
Director: Frank R. Strayer. Also starred Wheeler Oakman, James Bradbury Jr & George Chesebro. Plot: A man, his wife and his best friend are aboard a yacht at sea that later gets shipwrecked. The husband soon starts to resent the attention paid to his wife by his friend.
Director: Edmund Golding. Also starred Lewis Stone and Jean Hersholt.
Director: Arthur Lubin. Also starred Edwin Maxwell, Ralf Harolde & Maria Alba. Plot: Greed, ambition and hunger-for-power drive John Hart (Blackmer), a New-York-City stock-market broker, into crooked dealings and deception...
Director: John G. Blystone. Also starred Edward Brophy, Henry Kolker & Bernadene Hayes. Plot: The adventures of an investigator (Cagney) for the Bureau of Weights and Measures.
Director: James Tinling. Also starred Thomas Beck, Joan Davis & William Demarest. Plot: When gangsters threaten the life of the brother of a nurse, she and her superintendent make it look as if he died while a hospital patient.
Directed by Julien Duvivier; biography of Johann Strauss II
Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Director: Richard Thorpe. Also starred John Wray, William Bakewell & Dorothy Revier. Plot: The owner of a large mansion in the country throws a costume party for some of his friends. However, the party turns sour when he is found stabbed to death in a closet. The police and a guest try to discover who committed the murder.
Director: Erle C. Kenton. Also starred Adrienne Ames, Henry Stephenson & Ralph Ince
Director: W. S. Van Dyke. Also starred William Bakewell, C. Aubrey Smith & Polly Moran. Plot: Richard Grant (Barrymore) is a lawyer who believes that murder under certain circumstances is justifiable.
Director: George Stevens. Also starred Sam Jaffe, Eduardo Ciannelli & Joan Fontaine. Plot: In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land.
Director: Milton Rosmer. Also starrred Mary Clare, Gene Gerrard & George Hayes
Director: Roy Del Ruth. Also starred Ethel Merman, Cesar Romero & Billy Gilbert. Plot: Bandleader (Romero and manager (Ameche) discover skater (Henie) in Norway. They become rivals as she returns with them to America.
Director: David Howard. Also starred Dean Benton, Frank Rice & Victor Potel. Plot: Tim 'Hard Rock" Harrigan (O'Brien), a construction-crew driller working on the site of the Boulder Dam, is in...
Director: Joseph Santley. Also starred Joseph Cawthorn, William Frawley & David Torrence. Plot: The life and loves of composer Stephen Foster (Montgomery), from his early success through his decline, degradation, and death from alcoholism.
Director: William A. Wellman. Also starred Leslie Fenton, Edmund Breese & J. Carrol Naish. Plot: San Francisco Tong hatchet man Wong (Robinson) must execute his boyhood friend Sun (Naish).
Director: William Nigh. Also starred Conway Tearle, Robert Gleckler & Russell Hopton. Plot: When the daughter of a newspaper publisher is falsely charged with murder, a reporter on her father's paper goes into hiding with her...
Director: Reginald Barker. Also starred Judith Allen, Robert McWade & Bruce Warren. Plot: A young doctor running a health farm for polio victims is dazzled by a pretty and wealthy society girl, to the detriment of his patients and the woman who really loves him.
Director: Christy Cabanne. Also starred Claudia Dell, Charles Delaney & Lucille La Verne. Plot: Genial Irish NYC policeman Tom O'Hara (J.Farrell MacDonald) is looking forward to the arrival of his wife and their young son...
Director: Maurice Elvey. Also starred Anna Lee, Vera Pearce & Bernard Nedell
Director: Howard Hughes. The story of two brothers enrolled at Oxford who join the RAF during WWI. Helen (18 year old Jean Harlow) was loved by both brothers.
Director: Andrew L. Stone. Also starred Phillips Smalley, Fred Parker & Everett Brown
Director: D. Ross Lederman. Also starred George Regas, Howard C. Hickman & Ralph Byrd. Plot: After getting in a fight in a waterfront cafe over a girl, Captain Ira "Hell-Ship" Morgan (George Bancroft)...
Director: Howard Higgin. Also starred Frank Coghlan Jr, Emma Dunn & Charley Grapewin
Director: Lynn Shores. Also starred Holmes Herbert, Joseph Crehan & Howard Lang. Plot: Flash Casey (Eric Linden), after working his way through college by taking pictures, finds the newspaper...
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Sophie Stewart, Felix Aylmer & Cecil Parker. Plot: The wife of a politician is found dead at a country inn, where she had been seen with the politicians secretary....
Director: William A. Wellman. Also starred Gordon Westcott, Robert Barrat & Berton Churchill
Director: William Watson. Also starred Edward Keane, Julie Warren & Lillian Elliott. Plot: Gangster Moran (Edward Keane) gives Joe Murphy (Charles Quigley) several thousand dollars to bet on a horse race...
Director: Marcel Varnel. Also starred Edmon Ryan, Fred Duprez & Paddy reynolds
Director: Leigh Jason. Also starred Eddie Lambert, Ann Brody & Theodore von Eltz. Plot: When Mark 'High Gear' Sherrod (Murray) looses his nerve, the race car driver takes a job driving a taxi, but when he befriends a cute reporter and the young handicapped son of a deceased driver, he attempts to return to the track.
Director: John S. Robertson. Also starred Erin O'Brien-Moore, Edith Fellows & Shirley Grey
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Polly Ward, Peter Gawthorne & Muriel George. Plot: Bert Gibbs (Verno) becomes a Lord but agrees to pose as the fiance of a movie star to please his mother.
Director: Herbert Mason. Also starred Jessie Winter, John Ford & Allan Jeayes
Director: Sam Newfield. Also starred Alan Ladd, Lucien Prival & Vernon Dent
Director: George Cukor. Also starred Lew Ayres, Edward Everett Horton & Henry Kolker. Plot: Free-thinking Johnny Case (Grant) finds himself betrothed to a millionaire's daughter.
Director: Frank Lloyd. Also starred Herbert Mundin, James Gleason & Minna Gombell. Plot: A hula dancer at a carnival sets out to seduce the son of the show's manager.
Director: Lewis D. Collins. Also starred Tommy Bupp, Otis Harlan & Fred Kohler Jr. Plot: Right after the Civil War, an ex-Union soldier sets out to become a schoolmaster in his small town,...
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Philip Morant, Sybil Grove & Vera Sherbone. Plot: Jerry Mason (Verno) inherits a seaside hotel but discovers that a gang of robbers have buried their loot on the site where the hotel now stands.
Director: Sidney Lanfield
Director: Alfred L. Werker. Also starred Robert Young, C. Aubrey Smith & Arthur Byron. Plot: The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild (Arliss) and continued by his five sons...
Director: Arthur Lubin. Also starred Rosita Moreno, Fred Walton & Hedwiga Reicher
Director: William Dieterle. Also starred Maureen O'Hara, Edmond O'Brien & Alan Marshall. Plot: In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.
Director: Sinclair Hill. Also starred Harry Tate, Eric Portman & Robert Holmes
Director: Mervyn LeRoy. Also starred Noel Francis, Preston Foster and Allen Jenkins. Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him...Crime/film-noir
Director: Victor Halperin. Also starred George Cleveland, E. Alyn Warren & Anna De Linsky
Director: Edwin L. Marin. Also starred Janet Beecher, Robert Gleckler & Helen Lowell
Director: Roy Kellino. Also starred William Devlin, Peter Coke & Esma Cannon. Plot: Farmer Mark Warrow (James Mason) lives an unhappy existence with his strewish wife Martha (Coleridge). His only happiness comes from his dog....
Director: Lloyd Bacon. Also starred Gale Page, Frank McHugh & Grace Stafford. Plot: Joe (O'Brien) is the three time Indy champion who still races to put young Eddie (Payne) through College. Joe wants a better life for Eddie...
Director: Leo McCarey. Also starred Barbara Kent, Arthur Lake & Maude Eburne. Plot: A young woman jeopardizes the relationship with the man she loves when a no-account from her past shows up.
Director: John Ford. Also starred Margot Grahame, Wallace Ford & Una O'Connor. Plot: In 1922, an Irish rebel informs on his friend, then feels doom closing in.
Director: Roy Boulting. Also starred Barbara Everest, Olive Sloane & Philip Friend
Director: Eugene Forde. Also starred Wally Patch, Steven Geray & Edward Underdown. Plot: Inspector Hornleigh and his assistant Sergeant Bingham are called in to investiagte a murder that involves the theft of government secrets.
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Wally Patch, Edward Chapman & Philip Leaver
Director: Tod Browning. Also starred John Milijan, Edward Dillon & Mike Donlin. Plot: Prizefighter Mason (Ayres) loses his opening fight so wife Rose (Harlow) leaves him for Hollywood. Without her around Mason trains and starts winning...
Director: Erle C. Kenton. Also starred Bela Lugosi, Kathleen Burke & Arthur Hohl. Plot: An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations.
Director: Carol Reed & Robert Wyler. Also starred Esme Percy, Lawrence Grossmith & Dorothy Boyd
Director: Norman. Z. McLeod
Director: Victor Saville. Also starred Ernest Milton, Robb Wilton & Sara Allgood. Plot: Elaine Bradford (Matthews) is a young singer and dancer, looking for her big break. Peter Carlton (Young)....
Director: Victor Saville. Also starred Edmund Gwenn, Gerlad du Maurier & Donald Calthrop. Plot: During World War I, a young nurse in a hospital in German-occupied Belgium is secretly feeding military information to the British...
Director: Jack Hulbert & Robert Stevenson. Also starred Mary Jerrold, Cecil Parker & Athole Stewart
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Emlyn Williams, Robert Newton & Marie Ney. Plot: In Cornwall, around 1800, a young woman discovers that she's living near a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecks for profit.
Director: Thorold Dickinson & J. Walter Ruben. Also starred Edmund Gwenn, Ralph Richardson & Herbert Lomas. Plot: The port city of Bristol, England, in the 1800s is home to Java Head, a sailing ship line company. The owner has two sons. One, a handsome seafarer, is in love with a local girl, but cannot marry her due to a long-running feud between their fathers. After a lengthy voyage, he returns with a very exotic, noble Chinese wife, which scandalizes the conservative town. His other son, a "landlubber", seeks to convert to steamships, to the disgust of his father. Even worse, he is secretly dealing in contraband.
Director: Thornton Freeland. Also starred Kouka, John Laurie & James Carew. Plot: American deserter joins African tribe to avoid punishment.
Director: William Wyler. Also starred Margaret Lindsay, Donald Crisp & Fay Bainter. Plot: A haughty headstrong Southern Belle in Antebellum Louisiana loses her fiance due to her stubborn vanity and pride and vows to get him back.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Sidney Morgan, Sara Allgood & John Laurie. Plot: During the Irish revolution, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life forgetting what the most important values are.
Director: Lloyd Bacon. Also starred Mary Carr, Clara Kimball Young & Robert McWade
Director: Leonard Fields. Also starred Ferdinand Gottschalk, Franklin Pangborn & Joyce Compton. Plot: A theatrical troupe headed by a flashy showman finds itself in the tiny--and bankrupt--kingdom of Belgardia. The showman falls in love with the daughter of the dotty king, who has promised her to another.
Director: Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. Also starred Frank Reicher, Sam Hardy and Noble Johnson. A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. Action/adventure
Director: Robert Stevenson. Also starred Anna Lee, John Loder. Plot: White hunter Allan Quartermaine and his enigmatic guide help a young Irish woman locate her missing father in unexplored Darkest Africa.
Director: Jacques Feyder. Also starred Herbert Lomas, Austin Trevor & Basil Gill
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred Ethel Coleridge, Katie Johnson & Francis James
Director: Frank Capra. Also starred Marie Prevost, Nance O'Neill & George Fawcett. Plot: An upper-crust artist hires a 'party girl' as a model; romance follows.
Director: George Archainbaud. Also starred Margaret Livingston, Ivan Lebedeff & Edgar Norton. Plot: A wealthy London nobleman hires a pretty but poor young girl to distract his playboy son from marrying a golddigger...
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Dame May Whitty, Cecil Parker and Linden Travers. While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seem to have disappeared from the train...Mystery/thriller
Director: John Brahm & Bernard Vorhaus. Also starred Mickey Brantford, Julien Mitchell & Olga Lindo. Plot: Bob Holt's (Mitchell) last journey as a Railway engine driver before his retirement, a journey disturbed by his distress at leaving the Railway...
Director: Richard Boleslawski. Also starred Frank Morgan, Jessie Ralph & Nigel Bruce. Plot: There is a big charity function at the house of Mrs. Cheyney (Crawford) and a lot of society is present.
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Bernard Nedell, Michael Shepley & Bobbie Comber
Director: Howard Bretherton. Also starred James Burke, J. Carrol Naish & Clay Clement
French monster movie directed by Julien Duvivier
Director: Richard Boleslawski. Also starred Rochelle Hudson, Florence Eldridge & John Beal. Plot: In early 19th Century France an ex-convict who failed to report to parole is relentlessly pursued over a 20 year period by an obsessive policeman.
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Patrick Barr, Basil Radford & Milton Rosmer. Plot: An Irishman sets out to become famous as a singer on the radio. De to a mix up he is instead entered as a contestant on a quiz show...
Director: Ray McCarey. Also starred J. M. Kerrigan, Margaret Seddon & Margaret McWade
Director: John M. Stahl. Also starred Edgar Bergen, Rita Johnson & Ann Sheridan. Plot: An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter shows up...
Director: Jack Conway. Also starred Spencer Tracy, Walter Connolly and Charley Grapewin. Warren Haggerty is the chief editor of the New York Evening Star. He keeps on delaying his marriage...Comedy/romance
Director: William A. Seiter. Also starred Joan Davis, Tony Martin & Gloria Stuart. Plot: When a wealthy Indian student endows the college so they can keep the football coach rumor has it the Indian has played professionally and can't be on the team.
Director: William Dieterle
Director: Ben Holmes. Also starred Laura Hope Crews, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher & Chick Chandler. Plot: Three apparent murders and a pair of imposters disrupt the lives of an engaged couple.
Director: Mervyn LeRoy. Rico (Edward G.Robinson) rises to the top of the mobsters in an east coast city.
Director: John Cromwell. Also starred Guy Kibbee, Henry Stephenson & Mickey Rooney. Plot: An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.
Director: Alexander Hall. Also starred Shirley Temple, Lynne Overman & Warren Hymer
Director: John S. Robertson. Also starred Matt Moore, Edgar Kennedy & Kate Drain Lawson.
Director: Charles Lamont. Also starred Ann Doran, Richard Carle & Ralf Harolde. Plot: Upset by discipline at school, a 17-year-old runs away to New York City and learns there are worse problems than going to his little red school house.
Director: George Cukor. Also starred Edna May Oliver, Jean Parker & Frances Dee. Plot: Little Women is a "coming of age" drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg (Dee), Jo (Hepburn), Beth (Parker) and Amy (Bennett).Won an Oscar
Director: Herbert Brenon. Also starred C. M. Hallard, Kathleen Kelly & H. F. Maltby
Director: Frank Capra. Also starred John Howard, Thomas Mitchell & Margo. Plot: A plane crash delivers a group of people to the secluded land of Shangri-La -- but is it the miraculous utopia it appears to be?
Director: Melville W. Brown. Also starred Edmund Breese, Cactus Mack & Russ Clark. Plot: Two military pilots are close friends, and share in a lot of hazardous missions while engaging in a series of good-natured romantic rivalries...
Director and Producer: John Ford. Also starred J.M. Kerrigan and Alan Hale.
Director: George Archainbaud. Also starred Dorothy Jordan, Joel McCrea & Erich von Stroheim
Director: Thornton Freeland. Also starred Halliwell Hobbes, Astrid Allwyn & Jack Kennedy. Plot: Heiress Carol Owen (Mackaill) learns to fly from aeronautical engineer Jim Leonard (Bogart) who begins neglecting his work as their affair progesses...
Director: Elliott Nugent. Also starred Dixie Lee, J. C. Nugent & Lee Kohlmar. Plot: A young girl runs away from her carnival family to make it in New York and becomes involved with a handsome young songwriter.
Director: Rouben Mamoulian. Also starred Charles Buterwoth, Myrna Loy & C. Aubrey Smith. Plot: A Parisian tailor finds himself posing as a baron in order to collect a sizeable bill from an aristocrat, only to fall in love with an aloof young princess.
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Googie Withers, Morris Harvey & Aubrey Dexter. Plot: Mary Lee (Gunn) is the new head of a Chemistry Laboratory. Thompson (Hutcheson) and his work-mates are resentful of her....
Director: Melville W. Brown. Also starred Rita La Roy, Anthony Bushell & RenÃ©e Macready
Director: Irvin Willat. Also starred Sheila Bromley, Ferris Taylor & Bob Kortman. Plot: When the miners of Roaring Camp become Godfathers to a motherless baby, they name the boy Luck and promise to set aside money for him from their diggings. But when they strike it rich the money is gambled away instead.
Director: Ralph Ince. Also starred Bob Rose, Roscoe Ates & William Bakewell. Plot: A group of stuntmen at one studio in Hollywood call themselves "Lucky Devils," and regularly chant "A stuntman makes a bad husband and a husband makes a bad stuntman." It rings true when Slugger Jones is killed doing his last stunt right after his marriage.
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Frank Pettingell, Joe Hayman & Hetty Hartley
Director: Fritz Lang. Also starred Otto Wernicke and Theodor Loos. When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join the manhunt...crime/film-noir/thriller
Director: John Cromwell. Also starred Lucile Watson, Eddie Quillan & Alma Kruger. Plot: Young lawyer meets and marries girl after knowing her one day. Takes bride home to meet his mother who disapproves of the marriage...
Director: Berthold Viertel. Also starred FranÃ§oise Rosay, Sam Hardy & Charles Boyer. Plot: A nightclub singer, taking pity on a blind soldier, pretends that she is the woman he once loved before he was wounded.
Director: Alfred Zeisler. Also starred Kenne Duncan, Lawrence Grossmith & Roddy Hughes
Director: W. S. Van Dyke. Also starred Leo Carrillo, Nat Pendleton & George Sidney. Plot: The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.
Director: Leonard Fields. Also starred Franklin Pangborn, Cecil Cunningham & Harold Waldridge
Director: Norman Z. McLeod. Also starred Joan Marsh, Ray Milland & Stanley Fields. Plot: Gracie Allen (Gracie Allen) assumes the "management" of the shop owned by her papa Horatio Allen (George Barbier)...
First film in the trilogy written by Marcel Pagnol
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Maurice Schwartz, George Merritt & Henry Oscar
Director: Victor Saville. Also starred Alfred Drayton, Iris Ashley & Ivor McLaren
Director: Scott Pembroke. Also starred Eva Novak, Billy Butts & Adolph Milar. Plot: The son and daughter of an abusive shopkeeper turn to a medicine show salesman for help.
Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Also starred Enid Bennett, Paul Harvey & Marcia Mae Jones
Director: Walter Reisch. Also starred Rex Harrison, A. E. Matthews & Val Gielgud. Plot: Ann Williams (Hopkins), secretary to eccentric drama critic Frederick Skeates (Matthews), is persuaded to alter a ruinous review of Shakespearean actor Edmund Davey (Shaw) by Davey's wife Barbara (Lawrence).
Director: George Archainbaud. Also starred Ralph Ince, Kitty Kelly & James Donlan. Plot: Hoping to get even with gambler/bookie Johnny Silk (Cortez), racetrack owners and partners Dorval (Halliday) and Farley (Ince) convince down-and-out Martha Preston (Astor) to pose as a rich, single French countess, whom Silk falls in love with and asks to marry.
Director: Norman Z. McLeod. Also starred Billie Burke, Patsy Kelly & Ann Dvorak. Plot: Dizzy society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants.
Director: Mitchell Leisen. Also starred Francis Lederer. Mary Astor and Hedda Hopper. A chorus girl, stranded in Paris, is "set up" by a millionaire to break up his wife's affair with another man...Comedy/romance
Director: Christy Cabanne. Also starred Arthur Lake, Florence Lake & John Darrow
Director: Leo McCarey. Also starred Helen Mack, William Gargan & George Barbier. Plot: Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan (Lloyd), somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl.
Director: John Frances Dillon. Also starred James Hall. John Halliday & Joan Blondell. Plot: Millie Blake (Twelvetrees) has a love affair that goes wrong, so Millie plays the field recklessly from that point on...
Director: Robert F. Hill. Also starred Vane Calvert, Sam Adams & Jimmy Aubrey. Plot: Millionaire Larry Duane (Bruce Bennett billed under his real name of Herman Brix) is posing as his own chauffeur while touring the West and meets Molly Hennessey (Joan Barclay.)
Director: Paul L. Stein. Also starred Harold Warrender, Carol Goodner & Richard Bird. Plot: The story of a struggling playwright (Fairbanks, Jr) in 1850s Paris and his mate (Gertrude Lawrence)...
Director: George Hill. Based on the novel "Dark Star" by Lorna Moon.
Director: Stuart Walker. Also starred Robert Strange, George Meeker & Selena Royle
Director: Edward Sedgwick. Also starred Raymond Walburn, Robert McWade & Rosina Lawrence
Director: Charles Chaplin. Also starred Tiny Sandford, Chester Conklin and Hank Mann. The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman...Comedy/drama
Director: Richard Wallace. Also starred Lawrence Gray, Guy Kibbee & George Chandler. Plot: A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. There she meets and is romanced by a worldly novelist; what she doesn't know is that he is a blackmailer who is using her to get to her uncle.
Director: Christy Cabanne. Also starred Vivien Oakland, Maidel Turner & Betty Blythe. Plot: At Joe's Roadside, a popular but rundown New York roadhouse where the wealthy and not-so-wealthy hang out
Director: Norman Lee. Also starred Judy Kelly, Gus McNaughton & Griffith Jones
Director: Ernst Lubitsch. Also starred Zasu Pitts, Tyler Brooke & John Roche
Director: William Nigh. Also starred Astrid Allwyn, George 'Gabby' Hayes & Kate Campbell. Plot: A man wrongfully convicted of murder escapes custody and goes in search of the real killer. The problem is that he only has one clue to go on.
Director: Josef von Sternberg. Nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress for Marlene Dietrich, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Director.
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Athene Seyler, Robert Cochran & Morton Selten
Director: Irving Pichel & Ernest B. Schoedsack. Also starred Robert Armstrong, Noble Johnson & Steve Clemente. Plot: An insane hunter arranges for a ship to be wrecked on an island where he can indulge in some sort of hunting and killing of the passengers.
Director: Gordon Wiles. Also starred Tully Marshall, Spencer Charters & Otis Harlan. Plot: Oliver Boggs (Stuart Erwin), a typical office drone, with no success in sight, who can spout statistics about anything and everything, wins $1500 in a bean-guessing contest at the movie theatre, quits his job and sets forth for the seedy, down-at-the-heels town of Peckham Falls.
Director: Frank Capra. Also starred Lionel Stander, Douglass Dumbrille & Raymond Walburn. Plot: Longfellow Deeds (Cooper), a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers. Won an Oscar.
Director Frank Capra. Naive freshman Congressman Jefferson Smith encounters the political corruption of his home state as he tries to represent his district in Washington.
Director: Karl Freund. Also starred Arthur Byron, Edward Van Sloan & Bramwell Fletcher. Plot: In 1921 a field expedition in Egypt discovers the mummy of ancient Egyptian prince Im-Ho-Tep, who was condemned and buried alive for sacrilege...
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Edward Chapman, Miles Mander & Esme Percy
Director: Frank R. Strayer. Also starred Robert Elliot, Clara Blandick & Brandon Hurst
Director: Albert S. Rogell. Also starred Wyn Cahoon, Scott Kolk & Thurston Hall. Plot: An heiress uses a photographer as an alibi when she is accused of a murder she didn't commit.
Director: Oscar Micheaux. Also starred Alec Lovejoy, Laura Bowman & Bee Freeman. Plot: A black night watchman at a chemical factory finds the body of a murdered white woman. After he reports it, he finds himself accused of the murder.
Director: George Archainbaud. Also starred Gertrude Michael, Regis Toomey & Tully Marshall. Plot: There are plenty of guilty secrets at the school where Hildegarde Withers (Oliver) teaches.
Director: Richard Thorpe. Also starred Ruth Hall, Dewey Robinson & Maurice Black. Plot: A popular young student finds herself accused of a series of murders that have occurred on the college campus. Her boyfriend, a reporter for the local newspaper, knows she didn't do it, and and sets out to prove her innocence and catch the real killer.
Director: Charles Barton. Also starred Benny Baker, Ernest Cossart & Onslow Stevens. Plot: Suspected crime boss Nate Girard (Stevens) beats a murder rap, and newspaper photog Kent Murdock (Ayres) is on the story...
Director: Joe May. Also starred June Lang, Al Shean and Reginald Owen. Constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealously angle when a naive young couple comes along...Comedy/musical
Director: William Nigh. Also starred Dennis Moore, William Royle & Charley Foy. Plot: A young man forges a check in order to help his mother, but is caught and sentenced to 14 years in prison...
Director: Christy Cabanne. Also starred Noah Beery, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams & Mala. Plot: Story deals with slave-running between Hawaii and California in 1840, featuring a wild mutiny aboard a slave ship on the high seas...
Director: Frank Lloyd. Also starred Herbert Mundin, Eddie Quillan & Dudley Digges. Plot: Midshipman Roger Byam (Tone) joins Captain Bligh (Laughton) and Fletcher Christian aboard the HMS Bounty for a voyage to Tahiti. Won an Oscar
Director: Robert Stevenson. Also starred Frank Cellier, Donald Calthrop & Cecil Parker
Director: Lothar Mendes. Also starred Ernest Thesiger, Joan Gardner & Sophie Stewart
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Frank Vosper, Hugh Wakefield & Nova Pilbeam
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Eric Pavitt, Phyllis Loring & Luli Deste
Director: Gregory La Cava. Also starred Gail Patrick, Eugene Pallette and Jean Dixon. A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye...Romance/comedy
Director: Lambert Hillyer. Also starred Bernadene Hayes, J. Farrell MacDonald & Margaret Marquis. Plot: Larry (Grant Richards) is engaged to Lisbeth Blair (Evelyn Venable) but he becomes attentive to Gail (Bernadene Hayes)...
Director: Al Boasberg. Also starred Ted Healy, Thomas E. Jackson & Ray Hedges
Director: William Nigh. Also starred Gustav von Seyffertitz, Ralph Lewis & Cornelius Keefe. Plot: Police try to solve a murder on board an ocean liner.
Director: LeRoy Mason, James Burke & Guy Usher. Plot: When he runs short of money, a newspaper reporter pawns a police revolver he was given after he helped the police solve a case. Later on the gun is used in a murder, and the reporter is suspected of committing the crime.
Director: Denison Clift. Also starred Edmund Willard, Dennis Hoey & George Mozart
Director: Michael Curtiz. Also starred Frank McHugh, Allen Vincent & Edwin Maxwell.Plot: In London, sculptor Ivan Igor (Atwill) struggles in vain to prevent his partner Worth (Maxwell) from burning his wax museum...
Director: George Waggner. Also starred Jason Robards Sr, George Lynn & Lucien Littlefield. Plot: A pilot invents a revolutionary new bomb-targeting system. However, just before he is to deliver it to the Air Force, he is kidnapped by a criminal gang who want to give the system to a foreign power, and threaten to kill his girlfriend unless he gives them the plans.
Director: Dorothy Arzner & George Fitzmaurice. Also starred Mae Clarke, Phillips Holmes & Muriel Kirkland
Director: William Clemens. Also starred Frank Orth, Renie Riano & Vera Lewis. Plot: Nancy (Granville) helps two aging spinsters fulfill the byzantine provisions of their father's will, but the murder of their chauffeur complicates matters.
Director: William Clemens. Also starred Frankie Thomas, Frank Orth & Helena Phillips Evans. Plot: After a wealthy dowager who has made a substantial donation her alma mater suddenly disappears, Nancy Drew (Granville) sets out to solve the mystery.
Director: William Clemens. Also starred Mary Lee, Dickie Jones & Larry Williams. Plot: Nancy Drew (Granville), reporter for the school newspaper, clears a girl of murder charges.
Director: William Clemens. Also starred Aldrich Bowker, Charlotte Wynters & Edgar Edwards. Plot: When a close friend of the Drew family is accused of murder in a rural community, Nancy (Granville), aided by boyfriend Ted (Thomas), helps her lawyer father expose the real killers.
Director: Harry L. Fraser. Also starred Jack Rockwell, Yakima Canutt & Harry L. Fraser. Plot: Chris Morrell (Wayne), the guardian of half-Indian girl Nina (Rickert), is helping her find her missing white father. so she can cash in on her late mother's oil lease...
Director: Sam Wood. Also starred harpo Marx, Allan Jones & Walter Woolf King. Plot: A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.
Director: Clarence Brown. Also starred Lionel Barrymore, Robert Montgomery & Myrna Loy
Director: Sidney Salkrow. Also starred Ben Welden, Lucien Littlefield & Joe Downing
Director: Herbert Smith. Also starred Richard Bird, Jane Carr & Garry Marsh
Director: William A. Wellman. Also starred Clark Gable, Blanche Friderici & Charlotte Merriam. Plot: A nurse enlists the help of a petty criminal to foil a sinister plot to murder two children.
Director: Lewis Milestone. Also starred Reginald Gardner, George E. Stone & Murray Alper
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Ernest Thesiger, Viola Keats & Malcolm Keen
Director: Ernst Lubitsch. Also starred Bela Lugosi, Sig Ruman and Felix Bressart. A stern Russian woman sent to paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest...Comedy/romance
Director: Gus Meins. Also starred Robert Armstrong, Rosina Lawrence & Don Alvarado
Director: Frank Tuttle. Also starred Dixie Lee, Harry Green & Thelma Todd
Director: Monty Banks. Also starred Beatrix Fielden-Kaye, Peter Gawthorne & Alf Goddard
Director: J. Walter Ruben. Also starred Alan Dinehart, David Landau & Hobart Cavanaugh. Plot: Foster is fired when he is found drunk in a bar instead of covering the biggest fight of the year. After finding that no one in town will hire him...
Director: Robert Stevenson. Also starred Frank Cellier, Desmond Tester & Athene Seyler. Plot: A young woman finds herself as the intended victim of a murder plot on a transatlantic flight from London to New York.
Director: Lloyd Corrigan. Also starred Juliette Compton, George Barbier & Virginia Hammond.Plot: When the boyfriend of a rich, bored socialite dies from a weak heart, she finds herself attracted to the doctor who treated him, a hard-working idealist decidedly different from the usual spoiled society rich kids she is used to.
Director: J. Walter Ruben. Also starred Eric Linden, Christian Rub & Leila Bennett. Plot: A steelworker and his aspiring wife make millions when they become partners in a dyeworks. Unfortunately, success does not bring happiness.
Director: William A. Wellman. Also starred Walter Connolly, Sig Ruman & Frank Fay. Plot: To redeem himself after a hoax, reporter Wallace Cook (March) proposes a series of stories on doomed Hazel Flagg (Lombard)...
Director: Bernard B. Ray. Also starred Robert Walker, Otto Metzetti & Tom Ricketts. Plot: A visitor to a big city gets involved in intrigue when a look-alike jewel thief sets out to doublecross his gang.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Donald Calthrop, Barry Jones & Ann Casson
Director: John Cromwell. Also starred Kay Johnson, Reginald Denny & Alan Hale. Plot: Abandoning artistic ambitions, sensitive and club-footed Philip Carey (Howard) enrolls in medical school and falls in love with illiterate waitress Mildred Rogers (Davis). She rejects him, runs off with a salesman and returns unmarried and pregnant.
Director: Lewis Milestone. Also starred Charles Bickford, Roman Bohnen & Bob Steele. Plot: A mentally retarded giant and his level headed guardian find work at a sadistic cowboy's ranch in depression era America.
Director: Graham Cutts & Austin Melford. Also starred Alfred Drayton, Robertson Hare & Leslie Henson
Director: Marcel Varnel. Also starred Sebastian Smith, Agnes Lauchlan & Percy Walsh
Director: Marcel Varnel. Also starred Robert Adams, Jack London & Wyndham Goldie
Director: James Whale. Also starred Lilian Bond, Ernest Thesiger & Eva Moore. Plot: Seeking shelter from a pounding rainstorm in a remote region of Wales, several travellers are admitted to a gloomy, foreboding mansion belonging to the extremely strange Femm family.
Director: William J. Cowen. Also starred Doris Lloyd, Alec B. Francis & Barbara Kent. Plot: An orphan boy in 1830's London is abused in a workhouse, then falls into the clutches of a gang of thieves.
Director: Christy Cabanne. Also starred Regis Toomey, Arthur Hohl & Fred Kelsey. Plot: An eccentric millionaire, unable to locate his only granddaughter, decides to divide his estate among a group of people less close to him: his niece and nephew, his attorney, his doctor, and his housekeeper. But complications and murder arise when two different women turn up, claiming to be the granddaughter.
Director: Rowland V. Lee. Also starred Roland Young, Erik Rhodes & Liev De Maigret. Plot: Actor Philippe Martin (Lederer) and his married date Yvonne (De Maigret)plan to neck in a darkened cinema, but he gets the wrong seat and mistakenly kisses lovely Monique (Lupino)...
Director: Dudley Murphy. Also starred Hiram Sherman, Sidney Lumet & Muriel Hutchinson. Plot: A fire in a run-down tenement building injures young Joey Rogers (Lumet). Wealthy passerby Peter Cortlant (Erickson) rushes the boy and his attractive older sister Mary (Sidney) to the hospital and pays the medical expenses for the poverty-stricken family.
Director: Tay Garnett. Also starred Frank McHugh, Warren Hymer and Frederick Burton. Suave Dan Hardesty, a convicted murderer, is apprenhended by Steve Burke, a police detective, in Hong Kong...Drama/romance
Director: King Vidor. Also starred Addison Richards, John Qualen & Lloyd Ingraham. Plot: A group of down-on-their-luck workers combine their abilities to make a Gallafentian-style commune... and bread!
Director: Harry Lachman. Also starred Sidney Toler, Daphne Pollard & Betty Healy. Plot: Unbeknownst to Stanley and Oliver, their long-lost twin brothers, sailors Alfie and Bert are in town...
Director: Gene Gerrard & J. O. C. Orton. Also starred Kenneth Kove, Binnie Barnes & David Miller
Director: Robert Stevenson. Also starred Graham Moffatt, Moore marriott & Wilfred Walter
Director: Benjamin Stoloff. Also starred Marjorie Rambeau, Robert Armstrong & William Cagney. Plot: Knobby (Durante) discovers young hunk Palooka (Erwin) and trains him to fight the reigning champ, also drunken sot, Al McSwatt (Cagney).
Director: Ralph Murphy. Also starred Marjorie Peterson, Maude Eburne & Paul Hurst
Director: James Parrott. Also starred Wilfred Lucas, James Finlayson & Walter Long. Plot: It's Prohibition, and the boys wind up behind bars after Stan sells some of their home-brew beer to a policeman...
Director: David Howard. Also starred Ward Bond, Bert Hanlon & Gertrude Short. Plot: Millionaire Curran (O'Brien), thinking his son too intellectual, sends him west to learn logging at one of his lumber camps...
Director: Edward Sedgwick. Also starred Cliff Edwards, Dorothy Christy & Sally Eilers. Plot: Jeff (Denny) wants to get married to Virginia (Eilers), but Virginia won't marry until her older, hard-to-please sister Angelica (Christy) gets married off first...
Director: Berthold Viertel. Also starred Frank Cellier, John Turnbull & Cathleen Nesbitt
Director: Edward F. Cline. Also starred Dorothy Peterson, O. P. Heggie & Charles E. Evans. Plot: Young boy Bill Peck (Cooper) adores his father and tries to be good, but the arrival of Bill's cousin Horace (Searl) upsets Bill's plans...
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Allan R. Matthes
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