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The 13th Man (1937)
   starred   
Weldon Heyburn, Inez Courtney and Selmer Jackson
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...
The 39 Steps (1935)
   starred   
Robert Donat, Madelaine Carroll and Lucie Mannheim
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.
42nd Street (1933)
   starred   
Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels and George Brent
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...
1,000 Dollars a Minute (1935)
   starred   
Roger Pryor, Leila Hyams and Edward Brophy
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.
$1000 a Touchdown (1939)
   starred   
Joe E. Brown, Martha Raye and Eric Blore
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.
Abdul the Damned (1935)
   starred   
Fritz Kortner, Adrienne Ames and Nils Asther
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.
Abraham Lincoln (1930)
   starred   
William L. Thorne, Lucille La Verne and Helen Freeman
Director: D.W.Griffith. Also starred Otto Hoffman, Walter Huston & Edgar Dearing. Plot: An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.
Absolute Quiet (1936)
   starred   
Lionel Atwill, Irene Hervey and Raymond Walburn
Director: George B. Seitz. Also starred Stuart Erwin, Ann Loring & Louis Hayward
Accent of Youth (1935)
   starred   
Sylvia Sidney, Herbert Marshall and Phillip Reed
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.
Accidents Will Happen (1938)
   starred   
Ronald Reagan, Gloria Blondell and Dick Purcell
Director: William Clemens. Also starred Sheila Bromley, Addison Richards & Hugh McConnell. Plot: An insurance adjustor tangles with a big insurance-fraud gang.
Accused (1936)
   starred   
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Dolores Del Rio and Florence Desmond
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...
Ace Drummond (1936)
   starred   
John 'Dusty' King, Jean Rogers and Noah Beery Jr
Director: Forde Beebe & Clifford Smith. Also starred Guy Bates Post, Lon Chaney Jr., & Jackie Morrow
Ace of Aces (1933)
   starred   
Richard Dix, Elizabeth Allan and Ralph Bellamy
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.
Action for Slander (1937)
   starred   
Clive Brook, Ann Todd and Margaretta Scott
Director: Tim Whelan. Also starred Arthur Margetson, Ronald Squire & Athole Stewart.
Adorable (1933)
   starred   
Janet Gaynor, Henri Garat and C. Aubrey Smith
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...
Adventure in Manhattan (1936)
   starred   
Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea and Reginald Owen
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...
The Adventures of Frank Merriwell (1936)
   starred   
Donald Briggs, Jean Rogers and John 'Dusty' King
Director: Clifford Smith. Also starred Carla Laemmle, House Peters Jr., & Herschel Mayall Jr.
The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Sigrid Gurie and Basil Rathbone
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...
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
   starred   
Errol Flynn, Olivia De Havilland and Basil Rathbone
Directors: Michael Curtiz and William Keighley
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
   starred   
Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce and Ida Lupino
Director: Alfred. L. Werker
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938)
   starred   
May Robson, Walter Brennan and Victor Jory
Director: Norman Taurog. Also starred David Holt, Victor Kilian & Nana Bryant. Plot: Misadventures of a mischievous boy in 1850 Missouri.
Advice to the Lovelorn (1933)
   starred   
Lee Tracy, Sally Blane and Paul Harvey
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.
The Affairs of Annabel (1938)
   starred   
Jack Oakie, Lucille Ball and Ruth Donelly
Director: Benjamin Stoloff
The Affairs of Cellini (1934)
   starred   
Constance Bennett, Fredric Mmarch and Frank Morgan
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.
Affairs of a Gentleman (1934)
   starred   
Paul Lukas, Leila Hyams and Patricia Ellis
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.
After Office Hours (1935)
   starred   
Constance Bennett, Clark Gable and Stuart Erwin
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.
After the Thin Man (1936)
   starred   
William Powell, Myrna Loy and James Stewart
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?
After Tomorrow (1932)
   starred   
Charles Farrell, Marian Nixon and Minna Gombell
Director: Frank Borzage. Also starred William Collier Sr., Josephine Hull & William Pawley
After Tonight (1933)
   starred   
Constance Bennett, Gilbert Roland and Edward Ellis
Director: George Archainbaud. Also starred Sam Godfrey, Lucien Prival & Mischa Auer
The Age for Love (1931)
   starred   
Billie Dove, Charles Starrett and Lois Wilson
Director: Frank Lloyd. Also starred Edward Everett Horton, Mary Duncan & Adrian Morris
Age of Indiscretion (1935)
   starred   
Paul Lukas, Magde Evans and Helen Vinson
Director: Edward Ludwig. Also starred may Robson, David Holt & Ralph Forbes
The Age of Innocence (1934)
   starred   
Irene Dunne, John Boles and Lionel Atwill
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.
Ah, Wilderness! (1935)
   starred   
Wallace Berry, Lionel Barrymore and Aline MacMahon
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.
Air Eagles (1931)
   starred   
Lloyd Hughes, Norman Kerry and Shirley Grey
Director: Phil Whitman. Also starred Berton Churchill, Matty Kemp & Otis Harlan. Plot: An airplane pilot and a criminal battle for the woman they love.
Air Hawks (1935)
   starred   
Ralph Bellamy, Tala Birell and Wiley Post
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.
Air Mail (1932)
   starred   
Ralph Bellamy, Gloria Stuart and Pat O'Brien
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.
The Airmail Mystery (1932)
   starred   
James Flavin, Lucile Browne and Wheeler Oakman
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.
Air Police (1931)
   starred   
Kenneth Harlan, Josephine Dunn and Richard Cramer
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.
Alcatraz Island (1937)
   starred   
John Litel, Ann Sheridan and Mary Maguire
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.
Alexander Hamilton (1931)
   starred   
George Arliss, Doris Kenyon and Alan Mowbray
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...
Alexander Nevsky (1938)
   starred   
Nikolai Cherkasov, Nikolai Okhlopkov and Andrei Abrikosov
Directors: Sergei Eisenstein and Dmitri Vasilyev
Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
   starred   
Tyrone Power, Alice Faye and Don Ameche
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
Alf's Button (1930)
   starred   
Tubby Edlin, Alf Goddard and Nora Swinburne
Director: W. P. Kellino. Also starred Polly Ward, Humberston Wright & Annie Esmond.
Alf's Button Afloat (1938)
   starred   
Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen and Jimmey Nervo
Director: Marcel Varnel -- Also starred Teddy Knox, Charlie Naughton & Jimmy Gold
Algiers (1938)
   starred   
Charles Boyer, Sigrid Gurie and Hedy Lamarr
Director: John Cromwell. Also starred Joseph Calleia, Alan Hale & Gene Lockhart. Plot: Beautiful Gaby (Lamarr) meets a romantic jewel thief in the mysterious Casbah.
Alias the Doctor (1932)
   starred   
Richard Barthelmess, Marian March and Norman Foster
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...
Alias French Gertie (1930)
   starred   
Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon and Robert Emmett O'Connor
Director: George Archainbaud. Also starred John Ince, Daisy Belmore & Betty Pierce
Alias Mary Dow (1935)
   starred   
Sally Eilers, Ray Milland and Henry O'Neill
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.
Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937)
   starred   
Eddie Cantor, Tony Martin and Roland Young
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...
Alibi (1931)
   starred   
Austin Trevor, Franklin Dyall and Elizabeth Allan
Director: Leslie S. Hiscott. Also starred J. H. Roberts, John Deverell & Ronald Ward
Alibi Ike (1935)
   starred   
Joe E. Brown, Olivia De Havilland and Ruth Donnelly
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.
Alice Adams (1935)
   starred   
Katharine Hepburn, Fred McMurray and Fred Stone
Director: George Stevens. Also starred Evelyn Venable, Frank Albertson & Ann Shoemaker. Plot: The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America.
Alice in Wonderland (1933)
   starred   
Charlotte Henry, Leon Errol and Louise Fazenda
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...
The All-American (1932)
   starred   
Richard Arlen, Andy Devine and Gloria Stuart
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.
Allegheny Uprising (1939)
   starred   
Claire Trevor, John Wayne and George Sanders
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.
All the King's Horses (1934)
   starred   
Carl Brisson, Mary Ellis and Edward Everett Horton
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.
All Men Are Enemies (1934)
   starred   
Helen Twelvetrees, Mona Barrie and Hugh Williams
Director: George Fitzmaurice. Also starred Herbert Mundin, Henry Stevenson & Walter Byron
All of Me (1934)
   starred   
Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins and George Raft
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.
All Over Town (1937)
   starred   
Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson and Mary Howard
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.
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
   starred   
Louis Wolheim and Lew Ayres
Director: Lewis Milestone. From the book of the same name by Erich Maria Remarque. The original title was “Im Westen nichts Neues” which literally translated means “Nothing New In the West”.
All Women Have Secrets (1939)
   starred   
Virginia Dale, Joseph Allen and Jeanne Cagney
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...
Almost Married (1932)
   starred   
Violet Heming, Ralph Bellamy and Alexander Kirkland
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...
Always Goodbye (1938)
   starred   
Barbara Stanwyck, Herbert Marshall and Ian Hunter
Director: Sidney Lanfield. Also starred Cesar Romero, Lynn Bari & Binnie Barnes
Amateur Daddy (1932)
   starred   
Warner Baxter, Marian Nixon and Rita La Roy
Director: John G. Blystone. Also starred William Pawley, Lucille Powers & David Landau
The Amateur Gentleman (1936)
   starred   
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Elissa Landi and Gordon Harker
Director: Thornton Freeland. Also starred Basil Sydney, Hugh Williams & Irene Browne
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)
   starred   
Edward G. Robinson, Claire Trevor and Humphrey Bogart
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!
The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939)
   starred   
Melvyn Douglas, Joan Blondell and Clarence Kolb
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...
The Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss (1936)
   starred   
Cary Grant, Mary Brian and Peter Gawthorne
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.
Ambassador Bill (1931)
   starred   
Marguerite Churchill, Greta Nissen and Tad Alexander
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...
Ambush (1939)
   starred   
Lloyd Nolan, Gladys Swarthout and Ernest Truex
Director: Kurt Neumann. Also starred William Henry, Broderick Crawford & John Hartley
American Madness (1932)
   starred   
Walter Huston, Pat O'Brien and Kay Johnson
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...
An American Tragedy (1931)
   starred   
Phillips Holmes, Sylvia Sidney and Frances Dee
Director: Josef von Sternberg. Also starred Irving Pichel, Frederick Burton & Claire McDowell
And So They Were Married (1936)
   starred   
Melvyn Douglas, Mary Astor and Edith Fellows
Director: Elliott Nugent. Also starred Jackie Moran, Donald Meek & Dorothy Stickney
And Sudden Death (1936)
   starred   
Randolph Scott, Frances Drake and Tom Brown
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...
Angel (1937)
   starred   
Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall and Melvyn Douglas
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.
Angel's Holiday (1937)
   starred   
Jane Withers, Joan Davis and Sally Blane
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.
The Angels Wash Their Faces (1939)
   starred   
Ann Sheridan, Billy Halop and Bernard Punsly
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...
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)
   starred   
James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart and Pat O'Brien
Director: Michael Curtiz
Animal Crackers (1930)
   starred   
The Marx Brothers, Margaret Dumont and Lillian Roth
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.
The Animal Kingdom (1932)
   starred   
Ann Harding, Leslie Howard and Myrna Loy
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...
Annapolis Salute (1937)
   starred   
James Ellison, Marsha Hunt and Harry Carey
Director: Christy Cabanne. Also starred Van Heflin, Ann Hovey & Arthur Lake
Anna Christie (1930)
   starred   
Greta Garbo, Marie Dressler and Charles Bickford
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.
Anna Karenina (1935)
   starred   
Greta Garbo, Fredric March, and Freddie Bartholomew
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.
Ann Vickers (1933)
   starred   
Irene Dunne, Walter Huston and Conrad Nagel
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.
Anything for a Thrill (1937)
   starred   
Frankie Darro, Kane Richmond and June Johnson
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)...
Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1939)
   starred   
John Howard, Heather Angel and H. B. Warner
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.
Arrowsmith (1931)
   starred   
Ronald Colman, Helen Hayes and Myrna Loy
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.
The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (1940)
   starred   
Leslie Banks, Greta Gynt and Ian McLean
Director: Thorold Dickinson. Also starred Liane Linden, Anthony Bushell & Esmond Knight
Arsène Lupin Returns (1938)
   starred   
Melvyn Douglas, Virginia Bruce and Warren William
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?
Ask a Policeman (1938)
   starred   
Will Hay, Graham Moffatt and Moore Moffatt
Director: Marcel Varnel. Also starred Glennis Lorimer, Peter Gawthorne & Charles Oliver
The Avenging Hand (1937)
   starred   
Noah Beery, Louis Borel & Kathleen Kelly
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.
The Awful Truth (1937)
   starred   
Irene Dunne, Cary Grant and Ralph Bellamy
Director: Leo McCarey
Baby Face (1933)
   starred   
Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent and Donald Cook
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...
Back Door to Heaven (1939)
   starred   
Wallace Ford, Aline MacMahon and Stuart Erwin
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"...
Bank Alarm (1937)
   starred   
Conrad Nagel, Eleanor Hunt and Vince Barnett
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.
Bank Holiday (1938)
   starred   
John Lodge, Margaret Lockwood and Hugh Williams
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred René Ray, Merle Tottenham & Linden Travers
The Bank Messenger Mystery (1936)
   starred   
George Mozart, Francesca Bahrle and Paul Neville
Director: Lawrence Huntington. Also starred Marilyn Love, Frank Tickle & Kenneth Kove
Before Dawn (1933)
   starred   
Stuart Erwin, Dorothy Wilson and Warner Oland
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.
Behind the Make-Up (1930)
   starred   
Hal Skelly, William Powell and Fay Wray
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.
Behind Office Doors (1931)
   starred   
Mary Astor, Robert Ames and Ricardo Cortez
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.
The Big House (1930)
   starred   
Chester Morris, Wallace Beery and Lewis Stone
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.
Big Town Czar (1939)
   starred   
Barton MacLane, Tom Brown and Eve Arden
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...
A Bill of Divorcement (1932)
   starred   
John Barrymore, Billie Burke and Katharine Hepburn
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.
Bird of Paradise (1932)
   starred   
Dolores Del Rio, Joel McCrea and John Halliday
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.
Bitter Sweet (1933)
   starred   
Anna Neagle, Fernand Gravey and Esme Percy
Director: Herbert Wilcox. Also starred Clifford Heatherley, Ivy St. Helier & Miles Mander
The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933)
   starred   
Barbara Stanwyck, Nils Asther and Toshia Mori
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).
The Black Camel (1931)
   starred   
Warner Oland, Sally Eilers and Bela Lugosi
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.
The Black Cat (1934)
   starred   
Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi and David Manners
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.
Black Eyes (1939)
   starred   
Otto Kruger, Mary Maguire and John Wood
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.
Blazing Barriers (1937)
   starred   
Frank Coghlan Jr, Florine McKinney and Edward Arnold Jr
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.
Blockade (1938)
   starred   
Madeleine Carroll, Henry Fonda and Leo Carrillo
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.
Block-Heads (1938)
   starred   
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy and Patricia Ellis
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...
Blonde Venus (1932)
   starred   
Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall and Cary Grant
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...
Blood Money (1933)
   starred   
George Bancroft, Judith Anderson and Frances Dee
Director: Rowland Brown. Also starred Chick Chandler, Blossom Seeley & Etienne Girardot
The Blue Angel (1930)
   starred   
Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich and Kurt Gerron
Director: Josef von Sternberg. Also starred Rosa Valetti, Hans Albers & Charles Puffy
Born Lucky (1933)
   starred   
Talbot O'Farrell, René Ray and John Longden
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Ben Welden, Helen Ferrers & Barbara Gott
Born to Be Wild (1938)
   starred   
Ralph Byrd, Doris Weston and Ward Bond
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.
Boys' Reformatory (1939)
   starred   
Frankie Darro, Grant Withers and Lillian Elliott
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.
Boys Town (1938)
   starred   
Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull and Bobs Watson
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.
Boys Will Be Boys (1935)
   starred   
Will Hay, Gordon Parker and Jimmy Hanley
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Davy Burnaby, Norma Varden & Claude Dampier
Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
   starred   
Boris Karloff, Colin Clive and Valerie Hobson
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
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
   starred   
Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant
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.
The Brown Wallet (1936)
   starred   
Patric Knowles, Nancy O'Neil and Henry Caine
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Henrietta Watson, Charlotte Leigh & Shayle Gardner
Bulldog Drummond at Bay (1937)
   starred   
John Lodge, Dorothy Mackaill and Victor Jory
Director: Norman Lee. Also starred Claude Allister, Hugh Miller & Leslie Perrins
Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937)
   starred   
John Barrymore, John Howard and Louise Campbell
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.
Bulldog Drummond Escapes (1937)
   starred   
Ray Milland, Guy Standing and Heather Angel
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.
Bulldog Drummond in Africa (1938)
   starred   
John Howard, Heather Angel and H. B. Warner
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.
Bulldog Drummond's Bride (1939)
   starred   
John Howard, E. E. Clive and Heather Angel
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.
Bulldog Drummond's Peril (1938)
   starred   
John Barrymore, John Howard and Nydia Westman
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...
Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1937)
   starred   
John Barrymore, John Howard and Robert Gleckler
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.
Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police (1939)
   starred   
John Howard, Leo G. Carroll and Heather Angel
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...
Bulldog Edition (1936)
   starred   
Ray Walker, Evalyn Knapp and Regis Toomey
Director: Charles Lamont. Also starred Cy Kendall, William Newell & Oscar Apfel
Bulldog Jack (1935)
   starred   
Jack Hulbert, Fay Wray and Ralph Richardson
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Claude Hulbert, Gibb McLaughlin & Atholl Fleming
Buried Alive (1939)
   starred   
Beverly Roberts, Robert Wilcox and Paul McVey
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.
Camille (1936)
   starred   
Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor and Lionel Barrymore
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.
Captain Blood (1935)
   starred   
Errol Flynn, Olivia De Havilland and Lionel Atwill
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.
Captains Courageous (1937)
   starred   
Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew, Lionel Barrymore and Mickey Rooney
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.
Carnival in Flanders (1935)
   starred   
Françoise Rosay, Jean Murat and Alerme
Directed by Jacques Feyder
Car of Dreams (1935)
   starred   
Grete Mosheim, John Mills and Norah Howard
Director: Graham Cutts & Austin Melford. Also starred Robertson Hare, Mark Lester & Margaret Withers
The Case of the Lucky Legs (1935)
   starred   
Warren William, Genevieve Tobin and Patricia Ellis
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...
Cavalcade (1933)
   starred   
Diana Wynyard, Clive Brook, Una O’Connor and Herbert Mundin
Director: Frank Lloyd
Central Park (1932)
   starred   
Joan Blondell, Wallace Ford and Guy Kibbee
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.
The Champ (1931)
   starred   
Wallace Beery, Jackie Cooper and Irene Rich
Director: King Vidor. The 1979 remake starred Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway and Ricky Schroder (remember him?).
Channel Crossing (1933)
   starred   
Matheson Lang, Constance Cummings and Edmund Gwenn
Director: Milton Rosmer. Also starred Anthony Bushell, Dorothy Dickson & Nigel Bruce
Charlie Chan's Secret (1936)
   starred   
Warner Oland, Rosina Lawrence and Charles Quigley
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.
Charlie Chan at the Circus (1936)
   starred   
Warner Oland, Keye Luke and George Brasno
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.
Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo (1937)
   starred   
Warner Oland, Keye Luke and Virginia Field
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.
Charlie Chan at the Olympics (1937)
   starred   
Warner Oland, Katherine DeMille and Pauline Moore
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.
Charlie Chan at the Opera (1936)
   starred   
Warner Oland, Boris Karloff and Keye Luke
- 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.
Charlie Chan at the Race Track (1936)
   starred   
Warner Oland, Keye Luke and Helen Wood
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.
Charlie Chan at Treasure Island (1939)
   starred   
Sidney Toler, Victor Sen Yung and Cesar Romero
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.
Charlie Chan in City in Darkness (1939)
   starred   
Sidney Toler, Lynn Bari and Richard Clarke
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.
Charlie Chan in Honolulu (1938)
   starred   
Sidney Toler, Phyllis Brooks and Victor Sen Yung
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.
Charlie Chan in London (1934)
   starred   
Warner Oland, Drue Leyton and Ray Milland
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.
Charlie Chan in Paris (1935)
   starred   
Warner Oland, Mary Brian and Thomas Beck
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.
Charlie Chan in Reno (1939)
   starred   
Sidney Toler, Ricardo Cortez and Phyllis Brooks
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.
Charlie Chan in Shanghai (1935)
   starred   
Warner Oland, Irene Hervey and Jon Hall
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.
Charlie Chan on Broadway (1937)
   starred   
Warner Oland, Keye Luke and Joan Marsh
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.
Chasing Yesterday (1935)
   starred   
Anne Shirley, O. P. Heggie and Helen Westley
Director: George Nichols Jr. Also starred Elizabeth Patterson, Etienne Girardot & John Qualen
Cheer Boys Cheer (1939)
   starred   
Nova Pilbeam, Edmund Gwenn and Jimmy O'Dea
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt & C. V. France
Chinatown After Dark (1931)
   starred   
Carmel Myers, Rex Lease and Barbara Kent
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.
China Seas (1935)
   starred   
Clark Gable, Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery
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.
Cimarron (1931)
   starred   
Richard Dix, Irene Dunne, Estelle Taylor and Roscoe Ates
Director: Wesley Ruggles. Based on the novel “Cimarron” by Edna Ferber. RKO Pictures spent close to $1.5 million. That’s about $17 million today.
The Citadel (1938)
   starred   
Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell and Ralph Richardson
Director: King Vidor. Also starred Rex Harrison, Emlym Williams & Penelope Dudley-Ward
City Lights (1931)
   starred   
Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee and Harry Myers
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
City Streets (1931)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Sylvia Sidney and Paul Lukas
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.
The Clairvoyant (1934)
   starred   
Claude Rains, Fay Wray and Mary Clare
Director: Maurice Elvey. Also starred Ben Field, Jane Baxter & Athole Stewart
Climbing High (1938)
   starred   
Jessie Matthews, Michael Redgrave and Noel Madison
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred Alastair Sim, Margaret Vyner & Francis L. Sullivan
C.O.D. (1932)
   starred   
Garry Marsh, Hope Davey and Arthur Stratton
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Sybil Grove, Roland Culver & Peter Gawthorne
Come on George! (1939)
   starred   
George Formby, Patricia Kirkwood and Joss Ambler
Director: Anthony Kimmins. Also starred Merial Forbes, Cyril Raymond & George Hayes
Convict 99 (1938)
   starred   
Will Hay, Graham Moffatt, Moore Marriott and Googie Withers
Director: Marcel Varnel
Convicted (1931)
   starred   
Aileen Pringle, Richard Tucker and Jameson Thomas
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.
Crackerjack (1938)
   starred   
Tom Walls, Lilli Palmer and Noel Madison
Director: Albert de Courville. Also starred Edmund Breon, Leon M. Lion & Charles Heslop
Crashing Hollywood (1938)
   starred   
Lee Tracy, Joan Woodbury and Paul Guilfoyle
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
The Crime of Dr. Crespi (1935)
   starred   
Erich Von Stroheim, Harriet Russell and Dwight Frye
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
Crime of Helen Stanley (1934)
   starred   
Ralph Bellamy, Shirley Grey and Gail Patrick
Director: D. Ross Lederman. Also starred Kane Richmond, Bradley Page & Vincent Sherman
Crime on the Hill (1933)
   starred   
Sally Blane, Nigel Playfair and Lewis Casson
Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Also starred Anthony Bushell, Phyllis Dare & Judy Kelly
Crime School (1938)
   starred   
Humphrey Bogart, Gale Page and Billy Halop
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...
The Crooked Circle (1932)
   starred   
Zasu Pitts, James Gleason and Ben Lyon
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.
Crown V. Stevens (1936)
   starred   
Beatrix Thomson, Patric Knowles and Reginald Purdell
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Glennis Lorimer, Allan Jeayes & Frederick Piper
César (1936)
   starred   
Raimu, Pierre Fresnay and Anré Fouché
Final film in the Fanny Trilogy
A Cuckoo in the Nest (1933)
   starred   
Tom Walls, Ralph Lynn and Grace Edwin
Director: Tom Walls. Also starred Yvonne Arnaud, Mary Brough & Robertson Hare
Dames (1934)
   starred   
Joan Blondell, Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler
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...
A Damsel in Distress (1937)
   starred   
Fred Astaire, George Burns and Gracie Allen
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...
Dance Pretty Lady (1932)
   starred   
Ann Casson, Carl Harbord and Michael Hogan
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Moore Marriott, Flora Robson & Leonard Brett
Dancing Lady (1933)
   starred   
Joan Crawford, Clark Gable and Franchot Tone
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.
Dandy Dick (1935)
   starred   
Will Hay, Nancy Burne and Esmond Knight
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Davy Burnaby, Mignon O'Doherty & Syd Crossley
Danger Flight (1939)
   starred   
John Trent, Marjorie Reynolds and Milburn Stone
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.
Danger on the Air (1938)
   starred   
Nan Grey, Donald Woods and Jed Prouty
Director: Otis Garrett. Also starred Berton Churchill, William Lundigan & Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher
Dangerous Corner (1934)
   starred   
Virginia Bruce, Conrad Nagel and Melvyn Douglas
Director: Phil Rosen. Also starred Erin O'Brien-Moore, Ian Keith & Betty Furness
Dangerous Paradise (1930)
   starred   
Nancy Carroll, Richard Arlen and Warner Oland
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...
Dangerous to Know (1938)
   starred   
Anna May Wong, Akim Tamiroff and Gail Patrick
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.
The Dark Eyes of London (1940)
   starred   
Bela Lugosi, Hugh Williams and Greta Gynt
Director: Walter Summers. Also starred Edmon Ryan, Wilfred Walter & Alexander Field
The Dark Hour (1936)
   starred   
Ray Walker, Berton Churchill and Irene Ware
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.
Dark Journey (1937)
   starred   
Conrad Veidt, Vivien Leigh and Joan Gardner
Director: Victor Saville. Also starred Anthony Bushell, Ursula Jeans & Margery Pickard
Dark Victory (1939)
   starred   
Bette Davis, George Brent and Humphrey Bogart
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.
Daughter of the Dragon (1931)
   starred   
Anna May Wong, Warner Oland and Sessue Hayakawa
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.
Daughter of the Tong (1939)
   starred   
Evelyn Brent, Grant Withers and Dorothy Short
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.
A Day at the Races (1937)
   starred   
Groucho Marx, Chico Marx and Harpo Marx
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.
Dead End (1937)
   starred   
Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea and Humphrey Bogart
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.
Death on the Set (1935)
   starred   
Henry Kendall, Eve Gray and Jeanne Stuart
Director: Leslie S. Hiscott. Also starred Garry Marsh, Wally Patch & Lewis Shaw
Destry Rides Again (1939)
   starred   
Marlene Dietrich, James Stewart and Mischa Auer
Director: George Marshall. Also starred Charles Winninger, Brian Donlevy & Allen Jenkins
Devil and the Deep (1932)
   starred   
Tallulah Bankhead, Gary Cooper and Charles Laughton
Director: Marion Gering. Also starred Cary Grant, Paul Porcasi & Juliette Compton
The Devil is a Woman (1935)
   starred   
Marlene Dietrich, Lionel Atwill and Edward Everett Horton
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...
The Devil's Party (1938)
   starred   
Victor McLaglen, William Gargan and Paul Kelly
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.
Dinner at Eight (1933)
   starred   
Marie Dressler, John Barrymore and Wallace Beery
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.
The Divine Spark (1935)
   starred   
Mártha Eggerth, Phillips Holmes and Benita Hume
Director: Carmine Gallone. Also starred Donald Calthrop, Arthur Margetson & Edmund Breon
Doctor Bull (1933)
   starred   
Will Rogers, Vera Allen and Marian Nixon
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...
Doctor Syn (1937)
   starred   
George Arliss, Margaret Lockwood and John Loder
Director: Roy William Neill. Also starred Roy Emerton, Graham Moffatt & Frederick Burtwell
Dodge City (1939)
   starred   
Errol Flynn, Olivia De Havilland and Ann Sheridan
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...
Dodsworth (1936)
   starred   
Walter Houston, Ruth Chatterton and Paul Lukas
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
Dracula (1931)
   starred   
Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler and David Manners
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
The Drifter (1932)
   starred   
William Farnum, Noah Beery and Phyllis Barrington
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.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
   starred   
Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins and Rose Hobart
Director: Rouben Mamoulian. Not to be confused with the 1971 production, "Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde".
The Drum (1938)
   starred   
Sabu, Raymond Massey and Roger Livesey
Director: Zoltan Korda. Also starred Valerie Hobson, David Tree & Desmond Tester
Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
   starred   
Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda and Edna May Oliver
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...
The Drums of Jeopardy (1931)
   starred   
Warner Oland, June Collyer and Lloyd Hughes
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.
Duck Soup (1933)
   starred   
Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx and Chico Marx
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
The Duke Comes Back (1937)
   starred   
Allan Lane, Heather Angel and Genevieve Tobin
Director: Irving Pichel. Also starred Johnny Russell, Joseph Crehan & Frederick Burton
East Lynne (1931)
   starred   
Ann Harding, Conrad Nagel and Cecilia Loftus
Director: Frank Lloyd. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1931. Only one copy of the film is known to exist.
East Meets West (1936)
   starred   
George Arliss, Lucie Mannheim and Godfrey Tearle
Director: Herbert Mason. Also starred Romney Brent, Ballard Berkeley & Ronald Ward
East of Borneo (1931)
   starred   
Rose Hobart, Charles Bickford and Georges Renavent
Director: George Melford. Also starred Lupita Tovar & Noble Johnson. Plot: Woman treks through jungle to find her missing husband.
Easy Living (1937)
   starred   
Jean Arthur, Edward Arnold and Ray Milland
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.
The Edge of the World (1937)
   starred   
John Laurie, Belle Chrystall and Eric Berry
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Kitty Kirwan, Finlay Currie & Niall MacGinnis
Elephant Boy (1937)
   starred   
Sabu, W. E. Holloway and Walter Hudd
Director: Robert J. Flaherty/Zoltan Korda. Also starred Allan Jeayes, Bruce Gordon & D. J. Williams
Eternally Yours (1939)
   starred   
Loretta Young, David Niven and Hugh Herbert
Director: Tay Garnett. Also starred Billie Burke, C. Aubrey Smith & Raymond Walburn
Evensong (1934)
   starred   
Evelyn Laye, Fritz Kortner and Emlyn Williams
Director: Victor Saville. Also starred Carl Esmond, Alice Delysia & Conchita Supervia
Evergreen (1934)
   starred   
Jessie Matthews, Sonnie Hale and Betty Balfour
Director: Victor Saville. Also starred Barry MacKay, Ivor McLean & Hartley Power
Everything is Thunder (1936)
   starred   
Constance Bennett, Douglass Montgomery and Oskar Homolka
Director: Milton Rosmer. Also starred Roy Emerton, Frederick Lloyd & Peggy Simpson
Exiled to Shanghai (1937)
   starred   
Wallace Ford, June Travis and Dean Jagger
Director: Nick Grinde & Armand Schaefer. Also starred William Bakewell, Arthur Lake & Jonathan Hale
The Face at the Window (1939)
   starred   
Tod Slaughter, John Warwick and Aubrey Mallalieu
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.
A Face in the Fog (1936)
   starred   
June Collyer, Lloyd Hughes and Lawrence Gray
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.
The Face on the Barroom Floor (1932)
   starred   
Dulcie Cooper, Bramwell Fletcher and Alice Ward
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.
The Faithful Heart (1932)
   starred   
Herbert Marshall, Edna Best and Mignon O'Doherty
Director: Victor Saville. Also starred Laurence Hanray, Anne Grey & Athole Stewart
Fanny (1932)
   starred   
Raimu, Pierre Fresnay and Fernand Charpin
Second film in the Pagnol trilogy; directed by Marc Allégret
A Farewell to Arms (1932)
   starred   
Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper and Adolphe Menjou
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
Fashions of 1933 (1934)
   starred   
William Powell, Bette Davis and Frank McHugh
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.
Federal Agent (1936)
   starred   
William Boyd, Irene Ware and Charles A. Browne
Director: Sam Newfield. Also starred George Cooper, Lenita Land & Don Alvarado. Plot: A federal agent sets out to track down his partner's killers.
The Fighting Pilot (1935)
   starred   
Richard Talmadge, Gertrude Messinger and Robert Frazer
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...
Fighting Stock (1935)
   starred   
Tom Walls, Ralph Lynn and Robertson Hare
Director: Tom Walls. Also starred Marie Lohr, Herbert Lomas & Lesley Wareing
Fighting Thoroughbreds (1939)
   starred   
Ralph Byrd, Mary Carlisle and Robert Allen
Director: Sidney Salkow. Also starred George 'Gabby' Hayes, Marvin Stephens & Charles C. Wilson
A Fire Has Been Arranged (1935)
   starred   
Chesney Allen, Bud Flanagan and Harold French
Director: Leslie S. Hiscott. Also starred Mary Lawson, Alastair Sim and Hal Walters
Fire Over England (1937)
   starred   
Flora Robson, Raymond Massey and Leslie Banks
Director: William K. Howard. Also starred Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh & Morton Selten
The Fire Raisers (1934)
   starred   
Leslie Banks, Anne Grey and Carol Goodner
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....
First a Girl (1935)
   starred   
Jessie Matthews, Sonnie Hale and Anna Lee
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....
The First Offence (1933)
   starred   
John Mills, Lilli Palmer and Bernard Nedell
Director: Herbert Mason. Also starred Michel André, H.G.Stoker & Jean Wall
Flaming Gold (1933)
   starred   
William Boyd, Mae Clarke and Pat O'Brien
Director: Ralph Ince. Also starred Robert McWade, Helen Ware & Rollo Lloyd
Flight from Glory (1937)
   starred   
Chester Morris, Whitney Bourne and Onslow Stevens
Director: Lew Landers. Also starred Van Heflin, Richard Lane & Paul Guilfoyle
The Floradora Girl (1930)
   starred   
Marion Davies, Lawrence Gray and Walter Catlett
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
The Flying Irishman (1939)
   starred   
Douglas Corrigan, Paul Kelly and Robert Armstrong
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)
Follow the Fleet (1936)
   starred   
Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers and Randolph Scott
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.
Footlight Parade (1933)
   starred   
James Cagney, Joan Blondell and Ruby Keeler
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.
Foreign Affaires (1935)
   starred   
Tom Walls, Norma Varden and Marie Lohr
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
The Four Feathers (1939)
   starred   
John Clements, Ralph Richardson and C. Aubrey Smith
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....
The Four Just Men (1939)
   starred   
Hugh Sinclair, Griffith Jones and Francis L. Sullivan
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
Frankenstein (1931)
   starred   
Colin Clive, Mae Clarke and John Boles
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
Frankie and Johnnie (1936)
   starred   
Helen Morgan, Chester Morris and Lilyan Tashman
Director: John H. Auer & Chester Erskine. Also starred Florence Reed, Walter Kingsford & William Harrigan
Freaks (1932)
   starred   
Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams and Olga Baclanova
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
A Free Soul (1931)
   starred   
Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, Lionel Barrymore and Clark Gable
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.
Friday the Thirteenth (1933)
   starred   
Jessie Matthews, Sonnie Hale and Muriel Aked
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....
The Front Page (1931)
   starred   
Adolph Menjou, Pat O'Brien, Edward Everett Horton and Mary Brian
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
Front Page Woman (1935)
   starred   
Bette Davis, George Brent and Roscoe Karns
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.
Fugitive Road (1934)
   starred   
Erich Von Stroheim, Wera Engels and Leslie Fenton
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.
Fury (1936)
   starred   
Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy and Walter Abel
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.
Gambling Ship (1933)
   starred   
Cary Grant, Benita Hume and Jack La Rue
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...
Gang Bullets (1938)
   starred   
Anne Nagel, Robert Kent and Charles Trowbridge
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.
Gangster's Boy (1938)
   starred   
Jackie Cooper, Robert Warwick and Lucy Gilman
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.
Gangway (1937)
   starred   
Jessie Matthews, Barry MacKay and Nat Pendleton
Director: Sonnie Hale. Also starred Alastair Sim, Olive Blakeney & Noel Madison
The Gaunt Stranger (1938)
   starred   
Sonnie Hale, Wilfrid Lawson and Louise Henry
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Alexander Knox, Peter Croft & George Merritt. Plot: A suspense thriller with virtually the entire cast under suspicion of murder.
The Gay Divorcee (1934)
   starred   
Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers and Alice Brady
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
Get That Man (1935)
   starred   
Wallace Ford, Finis Barton and E. Alyn Warren
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.
The Ghost Camera (1933)
   starred   
Henry Kendall, Ida Lupino and John Mills
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....
The Ghost Goes West (1935)
   starred   
Robert Donat, Jean Parker and Eugene Pallette
British romantic comedy, directed by René Clair
The Ghost Train (1931)
   starred   
Jack Hulbert, Cicely Courtneidge and Ann Todd
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Cyrill Raymond, Allan Jeayes & Donald Calthrop
The Ghost Walks (1934)
   starred   
John Miljan, June Collyer and Richard Carle
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.
The Ghoul (1933)
   starred   
Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke and Ernest Thesiger
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
The Girl in the Crowd (1935)
   starred   
Barry Clifton, Patricia Hilliard and Googie Withers
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Harold French, Clarence Blakiston & Margaret Gunn
A Girl Must Live (1939)
   starred   
Margaret Lockwood, Renee Houston and Lilli Palmer
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.
Girl of the Port (1930)
   starred   
Sally O'Neill, Reginald Sharland and Mitchell Lewis
Director: Bert Glennon. Also starred Duke Kahanamoku, Donald MacKenzie & Renée Macready
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
   starred   
Warren William, Joan Blondell and Arline MacMahon
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.
Golden Boy (1939)
   starred   
Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou and William Holden
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.
Gone With The Wind (1939)
   starred   
Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable and Olivia De Havilland
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.
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
   starred   
Robert Donat, Greer Garson and Terry Kilburrn
Director: Sam Wood. Also starred John Mills, Paul Henried & Judith Furse
The Good Earth (1937)
   starred   
Paul Muni, Luise Rainer and Walter Connolly
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...
Good Morning Boys (1937)
   starred   
Will Hay, Martita Hunt and Peter Gawthorne
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
Gorilla Ship (1932)
   starred   
Ralph Ince, Vera Reynolds and Reed Howes
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.
Grand Hotel (1932)
   starred   
Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery and Lionel Barrymore
Director: Edmund Golding. Also starred Lewis Stone and Jean Hersholt.
Great God Gold (1935)
   starred   
Sidney Blackmer, Martha Sleeper and Regis Toomey
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...
Great Guy (1936)
   starred   
James Cagney, Mae Clarke and James Burke
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.
The Great Hospital Mystery (1937)
   starred   
Jane Darwell, Sig Ruman and Sally Blane
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.
The Great Waltz (1938)
   starred   
Fernand Gravet, Luise Rainer and Miliza Korjus
Directed by Julien Duvivier; biography of Johann Strauss II
The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
   starred   
William Powell, Myrna Loy and Luise Rainer
Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Green Eyes (1934)
   starred   
Shirley Grey, Charles Starrett and Claude Gillingwater
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.
Guilty As Hell (1932)
   starred   
Edmund Lowe, Victor McLaglen and Richard Arlen
Director: Erle C. Kenton. Also starred Adrienne Ames, Henry Stephenson & Ralph Ince
Guilty Hands (1931)
   starred   
Lionel Barrymore, Kay Francis and Madge Evans
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.
Gunga Din (1939)
   starred   
Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen and Douglas Fairbanks Jr
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.
The Guv'nor (1935)
   starred   
George Arliss, Ivor Barnard and Frank Cellier
Director: Milton Rosmer. Also starrred Mary Clare, Gene Gerrard & George Hayes
Happy Landing (1938)
   starred   
Sonja Henie, Don Ameche and Jean Hersholt
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.
Hard Rock Harrigan (1935)
   starred   
George O'Brien, Irene Hervey and Fred Kohler
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...
Harmony Lane (1935)
   starred   
Douglass Montgomery, Evelyn Venable and Adrienne Ames
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.
The Hatchet Man (1932)
   starred   
Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young and Dudley Digges
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).
The Headline Woman (1935)
   starred   
Heather Angel, Roger Pryor and Ford Sterling
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...
The Healer (1935)
   starred   
Ralph Bellamy, Karen Morley and Mickey Rooney
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.
Hearts of Humanity (1932)
   starred   
Jean Hersholt, Jackie Searl and J. Farrell MacDonald
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...
Heat Wave (1935)
   starred   
Albert Burdon, Cyril Maude and Les Allen
Director: Maurice Elvey. Also starred Anna Lee, Vera Pearce & Bernard Nedell
Hell's Angels (1930)
   starred   
Jean Harlow, Ben Lyon and James Hall
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.
Hell's Headquarters (1932)
   starred   
Jack Mulhall, Barbara Weeks and Frank Mayo
Director: Andrew L. Stone. Also starred Phillips Smalley, Fred Parker & Everett Brown
Hell-Ship Morgan (1936)
   starred   
George Bancroft, Ann Sothern and Victor Jory
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)...
Hell's House (1932)
   starred   
Bette Davis, Pat O'Brien and Junior Durkin
Director: Howard Higgin. Also starred Frank Coghlan Jr, Emma Dunn & Charley Grapewin
Here's Flash Casey (1938)
   starred   
Eric Linden, Boots Mallory and Cully Richards
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...
Her Last Affaire (1936)
   starred   
Hugh Williams, Viola Keats and Francis L. Sullivan
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....
Heroes for Sale (1933)
   starred   
Richard Barthelmess, Aline MacMahon and Loretta Young
Director: William A. Wellman. Also starred Gordon Westcott, Robert Barrat & Berton Churchill
Heroes in Blue (1939)
   starred   
Dick Purcell, Charles Quigley and Bernadene Hayes
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...
Hey! Hey! USA (1938)
   starred   
Will Hay, Edgar Kennedy and David Burns
Director: Marcel Varnel. Also starred Edmon Ryan, Fred Duprez & Paddy reynolds
High Gear (1933)
   starred   
James Murray, Joan Marsh and Jackie Searl
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.
His Greatest Gamble (1934)
   starred   
Richard Dix, Dorothy Wilson and Bruce Cabot
Director: John S. Robertson. Also starred Erin O'Brien-Moore, Edith Fellows & Shirley Grey
His Lordship (1932)
   starred   
Jerry Verno, Janet McGrew and Ben Weldon
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.
His Lordship (1936)
   starred   
George Arliss, Romilly Lunge and René Ray
Director: Herbert Mason. Also starred Jessie Winter, John Ford & Allan Jeayes
Hitler - Beast of Berlin (1939)
   starred   
Roland Drew, Steffii Duna and Greta Granstedt
Director: Sam Newfield. Also starred Alan Ladd, Lucien Prival & Vernon Dent
Holiday (1938)
   starred   
Katherine Hepburn, Cary Grant and Doris Nolan
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.
Hoop-La (1933)
   starred   
Clara Bow, Preston Foster and Richard Cromwell
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.
The Hoosier Schoolmaster (1935)
   starred   
Norman Foster, Charlotte Henry and Dorothy Libaire
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,...
Hotel Splendide (1932)
   starred   
Jerry Verno, Anthony Holles and Edgar Norfolk
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.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
   starred   
Basil Rathbone, Richard Greene and Wendy Barry
Director: Sidney Lanfield
The House of Rothchild (1934)
   starred   
George Arliss, Boris Karloff and Loretta Young
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...
The House of a Thousand Candles (1936)
   starred   
Phillips Holmes, Mae Clarke and Irving Pichel
Director: Arthur Lubin. Also starred Rosita Moreno, Fred Walton & Hedwiga Reicher
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
   starred   
Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke and Thomas Mitchell
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.
Hyde Park Corner (1935)
   starred   
Gordon Harker, Binnie Hale and Gibb McLaughlin
Director: Sinclair Hill. Also starred Harry Tate, Eric Portman & Robert Holmes
I Am A Fugitive From A Chain Gang (1932)
   starred   
Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell and Helen Vinson
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
I Conquer the Sea! (1936)
   starred   
Steffi Duna, Dennis Morgan and Douglas Walton
Director: Victor Halperin. Also starred George Cleveland, E. Alyn Warren & Anna De Linsky
I'd Give My Life (1936)
   starred   
Guy Standing, Frances Drake and Tom Brown
Director: Edwin L. Marin. Also starred Janet Beecher, Robert Gleckler & Helen Lowell
I Met a Murderer (1939)
   starred   
James Mason, Pamela Mason and Sylvia Coleridge
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....
Indianapolis Speedway (1939)
   starred   
Pat O'Brien, Ann Sheridan and John Payne
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...
Indiscreet (1931)
   starred   
Gloria Swanson, Ben Lyon and Monroe Owsley
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.
The Informer (1935)
   starred   
Victor McLagen, Heather Angel and Preston Foster
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.
Inquest (1939)
   starred   
Elizabeth Allan, Herbert Lomas and Hay Petrie
Director: Roy Boulting. Also starred Barbara Everest, Olive Sloane & Philip Friend
Inspector Hornleigh (1939)
   starred   
Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim and Miki Hood
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.
Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday (1939)
   starred   
Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim and Linden Travers
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Wally Patch, Edward Chapman & Philip Leaver
The Invisible Man (1933)
   starred   
Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart and William Harrigan
Director: James Whale
Iron Man (1931)
   starred   
Lew Ayres, Robert Armstrong and Jean Harlow
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...
Island of Lost Souls (1932)
   starred   
Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen and Leila Hyams
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.
It Happened in Paris (1935)
   starred   
John Loder, Nancy Burne and Edward H. Robins
Director: Carol Reed & Robert Wyler. Also starred Esme Percy, Lawrence Grossmith & Dorothy Boyd
It Happened One Night (1934)
   starred   
Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert and Walter Connolly
Director: Frank Capra
It's a Gift (1934)
   starred   
W. C. Fields, Kathleen Howard and Julian Madison
Director: Norman. Z. McLeod
It's Love Again (1936)
   starred   
Jessie Matthews, Robert Young and Sonnie Hale
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)....
I Was a Spy (1933)
   starred   
Madelaine Carroll, Herbert Marshall and Conrad Veidt
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...
Jack of All Trades (1936)
   starred   
Jack Hulbert, Gina Malo & Robertson Hare
Director: Jack Hulbert & Robert Stevenson. Also starred Mary Jerrold, Cecil Parker & Athole Stewart
Jamaica Inn (1939)
   starred   
Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hare and Leslie Banks
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.
Java Head (1934)
   starred   
Anna May Wong, Elizabeth Allan and John Loder
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.
Jericho (1937)
   starred   
Paul Robeson, Henry Wilcoxon and Wallace Ford
Director: Thornton Freeland. Also starred Kouka, John Laurie & James Carew. Plot: American deserter joins African tribe to avoid punishment.
Jezebel (1938)
   starred   
Bette Davis, Henry Fonda and George Brent
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.
Juno and the Paycock (1930)
   starred   
Barry Fitzgerald, Maire O'Neill and Edward Chapman
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.
Kept Husbands (1931)
   starred   
Dorothy Mackaill, Joel McCrea and Ned Sparks
Director: Lloyd Bacon. Also starred Mary Carr, Clara Kimball Young & Robert McWade
King Kelly of the U.S.A. (1934)
   starred   
Guy Robertson, Edgar Kennedy and Irene Ware
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.
King Kong (1933)
   starred   
Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong and Bruce Cabot
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
King Of The Damned (1935)
   starred   
Conrad Veidt and Helen Vinson
King Solomon's Mines (1937)
   starred   
Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke and Roland Young
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.
Knight Without Armour (1937)
   starred   
Marlene Dietrich, Robert Donat and Irene Vanbrugh
Director: Jacques Feyder. Also starred Herbert Lomas, Austin Trevor & Basil Gill
Laburnum Grove (1936)
   starred   
Edmund Gwenn, Cedric Hardwicke and Victoria Hopper
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred Ethel Coleridge, Katie Johnson & Francis James
Ladies of Leisure (1930)
   starred   
Barbara Stanwyck, Ralph Graves and Lowell Sherman
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.
The Lady Refuses (1931)
   starred   
Betty Compson, John Darrow and Gilbert Emery
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...
The Lady Vanishes (1938)
   starred   
Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave and Paul Lukas
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
The Last Journey (1936)
   starred   
Godfrey Tearle, Hugh Williams and Judy Gunn
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...
The Last of Mrs Cheyney (1937)
   starred   
Joan Crawford, William Powell and Robert Montgomery
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.
Lazybones (1935)
   starred   
Claire Luce, Ian Hunter and Sara Allgood
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Bernard Nedell, Michael Shepley & Bobbie Comber
The Leathernecks Have Landed (1936)
   starred   
Lew Ayres, Isabel Jewell and James Ellison
Director: Howard Bretherton. Also starred James Burke, J. Carrol Naish & Clay Clement
Le Golem (1936)
   starred   
Germaine Aussey, Jany Holt and Ferdinand Hart
French monster movie directed by Julien Duvivier
Les Misérables (1935)
   starred   
Fredric March, Charles Laughton and Cedric Hardwicke
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.
Let's Be Famous (1939)
   starred   
Jimmy O'Dea, Betty Driver and Sonnie Hale
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...
Let's Make a Million (1936)
   starred   
Charlotte Wynters, Edward Everett Horton and Porter Hall
Director: Ray McCarey. Also starred J. M. Kerrigan, Margaret Seddon & Margaret McWade
Letter of Introduction (1938)
   starred   
Adolphe Menjou, Andrea Leeds and George Murphy
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...
Libeled Lady (1936)
   starred   
Jean Harlow, William Powell and Myrna Loy
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
Life Begins in College (1937)
   starred   
Al Ritz, Harry Ritz and Jimmy Ritz
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.
The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
   starred   
Paul Muni and Gale Sondergaard
Director: William Dieterle
Lightning Strikes Twice (1934)
   starred   
Ben Lyon, Thelma Todd and Pert Kelton
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.
Little Caesar (1931)
   starred   
Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Glenda Farrell
Director: Mervyn LeRoy. Rico (Edward G.Robinson) rises to the top of the mobsters in an east coast city.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936)
   starred   
Freddie Bartholomew, Dolores Costello and C. Aubrey Smith
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.
Little Miss Marker (1934)
   starred   
Adolphe Menjou, Dorothy Dell and Charles Bickford
Director: Alexander Hall. Also starred Shirley Temple, Lynne Overman & Warren Hymer
Little Orphan Annie (1932)
   starred   
Mitzi Green, Buster Phelps and May Robson
Director: John S. Robertson. Also starred Matt Moore, Edgar Kennedy & Kate Drain Lawson.
The Little Red Schoolhouse (1936)
   starred   
Frank Coghlan Jr, Lloyd Hughes and Dickie Moore
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.
Little Women (1933)
   starred   
Katherine Hepburn, Joan Bennett and Paul Lukas
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
The Live Wire (1937)
   starred   
Felix Aylmer, David Burns and Jean Gillie
Director: Herbert Brenon. Also starred C. M. Hallard, Kathleen Kelly & H. F. Maltby
Lost Horizon (1937)
   starred   
Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt and Edward Everett Horton
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?
Lost in the Stratosphere (1934)
   starred   
William Cagney, Edward J. Nugent and June Collyer
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...
The Lost Patrol (1934)
   starred   
Victor McLaglen, Boris Karloff, Wallace Ford and Reginald Denny
Director and Producer: John Ford. Also starred J.M. Kerrigan and Alan Hale.
The Lost Squadron (1932)
   starred   
Richard Dix, Mary Astor and Robert Armstrong
Director: George Archainbaud. Also starred Dorothy Jordan, Joel McCrea & Erich von Stroheim
Love Affair (1932)
   starred   
Dorothy Mackaill, Humphrey Bogart and Hale Hamilton
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...
Love in Bloom (1935)
   starred   
George Burns, Gracie Allen and Joe Morrison
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.
Love Me Tonight (1932)
   starred   
Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald and Charles Ruggles
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.
The Love Test (1935)
   starred   
Judy Gunn, Louis Hayward and David Hutcheson
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....
Lovin' the Ladies (1930)
   starred   
Richard Dix, Lois Wilson and Allen Kearns
Director: Melville W. Brown. Also starred Rita La Roy, Anthony Bushell & Renée Macready
The Luck of Roaring Camp (1937)
   starred   
Owen Davis Jr., Charles Brokaw and Joan Woodbury
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.
Lucky Devils (1933)
   starred   
William Boyd, Dorothy Wilson and William Gargan
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.
The Lucky Number (1932)
   starred   
Clifford Mollison, Gordon Harker and Joan Wyndham
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Frank Pettingell, Joe Hayman & Hetty Hartley
M (1931)
   starred   
Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann and Inge Landgut
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
Made for Each Other (1939)
   starred   
Carole Lombard, James Stewart and Charles Coburn
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...
The Magnificent Lie (1931)
   starred   
Ruth Chatterton, Ralph Bellamy and Stuart Erwin
Director: Berthold Viertel. Also starred Françoise 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.
Make-Up (1937)
   starred   
Lawrence Anderson, Nils Asther and June Clyde
Director: Alfred Zeisler. Also starred Kenne Duncan, Lawrence Grossmith & Roddy Hughes
Manhatten Melodrama (1934)
   starred   
Clark Gable, William Powell and Myrna Loy
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.
Manhattan Love Song (1934)
   starred   
Robert Armstrong, Dixie Lee and Nydia Westman
Director: Leonard Fields. Also starred Franklin Pangborn, Cecil Cunningham & Harold Waldridge
Many Happy Returns (1934)
   starred   
Gracie Allen, George Burns and George Barbier
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)...
Marius (1931)
   starred   
Raimu, Pierre Fresnay and Orane Demazis
First film in the trilogy written by Marcel Pagnol
The Man Behind the Mask (1936)
   starred   
Hugh Williams, Jane Baxter and Ronald Ward
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Maurice Schwartz, George Merritt & Henry Oscar
Me and Marlborough (1935)
   starred   
Cicely Courtneidge, Tom Walls and Barry MacKay
Director: Victor Saville. Also starred Alfred Drayton, Iris Ashley & Ivor McLaren
The Medicine Man (1930)
   starred   
Jack Benny, Betty Bronson and E. Alyn Warren
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.
Meet Dr. Christian (1939)
   starred   
Jean Hersholt, Dorothy Lovett and Robert Baldwin
Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Also starred Enid Bennett, Paul Harvey & Marcia Mae Jones
Men Are Not Gods (1936)
   starred   
Miriam Hopkins, Gertrude Lawrence and Sebastian Shaw
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).
Men of Chance (1931)
   starred   
Ricardo Cortez, Mary Astor and John Halliday
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.
Merrily We Live (1938)
   starred   
Constance Bennett, Brian Aherne and Alan Mowbray
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.
Midnight (1939)
   starred   
Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche and John Barrymore
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
Midshipman Jack (1933)
   starred   
Bruce Cabot, Betty Furness and Frank Albertson
Director: Christy Cabanne. Also starred Arthur Lake, Florence Lake & John Darrow
The Milky Way (1936)
   starred   
Harold Lloyd, Adolphe Menjou and Verree Teasdale
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.
Millie (1931)
   starred   
Helen Twelvetrees, Lilyan Tashman and Robert Ames
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...
Million Dollar Racket (1937)
   starred   
Bruce Bennett, Joan Barclay and Bryant Washburn
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.)
Mimi (1935)
   starred   
Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Gertrude Lawrence and Diana Napier
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)...
Min and Bill (1930)
   starred   
Marie Dressler and Wallace Beery
Director: George Hill. Based on the novel "Dark Star" by Lorna Moon.
Misleading Lady (1932)
   starred   
Claudette Colbert, Edmund Lowe and Stuart Erwin
Director: Stuart Walker. Also starred Robert Strange, George Meeker & Selena Royle
Mister Cinderella (1936)
   starred   
Jack Haley, Betty Furness and Arthur Treacher
Director: Edward Sedgwick. Also starred Raymond Walburn, Robert McWade & Rosina Lawrence
Modern Times (1936)
   starred   
Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard and Henry Bergman
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
Man of the World (1931)
   starred   
William Powell, Carole Lombard and Wynne Gibson
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.
Money Mean Nothing (1934)
   starred   
Wallace Ford, Gloria Shea and Edgar Kennedy
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
Money Talks (1932)
   starred   
Julian Rose, Kid Berg and Gladdy Sewell
Director: Norman Lee. Also starred Judy Kelly, Gus McNaughton & Griffith Jones
Monte Carlo (1930)
   starred   
Jack Buchanan, Jeanette MacDonald and Claud Allister
Director: Ernst Lubitsch. Also starred Zasu Pitts, Tyler Brooke & John Roche
Monte Carlo Nights (1934)
   starred   
Mary Brian, John Darrow and Yola D'Avril
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.
Morocco (1930)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich and Adolphe Menjou
Director: Josef von Sternberg. Nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress for Marlene Dietrich, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Director.
Moscow Nights (1935)
   starred   
Laurence Olivier, Penelope Dudley-Ward and Harry Baur
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Athene Seyler, Robert Cochran & Morton Selten
The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
   starred   
Joel McCrea, Fay Wray and Leslie Banks
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.
Mr. Boggs Steps Out (1938)
   starred   
Stuart Erwin, Helen Chandler and Toby Wing
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.
Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur and George Bancroft
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.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
   starred   
James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains and Thomas Mitchell
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.
The Mummy (1932)
   starred   
Boris Karloff, Zita Johann and David Manners
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...
Murder! (1930)
   starred   
Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring and Phyllis Konstam
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Edward Chapman, Miles Mander & Esme Percy
Murder at Midnight (1931)
   starred   
Aileen Pringle, Alice White and Hale Hamilton
Director: Frank R. Strayer. Also starred Robert Elliot, Clara Blandick & Brandon Hurst
Murder in Greenwich Village (1937)
   starred   
Richard Arlen, Fay Wray and Raymond Walburn
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.
Murder in Harlem (1935)
   starred   
Clarence Brooks, Dorothy Van Eagle and Andrew Bishop
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.
Murder on the Blackboard (1934)
   starred   
Edna May Oliver, James Gleason and Bruce Cabot
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.
Murder on the Campus (1933)
   starred   
Charles Starrett, Shirley Grey and J. Farrell MacDonald
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.
Murder With Pictures (1936)
   starred   
Lew Ayres, Gail Patrick and Paul Kelly
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...
Music in the Air (1934)
   starred   
Gloria Swanson, John Boles and Douglass Montgomery
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
Mutiny in the Big House (1939)
   starred   
Charles Bickford, Barton MacLane and Pat Moriarity
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...
Mutiny on the Blackhawk (1939)
   starred   
Richard Arlen, Andy Devine and Constance Moore
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...
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
   starred   
Charles Laughton, Clark Gable and Franchot Tone
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
The Man Who Changed His Mind (1936)
   starred   
Boris Karloff, Anna Lee and John Loder
Director: Robert Stevenson. Also starred Frank Cellier, Donald Calthrop & Cecil Parker
The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)
   starred   
Roland Young, Ralph Richardson and Edward Chapman
Director: Lothar Mendes. Also starred Ernest Thesiger, Joan Gardner & Sophie Stewart
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)
   starred   
Leslie Banks, Edna Best and Peter Lorre
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Frank Vosper, Hugh Wakefield & Nova Pilbeam
My Friend the King (1932)
   starred   
Jerry Verno, Robert Holmes and Tracey Holmes
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Eric Pavitt, Phyllis Loring & Luli Deste
My Man Godfrey (1936)
   starred   
William Powell, Carole Lombard and Alice Brady
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
My Old Kentucky Home (1938)
   starred   
Evelyn Venable, Grant Richards and Clara Blandick
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)...
Myrt and Madge (1933)
   starred   
Myrtle Vail, Donna Damerel and Eddie Foy Jr
Director: Al Boasberg. Also starred Ted Healy, Thomas E. Jackson & Ray Hedges
Mystery Liner (1934)
   starred   
Noah Beery, Astrid Allwyn and Edwin Maxwell
Director: William Nigh. Also starred Gustav von Seyffertitz, Ralph Lewis & Cornelius Keefe. Plot: Police try to solve a murder on board an ocean liner.
The Mystery Man (1935)
   starred   
Robert Armstrong, Maxine Doyle and Henry Kolker
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.
The Mystery of the Marie Celeste (1935)
   starred   
Bela Lugosi, Shirley Grey and Arthur Margetson
Director: Denison Clift. Also starred Edmund Willard, Dennis Hoey & George Mozart
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
   starred   
Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray and Glenda Farrell
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...
Mystery Plane (1939)
   starred   
John Trent, Marjorie Reynolds and Milburn Stone
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.
Nana (1934)
   starred   
Anna Sten, Lionel Atwill and Richard Bennett
Director: Dorothy Arzner & George Fitzmaurice. Also starred Mae Clarke, Phillips Holmes & Muriel Kirkland
Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (1939)
   starred   
Bonita Granville, Frankie Thomas and John Litel
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.
Nancy Drew, Detective (1938)
   starred   
Bonita Granville, John Litel and James Stephenson
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.
Nancy Drew....Reporter (1939)
   starred   
Bonita Granville, John Litel and Frankie Thomas
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.
Nancy Drew....Troubleshooter (1939)
   starred   
Bonita Granville, Frankie Thomas and John Litel
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.
'Neath the Arizona Skies (1934)
   starred   
John Wayne, Sheila Terry and Shirley Jean Rickert
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...
A Night at the Opera (1935)
   starred   
Groucho Marx, Chico Marx and Kitty Carlisle
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.
Night Flight (1933)
   starred   
John Barrymore, Helen Hayes and Clark Gable
Director: Clarence Brown. Also starred Lionel Barrymore, Robert Montgomery & Myrna Loy
The Night Hawk (1938)
   starred   
Robert Livingston, June Travis and Robert Armstrong
Director: Sidney Salkrow. Also starred Ben Welden, Lucien Littlefield & Joe Downing
Night Mail (1934)
   starred   
Henry Oscar, Hope Davy and C. M. Hallard
Director: Herbert Smith. Also starred Richard Bird, Jane Carr & Garry Marsh
Night Nurse (1931)
   starred   
Barbara Stanwyck, Ben Lyon and Joan Blondell
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.
The Night of Nights (1939)
   starred   
Pat O'Brien, Olympe Bradna and Roland Young
Director: Lewis Milestone. Also starred Reginald Gardner, George E. Stone & Murray Alper
The Night of the Party (1935)
   starred   
Leslie Banks, Ian Hunter and Jane Baxter
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Ernest Thesiger, Viola Keats & Malcolm Keen
Ninotchka (1939)
   starred   
Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas and Ina Claire
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
Nobody's Baby (1937)
   starred   
Patsy Kelly, Lyda Roberti and Lynne Overman
Director: Gus Meins. Also starred Robert Armstrong, Rosina Lawrence & Don Alvarado
No Limit (1931)
   starred   
Clara Bow, Norman Foster and Stuart Erwin
Director: Frank Tuttle. Also starred Dixie Lee, Harry Green & Thelma Todd
No Limit (1935)
   starred   
George Formby, Florence Desmond and Howard Douglas
Director: Monty Banks. Also starred Beatrix Fielden-Kaye, Peter Gawthorne & Alf Goddard
No Marriage Ties (1933)
   starred   
Richard Dix, Elizabeth Allan and Doris Kenyon
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...
Non-Stop New York (1937)
   starred   
John Loder, Anna Lee and Francis L. Sullivan
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.
No One Man (1932)
   starred   
Carole Lombard, Ricardo Cortez and Paul Lukas
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.
No Other Woman (1933)
   starred   
Irene Dunne, Charles Bickford and Gwili Andre
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.
Nothing Sacred (1937)
   starred   
Carole Lombard, Fredric March and Charles Winninger
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)...
Now or Never (1935)
   starred   
Richard Talmadge, Janet Chandler and Eddie Davis
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.
Number Seventeen (1932)
   starred   
Leon M. Lion, Anne Grey and John Stuart
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Donald Calthrop, Barry Jones & Ann Casson
Of Human Bondage (1934)
   starred   
Leslie Howard, Bette Davis and Frances Dee
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.
Of Mice and Men (1939)
   starred   
Burgess Meredith, Betty Field and Lon Chaney Jr.
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.
Oh, Daddy! (1935)
   starred   
Daphne Courtney, Frances Day and Tony De Lungo
Director: Graham Cutts & Austin Melford. Also starred Alfred Drayton, Robertson Hare & Leslie Henson
Oh, Mr. Porter! (1937)
   starred   
Will Hay, Moore Marriott and Graham Moffatt
Director: Marcel Varnel. Also starred Sebastian Smith, Agnes Lauchlan & Percy Walsh
Old Bones of the River (1938)
   starred   
Will Hay, Moore Marriott and Graham Moffatt
Director: Marcel Varnel. Also starred Robert Adams, Jack London & Wyndham Goldie
The Old Dark House (1932)
   starred   
Boris Kaloff, Melvyn Douglas and Charles Laughton
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.
Oliver Twist (1933)
   starred   
Dickie Moore, Irving Pichel and William 'Stage' Boyd
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.
One Frightened Night (1935)
   starred   
Charley Grapewin, Lucien Littlefield and Mary Carlisle
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.
One Rainy Afternoon (1936)
   starred   
Francis Lederer, Ida Lupino and Hugh Herbert
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)...
...One Third of a Nation (1939)
   starred   
Sylvia Sidney, Leif Erickson and Myron McCormick
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.
One Way Passage (1932)
   starred   
William Powell, Kay Francis and Aline MacMahon
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
Our Daily Bread (1934)
   starred   
Karen Morley, Tom Keene and Barbara Pepper
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!
Our Relations (1936)
   starred   
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy and Alan Hale
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...
Out of the Blue (1931)
   starred   
Gene Gerrard, Jessie Matthews and Kay Hammond
Director: Gene Gerrard & J. O. C. Orton. Also starred Kenneth Kove, Binnie Barnes & David Miller
Owd Bob (1938)
   starred   
Will Fyffe, John Loder and Margaret Lockwood
Director: Robert Stevenson. Also starred Graham Moffatt, Moore marriott & Wilfred Walter
Palooka (1934)
   starred   
Jimmy Durante, Lupe Velez and Stuart Erwin
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).
Panama Flo (1932)
   starred   
Helen Twelvetrees, Robert Armstrong and Charles Bickford
Director: Ralph Murphy. Also starred Marjorie Peterson, Maude Eburne & Paul Hurst
Pardon Us (1931)
   starred   
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy and June Marlowe
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...
Park Avenue Logger (1937)
   starred   
George O'Brien, Beatriice Roberts and Willard Robertson
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...
Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (1931)
   starred   
Buster Keaton, Charlotte Greenwood and Reginald Denny
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...
The Passing of the Third Floor Back (1935)
   starred   
Conrad Veidt, Anna Lee and René Ray
Director: Berthold Viertel. Also starred Frank Cellier, John Turnbull & Cathleen Nesbitt
Peck's Bad Boy (1934)
   starred   
Jackie Cooper, Thomas Meighan and Jackie Searl
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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