Movies of the 1940s
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Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Niall MacGinnis, Peter Moore & John Chandos
Director: Joseph M. Newman. Also starred Raymond Burr, Will Kuluva & Jeff Chandler. Plot: Newspaperman helps girl find her sister's illegitimate baby, gets mixed up in baby-adoption racket.
Director: John Cromwell. Also starred Mary Howard, Minor Watson & Harvey Stephens. Plot: Covers the period from Lincoln's (Massey) early years as a Kentucky woodsman until his election to the Presidency in 1860...
Director: A. Edward Sutherland. Also starred J. M. Kerrigan, George E. Stone & Vera Gordon. Plot: Cultures clash when a Jewish boy wants to marry an Irish girl.
Director: Edwin L. Marin. Also starred Rhonda Fleming, Lloyd Bridges & Helen Boyce. Plot: Sheriff tries to stop homesteader conflicts in the West after the Civil War.
Director: Richard Thorpe. Also starred Basil Rathbone, Reginald Owen & Richard Ainley. Plot: Oxford Professor Richard Myles (MacMurray)and new bride Frances (Crawford) are off on a European honeymoon. It isn't your typical honeymoon though...
Director: Allan Dwan. Also starred John Loder, George Cleveland & Janet Lambert. Plot: Two Marines are let loose in Australia.
Director: Ray McCarey. Also starred Cobina Wright, Stanley Clements & Minerva Urecal. Plot: Wealthy young man takes a job as a WPA ditch digger and falls for an immigrant girl and divorces his wife and tries to help the poor.
Director: Walter Colmes. Also starred Archie Twitchell, Marjorie Manners & Earle Hodgins. Plot: Private Eye Simon Lash (Arlen) is hired by an old flame to find her missing husband.
Director: William Dieterle. Also starred Sam Jaffe, Douglas Dick & Suzanne Dalbert. Plot: A beautiful psychology professor tries to hide a self-defense killing.
Director: John Huston. Also starred Charles Halton, Victor Sen Yung & Roland Got. Plot: Rick Leland (Bogart) makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-marshaled...
Director: Lloyd Bacon. Also starred Julie Bishop, Ruth Gordon & Sam Levene. Plot: Lieutenant Joe Rossi (Bogart) is 1st Officer on a Liberty Ship in a great convoy bound from Halifax to Murmansk...
Director: LÃ©onide Moguy. Also starred Gene Lockhart, Robert Armstrong & H. B. Warner. Plot: Reporter Michael Gordon (Sanders) uncovers intrigue in Damascus, where the Allies and Nazis struggle for control of Arab sympathies.
Director: Michael Gordon. Also starred Geraldine Brooks, Stanley Ridges & John McIntire. Plot: A hard-line judge is tempted toward mercy-killing by his wife's terminal cancer.
Director: Fred Zinnermann. Also starred Mary Astor, Phyllis Thaxter & Berry Kroeger. Plot: An embittered, vengeful POW stalks his former commanding officer who betrayed his men's planned escape attempt from a Nazi prison camp..
Director: Harold French. Also starred Raymond Young, Helen Cherry & Beatrice Varley
Director: Gregory Ratoff. Also starred Fay Wray, Richard Denning & Johnny Downs. Plot: Emilie (Bergman) has been hired to care for the four sons of wealthy Adam Stoddard (Baxter) and his wife, Molly (Wray). After Molly dies, Adam and the boys grow to depend on Emilie even more.
Director: George Cukor. Also starred Tom Ewell, David Wayne & Jean Hagen. Plot: When a woman attempts to kill her uncaring husband, prosecutor Adam Bonner (Tracy) gets the case.
Director: William Cameron Menzies. Also starred Mady Christians, Morris Carnovsky & K. T. Stevens. Plot: US art dealer returns to his native Germany for a visit and is attracted by Nazi propaganda.
Director: Victor Fleming. Also starred Thomas Mitchell, Tom Tully & John Qualen. Plot: Sea-going roustabout falls for meek librarian.
Director: Richard Wallace. Also starred Albert Sharpe, Josephine Hutchinson & Charles Kemper. Plot: The liberated daughter of a 1905 minister innocently starts a scandal.
Director: George Fitzmaurice. Also starred Nigel Bruce, Elizabeth Patterson & Matthew Boulton
Director: D. Ross Lederman. Also starred Paul CAvanagh, Barry Bernard & Peggy Carson. Plot: Five Allied soldiers in an airplane flying to Egypt crash-land in Iraq. They are taken in by a local sheik, but soon begin to suspect that he may not be quite as friendly as he appears to be.
Director: Sam Newfield. Also starred John Abbott & Alan Napier. Plot: Travelers find themselves marooned on an island with a maniacal self-made ruler.
Director: John English & William Witney. Also starred Louise Currie, Robert Strange & Harry Worth. Plot: To protect a magic talisman from being used for evil, a boy is given the power to become an adult superhero with a single magic word.
Director: Roberto GavaldÃ³n. Also starred John Sutton, George Tobias & Noreen Nash. Plot: After Palermo falls in 1793, a notorious ladies man joins the underground resistance movement--but still finds time for the ladies.
Director: Vincent Sherman. Also starred Alan Hale, Romney Brent & Ann Rutherford. Plot: The great lover Don Juan comes to the assistance of his queen. Won an Oscar
Director: Lewis D. Collins & Ray Taylor. Also starred William 'Billy' Benedict, Eduardo Ciannelli & Regis Toomey. Plot: A group of flying cadets have to clear themselves of a murder charge, while trying to stop a traitorous scientist from selling secrets to the Nazis.
Director: Fred C. Brannon & Yakima Canutt. Also starred George J. Lewis, Stanley Andrews & John Crawford.
Director: Irving Rapper. Also starred Alan Hale, C. Aubrey Smith & John Carradine. Plot: A dramatised life of Samuel Langhorn Clemens, or Mark Twain.
Director: Sidney Salkow. Also starred Stuart Erwin, Dickie Moore & Ian MacDonald. Plot: Author writes about his experiences sailing at sea, struggles to get his work published.
Director: John English & William Witney. Also starred Maude Allen, Vivian Austin & Harry Worth. Plot: Mesquite banker Calvin Drake (Harry Worth) plans to profit from the Santa Fe Railroad's acquisition...
Director: Leslie Goodwins. Also starred Erford Gage, Margaret Landry & Patti Brill. Plot: Two bumbling GIs manage to get themselves invited to a dinner party at a boarding house "for women only"...
Director: Spencer Gordon Bennett. Also starred Hugh Prosser, Lois Hall & Charles King. Plot: Sir Galahad, (Reeves) a knight of the Round Table, searches for the legendary sword of Excalibur.
Director: Lewis D. Collins & Ray Taylor. Also starred Marjorie Lord, Keye Luke & Sidney Toler. Plot: Just before World War II, the Chinese and American governments mount a joint operation to prevent the Germans and Japanese from taking over the strategic island of Mandon.
Director: William H. Pine. Also starred Amelita Ward, Dick Purcell & Keith Richards. Plot: Old rivals are pitted against each other in basic training and fight for the same woman.
Director: Jules Dassin. Also starred Virginia Weidler, Spring Byington & Allyn Joslyn. Plot: Members of a well-to-do small community become worried when it is revealed that one of their maids is writing a telling exposÃ©.
Director: William A. Seiter. Also starred Walter Abel, Don DeFore & Rita Johnson. Plot: Susan (Fontaine) is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus...
Director: Lloyd Bacon. Also starred Ralph Bellamy, George Tobias & James Gleason
Director: Charles Barton. Also starred Frank Buck, Max Baer & Buddy Baer. Plot: Abbott & Costello search for diamonds in Africa, along the way meeting a visually-impaired gunner, a hungry lion, and a tribe of cannibals...
Director: Charles Crichton. Also starred Gordon Jackson, Paul Dupuis & GisÃ¨le PrÃ©ville
Director: John Harlow. Also starred Moore Marriott, J.H.Roberts & George Carney
Director: Alfred L. Werker. Also starred Sheila Ryan, John Shelton & Don Costello. Plot: Stan and Ollie get involved with con men, crooks, a genial magician, and two interchangeable coffins with disastrous but funny results.
Director: Edward Sedgwick. Also starred Jacqueline White, Stephen McNally & Nella Walker. Plot: Two bumblers, failures as businessmen and air raid wardens, stumble across a nest of Nazi saboteurs bent on blowing up the local magnesium plant.
Director: Frank McDonald. Also starred William Henry, Joe Sawyer & Eddie Quillan. Plot: Pop Ormsby (Harry Shannon) wins the contract from the Army Engineer Corps for the construction of the Alaska Highway connecting Alaska to Canada...
Director: Ray Enright. Also starred Lon Chaney Jr., Russell Hayden & Catherine Craig. Plot: Cole Armin (Randolph Scott) comes to Albuquerque to work for his uncle, John Armin (George Cleveland)...
Director: Christy Cabanne. Also starred Dennis O'Keefe, Edward Brophy & Thurston Hall. Plot: A hillbilly deacon, who is actually a cardsharp in disguise, becomes involved in a small-town fight game
Director: Harry Beaumont. Also starred Gladys George, Leon Ames & Warner Anderson. Plot: Aging ex-con tries to stop his daughter from getting involved with shady characters.
Director: John Farrow. Also starred George Macready, Fred Clark & Geraldine Wall. Plot: A district attorney rises to political success and the governorship but loses his sense of morality once he starts associating with the shadowy and perhaps diabolical Nick Beal (Milland).
Director: Arthur Lubin. Also starred Andy Devine, Kurt Katch & Frank Puglia. Plot: Ali Baba (Hall), son of the Kalif of Bagdad is brought up by the 40 Thieves after his father is killed by the soldiers of Hugalu Khan (Katch)...
Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Also starred Raymond Lovell, Enid Stamp-Taylor
Director: Alfred Zeisler. Also starred Laurie Lind, Douglass Dumbrille & James Guilfoyle. Plot: A promising young composer is tempted away from his devoted wife by a fortune-seeking woman who cares more for his prospects than for him.
Director: LeRoy Prinz. Also starred Noah Beery Jr, Esther Dale & Harry Langdon. Plot: All-girl school Mar Brynn tries to get more pupils and publicity by making fun of the Quincton college...
Director: Robert Rossen. Also starred John Derek, Mercedes McCambridge & Shepperd Strudwick. Plot: The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.
Director: Irving Reis. Also starred Louisa Horton, Howard Duff & Frank Conroy. Plot: All My Sons tells the story of Joe Keller (Robinson), a successful, middle-aged, self-made man who has done a terrible and tragic thing: during World War II...
Director: Derek N. Twist. Also starred Ronald Adam, Bryan Forbes & James Hayter.
Director: Anatole Litvak. Also starred Barbara O'Neill, Virginia Weidler & Helen Westley.
Director: Vincent Sherman. Also starred Jane Darwell, Frank McHugh & Peter Lorre. Plot: Runyonesque Broadway gamblers turn patriotic when they stumble onto a cell of Nazi saboteurs.
Director: Alfred Santell. Also starred Phillip Reed, Katherine DeMille & Fritz Leiber. Plot: A young South Seas native boy is sent to the U.S. for his education, but he returns to his island after his father dies to try to stop a revolution.
Director: Stuart Heisler. Also starred Dan Duryea, Frank Sully & Don Costello. Plot: Riding into Payneville, easy-going cowboy Melody Jones (Cooper) is mistaken by the townsfolk for notorious gunman Monte Jarrad (Duryea)...
Director: Jo Graham. Also starred Patti Hale, Frankie Thomas & Una O'Connor. Plot: After many years, MacKenzie Scott (Huston) is pardoned from prison, but his wife is already involved with another man...
Director: Roy Del Ruth. Also starred Bert Lahr, Alan Hale & Grace Hayes. Plot: A young comic plays second-rate nightclubs and chintzy resorts in his struggle to break into the big time.
Director: Frederick De Cordova. Also starred Ernest Truex, Don McGuire & Ransom M. Sherman. Plot: Millionaire Turner (Kellaway), on his deathbed, leaves a million to Jane Barker (Barker). A movie addict who believes life is like the movies...
Director: Bruce Manning. Also starred Arthur Treacher, Harry Davenport & Grant Mitchell. Plot: A missionary tries to outwit the U.S. government and smuggle Chinese orphans into the country.
Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Also starred Richard Carlson, Donald Curtis & Virginia Gregg. Plot: On the beach one night, Christine Faber (Bari), two years a widow, thinks she hears her late husband Paul (Curtis) calling out of the surf...
Director: Sam Wood. Also starred Don Taylor, Jean Hagen and Bruce Cowling
Director: William C. McGann. Also starred Frances Gifford, Robert Barrat & Jack La Rue. Plot: Two men join forces to build a cattle empire, and battle rustlers, bad weather and each other.
Director: King Vidor. Also starred John Qualen, Stephen McNally & Mary Mcleod. Plot: Stefan Dangos (Donlevy) immigrates to America and works his way up from the iron mines and steel mills to become...
Director: Stuart Heisler. Also starred Frances Farmer, Gordon Jones & Jean Phillips. Plot: A mentally unstable man, who has been kept in isolation for years, escapes and causes trouble for his identical twin brother.
Director: George Sidbey. Also starred JosÃ© Iturbi, Dean Stockwell & Pamela Britton. Plot: Two sailors, one naive, the other experienced in the ways of the world, on liberty in Los Angeles, is the setting for this movie musical...
Director: Allan Dwan & Philip Ford. Also starred Barton MacLane, Alfonso Bedoya & Grant Withers. Plot: An ex-convict on his way to make his fortune in a gold mine in Arizona has his trip interrupted when the residents of a small Mexican village believe him to be a sacred religious figure.
Director: Archie Mayo. Also starred Onslow Stevens, George Cleveland & Erskine Sanford. Plot: The Devil arranges for a deceased gangster to return to Earth as a well-respected judge to make up for his previous life.
Director: Julien Duvivier. Also starred Hugh Dempster, Mary Kerridge & Marie Lohr
Director: Charles Crichton. Also starred Michael Medwin, Sheila Manahan & Fred O'Donovan
Director: John Harlow. Also starred Herbert Lom, Joyce Howard & Alan Wheatley
Director: Albert S. Rogell. Also starred Maxene Andrews, Patty Andrews & Laverne Andrews. Plot: An all-girl band flees to Argentina to avoid their creditors.
Director: Frank Capra; also with Raymond Massey
Director: Arthur Dreifuss. Also starred Chick Chandler, Warren Hymer & Charles Judels
Director: Andrew L. Stone. Also starred Adolphe Menjou, Billie Burke & Jane Wyatt. Plot: A semi-trifle with Adolphe Menjou as a department store floor walker who is persuaded by four husband-seeking...
Director: Herbert Mason. Also starred Googie Withers, Vera Francis & Joyce Howard
Director: Robert Stevenson. Also starred Frank McHugh, Tim Holt & Frank Jenks
Director: David MacDonald. Also starred Linden Travers, Sonia Holm & Raymond Lovell
Director: Howard Hawks. Also starred Henry Travers, S. Z. Sakall & Tully Marshall. Plot: A group of ivory-tower lexicographers realize they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer escape from the Mob.
Director: Edward F. Cline. Also starred Evelyn Del Rio, Jessie Ralph & Franklin Pangborn. Plot: Henpecked Egbert SousÃ¨ (Fields) has comic adventures as a substitute film director and unlikely bank guard.
Director: Malcolm St. Clair. Also starred Grady Sutton, Oscar O'Shea & Louise Currie. Plot: Lum Edwards (Chester Lauck) is annoyed with his partner in Pine Ridge's Jot-'em-Down general store
Director: Mark Robson. Also starred Richard Fraser, Glen Vernon & Ian Wolfe. Plot: Nell Bowen (Lee), the spirited protege of rich Lord Mortimer (House), becomes interested in the conditions of notorious St. Mary's of Bethlehem Asylum (Bedlam).
Director: Otto Brower. Also starred Mary Anderson, John Ireland & Charles Russell. Plot: Police lieutenant Sam Carson (Gargan) investigates a political murder after the victim is dumped at the door of police headquarters.
Director: Phil Karlson. Also starred Dorothea Kent, Joseph Crehan & Pierre Watkin. Plot: Lamont Cranston (Richmond), aka the Shadow, has his hands full as the murder of blackmailing reporter Jeff Mann is blamed on him...
Director: Steve Sekely. Also starred Edwin Maxwell, Jacqueline Dalya & Matt Willis
Director: Marcel Varnel. Also starred Peter Murray-Hill, Charles Farrell & Eliot Makeham
Director: Basil Dearden. Also starred Mervyn Johns, William Hartnell & Finlay Currie
Director: Terry O. Morse. Also starred Shirley O'Hara, Anthony Warde & Monte Blue
Director: Alfred Santell. Also starred Patricia Morison, Walter Abel & Helen Gilbert. Plot: A young girl's parents are killed on a tropical island, and the girl is raised and protected by the jungle animals...
Director: A. Edward Sutherland. Also starred Alex Melesh, Maria Ouspenskaya & Helen Vinson. Plot: Three ghosts try to help two young lovers whom they knew when alive.
Director: Vittorio De Sica
Director: Charles Frend. Also starred John Mills, Frank Cellier & Robert Morley
Director: Phil Karlson. Also starred Forrest Tucker, Skip Homeier & Sara Haden. Plot: 1933. A city boy arrives in his late mother's birthplace to discover the locals have been pestered by drought, old fights and a cougar. He turns out to be pivotal in all of these.
Director: Don Siegel. Also starred Patric Knowles, Ramon Novarro & Don Alvarado. Plot: An army lieutenant accused of robbery pursues the real thief on a frantic chase through Mexico aided by the thief's ex-girlfriend.
Director: William C. Thomas. Also starred Veda Ann Borg, Byron Barr & Charles Arnt. Plot: A newspaper editor goes on an anti-crime crusade, but gets carried away.
Director: William C. Thomas. Also starred Ann Gillis, Vince Barnett & Joe Sawyer. Plot: A crusading newspaper reporter battles big-city gambling interests.
Director: Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger. Also starred David Farrar, Sabu & Esmond Knight
Director: Basil Dearden & Will Hay. Also starred Henry Hewitt, Felix Aylmer & Owen Reynolds
Director: Marc AllÃ©gret. Also starred Walter Fitzgerald, Susanne Gibbs & Maurice Denham
Director: Harold French. Also starred Michael Denison, Claire Bloom & Nora Swinburne
Director: David Lean. Also starred Margaret Rutherford, Hugh Wakefield & Joyce Carey
Director: Wallace Fox. Also starred Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell & William 'Billy' Benedict. Plot: Muggs (Gorcey) must fight a new French kid who has just moved into the neighborhood.
Director: Edward Bernds. Also starred Marjorie Ann Mutchie, Jerome Cowan & Lloyd Corrigan. Plot: Dagwood (Lake) has been fired again and winds up in a hard-working labor crew while trying to get his old job back.
Director: Edward Bernds. Also starred Arthur Lake, Larry Simms & Collette Lyons
Director: Edward Bernds. Also starred Larry Simms, Jerome Cowan & Thurston Hall. Plot: The Bumsteads are trying to leave on their vacation but one thing after another (including Radcliffe (Cowan) stealing their luggage) is stopping them.
Director: Frank Lloyd. Also starred John Emery, Robert Armstrong & Wallace Ford. Plot: Nick Condon (Cagney) is a newspaper reporter working in Tokyo who refuses to toe the Japanese line on the expansionist... Won an Oscar.
Director: Frank Launder. Also starred Peter Rudolph Jones, Noel Purcell & James Hayter
Director: Gordon Parry. Also starred Derek Farr, Hazel Court & Ronald Howard
Director: Anthony Kimmins. Also starred Jack Hawkins, Morland Graham & Finlay Currie
D. Elia Kazan; also with Ed Begley and Karl Malden
Director: Lambert Hillyer. Also starred Rosa Del Rosario, John Merton & Tom Quinn
Director: Arthur Dreifuss. Also starred John Miljan, Jean Brooks & David Bacon. Plot: A criminal plot to control produce and dairy products during the wartime emergency is foiled by an courageous undercover city market official.
Director: Wallace Fox. Also starred Keye Luke, Warren Hull & Charlotte Henry. Plot: The East Side Kids discover that one of their own, Danny (Jordan), is torn between staying and school and becoming a boxer, and is getting mixed up with gangsters.
Director: Ralph Smart. Also starred Diana Dors, Maurice Denham & Leslie Dwyer
Director: A. Edward Sutherland. Also starred Joe Penner, Alan Mowbray & Charles Butterworth. Plot: The action takes place in Ephesus in ancient Asia Minor, and the concerns The efforts of two boys from Syracuse...
Director: Joseph H. Lewis. Also starred Frankie Burke, Vince Barnett & Inna Gest. Plot: Street kids get sent to the country, where they get mixed up in murder and a haunted house.
Director: Harold D. Schuster. Also starred Edward Ryan, Raymond Walburn & Billie Burke
Director: John Boulting. Also starred William Hartnell, Nigel Stock & Wylie Watson
Director: Max Nosseck. Also starred Miles Mander, Rose Hobart & Gilbert Emery. Plot: During WW II, one of the hits of the London stage is a play about a murderer who strangles his victims...
Director: Gordon Douglas. Also starred Patsy Kelly, Zasu Pitts & Leonid Kinskey. Plot: A publicity stunt staged on a train known as the Broadway Limited creates problems because of an unknown baby that was part of the stunt.
Director: Ken Annakin & Michael C. Chorlton. Also starred Margot Grahame, Raymond Huntley & Derek Bond
Director: Jean Yarbrough. Also starred Donald MacBride, Peter Whitney & Fred Coby. Plot: A facially deformed and mentally unhinged man wreaks his revenge on those who deformed him with a series of brutal murders.
Director: Arthur B. Woods. Also starred Seymour Hicks, Robert Newton & Googie Withers
Director: Leslie S. Hiscott. Also starred Henry Kendall, Wally Patch & Ronald Shiner
Director: Eugene Forde. Also starred Sheldon Leonard, Barbara Jo Allen & Edward Brophy. Plot: With the gang business washed up, Ricky Dean (Lloyd Nolan), suave first lieutenant to racketeer Chink Moran (Sheldon Leonard), and Louie Lanzer (Albert Dekker), a has-been fighter with itchy fingers, decide to take a peaceful vacation in the country.
D. Vincente Minnelli; also with Lena Horne and Duke Ellington
Director: Arthur Crabtree. Also starred Sonia Holm, Leslie Dwyer & Charles Victor
Director: Allan Dwan. Also starred Kenny Baker, Victor McLaglen & Irene Rich. Plot: A songwriter finds out that his beautiful girlfriend is going to be an artist's model.
Director: Maclean Rogers. Also starred Abraham Sofaer, Celia Lipton & Jack Raine
Director: William Hamilton & Frank Ryan. Also starred Paul Kelly, Robert Smith & Dorothy Lovett
Director: George King. Also starred Enid Stamp-Taylor, Walter Rilla & Pamela Stirling
Director: John Harlow. Also starred Joss Ambler, Vera Bogetti, Andre Van Gyseghem & Winifred Shotter
Director: Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger. Also starred Bob Johnson, Charles Hawtrey & Hay Petrie
Director: Frank Launder. Also starred Mervyn Johns, Alastair Sim & Noel Purcell
Director: Basil Dearden. Also starred Mervyn Johns, Rachel Thomas & Jack Warner
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Jerry Desmonde, Claude Hulbert & Brian Worth
Director: Jacques Tourneur. Also starred Jane Randolph, Jack Holt & George Ford. Plot: Irena Dubrovna (Simone), a beautiful and mysterious Serbian-born fashion artist living in New York City, falls in love with and marries average-Joe American Oliver Reed (Smith). Their marriage suffers though, as Irena believes that she suffers from an ancient curse- whenever emotionally aroused, she will turn into a panther and kill.
Director: Francis Searle. Also starred Elsie Wagstaff, Ferdy Mayne & Lockwood West
Director: Alberto Cavalcanti. Also starred Jean Kent, Austin Trevor & Peter De Greef
Director: Mark Robson. Also starred Paul Stewart, Ruth Roman & Lola Albright. Plot: Boxer Midge Kelly (Douglas) rises to fame...mainly by stepping on other people.
Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Also starred Lana Morris, Marjorie Fielding & Tom Macaulay
Director: David MacDonald. Also starred Kathleen Ryan, Derek Bond & Nora Swinburne
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan & Amelita Ward. Plot: Muggs'(Gorcey) rich Uncle Pete (Beery) is coming to visit. Unfortunately, Muggs' late father had bragged that he had seven kids...
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer. Also starred Lita Baron, Dorothy Morris & Renie Riano
Director: Irving Pichel. Also starred Allyn Joslyn, Elizabeth Patterson & Donald Meek. Plot: The story takes place in 1940. On the eve of America's entry in World War II, a colonel retired to his small Southern town, and discovers that there is a plan afoot to tear down Confederate Monument Square. He begins a campaign to rally the townspeople to save the square.
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Gabriel Dell, June Carlson & Amelita Ward. Plot: The police commissioner asks some local street kids to toughen up his sissy son.
Director: John Baxter. Also starred Joyce Howard, Edward Rigby & Bransby Williams
Director: Sam Newfield. Also starred Donald Mayo, Glenn Strange & Milton Kibbee. Plot: Widower Gary Farrell can't afford, on his $45-weekly salary as a truck driver, to send his young son, Mickey, to a high-priced military school and decides to enter heavyweight-boxing tournament in an effort to win the $500 prize money.
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Joss Ambler, Raymond Lovell & Esmond Knight
Director: Pen Tennyson. Also starred Judy Campbell, Penelope Dudley-Ward
Director: Terence Young. Also starred Hugh Sinclair, Bruce Belfrage & Alan Wheatley
Director: Anthiny Asquith. Also starred Jeanne De Casalis, George Cole & Carla Lehmann
Director: Edward F. Cline. Also starred William Frawley, Shemp Howard & Astrid Allwyn. Plot: A young man in a small town wins $5000 in a radio contest. He goes to New York City to propose to his girlfriend...
Director: Bernard Carr. Also starred Dale Belding, Peter Miles & Ardda Lynwood. Plot: A mischievous kid and his friends torment their school teachers.
Director: Victor M. Gover. Also starred Alan Lawrence, Pearl Cameron & Lorraine Clewes
Director: Irving Pichel. Also starred June Storey, J. Edward Bromberg & Charles Halton. Plot: Singer Lili Brown (Landis) is attracted to dance hall manager Duke (Romero) till she realizes he does that to all the girls...
Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Also starred John Warwick, Judy Kelly & Barry Johns
Director: Frank R. Strayer. Also starred Roger Clark, Claire Dodd & Lloyd Bridges
Director: Alfred J. Goulding. Also starred Patricia Hicks, Roddy Hughes & Anthony Holles
Director: Dicky Leeman. Also starred Bill Lowe, Wally Patch & Vic Lewis
Director: Compton Bennett. Also starred Edward Rigby, Bill Owen & Eliot Makeham
Director: Harold French. Also starred Ralph Richardson, Francis L. Sullivan & Roland Culver
Director: Sam Newfield. Also starred Dwight Frye, Fern Emmett & Robert Strange. Plot: The twin of a kindly small-town physician returns from the grave for vengeance against his brother, who secretly killed him because the twin served Satan.
Director: Alberto Cavalcanti & Charles Crichton. Also starred Googie Withers, Frederick Valk & Anthony Baird. Plot: Architect Walter Craig (Johns), seeking the possibility of some work at a country farmhouse, soon finds himself once again stuck in his recurring nightmare...
Director: Arthur Lubin. Also starred Morton Gould, Arthur Treacher & Louise Beavers. Plot: Young Sherry Williams (Powell) dreams of having a singing career, and she idolizes her older sister Josephine (Moore)...
Director: Albert Herman. Also starred Mary Bovard, Margia Dean & Johnny Duncan. Plot: A town is shocked when a high school girl commits suicide. A reporter and a cop team up to investigate and find out exactly what is going on among the youth of the town.
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Margaret Rutherford, Felix Aylmer & George Thorpe
Directed by William Dieterle
Director: Gordon Douglas. Also starred Joe Devlin, Marjorie Woodworth & Douglas Fowley
Director: Alfred J. Goulding. Also starred Beatrice Kane, Ivor Danvers & Geoffrey Wincott
Director: Godfrey Grayson. Also starred James Raglan, Bruce Walker & Humphrey Kent
Director: Christy Cabanne. Also starred Charles Butterworth, Fifi D'Orsay & Lyle Talbot. Plot: A medicine man on the last show boat on the Mississippi is mistaken by two gangsters as a bootleger, and has to envade them.
Director: Wallace Fox. Also starred William Benedict, Gloria Pope & Betty Blythe. Plot: Glimpy (Hall) finds a necklace next to a dead body in an alley. His discovery leads to the gang getting mixed up in murder...
Director: Lew Landers. Also starred Hobart Cavanaugh, Netta Packer & William Schallert. Plot: Dr. Jim Gateson (Erwin), a country doctor who has counselled and ministered to his community for 30 years, is being honored with a surprise testimonial dinner...
Director: Lewis Seiler. Also starred Carmen Miranda, Martha Stewart & Stephen Dunne. Plot: Burlesque star (Blaine) makes it in the big time.
Director: Jeffrey Dell. Also starred Alfred Drayton, Joan Hickson & Richard Bird
Director: Norman Lee. Also starred Gina Malo, David Horne & Richard Bird
Director: Harold Young. Also starred Frank Craven, Bobs Watson & Irving Bacon. Plot: Lum (Lauck) and Abner (Goff) work at a general store in Arkansas. There they get involved in some misadventures with the locals.
Director: Godfrey Grayson. Also starred Philip Leaver, Peter Drury & Hugh Griffith
Director: Hal Roach Jr. Also starred Paul Hurst, Marjorie Gateson & Russell Gleason
Director: King Vidor. Aslo starred Lionel Barrymore, Herbert Marshall & Lillian Gish. Plot: When her father is hanged for shooting his wife and her lover, half-breed Pearl Chavez (Jones) goes to live with distant relatives in Texas...
Director: Bernard Knowles. Also starred Jack Watling, Petula Clark & Mabel Constanduros
Director: Derek N. Twist. Also starred Antoinette Cellier, Torin Thatcher & Orlando Martins
Director: John Gilling. Also starred Frank Hawkins, Anthony Doonan & Gillie Fenwick
Director: Ian Dalrymple / Peter Proud. Also starred Ivor Barnard, Fay Compton & Margaret Diamond
Director: Harry Watt. Also starred Peter Illing, Gordon Jackson & Ralph Truman
Director: Alessandro Blasetti. Also starred Louis Salou, Elisa Cegani & Massimo Girotti. Plot: In ancient Rome a love story blossoms between Fabiola (Morgan), daughter of a senator, and Rhual (Vidal), a gallic gladiator...
Director: Bobby Henry, Denis O'Dea & Jack Hawkins
Director: Roy Boulting. Also starred Carla Lehmann, Hugh Burden & Marjorie Fielding
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Stewart Granger, Jean Kent & Margaretta Scott
Director: Harry Watt. Also starred Francis L. Sullivan, Diana Decker & Elisabeth Welsh
Director: Leslie Howard. Also starred Roland Culver, Anne Firth & David Horne
Director: Frank McDonald. Also starred Marie Wilson, Roger Pryor & Eddie Quillan. Plot: A spy steals a secret military device, then hijacks an airliner to get away. The airliner crashes in the wilderness & the survivors are threatened by a raging forest fire.
Director: William West. Also starred David Gorcey, Bobby Stone & Ernest Morrison. Plot: A group of young men who work at an aviation factory begin to suspect that a doctor who runs an air ambulance service is secretly a spy transporting secret information from the plant to enemy agents.
Director: Shepard Traube. Also starred Joan Davis, Pierre Watkin & Lenita Lane. Plot: If astronomer Dillsome (North) wants to inherit his aunt's fortune, he must run her beauty shop for two years...
Director: George King. Also starred Garry Marsh, Ronald Shiner & Kenneth Griffith
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Director: Charles Frend. Also starred Robert Morley, Gordon Jackson & Ernest Milton
Director: Edmund Golding & Cedric Hardwick. Also starred Connie Leon, Joy Harrington & Kent Smith. Plot: During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family...
Director: Charles Crichton. Also starred John Slater, Robert Griffith & John Batten
Director: King Vidor. Also starred Kent Smith, Robert Douglas & Henry Hull. Plot: An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.
Director: Ricardo Cortez. Also starred Henry Wilcoxon, Robert Lowery & Alan Baxter. Plot: Stories of women who live in an all-women hotel. One (Bari) works hard and marries a millionaire; another (Hughes) cheats and goes to jail.
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Derek Farr, Joyce Howard & Howard Marion-Crawford
Director: Frank McDonald. Also starred Lee Patrick, Lloyd Corrigan & Sheldon Leonard
Director: Busby Berkeley. Also starred Benny Goodman, Eugene Pallette & Charlotte Greenwood. Plot: A soldier falls for a chorus girl and then has trouble because he is posted to the Pacific.
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Tommy Bond, Emory Parnell & Ronn Marvin. Plot: The Gas House Kids take a job delivering an automobile to California, unaware that it is a stolen car...
Director: Edward L. Cahn. Also starred Rudy Wissler, James Burke & Jan Bryant. Plot: The Gas House Kids go to Hollywood, where they become entangled with a mad scientist while attempting to find a lost treasure in a haunted house.
Director: Leslie Goodwins. Also starred Lionel Atwill, Bela Lugosi & Marc Cramer. Plot: Two actors who star in a radio detective show find themselves pitted against a villain calling himself the Cobra, who has an affinity for torture chambers.
Director: Albert Herman. Also starred Mary Ruth, Robert Kellard & John Holland. Plot: A man is released from prison after serving time for a murder he didn't commit. He goes to live with his brother and his family on their Louisiana ranch, where they're raising horses to compete in an important race.
Director: Leslie Howard. Also starred Joyce Howard, Rosamund John & Lilli Palmer
Director: Maclean Rogers. Also starred John Slater, Elizabeth Hunt & Wally Patch
Director: Allan Dwan. Also starred Binnie Barnes, Sheila Ryan & J. Carrol Naish. Plot: What Gertie (McDonald) Has She's Keeping But Can You Blame the Boys for Peeping?
Director: William Nigh. Also starred Mabel Todd, Sam McDaniel & Jim Toney. Plot: A newlywed couple winds up spending their honeymoon night in an old, dark, spooky mansion.
Director: Marcel Varnel. Also starred Raymond Huntley, Felix Aylmer & Elliott Mason
Director: Vernon Sewell. Also starred Claude Hulbert, Abraham Sofaer & Ernest Thesiger
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Bobby Jordan, Ava Gardner & Rick Vallin. Plot: The East Side Kids try to fix up a house for newlyweds, but find the place next door "haunted" by mysterious men.
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Peter Murray-Hill, Carole Lynne & Morland Graham
Director: Gordon Douglas. Also starred Richard LeGrand, Freddie Mercer & Hobart Cavanaugh. Plot: On a mission to New York, two women pursue Gildersleeve (Peary)...then his fiancÃ©e shows up.
Director: William Berke. Also starred Richard Hale & Stanley Clements
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred Roger Livesey, Margaretta Scott & Wyndham Goldie
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer. Also starred Barbara Pepper, Dorothy Burgess & Clancy Cooper. Plot: When a teacher loses her job because her brother-in-law is a racketeer, she takes a position at a girls' reformatory.
Director: David MacDonald. Also starred Bonar Colleano, Peter Glenville & Flora Robson
Director: Basil Dearden / Will Hay. Also starred Charles Hawtrey, Peter Croft & Anne Firth
Director: Charles Chaplin
Director: Anthony Mann. Also starred Steve Barclay, Lester Allen & Esther Howard. Plot: Flamarion (von Stroheim), expert marksman, is entertaining people in a show which features Connie (Hughes), beautiful woman and her husband Al (Duryea). Flamarion and Connie fall in love and decide to get rid of the alcoholic husband.
Director: Wallace Fox. Also starred Edythe Elliott, Pierre Watkin & Gwen Kenyon. Plot: Story of a boy and his horse. Mike is the horse and is owned by Speck (Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer) and his best friend Jimmy (Rober "Buzz" Henry)...
Director: Sidney Gilliat. Also starred Alastair Sim, Leo Genn & Judy Campbell
Director: William D. Russell. Also starred Natalie Wood, Ted Donaldson & Connie Marshall. Plot: A stubborn old farmer won't listen to any of his neighbors about how to improve the efficiency of his farm with modern methods...
Director: John Braham. Also starred Ruth Warrick, Scott McKay & Marie McDonald
Director: Roy Boulting. Also starred Cecil Trouncer, Robert Flemyng & Edith Sharpe
Director: Victor Fleming. Also starred Ward Bond, James Gleason & Lionel Barrymore. Plot: A sentimental, patriotic (if not propagandistic) Hollywood fantasy about a dead World War II bomber pilot...
Director: Preston Sturgess. Also starred William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn & Elizabeth Patterson. Plot: Having been discharged from the Marines for a hayfever condition before ever seeing action, Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith (Eddie Bracken) delays the return to his hometown, feeling that he is a failure.
Director: Alfred Santell. Also starred Dorothy Comingore, Roman Bohnen & Tom Fadden
Director: Basil Dearden. Also starred Richard Bird, Valerie White & FranÃ§oise Rosay
Director: Laurence Olivier
Director: Charles Barton. Also starred Oscar O'Shea, Warren Ashe & Stanley Brown. Plot: Tom Harmon (ol' # 98 for the Michigan Wolverines, husband of actress Elyse Knox and father of Mark Harmon and Kelly Harmon)took a back seat to no one on the football field (except the Minnesota Gophers) or, later, in the broadcast booth, but, on film, he managed to find himself in two of the all-time bad sports movies..."The Spirit of West Point" and "Harmon of Michigan."
Director: Lew Landers. Also starred Don Beddoe, Marie Wilson & Virginia Sale
Director: Vincent Sherman. Also starred Anthony Nicholls, Howard Marion-Crawford & Ralph Michael
Director: Lance Comfort. Also starred Emlyn Williams, Henry Oscar & Enid Stamp-Taylor
Director: Lewis D. Collins. Also starred Irene Ryan, Milburn Stone & George O'Hanlon. Plot: Stuart Erwin plays a small-town real estate agent who owns much property which, for several generations, has failed to sell even while the town has grown.
Director: Gregory Ratoff. Also starred Lester Allen, Alan Dinehart & Mary Roche
Director: Ernst Lubitsch. Also starred Marjorie Mann, Laird Cregar & Spring Byington. Plot: An old rouÃ© arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.
Director: Ralph Thomas. Also starred Peter Hammond, Richard Hearne & Peter Haddon
Director: Alexander Hall. Also starred Rita Johnson, Edward Everett Horton & James Gleason. Plot: Boxer Joe Pendleton (Montgomery)dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy. Won 2 Oscars
Director: Fred Guiol. Also starred Betty Compson, Joan Woodbury & Paul Stanton. Plot: A newspaper publisher (Emory Parnell) is being blackmailed by a burlesque queen (Joan Woodbury), and he sends one of his reporters (William Tracy) to talk to her. The girl is murdered and the reporter, the publisher and the publisher's daughter (Beverly Loyd) all come under suspicion.
Director: Edward Dmytryk. Also starred Alan Ladd, Judith Linden & Roger Daniel
Director: Andrew L. Stone. Also starred Dennis O'Keefe, Billie Burke and Walter Kingsford. Plot: When the bride's mother is supposedly swindled out of her money by a spurned suitor, the groom's father...
Director: Anthony Pelisser. Also starred Finlay Currie, Gladys Henson & Diana Churchill
Director: Del Lord. Also starred Doris Merrick, Gloria Holden & Francis Pierlot. Plot: Two opera-company promoters persuade a singing farm-girl, Judy Stevens (Canova), to pose as an opera singer....
Director: Joe May. Also starred Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell & Bernard Punsly. Plot: Kids look to get revenge when their fathers are all killed in a mob war.
Director: Harold Young. Also starred Jane Frazee, Robert Paige & June Clyde. Plot: Entertainers get stranded in a small boomtown, and open up a restaurant.
Director: Ken Annakin. Also starred Hazel Court, Emrys Jones & Kathleen Harrison
Director: Lance Comfort / Mutz Greenbaum. Also starred Julien Mitchell, Herbert Lom & Martin Miller
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Irene Ryan, Sidney Miller & Jerry Cooper
Director: Oswald Mitchell. Also starred John Teed, Alexander Archdale & George Melachrino
D. John Ford; Academy Award
Director: Charles Crichton. Also starred Joan Dowling, Jack Warner & Valerie White
Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Also starred Michael Denison, F. J. McCormick & Arthur Sinclair
Director: Sam Newfield. Also starred Vivienne Osborne, George Meeker & Edward Earle. Plot: Young man goes to work for gangsters to impress his nightclub-singer girlfriend.
Director: Alexander Korda. Also starred Hugh Williams, C. Aubrey Smith & Glynis Johns
Director: Walter Colmes. Also starred Bobby Driscoll, Lola Lane & Ian Keith. Plot: A soldier survives a bombing in which his three fellow soldiers were killed. When he recovers he discovers he has amnesia...
Director: Michael Powell / Emeric Pressburger. Also starred Finlay Currie, George Carney & Nancy Price
Michael Powell & Emeric Pressberger. Also starred Finlay Currie, George Carney & Nancy Price. Plot: Joan Webster (Hiller) is an ambitious and stubborn middle-class English woman determined to move forward since her childhood...
Director: Del Lord. Also starred Walter Catlett, Frank Sully & James Burke
Director: Lew Landers. Also starred Bruce Bennett, Maude Eburne & Cliff Nazarro
Director: Hamilton MacFadden. Also starred Luana Walters, Lafe McKee & Barton Hepburn
Director: Henry Koster. Also starred Elsa Lanchester, Gene Lockhart & Alan Hale. Plot: An illiterate stooge in a traveling medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a vagrancy charge...
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Edward Chapman, Charles Oliver & Raymond Huntley
Director: Daniel Birt. Also starred Tom Walls, Ralph Truman & Vida Hope
Director: Clarence Brown. Also starred Porter Hall, Elizabeth Patterson & Charles Kemper. Plot: Rural Mississippi in the 1940s: Lucas Beauchamp (Hernandez), a local black man with a reputation of not kowtowing to whites...
Director: Noel Coward / David Lean. Also starred Robert Sansom, Philip Friend & Ballard Berkeley
Director: George Stevens. Also starred Philip Dorn, Cedric Hardwicke & Edgar Bergen. Plot: The ups and downs of a Norwegian immigrant family, circa 1910.
Director: Frank Launder. Also starred Michael Howard, Norman Shelley & Liam Redmond
Director: Robert Hamer. Also starred Patricia Plunkett, David Lines & Sydney Tafler
Director: Marcel Varnel. Also starred Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt & Peter Gawthorne
Director: Roy Del Ruth. Also starred Victor Moore, Gale Storm & Gtant Mitchell. Plot: A hobo and friends take up residence in a mansion whilst the family is away on Christmas holiday.
Director: Benjamin Stoloff. Also starred Kenneth Farrell, Douglass Dumbrille & Jimmy Conlin
Director: Roy Rich / Alfred Roome. Also starred Maurice Denham, Nigel Buchanan & Alan Wheatley
Director: Jacques Tourneur. Also starred Edith Barrett, James Bell & Christine Gordon. Plot: A young Canadian nurse (Betsy)(Dee) comes to the West Indies to care for Jessica (Gordon), the wife of a plantation manager (Paul Holland) (Conway)...
Director: Vernon Sewell. Also starred Dolly Bouwmeester, John Basings & Darcy Conyers
Director: Bernard Knowles. Also starred Basil Sydney, Dermot Walsh & Esma Cannon
Director: Jean Negulesco. Also starred Agnes Moorehead, Stephen McNally & Jan Sterling. Plot: In post-war Cape Breton, a doctor's efforts to tutor a deaf/mute woman are undermined when she is raped, and the resulting pregnancy causes scandal to swirl.
Director: Charles Frend. Also starred Ralph Michael, Paul Dupuis & Frederick Piper
Director: Joseph Santley. Also starred Jerome Cowan, Alexander Granach & Anne Jeffreys
Director: William Berke. Also starred Lita Baron, Rick Vallin & Holmes Herbert. Plot: Lady scientist, Hilary Parker (Grey) is searching for a rare drug to help combat polio. Opportunist Bruce Edwards (Reeves) joins the quest but is actually after gold and buried treasure.
Director: Sam Newfield. Also starred Paul Bryar, Milton Kibbee & Arno Frey. Plot: A woman who was raised in the jungle helps a man fight Nazis who are trying to start a native uprising.
Director: Lew Landers. Also starred Bobby Jordan, Boyd Davis & William Blees. Plot: Well-bred young English refugee Freddie Hewlett (Freddie Bartholomew) saves the life of Jimmie Fletcher (Billy Halop)...
Director: Ford Beebe & John Rawlins. Also starred Bernard Punsly, Ken Lundy & Kenneth Howell. Plot: A gang of street kids work with the FBI in their attempt to find and rescue their leader's father, a scientist who has been kidnapped by a terrorist group.
Director: Lewis D. Collins & Ray Taylor. Also starred Frank Albertson, Richard Lane & Huntz Hall. Plot: A group of street kids battle a terrorist gang led by a Japanese spy.
Director: Christy Cabanne. Also starred Norman Abbott, Gabriel Dell & Elyse Knox
Director: John Huston. Also starred Lionel Barrymore, Claire Trevor, Marc Lawrence and Chief Tahachee
Director: Wallace Fox. Also starred Bobby Jordan, Pamela Blake & Benny Bartlett. Plot: EastSide boxing champion (Leo Gorcey) has been challenged to fight the West Side champ but is kidnapped before the match...
Director: Sam Newfield. Also starred Constance Worth, Tom Dugan & Richard Byron. Plot: Joan Hollingsworth (Judy Clark) is the younger sister of Ethel (Constance Worth) and their mother (Ruth Robinson) believes Ethel is entitled to all the advantages until she acquires a husband, but Joan thinks otherwise.
Director: Robert Siodmak. Also starred Albert Dekker, Sam Levene & Vince Barnett. Plot: Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon (O'Brien) uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins (Gardner).
Director: Marcel Varnel. Also starred Evelyn Dall, Vera Frances & Peter Graves
Director: Jean Yarbrough. Also starred Henry Victor, John Archer & Patricia Stacey. Plot: During World War 2, a small plane off the south coast of America is low on fuel and blown off course by a storm...
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred Diana Calderwood, Phyllis Calvert & Arthur Riscoe
Director: William K. Howard. Also starred Ralph Morgan, Robert Middlemiss & Jean Brooks. Plot: Dr.John Mandre (Edmund Lowe), brain specialist, is barred from the medical profession when he performs a delicate operation, and he is accused of letting the patient die because of his affection for the man's wife.
Director: Maurice Elvey. Also starred Sophie Stewart, Cathleen Nesbitt & Margaret Vyner
Director: Ralph Murphy. Also starred Lillian Cornell, Virginia Dale & Hank Ladd. Plot: A vaudeville act inherits an old, beat-up building and decides to try to turn it into a hip new nightclub.
Director: Vernon Sewell. Also starred Joan Greenwood, Joan Seton & Lily Kann
D. Otto Preminger; also with Vincent Price
Director: Jean Yarbrough. Also starred Arthur O'Connell, C. Montague Shaw & Guy Kingsford. Plot: Nona Brooks (Arline Judge),former member of a stranded theatrical troupe, earns a temporary living singing in a cafe in Duakwa, British Rhodesia, Africa. The cafe owner is secretly in league with two foreign agents with a goal of making the natives restless.
Romney Brent, Bernard Lee & Coral Browne
Director: Wallace Fox. Also starred Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell & Florence Rice. Plot: The East Side Kids take on a gang of Japanese spies.
Director: Jean Yarbrough. Also starred Keye Luke, Mantan Moreland & Frank Sully. Plot: Rawley University is about to receive a star athlete who could give it the first championship rowing team it's ever had...
Directed by William Wyler
Director: Max OphÃ¼ls. Also starred Marcel Journet, Art Smith & Carol Yorke. Plot: In Vienna, about 1900, a dashing man arrives at his flat, instructing his manservant that he will leave before morning: the man is Stefan Brand (Jourdan)...
Director: Michael Powell / Emeric Pressburger. Also starred Roger Livesey, David Hutcheson & Spencer Trevor
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Mary Anderson, John Hodiak & Henry Hull. Plot: Several survivors of a torpedoed ship find themselves in the same boat with one of the men who sunk it.
Director: Michael Curtiz. Also starred Edmund Gwenn, Zasu Pitts & Jimmy Lydon. Plot: A financier from New York rules his numerous family, consisting of his wife and his four sons, with the meticulousity of a bookkeeper.
Director: Albert S. Rogell. Also starred Johnnie Morris, Buster Keaton & Billie Seward. Plot: The goings-on in the rural Southern community of Dogpatch, USA.
Director: Adrian Brunel / Brian Desmond Hurst. Also starred Flora Robson, Robert Douglas & Anthony Bushell
Director: William Wyler. Also starred Richard Carlson, Dan Duryea & Patricia Collinge. Plot: The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the 20th century.
Director: Sidney Gilliat. Also starred Stephen Murray, Wylie Watson & Susan Shaw
Director: Wesley Ruggles. Also starred Kay Kendall, Sonnie Hale & Claude Hulbert
Director: Allan Dwan. Also starred marian Jordan, Lucille Ball & Lee Bonnell. Plot: Fibber McGee (Jordan) enlists the help of Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in enticing an aircraft manufacturer to build a factory in the small town of Wistful Vista.
Director: Leigh Jason. Also starred Frances Rafferty, Clarence Kolb & Una O'Connor. Plot: When an Englishwoman dies, leaving behind two children, her devoted friend decides to take the children to find the woman's husband...
Director: Charles Barton. Also starred Lloyd Bridges, Matt Willis & George McKay. Plot: Two con men dupe a country bumpkin into giving them all of her money under the pretense that they'll make her a movie star...
Director: Willis Goldbeck. Also starred Bonita Granville & Lina Romay. Plot: Andy Hardy (Rooney) goes to college after returning from World War II. He is in love with Kay Wilson (Granville) this time.
Director: John Baxter. Also starred Mary Merrall, Geoffrey Hibbert & Joyce Howard
Director: Charles Frend. Also starred Derek Bond, Henry Mollison & Chips Rafferty
Director: Julien Duvivier. Also starred Joseph Cotten, Hans Jaray & George reeves. Plot: Lydia MacMillan (Oberon), a wealthy old woman who has never married, invites several men her own age to her home to reminisce about the times when they were young and courted her. In memory, each romance seemed splendid and destined for happiness, but in each case, Lydia realizes, the truth was less romantic, and ill-starred.
Director: Sam Newfield. Also starred Glenn Strange, Sarah Padden & Gordon De Main. Plot: The blood of a wolf he placed in the veins of a man... and created a monster such as the world has never known!
Director: Arthur Crabtree. Also starred Peter Glenville, John Stuart & Nancy Price
Director: Gabriel Pascal. Also starred Robert Newton, Sybil Thorndike & Emlyn Williams
Director: Otto Preminger. Also starred Carl Esmond, Howard Freeman & Poldi Dur. Plot: It is a toss-up as to who is most displeased when Patrolman Moe Finkelstein (Milton Berle) is given the duty of guarding the German consulate ran by Karl Baumer (Otto Preminger); neither Moe nor Baumer are too happy with this turn of events.
Director: Michael Powell / Emeric Pressburger. Also starred Kathleen Byron, Richard Attenborough & Bonar Colleano
Director: Herbert Wilcox. Also starred Nicholas Phipps, Thora Hird & Michael Shepley
Director: Frank Capra. Also starred Walter Brennan, Spring Byington & James Bleason. Plot: A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.
Director: Vincente Minnelli. Also starred Lucille Bremer, Leon Ames & Tom Drake. Plot: In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.
Director: Arthur Lubin. Also starred Allen Jenkins, Jerome Cowan & Rudolph Anders
Director: Erle C. Kenton. Also starred Astrid Allwyn, Schuyler Standish & Maude Eburne. Plot: Dr. Christian (Hersholt) takes an interest in a young boy, a violin prodigy, whose mother is a divorced music teacher...
Director: William C. Thomas. Also starred George Zucco, Paul Hurst & Don Beddoe. Plot: A gangster is shot in his hotel room and manages to make his way to a nearby wax museum, where he dies...
Director: Leslie Goodwins. Also starred Fritz Feld, Tom Kennedy & Granville Bates. Plot: Joe Zany (Joe Penner) has been bashful around girls since he was a baby, and has violent spells of hiccupping when he is kissed by one...
Director: Wallace Fox. Also starred Leo Gorcey, Louise Curry & Noah Beery. Plot: The gang is befriended by a millionaire whom they save from a mugging. However, they begin to suspect that the man's son was actually one of the muggers.
Director: Gene Raymond. Also starred Robert Warwick, Patricia Shay & James Craven
Director: Sidney Gilliat / Frank Launder. Also starred Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne & Moore Marriott
Director: Anthony Kimmins. Also starred Christine Norden, Kieron Moore & Barbara White. Plot: Pretty Molly Lucian (White) enlists the reluctant aid of psychologist Felix Milne (Meredith) in treating her potentially homicidal husband Adam (Moore), who refuses to see a "real" psychiatrist.
Director: Leslie Arliss. Also starred Stewart Granger, Harry Scott & Martita Hunt
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Betty Blythe, Ben Taggart & Alex Callam. Plot: Unknown to his clients, publicity man Al Bolger (Alex Callam) handles the accounts for both Madame Gloria (Betty Blythe) and J. Hamilton Gibbs (Ben Taggart), who run rival body building institutes.
Director: Preston Sturges. Also starred William Demarest, Porter Hall & Emory Parnell. Plot: After an all-night send-off party for the troops, a small-town girl wakes up to find herself married and pregnant, but with no memory of her husband's identity.
Director: George Seaton. Also starred Gene Lockhart, Natalie Wood & Porter Hall. Plot: When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.
Director: Ken Annakin. Also starred John McCallum, David Tomlinson & Yvonne Owen
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Esther Muir, Gayne Whitmer & Florence Wright. Plot: The owner of a department store is threatened with divorce by his wife, who has gotten reports that he's been seen in the arms of a beautiful blonde on the night of their 20th wedding anniversary. He has to find a way to convince her that the "beautiful blonde" in question was actually a store mannequin that he was taking in for repairs.
Director: Albert Herman. Also starred Eric Sinclair, Paul Guilfoyle & Ben Welden
Director: Phil Karlson. Also starred James Flavin, Pierre Watkin & Dorothea Kent. Plot: A jade statue, the "missing lady", is stolen and its owner killed. Lamont Cranston (Richmond), alias the Shadow, sets out to catch the killer but is blamed for the murders himself as each time he investigates some facet of the case another suspect is killed.
Director: Val Guest. Also starred Richard Hearne, Max Bacon & Jack Train
Director: Richard Haydn. Also starred Monty Woolley, Robert Stack & Ilka Chase. Plot: After the accidental death of an idiot heir, a stunt man is hired to impersonate him while the family gathers to determine the dispersment of the estate of Miss Tatlock's millions.
Director: Lewis Seiler. Also starred Reginald Gardiner, Natalie Schafer & Edith Barrett. Plot: A vivacious actress needing work becomes a housekeeper for a crusty retired politician, and gives his life the shaking-up that it needs.
Director: Sam Newfield. Also starred Cecil Weston, Ida Moore & Danny Morton. Plot: A murderous bank robber on the run from the law hides out in a small town, where he gets a job as a cab driver.
Director: Norman Lee. Also starred Joan Seton, Norman Shelley & Eric Micklewood
Director: Lawrence Huntington. Also starred Laurence Harvey, Howard Marion-Crawford & Alfie Bass
Director: Sam Newfield. Also starred Wanda McKay, Terry Frost & Glenn Strange. Plot: Mad scientist injects his enemies with acromegaly virus, causing them to become hideously deformed.
Director: Frank Borzage. Also starred Frank Morgan, Robert Stack & Bonita Granville. Plot: The Roth family lead a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930's. When the Nazi's come to power, the family is divided and Martin Brietner (Stewart), a family friend is caught up in the turmoil.
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan & Gale Robbins. Plot: Sach (Hall) is given a post-hypnotic suggestion that turns him into a championship prizefighter.
Director: Wallace Fox. Also starred William Benedict, Buddy Gorman & Mende Koenig. Plot: After having been framed by gamblers, Muggs (Gorcey) is barred from riding in horse races.
Director: Louis King. Also starred Angela Clarke, Will Wright & Nan Boardman
Directed by William Wyler
Director: William Nigh. Also starred Huntz Hall, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams & Douglas Fowley. Plot: Mr. Wise Guy (the eighth in the East Side Kids series) finds the gang sent to the Wilton Reform School...
Director: Val Guest. Also starred Eliot Makeham, Jimmy Edwards & Diana Decker
Director: John English. Also starred Nancy Kelly, William Gargan & Ann Rutherford
Director: William Keighley. Also starred Richard Travis, Jimmy Durante & Billie Burke. Plot: When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside (Woolley) slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely.
Director: Christy Cabanne. Also starred Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Isabel Randolph & Smith Ballew. Plot: Marion Scott (Dave O'Brien), honorably discharged WW II soldier, in "civies" and carrying a suitcase containing his uniform and medals, is hitch-hiking to the small hometown of a buddy killed overseas, intending to make it his home.
Director: Phil Rosen. Also starred Frederick Burton, Addison Richards & Edward Keane. Plot: A man is brought back from death at the same time a vicious criminal dies in the electric chair. However, the man's soul is now taken over by the electrocuted gangster, who embarks on a vengeful crime wave.
Director: Alfred Roome. Also starred Bill Owen, David Tomlinson & Yvonne Owen
Director: Charles Martin. Also starred Helen Walker, Rudy Vallee & Florence Bates. Plot: Owen Waterbury (Douglas), bestselling novelist, recruits aspiring writer Stephanie 'Steve' Gaylord (Day) as his latest of many secretaries.
Director: Elliott Nugent. Also starred Lon Chaney Jr, John Hoyt & Charles Dingle. Plot: Baby photographer Ronnie Jackson (Hope), on death row in San Quentin, tells reporters how he got there: taking care of his private-eye neighbor's
Director: Basil Dearden / Will Hay. Also starred Laurence Harvey, Aubrey Mallalieu & Charles Victor
Director: Clarence Brown; 12 yr-old Elizabeth Taylor
Director: Wallace Fox. Also starred Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall & Gabriel Dell. Plot: The East Side Kids find a young girl in the apartment of a man who has just been murdered.
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred Kathleen Harrison, Bryan Herbert & Raymond Huntley
Director: Thorold Dickinson. Also starred Reginald Tate, Stephen Murray & Geoffrey Hibbert
Director: Alberto Cavalcanti. Also starred Cyril Fletcher, Bernard Miles & Derek Bond
Director: Lawrence Huntington. Also starred Muriel Pavlow, Herbert Lom & John Ruddock
Director: Alexis Thurn-Taxis. Also starred Donald Kirke, Ralph Sanford & Forrest Taylor
Director: Leslie Arliss. Also starred Joyce Howard, Tucker McGuire & John Fernald
Director: Willaim Cklemens. Also starred Charles Butterworth, Dooley Wilson & Paul Hurst
Director: Edmund Goulding. Also starred Helen Walker, Taylor Holmes & Mike Mazurki
Director: William Clemens. Also starred Clarence Kolb, Willard Robertson & Cecil Kellaway
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne & James Harcourt
Director: Harry Watt. Also starred Grant Sutherland, Bill Blewitt & Eric Micklewood
Director: Herbert Wilcox. Also starred Roland Young, Helen Broderick & Zasu Pitts. Plot: Perky young Nanette (Neagle) attempts to save the marriage of her uncle and aunt by untangling Uncle Jimmy from several innocent but ensnaring flirtations...
Director: St. John Legh Clowes. Also starred MacDonald Parke, Lilli Molnar & Danny Green
Director: Edmond T. GrÃ©ville. Also starred Stanley Holloway, Nigel Patrick & Ruth Nixon
Director: Daniel Birt. Also starred Joan Dowling, Ann Stephens & Harcourt Williams
Director: B. Reeves Eason. Also starred Lyle Talbot, Anthony Warde & I. Stanford Jolley. Plot: Rancher "Utah" Neyes (Russell Hayden" crosses the border into Canada to meet his partner, only to find that the latter has been murdered by a gang led by "Nails" Nelson (Douglas Fowley).
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Director: D. Ross Lederman. Also starred John Abbott, William B. Davidson & Don Beddoe
Director: Irving Rapper. Also starred Gladys Cooper, Bonita Granville & John Loder. Plot: Boston spinster blossoms under therapy and finds impossible romance.
Director: Edward Dmytryk. Also starred Naunton Wayne, James Harcourt & Betty Cooper
Director: Roy Ward Baker. Also starred Kay Walsh, Joyce Carey & Catherine Lacey
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred Kathleen Ryan, F. J. McCormick & William Hartnell
Director: Marcel Varnel. Also starred Sebastian Smith, Agnes Lauchlan & Percy Walsh. Plot: William Porter (Hay) is working as a lowly wheel tapper on the English Railways until, through the influence of his downtrodden brother-in-law (who happens to be managing director of the railway company), he is offered the position of station master at the isolated station at Buggleskelly in Northern Ireland.
Director: Lance Comfort. Also starred Owen Reynolds, George Street & Johnnie Schofield
Director: John Baxter. Also starred A. Bromley Davenport, Dennis Wyndham & John Laurie. Plot: A charwoman comes upon a plot to steal the invention of a man who lives in a haunted house
Director: Frank McDonald. Also starred Frank Albertson, Lorna Gray & Irene Ryan
Director: Clive Brook. Also starred Roland Culver, O. B. Clarence & E. V. H. Emmett. Plot: Women who are tired of their boyfriends come up with a new idea: exchange them.
Director: Michael Powell / Emeric Pressburger. Also starred Bernard Miles, Hugh Burden & Emrys Jones
Director: Ray Enright. Also starred Janis Carter, Hugh Herbert & Dusty Anderson
Director: Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly. Also starred Ann Miller, Jules Munshin & Vera-Ellen. Plot: Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up.
Director: John Reinhardt. Also starred Roman Bohnen, George Tyne & Morgan Farley. Plot: Newlyweds come to visit groom's friend, only to discover him missing; and their investigation uncovers evidence of a ring of anti-semites terrorizing the neighborhood.
Director: Sam Wood. "I don't want to get married.....I'M AFRAID!"
Director: Howard Hughes. Also starred Walter Huston, Mimi Aguglia & Joe Sawyer. Plot: Newly appointed sheriff Pat Garrett (Mitchell) is pleased when his old friend Doc Holliday (Huston) arrives in Lincoln, New Mexico on the stage...
Director: Jacques Tourneur. Also starred Rhonda Fleming, Richard Webb & Steve Brodie. Plot: Jeff Bailey (Mitchum), small-town gas pumper, has his mysterious past catch up with him one day when he's ordered to meet with gambler Whit Sterling (Douglas)...
Director: Robert Florey. Also starred John Litel, ErnÃ¶ Verebes & Eduard Franz. Plot: Capt. Gerard (Raft), greatest lover in the Foreign Legion, is assigned to escort an emir's daughter to her father's mountain citadel and find out what he can about the emir's activities.
Director: Harry Watt. Also starred Jean Blue, Helen Grieve & John Fernside
Director: Malcolm St Clair. Also starred Frank Orth, William B. Davidson & Wonderful Smith. Plot: The problem with the mystery stories concocted by Jason Cord (Milton Berle) is that he can never figure out who's guilty...
Directed by William A. Wellman
Director: Charles Crichton. Also starred May Hallatt, Madoline Thomas & Grace Arnold
Director: Preston Sturges. Also starred Rudy Vallee, Sig Arno & Robert Warwick. Plot: An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire.
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Herbert Rawlinson, Lynn Starr & Barry Bernard
Director: Alfred Zeisler. Also starred Virginia Lee, Charles Bradstreet & Michael Whalen. Plot: Parole officers fight against gangsters trying to infiltrate the parole system.
Director: William Nigh. Also starred John James, Teala Loring & Danny Duncan
Director: David Lean. Also starred Isabel Dean, Betty Ann Davies & Arthur Howard
Director: Henry Cornelius. Also starred Paul Dupuis, John Slater & Jane Hylton
Director: AndrÃ© De Toth. Also starred Robert Stanford, Sheldon Leonard & Lloyd Bridges. Plot: The Lone Wolf (William) undercover to foil the Nazis stealing the plans!
Director: Roy Boulting. Also starred Marius Goring, Brian Worth & Percy Walsh
Director: George Stevens. Also starred Edgar Buchanan, Ann Doran & Eva Lee Kuney. Plot: A couple's big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy.
Director: Sam White. Also starred Ozzie Nelson, Phillip Reed & Bob Graham. Plot: Two rivaling radio producers try to get the same sponsor. So they try to overtop each other with new ideas.
Director: Alexander Korda. The film marks Roger Moore's uncredited debut. Released as "Vacation from Marriage" in the U.S.A.
Director: George Marshall. Also starred William Demarest, Constance Collier & Frank Faylen. Plot: Funloving Pearl White (Hutton), working in a garment sweatshop, gets her big chance when she "opens" for a delayed Shakespeare play...
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Warren Hymer, Mantan Moreland & J. Farrell MacDonald. Plot: Well-known philanthropist and deaf-mute John G. Harrison (Hamilton) is identified leaving the scene of several murders but evades successful prosecution as there are hundreds of witnesses who have also seen him emceeing benefits at the exact same time as the murders.
Director: Albert Herman. Also starred Frank Jenks, Edythe Elliott & Jack Mulhall
Director: Phil Rosen. Also starred Charles F. Miller, Huntley Gordon & Virginia Carpenter
D. Albert Lewin; also with Angela Lansbury
Director: Leslie Howard. Also starred Hugh McDermott, Raymond Huntley & Manning Whiley
Director: Robert Hamer. Also starred Jean Ireland, Sally Ann Howes & Colin Simpson
Director: Bernard Knowles. Also starred Dennis Price, Helen Haye & Michael Shepley
Director: Laslo Benedek. Also starred Yul Brynner, Arthur Blake & Lynne Carter. Plot: Two narcotics agents go after a gang of murderous drug dealers who use ships docking at the New York harbor to smuggle in their contraband.
Director: George Marshall. Also starred Charles Winninger, Mary Gordon & Frank Melton. Plot: Jimmy (Stewart), the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory.
Director: Robert Z. Leonard. Also starred Edna May Oliver, Maureen O'Sullivan & Ann Rutherford
Director: Joseph H. Lewis. Also starred Mary Ainslee, Bobby Stone & Donald Haines. Plot: Danny (Jordan), managing boxer Mugs (Gorcey), books him into a Civilian Conservation Corps camp for training.
Director: Edward F. Cline. Also starred Dick Foran, Joe E. Lewis & Ernest Truex
Director: Edward F. Cline. Also starred J. Farrell MacDonald, Doris Linden & Jimmie Dodd. Plot: Snuffy Smith (Bud Duncan), moonshining hillbilly, grows tired of dodging revenue agents, headed by Cooper (Edgar Kennedy), and decides to take the army up on their offer of free clothes, food and $21.00 a month. Once enlisted, he finds that revenue agent Cooper is his sergeant.
Director: Pen Tennyson. Also starred Rachel Thomas, Dilys Thomas & Edward Rigby
Director: Ken Annakin / Arthur Crabtree. Also starred Ian Fleming, Jack Raine & Angela Baddeley
Director: Thorold Dickinson. Also starred Ronald Howard, Mary Jerrold & Anthony Dawson
Director: Phil Rosen. Also starred Dave O'Brien, George Cleveland & Guy Usher. Plot: Sadie (Rich) owns a riverboat that gold-miners are using to travel to their claims, while gambling and drinking on the way...
Director: John Larkin. Also starred Lynne Roberts, Sidney Blackmer & Kurt Katch. Plot: A pretty young librarian helps a reporter track down a ring of Nazi spies.
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred A. E. Matthews, Athene Seyler & Jean Cadell
Director: Sidney Gilliat. Also starred Griffith Jones, Margaret Johnston & Guy Middleton. Plot: Vivian Kenway (Harrison), a young Englishman from an aristocratic background, flunks out of Oxford, and decides to use his considerable charm to achieve his goal of, apparently, making dissipation his career.
Director: Anthony Mann. Also starred John Ireland, Raymond Burr & Curt Conway
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Director: Delmer Daves. Also starred Rory Calhoun, Allene Roberts & Julie London. Plot: Pete (Robinson) and Ellen (Anderson) have reared Meg (Roberts) as their own, ever since she was a baby and her parents took off. Now a teen, Meg convinces her friend Nath (McCallister) to come help with chores on the farm: Pete isn't getting around on his wooden leg like he used to.
Director: Howard Hawks. Also starred Walter Brennan, Colleen Gray & Harry Carey. Plot: Dunson (Wayne) is driving his cattle to Red River when his adopted son, Matthew (Clift), turns against him.
Director: Ralph Murphy. Also starred Ray Collins, Wallace Ford & Leatrice Joy
Director: Arthur Dreifuss. Also starred Janet Dempsey, Jerry Wilson & Malcolm Hutton. Plot: Based on the comic strip by Gene Byrnes, the "Reg'lar Fellers", and one girl-feller, tinker with building a land/water machine...
Director: William Berke. Also starred Russell Wade, Jack Holt & Claudia Drake. Plot: Jean Shelby (Savage), a member of a family of Confederate sympathizers in Missouri during the Civil War, has been providing information about the Union Army to Confederate Raiders.
Director: Robert Stevenson. Also starred Hartley Power, Milton Rosmer & David Tree
Director: Frank McDonald. Also starred Margia Dean, John L. Cason & Joseph Crehan
Director: Ben R. Hart. Also starred Stan Paskin, Wilton West & George Kane
Director: Phil Rosen. Also starred Suzanne Kaaren, Harland Tucker & Evalyn Knapp. Plot: While on their honeymoon, a reporter and his new bride stumble upon a ring of fifth columnists.
Director: Charles Frend. Also starred Alec Guinness, Hugh Griffith & Clive Morton
Director: Zoltan Korda. Also starred Lloyd Bridges, Rex Ingram & Richard Nugent. Plot: Sergeant Joe Gunn (Bogart)and his tank crew pick up five British soldiers, a Frenchman and a Sudanese man with...
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Michael Wilding, James Hayter & Jeanne De Casalis
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Joyce Barbour, Anna Konstam & Cyril Raymond
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