Search results for "1939"
The Body Vanished

The Body Vanished

The Body Vanished
IMDb: 5.7
46

A Scotland Yard inspector and his reporter friend arrive on vacation in a small village and are immediately involved in what is claimed to be a murder but the body…

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Prisoners of the Land

Prisoners of the Land

Prisoners of the Land
IMDb: 7
87

Argentina, 1915. Accompanied by a doctor and his beautiful daughter, Köhner, a ruthless foreman who rules a yerba mate plantation with an iron fist, arrives in the city of Posadas…

Genre: Drama
An Hour for Lunch

An Hour for Lunch

An Hour for Lunch
IMDb: 6.2
9

Benchley shows how to budget one’s time during lunch hour to get things done efficiently. Unfortunately, things don’t go as planned.

Genre: Comedy
Hoagy Carmichael

Hoagy Carmichael

Hoagy Carmichael
IMDb: 5.6
10

Short musical subject featuring the work of composer Hoagy Carmichael performed by him and featuring Jack Teagarden and his Orchestra, as well as vocalist Meredith Blake.

Genre: Music
Artie Shaw’s Class in Swing

Artie Shaw’s Class in Swing

Artie Shaw’s Class in Swing
IMDb: 6.4
10

This film is less a typical musical short and more like an educational film. It consists of a narrator describing the music, composition and style of a big band.

Love on Tap

Love on Tap

Love on Tap
IMDb: 4.8
11

In this musical short, a man tries to woo the manager of a dance troupe.

Genre: Music
Shipyard Sally

Shipyard Sally

Shipyard Sally
IMDb: 6.4
77

A lancashire singer buys a pub in Clydebank and hits money troubles when the shipbyards are closed. She takes a petition to London to try to get them reopened.

Remember the Night

Remember the Night

Remember the Night
IMDb: 7.6
94

When Jack, an assistant District Attorney, takes Lee, a shoplifter caught in the act, home with him for Christmas, the unexpected happens and love blossoms.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Raffles

Raffles

Raffles
IMDb: 6.4
72

Man about town and First Class cricketer A.J. Raffles keeps himself solvent with daring robberies. Meeting Gwen from his schooldays and falling in love all over again, he spends the…

Paradis perdu

Paradis perdu

Paradis perdu
IMDb: 6.7
91

In pre-World Ward I in Paris, a budding artist, Pierre LeBlanc, falls in love and marries Janine, a dressmaker’s assistant. Pierre has a flair for designing clothes, and he and…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Outsider

The Outsider

The Outsider
IMDb: 5.5
91

A controversial osteopath sets out to cure the daughter of a famous surgeon – and falls in love with her in the process.

Genre: Drama
Invisible Stripes

Invisible Stripes

Invisible Stripes
IMDb: 6.7
81

A gangster is unable to go straight after returning home from prison.

Genre: Crime, Drama
The Cisco Kid and the Lady

The Cisco Kid and the Lady

The Cisco Kid and the Lady
IMDb: 6
74

An orphan whose father has been killed by bandits inherits a mine. Cisco saves the mine and the child and also finds the child’s real mother.

Genre: Western
British Intelligence

British Intelligence

British Intelligence
IMDb: 6.1
61

During WWI pretty German master spy Helene von Lorbeer is sent undercover to London to live with the family of a high-placed British official where she is to rendezvous with…

Genre: Action, Adventure
Zenobia

Zenobia

Zenobia
IMDb: 6
73

A modest country doctor in the antebellum South has to contend with his daughter’s upcoming marriage and an affectionate medicine show elephant.

Genre: Comedy
The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum

The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum

The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum
IMDb: 7.8
144

In late 19th century Tokyo, Kikunosuke Onoue, the adopted son of a legendary actor, himself an actor specializing in female roles, discovers that he is only praised for his acting…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Young Mr. Lincoln

Young Mr. Lincoln

Young Mr. Lincoln
IMDb: 7.5
100

In this dramatized account of his early law career in Illinois, Abraham Lincoln is born into a modest log cabin, where he is encouraged by his first love, Ann Rutledge,…

Genre: Drama, History
You Can’t Get Away with Murder

You Can’t Get Away with Murder

You Can’t Get Away with Murder
IMDb: 6.3
89

Johnnie learns crime from petty thug Frank Wilson. When Wilson kills a pawnbroker with a gun stolen from Johnnie’s sister Madge’s fiance Fred Burke, Fred goes to Sing Sing’s death…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Young Man’s Fancy

Young Man’s Fancy

Young Man’s Fancy
IMDb: 5.9
77

An aristocrat falls in love with a human cannonball

Wyoming Outlaw

Wyoming Outlaw

Wyoming Outlaw
IMDb: 5.9
56

Will Parker has been destroyed by a local politician and now must steal to feed his family. He steals a steer from the Three Mesquiteers.

Genre: Western
You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man

You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man

You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man
IMDb: 6.9
76

Fields plays “Larsen E. Whipsnade”, the owner of a shady carnival that is constantly on the run from the law. Whipsnade is struggling to keep a step ahead of foreclosure,…

Genre: Comedy
The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz
IMDb: 8.1
102

Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick…

The Women

The Women

The Women
IMDb: 7.7
133

A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights
IMDb: 7.5
104

The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff….

Genre: Drama, Romance
Wings of the Navy

Wings of the Navy

Wings of the Navy
IMDb: 5.9
89

Jerry tries to out compete his older brother Cass, a lieutenant Naval aviator. Cass is both tough on and protective of his brother, but Jerry can give it right back.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Wise Quacks

Wise Quacks

Wise Quacks
IMDb: 6.7
7

Mr. (and Mrs.!) Daffy Duck are expecting four ducklings; Daffy plays the nervous father, and Porky drops by to offer congratulations. Soon, a bald eagle hijacks the runt of the…

Genre: Animation, Comedy
Union Pacific

Union Pacific

Union Pacific
IMDb: 7.1
135

One of the last bills signed by President Lincoln authorizes pushing the Union Pacific Railroad across the wilderness to California. But financial opportunist Asa Barrows hopes to profit from obstructing…

Genre: Drama, Western
When Tomorrow Comes

When Tomorrow Comes

When Tomorrow Comes
IMDb: 6.7
90

A famous concert pianist unhappily married to a woman who suffers from mental illness falls in love with a waitress.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Tower of London

Tower of London

Tower of London
IMDb: 6.6
92

In the 15th century Richard Duke of Gloucester, aided by his club-footed executioner Mord, eliminates those ahead of him in succession to the throne, then occupied by his brother King…

Genre: Drama, History
Trouble Brewing

Trouble Brewing

Trouble Brewing
IMDb: 6.3
87

Ealing comedy starring music hall star George Formby. An eager newspaper reporter (Formby) goes undercover to expose a gang of counterfeiters. Posing as a wrestler and waiter in his investigative…

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Three Smart Girls Grow Up

Three Smart Girls Grow Up

Three Smart Girls Grow Up
IMDb: 6.9
90

Three sisters who believe life is going to be easy, now that their parents are back together, until one sister falls in love with another’s fiancé, and the youngest sister…

Three Texas Steers

Three Texas Steers

Three Texas Steers
IMDb: 5.4
56

Nancy Evans, lovely circus owner, has a ranch that she’s never visited, but for sentimental reasons won’t sell to Mike Abbott. Her partners, secretly in league with Abbott, sabotage the…

Genre: Western
The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers
IMDb: 5.9
73

A parodic remake of the story of the young Gascon D’Artagnan, who arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king’s Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of…

Three Sappy People

Three Sappy People

Three Sappy People
IMDb: 7.8
18

The stooges are phone repairmen who are mistaken for the psychiatrists in whose office they are working. A rich man hires them to treat his impetuous young wife who is…

Genre: Comedy
They Made Me a Criminal

They Made Me a Criminal

They Made Me a Criminal
IMDb: 6.8
92

A boxer flees, believing he has committed a murder while he was drunk.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Tarzan Finds a Son!

Tarzan Finds a Son!

Tarzan Finds a Son!
IMDb: 6.5
82

A young couple die in a plane crash in the jungle. Their son is found by Tarzan and Jane who name him Boy and raise him as their own. Five…

Genre: Action, Adventure
Susannah of the Mounties

Susannah of the Mounties

Susannah of the Mounties
IMDb: 6.4
79

This classic family drama stars Shirley Temple as young orphan Susannah Sheldon, the sole survivor of a brutal Indian attack who’s befriended by Canadian Mountie Angus Montague (Randolph Scott) and…

Genre: Drama, Western
Swanee River

Swanee River

Swanee River
IMDb: 6.2
84

Swanee River is a 1940 American biopic about Stephen Foster, a songwriter from Pittsburgh who falls in love with the South, marries a Southern girl, then is accused of sympathizing…

Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell

The Story of Alexander Graham Bell

The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
IMDb: 7
98

Alexander Graham Bell falls in love with deaf girl Mabel Hubbard while teaching the deaf and trying to invent means for telegraphing the human voice. She urges him to put…

Genre: Drama, History
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
IMDb: 6.9
93

In 1911, minor stage comic, Vernon Castle meets the stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they marry and then abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career together. While they’re…

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War