Search results for "1938"
The Mad Miss Manton

The Mad Miss Manton

The Mad Miss Manton
IMDb: 6.8
80 min

Madcap debutante Melsa Manton finds a body in a deserted house. Of course, the police don't believe her. Stung by Peter Ames's front page editorial decrying her "prank," Melsa enlists…

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The Baker’s Wife

The Baker’s Wife

The Baker’s Wife
IMDb: 7.5
133 min

In this little Provencal village, a new baker, Aimable, settles down. His wife Aurelie is beautiful and much younger than he. She departs with a shepherd the night after Aimable…

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Genre: Drama
Pygmalion

Pygmalion

Pygmalion
IMDb: 7.8
89 min

The snobbish and intellectual Professor of languages, Henry Higgins, makes a bet with his friend that he can take a London flower seller, Eliza Doolittle, from the gutters and pass…

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Genre: Romance
Boys’ School

Boys’ School

Boys’ School
IMDb: 7.4
98 min

In a French boys' school, three friends form a secret society. Their objective – going to America. At night, after one of their secret meetings, one of them sees a…

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Porky & Daffy

Porky & Daffy

Porky & Daffy
IMDb: 7.1
7 min

Daffy Duck, who only seems to awaken to the sound of a struck platter cover, is a boxer (managed by Porky Pig), who boxes against a champion rooster in a…

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Genre: Animation, Comedy
Suez

Suez

Suez
IMDb: 6.6
104 min

De Lesseps is a young aristocrat who conceives the idea for the Suez Canal. When Napoleon fails him, the British show interest. Though the production values make the film entertaining…

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Genre: History, Romance
Boys Town

Boys Town

Boys Town
IMDb: 7.3
96 min

When a death row prisoner tells him he wouldn't have led a life of crime if only he had had one friend as a child, Father Edward Flanagan decides to…

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Genre: Drama
That Certain Age

That Certain Age

That Certain Age
IMDb: 6.7
95 min

Dashing reporter Vincent Bullit has just returned from covering the Spanish Civil War. His boss, newspaper magnate Fullerton, has more plans to send him off to China. However, first Fullerton…

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Genre: Music
A Christmas Carol (1938)

A Christmas Carol (1938)

A Christmas Carol (1938)
IMDb: 7.5
69 min

On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and…

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Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Holiday (1938)

Holiday (1938)

Holiday (1938)
IMDb: 7.8
95 min

Free-thinking Johnny Case finds himself betrothed to a millionaire's daughter. When her family, with the exception of black-sheep Linda and drunken Ned, want Johnny to settle down to big business,…

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Genre: Romance
Sidewalks of London

Sidewalks of London

Sidewalks of London
IMDb: 7.0
85 min

On the sidewalks of the London theater district the buskers (street performers) earn enough coins for a cheap room. Charles (Charles Laughton), who recites dramatic monologues, sees that a young…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Block-Heads

Block-Heads

Block-Heads
IMDb: 7.6
57 min

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. Oliver sees his old chum's picture in…

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Genre: Comedy, War
Bringing Up Baby

Bringing Up Baby

Bringing Up Baby
IMDb: 7.9
102 min

Mild mannered zoology professor Dr. David Huxley is excited by the news that an intercostal clavicle bone has been found to complete his brontosaurus skeleton, a project four years in…

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Adventures of Robin Hood

The Adventures of Robin Hood

The Adventures of Robin Hood
IMDb: 7.9
102 min

Sir Robin of Locksley, defender of downtrodden Saxons, runs afoul of Norman authority and is forced to turn outlaw. With his band of Merry Men, he robs from the rich,…

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Donald’s Golf Game

Donald’s Golf Game

Donald’s Golf Game
IMDb: 6.8
8 min

Uncle Donald goes golfing on a course by the beach, insisting on total quiet for his concentration, not even a singing bird. Alas for him the nephews, brought along as…

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Genre: Animation
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
IMDb: 7.1
91 min

Sentiment rules in this version of the Twain tale of boyhood in 1850 Missouri, reasonably faithful except for minor details and making the character Jim a boy instead of a…

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Ferdinand the Bull

Ferdinand the Bull

Ferdinand the Bull
IMDb: 7.2
8 min

Little Ferdinand would much rather smell the flowers than butt heads with the other cows. When the men come to choose the bull for the fight, Ferdinand accidentally sits on…

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Jezebel

Jezebel

Jezebel
IMDb: 7.5
104 min

In one of her most renowned roles, Bette Davis portrays Julie Marsden, a spoiled Southern belle who risks losing her suitor with her impetuous behavior. Engaged to successful banker Preston…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife

Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife

Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife
IMDb: 7.3
85 min

US multi-millionaire Michael Barndon marries his eight wife, Nicole, the daughter of a broken French Marquis. But she doesn't want to be only a number in the row of his…

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Topper Takes a Trip

Topper Takes a Trip

Topper Takes a Trip
IMDb: 6.6
80 min

Mrs. Topper's friend Mrs. Parkhurst has convinced Mrs. Topper to file for a divorce from Cosmo, due to the strange circumstances of his trip with ghost Marion Kirby. Marion comes…

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A Slight Case of Murder

A Slight Case of Murder

A Slight Case of Murder
IMDb: 7.1
85 min

Remy Marco, Prohibition beer baron, figures he'll do even better after repeal. Only trouble is, his beer tastes terrible. (He drinks no beer himself and nobody dares tell him). Four…

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Genre: Comedy, Crime
The Dawn Patrol

The Dawn Patrol

The Dawn Patrol
IMDb: 7.5
103 min

In 1915 France, Major Brand commands the 39th Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps. The young airmen go up in bullet-riddled "crates" and the casualty rate is appalling, but Brand…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Spawn of the North

Spawn of the North

Spawn of the North
IMDb: 6.8
110 min

Two Alaskan salmon fishermen, Tyler Dawson (skipper of the "Who Cares") and Jim Kimmerlee of the "Old Reliable," are lifelong pals. Their romantic rivalry over young Dian ends amicably. But…

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The Goldwyn Follies

The Goldwyn Follies

The Goldwyn Follies
IMDb: 5.4
122 min

Movie producer chooses a simple girl to be "Miss Humanity" and to critically evalute his movies from the point of view of the ordinary person. Hit song: "Love Walked In."…

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Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Carefree

Carefree

Carefree
IMDb: 7.0
83 min

Dr. Tony Flagg's friend, Steven, has problems in the relationship with his fiancee, Amanda, so he persuades her to visit Dr. Flagg. After some minor misunderstandings, she falls in love…

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Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
IMDb: 7.0
87 min

Dr. Clitterhouse 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…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
You Can’t Take It with You

You Can’t Take It with You

You Can’t Take It with You
IMDb: 7.9
126 min

The stenographer Alice Sycamore is in love with her boss Tony Kirby, who is the vice-president of the powerful company owned by his greedy father Anthony P. Kirby. Kirby Sr….

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Alexander’s Ragtime Band

Alexander’s Ragtime Band

Alexander’s Ragtime Band
IMDb: 7.0
106 min

Roger Grant, a classical violinist, disappoints his family and teacher when he organizes a jazz band, but he and the band become successful. Roger falls in love with his singer…

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Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Strange M. Victor

Strange M. Victor

Strange M. Victor
IMDb: 7.2
103 min

A merchant from Toulon (Raimu) of honorable appearance is in fact a receiver for a band of criminals. Threatened with blackmail, he commits a murder for which an innocent man…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Merrily We Live

Merrily We Live

Merrily We Live
IMDb: 7.4
95 min

Dizzy society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest find is a handsome "tramp" who shows up at her doorstep and soon…

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes
IMDb: 7.8
96 min

Passengers on a scheduled train out of the mountainous European country of Mandrika are delayed by a day due to an avalanche, and thus get up close and personal with…

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Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Angels with Dirty Faces

Angels with Dirty Faces

Angels with Dirty Faces
IMDb: 7.9
97 min

Two boyhood friends, Rocky Sullivan and Jerry Connolly have taken different paths in life. After Rocky is arrested he is sent to a juvenile facility and becomes a lifelong tough…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
There’s Always a Woman

There’s Always a Woman

There’s Always a Woman
IMDb: 6.7
81 min

An investigator for the District Attorney's office quits to open his own detective agency. However, business is so bad that he finally decides to give it up and go back…

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Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Sirocco

Sirocco

Sirocco
IMDb: 6.9
90 min

Town trollop Safia, much against her better judgment, falls in love with Matteo, a beggar and mystic in the native quarter of Sirocco. She flees to France, first as the…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
I Met My Love Again

I Met My Love Again

I Met My Love Again
IMDb: 5.5
77 min

College sweethearts Julie and Ives have planned to marry. Their plans go amiss when Julie meets a weak writer and runs off to marry him. After her husband dies, she's…

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Genre: Romance
The Masseurs and a Woman

The Masseurs and a Woman

The Masseurs and a Woman
IMDb: 7.2
66 min

Two blind masseurs Toku and Fuku walk to a mountain retreat to work for the season. The film follows Toku and his interactions with his blind colleagues and various guests…

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The Woman at the End of the World

The Woman at the End of the World

The Woman at the End of the World
IMDb: 6.1
87 min

A criminal ship-owner claims to find radium ore in a lost island in Antarctic Ocean. The ship approaches and the crew find a white woman who lives with her husband…

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Genre: Drama
Hôtel du Nord

Hôtel du Nord

Hôtel du Nord
IMDb: 7.7
83 min

On the mournful bank of the meandering Canal St. Martin, at the cheap Parisian Hôtel du Nord, the dejected young lovers, Pierre and Renée, take a room, bent on fulfilling…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Career

Career

Career
IMDb: 5.2
106 min

A traveling theater company traveling in Sweden. Conflicts between the actors and the prima donna, the former great actress Karin, who destroy their younger colleagues. Worst hit is Monika, who…

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Genre: Drama
La Marseillaise

La Marseillaise

La Marseillaise
IMDb: 7.0
130 min

A news-reel like movie about early part of the French Revolution, shown from the eyes of individual people, citizens of Marseille, counts in German exile and, of course the king…

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Genre: Drama, History