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1. You're Only Young Once (1937)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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On vacation with his family on California's Catalina Island, Andy Hardy falls head over swim fins for a sophisticated young beauty. Judge Hardy warns his son that she is too fast for him.

Writers: Aurania Rouverol, Kay Van Riper | Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Lewis Stone, Cecilia Parker, Mickey Rooney, Fay Holden

2. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.

Writers: Sherwood King, Orson Welles | Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders

3. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.

Writers: Booth Tarkington, Orson Welles | Directors: Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise | Stars: Tim Holt, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter

4. Strike Up the Band (1940)

Passed | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Jimmy Connors and his girl-friend want to take part in Paul Whiteman's highschool's band contest, but they cannot afford the fare. But per chance the meet Paul Whiteman in person and are ... See full summary »

Writers: John Monks Jr., Fred F. Finklehoffe | Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Paul Whiteman and Orchestra, June Preisser

5. Texas (1941)

Passed | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.9
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Two young men head west in search of fortune and adventure.

Writers: Horace McCoy, Lewis Meltzer, Michael Blankfort | Director: George Marshall | Stars: William Holden, Glenn Ford, Claire Trevor, George Bancroft

6. The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

Not Rated | 176 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.9
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This biography follows the ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld, famed producer of extravagant stage revues.

Writer: William Anthony McGuire | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer, Frank Morgan

7. Along Came Jones (1945)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.5
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A good-natured saddle tramp and his sidekick mistaken for a ruthless outlaw with a price on his head and his sidekick.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Alan Le May | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Gary Cooper, Loretta Young, William Demarest, Dan Duryea

8. Summer Holiday (1948)

93 min | Musical

6.0
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Danville, Connecticut at the turn of the century. Young Richard Miller lives in a middle-class neighborhood with his family. He is in love with the girl next-door, Muriel, but her father ... See full summary »

Writers: Eugene O'Neill, Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Irving Brecher, Jean Holloway | Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Gloria DeHaven, Walter Huston, Frank Morgan

9. This Gun for Hire (1942)

Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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When hired killer Philip Raven shoots a blackmailer and his beautiful female companion dead, he's is paid off in marked bills by his treasonous employer who is working with foreign spies.

Writers: Albert Maltz, W.R. Burnett, Graham Greene | Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Robert Preston, Laird Cregar

10. San Francisco (1936)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.4
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A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco.

Writers: Anita Loos, Robert E. Hopkins | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Clark Gable, Jeanette MacDonald, Spencer Tracy, Jack Holt

11. The Egg and I (1947)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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On their wedding night Bob informs his new bride Betty that he has bought a chicken farm. An abandoned chicken farm, to be exact, which is obvious when the two move in. Betty endures Bob's ... See full summary »

Writers: Betty MacDonald, Chester Erskine, Fred F. Finklehoffe | Director: Chester Erskine | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Marjorie Main, Louise Allbritton

12. The Clock (1945)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Soldier Joe Allen is on a two-day leave in New York, and there he meets Alice. She agrees to show him the sights and they spend the day together. In this short time they find themselves ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Nathan, Joseph Schrank, Paul Gallico, Pauline Gallico | Directors: Vincente Minnelli, Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Judy Garland, Robert Walker, James Gleason, Keenan Wynn

13. Desperate (1947)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.9
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A young married couple flee both police and a gangster out for revenge.

Writers: Harry Essex, Martin Rackin, Dorothy Atlas, Anthony Mann | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Steve Brodie, Audrey Long, Raymond Burr, Douglas Fowley

14. Young Tom Edison (1940)

Approved | 86 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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Inventor Thomas Edison's boyhood is chronicled and shows him as a lad whose early inventions and scientific experiments usually end up causing disastrous results. As a result, the towns ... See full summary »

Writers: Hugo Butler, Bradbury Foote, Dore Schary | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Fay Bainter, George Bancroft, Virginia Weidler

15. The Sea of Grass (1947)

Passed | 123 min | Drama, Western

6.5
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This western begins with St. Louis resident Lutie Cameron (Katharine Hepburn) marrying New Mexico cattleman Col. James B. 'Jim' Brewton (Spencer Tracy) after a short courtship. When she ... See full summary »

Writers: Conrad Richter, Marguerite Roberts, Vincent Lawrence | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Robert Walker, Melvyn Douglas

16. Dancing Lady (1933)

Passed | 92 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance

6.7
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An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway.

Writers: Allen Rivkin, P.J. Wolfson, James Warner Bellah | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, May Robson

17. Wilson (1944)

Unrated | 154 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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A chronicle of the political career of US President Woodrow Wilson.

Writer: Lamar Trotti | Director: Henry King | Stars: Alexander Knox, Charles Coburn, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell

18. Anna Christie (1930)

Passed | 89 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A young woman reunites with her estranged father and falls in love with a sailor, but struggles to tell them about her dark past.

Writers: Frances Marion, Eugene O'Neill | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Greta Garbo, Charles Bickford, George F. Marion, Marie Dressler

19. California (1947)

Passed | 97 min | Romance, Western

6.3
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Epic account of how California became a state, featuring a wagon train, the Gold Rush, a wicked saloon queen, and an evil profiteer.

Writers: Frank Butler, Theodore Strauss, Boris Ingster | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ray Milland, Barry Fitzgerald, George Coulouris

20. Possessed (1931)

Passed | 76 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Ambitious factory Girl Marion Martin meets a handsome well-to-do, but he's interested in her as a mistress, not a wife.

Writers: Edgar Selwyn, Lenore J. Coffee | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Wallace Ford, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher

21. Thrill of a Romance (1945)

105 min | Musical, Romance

6.6
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A swim teacher and a wealthy businessman are married after a brief courtship. A charming war hero falls in love with this newly-married woman, after her husband abandons her on their honeymoon for the sake of a business meeting.

Writers: Richard Connell, Gladys Lehman | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Van Johnson, Esther Williams, Frances Gifford, Henry Travers

22. The Prowler (1951)

92 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.3
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When Susan Gilvray reports a prowler outside her house police officer Webb Garwood investigates and sparks fly. If only her husband wasn't in the way.

Writers: Robert Thoeren, Hans Wilhelm, Hugo Butler, Dalton Trumbo | Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Van Heflin, Evelyn Keyes, John Maxwell, Katherine Warren

23. Framed (1947)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

6.9
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Mike Lambert, seeking a mining job, instead becomes the patsy for a femme-fatale's schemes.

Writers: Ben Maddow, John Patrick | Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Glenn Ford, Janis Carter, Barry Sullivan, Edgar Buchanan

24. Our Little Girl (1935)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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Don Middleton is so caught up with his work he neglects his wife Elsa. Lonely Elsa begins to spend more time with Don's best friend and they become attracted to one another. Don and Elsa ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Morehouse Avery, Allen Rivkin, Florence Leighton Pflazgraf, Arthur J. Beckhard, Jack Yellen | Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Shirley Temple, Rosemary Ames, Joel McCrea, Lyle Talbot

25. Ladies They Talk About (1933)

Unrated | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Attractive Nan, member of a bank-robbery gang, goes to prison thanks to evangelist Dave Slade...who loves her.

Writers: Brown Holmes, William McGrath, Sidney Sutherland, Dorothy Mackaye, Carlton Miles | Directors: Howard Bretherton, William Keighley | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Lyle Talbot, Dorothy Burgess

26. Double Wedding (1937)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Two sisters of differing temperaments, the younger's milquetoast fiancé, and a free spirited artist in an auto trailer have romantic complications in this screwball comedy.

Writers: Jo Swerling, Ferenc Molnár | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Florence Rice, John Beal

27. Gabriel Over the White House (1933)

Passed | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.

Writers: Carey Wilson, Bertram Bloch, Anonymous | Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Walter Huston, Karen Morley, Franchot Tone, Arthur Byron

28. The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)

Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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When a beautiful socialite masquerades as a maid, she becomes involved with an unpretentious, plain-spoken cowboy who's unaware of her true identity.

Writers: S.N. Behrman, Sonya Levien, Leo McCarey, Frank R. Adams | Directors: H.C. Potter, Stuart Heisler, William Wyler | Stars: Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon, Patsy Kelly, Walter Brennan

29. The Unholy Three (1930)

Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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"Talkie" remake of Tod Browning's 1925 silent film. A trio of former sideshow performers double as the "Unholy Three" in a scam to nab some shiny rocks.

Writers: Clarence Aaron 'Tod' Robbins, J.C. Nugent, Elliott Nugent | Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Lon Chaney, Lila Lee, Elliott Nugent, Harry Earles

30. Sadie McKee (1934)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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The life of Sadie McKee takes many twists and turns. She starts as the daughter of the cook for the well off Alderson family. Lawyer Michael Alderson likes Sadie but she runs off to New ... See full summary »

Writers: John Meehan, Viña Delmar | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Joan Crawford, Gene Raymond, Franchot Tone, Edward Arnold

31. Honky Tonk (1941)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Fast-talking con-man and grifter Candy Johnson rises to be the corrupt boss of Yellow Creek, but his wife's alcoholic father tries to set things right.

Writers: Marguerite Roberts, John Sanford | Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Lana Turner, Frank Morgan, Claire Trevor

32. The Chief (1933)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy

4.7
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A timid man (Ed Wynn) is thrust into the spotlight when his father is honored as a hero. He blunders into a series of adventures because of a woman (Dorothy Mackaill) and becomes a hero ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Caesar, Robert E. Hopkins | Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Ed Wynn, Charles 'Chic' Sale, Dorothy Mackaill, William 'Stage' Boyd

33. Man on the Flying Trapeze (1935)

Passed | 66 min | Comedy

7.8
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Hard-working, henpecked Ambrose Ambrose Wolfinger takes off from work to go to a wrestling match with catastrophic consequences.

Writers: Ray Harris, Sam Hardy, W.C. Fields | Directors: Clyde Bruckman, W.C. Fields | Stars: W.C. Fields, Kathleen Howard, Mary Brian, Grady Sutton

34. Free and Easy (1930)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Musical

5.6
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A bumbling manager tries to get a small town beauty contest winner into the movies.

Writers: Richard Schayer, Paul Dickey, Al Boasberg | Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Buster Keaton, Anita Page, Trixie Friganza, Robert Montgomery

35. Polly of the Circus (1932)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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When Polly Fisher, a circus aerialist, is hurt while performing, she is taken to the house of a nearby minister, John Hartley. As she recuperates, they fall in love with each other and ... See full summary »

Writers: Margaret Mayo, Carey Wilson, Laurence E. Johnson | Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Marion Davies, Clark Gable, C. Aubrey Smith, Raymond Hatton

36. When the Daltons Rode (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Western

6.7
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Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development ... See full summary »

Writers: Harold Shumate, Emmett Dalton, Jack Jungmeyer | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Randolph Scott, Kay Francis, Brian Donlevy, George Bancroft

37. Wells Fargo (1937)

Passed | 97 min | History, Western

6.7
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Writers: Paul Schofield, Gerald Geraghty, Frederick J. Jackson, Stuart N. Lake | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Joel McCrea, Bob Burns, Frances Dee, Lloyd Nolan

38. Now I'll Tell (1934)

82 min | Drama

6.5
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Golden is a two-bit gambler who has promised wife Virginia he'll quit when he makes $200,000. When he fixes a fight he gets mobster Mossiter mad, then loses his fortune to him. He pawns his... See full summary »

Writers: Edwin J. Burke, Mrs. Arnold Robinson | Director: Edwin J. Burke | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Helen Twelvetrees, Alice Faye, Robert Gleckler

39. Laughing Sinners (1931)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance

5.0
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Cabaret performer Ivy Stevens in an affair with a low-rent traveling salesman is dumped in a 'Dear Jane' letter and finds solace in joining the Salvation Army.

Writers: Kenyon Nicholson, Bess Meredyth, Edith Fitzgerald | Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Neil Hamilton, Marjorie Rambeau

40. Trade Winds (1938)

93 min | Drama

6.3
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Kay Kerrigan commits a murder and then changes her hair color, assumes a new identity and flees the country by ship. She's unaware that she's being followed by Sam Wye, a skirt chasing ... See full summary »

Writers: Tay Garnett, Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, Frank R. Adams | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Fredric March, Joan Bennett, Ralph Bellamy, Ann Sothern

41. It's in the Bag! (1945)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy

7.0
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The ringmaster of a flea circus inherits a fortune...if he can find which chair it's hidden in.

Writers: Lewis R. Foster, Fred Allen, Jay Dratler, Alma Reville | Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Fred Allen, Jack Benny, Don Ameche, William Bendix

42. Love Is News (1937)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Financier's daughter spars with newspaper reporter: he by writing about her, she by announcing their engagement.

Writers: Harry Tugend, Jack Yellen, William R. Lipman, Frederick Stephani | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Tyrone Power, Loretta Young, Don Ameche, Slim Summerville

43. Are You Listening? (1932)

Passed | 73 min | Drama

7.5
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A radio announcer accidentally kills his wife, then leads an on-air hunt for her killer.

Writer: Dwight Taylor | Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: William Haines, Madge Evans, Anita Page, Karen Morley

44. The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939)

78 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.5
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The zany plot follows nitwit Gracie Allen trying to help master sleuth Philo Vance solve a murder. Allen's uncle fixes her up with Bill at a company picnic. When the two go out to a ... See full summary »

Writers: Nat Perrin, S.S. Van Dine | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Gracie Allen, Warren William, Ellen Drew, Kent Taylor

45. Zenobia (1939)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy

6.1
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A modest country doctor in the antebellum South has to contend with his daughter's upcoming marriage and an affectionate medicine show elephant.

Writers: Walter DeLeon, Corey Ford, Arnold Belgard | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Oliver Hardy, Harry Langdon, Billie Burke, Alice Brady

46. High Wall (1947)

Approved | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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After a brain-damaged man confesses to murder and is committed, Dr. Ann Lorrison tries to prove his innocence.

Writers: Sydney Boehm, Lester Cole, Alan R. Clark, Bradbury Foote | Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Robert Taylor, Audrey Totter, Herbert Marshall, Dorothy Patrick

47. International Crime (1938)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

5.6
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Lamont Cranston (Rod La Rocque), amateur criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, has developed a friendly feud that sometimes ... See full summary »

Writers: Theodore S. Tinsley, Jack Natteford, John W. Krafft | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Astrid Allwyn, Thomas E. Jackson, Oscar O'Shea

48. Vogues of 1938 (1937)

Passed | 109 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.1
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The blueblooded Van Kletterings are broke; debutante Wendy, slated to remedy this by marrying rich bore Henry Morgan, instead leaves him at the altar and goes to work as a model for ... See full summary »

Writers: Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack | Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Warner Baxter, Joan Bennett, Helen Vinson, Mischa Auer

49. Slightly Honorable (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Mystery

6.3
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A lawyer is framed for the murder of a young party girl and tries to clear his name.

Writers: Ken Englund, John Hunter Lay, F.G. Presnell, Robert Tallman | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Edward Arnold, Broderick Crawford, Ruth Terry

50. The Wet Parade (1932)

Passed | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.6
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The evils of alcohol before and during prohibition become evident as we see its effects on the rich Chilcote family.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, Upton Sinclair | Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Dorothy Jordan, Lewis Stone, Neil Hamilton, Emma Dunn