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1. Notorious (1946)

Approved | 101 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

8.2
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A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?

Writer: Ben Hecht | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern

2. Duck Soup (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Musical

8.1
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Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

Writers: Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Arthur Sheekman, Nat Perrin | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx

3. The Asphalt Jungle (1950)

Passed | 112 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

7.9
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A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel.

Writers: Ben Maddow, John Huston, W.R. Burnett | Director: John Huston | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore

4. High Society (1956)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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C.K. Dexter-Haven, a successful popular jazz musician, lives in a mansion near his ex-wife's Tracy Lord's family estate. She is on the verge of marrying a man blander and safer than Dex, ... See full summary »

Writers: John Patrick, Philip Barry | Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Celeste Holm

5. The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

Unrated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success.

Writers: Charles Schnee, George Bradshaw | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell

6. Julius Caesar (1953)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, History

7.4
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The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for the idealist and the republic.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Louis Calhern, Marlon Brando, James Mason, John Gielgud

7. The Band Wagon (1953)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it beyond recognition.

Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray

8. Heaven Can Wait (1943)

Unrated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Leslie Bush-Fekete | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main

9. Blackboard Jungle (1955)

Approved | 101 min | Drama

7.5
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A new English teacher at a violent, unruly inner-city school is determined to do his job, despite resistance from both students and faculty.

Writers: Richard Brooks, Evan Hunter | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern, Margaret Hayes

10. The Life of Emile Zola (1937)

TV-G | 116 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.

Writers: Norman Reilly Raine, Heinz Herald, Geza Herczeg, Matthew Josephson | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, Joseph Schildkraut, Gloria Holden

11. Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

Passed | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

7.1
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77 Metascore

The story of the great sharpshooter, Annie Oakley, who rises to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler.

Writers: Sidney Sheldon, Herbert Fields, Dorothy Fields | Directors: George Sidney, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern, J. Carrol Naish

12. Executive Suite (1954)

Passed | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice-presidents vie to see who will replace him.

Writers: Ernest Lehman, Cameron Hawley | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: William Holden, Barbara Stanwyck, June Allyson, Fredric March

13. The Prisoner of Zenda (1952)

Approved | 96 min | Adventure

7.0
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An Englishman vacationing in a Ruritarian kingdom is recruited to impersonate his cousin, the soon-to-be-crowned king when the monarch is drugged and kidnapped.

Writers: John L. Balderston, Noel Langley, Wells Root, Anthony Hope, Edward E. Rose, Donald Ogden Stewart | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Louis Calhern, Jane Greer

14. 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932)

Unrated | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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Brash hoodlum Tom Connors enters Sing Sing cocksure of himself and disrespectful toward authority, but his tough but compassionate warden changes him.

Writers: Lewis E. Lawes, Wilson Mizner, Brown Holmes, Courtney Terrett, Robert Lord | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Bette Davis, Arthur Byron, Lyle Talbot

15. The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)

Unrated | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to revenge himself on them.

Writers: Alexandre Dumas père, Philip Dunne, Dan Totheroh, Rowland V. Lee | Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Robert Donat, Elissa Landi, Louis Calhern, Sidney Blackmer

16. Juarez (1939)

Approved | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Louis Napoleon III takes advantage of the American Civil War to circumvent the Monroe Doctrine and expand his power by helping Emperor Maximillian Hapsburg to add Mexico to his empire. of Mexico.

Writers: John Huston, Æneas MacKenzie, Wolfgang Reinhardt, Franz Werfel, Bertita Harding | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Brian Aherne, Claude Rains

17. We're Not Married! (1952)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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In separate stories, five wedded couples learn that they are not legally married.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Dwight Taylor, Gina Kaus, Jay Dratler | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe, Victor Moore, Fred Allen

18. Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940)

Approved | 103 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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True story of the doctor who considered it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis.

Writers: John Huston, Heinz Herald, Norman Burnstine | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Gordon, Otto Kruger, Donald Crisp

19. Arch of Triumph (1948)

Approved | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.4
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Illegal refugees lead dark lives in pre-World War II Paris.

Writers: Lewis Milestone, Harry Brown, Erich Maria Remarque | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Charles Laughton, Louis Calhern

20. Devil's Doorway (1950)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Western

7.3
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Lance Poole, an Indian who won a Medal of Honor fighting at Gettysburg, returns to his tribal lands intent on peaceful cattle ranching. But white sheep farmers want his fertile grass range ... See full summary »

Writer: Guy Trosper | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Taylor, Louis Calhern, Paula Raymond, Marshall Thompson

21. Betrayed (1954)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.0
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A Dutch intelligence officer recruits an allied woman to act as liaison with dashing Resistance leader 'The Scarf' for a British attack on Arnhem.

Writers: Ronald Millar, George Froeschel | Director: Gottfried Reinhardt | Stars: Clark Gable, Lana Turner, Victor Mature, Louis Calhern

22. The Red Pony (1949)

Passed | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western

6.5
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A ranch boy is gifted with a colt, grows to love him but the colt escapes, with tragic results.

Writer: John Steinbeck | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum, Louis Calhern, Shepperd Strudwick

23. 5th Ave Girl (1939)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Rich industrialist Walter Connolly feels unwanted by his wife and children so he hires unemployed Ginger Rogers to pose as his mistress.

Writer: Allan Scott | Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Walter Connolly, Verree Teasdale, James Ellison

24. Blonde Crazy (1931)

TV-G | 79 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Adventures of a cocky con man and his glamorous accomplice.

Writers: Kubec Glasmon, John Bright | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Louis Calhern, Noel Francis

25. The Last Days of Pompeii (1935)

Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Drama

6.5
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In the doomed Roman city, a gentle blacksmith becomes a corrupt gladiator, while his son leans toward Christianity.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Melville Baker, Ruth Rose, Boris Ingster | Directors: Ernest B. Schoedsack, Merian C. Cooper | Stars: Preston Foster, Basil Rathbone, Alan Hale, John Wood

26. The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)

Passed | 103 min | Drama, History

5.5
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President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both.

Writers: Ainsworth Morgan, Stephen Morehouse Avery, Samuel Hopkins Adams | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Joan Crawford, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Franchot Tone

27. Rhapsody (1954)

Approved | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.2
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A rich, young beauty, Louise Durant, follows the man she loves and hopes to marry to Zurich where he studies violin at the conservatory. A piano student at the conservatory falls madly in ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry Handel Richardson, Ruth Goetz, Augustus Goetz, Fay Kanin, Michael Kanin | Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Vittorio Gassman, John Ericson, Louis Calhern

28. The Man with a Cloak (1951)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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In 1848, a young Frenchwoman, Madeline Minot, goes to New York City to see Thevenet, the grandfather of her fiance. Thevenet had been with Napoleon and may be sympathetic to the political ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Fenton, John Dickson Carr | Director: Fletcher Markle | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Barbara Stanwyck, Louis Calhern, Leslie Caron

29. Up in Arms (1944)

TV-G | 105 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted into the army and makes life miserable for his fellow GIs. He's also lovesick when it comes to pretty Mary Morgan, unaware that she's in love with his... See full summary »

Writers: Don Hartman, Allen Boretz, Robert Pirosh, Owen Davis | Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Danny Kaye, Dana Andrews, Dinah Shore, Constance Dowling

30. The Student Prince (1954)

Approved | 107 min | Musical

6.6
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A prince has a romance with a barmaid before he must give up personal happiness for duty.

Writers: Dorothy Donnelly, Wilhelm Meyer-Förster, William Ludwig, Sonya Levien | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Ann Blyth, Edmund Purdom, John Ericson, Louis Calhern

31. Forever, Darling (1956)

Approved | 96 min | Fantasy, Comedy

6.3
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Susan and Lorenzo have been married for over five years and they are starting to drift apart. So into her life comes an angel, which only Susan can see, to tell her that there will be ... See full summary »

Writer: Helen Deutsch | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, James Mason, Louis Calhern

32. Frisco Jenny (1932)

Unrated | 73 min | Drama

6.8
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Frisco Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. She puts her son up for adoption and he rises to prominence as district ... See full summary »

Writers: Wilson Mizner, Robert Lord, Gerald Beaumont, Lillie Hayward, John Francis Larkin | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Louis Calhern, Helen Jerome Eddy, Donald Cook

33. Two Weeks with Love (1950)

Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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The Robinson family are spending two weeks of summer vacation at a resort in the Catskills. Older daughter Patti vies with her friend, Valeria, for the affections of Demi Armendez but Patti... See full summary »

Writers: John Larkin, Dorothy Kingsley | Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Jane Powell, Ricardo Montalban, Louis Calhern, Ann Harding

34. A Life of Her Own (1950)

108 min | Drama

6.2
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Small town Kansas girl, Lily James, is the latest model working for the Thomas Callaway Agency in New York City. Despite her small town roots, Lily is street-wise because of her tough ... See full summary »

Writer: Isobel Lennart | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Lana Turner, Ray Milland, Tom Ewell, Louis Calhern

35. The Prodigal (1955)

112 min | Drama

5.2
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A wealthy young Hebrew traveling in Damascus renounces his faith after is seduced by an alluring pagan priestess and cheated of his fortune by the High Priest as well.

Writers: Joseph Breen, Samuel James Larsen, Maurice Zimm | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Lana Turner, Edmund Purdom, Louis Calhern, Audrey Dalton

36. The Magnificent Yankee (1950)

89 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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Biography of celebrated American jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes.

Writers: Francis Biddle, Emmet Lavery | Director: John Sturges | Stars: Louis Calhern, Ann Harding, Eduard Franz, Philip Ober

37. Men of the Fighting Lady (1954)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Great flying scenes highlight this story of naval aviation during the Korean War.

Writers: James A. Michener, Harry A. Burns, Art Cohn | Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon, Louis Calhern, Dewey Martin

38. I Take This Woman (1940)

Passed | 98 min | Drama

6.3
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Georgi has attempted suicide in reaction to an earlier love affair. Now that Dr. Decker has married her he sets out to get her to love him. To make enough to give her what she wants he ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles MacArthur, James Kevin McGuinness | Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Frank Borzage, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr, Verree Teasdale, Kent Taylor

39. Invitation (1952)

Approved | 84 min | Drama

7.0
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Always believing she had a happy marriage, a young wife's trust in her husband is shaken when she discovers that her father had paid him to marry her.

Writers: Paul Osborn, Jerome Weidman | Director: Gottfried Reinhardt | Stars: Van Johnson, Dorothy McGuire, Ruth Roman, Louis Calhern

40. Night After Night (1932)

Passed | 73 min | Drama

6.8
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A successful ex-boxer buys a high-class speakeasy and falls for a rich society girl, who doesn't know about his past. Complications ensue when some ex-girlfriends from his boxing days show up.

Writers: Louis Bromfield, Kathryn Scola, Vincent Lawrence | Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: George Raft, Constance Cummings, Wynne Gibson, Mae West

41. It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (1951)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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The story, told in eight episodes, covers different facets of the American Spirit, from racial and religious tolerance to the dangers of self-centeredness and myopic reasoning. The parables... See full summary »

Writers: Dore Schary, William Ludwig, Edgar Brooke, Helen Deutsch, Ray Chordes, Isobel Lennart, Claudia Cranston, Allen Rivkin, Lucille Schlossberg, Dorothy Kingsley, George Wells, Joseph Petracca | Directors: Clarence Brown, Don Hartman, John Sturges, Richard Thorpe, Charles Vidor, Don Weis, William A. Wellman | Stars: Ethel Barrymore, Keefe Brasselle, Gary Cooper, Nancy Reagan

42. The World Gone Mad (1933)

Unrated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.7
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A district attorney and a reporter try to find the killer of a D.A. who uncovered a massive stock fraud.

Writer: Edward T. Lowe Jr. | Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Evelyn Brent, Neil Hamilton, Mary Brian

43. The Red Danube (1949)

Passed | 119 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.4
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Shortly after the end of World War II, British Colonel Michael 'Hooky' Nicobar is assigned to a unit in the British Zone of Vienna. His duty is to aid the Soviet authorities to repatriate ... See full summary »

Writers: Gina Kaus, Arthur Wimperis, Bruce Marshall | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Ethel Barrymore, Peter Lawford, Angela Lansbury

44. They Call It Sin (1932)

69 min | Drama

6.4
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With time on his hands during a business trip, Jimmy Decker (who's engaged to his boss's daughter) romances small-town church organist Marion Cullen, who follows him to New York only to ... See full summary »

Writers: Alberta Stedman Eagan, Lillie Hayward, Howard J. Green | Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Loretta Young, George Brent, Una Merkel, David Manners

45. The Man with Two Faces (1934)

Not Rated | 72 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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A talented young actress seems to be under the spell of her unscrupulous, avaricious, and totally unprincipled husband.

Writers: Tom Reed, Niven Busch, George S. Kaufman, Alexander Woollcott | Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Mary Astor, Ricardo Cortez, Mae Clarke

46. Nancy Goes to Rio (1950)

100 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A mother and daughter compete over the same singing role and, unbeknownst to each other, the same man.

Writers: Sidney Sheldon, Jane Hall, Frederick Kohner, Ralph Block | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Ann Sothern, Jane Powell, Barry Sullivan, Carmen Miranda

47. Athena (1954)

Passed | 95 min | Musical, Romance, Comedy

5.7
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Attorney, Purdom, and singer, Damone, romance two sisters, Reynolds and Powell, who live with and are strongly influenced by eccentric, health oriented and star gazing grandparents.

Writers: William Ludwig, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Jane Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Virginia Gibson, Nancy Kilgas

48. The Blot (1921)

80 min | Drama

6.7
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The Professor dispenses the wisdom of the ages and does not make a living wage. The sons of the rich and powerful are students lacking any motivation. The next door neighbor of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Marion Orth, Lois Weber | Director: Lois Weber | Stars: Philip Hubbard, Margaret McWade, Claire Windsor, Louis Calhern

49. Latin Lovers (1953)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.3
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Nora Taylor has $37,000,00 but thinks every man she meets prefers her bankbook figure to her own, and that include her current fiancé, Paul Chevron, who has $48,000,000 of his own. Paul ... See full summary »

Writer: Isobel Lennart | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Lana Turner, Ricardo Montalban, John Lund, Louis Calhern

50. The Affairs of Cellini (1934)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.2
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The 16th-century sculptor woos the Duchess of Florence despite the duke.

Writers: Bess Meredyth, Edwin Justus Mayer | Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Constance Bennett, Fredric March, Frank Morgan, Fay Wray