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1. The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Not Rated | 75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein (goaded by an even madder scientist) builds his monster a mate.

Writers: Mary Shelley, William Hurlbut, John L. Balderston | Director: James Whale | Stars: Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson

2. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Unrated | 136 min | Drama, War

8.1
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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

Writers: Erich Maria Remarque, Maxwell Anderson, George Abbott, Del Andrews, C. Gardner Sullivan | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

3. Dracula (1931)

Approved | 75 min | Horror

7.7
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The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina.

Writers: Bram Stoker, Hamilton Deane, John L. Balderston, Garrett Fort | Directors: Tod Browning, Karl Freund | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners, Dwight Frye

4. Frankenstein (1931)

Unrated | 70 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Horror classic in which an obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.

Writers: John L. Balderston, Mary Shelley, Peggy Webling, Garrett Fort, Francis Edward Faragoh, Richard Schayer | Director: James Whale | Stars: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff, John Boles

5. The Invisible Man (1933)

Unrated | 71 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane.

Writers: H.G. Wells, R.C. Sherriff | Director: James Whale | Stars: Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan, Henry Travers

6. The Killers (1946)

Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.

Writers: Anthony Veiller, Ernest Hemingway | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Albert Dekker

7. Saboteur (1942)

PG | 109 min | Action, Thriller, War

7.3
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Aircraft factory worker Barry Kane goes on the run across the United States when he is wrongly accused of starting a fire that killed his best friend.

Writers: Peter Viertel, Joan Harrison, Dorothy Parker | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger, Alan Baxter

8. Son of Frankenstein (1939)

Approved | 99 min | Sci-Fi, Horror, Drama

7.2
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One of the sons of Frankenstein finds his father's monster in a coma and revives him, only to find out he is controlled by Ygor who is bent on revenge.

Writers: Mary Shelley, Wyllis Cooper | Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill

9. The Old Dark House (1932)

TV-G | 72 min | Comedy, Horror

7.4
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Seeking shelter from a storm, five travelers are in for a bizarre and terrifying night when the stumble upon the Femm family estate.

Writers: J.B. Priestley, Benn W. Levy | Director: James Whale | Stars: Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton, Gloria Stuart

10. 'Gung Ho!': The Story of Carlson's Makin Island Raiders (1943)

88 min | Drama, History, War

6.2
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The true story of Carlson's Raiders and their World War II attack on Makin Island.

Writers: W.S. LeFrançois, Lucien Hubbard, Joseph Hoffman | Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Randolph Scott, Alan Curtis, Noah Beery Jr., J. Carrol Naish

11. House of Frankenstein (1944)

Approved | 71 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

Writers: Edward T. Lowe Jr., Curt Siodmak | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine, Anne Gwynne

12. The House of Fear (1945)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of deaths at a castle with each foretold by the delivery of orange pips to the victims.

Writers: Roy Chanslor, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Aubrey Mather, Dennis Hoey

13. Waterloo Bridge (1931)

81 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.6
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In World War I London, Myra is an American out of work chorus girl making ends meet by picking up men on Waterloo Bridge. During a Zeppelin air raid she meets Roy, a naive young American ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, Benn W. Levy, Tom Reed | Director: James Whale | Stars: Mae Clarke, Douglass Montgomery, Doris Lloyd, Frederick Kerr

14. Canyon Passage (1946)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Romance, Western

7.1
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Businessman Logan Stuart is torn between his love of two very different women in 1850's Oregon and his loyalty to a compulsive gambler friend who goes over the line.

Writers: Ernest Haycox, Ernest Pascal | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Dana Andrews, Brian Donlevy, Susan Hayward, Patricia Roc

15. The Bank Dick (1940)

TV-PG | 72 min | Comedy

7.4
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Henpecked Egbert Sousè has comic adventures as a substitute film director and unlikely bank guard.

Writer: W.C. Fields | Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: W.C. Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel, Evelyn Del Rio

16. Tower of London (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, History

6.8
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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 ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert N. Lee | Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Barbara O'Neil, Ian Hunter

17. Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1938)

Approved | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.4
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When a deadly ray strikes Earth, Flash and his friends return to space to battle Ming the Merciless and his ally the queen of Mars.

Writers: Ray Trampe, Norman S. Hall, Wyndham Gittens, Herbert Dalmas, Alex Raymond | Directors: Ford Beebe, Robert F. Hill, Frederick Stephani | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton, Frank Shannon

18. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Joe May, Curt Siodmak, Lester Cole | Director: Joe May | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, Nan Grey, John Sutton

19. Corvette K-225 (1943)

98 min | War, Drama

6.9
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The story of a Canadian WWII naval vessel, with a dramatic subplot concerning her first captain.

Writer: John Rhodes Sturdy | Directors: Richard Rosson, Howard Hawks | Stars: Randolph Scott, James Brown, Ella Raines, Barry Fitzgerald

20. Show Boat (1936)

Approved | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.8
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Despite her mother's objections, the naive young daughter of a show boat captain is thrust into the limelight as the company's new leading lady.

Writers: Edna Ferber, Oscar Hammerstein II | Director: James Whale | Stars: Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Charles Winninger, Paul Robeson

21. The House of the Seven Gables (1940)

Approved | 89 min | Thriller, Drama

7.2
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Fighting over an inheritance, one Pyncheon brother frames the other for murder.

Writers: Lester Cole, Harold Greene, Nathaniel Hawthorne | Director: Joe May | Stars: George Sanders, Margaret Lindsay, Vincent Price, Dick Foran

22. Salome Where She Danced (1945)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Music, War

5.5
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The camp classic drama that catapolted De Carlo into stardom. During the Austrian-Prussian war, Anna Marie (De Carlo) is a dancer who is forced to flee her country after she is accused of ... See full summary »

Writers: Laurence Stallings, Michael J. Phillips | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Rod Cameron, David Bruce, Walter Slezak

23. Invisible Agent (1942)

81 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, War

6.0
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The Invisible Man's grandson uses his secret formula to spy on Nazi Germany.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Curt Siodmak | Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Ilona Massey, Jon Hall, Peter Lorre, Cedric Hardwicke

24. The Invisible Ray (1936)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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A scientist becomes murderous after discovering, and being exposed to the radiation of, a powerful new element called Radium X.

Writers: John Colton, Howard Higgin, Douglas Hodges | Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Frances Drake, Frank Lawton

25. The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944)

Unrated | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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An eccentric scientist helps a fugitive from the law become invisible, unwittingly giving him the power to exact revenge on his former friends.

Writers: Bertram Millhauser, H.G. Wells | Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Jon Hall, Leon Errol, John Carradine, Alan Curtis

26. Keep 'Em Flying (1941)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Music, War

7.0
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When a barnstorming stunt pilot decides to join the air corps, his two goofball assistants decide to go with him. Since the two are Abbott & Costello, the air corps doesn't know what it's in for.

Writers: Edmund L. Hartmann, True Boardman, Nat Perrin, John Grant | Directors: Arthur Lubin, Ralph Ceder | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Martha Raye, Carol Bruce

27. The Rage of Paris (1938)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy

7.2
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Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ... See full summary »

Writers: Bruce Manning, Felix Jackson | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Mischa Auer, Louis Hayward

28. Ivy (1947)

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

7.2
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An Edwardian belle meets a rich bachelor, but what to do about her husband and her lover?

Writers: Charles Bennett, Marie Belloc Lowndes | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Patric Knowles, Herbert Marshall, Richard Ney

29. Remember Last Night? (1935)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.2
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After a night of wild partying at a friend's house, a couple wake up to discover the party's host has been murdered in his bed. A detective is called in to investigate, but his ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Clork, Doris Malloy, Dan Totheroh, Adam Hobhouse | Director: James Whale | Stars: Edward Arnold, Robert Young, Constance Cummings, George Meeker

30. Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955)

80 min | Comedy

7.1
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Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.

Writers: John Grant, Lee Loeb | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Fred Clark, Lynn Bari

31. The Road Back (1937)

Approved | 97 min | Drama

7.1
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After World War I, a group of former German soldiers try to adjust to civilian life.

Writers: Charles Kenyon, Erich Maria Remarque, R.C. Sherriff | Director: James Whale | Stars: John 'Dusty' King, Richard Cromwell, Slim Summerville, Maurice Murphy

32. Captive Wild Woman (1943)

Unrated | 61 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.9
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An insane scientist doing experimentation in glandular research becomes obsessed with transforming a female gorilla into a human...even though it costs human life.

Writers: Ted Fithian, Neil P. Varnick, Griffin Jay, Henry Sucher | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Acquanetta, John Carradine, Evelyn Ankers, Milburn Stone

33. The Amazing Mrs. Holliday (1943)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A missionary tries to outwit the U.S. government and smuggle Chinese orphans into the country.

Writers: Frank Ryan, Hans Jacoby, Boris Ingster, Leo Townsend, Sonya Levien | Directors: Bruce Manning, Jean Renoir | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Edmond O'Brien, Barry Fitzgerald, Arthur Treacher

34. Back Street (1941)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

7.0
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Pretty Rae Smith and handsome Walter Saxel meet, fall in love and make plans to marry. Unfortunately, their marriage plans get sabotaged when a jealous beau makes Rae miss the ceremony. The... See full summary »

Writers: Fannie Hurst, Bruce Manning, Felix Jackson | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Charles Boyer, Margaret Sullavan, Richard Carlson, Frank McHugh

35. Rio (1939)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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A crazed man escapes from prison to kill his wife's lover.

Writers: Stephen Morehouse Avery, Aben Kandel, Edwin Justus Mayer, Jean Negulesco, Frank Partos | Director: John Brahm | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Victor McLaglen, Sigrid Gurie, Robert Cummings

36. Danger on the Air (1938)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Caesar Kluck, soft-drink magnate, is found dead in the office of a big radio-broadcasting company. Benjamin Franklin Butts, a sound engineer, discovers that Kluck met his death from ... See full summary »

Writers: Betty Laidlaw, Robert Lively, Xantippe | Director: Otis Garrett | Stars: Nan Grey, Donald Woods, Jed Prouty, Berton Churchill

37. Sudan (1945)

Passed | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.6
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Young, lovely Naila becomes queen of the ancient Egyptian kingdom of Khemis when her father is killed in a slave revolt. Continuing her penchant for going incognito among the people, she ... See full summary »

Writer: Edmund L. Hartmann | Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Turhan Bey, Andy Devine

38. Hell's Heroes (1929)

Unrated | 68 min | Drama, Western

7.2
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When four men rob a bank, one is killed and the other three escape into the desert where they lose their horses in a storm. Finding a woman who gives birth, they are made godfathers only to... See full summary »

Writers: Peter B. Kyne, Tom Reed, C. Gardner Sullivan | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Charles Bickford, Raymond Hatton, Fred Kohler, Fritzi Ridgeway

39. Frontier Gal (1945)

Approved | 92 min | Romance, Western

6.0
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Writers: Michael Fessier, Ernest Pagano | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Rod Cameron, Andy Devine, Fuzzy Knight

40. The Exile (1947)

Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Romance

6.9
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Charles II, the King of England, finds himself in exile in Holland, where he falls in love with a beautiful farm-girl.

Writers: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Cosmo Hamilton | Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Maria Montez, Rita Corday, Henry Daniell

41. Appointment for Love (1941)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Charming Andre Cassil woos physician Jane Alexander and the two impulsively get married. The honeymoon ends very quickly when Jane voices her progressive views on marriage which include the... See full summary »

Writers: Leslie Bush-Fekete, Felix Jackson, Bruce Manning | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Charles Boyer, Margaret Sullavan, Rita Johnson, Eugene Pallette

42. Weird Woman (1944)

Passed | 63 min | Mystery

6.6
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While on a South Seas trip, a professor falls in love with marries an exotic native woman. What he doesn't know is that she was raised by superstitious natives who believe her to be some ... See full summary »

Writers: Fritz Leiber Jr., Scott Darling, Brenda Weisberg | Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Anne Gwynne, Evelyn Ankers, Ralph Morgan

43. Dead Man's Eyes (1944)

Approved | 64 min | Mystery, Horror

6.1
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An artist (Lon Chaney Jr) is blinded by a jealous assistant/model. His fiance's father generously offers his eyes for a sight restoring operation. there's only one hitch. Chaney has to wait... See full summary »

Writer: Dwight V. Babcock | Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Acquanetta, Jean Parker, Paul Kelly

44. The Frozen Ghost (1945)

Unrated | 61 min | Mystery

5.7
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A stage mentalist involved in a mysterious death and a discredited plastic surgeon are among the assorted characters involved in mysterious goings-on in an eerie wax museum.

Writers: Bernard Schubert, Luci Ward, Harrison Carter, Harrison Carter, Henry Sucher | Director: Harold Young | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Evelyn Ankers, Milburn Stone, Douglass Dumbrille

45. Calling Dr. Death (1943)

Approved | 63 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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A Dr. is not sure if he murdered his beautiful but wicked wife, and has his attractive nurse try to find the truth by hypnotizing him.

Writer: Edward Dein | Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Patricia Morison, J. Carrol Naish, David Bruce

46. One More River (1934)

88 min | Drama

7.0
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A young lady leaves her brutal husband and meets another man aboard a ship.

Writers: John Galsworthy, R.C. Sherriff | Director: James Whale | Stars: Diana Wynyard, Colin Clive, Frank Lawton, Mrs. Patrick Campbell

47. The Sun Never Sets (1939)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama

6.6
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When Clive Randolph finally returns "home" from Gold Coast colony, younger brother John balks at following the family Colonial Service tradition. But back in Gold Coast, one Zurof, ... See full summary »

Writers: W.P. Lipscomb, Arthur Fitz-Richard, Jerry Horwin | Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Basil Rathbone, Barbara O'Neil, Lionel Atwill

48. The Impatient Maiden (1932)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A maid's dreams come true - except they are not quite what she expected.

Writers: Donald Henderson Clarke, Richard Schayer, Winifred Dunn, James Mulhauser | Director: James Whale | Stars: Lew Ayres, Mae Clarke, Una Merkel, Andy Devine

49. Hired Wife (1940)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy

6.8
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Cement company CEO Stephen Dexter asks his secretary Kendall to marry him as a wife in name only, an arrangement made to protect his finances from an attempt at a hostile business takeover.... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Connell, Gladys Lehman, George Beck | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Brian Aherne, Virginia Bruce, Robert Benchley

50. Night in Paradise (1946)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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Story-teller Aesop tries to help loony King Croesus and manages to fall in love on the way.

Writers: George S. Hellman, Emmet Lavery, Ernest Pascal | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Merle Oberon, Turhan Bey, Thomas Gomez, Gale Sondergaard