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1. The Little Princess (1939)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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A little girl is left by her father in an exclusive seminary for girls, due to her father having to go to Africa with the army.

Writers: Ethel Hill, Walter Ferris, Frances Hodgson Burnett | Directors: Walter Lang, William A. Seiter | Stars: Shirley Temple, Richard Greene, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter

2. 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

3. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

8.0
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97 Metascore

When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.

Writers: Norman Reilly Raine, Seton I. Miller | Directors: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains

4. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

5. The Uninvited (1944)

Passed | 99 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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A composer and his sister discover that the reason they are able to purchase a beautiful gothic seacoast mansion very cheaply is the house's unsavory past.

Writers: Dodie Smith, Frank Partos, Dorothy Macardle | Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey, Donald Crisp, Cornelia Otis Skinner

6. Foreign Correspondent (1940)

Not Rated | 120 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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On the eve of WWII, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London.

Writers: Charles Bennett, Joan Harrison, James Hilton, Robert Benchley | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders

7. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)

Passed | 98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Dr. Jekyll faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that changes him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde.

Writers: Samuel Hoffenstein, Percy Heath, Robert Louis Stevenson | Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins, Rose Hobart, Holmes Herbert

8. British Intelligence (1940)

Approved | 61 min | Romance, Thriller, War

6.0
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Although the home of cabinet minister Arthur Bennett is a hotbed of spies, moles, and double agents, no one knows the true identity of notorious German spymaster Strendler.

Writers: Lee Katz, Anthony Paul Kelly | Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Boris Karloff, Margaret Lindsay, Bruce Lester, Leonard Mudie

9. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.5
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Whilst on the telephone, an invalid woman overhears what she thinks is a plot to murder her.

Writer: Lucille Fletcher | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards, Wendell Corey

10. Captain Blood (1935)

Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Adventure

7.8
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An enslaved doctor and his comrades in chains escape and become pirates of the Robin Hood variety.

Writers: Rafael Sabatini, Casey Robinson | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill, Basil Rathbone

11. The Kiss (1929)

Passed | 89 min | Romance, Drama

7.0
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An unhappily married woman is caught up in scandal and murder when her affection toward a young man is misinterpreted.

Writers: George M. Saville, Hanns Kräly, Marian Ainslee | Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Anders Randolf, Holmes Herbert

12. Man Hunt (1941)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.

Writers: Geoffrey Household, Dudley Nichols | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Bennett, George Sanders, John Carradine

13. The Lost World (1925)

Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy

7.1
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The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Marion Fairfax | Director: Harry O. Hoyt | Stars: Wallace Beery, Bessie Love, Lloyd Hughes, Lewis Stone

14. The Letter (1940)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.8
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The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense; a letter in her own hand may prove her undoing.

Writers: W. Somerset Maugham, Howard Koch | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort

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. Dressed to Kill (1946)

Approved | 76 min | Mystery

7.1
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Sherlock Holmes sets out to discover why a trio of murderous villains, including a dangerously attractive female, are desperate to obtain three unassuming and inexpensive little music boxes.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Frank Gruber, Leonard Lee | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison, Edmund Breon

17. Marie Antoinette (1938)

Passed | 149 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens.

Writers: Claudine West, Donald Ogden Stewart, Ernest Vajda, Stefan Zweig | Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Julien Duvivier | Stars: Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, John Barrymore, Robert Morley

18. At Sword's Point (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure

6.2
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In 1648 France, it's the sons (and daughter) of the Three Musketeers to the rescue!

Writers: Walter Ferris, Joseph Hoffman, Aubrey Wisberg, Jack Pollexfen | Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Douglas, Gladys Cooper

19. 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

20. Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)

Unrated | 77 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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The disappearance of people and corpses leads a reporter to a wax museum and a sinister sculptor.

Writers: Don Mullaly, Carl Erickson, Charles Belden | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh

21. The Stratton Story (1949)

Passed | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.

Writers: Douglas Morrow, Guy Trosper | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Morgan, Agnes Moorehead

22. Cloak and Dagger (1946)

Approved | 106 min | Romance, Adventure, Thriller

6.6
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Toward the end of World War II, the allied secret service receives a partial message indicating that the Germans are researching nuclear energy to build atomic bombs. In Midwestern ... See full summary »

Writers: Albert Maltz, Ring Lardner Jr., Boris Ingster, John Larkin, Corey Ford, Alastair MacBain | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Gary Cooper, Robert Alda, Lilli Palmer, Vladimir Sokoloff

23. Boom Town (1940)

Passed | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Two buddies who rise from fly-by-night wildcatters to oil tycoons over a twenty year period both love the same woman.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, James Edward Grant | Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr

24. The House of Rothschild (1934)

Passed | 88 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war ... See full summary »

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, George Hembert Westley | Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Sidney Lanfield | Stars: George Arliss, Boris Karloff, Loretta Young, Robert Young

25. The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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A depiction of the love/hate relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex.

Writers: Norman Reilly Raine, Æneas MacKenzie, Maxwell Anderson | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Crisp

26. Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Thriller, Mystery

7.0
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Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson travel to Washington D.C. in order to prevent a secret document from falling into enemy hands.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Bertram Millhauser, Lynn Riggs | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Lord, Henry Daniell

27. The Verdict (1946)

Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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After an Innocent man is executed in a case he was responsible for, a Scotland Yard superintendent finds himself investigating the murder of his key witness.

Writers: Peter Milne, Israel Zangwill | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Joan Lorring, George Coulouris

28. A Dispatch from Reuter's (1940)

Approved | 90 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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Starting with a small flock of carrier pigeons, nineteenth-century entrepreneur Julius Reuter turns his small company into Europe's most respected news wire service.

Writers: Milton Krims, Valentine Williams, Wolfgang Wilhelm | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Edna Best, Eddie Albert, Albert Bassermann

29. The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)

Approved | 67 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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When Ygor brings the monster to Dr. Ludwig Frankenstein for care, Ludwig gets the idea of replacing the monster's current criminal brain, with a normal brain.

Writers: Scott Darling, Eric Taylor | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy, Lionel Atwill

30. Intermezzo: A Love Story (1939)

Approved | 70 min | Romance, Drama

6.8
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A concert violinist becomes charmed with his daughter's talented piano teacher. When he invites her to go on tour with him, they make beautiful music away from the concert hall as well. He ... See full summary »

Writers: George O'Neil, Gösta Stevens, Gustaf Molander | Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Leslie Howard, Edna Best, John Halliday

31. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)

TV-G | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.1
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A major countermands orders and attacks to revenge a previous massacre of men, women and children.

Writers: Alfred Lord Tennyson, Michael Jacoby, Rowland Leigh | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles, Henry Stephenson

32. Wife vs. Secretary (1936)

Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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The wife of a publishing executive mistakenly believes that her husband's relationship with his attractive secretary is more than professional.

Writers: Norman Krasna, John Lee Mahin, Faith Baldwin, Alice Duer Miller | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Myrna Loy, May Robson

33. 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

34. Mark of the Vampire (1935)

Passed | 60 min | Horror, Mystery

6.3
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When a nobleman is murdered, a professor of the occult blames vampires; but not all is what it seems.

Writers: Guy Endore, Bernard Schubert | Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill

35. Command Decision (1948)

Passed | 112 min | War, Drama

7.3
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Army generals struggle with the decision to prioritize bombing the German factories producing new jet fighters over the extremely high casualties the mission will cost.

Writers: William R. Laidlaw, George Froeschel, William Wister Haines | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Clark Gable, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson, Brian Donlevy

36. Stanley and Livingstone (1939)

Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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When American newspaperman and adventurer Henry M. Stanley comes back from the western Indian wars, his editor James Gordon Bennett sends him to Africa to find Dr. David Livingstone, the ... See full summary »

Writers: Philip Dunne, Julien Josephson, Hal Long, Sam Hellman | Directors: Henry King, Otto Brower | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Nancy Kelly, Richard Greene, Walter Brennan

37. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands.

Writers: Edward T. Lowe Jr., Scott Darling, Edmund L. Hartmann, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Kaaren Verne

38. The Bandit of Sherwood Forest (1946)

Passed | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.8
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Robert of Nottingham, the son of Robin Hood, goes to the aid of the Queen Mother and the beautiful Lady Catherine, who are fleeing the cruel Regent, William of Pembroke, who has the King ... See full summary »

Writers: Wilfred H. Petitt, Melvin Levy, Paul A. Castleton | Directors: Henry Levin, George Sherman | Stars: Anita Louise, Jill Esmond, Edgar Buchanan, Cornel Wilde

39. 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

40. 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

41. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century.

Writers: Edwin Blum, William A. Drake, William Gillette | Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ida Lupino, Alan Marshal

42. The Pearl of Death (1944)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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When a valuable pearl with a sinister reputation is stolen, Sherlock Holmes must investigate its link to a series of brutal murders.

Writers: Bertram Millhauser, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Dennis Hoey, Evelyn Ankers

43. David and Bathsheba (1951)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.1
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After King David sees the beautiful Bathsheba bathing from the palace roof, he enters into an adulterous affair which has tragic consequences for his family and Israel.

Writer: Philip Dunne | Director: Henry King | Stars: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey, Kieron Moore

44. South of St. Louis (1949)

88 min | Western

6.2
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Writers: Zachary Gold, James R. Webb | Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Joel McCrea, Alexis Smith, Zachary Scott, Dorothy Malone

45. A Stranger in Town (1943)

Passed | 67 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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In the small town of Crown Port local attorney Bill Adams is trying to break up the ring of corrupt town officials by running for mayor. The cards seemed stacked against him when he gets ... See full summary »

Writers: Isobel Lennart, William Kozlenko | Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Frank Morgan, Richard Carlson, Jean Rogers, Porter Hall

46. Confidential Agent (1945)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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During the Spanish Civil War, a republican courier travels to England to try and buy coal. He meets with an amount of local hostility, while his life is at risk from those on the fascist ... See full summary »

Writers: Graham Greene, Robert Buckner | Director: Herman Shumlin | Stars: Charles Boyer, Lauren Bacall, Victor Francen, Wanda Hendrix

47. The Prince and the Pauper (1937)

Approved | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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Two lookalike boys, one a poor street kid and the other a prince, exchange places to see what the other's life is like.

Writers: Mark Twain, Laird Doyle, Catherine Chisholm Cushing | Directors: William Keighley, William Dieterle | Stars: Errol Flynn, Claude Rains, Henry Stephenson, Barton MacLane

48. Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Moto thwarts a ruthless band of international agents who try to foment an international incident by mining the entrance to the Suez Canal and blaming the British.

Writers: John P. Marquand, Philip MacDonald, Norman Foster | Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Peter Lorre, Ricardo Cortez, Virginia Field, John Carradine

49. Three Strangers (1946)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Three strangers, each with a serious problem in their lives, share a sweepstakes ticket which they wished upon together before a Chinese idol.

Writers: John Huston, Howard Koch | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Joan Lorring

50. Lloyd's of London (1936)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.1
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Blake is in love with an aristocratic woman whose husband seriously injures him. Blake's friendship with Lord Nelson provides the basis for Blake's part in the growth of Lloyd's insurance ... See full summary »

Writers: Ernest Pascal, Walter Ferris, Curtis Kenyon | Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, Freddie Bartholomew, Guy Standing