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1. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.3
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A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Lewis R. Foster | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

2. The Girl of Gold (1925)

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Writers: Anna Alice Chapin, Kate Corbaley, Cleveland Moffett, Eve Unsell | Director: John Ince | Stars: Florence Vidor, Malcolm McGregor, Alan Roscoe, Bessie Eyton

3. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Passed | 172 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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Three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, MacKinlay Kantor | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright

4. You Can't Take It With You (1938)

Approved | 126 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.

Writers: Robert Riskin, George S. Kaufman, Moss Hart | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Lionel Barrymore, Edward Arnold

5. The More the Merrier (1943)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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During the WW2 housing shortage in Washington, two men and a woman share a single apartment and the older man plays Cupid to the other two.

Writers: Robert Russell, Frank Ross, Richard Flournoy, Lewis R. Foster | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn, Richard Gaines

6. Golden Harvest (1933)

72 min | Drama

8.0
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Writers: Nina Wilcox Putnam, Casey Robinson | Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Richard Arlen, Chester Morris, Genevieve Tobin, Roscoe Ates

7. The Heckler (1940)

20 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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An obnoxious heckler at a baseball game infuriates everybody.

Writer: John Grey | Director: Del Lord | Stars: Charley Chase, Bruce Bennett, Richard Fiske, Stanley Brown

8. Way Out West (1937)

Passed | 64 min | Comedy, Western

7.8
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Stan and Ollie are charged with delivering the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector. However they reckon without the machinations of her evil guardian Mickey ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Jevne, Charley Rogers, Felix Adler, James Parrott | Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Sharon Lynn, James Finlayson

9. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

Passed | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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The story of the life and career of the famed baseball player, Lou Gehrig.

Writers: Jo Swerling, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Paul Gallico, Damon Runyon | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan

10. The Big Squirt (1937)

20 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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Soda jerk reads mystery stories, fancies himself a master detective.

Writers: Al Giebler, Elwood Ullman | Director: Del Lord | Stars: Charley Chase, Lucille Lund, Eddie Fetherston, Bud Jamison

11. Meet John Doe (1941)

Passed | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.

Writers: Richard Connell, Robert Presnell Sr., Robert Riskin | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan

12. Les Misérables (1935)

108 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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In early 19th Century France an ex-convict who failed to report to parole is relentlessly pursued over a 20 year period by an obsessive policeman.

Writers: Victor Hugo, W.P. Lipscomb | Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke, Rochelle Hudson

13. Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

Approved | 94 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Seton I. Miller, Harry Segall | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Claude Rains, Evelyn Keyes, Rita Johnson

14. Tassels in the Air (1938)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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The stooges are janitors in an office building. They stencil the wrong names on all the offices, causing a rich lady to mistakes Moe for "Omay", a famous decorator (the real Omay gets "... See full summary »

Writers: Al Giebler, Elwood Ullman | Director: Charley Chase | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Gertrude Astor

15. Mr. Noisy (1946)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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This All-Star Comedy (production number 7437, and a remake of 1940's "The Heckler" with Charley Chase) has Shemp Howard, noise-maker and heckler deluxe, hired by two gamblers to rattle a ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Bernds, John Grey | Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Shemp Howard, Vernon Dent, Walter Soderling, Tom Coleman

16. Little Man, What Now? (1934)

98 min | Drama

7.6
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A young couple struggling against poverty must keep their marriage a secret in order for the husband to keep his job, as his boss doesn't like to hire married men.

Writers: Hans Fallada, William Anthony McGuire | Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, Douglass Montgomery, Alan Hale, Catherine Doucet

17. Roman Scandals (1933)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

7.5
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A kind-hearted young man is thrown out of his corrupt home town of West Rome, Oklahoma. He falls asleep and dreams that he is back in the days of olden Rome, where he gets mixed up with court intrigue and a murder plot against the Emperor.

Writers: George S. Kaufman, Robert E. Sherwood, William Anthony McGuire, George Oppenheimer, Arthur Sheekman, Nat Perrin | Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Eddie Cantor, The Goldwyn Girls, Ruth Etting, Gloria Stuart

18. Termites of 1938 (1938)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.5
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The stooges are pest exterminators, mistakenly hired by a rich lady looking for an escort to a fancy society party. The stooges wreck the fancy mansion where the party is taking place and ... See full summary »

Writers: Elwood Ullman, Al Giebler | Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Beatrice Blinn

19. The Ropin' Fool (1922)

22 min | Comedy, Western, Short

7.5
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Will Rogers repeats for the camera his famous roping tricks from the Ziegfeld Follies. With a white-painted rope to show up against his black horse Dopey, Rogers demonstrates running ... See full summary »

Writer: Will Rogers | Director: Clarence G. Badger | Stars: Will Rogers, Irene Rich, John Ince, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams

20. The Whole Town's Talking (1935)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A meek milquetoast of a clerk is mistaken for Public Enemy #1, and the notorious killer takes advantage of the situation.

Writers: Jo Swerling, Robert Riskin, W.R. Burnett | Director: John Ford | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Jean Arthur, Arthur Hohl, James Donlan

21. Cash and Carry (1937)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.4
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The stooges find a crippled boy and his sister living in their dumpyard shack. To raise money to pay for the little boys operation they buy a phony treasure map from a con man. Thinking the... See full summary »

Writers: Clyde Bruckman, Elwood Ullman | Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Sonny Bupp

22. Three Little Sew and Sews (1939)

20 min | Comedy, Short

7.3
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The stooges are sailors working in a ships' tailor shop. When they can't get passes to go ashore, they steal officers uniforms and go to a party with Curly passing himself off as Admiral ... See full summary »

Writer: Ewart Adamson | Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Phyllis Barry

23. Song of the Eagle (1933)

83 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Writers: C. Graham Baker, Willard Mack, Casey Robinson, Gene Towne | Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Charles Bickford, Richard Arlen, Mary Brian, Jean Hersholt

24. The El Paso Kid (1946)

Approved | 54 min | Western

7.3
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In one of the most-used plots of the B-western genre, sometimes officially and sometimes just "borrowed" (see Movie Connections), Sunset Carson (Sunset Carson) is a member of an outlaw gang... See full summary »

Writer: Norman Sheldon | Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Sunset Carson, Marie Harmon, Hank Patterson, Edmund Cobb

25. Picture Snatcher (1933)

Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Crime

7.2
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Ex-convict Danny Kean decides to become honest as a photographer for a paper. He falls in love with Patricia, the daughter of the policeman who arrested him. Mr Nolan, her father, doesn't ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Ahern, Allen Rivkin, P.J. Wolfson, Ben Markson | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Ralph Bellamy, Patricia Ellis, Alice White

26. The Glass Key (1935)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Ed Beaumont is the personal friend, advisor and bodyguard to Paul Madvig, the political boss of a large city. When a mysterious murder is committed---the son of a Madvig political opponent-... See full summary »

Writers: Dashiell Hammett, Kathryn Scola, Kubec Glasmon, Harry Ruskin | Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: George Raft, Claire Dodd, Edward Arnold, Rosalind Keith

27. Merry-Go-Round (1932)

69 min | Drama

7.2
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Corrupt politicians resort to murder and blackmail when a young boy accidentally witnesses them taking payoffs.

Writers: Albert Maltz, George Sklar, Tom Reed | Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Eric Linden, Sidney Fox, Tully Marshall, Louis Calhern

28. Hawaiian Buckaroo (1938)

58 min | Western

7.2
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Cowboys and cows amidst Hawaiian scenery and song.

Writer: Daniel Jarrett | Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Smith Ballew, Evalyn Knapp, Harry Woods, Pat J. O'Brien

29. The Little Colonel (1935)

PG | 81 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years ... See full summary »

Writers: William M. Conselman, Anne Fellows Johnston | Director: David Butler | Stars: Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore, Evelyn Venable, John Lodge

30. A Man to Remember (1938)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Doctor John Abbott is a single parent who settles in the town of Westport, with his son Dick, trying to eke out a living for them. He also inherits, by way of his doorstep, an unwanted baby... See full summary »

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Katharine Havilland-Taylor | Director: Garson Kanin | Stars: Anne Shirley, Edward Ellis, Lee Bowman, William Henry

31. The Match King (1932)

Approved | 79 min | Drama

7.1
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Unscrupulous Paul Kroll, starting as a Chicago janitor, uses graft to finance a trip to Sweden where by trickery he gains control of his uncle's small match factory. By expert manipulation ... See full summary »

Writers: Einar Thorvaldson, Houston Branch, Sidney Sutherland | Directors: Howard Bretherton, William Keighley | Stars: Warren William, Lili Damita, Glenda Farrell, Juliette Compton

32. Lawless Riders (1935)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Music

7.1
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When Edith overhears Bart's plan to rob the bank she informs Ken. But she is also overheard and when Ken goes to investigate, Bart's Henchman Prod frames him for the robbery. Thrown in jail... See full summary »

Writer: Nate Gatzert | Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Ken Maynard, Geneva Mitchell, Harry Woods, Frank Yaconelli

33. Alimony Madness (1933)

65 min | Drama

7.1
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A man's wife is put on trial for the murder of his first wife.

Writer: John T. Neville | Director: B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Helen Chandler, Leon Ames, Edward Earle, Charlotte Merriam

34. Wilson (1944)

Unrated | 154 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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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

35. China Seas (1935)

Passed | 87 min | Action, Drama, Adventure

7.0
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When earthy Dolly Portland is rejected by Captain Gaskell in favor of a socialite, she aids Jamesy McCardle, in league with Malay pirates, in his plot to seize his ship.

Writers: Jules Furthman, James Kevin McGuinness, Crosbie Garstin | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Wallace Beery, Lewis Stone

36. Blossoms in the Dust (1941)

Approved | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Edna marries Texan Sam Gladney, operator of a wheat mill. Edna discovers by chance how the law treats children who are without parents and decides to do something about it. She opens a home... See full summary »

Writers: Anita Loos, Ralph Wheelwright | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Felix Bressart, Marsha Hunt

37. The Bowery (1933)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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"In the Gay Nineties New York had grown up into bustles and balloon Sleeves ... but The Bowery had grown younger, louder and more rowdy until it was known as the 'Livest Mile on the face of... See full summary »

Writers: Michael L. Simmons, Bessie Roth Solomon, Howard Estabrook, James Gleason | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Wallace Beery, George Raft, Jackie Cooper, Fay Wray

38. The Man Who Reclaimed His Head (1934)

80 min | Drama

7.0
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A brilliant but impoverished writer, who is a pacifist, goes to work for a publisher and writes anti-war editorials. When he discovers that the publisher has betrayed him and is in league ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Bart, Samuel Ornitz | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Claude Rains, Joan Bennett, Lionel Atwill, Juanita Quigley

39. The Three Mesquiteers (1936)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Music, Western

7.0
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When a group of World War 1 buddies head west to farmstead, they run into trouble.

Writers: Jack Natteford, Charles R. Condon, William Colt MacDonald | Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Syd Saylor, Kay Hughes

40. Destry Rides Again (1932)

Passed | 61 min | Romance, Western

7.0
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Brant frames Destry and has men testify against him. Found guilty he vows to return. Back from prison he goes after the man that framed him. When the Sheriff is shot before he can talk, ... See full summary »

Writers: Max Brand, Isadore Bernstein, Robert Keith, Richard Schayer | Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Tom Mix, Claudia Dell, Zasu Pitts, Stanley Fields

41. Life Begins at Forty (1935)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

7.0
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In small-town America the easy-going publisher of the local paper finds himself in opposition to the local banker on the return to town of a lad jailed possibly wrongly for a theft from the... See full summary »

Writers: Walter B. Pitkin, Robert Quillen, Lamar Trotti | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Will Rogers, Richard Cromwell, George Barbier, Rochelle Hudson

42. A Scream in the Dark (1943)

53 min | Mystery

7.0
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Newspaper reporter turned detective Mike, along with his partner Eddie Tough (who used to be his photographer on the paper), and Mike's girlfriend Joan go after some business. She's the ... See full summary »

Writers: Anthony Coldeway, Jerome Odlum, Gerald Schnitzer | Director: George Sherman | Stars: Robert Lowery, Marie McDonald, Edward Brophy, Elizabeth Russell

43. The Call of the Wild (1935)

Approved | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack London, Gene Fowler, Leonard Praskins | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Jack Oakie, Reginald Owen

44. Barbary Coast (1935)

91 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Mary Rutledge arrives from the east, finds her fiance dead, and goes to work at the roulette wheel of Louis Charnalis' Bella Donna, a rowdy gambling house in San Francisco in the 1850s. She... See full summary »

Writers: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur | Directors: Howard Hawks, William Wyler | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Edward G. Robinson, Joel McCrea, Walter Brennan

45. 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: Bradbury Foote, Dore Schary, Hugo Butler, H. Alan Dunn | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Fay Bainter, George Bancroft, Virginia Weidler

46. Bedlam (1946)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.9
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Nell Bowen, the spirited protege of rich Lord Mortimer, becomes interested in the conditions of notorious St. Mary's of Bethlehem Asylum (Bedlam). Encouraged by the Quaker Hannay, she tries... See full summary »

Writers: William Hogarth, Val Lewton, Mark Robson | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Boris Karloff, Anna Lee, Billy House, Richard Fraser

47. Kid Glove Killer (1942)

Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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First feature film from director Fred Zinneman is a snappy little "B" feature that features Van Heflin as the head of a city crime lab who solves the murder of the town mayor by analyzing ... See full summary »

Writers: Allen Rivkin, John C. Higgins | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Van Heflin, Marsha Hunt, Lee Bowman, Samuel S. Hinds

48. The Cat's-Paw (1934)

Approved | 102 min | Comedy

6.9
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Naive Ezekial Cobb, brought up by his missionary father in China returns to America to seek a wife. Corrupt politicians enlist him to run for mayor as a dummy candidate with no chance of ... See full summary »

Writers: Clarence Budington Kelland, Sam Taylor | Directors: Sam Taylor, Harold Lloyd | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Una Merkel, George Barbier, Nat Pendleton

49. Star of Midnight (1935)

90 min | Romance, Comedy, Mystery

6.9
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A dancer disappears from a theather and then William Powell and society beauty Ginger Rogers solve the murder.

Writers: Howard J. Green, Anthony Veiller, Edward Kaufman, Arthur Somers Roche | Director: Stephen Roberts | Stars: William Powell, Ginger Rogers, Paul Kelly, Gene Lockhart

50. Folies Bergère de Paris (1935)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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An entertainer impersonates a look-alike banker, causing comic confusion for wife and girlfriend.

Writers: Rudolph Lothar, Hans Adler, Jessie Ernst, Bess Meredyth, Hal Long | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Merle Oberon, Ann Sothern, Eric Blore