Highest Rated Titles With Lionel Pape

1. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
112 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

2. How Green Was My Valley (1941)
118 min | Drama, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.

3. Midnight (1939)
94 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A chorus girl, stranded in Paris, is "set up" by a millionaire to break up his wife's affair with another man.

4. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
80 min | Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate the legend of a supernatural hound, a beast that may be stalking a young heir on the fog-shrouded moorland that makes up his estate.

5. It Could Happen to You (1939)
70 min | Comedy, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Ad man (Erwin) is jailed when it is believed he murdered a beautiful girl. His wife (Stuart) sets out to solve the crime.

6. Camille (1936)
109 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A Parisian courtesan must choose between the young man who loves her and the callous baron who wants her, even as her own health begins to fail.

7. Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936)
102 min | Drama, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.

8. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
85 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The daughter of a penniless marquis teaches her multi-millionaire fiancé a lesson, after learning he has had 7 previous wives.

9. Angel (1937)
91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Woman and her husband take separate vacations, and she falls in love with another man.

10. The Young in Heart (1938)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Thrown out of the Riviera, a family of grifters meets a lonely, vulnerable rich old woman and insinuate themselves into her life while they sponge off her.

11. The Prince and the Pauper (1937)
118 min | Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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

12. The Long Voyage Home (1940)
105 min | Drama, Film-Noir, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Aboard the freighter Glencairn, the lives of the crew are lived out in fear, loneliness, suspicion and cameraderie. The men smuggle drink and women aboard, fight with each other, spy on ... See full summary »

13. A Woman's Face (1941)
106 min | Thriller, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A female blackmailer with a disfiguring facial scar meets a plastic surgeon who offers her the possibility of looking like a normal woman.

14. Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
104 min | Drama, Romance, War, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Newlyweds Gil and Lana Martin try to establish a farm in the Mohawk Valley but are menaced by Indians and Tories as the Revolutinary War begins.

15. The Rage of Paris (1938)
78 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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 »

16. Wee Willie Winkie (1937)
100 min | Adventure, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Priscilla Williams is a young girl traveling with her mother, Joyce, to join her paternal grandfather, a British army colonel, at the post he commands in northern India. Upon arrival, they ... See full summary »

17. Zanzibar (1940)
70 min | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A beautiful young woman organizes an expedition to Africa to search for a sacred skull that is worshiped by the locals.

18. Charley's Aunt (1941)
80 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In 1890, two students at Oxford force their rascally friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil--where the nuts come from.

19. 5th Ave Girl (1939)
83 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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

20. Arise, My Love (1940)
110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter have romantic and dramatic adventures in Europe as World War II begins.

21. A Dispatch from Reuter's (1940)
90 min | Biography, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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.

22. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Dr. Jekyll allows his dark side to run wild when he drinks a potion that turns him into the evil Mr. Hyde.

23. Slave Ship (1937)
92 min | Adventure, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he ... See full summary »

24. Outside of Paradise (1938)
68 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Daniel Francis O'Toole, singing maestro in a New York restaurant, finds himself the unexpected heir to an estate in Ireland. He doesn't have money enough for the passage to Ireland, but the... See full summary »

25. Hudson's Bay (1941)
95 min | Adventure, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Highly fictionalized early history of Canada. Trapper/explorer Radisson imagines an empire around Hudson's Bay. He befriends the Indians, fights the French, and convinces King Charles II to sponsor an expedition of conquest.

26. Rio (1939)
77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

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

27. The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
71 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Russian prince goes to Monte Carlo just after World War I with money supplied him by Parisian Russians. He wins but the casino operators want him honor the tradition of returning to the ... See full summary »

28. Two for Tonight (1935)
61 min | Comedy, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A songwriter has to come up with a full-length theatrical piece within a few days.

29. The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938)
91 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The Bellows family causes comic confusion on an ocean liner, with time out for radio-style musical acts.

30. Tin Pan Alley (1940)
94 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Songwriters Calhoun and Harrigan get Katie and Lily Blane to introduce a new one. Lily goes to England, and Katy joins her after the boys give a new song to Nora Bayes. All are reunited ... See full summary »

31. Beloved Enemy (1936)
90 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

After World War I Irish rebels launch an uprising with the aim of creating an Irish republic, independent of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. One of the rebellion's leaders ... See full summary »

32. The White Angel (1936)
92 min | Biography, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
33. Saratoga (1937)
92 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

After winning a stud farm in lieu of gambling debts, bookie Duke Bradley turns an eye to the daughter of the now deceased gambler and her millionaire fiancée.

34. Mary of Scotland (1936)
123 min | Biography, Drama, History, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.

35. The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937)
89 min | Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A male Polish secret agent and a female Russian secret-police spy smuggle messages to St. Petersburg in candlesticks. While chasing after stolen candlesticks they discover each other's ... See full summary »

36. A Woman Rebels (1936)
88 min | Drama, History, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The story revolves around Pamela, as a woman in late-1800's England who has no intention of marriage and wishes to be her own person. After a great deal of difficulty in finding a job, she ... See full summary »

37. Rulers of the Sea (1939)
97 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Story of the beginnings of the steam-powered engine and its use in the first steamship voyage across the Atlantic Ocean.

38. The King and the Chorus Girl (1937)
94 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Ex-King Alfred VII is a young, handsome, and charming erstwhile monarch who once ruled a nation of two million people. Now all he has left are his Count Humbert and Duchess Anna, along with... See full summary »

39. Raffles (1939)
72 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Man about town and First Class cricketer A.J. Raffles keeps himself solvent with daring robberies. Meeting Gwen from his schooldays and falling in love all over again, he spends the weekend... See full summary »

40. Sylvia Scarlett (1935)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Escaping to England from a French embezzlement charge, widower Henry Scarlett is accompanied by daughter Sylvia who, to avoid detection, "disguises" herself as a boy, "Sylvester." They are ... See full summary »

41. Congo Maisie (1940)
71 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In this reworking of "Red Dust," showgirl Maisie Ravier is left stranded in an African village. She's given refuge by Michael Shane, an attractive, but hard-boiled local doctor. She soon ... See full summary »

42. Fools for Scandal (1938)
80 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Rene is broke and Kay is a rich actress visiting Paris. They meet, share a cab and dinner. He is smitten by her, but she leaves for London and he follows. At her house, when he cooks the ... See full summary »

43. MGM Parade (1955–1956)
30 min
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The original concept of the show was to allow the viewer to see the inner workings of a movie studio and featured interviews with MGM stars and explanations of how movies were made. Later, ... See full summary »

44. Man-Proof (1938)
75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Mimi has tried everything to become the bride to Alan, but he chooses Elizabeth instead. The ironic part is that Mimi's mother writes romance novels and neither one has had any luck with ... See full summary »

45. Eternally Yours (1939)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Anita Halstead, swept off her feet by magician Arturo, finds the results less than magical.

46. The Plough and the Stars (1936)
72 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
47. Cross-Country Romance (1940)
68 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Chase across the country romance.

48. White Legion (1936)
81 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

In the early 1900s, as the Panama Canal is being built, a group of doctors try to discover a cure for yellow fever, a disease that is decimating the workers constructing the canal.

49. Booloo (1938)
61 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A young-stiff-upper-lipped British officer, Robert Rogers writes a book about a white tiger and sacrifices of native girls by the Sakai tribe in Malaya. But the critics ridicule the book. ... See full summary »

50. Scotland Yard (1941)
68 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Inspector Cork pursues a bank robber who serves in the army and receives facial injuries. After plastic surgery he shows up as a bank president planning an enormous robbery.