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1. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.
2. Doughboys (1930)
Passed | 79 min | Comedy, War
A naive and wealthy young man seeks to impress a girl and then unwittingly signs up for army service.
3. The Lady Eve (1941)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
A trio of classy card sharks targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, till one of them falls in love with him.
4. Fury (1936)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder.
5. The Egg and I (1947)
Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
On their wedding night Bob informs his new bride Betty that he has bought a chicken farm. An abandoned chicken farm, to be exact, which is obvious when the two move in. Betty endures Bob's ... See full summary »
6. Ruggles of Red Gap (1935)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
An English valet brought to the American west assimilates into the American way of life.
7. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, War
After an all-night send-off party for the troops, a small-town girl wakes up to find herself married and pregnant, but with no memory of her husband's identity.
9. Three Godfathers (1936)
Passed | 81 min | Western
Four outlaws come to New Jerusalem, a town full of courteous and religious people, to rob the bank. After shooting the president of the bank, only three make it out of town followed by the ... See full summary »
10. The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy
Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job ... See full summary »
11. A Day at the Races (1937)
Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Sport
A veterinarian posing as a doctor, a race-horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse.
12. The Big Store (1941)
Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Musical
A detective is hired to protect the life of a singer, who has recently inherited a department store, from the store's crooked manager.
13. It Happened Tomorrow (1944)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A young turn-of-the-century newspaper man finds he can get hold of the next day's paper. This brings more problems than fortune, especially as his new girlfriend is part of a phony clairvoyant act.
Writers: Lord Dunsany, Hugh Wedlock Jr., Howard Snyder, Lewis R. Foster, Dudley Nichols, René Clair, Helene Fraenkel | Director: René Clair | Stars: Dick Powell, Linda Darnell, Jack Oakie, Edgar Kennedy
14. Ramrod (1947)
Passed | 95 min | Romance, Western
A cattle-vs.-sheepman feud loses Connie Dickason her fiance, but gains her his ranch, which she determines to run alone in opposition to Frank Ivey, "boss" of the valley, whom her father ... See full summary »
15. Girl Crazy (1943)
Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Rich kid Danny Churchill (Rooney) has a taste for wine, women and song, but not for higher education. So his father ships him to an all-male college out West where there's not supposed to ... See full summary »
16. The Farmer's Daughter (1947)
Unrated | 97 min | Comedy
Katie Holstrom leaves the farm to become a nurse, but is sidetracked into domestic service, romance, and politics.
17. The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms... See full summary »
18. Pot o' Gold (1941)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst ... See full summary »
Writers: Walter DeLeon, Andrew Bennison, Monte Brice, Harry Tugend, Haydn Roth Evans, Robert Brilmayer | Director: George Marshall | Stars: James Stewart, Paulette Goddard, Horace Heidt, Charles Winninger
19. Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, War
Having been discharged from the Marines for a hayfever condition before ever seeing action, Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith (Eddie Bracken) delays the return to his hometown, feeling ... See full summary »
20. Dancing Lady (1933)
Passed | 92 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance
An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway.
21. The Palm Beach Story (1942)
Passed | 88 min | Romance, Comedy
An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire.
22. The Great McGinty (1940)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy
Dan McGinty has great success in his chosen field of crooked politics. But endangers it all in one crazy moment of honesty...
23. Christmas in July (1940)
Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Romance
An office clerk loves entering contests in the hopes of someday winning a fortune and marrying the girl he loves. His latest attempt is the Maxford House Coffee Slogan Contest. As a joke, ... See full summary »
25. Barbary Coast (1935)
91 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
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 »
26. The Virginian (1929)
Passed | 91 min | Western
A good-natured cowboy who is romancing the new schoolmarm has a crisis of conscience when he discovers his best friend is engaged in cattle rustling.
27. Flame of Barbary Coast (1945)
Approved | 91 min | Musical, Romance, Western
Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a ... See full summary »
28. Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)
Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Musical
Fields wants to sell a film story to Esoteric Studios. On the way he gets insulted by little boys, beat up for ogling a woman, and abused by a waitress. He becomes his niece's guardian when... See full summary »
29. The Milky Way (1936)
Passed | 89 min | Comedy
Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan (Lloyd), somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl. The fighter's manager decides to build up the milkman's reputation in a series of fixed fights and ... See full summary »
30. Young Tom Edison (1940)
Approved | 86 min | Biography, Drama
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 »
32. Strange Illusion (1945)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Paul, a young man whose father was once lieutenant Governor of California before his untimely death, has a strange, recurring dream in which his mother falls in love with a dangerous man (... See full summary »
33. The Sky's the Limit (I) (1943)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Flying Tiger Fred Atwell sneaks away from his famous squadron's personal appearance tour and goes incognito for several days of leave. He quickly falls for photographer Joan Manion, ... See full summary »
34. Big Boy Rides Again (1935)
Passed | 57 min | Western
A man comes to town to claim the estate of his father, who was shot by a masked killer. He sets out to find who did it.
35. The Great Moment (1944)
Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Drama
The biography of Dr. W. T. Morgan, a 19th century Boston dentist, during his quest to have anesthesia, in the form of ether, accepted by the public and the medical and dental establishment.
36. Birth of the Blues (1941)
Approved | 87 min | Music
Jeff grows up near Basin Street in New Orleans, playing his clarinet with the dock workers. He puts together a band, the Basin Street Hot-Shots, which includes a cornet player, Memphis. ... See full summary »
37. Road Show (1941)
Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Music
Rich playboy Drogo Gaines is in imminent danger of marrying a gold digger, and escapes by feigning insanity. The joke's on him when he wakes up in an asylum full of comical lunatics. There ... See full summary »
38. Mississippi (1935)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Musical
A young pacifist after refusing on principle to defend her sweetheart's honor and being banished in disgrace, joins a riverboat troupe as a singer, acquires a reputation as a crackshot ... See full summary »
Writers: Francis Martin, Jack Cunningham, Herbert Fields, Claude Binyon, Booth Tarkington | Directors: A. Edward Sutherland, Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Bing Crosby, W.C. Fields, Joan Bennett, Queenie Smith
39. Three Faces West (1940)
Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Viennese surgeon Dr. Braun and his daughter Leni come to a small town in North Dakota as refugees from Hitler. When the winds of the Dust Bowl threaten the town, John Phillips leads the ... See full summary »
40. Slightly Honorable (1939)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Music
A lawyer is framed for the murder of a young party girl and tries to clear his name.
42. Can't Help Singing (1944)
Approved | 90 min | Musical, Western
A senator's daughter (who can't help singing) follows her boyfriend West in the days of the California gold rush.
43. The Girl of the Golden West (1938)
Passed | 121 min | Musical, Romance, Western
Mary Robbins is a moderately educated, beautiful, young woman who owns the saloon called "The Poker". She is the only woman in the town of Couldee-making her the fancy of all the men there,... See full summary »
44. Nothing But the Truth (1941)
90 min | Comedy
Stockbroker T.T.Ralston has promised his neice Gwen to double it if she can raise $20,000. for charity. But he connives so those she asks refuse to give her more than the $10,000 she's ... See full summary »
45. The Purchase Price (1932)
TV-PG | 68 min | Drama, Comedy
Torch singer Joan Gordon, tiring of her relationship with small-time hood and racketeer Eddie Fields, flees to Montreal and becomes the mail-order bride of down-to-earth farmer Jim Gilson. ... See full summary »
46. Let Freedom Ring (1939)
Passed | 87 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Railroad owner Jim Knox uses everything to get the land he needs for his new railroad cheaply. Everybody hopes, that Steve Logan ends his regime, but he allies with Jim Knox. Nobody knows, ... See full summary »
47. The Good Fellows (1943)
70 min | Comedy
The title of Grand Caesar in the Ancient Order of Noblest Romans of Wakefield, Indiana keeps Jim "Pop" Helton so involved and distracted that he forgets to pay the family's bills, nearly ... See full summary »
48. Hallelujah I'm a Bum (1933)
Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A New York tramp (Jolson) falls in love with the mayor's amnesiac girlfriend after rescuing her from a suicide attempt
49. Look Who's Laughing (1941)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy
Fibber McGee enlists the help of Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in enticing an aircraft manufacturer to build a factory in the small town of Wistful Vista. Based on the "Fibber McGee and... See full summary »
50. Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)
Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer Molly Adair. As she becomes a star she marries an actor, so Connors fires them. She asks for him as director of her next film. Many silent stars shown making the transition to sound.