Most Rated Titles With Janet Shaw
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1. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
Approved | 108 min | Thriller
A young woman discovers her visiting "Uncle Charlie" may not be the man he seems to be.
2. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
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.
3. Jezebel (1938)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A haughty headstrong Southern Belle in Antebellum Louisiana loses her fiance due to her stubborn vanity and pride and vows to get him back.
4. Waterloo Bridge (1940)
Passed | 108 min | Drama, War, Romance
During World War I, believing her fiancé to be dead, a young ballerina loses her job and is forced to turn to prostitution.
5. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)
Approved | 134 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.
6. Hold That Ghost (1941)
Passed | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music
Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a haunted house ... See full summary »
7. The Old Maid (1939)
Approved | 95 min | Drama
The arrival of an ex-lover on a young woman's wedding day sets in motion a chain of events which will alter her and her cousin's lives forever.
8. Johnny Eager (1941)
Passed | 107 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
District Attorney's daughter falls in love with a gangster the D.A. is trying to put in jail.
9. The Mummy's Tomb (1942)
Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A high priest travels to America with the living mummy Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.) to kill all those who had desecrated the tomb of the Egyptian princess Ananka thirty years earlier.
10. They Made Me a Criminal (1939)
Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
A boxer flees believing he has comitted a murder while he was drunk.
11. 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
12. It's Love I'm After (1937)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy
An actor of the stage finds himself pursued by a lovestruck fan while trying to patch up a tempestuous relationship with his actress lover.
13. They Won't Believe Me (1947)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
On trial for murder, Larry Ballantyne regurgitates an unbelievable story. He recounts how he philanders to other women while his rich loving wife Gretta tries to keep him in line. According... See full summary »
14. The Sisters (1938)
Approved | 99 min | Drama
Three daughters of a small town pharmacist undergo trials and tribulations in their problematic marriages between 1904 and 1908.
15. Blossoms in the Dust (1941)
Approved | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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 »
16. The Scarlet Clue (1945)
Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Charlie discovers a scheme for the theft of government radar plans while investigating several murders.
17. Confession (1937)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Aging down on her luck cabaret singer murders a respectable composer. On trial she slowly gives in and explains her crime. They had a complicated history.
18. Dark Alibi (1946)
Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A public defender enlists Charlie to exonerate one of his clients, an ex-con falsely accused of bank robbery and murder, scheduled for execution in nine days.
19. Nocturne (1946)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In 1940s Los Angeles, when womanizing composer Keith Vincent is found dead, the inquest concludes it was a suicide but police detective Joe Warner isn't so sure.
20. King of the Underworld (1939)
Passed | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
After the killing of her husband by friendly fire during a police raid, Dr. Carol Nelson tries to find gangster Joe Gurney to clear her name with the medical board.
21. Escape (1940)
Passed | 98 min | Drama
1938: A young man arrives in Hitler's Germany, frantically seeking information about his German mother, and finds she is pending execution at a concentration camp.
22. Night Monster (1942)
Approved | 73 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Kurt Ingston, a rich recluse, invites the doctors who left him a hopeless cripple to his desolate mansion in the swamps as one by one they meet horrible deaths.
23. Hollywood Hotel (1937)
Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Ronny Bowers, a saxophonist in Benny Goodman's band has won a talent contest an got a ten week contract with a film studio. On his first evening he is supposed to go with the studio's star ... See full summary »
24. House of Horrors (1946)
Approved | 65 min | Horror, Thriller
An unsuccessful sculptor saves a madman named "The Creeper" from drowning. Seeing an opportunity for revenge, he tricks the psycho into murdering his critics.
25. She Married Her Boss (1935)
85 min | Comedy
A super-efficient secretary at a department store falls for and marries her boss, but finds out that taking care of him at home (and especially his spoiled-brat daughter) is a lot different from taking care of him at work.
26. Follow the Boys (1944)
Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
During World War II, all the studios put out "all-star" vehicles which featured virtually every star on the lot--often playing themselves--in musical numbers and comedy skits, and were ... See full summary »
27. Gold Diggers in Paris (1938)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Owners and show girls of the bankrupt Club Ballé are mistaken for the Academy Ballet of America and are off to Paris to compete in an International Dance Exposition.
29. Comet Over Broadway (1938)
Approved | 70 min | Drama, Romance
Story of a rising stage star and the trouble she causes by her ambition.
30. Hired Wife (1940)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy
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 »
31. Blondie on a Budget (1940)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy
Dagwood wants to join the trout club and Blondie wants a fur coat. Jealousy reigns when Dag's old girlfriend Joan shows up, but nothing else matters when a drawing at the movie theatre provides money for the coat.
32. Girls on Probation (1938)
Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama
This film proves the old adage "You can pick your friends and you can pick your nose, but you shouldn't pick friends who rob banks." Local bad girl Hilda convinces Connie to join her at a ... See full summary »
34. Going Places (1938)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A sports store clerk poses as a famous jockey as an advertising stunt, but gets more than he bargained for.
35. Because of Him (1946)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Romance
A young woman who wants to break into the theater schemes to become the protege of a famous Broadway star.
36. Flight Angels (1940)
Approved | 74 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama
Federal Airlines ace pilot Chick Faber is grounded by Flight Superintendent Bill Graves when a doctor says his eyesight is failing. Aided by Mary Norvell and Nan Hudson, Graves persuades ... See full summary »
38. Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1944)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Romance, War
A young girl rents an apartment from a man who has recently enlisted in the Marines. The trouble is that he's given out keys to a half-dozen of his friends, and they all keep dropping in.
40. Campus Cinderella (1938)
19 min | Short, Musical, Comedy
This musical comedy has a popular basketball star playing for a different college than what his father wanted after he falls in love with a co-ed.
41. Sergeant Murphy (1938)
Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A horse is offered for sale to the cavalry but is rejected as unfit for service. A cavalry private buys the horse, and trains it to be a champion racer. When he thinks it's ready, he ... See full summary »
42. She Loved a Fireman (1937)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Drama, Romance
After his political days are over, Red decides to become a fireman. He takes the exam, goes to fire college and is stationed at Company 27. That station is commanded by Captain Shannon, who... See full summary »
43. Sensation Hunters (1945)
Approved | 62 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A naive young girl, looking to escape from a bad family situation, falls in love with a man who turns out to be a cad, and leads her down the road to ruin.
44. Let's Face It (1943)
76 min | Musical
A soldier stationed on an army base and his fiancé, who runs a women's "fat farm" nearby, want to get married but don't have enough money. Three customers of the "fat farm" scheme to get ... See full summary »
45. Alcatraz Island (1937)
Approved | 63 min | Drama, Romance
A man who has been railroaded into prison is framed for the murder of a fellow inmate and must prove his innocence.
46. Ladies Courageous (1944)
88 min | Adventure, Drama, War
The story of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, a unit of female pilots during WW II who flew bombers from the factories to their final destinations.
47. Expensive Husbands (1937)
Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In this romantic comedy, faded movie actress Laurine Lynne decides to take a trip to Europe rather than continue to be depressed by her lack of career momentum in Hollywood. She leaves a ... See full summary »
48. The Rookie Cop (1939)
Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Using his trained dog, a rookie cop tries to prove his friend innocent of a robbery, despite the police commissioner's objection.
49. Prairie Thunder (1937)
Approved | 55 min | Western
To increase profits for his shipping company, Lynch has goaded the Indians to attack both the telegraph line and the new railroad. When Lynch sells rifles to the Indians, Rod Farrell ... See full summary »