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1. Going Hollywood (1933)

Passed | 78 min | Musical, Romance

8.3
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Sylvia is the French teacher at Briarcroft's School for Girls, but she wants to find romance. When she hears Bill on the radio, she decides to leave and thank him. But he is on his way to ... See full summary »

Writer: Donald Ogden Stewart | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Marion Davies, Bing Crosby, Fifi D'Orsay, Stuart Erwin

2. King Kong (1933)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace | Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

3. 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

4. Fury (1936)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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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.

Writers: Bartlett Cormack, Fritz Lang, Norman Krasna | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel, Bruce Cabot

5. The Glorious Fourth (1927)

20 min | Family, Comedy, Short

7.9
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Writers: Hal Roach, H.M. Walker | Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Jannie Hoskins

6. Ruggles of Red Gap (1935)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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An English valet brought to the American west assimilates into the American way of life.

Writers: Harry Leon Wilson, Walter DeLeon, Harlan Thompson, Humphrey Pearson | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charles Laughton, Mary Boland, Charles Ruggles, Zasu Pitts

7. The Count Takes the Count (1936)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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Directors: Charley Chase, Harold Law | Stars: Charley Chase, Andrea Leeds, Kewpie Morgan, Harry Bowen

8. Swing Time (1936)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer.

Writers: Howard Lindsay, Allan Scott, Erwin S. Gelsey | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick

9. It Could Happen to You (1939)

70 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.7
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Ad man (Erwin) is jailed when it is believed he murdered a beautiful girl. His wife (Stuart) sets out to solve the crime.

Writers: Lou Breslow, Charles Hoffman, Allen Rivkin | Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Stuart Erwin, Gloria Stuart, Raymond Walburn, Douglas Fowley

10. Dummy Ache (1936)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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Writers: Leslie Goodwins, Charles E. Roberts | Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Edgar Kennedy, Florence Lake, Jack Rice, Dot Farley

11. Shall We Dance (1937)

Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A budding romance between a ballet master and a tapdancer becomes complicated when rumours surface that they're already married.

Writers: Allan Scott, Ernest Pagano, P.J. Wolfson, Lee Loeb, Harold Buchman | Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Eric Blore

12. A Lad an' a Lamp (1932)

20 min | Family, Comedy, Short

7.6
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The gang finds what they think is a magic lamp.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Dorothy DeBorba, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins, George 'Spanky' McFarland

13. Should Wives Work? (1937)

20 min | Comedy, Short

7.6
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Errol's wife goes back to work, despite his objections.

Writers: Leslie Goodwins, George Jeske | Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Leon Errol, Vivien Oakland, Richard Lane, William Brisbane

14. Stella Dallas (1937)

Approved | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A low-class woman is willing to do whatever it takes to give her daughter a socially promising future.

Writers: Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman, Olive Higgins Prouty, Harry Wagstaff Gribble, Gertrude Purcell | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, Anne Shirley, Barbara O'Neil

15. Three Little Pigskins (1934)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

7.4
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The stooges are mistaken by a gangster for the "Three Horsemen of Boulder Dam", famous football players. Hired to play for his team, they blow the big game and get it in the end. Lucille ... See full summary »

Writers: Felix Adler, Griffin Jay | Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Lucille Ball

16. 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

17. Thicker Than Water (1935)

Passed | 21 min | Comedy, Short

7.4
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Oliver's in trouble with his wife after missing a payment on their furniture, having given the money to Stanley, who used it instead to pay Mrs. Hardy for his room and board. While doing ... See full summary »

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Daphne Pollard, James Finlayson

18. It Happened One Day (1934)

19 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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Directors: Charley Chase, Eddie Dunn | Stars: Charley Chase, Betty Mack, Oscar Apfel, Carlton Griffin

19. The Cracked Ice Man (1934)

19 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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Charley finds that he got more than he bargained for when he takes a job as a kindergarten teacher.

Directors: Charley Chase, Eddie Dunn | Stars: Charley Chase, Betty Mack, Billy Gilbert, Harry Bowen

20. Poker at Eight (1935)

Approved | 19 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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Director: Charley Chase | Stars: Charley Chase, Constance Bergen, Bernadene Hayes, Tom Dugan

21. Hasty Marriage (1931)

21 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: Gilbert Pratt | Stars: Charley Chase, Lillian Elliott, James Finlayson, Gay Seabrook

22. The Chases of Pimple Street (1934)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

7.4
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In order to get out of his boss's doghouse, Charley pairs his troublesome sister-in-law with an important client and inevitable complications result.

Director: Charley Chase | Stars: Charley Chase, Betty Mack, Ruthelma Stevens, Gertrude Astor

23. All Teed Up (1930)

21 min | Comedy, Short

7.3
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Thelma invites Charley to play golf at her father's exclusive country club.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: Edgar Kennedy | Stars: Charley Chase, Thelma Todd, Tenen Holtz, Dell Henderson

24. Neighborhood House (1936)

58 min | Comedy, Short

7.3
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Directors: Charley Chase, Harold Law, Alan Hale | Stars: Charley Chase, Rosina Lawrence, Darla Hood, George Meeker

25. Something Simple (1934)

Approved | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Taken to a hospital, after suffering a dizzy spell, Charley is told by a 'nut', posing as a doctor, that he suffers from 'Tetra-Ethyl", and the only remedy is to sit down, relax, clear the ... See full summary »

Directors: Charley Chase, Walter Weems | Stars: Charley Chase, Betty Mack, Dell Henderson, Arthur Housman

26. Mighty Like a Moose (1926)

TV-G | 22 min | Family, Short, Comedy

7.2
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After a homely married couple separately undergo plastic surgery, they unwittingly plan an extramarital affair with each other.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charley Chase, Vivien Oakland, Ann Howe, Charles Clary

27. Nurse to You! (1935)

Approved | 19 min | Short, Comedy

7.2
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Directors: Charley Chase, Jefferson Moffitt | Stars: Charley Chase, Muriel Evans, Clarence Wilson, Frank Darien

28. Fifty Million Husbands (1930)

20 min | Comedy, Short

7.2
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An estranged couple visit their old apartment, which is now occupied by Charley and his wife. Charley's wife, however, misunderstands the purpose of their visit.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Directors: James W. Horne, Edgar Kennedy | Stars: Charley Chase, Ruth Hiatt, Christine Maple, Tiny Sandford

29. One of the Smiths (1931)

28 min | Comedy, Short

7.2
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Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: James Parrott | Stars: Charley Chase, James Finlayson, Louise Carver, Leo Willis

30. I'll Take Vanilla (1934)

19 min | Comedy, Short

7.2
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Ice-cream vendor Charley gets mixed up with a cute girl and her snotty nephew.

Directors: Charley Chase, Eddie Dunn | Stars: Charley Chase, Betty Mack, Tommy Bond, Harry Bowen

31. Alice Adams (1935)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America.

Writers: Booth Tarkington, Dorothy Yost, Mortimer Offner, Jane Murfin | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone, Evelyn Venable

32. Strike Me Pink (1936)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Musical

7.1
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Meek Eddie Pink becomes manager of an amusement park beset by mobsters.

Writers: Clarence Budington Kelland, Walter DeLeon, Francis Martin, Frank Butler, Philip Rapp | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Ethel Merman, Sally Eilers, Harry Parke

33. Manhattan Monkey Business (1935)

20 min | Comedy, Short

7.1
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When Charley can't pay his bill at a restaurant, he is forced to become a waiter.

Directors: Charley Chase, Harold Law | Stars: Charley Chase, James Finlayson, Joyce Compton, Gertrude Astor

34. The Bohemian Girl (1936)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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A band of Gypsies are camped outside the walls of Count Arnheim's palace. Oliver's wife kidnaps the Count's daughter Arline, then leaves the child and runs off with her lover, Devilshoof. ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael William Balfe | Directors: James W. Horne, Charley Rogers, Hal Roach | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Thelma Todd, Antonio Moreno

35. The Dentist (1932)

Passed | 21 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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An unconventional dentist deals with patients in slapstick fashion.

Director: Leslie Pearce | Stars: W.C. Fields, Marjorie Kane, Arnold Gray, Dorothy Granger

36. The Barber Shop (1933)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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An inept barber maintains his good-humored optimism in his small town shop despite having a hen-pecking harridan for a wife and a total lack of tonsorial skill.

Writer: W.C. Fields | Director: Arthur Ripley | Stars: W.C. Fields, Elise Cavanna, Harry Watson, Dagmar Oakland

37. We Who Are About to Die (1937)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Writers: David Lamson, John Twist | Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Preston Foster, Ann Dvorak, John Beal, Ray Mayer

38. Snappy Sneezer (1929)

20 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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Charley falls in love with Thelma, but his attack of hay fever alienates her father.

Writers: H.M. Walker, Leo McCarey | Director: Warren Doane | Stars: Charley Chase, Thelma Todd, Anders Randolf, Harry Bowen

39. Heir to Trouble (1935)

Approved | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.9
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Cowboy fights to keep his land after oil is discovered on it.

Writers: Ken Maynard, Nate Gatzert | Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Ken Maynard, Joan Perry, Harry Woods, Martin Faust

40. You Said a Hatful! (1934)

20 min | Short, Comedy

6.9
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When he learns the secret news that it will be sold today at 4pm in Kansas City, international banker J.P. Anderson sets in motion a plan to purchase the Tippycanoe Tuckahoe & Tehachapi ... See full summary »

Director: Charley Chase | Stars: Charley Chase, Dorothy Appleby, Oscar Apfel, Benny Baker

41. Annie Oakley (1935)

Approved | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Western

6.8
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A romanticized biography of the famous sharpshooter.

Writers: Joel Sayre, John Twist, Joseph Fields, Ewart Adamson | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Melvyn Douglas, Moroni Olsen

42. Blue of the Night (1933)

20 min | Comedy, Musical, Short

6.8
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Bing Crosby as himself in a comedy of romance and mistaken identity.

Director: Leslie Pearce | Stars: Bing Crosby, Marjorie Kane, Franklin Pangborn, Ernie Alexander

43. Whirlpool (1934)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Emmett Rogers, Dorothy Howell, Ethel Hill | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Jack Holt, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Allen Jenkins

44. Sing Sister Sing (1935)

21 min | Short, Comedy

6.8
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At a residence hotel, Patsy is moving in with Thelma. Thelma has prepared some rules, including singing whenever one feels quarrelsome or angry. Although Thelma tells Patsy that they'll ... See full summary »

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Thelma Todd, Patsy Kelly, Harry Bowen, Charlie Hall

45. The Nickel Nurser (1932)

21 min | Comedy, Short

6.8
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Charley is an efficiency expert trying to teach a millionaire's daughter the value of money.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: Warren Doane | Stars: Charley Chase, Thelma Todd, Billy Gilbert, Harry Bowen

46. Doubling in the Quickies (1932)

19 min | Short, Comedy

6.8
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Marge Clancy leaves her small town and boyfriend Joe behind to strike it big in Hollywood. The only work she can get is stunt doubling. Joe goes after her and causes many messes in the studio.

Director: Babe Stafford | Stars: Lloyd Hamilton, Marjorie Beebe, Aggie Herring, Ted Stroback

47. Flying Down to Rio (1933)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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Aviator and band leader Roger Bond is forever getting his group fired for flirting with the lady guests. When he falls for Brazilian beauty Belinha de Rezende it appears to be for real, ... See full summary »

Writers: Cyril Hume, H.W. Hanemann, Erwin S. Gelsey, Anne Caldwell, Lou Brock | Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Dolores del Rio, Gene Raymond, Raul Roulien, Ginger Rogers

48. Meet Boston Blackie (1941)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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When a murder occurs on an ocean liner docked in New York, the trail leads to Coney Island and a spy ring.

Writers: Jay Dratler, Jack Boyle | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Chester Morris, Rochelle Hudson, Richard Lane, Charles Wagenheim

49. The Milky Way (1936)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy

6.7
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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 »

Writers: Grover Jones, Frank Butler, Richard Connell, Lynn Root, Harry Clork | Directors: Leo McCarey, Ray McCarey, Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Adolphe Menjou, Verree Teasdale, Helen Mack

50. The Moon's Our Home (1936)

80 min | Comedy

6.7
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Writers: Faith Baldwin, Alan Campbell, Isabel Dawn, Boyce DeGaw, Dorothy Parker | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, Henry Fonda, Charles Butterworth, Beulah Bondi