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1.
The Lady Eve (1941)
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A trio of classy card sharps targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, till one of them falls in love with him. (94 mins.)
Director: Preston Sturges
 
2.
Ball of Fire (1941)
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A group of ivory-tower lexicographers realize they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer avoid police and escape from the Mob. (111 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
3.
It Started with Eve (1941)
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A young man asks a hat check girl to pose as his fiancée in order to make his dying father's last moments happy... (90 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
4.
The Little Foxes (1941)
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The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the 20th century. (116 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
5.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)
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Not a typical Hitchcock movie, this is a comedy about a couple who learn that their marriage was not valid. (95 mins.)
 
6.
I Wake Up Screaming (1941)
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Why is Inspector Ed Cornell trying to railroad Frankie Christopher for the murder of model Vicky Lynn? (82 mins.)
 
7.
Hellzapoppin' (1941)
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Olsen and Johnson, a pair of stage comedians, try to turn their play into a movie and bring together a young couple in love, while breaking the fourth wall every step of the way. (84 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
 
8.
Charley's Aunt (1941)
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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. (80 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
 
9.
Words for Battle (1941 Documentary)
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Poetry by Rudyard Kipling, John Milton, and William Blake, and excerpts from speeches by Abraham Lincoln and Winston Churchill... (8 mins.)
 
10.
Tom Dick and Harry (1941)
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Working girl Janie is proposed to by a conservative car salesman, a bohemian auto mechanic, and a millionaire playboy and must make a choice. (87 mins.)
Director: Garson Kanin
 
11.
The Sea Wolf (1941)
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Humphrey van Weyden, a writer, and fugitives Ruth Webster and George Leach have been given refuge aboard... (100 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
12.
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
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A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette. (100 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
13.
Citizen Kane (1941)
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
14.
The Feminine Touch (1941)
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John Hathaway is a professor of psychology at Digby College. His students are bored as he is with the students... (97 mins.)
 
15.
In the Navy (1941)
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Russ Raymond, America's number one crooner, disappears and joins the Navy under the name Tommy Halstead... (86 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
 
16.
Sullivan's Travels (1941)
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A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about life, which gives him a rude awakening. (90 mins.)
Director: Preston Sturges
 
17.
Love Crazy (1941)
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A series of misunderstandings on their fourth wedding anniversary lead an architect and his wife to break up, but he pretends to be insane and even poses as his own sister in order to win her back. (99 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
 
18.
The Wagons Roll at Night (1941)
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After local grocery clerk rescues a baby from an escaped lion, a circus owner builds him into an attraction but balks when he falls in love with his sister. (84 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
19.
Johnny Eager (1941)
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District Attorney's daughter falls in love with a gangster the D.A. is trying to put in jail. (107 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
20.
A Woman's Face (1941)
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A female blackmailer with a disfiguring facial scar meets a plastic surgeon who offers her the possibility of looking like a normal woman. (106 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
21.
The Strawberry Blonde (1941)
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Quick tempered but likable Biff Grimes falls for beautiful Virginia Brush, but he is not the only young man in the neighborhood who is smitten with her. (99 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
22.
Ladies in Retirement (1941)
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The housekeeper to a retired actress tries at the same time to look after her own two emotionally disturbed sisters, with dramatic results. (91 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
 
23.
The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)
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A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead. (92 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
24.
Sun Valley Serenade (1941)
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When Phil Corey's band arrives at the Idaho ski resort its pianist Ted Scott is smitten with a Norwegian refugee he has sponsored, Karen Benson. When soloist Vivian Dawn quits, Karen stages an ice show as a substitute. (86 mins.)
 
25.
Bombsight Stolen (1941)
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Allied spies and Nazi agents insinuate themselves at a Scottish cottage (converted to a wartime hospital) with interests on an inventor's nearly perfected bomb sight. (90 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
 
26.
Moon Over Miami (1941)
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Sisters Kay and Barbara arrive in Miami from Texas looking for rich husbands. (91 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
27.
Go West, Young Lady (1941)
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Federal Marshall Tex Miller, and his girl-friend Belinda Pendergast are having problems with the masked bandid 'Pecos Pete'. (70 mins.)
 
28.
Nice Girl? (1941)
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A young girl finds herself attracted to one of her father's business partners. (91 mins.)
 
29.
The Shepherd of the Hills (1941)
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A mysterious stranger arrives in the Missouri hills and befriends a young backwoods girl. Much to the dislike of her moonshiner fiancé who has vowed to find and kill his own father. (98 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
30.
Keep 'Em Flying (1941)
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When a barnstorming stunt pilot decides to join the air corps, his two goofball assistants decide to go with him. Since the two are Abbott & Costello, the air corps doesn't know what it's in for. (86 mins.)
 
31.
Hold That Ghost (1941)
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Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their... (86 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
 
32.
Blues in the Night (1941)
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"Jigger' Lane forms a band that includes singer Ginger 'Character' Powell, wife of the trumpeter Leo Powelll... (88 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
33.
Crook's Tour (1941)
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Charters and Caldicott, touring in the Near East, are mistaken for German agents and handed in error a gramophone record which contains vital information for Britain's enemies. (80 mins.)
Director: John Baxter
 
34.
High Sierra (1941)
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After being released from prison, notorious thief Roy Earle is hired by his old boss to help a group of inexperienced criminals plan and carry out the robbery of a California resort. (100 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
35.
Suspicion (1941)
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A shy young heiress marries a charming gentleman, and soon begins to suspect he is planning to murder her. (99 mins.)
 
36.
Out of the Fog (1941)
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In Brooklyn, fishing is the hobby of the workers Jonah Goodwin and Olaf Johnson and they use to fish every night in their old boat... (85 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
37.
49th Parallel (1941)
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A WW2 U-boat crew is stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral USA. (123 mins.)
Director: Michael Powell
 
38.
Kathleen (1941)
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Kathleen is a 12 year old who lives in a big house with a nanny, a butler, maids, no mother and a father who is working most of the time... (88 mins.)
 
39.
That Hamilton Woman (1941)
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The story of courtesan and dance-hall girl Emma Hamilton, including her relationships with Sir William Hamilton and Admiral Horatio Nelson and her rise and fall, set during the Napoleonic Wars. (128 mins.)
Director: Alexander Korda
 
40.
That Night in Rio (1941)
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An entertainer in Rio impersonates a wealthy aristocrat. When the aristocrat's wife asks him to carry the impersonation further, complications ensue. (91 mins.)
Director: Irving Cummings
 
41.
Dive Bomber (1941)
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A military surgeon teams with a ranking navy flyer to develop a high-altitude suit which will protect pilots from blacking out when they go into a steep dive. (132 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
42.
Honky Tonk (1941)
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Fast-talking con-man and grifter Candy Johnson rises to be the corrupt boss of Yellow Creek, but his wife's alcoholic father tries to set things right. (105 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
 
43.
They Met in Bombay (1941)
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A jewel thief and a con artist are rivals in the theft of a valuable gem as the Japanese army invades China. (92 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
44.
Major Barbara (1941)
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A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business. A comedy with social commentary. (131 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Pascal
 
45.
South American George (1941)
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George butters is a double for a south american opera singer. (92 mins.)
Director: Marcel Varnel
 
46.
Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)
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Nick and Nora are at their wise-cracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race-track. (97 mins.)
 
47.
Design for Scandal (1941)
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To save his job, newsman Jeff Sherman offers to help his boss get out of a swingeing alimony settlement... (85 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
48.
Caught in the Draft (1941)
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A movie star who can't stand loud noises accidentally joins the Army. (82 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
49.
Road to Zanzibar (1941)
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Stranded in Africa, Chuck and his pal Fearless have comic versions of jungle adventures, featuring two attractive con-women. (91 mins.)
 
50.
Hold Back the Dawn (1941)
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Stopped in Mexico by U.S. Immigration, Georges Iscovescu hopes to get into the country by marrying a citizen. (116 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
51.
All Through the Night (1941)
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Runyonesque Broadway gamblers turn patriotic when they stumble onto a cell of Nazi saboteurs. (107 mins.)
Director: Vincent Sherman
 
52.
Sergeant York (1941)
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A hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero. (134 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
53.
Man Hunt (1941)
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British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman. (105 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
54.
Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
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Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful... (132 mins.)
 
55.
Confirm or Deny (1941)
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Newsman Mitch and teletype operator Jennifer, whose job is to see he doesn't send inappropriate stuff out of the country, dodge bombs during the blitz of London while falling in love. (74 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
 
56.
Life Begins for Andy Hardy (1941)
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With his high school graduation behind him, Andy Hardy decides that as an adult, it's time to start living his life... (101 mins.)
Director: George B. Seitz
 
57.
Week-End in Havana (1941)
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Nan Spencer is on a boat bound for Havana which runs aground. The man sent to rescue her is engaged and she doesn't understand his disinterest. Gambler is interested, to the annoyance of his girlfriend. (81 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
58.
A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941)
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Tyrone Power is a pilots' pilot, but he doesn't believe in anything beyond his own abilities. He gets... (98 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
59.
Maisie Was a Lady (1941)
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Showgirl Maisie Ravier finds herself once again out of work. She meets a wealthy playboy who hires her to be his family's new maid... (79 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
 
60.
The Shanghai Gesture (1941)
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A young woman, Poppy, out for excitement in Shanghai, enters a gambling house owned by "Mother" Gin Sling... (95 mins.)
 
61.
Swamp Water (1941)
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A hunter happens upon a fugitive and his daughter living in a Georgia swamp. He falls in love with the... (88 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
62.
Ships with Wings (1942)
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Lt. Dick Stacey is dismissed from the Fleet Air Arm for poor discipline. He joins the Aircraft Carrier "HMS Ark Royal" (The Ship with Wings)... (103 mins.)
 
63.
I Wanted Wings (1941)
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Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy... (135 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
64.
Shining Victory (1941)
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In a Scottish sanitarium, a brilliant research psychiatrist works on a treatment for dementia precox. He falls for his altruistic female lab assistant and they begin a passionate tragic relationship. (80 mins.)
Director: Irving Rapper
 
65.
Flight from Destiny (1941)
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After philosophy Professor Todhunter is told he has 6 months left to live, he is barred from teaching... (75 mins.)
Director: Vincent Sherman
 
66.
Million Dollar Baby (1941)
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An older woman discovers that her multi-million dollar fortune was based on embezzlement, so she sets out to right the wrong... (100 mins.)
 
67.
Hudson's Bay (1941)
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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. (95 mins.)
Director: Irving Pichel
 
68.
Love on the Dole (1941)
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During the depression in England, a young lady from Lancashire decides to be a rich bookmaker's mistress... (94 mins.)
Director: John Baxter
 
69.
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
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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. (118 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
70.
Tobacco Road (1941)
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Hillbilly family life in 1941 rural Georgia. (84 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
71.
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
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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. (94 mins.)
Director: Alexander Hall
 
72.
Bad Men of Missouri (1941)
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The Younger brothers, Cole (Dennis Morgan), Bob (Wayne Morris) and Jim (Arthur Kennedy), return... (71 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
73.
Turned Out Nice Again (1941)
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George Pearson, who works for a underwear firm that is 20 years out of date, invests his own money in a new type of thread... (81 mins.)
Director: Marcel Varnel
 
74.
Manpower (1941)
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Hank McHenry and Johnny Marshall work on a road crew for the power company. In a freak accident Hank is injured and is promoted to foreman of the gang... (104 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
75.
Aloma of the South Seas (1941)
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A young South Seas native boy is sent to the U.S. for his education, but he returns to his island after his father dies to try to stop a revolution. (77 mins.)
Director: Alfred Santell
 
76.
I'll Wait for You (1941)
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A remake of Robert Montgomery's 1934 hit Hide-Out, this superb film directed by Robert B. Sinclair (known... (73 mins.)
 
77.
Sundown (1941)
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In 1941, a mysterious Somaliland native woman helps the British against the Nazis. (90 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
78.
The Great Mr. Nobody (1941)
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Perpetual-optimist "Dreamy" Smith aspires to quit his job as newspaper publicity drudge and sail the world... (71 mins.)
Director: Ben Stoloff
 
79.
Arteries of New York City (1941 Short Film)
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Educational short that shows the different routes people use to get in and out of New York City. From the subway system and highways to the commuter train rails and ferry boats. (9 mins.)
 
80.
Appointment for Love (1941)
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Charming Andre Cassil woos physician Jane Alexander and the two impulsively get married. The honeymoon... (89 mins.)
 
81.
Hauptsache glücklich! (1941)
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(92 mins.)
Director: Theo Lingen
 
82.
Penny Serenade (1941)
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A couple's big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy. (119 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
83.
The Miracle Kid (1941)
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Unknown to his clients, publicity man Al Bolger handles the accounts for both Madame Gloria and J. Hamilton Gibbs... (69 mins.)
 
84.
Paper Bullets (1941)
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Circumstances force naive Dorothy Adams into serving an unjust prison term, but she emerges from it a cynical criminal who rises to power in the local crime organization. (72 mins.)
Director: Phil Rosen
 
85.
Meet John Doe (1941)
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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. (122 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
86.
The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
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A nineteenth-century New Hampshire farmer who makes a compact with Satan for economic success enlists Daniel Webster to extract him from his contract. (107 mins.)