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1.
Shall We Dance (1937)
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A budding romance between a ballet master and a tap dancer becomes complicated when rumors surface that they're already married. (109 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
 
2.
The Girl Was Young (1937)
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Man on the run from a murder charge enlists a beautiful stranger who must put herself at risk for his cause. (80 mins.)
 
3.
Woman Chases Man (1937)
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Former millionaire B.J. Nolan is useless with money, having lost most of his fortune on crazy schemes... (71 mins.)
Director: John Blystone
 
4.
Trade Tattoo (1937 Short Film)
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Abstract animation drawn directly on Technicolor film, some with underlying real life footage of unrelated subjects. Various colorful shapes and patterns move and interact, set to upbeat music. (5 mins.)
Director: Len Lye
 
5.
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
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An elderly couple are forced to separate when they lose their house and none of their five children will take both parents in. (91 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
6.
A Star Is Born (1937)
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A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him. (111 mins.)
 
7.
The Awful Truth (1937)
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Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance. (91 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
8.
Stand-In (1937)
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A former child star falls in love with a stuffy accountant, who wants to learn why his firm's movie studio is losing money. (91 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
9.
On the Avenue (1937)
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Broadway producer satirizes an important New York family. The family sues but their daughter falls in love with producer. (89 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
10.
Dangerous Secrets (1937)
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Before he leaves for a posting in India, young Jim Wyndham has a fling with pretty Helen Norwood. After he leaves, Helen marries Prof. Paul Bernardy, a much older man. Four years later Jim returns from India, ready to take up where he left off with Helen, only to find out that she's now married. Complications ensue. (72 mins.)
Director: Edmond Greville
 
11.
Wake Up and Live (1937)
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Satire on radio, built around the supposed feud between bandleader Ben Bernie and journalist Walter Winchell. (91 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lanfield
 
12.
A Damsel in Distress (1937)
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Lady Alyce Marshmorton must marry soon, and the staff of Tottney Castle have laid bets on who she'll choose... (101 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
13.
The Edge of the World (1937)
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A way of life is dying on an Outer Hebridean island fishing port, but some of the inhabitants resist evacuating to the mainland. (81 mins.)
Director: Michael Powell
 
14.
Stage Door (1937)
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A chronicle of the ambitions, dreams, and disappointments of aspiring actresses who all live in the same boarding house. (92 mins.)
Director: Gregory LaCava
 
15.
Easy Living (1937)
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During the Great Depression, a wealthy banker throws away his wife's expensive fur coat; it lands on the head of a stenographer, leading to everyone assuming she is his mistress and has access to his millions. (88 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
16.
Murder on Diamond Row (1937)
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London's jewel thieves are under the thumb of a mysterious fence, who ruthlessly exposes any thief who crosses him... (77 mins.)
 
17.
Dead End (1937)
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The lives of a young man and woman, an infamous gangster and a group of street kids converge one day in a volatile New York City slum. (93 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
18.
Nothing Sacred (1937)
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An eccentric woman learns she is not dying of radium poisoning as earlier assumed, but when she meets a reporter looking for a story, she feigns sickness again for her own profit. (77 mins.)
 
19.
Saratoga (1937)
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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. (92 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
 
20.
Seventh Heaven (1937)
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A Parisian sewer worker longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl from the police... (102 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
21.
Breakfast for Two (1937)
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Texan debutante Valentine Ransome tries to reform a bankrupt playboy. (67 mins.)
Director: Alfred Santell
 
22.
Wise Girl (1937)
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Snooty heiress decides to track down her dead sister's kids, who are living a Bohemian life with their uncle in Greenwich Village... (70 mins.)
Director: Leigh Jason
 
23.
Stella Dallas (1937)
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A working-class woman is willing to do whatever it takes to give her daughter a socially promising future. (106 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
24.
La Grande Illusion (1937)
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During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from. (113 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
25.
Mr. Dodd Takes the Air (1937)
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A small town electrician becomes a hit singer in New York and gets involved with a gold digger, a thief, an opera singer and the woman he loves. (87 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
26.
Saturday's Heroes (1937)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Edward Killy
 
27.
Marked Woman (1937)
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A crusading DA persuades a clip joint "party girl" to testify against her mobster boss after her innocent sister is accidentally murdered during one of his unsavory "parties". (96 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
28.
Parnell (1937)
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The life of Irish politician Charles Stewart Parnell, following from 1880 onward his struggle to secure Home Rule... (118 mins.)
Director: John M. Stahl
 
29.
Storm in a Teacup (1937)
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A local politician in Scotland tries to break the reporter who wrote a negative story about him, and who is also in love with his daughter. (87 mins.)
 
30.
Love Is News (1937)
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Financier's daughter spars with newspaper reporter: he by writing about her, she by announcing their engagement. (77 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
31.
Café Metropole (1937)
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In Paris, young American Power is in debt to nightclub owner Menjou who forces him to woo heiress Young in hopes of reaping her fortune. (83 mins.)
 
32.
Slim (1937)
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A veteran lineman takes an awe-struck young farmer under his wing, but problems arise when he introduces him to his occasional girlfriend, a pretty nurse. (85 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
33.
The Great Garrick (1937)
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The Great Garrick (Brian Aherne) is the most celebrated London theater actor of his day (eighteenth... (89 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
34.
Dark Journey (1937)
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During World War I, a German spy and a French spy meet and fall in love. (77 mins.)
Director: Victor Saville
 
35.
The Woman I Love (1937)
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In World War I France, a pilot falls in love with the wife of his friend and superior officer. (85 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
36.
Premiere (1937)
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It's grand premiere at the Revue Theater in Vienna, not only for a new spectacular revue in the large scale... (82 mins.)
Director: Geza V. Bolvary
 
37.
Keep Fit (1937)
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A weak, cowardly barber (George Formby)gets fit to win over a beautiful woman. However, she prefers his muscle-bound rival until George challenges him to a boxing match. (82 mins.)
Director: Anthony Kimmins
 
38.
Feather Your Nest (1937)
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An employee of a record manufacturing company comes up with a hit song. (86 mins.)
 
39.
Wings of the Morning (1937)
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First Technicolor movie shot in the British Isles, features Gypsies, horse racing, singing and romance. (89 mins.)
 
40.
Charlie Chan at the Olympics (1937)
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When a strategically important new aerial guidance system is stolen, Charlie traces it to the Berlin Olympics, where he has to battle spies and enemy agents to retrieve it. (71 mins.)
 
41.
Exiled to Shanghai (1937)
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Two rival newspaper men battle over a beautiful woman while covering an overseas civil war. (65 mins.)
Director: Nick Grinde
 
42.
Love Is on the Air (1937)
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Andy McCaine is the ace crime reporter for a radio station. However, his exposés of corruption in high... (59 mins.)
Director: Nick Grinde
 
43.
When Thief Meets Thief (1937)
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A London cat burglar (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) falls for the girlfriend (Valerie Hobson) of a stockbroker (Alan Hale) who used to be his partner. (85 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
44.
You Only Live Once (1937)
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The public defender's secretary and an ex-convict get married and try to make a life together, but a series of disasters sends their lives spiraling out of control. (86 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
45.
History Is Made at Night (1937)
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Divorcee Irene Vail falls for a charming Parisian, but her insanely jealous ex-husband will do anything to get her back... (97 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
46.
They Won't Forget (1937)
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A politically ambitious district attorney, unscrupulous tabloid journalists, and regional prejudice combine to charge a teacher with the murder of his student. (95 mins.)