1938

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1.
Three on a Weekend (1938)
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A 1930s British summer Bank Holiday starts at midday on Saturday with a rush for the trains to the sea-side... (86 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
 
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Bringing Up Baby (1938)
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While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby. (102 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
3.
You and Me (1938)
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An altruistic department-store owner hires ex-convicts in order to give them a second chance at life. Unfortunately, one of the convicts he hires recruits two of his fellow ex-convicts in a plan to rob the store. (90 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
4.
Holiday (1938)
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A young man falls in love with a girl from a rich family. His unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life is met with skepticism by everyone except for his fiancée's eccentric sister and long suffering brother. (95 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
5.
The Masseurs and a Woman (1938)
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Two blind masseurs travel to a mountain retreat. One of them falls for a visiting lady from Tokyo and investigates a series of thefts. (66 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Shimizu
 
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The Lady Vanishes (1938)
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While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train. (96 mins.)
 
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Pygmalion (1938)
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Shaw's play in which a Victorian dialect expert bets that he can teach a lower-class girl to speak proper English and thus be taken for a lady. (96 mins.)
 
8.
Tsuruhachi Tsurujirô (1938)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
9.
Having Wonderful Time (1938)
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Ginger Rogers, a bored New York office girl, goes to a camp in the Catskill Mountains for rest and finds Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (70 mins.)
Director: Alfred Santell
 
10.
Test Pilot (1938)
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Jim is a test pilot. His wife Ann and best friend Gunner try their best to keep him sober. But the life of a test pilot is anything but safe. (119 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
11.
N or NW (1938 Short Film)
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Correspondence between young lovers nearly ends in disaster through a mistake in postal district. Fortunately... (8 mins.)
Director: Len Lye
 
12.
Vivacious Lady (1938)
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On a quick trip to the city, young university professor Peter Morgan falls in love with nightclub performer... (90 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
13.
Port of Shadows (1938)
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A military deserter finds love and trouble (and a small dog) in a smoky French port city. (91 mins.)
Director: Marcel Carné
 
14.
La Bête Humaine (1938)
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In this classic adaptation of Emile Zola's novel, a tortured train engineer falls in love with a troubled married woman who has helped her husband commit a murder. (100 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
15.
Gold Is Where You Find It (1938)
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Hydraulic Mining versus Sacramento Valley Farming. (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
16.
Too Hot to Handle (1938)
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Two rival newsreel photographers join forces to find the an aviatrix's missing brother, who has disappeared in the Amazonian Rain Forest. (107 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
 
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The Young in Heart (1938)
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Thrown out of the Riviera, a family of grifters meets a lonely, vulnerable rich old woman and insinuate themselves into her life while they sponge off her. (90 mins.)
Director: Richard Wallace
 
18.
Climbing High (1938)
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Wealthy young man (Redgrave) pretends to be poor to be close to a model (Matthews) though he nearly engaged to an aristocrat (Vyner). (78 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
 
19.
Josette (1938)
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Two young men try to wrest their father from the clutches of a gold digger but by mistake think the woman is a young nightclub singer with whom they both fall in love. (73 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
 
20.
Man-Proof (1938)
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Mimi has tried everything to become the bride to Alan, but he chooses Elizabeth instead. The ironic... (75 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
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Four's a Crowd (1938)
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Robert will do anything to get the big account that has eluded him. His public relations business makes public angels of rich scoundrels... (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
22.
Three Loves Has Nancy (1938)
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A small-town country homebody goes to New York to find her missing fiancé and gets romantically involved with two sophisticated men. (70 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
23.
Sidewalks of London (1938)
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On the sidewalks of the London theater district the buskers (street performers) earn enough coins for a cheap room... (85 mins.)
Director: Tim Whelan
 
24.
Cocoanut Grove (1938)
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Band tries to get an audition for a job at a prestigious nightclub. (85 mins.)
Director: Alfred Santell
 
25.
Sally, Irene and Mary (1938)
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Manicurists Sally, Irene and Mary hope to be Broadway entertainers. When Mary inherits an old ferry boat, they turn it into a successful supper club. (86 mins.)
 
26.
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
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The daughter of a penniless marquis teaches her multi-millionaire fiancé a lesson, after learning he has had 7 previous wives. (85 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
27.
South Riding (1938)
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"Winifred Holtby realised that Local Government is not a dry affair of meetings and memoranda:- but... (85 mins.)
Director: Victor Saville
 
28.
I See Ice (1938)
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George plays an aspiring news photographer that gets pictures by way of a spy camera in his bow tie... (84 mins.)
Director: Anthony Kimmins
 
29.
There's Always a Woman (1938)
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An investigator for the district attorney and his amateur-sleuth wife compete to solve a murder mystery. (81 mins.)
Director: Alexander Hall
 
30.
Hold That Kiss (1938)
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June Evans, clothing model, and Tommy Bradford, travel agent, both dream of being rich. When they meet at millionaire... (79 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
 
31.
The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938)
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The Bellows family causes comic confusion on an ocean liner, with time out for radio-style musical acts. (91 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
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Drums (1938)
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Set in the India of the British Raj. All the Indians are portrayed as untrustworthy, plotting to overthrow their British masters... (104 mins.)
Director: Zoltan Korda
 
33.
Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938)
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Andy's girlfriend Polly is planning to spend Christmas at her grandmother's, which puts a kink in his... (91 mins.)
Director: George B. Seitz
 
34.
Girls' School (1938)
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(72 mins.)
Director: John Brahm
 
35.
George Takes the Air (1938)
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A case of mistaken identity leads to accident-prone George Brown (George Formby) entering the Royal Air Force and falling in love with the Sergeant Major's daughter. (87 mins.)
Director: Anthony Kimmins
 
36.
Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938)
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Mr. Moto has himself imprisoned on Devil's Island so he can help his cellmate (Ames) escape and thereby... (62 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
37.
Four Daughters (1938)
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Adam Lemp, the Dean of the Briarwood Music Foundation, has passed on his love of music to his four early adult daughters - Thea... (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
38.
White Banners (1938)
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A homeless woman named Hannah drifts into the lives of the kindly Ward family, in a small Indiana town in 1919... (92 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
 
39.
Nancy Drew: Detective (1938)
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After a wealthy dowager who has made a substantial donation her alma mater suddenly disappears, Nancy Drew sets out to solve the mystery. (66 mins.)
Director: William Clemens
 
40.
The Mad Miss Manton (1938)
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When the murdered body discovered by beautiful, vivacious socialite Melsa Manton disappears, police and press label her a prankster until she proves them wrong. (80 mins.)
Director: Leigh Jason
 
41.
Charlie Chan in Honolulu (1938)
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While Charlie is distracted with the birth of his first grandchild, son Jimmy impersonates his father in order to investigate a murder aboard a freighter in the harbor. (67 mins.)
 
42.
The Crowd Roars (1938)
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A young boxer gets caught between a no-good father and a crime boss when he starts dating the boss's daughter... (90 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
43.
Spring Madness (1938)
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A young college man and his best friend both vie for the affections of the same woman while on their Spring Break vacation. (67 mins.)
Director: S. Sylvan Simon
 
44.
That Certain Age (1938)
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Dashing reporter Vincent Bullit has just returned from covering the Spanish Civil War. His boss, newspaper magnate Fullerton... (95 mins.)
Director: Edward Ludwig
 
45.
The Duke of West Point (1938)
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An arrogant Cambridge student emigrates to America and enrolls at the West Point. (96 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
46.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938)
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Misadventures of a mischievous boy in 1850 Missouri. (91 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
47.
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)
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Black comedy about a brilliant Park Avenue doctor who becomes a criminal in order to do research into the criminal mind. (87 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
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Hard to Get (1938)
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When spoiled young heiress Maggie Richards tries to charge some gasoline at an auto camp run by Bill Davis... (82 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
49.
Making Fashion (1938 Documentary)
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Humphrey Jennings shoots Hartnell catwalk. (15 mins.)
 
50.
Swing It, Sailor! (1938)
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Husky Stone (Ray Mayer), strongest man in the Navy, and as short on brains as he is as long on muscle... (57 mins.)
Director: Raymond Cannon
 
51.
Back of the Mike (1938 Documentary)
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(9 mins.)
 
52.
Carefree (1938)
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Dr. Tony Flagg's friend, Steven, has problems in the relationship with his fiancee, Amanda, so he persuades her to visit Dr... (83 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
 
53.
The Beachcomber (1938)
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In the Dutch islands, the sister of a pious missionary attempts to reform a womanizing, drunken beach bum. (92 mins.)
Director: Erich Pommer
 
54.
Overland Stage Raiders (1938)
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After gold shipments from a mining town have been hijacked, the three Mesquiteers buy a plane to fly the gold out. The owner of the shipping line brings in Eastern gangsters to thwart them. (55 mins.)
Director: George Sherman
 
55.
Convicted (1938)
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Police Detective Burns (Charles Quigley) is helping Jerry Wheeler (Rita Hayworth), a night-club singer... (58 mins.)
Director: Leon Barsha
 
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My Bill (1938)
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The town of Colbrook, Massachusetts was founded by the family of the same name, and as such they are its leading family... (64 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
58.
Boys Town (1938)
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Against all odds Father Flanagan starts "Boys' Town" after hearing a convict's story. Whitey Marsh comes there... (96 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog