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1.
Design for Living (1933)
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A woman cannot decide between two men who love her, and the trio agree to try living together in a platonic friendly relationship. (91 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
2.
Picture Snatcher (1933)
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Ex-convict Danny Kean decides to become honest as a photographer for a paper. He falls in love with Patricia... (77 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
3.
Baby Face (1933)
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A young woman uses her body and her sexuality to help her climb the social ladder, but soon begins to wonder if her new status will ever bring her happiness. (71 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
4.
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)
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A new crime wave grips the city and all clues seem to lead to the nefarious Dr. Mabuse, even though he has been imprisoned in a mental asylum for nearly a decade. (122 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
5.
Duck Soup (1933)
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Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale. (68 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
6.
The Invisible Man (1933)
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A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane. (71 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
7.
42nd Street (1933)
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A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a chorus girl has to replace the star. (89 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
8.
Hallelujah I'm a Bum (1933)
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A New York tramp (Jolson) falls in love with the mayor's amnesiac girlfriend after rescuing her from a suicide attempt (82 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
9.
Yogoto no yume (1933)
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A single mother works tirelessly as a Ginza bar hostess to ensure a better life for her young son until--her long-lost husband returns. (64 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
10.
Apart from You (1933)
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Two Geisha with a connection to a young man deal with life's hardships. (61 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
11.
Man's Castle (1933)
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Bill takes Trina into his depression camp cabin. Later, just as he finds showgirl LaRue who will support him, Trina becomes pregnant. (75 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
12.
King Kong (1933)
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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. Then he's captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition. (100 mins.)
 
13.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
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Millionaire turned composer Dick Powell rescues unemployed Broadway people with a new play. (97 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
14.
The Patriots (1933)
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Outskirts is an internationally renowned masterpiece of early sound cinema. In a remote Russian village during World War I... (98 mins.)
Director: Boris Barnet
 
15.
Murders in the Zoo (1933)
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A monomaniacal zoologist is pathologically jealous of his beautiful but unfaithful wife Evelyn and will not stop short of murder to keep her. (62 mins.)
 
16.
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
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The disappearance of people and corpses leads a reporter to a wax museum and a sinister sculptor. (77 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
17.
She Done Him Wrong (1933)
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In the Gay Nineties, a seductive nightclub singer contends with several suitors, including a jealous escaped convict and a handsome temperance league member. (66 mins.)
Director: Lowell Sherman
 
18.
By Candlelight (1933)
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Beautiful woman mistakes a prince's butler for the prince. (70 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
19.
Bombshell (1933)
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Sexpot film star Lola Burns seeks a new image and tries marrying a marquis, adopting a baby -- all sorts of schemes which go awry. (96 mins.)
 
20.
Female (1933)
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Alison Drake, the tough-minded executive of an automobile factory, succeeds in the man's world of business until she meets an independent design engineer. (60 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
21.
Midnight Mary (1933)
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A young woman is on trial for murder. In flashback, we learn of her struggles to overcome poverty as a teenager... (74 mins.)
Director: William Wellman
 
22.
Heroes for Sale (1933)
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The saga of Tom Holmes - a man of principles - from the Great War to the Great Depression. Will he ever get a break... (76 mins.)
 
23.
Wild Boys of the Road (1933)
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In the depths of the Depression, two teenage boys strike out on their own in order to help their struggling parents and find life on the road tougher than expected. (68 mins.)
 
24.
Footlight Parade (1933)
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Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses. (104 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
25.
The Monkey's Paw (1933)
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A mother wishes for the return of her dead son--a wish that is granted by the severed paw of a dead monkey. (58 mins.)
Director: Wesley Ruggles
 
26.
Little Toys (1933)
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(114 mins.)
Director: Yu Sun
 
27.
I'm No Angel (1933)
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Circus performer Tira seeks a better life pursuing the company of wealthy New York men with improbable comic complications along the way. (87 mins.)
Director: Wesley Ruggles
 
28.
International House (1933)
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Assorted wacky characters converge on a Chinese hotel to bid on a new invention...television. (68 mins.)
 
29.
Gabriel Over the White House (1933)
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A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident. (86 mins.)
Director: Gregory LaCava
 
30.
The Story of Temple Drake (1933)
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A wealthy but neurotic Southern belle finds herself trapped in the hideout of a gang of vicious bootleggers. The gang's leader lusts after her, and is determined not to let anything stand in the way of his having her. (70 mins.)
Director: Stephen Roberts
 
31.
Chun can (1933)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Bugao Cheng
 
32.
Liebelei (1933)
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Vienna in the beginning of the twentieth century. Cavalry Lieutenant Fritz Lobheimer is about to end... (88 mins.)
 
33.
The Song of Songs (1933)
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Country orphan Lily goes to Berlin to stay with her tippling aunt, and soon meets Richard, handsome sculptor across the street... (90 mins.)
 
34.
State Fair (1933)
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An Iowa family finds adventure, love, and heartbreak, when they spend a week at the state fair. (99 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
35.
The Fatal Glass of Beer (1933 Short Film)
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The prodigal son of a Yukon prospector comes home on a night that "ain't fit for man nor beast." (18 mins.)
Director: Clyde Bruckman
 
36.
The Pharmacist (1933 Short Film)
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A henpecked but stoic pharmacist tries to maintains his precarious balance while dealing with demanding customers and his dysfunctional family. (19 mins.)
Director: Arthur Ripley
 
37.
The Barber Shop (1933 Short Film)
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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. (21 mins.)
Director: Arthur Ripley
 
38.
Three Little Pigs (1933 Short Film)
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When a hungry wolf starts blowing down some pigs' houses, they take refuge in their sensible brother's brick house. (9 mins.)
 
39.
Is My Palm Read (1933 Short Film)
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For customer Betty Boop, psychic reader Prof. Bimbo conjures up an adventure on a haunted tropical island in his crystal ball. (5 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
40.
Snow-White (1933 Short Film)
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Trouble starts when the queen's magic mirror says Betty Boop is fairest. Cab Calloway sings "St. James Infirmary Blues." (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
41.
The Old Man of the Mountain (1933 Short Film)
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Betty Boop goes to see the fearsome Old Man of the Mountain for herself; he sings the title song and a duet with Betty. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
42.
Betty Boop's Penthouse (1933 Short Film)
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While Bimbo and Koko admire Betty, their experiment becomes a monster. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
43.
Flying Down to Rio (1933)
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Aviator and band leader Roger Bond is forever getting his group fired for flirting with the lady guests... (89 mins.)
 
44.
Little Women (1933)
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Little Women is a "coming of age" drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War... (115 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
45.
The Mad Doctor (1933 Short Film)
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Mickey must save Pluto from a mad doctor's lair. (7 mins.)
 
46.
Busy Bodies (1933 Short Film)
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Stan and Ollie do battle with inanimate objects, their co-workers, and the laws of physics during a routine work day at the sawmill. (19 mins.)
Director: Lloyd French
 
47.
Sunset Pass (1933)
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An agent for the Cattlemens Association goes undercover to prison to try to find out who's behind a cattle-rustling gang... (61 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
48.
To the Last Man (1933)
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In Kentucky just after the Civil War, the Hayden-Colby feud leads to Jed Colby being sent to prison for 15 years for murder. The Haydens head for Nevada and when Colby gets out of prison he heads there also seeking revenge. The head of the Hayden family tries to avoid more killing but the inevitable showdown has to occur, complicated by Lynn Hayden and Ellen Colby's plans to marry. (74 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
49.
The Power and the Glory (1933)
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A man's life is retold just after his funeral. Beginning as a track walker, Tom Garner rose through all sorts of railroad jobs to head the company... (76 mins.)