Films from the 30's

Such a great decade for films,

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1.
L'Atalante (1934)
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Newly married couple Juliette and a ship captain Jean struggle through marriage as they travel on the L'atalante along with the captain's first mate Le père Jules and a cabin boy. (89 mins.)
Director: Jean Vigo
“ Cinema del prisionero parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
2.
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
“ Arte Povera – Im Spazio parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
3.
A Day in the Country (1936 Short Film)
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The family of a Parisian shop-owner spends a day in the country. The daughter falls in love to a man at the inn, where they spend the day. (40 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Arte Povera – Im Spazio parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
4.
Rose Hobart (1936 Short Film)
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Footage selected from 'East of Borneo' and other films is arranged and edited so as to highlight actress Rose Hobart. (19 mins.)
“ Arte Povera – Im Spazio parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
5.
Tevya (1939)
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The original, non-musical film version of the book which inspired "Fiddler on the Roof". (93 mins.)
“ Camera Lucida parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
6.
Two Monks (1934)
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In a Gothic-styled monastery, a monk named Javier sees the face of another monk, Juan, and suddenly... (85 mins.)
“ Camera Lucida parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
7.
Babes in Toyland (1934)
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Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try to borrow money from their employer, the toymaker, to pay off the mortgage... (77 mins.)
“ Zoopraxiscopio parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
8.
À Nous la Liberté (1931)
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A famous left-wing satirical comedy about two ex-convicts, one of whom escaped jail and then worked his way up from salesman to factory owner... (104 mins.)
Director: René Clair
“ Zoopraxiscopio parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
9.
Earth (1930)
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In the peaceful countryside, Vassily opposes the rich kulaks over the coming of collective farming. (75 mins.)
“ Zoopraxiscopio parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
10.
Death Takes a Holiday (1934)
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Death decides to take a holiday from his usual business to see what it is like to be a mortal. Posing as Prince Sirki... (79 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
“ Cinéma Pur parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
11.
I Was Born, But... (1932)
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The Yoshi family - husband and wife Kennesuke and Haha, a middle manager at an office and a housewife respectively... (100 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
“ Lucky Imaging parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
12.
The Cat and the Canary (1939)
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When an eccentric family meets in their uncle's remote, decaying mansion on the tenth anniversary of his death for the reading of his will, murder and madness follow. (72 mins.)
Director: Elliott Nugent
“ Fluency Heuristics parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
13.
The Dybbuk (1937)
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In a Polish shtetl, two young men who have grown up together betrothe their unborn children, ignoring... (108 mins.)
“ Sabattier Effect parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
14.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)
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Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia... (133 mins.)
“ Film à clef parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
15.
Alexander Nevsky (1938)
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The story of how a great Russian prince led a ragtag army to battle an invading force of Teutonic Knights. (112 mins.)
“ Shadow Theatre parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
16.
The Idea (1932 Short Film)
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When a liberal idea emerges in a tyranny ruled society, power and wealth unite to bring it down. (30 mins.)
“ Azione Teatrale parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
17.
À Propos de Nice (1930 Documentary)
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What starts off as a conventional travelogue turns into a satirical portrait of the town of Nice on the French Cote d'Azur, especially its wealthy inhabitants. (25 mins.)
Director: Jean Vigo
“ Gaze Heuristic parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
18.
Limite (1931)
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Three people sail aimlessly while remembering their past. (114 mins.)
Director: Mario Peixoto
“ Droste Effect parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
19.
The Story of the Fox (1930)
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In the kingdom of animals, Master Fox is used to trick and fool everyone. So the King, the Lion, receives more and more complaints about him... (65 mins.)
“ Benton Hologram parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
20.
Zero for Conduct (1933 Short Film)
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In a repressive boarding school with rigid rules of behavior, four boys decide to rebel against the direction on a celebration day. (44 mins.)
Director: Jean Vigo
“ Chiasmatic Groove parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
21.
Destry Rides Again (1939)
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When a tough western town needs taming, the mild-mannered son of a hard-nosed sheriff gets the job. (94 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
“ Chiasmatic Groove parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
22.
They Were Five (1936)
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Those five are unemployed penniless workers. Together they win 100,000 Francs with the national lottery... (101 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
“ Chiasmatic Groove parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
23.
Monkey Business (1931)
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On a transatlantic crossing, the Marx brothers get up to their usual antics and manage to annoy just about everyone on board the ship. (77 mins.)
Director: Norman McLeod
“ Coandă Effect parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
24.
Search for Beauty (1934)
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Three con artists dupe two Olympians into serving as editors of a new health and beauty magazine which is only a front for salacious stories and pictures. (78 mins.)
Director: Erle C. Kenton
“ Coandă Effect parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
25.
The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1936)
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A man and a woman arrive in a cafe-hotel near the belgian frontier. The customers recognize the man from the police's description... (80 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Roman à clef parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
26.
The Good Earth (1937)
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The story of a farmer in China: a story of humility and bravery. His father gives Wang Lung a freed slave as wife... (138 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin
“ Contrapposto parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
27.
Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor (1936 Short Film)
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The legendary sailors Popeye and Sindbad do battle to see which one is the greatest. (16 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
“ Kikuchi Lines parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
28.
Komposition in Blau (1935 Short Film)
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This is an abstract film in which every motion is in strict synchronization with music, so the description... (4 mins.)
“ Kikuchi Lines parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
29.
Pop Goes the Easel (1935 Short Film)
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The stooges are down and out. With a cop chasing them, they flee into an artists studio where they are mistaken for students... (20 mins.)
Director: Del Lord
“ Vue d´Optique parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
30.
Fährmann Maria (1936)
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A beautiful young drifter comes to a small village and battles Death itself to save the man she loves. (85 mins.)
Director: Frank Wysbar
“ Vue d´Optique parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
31.
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
“ Vue d´Optique parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
32.
Peter Ibbetson (1935)
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Architect Peter Ibbetson is hired by the Duke of Towers to design a building for him. Ibbetson discovers that the Duchess of Towers... (88 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
“ Vue d´Optique parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
33.
Horse Feathers (1932)
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Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley University, hires bumblers Baravelli and Pinky to help his school win the big football game against rival Darwin University. (68 mins.)
Director: Norman McLeod
“ Optic Flow parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
34.
The Living Dead (1932)
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A crazed scientist murders his wife, walls her up, then flees. A reporter sets out to track him down. (89 mins.)
Director: Richard Oswald
“ Optic Flow parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
35.
The Old Dark House (1932)
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Seeking shelter from a storm, five travelers are in for a bizarre and terrifying night when they stumble upon the Femm family estate. (72 mins.)
Director: James Whale
“ Optic Flow parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
36.
Captains Courageous (1937)
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Harvey Cheyne is a spoiled brat used to having his own way. When a prank goes wrong onboard an ocean liner Harvey ends up overboard and nearly drowns... (117 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
“ Optic Flow parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
37.
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
“ Optic Flow parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
38.
Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
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At a remote South American trading port, the manager of an air freight company is forced to risk his pilots' lives in order to win an important contract. (121 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ Optic Flow parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
39.
I Love to Singa (1936 Short Film)
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A spoof of Al Jolson's "The Jazz Singer", a strict piano teaching owl is cursed with a son who "loves to singa", but only jazz. (8 mins.)
Director: Fred Avery
“ Triboluminescence parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
40.
A Colour Box (1935 Short Film)
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Animated shapes dance to Cuban music. This was one of the first animations to be painted directly onto the film. (3 mins.)
Director: Len Lye
“ Triboluminescence parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
41.
Men in Black (1934 Short Film)
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The stooges become doctors at a large hospital where they disrupt patients and staff alike. (19 mins.)
Director: Raymond McCarey
“ Triboluminescence parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
42.
The Mascot (1933 Short Film)
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A toy stuffed dog has just been sewn together when it hears a young child ask for an orange. The child's mother explains that they have no money... (26 mins.)
“ Blue Hour parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
43.
Carnival in Flanders (1935)
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Tells the story of the Spanish invasion of Flanders (110 mins.)
Director: Jacques Feyder
“ Blue Hour parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
44.
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.)
“ Kissing Number parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
45.
Berkeley Square (1933)
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A young American man is transported back to London in the time of the American Revolution and meets his ancestors. (84 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
“ Ars Memoriae parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
46.
La joie de vivre (1934 Short Film)
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A tone poem: two woodland sprites dance about, atop power lines and among flowers and leaves, while being pursued. Everyone spends some time pulling levers to switch trains, too. (9 mins.)
“ Ars Memoriae parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
47.
The Seahorse (1934 Documentary)
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Examines the sea horse, the only fish that swims upright. We watch it use its prehensile tail to wrap around plants and other sea horses... (15 mins.)
Director: Jean Painlevé
“ Ars Memoriae parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx