HISTORY OF FILM: TIMELINE

A chronological list relating to the drama, history, and art of film, from behind the scenes to in front of the camera.

Please note:

This is a work in progress.

Some titles may be listed more than once in relation to a particular subject.
Relevant years appear highlighted in red, between curly brackets - {Year}.
Movie milestones are accompanied by a short description.
Where applicable; documentaries and relevant links relating to the films themselves, specific persons, related topics, or related historical events, have been included.

Part 1 - Numbers 10 to 851: Chronological History of Film: The films, the studios, and related film-subjects.

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*With Thanks - Researched, edited, and quoted extensively from: Filmsite - Tim Dirks, IMDb, Wikipedia, Digital History, and various other movie-related sites.
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344.
The Cocoanuts (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
During the Florida land boom, the Marx brothers run a hotel, auction off some land, thwart a jewel robbery, and generally act like themselves. (96 mins.)
“ {1929}: Paramount Studios. The Marx Brothers first feature-film. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
345.
Humor Risk (1921 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
This silent short saw the Marx Bros. teamed for the first time prior to their move to features. The film had only one public screening. Groucho later claimed that it was not very good.
Director: Dick Smith
“ Related topic: The Marx Brothers. The short film, 'Humor Risk'-(1921) was the first Marx Brothers film. It was never released and is now considered a lost film.

Humor Risk - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humor_Risk. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
346.
The Marx Brothers in a Nutshell (1982 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
This salute to the famous comedy team of the Marx Brothers shows clips from many of their best-known films... (94 mins.)
“ Related topic: The Marx Brothers.

Marx Brothers - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marx_Brothers. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
347.
The Unknown Marx Brothers (1993 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A tribute to the lives and careers of the Marx Brothers utilizing rare archival footage and personal interviews. (120 mins.)
“ Related topic: The Marx Brothers.

The Marx Brothers: Chico, Harpo, Groucho, Gummo, Zeppo:
//www.marx-brothers.org. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
348.
On with the Show! (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A musical advertised as the first 100% natural color, all-singing production. The plot concerns a wide-eyed former hatcheck girl who takes the place of a rebellious star. (104 mins.)
Director: Alan Crosland
“ {1929}: Warner Brothers. The first full-length, modern sound motion picture produced entirely in two-strip 'Technicolor'. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
349.
Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Three Broadway chorus girls seek rich husbands. (101 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ {1929}: Warner Brothers. The second 'Technicolor' talkie. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
350.
Hallelujah (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In a juke joint, sharecropper Zeke falls for a beautiful dancer, Chick, but she's only setting him up for a rigged craps game... (109 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ {1929}: MGM's all-black musical, shot on location, introduced post-synchronized sound to film-making. It was also the first sound-era film with an all-black cast to be produced by a major studio. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
351.
Melody of the World (1929 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An impression of the state of the world in 1929, contrasting similarities and differences in religion, customs, art and entertainment from all over the world. The film is constructed like a symphony. (40 mins.)
Director: Walter Ruttmann
“ {1929}: (aka Melodie der Welt) This German film was the first important, feature-length sound documentary. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
352.
The Karnival Kid (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Mickey is selling hot dogs at a carnival next to the tent for Minnie the Shimmy Dancer. He gets into an argument with the barker... (8 mins.)
“ {1929}: Mickey Mouse's first words were spoken in his ninth cartoon short: "Hot dogs!" Walt Disney's voice was used. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
353.
Blackmail (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After killing a man in self-defence, a young woman is blackmailed by a witness to the killing. (85 mins.)
“ {1929}: Director Alfred Hitchcock's first sound film, and the United Kingdom's first full-length talking picture. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
354.
“ {1929}: Silent screen star John Gilbert's disastrous talkie debut. Audiences laughed at his inappropriately-sounding, high-pitched voice in a role as a romantic hero.
This common occurrence of stars having difficulty transitioning to the talkies was immortalized in 'Singin' in the Rain'-(1952), and later in 'The Artist'-(2011).

Sound Film - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sound_film.

John Gilbert - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Gilbert_(actor). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
355.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (103 mins.)
“ Related topic: Transition to Talkies. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
356.
The Artist (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions. (100 mins.)
“ Related topic: Transition to Talkies. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
357.
The Wild Party (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Wild girls at a college pay more attention to parties than their classes. But when one party girl, Stella Ames... (77 mins.)
Director: Dorothy Arzner
“ {1929}: Dorothy Arzner directed actress Clara Bow's first talkie. Her sound career as an actress was soon doomed. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
358.
Bosko the Talk-Ink Kid (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A cartoonist draws Bosko, who promptly comes to life. (5 mins.)
Director: Hugh Harman
“ {1929}: Warner Brothers/The first synchronized talking animated short/cartoon, as opposed to a cartoon with a soundtrack. The 'Bosko' pilot film was the impetus for the birth of Warner Bros.' 'Looney Tunes'.

Bosko the Talk-Ink Kid - DisneyWiki:
//looneytunes.wikia.com/wiki/Bosko_the_Talk-Ink_Kid. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
359.
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1997 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A detailed history of the war between Chicago's North Side and South Side organized-crime gangs during the Prohibition era, leading up to the infamous "Saint Valentine's Day Massacre".
Director: Scott Paddor
“ {1929}: Taking place on February 14, 1929, the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre was the name given to the murder of seven mob associates of the North Side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran during the Prohibition Era. This resulted from the struggle to take control of organized crime in Chicago between the Irish American gang and the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone. Former members of the Egan's Rats gang were also suspected of having played a significant role in the incident, assisting Al Capone.

Saint Valentine's Day Massacre - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Valentine's_Day_Massacre. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
360.
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Al Capone's Valentine Day surprise for the rival Bugs Moran gang in 1929 Chicago. (100 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
“ Related topic: The massacre was famously the subject of this Roger Corman film. This film, possibly the most well-known of all portrayals of the incident, is a mixture of solid historical facts and conjecture. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
361.
The Nazis: A Warning from History (1997 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
An examination of how a cultured people could have allowed Hitler's rise to power.
Director: Laurence Rees
“ The 1930s: The Great Depression hit the world hard in the 1930s. The Nazis took advantage of this situation and were able to come to power in Germany, establish their first concentration camp, and begin a systematic persecution of Jews in Europe. Other news in the 1930s included the disappearance of Amelia Earhart, a wild and murderous crime spree by Bonnie & Clyde, and the imprisonment of Al Capone for income tax evasion.

1930s Timeline: //history1900s.about.com/od/timelines/tp/1930timeline.htm. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
362.
Sinkin' in the Bathtub (1930 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The music-happy Bosko and Honey take a car ride, but bad luck briefly interrupts their fun. (8 mins.)
“ {1930}: Warner Brothers/The first official 'Looney Tunes' animated short, with the talking 'Bosko' in the starring role.

Sinkin' in the Bathtub: //www.bcdb.com/bcdb/cartoon.cgi?film=220.

Link: IMDb: Feature Films Released in 1930. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
363.
King of Jazz (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
This revue presents its numbers around the orchestra leader Paul Whiteman, besides that it shows in... (98 mins.)
“ {1930}: The animation sequence was the first 2-strip 'Technicolor' animation ever produced. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
364.
Dizzy Dishes (1930 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Betty Boop (with dog's ears) is entertainer in a restaurant for dogs; a waiter joins the floor show to the neglect of patrons. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
“ {1930}: Fleischer Brothers/A prototype of cartoon queen 'Betty Boop'. Voiced for most of the 30s by Mae Questel. In 'Dizzy Dishes' she appeared as a long-eared puppy dog and was voiced by Margie Hines.

Betty Boop: //bettyboop.com. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
365.
Animal Crackers (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Mayhem and zaniness ensue when a valuable painting goes missing during a party in honor of famed African explorer Captain Spaulding. (97 mins.)
Director: Victor Heerman
“ {1930}: Paramount Studios. The second of many classic Marx Brothers films. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
366.
Anna Christie (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young woman reunites with her estranged father and falls in love with a sailor, but struggles to tell them about her dark past. (89 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
“ {1930}: MGM. Greta Garbo starred in her first talkie. Advertised with the tagline; 'Garbo Talks'.

Anna Christie - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Christie_(1930_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
367.
The Blue Angel (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An elderly professor's ordered life spins dangerously out of control when he falls for a nightclub singer. (106 mins.)
“ {1930}: The then unknown Berlin, Germany stage revue actress Marlene Dietrich starred in her first Josef von Sternberg film. Her performance in the first major German sound film led to a contract with Paramount Studios in the United States.

The Blue Angel - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Blue_Angel. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
368.
The Blue Angel (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The Blue Angel is a sleazy bar and the local boys go there to see Lola who is the dancer. The teacher goes there to confront his students only to fall for the dancer. (104 mins.)
“ Related topic: 'Der blaue Engel' / 'The Blue Angel'-(1930). This, the English-Language version was considered a lost film for many years, until a print was discovered in a German film archive. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
369.
Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song (2001 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The films, affairs and struggles of the iconic star of The Blue Angel as told by Rosemary Clooney, Roger Corman, Deanna Durbin and many more. (100 mins.)
Director: J. David Riva
“ Related subject: Marlene Dietrich.

Marlene Dietrich Official Web Site: //www.marlene.com. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
370.
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. (136 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
“ {1930}: The first major anti-war film of the sound era. Based on the (1929) novel by Erich Maria Remarque. The film was the first to win the Academy Awards for both Best Picture (Outstanding Production) and Best Director .
It was denounced in Germany by the Nazi government in Berlin of the 30s and subsequently banned there.

Academy Awards, USA (1930-2) | IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/event/ev0000003/1930-2.

Erich Maria Remarque - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erich_Maria_Remarque.

Lewis Milestone - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_Milestone. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
371.
Murder! (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A juror in a murder trial, after voting to convict, has second thoughts and begins to investigate on his own before the execution. (104 mins.)
“ {1930}: Alfred Hitchcock's second all-talkie thriller. The first film in which a character's thoughts were heard in voice-over; Sir John Menier, played by Herbert Marshall. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
372.
The Big House (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A convict falls in love with his new cellmate's sister, only to become embroiled in a planned break-out which is certain to have lethal consequences. (87 mins.)
Director: George Hill
“ {1930}: MGM. The first feature-length prison film was released. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
373.
Under the Roofs of Paris (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Albert is smitten for Pola but ends up wrongly committed in jail, in the meantime her affections are sort after by his friend, and on his release both love and friendship must be tested. (96 mins.)
Director: René Clair
“ {1930}: (aka Sous les toits de Paris) French director René Clair's first sound film. An unexpected musical hit with groundbreaking use of sound. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
374.
Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Lon Chaney, the silent movie star and makeup artist, renowned for his various characterizations and celebrated for his horror films, becomes the subject of this documentary. (85 mins.)
Director: Kevin Brownlow
“ {1930}: 'Man of a Thousand Faces'-American character actor Lon Chaney Sr., died at the age of 47 from bronchial lung cancer.

Lon Chaney - The Man of a Thousand Faces | American Masters:
//www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/lon-chaney/the-man-of-a-thousand-faces/552/. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
375.
The Last Days of the EMD Cinema (2006 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
The story of a historic London cinema. (80 mins.)
“ {1930}: Opened originally as the Granada Cinema.

EMD Cinema in London: //cinematreasures.org/theaters/9397. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
376.
Forever Ealing (2002 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
This is a history of the England's Ealing Film Studios, from its beginnings in 1902. It follows the studio's successes through the 1930's... (50 mins.)
Director: Andrew Snell
“ {1931}: Ealing Studios is built. Will Barker, a pioneer of British cinema, originally acquired the White Lodge on Ealing Green in (1902).

Ealing Studios - History: //www.wickedlady.com/films/ealing/ealing.html.

Link: IMDb: Feature Films Released in 1931. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
377.
Little Caesar (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A small-time criminal moves to a big city to seek bigger fortune. (79 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ {1931}: Warner Brothers inaugurated the first talkie crime-gangster film. It has often been called the grandfather of modern crime film.
Edward G. Robinson created a quintessential portrayal of an underworld character, ruthless gangster Caesar Enrico 'Rico' Bandello.

Little Caesar - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Caesar_(film).

Rico's End: A Short Biography of Edward G. Robinson:
//www.moderntimes.com/egr/. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
378.
“ Related topic: 'Little Caesar'-(1931). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
379.
Bullets Over Hollywood (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
"Bullets Over Hollywood" chronicles the blood-soaked landscape and enduring appeal of the American gangster movie - - from its origins in the silent film era to modern times.
Director: Elaina Archer
“ Related topic: The American gangster movie.
Note: 2nd listing.

Crime and Gangster Films: //www.filmsite.org/crimefilms.html. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
380.
The Public Enemy (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war. (83 mins.)
“ {1931}: Warner Brothers/Warner's followed up it's gangster film hit 'Little Caesar'-(1931) with the box-office hit 'The Public Enemy'-(1931). A pre-Code film with newcomer James Cagney and Jean Harlow in a small part. It was notable for a scene of James Cagney pushing a grapefruit into the face of Mae Clarke.

The Pubic Enemy - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Public_Enemy. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
381.
Beer and Blood: Enemies of the Public (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An examination of "The Public Enemy" (1931) by film historians and critics. (20 mins.)
“ Related topic: 'The Public Enemy'-(1931). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
382.
Public Enemies: The Golden Age of the Gangster Film (2008 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An exploration into the invention of the crime genre in storytelling and the impact it would have during the infant years of cinema... (105 mins.)
“ Related topic: Gangster Film. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
383.
Prohibition (2011 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The story of the American activist struggle against the influence of alcohol, climaxing in the failed early 20th century nationwide era when it was banned. (360 mins.)
“ Prohibition in the United States - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prohibition_in_the_United_States.

Related topic: The history of Prohibition.
Season 1 episodes following: ” - Dr-Faustus
 
384.
Prohibition (2011 Mini-Series)
Episode: A Nation of Drunkards (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The 19th century was a period of growth both for alcoholic beverages and the temperance movement. Washingtonian societies... (360 mins.)
“ Season 1, Episode 1. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
385.
Prohibition (2011 Mini-Series)
Episode: A Nation of Scofflaws (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
With the passing of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, the federal government now passes legislation to enforce it... (360 mins.)
“ Season 1, Episode 2. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
386.
Prohibition (2011 Mini-Series)
Episode: A Nation of Hypocrites (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
By the mid-1920s, a great many people had become convinced that prohibition was a serious mistake. Alfred E. Smith... (360 mins.)
“ Season 1, Episode 3. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
387.
The Legacy of Al Capone (2001 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Stars: Al Capone
“ Related subject: Prohibition gangsters. Alphonso Gabriel Al Capone (January 17, 1899 - January 25, 1947) was an American gangster who led a Prohibition-era crime syndicate. The Chicago Outfit, which subsequently also became known as the 'Capones', was dedicated to smuggling and bootlegging liquor, and other illegal activities, such as prostitution, in Chicago from the early 1920s to 1931.
{1931}: Capone was convicted of federal charges of tax evasion and sentenced to federal prison; he was released on parole in 1939.

FBI - Al Capone: //www.fbi.gov/about-us/history/famous-cases/al-capone. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
388.
Al Capone (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
This factual biography of gang lord Al Capone follows his rise and fall in Chicago gangdom during the Prohibition era. (104 mins.)
Director: Richard Wilson
“ Related subject: Al Capone. This film, released by United Artists in (1959), starring Rod Steiger as Al Capone, was noted for it's deglamorized portrayal of the subject.
Al Capone has since been portrayed by a number of actors on stage and screen. Including portrayals of a number of characters based on him. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
389.
“ {1931}: The first film to be broadcast on television, in six parts from April 6th to the 11th, 1931. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
390.
Dracula (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina. (85 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
“ {1931}: Universal Studios/Directed by Tod Browning.
The first of Universal's series of classical horror films is released. Based on Bram Stoker's novel, and starring Hungarian-born Bela Lugosi.

Dracula - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dracula_(1931_film).

Link: IMDb: "Dracula" Feature Films. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
391.
Drácula (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Centuries-old vampire Dracula preys upon the innocent Eva and her friends. (104 mins.)
Director: George Melford
“ Related topic: 'Dracula'-(1931). This Spanish-language version was filmed on the same sets and at the same time as the English-language, Bela Lugosi version of 'Dracula'-(1931). The English-language version was filmed during the day, and the Spanish-language version was filmed at night.

Dracula (Spanish-language version) - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dracula_(Spanish-language_version). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
392.
Frankenstein (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. (70 mins.)
Director: James Whale
“ {1931}: Universal Studios/Directed by James Whale.
The second of Universal's series of classical horror films is released. Based on Mary Shelley's novel, starring Boris Karloff as the monster and Colin Clive as Dr. Frankenstein.

Frankenstein - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankenstein_(1931_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
393.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Dr. Jekyll faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that transforms him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde. (98 mins.)
“ {1931}: Director Rouben Mamoulian's first sound version of 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde'-(1931). Frederic March played the title role and was the first Academy Award winning horror performance. The Best Actor title was shared with Wallace Beery for 'The Champ'-(1931). 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' also contained ground-breaking special effects.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dr._Jekyll_and_Mr._Hyde_(1931_film).

Wally Westmore (Make-up Artist) - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wally_Westmore.

Academy Awards, USA (1932) | IMDb:
http://www.imdb.com/event/ev0000003/1932. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
394.
The Champ (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Alcoholic ex-boxer struggles to provide a good living for his son. (86 mins.)
“ Related subject: Frederic March & Wallace Berry. Academy Award Best Actor tie. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
395.
The Exile (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A young man named Jean in post-World War I Chicago falls in love with a beautiful girl named Edith. He proposes to her... (93 mins.)
“ {1931}: The first feature-length sound film from a black director - African-American film-maker Oscar Micheaux.

The Exile - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Exile_(1931_film).

Oscar Micheaux Biography: //www.biography.com/people/oscar-micheaux-9407584. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
396.
M (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt. (117 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ {1931}: German director Fritz Lang's influential and suspenseful film was released. It was Fritz Lang's first sound film. Starring Peter Lorre as child serial killer Hans Beckert. One of the earliest talkies that effectively used sound. It was also the first serious psychological crime film/melodrama about a serial killer. Lang experimented with sound and the pioneering use of 'leitmotif', to associate a sound with a film character.

M: An Interpretation - //vorontzov.com/m-dir-by-fritz-lang-1931/.

Leitmotif Revisited - FilmSound.org: //filmsound.org/gustavo/leitmotif-revisted.htm. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
397.
Trader Horn (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two white traders in the darkest Africa of the 1870s find a missionary's daughter, who was captured as a child by a savage tribe and now worshiped as a goddess. (122 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
“ {1931}: This film was notable as the first non-documentary production to be filmed in Africa. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
398.
À Nous la Liberté (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Seeking better life, two convicts escape from prison. (104 mins.)
Director: René Clair
“ {1931}: French director René Clair's third sound feature film. It was the first foreign language film to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Art Direction for Lazare Meerson. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
399.
Her Majesty, Love (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Wealthy man falls in love with a poor girl and proposes to her, going against the wishes of his family. (75 mins.)
“ {1931}: Warner Brothers/Comedian W.C. Fields' first sound feature-film. It was German director William Dieterle's first United States film.

William Dieterle - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Dieterle. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
400.
A Free Soul (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with him. (93 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
“ {1931}: According to various sources, this pre-Code film has a 14-minute, uninterrupted monologue scene played by Lionel Barrymore as a defense attorney in a courtroom. It was the longest take in a commercial film, accomplished by using two cameras simultaneously. Barrymore won the Best Actor Academy Award for his role.

Academy Awards, USA (1931) | IMDb:
//www.imdb.com/event/ev0000003/1931. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
401.
“ {1931}: Influential German director F.W. Murnau was killed in a coastal car accident near Santa Barbara, California at the age of 42.

cineCollage: F.W. Murnau: //cinecollage.net/murnau.html. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
402.
Edison: The Invention of the Movies (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A history of the Edison Company, the pioneering film production company begun by Thomas A. Edison. Included... (730 mins.)
“ {1931}: American inventor and entrepreneur Thomas A. Edison, one of the early film pioneers and film-makers, died at the age of 84. He was known as 'The Wizard of Menlo Park' - for his many innovations, including the motion picture camera ('Kinetograph') and the peep-hole film viewer called the 'Kinetoscope', although much of his work was contributed by employees, notably W.K.L. Dickson. He was famous for establishing the world's first film production studio, the 'Black Maria' in (1893) and the so-called 'Edison Trust' (The Motion Picture Patents Company) in (1908), composed of most of the major film companies at the time. It was eventually broken up and declared a monopoly and disbanded by 1918.

Thomas Edison - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Edison. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
403.
Flowers and Trees (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An evil tree stump, jealous of two trees in love, starts a forest fire. (8 mins.)
“ {1932}: Disney's short talking film was the first color film in the 'Silly Symphonies' series. It was also the first animation short to use 3-strip 'Technicolor'. The film was also the first to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

Flowers and Trees: //www.disneyshorts.org/shorts.aspx?shortID=166.

Technicolor History 5: //www.widescreenmuseum.com/oldcolor/technicolor5.htm.

Link: IMDb: Feature Films Released in 1932. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
404.
The Skeleton Dance (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The clock strikes midnight, the bats fly from the belfry, a dog howls at the full moon, and two black cats fight in the cemetery: a perfect time for four skeletons to come out and dance a bit. (6 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
“ Related topic: The first entry in the 'Silly Symphonies' series. The short film was released on August 22, 1929.

The Skeleton Dance - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Skeleton_Dance.

Silly Symphonies - DisneyWiki:
//disney.wikia.com/wiki/Silly_Symphonies. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
405.
Scarface (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall. (93 mins.)
“ {1932}: Howard Hawks' gangster film was specifically targeted by the Production Code for it's violence, sexual innuendo, and for it's ending that had to be re-edited to demonstrate that good ultimately triumphed over evil. The film was also forced to be re-named 'Scarface: The Shame of the Nation'.

Scarface - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scarface_(1932_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
406.
Scarface (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed. (170 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Related topic: Trivia; This film pays homage to, and is dedicated to Ben Hecht and Howard Hawks, both the writer and the director of the original 'Scarface'-(1932). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
407.
Love Me Tonight (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A Parisian tailor finds himself posing as a baron in order to collect a sizeable bill from an aristocrat, only to fall in love with an aloof young princess. (104 mins.)
“ {1932}: Director Rouben Mamoulian shaped the technological language of movie musicals in the sound era, by smoothly integrating the songs into the film's plot-line. It also featured the first zoom shot and the first asynchronous sound, and also special effects such as slow-motion, fast-motion, and split-screens.

Love Me Tonight - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Love_Me_Tonight. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
408.
A Bill of Divorcement (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A man, Hilary Fairfield returns home after fifteen years in a mental asylum. However, he finds things are not the way they were when he left. (70 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ {1932}: Directed by George Cukor, the film marked the debut of actress Katharine Hepburn.

Katharine Hepburn - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katharine_Hepburn. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
409.
Katharine Hepburn: All About Me (1993 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
(70 mins.)
Director: David Heeley
“ Related subject: Katharine Hepburn.

Katharine Hepburn Biography: //www.biography.com/people/katharine-hepburn-9335828. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
410.
Runt Page (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A little girl falls asleep as her parents and their friends discuss the film "The Front Page", and she dreams about reporters, a cop, and an escaped convict (all played by children). (10 mins.)
Director: Raymond Nazarro
“ {1932}: Shirley Temple makes her first appearance in the first short film of the series 'Baby Burlesks', at the age of 4.

Shirley Temple - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirley_Temple.

Baby Burlesks - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baby_Burlesks. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
411.
Red-Haired Alibi (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A young girl new to the big city gets a job as a man's companion. What she doesn't know is that the man is a notorious gangster. (75 mins.)
Director: Christy Cabanne
“ {1932}: Related topic: Shirley Temple.
Shirley Temple's feature-film debut. Fox signed the five-year-old Shirley to a contract in (1933). She would become one of the biggest box-office stars in the mid to late (1930s). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
412.
White Zombie (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A young man turns to a witch doctor to lure the woman he loves away from her fiancé, but instead turns her into a zombie slave. (69 mins.)
Director: Victor Halperin
“ {1932}: Director Victor Halperin's independent, low-budget horror was the first 'true' zombie film. It was also the first feature-length zombie film. Made with minimal dialogue, and filmed to be visually atmospheric and expressionistic.

White Zombie - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Zombie_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
413.
Freaks (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance. (64 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
“ {1932}: Directed by Tod Browning and featuring real-life side-show 'freaks'. This cult film, disturbingly way ahead of it's time, resulted in world-wide bannings and much controversy.

Freaks - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freaks.

Horror Film History - Freaks: //www.horrorfilmhistory.com/index.php?pageID=freaks. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
414.
Boudu Saved from Drowning (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Boudu, a tramp, jumps into the Seine. He is rescued by Mr Lestingois, a gentle and good bookseller, who gives shelter to him... (85 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ {1932}: Directed by legendary French director Jean Renoir. A critique of the French bourgeois.
The story served the basis of 'Down and Out in Beverly Hills'-(1986).

Boudu Saved from Drowning - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boudu_Saved_from_Drowning.

Jean Renoir - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Renoir. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
415.
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A rich but troubled family find their lives altered by the arrival of a vagrant who tries to drown himself in their swimming pool. (103 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
“ Related topic: 'Boudu Saved from Drowning'-(1932). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
416.
Grand Hotel (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas. (112 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
“ {1932}: MGM's classic film masterpiece was the first 'all-star' epic featuring many high-powered stars of the early 30s. The film is the only one to have won the Best Picture Academy Award without it or its participants being nominated in any other category, to date.

Grand Hotel - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Hotel_(film).

Academy Awards, USA (1932) | IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/event/ev0000003/1932. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
417.
Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A trader and his daughter set off in search of the fabled graveyard of the elephants in deepest Africa, only to encounter a wild man raised by apes. (100 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
“ {1932}: MGM's first Tarzan film, and was also the first Tarzan talkie. Starring Olympic gold medal swimming champion Johnny Weissmuller as Tarzan, and Maureen O'Sullivan as Jane. Notable as the only MGM Tarzan film that was based upon the original character in the Edgar Rice Burroughs stories.

Johnny Weissmuller - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Weissmuller.

Maureen O'Sullivan - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maureen_O'Sullivan. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
418.
Thirteen Women (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Thirteen women who were schoolmates send to a swami for their horoscopes. Little do they realize that Ursula... (73 mins.)
“ {1932}: Welsh-born English actress, Millicent Lillian Peg Entwistle gained notoriety by jumping suicidally to her death from atop the 'Hollywoodland' sign (built in 1923).
She had been in only one contracted Hollywood movie role {'Thirteen Women'-(1932)}, a bit part, since arriving in the Los Angeles area. Much of her acting part was however deleted from the poorly-reviewed film's release, after test screenings.

Peg Entwistle - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peg_Entwistle. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
419.
At the Movies (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
David and Margaret look at some of the films shown at the 2012 Venice Film Festival and interview some of their cast and crew. (30 mins.)
“ {1932}: The world's first major film festival was held in Venice, Italy. From 6 to 21 August. It was part of the 'Venice Biennale', a major contemporary art exhibition and festival that took place every two years. The festival is the longest running, still taking place.

Venice Film Festival - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venice_Film_Festival.

Link: IMDb: Venice Film Festival, 1932. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
420.
Popeye the Sailor (1933 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Popeye begins his movie career by singing his theme song, demonstrating his strength at a carnival, dancing the hula with Betty Boop, pummeling Bluto, eating his spinach and saving Olive Oyl from certain doom on the railroad tracks. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
“ {1933}: Fleischer Studios' first cartoon short featuring the first cinematic appearance of the spinach-loving Popeye character. Derived from E.C. Sega'rs popular comic-strip creation. Popeye voiced by William Costello.

Popeye | The Home of Popeye the Sailor Man: //popeye.com.

Link: IMDb: Feature films Released in 1933. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
421.
Three Little Pigs (1933 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
When a hungry wolf starts blowing down some pigs' houses, they take refuge in their sensible brother's brick house. (9 mins.)
“ {1933}: Disney's successful animated cartoon was the first Disney cartoon conceived on detailed storyboards. When accepting the Academy Award for Best Short Subject in (1934), Walt Disney was the first to refer to the gold statuette as an 'Oscar'. The first time that the industry's pet name for the award was publicly acknowledged.

Three Little Pigs - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Little_Pigs_(film).

Link: IMDb: Academy Awards, 1934. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
422.
Lady for a Day (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A gangster tries to make Apple Annie, the Times Square apple seller, a lady for a day. (96 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ {1933}: Directed by Frank Capra it became the first film from Columbia Pictures to be nominated for best picture. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
423.
Flying Down to Rio (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An aviator and band leader who is always getting his group fired for his flirtatious behavior with the female guests soon finds himself falling for an engaged woman. (89 mins.)
“ {1933}: RKO/Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers, although minor players, made their debut in their first joint movie. It was stage dancer Fred Astaire's second film. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
424.
King Kong (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition. (100 mins.)
“ {1933}: RKO's classic adventure-action film. Co-directed by Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack. It featured 'Scream Queen' Fay Wray, and astonishing stop-motion special effects animation from Willis O'Brien. It was one of the first major films to have a real life, stop-motion, animated central character, alongside live action. The film's success helped to save RKO studios from bankruptcy.
Max Steiner's score was one of the first feature-length musical scores written specifically for a United States 'talkie' film. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
425.
42nd Street (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A director puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a naive newcomer has to replace the star. (89 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ {1933}: This backstage drama/musical choreographed by Busby Berkeley, revitalized the musical and saved Warners from bankruptcy. The film established Berkeley as the most talented choreographer of musical production numbers.
From (1933-1937), Berkeley created musical numbers for almost every great musical produced by Warner Bros. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
426.
“ Related topic: Busby Berkeley.

In (1936) Busby Berkeley was ultimately acquitted in his third trial, regarding second-degree murder charges, after a (1935) multi-car accident. In which allegedly drunk Berkeley killed three people, and injured many others, himself included. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
427.
Ecstasy (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion... (82 mins.)
Director: Gustav Machatý
“ {1933}: (aka 'Extase'). This notorious Czechoslovakian film with Hedwig Kiesler (soon to be known as Hedy Lamarr), was the first theatrically released non-pornographic film in which the sex act was depicted (although off-screen). The film was, arguably, the first to depict female orgasm on-screen. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
428.
Zero for Conduct (1933 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
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
“ {1933}: Director Jean Vigo's influential social commentary film (aka. 'Zero for Conduct'). A film that was banned by the censors until the late 1940s. The film closely resembles Lindsay Anderson's 'If....'-(1968). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
429.
If.... (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In this allegorical story, a revolution led by pupil Mick Travis takes place at an old established private school in England. (111 mins.)
“ Related topic: 'Zero de Conduite'-(1933). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
430.
“ {1933}: The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) was established in Hollywood. A self-governing organization of film actors to protect the rights of film and TV performers. Ralph Morgan was president. It's motto was: 'He best serves himself who serves others'.

Screen Actors Guild - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screen_Actors_Guild. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
431.
Deluge (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A massive earthquake strikes the United States, which destroys the West Coast and unleashes a massive flood that threatens to destroy the East Coast as well. (70 mins.)
Director: Felix E. Feist
“ {1933}: RKO/The first 'end of the world' big-budget disaster/science-fiction film in the sound era. The revolutionary visual effects depicted tidal waves hitting New York City. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
432.
Drive-in Movie Memories (2001 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
This film chronicles the drive-in's birth and development, its phenomenal popularity with audiences of all ages, its tragic decline, and its inevitable comeback as a classic form of Americana. (57 mins.)
Director: Kurt Kuenne
“ {1934}: The first drive-in movie theater opened on June 6th - the Camden Drive-In, in New Jersey. The first film shown was the second-run 'Wives Beware'-(1932).

Drive-in theater - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drive-in_theater.

Link: IMDb: Feature Films Released in 1934. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
433.
Wives Beware (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
A man in an unsatisfying marriage fakes amnesia in his sly pursuit of extramarital adventures. (81 mins.)
Director: Fred Niblo
“ Related topic: 'Drive-in Movie Memories'-(2001 Documentary). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
434.
It Happened One Night (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A spoiled heiress running away from her family is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story. (105 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ {1934}: Columbia Pictures/Frank Capra's escapist comedy was a big hit with depression-weary audiences. It was one of the pioneering 'screwball' romantic comedies of it's time, setting the pattern for the years to come. The well-loved film became the first to sweep the Academy Awards, winning Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Academy Awards, USA (1935) - IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/event/ev0000003/1935. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
435.
The Wise Little Hen (1934 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The hen is looking for someone to help her plant her corn. Peter Pig and Donald Duck both feign belly aches to get out of the chore... (8 mins.)
“ {1934}: Donald Duck, voiced by Clarence Nash, debuted as a supporting character. His first words were; "Who, me? Oh, no! I got a bellyache!"

The Wise Little Hen - DisneyWiki: //disney.wikia.com/wiki/The_Wise_Little_Hen.

Donald Duck - DisneyWiki: //disney.wikia.com/wiki/Donald_Duck. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
436.
The World Moves On (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Richard Girard is part of a New Orleans family working closely with the English Warburtons. When Richard meets Mary Warburton she is engaged to Erik von Gerardt. He does wed Mary but their time in America is financially difficult. (104 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ {1934}: The first film to receive a production seal granted by the Hays Office under it's new guidelines.
An amendment to the Production Code established the Production Code Administration (PCA), which required all films to acquire a certificate of approval before release. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
437.
Baby, Take a Bow (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Eddie Ellison is an ex-con who spent time in Sing-Sing prison. Kay marries him as soon as he serves his time... (76 mins.)
Director: Harry Lachman
“ {1934}: Shirley Temple appeared in her first starring role for Fox Studios.

Shirley Temple Biography: //www.biography.com/people/shirley-temple-9503798. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
438.
The Thin Man (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Former detective Nick Charles and his wealthy wife Nora investigate a murder case, mostly for the fun of it. (91 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
“ {1934}: The first installment of a popular series of 6 MGM films. Starring William Powell & Myrna Loy as husband-wife detective team, Nick & Nora Charles. The story was taken from Dashiell Hammett's (1934) novel of the same name.
William Powell & Myrna Loy eventually appeared in 14 films together. One of Hollywood's most prolific on-screen pairings. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
439.
After the Thin Man (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family. (112 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
“ Related topic: The second installment of 'The Thin Man' series. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
440.
Another Thin Man (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in new parents Nick and Nora to sort things out. (103 mins.)
“ Related topic: The third installment of 'The Thin Man' series. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
441.
Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Nick and Nora are at their wisecracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race track. (97 mins.)
“ Related topic: The fourth installment of 'The Thin Man' series. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
442.
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Nick and Nora visit Nick's hometown, and end up involved in a murder. (100 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
“ Related topic: The fifth installment of 'The Thin Man' series. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
443.
Song of the Thin Man (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Nick, Nora, and Nick Jr. investigate the murder of a band leader in New York. (86 mins.)
Director: Edward Buzzell
“ Related topic: The sixth installment of 'The Thin Man' series. ” - Dr-Faustus