31 Days of the 30's - 09/12

31 Movies from the 1930's for September 2012.
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1.
The Girl from 10th Avenue (1935)
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When his fiance Valentine dumps him, prominent lawyer Geoffrey Sherwood goes on a bender and winds up married to a stranger... (69 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
2.
Marie Antoinette (1938)
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The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens. (149 mins.)
 
3.
If I Were King (1938)
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Vagabond poet Franois Villon rises to high office in 1463 Paris. (101 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
 
4.
Conquest (1937)
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A Polish countess becomes Napoleon Bonaparte's mistress at the urging of Polish leaders, who feel she could influence him to make Poland independent. (113 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
5.
The Green Goddess (1930)
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An airplane carrying three Brits--Major Crespin, his wife Lucille, and Dr. Trahern--crash lands in the kingdom of Rukh... (73 mins.)
Director: Alfred Green
 
6.
The Affairs of Cellini (1934)
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The 16th-century sculptor woos the Duchess of Florence despite the duke. (80 mins.)
Director: Gregory La Cava
 
7.
Theodora Goes Wild (1936)
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The author of a scandalously racy best-selling book tries to hide her celebrity from her provincial small town neighbors who'd be scandalized if they knew. (94 mins.)
 
8.
The Dark Angel (1935)
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Kitty Vane, Alan Trent, and Gerald Shannon have been inseparable friends since childhood. Kitty has always known she would marry one of them... (106 mins.)
 
9.
Black Fury (1935)
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An immigrant coal miner finds himself in the middle of a bitter labor dispute between the workers and the mine owners. (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
10.
Private Worlds (1935)
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The work of a progressive female psychiatrist and her colleague at a mental hospital is threatened by the arrival of a conservative new supervisor, who disapproves of both her methods and the fact that she is a woman in a "man's field." (84 mins.)
Director: Gregory La Cava
 
11.
Algiers (1938)
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Beautiful Gaby meets a romantic jewel thief in the mysterious Casbah. (96 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
 
12.
Merrily We Live (1938)
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Dizzy society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest... (95 mins.)
 
13.
Three Comrades (1938)
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A love story centered around the lives of three young German soldiers in the years following World War I... (98 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
14.
The Guardsman (1931)
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A Vienna based acting couple make magic when they perform together on stage. Unknown to the theater... (82 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin
 
15.
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
 
16.
The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)
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President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both. (103 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
17.
Night Must Fall (1937)
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When a rich but cantankerous dowager on an isolated estates hires an engaging handyman, her niece/companion becomes suspicious of his motives. (116 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
18.
Holiday (1930)
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Holiday is a 1930 American Pre-Code romantic comedy film which tells the story of a young man who is torn between his free-thinking lifestyle and the tradition of his wealthy fiance's family. (91 mins.)
 
19.
The Hurricane (1937)
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A Polynesian sailor -- unjustly imprisoned after defending himself against a colonial bully -- is relentlessly persecuted by his island's martinet French governor. (110 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
20.
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
 
21.
Escape Me Never (1935)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Paul Czinner
 
22.
Becky Sharp (1935)
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Set against the background of the Battle of Waterloo, Becky Sharp is the story of Vanity Fair by Thackeray... (84 mins.)
 
23.
Laughter (1930)
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A former chorus girl weds a millionaire after the composer she loves leaves. Meanwhile, she strings along an artist in love with her. When the composer returns, she struggles with her needs for security vs love. High jinks and drama ensue. (85 mins.)
 
24.
Street of Chance (1930)
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(75 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
 
25.
Hide-Out (1934)
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Farmers take in an injured racketeer and try to reform him. (81 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
26.
The Richest Girl in the World (1934)
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Dorothy Hunter is an heiress of untold wealth. She believes no one will love her for herself and not for her money... (76 mins.)
 
27.
Of Human Hearts (1938)
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This is a story about family relationships, set in the time before and during the American Civil War... (103 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
28.
Rasputin and the Empress (1932)
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A prince plots to kill the mad monk Rasputin for the good of the czar, the czarina and Russia. (121 mins.)
 
29.
What Price Hollywood? (1932)
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The career of a waitress takes off when she meets an amiable drunken Hollywood producer. (88 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
30.
Blockade (1938)
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A simple peasant is forced to take up arms to defend his farm during the Spanish Civil War. Along the... (85 mins.)
 
31.
The Criminal Code (1931)
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After a failed attempt at running for governor, D.A. Mark Brady is appointed warden of the state prison where many of the criminals he prosecuted are incarcerated. (97 mins.)