Classic Movies I have Seen

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1.
The Talk of the Town (1942)
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An escaped prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher. (118 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
2.
You Can't Take It with You (1938)
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A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family. (126 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
3.
She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945)
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Susan Lane is a gifted psychiatrist, grounded in self-control. Before returning by train to her practice in Chicago... (87 mins.)
Director: Alexander Hall
 
4.
Sylvia Scarlett (1935)
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Escaping to England from a French embezzlement charge, widower Henry Scarlett is accompanied by daughter Sylvia who... (95 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
5.
Wedding Present (1936)
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When Charlie Mason is promoted from irresponsible reporter to hard-nosed city editor, it costs him his girlfriend, ace reporter Rusty Fleming. After he hears she's engaged to another, he quits and tries to win her back. (81 mins.)
Director: Richard Wallace
 
6.
The Awful Truth (1937)
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Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance. (91 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
7.
The Lady Eve (1941)
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A trio of classy card sharps targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, until one of them falls in love with him. (94 mins.)
Director: Preston Sturges
 
8.
They All Kissed the Bride (1942)
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Margaret Drew runs her trucking company single-mindedly, if not ruthlessly. The only thorn in her side... (85 mins.)
Director: Alexander Hall
 
9.
Song of Love (1947)
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Composer Robert Schumann struggles to compose his symphonies while his loving wife Clara offers her support... (119 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
10.
The Doctor Takes a Wife (1940)
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A best-selling author of women's issues and a medical academic find it is to their mutual advantage to falsely claim that they are married. (88 mins.)
Director: Alexander Hall
 
11.
Adventure in Manhattan (1936)
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A reporter meets an actress whose producer is a presumed-dead thief, and stakes his reputation on predicting the next crime. (73 mins.)
Director: Edward Ludwig
 
12.
If You Could Only Cook (1935)
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An executive lets an attractive cook talk him into taking a job as butler. (72 mins.)
 
13.
My Favorite Wife (1940)
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Missing for seven years and presumed dead, a woman returns home on the day of her husband's second marriage. (88 mins.)
Director: Garson Kanin
 
14.
Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942)
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In Europe at the start of World War II, a woman notices that wherever her husband goes, the Nazis seem to follow. Meanwhile, a charming reporter is following them. (117 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
15.
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 fiance's eccentric sister and long-suffering brother. (95 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
16.
Ball of Fire (1941)
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A group of professors working on a new encyclopedia encounter a mouthy nightclub singer who is wanted by the police to help bring down her mob boss lover. (111 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
17.
A Bill of Divorcement (1932)
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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
 
18.
Next Time We Love (1936)
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A young married couple's relationship becomes strained when he is assigned overseas as a foreign correspondent and she becomes a major stage star. (87 mins.)
 
19.
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
 
20.
Skyscraper Souls (1932)
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An entrepreneur will let nothing stand in his way of acquiring a 100-story office building. (99 mins.)
Director: Edgar Selwyn
 
21.
Stairway to Heaven (1946)
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A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court. (104 mins.)
 
22.
Never a Dull Moment (1950)
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Kay Kingsley, a sophisticated and successful songwriter in New York City. falls in love with a widowed rancher... (89 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
23.
It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947)
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A homeless New Yorker moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners. (116 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
24.
Born to Be Bad (1934)
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Letty, a young woman who ended up pregnant, unmarried and on the streets at fifteen is bitter and determined... (62 mins.)
Director: Lowell Sherman
 
25.
My Man Godfrey (1936)
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A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye. (94 mins.)
Director: Gregory La Cava
 
26.
Rings on Her Fingers (1942)
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Susan Miller works behind the girdle counter in a department store and dreams about the beautiful clothes and glamour she can never hope to have... (86 mins.)
 
27.
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
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Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy. (94 mins.)
Director: Alexander Hall
 
28.
Easy Living (1937)
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During the Great Depression, a wealthy banker throws away his wife's expensive fur coat; it lands on the head of a stenographer, leading to everyone assuming she is his mistress and has access to his millions. (88 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
29.
Anna and the King of Siam (1946)
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In 1862, a young Englishwoman becomes royal tutor in Siam and befriends the King. (128 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
 
30.
Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949)
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Clifton Webb recreates his Sitting Pretty role as Mr. Lynn Belvedere, the World's Greatest Genius. Belvedere... (83 mins.)
Director: Elliott Nugent
 
31.
That Wonderful Urge (1948)
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When an heiress finds out that the friendly young man she's met at Sun Valley is really an investigative reporter, she ruins his career by falsely claiming they're married. (82 mins.)
 
32.
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
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A noblewoman discovers her husband is The Scarlet Pimpernel, a vigilante who rescues aristocrats from the blade of the guillotine. (97 mins.)
Director: Harold Young
 
33.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)
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A couple who have been married for three years are horrified to learn that their marriage is not legally valid. (95 mins.)
 
34.
Midnight (1939)
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A chorus girl stranded in Paris is set up by a millionaire to break up his wife's affair with another man. (94 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
35.
Made for Each Other (1939)
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While on a business trip, an ambitious young lawyer meets and immediately falls in love with a stranger. They wed the following day, and tragedy soon strikes. (92 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
 
36.
Day-Time Wife (1939)
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When a young wife discovers her husband of two years is involved with his beautiful secretary, she applies for a job as secretary to a business rival. (72 mins.)
Director: Gregory Ratoff
 
37.
Back Street (1941)
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Pretty Rae Smith and handsome Walter Saxel meet, fall in love and make plans to marry. Unfortunately... (89 mins.)
 
38.
Pigskin Parade (1936)
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Married coaches Slug and Bessie find hillbilly football tosser Amos and the team gets invited to the Yale Bowl. (93 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
39.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
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An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. (130 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
40.
Listen, Darling (1938)
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To stop Pinkie's mother Dottie from marrying a man they know she does not love, Pinkie and her friend... (75 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
 
41.
Love Crazy (1941)
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A series of misunderstandings on their fourth wedding anniversary lead an architect and his wife to break up, but he pretends to be insane and even poses as his own sister in order to win her back. (99 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
 
42.
All This, and Heaven Too (1940)
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A duchess' irrational behavior toward the governess of her children triggers tragic events that will change her family's lives forever. (141 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
43.
Magic Town (1947)
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An opinion pollster finds a town which is a perfect mirror of U.S. opinions. (103 mins.)
 
44.
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
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After learning her multi-millionaire fianc has already been married and divorced seven times, the daughter of a penniless marquis decides to tame him. (85 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
45.
Forbidden (1932)
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A librarian takes a cruise and falls for an unobtainable man, a district attorney married to a crippled woman. (85 mins.)
Director: Frank R. Capra
 
46.
Broadway Bill (1934)
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A runaway heiress and her sister's husband join forces to race the latter's fast horse, Broadway Bill. (104 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
47.
Possessed (1931)
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Ambitious factory Girl Marion Martin meets a handsome well-to-do, but he's interested in her as a mistress, not a wife. (76 mins.)
 
48.
Hired Wife (1940)
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Cement company CEO Stephen Dexter asks his secretary Kendall to marry him as a wife in name only, an... (96 mins.)
 
49.
Love Me Tonight (1932)
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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.)
 
50.
I Love You Again (1940)
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Boring businessman Larry Wilson recovers from amnesia and discovers he's really a con man...and loves his soon-to-be-ex wife. (99 mins.)
 
51.
I Was a Male War Bride (1949)
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After marrying an American lieutenant with whom he was assigned to work in post-war Germany, a French captain attempts to find a way to accompany her back to the States under the terms of the War Bride Act. (105 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
52.
Mr. Lucky (1943)
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A gambler has plans to swindle money from a charity program, but starts to have second thoughts when he falls for a rich society girl. (100 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
 
53.
No Man of Her Own (1950)
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A pregnant woman adopts the identity of a railroad crash victim and starts a new life with the woman's wealthy in-laws, but is soon blackmailed by her devious ex. (98 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
54.
Remember the Night (1940)
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A shoplifter and her prosecuter fall in love, creating tensions in their family lives. (94 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
55.
Ladies of Leisure (1930)
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An upper-crust artist hires a 'party girl' as a model; romance follows. (99 mins.)
Director: Frank R. Capra
 
56.
Idiot's Delight (1939)
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A group of disparate travelers are caught and thrown together in a posh Alpine hotel when the borders are closed at the beginning of World War II. (107 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
57.
Twentieth Century (1934)
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A flamboyant Broadway impresario who has fallen on hard times tries to get his former lover, now a Hollywood diva, to return and resurrect his failing career. (91 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
58.
The Heiress (1949)
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A young naive woman falls for a handsome young man who her emotionally abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter. (115 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
59.
It's a Date (1940)
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An aspiring actress is offered the lead in a major new play, but discovers that her mother, a more seasoned performer, expects the same part. The situation is further complicated when they both become involved with the same man. (103 mins.)
 
60.
Pride and Prejudice (1940)
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Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them... (118 mins.)
 
61.
Brief Moment (1933)
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A dissolute rich society boy marries a worldly nightclub singer, and she begins to have a wholly unexpected effect on him. (71 mins.)
Director: David Burton
 
62.
Come Live with Me (1941)
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Seeking US citizenship, a Viennese refugee arranges a marriage of convenience with a struggling writer. (86 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
63.
Pot o' Gold (1941)
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Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there... (86 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
64.
Now and Forever (1934)
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Young freewheeling wanderer Jerry Day and his beautiful wife Toni are at odds over their lifestyle.... (81 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
65.
Hands Across the Table (1935)
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A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (80 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
66.
Private Number (1936)
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A young woman searching for work takes a job as a maid for a rich family. Intrigue follows as a butler schemes to make the attractive newcomer his own... (80 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
67.
Eternally Yours (1939)
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Anita Halstead, swept off her feet by magician Arturo, finds the results less than magical. (95 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
68.
Shopworn (1932)
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A poor woman and a man from an upper-class family fall in love, but his mother will go to any lengths to stop their marriage. (72 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Grinde
 
69.
Campus Rhythm (1943)
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Radio singer Joan Abbott, known as the "Crunchy-Wunchy Thrush", does not want to renew her contract with the cereal sponsor... (63 mins.)
Director: Arthur Dreifuss
 
70.
Dear Ruth (1947)
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Ruth Wilkins discovers that her teenaged sister used her name in a torrid correspondence with soldier Bill Seacroft. (95 mins.)
 
71.
Now, Voyager (1942)
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A frumpy spinster blossoms under therapy and becomes an elegant, independent woman. (117 mins.)
Director: Irving Rapper
 
72.
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
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A high school girl falls for a playboy artist, with screwball results. (95 mins.)
Director: Irving Reis
 
73.
The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)
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A lonely socialite masquerades as a maid and meets an unpretentious, plain-spoken cowboy who is unaware of her true identity. (91 mins.)
Director: H. C. Potter
 
74.
Vanity Fair (1932)
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This cinematic adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel stars Myrna Loy in her first starring role. (78 mins.)
 
75.
The Thin Man (1934)
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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
 
76.
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
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A high school girl falls for a playboy artist, with screwball results. (95 mins.)
Director: Irving Reis
 
77.
The Amazing Adventure (1936)
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A bored millionaire wagers his doctor that he can support himself at a working class job for year without touching his inheritance. (80 mins.)
Director: Alfred Zeisler
 
78.
The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)
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A lonely socialite masquerades as a maid and meets an unpretentious, plain-spoken cowboy who is unaware of her true identity. (91 mins.)
Director: H. C. Potter
 
79.
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
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A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family. (118 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
80.
His Girl Friday (1940)
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A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. (92 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
81.
Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
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A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas. (102 mins.)
Director: Peter Godfrey
 
82.
Meet John Doe (1941)
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A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins. (122 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
83.
In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
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It's turn of the century America when Andrew and Veronica first meet - by crashing into each other.... (102 mins.)
 
84.
Casanova Brown (1944)
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Cass Brown is about to marry for the second time; his first marriage, to Isabel, was annulled. But when he discovers that Isabel just had their baby... (94 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
85.
Beyond Tomorrow (1940)
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The ghosts of three elderly industrialists killed in an airplane crash return to Earth to help reunite a young couple whom they initially brought together. (84 mins.)