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1.
The Velvet Touch (1948)
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Broadway star Valerie Stanton, breaking up with her producer-lover Gordon Dunning, unintentionally kills him... (100 mins.)
Director: John Gage
 
2.
Housewife (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Nan Reynolds encourages her copywriter husband Bill to open his own agency. Nearly out of business, he finally gets a client... (69 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
3.
June Bride (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A magazine's staff, including bickering ex-lovers Linda and Carey, cover an Indiana wedding, which goes slightly wrong... (96 mins.)
 
4.
The Rich Are Always with Us (1932)
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The ten year marriage of of Caroline Van Dyke and Greg Grannard is falling apart. A young woman, Allison... (71 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
5.
The Working Man (1933)
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Successful wealthy shoe manufacturer John Reeves takes a vacation, leaving his business in the hands of his nephew... (78 mins.)
Director: John G. Adolfi
 
6.
Me, Natalie (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young woman struggles for independence. (111 mins.)
Director: Fred Coe
 
7.
The Casino Murder Case (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After socialite Lynn Llewwllen receives an anonymous threat, he is poisoned at his uncle's casino, and although he recovers, his wife is murdered by the same killer. (82 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
 
8.
The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The zany plot follows nitwit Gracie Allen trying to help master sleuth Philo Vance solve a murder. Allen's... (78 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
9.
Oh Kay! (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A silent film version of the famed Gershwin musical. (60 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
10.
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.)
 
11.
Sis Hopkins (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A young girl from the "sticks" comes to the city to live with her wealthy relatives. At first she is... (99 mins.)
Director: Joseph Santley
 
12.
Back Street (1932)
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A woman's love for and devotion to a married man results in her being relegated to the "back streets" of his life. (93 mins.)
Director: John M. Stahl
 
13.
At Long Last Love (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
This film was Peter Bogdanovich's homage to musical comedies of the 1930s. A millionaire named Michael... (118 mins.)
 
14.
No Time for Comedy (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Playwright Gaylord Esterbrook scores a hit with his first Broadway play, both with the critics and with leading lady Linda Paige... (93 mins.)
 
15.
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
There is a big charity function at the house of Mrs. Cheyney and a lot of society is present. With her rich husband... (94 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin
 
16.
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Two English aristocrats pursue a rich American widow who may not be quite the person she claims to be. (98 mins.)
 
17.
Fast and Loose (1939)
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Rare booksellers Joel and Grada Sloane are engaged to find who is stealing rare books from a private library. (80 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
 
18.
The Story of Esther Costello (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Eighteen-year-old Esther has been deaf and blind since the accident which killed her mother. Wealthy Margaret Landi... (103 mins.)
Director: David Miller
 
19.
Harriet Craig (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Domineering Harriet Craig holds more regard for her home and its possessions than she does for any person in her life... (94 mins.)
Director: Vincent Sherman
 
20.
I Live My Life (1935)
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Kay, a bored society girl from New York, takes a trip to Greece-where she meets, Terry, an archaeologist... (97 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
21.
Good News (1930)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Nick Grindé
 
22.
So Long Letty (1929)
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Uncle Claude comes to the Ardmore Beach Hotel to see Tommy and his wife. At the hotel, with his two granddaughters Ruth and Sally... (64 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
23.
Having Wonderful Crime (1945)
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A lawyer and two newlyweds get mixed up in mock mystery at a resort. (70 mins.)
 
24.
So Big! (1932)
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Selina lived well until her father Simeon died. Her aunts sold the estate and put her in a boarding school... (81 mins.)
 
25.
The Citadel (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Andrew Manson, a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town, and begins to... (110 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
26.
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
 
27.
Craig's Wife (1936)
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A domineering woman marries a wealthy man for his money, and then uses her position to further her own ambitions for money and power. (73 mins.)
Director: Dorothy Arzner
 
28.
Holiday (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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 fiancée's family. (91 mins.)
 
29.
Turnabout (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Bickering husband and wife Tim and Sally Willows mutter a few angry words to a statue of Buddha and wind up living each other's life. (83 mins.)
Director: Hal Roach
 
30.
Doctors & Nurses (1981)
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(89 mins.)
Director: Maurice Murphy
 
31.
Haunted Summer (1988)
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In 1815, authors Lord Byron, Mary Shelley and Percy Shelley get together for some philosophical discussions, but the situation soon deteriorates into mind games, drugs and sex. (106 mins.)
Director: Ivan Passer
 
32.
Five and Ten (1931)
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Woman falls in love with an engaged man. (89 mins.)
 
33.
Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Underworld king Lee Lother has been killed aboard a ocean liner, several people could have been the murderer... (91 mins.)
 
34.
They Got Me Covered (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Bumbling reporter Robert Kittredge has been fired after bungling his latest assignment. His career isn't... (95 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
35.
Desire (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An automotive engineer bound for a holiday in Spain meets a sultry jewel thief. (89 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
36.
No Highway in the Sky (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours. (99 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
37.
Christopher Bean (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When the painter Christopher Bean dies, some unscrupulous art dealers try to get several of his paintings cheaply from a family who have no idea of their value. (75 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
38.
Love Is a Headache (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A press agent for a Broadway actress whose career is going downhill, attempts to get her some publicity by having her adopt two orphans. (73 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
39.
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A rope bridge over a gorge in the Peruvian Andes snaps, sending five people plunging to their deaths. A priest sets out to find out more about the life of each of the victims. (86 mins.)
Director: Charles Brabin
 
40.
Back Street (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Pretty Rae Smith and handsome Walter Saxel meet, fall in love and make plans to marry. Unfortunately... (89 mins.)
 
41.
Hollywood High (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Four high school girls at Hollywood High are looking for fun. Together they frolic on the beach and cavort with their guys... (81 mins.)
Director: Patrick Wright
 
42.
The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A Chinese warlord and an engaged Christian missionary fall in love. (88 mins.)
Director: Frank R. Capra
 
43.
Fashions of 1934 (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Sherwood Nash is a swindler who bootlegs Paris fashions for sale at cut-rate prices. His assistant Lynn... (78 mins.)
 
44.
Never Wave at a WAC (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A divorced socialite decides to join the Army because she hopes it will enable her to see more of her boyfriend... (87 mins.)
 
45.
Just a Gigolo (1978)
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After World War I, a war hero returns to Berlin to find that there's no place for him--he has no skills other than what he learned in the army, and can only find menial, low-paying jobs. He decides to become a gigolo to lonely rich women. (90 mins.)
Director: David Hemmings
 
46.
Let's Do It! (1982)
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A virgin named Freddie has a major complex about his mother and won't let himself become involved with any other woman. (82 mins.)
Director: Bert I. Gordon
 
47.
Cavalcade (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A cavalcade of English life from New Year's Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot... (112 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
 
48.
Hitler's Children (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
This lurid exposé of the Hitler Youth follows the woes of an American girl declared legally German by the Nazi government. (82 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
49.
Play Girl (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The fascinating Grace Herbert has many years' experience as a professional gold-digger. Her finances at a low ebb... (75 mins.)
Director: Frank Woodruff
“ A charming, little-seen Kay Francis film. ” - timbrndt
 
50.
Going Hollywood (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Sylvia is the French teacher at Briarcroft's School for Girls, but she wants to find romance. When she hears Bill on the radio... (78 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
51.
The Bachelor Father (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Old man invites three of his illegitimate children to live with him. (90 mins.)
 
52.
Page Miss Glory (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Loretta Dalrymple, a homely young country girl comes to New York City and gets a job as a chambermaid in a large hotel... (93 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ This is the wrong graphic. The film stars Marion Davies and is a Hollywood spoof. ” - timbrndt
 
53.
Love on Toast (1937)
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(65 mins.)
 
54.
Listen to Me (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A group of college debaters learn about the world, friendships, love, dreams and family in this warm, endearing drama. (107 mins.)
 
55.
Reunion in Vienna (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
An archduke who had been banished from Austria returns to Vienna for a reunion of his old fellow aristocrats and meets up with the former love of his life, who is now married to a psychoanalyst. (98 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin
 
56.
Letty Lynton (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Wealthy socialite Letty Lynton is returning to New York, abandoning one-tine lover Emile Renaul in South America... (84 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
57.
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Reenactments of actual USO experiences of its female stars entertaining troops overseas. (89 mins.)
 
58.
Supernatural (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A serial black widow murderess returns to life in the body of a young woman to exact revenge on a former lover, a phony spiritualist who betrayed her. (65 mins.)
Director: Victor Halperin
“ Very rare film, hard to find. Metapysyical thriller with Lombard possesed by the ghost of a murderous woman. ” - timbrndt
 
59.
Staircase (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Charles Dyer and Harry Leeds are a couple that have been living together for nearly 20 years. Both earn... (96 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
60.
The Driver's Seat (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Mentally disturbed spinster Lise experiences a series of bizarre encounters in Rome as she searches for someone to murder her. (105 mins.)
 
61.
Ash Wednesday (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Barbara gets secret plastic surgery in Switzerland in an attempt to save her marriage to Mark, but he doesn't seem interested in meeting her... (99 mins.)
Director: Larry Peerce
 
62.
Topper Takes a Trip (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Mrs. Topper's friend Mrs. Parkhurst has convinced Mrs. Topper to file for a divorce from Cosmo, due... (80 mins.)
 
63.
Two-Faced Woman (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
While at a ski lodge, Larry Blake sees instructor Karin Borg and decides to sign up for private lessons... (90 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
64.
Merrily We Live (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Dizzy society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest... (95 mins.)
 
65.
The Guardsman (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A Vienna based acting couple make magic when they perform together on stage. Unknown to the theater... (82 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin
 
66.
Bottoms Up (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Promoter Smoothe King helps a pair of phonies con their way into a movie company. As Wanda heads toward stardom, she turns more and more from King toward the matinée idol. King must decide between his plans and her happiness. (85 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
67.
As You Desire Me (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Budapest bar entertainer Zara is a discontented alcoholic who is pursued by many men but lives with novelist Carl Salter... (70 mins.)
 
68.
Susan Lenox <Her Fall and Rise> (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Fleeing her cruel uncle and an arranged marriage Susan Lenox falls in love with a kind stranger but circumstances force her to become a woman of easy virtue. (76 mins.)
 
69.
The Age of Innocence (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An engaged attorney and a divorcee fall for each other in 1870s Manhattan. (81 mins.)
Director: Philip Moeller
 
70.
The Scoundrel (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A ruthless, cynical, hated publisher is killed in a plane crash, and his ghost must wander restlessly unless someone sheds a tear for him. (76 mins.)
“ the wrong graphic... this film stars Noel Coward. ” - timbrndt
 
71.
Father Takes a Wife (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Frederick Osborne, Junior is slightly agitated because his father, Senior, is acting more like a college... (79 mins.)
Director: Jack Hively
 
72.
The Royal Family of Broadway (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Julie Cavendish comes from a family of great Broadway actors. Her mother Fanny staunchly continues acting... (82 mins.)
 
73.
Outward Bound (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Later remade as "Between Two Worlds." (83 mins.)
Director: Robert Milton
 
74.
Berkeley Square (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
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