1934 - Top of the Pops

All movies from 1934 I have seen. The Top of the Pops Rules for the Ranking: my personal rating + the imdb rating x votes.
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1.
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
“ 529 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
2.
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
“ 171 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
3.
L'Atalante (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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
“ 97,28 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
4.
Twentieth Century (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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
“ 53,89 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
5.
The Gay Divorcee (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An American woman travels to England to seek a divorce from her absentee husband, where she meets - and falls for - a dashing performer. (107 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
“ 45,99 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
6.
The Scarlet Empress (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Young Princess Sophia of Germany is taken to Russia to marry the half-wit Grand Duke Peter, son of the Empress... (104 mins.)
“ 40,54 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
7.
Tarzan and His Mate (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The idyllic life of Tarzan and Jane is challenged by men on safari who come seeking ivory, and come seeking Jane as well. (104 mins.)
Director: Cedric Gibbons
“ 39,61 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
8.
It's a Gift (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A henpecked New Jersey grocer makes plans to move to California to grow oranges, despite the resistance of his overbearing wife. (68 mins.)
Director: Norman McLeod
“ 39,40 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
9.
Of Human Bondage (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A young man finds himself attracted to a cold and unfeeling waitress who may ultimately destroy them both. (83 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
“ 36,75 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
10.
Babes in Toyland (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Opposing the evil Barnaby, Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try and fail to pay-off Mother Peep's mortgage and mislead his attempts to marry Little Bo. Enraged, Barnaby's boogeymen are set on Toyland. (77 mins.)
“ 36,43 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
11.
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
“ 34,47 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
12.
A Story of Floating Weeds (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A kabuki actor's mistress hatches a jealous plot to bring down her lover's son. (86 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
“ 33,56 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
13.
The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to get his revenge on them. (113 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
“ 25,50 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
14.
Imitation of Life (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A struggling widow and her daughter take in a black housekeeper and her fair-skinned daughter; the two women start a successful business, but face familial, identity, and racial issues along the way. (111 mins.)
Director: John M. Stahl
“ 24,07 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
15.
The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Elizabeth Barrett's tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning. (109 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin
“ 17,54 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
16.
Cleopatra (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The man-hungry Queen of Egypt leads Julius Caesar and Mark Antony astray, amid scenes of DeMillean splendor. (100 mins.)
“ 15,02 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
17.
Operator 13 (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Union spy Gail Loveless impersonates a black maid in the early days of the Civil War, but complications arise when she falls in love with a Confederate officer. (85 mins.)
“ 14,79 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
18.
Treasure Island (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Young Jim Hawkins is torn between his loyalty to his benefactors and his affection for lovable rogue Long John Silver in their struggle to recover a buried pirate treasure. (110 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
“ 13,81 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
19.
Judge Priest (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Judge Priest, a proud Confederate veteran, uses common sense and considerable humanity to dispense justice in a small town in the Post-Bellum Kentucky. (80 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ 11,21 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
20.
Music in the Air (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young couple comes along. (85 mins.)
Director: Joe May
“ 9,31 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
21.
Our Daily Bread (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A group of down-on-their-luck workers combine their abilities to make a Gallafentian-style commune... and bread! (80 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ 8,34 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
22.
Everybody's Woman (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Gaby is expelled from school after a married teacher commits suicide after telling her he can't live without her. Though she has done nothing, she is punished for his act. (89 mins.)
Director: Max Ophüls
“ 7,91 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
23.
You're Telling Me! (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A hard-drinking, socially-awkward inventor wrecks his daughter's chances of marriage into a rich family and bungles his own chances of success by selling one of his more practical inventions. (66 mins.)
Director: Erle C. Kenton
“ 6,70 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
24.
Lady by Choice (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Fan dancer Alabam Lee is convicted of breaching the morals code with her racy shows. Her agent has her... (76 mins.)
Director: David Burton
“ 4,44 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
25.
The Big Bad Wolf (1934 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The two foolish little pigs escort Red Riding Hood on a short cut through the woods, against the advice of their bricklayer brother... (9 mins.)
“ 4,12 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
26.
Crime Without Passion (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Prominent lawyer shoots unfaithful girlfriend during quarrel, has to establish alibi. (70 mins.)
“ 3,75 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
27.
Zouzou (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Zou Zou tries to help her childhood friend prove his innocence after he's accused of murder. (92 mins.)
Director: Marc Allégret
“ 3,25 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
28.
The Rise of Catherine the Great (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Straightforward biography of the Russian empress, up to her assumption of the throne. (95 mins.)
Director: Paul Czinner
“ 3,22 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
29.
The Trail Beyond (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Rod Drew hunts for a missing girl and finds himself in a fight over a goldmine as well. (55 mins.)
Director: Robert Bradbury
“ 3,01 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
30.
Marie Galante (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Marie is kidnapped and taken aboard ship, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a café in the Panama Canal zone. There she gets involved in a plot to destroy the canal and runs into American intelligence officer Crawbett. (88 mins.)
Director: Henry King
“ 2,20 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
31.
A Modern Hero (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Pierre is a young and handsome circus rider whose mother has long tolerated his amorous adventures but... (71 mins.)
Director: G.W. Pabst
“ 1,61 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
32.
The Last Billionaire (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
On the verge of revolution, the bankrupt kingdom of Casinaria begs the richest man in the world to pay a visit and offer financial advice... (92 mins.)
Director: René Clair
“ 1,59 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
33.
Gold (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
After his colleague and a mentor, Prof. Achenbach dies in a set-up accident, while trying to produce gold from the lead, Werner Holk seeks revenge. Meanwhile, a British millionaire suggests that Holk work on him on a similar project. (120 mins.)
Director: Karl Hartl
“ 1,30 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
34.
Now I'll Tell (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Golden is a two-bit gambler who has promised wife Virginia he'll quit when he makes $200,000. When he fixes a fight he gets mobster Mossiter mad... (82 mins.)
Director: Edwin J. Burke
“ 0,90 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
35.
All of Me (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A professor tires of the direction his life is going and wants to move west, but his girlfriend doesn't understand why he is so dissatisfied. (70 mins.)
Director: James Flood
“ 0,54 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
36.
Heinz im Mond (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
(82 mins.)
“ 0,51 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
37.
The Csardas Princess (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Sylva Varescu is an operetta singer performing Kálmán's Die Czardasfürstin through Europe with great success... (95 mins.)
Director: Georg Jacoby
“ 0,19 points ” - dziwnytenswiat