1937 - Top of the Pops

All movies from 1937 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.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs; the queen soon learns of this and prepares to feed her a poison apple. (83 mins.)
“ 819 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
2.
La Grande Illusion (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from. (113 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ 272 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
3.
A Day at the Races (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A veterinarian posing as a doctor, a race-horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse. (111 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
“ 145 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
4.
The Awful Truth (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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
“ 137 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
5.
Lost Horizon (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A plane crash delivers a group of people to the secluded land of Shangri-La - but is it the miraculous utopia it appears to be? (97 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ 103 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
6.
The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair. (116 mins.)
“ 82,64 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
7.
The Girl Was Young (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Man on the run from a murder charge enlists a beautiful stranger who must put herself at risk for his cause. (80 mins.)
“ 81,15 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
8.
Shall We Dance (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A budding romance between a ballet master and a tap dancer becomes complicated when rumors surface that they're already married. (109 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
“ 72,46 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
9.
Dead End (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The lives of a young man and woman, an infamous gangster and a group of street kids converge one day in a volatile New York City slum. (93 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ 62,43 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
10.
Captains Courageous (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A spoiled brat who falls overboard from a steamship gets picked up by a fishing boat, where he's made to earn his keep by joining the crew in their work. (117 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
“ 60,59 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
11.
Topper (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A fun-loving couple, finding that they died and are now ghosts, decide to shake up the stuffy lifestyle of a friend of theirs. (97 mins.)
“ 57,70 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
12.
A Star Is Born (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him. (111 mins.)
“ 54,27 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
13.
Way Out West (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Stan and Ollie are charged with delivering the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector... (64 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
“ 52,16 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
14.
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
An elderly couple are forced to separate when they lose their house and none of their five children will take both parents in. (91 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
“ 44,08 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
15.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An Englishman on a Ruritarian holiday must impersonate the king when the rightful monarch, a distant cousin, is drugged and kidnapped. (101 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
“ 43,20 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
16.
Nothing Sacred (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An eccentric woman learns she is not dying of radium poisoning as earlier assumed, but when she meets a reporter looking for a story, she feigns sickness again for her own profit. (77 mins.)
“ 41,96 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
17.
You Only Live Once (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The public defender's secretary and an ex-convict get married and try to make a life together, but a series of disasters sends their lives spiraling out of control. (86 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ 38,87 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
18.
The Good Earth (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The story of a farmer in China: a story of humility and bravery. His father gives Wang Lung a freed slave as wife... (138 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin
“ 37,82 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
19.
Easy Living (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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
“ 35,40 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
20.
Stella Dallas (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A working-class woman is willing to do whatever it takes to give her daughter a socially promising future. (106 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ 27,13 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
21.
The Hurricane (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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
“ 21,06 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
22.
Heidi (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A plucky little orphan girl gets dumped abruptly into her gruff, hermit grandfather's care, then later gets retaken and delivered as a companion for an injured girl. (88 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
“ 20,00 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
23.
Kid Galahad (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Fight promoter Nick Donati grooms a bellhop as a future champ, but has second thoughts when the 'kid' falls for his sister. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ 18,52 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
24.
History Is Made at Night (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Divorcee Irene Vail falls for a charming Parisian, but her insanely jealous ex-husband will do anything to get her back... (97 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
“ 17,68 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
25.
Black Legion (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a hard-working machinist loses a promotion to a Polish-born worker, he is seduced into joining the secretive Black Legion, which intimidates foreigners through violence. (83 mins.)
Director: Archie L. Mayo
“ 17,58 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
26.
Oh, Mr. Porter! (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
With the help of a relative, a hopeless railway employee is made stationmaster of Buggleskelly. Determined to make his mark, he devises a number of schemes to put Buggleskelly on the railway map, but instead falls foul of a gang of gun runners. (85 mins.)
Director: Marcel Varnel
“ 16,10 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
27.
Charlie Chan at the Olympics (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
When a strategically important new aerial guidance system is stolen, Charlie traces it to the Berlin Olympics, where he has to battle spies and enemy agents to retrieve it. (71 mins.)
“ 11,36 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
28.
True Confession (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A lawyer defends his wife, a pathological liar, in a murder trial. (85 mins.)
Director: Wesley Ruggles
“ 9,36 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
29.
Fire Over England (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Queen Elizabeth is running this show. The men in her court should be thinking about how to add to the... (92 mins.)
“ 8,95 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
30.
Dark Journey (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
During World War I, a German spy and a French spy meet and fall in love. (77 mins.)
Director: Victor Saville
“ 8,67 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
31.
Stand-In (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A former child star falls in love with a stuffy accountant, who wants to learn why his firm's movie studio is losing money. (91 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
“ 8,09 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
32.
Conquest (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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
“ 7,48 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
33.
Wee Willie Winkie (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Priscilla Williams is a young girl traveling with her mother, Joyce, to join her paternal grandfather... (100 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ 6,95 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
34.
Souls at Sea (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Cooper and Raft save lives during a sea tragedy in this story about slave trade on the high seas in 1842. (92 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
“ Vote: 6,59 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
35.
King Solomon's Mines (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
White hunter Allan Quartermain and his enigmatic guide help a young Irish woman locate her missing father in unexplored Darkest Africa. (77 mins.)
“ 5,93 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
36.
Tovarich (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Ousted from their homeland by the Bolshevik revolution, a royal Russian couple find themselves impoverished and living in Paris... (98 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
“ 5,68 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
37.
Lady Killer (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Lucien Bourrache, a good looking non-commissioned officer at the Spahis, is used to charm many women... (94 mins.)
Director: Jean Grémillon
“ 4,94 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
38.
What Did the Lady Forget? (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An affluent medical professor, Komiya, and his bossy wife, Tokio, are to look after Setsuko, their high-spirited niece from Osaka... (71 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
“ 4,69 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
39.
Swing High, Swing Low (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In Panama, Maggie King meets soldier Skid Johnson on his last day in the army and reluctantly agrees to a date to celebrate... (92 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
“ 3,72 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
40.
Storm in a Teacup (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A local politician in Scotland tries to break the reporter who wrote a negative story about him, and who is also in love with his daughter. (87 mins.)
“ 3,30 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
41.
La Habanera (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Trapped in Puerto Rico, a beautiful young Swede is torn between her passionate, but mildly abusive South American oligarch husband and her longing for her European homeland. (98 mins.)
Director: Detlef Sierck
“ 2,96 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
42.
The Firefly (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Nina Maria Azara is the beautiful and alluring singing spy for Spain during the Napoleonic Wars. Her mission is to seduce French Officers... (131 mins.)
“ 2,29 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
43.
Pietro wyzej (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Two apartment house dwellers, although unrelated, share the same name. One is an older man with an appreciation for and love of classical music... (90 mins.)
Director: Leon Trystan
“ 2,03 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
44.
Wells Fargo (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The life and career of a Wells Fargo official frames this fictionalized account of the express company's formation. (97 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
“ 1,73 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
45.
High, Wide and Handsome (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Pennsylvania, 1859. Railroad tycoon Brennan (Alan Hale) is muscling in on oil-drilling farmers, led by Peter Cortland (Randolph Scott). Cortland must try to save their oil business, while also saving his marriage to Sally (Irene Dunne). (110 mins.)
“ 1,71 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
46.
The Broken Jug (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The blank verse does not work all that well in subtitles, but the film works even for those who don't understand German... (86 mins.)
“ 1,64 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
47.
The Woman I Love (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In World War I France, a pilot falls in love with the wife of his friend and superior officer. (85 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
“ 1,06 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
48.
Zauber der Boheme (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
René and his two artist friends lead a meager but careless life in a Parisian small apartment, their main worry being to avoid the housekeeper... (102 mins.)
“ 0,35 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
49.
Przygoda czlowieka poczciwego (1937 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A short experimental film by Stefan Themerson which explores what might happen to you if you step out of line. (8 mins.)
“ 0,21 points ” - dziwnytenswiat