1936

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1.
Dodsworth (1936)
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A retired auto manufacturer and his wife take a long-planned European vacation only to find that they want very different things from life. (101 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
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2.
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
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3.
Show Boat (1936)
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Despite her mother's objections, the naive young daughter of a show boat captain is thrust into the limelight as the company's new leading lady. (113 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
4.
Fury (1936)
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When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to fake his death and frame the Mob for his murder. (92 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
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5.
César (1936)
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Honoré Panisse is dying, cheerfully, with friends, wife, and son at his side. He confesses to the priest... (168 mins.)
Director: Marcel Pagnol
 
6.
The Lower Depths (1936)
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A charismatic thief makes friends with a bankrupt baron who comes to live in the thief's slum. Meanwhile the thief seeks the love of a young woman, who is held emotionally captive by her slumlord family. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
7.
Modern Times (1936)
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The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman. (87 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
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8.
The Only Son (1936)
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In 1923, in the province of Shinshu, the widow and simple worker of a silk factory Tsune Nonomiya (O-Tsune)... (87 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
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9.
Swing Time (1936)
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A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer. (103 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
10.
Sisters of the Gion (1936)
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Two geisha sisters lead a hard life in the Gion district of Kyoto. After one of them feels obliged to support a bankrupt businessman, the other sister sets up various schemes to get rid of him. (69 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
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11.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
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Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers. (115 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
12.
A Day in the Country (1936 Short Film)
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The family of a Parisian shop-owner spends a day in the country. The daughter falls in love to a man at the inn, where they spend the day. (40 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
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13.
Libeled Lady (1936)
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A newspaper man, his ignored fiancée, and his former employee a down on his luck reporter hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news story into the truth, to stop a high-society woman from suing for libel. (98 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
 
14.
The Petrified Forest (1936)
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A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert. (82 mins.)
Director: Archie L. Mayo
 
15.
The Story of a Cheat (1936)
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A charming scoundrel reflects on his exploits, from childhood through to manhood. (81 mins.)
Director: Sacha Guitry
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16.
After the Thin Man (1936)
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Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family. (112 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
17.
The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1936)
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A man and a woman arrive in a cafe-hotel near the belgian frontier. The customers recognize the man from the police's description... (80 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
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18.
Osaka Elegy (1936)
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A young woman becomes a mistress of her boss in order to support her family. (71 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
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19.
Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor (1936 Short Film)
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The legendary sailors Popeye and Sindbad do battle to see which one is the greatest. (16 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
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20.
Camille (1936)
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A Parisian courtesan must choose between the young man who loves her and the callous baron who wants her, even as her own health begins to fail. (109 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
21.
Mr. Thank You (1936)
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Mr. Thank You is the kindly young driver of a local bus traveling from poverty stricken coastal villages... (76 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Shimizu
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22.
The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)
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The story of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was imprisoned after innocently treating President Lincoln's assassin in 1865. (96 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
23.
Charlie Chan at the Opera (1936)
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A dangerous amnesiac escapes from an asylum, hides in the opera house, and is suspected of getting revenge on those who tried to murder him 13 years ago. (68 mins.)
 
24.
Our Relations (1936)
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Unbeknownst to Stanley and Oliver, their long-lost twin brothers, sailors Alfie and Bert are in town... (73 mins.)
Director: Harry Lachman
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25.
Theodora Goes Wild (1936)
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The author of a controversially racy best-selling book tries to hide her celebrity status from her provincial small-town neighbors, who'd be scandalized if they knew. (94 mins.)
 
26.
San Francisco (1936)
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A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco. (115 mins.)
 
27.
Let's Go with Pancho Villa (1936)
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The Mexican Revolution is on its way when six brave peasants, known as "Los Leones de San Pablo", decide... (92 mins.)
 
28.
Stampede (1936)
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A cowboy out to find out who murdered his brother discovers that the killers may not be who he thought they were. (57 mins.)
Director: Ford Beebe
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29.
Follow the Fleet (1936)
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A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on liberty in San Francisco. (110 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
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30.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936)
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An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust. (102 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
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31.
Sabotage (1936)
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A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective's cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel. (76 mins.)
 
32.
The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)
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An ordinary man suddenly finds that anything he says comes true. Or at least, almost anything! (82 mins.)
Director: Lothar Mendes
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33.
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)
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A major countermands orders and attacks to avenge a previous massacre of men, women, and children. (115 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
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34.
Rembrandt (1936)
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This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark... (85 mins.)
Director: Alexander Korda
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35.
The Devil-Doll (1936)
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An escaped convict uses miniaturized humans to wreak vengeance on those that framed him. (78 mins.)
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36.
Three on the Trail (1936)
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An evil gang is involved in both cattle rustling and the robbing of stagecoaches. Hoppy must stop them... (67 mins.)
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37.
Come and Get It (1936)
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An ambitious lumberjack abandons his saloon girl lover so that he can marry into wealth, but years later becomes infatuated with the woman's daughter. (99 mins.)
 
38.
Bullets or Ballots (1936)
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After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him... (82 mins.)
 
39.
Wife vs. Secretary (1936)
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The wife of a publishing executive mistakenly believes that her husband's relationship with his attractive secretary is more than professional. (88 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
40.
Mayerling (1936)
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Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, is fettered on all sides. He's bored; his father, the emperor, is domineering;... (96 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
41.
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936)
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A feud, the origins of which can barely be remembered, has been boiling for decades between two sheltered mountain families... (102 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
42.
The Green Pastures (1936)
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God, heaven, and several Old Testament stories, including the Creation and Noah's Ark, are described supposedly using the perspective of rural, black Americans. (93 mins.)
 
43.
The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
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The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed. (176 mins.)
 
44.
Easy Money (1936)
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Dan Adams resigns his position as prosecutor on the district attorney's staff and sets out to clean up a gang of fake-accident racketeers... (70 mins.)
Director: Phil Rosen
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45.
Intermezzo (1936)
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The world famous violinist Holger Brandt comes back to his family after a tour. He and his wife have been married for many years... (93 mins.)
Director: Gustaf Molander
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46.
The Milky Way (1936)
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Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan (Lloyd), somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl. The fighter's... (89 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
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47.
Things to Come (1936)
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The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel. (100 mins.)
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48.
Romeo and Juliet (1936)
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Young love is poisoned by a generations long feud between two noble families. (125 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
49.
Three Smart Girls (1936)
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Three sisters scheme to reunite their divorced parents before their wealthy father marries a conniving gold digger. (84 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
50.
The General Died at Dawn (1936)
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Amid the anarchy of China, an American mercenary tangles with a ruthless warlord. (98 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
51.
Secret Agent (1936)
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After three British agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences. (86 mins.)
 
52.
Big Brown Eyes (1936)
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Sassy manicurist Eve Fallon is recruited as an even more brassy reporter and she helps police detective boyfriend Danny Barr break a jewel theft ring and solve the murder of a baby. (77 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
53.
Dimples (1936)
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Dimples Appleby lives with the pick-pocket grandfather in 19th century New York City. She entertains the crowds while he works his racket. A rich lady makes it possible for the girl to go legit. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is performed. (79 mins.)
 
54.
Mary of Scotland (1936)
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The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords. (123 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
55.
Dracula's Daughter (1936)
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Hungarian countess Marya Zaleska seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, hoping to free herself of a mysterious evil influence. (71 mins.)
Director: Lambert Hillyer
 
56.
The Conquest of the Air (1936)
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This documentary traces man's attempts to fly from ancient times through the 1930s. (71 mins.)
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57.
Winds of the Wasteland (1936)
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The arrival of the telegraph put Pony Express riders like John Blair and his pal Smoky out of work. A race will decide whether they or stageline owner Drake get the government mail contract. (54 mins.)
Director: Mack V. Wright
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58.
Satan Met a Lady (1936)
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Sardonic detective Shane, thrown out of one town for bringing trouble, heads for home and his ex-partner's detective agency... (74 mins.)
 
59.
Marihuana (1936)
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A young girl slowly becomes a dope pusher. (57 mins.)
Director: Dwain Esper
 
60.
Reefer Madness (1936)
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Cautionary tale features a fictionalized and highly exaggerated take on the use of marijuana. A trio of drug dealers lead innocent teenagers to become addicted to "reefer" cigarettes by holding wild parties with jazz music. (66 mins.)
Director: Louis Gasnier
 
61.
Rose-Marie (1936)
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Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek... (113 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
62.
The Garden of Allah (1936)
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The star-crossed desert romance of a cloistered woman and a renegade monk. (79 mins.)
 
63.
The Texas Rangers (1936)
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Two down-on-their-luck former outlaws volunteer to be Texas Rangers and find themselves assigned to bring in an old friend, now a notorious outlaw. (98 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
64.
Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936)
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When two investors inform an opportunistic dancer that they can't fund an elderly stage producer's production, she suggests they get an insurance policy on the producer's life. (101 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
65.
The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)
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The biography of the pioneering French microbiologist who helped revolutionize agriculture and medicine. (86 mins.)
 
66.
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
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67.
Flash Gordon (1936)
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Flash Gordon, Dale Arden and Dr. Alexis Zarkov visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless, who has set his planet on a collision course with Earth. (245 mins.)
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68.
Stowaway (1936)
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Ching-Ching gets lost in Shanghai and is befriended by American playboy Tommy Randall. She falls asleep... (87 mins.)
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69.
Captain January (1936)
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Shirley lives with a lighthouse keeper who rescued her when her parents drowned. A truant officer decides she should go to boarding school, but she's rescued by relatives. Buddy Ebsen dances "At The Codfish Ball" with Shirley. (77 mins.)
Director: David Butler
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70.
Tarzan Escapes (1936)
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An expedition seeking to bring Jane back to civilization, and Tarzan into captivity, gets more than it's bargained for. (89 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
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71.
Doomed Cargo (1936)
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A wise cracking American P.I. traveling abroad with his love interest and sidekick, stumbles on to a dead body. After it disappears again, he starts to unravel a devious crime ring. (67 mins.)
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72.
The Last of the Mohicans (1936)
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In the year 1756, Fort William Henry on Lake George is under siege by the French and Hurons under General Montcalm... (91 mins.)
Director: George B. Seitz
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73.
It's Love Again (1936)
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Elaine Bradford is a young singer and dancer, looking for her big break. Peter Carlton is a gossip columnist facing a deadline and a blank page... (83 mins.)
Director: Victor Saville
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