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1.
Wings (1927)
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Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I. (144 mins.)
 
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The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
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When a posse catches up three men suspected of killing a local farmer, some of them become strongly divided on whether or not to lynch the men. (75 mins.)
 
3.
The Public Enemy (1931)
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A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war. (83 mins.)
 
4.
Beau Geste (1939)
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Three adopted English brothers join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, after one of them steals their adoptive family's famous heirloom sapphire. (112 mins.)
 
5.
Yellow Sky (1948)
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A pistol-packing tomboy and her grandfather discover a band of bank robbing bandits taking refuge in the neighboring ghost town. (98 mins.)
 
6.
A Star Is Born (1937)
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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.)
 
7.
Battleground (1949)
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A squad of the 101st Airborne Division copes with being trapped in the besieged city of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge. (118 mins.)
 
8.
Heroes for Sale (1933)
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The saga of Tom Holmes - a man of principles - from the Great War to the Great Depression. Will he ever get a break... (76 mins.)
 
9.
Westward the Women (1951)
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A trail guide escorts a group of women from Chicago to California to marry men that have recently began settling there. (118 mins.)
 
10.
Nothing Sacred (1937)
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Hazel Flagg of Warsaw, Vermont receives the news that her terminal case of radium poisoning from a workplace... (77 mins.)
 
11.
Wild Boys of the Road (1933)
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In the depths of the Depression, two teenage boys strike out on their own in order to help their struggling parents and find life on the road tougher than expected. (68 mins.)
 
12.
Story of G.I. Joe (1945)
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The story of men at war and that of the esteemed Pulitzer prize winning war correspondent Ernie Pyle... (108 mins.)
 
13.
Beggars of Life (1928)
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After killing her treacherous step-father, a girl tries to escape the country with a young vagabond... (100 mins.)
 
14.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938)
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Misadventures of a mischievous boy in 1850 Missouri. (91 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
15.
Safe in Hell (1931)
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After accidentally killing the man who raped her and forced her into prostitution, a New Orleans woman flees to a Caribbean island. While she awaits her fianc, the vicious local police chief sets his sights on her. (73 mins.)
 
16.
Men with Wings (1938)
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(105 mins.)
 
17.
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.)
 
18.
Roxie Hart (1942)
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Roxie Hart signs a murder confession in order to attract publicity for her dancing career as dames don't swing in Cook County. Will everything go as planned? (75 mins.)
 
19.
Midnight Mary (1933)
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A young woman is on trial for murder. In flashback, we learn of her struggles to overcome poverty as a teenager... (74 mins.)
Director: William Wellman
 
20.
The High and the Mighty (1954)
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When a commercial airliner develops engine problems on a trans-Pacific flight and the pilot loses his nerve, it is up to the washed-up co-pilot Dan Roman to bring the plane in safely. (147 mins.)
 
21.
Call of the Wild (1935)
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Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields... (89 mins.)
Director: William Wellman
 
22.
Night Nurse (1931)
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A nurse enlists the help of a petty criminal to foil a sinister plot to murder two children. (72 mins.)
 
23.
Island in the Sky (1953)
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A C-47 transport plane, named the Corsair, makes a forced landing in the frozen wastes of Labrador, and the plane's pilot, Captain Dooley, must keep his men alive in deadly conditions while waiting for rescue. (109 mins.)
 
24.
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
 
25.
The Happy Years (1950)
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Based on a collection of stories with the focus on young John Humperkink "Dink" Stover, a student at the Lawrenceville Prepatory School... (110 mins.)
 
26.
Good-bye, My Lady (1956)
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An old man and a young boy who live in the southeastern Mississippi swamps are brought together by the love of a dog. (94 mins.)
 
27.
The Light That Failed (1939)
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Dick Heldar, a London artist, is gradually losing his sight. He struggles to complete his masterpiece... (99 mins.)
 
28.
Other Men's Women (1931)
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Events take an unhappy turn for two Bill and Jack, two locomotive engineers, after Bill is attracted to his best friend's wife. (71 mins.)
 
29.
Frisco Jenny (1932)
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Frisco Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house... (73 mins.)
 
30.
The Great Man's Lady (1942)
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A 100-year-old pioneer woman tells her story in flashbacks. (90 mins.)
 
31.
Small Town Girl (1936)
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Kay is a girl living in a small rural town whose life is just too dull and repetitious to bear. One night... (106 mins.)
 
32.
Viva Villa! (1934)
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In this fictionalized biography, young Pancho Villa takes to the hills after killing an overseer in revenge for his father's death... (115 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
 
33.
The Next Voice You Hear... (1950)
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Over a period of a week the voice of God is heard on radios all over the world. (83 mins.)
 
34.
Buffalo Bill (1944)
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The story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, legendary westerner, from his days as an army scout to his later activities as owner of a Wild West show. (90 mins.)
 
35.
Magic Town (1947)
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An opinion pollster finds a town which is a perfect mirror of U.S. opinions. (103 mins.)
 
36.
Track of the Cat (1954)
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A family saga: In a stunning mountain valley ranch setting near Aspen, complex and dangerous family... (102 mins.)
 
37.
Darby's Rangers (1958)
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The lives, loves, and battles of fictional characters in the Army's First Ranger Battalion during WWII. (121 mins.)
 
38.
Central Airport (1933)
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Aviator Jim Blaine and his brother Neil are rivals not only as daredevil flyers, but also for the love of parachutist Jill Collins. (72 mins.)
 
39.
Lilly Turner (1933)
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A carnival magician deserts his wife when he finds out she's pregnant. She then marries the carnival's barker, but finds herself attracted to a young engineer. (65 mins.)
 
40.
The Hatchet Man (1932)
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San Francisco Tong hatchet man Wong must execute his boyhood friend Sun. Sun knew his time was up and... (74 mins.)
 
41.
The Purchase Price (1932)
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A torch singer becomes a mail-order bride for a farmer. (68 mins.)
 
42.
Lady of Burlesque (1943)
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After one member of their group is murdered, the performers at a burlesque house must work together to find out who the killer is before they strike again. (91 mins.)
 
43.
Thunder Birds: Soldiers of the Air (1942)
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A veteran American flyer trains new recruits, including the acrophobic son of his dead war buddy. Complications arise when the younger man falls in love with his mentor's girl. (78 mins.)
 
44.
Love Is a Racket (1932)
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Jimmy writes the 'Up and Down Broadway' column for the New York Globe, and he is head over heels for Mary... (72 mins.)
 
45.
The Star Witness (1931)
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Members of a family witness two murders, but the gang uses threats, violence and kidnapping to try to keep the members from testifying. (68 mins.)
 
46.
The Iron Curtain (1948)
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The story of Soviet cypher-clerk Igor Gouzenko who was posted to the Soviet Embassy in Ottawa,Canada in 1943 and defected in 1945 to reveal the extent of Soviet espionage activities directed against Canada. (87 mins.)
 
47.
This Man's Navy (1945)
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(100 mins.)
 
48.
Gallant Journey (1946)
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Director William A. Wellman adds another to his long line of salutes-to-aviation films in this bio of an aviation pioneer... (85 mins.)
 
49.
The Conquerors (1932)
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A newlywed couple journeys west to make their fortune, and begins a banking empire. (86 mins.)
 
50.
My Man and I (1952)
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Chu Chu Ramirez is a Mexican farm laborer in California, with lofty ideals, who is very proud of his new American citizenship... (99 mins.)
 
51.
Across the Wide Missouri (1951)
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Trapper Flint Mitchell and other mountain men from the Rendezvous join forces to enter virgin trapping territory but must contend with a resentful Blackfoot chief. (78 mins.)
 
52.
College Coach (1933)
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Coach Gore, a ruthless and cynical big-time football coach, neglects his wife in his unrelenting drive to make Calvert College a football power. (76 mins.)
 
53.
Blood Alley (1955)
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His ship seized by the Chinese Communists, American Merchant Captain Tom Wilder languishes in prison but Chinese villagers help him escape to sail them to Hong-Kong. (110 mins.)