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1.
Johnny Guitar (1954)
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After helping a wounded gang member, a strong-willed female saloon owner is wrongly suspected of murder and bank robbery by a lynch mob. (110 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
2.
Big Jim McLain (1952)
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In the post-war Hawaii, House Un-American Activities Committee investigators Jim McLain and Mal Baxter hunt down communists. (90 mins.)
Director: Edward Ludwig
 
3.
Song of Russia (1944)
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In June 1941, famed American symphony conductor John Meredith (Robert Taylor) is touring Soviet Russia... (107 mins.)
Director: Gregory Ratoff
 
4.
The Hollywood Ten (1950 Documentary)
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A brief look at The Hollywood Ten, a group of screenwriters and directors charged of contempt of court... (15 mins.)
Director: John Berry
 
5.
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
 
6.
Blockade (1938)
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A simple peasant is forced to take up arms to defend his farm during the Spanish Civil War. Along the... (85 mins.)
 
7.
Mission to Moscow (1943)
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Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism. (124 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
8.
Woman of the Year (1942)
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Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle. (114 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
9.
The Man I Married (1940)
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Anti-Nazi tract laced with 1938 newsreel footage finds American girl (Bennett) married to a German (Lederer) gradually learning he is a Nazi... (77 mins.)
Director: Irving Pichel
 
10.
Tom, Dick and Harry (1941)
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Working girl Janie is proposed to by a conservative car salesman, a bohemian auto mechanic, and a millionaire playboy and must make a choice. (87 mins.)
Director: Garson Kanin
 
11.
Pride of the Marines (1945)
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Marine hero Al Schmid is blinded in battle and returns home to be rehabilitated. He readjusts to his civilian life with the help of his soon to be wife. (120 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
12.
Thousands Cheer (1943)
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Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter... (125 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
13.
The Boy with Green Hair (1948)
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This parable looks at public reaction when the hair of an American war orphan mysteriously turns green. (82 mins.)
Director: Joseph Losey
 
14.
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)
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Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm... (88 mins.)
Director: Lewis Seiler
 
15.
The President's Mystery (1936)
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A millionaire with a crumbling personal life comes up with an idea on how he can disappear, start a new life without anyone knowing who he is and be able to take all his money with him. (80 mins.)
Director: Phil Rosen
 
16.
Riffraff (1936)
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Fisherman Dutch marries cannery worker Hattie. He quits his poorly paid job to concentrate on getting better working conditions as union leader... (94 mins.)
Director: J. Walter Ruben
 
17.
Hell's Highway (1932)
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Chain gang prisoners forced to construct a "liberty highway" for their overseer chasten under his brutal stewardship, causing Duke Ellis to mastermind a mass riot. (62 mins.)
Director: Rowland Brown
 
18.
Government Girl (1943)
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The secretary of a newly appointed government official strives to make him a success in spite of his shortcomings. (94 mins.)
Director: Dudley Nichols
 
19.
Action in the North Atlantic (1943)
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An American tanker is sunk by a German U-boat and the survivors spend eleven days at sea on a raft. They're next assigned to the liberty ship "Sea Witch" bound for Murmansk through the sub-stalked North Atlantic. (126 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
20.
From This Day Forward (1946)
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Incidents of a marriage are recalled in flashback. (95 mins.)
Director: John Berry
 
21.
Saturday's Hero (1951)
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A star high school football player goes through the ups and downs of 'big-time' college athletics in the 1950's. (111 mins.)
Director: David Miller
 
22.
They Live by Night (1948)
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An escaped convict, injured during a robbery, falls in love with the woman who nurses him back to health, but their relationship seems doomed from the beginning. (95 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
23.
Success at Any Price (1934)
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Joe comes from a rough neighborhood and when his brother Mike is gunned down in 1927, he decides to go into legitimate business... (74 mins.)
Director: J. Walter Ruben
 
24.
Marked Woman (1937)
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A crusading DA persuades a clip joint "party girl" to testify against her mobster boss after her innocent sister is accidentally murdered during one of his unsavory "parties". (96 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
25.
Sorority House (1939)
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Anne Shirley plays Alice Fisher-the daughter of a small grocer who at the last minute gets to go to little Talbot College... (64 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
26.
We Who Are Young (1940)
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Two young office workers working at the same large firm secretly marry and defy their employer's policy against coworker fraternization... (80 mins.)
 
27.
Tender Comrade (1943)
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Jo Jones, a young defense plant worker whose husband is in the military during World War II, shares a house with three other women in the same situation. (102 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
28.
The Magnificent Rogue (1946)
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While her husband is serving in the military during World War II, a young wife, in order to get some extra money... (74 mins.)
 
29.
Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman (1947)
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Angie Evans, fast-rising nightclub singer, interrupts her career to marry struggling songwriter Ken Conway... (103 mins.)
Director: Stuart Heisler
 
30.
I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1951)
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A ruthless fashion designer steps on everyone in her way in order to reach the top of her profession... (91 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
 
31.
Not Wanted (1949)
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After a beautiful but unsophisticated girl is seduced by a worldly piano player and gives up her out-of-wedlock baby, her guilt compels her to kidnap another child. (91 mins.)
Director: Elmer Clifton
 
32.
Salt of the Earth (1954)
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Mexican workers at a Zinc mine call a general strike. It is only through the solidarity of the workers, and importantly the indomitable resolve of their wives, mothers and daughters, that they eventually triumph. (94 mins.)
 
33.
None Shall Escape (1944)
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The career of a Nazi officer shown as flashbacks from his trial as a war criminal. (85 mins.)
Director: Andre DeToth
 
34.
The House I Live In (1945 Short Film)
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Frank Sinatra teaches a group of young boys a lesson in religious tolerance. (11 mins.)
 
35.
Home of the Brave (1949)
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During WW2, a reconnaissance platoon is sent to map out a Japanese-held island but racial tensions arise between the white soldiers and the only black member of the group. (88 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
36.
Intruder in the Dust (1949)
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In 1940s Mississippi two teenage boys and an elderly woman combine forces to prevent a miscarriage of justice and clear a black man of a murder charge. (87 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
37.
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.)
 
38.
Quicksand (1950)
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After borrowing $20 from his employer's cash register, an auto mechanic is plunged into a series of increasingly disastrous circumstances which rapidly spiral out of his control. (79 mins.)
Director: Irving Pichel
 
39.
The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
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A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel. (112 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
40.
Force of Evil (1948)
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An unethical lawyer, with an older brother he wants to help, becomes a partner with a client in the numbers racket. (78 mins.)
 
41.
The Woman on Pier 13 (1949)
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Successful, newly married Brad Collins once belonged to the Communist Party of the USA, and now the Party will stop at nothing to use him. (73 mins.)
 
42.
Trial (1955)
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Courtroom drama set in 1947 and underlying post-WW2 acute problems facing the USA such as stormy race relations and the growing threat of local communism. (105 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
43.
Walk East on Beacon! (1952)
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A G-man searches for a communist sleeper-cell in Boston. (98 mins.)
Director: Alfred Werker
 
44.
The Red Menace (1949)
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A disillusioned, bitter ex-GI gets involved with the Communist party, and winds up falling in love with... (81 mins.)
 
45.
On the Waterfront (1954)
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An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses. (108 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
46.
He Ran All the Way (1951)
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Nick and his partner Al stage a payroll holdup. Al is shot and Nick kills a policeman. Nick hides out at a public pool, where he meets Peg Dobbs. They go back to her apartment and he forces her family to hide him from the police manhunt. (77 mins.)
Director: John Berry
 
47.
Body and Soul (1947)
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Charley Davis wins an amateur boxing match and is taken on by promoter Quinn. Charley's mother doesn't want him to fight... (104 mins.)
Director: Robert Rossen
 
48.
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969)
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In 1909, when young Paiute Indian Willie Boy returns to his California reservation to be with Lola, whose father disapproves of him, a killing in self defense takes place, triggering a massive man hunt for Willie. (98 mins.)