Movies I Have Seen: 1940's

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1.
Foreign Correspondent (1940)
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On the eve of WWII, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London. (120 mins.)
“ didn't record view date (DVD-R) ” - gjlhome
 
2.
His Girl Friday (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. (92 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ 6/06 ” - gjlhome
 
3.
A Man Betrayed (1941)
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A small-town attorney comes to the city to investigate the murder of a friend and falls in love with the daughter of the crime ring he hopes to expose. (82 mins.)
Director: John H. Auer
“ saw as "Wheel of Fortune" 8/96 ” - gjlhome
 
4.
Northwest Passage (1940)
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Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected. (126 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ 12/97 ” - gjlhome
 
5.
A Bill of Divorcement (1940)
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Father's return from the insane asylum spells calamity for the Fairfield family. (74 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
“ saw as "Never To Love" 10/95 ” - gjlhome
 
6.
I Wake Up Screaming (1941)
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Why is Inspector Ed Cornell trying to railroad Frankie Christopher for the murder of model Vicky Lynn? (82 mins.)
“ 7/94 ” - gjlhome
 
7.
It All Came True (1940)
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After crooked nightclub owner Chips Maguire murders a police informant, he blackmails his piano player to allow him to stay at his eccentric mother's boarding house. (97 mins.)
Director: Lewis Seiler
“ 1/06 ” - gjlhome
 
8.
'Til We Meet Again (1940)
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Dying Joan Ames meets criminal Dan Hardesty on a luxury liner as he is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke to face execution. Joan and Dan fall in love, their fates unbeknownst to one another. (99 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
“ 8/06 ” - gjlhome
 
9.
In Which We Serve (1942)
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This "story of a ship," the British destroyer HMS Torrin, is told in flash backs by survivors as they cling to a life raft. (114 mins.)
“ 6/94 ” - gjlhome
 
10.
In Old California (1942)
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During the California Gold Rush, Boston pharmacist Tom Craig sets up shop in Sacramento where he clashes with local town crook Britt Dawson. (88 mins.)
Director: William McGann
“ 5/96 ” - gjlhome
 
11.
I Married a Witch (1942)
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A beautiful 17th-century witch returns to life to plague politician Wallace Wooley, descendant of her persecutor. (77 mins.)
Director: Rene Clair
“ 12/94 ” - gjlhome
 
12.
I Love You Again (1940)
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Boring businessman Larry Wilson recovers from amnesia and discovers he's really a con man...and loves his soon-to-be-ex wife. (99 mins.)
“ 9/04 ” - gjlhome
 
13.
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
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At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans, he stern, she gentle, raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life. (118 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ 6/96 ” - gjlhome
 
14.
Holiday Inn (1942)
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At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer. (100 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
“ 2/94 ” - gjlhome
 
15.
Hold Back the Dawn (1941)
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Stopped in Mexico by U.S. Immigration, Georges Iscovescu hopes to get into the country by marrying a citizen. (116 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
“ 6/95 ” - gjlhome
 
16.
Hired Wife (1940)
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Cement company CEO Stephen Dexter asks his secretary Kendall to marry him as a wife in name only, an... (96 mins.)
“ 11/93 ” - gjlhome
 
17.
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
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Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy. (94 mins.)
Director: Alexander Hall
“ 12/94 ” - gjlhome
 
18.
George Washington Slept Here (1942)
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When Bill and Connie Fuller are forced to move out of their Manhattan apartment because of their pet dog, Connie persuades Bill to buy a dilapidated old Pennsylvania house that George Washington allegedly slept in. (93 mins.)
“ didn't record view date ” - gjlhome
 
19.
49th Parallel (1941)
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A WW2 U-boat crew is stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral USA. (123 mins.)
Director: Michael Powell
“ 7/94 ” - gjlhome
 
20.
Fantasia (1940)
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A collection of animated interpretations of great works of Western classical music. (125 mins.)
“ never recorded view tade ” - gjlhome
 
21.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
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Dr. Jekyll allows his dark side to run wild when he drinks a potion that turns him into the evil Mr. Hyde. (113 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
“ 5/92 ” - gjlhome
 
22.
Dr. Cyclops (1940)
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A mad scientist working in the South American jungle miniaturizes his colleagues when he feels his megalomania is threatened. (77 mins.)
“ 2/93 ” - gjlhome
 
23.
A Date with the Falcon (1942)
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The story's maguffin is a formula for flawless industrial diamonds pursued by the Falcon and a bevy of villains. (63 mins.)
Director: Irving Reis
“ 8/93 ” - gjlhome
 
24.
Dark Command (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In Kansas, during the Civil War opposing pro-Union and pro-Confederate camps clash and visiting Texan Bob Seton runs afoul of William Cantrell's Raiders. (94 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
“ 6/97 ” - gjlhome
 
25.
Comrade X (1940)
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An American reporter smuggling news out of Soviet Moscow is blackmailed into helping a beautiful Communist leave the country. (104 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ 7/06 ” - gjlhome
 
26.
City for Conquest (1940)
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Danny is a content truck driver, but his girl Peggy shows potential as a dancer and hopes he too can show ambition. Danny acquiesces and pursues boxing to please her, but the two begin to spend more time working than time together. (104 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
“ 6/06 ” - gjlhome
 
27.
Citizen Kane (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ 8/94 ” - gjlhome
 
28.
Christmas in July (1940)
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An office clerk loves entering contests in the hopes of someday winning a fortune and marrying the girl he loves... (67 mins.)
Director: Preston Sturges
“ 8/96 ” - gjlhome
 
29.
Caught in the Draft (1941)
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A movie star who can't stand loud noises accidentally joins the Army. (82 mins.)
Director: David Butler
“ 1/95 ” - gjlhome
 
30.
Cat People (1942)
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An American man marries a Serbian immigrant who fears that she will turn into the cat person of her homeland's fables if they are intimate together. (73 mins.)
“ 7/92 ” - gjlhome
 
31.
Castle on the Hudson (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Mobster Tommy Gordon isn't worried about being sentenced to Sing Sing prison because his political pals have promised him a quick parole... (77 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
“ 8/06 ” - gjlhome
 
32.
Captains of the Clouds (1942)
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Inspired by Churcill's Dunkirk speech, brash, undisciplined bush pilot Brian MacLean and three friends enlist in the RCAF but are deemed too old to be fliers. (114 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ 9/94 ” - gjlhome
 
33.
Buck Benny Rides Again (1940)
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Jack Benny (as himself) tries to make good his fictitious boasts about roughing it in Nevada, in a spoof of Western cliches. (84 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
“ 11/94 ” - gjlhome
 
34.
Ball of Fire (1941)
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A group of ivory-tower lexicographers realize they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer avoid police and escape from the Mob. (111 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ 10/95 ” - gjlhome
 
35.
Back Street (1941)
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Pretty Rae Smith and handsome Walter Saxel meet, fall in love and make plans to marry. Unfortunately... (89 mins.)
“ 8/96 ” - gjlhome
 
36.
Arise, My Love (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter have romantic and dramatic adventures in Europe as World War II begins. (110 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
“ 5/92 ” - gjlhome
 
37.
Arabian Nights (1942)
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The caliph of Baghdad must go into hiding with a group of traveling performers when his brother usurps the throne. Both brothers desire a beautiful dancing girl, who is torn between power and true love. (86 mins.)
Director: John Rawlins
“ 4/95 ” - gjlhome
 
38.
Affectionately Yours (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A married reporter's assignments carry him all over the world, which gives him ample opportunity to put the moves on the local females... (88 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ 8/97 ” - gjlhome
 
39.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington. (110 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
“ 2/93 ” - gjlhome
 
40.
Blondie on a Budget (1940)
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Dagwood wants to join the trout club and Blondie wants a fur coat. Jealousy reigns when Dag's old girlfriend Joan shows up, but nothing else matters when a drawing at the movie theatre provides money for the coat. (72 mins.)
“ 8/96 ” - gjlhome
 
41.
Blondie Has Servant Trouble (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Mr. Dithers has a house he can't unload because it is rumored to be haunted. When he lets the Bumsteads move into it... (70 mins.)
“ 10/96 ” - gjlhome
 
42.
Blondie Plays Cupid (1940)
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The Bumstead family is off to see relatives in the country when Blondie runs into Charlie and Millie, an eloping couple needing her help. (68 mins.)
“ 6/96 ” - gjlhome
 
43.
Blondie Goes Latin (1941)
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Dagwood disguises himself as a drummer in the ship's conga band to sneak aboard a South American cruise ship. Blondie performs several song-and-dance routines. (68 mins.)
“ 10/96 ” - gjlhome
 
44.
Blondie in Society (1941)
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Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display. (76 mins.)
“ 10/96 ” - gjlhome
 
45.
Blondie Goes to College (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Dagwood decides to go to college. Blondie goes along with him, keeping their marriage a secret. They... (74 mins.)
“ 10/96 ” - gjlhome
 
46.
Blondie's Blessed Event (1942)
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Cynical writer George Wickley arrives as the Bumstead household experiences the birth of daughter Cookie. (69 mins.)
“ 6/96 ” - gjlhome
 
47.
Blondie for Victory (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Blondie organizes Housewives of America to perform homefront wartime duties, including guarding the local dam... (71 mins.)
“ 6/96 ” - gjlhome
 
48.
Congo Maisie (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
In this reworking of "Red Dust," showgirl Maisie Ravier is left stranded in an African village. She's given refuge by Michael Shane... (71 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
“ 9/06 ” - gjlhome
 
49.
Father Takes a Wife (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Frederick Osborne, Junior is slightly agitated because his father, Senior, is acting more like a college... (79 mins.)
Director: Jack Hively
“ 10/06 ” - gjlhome
 
50.
Father's Son (1941)
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(57 mins.)
“ 10/06 ” - gjlhome
 
51.
Confessions of Boston Blackie (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Blackie is accused of murdering a man at an art auction, which leads to the uncovering of an art racket. (65 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
“ 1/07 ” - gjlhome
 
52.
Alias Boston Blackie (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Blackie tracks down a wrongly convicted prisoner who escapes during a Christmas magic show. (67 mins.)
Director: Lew Landers
“ 1/07 ” - gjlhome
 
53.
Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Boston Blackie and his pal, The Runt, are ready to board a train for Florida when Blackie gets a telegram... (68 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
“ 3/07 ” - gjlhome
 
54.
Dr. Kildare's Crisis (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Nurse Mary Lamont is excited about her brother's impending visit. The young man's strange behavior puzzles Dr. Kildare who believes he may be hiding a serious illness. (75 mins.)
“ 4/07 ” - gjlhome
 
55.
Dr. Kildare's Strange Case (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Young Dr. Kildare tries to help an unlucky brain surgeon and his seemingly insane patient. (77 mins.)
“ 4/07 ” - gjlhome
 
56.
Angels Over Broadway (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A cuckolded embezzler on the verge of suicide is helped by a tout, an alcoholic playwright, and a pick-up girl to reimburse the money with a gambling sting. (79 mins.)
“ 4/07 ” - gjlhome
 
57.
Bowery at Midnight (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Bela Lugosi uses his soup kitchen as a front... (61 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
“ 6/07 ” - gjlhome
 
58.
Dive Bomber (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A military surgeon teams with a ranking navy flyer to develop a high-altitude suit which will protect pilots from blacking out when they go into a steep dive. (132 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ 6/07 ” - gjlhome
 
59.
Billy the Kid (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
In 1880 New Mexico, during a feud between cattle growers, former childhood friends Billy the Kid and Jim Sherwood end-up working for opposite sides. (94 mins.)
Director: David Miller
“ 7/07 ” - gjlhome
 
60.
Flying Wild (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A group of young men who work at an aviation factory begin to suspect that a doctor who runs an air ambulance service is secretly a spy transporting secret information from the plant to enemy agents. (64 mins.)
Director: William West
“ 8/07 ” - gjlhome
 
61.
Arizona (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Phoebe Titus is a tough, swaggering pioneer woman, but her ways become decidedly more feminine when she falls for California bound Peter Muncie... (125 mins.)
Director: Wesley Ruggles
“ 8/07 ” - gjlhome
 
62.
Come Live with Me (1941)
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Seeking US citizenship, a Viennese refugee arranges a marriage of convenience with a struggling writer. (86 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
“ 8/07 ” - gjlhome
 
63.
Cross-Country Romance (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Chase across the country romance. (68 mins.)
Director: Frank Woodruff
“ 8/07 ” - gjlhome
 
64.
Bedtime Story (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Playwright tries to stop his wife from retiring so he can star her in his next play. (85 mins.)
Director: Alexander Hall
“ 9/07 ” - gjlhome
 
65.
Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Andy Hardy is about to graduate from high school and thinks he's pretty big stuff, so he hires a secretary... (101 mins.)
Director: George B. Seitz
“ 9/07 ” - gjlhome
 
66.
Adam Had Four Sons (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A governess becomes the center of a wealthy family after her employer's wife dies. (81 mins.)
Director: Gregory Ratoff
“ 11/07 ” - gjlhome
 
67.
Calling Philo Vance (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Despite an exclusive contract with the U.S. government, designer Archer Coe's design is being bid on by German, Japanese, and Italian agents - until he's murdered. (62 mins.)
Director: William Clemens
“ 11/07 ” - gjlhome
 
68.
Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Judge Hardy takes his family to New York City, where Andy quickly falls in love with a socialite. He finds the high society life too expensive, and eventually decides that he liked it better back home. (88 mins.)
Director: George B. Seitz
“ 11/07 ” - gjlhome
 
69.
East Side Kids (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A young street kid grows up and becomes a cop when he realizes that crime doesn't pay. One of his childhood... (62 mins.)
Director: Bob Hill
“ 12/07 ” - gjlhome
 
70.
Boys of the City (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Street kids get sent to the country, where they get mixed up in murder and a haunted house. (68 mins.)
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
“ 12/07 ” - gjlhome
 
71.
Bowery Blitzkrieg (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
While a cop steers a kid street-fighter away from being a public nuisance, a petty hoodlum leads a studious kid into a life of crime. (62 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
“ 12/07 ” - gjlhome
 
72.
Andy Hardy's Double Life (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
College-bound Andy (Mickey Rooney) blurts marriage proposals to his sweetheart Polly (Ann Rutherford) and her pert swimmer friend Sheila (Esther Williams). (Source: Turner Classic Movies + DirecTV guide) (92 mins.)
Director: George B. Seitz
“ 12/07 ” - gjlhome
 
73.
Five Little Peppers at Home (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Ever since the poor Pepper family - widowed Mrs. Pepper and her five children Polly, Ben, Joey, Davie and Phronsie... (67 mins.)
Director: Charles Barton
“ 1/08 ” - gjlhome
 
74.
Five Little Peppers in Trouble (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The Peppers - widowed Mrs. Pepper and her five children Polly, Ben, Joey, Davie and Phronsie - have... (64 mins.)
Director: Charles Barton
“ 1/08 ” - gjlhome
 
75.
All This, and Heaven Too (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
When lovely and virtuous governess Henriette Deluzy comes to educate the children of the debonair Duc de Praslin... (141 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
“ 1/08 ” - gjlhome
 
76.
H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A man who lived his life as he was was told he should, not as he would have chosen to, is brought out of his shell by a beautiful young woman. (120 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ saw on tcm 10/12 ” - gjlhome
 
77.
Edison, the Man (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement. (107 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
“ dvr tcm 2/13 ” - gjlhome
 
78.
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Judy O'Brien is an aspiring ballerina in a dance troupe. Also in the company is Bubbles, a brash mantrap... (90 mins.)
Director: Dorothy Arzner
“ tcm 11/13 ” - gjlhome
 
79.
It Started with Eve (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young man asks a hat check girl to pose as his fiancée in order to make his dying father's last moments happy... (90 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
“ 6/92 ” - gjlhome
 
80.
Gold Rush Maisie (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Maisie Ravier finds herself stranded in an Arizona ghost town with a family of migrant dust bowl refugees. The ghost town, it turns out, may have a gold mine. (82 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
“ dvr tcm 2/14 ” - gjlhome
 
81.
You Were Never Lovelier (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The Acunas, a rich Argentine family, have the tradition that the daughters have to get married in order... (97 mins.)
“ 9/97 ” - gjlhome
 
82.
You're in the Army Now (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Vacuum-cleaner salesmen Homer "Jeeter" Smith and "Breezy" Jones are accidentally inducted into the army... (79 mins.)
Director: Lewis Seiler
“ 7/97 ” - gjlhome
 
83.
You'll Never Get Rich (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
After his wife discovers a telltale diamond bracelet, impresario Martin Cortland tries to show he's not chasing after showgirl Sheila Winthrop... (88 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lanfield
“ 11/96 ” - gjlhome
 
84.
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
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A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer, and singer George M. Cohan. (126 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ 9/94 ” - gjlhome
 
85.
The Wolf Man (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist. (70 mins.)
Director: George Waggner
“ 7/04 ” - gjlhome
 
86.
Wings and the Woman (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The story of flyer Amy Johnson who won the hearts of the British public in the 1930s with her record-breaking solo flights around the world... (103 mins.)
Director: Herbert Wilcox
“ 7/94
Saw as "Wings and The Woman" ” - gjlhome
 
87.
Western Union (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When Edward Creighton leads the construction of the Western Union to unite East with West, he hires a Western reformed outlaw and a tenderfoot Eastern surveyor. (95 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ 8/94 ” - gjlhome
 
88.
Wake Island (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base. (87 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
“ 5/96 ” - gjlhome
 
89.
The Wagons Roll at Night (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After local grocery clerk rescues a baby from an escaped lion, a circus owner builds him into an attraction but balks when he falls in love with his sister. (84 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
“ 5/97 ” - gjlhome
 
90.
You'll Find Out (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The manager of Kay Kyser's band books them for a birthday party bash for an heiress at a spooky mansion, where sinister forces try to kill her. (97 mins.)
Director: David Butler
“ 6/93 ” - gjlhome
 
91.
Whistling in the Dark (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Radio crime show host 'The Fox' along with his fiancée and ex-girlfriend are kidnapped by a larcenous cult who demand that he help them plan a perfect murder. (78 mins.)
Director: S. Sylvan Simon
“ 5/97 ” - gjlhome
 
92.
Whistling in Dixie (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Radio sleuth Wally "The Fox" Benton forgoes his honeymoon to help his wife's old friend solve a murder and hunt for Civil War gold inside a spooky mansion and fort. (74 mins.)
Director: S. Sylvan Simon
“ 10/96 ” - gjlhome
 
93.
Vigil in the Night (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Nurse Anne Lee blames herself for a fatal mistake of her sister Lucy, who also is a nurse. Anne loses her job... (96 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
“ 10/93 ” - gjlhome
 
94.
Two-Faced Woman (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
While at a ski lodge, Larry Blake sees instructor Karin Borg and decides to sign up for private lessons... (90 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ 7/97 ” - gjlhome
 
95.
Topper Returns (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A sassy girl finds herself dead after trading bedrooms with her heiress friend. Her ghost seeks aid from banker Cosmo Topper to find out why and by whom. (88 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ have seen many times never recorded viewing date ” - gjlhome
 
96.
Tom Brown's School Days (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A young boy starts at Rugby boarding school. He is tormented by Flashman, the school bully. (86 mins.)
“ 2/96 ” - gjlhome
 
97.
To Be or Not to Be (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy. (99 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
“ 12/93 ” - gjlhome
 
98.
Tin Pan Alley (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Songwriters Calhoun and Harrigan get Katie and Lily Blane to introduce a new one. Lily goes to England... (94 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
“ 1/97 ” - gjlhome
 
99.
Three Faces West (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Viennese surgeon Dr. Braun and his daughter Leni come to a small town in North Dakota as refugees from Hitler... (79 mins.)
Director: Bernard Vorhaus
“ 6/96 ” - gjlhome
 
100.
This Gun for Hire (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
When assassin Philip Raven shoots a blackmailer and his beautiful female companion dead, he is paid off in marked bills by his treasonous employer who is working with foreign spies. (81 mins.)
Director: Frank Tuttle
“ 8/95 ” - gjlhome