Fabulous Forties Mill Creek 2012

All movies in Mill Creek's "The Fabulous Forties" multipack.
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1.
Adventures of Gallant Bess (1948)
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Ted Daniels, a ranch hand working for a rodeo, captures a magnificent wild horse that he tames and trains... (71 mins.)
Director: Lew Landers
 
2.
The Adventures of Tartu (1943)
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Stevenson, a British soldier fluent in Rumanian and German, goes undercover to sabotage a German poison-gas factory... (103 mins.)
 
3.
Reign of Terror (1949)
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Robespierrre, a powerful figure in the French revolution, is desperately looking for his black book, a death list of those marked for the guillotine. (89 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
4.
Boys of the City (1940)
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Street kids get sent to the country, where they get mixed up in murder and a haunted house. (68 mins.)
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
 
5.
Broadway Limited (1941)
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A publicity stunt staged on a train known as the Broadway Limited creates problems because of an unknown baby that was part of the stunt. (75 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
 
6.
The Chase (1946)
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Chuck Scott gets a job as chauffeur to tough guy Eddie Roman; but Chuck's involvement with Eddie's fearful wife becomes a nightmare. (86 mins.)
 
7.
Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)
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Dedicated Midwestern teacher Ella Bishop is distressed when her fiancé runs off with her vixenish cousin Amy. After Amy dies in childbirth, Ella is left to care for Amy's daughter Hope. (95 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
8.
D.O.A. (1950)
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Frank Bigelow, told he's been poisoned and has only a few days to live, tries to find out who killed him and why. (83 mins.)
Director: Rudolph Maté
 
9.
The Devil Bat (1940)
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A mad scientist develops an aftershave lotion that causes his gigantic bats to kill anyone who wears it. (68 mins.)
Director: Jean Yarborough
 
10.
Dick Tracy's Dilemma (1947)
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Dick Tracy investigates the theft of a fortune of fur coats, a possible insurance swindle and several murders, all linked to a huge thug who wears a hook in place of his right hand. (60 mins.)
Director: John Rawlins
 
11.
Dishonored Lady (1947)
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Madeleine Damien is the fashion editor of a slick Manhattan magazine by day and a lively party girl by night... (85 mins.)
 
12.
Dr. Kildare's Strange Case (1940)
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Young Dr. Kildare tries to help an unlucky brain surgeon and his seemingly insane patient. (77 mins.)
 
13.
Freckles Comes Home (1942)
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Freckles (Johnny Downs) comes home from college...and the sheriff accuses him of murder, gangsters put him on the spot, and his girl friend, Jane (Gale Storm), falls in love with a confidence man. (63 mins.)
Director: Jean Yarbrough
 
14.
Guest in the House (1944)
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A young manipulative woman moves in with her fiances family and turns a happy household against itself. (121 mins.)
Director: John Brahm
 
15.
'Gung Ho!': The Story of Carlson's Makin Island Raiders (1943)
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The true story of Carlson's Raiders and their World War II attack on Makin Island. (88 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
16.
His Girl Friday (1940)
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A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. (92 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
17.
The Way Ahead (1944)
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A group of conscripts are called up into the infantry during WWII. At first they appear a hopeless bunch... (115 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
 
18.
Jack London (1943)
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Episodes in the adventurous life of the American novelist (1876-1916). (94 mins.)
Director: Alfred Santell
 
19.
Jungle Book (1942)
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A boy raised by wolves tries to adapt to human village life. (108 mins.)
Director: Zoltan Korda
 
20.
Jungle Man (1941)
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An expedition sets out to darkest Africa to find the fabled City of the Dead, and must battle thick jungle, hostile natives, wild animals and a deadly epidemic. (63 mins.)
Director: Harry Fraser
 
21.
The Lady Confesses (1945)
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An estranged wife shows up after a nearly 7 year disappearance to prevent her husband from marrying his new love, and someone kills her. (64 mins.)
Director: Sam Newfield
 
22.
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.)
 
23.
The Last Chance (1945)
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Escaping a Nazi prison train in war-torn Italy, an American and a British soldier set out for the Swiss border and find themselves leading a multi-national party of refugees for the Italian underground. (113 mins.)
 
24.
Li'l Abner (1940)
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The goings-on in the rural Southern community of Dogpatch, USA. (78 mins.)
 
25.
Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1946)
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Andy Hardy goes to college after returning from World War II. He is in love with Kay Wilson this time. (93 mins.)
Director: Willis Goldbeck
 
26.
Meet John Doe (1941)
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A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins. (122 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
27.
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
 
28.
The North Star (1943)
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A Ukrainian village must suddenly contend with the Nazi invasion of June 1941. (108 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
29.
Outpost in Morocco (1949)
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Capt. Gerard, greatest lover in the Foreign Legion, is assigned to escort an emir's daughter to her... (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Florey
 
30.
Passport to Pimlico (1949)
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Residents of a part of London declare independence, when they discover an old treaty. This leads to the need for a 'Passport to Pimlico'. (84 mins.)
Director: Henry Cornelius
 
31.
Penny Serenade (1941)
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A couple's big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy. (119 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
32.
Port of New York (1949)
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Two narcotics agents go after a gang of murderous drug dealers who use ships docking at the New York harbor to smuggle in their contraband. (82 mins.)
Director: Laslo Benedek
 
33.
Pot o' Gold (1941)
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Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there... (86 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
34.
The Red House (1947)
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An old man and his sister are concealing a terrible secret from their adopted teen daughter, concerning a hidden abandon farmhouse, located deep in the woods. (100 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
35.
Second Chorus (1940)
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When perennial college students Danny O'Neill and Hank Taylor are forced to make it on their own, the competitive pair get jobs with Artie Shaw's band and reunite with ex-manager Ellen Miller. (84 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
 
36.
Shock (1946)
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A psychologically distraught woman is committed to a private sanitarium by the man she witnessed commit a murder. (70 mins.)
Director: Alfred Werker
 
37.
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)
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Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk... (89 mins.)
Director: Preston Sturges
 
38.
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
 
39.
The Stork Club (1945)
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A hat-check girl at the Stork Club (Hutton) saves the life of a drowning man (Fitzgerald). A rich man... (98 mins.)
Director: Hal Walker
 
40.
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
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A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., her childhood companion who is the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier. (116 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
41.
The Strange Woman (1946)
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In 1820s New England beautiful but poor and manipulative Jenny Hager marries rich old man Isaiah Poster but also seduces his son and his company foreman. (100 mins.)
Director: Edgar Ulmer
 
42.
Sundown (1941)
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In 1941, a mysterious Somaliland native woman helps the British against the Nazis. (90 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
43.
That Uncertain Feeling (1941)
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Against her better judgement, happily married Jill Baker is persuaded to see a popular psychoanalyst about her psychosomatic hiccups... (84 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
44.
This Is the Army (1943)
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In WWI dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the war... (121 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
45.
Topper Returns (1941)
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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
 
46.
The Town Went Wild (1944)
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Feuding fathers deal with the shocking news that their sons were switched at birth, meaning that one of their daughters is about to marry her own brother. (77 mins.)
Director: Ralph Murphy
 
47.
Trapped (1949)
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U.S. Treasury Department agents go after a ring of counterfeiters. (78 mins.)
 
48.
Scared Stiff (1945)
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The jumpy chess editor at a newspaper accidentally gets involved in some murders at a sleazy tavern run by a pair of bizarre brothers. (65 mins.)
Director: Frank McDonald
 
49.
Tulsa (1949)
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It's Tulsa, Oklahoma at the start of the oil boom and Cherokee Lansing's rancher father is killed in a fight with the Tanner Oil Company... (90 mins.)
Director: Stuart Heisler
 
50.
Whistle Stop (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
When beautiful Mary returns home to her "whistle stop" home town, long-standing feelings of animosity between two of her old boyfriends leads to robbery and murder. (85 mins.)
Director: Leonide Moguy