Films of 1947

These are the films I have seen from the year 1947.
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1.
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
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A high school girl falls for a playboy artist, with screwball results. (95 mins.)
Director: Irving Reis
 
2.
The Bishop's Wife (1947)
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An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage. (109 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
3.
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
 
4.
Kathy's Love Affair (1947)
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The fortunes of an upper-class British family are followed through three wars and four generations. (120 mins.)
Director: Herbert Wilcox
“ a/k/a 'The Courtneys of Curzon Street' ” - christopherpip
 
5.
Crossfire (1947)
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A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of soldiers just out of the army. But which one? And why? (86 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
6.
Cry Wolf (1947)
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Recently widowed Sandra Demarest arrives at the isolated home of her late husband for his wake, but his uncle will not allow her to view the corpse. (83 mins.)
Director: Peter Godfrey
 
7.
Daisy Kenyon (1947)
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Commercial artist Daisy Kenyon is involved with married lawyer Dan O'Mara, and hopes someday to marry him... (99 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
8.
Dear Ruth (1947)
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Ruth Wilkins discovers that her teenaged sister used her name in a torrid correspondence with soldier Bill Seacroft. (95 mins.)
 
9.
A Double Life (1947)
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Anthony John is an actor whose life is strongly influenced by the characters he plays. When he's playing comedy... (104 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
10.
The Egg and I (1947)
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On their wedding night, Bob reveals to Betty that he has purchased an abandoned chicken farm. Betty struggles to adapt to their new rural lifestyle, especially when a glamorous neighbor seems to set her eyes on Bob. (108 mins.)
Director: Chester Erskine
 
11.
The Fabulous Dorseys (1947)
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The rise and rise of the Fabulous Dorsey brothers is charted in this whimsical step down memory lane... (88 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
12.
The Farmer's Daughter (1947)
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Katie Holstrom leaves the farm to become a nurse, but is sidetracked into domestic service, romance, and politics. (97 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
 
13.
Forever Amber (1947)
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In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process. (138 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
14.
The Fugitive (1947)
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Anti-Catholic and anti-cleric policies in the Mexican state of Tabasco lead the revolutionary government to persecute the state's last remaining priest. (104 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
15.
The Gangster (1947)
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Barry Sulivan is a cynical gangster who controls the Neptune Beach waterfront. He runs a numbers racket with the local soda shop owner: the police are in his pocket and the local hoods are on his payroll. (84 mins.)
Director: Gordon Wiles
 
16.
Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
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A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred. (118 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
17.
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
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In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted...and forms a unique relationship with the ghost. (104 mins.)
 
18.
Good News (1947)
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At fictitious Tait University in the Roaring 20's, co-ed and school librarian Connie Lane falls for football hero Tommy Marlowe... (93 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
 
19.
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (1947)
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A biopic of the career of Joe Howard (12 Feb.,1878 - 19 May, 1961), famous songwriter of the early 20th Century... (104 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
20.
It Happened in Brooklyn (1947)
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Danny has been in the army for 4 years, yet all he thinks about is Brooklyn and how great it is. When he returns after the war... (104 mins.)
Director: Richard Whorf
 
21.
Kiss of Death (1947)
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With his law-breaking lifestyle in the past, an ex-con, along with his family, attempt to start a new life, knowing a betrayed someone from the past is bound to see otherwise. (99 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
22.
The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
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Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot. (87 mins.)
 
23.
Lady in the Lake (1947)
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The lady editor of a crime magazine hires Philip Marlowe to find the wife of her boss. The private detective soon finds himself involved in murder. (105 mins.)
 
24.
Life with Father (1947)
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A financier from New York rules his numerous family, consisting of his wife and his four sons, with the meticulousness of a bookkeeper. (118 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
25.
Living in a Big Way (1947)
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Leo Gogarty marries Margaud Morgan after a whirlwind romance just before shipping out to war. When he... (104 mins.)
Director: Gregory La Cava
 
26.
The Lost Moment (1947)
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An publisher insinuates himself into the mouldering mansion of the centenarian lover of a renowned but long-dead poet in order to find his lost love letters. (89 mins.)
Director: Martin Gabel
 
27.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
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When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing. (96 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
 
28.
Monsieur Vincent (1947)
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St. Vincent de Paul struggles to bring about peace and harmony among the peasant and the nobles in the midst of the Black Death in Europe, carrying on his charitable work in the face of all obstacles. (111 mins.)
Director: Maurice Cloche
 
29.
Mother Wore Tights (1947)
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In this chronicle of a vaudeville family, Myrtle McKinley (class of 1900) goes to San Francisco to attend business school... (107 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
30.
Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)
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Eugene O'Neill's updated version of the Oresteia. In New England, after the American Civil War, a war-weary Agamemnon... (173 mins.)
Director: Dudley Nichols
 
31.
My Wild Irish Rose (1947)
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The life of Irish tenor Chauncey Olcott is chronicled from his childhood to his days as the toast of New York... (101 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
32.
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947)
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A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-hearted, grasping uncle. (108 mins.)
Director: Cavalcanti
“ a/k/a 'Nicholas Nickleby' ” - christopherpip
 
33.
Nightmare Alley (1947)
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The rise and fall of Stanton Carlisle, a mentalist whose lies and deceit prove to be his downfall. (110 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
 
34.
One Wonderful Sunday (1947)
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Yuzo and his fiancée Masako spend their Sunday afternoon together, trying to have a good time on just thirty-five yen... (108 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
35.
Out of the Past (1947)
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A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames. (97 mins.)
 
36.
The Paradine Case (1947)
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A happily married London barrister falls in love with the accused poisoner he is defending. (125 mins.)
 
37.
The Perils of Pauline (1947)
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The real life story of actress Pearl White during her rise to fame in silent serials. (96 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
38.
The Private Affairs of Bel Ami (1947)
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Writer Georges Duroy (George Sanders) is one social-climbing S.O.B. who does most of his climbing over the warm (and cold) bodies of women... (112 mins.)
Director: Albert Lewin
 
39.
Ride the Pink Horse (1947)
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In the bordertown of San Pablo, preparing for an annual 'Mexican Fiesta,' arrives Gagin: tough, mysterious and laconic... (101 mins.)
 
40.
Road to Rio (1947)
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Two inept vaudevillians stow away on a Brazilian-bound ocean liner and foil a plot by a sinister hypnotist to marry off her niece to a greedy fortune hunter. (100 mins.)
 
41.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)
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A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy. (110 mins.)
 
42.
Sepia Cinderella (1947)
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The 2nd in a series of films, produced by Jack Goldberg and Arthur Leonard, made primarily for the 684... (70 mins.)
Director: Arthur Leonard
 
43.
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947)
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In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office... (85 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
 
44.
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
 
45.
So Well Remembered (1947)
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On the day that World War II ends in Europe, Mayor George Boswell recalls events of the previous 25 years in his home town of Browdley... (114 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
46.
13 Rue Madeleine (1946)
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When spy chief Bob Sharkey finds out one of his agents-in-training is actually a Nazi double agent, his strategic decision not to arrest him results in tragedy. (95 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
47.
Undercover Maisie (1947)
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Streetwise but kind-hearted Maisie Ravier has put her vaudeville life behind her, but not its associated outward good looks... (90 mins.)
Director: Harry Beaumont
 
48.
The Unfinished Dance (1947)
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Meg, a young ballet student, idolizes the school's top ballerina, the shallow Ariane Bouchet. Meg is... (101 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster