Classic movies first watched in 2013

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1.
The Thin Man (1934)
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Former detective Nick Charles and his wealthy wife Nora investigate a murder case, mostly for the fun of it. (91 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
2.
After the Thin Man (1936)
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Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family. (112 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
3.
Another Thin Man (1939)
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An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in new parents Nick and Nora to sort things out. (103 mins.)
 
4.
Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)
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Nick and Nora are at their wisecracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race track. (97 mins.)
 
5.
Flash Gordon (1936)
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Three earthlings visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless. (245 mins.)
 
6.
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946)
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Expensive diamonds are stolen but before the thief can fence them he is strangled by ex-con Cueball... (62 mins.)
 
7.
Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter (1939)
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When a close friend of the Drew family is accused of murder in a rural community, Nancy, aided by boyfriend Ted, helps her lawyer father expose the real killers. (68 mins.)
Director: William Clemens
 
8.
The Invisible Man (1933)
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A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane. (71 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
9.
The Mummy (1932)
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A living mummy stalks the beautiful woman he believes is the reincarnation of his lover. (73 mins.)
Director: Karl Freund
 
10.
She (1935)
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Leo Vincey, told by his dying uncle of a lost land visited 500 years ago by his ancestor, heads out... (101 mins.)
 
11.
The Clairvoyant (1935)
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A fake music-hall clairvoyant meets a woman, and suddenly his predictions seem to come true ... (81 mins.)
Director: Maurice Elvey
 
12.
Dressed to Kill (1941)
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Detective Michael Shayne and his girlfriend Joanne are on their way to be married when a scream from a nearby hotel room draws his attention to a pair of theatrical murders. (74 mins.)
Director: Eugene Forde
 
13.
The Wolf Man (1941)
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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
 
14.
Mystery of the 13th Guest (1943)
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A woman of twenty-one opens her grandfather's will left to her thirteen years earlier, per his instructions. Murder soon follows. (60 mins.)
 
15.
The Spanish Cape Mystery (1935)
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Detective Ellery Queen's vacation is interrupted when murder strikes next door to his oceanside cabin. (73 mins.)
 
16.
Wake of the Red Witch (1948)
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During the 1860s in the South Pacific, Capt. Ralls, skipper of the Red Witch, has a series of adventures involving sunken gold bullion, pearls, natives, an unscrupulous ship owner and a giant octopus. (106 mins.)
Director: Edward Ludwig
 
17.
Days of Jesse James (1939)
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Bank robbery pulled off by the bank officials, not the usual James gang. (63 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kane
 
18.
The Fake (1953)
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An American has to guard da Vinci's "Madonna and Child" when it is being shown in Britain. When it arrives he suspects it is not the real painting. (80 mins.)
Director: Godfrey Grayson
 
19.
The Mummy's Hand (1940)
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An ancient mummy is revived to destroy the invaders of the 3,000 year-old tomb of an Egyptian princess. (67 mins.)
Director: Christy Cabanne
 
20.
The Mummy's Curse (1944)
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An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths living mummy Kharis, who was buried in quicksand twenty-five years earlier. (60 mins.)
Director: Leslie Goodwins
 
21.
Fear in the Night (1947)
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A man dreams he committed murder, then begins to suspect it was real. (72 mins.)
Director: Maxwell Shane
 
22.
Svengali (1931)
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Through hypnotism and telepathic mind control, a sinister music maestro controls the singing voice, but not the heart, of the woman he loves. (81 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
 
23.
The Vampire's Ghost (1945)
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In a small African port, a tawdry bar is run by a old man named Webb Fallon. Fallon is actually a vampire, but he is becoming weary of his "life" of the past few hundred years. (59 mins.)
Director: Lesley Selander
 
24.
The Fatal Witness (1945)
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The young John Bedford fights with his wealthy old aunt Lady Elizabeth Ferguson. She is sure John stole her emerald brooch... (65 mins.)
Director: Lesley Selander
 
25.
Wolf of New York (1940)
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A district attorney tackles the "Wolf of New York" who is the mastermind behind a multitude of murders and robberies plaguing the city. (67 mins.)
 
26.
Winds of the Wasteland (1936)
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The arrival of the telegraph put Pony Express riders like John Blair and his pal Smoky out of work. A race will decide whether they or stageline owner Drake get the government mail contract. (54 mins.)
Director: Mack V. Wright
 
27.
Alias Bulldog Drummond (1935)
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Bulldog Drummond is injured when his sabotaged car crashes and Jack Pennington agrees to masquerade as the sleuth... (72 mins.)
Director: Walter Forde
 
28.
Young Buffalo Bill (1940)
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Buffalo Bill, who bears virtually no relation to the real one, gets in a fight over mining lands in New Mexico. Indians besiege a Spanish rancho and the U.S. Cavalry rides to the rescue. (59 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kane
 
29.
Hitch Hike Lady (1935)
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In this touching tale, an elderly British woman saves up enough money to visit her son in the U.S. She believes that he is doing well, but he is actually a prisoner in San Quentin. (74 mins.)
Director: Aubrey Scotto
 
30.
Navy Secrets (1939)
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A Navy officer is assigned to break up a spy ring within the service itself. (62 mins.)
 
31.
Rope of Sand (1949)
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A man abused by a sadistic mining company cop before he could tell where on their desert property he'd found diamonds decides to steal them instead. (104 mins.)
 
32.
International Crime (1938)
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Lamont Cranston (Rod La Rocque), amateur criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper... (62 mins.)
Director: Charles Lamont
 
33.
Woman in the Dark (1934)
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A paroled prisoner hits a man attacking a woman. He runs away scared that he may have killed him - he did not. From a book "Woman in the Dar" by Dashiell Hammett. (68 mins.)
Director: Phil Rosen
 
34.
Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1938)
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The invention of a war machine, that brings to explosion everything one wants to, puts Scotland Yard and Captain Drummond into alarm. (57 mins.)
Director: James Hogan
 
35.
Big News (1929)
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A reporter's marriage is jeopardized by his drinking and he finds himself accused of a murder he didn't commit. (75 mins.)
Director: Gregory La Cava
 
36.
The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
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Philo Vance, accompanied by his prize-losing Scottish terrier, investigates the locked-room murder of a prominent and much-hated collector whose broken Chinese vase provides an important clue. (73 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
37.
Kansas City Confidential (1952)
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An ex-con trying to go straight is framed for a million dollar armored car robbery and must go to Mexico in order to unmask the real culprits. (99 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
38.
Bank Alarm (1937)
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An investigator tries to find a gang responsible for a rash of bank robberies. What he doesn't know... (61 mins.)
 
39.
The Hornet's Nest (1955)
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In this comedy adventure, a jewel theif hides his latest goods in a deserted barge, but ends up in jail. Two young models then buy the barge, and with the help of two little old ladies, find them and claim the reward. (64 mins.)
 
40.
Down Three Dark Streets (1954)
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When FBI Agent Zack Stewart is killed, Agent John Ripley takes over the three cases he was working on... (85 mins.)
Director: Arnold Laven
 
41.
Scarface (1932)
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An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall. (93 mins.)
 
42.
White Zombie (1932)
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A young man turns to a witch doctor to lure the woman he loves away from her fianc, but instead turns her into a zombie slave. (69 mins.)
Director: Victor Halperin
 
43.
Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
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Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate. (75 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
44.
The Man from Planet X (1951)
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As a mysterious planet hurls itself toward earth, an enigmatic extraterrestrial scout arrives on a remote Scottish island with unknown intentions. (70 mins.)
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
 
45.
The Living Ghost (1942)
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Wise-cracking ex-detective Nick Trayne is called in to try to find the whereabouts of wealthy kidnap victim Walter Craig... (61 mins.)
 
46.
House on Haunted Hill (1959)
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A millionaire offers ten thousand dollars to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife. (75 mins.)
Director: William Castle
 
47.
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
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A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study. (79 mins.)
Director: Jack Arnold
 
48.
Fashion Model (1945)
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When a top fashion model is murdered, a stockboy is suspected of the crime. He and another model set out to clear his name and find the real killer. (61 mins.)
 
49.
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
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When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army. (102 mins.)
 
50.
Go-Get-'Em, Haines (1936)
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Reporter Steve Haines (Boyd), on the trail of a business tycoon, follows his subject onto an ocean liner and gets wound up in a cruise full of intrigue, romance and murder. (63 mins.)
Director: Sam Newfield
 
51.
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
 
52.
Monte Carlo Nights (1934)
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A man wrongfully convicted of murder escapes custody and goes in search of the real killer. The problem is that he only has one clue to go on. (62 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
53.
Secret Agent (1936)
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After three British agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences. (86 mins.)