Films between 1930-1935

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1.
Little Caesar (1931)
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A small-time criminal moves to a big city to seek bigger fortune. (79 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
2.
Little Women (1933)
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Little Women is a "coming of age" drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War... (115 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
3.
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.)
 
4.
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
 
5.
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
 
6.
The Public Enemy (1931)
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A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war. (83 mins.)
 
7.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
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Dr. Jekyll faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that transforms him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde. (98 mins.)
 
8.
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)
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A man and his wife receive a clue to an imminent assassination attempt, only to learn that their daughter has been kidnapped to keep them quiet. (75 mins.)
 
9.
Flying Down to Rio (1933)
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An aviator and band leader who is always getting his group fired for his flirtatious behavior with the female guests soon finds himself falling for an engaged woman. (89 mins.)
 
10.
Alice in Wonderland (1933)
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In Victorian England a bored young girl dreams that she has entered a fantasy world called Wonderland populated by even more fantastic characters. (76 mins.)
Director: Norman Mc Leod
 
11.
42nd Street (1933)
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A director puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a naive newcomer has to replace the star. (89 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
12.
The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
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An insane hunter arranges for a ship to be wrecked on an island where he can indulge in some sort of hunting and killing of the passengers. (63 mins.)
 
13.
The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
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After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to get his revenge on them. (113 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
 
14.
Dinner at Eight (1933)
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Affluent Millicent and Oliver Jordan throw a dinner for a handful of wealthy and/or well-born acquaintances, each of whom has much to reveal. (111 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
15.
Baby Face (1933)
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A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the tables and exploit the hapless men at a big city bank - by gleefully sleeping her way to the top. (71 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
16.
A Farewell to Arms (1932)
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An American ambulance driver and an English nurse fall in love in Italy during World War I. (80 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
17.
The Champ (1931)
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Alcoholic ex-boxer struggles to provide a good living for his son. (86 mins.)
 
18.
Twentieth Century (1934)
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A flamboyant Broadway impresario who has fallen on hard times tries to get his former lover, now a Hollywood diva, to return and resurrect his failing career. (91 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
19.
The Front Page (1931)
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An investigative reporter sees an opportunity for the story of a lifetime when an accused murderer escapes hanging. (101 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
20.
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
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A noblewoman discovers her husband is The Scarlet Pimpernel, a vigilante who rescues aristocrats from the blade of the guillotine. (97 mins.)
Director: Harold Young
 
21.
The Animal Kingdom (1932)
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Tom Collier has had a great relationship with Daisy, but when he decides to marry, it is not Daisy whom he asks... (85 mins.)
 
22.
Platinum Blonde (1931)
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A young woman from a very rich family impulsively marries a reporter, but each assumes the other is the one whose lifestyle must change. (89 mins.)
Director: Frank R. Capra
 
23.
American Madness (1932)
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Socially-conscious banker Thomas Dickson faces a crisis when his protg is wrongly accused for robbing the bank, gossip of the robbery starts a bank run, and evidence suggests Dickson's wife had an affair...all in the same day. (75 mins.)
Director: Frank R. Capra
 
24.
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
 
25.
The Devil's Brother (1933)
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Two wannabe bandits join the service of a dashing nobleman, who secretly masquerades as Fra Diavolo, a notorious outlaw. (90 mins.)
 
26.
Footlight Parade (1933)
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Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses. (104 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
27.
Death Takes a Holiday (1934)
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The Grim Reaper takes the form of a prince in an attempt to relate to humans and, along the way, also learns what it is to love. (79 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
28.
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
 
29.
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
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Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him. (92 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
30.
Earth (1930)
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In the peaceful countryside, Vassily opposes the rich kulaks over the coming of collective farming. (75 mins.)
 
31.
The Last Mile (1932)
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Richard Walters is condemned to death for a murder he claims not to have committed. He arrives on death... (75 mins.)
Director: Sam Bischoff
 
32.
Perfect Understanding (1933)
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A young couple decide to marry under the condition that they agree never to disagree. That agreement is soon put to the test when the husband finds himself attracted to a beautiful young woman. (80 mins.)
Director: Cyril Gardner
 
33.
Evelyn Prentice (1934)
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The neglected wife of a high profile attorney dallies with a unscrupulous womanizer and finds herself involved in blackmail and murder. (79 mins.)
 
34.
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
 
35.
Our Daily Bread (1934)
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A group of down-on-their-luck workers combine their abilities to make a Gallafentian-style commune... and bread! (80 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
36.
Indiscreet (1931)
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A young woman jeopardizes the relationship with the man she loves when a no-account from her past shows up. (92 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
37.
Housewife (1934)
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Nan Reynolds encourages her copywriter husband Bill to open his own agency. Nearly out of business, he finally gets a client... (69 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
38.
Five Star Final (1931)
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The City Editor of a sleazy tabloid goes against his own journalistic ethics to resurrect a twenty year old murder case... with tragic results. (89 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
39.
Jimmy the Gent (1934)
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An unpolished racketeer, whose racket is finding heirs for unclaimed fortunes, affects ethics and tea-drinking manners to win back the sweetheart who now works for his seemingly upright competitor. (67 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
40.
The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932)
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Sophisticated comedy: a trio of money hungry women who all have sugar daddies who keep them in the lap of luxury... (79 mins.)
Director: Lowell Sherman
 
41.
Emma (1932)
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After decades of raising the motherless Smith children, housekeeper Emma Thatcher is faced with resentment when she marries their father. (72 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
42.
The Girl from Missouri (1934)
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Chorus girl Eadie is determined to marry a millionaire without sacrificing her virtue. (75 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
 
43.
Diplomaniacs (1933)
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Barbers Willy Nilly and Hercules Glub have opened a barbershop in an Indian reservation, where they have no customers... (61 mins.)
 
44.
Deserter (1933)
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A wise and forgiving communist leader decides to send a young worker, Karl Renn, as an international... (105 mins.)
 
45.
Heat Lightning (1934)
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In the Mohave Desert, Olga runs a gas station, lunch counter, and auto camp with her younger sister Myra... (63 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
46.
The Fatal Glass of Beer (1933 Short Film)
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The prodigal son of a Yukon prospector comes home on a night that "ain't fit for man nor beast." (18 mins.)
Director: Clyde Bruckman
 
47.
Going Hollywood (1933)
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Sylvia is the French teacher at Briarcroft's School for Girls, but she wants to find romance. When she hears Bill on the radio... (78 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
48.
Little Miss Marker (1934)
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Little Martha Jane, aka Little Miss Marker (Temple) is left with the bookmaker Sorrowful Jones by her dad as part of a bet on a horserace... (80 mins.)
Director: Alexander Hall
 
49.
Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)
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Romantic antics abound among the guests at a luxury hotel, including a stage director, an eccentric millionaire, and the daughter of a financial backer. (95 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
 
50.
Morning Glory (1933)
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When a naively innocent, aspiring actress arrives on the Broadway scene, she is taken under the wing of several theater veterans who mentor her to ultimate success. (74 mins.)
Director: Lowell Sherman
 
51.
Chained (1934)
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A mistress of one man has a shipboard romance with another and is torn between both men. (76 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
52.
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
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Midshipman Roger Byam joins Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian aboard HMS Bounty for a voyage to Tahiti... (132 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd