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1.
Girls on Probation (1938)
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This film proves the old adage "You can pick your friends and you can pick your nose, but you shouldn't... (63 mins.)
Director: William McGann
 
2.
Beau Geste (1939)
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Three adopted English brothers join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, after one of them steals their adoptive family's famous heirloom sapphire. (112 mins.)
 
3.
Our Leading Citizen (1939)
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Lem Schofield practices law in a formerly small-town that has grown to be an industrialized big city... (89 mins.)
Director: Alfred Santell
 
4.
$1000 a Touchdown (1939)
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A show-biz couple inherit a college on the brink of bankruptcy. In a bid to increase funding they attempt to build up the college football team by offering $1,000 for every touchdown scored. (71 mins.)
Director: James P. Hogan
 
5.
Adam Had Four Sons (1941)
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A governess becomes the center of a wealthy family after her employer's wife dies. (81 mins.)
Director: Gregory Ratoff
 
6.
Sis Hopkins (1941)
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A young girl from the "sticks" comes to the city to live with her wealthy relatives. At first she is... (99 mins.)
Director: Joseph Santley
 
7.
Among the Living (1941)
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A mentally unstable man, who has been kept in isolation for years, escapes and causes trouble for his identical twin brother. (67 mins.)
Director: Stuart Heisler
 
8.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942)
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Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship wrecked on the Key West shore. However, their romance is complicated by the arrival of another suitor, and eventually leads to tragedy. (123 mins.)
 
9.
A Letter from Bataan (1942 Short Film)
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Wartime propaganda film intended to encourage more active participation in the U.S. war effort. (15 mins.)
Director: William H. Pine
 
10.
The Forest Rangers (1942)
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Ranger Don Stuart, pursuing a forest arsonist, finds time to romance a socialite. (87 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
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.
Star Spangled Rhythm (1942)
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Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives... (99 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
13.
Young and Willing (1943)
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For those, if any, who have wondered why so many Paramount contractees appeared in United Artists' films during the war years... (83 mins.)
 
14.
Hit Parade of 1943 (1943)
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One of the many films made at Republic with a year attached to the "Hit Parade" title, which came from... (82 mins.)
 
15.
Jack London (1943)
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Episodes in the adventurous life of the American novelist (1876-1916). (94 mins.)
Director: Alfred Santell
 
16.
The Fighting Seabees (1944)
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Construction workers in World War II in the Pacific are needed to build military sites, but the work... (100 mins.)
Director: Edward Ludwig
 
17.
Skirmish on the Home Front (1944 Short Film)
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Promotional short extolling the virtues of the American government's wartime Economic Stabilization Plan. (13 mins.)
 
18.
The Hairy Ape (1944)
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During the 1940s, social class conflict is depicted when a spoiled socialite, traveling on a freighter, calls the ship's head stoker a hairy ape, provoking him into stalking the rich woman once ashore in New York. (92 mins.)
Director: Alfred Santell
 
19.
And Now Tomorrow (1944)
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Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily... (86 mins.)
Director: Irving Pichel
 
20.
Deadline at Dawn (1946)
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When a woman he meets is murdered, a soon to be drafted sailor has until dawn to find the killer, aided by a weary dance hall girl. (83 mins.)
Director: Harold Clurman
 
21.
Canyon Passage (1946)
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Businessman Logan Stuart is torn between his love of two very different women in 1850's Oregon and his loyalty to a compulsive gambler friend who goes over the line. (92 mins.)
 
22.
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
 
23.
They Won't Believe Me (1947)
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During courtroom drama, philandering California stockbroker Larry Balantine, on trial for murdering his wife and girlfriend, takes the stand to explain those deaths as simply being accidents. (95 mins.)
Director: Irving Pichel
 
24.
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
 
25.
Tap Roots (1948)
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In 1860s Mississippi, the Dabneys, founders of the Dabney plantation in Levington, experience tragedy and turmoil when they refuse to join either side of the American Civil War. (109 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
26.
The Saxon Charm (1948)
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Eric Busch, a novelist/playwright, and his wife, Janet, go to New York where he arranges to have Matt Saxon... (88 mins.)
Director: Claude Binyon
 
27.
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
 
28.
House of Strangers (1949)
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After years in prison, Max promises revenge on his brothers for their betrayal. His lover Irene and memories of his past yield him a broader perspective. (101 mins.)
 
29.
My Foolish Heart (1949)
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After a long absence, Mary Jane visits her schoolfriend Eloise, and Eloise's daughter Ramona. Eloise... (98 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
30.
I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (1951)
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The simple told story, based on Corra Harris' biographical book, of a Methodist minister, called to a north-Georgia mountain-community in 1910 who... (88 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
31.
Rawhide (1951)
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A stagecoach stop employee and a stranded woman traveler find themselves at the mercy of four desperate outlaws intent on robbing the next day's gold shipment. (89 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
32.
I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1951)
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A ruthless fashion designer steps on everyone in her way in order to reach the top of her profession... (91 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
 
33.
David and Bathsheba (1951)
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After King David sees the beautiful Bathsheba bathing from the palace roof, he enters into an adulterous affair which has tragic consequences for his family and Israel. (116 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
34.
With a Song in My Heart (1952)
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Jane Froman (Susan Hayward), an aspiring songstress, lands a job in radio with help from pianist Don Ross (David Wayne)... (117 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
35.
The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)
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Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro. (114 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
36.
The Lusty Men (1952)
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Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud agrees to mentor novice rodeo contestant Wes Merritt against the wishes of Merritt's wife who fears the dangers of this rough sport. (113 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
37.
The President's Lady (1953)
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The story of president Andrew Jackson from his early years, the film begins when he meets Rachel Donaldson Robards. The plot concentrates on the scandal concerning the legality of their marriage and how they overcame the difficulties. (96 mins.)
Director: Henry Levin
 
38.
White Witch Doctor (1953)
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In 1907, a nurse arrives in the Belgian Congo to work for a missionary doctor but meets a grumpy animal hunter who secretly plans to search for gold in the dangerous Bakuba tribal region. (96 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
39.
Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)
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In 1st century Rome, Christian slave Demetrius is sent to fight in the gladiatorial arena and Emperor Caligula seeks Jesus' robe for its supposedly magical powers. (101 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
40.
Garden of Evil (1954)
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A trio of American adventurers marooned in rural Mexico are recruited by a beautiful woman to rescue her husband trapped in a cave in Apache territory. (100 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
41.
Untamed (1955)
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In 1847, the Irish potato famine forces Katie O'Neill and her husband to emigrate to a troubled South Africa where Katie runs into an old flame. (111 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
42.
Soldier of Fortune (1955)
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When Jane Hoyt's journalist husband disappears in the 1950s China she arrives in Honk Kong determined to find him but meets shady shipping magnate Hank Lee. (96 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
43.
I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)
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Deprived of a normal childhood by her ambitious mother, Katie, Lillian Roth becomes a star of Broadway and Hollywood before she is twenty... (117 mins.)
Director: Daniel Mann
 
44.
The Conqueror (1956)
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Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan. (111 mins.)
Director: Dick Powell
 
45.
Top Secret Affair (1957)
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The head of a large publishing empire is dismayed when a top army general is about to be appointed to an atomic energy committee... (100 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
 
46.
I Want to Live! (1958)
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A prostitute, sentenced to death for murder, pleads her innocence. (120 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
47.
Thunder in the Sun (1959)
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1850 adventure story of the Basque immigrants on their way to California, their struggle with the Indians, and the development of a complicated love triangle. (81 mins.)
Director: Russell Rouse
 
48.
Woman Obsessed (1959)
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After her husband dies in a fire, a woman is left to tend for her young son and the family farm on her own... (103 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
49.
The Marriage-Go-Round (1961)
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A Swedish woman wants her American host to father her baby. (98 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
50.
Ada (1961)
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Bo Gillis is running for Governor. Steve writes the speeches, Sylvester runs the campaign and Bo plays the guitar... (109 mins.)
Director: Daniel Mann
 
51.
Back Street (1961)
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Ambitious but thwarted, Rae Smith meets handsome Marine Paul Saxon, (of the Saxon department store chain)... (107 mins.)
Director: David Miller
 
52.
I Thank a Fool (1962)
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A physician Christine Allison)is employed by an attorney, played by Peter Finch, who formerly prosecuted... (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Stevens
 
53.
Summer Flight (1963)
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Mike, a famed racing driver and an old flame of hers, is worried that Laura may be ill. Tricking her into a doctor's examination... (97 mins.)
 
54.
Where Love Has Gone (1964)
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A divorced couple's teen-age daughter stands trial for stabbing her mother's latest lover. (111 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
55.
The Honey Pot (1967)
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Inspired by a performance of his favorite play, "Volpone," 20th-century millionaire Cecil Fox devises... (150 mins.)
 
56.
Valley of the Dolls (1967)
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Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young women in show business. (123 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
57.
Heat of Anger (1972 TV Movie)
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A woman attorney and her young associate defend a wealthy contractor accused of murdering an ironworker... (74 mins.)
Director: Don Taylor
 
58.
The Revengers (1972)
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The life of peaceful rancher John Benedict (William Holden) is torn apart when his family is massacred... (106 mins.)
Director: Daniel Mann
 
59.
Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole (1972 TV Movie)
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A recently widowed research doctor is convinced by a colleague to join him in an inner-city clinic. (73 mins.)
Director: Jud Taylor