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1.
This Side of Heaven (1934)
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A family man. (Lionel Barrymore) becomes innocently involved in an embezzlement. (77 mins.)
 
2.
Quality Street (1937)
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In the 1810s, an old maid poses as her own niece in order to teach her onetime beau a lesson. (83 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
3.
The Soldier and the Lady (1937)
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A Russian courier struggles to deliver a message to the troops fighting Tartar invaders. (85 mins.)
 
4.
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
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An elderly couple are forced to separate when they lose their house and none of their five children will take both parents in. (91 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
5.
White Banners (1938)
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A homeless woman named Hannah drifts into the lives of the kindly Ward family, in a small Indiana town in 1919... (92 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
 
6.
Jezebel (1938)
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In 1850s Louisiana, a free-spirited Southern belle loses her fianc due to her stubborn vanity and pride, and vows to win him back. (104 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
7.
Mother Carey's Chickens (1938)
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An 1890s widow has two daughters and two sons. The daughters fall in love with the same gentleman. (82 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
 
8.
The Arkansas Traveler (1938)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Alfred Santell
 
9.
The Shining Hour (1938)
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A nightclub dancer marries into society and has to contend with her jealous sister-in-law. (76 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
10.
Yes, My Darling Daughter (1939)
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Ellen is a free spirited young woman in love with Doug. Sadly he must leave America for a two year job in Belgium... (86 mins.)
 
11.
The Lady and the Mob (1939)
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Society-woman Hattie Leonard organizes her own band of 'gang-busters' when she discovers a garment she... (66 mins.)
Director: Ben Stoloff
 
12.
Daughters Courageous (1939)
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Nan Masters, a single mother living with her four marriageable daughters, plans to marry Sam Sloane... (107 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
13.
Our Neighbors - The Carters (1939)
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The Carter family falls on hard times when Doc Carter loses his drugstore and has to settle for working in a factory. Their friend Bill Hastings offers to take in one of the Carter children in order to ease the burden. (85 mins.)
Director: Ralph Murphy
 
14.
Young Tom Edison (1940)
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Inventor Thomas Edison's boyhood is chronicled and shows him as a lad whose early inventions and scientific... (86 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
15.
Our Town (1940)
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Change comes slowly to a small New Hampshire town in the early 20th century. People grow up, get married... (90 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
16.
A Bill of Divorcement (1940)
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Father's return from the insane asylum spells calamity for the Fairfield family. (74 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
17.
Maryland (1940)
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A woman tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter of his father's trainer, he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt. (92 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
18.
Babes on Broadway (1941)
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Tommy Williams desperately wants to get to Broadway, but as he is only singing in a spaghetti house for tips he is a long way off... (118 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
 
19.
Woman of the Year (1942)
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Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle. (114 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
20.
Mister Gardenia Jones (1942 Documentary)
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Documentary short film depicting the work of the United Service Organizations (USO) in providing recreational and morale-boosting services for American troops. (13 mins.)
Director: George B. Seitz
 
21.
The War Against Mrs. Hadley (1942)
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A Washington official courts a society matron who is trying to ignore the effects of World War II. (86 mins.)
 
22.
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942)
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In the shanty town called the Cabbage Patch, Mrs. Wiggs scrabbles for survival with her brood of children and hopes for the return of her husband... (80 mins.)
Director: Ralph Murphy
 
23.
Journey for Margaret (1942)
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An American newspaperman and his wife, caught in the London blitz, lose their unborn child in an air raid... (81 mins.)
 
24.
The Human Comedy (1943)
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Teenager Homer Macauley stays at home in small-town Ithaca to support his family, while his older brother Marcus prepares to go to war. (117 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
25.
Presenting Lily Mars (1943)
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Talented small-town girl Lily Mars hounds producer John Thornway for a part in his new play, but he... (104 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
26.
Salute to the Marines (1943)
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Wallace Beery stars in this patriotic World War II drama about a tough retired Marine who is caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign... (101 mins.)
Director: S. Sylvan Simon
 
27.
Cry 'Havoc' (1943)
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A chronicle of the experiences of a mixed group of Army nurses stationed in Bataan during World War II. (97 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
28.
The Heavenly Body (1944)
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The beautiful wife of a tweedy astronomer becomes convinced that her astrologer's prediction of a new dream man in her life will come true. (95 mins.)
Director: Alexander Hall
 
29.
Dark Waters (1944)
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A woman returns to the USA after a German u-boat sank her ship, and finds out that someone wants to kill her for her inheritance. (90 mins.)
Director: Andre de Toth
 
30.
Three Is a Family (1944)
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(81 mins.)
Director: Edward Ludwig
 
31.
State Fair (1945)
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The Frake family attends the annual Iowa State Fair; each member of the clan has their own reason for doing so. (100 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
32.
The Kid from Brooklyn (1946)
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Shy milkman Burleigh Sullivan accidentally knocks out drunken Speed McFarlane, a champion boxer who was flirting with Burleigh's sister... (113 mins.)
 
33.
The Virginian (1946)
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In Medicine Bow, a newly arrived eastern schoolteacher is courted by two cowpokes but their courtship is interrupted by violent incidents involving local cattle rustlers. (90 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gilmore
 
34.
Deep Valley (1947)
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Uneducated and poor, Libby lives a sheltered life in a broken down shack with her unloving parents.... (104 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
 
35.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)
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A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy. (110 mins.)
 
36.
Give My Regards to Broadway (1948)
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The Norwick family has had a successful run on the vaudeville circuit, but now some of the family wants out... (92 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
37.
June Bride (1948)
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A magazine's staff, including bickering ex-lovers Linda and Carey, cover an Indiana wedding, which goes slightly wrong... (96 mins.)
 
38.
Close to My Heart (1951)
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Gene Tierney and Ray Milland play the Sheridans, a married couple unable to have a biological child... (90 mins.)
 
39.
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
 
40.
The Children's Hour (1961)
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A troublemaking student at a girls' school accuses two teachers of being lesbians. (108 mins.)
Director: William Wyler