Most Popular "Housing Shortage" Titles
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1. The More the Merrier (1943)
Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Romance, War
During the World War II housing shortage in Washington, two men and a woman share a single apartment and the older man plays Cupid to the other two.
2. Walk Don't Run (1966)
Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Romance
During the housing shortage of the Summer Olympic Games in 1964, two men and a woman share a small apartment in Tokyo, and the older man soon starts playing Cupid to the younger pair.
3. Since You Went Away (1944)
Approved | 177 min | Drama, Romance, War
With her husband away to fight in World War II, a housewife struggles to care for their two daughters - and a pair of lodgers who have moved in - alone.
4. The Spirit of '45 (2013)
94 min | Documentary, History
A documentary on how the spirit of unity, which buoyed Britain during the war years, carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society.
5. Die Geschwister (2016)
89 min | Drama
Neukölln, a trendy district in Berlin. Living space is scarce here. Without surety, proof of credit worthiness and salary there is no chance at all now. Thies knows this game; he works for ... See full summary »
6. The Doughgirls (1944)
102 min | Comedy
Arthur and Vivian are just married, but when the get to their honeymoon suite in Washington D.C., they find it occupied. Arthur goes to meet Slade, his new boss, and when he comes back, he ... See full summary »
8. Meet the People (1944)
Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A idealistic shipyard worker interests a beautiful Hollywood star in staging a musical tribute to the war industry, but they disagree on some important issues.
9. Rosie the Riveter (1944)
Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In wartime 1944 in California,defense plant workers Rosalind "Rosie" Warren and her friend Vera Watson must share, on a rotating schedule, the town's last available rental-room with Charlie... See full summary »
10. Standing Room Only (1944)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance, War
During World War II, Lee Stevens travels to Washington D.C. with his secretary Jane Rogers in order to secure a government contract. Not thinking it through, Jane cancels their hotel ... See full summary »
11. Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1944)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Romance, War
A young girl rents an apartment from a man who has recently enlisted in the Marines. The trouble is that he's given out keys to a half-dozen of his friends, and they all keep dropping in.
12. So This Is Washington (1943)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy
Lum and Abner go to Washington to aid in the war effort by giving the government what they think is a good substitute for rubber--Abner's homemade licorice.
13. The Housing Problem (1946)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short
A topical post-WWII cartoon dealing with the shortage of housing for the returning military people and their families. In this one, though, the family having a housing problem is a family ... See full summary »
Director: Mannie Davis
The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
Cathy Come Home
75 min | Drama
From the BBC's influential 'Wednesday Play' series. This tells the bleak tale of Cathy, who loses her home, husband and eventually her child through the inflexibility of the British welfare... See full summary »