Highest Rated Titles With Janet Shaw
1. Confession (1937)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Aging down on her luck cabaret singer murders a respectable composer. On trial she slowly gives in and explains her crime. They had a complicated history.
3. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
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.
6. It's Love I'm After (1937)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy
An actor of the stage finds himself pursued by a lovestruck fan while trying to patch up a tempestuous relationship with his actress lover.
10. Hold That Ghost (1941)
Passed | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music
Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a haunted house ... See full summary »
12. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)
Approved | 134 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.
15. It Happened Tomorrow (1944)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A young turn-of-the-century newspaper man finds he can get hold of the next day's paper. This brings more problems than fortune, especially as his new girlfriend is part of a phony clairvoyant act.
16. Dark Alibi (1946)
Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A public defender enlists Charlie to exonerate one of his clients, an ex-con falsely accused of bank robbery and murder, scheduled for execution in nine days.
18. They Won't Believe Me (1947)
Approved | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
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.
22. Blossoms in the Dust (1941)
Approved | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Edna marries Texan Sam Gladney, operator of a wheat mill. Edna discovers by chance how the law treats children who are without parents and decides to do something about it. She opens a home... See full summary »
24. Escape (1940)
Passed | 98 min | Drama
1938: A young man arrives in Hitler's Germany, frantically seeking information about his German mother, and finds she is pending execution at a concentration camp.
25. Blondie on a Budget (1940)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy
Dagwood wants to join the trout club and Blondie wants a fur coat. Jealousy reigns when Dag's old girlfriend Joan shows up, but nothing else matters when a drawing at the movie theatre provides money for the coat.
27. Hired Wife (1940)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy
Cement company CEO Stephen Dexter asks his secretary Kendall to marry him as a wife in name only, an arrangement made to protect his finances from an attempt at a hostile business takeover.... See full summary »
29. She Married Her Boss (1935)
85 min | Comedy
A super-efficient secretary at a department store falls for and marries her boss, but finds out that taking care of him at home (and especially his spoiled-brat daughter) is a lot different from taking care of him at work.
30. Time Out of Mind (1947)
Approved | 88 min | Drama
The son of a wealthy Maine shipping magnate causes a crisis in the family when he announces that he wants a career in music rather than in the family business.
31. Nocturne (1946)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In 1940s Los Angeles, when womanizing composer Keith Vincent is found dead, the inquest concludes it was a suicide but police detective Joe Warne isn't so sure.
32. Hollywood Hotel (1937)
Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Ronny Bowers, a saxophonist in Benny Goodman's band has won a talent contest an got a ten week contract with a film studio. On his first evening he is supposed to go with the studio's star ... See full summary »
33. King of the Underworld (1939)
Passed | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
After the killing of her husband by friendly fire during a police raid, Dr. Carol Nelson tries to find gangster Joe Gurney to clear her name with the medical board.
35. Night Monster (1942)
Approved | 73 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Kurt Ingston, a rich recluse, invites the doctors who left him a hopeless cripple to his desolate mansion in the swamps as one by one they meet horrible deaths.
36. Let's Face It (1943)
76 min | Musical
A soldier stationed on an army base and his fiancé, who runs a women's "fat farm" nearby, want to get married but don't have enough money. Three customers of the "fat farm" scheme to get ... See full summary »
37. Jungle Raiders (1945)
Passed | Action
Ann Reed travels to a mysterious land following her father who disappeared into its interior many years ago. Ann falls in with Bob Moore and Joe Riley who have just been mustered out of the... See full summary »
38. Keep 'Em Slugging (1943)
Approved | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Tommy Banning (Bobby Jordan) and his pals,"Pig" (Huntz Hall), "Ape" (Norman Abbott) and "String" (Gabriel Dell) have jobs in a department store where store executive Frank Moulto (Frank ... See full summary »
40. House of Horrors (1946)
Approved | 65 min | Horror, Thriller
An unsuccessful sculptor saves a madman named "The Creeper" from drowning. Seeing an opportunity for revenge, he tricks the psycho into murdering his critics.
41. Honolulu Lu (1941)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Music
Consuelo Cordoba is a headstrong girl trying to reform her con man uncle Don Estaban Cordoba, who is posing as a wealthy tourist in Hawaii. A local woman takes Consuelo under her wing and ... See full summary »
45. Follow the Boys (1944)
Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
During World War II, all the studios put out "all-star" vehicles which featured virtually every star on the lot--often playing themselves--in musical numbers and comedy skits, and were ... See full summary »
46. Gold Diggers in Paris (1938)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Owners and show girls of the bankrupt Club Ballé are mistaken for the Academy Ballet of America and are off to Paris to compete in an International Dance Exposition.
47. Ladies Courageous (1944)
88 min | Adventure, Drama, War
The story of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, a unit of female pilots during WW II who flew bombers from the factories to their final destinations.
48. Flight Angels (1940)
Approved | 74 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama
Federal Airlines ace pilot Chick Faber is grounded by Flight Superintendent Bill Graves when a doctor says his eyesight is failing. Aided by Mary Norvell and Nan Hudson, Graves persuades ... See full summary »
50. Inside Job (1946)
65 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A pair of married ex-convicts trying to go straight get jobs at a department store. A gangster who knows about their past threatens to expose it unless they agree to help him rob the department store.
53. 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.
55. The Scarlet Horseman (1946)
248 min | Western
The Comanches are buying up rifles from unscrupulous gun smugglers in preparation for a wholesale uprising against settlers in Texas. Two undercover Texas Rangers discover the plot and set out to stop it.
56. The Mummy's Tomb (1942)
Passed | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A high priest travels to America with a living mummy to kill those who had desecrated the tomb of an Egyptian princess thirty years earlier.
59. Sensation Hunters (1945)
Approved | 62 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A naive young girl, looking to escape from a bad family situation, falls in love with a man who turns out to be a cad, and leads her down the road to ruin.
60. Girls on Probation (1938)
Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama
This film proves the old adage "You can pick your friends and you can pick your nose, but you shouldn't pick friends who rob banks." Local bad girl Hilda convinces Connie to join her at a ... See full summary »
61. Prairie Thunder (1937)
Approved | 55 min | Western
To increase profits for his shipping company, Lynch has goaded the Indians to attack both the telegraph line and the new railroad. When Lynch sells rifles to the Indians, Rod Farrell ... See full summary »
62. She Loved a Fireman (1937)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Drama, Romance
After his political days are over, Red decides to become a fireman. He takes the exam, goes to fire college and is stationed at Company 27. That station is commanded by Captain Shannon, who... See full summary »
64. Campus Cinderella (1938)
19 min | Short, Musical, Comedy
This musical comedy has a popular basketball star playing for a different college than what his father wanted after he falls in love with a co-ed.
65. Gambling Daughters (1941)
Approved | 67 min | Mystery
A couple of rich girls at a private boarding school find themselves mixed up in gambling and blackmail, and must steal from their parents to pay their gambling debts.
66. Expensive Husbands (1937)
Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In this romantic comedy, faded movie actress Laurine Lynne decides to take a trip to Europe rather than continue to be depressed by her lack of career momentum in Hollywood. She leaves a ... See full summary »
67. Sergeant Murphy (1938)
Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A horse is offered for sale to the cavalry but is rejected as unfit for service. A cavalry private buys the horse, and trains it to be a champion racer. When he thinks it's ready, he ... See full summary »
69. More Worlds to Conquer (1941)
42 min | Short
Produced by the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa) in 1940 and released in 1941 , Unfinished Rainbows traces the history of aluminum in brief, dramatic episodes. It shows the challenges ... See full summary »
71. Bad Men of Thunder Gap (1943)
Approved | 57 min | Action, Music, Western
Texas Rangers Tex Wyatt (Dave O'Brien) and Jim Steele (James Newill) arrive in Thunder Gap as undercover Rangers to investigate the hijacking of supply wagons of food for the miners. They ... See full summary »