Earliest Titles With George Zucco


1. David and Bathsheba (1951)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.1
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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.

Writer: Philip Dunne | Director: Henry King | Stars: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey, Kieron Moore

2. The First Legion (1951)

Approved | 86 min | Drama

6.9
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Writer: Emmet Lavery | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Charles Boyer, William Demarest, Lyle Bettger, Barbara Rush

3. Flame of Stamboul (1951)

Approved | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.5
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A gang of thieves in Istanbul, led by a mastermind criminal known as "The Voice", are planning to steal defense plans important to the protection of the Suez Canal during a peace conference... See full summary »

Writer: Daniel B. Ullman | Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Richard Denning, Lisa Ferraday, Norman Lloyd, Nestor Paiva

4. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)
Episode: Drums in the Night (1951)

30 min | Drama

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Writers: Josef Mischel, Frank Wisbar | Director: Frank Wisbar | Stars: Don Blackman, Morris Buchanan, Betty Harford, Malcolm Keen

5. Let's Dance (1950)

112 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Dane Lussier, Allan Scott, Maurice Zolotow | Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Betty Hutton, Fred Astaire, Roland Young, Ruth Warrick

6. Harbor of Missing Men (1950)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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A fishing-boat owner, Jim "Brooklyn" Gannon, cuts a deal with a gangster syndicate to deliver a load of contraband firearms. The money for the transaction is stolen, and Gannon is trying to... See full summary »

Writer: John K. Butler | Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Richard Denning, Barbra Fuller, Steven Geray, Aline Towne

7. The Secret Garden (1949)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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A girl is sent to live with her uncle on his estate when her parents die. There she discovers much intrigue, family history and secrets and personal baggage. In particular, a screaming child and...a secret garden.

Writers: Robert Ardrey, Frances Hodgson Burnett | Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, Herbert Marshall, Dean Stockwell, Gladys Cooper

8. The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)

Passed | 109 min | Comedy, Musical

7.1
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A successful but constantly-feuding husband and wife musical comedy team threatens to break up when the wife entertains an offer to become a serious actress.

Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green | Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Oscar Levant, Billie Burke

9. Madame Bovary (1949)

Passed | 114 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A provincial doctor's wife's romantic illusions about life and social status lead her to betray her naive husband, take on lovers and run up ruinous debts.

Writers: Robert Ardrey, Gustave Flaubert | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Jennifer Jones, James Mason, Van Heflin, Louis Jourdan

10. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.5
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Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Nolan Leary, Dabbs Greer

11. The Pirate (1948)

Approved | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

7.1
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A girl is engaged to the local richman, but meanwhile she has dreams about the legendary pirate Macoco. A traveling singer falls in love with her and to impress her he poses as the pirate.

Writers: Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich, S.N. Behrman | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak, Gladys Cooper

12. Joan of Arc (1948)

Unrated | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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In the Fifteenth Century, France is a defeated and ruined nation after the One Hundred Years War against England. The fourteen years old farm girl Joan of Arc claims to hear voices from ... See full summary »

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, Andrew Solt | Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, José Ferrer, Francis L. Sullivan, J. Carrol Naish

13. Tarzan and the Mermaids (1948)

Approved | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.5
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Boy is away at school in England. The high priest is trying to force a young girl to marry an evil pearl trader posing as the god Balu. She escapes, is recaptured and is finally rescued by ... See full summary »

Writers: Carroll Young, Edgar Rice Burroughs | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce, George Zucco, Andrea Palma

14. Who Killed Doc Robbin? (1948)

Approved | 55 min | Comedy, Family, Mystery

4.7
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A group of people find themselves trapped in a creepy mansion, complete with secret passageways, a mad doctor and a murderous gorilla.

Writers: Dorothy Davenport, Maurice Geraghty, Robert F. McGowan | Director: Bernard Carr | Stars: Larry Olsen, Eilene Janssen, Peter Miles, Ardda Lynwood

15. Secret Service Investigator (1948)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Writer: John K. Butler | Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Lynne Roberts, Lloyd Bridges, George Zucco, June Storey

16. Lured (1947)

Approved | 102 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.0
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A serial killer in London is murdering young women whom he meets through the personal columns of newspapers; he announces each of his murders to the police by sending them a cryptic poem. ... See full summary »

Writers: Leo Rosten, Jacques Companéez, Ernst Neubach, Simon Gantillon | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: George Sanders, Lucille Ball, Charles Coburn, Boris Karloff

17. Captain from Castile (1947)

Not Rated | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.0
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The invasion of Mexico by Cortez, as seen by a young Spanish officer fleeing the Inquisition.

Writers: Lamar Trotti, Samuel Shellabarger | Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Jean Peters, Cesar Romero, Lee J. Cobb

18. Scared to Death (1947)

Approved | 65 min | Thriller

3.9
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From a slab in the morgue, a dead young woman tells the bizarre tale of how she got there, through a maze of murder involving a hypnotist, a midget and a mysterious figure in a green mask.

Writer: Walter Abbott | Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Bela Lugosi, George Zucco, Molly Lamont, Nat Pendleton

19. Desire Me (1947)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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Shortly after WWII, flashbacks tell the story of Marise, her husband Paul, and Jean, who was imprisoned with Paul in a German camp. While attempting to escape from the camp Paul is shot, ... See full summary »

Writers: Leonhard Frank, Zoe Akins, Marguerite Roberts, Casey Robinson | Directors: Jack Conway, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Victor Saville | Stars: Greer Garson, Robert Mitchum, Richard Hart, Morris Ankrum

20. The Imperfect Lady (1947)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Millicent Hopkins, while touring with a dancing troupe in 1892, meets Clive Loring who is campaigning in the English Midlands for Parliament. They fall in love and Millie remains behind at ... See full summary »

Writers: Karl Tunberg, Ladislas Fodor | Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Ray Milland, Teresa Wright, Cedric Hardwicke, Virginia Field

21. Moss Rose (1947)

82 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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Set in turn-of-the-century London, a woman trying to solve the mystery of a friend's murder finds that she may be the next victim.

Writers: Niven Busch, Jules Furthman, Tom Reed, Joseph Shearing | Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Peggy Cummins, Victor Mature, Ethel Barrymore, Vincent Price

22. Where There's Life (1947)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.8
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The American son of an Eastern European monarch wounded in an assassination attempt becomes a target for a terrorist organization.

Writers: Allen Boretz, Melville Shavelson | Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Bob Hope, Signe Hasso, William Bendix, George Coulouris

23. The Flying Serpent (1946)

Approved | 59 min | Horror

5.0
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The demented archaeologist Dr. Andrew Forbes (George Zucco) discovers a living, breathing serpent creature known to the Aztecs as Quetzalcoatl (the Killer Bird God) and accidentally kills ... See full summary »

Writer: John T. Neville | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Zucco, Ralph Lewis, Hope Kramer, Eddie Acuff

24. Confidential Agent (1945)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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During the Spanish Civil War, a republican courier travels to England to try and buy coal. He meets with an amount of local hostility, while his life is at risk from those on the fascist ... See full summary »

Writers: Graham Greene, Robert Buckner | Director: Herman Shumlin | Stars: Charles Boyer, Lauren Bacall, Victor Francen, Wanda Hendrix

25. Fog Island (1945)

Unrated | 72 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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A man invites a group of people to a holiday in his island home, intending to exact revenge on them.

Writers: Pierre Gendron, Bernadine Angus | Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: George Zucco, Lionel Atwill, Jerome Cowan, Sharon Douglas

26. Having Wonderful Crime (1945)

Not Rated | 70 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.1
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A lawyer and two newlyweds get mixed up in mock mystery at a resort.

Writers: Howard J. Green, Parke Levy, Craig Rice, Stewart Sterling | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Pat O'Brien, George Murphy, Carole Landis, Lenore Aubert

27. Week-End at the Waldorf (1945)

Passed | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.7
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Anything can happen during a weekend at New York's Waldorf-Astoria: a glamorous movie star meets a world-weary war correspondent and mistakes him for a jewel thief; a soldier learns that ... See full summary »

Writers: Sam Spewack, Bella Spewack, Guy Bolton, Vicki Baum | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson

28. Midnight Manhunt (1945)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.5
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In a cheap hotel-room in New York City Jelke shoots gangster Joe Wells, takes a package from his pocket and flees.Wells staggers into an alley. On her way to her apartment above a wax ... See full summary »

Writer: David Lang | Director: William C. Thomas | Stars: William Gargan, Ann Savage, Leo Gorcey, George Zucco

29. Sudan (1945)

Passed | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.6
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Young, lovely Naila becomes queen of the ancient Egyptian kingdom of Khemis when her father is killed in a slave revolt. Continuing her penchant for going incognito among the people, she ... See full summary »

Writer: Edmund L. Hartmann | Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Turhan Bey, Andy Devine

30. Hold That Blonde! (1945)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy

6.7
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A kleptomaniac falls in love with a woman who is member of a gang of jewel thieves, initially unaware of her true occupation.

Writers: Walter DeLeon, Earl Baldwin, Eddie Moran, George Armstrong | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Eddie Bracken, Veronica Lake, Albert Dekker, Frank Fenton

31. Watchtower Over Tomorrow (1945)

15 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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Short documentary film about the Dumbarton Oaks plan and the proposed formation of the United Nations.

Writers: Ben Hecht, Karl Lamb | Directors: John Cromwell, Harold F. Kress, Alfred Hitchcock, Elia Kazan | Stars: John Nesbitt, Edward R. Stettinius Jr., Jonathan Hale, Martin Kosleck

32. House of Frankenstein (1944)

Approved | 71 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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An evil scientist and his hunchbacked assistant escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

Writers: Edward T. Lowe Jr., Curt Siodmak | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., J. Carrol Naish, John Carradine

33. The Seventh Cross (1944)

Passed | 112 min | Drama, War

7.4
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In Nazi Germany in 1936 seven men escape from a concentration camp. The camp commander puts up seven crosses and, as the Gestapo returns each escapee he is put to death on a cross. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Helen Deutsch, Anna Seghers | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Signe Hasso, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy

34. The Mummy's Ghost (1944)

Unrated | 61 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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An Egyptian priest travels to America in search of the bodies of an Egyptian princess and her living, mummified guardian, with consequences.

Writers: Griffin Jay, Henry Sucher, Brenda Weisberg | Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine, Robert Lowery, Ramsay Ames

35. Voodoo Man (1944)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.2
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Dr. Richard Marlowe uses a combination of voodoo rite and hypnotic suggestion, attempting to revive his beautiful, but long-dead, wife, by transferring the life essences of several hapless ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Charles | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, George Zucco, Wanda McKay

36. Return of the Ape Man (1944)

Approved | 60 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

4.8
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While on an Arctic expedition, two scientists find the frozen body of a prehistoric caveman. They bring him home to their laboratory, but decide that in order to fully utilize (and control)... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Charles | Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, George Zucco, Frank Moran

37. Shadows in the Night (1944)

67 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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A young woman wants The Crime Doctor to help her decipher her strange nightmares.

Writers: Max Marcin, Eric Taylor | Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Warner Baxter, Nina Foch, George Zucco, Edward Norris

38. Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)

Approved | 71 min | Mystery

7.0
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Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson travel to Washington D.C. in order to prevent a secret document from falling into enemy hands.

Writers: Bertram Millhauser, Lynn Riggs, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Lord, Henry Daniell

39. The Mad Ghoul (1943)

Not Rated | 65 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.8
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A university chemistry professor experiments with an ancient Mayan gas on a medical student, turning the would-be surgeon him into a murdering ghoul.

Writers: Brenda Weisberg, Paul Gangelin, Hanns Kräly | Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: David Bruce, Evelyn Ankers, George Zucco, Robert Armstrong

40. Dead Men Walk (1943)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.6
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The twin of a kindly small-town physician returns from the grave for vengeance against his brother, who secretly killed him because the twin served Satan.

Writer: Fred Myton | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Zucco, Mary Carlisle, Nedrick Young, Dwight Frye

41. The Black Raven (1943)

Approved | 61 min | Mystery

5.4
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A group of strangers are brought together in an old, dark house and must contend with two murders and $50,000 in stolen money.

Writer: Fred Myton | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Zucco, Wanda McKay, Noel Madison, Robert Livingston

42. Holy Matrimony (1943)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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From Arnold Bennett's novel "Buried Alive". An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.

Writers: Arnold Bennett, Nunnally Johnson | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Monty Woolley, Gracie Fields, Laird Cregar, Una O'Connor

43. Never a Dull Moment (1943)

Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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Three comedians, mistaken for gangsters, find out they are being used for hiding stolen jewelry.

Writers: Stanley Roberts, Mel Ronson | Director: Edward C. Lilley | Stars: Al Ritz, Harry Ritz, Jimmy Ritz, Frances Langford

44. The Black Swan (1942)

Approved | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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An ex-pirate contends with rowdy buccaneers and a love-hate relationship with an aristocratic woman who's tougher than she seems.

Writers: Ben Hecht, Seton I. Miller, Rafael Sabatini | Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Laird Cregar, Thomas Mitchell

45. The Mummy's Tomb (1942)

Passed | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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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.

Writers: Neil P. Varnick, Griffin Jay, Henry Sucher | Director: Harold Young | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Dick Foran, John Hubbard, Elyse Knox

46. The Mad Monster (1942)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

3.1
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A mad scientist changes his simple-minded handyman into a werewolf in order to prove his supposedly crazy scientific theories - and exact revenge.

Writer: Fred Myton | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Johnny Downs, George Zucco, Anne Nagel, Glenn Strange

47. My Favorite Blonde (1942)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy

7.2
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Karen Bentley, an English secret agent, links up with Larry Haines and his star penguin Percy in an attempt to outwit German spies.

Writers: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama, Don Hartman, Frank Butler | Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Bob Hope, Madeleine Carroll, Gale Sondergaard, George Zucco

48. Dr. Renault's Secret (1942)

Approved | 58 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

6.3
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Dr. Larry Forbes visits the château of Dr. Robert Renault, uncle of his fiancée Madelon, who is idolized by Renault's assistant, a strange émigré from Java.

Writers: William Bruckner, Robert F. Metzler | Director: Harry Lachman | Stars: J. Carrol Naish, Shepperd Strudwick, Lynne Roberts, George Zucco

49. Half Way to Shanghai (1942)

Approved | 62 min | Adventure, Mystery

6.8
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A murder occurs on a train bound for Shanghai during World War II.

Writer: Stuart Palmer | Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Kent Taylor, Irene Hervey, George Zucco, J. Edward Bromberg

50. Topper Returns (1941)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery

7.0
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A sassy girl finds herself dead after trading bedrooms with her heiress friend. Her ghost seeks aid from banker Cosmo Topper to find out why and by whom.

Writers: Thorne Smith, Jonathan Latimer, Gordon Douglas, Paul Girard Smith | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Joan Blondell, Roland Young, Carole Landis, Billie Burke

51. A Woman's Face (1941)

Passed | 106 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.2
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A female blackmailer with a disfiguring facial scar meets a plastic surgeon who offers her the possibility of looking like a normal woman.

Writers: Francis de Croisset, Donald Ogden Stewart, Elliot Paul | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, Conrad Veidt, Osa Massen

52. The Monster and the Girl (1941)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.1
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After a young woman is coerced into prostitution and her brother framed for murder by an organized crime syndicate, retribution in the form of an ape visits the mobsters.

Writer: Stuart Anthony | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Ellen Drew, Robert Paige, Paul Lukas, Joseph Calleia

53. International Lady (1941)

Passed | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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The film opens with a German air-raid over the skies of London, and moves to the attempts of the F.B.I. and Scotland Yard investigators trying to circumvent the attempts of a sabotage ring ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack DeWitt, E. Lloyd Sheldon, Howard Estabrook | Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: George Brent, Ilona Massey, Basil Rathbone, Gene Lockhart

54. Ellery Queen and the Murder Ring (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Mystery

6.3
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Writers: Frederic Dannay, Manfred Lee, Gertrude Purcell, Eric Taylor | Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Margaret Lindsay, Charley Grapewin, Mona Barrie

55. The Mummy's Hand (1940)

Approved | 67 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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An ancient mummy is revived to destroy the invaders of the 3,000 year-old tomb of an Egyptian princess.

Writers: Griffin Jay, Maxwell Shane | Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Dick Foran, Peggy Moran, Wallace Ford, Eduardo Ciannelli

56. New Moon (1940)

Passed | 105 min | Musical, Romance, Adventure

7.1
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Marianne de Beaumaniour is on her way to New Orleans from Paris to inspect the plantation she inherited from her uncle. On the ship with her are bondsmen, that are to be sold for slavery. ... See full summary »

Writers: Oscar Hammerstein II, Frank Mandel, Laurence Schwab, Jacques Deval, Robert Arthur | Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Mary Boland, George Zucco

57. Arise, My Love (1940)

Passed | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter have romantic and dramatic adventures in Europe as World War II begins.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, Jacques Théry, Benjamin Glazer, Hans Székely | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland, Dennis O'Keefe, Walter Abel

58. Dark Streets of Cairo (1940)

Approved | 59 min | Adventure, Mystery

6.1
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Jewel smugglers in Cairo try to pin their crimes on a kidnapped baron.

Writer: Alex Gottlieb | Director: László Kardos | Stars: Sigrid Gurie, Ralph Byrd, Eddie Quillan, George Zucco

59. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.

Writers: Sonya Levien, Bruno Frank, Victor Hugo | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Cedric Hardwicke, Thomas Mitchell

60. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century.

Writers: Edwin Blum, William Absalom Drake, William Gillette | Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ida Lupino, Alan Marshal

61. The Cat and the Canary (1939)

72 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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When an eccentric family meets in their uncle's remote, decaying mansion on the tenth anniversary of his death for the reading of his will, murder and madness follow.

Writers: Walter DeLeon, Lynn Starling, John Willard | Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, John Beal, Douglass Montgomery

62. Captain Fury (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.2
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An Irish convict sentenced to hard labor in Australia escapes into the outback, and organizes a band of fellow escapees to fight a corrupt landlord.

Writers: Grover Jones, Jack Jevne, William C. de Mille | Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Brian Aherne, Victor McLaglen, Paul Lukas, June Lang

63. The Magnificent Fraud (1939)

78 min | Drama

6.0
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Writers: Charles G. Booth, Walter Ferris, Gilbert Gabriel | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Akim Tamiroff, Lloyd Nolan, Mary Boland, Patricia Morison

64. Here I Am a Stranger (1939)

82 min | Drama

7.7
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Young Englishman (Greene) meets his real father (Dix) in America, a former alcoholic. They both grow in getting know one another.

Writers: Sam Hellman, Gordon Malherbe Hillman, Milton Sperling | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Richard Greene, Richard Dix, Brenda Joyce, Roland Young

65. Screen Snapshots Series 18, No. 9 (1939)

10 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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Hollywood stars attend a horse show.

Writer: Ralph Staub | Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Noah Beery Jr., William Boyd, Joe E. Brown, Virginia Bruce

66. Marie Antoinette (1938)

Passed | 149 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens.

Writers: Claudine West, Donald Ogden Stewart, Ernest Vajda, Stefan Zweig | Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Julien Duvivier | Stars: Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, John Barrymore, Robert Morley

67. Arsène Lupin Returns (1938)

Not Rated | 81 min | Crime, Mystery

6.7
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A woman and a man vying for a woman's affection: the usual love trio? Not quite so since the belle in question is Lorraine de Grissac, a very wealthy and alluring society woman, while one ... See full summary »

Writers: James Kevin McGuinness, Howard Emmett Rogers, George Harmon Coxe, Maurice Leblanc | Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Virginia Bruce, Warren William, John Halliday

68. Three Comrades (1938)

Passed | 98 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A love story centered around the lives of three young German soldiers in the years following World War I. Their close friendship is strengthened by their shared love for the same woman who ... See full summary »

Writers: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edward E. Paramore Jr., Erich Maria Remarque | Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Robert Taylor, Margaret Sullavan, Franchot Tone, Robert Young

69. Charlie Chan in Honolulu (1938)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

7.3
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While Charlie is distracted with the birth of his first grandchild, son Jimmy impersonates his father in order to investigate a murder aboard a freighter in the harbor.

Writers: Charles Belden, Earl Derr Biggers | Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Sidney Toler, Phyllis Brooks, Victor Sen Yung, Eddie Collins

70. Suez (1938)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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Ferdinand de Lesseps, disappointed in love, is sent as a junior diplomat to the Isthmus of Suez, and realizes it's just the place for a canal.

Writers: Sam Duncan, Philip Dunne, Julien Josephson | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Tyrone Power, Loretta Young, Annabella, J. Edward Bromberg

71. Fast Company (1938)

Approved | 75 min | Romance, Comedy, Mystery

6.7
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A husband and wife team who are in rare books and are skillful at recovering stolen volumes for insurance companies become involved in the murder of a fence.

Writers: Harry Kurnitz, Harold Tarshis | Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Florence Rice, Claire Dodd, Shepperd Strudwick

72. Lord Jeff (1938)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Spoilt child Geoffrey Bramer teams up with a pair of small time crooks to pose as an aristocrat and steal jewelry from exclusive shops. During a a caper, Geoffrey is caught and is sentenced... See full summary »

Writers: Bradford Ropes, Endre Bohem, Val Burton, James Kevin McGuinness | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Freddie Bartholomew, Mickey Rooney, Charles Coburn, Herbert Mundin

73. Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1938)

Approved | 57 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.3
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The invention of a war machine, that brings to explosion everything one wants to, puts Scotland Yard and Captain Drummond into alarm.

Writers: Stuart Palmer, Herman C. McNeile | Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: John Howard, Heather Angel, H.B. Warner, Reginald Denny

74. Vacation from Love (1938)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy

6.4
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Newlyweds refuse help from their families as they struggle to make it on their own.

Writers: Patterson McNutt, Harlan Ware | Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Florence Rice, Reginald Owen, June Knight

75. Saratoga (1937)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

6.5
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After winning a stud farm in lieu of gambling debts, bookie Duke Bradley turns an eye to the daughter of the now deceased gambler and her millionaire fiancée.

Writers: Anita Loos, Robert E. Hopkins | Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Lionel Barrymore, Frank Morgan

76. Rosalie (1937)

Passed | 123 min | Drama, Musical

6.3
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West Point cadet Dick Thorpe falls in love with a girl, who turns out to be a princess from an European kingdom.

Writers: William Anthony McGuire, Guy Bolton | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Nelson Eddy, Eleanor Powell, Frank Morgan, Edna May Oliver

77. Souls at Sea (1937)

Passed | 92 min | Action, Adventure

7.0
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Cooper and Raft save lives during a sea tragedy in this story about slave trade on the high seas in 1842.

Writers: Grover Jones, Dale Van Every, Ted Lesser | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Gary Cooper, George Raft, Frances Dee, Henry Wilcoxon

78. Conquest (1937)

Approved | 113 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.8
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A Polish countess becomes Napoleon Bonaparte's mistress at the urging of Polish leaders, who feel she could influence him to make Poland independent.

Writers: Waclaw Gasiorowski, S.N. Behrman, Samuel Hoffenstein, Helen Jerome, Salka Viertel | Directors: Clarence Brown, Gustav Machatý | Stars: Greta Garbo, Charles Boyer, Reginald Owen, Alan Marshal

79. The Firefly (1937)

Passed | 131 min | History, Musical, Romance

7.1
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Nina Maria Azara is the beautiful and alluring singing spy for Spain during the Napoleonic Wars. Her mission is to seduce French Officers, in order for them to reveal Napolean's intentions ... See full summary »

Writers: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Otto A. Harbach, Ogden Nash | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Allan Jones, Warren William, Billy Gilbert

80. The Bride Wore Red (1937)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Count Armalia believes that the luck of birth is all that separates the rich from the poor. To test his theory, he sends Anni, who is a singer in a dive, to a ritzy resort for two weeks. ... See full summary »

Writers: Tess Slesinger, Bradbury Foote, Ferenc Molnár | Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone, Robert Young, Billie Burke

81. Madame X (1937)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

7.3
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Thrown out of her home after her husband discovers her infidelity, a woman sinks into degradation. Twenty years later, she is charged with killing a man bent on revealing her degraded ... See full summary »

Writers: John Meehan, Alexandre Bisson | Directors: Sam Wood, Gustav Machatý | Stars: Gladys George, Warren William, John Beal, Reginald Owen

82. Parnell (1937)

Passed | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.2
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The life of Irish politician Charles Stewart Parnell, following from 1880 onward his struggle to secure Home Rule, pursued in prison, Parliament, and elsewhere. Emphasis is on the ... See full summary »

Writers: John Van Druten, S.N. Behrman, Elsie T. Schauffler | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Edna May Oliver, Edmund Gwenn

83. London by Night (1937)

Passed | 69 min | Mystery, Romance

6.0
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A newspaperman, his canine companion, and an adventurous socialite investigate an umbrella-wielding murderer who is terrorizing London.

Writers: George Oppenheimer, Will Scott | Director: Wilhelm Thiele | Stars: George Murphy, Rita Johnson, Virginia Field, Leo G. Carroll

84. After the Thin Man (1936)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family.

Writers: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Dashiell Hammett | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart, Elissa Landi

85. The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)

Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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An ordinary man suddenly finds that anything he says comes true. Or at least, almost anything!

Writer: H.G. Wells | Directors: Lothar Mendes, Alexander Korda | Stars: Roland Young, Ralph Richardson, Edward Chapman, Ernest Thesiger

86. Sinner Take All (1936)

Passed | 74 min | Mystery

6.3
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Members of a wealthy family start getting threatening letters, and it's not long before the threats turn into reality and family members start getting bumped off. The family lawyer is a ... See full summary »

Writers: Leonard Lee, Walter Wise, Whitman Chambers | Director: Errol Taggart | Stars: Bruce Cabot, Margaret Lindsay, Joseph Calleia, Stanley Ridges

87. The Common Round (1936)

33 min | Short, Drama

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Writers: Carl Heck, Dora Nirva, Frank Shaw | Director: Stephen Harrison | Stars: Torin Thatcher, Francis James, George Zucco, Frederick Peisley

88. Abdul the Damned (1935)

Passed | 79 min | Drama, History

6.7
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In 1908, Sultan Abdul Hamid faces resistance from the Young Turk party, while also becoming infatuated with a visiting Austrian singer.

Writers: Robert Neumann, Ashley Dukes, Roger Burford, Warren Chetham Strode | Director: Karl Grune | Stars: Fritz Kortner, Nils Asther, John Stuart, Adrienne Ames

89. It's a Bet (1935)

69 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Marcus McGill, Frank Miller, L. du Garde Peach, Curt Siodmak | Director: Alexander Esway | Stars: Gene Gerrard, Helen Chandler, Judy Kelly, Allen Vincent

90. Autumn Crocus (1934)

86 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Writers: Basil Dean, Dorothy Farnum, Dodie Smith | Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Ivor Novello, Fay Compton, Muriel Aked, Esme Church

91. The Lady Is Willing (1934)

66 min | Comedy

6.5
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Writers: Guy Bolton, Louis Verneuil | Director: Gilbert Miller | Stars: Leslie Howard, Cedric Hardwicke, Binnie Barnes, Nigel Playfair

92. Something Always Happens (1934)

TV-G | 69 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Unemployed car salesman Peter is encouraged by his girlfriend Cynthia to approach the head of a petrol company with his plan for making petrol stations more attractive to customers. When ... See full summary »

Writer: Brock Williams | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Ian Hunter, Nancy O'Neil, Peter Gawthorne, John Singer

93. Road House (1934)

76 min | Crime, Musical, Romance

4.5
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Writers: Leslie Arliss, Walter C. Hackett, Austin Melford | Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Violet Loraine, Gordon Harker, Aileen Marson, Emlyn Williams

94. What Happened Then? (1934)

62 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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Young Raymond Rudford,sculptor, is on trial for slitting the throat of his uncle, who had adopted and raised him after Raymond's parent's died when he was a young boy. The prosecution ... See full summary »

Writers: Lillian Trimble Bradley, Walter Summers | Director: Walter Summers | Stars: Richard Bird, Lorna Hubbard, Geoffrey Wardwell, Francis L. Sullivan

95. What's in a Name? (1934)

48 min | Comedy

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Director: Ralph Ince | Stars: Carol Goodner, Barry Clifton, Reginald Purdell, Gyles Isham

96. The Roof (1933)

58 min | Crime, Mystery

5.3
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Inspector Darrow investigates the death of a wealthy man.

Writers: David Whitelaw, H. Fowler Mear | Director: George A. Cooper | Stars: Leslie Perrins, Michael Hogan, Russell Thorndike, Ivor Barnard

97. The Good Companions (1933)

95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.2
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Film musical taken from JB Priestley's novel about three musicians joining together to save a failing concert party, the Dinky Doos.

Writers: Ian Dalrymple, Edward Knoblock, W.P. Lipscomb, Angus MacPhail, J.B. Priestley | Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Edmund Gwenn, John Gielgud, Mary Glynne

98. The Man from Toronto (1933)

77 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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Writers: W.P. Lipscomb, Douglas Murray | Director: Sinclair Hill | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Ian Hunter, Frederick Kerr, Ben Field

99. There Goes the Bride (1932)

79 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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A businessman's daughter runs away from an arranged marriage, only to find herself penniless and suspected of theft after she becomes the victim of a bag thief in the train. When she ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry Koster, Wolfgang Wilhelm, W.P. Lipscomb | Director: Albert de Courville | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Owen Nares, Carol Goodner, Jerry Verno

100. Midshipmaid Gob (1932)

84 min | Comedy

7.3
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Writers: Stafford Dickens, Ian Hay, Stephen King-Hall | Director: Albert de Courville | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Frederick Kerr, Basil Sydney, A.W. Baskcomb