Hollywood Does The Classicsby karljhickey14 | created - 3 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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2. Pride and Prejudice (1940)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Romance
Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy come to ... See full summary »
4. The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935)
87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An opium-addicted choirmaster develops an obsession for a beautiful young girl and will not stop short of murder in order to have her.
5. Call of the Wild (1935)
Approved | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During the Klondike Gold Rush, a traveler purchases a dog to lead the way toward the treasure, but reconsiders his journey when he finds a jilted married woman.
6. The Sea Wolf (1941)
Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama
After being fished out of the sea by a sealer, three fugitives find themselves prisoners of the ship's brutal skipper who refuses to put them ashore and they hatch an escape plan during a crew mutiny.
8. Anna Karenina (1935)
Passed | 95 min | Drama, Romance
The married Anna Karenina falls in love with Count Vronsky despite her husband's refusal to grant a divorce, and both must contend with the social repercussions.
Votes: 4,481 | Gross: $0.87M
9. Becky Sharp (1935)
Unrated | 84 min | Drama, Romance, War
Set against the background of the Battle of Waterloo, Becky Sharp is the story of Vanity Fair by Thackeray. Becky and Amelia are girls at school together, but Becky is from a "show biz" ... See full summary »
aka Vanity Fair
10. Rich Man's Folly (1931)
80 min | Drama
The dream of Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of the shipping company, is to have a son to continue his business. Tragically, Dombey's wife dies shortly after giving birth to their son.
aka Dombey and Son
13. Les Misérables (1935)
Approved | 108 min | Drama, History, Romance
In early 19th Century France an ex-convict who failed to report to parole is relentlessly pursued over a 20 year period by an obsessive policeman.
14. A Tale of Two Cities (1935)
Not Rated | 128 min | Drama, History, Romance
A pair of lookalikes, one a former French aristocrat and the other an alcoholic English lawyer, fall in love with the same woman amongst the turmoil of the French Revolution.
15. The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
Approved | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to get his revenge on them.
16. As You Like It (1936)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
A Duke usurps his brother's land and power, banishing him and his entourage into the forest of Arden. The banished Duke's daughter, Rosalind, remains with her cousin Celia. She has fallen ... See full summary »
18. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)
Approved | 133 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the ... See full summary »
19. Treasure Island (1934)
Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure, Family
Young Jim Hawkins is torn between his loyalty to his benefactors and his affection for lovable rogue Long John Silver in their struggle to recover a buried pirate treasure.
Votes: 2,100 | Gross: $2.54M
20. Macbeth (1948)
Passed | 92 min | Drama, History, War
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
22. The Moonstone (1934)
Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Typical Monogram whodunit from the 30's, with dialogue and sound effects based on the well known mystery book with same title. A valuable gem from India is stolen in an old dark mansion and... See full summary »
23. The Heiress (1949)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance
A young naive woman falls for a handsome young man who her emotionally abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter.
aka Washington Square
24. The Lost Moment (1947)
Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
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.
aka The Aspern Papers
26. Jane Eyre (1943)
Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance
After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house, to care for his young daughter.
Votes: 7,107 | Gross: $3.82M
28. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.
29. A Christmas Carol (1938)
Not Rated | 69 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge ... See full summary »