Search results for "1939"
Personal Column

Personal Column

Personal Column
IMDb: 6.9
114

To try solving the strange disappearances of 11 young Parisian women, the police obtain the services of Adrienne Charpentier, friend of the latest missing person.

Genre: Romance, Thriller
One Mother’s Family

One Mother’s Family

One Mother’s Family
IMDb: 6.3
9

A mother hen is taking her brood for a walk. They encounter obstacles along the way, such as traffic. There’s one clumsy chick who repeatedly has more trouble than the…

Genre: Animation, Family
Hollywood Cavalcade

Hollywood Cavalcade

Hollywood Cavalcade
IMDb: 6.5
97

Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer Molly Adair. As she becomes a star she marries an actor, so Connors fires them. She asks for him as director of…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Birthright

Birthright

Birthright
IMDb: 6.1
75

A black Harvard graduate confronts racism.

Genre: Drama
Calling Dr. Kildare

Calling Dr. Kildare

Calling Dr. Kildare
IMDb: 6.3
86

Following an argument with his young protege, the curmudgeonly Dr. Gillespie dumps Jimmy Kildare in a street clinic, hoping to teach him a lesson. While working there Kildare meets pretty…

Genre: Drama
Four Wives

Four Wives

Four Wives
IMDb: 6.5
99

In this sequel to Four Daughters, Ann struggles to move on after the death of her husband as she falls in love with Felix, but on the day of her…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex

The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex

The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
IMDb: 7.1
106

This period drama frames the tumultuous affair between Queen Elizabeth I and the man who would be King of England.

Miracles for Sale

Miracles for Sale

Miracles for Sale
IMDb: 6.2
71

A maker of illusions for magicians protects an ingenue likely to be murdered.

Genre: Crime, Mystery
Let’s Be Famous

Let’s Be Famous

Let’s Be Famous
IMDb: 5.6
83

An Irishman sets out to become famous as a singer on the radio. Due to a mix up he is instead entered as a contestant on a quiz show.

Genre: Comedy, Music
Stand Up and Fight

Stand Up and Fight

Stand Up and Fight
IMDb: 6.4
97

A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.

Lucky Night

Lucky Night

Lucky Night
IMDb: 6.2
82

Cora, an heiress who gives it all up for the excitement of looking for a job and living on her own, meets up with unemployed and flat broke Dick. The…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Blues
IMDb: 6.5
92

A Broadway musical comedy star tires of the same old grind and flees the city. She runs into the skipper of a showboat who befriends her, and they make plans…

Genre: Comedy, Music
They Made Me a Criminal

They Made Me a Criminal

They Made Me a Criminal
IMDb: 6.9
92

A boxer flees, believing he has committed a murder while he was drunk.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Beauty for the Asking

Beauty for the Asking

Beauty for the Asking
IMDb: 6.2
68

Denny breaks up with his fiancée Jean to marries wealthy Flora. When Jean is fired from her job she decides to market the face cream she invented. After sending it…

Genre: Drama, Romance
5th Ave Girl

5th Ave Girl

5th Ave Girl
IMDb: 6.8
83

A wealthy man hires a poor girl to play his mistress in order to get more attention from his neglectful family.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Bachelor Mother

Bachelor Mother

Bachelor Mother
IMDb: 7.6
82

Polly Parrish, a clerk at Merlin’s Department Store, is mistakenly presumed to be the mother of a foundling. Outraged at Polly’s unmotherly conduct, David Merlin becomes determined to keep the…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Confessions of a Nazi Spy

Confessions of a Nazi Spy

Confessions of a Nazi Spy
IMDb: 6.8
104

FBI agent Ed Renard investigates the pre-War espionage activities of the German-American Bund.

Genre: Drama, War
Hell’s Kitchen

Hell’s Kitchen

Hell’s Kitchen
IMDb: 6.5
81

A paroled convict’s efforts to improve conditions at a boys’ reform school alarm the school’s corrupt warden, who has been embezzling funds from the institution. He hatches a plan to…

Genre: Drama
Lady of the Tropics

Lady of the Tropics

Lady of the Tropics
IMDb: 6.2
92

Playboy Bill Carey woos a half-caste beauty in French Indochina, but her second-class legal status makes a formidable barrier.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Q Planes

Q Planes

Q Planes
IMDb: 6.5
82

An eccentric Scotland Yard inspector thinks something beamed from a spy ship is dropping planes.

Tarzan Finds a Son!

Tarzan Finds a Son!

Tarzan Finds a Son!
IMDb: 6.6
82

A young couple die in a plane crash in the jungle. Their son is found by Tarzan and Jane who name him Boy and raise him as their own. Five…

Genre: Action, Adventure
Mr. Moto’s Last Warning

Mr. Moto’s Last Warning

Mr. Moto’s Last Warning
IMDb: 6.5
71

A Japanese man claiming to be Mr. Moto, of the International Police, is abducted and murdered soon after disembarking from a ship at Port Said in Egypt. The real Mr….

Le Jour Se Lève

Le Jour Se Lève

Le Jour Se Lève
IMDb: 7.7
93

After committing a murder, a man locks himself in his apartment and recollects the events the led him to the killing.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Invisible Stripes

Invisible Stripes

Invisible Stripes
IMDb: 6.7
81

A gangster is unable to go straight after returning home from prison.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Society Dog Show

Society Dog Show

Society Dog Show
IMDb: 6.9
8

Rather out of place at a swanky dog show, Pluto flirts with Fifi, a dainty Pekingese. The judge orders Mickey and Pluto to leave, but when a fire breaks out…

Beach Picnic

Beach Picnic

Beach Picnic
IMDb: 6.7
8

Donald Duck is at the beach and tries to ride a rubber horse. He notices Pluto sleeping at the shore and decides to have some fun with him by sending…

Genre: Animation
Idiot’s Delight

Idiot’s Delight

Idiot’s Delight
IMDb: 6.5
107

A group of disparate travelers are caught are thrown together in a posh Alpine hotel when the borders are closed at the start of WWII.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Midnight

Midnight

Midnight
IMDb: 7.9
94

An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Sea Scouts

Sea Scouts

Sea Scouts
IMDb: 6.9
8

Donald has a large sailboat, and his crew consists of his three nephews. But between his own clumsiness, and that of his inexperienced (but not mean) crew, the sailing is…

Genre: Animation
Disputed Passage

Disputed Passage

Disputed Passage
IMDb: 6.5
87

A doctor’s medical studies are threatened by his infatuation with a Chinese girl. The girl returns to China, but complications ensue when she runs into him in Nanking during a…

Genre: Drama, War
Department Store

Department Store

Department Store
IMDb: 6.7
85

In a massive department store the driver romances the shopgirl. The problem is that the manager also has his eye on her, and some employees seem to be pilfering goods…

Genre: Drama
The Cisco Kid and the Lady

The Cisco Kid and the Lady

The Cisco Kid and the Lady
IMDb: 6.2
74

An orphan whose father has been killed by bandits inherits a mine. Cisco saves the mine and the child and also finds the child’s real mother.

Genre: Western
Juarez

Juarez

Juarez
IMDb: 7.1
125

The newly named emperor Maximilian and his wife Carolotta arrive in Mexico to face popular sentiment favoring Benito Juraez and democracy..

Swanee River

Swanee River

Swanee River
IMDb: N/A
84

Swanee River is a 1940 American biopic about Stephen Foster, a songwriter from Pittsburgh who falls in love with the South, marries a Southern girl, then is accused of sympathizing…

Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
The Great Man Votes

The Great Man Votes

The Great Man Votes
IMDb: 6.7
72

In 1923, Gregory Vance, a widower with two children, is a former scholar who has turned from book-to-bottle. He works, slightly, as a night-watchman and his children, who know him…

Genre: Drama
Charlie Chan at Treasure Island

Charlie Chan at Treasure Island

Charlie Chan at Treasure Island
IMDb: 7.3
72

Charlie’s investigation of a phony psychic during the 1939 World Exposition on San Francisco’s Treasure Island leads him to expose a suicide as murder.

Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Blackwell’s Island

Blackwell’s Island

Blackwell’s Island
IMDb: 6.1
71

A reporter gets himself sent to prison to expose a mobster.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Blackmail

Blackmail

Blackmail
IMDb: 6.8
81

A fugitive from a chain gang becomes an oil-well firefighter and meets the man who framed him.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Trouble Brewing

Trouble Brewing

Trouble Brewing
IMDb: 6.7
87

Ealing comedy starring music hall star George Formby. An eager newspaper reporter (Formby) goes undercover to expose a gang of counterfeiters. Posing as a wrestler and waiter in his investigative…

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
IMDb: 7.4
85

Having once again avoided criminal conviction, Professor Moriarity develops a murderous plan to “finish off” his last major nemesis, Sherlock Holmes, by making him fail to prevent the perfect crime….