1941

Ball Of Fire

Ball Of Fire

Ball Of Fire
IMDb: 7.8
111 min

A group of academics have spent years shut up in a house working on the definitive encyclopedia. When one of them discovers that his entry on slang is hopelessly outdated, he ventures into the wide world to learn about the evolving language. Here he meets Sugarpuss O\'Shea, a nightclub singer, who\'s on top of all the slang and, it just so happens, needs a place to stay.

Sullivan’s Travels

Sullivan’s Travels

Sullivan’s Travels
IMDb: 7.9
91 min

Successful movie director John L. Sullivan, convinced he won\'t be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, aiming to \"know trouble\" first-hand. When all he finds is a train ride back to Hollywood and a beautiful blonde companion, he redoubles his efforts, managing to land himself in more trouble than he bargained for when he loses his memory and ends up a prisoner on a chain gang.

The Corsican Brothers

The Corsican Brothers

The Corsican Brothers
IMDb: 6.5
111 min

The bloody hostility of two noble families on Corsica shapes the destiny of twins born conjoined. Surgically separated as newborns, the brothers are raised apart, unaware of one another\'s existence. Upon reaching adulthood they meet, and join forces to avenge their parents\' murders.

Suspicion

Suspicion

Suspicion
IMDb: 7.4
99 min

Wealthy, sheltered Lina McLaidlaw is swept off her feet by charming ne\'er-do-well Johnnie Aysgarth. Though warned that Johnnie is little more than a fortune hunter, Lina marries him anyway. She remains loyal to her irresponsible husband as he plows his way from one disreputable business scheme to another. Gradually Lina comes to the conclusion that Johnnie intends to kill her in order to collect her inheritance. The suspicion seems confirmed when Johnnie\'s business partner dies under mysterious circumstances. Joan Fontaine won a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance.

They Died with Their Boots On

They Died with Their Boots On

They Died with Their Boots On
IMDb: 7.2
140 min

The story follows General George Armstrong Custer\'s adventures from his West Point days to his death. He defies orders during the Civil War, trains the 7th Cavalry, appeases Chief Crazy Horse and later engages in bloody battle with the Sioux nation.

I Wake Up Screaming

I Wake Up Screaming

I Wake Up Screaming
IMDb: 7.2
82 min

A young promoter is accused of the murder of Vicky Lynn, a young actress he \"discovered\" as a waitress while out with ex-actor Robin Ray and gossip columnist Larry Evans.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
How Green Was My Valley

How Green Was My Valley

How Green Was My Valley
IMDb: 7.7
118 min

At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life. Lots of atmosphere, very sentimental view of pre-union miners\' lives. The film is based on the 1939 Richard Llewellyn novel of the same name.

Swamp Water

Swamp Water

Swamp Water
IMDb: 7.1
88 min

A hunter happens upon a fugitive and his daughter living in a Georgia swamp. He falls in love with the girl and persuades the fugitive to return to town.

Dumbo

Dumbo

Dumbo
IMDb: 7.2
64 min

Dumbo is a baby elephant born with oversized ears and a supreme lack of confidence. But thanks to his even more diminutive buddy -- Timothy the Mouse -- the pint-sized pachyderm learns to surmount all obstacles.

Genre: Best Disney
The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon
IMDb: 8.0
100 min

A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.

You’ll Never Get Rich

You’ll Never Get Rich

You’ll Never Get Rich
IMDb: 6.8
88 min

A Broadway choreographer (Fred Astaire) gets drafted and puts on a GI show with his girlfriend (Rita Hayworth) and producer (Robert Benchley).

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Pimpernel’ Smith

Pimpernel’ Smith

Pimpernel’ Smith
IMDb: 7.2
120 min

Eccentric Cambridge archaeologist Horatio Smith (Howard) takes a group of British and American archaeology students to pre-war Nazi Germany to help in his excavations. His research is supported by the Nazis, since he professes to be looking for evidence of the Aryan origins of German civilisation. However, he has a secret agenda: to free inmates of the concentration camps.

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The Bride Came C.O.D.

The Bride Came C.O.D.

The Bride Came C.O.D.
IMDb: 7.0
92 min

A financially-strapped charter pilot hires himself to an oil tycoon to kidnap his madcap daughter and prevent her from marrying a vapid band leader.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Sergeant York

Sergeant York

Sergeant York
IMDb: 7.7
134 min

Alvin York a hillbilly sharpshooter transforms himself from ruffian to religious pacifist. He is then called to serve his country and despite deep religious and moral objections to fighting becomes one of the most celebrated American heroes of WWI.

Love on the Dole

Love on the Dole

Love on the Dole
IMDb: 6.7
94 min

Depressing and realistic family drama about the struggles of unemployment and poverty in 1930s Lancashire. The 20-year-old Kerr gives an emotionally charged performance as Hardcastle, one of the cotton workers trying to make life better. Interlaced with humour that brings a ray of sunshine to the pervasive bleakness, this remains a powerful social study of life between the wars, and was a rare problem picture to come out of Britain at the time.

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The Reluctant Dragon

The Reluctant Dragon

The Reluctant Dragon
IMDb: 6.9
74 min

Humorist Robert Benchley attempts to find Walt Disney to ask him to adapt a short story about a gentle dragon who would rather recite poetry than be ferocious. Along the way, he is given a tour of Walt Disney Studios, and learns about the animation process.

Man Hunt

Man Hunt

Man Hunt
IMDb: 7.3
105 min

British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.

Blood and Sand

Blood and Sand

Blood and Sand
IMDb: 6.9
125 min

Bullfighter Juan Gallardo falls for socialite Dona Sol, turning from the faithful Carmen who nevertheless stands by her man as he continues to face real danger in the bullring.

Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane
IMDb: 8.3
119 min

Newspaper magnate, Charles Foster Kane is taken from his mother as a boy and made the ward of a rich industrialist. As a result, every well-meaning, tyrannical or self-destructive move he makes for the rest of his life appears in some way to be a reaction to that deeply wounding event.

Ziegfeld Girl

Ziegfeld Girl

Ziegfeld Girl
IMDb: 6.8
132 min

Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl\'s life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must leave behind her ageing vaudevillian father; vulnerable Sheila, the working girl pursued both by a millionaire and by her loyal boyfriend from Flatbush; and the mysterious European beauty Sandra, whose concert violinist husband cannot endure the thought of their escaping from poverty by promenading her glamor in skimpy costumes.

Penny Serenade

Penny Serenade

Penny Serenade
IMDb: 7.1
119 min

A light-hearted romantic drama starring Cary Grant & Irene Dunne as a couple who meet, fall in love, quarrel and reunite. While listening to a recording of \"Penny Serenade\", Julie Gardiner Adams (Irene Dunne) begins reflecting on her past. She recalls her impulsive marriage to newspaper reporter Roger Adams (Carey Grant), which begins on a deliriously happy note but turns out to be fraught with tragedy. Other songs remind her of their courtship, their marriage, their desire for a child, and the joys and sorrows they have shared. A flood of memories come back to her as she ponders on their present problems and how they arose.

That Hamilton Woman

That Hamilton Woman

That Hamilton Woman
IMDb: 7.2
128 min

Sir William Hamilton, a widower of mature years, is British ambassador to the Court of Naples. Emma who comes for a visit with her mother wouldn\'t cut the grade with London society but she gets along well with the Queen of Naples. Emma likes being Lady Hamilton and life goes smoothly until Lord Nelson pays a visit. Sir William decides at first to let his young wife have her fling and pretends not to know what is going on. But the real life lovers, whose first screen romance was in \"Fire Over England\" (1937) have an even more burning passion for each other in this film.

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La famille Stoddard

La famille Stoddard

La famille Stoddard
IMDb: 6.6
81 min

Emilie has been hired to care for the four sons of wealthy Adam Stoddard and his wife, Molly. After Molly dies, Adam and the boys grow to depend on Emilie even more. At the same time, Emilie falls in love with Adam. The boys grow up, but Adam insists that Emilie stay on as part of the family. Her relationships with both the boys and Adam become strained after one son marries a gold-digging viper named Hester. Written by Daniel Bubbeo

Genre: Romance
The Sea Wolf

The Sea Wolf

The Sea Wolf
IMDb: 7.5
100 min

Shipwrecked fugitives try to escape a brutal sea captain who\'s losing his mind.

Genre: Adventure, Drama
Topper Returns

Topper Returns

Topper Returns
IMDb: 6.9
88 min

Topper is once again tormented by a fun-loving spirit. This time, it\'s Gail Richards, who was accidentally murdered while vacationing at the home of her wealthy friend, Ann Carrington (Landis), the intended victim. With Topper\'s help, Gail sets out to find her killer with the expected zany results.

Meet John Doe

Meet John Doe

Meet John Doe
IMDb: 7.6
122 min

As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed \"John Doe,\" who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate \"Doe.\" Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it\'s worth, until the made-up \"John Doe\" philosophy starts a whole political movement.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Strawberry Blonde

The Strawberry Blonde

The Strawberry Blonde
IMDb: 7.3
97 min

Biff Grimes is desperately in love with Virginia, but his best friend Hugo marries her and manipulates Biff into becoming involved in his somewhat nefarious businesses. Hugo appears to have stolen Biff\'s dreams, and Biff has to deal with the realisation that having what he wants and wanting what another has can be very different things.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Western Union

Western Union

Western Union
IMDb: 6.7
95 min

When Edward Creighton leads the construction of the Western Union to unite East with West, he hires a Western reformed outlaw and a tenderfoot Eastern surveyor.

Buck Privates

Buck Privates

Buck Privates
IMDb: 7.1
84 min

Petty con artists, Bud & Lou mistakenly join the Army evading the cops. The cop chasing them winds up as their drill instructor. A rich young man and his former working class chauffeur are not only in the same unit, they\'re vying for a pretty girl who seems attracted to both.

Genre: Comedy, Music
The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve
IMDb: 7.8
97

It's no accident when wealthy Charles falls for Jean. Jean is a con artist with her sights set on Charles' fortune. Matters complicate when Jean starts falling for her mark. When Charles suspects Jean is a gold digger, he dumps her. Jean, fixated on revenge and still pining for the millionaire, devises a plan to get back in Charles' life. With love and payback on her mind, she re-introduces herself to Charles, this time as an aristocrat named Lady Eve Sidwich.

High Sierra

High Sierra

High Sierra
IMDb: 7.5
100

Given a pardon from jail, Roy Earle gets back into the swing of things as he robs a swanky resort.