Search results for "1939"
The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
IMDb: N/A
117

Paris, France, 1482. Frollo, Chief Justice of benevolent King Louis XI, gets infatuated by the beauty of Esmeralda, a gypsy young girl. The hunchback Quasimodo, Frollo’s protege and bell-ringer of…

Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
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
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
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
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
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
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….

The Dark Eyes of London

The Dark Eyes of London

The Dark Eyes of London
IMDb: 5.8
76

Insurance agent-physician collects on policies of men murdered by a disfigured resident of the home for the blind where he acts as doctor-on-call.

Genre: Horror
Dark Victory

Dark Victory

Dark Victory
IMDb: 7.5
104

A flighty heiress discovers inner strength when she develops a brain tumor.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Dodge City

Dodge City

Dodge City
IMDb: 7.1
104

In this epic Western, Wade Hatton, a wagon master turned sheriff, tames a cow town at the end of a railroad line.

Genre: Action, Western
Frontier Marshal

Frontier Marshal

Frontier Marshal
IMDb: 6.7
71

Wyatt Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Genre: Western
Intermezzo: A Love Story

Intermezzo: A Love Story

Intermezzo: A Love Story
IMDb: 6.7
70

A concert violinist becomes charmed with his daughter’s talented piano teacher. When he invites her to go on tour with him, they make beautiful music away from the concert hall…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Jesse James

Jesse James

Jesse James
IMDb: 7
106

After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.

Made for Each Other

Made for Each Other

Made for Each Other
IMDb: 6.4
92

A couple struggle to find happiness after a whirlwind courtship.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Man of Conquest

Man of Conquest

Man of Conquest
IMDb: 6.2
105

The story of Sam Houston, hero of the Texas revolution, statesman, and first president of the Republic of Texas.

Genre: Drama, History
The Mikado

The Mikado

The Mikado
IMDb: 6.4
90

In a mythical Japan, Ko-Ko, a cheap tailor, has been appointed Lord High Executioner and must find someone to execute before the arrival of the ruling Mikado. He lights upon…

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
New Frontier

New Frontier

New Frontier
IMDb: 5.7
57

The Three Mesquiteers convince a group of settlers to exchange their present property for some which, unbeknownst to our goodguys, is going to be worthless. They are captured before they…

Genre: Western
The Night Riders

The Night Riders

The Night Riders
IMDb: 6
56

Talbot uses a phony land grant to rule thirteen million acres, taxing everyone heavily and evicting those who won’t pay. The Three Mesquiteers becomes mysterious “night riders” to fight this…

Genre: History, Western
Ninotchka

Ninotchka

Ninotchka
IMDb: 7.9
110

A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Only Angels Have Wings

Only Angels Have Wings

Only Angels Have Wings
IMDb: 7.7
121

Geoff Carter is the head of a crumbling air freight service in desperate need of a replacement pilot. He is forced to hire a descredited aviator who arrives with his…

Poison Pen

Poison Pen

Poison Pen
IMDb: 6.7
79

The inhabitants of a peaceful village begin receiving mysterious hate mail penned by someone with malicious thoughts.

Genre: Drama
Son of Frankenstein

Son of Frankenstein

Son of Frankenstein
IMDb: 7.1
99

One of the sons of Frankenstein finds his father’s monster in a coma and revives him, only to find out he is controlled by Ygor who is bent on revenge.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles
IMDb: 7.5
80

On his uncle’s death Sir Henry Baskerville returns from Canada to take charge of his ancestral hall on the desolate moors of Devonshire, and finds that Sherlock Holmes is there…

Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Union Pacific

Union Pacific

Union Pacific
IMDb: 7.1
135

One of the last bills signed by President Lincoln authorizes pushing the Union Pacific Railroad across the wilderness to California. But financial opportunist Asa Barrows hopes to profit from obstructing…

Genre: Drama, Western
Wyoming Outlaw

Wyoming Outlaw

Wyoming Outlaw
IMDb: 6.2
56

Will Parker has been destroyed by a local politician and now must steal to feed his family. He steals a steer from the Three Mesquiteers.

Genre: Western
The Outsider

The Outsider

The Outsider
IMDb: 5.4
91

A controversial osteopath sets out to cure the daughter of a famous surgeon – and falls in love with her in the process.

Genre: Drama
Artie Shaw’s Class in Swing

Artie Shaw’s Class in Swing

Artie Shaw’s Class in Swing
IMDb: 6.3
10

This film is less a typical musical short and more like an educational film. It consists of a narrator describing the music, composition and style of a big band.

Hoagy Carmichael

Hoagy Carmichael

Hoagy Carmichael
IMDb: 5.5
10

Short musical subject featuring the work of composer Hoagy Carmichael performed by him and featuring Jack Teagarden and his Orchestra, as well as vocalist Meredith Blake.

Genre: Music
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
Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind
IMDb: 8.1
233

The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman’s destructive…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz
IMDb: 8
102

Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick…

Stanley and Livingstone

Stanley and Livingstone

Stanley and Livingstone
IMDb: 7
101

When American newspaperman and adventurer Henry M. Stanley comes back from the western Indian wars, his editor James Gordon Bennett sends him to Africa to find Dr. David Livingstone, the…

East Side of Heaven

East Side of Heaven

East Side of Heaven
IMDb: 6.4
88

A man finds himself the father, by proxy, of a ten-month-old baby and becomes involved in the turbulent lives of the child’s family.

Genre: Comedy, Family
Reno

Reno

Reno
IMDb: 5.7
73

A divorce lawyer prospers as a gambling tycoon.

Genre: Drama
The Face at the Window

The Face at the Window

The Face at the Window
IMDb: 6
70

In 1880, the criminal called The Face is responsible for a murderous rampage in France. When the Brisson Bank is robbed in Paris and the employee Michelle is murdered, the…

Genre: Drama, Horror
Fisherman’s Wharf

Fisherman’s Wharf

Fisherman’s Wharf
IMDb: 5.6
72

Carlo Roma and his foster-son, Toma, and their friend Beppo, are living a happy fisherman’s life in San Francisco until Carlo’s widowed sister-in-law, Stella, shows up with her brat-son, Rudolph,…

Nick Carter, Master Detective

Nick Carter, Master Detective

Nick Carter, Master Detective
IMDb: 6.2
59

Detective Nick Carter is brought in to foil spies at the Radex Airplane Factory, where a new fighter plane is under manufacture.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Cheer Boys Cheer

Cheer Boys Cheer

Cheer Boys Cheer
IMDb: 6.7
84

Shades of “Romeo and Juliet” with rival British Brewery owners who hate each other and their children who fall in love.

Genre: Comedy
Dead Men Are Dangerous

Dead Men Are Dangerous

Dead Men Are Dangerous
IMDb: 5.3
69

Unsuccessful writer Aylmer Franklyn takes the chance to change identities after he discovers a corpse. However, he soon finds himself accused of the murder of a maid at a near-by…

Genre: Crime
The Return of Doctor X

The Return of Doctor X

The Return of Doctor X
IMDb: 5.8
62

Dr. Francis Flegg , a specialist in blood disease and research, has been assisted in recent months by a mysterious fellow named Marshall Quesne who is extremely pale, with a…