Search results for "1939"
Ride ’em, Cowgirl

Ride ’em, Cowgirl

Ride ’em, Cowgirl
IMDb: 5.7
53

Sandy Doyle, gambler and political chief of a small border town, seeks to gain control of the Bar-X Ranch, owned by Rufe Rickson, to further some undercover activities of his…

Genre: Music, Western
Dust Be My Destiny

Dust Be My Destiny

Dust Be My Destiny
IMDb: 6.8
88

Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman’s daughter leads to…

Genre: Crime, Drama
The 400 Million

The 400 Million

The 400 Million
IMDb: 6.7
54

The 400 million people of China are heirs to a great civilization, as their pagodas and stone lions can attest. But they are under attack from the Japanese. Civilian refugees…

King of Chinatown

King of Chinatown

King of Chinatown
IMDb: 6.2
57

A Chinese-American surgeon faces a moral dilemma after operating on the mob boss in charge of vice and protection rackets in her city’s Chinatown.

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Shipyard Sally

Shipyard Sally

Shipyard Sally
IMDb: 6.5
77

A lancashire singer buys a pub in Clydebank and hits money troubles when the shipbyards are closed. She takes a petition to London to try to get them reopened.

One Third of a Nation

One Third of a Nation

One Third of a Nation
IMDb: 6.1
79

The negligent owner of a tenement slum becomes romantically involved with one of the building’s residents. Future film director Sidney Lumet plays a key supporting role in this social-consciousness drama…

Genre: Drama
Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot
IMDb: 6.6
65

Nicky Nelson is a fast-talking sideshow barker with a wax-and-alive concession on Atlantic City’s boardwalk. Even with the band of his friend, struggling musician Gene Krupa, playing on the sidewalk…

S.O.S Tidal Wave

S.O.S Tidal Wave

S.O.S Tidal Wave
IMDb: 5.9
62

A news reporter-commentator at a combined radio-television broadcasting station gives up his stand against the election of a corrupt mayoral candidate after a gangster threatens his family. Features tidal wave…

Genre: Crime
Day-time Wife

Day-time Wife

Day-time Wife
IMDb: 6.5
72

When a young wife discovers her husband of two years is involved with his beautiful secretary, she applies for a job as secretary to a business rival.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Beware Spooks!

Beware Spooks!

Beware Spooks!
IMDb: 6.2
65

A Coney Island fun house is a major setting of this 1939 comedy in which bumbling detective Joe E. Brown interrupts his honeymoon to pursue a wanted killer.

Genre: Comedy
Angels Wash Their Faces

Angels Wash Their Faces

Angels Wash Their Faces
IMDb: 6
86

A young man just released from a reformatory moves to a new neighborhood with his sister, intending to start a new life. However, he gets mixed up with the local…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Mysterious Miss X

The Mysterious Miss X

The Mysterious Miss X
IMDb: 6.1
65

After being mistaken for Scotland Yard detectives, two vaudevillians (Michael Whalen, Chick Chandler) try to solve a murder in a Midwestern town.

Genre: Mystery
Island of Lost Men

Island of Lost Men

Island of Lost Men
IMDb: 6.5
68

A Chinese general’s daughter (Anna May Wong) tracks her father to a slave-labor tyrant’s (J. Carrol Naish) jungle empire.

Code of the Secret Service

Code of the Secret Service

Code of the Secret Service
IMDb: 5.1
58

Secret Service agents try to solve the theft of treasury banknote plates.

Sabotage

Sabotage

Sabotage
IMDb: 5.9
66

The night before his grandson, Tommy Grayson, a mechanic at the Midland Aircraft Corporation, is to marry Gail, a former showgirl, Major Matt Grayson, a war veteran and watchman at…

Genre: Action, Drama
The Gorilla

The Gorilla

The Gorilla
IMDb: 4.8
68

When an escaped circus gorilla appears to have gone on a murderous rampage, a threatened attorney calls on the detective trio of Garrity, Harrigan and Mullivan to act as bodyguards….

Blind Alley

Blind Alley

Blind Alley
IMDb: 6.3
69

A gangster takes a doctor and his family hostage.

Genre: Crime
Saved by the Belle

Saved by the Belle

Saved by the Belle
IMDb: 6.9
18

The stooges are traveling salesmen stranded in Valeska, a tropical country prone to earthquakes. Having no luck selling fur coats to the natives they are arrested when they receive a…

Genre: Comedy
The Cowboy Quarterback

The Cowboy Quarterback

The Cowboy Quarterback
IMDb: 4.6
56

Football scout for the Chicago Packers Rusty Walker signs Harry Lynn, a legendary broken-field runner. Harry won’t leave his home town without his girlfriend Maizie Williams. He gets tangled up…

Genre: Comedy
The Bronze Buckaroo

The Bronze Buckaroo

The Bronze Buckaroo
IMDb: 5
58

Bob Blake and his sidekick and four singing cowboys arrive at the Jackson ranch where Bob learns from Betty Jackson that her brother, Joe, is missing. Bob investigates and learns…

Genre: Western
Bulldog Drummond’s Bride

Bulldog Drummond’s Bride

Bulldog Drummond’s Bride
IMDb: 6
56

Hugh “Bulldog” Drummond is on the precipice of matrimony to his beloved Phyllis — but a bank robbery and a daring escape is going to get in their way before…

In Old Monterey

In Old Monterey

In Old Monterey
IMDb: 6.2
72

The (pre-WWII) Army takes over a large area of land, over the objection of citizens and corporations who live and work there.

Genre: Western
Zenobia

Zenobia

Zenobia
IMDb: 6
73

A modest country doctor in the antebellum South has to contend with his daughter’s upcoming marriage and an affectionate medicine show elephant.

Genre: Comedy
Law of the Pampas

Law of the Pampas

Law of the Pampas
IMDb: 6.7
72

Hoppy and Lucky are headed to South America to deliver a heard of cattle. Bay guy Ralph Merritt gets in their way. For a while.

Come on George!

Come on George!

Come on George!
IMDb: 6.4
88

George Formby, who plays George, a stable boy. He also has the unique ability to soothe an anxious racing horse. Expectedly, George races the horse and wins

Genre: Comedy
Desperate Trails

Desperate Trails

Desperate Trails
IMDb: 6
60

A young boy helps a marshal in his battle against outlaws.

Three Smart Girls Grow Up

Three Smart Girls Grow Up

Three Smart Girls Grow Up
IMDb: 6.9
90

Three sisters who believe life is going to be easy, now that their parents are back together, until one sister falls in love with another’s fiancé, and the youngest sister…

The Cat and the Canary

The Cat and the Canary

The Cat and the Canary
IMDb: 7.2
72

Ten years after the death of millionaire Cyrus Norman, his will is to be read out to his six relatives, including Joyce Norman and Wally Campbell. Organized by Norman’s lawyer,…

The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

The Arsenal Stadium Mystery
IMDb: 6.2
84

During a charity football match between Arsenal and touring amateur side Trojans, the Trojan’s new star player collapses and dies. Inspector Slade of Scotland Yard is called in and declares…

Genre: Crime
The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum

The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum

The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum
IMDb: 7.8
144

In late 19th century Tokyo, Kikunosuke Onoue, the adopted son of a legendary actor, himself an actor specializing in female roles, discovers that he is only praised for his acting…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Little Princess

The Little Princess

The Little Princess
IMDb: 7.2
93

The classic Shirley Temple film in which a little girl goes in search of her father who is reported missing by the military during the Second Boer War.

The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask
IMDb: 7.1
112

Tyrannical King Louis XIV learns that he has an identical twin brother, Philippe, who was raised from birth by his late father’s trusted friend D’Artagnan and his faithful musketeers, Porthos,…

Fric-Frac

Fric-Frac

Fric-Frac
IMDb: 6.9
105

An employee at a jewelry store falls in love with a woman who secretly plans to rob the store.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Stagecoach

Stagecoach

Stagecoach
IMDb: 7.9
96

A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo, and learn something about each other in the process.

The Spy in Black

The Spy in Black

The Spy in Black
IMDb: 6.9
82

A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.

Genre: Thriller, War
Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Goodbye, Mr. Chips
IMDb: 7.9
114

A shy British teacher looks back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who touched his life.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Gulliver’s Travels

Gulliver’s Travels

Gulliver’s Travels
IMDb: 6.6
76

Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally-miniscule rival, Blefiscu, as well as smooth the way for the romance between the…

Young Mr. Lincoln

Young Mr. Lincoln

Young Mr. Lincoln
IMDb: 7.6
100

In this dramatized account of his early law career in Illinois, Abraham Lincoln is born into a modest log cabin, where he is encouraged by his first love, Ann Rutledge,…

Genre: Drama, History
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
IMDb: 8.1
129

Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed to the United States Senate by the puppet governor of his state. He soon discovers, upon going to…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Old Maid

The Old Maid

The Old Maid
IMDb: 7.5
95

The lives of two cousins are complicated by the return of an ex-boyfriend and an illegitimate child.

Genre: Drama