Search results for "1939"
Racketeers of the Range

Racketeers of the Range

Racketeers of the Range
IMDb: 6.3
62

A large packing company is trying to obtain a monopoly by taking over the last small independent meat packer. Barney O’Dell, owner of the largest ranch, is trying to stop…

Genre: Western
The Body Vanished

The Body Vanished

The Body Vanished
IMDb: 5.7
46

A Scotland Yard inspector and his reporter friend arrive on vacation in a small village and are immediately involved in what is claimed to be a murder but the body…

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
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
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
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
Blind Alley

Blind Alley

Blind Alley
IMDb: 6.3
69

A gangster takes a doctor and his family hostage.

Genre: Crime
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….

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
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
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
The City

The City

The City
IMDb: 5.8
43

Polemic documentary extolling the virtues of suburban life and leaving cities as a place of industry.

Heritage of the Desert

Heritage of the Desert

Heritage of the Desert
IMDb: 6.7
73

John Abbott returns to the desert land he owns, and after being wounded by hired gunman Chick Chance, he is befriended by rancher Andrew Naab and his son, Marvin. Naab’s…

Genre: Western
Honolulu

Honolulu

Honolulu
IMDb: 6.6
83

Movie star Brooks Mason tries to avoid his fans and spend some weeks on vacation. When Hawaiian plantage-owner George Smith is mistaken by Mason’s fans for Mason and brought to…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Raffles

Raffles

Raffles
IMDb: 6.4
72

Man about town and First Class cricketer A.J. Raffles keeps himself solvent with daring robberies. Meeting Gwen from his schooldays and falling in love all over again, he spends the…

Paradis perdu

Paradis perdu

Paradis perdu
IMDb: 7
82

In pre-World Ward I in Paris, a budding artist, Pierre LeBlanc, falls in love and marries Janine, a dressmaker’s assistant. Pierre has a flair for designing clothes, and he and…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Balalaika

Balalaika

Balalaika
IMDb: 6.3
102

A Russian prince disguised as a worker and a cafe singer secretly involved in revolutionary activities fall in love.

Genre: Music, Romance
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.

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…

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…

Birthright

Birthright

Birthright
IMDb: 6.1
75

A black Harvard graduate confronts racism.

Genre: Drama
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
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