Search results for "1942"
The Mayor of 44th Street

The Mayor of 44th Street

The Mayor of 44th Street
IMDb: 5.6
86

In this drama, an ex-vaudevillian dancer opens up a dance band agency and help street kids at the same time by hiring them to help out. Unfortunately, the local gang…

A Yank on the Burma Road

A Yank on the Burma Road

A Yank on the Burma Road
IMDb: 5.6
67

A celebrated New York cabbie is pressed into service for a perilous journey through World War II China.

Dr. Renault’s Secret

Dr. Renault’s Secret

Dr. Renault’s Secret
IMDb: 6.1
58

A remake of the 1927 horror film “The Wizard”. Dr. Larry Forbes(Sheppard Strudwick)arrives in a remote French village to visit his fiancee (Lynne Roberts) who lives with her scientist father…

Whims

Whims

Whims
IMDb: 6
80

Caprices tells the story of two young rich people. A famous actress poses as a poor florist, and a distinguished society man camouflages himself as forger and swindler. This game…

Genre: Comedy
Why We Fight: Prelude to War

Why We Fight: Prelude to War

Why We Fight: Prelude to War
IMDb: 7
53

Prelude to War was the first film of Frank Capra’s Why We Fight propaganda film series, commissioned by the Pentagon and George C. Marshall. It was made to convince American…

The Day Will Dawn

The Day Will Dawn

The Day Will Dawn
IMDb: 6.1
98

Sports journalist Colin Metcalfe is picked for the job of foreign correspondent in Norway when Hitler invades Poland. On the way to Langedal his boat is attacked by a German…

Genre: Drama, War
The Big Street

The Big Street

The Big Street
IMDb: 6.4
88

Meek busboy Little Pinks is in love with an extremely selfish showgirl who despises and uses him.

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Big Blockade

The Big Blockade

The Big Blockade
IMDb: 5.4
73

Wartime propaganda piece reporting on the success of the economic blockade of Germany in the early years of the war.

Genre: Drama, War
We Were Dancing

We Were Dancing

We Were Dancing
IMDb: 6.1
95

A penniless former princess weds an equally cash-strapped baron, so they support themselves by becoming houseguests at the homes of wealthy American socialites.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Moon and Sixpence

The Moon and Sixpence

The Moon and Sixpence
IMDb: 6.7
89

Loosely inspired from Gauguin’s life, the story of Charles Strickland, a middle-aged stockbrocker who abandons his middle-classed life, his family, his duties to start painting, what he has always wanted…

Genre: Drama
Native Land

Native Land

Native Land
IMDb: 6.4
89

By the start of World War II, Paul Robeson had given up his lucrative mainstream work to participate in more socially progressive film and stage productions. Robeson committed his support…

Genre: Drama, History
Land of the Open Range

Land of the Open Range

Land of the Open Range
IMDb: 6.2
60

A land owner’s will leaves his ranch to anyone who has served at least two years in prison.

Genre: Western
Manila Calling

Manila Calling

Manila Calling
IMDb: 6.8
81

During WWII, a group of brave Americans spy on the Japanese after their invasion of the Philippines and became the first U.S. Guerrilla fighters.

Genre: Drama, War
Pardon My Stripes

Pardon My Stripes

Pardon My Stripes
IMDb: 6.6
64

Football player Henry Platt (William Henry)mistakes a helmet for the football in his zeal to make a touchdown during a critical game, his error earns him the accolade of “Dope…

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Street of Chance

Street of Chance

Street of Chance
IMDb: 6.3
74

In this Cornell Woolrich thriller, a man’s memory is recovered after being injured by falling construction material. Discovering a year-long lapse, he returns to his old life and discovers a…

For Me and My Gal

For Me and My Gal

For Me and My Gal
IMDb: 7
104

Two vaudeville performers fall in love, but find their relationship tested by the arrival of WWI.

Genre: Music, Romance, War
You Can’t Escape Forever

You Can’t Escape Forever

You Can’t Escape Forever
IMDb: 6.1
77

A demoted reporter (George Brent) and his girlfriend (Brenda Marshall) seek to expose a crime kingpin.

Genre: Thriller
The Great Mr Handel

The Great Mr Handel

The Great Mr Handel
IMDb: 6.7
89

A lavish period drama produced in 1942 by Lord Rank’s G.H.W. Productions Ltd.

Genre: Drama, Music
White Cargo

White Cargo

White Cargo
IMDb: 6
88

In Africa early in World War II, a British rubber plantation executive reminisces about his arrival in the Congo in 1910. He tells the story of a love-hate triangle involving…

Stagecoach Buckaroo

Stagecoach Buckaroo

Stagecoach Buckaroo
IMDb: 5.8
58

Saved from a lynching party by a pair of young women, an itinerant cowpuncher signs on as a stagecoach guard to protect a shipment of gold.

Fantastic Night

Fantastic Night

Fantastic Night
IMDb: 6.8
90

Denis, a poor student in philosophy, works as a night porter in the Paris market of Les Halles in order to pay for his studies. Constantly weary, he falls asleep…

Behind the Eight Ball

Behind the Eight Ball

Behind the Eight Ball
IMDb: 5.7
60

The story takes place at a summer theater in the Berkshire Mountains, where heroine Joan Barry (Carol Bruce) is staging a Broadway-bound musical comedy. Only one problem: two guest stars…

Genre: Comedy, Music
Lady Gangster

Lady Gangster

Lady Gangster
IMDb: 5.7
62

An actress gets involved with a criminal gang and winds up taking the rap for a $40,000 robbery. Before being sent to prison, she steals the money from her partners…

Genre: Crime, Drama
American Empire

American Empire

American Empire
IMDb: 5.6
82

Richard Dix as Dan Taylor and Preston S. Foster as Paxton Bryce are two longtime friends seeking their fortune in Texas after the war. The two men decide, not without…

Genre: Western
The Falcon’s Brother

The Falcon’s Brother

The Falcon’s Brother
IMDb: 6.4
63

A gentlemanly detective known as The Falcon calls on his brother to help him stop the Nazis from assassinating a key diplomat.

Eyes in the Night

Eyes in the Night

Eyes in the Night
IMDb: 6.7
80

Blind detective Duncan Maclain gets mixed up with enemy agents and murder when he tries to help an old friend with a rebellious stepdaughter.

Genre: Crime, Mystery
The Mystery of Marie Roget

The Mystery of Marie Roget

The Mystery of Marie Roget
IMDb: 5.9
61

A detective investigates the mysterious death of a young actress.

Miss Annie Rooney

Miss Annie Rooney

Miss Annie Rooney
IMDb: 6.3
82

A poor girl falls for a wealthy young man. He invites her to his gala birthday party, but she doesn’t have the right kind of dress to wear, so her…

Genre: Drama
Come on Danger

Come on Danger

Come on Danger
IMDb: 6
59

When a woman turns outlaw, she is suspected of murder.

Genre: Western
Red River Robin Hood

Red River Robin Hood

Red River Robin Hood
IMDb: 5.9
57

An honest cowpoke (Tim Holt) comes to the rescue when the ranchers of Red River, AZ have their property seized by a greedy businessman (Eddie Dew). This 1942 B-western, directed…

Genre: Western
Riding the Wind

Riding the Wind

Riding the Wind
IMDb: 5.9
60

It’s the ranchers whose cattle are dying of thirst versus Henry Dodge whose dam holds all the water. When windmills are built and they start pumping water, Dodge has them…

Genre: Western
The Note Seller

The Note Seller

The Note Seller
IMDb: 6
11

The note seller Bicornu is annoyed by a troubadour named Niglo.

Genre: Animation
They Raid by Night

They Raid by Night

They Raid by Night
IMDb: 4.5
73

The British Commandos send Bob Owen (Lyle Talbot) to Norway to prepare for a raid. His mission also includes freeing General Heden (Paul Baratoff) who is being held by the…

Genre: Drama, War
I Married an Angel

I Married an Angel

I Married an Angel
IMDb: 5.8
84

A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.

Tennessee Johnson

Tennessee Johnson

Tennessee Johnson
IMDb: 6.6
103

The tumultuous presidency of 19th-president Andrew Johnson is chronicled in this biopic. The story begins with Johnson’s boyhood and covers his early life. During the Civil War, Johnson stays a…

Genre: Drama, History
Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake

Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake

Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake
IMDb: 7.1
98

Sir Arthur Blake has inherited title and lands from his brother. He also has his orphaned nephew Benjamin working for him as a bonded servant. While he believes the lad…

The Gay Sisters

The Gay Sisters

The Gay Sisters
IMDb: 6.7
110

The eldest (Barbara Stanwyck) of three sisters protects their Fifth Avenue mansion from a developer (George Brent) she once married.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Wicked Duchess

Wicked Duchess

Wicked Duchess
IMDb: 6.5
99

Edwige Feuillère and Pierre Richard-Willm star in director Jacques de Baroncelli’s adaptation of the Balzac novella The Duchesse de Langeais, which tells the tale of a Parisian socialite who is…

Genre: Drama
The Trump Card

The Trump Card

The Trump Card
IMDb: 6
105

A man is shot In the hotel of an imaginary South American country. Clarence and Montès, two inspector students, must solve this murder, but they don’t know that dead guy…

Life Begins at Eight-Thirty

Life Begins at Eight-Thirty

Life Begins at Eight-Thirty
IMDb: 6.2
85

Kathy lives in a cramped New York flat with her father Madden Thomas, a celebrated actor brought down by drink. Lame from an early age and feeling trapped with her…

Genre: Drama