Category Archives: 1930-1939

Dead End (1937) Rated NR

 A couple, a gangster, and a group of street kids converge on the streets of the New York slums. Based on a Broadway play by Sidney Kingsley. Starring Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart. This is one of the best films … Continue reading

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42nd Street (1933) Rated NR

A director may be putting on his last show on Broadway when a newcomer is hired to replace the star of the show. Starring Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell. 42nd Street is a show within a … Continue reading

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The Divorce of Lady X (1938) Rated UR

Divorce attorney Everard Logan believes that the woman who slept in his hotel room is the wife of his new client. Starring Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier, Binnie Barnes, Ralph Richardson This film is a cute romantic farce where the characters … Continue reading

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Holiday (1938) Rated NR

A young man falls in love with a beautiful rich girl, but he has plans to travel before settling down. This is met skeptically by everyone except for his fiancée’s sister and his brother.  It is a remake of a … Continue reading

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Nothing Sacred (1937) Rated TV-PG

Hazel Flagg, a woman from a small town in Vermont, learns that she was misdiagnosed with terminal radium poisoning.  After she finds out, a reporter from the big city arrives to do a story on how she is dealing with … Continue reading

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Scrooge (1935) Rated NR

Ebenezer Scrooge, gets a visit from his former partner, Marley, who tells him that he will be visited by three ghosts, all on Christmas Eve.  Based on the Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol. Starring Seymour Hicks, Donald Calthrop, Robert Cochran One … Continue reading

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The Last Gangster (1937) Rated NR

A gangster gets prison for ten years just as he discovers his wife’s pregnant. He becomes bitter after she divorces him and remarried. Starring Edward G. Robinson, James Stewart, Rose Stradner This film is one of those run of the … Continue reading

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Bachelor Mother (1939) Rated G

A woman is mistakenly presumed to a mother to an orphaned boy. Starring Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn This is a great classic film. So, good in fact that it was remade in 1956 as Bundle of Joy, which … Continue reading

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Made for Each Other (1939) Rated NR

A young couple gets married after knowing each other for a day. Starring Carole Lombard, James Stewart, Charles Coburn This film takes us through the first few years of marriage of a couple that married on the fly. The ups … Continue reading

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The Shopworn Angel (1938) Rated G

A Texan GI is sent to New York for basic training before being shipped out to WWI. While there he meets a worldly actress and falls for her. Starring Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Walter Pidgeon, Hattie McDaniel I really enjoyed … Continue reading

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