Category Archives: 1938

The City of Little Men (1938) Rated NR

The story of Boys Town, founded by Father Flanagan, where wayward and homeless boys can live. Starring Edward Flanagan, Johnny Walsh, Frank Whitbeck This short tells the story of Boys Town, which Father Flanagan started in 1917; it still runs today. The … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) Rated TV-G

Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi.  Based on the novel by Mark Twain. Starring Tommy Kelly, May Robson, Walter Brennan. This is the first film adaptation of the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer that was … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) Rated PG

When Prince John and Norman Lord begin oppressing the Saxons, a Saxon lord fights back with a rebel army. Based on the book by Howard Pyle. Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone. This is a classic adventure film. Brilliantly shot in … 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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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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A Christmas Carol (1938)

Rated NR This is, by far, my most favorite of the adaptions to A Christmas Carol. I loved it. Reginald Owen is the best Scrooge ever! To find out later that he wasn’t even suppose to have the role makes … Continue reading

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