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Aerial Gunner

Aerial Gunner
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1943
Director: William H. Pine
Starring: Chester Morris
Genres: DramaWar
Synopsis: Dogfights, love rivalies, and comradeship under arms. Black & White.
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Alimony

Avg Review 2.00
Alimony
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1938
Director: Alfred Zeisler
Starring: Martha Vickers
Genres: DramaFilm Noir
Synopsis: Father searching for his daughter finds out she is mixed up in a alimony scam. Black & White.
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Angel on My Shoulder

Avg Review 3.85
Angel on My Shoulder
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1946
Director: Archie Mayo
Starring: Paul Muni; Anne Baxter; Claude Rains
Genres: ComedyDrama
Synopsis: The devil (Claude Rains) offers a deceased gangster (Paul Muni) the chance to return in the body of a judge. Black & White.
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Animal Kingdom, The

Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1932
Director: Griffith; Edward H.
Starring: Ann Harding; Leslie Howard; Myrna Loy
Genres: ComedyDrama
Synopsis: A publisher passes up his friend to marry a socialite. Black & White.
Copyright 
Notes:
Based on a 1932 play by Philip Barry with unknown copyright.
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Basketball Fix, The

Basketball Fix, The
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1951
Director: Felix E. Feist
Starring: John Ireland
Genres: Drama
Synopsis: Rising basketball star gets mixed up with gambling and mobsters. Black & White.
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Beatniks, The

Avg Review 3.00
Beatniks, The
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1960
Director: Paul Frees
Starring: Tony Travis
Genres: Drama
Synopsis: A young punk tries to break away from his gang using his singing talent. Black & White.
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Big Lift, The

Avg Review 4.25
Big Lift, The
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1950
Director: George Seaton
Starring: Montgomery Clift; Paul Douglas; Cornel Borchers
Genres: DramaWar
Synopsis: Two airforce pilots try to get supplies to Berlin past the Russian post WWII blockade. Filmed on location in Berlin in 1950, giving a good view of postwar destruction. Black & White.
Copyright 
Notes:
From an original story by George Seaton. Original music by Alfred Newman (d. 1970) and uncredited song by Hermann Leopoldi (d. 1959).
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Big Trees, The

Avg Review 3.00
Big Trees, The
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1952
Director: Felix E. Feist
Starring: Kirk Douglas; Eve Miller
Genres: ActionDrama
Synopsis: Quakers battle a timber baron to save California's giant redwoods.
Copyright 
Notes:
No renewal record for film, but there is a 1990 original record (non-renewal) on the 1951 screenplay (PAu-1-442-382) - not sure what this means. Uncredited songs by M.K. Jerome and Jack Scholl with unknown copyright status. There is a Spanish dubbed version that is copyright (PAu-718-239), and copyright captioned version (PAu-1-243-734).
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Birth of A Nation, The

Avg Review 3.92
Birth of A Nation, The
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1915
Director: D.W. Griffith
Starring: Lillian Gish; Mae Marsh; Henry Walthall
Genres: DramaHistoricalWar
Synopsis: A Civil War story told through the interlocking destinies of two families. This historical saga recounts the beginning of the Civil War, the destruction it caused and Reconstruction, which included the birth of the KKK. Black & White. Silent.
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Black and Tan

Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1929
Director: Dudley Murphy
Starring: Duke Ellington
Genres: DramaMusical
Synopsis: Duke Ellington plays a talented jazz musician down on his luck. He meets a dancer with health problems and tries to help her. Black & White.
Copyright 
Notes:
Contains many songs of unknown copyright protection
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Borderline

Avg Review 3.50
Borderline
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1950
Director: William Seiter
Starring: Fred MacMurray; Claire Trevor; Raymond Burr
Genres: DramaFilm Noir
Synopsis: Two undercover agents attempt to bust drug smugglers along the US-Mexican border. Each suspects that the other might actually be a crook. Black & White.
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Convict's Code

Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1939
Director: Lambert Hillyer
Starring: Robert Kent
Genres: Drama
Synopsis: Gamblers fix a football game by framing the star player for robbery. When the innocent man finally gets paroled, he goes for vengeance. Black & White.
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Crime Patrol, The

Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1936
Director: Eugene Cummings
Starring: Ray Walker
Genres: Drama
Synopsis: A prizefighter joins the police force to get gym use and escape fight fixing. Along the way he gets serious about fighting crime. Black & White.
Copyright 
Notes:
Based on a story by Arthur T. Horman of unknown copyright.
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Cyrano de Bergerac

Avg Review 4.00
Cyrano de Bergerac
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1950
Director: Michael Gordon
Starring: Jose Ferrer; Mala Powers; William Prince
Genres: DramaRomance
Synopsis: Cyrano, a master swordsman and poet, is doomed to live with an absurdley long nose. He falls in love with the beautiful Roxanne, but she is in love with the handsome Christian. Cyrano and Christina deceive Roxanne with tragic results. Black & White.
Copyright 
Notes:
Based on the play by Brian Hooker of unknown copyright. There was a Nov 1, 1923 production of the play (http://www.ibdb.com/production.asp?ID=9309), so it is probably public domain.
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Detour

Avg Review 4.19
Detour
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1945
Director: Edgar G Ulmer
Starring: Ann Savage; Tom Neal
Genres: DramaFilm Noir
Synopsis: A New York piano player hitches a ride to LA to see his girl. He gets a ride from a man who mysteriously dies. A femme fatale threatens to turn him in for the supposed murder unless he assumes the identity of the dead man to collect an inheritance. Black & White.
Copyright 
Notes:
Based on the 1939 novel Detour: an Extraordinary Tale by Martin Goldsmith of unknown copyright.
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God's Step Children

Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1936
Director: Anthony Mann
Starring: Alice B. Russell; Jacqueline Lewis
Genres: Drama
Synopsis: A light skinned black woman has trouble in both black and white society. Black & White.
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Great Dan Patch, The

Great Dan Patch, The
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1949
Director: Joseph M. Newman
Starring: O&squo; Dennis Keefe; Gail Russell
Genres: Drama
Synopsis: Story of the legendary horse Dan Patch that was unbeaten in 11 years at the track. Black & White.
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Indiscretion of An American Wife

Avg Review 4.00
Indiscretion of An American Wife
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1954
Director: Vittorio De Sica
Starring: Jennifer Jones; Montgomery Clift
Genres: DramaRomance
Synopsis: Jones plays an American housewife visiting relatives in Rome. She has an affair with Clift. She attempts to leave him at a train station, and he begs her to stay. Black & White.
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Intolerance

Avg Review 4.36
Intolerance
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1916
Director: D.W. Griffith
Starring: Spottiswoode Aitken; Mary Alden; Frank Bennett
Genres: DramaHistorical
Synopsis: Four stories span 2000 years illustrating intolerance and its disasterous effects. Black & White. Silent.
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Invasion USA

Avg Review 3.70
Invasion USA
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1952
Director: Alfred Green
Starring: Gerald Mohr; Peggie Castle
Genres: DramaSci Fi & Fantasy
Synopsis: A mystrious stranger named Mr. Ohman visits a New York bar and convinces the patrons that the Communists are invading and haved dropped the H-bomb on Manhattan Black & White.
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Man With the Golden Arm, The

Avg Review 4.56
Man With the Golden Arm, The
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1955
Director: Otto Preminger
Starring: Frank Sinatra; Eleanor Parker; Kim Novak
Genres: Drama
Synopsis: Sinatra plays as an ex-junkie back in town from jail. He attempts to go straight, but cops, old friends and addiction make life tough. Black & White.
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Meet John Doe

Avg Review 3.65
Meet John Doe
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1941
Director: Frank Capra
Starring: Gary Cooper; Barbara Stanwyck; Gene Lockhart
Genres: ComedyDrama
Synopsis: Homeless man encouraged to act as "John Doe" common man who is so overwrought by social ills that he plans to commit suicide. Black & White.
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Nothing Sacred

Avg Review 4.24
Nothing Sacred
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1937
Director: William A. Wellman
Starring: Carole Lombard
Genres: Drama
Synopsis: A woman fakes radium poisoning for a series of newspaper articles.
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Of Human Bondage

Avg Review 3.91
Of Human Bondage
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1934
Director: John Cromwell
Starring: Bette Davis
Genres: Drama
Synopsis: From the novel by W. Somerset Maugham Story of unrequited love. Black & White.
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Penny Serenade

Avg Review 4.11
Penny Serenade
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1941
Director: George Stevens
Starring: Irene Dunne; Cary Grant
Genres: DramaRomance
Synopsis: Melodrama involving a young couple that adopts and orphan Black & White.
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Reefer Madness

Avg Review 3.39
Reefer Madness
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1938
Director: Louis Gasnier
Starring: Dorothy Short; Kenneth Craig
Genres: ComedyDrama
Synopsis: A propagands film about the evils of marijuana smoking. The story, as told by a high school principal to a PTA meeting, chronicles the ruined lives of teenage dope smokers. Black & White.
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Scarlet Street

Avg Review 3.38
Scarlet Street
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1945
Director: Fritz Lang
Starring: Edward G. Robinson; Joan Bennett; Dan Duryea
Genres: DramaFilm NoirThriller
Synopsis: A mild-mannered, middle-aged bank cashier, who is married to a shrew, falls for a sexy young woman without realizing she's actually a prostitute. She and her scheming pimp/boyfriend then conspire to bilk him of his money. Plot turns and twists inevitably lead to murder and mayhem. Black & White.
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Silver Horde, The

Silver Horde, The
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1930
Director: George Archibald
Starring: Jean Arthur; Joel McCrea; Evelyn Brent
Genres: Drama
Synopsis: Remake of 1920 movie where a salmon fisherman is caught between a society girl and a prostitute. Black & White.
Copyright 
Notes:
From the public domain novel by Rex Beach.
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Southerner, The

Avg Review 4.25
Southerner, The
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1945
Director: Jean Renoir
Starring: Zachary Scott; Betty Field
Genres: Drama
Synopsis: The Tucker familly battles hardships including, disease, a flood and a jealous neighbor, as they try to make a go of being cotton farmers. Black & White.
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Star is Born, A

Star is Born, A
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1937
Director: William A. Wellman
Starring: Janet Gaynor; Fredric March
Genres: Drama
Synopsis: A wide-eyed farm girl moves to Hollywood to realize her acting dreams. Black & White.
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Strange Love of Martha Ivers, The

Avg Review 4.56
Strange Love of Martha Ivers, The
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1946
Director: Lewis Milestone
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck; Van Heflin; Lizabeth Scott; Kirk Douglas
Genres: DramaFilm Noir
Synopsis: Sam Masterson returns to his hometown after nearly two decades away. His return sends shockwaves through the town as the Ivers, the town's preeminent couple, fear Sam may have witnessed a crime they were involved in years before. Black & White.
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Stranger, The

Avg Review 3.00
Stranger, The
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1946
Director: Orson Welles
Starring: Edward G. Robinson; Loretta Young; Orson Welles
Genres: DramaFilm NoirThriller
Synopsis: The American War Crimes tribunal is seeking Franz Kindler, a mastermind of the holocaust. The tribunal sets Meinike, a Nazi, free in the hopes that he will lead them to Kindler who is secretly living in Connecticut. Black & White.
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Streets of New York

Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1939
Director: William Nigh
Starring: Jackie Cooper; Dick Purcell; Marjorie Reynolds
Genres: Drama
Synopsis: A young man looking to make his way in the New York relies on his hero Abraham Lincoln to guide his way. Black & White.
Copyright 
Notes:
Based on a story by Robert D. Andrews of unknown copyright status.
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Suddenly

Avg Review 3.55
Suddenly
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1954
Director: Lewis Allen
Starring: Frank Sinatra; Sterling Hayden; James Gleason
Genres: DramaFilm NoirThriller
Synopsis: Sinatra plays a psycho killer who takes over a house in a small town in a plot to assassinate the President. Black & White.
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Time of Your Life

Avg Review 3.50
Time of Your Life
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1941
Director: H.C. Potter
Starring: James Cagney; William Bendix; Wayne Morris; Jeanne Cagney; Broderick Crawford
Genres: ComedyDrama
Synopsis: Based on William Saroyan's Pulitzer Prize winning play, this is the story of a lovable bunch of eccentrics that patronize a run-down San Francisco bar. Black & White.
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Winterset

Avg Review 3.33
Winterset
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Language: English   Country: USA   Year: 1936
Director: Alfred Santell
Starring: Burgess Meredith
Genres: Drama
Synopsis: An immigrant's son sets out to clear his father who was falsely condemned of a bank robbery. Black & White.
Copyright 
Notes:
Based on the 1935 play by noted playwright Maxwell Anderson of unknown copyright status.
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