Search results for "1942"
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
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.

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 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.

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
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
I Married a Witch

I Married a Witch

I Married a Witch
IMDb: 7.1
74

Rocksford, New England, 1672. Puritan witch hunter Jonathan Wooley is cursed after burning a witch at the stake: his descendants will never find happiness in their marriages. At present, politician…

Les visiteurs du soir

Les visiteurs du soir

Les visiteurs du soir
IMDb: 7.3
116

At the end of the 15th century, two minstrels Gilles and Dominique come from nowhere into the castle of Baron Hugues. Gilles charms Anne, Hughes’ daughter, while Dominique charms both…

A Garibaldian in the Convent

A Garibaldian in the Convent

A Garibaldian in the Convent
IMDb: 6.3
83

An old woman’s poignant reminiscence of her youth in a convent school, the happy moments and the sad, and her tragic love for a Garibaldian.

A Desperate Chance for Ellery Queen

A Desperate Chance for Ellery Queen

A Desperate Chance for Ellery Queen
IMDb: 5.6
70

A man is framed for embezzlement and runs off to San Francisco. His wife hires Queen to try and track him down before the police get to him.

Genre: Mystery
Mrs. Miniver

Mrs. Miniver

Mrs. Miniver
IMDb: 7.6
134

English middle-class family, The Minivers, experience life in the first months of World War II.

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Pride of the Yankees

The Pride of the Yankees

The Pride of the Yankees
IMDb: 7.6
128

The story of the life and career of the baseball hall of famer, Lou Gehrig.

Genre: Drama, Family
The Night Has Eyes

The Night Has Eyes

The Night Has Eyes
IMDb: 6.3
79

Two teachers, man-hungry Doris and restrained Marian, visit the Yorkshire moors a year after friend Evelyn disappeared there. On a stormy night, they take refuge in the isolated cottage of…

The Ox-Bow Incident

The Ox-Bow Incident

The Ox-Bow Incident
IMDb: 8
76

Gil Carter and Art Croft ride into a small Nevada town plagued by cattle thieves. Initially suspected of being the rustlers themselves, Carter and Croft eventually join a posse out…

Genre: Western
Who Done It?

Who Done It?

Who Done It?
IMDb: 7.4
77

Two dumb soda jerks dream of writing radio mysteries. When they try to pitch an idea at a radio station, they end up in the middle of a real murder…

Genre: Comedy, Mystery
The Glass Key

The Glass Key

The Glass Key
IMDb: 7.1
85

A crooked politician finds himself being accused of murder by a gangster from whom he refused help during a re-election campaign.

The Spoilers

The Spoilers

The Spoilers
IMDb: 6.7
87

When honest ship captain Roy Glennister gets swindled out of his mine claim, he turns to saloon singer Cherry Malotte for assistance in his battle with no-good town kingpin Alexander…

The Palm Beach Story

The Palm Beach Story

The Palm Beach Story
IMDb: 7.5
88

Gerry and Tom Jeffers are finding married life hard. Tom is an inventor/ architect and there is little money for them to live on. They are about to be thrown…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Goose Steps Out

The Goose Steps Out

The Goose Steps Out
IMDb: 6.6
79

Schoolteacher William Potts is the double of a captured German spy, so he is sent to Germany by British Intelligence to obtain the plans of a new secret weapon, causing…

Genre: Comedy
Invisible Agent

Invisible Agent

Invisible Agent
IMDb: 6
81

The Invisible Man’s grandson uses his secret formula to spy on Nazi Germany in this comedy-thriller.

Tortilla Flat

Tortilla Flat

Tortilla Flat
IMDb: 6.2
105

Danny, a poor northern Californian Mexican-American, inherits two houses from his grandfather and is quickly taken advantage of by his vagabond friends.