Search results for "1931"
The Congress Dances

The Congress Dances

The Congress Dances
IMDb: 7
94

Vienna glove-sales-lady Christl falls in love to Czar Alexander. Metternich tries to use this to keep him out of the conferences of the Vienna Congress from 1815.

Genre: Comedy, History
Mädchen in Uniform

Mädchen in Uniform

Mädchen in Uniform
IMDb: 7.6
88

A sensitive girl is sent to an all-girls boarding school and develops a romantic attachment to one of her teachers. One of the earliest narrative films to explicitly portray homosexuality….

Genre: Drama
An American Tragedy

An American Tragedy

An American Tragedy
IMDb: N/A
96

A social climber charms a debutante, seduces a factory worker and commits murder.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Man of the World

Man of the World

Man of the World
IMDb: 6.2
74

A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. There she meets and is romanced by a worldly novelist; what she doesn’t know is that…

Genre: Drama, Romance
David Golder

David Golder

David Golder
IMDb: 7
86

David is a poor but ambitious Polish Jew who reinvents himself as a powerful New York business magnate. After gaining wealth, he relocates to Paris, only to have his selfish…

Genre: Drama
Kept Husbands

Kept Husbands

Kept Husbands
IMDb: 5.9
76

A former All-American football star, now working as a steel mill supervisor in New Jersey, falls in love with the mill owner’s wealthy, very spoiled daughter.

Genre: Drama
The Painted Desert

The Painted Desert

The Painted Desert
IMDb: 5.1
79

Western pardners Jeff and Cash find a baby boy in an otherwise deserted emigrants’ camp, and clash over which is to be “father.” They are still bitterly feuding years later…

Genre: Western
The Lady Refuses

The Lady Refuses

The Lady Refuses
IMDb: 6
72

A wealthy London nobleman hires a pretty but poor young girl to distract his playboy son from marrying a golddigger. Complications ensue when the girl and the father begin to…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Millie

Millie

Millie
IMDb: 6.3
85

Millie Blake is very careful about picking her husband, but that is no guarantee that a marriage will turn out well, nor that she will.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Pardon Us

Pardon Us

Pardon Us
IMDb: 7
56

It’s Prohibition, and the boys wind up behind bars after Stan sells some of their home-brew beer to a policeman.

Genre: Comedy
The Woman Between

The Woman Between

The Woman Between
IMDb: 5.9
73

Returning after a long absence, a man learns the woman he fell in love with on the ship going home is his stepmother.

Genre: Drama
Skippy

Skippy

Skippy
IMDb: 6.3
85

Skippy, the mischievous son of a wealthy doctor, meets Sooky in poverty-ridden Shantytown, and together they try to save Sooky’s pet from a cruel dogcatcher.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Sidewalks of New York

Sidewalks of New York

Sidewalks of New York
IMDb: 5.7
74

A dim-witted slumlord tries to reform a gang of urban boys (and impress an attractive young woman) by transforming their rough neighborhood into a more decent place.

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
The Avenger

The Avenger

The Avenger
IMDb: 5.8
72

Goss, Mason, and Kelly force Joaquin Murieta to watch as they hang his brother Juan for a crime he did not commit. To exact his revenge on the three, Joaquin…

Genre: Romance, Western
A Bronx Morning

A Bronx Morning

A Bronx Morning
IMDb: 6.3
11

Arrival in the Bronx is shown with a view from an elevated train as it enters the city. Then follows a montage of sights from the Bronx. Many typical neighborhood…

Genre: Documentary
Blonde Crazy

Blonde Crazy

Blonde Crazy
IMDb: 7.1
79

Adventures of a cocky con man and his beautiful accomplice.

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Stranger in Town

Stranger in Town

Stranger in Town
IMDb: 6.4
66

Crickle is a tenacious small-town grocer who stubbornly resists the efforts of a monopolistic chain-store firm to purchase his establishment. The chain manager retaliates by cutting off Crickles’ supply of…

Genre: Drama
The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon
IMDb: 6.9
80

A lovely dame with dangerous lies employs the services of a private detective, who is quickly caught up in the mystery and intrigue of a statuette known as the Maltese…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Smiling Lieutenant

The Smiling Lieutenant

The Smiling Lieutenant
IMDb: 7.2
93

A simple wink, intended by Austrian palace guard Lt. Nikolaus von Preyn for girlfriend, Franzi, is accidentally intercepted — and misread — by the visiting Princess Anna. As a result,…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Night Nurse

Night Nurse

Night Nurse
IMDb: 7.1
72

Lora Hart manages to land a job in a hospital as a trainee nurse. Upon completion of her training she goes to work as a night nurse for two small…

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Spring Song

Spring Song

Spring Song
IMDb: 5.2
3

Early Japanese anime. A stop-motion papercraft animation set to a song sung by Kikoku Inoue

The Miracle Woman

The Miracle Woman

The Miracle Woman
IMDb: 7.2
90

After an unappreciated minister dies, his daughter loses her faith in God, prompting her to open a phony temple with a con man. Can the love of a blind aviator…

Genre: Drama
A Free Soul

A Free Soul

A Free Soul
IMDb: 6.7
93

An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with him.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
The Champ

The Champ

The Champ
IMDb: 7.3
86

A broken-down alcoholic prizefighter struggles to keep custody of his adoring son.

Genre: Drama
Cimarron

Cimarron

Cimarron
IMDb: 5.9
123

When the government opens up the Oklahoma territory for settlement, restless Yancey Cravat claims a plot of the free land for himself and moves his family there from Wichita. A…

Genre: Drama, Western
The Black Camel

The Black Camel

The Black Camel
IMDb: 6.8
71

Movie star Shelah Fane is seeing wealthy Alan Jaynes while filming in Honolulu, Hawaii, but won’t marry him without consulting famed psychic Tanaverro first. Tanaverro confronts her about the unsolved…

Chickens Come Home

Chickens Come Home

Chickens Come Home
IMDb: 7.5
30

Ollie is running for mayor when an old flame (Mae Busch) tries to blackmail him with a old photo.

Genre: Comedy
Mata Hari

Mata Hari

Mata Hari
IMDb: 6.6
89

A semi-fictionalized account of the life of Mata Hari, an exotic dancer who was accused of spying for Germany during World War I.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise)

Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise)

Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise)
IMDb: 6.4
76

A young woman runs away from an abusive home and pre-arranged marriage only to be frustrated in her attempts to find happiness with a handsome engineer.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Baby’s Laxative

Baby’s Laxative

Baby’s Laxative
IMDb: 6.1
56

A little boy won’t go to the bathroom, which leads to all sorts of complications for his parents and their friends.

Genre: Comedy
Philips-Radio

Philips-Radio

Philips-Radio
IMDb: 7.1
36

An industrial film which shows the operations inside the Philips Radio plant: In a mêlée of activity, glassblowers make delicate glass bulbs. Machinery assists the bulb manufacture. A virtuoso glassblower…

Genre: Documentary
Trader Horn

Trader Horn

Trader Horn
IMDb: 6.2
122

While on safari in an unexplored area of Africa, Trader Horn and Peru find missionary Edith Trent killed by natives. They decide to carry on her quest for her lost…

Genre: Action, Adventure
100% Service

100% Service

100% Service
IMDb: 6.8
11

George registers at the Jefferson Hotel; after the desk clerk gives him the runaround, he meets Gracie at the cigar counter.

Genre: Comedy
Mary

Mary

Mary
IMDb: 6.1
78

A juror in a murder trial, after voting to convict, has second thoughts and begins to investigate on his own before the execution. German version of “Murder.”

Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Dishonored

Dishonored

Dishonored
IMDb: 7.3
91

The Austrian Secret Service sends its most seductive agent to spy on the Russians.

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
I Surrender Dear

I Surrender Dear

I Surrender Dear
IMDb: 6.1
21

A short musical comedic romance starring Bing Crosby as … Bing Crosby. This 2 reel short was directed by Mack Sennett.

Genre: Comedy, Music
The 3 Penny Opera

The 3 Penny Opera

The 3 Penny Opera
IMDb: 7.3
112

In London at the turn of the century, underworld kingpin Mack the Knife marries Polly Peachum without the knowledge of her father, the equally enterprising ‘king of the beggars’.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Berlin Alexanderplatz

Berlin Alexanderplatz

Berlin Alexanderplatz
IMDb: 6.7
90

Franz Biberkopf has served four years in prison. His return to normal life is not successful.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Working on the Douro River

Working on the Douro River

Working on the Douro River
IMDb: 7.3
20

Short silent documentary from 1931 about those working on the River Douro in Oporto.

Genre: Documentary
Oh, My Operation

Oh, My Operation

Oh, My Operation
IMDb: 6.6
10

George is mistaken for an accident victim and taken to the hospital. After his needless operation, he meets Nurse Gracie, who adds insanity to injury.