Tag: 1934

Sing As We Go! (1934) 6.5

Sing As We Go! (1934)

When the textile mill closes, putting her out of work, Gracie finds herself experiencing all of the amusements of Blackpool.::David Stanko...

Twentieth Century (1934) 7.4

Twentieth Century (1934)

Broadway director Oscar Jaffe (John Barrymore) is a bigger ham than most actors, but through sheer drive and talent he is able to build a successful career. When one of his discoveries, Lily Garland (Carole Lombard), ris...

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) 7.4

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)

London fop Percy Blakeney is also secretly the Scarlet Pimpernel who, in a variety of disguises, makes repeated daring trips to France to save aristocrats from Madame Guillotine. His unknowing wife is also French, and sh...

Man of Aran (1934) 7.3

Man of Aran (1934)

In this blend of documentary and fictional narrative from pioneering filmmaker Robert Flaherty, the everyday trials of life on Ireland's unforgiving Aran Islands are captured with attention to naturalistic beauty and his...

Evergreen (1934) 6.7

Evergreen (1934)

Harriet Green, a beloved and radiant music hall star of the Edwardian era, has a guilty secret: She has a baby daughter, born out of wedlock. Harriet leaves her public and flees to South Africa to raise her daughter quie...

Radio Parade of 1935 (1934) 6.6

Radio Parade of 1935 (1934)

The Director General of the National Broadcasting Group is struggling with his staff as the complaints pile up on his programming. Luckily the staff put on a series of acts that could turn the tide, if the Director Gener...

Kid Millions (1934) 6.5

Kid Millions (1934)

A musical comedy about a Brooklyn boy (Eddie Cantor) who inherits a fortune from his archaeologist father, but has to go to Egypt to claim it....

Full Speed (1934) 6.2

Full Speed (1934)

A meek professor is swept over his feet by a very vivacious girl.::salvatore santangelo ...

Everybody’s Woman (1934) 7.3

Everybody’s Woman (1934)

A famous film star is put under an anesthetic after an attempted suicide and relives her melodramatic past....

The Woman of the Port (1934) 7.1

The Woman of the Port (1934)

Rosario (Palma) becomes a prostitute after losing her father and discovering her boyfriend had a liaison with another woman. In Veracruz, Rosario lives above a sordid cabaret "selling her love to the men coming from the ...

It’s a Gift (1934) 7.2

It’s a Gift (1934)

The owner of a general store (Harold Bisonette) is hounded by his status-anxious wife ("That's 'Bee-soh-nay'" and "I have no maid you know"). To get some sleep he goes out on the porch where he is tormented by a little b...

The Merry Widow (1934) 7.2

The Merry Widow (1934)

The small kingdom of Marshovia has a little problem. The main tax-payer, the wealthy widow Sonia (who pays 52% of the taxes) has left for Paris. So Count Danilo is sent to Paris, to stop her from getting married to a str...

Finishing School (1934) 6.4

Finishing School (1934)

Virginia Radcliff, a remarkably unspoiled but naive rich-kid, finds herself at a swank girls' school where everything appears prim and proper, but the motto is essentially "Don't Get Caught." On a surreptitious field tri...

British Agent (1934) 6.2

British Agent (1934)

It's 1917. In Russia, the Communist revolution is in full swing. Stephen 'Steve' Locke is a British agent in Russia. The main task of Steve is to prevent the Bolsheviks, led by Joseph Stalin, to sign in Petrograd a separ...

The Painted Veil (1934) 6.6

The Painted Veil (1934)

In Austria, Katrin is lonely after her sister's marriage and she agrees to marry her father's research associate Dr. Walter Fane. Fane takes her to China but constantly ignors her in favour of his medical research. Lonel...

Here Comes the Navy (1934) 6.3

Here Comes the Navy (1934)

To continue a grudge with naval officer Biff Martin, feisty construction worker Chesty O'Connor joins the navy and manages to get stationed on the same ship as Martin. Further complications arise when O'Connor starts dat...

Angele (1934) 7.2

Angele (1934)

Angèle, the daughter of Clarius, a farmer in the mountain of Provence, lives with her parents and their valet Saturnin. One day, near the farm, she meets Louis, a good-looking young man from Marseilles who is taking a ho...

The Private Life of Don Juan (1934) 6.3

The Private Life of Don Juan (1934)

What do women want? Don Juan (Douglas Fairbanks) is aging. He's arrived secretly in Seville after a twenty-year absence. His wife Dolores (Benita Hume), with whom he hasn't lived in five years, still loves him. He refuse...

Dos monjes (1934) 7.1

Dos monjes (1934)

In a Gothic-styled monastery, a monk named Javier sees the face of another monk, Juan, and suddenly attempts to bludgeon him to death with a heavy crucifix. Both men then relate their own versions of a story of romantic ...

Ladies Should Listen (1934) 6.3

Ladies Should Listen (1934)

The switchboard operator in an apartment building falls in love with a businessman who lives in the building, whom she has gotten to know only over the phone. When she discovers that the man's current girlfriend is actua...

A Story of Floating Weeds (1934) 7.8

A Story of Floating Weeds (1934)

A troupe of actors comes to town, short on funds and bedeviled by bad weather, so they can't put on shows. Kihachi is the troupe's leader. He steals off every day to visit Otsune (an ex-lover) and their son, Shinkichi, w...

Guilty Parents (1934) 5.9

Guilty Parents (1934)

A young girl is being tried for murder. Her defense attorney attempts to show how her descent into a life of crime, prostitution and degradation was caused by her puritanical, religious fanatic mother.::...

Death at a Broadcast (1934) 6

Death at a Broadcast (1934)

A radio actor is murdered live on air. Enter Detective Inspector Gregory suspicious of both cast and crew. The victim it's discovered had many enemies. The hunt to unmask the killer quickly ensues. Enjoyable romp through...

Manhattan Melodrama (1934) 7.2

Manhattan Melodrama (1934)

Orphans Edward "Blackie" Gallagher and Jim Wade are lifelong friends who take different paths in life. Blackie thrives on gambling and grows up to be a hard-nosed racketeer. Bookworm Wade becomes a D.A. vying for the Gov...

‘Neath the Arizona Skies (1934) 5.1

‘Neath the Arizona Skies (1934)

Chris Morrell, the guardian of half-Indian girl Nina, is helping her find her missing white father. so she can cash in on her late mother's oil lease. Outlaw Sam Black is after the girl and her father as well. Besides de...

The Cat and the Fiddle-1934 6.4

The Cat and the Fiddle-1934

Victor Florescu is a talented, Brussels-based composer of serious music under the tutelage of respected Professor Bertier at the Music Conservatory. He is hoping to have his yet uncompleted operetta, "The Cat and the Fid...

L’Atalante-1934 7.8

L’Atalante-1934

When Juliette marries Jean, she comes to live with him as he captains a river barge. Besides the two of them, are a cabin boy and the strange old second mate Pere Jules. Soon bored by life on the river, she slips off to ...

Of Human Bondage-1934 7.2

Of Human Bondage-1934

Abandoning artistic ambitions, sensitive and club-footed Philip Carey enrolls in medical school and falls in love with a waitress Mildred Rogers. She rejects him, runs off with a salesman and returns unmarried and pregna...

The Return of Bulldog Drummond-1934 5.6

The Return of Bulldog Drummond-1934

Drummond leads a black-shirted platoon of men from his former unit against foreign interlopers trying to pull England into dangerous overseas entanglements....

The Lost Patrol-1934 6.9

The Lost Patrol-1934

A World War I British Army patrol is crossing the Mesopotomian desert when their commanding officer, the only one who knows their destination is killed by the bullet of unseen bandits. The patrol's sergeant keeps them he...

The Thin Man-1934 8

The Thin Man-1934

After a four year absence, one time detective Nick Charles returns to New York with his new wife Nora and their dog, Asta. Nick re-connects with many of his old cronies, several of whom are eccentric characters, to say t...

The Man Who Knew Too Much-1934 6.8

The Man Who Knew Too Much-1934

While holidaying in Switzerland, Lawrence and his wife Jill are asked by a dying friend, Louis Bernard, to get information hidden in his room to the British Consulate. They get the information, but when they deny having ...

The Gay Divorcee-1934 7.5

The Gay Divorcee-1934

Mimi Glossop wants a divorce so her Aunt Hortense hires a professional to play the correspondent in apparent infidelity. American dancer Guy Holden meets Mimi while visiting Brightbourne (Brighton) and she thinks he is t...

The Scarlet Empress-1934 7.6

The Scarlet Empress-1934

Young Princess Sophia of Germany is taken to Russia to marry the half-wit Grand Duke Peter, son of the Empress. The domineering Empress hopes to improve the royal blood line. Sophia doesn't like her husband, but she like...

Sans famille-1934 6.7

Sans famille-1934

The story begins in England:a wicked uncle wants to latch on to the Mulligan heritage and has got to get rid of all the male heirs;one of them-the other is a sick child called Arthur-Remi was to be killed by the kidnappe...

The Black Cat-1934 7

The Black Cat-1934

Honeymooning in Hungary, Joan and Peter Allison share their train compartment with Dr. Vitus Verdegast, a courtly but tragic man who is returning to the remains of the town he defended before becoming a prisoner of war f...

Imitation of Life-1934 7.5

Imitation of Life-1934

Bea Pullman and her daughter Jessie have had a hard time making ends meet since Bea's husband died. Help comes in the form of Delilah Johnson, who agrees to work as Bea's housekeeper in exchange for a room for herself an...

Belle of the Nineties-1934 6.5

Belle of the Nineties-1934

Ruby Carter, the American Beauty queen of the night club-sporting world, shifts her operations from St. Louis to New Orleans (which kind of belies the Western genre designation), mostly to get away from prizefighter Tige...

March of the Wooden Soldiers-1934 7.3

March of the Wooden Soldiers-1934

Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try to borrow money from their employer, the toymaker, to pay off the mortgage on Mother Peep's shoe and keep it and Little Bo Peep from the clutches of the evil Barnaby. When that fails, they t...

It Happened One Night-1934 8.1

It Happened One Night-1934

Ellie Andrews has just tied the knot with society aviator King Westley when she is whisked away to her father's yacht and out of King's clutches. Ellie jumps ship and eventually winds up on a bus headed back to her husba...