Tag: 1942

Lady for a Night-1942 6.2

Lady for a Night-1942

Gambling boat operator Jenny Blake throws over her gambler beau Jack Morgan in order to marry into high society....

Now, Voyager-1942 8

Now, Voyager-1942

Boston spinster Charlotte has had her life controlled entirely by her mother; a wealthy mother, Mrs. Henry Vale. Feeling despondent, she's convinced to spend some time in a sanitarium. Soon, Charlotte's transformed into ...

The Night Has Eyes-1942 6.4

The Night Has Eyes-1942

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 Stephen, one-time pianist shell...

Stagecoach Buckaroo-1942 5.8

Stagecoach Buckaroo-1942

Saved from a lynching party when Molly Denton (Nell O'Day) and Nina Kincaid (Anne Nagel) bring proof of mistaken identity, roving cowpuncher Steve Hardin (Johnny Mack Brown) is offered a job as a stagecoach guard by Moll...

Commandos Strike at Dawn-1942 6.6

Commandos Strike at Dawn-1942

Erik Toresen, widower and fishery observer, leads a quiet life in a small Norwegian town; but after the Nazi occupation, German abuses lead Erik to form a Resistance group. After a killing, Erik flees to the wilderness a...

Across the Pacific-1942 6.9

Across the Pacific-1942

Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-martialed, kicked out of the Army, and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941. But has Leland really been booted...

Prelude to War-1942 7

Prelude to War-1942

This famous propaganda piece, used as a U.S. Army training film in WWII before theatrical release, asks 'why we fight.' The answer compares the 'free' and 'slave' worlds. Included: development of dictatorships in Italy, ...

Gentleman Jim-1942 7.6

Gentleman Jim-1942

Because boxing is a considered an illegal and disreputable enterprise in 1880's San Francisco, wealthy and influential members of the prestigious Olympic Club vow to make the sport a "gentlemanly" one. They sponsor a bra...

The Major and the Minor-1942 7.5

The Major and the Minor-1942

New York working girl Susan Applegate is desperate to go home to Iowa but does not have the railway fare so she disguises herself as a child to ride half fare. Enroute she meets Philip Kirby, an Army major teaching at a ...

The Talk of the Town-1942 7.5

The Talk of the Town-1942

In suburban Lochester, New England, three people end up living together in high school teacher Nora Shelley's rental house. The first is her new tenant, renowned Harvard law professor Michael Lightcap, who has rented the...

Pittsburgh-1942 6.6

Pittsburgh-1942

Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When h...

Reap the Wild Wind-1942 6.8

Reap the Wild Wind-1942

Clipper ships taking the shortest route between the Mississippi and the Atlantic often end up on the shoals of Key West in the 1840s. Salvaging the ships' cargos has become a lucrative business for two companies -- one h...

In Which We Serve-1942 7.2

In Which We Serve-1942

This is the story of a British Naval ship, H.M.S. Torrin, from its construction to its sinking in the Mediterranean during action in World War II. The ship's first and only commanding officer is the experienced Captain E...

The Old Chisholm Trail-1942 6.3

The Old Chisholm Trail-1942

Dusty Gardner, bringing a herd up the Chisholm Trail, is looking for water. Belle Turner has water but wants an exorbitant price for it. When Dusty and his men start a well, Belle and her men set out to stop them....

The Palm Beach Story-1942 7.5

The Palm Beach Story-1942

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 out of their apartment when Gerry meets rich businessman being...

Saboteur-1942 7.2

Saboteur-1942

Los Angeles aircraft worker Barry Kane evades arrest after he is unjustly accused of sabotage. Following leads, he travels across the country to New York City trying to clear his name by exposing a gang of fascist-suppor...

My Gal Sal-1942 6.3

My Gal Sal-1942

Chronicles the early life of gay nineties-era songwriter Paul Dresser as he outgrows his job as carnival entertainer and moves up into New York society, writing one hit song after another. Despite his egotistical behavio...

Flying Tigers-1942 6.8

Flying Tigers-1942

Jim Gordon commands a unit of the famed Flying Tigers, the American Volunteer Group which fought the Japanese in China before America's entry into World War II. Gordon must send his outnumbered band of fighter pilots out...

Arabian Nights-1942 6.1

Arabian Nights-1942

Dancer Scheherazade was told by the stars that she will become wife of the caliph in Bagdad. She tells Kamar, brother of caliph Haroun. He planned a coup d'etat, which failed at first, but supported by the wazir he final...

All Through the Night-1942 7.1

All Through the Night-1942

Broadway gambler Gloves Donahue wants to find who killed the baker of his favorite cheesecake. He sees nightclub singer Leda Hamilton leaving the bakery. When her boss Marty's partner Joe is murdered, Leda and her accomp...

The Jungle Book-1942 6.7

The Jungle Book-1942

Teenaged Mowgli, who was raised by wolves, appears in a village in India and is adopted by Messua. Mowgli learns human language and some human ways quickly, though keeping jungle ideas. Influential Merchant Buldeo is big...

Saludos Amigos-1942 6.2

Saludos Amigos-1942

Live-action segments show members of the Disney staff touring South America and recording their impressions in sketches. These segue into four animated sections: "Lake Titicaca" depicts tourist Donald Duck's troubles wit...

The Ghost of Frankenstein-1942 6.2

The Ghost of Frankenstein-1942

Ygor resurrects Frankenstein's monster and brings him to the original doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. Ludwig, obsessed with the idea of restoring the monster to full power, is unaware that his various associates all have...

Syncopation-1942 6.2

Syncopation-1942

Covering a quarter-century of American 'syncopated" music (Ragtime, Jazz, Swing, Blues, Boogie Woogie)from prior to WWI through prohibition, the stock-market crash, the depression and the outbreak of WWII. A romance betw...

Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon-1942 6.6

Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon-1942

Working for the British government, Sherlock Holmes manages to spirit Dr. Franz Tobel out of Switzerland and into England before the GESTAPO are able to get to him. Tobel has devised an immensely accurate bomb site and w...

The Magnificent Ambersons-1942 7.7

The Magnificent Ambersons-1942

The young, handsome, but somewhat wild Eugene Morgan wants to marry Isabel Amberson, daughter of a rich upper-class family, but she instead marries dull and steady Wilbur Minafer. Their only child, George, grows up a spo...

Rio Rita-1942 6.2

Rio Rita-1942

After being fired from their jobs as clerks in a pet store, Doc and Wishey, a couple of bumpkins, hide in the trunk of a car that they think will take them to New York. Somehow, however, they end up in Texas where they h...

The Ox-Bow Incident-1942 8

The Ox-Bow Incident-1942

Two drifters are passing through a Western town, when news comes in that a local farmer has been murdered and his cattle stolen. The townspeople, joined by the drifters, form a posse to catch the perpetrators. They find ...

The Black Swan-1942 6.9

The Black Swan-1942

When notorious pirate Henry Morgan is made governor of Jamaica, he enlists the help of some of his former partners in ridding the Carribean of Buccaneers. When one of them apparently abducts the previous governor's prett...

This Gun for Hire-1942 7.5

This Gun for Hire-1942

Hit man Philip Raven, who's kind to children and cats, kills a blackmailer and is paid off by traitor Willard Gates in "hot" money. Meanwhile, pert entertainer Ellen Graham, girlfriend of police Lieut. Crane (who's after...

The Glass Key-1942 7.1

The Glass Key-1942

During the campaign for reelection, the crooked politician Paul Madvig decides to clean up his past, refusing the support of the gangster Nick Varna and associating to the respectable reformist politician Ralph Henry. Wh...

Who Done It?-1942 7.5

Who Done It?-1942

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 when the station owner is killed during a broadcast.::Daniel Bubbeo ...

Pardon My Sarong-1942 7

Pardon My Sarong-1942

A pair of bus drivers accidentally steal their own bus. With the company issuing a warrant for their arrest, they tag along with a playboy on a boat trip that finds them on a tropical island, where a jewel thief has sini...

Invisible Agent-1942 6.1

Invisible Agent-1942

Frank Raymond, grandson of the original Invisible Man, still has the old formula but considers it too dangerous to use, even when Axis agents try to get it. But Pearl Harbor brings him to volunteer his own services as an...

Cat People-1942 7.3

Cat People-1942

Serbian national Irena Dubrovna, a fashion sketch artist, has recently arrived in New York for work. The first person who she makes a personal connection with there is marine engineer Oliver Reed. The two fall in love an...

The Spoilers-1942 6.8

The Spoilers-1942

In Nome, Alaska, miner Roy Glennister and his partner Dextry, financed by saloon entertainer Cherry Malotte, fight to save their gold claim from crooked commissioner Alexander McNamara.::Jim Beaver ...

The Mummy’s Tomb-1942 5.8

The Mummy’s Tomb-1942

A high priest travels to America with a living mummy to kill those who had desecrated the tomb of an Egyptian princess thirty years earlier....

To Be or Not to Be-1942 8.3

To Be or Not to Be-1942

In occupied Poland during WWII, a troupe of ham stage actors (led by Joseph Tura and his wife Maria) match wits with the Nazis. A spy has information which would be very damaging to the Polish resistance and they must pr...

Casablanca-1942 8.5

Casablanca-1942

The story of Rick Blaine, a cynical world-weary ex-patriate who runs a nightclub in Casablanca, Morocco during the early stages of WWII. Despite the pressure he constantly receives from the local authorities, Rick's cafe...

The Goose Steps Out-1942 6.7

The Goose Steps Out-1942

A bumbling teacher turns out to be the double of a German general. He is flown into Germany to impersonate the general and cause chaos and hilarity in a Hitler Youth college....