Tag: 1942

The Great Man’s Lady (1942) 6.7

The Great Man’s Lady (1942)

In Hoyt City, a statue of founder Ethan Hoyt is dedicated, and 100 year old Hannah Sempler Hoyt (who lives in the last residence among skyscrapers) is at last persuaded to tell her story to a 'girl biographer'. Flashback...

People on the Alps (1942) 7.5

People on the Alps (1942)

Mail author for translation. Kodos hegycsucsok, fekete fenyvesek vilagaban el a havasok nehezsorsu nepe. Csutak Gergely favago nyomorusagos eletet felesege irant erzett nagy szerelme es kisfiuk szuletese szepiti meg. "Ma...

Nothing But Nerves (1942) 6.8

Nothing But Nerves (1942)

After some investigation, Robert Benchley finds his nerves are in a bad state. He has the jitters so bad he can't hold his cup still enough to drink his coffee, and he thinks the arrival of some plumbers is just a giant ...

Night Monster (1942) 6.3

Night Monster (1942)

Dr. Lynn Harper, psychologist, has been called out to the old Ingston Mansion, a dark and mysterious place with a very bad reputation, in order to make an assessment of the sanity of Margaret Ingston, daughter of patriar...

Went the Day Well? (1942) 7.5

Went the Day Well? (1942)

The residents of a British village during WWII welcome a platoon of soldiers who are to be billeted with them. The trusting residents then discover that the soldiers are Germans who proceed to hold the village captive....

You Were Never Lovelier-1942 7.3

You Were Never Lovelier-1942

The Acunas, a rich Argentine family, have the tradition that the daughters have to get married in order, oldest first. When sister #1 gets married, sisters #3 and #4 put pressure on Maria, sister #2, because they have th...

Little Joe, the Wrangler-1942 6.1

Little Joe, the Wrangler-1942

Sheriff Bob Brewster (Tex Ritter) is unable to halt the outlaw activity in the mining community of Lamplight. To mask their depredations, the outlaws, pretending to be miners, bring in a stranger, Neal Wallace (Johnny Ma...

Le mariage de Chiffon-1942 6.6

Le mariage de Chiffon-1942

"Chiffon" is an eccentric young aristocratic girl, who is struggling to comply with the social conventions of the community.::morroviolet...

Holiday Inn-1942 7.4

Holiday Inn-1942

Lovely Linda Mason has crooner Jim Hardy head over heels, but suave stepper Ted Hanover wants her for his new dance partner after femme fatale Lila Dixon gives him the brush. Jim's supper club, Holiday Inn, is the settin...

Ride ‘Em Cowboy-1942 6.7

Ride ‘Em Cowboy-1942

Two peanut vendors at a rodeo show get in trouble with their boss and hide out on a railroad train heading west. They get jobs as cowboys on a dude ranch, despite the fact that neither of them knows anything about cowboy...

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...