Film Trailers World: 1940's


Showing posts with label 1940's. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1940's. Show all posts

September 06, 2015

Misbehaving Husbands (1940)

Misbehaving Husbands

Misbehaving Husbands is a 1940 American comedy of errors film directed by William Beaudine for Producers Releasing Corporation.

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The owner of a department store is threatened with divorce by his wife, who has gotten reports that he's been seen in the arms of a beautiful blonde on the night of their 20th wedding anniversary. He has to find a way to convince her that the "beautiful blonde" in question was actually a store mannequin that he was taking in for repairs.

Sleepers West (1941)

Sleepers West

Sleepers West is a 1941 drama film directed by Eugene Forde, starring Lloyd Nolan and Lynn Bari.

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September 05, 2015

Black Dragons (1942) Trailer

Black Dragons

It's the picture that has the whole town shivering!

Black Dragons is a 1942 American film directed by William Nigh and starring Bela Lugosi, Joan Barclay, and George Pembroke.

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It is prior to the commencement of World War II, and Japan's fiendish Black Dragon Society is hatching an evil plot with the Nazis. They instruct a brilliant scientist, Dr. Melcher, to travel to Japan on a secret mission. There he operates on six Japanese conspirators, transforming them to resemble six American leaders. The actual leaders are murdered and replaced with their likenesses. Dr. Melcher is condemned to a lifetime of imprisonment so the secret may die with him.

September 04, 2015

Dead Men Walk (1943) Trailer

Dead Men Walk

Devil's sorcery, as a dead man returns for vengeance!

Dead Men Walk is a 64-minute, 1943, United States, black-and-white horror film produced by Sigmund Neufeld for Producers Releasing Corporation (aka PRC).

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The twin of a kindly small-town physician returns from the grave for vengeance against his brother, who secretly killed him because the twin served Satan.

September 03, 2015

Something for the Boys (1944) Trailer

Something for the Boys

Something FOR YOUR EYES...Something FOR YOUR EARS...Something FOR YOUR HEART!

 Something for the Boys is a 1944 musical comedy Technicolor film. The movie starred Carmen Miranda.

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Doll Face (1945)

Doll Face

Doll Face is a 1945 American film directed by Lewis Seiler starring Vivian Blaine as "Doll Face" Carroll.

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Burlesque star (Blaine) makes it in the big time.

September 02, 2015

Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1946)

Love Laughs at Andy Hardy

Love Laughs at Andy Hardy is a 1946 American film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, directed by Willis Goldbeck and starring Mickey Rooney and Lewis Stone.

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Andy Hardy (Rooney) returns home from a stint in the Army and is headed back to college. Before leaving however a gorgeous exotic singer literally throws herself at him and he barely notices... you see Andy is in love. Arriving by train at college he throws his heart and soul into rekindling his relationship with his old girlfriend (Granville). Naturally all of Andy's plans for romance turn on him time and again. Only his father Judge Hardy (Stone) can save Andy from himself in this madcap romantic comedy.

September 01, 2015

Lost Honeymoon (1947) Preview Clip

Lost Honeymoon

Lost Honeymoon is a 1947 American film directed by Leigh Jason.

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All they want is to say I do. But just to prove who’s in charge, Cupid throws two lovebirds nothing but screwballs on their way to the altar. A few months after her wedding to John Agar, 18-year-old Shirley Temple stars as an on-screen bride in this breezy comedy set in Mexico City. Temple plays Barbara, whose prospective husband (Guy Madison), a GI, has a two-day pass to marry her. At least three days‘ worth of complications ensue: a delayed flight, booked-up hotels, a jitterbug with the wrong partner, a right hook to the wrong chin, a fateful dip in a swimming pool. . .and a gallant (and older) American vice-consul who makes Barbara’s heart beat a little too fast. Is she marrying the wrong guy? Expert farceur Franchot Tone plays the sophisticated vice-consul, who has his own fiancee to worry about. William Keighley, who proved his comedy mettle with The Man Who Came to Dinner and George Washington Slept Here, guides the fun.*warnerarchive*

August 31, 2015

The Time of Your Life (1948) Trailer

The Time of Your Life

You'll love these wonderful characters!

The Time of Your Life is a 1948 film starring James Cagney adapted from the 1939 William Saroyan play of the same title.

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A wide variety of persons come into Nick's Pacific Street Saloon, some to ask for work and others just to pass the time.

August 30, 2015

The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1949) Trailer

The Man on the Eiffel Tower

MURDER! MYSTERY! MANHUNT! in the gayest city in the world!

The Man on the Eiffel Tower is a 1950 American mystery film directed by Burgess Meredith and starring Charles Laughton, Franchot Tone, Meredith, and Robert Hutton. It is based on the 1931 novel La Tête d'un homme (A Man's Head) by Belgian writer Georges Simenon featuring his detective Jules Maigret.

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Johann Radek (Franchot Tone) is an impoverished Parisian medical student who overhears Bill Kirby (Robert Hutton) saying that he wished somebody would murder his wealthy aunt so that he could collect the inheritance. Radek decides to kill the old lady and her maid but is surprised by an incredibly short-sighted burglar, Heurtin (Burgess Meredith). When Heurtin stumbles over the dead body he unwittingly incriminates himself and becomes the focal point of the police investigation. Inspector Maigret (Charles Laughton) has to solve one of his most infamous cases as he pursues the murderer across the rooftops and streets of Paris. As the two protagonists play a deadly game of cat and mouse, Maigret confronts his suspect in a stunning climax on top of the Eiffel Tower.

June 22, 2015

The Egg and I (1947) Trailer

The Egg and I

The Egg and I is a 1947 American romantic comedy film directed by Chester Erskine, who co-wrote the screenplay with Fred F. Finklehoffe, based on the book of the same name by Betty MacDonald and starring Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray, with Marjorie Main and Percy Kilbride as Ma and Pa Kettle.

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May 08, 2015

Sinbad, the Sailor (1947) Trailer

Sinbad, the Sailor

. . . The fabulous adventures of . . . The King of Rogues . . . The Prince of Lovers ! 

Sinbad the Sailor is a 1947 Technicolor fantasy film starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak, and Anthony Quinn.

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Suave swashbuckler Sinbad the Sailor (Douglas Fairbanks Jr) embarks on an action-filled adventure when he lands on a tropical island in search of Alexander the Great's missing treasure. In his journey with his friend Abu (George Tobias), Sinbad rescues and claims property of a drifting boat; he meets the ambitious and gorgeous Shireen (Maureen O'Hara) and falls in love with her; he is chased by the evil Emir (Anthony Quinn) who wants the treasure to become one of the most powerful men in the world; and meets dangerous Melik, who will stop at nothing and will kill anyone to get the treasure.

May 03, 2015

The Mad Doctor of Market Street (1942) Trailer

The Mad Doctor of Market Street

Genius -- or fiend?

The Mad Doctor of Market Street is a 1942 American horror film produced by Universal Pictures starring Lionel Atwill.

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A fugitive doctor (Lionel Atwill) tries to raise the dead for South Sea Islanders.

The Invisible Woman (1940) Trailer

The Invisible Woman

IT'S A Ghost-to-Ghost HOOK-UP!

The Invisible Woman is an American science fiction comedy film that was released near the end of 1940 by Universal. 

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An attractive model with an ulterior motive volunteers as guinea pig for an invisibility machine.

The Mummy's Hand (1940) Trailer

The Mummy's Hand

The tomb of a thousand terrors!

The Mummy's Hand is a 1940 black-and-white horror film, produced by Ben Pivar for Universal Studios.

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An ancient mummy is revived to destroy those that would invade the 3,000 year old tomb of an Egyptian princess.

March 26, 2015

Night Unto Night (1949) Trailer

Night Unto Night

Whatever it is, there's nothing you can't tell the woman you love.

Night Unto Night is a 1949 drama film directed by Don Siegel, based on the 1944 novel by Philip Wylie. It stars Ronald Reagan.

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Ronald Reagan stars as a stricken scientist in this metaphysical melodrama alongside the enchanting Viveca Lindfors. Diagnosed with epilepsy, biochemist John Galen moves to the Everglades in Florida to work in shame and isolation. He moves into a house owned by a widow who is haunted by the voice of her dead husband. Together, they are forced to confront the mysteries of faith and fate. Directed by Don Siegel.
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The Hasty Heart (1949) Trailer

The Hasty Heart

The Hasty Heart is a 1949 Anglo-American co-production directed by Vincent Sherman and starring Ronald Reagan, Patricia Neal, and Richard Todd.

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In Burma on the penultimate day of World War II, Cameron Highlander Lachlan 'Lachie' MacLachlan is seriously wounded and transported to a local military hospital. He seems to have recovered from his wounds but appearances can be deceiving. The hospital commander asks nursing Sister Margaret Parker and the five remaining soldiers in her ward to befriend Lachie as he is dying and has only a few weeks to live. Lachie, who is not aware of his prognosis, is a proud man who wants no help from anyone. Slowly however, relationships are formed and Lachie begins to appreciate friendship, something he has never had with anyone.

March 07, 2015

Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1946) Trailer

Tarzan and the Leopard Woman

An Exotic Beauty Rules The Jungle !

Tarzan and the Leopard Woman was a 1946 action film based on the Tarzan character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs and portrayed by Johnny Weissmuller. 

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Tarzan and the Amazons (1945) Trailer

Tarzan and the Amazons

Hidden City Of Women . . . Forbidden To Men !

Tarzan and the Amazons (1945) is an adventure film starring Johnny Weissmuller in his ninth outing as Tarzan. 

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March 06, 2015

Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)

Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe

From the ALEX RAYMOND newspaper feature owned and copyrighted by King Features Syndicate

Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe is a 1940 twelve episode serial film starring Buster Crabbe as Flash Gordon, and was the last of three Flash Gordon serials made from 1936 to 1940. 

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Flash and his friends return to planet Mongo for an antidote to the Purple Death. But Ming the Merciless has other plans for them... 


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