Classic Hollywood

I have reading again about Hollywood in the 30’s to 50’s , and thought I make a very personal list of my favourite films of those years.

1930 –  All Quiet on the Western Front, Animals Crackers, Hell’s Angels, Morocco.

1931 – Frankenstein, Little Caesar, Dracula, The Front Page, Public Enemy.

1932 – I am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang, Scarface, Red Dust.

1933 – Duck Soup, King Kong, Dinner at 8, Footlights Parade, Gold Diggers of 1933, Little Women, Mystery of the Wax Museum, Queen Christina, She Done Him Wrong.

1934 – It Happened One Night, The Thin Man.

1935 – The Bride of Frankenstein, Top Hat.

1936 -Fury.

1937 – A Day at the Races, The Prisoner of Zenda, The Awful Truth, Nothing Sacred, A Star is Born.

1938 – The Adventures of Robin Hood, Jezabel.

1939 – Destry Rides Again, Gone With the Wind, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Stagecoach, Dodge City, Of Mice and Men, The Roaring 20’s, The Wizard of Oz, The Women.

1940 – Foreign Correspondent, The Grapes of Wrath, The Letter, The Philadelphia Story, Rebecca, The Mark of Zorro, The Sea Hawk.

1941 – Citizen Kane, Dumbo, The Maltese Falcon, The Lady Eve, The Little Foxes, The Man Who Came to Dinner.

1942 – To Be or Not To Be, For Me and My Gal, Hellzapoppin’, Journey into Fear, Now Voyager, Saboteur, Woman of the Year.

1943 – Heaven Can Wait, The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek, Shadow of a Doubt.

1944 – Double Indemnity, Arsenic and Old Lace, Farewell My Lovely, Hail the Conquering Hero, Laura, Meet Me in St Louis, The Woman in the Window.

1945 – Then There Was None, The House on 92nd Street, The Spiral Staircase.

1946 – It’s a Wonderful Life, The Big Sleep, Gilda, My Darling Clementine, Notorious.

1947 -Crossfire.

1948 – The Naked City.

1949 – On the Town, All the King’s Men, White Heat.

1950 – All About Eve, The Asphalt Jungle, Sunset Boulevard.

1951 – An American in Paris, Strangers on the Train, Ace in the Hole.

1952 – High Noon, Singin’ in the Rain.

1953 – Call Me Madam, Shane.

1954 – On the Waterfront.

1955 – Bad Day at Black Rock, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Kiss Me Deadly, The Night of the Hunter.

1956 – The Searchers, The Man Who Knew Too Much.

1957 – Paths of Glory, Sweet Smell of Success, 12 Angry Men, Witness for the Prosecution.

1958 – Touch of Evil, Gigi.

1959 – North by Northwest, Some Like It Hot.

That’s all, folks.

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