The Best Movies Of 1938
Here we collected the best movies from 1938 in order of popularity
Professor Owl is lecturing to his class of bird and animal students, when they interrupt him with weather questions about what makes the north wind blow and what makes snow. Little dwarfs are shown in...
The Wheat Farmer
Portrays the life and work of a wheat farmer and his family in the Midwest. Shows how they plant and harvest the winter wheat and how they attend to other farming tasks, such as milking and cooking. P...
Donald is in bed in Mickey's high-tech house trailer, Goofy is in the driver's seat, and Mickey is in the kitchen. When Goofy comes back to eat breakfast, leaving the car on autopilot, it takes them o...
Ulaanbaatar was founded in the 1930's. Both Norjmaa and Tserendulam are pregnant. Norjmaa asked a lama to look after her third pregnancy, while Tserendulam trusts modern medicine. She frequently goes ...
The Shadow was played again by Rod La Rocque in the second and final Grand National Pictures film. In this version, the host of a radio show is an amateur detective, not the person who is called Margo...
You Can't Take It with You
Alice, the only relatively normal member of the eccentric Sycamore family, falls in love with Tony Kirby, but his wealthy banker father and snobbish mother strongly disapprove of the match. When the K...
Father Flanagan leads a community called Boys Town where, instead of being treated as juvenile delinquents, the boys are shepherded into making themselves better people. Whitey Marsh, the impulsive an...
Mr. Moto's Gamble
Celebrated as supersleuth, Mr. Moto comes out fighting when a brutal boxing match turns into cold-blooded murder! Assisted by detective-in-training Lee Chan, Moto sets out to track down the killer bas...
Too Hot to Handle
Chris Hunter works as a newsreel reporter. He was doing reports on the Chinese-Japanese war when he met the pilot. She doesn't trust him at first, but he manages to get her hired as his assistant by u...
The Austrian princess Marie Antoinette is going to marry the future king of France in order to gain favor with the other countries. Marie is an avid flirt and indulges in various hobbies. The French p...
Johnny Case, a freethinking financier, has finally found the girl of his dreams, the spoiled daughter of a socially prominent millionaire, and she's agreed to marry him. Johnny wants to go on a holida...
Paris on Parade
This Traveltalks short showcases the Paris International Exposition of 1937. It features a tour of the pavillions of several nations, as well as the spectacular water and light displays.
The Secret of 421
Alphonse and his wife Zulma hold the 421, a tavern in the outskirts of Lille, in the North of France. It is always full of regulars who play cards there and drink gin and exchange words in ch'timi, th...
Natural Wonders of the West
This Traveltalk entry looks at some natural wonders of the western United States, including the Grand Canyon and the Devil's Tower. The last stop on the tour, an "unnatural wonder," is the Mount Rushm...
Ludvig and Sussi Battwyhl, Louis and Katja Brenner and Julia and Kurt Balzar are upper class millionaires. They don't seem to do any real work but still need a vacation in the mountains. Everybody see...
The Night Watchman
A little cat must take his sick father's place as night watchman, but is bullied by a tough mouse and his gang, leaving the rest of the mice free to eat all the food and stage a musical floor show.
The Great Heart
This short film tells the true story of the heroic sacrifice of Father Damien, the Belgian priest who suffered a living death in order to bring hope and God's comfort to the lepers confined on the Haw...
Spanky and Alfalfa plot to play hooky so they can go fishing, by pretending that Alfalfa is sick and Spanky should stay with him while the parents are away. But Spanky's mom, knowing the truth, turns ...
Já Se Fabricam Automóveis em Portugal
Reflecting the filmmaker's passion for automobiles, who in his youth participated in car races, the film portrays the attempt to manufacture a new model in the Ford factory in the city of Porto.
Comrades at Sea
1936: Fahnrich Peter serves on a torpedo boat. Peter loves Carmita, the pretty sister of a fellow seaman. But then his superior officer falls in love with her, too, who offers to marry Carmita and ...
Port of Shadows
Down a foggy, desolate road to the port city of Le Havre travels Jean, an army deserter looking for another chance to make good on life. Fate, however, has a different plan for him, as acts of both re...
The Mountain Calls
The Italian mountaineer Carel wants to be the first man to stand on the top of the Matterhorn. Since the climb is very difficult, he agrees to try it together with the British mountaineer Whymper. But...
Crashing Through Danger
Three electrical linemen work through the hazardous conditions of the Depression Era. Sparks fly, and things become truly dangerous, when Ann (Sally Blane) comes between this band of brothers. Things ...
The Secret of Treasure Island
A variety of people are searching for a long-hidden treasure somewhere on an island. Chapter titles: 1.The Isle of Fear 2.The Ghost Talks 3.The Phantom Duel 4.Buried Alive 5.The Girl Who Vanishe...
The Declaration of Independence
This historical featurette focuses on Caesar Rodney of Delaware who in the summer of 1776 cast the deciding vote, at the meeting of the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, so that the Declaration of...
In an effort to impress Darla, Alfalfa tells her that he's a famous bear trainer. Little does he know that Darla's father owns a circus - and a bear costume. It's time for everyone to uncover the "bea...
In this tearful crime melodrama, a waitress becomes so taken with her dream of living in posh luxury and comfort that she leaves her honest boyfriend the district attorney to take up with a notorious ...
To stop Pinkie's widowed, struggling mother Dottie from marrying a well-off older man they know she doesn't love, teenager Pinkie and her best friend Buzz kidnap her in the family travel trailer to li...