The Best Movies Of 1939
Here we collected the best movies from 1939 in order of popularity
Wife, Husband and Friend
Woman hopes to be a great singer and is encouraged by her scheming teacher. After she flops her husband, encouraged by an amorous professional singer tries opera and also flops.
Blondie Brings Up Baby
During his first day of school, Baby Dumpling disappears from sight. While Dagwood frantically combs the city in search of the boy, Baby Dumpling spent a nice, safe afternoon with poor little rich gir...
A tough street kid takes the rap for a burglary committed by the son of his foster family and is sent to a boys reformatory, where the inmates are under the thumb of corrupt guards and a brutal prison...
Drums Along the Mohawk
The state of New York was founded in the 17th century. After marrying, Gil and Lana travel north to settle on a small farm in the Mohawk River Valley, but soon their growing prosperity and happiness a...
South western Pennsylvania was part of colonial America. The British government is starting to be disliked. Many local colonists have been killed by American Indians who are armed with rifles.
Young Mr. Lincoln
In this dramatized account of his early law career in Illinois, Abraham Lincoln is born into a modest log cabin, where he is encouraged by his first love, Ann Rutledge, to pursue law. Lincoln establis...
The Hound of the Baskervilles
On his uncle's death Sir Henry Baskerville returns from Canada to take charge of his ancestral hall on the desolate moors of Devonshire, and finds that Sherlock Holmes is there to investigate the loca...
At the Circus
The owner of a small circus owes his partner thousands of dollars. Carter allows his associates to steal the money so that he can take over the circus. Antonio Pirelli and Punchy, who work at the circ...
The Saint in London
Simon Templer was mixed up with a gang of counterfeiters who had murdered and robbed an European count of one million pounds. He is aided reluctantly by Scotland Yard inspector Teal, who is convinced ...
The Roaring Twenties
After World War I, Lloyd Hart went back to practice law, George Hally became a bootlegger, and Eddie Bartlett became a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of bootleg liquor. Geor...
Moon Over Harlem
Hardworking Minnie (Cora Green) marries "Dollar" Bill (Bud Harris) a shady gambler after her money and her attractive daughter, Sue (Izanetta Wilcois). Sue meanwhile, is in love with Bob (Carl Hough),...
The ancient Egypt is the location for this entry in the TravelTalks series. The entrance to the tomb of King Tut is shown in the beginning of the Valley of the Kings, but the treasure is now in the Ca...
Mr. Moto in Danger Island
Danger has a special sparkle when Mr. Moto heads to Puerto Rico to put a stop to the glut of contraband diamonds that are flooding the world's jewel market! But his smuggling investigation quickly tur...
The Three Mesquiteers convince a group of settlers to exchange their present property for something that is going to be worthless. They were captured before they could warn the ranchers.
The Man from Montreal
The Man From Montreal is a lively entry in Universal's Richard Arlen-Andy Devine action series. The stars are cast respectively as fur trapper Clark Manning and constable Bones Blair, who carry on a f...
The story takes place in a Soviet placed in what is now Ukraine. A mechanic arrives in the Soviet, lead by a young independent woman driving tractors and, between many comedy sketches and propaganda m...
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Having once again avoided criminal conviction, Professor Moriarity develops a murderous plan to "finish off" his last major nemesis, Sherlock Holmes, by making him fail to prevent the perfect crime. ...
Girls in Distress
Jeune Filles en Detresse (Young Girls in Distress) was director G. W. Pabst's last French production before his (ill-timed) return to Nazi-occupied Austria in 1941. Somewhat reminiscent of Maedchen in...
The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers. One day, Mr. A ragged little boy called "Heathcliff" was brought with Earnshaw back from the city. Hindley resents the child, but he becomes companion and soulmate...
Harsh Parisian judge Gaetan (known as Monsieur Maximum), chafing in the idleness of retirement, leaves for a seaside holiday. But Gabriel the chauffeur has his mind on his girl, not the car; Gaetan an...
King of the Underworld
Niles and Carol Nelson are married and have two children. Carol takes the fall after Gurney exploits them and kills Niles. He kidnapped writer Bill Forrest to write his biography. Carol is aware that ...
Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever
Young Andy is in love with his drama teacher. When his play is chosen as the school's annual production, Andy seizes the opportunity to spend as much time with his pretty teacher as possible. Judge Ha...
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
In 1911, minor stage comic, Vernon Castle meets the stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they marry and then abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career together. While they're performi...
Parents on Trial
According to Hollywood, the parents were generally at fault when good kids went bad. This theory is elucidated in Columbia's Parents on Trial, wherein strict disciplinarian James Westley (Henry Kolker...
After being criticized by the Citizens' League for his inability to cope with a crime wave, Police Captain Haines orders his men in the Homicide Bureau to clean up all their cases, but without violati...