Tag Archives: 1930s

Monte Brice – The Golf Specialist (1930)

At a Florida hotel, absconding miscreant J. Effingham Bellweather goes slapstick golfing with the house detective’s flirtatious wife and an incompetent caddy. Read More »

James Whale – Frankenstein (1931)

Henry Frankenstein is a doctor who is trying to discover a way to make the dead walk. He succeeds and creates a monster that has to deal with living again. Read More »

William Clemens – Devil’s Island (1939)

For treating a wounded revolutionary, respected brain surgeon Dr. Gaudet is sentenced to the hellish French penal colony on Devil’s Island. There, he rebels against the inhuman conditions and incurs the wrath of the brutal commander, Colonel Lucien. When Lucien’s daughter is injured in an accident and only Gaudet can save her, the tables are turned. Read More »

Edward Sedgwick – The Passionate Plumber (1932)

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Elmer Tuttle, a plumber in Paris, is enlisted by beautiful Patricia Alden to help her make her lover Tony Lagorce jealous. Tony, however, is two-timing Patricia with Nina Estrados. Elmer, with the help of his friend Julius, hopes to use the high-society contacts he’s made with Patricia to find a market for his new invention, a pistol with a range-finding light. But Elmer’s attempts to interest a military leader are mistaken for assassination attempts, and with Tony and half the male uppercrust of France challenging Elmer to duels, he is in hot water not even his plumbing skills can drain away. Read More »

Lau Lauritzen & Alice O’Fredericks – Fröken Julia jubilerar (1938)

Julia, who is a cashier at a piano factory, goes on a skiing trip with some friends. Her boss discovers at the same time that there is money missing. But Julia doesn’t care… Read More »

Richard Oswald – Die Blume von Hawaii (1933)

Suzanne, aspiring artist working in a Parisian night club, is hired by two foreigners to be partnerin for the main singer, on the condition that they must travel to Hawaii. When they arrive, the American governor is aware that the islanders, headed by Prince Lilo Taro, might become rebellious. Read More »

William Wyler – Dodsworth (1936)

After selling his Ohio auto-parts plant, Sam hopes to celebrate his retirement by taking his wife Fran on a romantic getaway to Europe. Instead, Sam and Fran begin to grow apart, realizing they want different things from life… Read More »