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List of 1938 Movies and TV Shows

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1. Angels with Dirty Faces

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7.9/10
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83/100
Released: 1938
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: In New York, the boys Rocky Sullivan and Jerry Connelly are best friends and small time thieves. After a robbery, Rocky is arrested and sent to a reformatory school, where he begins his criminal career. Jerry escapes and later becomes a priest. After three years in prison, Rocky is released and demands the return of $100,000 deposited with his solicitor - prior to his jail term.

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2. Jezebel

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7.5/10
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77/100
Released: 1938
Romance, Drama

What it's about: In 1850s Louisiana, the willfulness of a tempestuous Southern belle threatens to destroy all who care for her.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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3. Port of Shadows

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7.8/10
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77/100
Released: 1938
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: 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 revenge and kindness render him front-page news.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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4. Alexander Nevsky

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7.6/10
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75/100
Released: 1938Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: When German knights invade Russia, Prince Alexander Nevsky must rally his people to resist the formidable force. After the Teutonic soldiers take over an eastern Russian city, Alexander stages his stand at Novgorod, where a major battle is fought on the ice of frozen Lake Chudskoe. While Alexander leads his outnumbered troops, two of their number, Vasili and Gavrilo, begin a contest of bravery to win the hand of a local maiden.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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5. La Bête Humaine

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7.6/10
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74/100
Released: 1938
Crime, Drama

What it's about: On board a train bound for the port city of Le Havre, France, railroad stationmaster Roubard murders Grandmorin, who seduced his beautiful young wife, Severine. Engineer Jacques Lantier, stuck in Le Havre while the train is being repaired, also begins a passionate affair with Severine, who tries to entice the handsome stranger to murder her controlling husband. However, Lantier has a secret urge of his own that changes everything.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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6. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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7.6/10
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74/100
Released: 1938Rated: G
Animation, Fantasy

What it's about: A beautiful girl, Snow White, takes refuge in the forest in the house of seven dwarfs to hide from her stepmother, the wicked Queen. The Queen is jealous because she wants to be known as "the fairest in the land," and Snow White's beauty surpasses her own.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. Boys Town

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7.3/10
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71/100
Released: 1938
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The devout but iron-willed Father Flanagan leads a community called Boys Town, a different sort of juvenile detention facility where, instead of being treated as underage criminals, the boys are shepherded into making themselves better people. But hard-nosed petty thief and pool shark Whitey Marsh, the impulsive and violent younger brother of an imprisoned murderer, might be too much for the good father's tough-love system.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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8. The Lady Vanishes

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7.8/10
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70/100
Released: 1938
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: On a train headed for England a group of travelers is delayed by an avalanche. Holed up in a hotel in a fictional European country, young Iris befriends elderly Miss Froy. When the train resumes, Iris suffers a bout of unconsciousness and wakes to find the old woman has disappeared. The other passengers ominously deny Miss Froy ever existed, so Iris begins to investigate with another traveler and, as the pair sleuth, romantic sparks fly.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & FilmBox) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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9. Bringing Up Baby

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7.9/10
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70/100
Released: 1938
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: David Huxley is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances, he meets Susan Vance, and the duo have a series of misadventures which include a leopard called Baby.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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10. Four Daughters

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6.9/10
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69/100
Released: 1938Rated: PG
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Musician Adam Lemp and his four equally musical daughters, Emma, Ann, Kay, and Thea, live happily together. Each daughter has an upstanding young man for whom she cares. However, the arrival of a cynical, slovenly young composer named Mickey Borden turns the household upside-down, and romantic and tragic complications ensue.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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11. The Citadel

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7.1/10
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68/100
Released: 1938
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Andrew Manson, a young, idealistic, newly qualified Scottish doctor arrives in Wales takes his first job in a mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its cause are thwarted, he moves to London. His new practice does badly. But when a friend shows him how to make a lucrative practice from rich hypochondriacs, it will take a great shock to show him what the truth of being a doctor really is.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a TV everywhere service (TCM) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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12. The Adventures of Robin Hood

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7.9/10
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67/100
Released: 1938Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Romance

What it's about: Robin Hood fights nobly for justice against the evil Sir Guy of Gisbourne while striving to win the hand of the beautiful Maid Marian.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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13. You Can't Take It with You

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7.9/10
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66/100
Released: 1938
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: 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 Kirbys are invited to dinner to become better acquainted with their future in-laws, things don't turn out the way Alice had hoped.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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14. Three Comrades

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7.2/10
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66/100
Released: 1938
Romance, Drama

What it's about: A love story centered on the lives of three young German soldiers in the years following World War I. Their close friendship is strengthened by their shared love for the same woman who is dying of tuberculosis.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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15. La Marseillaise

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7.0/10
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64/100
Released: 1938
Drama

What it's about: A film about the early part of the French Revolution, shown from the eyes of the citizens of Marseille, counts in German exile and, of course, the king Louis XVI, each showing their own small problems.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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16. Holiday

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7.8/10
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63/100
Released: 1938
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Johnny Case, a freethinking financier, has finally found the girl of his dreams — Julia Seton, the spoiled daughter of a socially prominent millionaire — and she's agreed to marry him. But when Johnny plans a holiday for the two to enjoy life while they are still young, his fiancée has other plans & that is for Johnny to work in her father's bank!

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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17. Alexander's Ragtime Band

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7.0/10
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61/100
Released: 1938
Musical, Drama

What it's about: Roger Grant, a classical violinist, disappoints his family and teacher when he organizes a jazz band, but he and the band become successful. Roger falls in love with his singer Stella, but his reluctance to lose her leads him to thwart her efforts to become a solo star. When the World War separates them in 1917, Stella marries Roger's best friend Charlie. Roger comes home after the war and an important concert at Carnegie Hall brings the corners of the romantic triangle together.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & Vudu).

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18. The Baker's Wife

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7.5/10
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58/100
Released: 1938
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: In this little Provencal village, a new baker, Aimable, settles down. His wife Aurelie is beautiful and much younger than he. She departs with a shepherd the night after Aimable produces his first breads. Aimable is so afflicted that he can not work anymore. Therefore, the villagers, who initially laughed at his cuckoldry, take the matter very seriously (they want the bread) and organize a plan to find Aurelie and to bring her back to the bakery.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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19. Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations

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7.8/10
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58/100
Released: 1938
Sport, Documentary

What it's about: The First part of Olympia, a documentary about the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin by German Director Leni Riefenstahl. The film played in theaters in 1938 and again in 1952 after the fall of the Nazi Regime.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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20. Mickey's Trailer

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8.0/10
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56/100
Released: 1938
Action & Adventure, Animation

What it's about: Goofy's in the driver's seat, Mickey's in the kitchen, and Donald's in bed in Mickey's high-tech house trailer. When Goofy comes back to eat breakfast, leaving the car on autopilot, it takes them onto a dangerous closed mountain road. When Goofy realizes this, he accidentally unhooks the trailer, sending it on a perilous route. They come very close to disaster several times, while the oblivious Goofy drives on and hooks back up to them.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+).

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21. Hôtel du Nord

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7.7/10
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55/100
Released: 1938
Romance, Drama

What it's about: A young couple, Renee and Pierre, take one night a room at the Hotel du Nord, in Paris, near the canal Saint-Martin. They want to die together, but having shot at Renee, Pierre lacked the courage to finish the job and fled. Another customer, Monsieur Edmond, a procurer, rescues her. When Renee goes out of the hospital, she is hired as a waitress at the hotel. Monsieur Edmond falls in love with her, but Renee is still thinking of Pierre...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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22. A Christmas Carol

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7.5/10
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55/100
Released: 1938
Fantasy, Drama

What it's about: Classic Charles Dickens holiday tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, the miser's miser who has a huge change of heart after spirits whisk him into the past, present, and future.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (TVision) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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23. Carefree

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7.0/10
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55/100
Released: 1938
Musical, Comedy

What it's about: Dr. Tony Flagg's friend Steven has problems in the relationship with his fiancée Amanda, so he persuades her to visit Tony. After some minor misunderstandings, she falls in love with him. When he tries to use hypnosis to strengthen her feelings for Steven, things get complicated.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX).

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24. Brave Little Tailor

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7.6/10
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54/100
Released: 1938
Family, Comedy

What it's about: When a giant threatens the land, the cityfolk mistake Mickey's boast of killing seven flies with one blow to be giants. He is then forced to fight the giant for real.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+).

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25. The Dawn Patrol

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7.5/10
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54/100
Released: 1938Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: In 1915 France, Major Brand commands the 39th Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps. The young airmen go up in bullet-riddled "crates" and the casualty rate is appalling, but Brand can't make the "brass hats" at headquarters see reason. Insubordinate air ace Captain Courtney is another thorn in Brand's side...but finds the smile wiped from his face when he rises to command the squadron himself. Everyone keeps a stiff upper lip.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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26. Ferdinand the Bull

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7.2/10
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54/100
Released: 1938
Animation, Comedy

What it's about: This Oscar-winning short tells of a bull who preferred to sit under trees and smell flowers to clashing horns with his fellow animals. As luck would have it, an untimely bee reveals Ferdinand's ferocious side via pained howls and wild stomping. This lands him in the bull-fighting arena amidst characters based on Walt's animators with a matador reportedly modeled after Walt himself.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+).

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27. Marie Antoinette

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7.4/10
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54/100
Released: 1938
Romance, Drama

What it's about: The young Austrian princess Marie Antoinette is arranged to marry Louis XVI, future king of France, in a politically advantageous marriage for the rival countries. The opulent Marie indulges in various whims and flirtations. When Louis XV passes and Louis XVI ascends the French throne, his queen's extravagant lifestyle earns the hatred of the French people, who despise her Austrian heritage.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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28. Merrily We Live

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7.4/10
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53/100
Released: 1938
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest find is a handsome tramp who shows up at her doorstep and ends up in a chauffeur's uniform. He also catches the eye of Geraldine.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi).

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29. Algiers

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6.7/10
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52/100
Released: 1938
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Pepe Le Moko is a notorious thief, who escaped from France. Since his escape, Moko became a resident and leader of the immense Casbah of Algiers. French officials arrive insisting on Pepe's capture are met with unfazed local detectives, led by Inspector Slimane, who are biding their time. Meanwhile, Pepe meets the beautiful Gaby , which arouses the jealousy of Ines

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Epix, Fandor, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $9.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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30. Room Service

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6.7/10
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52/100
Released: 1938
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: Broke Gordon Miller tries to land a backer for his new play while he has to deal with with the hotel manager trying to evict him and his cast.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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31. Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty

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7.7/10
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52/100
Released: 1938
Sport, Documentary

What it's about: The Second part of Olympia, a documentary about the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin by German Director Leni Riefenstahl. The film played in theaters in 1938 and again in 1952 after the fall of the Nazi Regime.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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32. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

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7.1/10
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51/100
Released: 1938Rated: G
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: Rebecca's Uncle Harry leaves her with Aunt Miranda who forbids her to associate with show people. But neighbor Anthony Kent is a talent scout who secretly set it up for her to broadcast.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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33. In Old Chicago

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6.8/10
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50/100
Released: 1938
Action & Adventure, Musical

What it's about: The O'Leary brothers -- honest Jack and roguish Dion -- become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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34. Boat Builders

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7.3/10
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50/100
Released: 1938
Comedy, Animation

What it's about: Mickey buys a boat kit, and enlists Goofy and Donald to help assemble it. The plans say, "so simple a child could do it", so of course, they have their share of troubles. But before long, they're ready to launch the Queen Minnie, with appropriate fanfare, at which time, all the collapsible parts collapse.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+).

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35. The Masseurs and a Woman

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7.2/10
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50/100
Released: 1938
Mystery, Drama

What it's about: A pair of blind masseurs, an enigmatic city woman, a lonely man and his ill-behaved nephew—The Masseurs and a Woman is made up of crisscrossing miniature studies of love and family at a remote resort in the mountains. With delicate and surprising humor, Hiroshi Shimizu paints a timeless portrait of loneliness and the human need to connect.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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36. Love Finds Andy Hardy

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6.8/10
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49/100
Released: 1938
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Andy Hardy becomes entangled with three different girls all at the same time.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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37. Donald's Golf Game

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6.8/10
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49/100
Released: 1938
Animation, Comedy

What it's about: Uncle Donald goes golfing on a course by the beach, insisting on total quiet for his concentration, not even a singing bird. Alas for him the nephews, brought along as caddy trio, come prepared for more mischief then just making disturbing noises, they have a whole bag of trick clubs and enlist a grasshopper to 'animate' Donald's ball...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+).

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38. The Cowboy and the Lady

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6.6/10
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48/100
Released: 1938
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Mary Smith decides after a lifetime of being a shut-in to do something wild while her father is out campaigning for the presidency, so she takes off for the family's home in West Palm Beach and inadvertently becomes romantically entangled with earnest cowboy Stretch Willoughby. Neither the dalliance nor the cowboy fit with the upper class image projected by her esteemed father, forcing her to choose.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy).

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39. The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse

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7.0/10
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48/100
Released: 1938
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A wealthy society doctor decides to research the medical aspects of criminal behaviour by becoming one himself. He joins a gang of thieves and proceeds to wrest leadership of the gang away from it's extremely resentful leader.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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40. A Slight Case of Murder

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7.1/10
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48/100
Released: 1938
Crime, Comedy

What it's about: Former bootlegger Remy Marco has a slight problem with forclosing bankers, a prospective son-in-law, and four hard-to-explain corpses.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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41. The Rage of Paris

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6.9/10
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47/100
Released: 1938
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problems is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ritzy New York City hotel, the trio plot to have Gloria catch the eye of Bill Duncan, a millionaire staying at the hotel. The plan works and the two quickly become engaged. Nicole's plan may be thwarted by Bill's friend, Jim Trevor, who's met Nicole before and sees through her plot.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Epix) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).

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42. Trade Winds

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6.4/10
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46/100
Released: 1938
Romance, Drama

What it's about: After committing a murder, Kay assumes a new identity and boards a ship. But, Kay is unaware that Sam, a skirt chasing detective, is following her and must outwit him to escape imprisonment.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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43. Mr. Wong, Detective

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6.1/10
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46/100
Released: 1938
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: A chemical manufacturer is killed just after asking detective James Wong to help him. So Detective Wong decides to investigate this as well as two subsequent murders.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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44. The Shopworn Angel

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6.9/10
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46/100
Released: 1938
Romance, Drama

What it's about: During WWI Bill Pettigrew, a naive young Texan soldier is sent to New York for basic training. He meets worldly wise actress Daisy Heath when her car nearly runs him over.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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45. Mannequin

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6.5/10
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46/100
Released: 1938
Drama

What it's about: Jessie, a young working class woman who seeks to improve her life by marrying her boyfriend, only to find out that he is no better than what she left behind.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Microsoft).

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46. The Buccaneer

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6.7/10
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45/100
Released: 1938
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: French pirate Jean Lafitte rescues a girl and joins the War of 1812.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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47. A Woman's Face

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6.9/10
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45/100
Released: 1938
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A cynical woman with a disfigured face—a hardened criminal—gets an opportunity to change her ways when she meets a sympathetic plastic surgeon. She leaves her old life behind, but soon her old friends catch up with her.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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48. Little Miss Broadway

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6.6/10
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45/100
Released: 1938Rated: PG
Musical, Drama

What it's about: An orphan is provisionally adopted by the manager of a hotel populated by show business people. The hotel's owner doesn't like the entertainers and wants the girl returned to the orphanage.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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49. The Childhood of Maxim Gorky

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7.3/10
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44/100
Released: 1938
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Young Maxim grows up under the czarist regime with his grandparents as guardians. Continually demeaned by his martinet grandfather, Maxim is drawn to his warm-hearted grandmother, who instills in him the willingness to pursue his writing muse.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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50. Wives Under Suspicion

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6.1/10
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44/100
Released: 1938
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A merciless district attorney prosecutes a case that mirrors his own life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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