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La Grande Illusion

A group of French soldiers, including the patrician Captain de Boeldieu and the working-class Lieutenant Maréchal, grapple with their own class differences after being captured and held in a World War I German prison camp. When the men are transferred to a high-security fortress, they must concoct a plan to escape beneath the watchful eye of aristocratic German officer von Rauffenstein, who has formed an unexpected bond with de Boeldieu.

Release On: 4th - June - 1937

Vote Count: 453
Vote Average: 7.8/10


Lost Horizon

British diplomat Robert Conway and a small group of civilians crash land in the Himalayas, and are rescued by the people of the mysterious, Eden-like valley of Shangri-la. Protected by the mountains from the world outside, where the clouds of World War II are gathering, Shangri-la provides a seductive escape for the world-weary Conway.

Release On: 3rd - March - 1937

Vote Count: 130
Vote Average: 7.1/10


The Old Mill

Night in an old mill is dramatically depicted in this Oscar-winning short in which the frightened occupants, including birds, timid mice, owls, and other creatures try to stay safe and dry as a storm approaches. As the thunderstorm worsens, the mill wheel begins to turn and the whole mill threatens to blow apart until at last the storm subsides.

Release On: 5th - November - 1937

Vote Count: 120
Vote Average: 7.3/10


A Star Is Born

Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of her idol Norman Maine, is sent for a screen test, and before long attains stardom as newly minted Vicki Lester. She and Norman marry, though his career soon dwindles to nothing due to his chronic alcoholism.

Release On: 27th - April - 1937

Vote Count: 127
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Lonesome Ghosts

On a dark and stormy night, four bored ghosts decide to have some fun by calling the "Ajax Ghost Exterminators." Shriek with laughter as ghost hunters Mickey, Donald and Goofy are scared silly by the hilarious haunts and taunts of these spirited pranksters!

Release On: 24th - December - 1937

Vote Count: 92
Vote Average: 6.5/10


Sabotage

Karl Anton Verloc and his wife own a small cinema in a quiet London suburb where they live seemingly happily. But Mrs. Verloc does not know that her husband has a secret that will affect their relationship and threaten her teenage brother's life.

Release On: 8th - January - 1937

Vote Count: 210
Vote Average: 6.7/10


You Only Live Once

Based partially on the story of Bonnie and Clyde, Eddie Taylor is an ex-convict who cannot get a break after being released from prison. When he is framed for murder, Taylor is forced to flee with his wife Joan Graham and baby. While escaping prison after being sentenced to death, Taylor becomes a real murderer, condemning himself and Joan to a life of crime and death on the road.

Release On: 23rd - January - 1937

Vote Count: 108
Vote Average: 7.2/10


The Awful Truth

Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance.

Release On: 20th - October - 1937

Vote Count: 187
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Pépé le Moko

Pépé le Moko, one of France's most wanted criminals, hides out in the Casbah section of Algiers. He knows police will be waiting for him if he tries to leave the city. When Pépé meets Gaby, a gorgeous woman from Paris who is lost in the Casbah, he falls for her.

Release On: 28th - January - 1937

Vote Count: 86
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Heidi

Heidi is orphaned and her uncaring maternal Aunt Dete takes her to the mountains to live with her reclusive, grumpy paternal grandfather, Adolph Kramer. Heidi brings her grandfather back into mountain society through her sweet ways and sheer love. When Dete later returns and steals Heidi away to become the companion of a rich man's wheelchair-bound daughter, the grandfather is heartsick to discover his little girl missing and immediately sets out to get her back.

Release On: 15th - October - 1937

Vote Count: 61
Vote Average: 6.9/10


Young and Innocent

Robert Tisdall finds on the beach the corpse of a woman he knew. Others wrongly conclude that he is the murderer. Fleeing, he desperately attempts to prove that he is not the killer. A young woman becomes embroiled in the effort.

Release On: 1st - November - 1937

Vote Count: 142
Vote Average: 6.7/10


Captains Courageous

Harvey, the arrogant and spoiled son of an indulgent absentee-father, falls overboard from a transatlantic steamship and is rescued by a fishing vessel on the Grand Banks. Harvey fails to persuade them to take him ashore, nor convince the crew of his wealth. The captain offers him a low-paid job, until they return to port, as part of the crew that turns him into a mature, considerate young man.

Release On: 25th - June - 1937

Vote Count: 108
Vote Average: 7.3/10


A Day at the Races

Doctor Hugo Hackenbush, Tony, and Stuffy try and save Judy's farm by winning a big race with her horse. There are a few problems. Hackenbush runs a high priced clinic for the wealthy who don't know he has his degree in Veterinary Medicine.

Release On: 11th - June - 1937

Vote Count: 135
Vote Average: 7.2/10


Clock Cleaners

It's time to laugh like crazy as Mickey, Goofy and Donald fight against raging gears, twisted springs, deafening bells and a sleeping stork. Watch them reach new heights of humor as their valiant efforts to clean a bell tower turn into a real circus!

Release On: 15th - October - 1937

Vote Count: 87
Vote Average: 6.9/10


Stella Dallas

After divorcing a society man, a small-town woman tries to build a better life for their daughter.

Release On: 6th - August - 1937

Vote Count: 53
Vote Average: 6.9/10


Make Way for Tomorrow

At a family reunion, the Cooper clan find that their parents' home is being foreclosed. "Temporarily," Ma moves in with son George's family, Pa with daughter Cora. But the parents are like sand in the gears of their middle-aged children's well regulated households. Can the old folks take matters into their own hands?

Release On: 9th - May - 1937

Vote Count: 127
Vote Average: 7.6/10


Way Out West

Stan and Ollie try to deliver the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector. Unfortunately, the daughter's evil guardian is determined to have the gold mine for himself and his saloon-singer wife.

Release On: 16th - April - 1937

Vote Count: 139
Vote Average: 7.3/10


The Life of Emile Zola

Biopic of the famous French writer Emile Zola and his involvement in the Dreyfus Affair.

Release On: 2nd - October - 1937

Vote Count: 75
Vote Average: 6.6/10


Nothing Sacred

When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.

Release On: 25th - November - 1937

Vote Count: 62
Vote Average: 6.4/10


Topper

Madcap couple George and Marion Kerby are killed in an automobile accident. They return as ghosts to try and liven up the regimented lifestyle of their friend and bank president, Cosmo Topper. When Topper starts to live it up, it strains relations with his stuffy wife.

Release On: 16th - July - 1937

Vote Count: 80
Vote Average: 6.9/10