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Miracle on 34th Street

Kris Kringle, seemingly the embodiment of Santa Claus, is asked to portray the jolly old fellow at Macy's following his performance in the Thanksgiving Day parade. His portrayal is so complete that many begin to question if he truly is Santa Claus, while others question his sanity.

Release On: 11th - June - 1947

Vote Count: 481
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Black Narcissus

A group of Anglican nuns, led by Sister Clodagh, are sent to a mountain in the Himalayas. The climate in the region is hostile and the nuns are housed in an odd old palace. They work to establish a school and a hospital, but slowly their focus shifts. Sister Ruth falls for a government worker, Mr. Dean, and begins to question her vow of celibacy. As Sister Ruth obsesses over Mr. Dean, Sister Clodagh becomes immersed in her own memories of love.

Release On: 26th - May - 1947

Vote Count: 311
Vote Average: 7.7/10


Fun and Fancy Free

Jiminy Cricket hosts two Disney animated shorts: “Bongo,” about a circus bear escaping to the wild, and “Mickey and the Beanstalk,” a take on the famous fairy tale.

Release On: 27th - September - 1947

Vote Count: 310
Vote Average: 6.3/10


Mickey and the Beanstalk

A mysterious thief has stolen the prosperous Happy Valley's most prized possession: the musical Singing Harp. Can Mickey, Donald, and Goofy find the answer in the irritable Willie the Giant's magnificent castle up in the blue sky?

Release On: 27th - September - 1947

Vote Count: 215
Vote Average: 6.7/10


¡A volar, joven!

Cantinflas is a private in the military, who doesn't know anything about discipline or following rules. He only wants to think about his girlfriend, the maid in an opulent hacienda. The owner of the hacienda has an ugly and shy daughter, who is in love with Cantinflas. The problems arrive when the family arranges a wedding between the ugly girl and Cantinflas, who in order to avoid the commitment gets himself arrested. During his punishment, Cantinflas learns to fly with a silly and poorly trained flight instructor.

Release On: 23rd - December - 1947

Vote Count: 77
Vote Average: 7.9/10


The Bishop's Wife

An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been working for months on the plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn widow. He is losing sight of his family and of why he became a churchman in the first place. Enter Dudley, an angel sent to help him. Dudley does help everyone he meets, but not necessarily in the way they would have preferred. With the exception of Henry, everyone loves him, but Henry begins to believe that Dudley is there to replace him, both at work and in his family's affections, as Christmas approaches.

Release On: 25th - December - 1947

Vote Count: 146
Vote Average: 7.1/10


Out of the Past

Jeff Bailey seems to be a mundane gas station owner in remote Bridgeport, CA. He is dating local girl Ann Miller and lives a quiet life. But Jeff has a secret past, and when a mysterious stranger arrives in town, Jeff is forced to return to the dark world he had tried to escape.

Release On: 25th - November - 1947

Vote Count: 372
Vote Average: 7.7/10


The Lady from Shanghai

A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.

Release On: 24th - December - 1947

Vote Count: 438
Vote Average: 7.4/10


The Paradine Case

The beautiful Mrs. Paradine is accused of poisoning her older, blind husband. She hires married Anthony Keane as her lawyer and when he begins to fall in love with her, she encourages him.

Release On: 31st - December - 1947

Vote Count: 165
Vote Average: 6.2/10


Dark Passage

A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence.

Release On: 5th - September - 1947

Vote Count: 226
Vote Average: 7.3/10


The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Walter Mitty, a daydreaming writer with an overprotective mother, likes to imagine that he is a hero who experiences fantastic adventures. His dream becomes reality when he accidentally meets a mysterious woman who hands him a little black book. According to her, it contains the locations of the Dutch crown jewels hidden since World War II. Soon, Mitty finds himself in the middle of a confusing conspiracy, where he has difficulty differentiating between fact and fiction.

Release On: 1st - September - 1947

Vote Count: 86
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Monsieur Verdoux

The film is about an unemployed banker, Henri Verdoux, and his sociopathic methods of attaining income. While being both loyal and competent in his work, Verdoux has been laid-off. To make money for his wife and child, he marries wealthy widows and then murders them. His crime spree eventually works against him when two particular widows break his normal routine.

Release On: 26th - September - 1947

Vote Count: 276
Vote Average: 7.9/10


The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

In 1900, strong-willed widow Lucy Muir goes to live in Gull Cottage by the British seaside, even though it appears to be haunted. On her very first night she meets the ghost of the crusty former owner, Captain Gregg—and refuses to be scared off. They eventually become friends and allies, after Lucy gets used to the idea of a man's ghost haunting her bedroom.

Release On: 25th - May - 1947

Vote Count: 194
Vote Average: 7.7/10


Gentleman's Agreement

A magazine writer poses as a Jew to expose anti-Semitism.

Release On: 11th - November - 1947

Vote Count: 165
Vote Average: 7.1/10


Angel and the Badman

Notorious shootist and womanizer Quirt Evans' horse collapses as he passes a Quaker family's home. Quirt has been wounded, and the kindly family takes him in to nurse him back to health against the advice of others. The handsome Evans quickly attracts the affections of their beautiful daughter, Penelope. He develops an affection for the family and their faith, but his troubled past follows him.

Release On: 15th - February - 1947

Vote Count: 77
Vote Average: 6.5/10


Nightmare Alley

Stanton Carlisle joins a seedy carnival, working with "Mademoiselle Zeena" and her alcoholic husband, Pete.

Release On: 9th - October - 1947

Vote Count: 96
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Dead Reckoning

Paratroopers Captain 'Rip' Murdock and Sergeant Johnny Drake are mysteriously ordered to travel to Washington, DC. When Drake learns that he is to be awarded the Medal of Honor, he disappears before newspaper photographers can take his picture. Murdock follows the clues and tracks him down, where he learns Drake is dead. Further investigations reveal unexpected twists. Rip learns that Johnny had been accused of murder and sets out to find out whatever he can. He falls in love with Coral whose husband Johnny is supposed to have killed.

Release On: 16th - January - 1947

Vote Count: 94
Vote Average: 6.7/10


The Cat Concerto

Tom enters from stage left in white tie and tails, sits at the piano, gets his focus as the orchestra in the pit beneath him warms up, and begins to play Liszt's "Hungarian Rhapsody." Unbeknownst to Tom and the audience, Jerry is asleep across several of the high-note keys inside the instrument, so Tom's playing eventually wakes him. Jerry is pummeled by hammers, bounced by wires, and squeezed by Tom as the cat tries to play the concerto while dispensing with Jerry. Jerry's defensive antics add to the brio of the program and answer Tom with Jerry's own skillful musical attack. By the concerto's end, the duet leaves only one animal standing for the audience's applause.

Release On: 25th - April - 1947

Vote Count: 116
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Odd Man Out

Belfast police conduct a door-to-door manhunt for an IRA gunman wounded in a daring robbery.

Release On: 30th - January - 1947

Vote Count: 122
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Brute Force

Timeworn Joe Collins and his fellow inmates live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins' dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains?

Release On: 10th - July - 1947

Vote Count: 117
Vote Average: 7.3/10