Films of the Early 20th Century: 1930-32 (2021 edition)

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Films of the Early 20th Century: 1930-32 (2021 edition)

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Welcome to the 8th part of films of the early 20th century. This time we are focusing on years 1930-1932.

1. 1948-1949
2. 1946-1947
3. 1944-1945
4. 1942-1943
5. 1939-1941
6. 1936-1938
7. 1933-1935
8. 1930-1932
9. 1927-1929
10. 1924-1926
11. 1921-1923
12. 18xx-1920



The rules:

You can post a list of anywhere between 1 and 20 films (or more, but only 20 will be counted) from the period we're covering. The deciding factor in terms of release dates is the IMDb list and the top 15 of each period will go on to the final top 180. The deadline is March 15. New rounds will be posted on the 16th and first day of each month.

The points scheme is as follows:
1. 50
2. 40
3. 35
4. 30
5. 25
6. 20
7. 18
8. 16
9. 14
10. 12
11. 10
12. 9
13. 8
14. 7
15. 6
16. 5
17. 4
18. 3
19. 2
20. 1

However, these are the maximum amounts of points. If you want to put certain films on your list but don't want to give them too many points, you can choose to give these less points than in this scheme (but never more) to decrease the impact on the overall results. If you don't specifically state that you want to give (some of) your films fewer points, I will assume the standard scheme.

If you vote for 4 movies or less, this is the adjusted scores:
4 votes
1. Movie 40 p
2. 35 p
3. 30 p
4. 25 p

3 votes
1. Movie 35 p
2. 30 p
3. 25 p

2 votes
1. Movie 30 p
2. 25 p

1 vote
1. Movie 25 p
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1. City Lights
2. M
3. L'Age d'Or
4. Freaks
5. Frankenstein
6. Boudu Saved from Drowning
7. I Was Born, But...
8. All Quiet on the Western Front
9. Vampyr
10. Trouble in Paradise
11. Scarface
12. Island of Lost Souls
13. Land Without Bread
14. The Old Dark House
15. Tabu
16. La chienne
17. The Blood of a Poet
18. Limite
19. Earth
20. A propos de Nice

Did not realize how strong this period was, specifically 1932. I've had to dig deep into my 6/10 range the last couple topics, and now I didn't have enough space to feature all my 7/10s (poor Blue Angel and Le Million).
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1 | Vampyr | Carl Th. Dreyer | Denmark | 1932
2 | City Lights | Charlie Chaplin | U.S. | 1931
3 | Freaks | Tod Browning | U.S. | 1932
4 | Der blaue Engel (The Blue Angel) | Josef von Sternberg | Germany | 1930
5 | Morocco | Josef von Sternberg | U.S. | 1930
6 | M | Fritz Lang | U.S. | 1931
7 | Dracula | Tod Browning | U.S. | 1931
8 | Boudu sauvé des eaux (Boudu Saved from Drowning) | Jean Renoir | France | 1932
9 | The Old Dark House | James Whale | U.S. | 1932
10 | Земля (Earth) | Олександр Довженко (Alexander Dovzhenko) | U.S.S.R. | 1930
11 | Die 3 Groschen-Oper (The 3 Penny Opera) | G.W. Pabst | Germany | 1931
12 | Frankenstein | James Whale | U.S. | 1931
13 | Blonde Venus | Josef von Sternberg | U.S. | 1932
14 | 大人の見る繪本 生れてはみたけれど (I Was Born, But…) | 小津安二郎 (Yasujiro Ozu) | Japa | 1932
15 | Scarface | Howard Hawks | U.S. | 1932
16 | Trouble in Paradise | Ernst Lubitsch | U.S. | 1932
17 | Island of Lost Souls | Erle C. Kenton | U.S. | 1932
18 | The Public Enemy | William A. Wellman | U.S. | 1931
19 | The Most Dangerous Game | Ernest B. Schoedsack & Irving Pichel | U.S. | 1932
20 | Grand Hotel | Edmund Goulding | U.S. | 1932

21 | Feet First | Clyde Bruckman | U.S. | 1930
22 | Menschen am Sonntag (People on Sunday) | Robert Siodmak & Edgar G. Ulmer | Germany | 1930
23 | Tabu: A Story of the South Seas | F.W. Murnau | U.S. | 1931
24 | Shanghai Express | Josef von Sternberg | U.S. | 1932
25 | 東京の合唱 (Tokyo Chorus) | 小津安二郎 (Yasujiro Ozu) | Japan | 1931
26 | Limite (Limit) | Mário Peixoto | Brazil | 1931
27 | Hell’s Angels | Howard Hughes | U.S. | 1930
28 | Dishonored | Josef von Sternberg | U.S. | 1931
29 | City Girl | F.W. Murnau | Germany | 1930
30 | Little Caesar | Mervyn LeRoy | U.S. | 1931
31 | Horse Feathers | Norman Z. McLeod | U.S. | 1932
32 | White Zombie | Victor Halperin | U.S. | 1932
33 | Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde | Rouben Mamoulian | U.S. | 1931
34 | Marius | Alexander Korda | France | 1931
35 | Fanny | Marc Allégret | France | 1932
36 | Les croix de bois (Wooden Crosses) | Raymond Bernard | France | 1932
37 | The Big Trail | Raoul Walsh | U.S. | 1930
38 | Monkey Business | Norman Z. McLeod | U.S. | 1931
39 | Animal Crackers | Victor Heerman | U.S. | 1930
40 | Le million | René Clair | France | 1931
41 | À nous la liberté | René Clair | France | 1931
42 | Sous les toits de Paris (Under the Roofs of Paris) | René Clair | France | 1930
43 | The Mummy | Karl Freund | U.S. | 1932
44 | I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang | Mervyn LeRoy | U.S. | 1932
45 | All Quiet on the Western Front | Lewis Milestone | U.S. | 1930
46 | One Hour with You | Ernst Lubitsch | U.S. | 1932
47 | Monte Carlo | Ernst Lubitsch | U.S. | 1930
48 | The Smiling Lieutenant | Ernst Lubitsch | U.S. | 1931
49 | Murders in the Rue Morgue | Robert Florey | U.S. | 1932
50 | Borderline | Kenneth MacPherson | U.S. | 1930
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1. M
2. City Lights
3. 大人の見る繪本 生れてはみたけれど [I Was Born, But...]
4. L' âge d'or [The Golden Age]
5. Freaks
6. Menschen am Sonntag [People on Sunday]
7. Movie Crazy
8. All Quiet on the Western Front
9. Frankenstein
10. Der blaue Engel [The Blue Angel]
11. Blonde Venus
12. Scarface
13. La chienne [Isn't Life a Bitch?]
14. Grand Hotel
15. Horse Feathers
16. Shanghai Express
17. Monkey Business
18. Little Caesar
19. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
20. Vampyr
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All the 1930-32 films I've seen according to RYM. Count the top 20:

Awesome

1. Trouble in Paradise - Ernst Lubitsch
2. M - Fritz Lang
3. Vampyr - Carl Theodor Dreyer
4. Menschen am Sonntag [People on Sunday] - Robert Siodmak & Edgar G. Ulmer
5. Der blaue Engel [The Blue Angel] - Josef von Sternberg

Very Good

6. Shanghai Express - Josef von Sternberg
7. Emil und die Detektive [Emil and the Detectives] - Gerhard Lamprecht
8. Frankenstein - James Whale
9. Freaks - Tod Browning
10. Tabu: A Story of the South Seas - F. W. Murnau
11. Dracula - Tod Browning
12. Sous les toits de Paris [Under the Roofs of Paris] - René Clair
13. Morocco - Josef von Sternberg
14. L'âge d'or [The Golden Age] - Luis Buñuel
15. Die 3 Groschen-Oper [The 3 Penny Opera] - G. W. Pabst

Good

16. White Zombie - Victor Halperin
17. Die Drei von der Tankstelle [Three Good Friends] - Wilhelm Thiele
18. Ich bei Tag und du bei Nacht [I by Day, You by Night] - Ludwig Berger
19. Abschied [Farewell] - Robert Siodmak
20. The Mummy - Karl Freund
21. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang - Mervyn LeRoy
22. Kuhle Wampe, oder: Wem gehört die Welt? [Kuhle Wampe or Who Owns the World?] - Slatan Dudow

OK

23. Red Dust - Victor Fleming
24. Drácula - George Melford
25. Der Zinker [The Squeeker] - Martin Frič & Karel Lamač

Bad

26. Das Blaue vom Himmel [The Blue from the Sky] - Victor Janson
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1. City Lights (1931 - Charlie Chaplin)
2. Freaks (1932 - Tod Browning)
3. M (1931 - Fritz Lang)
4. Trouble in Paradise (1932 - Ernst Lubitsch)
5. Scarface (1932 - Howard Hawks)
6. Frankenstein (1931 - James Whale)
7. Boudu sauvé des eaux [Boudu Saved From Drowning] (1932 - Jean Renoir)
8. City Girl (1930 - F. W. Murnau)
9. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930 - Lewis Milestone)
10. Vampyr (1932 - Carl Th. Dreyer)
11. Der blaue Engel [The Blue Angel] (1930 - Josef von Sternberg)
12. La chienne [Isn't Life a Bitch?] (1931 - Jean Renoir)
13. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931 - Rouben Mamoulian)
14. Kameradschaft [Comradeship] (1931 - G.W. Pabst)
15. The Last Flight (1931 - William Dieterle)
16. Marius (1931 - Alexander Korda)
17. Dracula (1931 - Tod Browning)
18. Grand Hotel (1932 - Edmund Goulding)
19. Morocco (1930 - Josef von Sternberg)
20. The Most Dangerous Game (1932 - Irving Pichel / Ernest B. Schoedsack)
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1)Frankenstein
2)All Quiet on the Western Front
3)Animal Crackers
4)Arrowsmith
5)Dracula
6)City Lights
7)King of Jazz
8)M
9)Trouble in Paradise
10)Freaks
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  1. Animal Crackers
  2. The Music Box [short]
  3. Freaks
  4. Der blaue Engel [The Blue Angel]
  5. Frankenstein
  6. City Lights
  7. The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case [short]
  8. Horse Feathers
  9. Grand Hotel
  10. Beau Hunks [short]
  11. Dracula
  12. All Quiet on the Western Front
  13. Anna Christie
  14. The Mummy
  15. The Public Enemy
  16. Pardon Us
  17. 20,000 Years in Sing Sing
  18. Tarzan the Ape Man
  19. Scarface
  20. Menschen am Sonntag [People on Sunday]
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1. City Lights (Charles Chaplin, 1931)
2. M (Fritz Lang, 1931)
3. Vampyr (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1932)
4. Freaks (Tod Browning, 1932)
5. Trouble in Paradise (Ernst Lubitsch, 1932)
6. L'âge d'or (Luis Buñuel, 1930)
7. Frankenstein (James Whale, 1931)
8. Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (F.W. Murnau, 1931)
9. Scarface: The Shame of a Nation (Howard Hawks, 1932)
10. Zemlya (Earth) (Aleksandr Dovzhenko, 1930)
11. Otona no miru ehon - Umarete wa mita keredo (I Was Born, But...) (Yasujiro Ozu, 1932)
12. All Quiet on the Western Front (Lewis Milestone, 1930)
13. Der blaue Engel (Josef von Sternberg, 1930)
14. Boudu sauvé des eaux (Jean Renoir, 1932)
15. Love Me Tonight (Rouben Mamoulian, 1932)
16. Limite (Mario Peixoto, 1931)
17. À nous la liberté (René Clair, 1931)
18. I am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (Mervyn LeRoy, 1932)
19. Shanghai Express (Josef von Sternberg, 1932)
20. Dracula (Tod Browning, 1931)
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