Films of the Early 20th Century: 1938-1940

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Films of the Early 20th Century: 1938-1940

Post by BleuPanda » Sun Mar 01, 2015 3:21 pm

The rules:

You can post a list of anywhere between 1 and 15 films (or more, but only 15 will be counted) from the period we're covering. The deciding factor in terms of release dates is the RYM list and the top 15 of each period will go on to the final top 150. The deadline is March 31st.

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

Here are some lists to remind you of the films released in this period:
RYM: http://rateyourmusic.com/films/chart?pa ... &year=1938
http://rateyourmusic.com/films/chart?pa ... &year=1939
http://rateyourmusic.com/films/chart?pa ... &year=1940
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/year/1938
http://www.imdb.com/year/1939
http://www.imdb.com/year/1940

If you vote for 4 movies or less, these are the adjusted scores:
4 votes
1. Movie 40 p
2. 30 p
3. 20 p
4. 15 p

3 votes
1. Movie 30 p
2. 20 p
3. 15 p

2 votes
1. Movie 20 p
2. 15 p

1 vote
1. Movie 15 p

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Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1938-1940

Post by BleuPanda » Sun Mar 01, 2015 3:27 pm

1. The Rules of the Game
2. Fantasia
3. The Great Dictator
4. The Wizard of Oz
5. Stagecoach
6. Pinocchio
7. Bringing Up Baby
8. The Shop Around the Corner
9. The Grapes of Wrath
10. His Girl Friday
11. Rebecca
12. The Lady Vanishes
13. Gone With the Wind
14. Alexander Nevsky
15. Remember the Night

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Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1938-1940

Post by JimmyJazz » Sun Mar 01, 2015 4:12 pm

By the way, for those who are increasingly unfamiliar with films from this era, I have put up links to movies to watch in the Recommendations thread.

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Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1938-1940

Post by Gillingham » Sun Mar 01, 2015 6:19 pm

1. The Grapes of Wrath (John Ford)
2. Le Quai des Brumes (Marcel Carné)
3. La Règle du Jeu (Jean Renoir)
4. The Philadelphia Story (George Cukor)
5. Stagecoach (John Ford)
6. La Bête Humaine (Jean Renoir)
7. Gone with the Wind (Victor Fleming)
8. Rebecca (Alfred Hitchcock)
9. Only Angles Have Wings (Howard Hawks)
10. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Frank Capra)
11. His Girl Friday (Howard Hawks)
12. The Great Dictator (Charles Chaplin)
13. The Lady Vanishes (Alfred Hitchcock)
14. Young Mr. Lincoln (John Ford)
15. Bringing Up Baby (Howard Hawks)

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Post by Greg » Sun Mar 01, 2015 7:17 pm

1. Olympia 1. Teil - Fest der Voelker (Olympia Part One - Festival of the Nations) / Leni Riefenstahl / Germany
2. Olympia 2. Teil - Fest der Schoenheit (Olympia Part Two - Festival of Beauty) / Leni Riefenstahl / Germany
3. The Grapes of Wrath / John Ford / U.S.
4. The Great Dictator / Charles Chaplin / U.S.
5. Rebecca / Alfred Hitchcock / U.K.
6. The Wizard of Oz / Victor Fleming / U.S.
7. Wuthering Heights / William Wyler / U.S.
8. The Lady Vanishes / Alfred Hitchcock / U.K.
9. Alexander Nevsky / Sergei Eisenstein / U.S.S.R.
10. Fantasia / James Algar et al. / U.S.
11. Midnight / Mitchell Leisen / U.S.
12. La bete humaine (The Human Beast) / Jean Renoir / France
13. The Shop Around the Corner / Ernst Lubitsch / U.S.
14. Le quai des brumes (Port of Shadows) / Marcel Carne / France
15. Angels with Dirty Faces / Michael Curtiz / U.S.

16. The Terror of Tiny Town / Sam Newfield / U.S.
17. Gone with the Wind / Victor Fleming / U.S.
18. You Can't Take It With You / Frank Capra / U.S.
19. La regle du jeu (The Rules of the Game) / Jean Renoir / France
20. Le jour se leve (Daybreak) / Marcel Carne / France
21. Night Train to Munich / Carol Reed / U.K.
22. Foreign Correspondent / Alfred Hitchcock / U.S.
23. Pygmalion / Anthony Asquith / U.K.
24. The Roaring Twenties / Raoul Walsh / U.S.
25. Of Mice and Men / Lewis Milestone / U.S.
26. Stagecoach / John Ford / U.S.
27. The Adventures of Robin Hood / Michael Curtiz / U.S.
28. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington / Frank Capra / U.S.
29. Pinocchio / Hamilton Luske/Ben Sharpsteen / U.S.
30. His Girl Friday / Howard Hawks / U.S.
31. Ninotchka / Ernst Lubitsch / U.S.
32. Bringing Up Babe / Howard Hawks / U.S.
33. Only Angels Have Wings / Howard Hawks / U.S.
34. The Philadelphia Story / George Cukor / U.S.
35. Holiday / George Cukor / U.S.
36. Jezebel / William Wyler / U.S.
37. The Masseurs and a Woman / Hiroshi Shimizu / Japan
38. The Childbhood of Maxim Gorky / Mark Donskoy / U.S.S.R.
39. The Thief of Baghdad / Ludwig Berger/Michael Powell/Tim Whelan / U.K.
40. The Bank Dick / Edward F. Cline / U.S.
41. Christmas in July / Preston Sturges / U.S.
42. The Great McGinty / Preston Sturges / U.S.
43. The Hunchback of Notre Dame / William Dieterle / U.S.
44. Strange Cargo / Frank Borzage / U.S.
45. The Return of Jesse James / Fritz Lang / U.S.
46. The Westerner / William Wyler / U.S.
47. The Letter / William Wyler / U.S.
48. Destry Rides Again / George Marshall / U.S.
49. Frontier Marshal / Allan Dwan / U.S.
50. Young Mr. Lincoln / John Ford / U.S.

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Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1938-1940

Post by stone37 » Mon Mar 02, 2015 5:58 am

1. His Girl Friday (1940)
2. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
3. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
4. Stagecoach (1939)
5. Wizard of Oz (1939)
6. Gone with the Wind (1939)
7. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
8. Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
9. The Rules of the Game (1939)
10. Destry Rides Again (1939)

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Post by Petri » Mon Mar 02, 2015 7:21 am

1. Rebecca
2. His Girl Friday
3. Le quai des brumes [Port of Shadows]
4. Gone With the Wind
5. The Wizard of Oz
6. Le jour se lève [Daybreak]
7. Stagecoach
8. The Lady Vanishes
9. Bringing Up Baby
10. Pinocchio
11. The Great Dictator
12. The Thief of Bagdad
13. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
14. The Bank Dick
15. Fantasia

16. The Grapes of Wrath
17. La règle du jeu [The Rules of the Game]
18. Gulliver's Travels
19. The Adventures of Robin Hood
20. You Can't Take It With You

This time it's pretty hard to foretell top 5 of the poll.

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Post by Miguel » Mon Mar 02, 2015 3:00 pm

1. The Lady Vanishes – Alfred Hitchcock (UK, 1938)
2. The Philadelphia Story – George Cukor (USA, 1940)
3. My Favorite Wife – Garson Kanin (USA, 1940)
4. Rebecca – Alfred Hitchcock (USA, 1940)
5. You Can't Take It With You – Frank Capra (USA, 1938)
6. Bringing Up Baby – Howard Hawks (USA, 1938)
7. Gone With the Wind – Victor Fleming (USA, 1939)
8. His Girl Friday – Howard Hawks (USA, 1940)
9. The Great Dictador – Charles Chaplin (USA, 1940)
10. Stagecoach – John Ford (USA, 1939)
11. Young Mr. Lincoln – John Ford (USA, 1939)
12. Ninotchka – Ernst Lubitsch (USA, 1939)
13. The Grapes of Wrath – John Ford (USA, 1940)
14. Tarzan Finds a Son! – Richard Thorpe (USA, 1939)
15. Go West – Edward Buzzell (USA, 1940)

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Post by bonnielaurel » Mon Mar 02, 2015 6:49 pm

1. Gone with the Wind
2. The Great Dictator
3. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
4. Ninotchka
5. The Lady Vanishes
6. The Wizard of Oz
7. Rebecca
8. His Girl Friday
9. The Grapes of Wrath
10. The Letter
11. Bringing Up Baby
12. A Chump a Oxford
13. The Adventures of Robin Hood
14. Carefree
15. You Can't Take It with You
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Post by antonius » Mon Mar 02, 2015 6:49 pm

1. Gone with the wind
2. La Règle du jeu
3. The Philadelphia Story
4. Bringing up baby
5. The Shop Around the Corner
6. Mr Smith goes to washington
7. Le jour se lève
8. Angels with dirty faces
9. The Adventures of Robin Hood
10. His Girl Friday
11. Rebecca
12. Fantasia
13. Pinocchio
14. Stagecoach
15. Ninotchka

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Post by Stephan » Tue Mar 03, 2015 2:50 pm

1. His Girl Friday
2. Mr. Smith Goes To Washington
3. Rebecca
4. The Philadelphia Story
5. The Grapes Of Wrath
6. The Great Dictator
7. The Wizard Of Oz
8. Fantasia
9. The Rules of the Game (1 point)

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Post by BleuPanda » Tue Mar 03, 2015 2:56 pm

La Grande Illusion was 1937.

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Post by Jirin » Sat Mar 07, 2015 12:06 am

Rebecca
His Girl Friday
The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums
The Rules of the Game
The Great Dictator
Stagecoach
The Grapes of Wrath

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Post by luney6 » Sat Mar 07, 2015 6:25 am

1. The Great DIctator
2. The Wizard of Oz
3. Gone with the Wind
4. The Grapes of Wrath
5. Rebecca
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Post by Michel » Sat Mar 07, 2015 3:54 pm

1. The Shop Around the Corner
2. Gone With the Wind
3. The Grapes of Wrath
4. Le jour se lève [Daybreak]
5. The Great Dictator
6. Pinocchio
7. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
8. Stagecoach
9. Fantasia
10. Ninotchka
11. The Philadelphia Story
12. La règle du jeu [The Rules of the Game]
13. Hôtel du Nord
14. His Girl Friday
15. La bête humaine [The Human Beast]

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Post by Charlie Driggs » Sat Mar 21, 2015 5:20 pm

1. La règle du jeu – Jean Renoir
2. Foreign Correspondent – Alfred Hitchcock
3. Destry Rides Again – George Marshall
4. The Wizard Of Oz – Victor Fleming
5. The Great Dictator – Charles Chaplin
6. The Grapes of Wrath – John Ford
7. Ninotchka – Ernst Lubitsch
8. The Adventures Of Robin Hood – Michael Curtiz
9. Mr. Smith Goes To Washington – Frank Capra
10. Le jour se lève – Marcel Carné
11. Angels With Dirty Faces – Michael Curtiz
12. Each Dawn I Die – William Keighley
13. The Shop Around The Corner – Ernst Lubitsch
14. The Women - George Cukor
15. The Lady Vanishes – Alfred Hitchock

Honorable Mentions:
Wachtmeister Studer – Leopold Lindtberg
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife – Ernst Lubitsch
Stagecoach – John Ford
Wuthering Heights – William Wyler
The Roaring Twenties – Raoul Walsh
Only Angels Have Wings – Howard Hawks
His Girl Friday – Howard Hawks
Bringing Up Baby – Howard Hawks
Western Union – Fritz Lang
Rebecca – Alfred Hitchock
You Can't Take It With You – Frank Capra
The Mark Of Zorro – Rouben Mamoulian
La bête humaine – Jean Renoir
Gaslight – Thorold Dickinson
The Great McGinty – Preston Sturges
Devil's Island – William Clemens
The Return Of Frank James – Fritz Lang
The Thief Of Bagdad – Powell/Pressburger
Blockheads – Blystone, John G.
The Mortal Storm – Frank Borzage
They Drive By Night – Raoul Walsh

Honorable Mentions (Shorts):
The River – Pare Lorentz

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Post by MrMooney88 » Tue Mar 31, 2015 7:55 am

Hi, having read through the previous polls of this forum decided to take the plunge and register so I can get involved with these polls of pre 1950 cinema. Hopefully you guys allow me to participate even though this is my first post (wasn't sure if there was a minimum post requirement).

1.The Great Dictator (Charles Chaplin)
2.La Bete Humaine / The Human Beast (Jean Renoir)
3.Angels with Dirty Faces (Michael Curtiz)
4.Mr Smith Goes to Washington (Frank Capra)
5.Block-Heads (John G Blystone)
6.Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming)
7.The Lady Vanishes (Alfred Hitchcock)
8.Le Quai des Brumes / Port of Shadows (Marcel Carne)
9.Foreign Correspondent (Alfred Hitchcock)
10.Gaslight (Thorold Dickinson)
11.The Roaring Twenties (Raoul Walsh)
12.The Mortal Storm (Frank Borzage)
13.Saps at Sea (Gordon Douglas)
14.The Shop around the Corner (Ernst Lubitsch)
15.Each Dawn I Die (William Keighley)

Honourable Mentions

Night Train to Munich (Carol Reed)
The Letter (William Wyler)
Bringing up Baby (Howard Hawks)

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Post by BleuPanda » Wed Apr 01, 2015 3:18 am

Results:
1. The Great Dictator - 261
2. Gone With the Wind - 221
3. His Girl Friday - 215
4. Rebecca - 207
5. The Rules of the Game - 202
6. The Grapes of Wrath - 190
7. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington - 155
8. The Wizard of Oz - 149
9. The Philadelphia Story - 115
10. The Lady Vanishes - 98
11. Stagecoach - 85
12. The Shop Around the Corner - 81
13. Port of Shadows - 80
14. Fantasia - 66
15. The Adventures of Robin Hood - 58

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