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The Great Dictator (1940)

Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

Rebecca 1940
Rebecca (1940)

Story of a young woman who marries a fascinating widower only to find out that she must live in the shadow of his former wife, Rebecca, who died mysteriously several years earlier. The young wife must come to grips with the terrible secret of her handsome, cold husband, Max De Winter (Laurence Olivier). She must also deal with the jealous, obsessed Mrs. Danvers (Judith Anderson), the housekeeper, who will not accept her as the mistress of the house.

Pinocchio 1940
Pinocchio (1940)

A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.

Foreign Correspondent 1940
Foreign Correspondent (1940)

On the eve of WWII, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London.

Waterloo Bridge 1940
Waterloo Bridge (1940)

During WWI, believing her fiancé to be dead, a young ballerina loses her job and is forced to turn to prostitution.

Night Train to Munich 1940
Night Train to Munich (1940)

When the Germans march into Prague, armour-plating inventor Dr Bomasch flees to England. His daughter Anna escapes from arrest to join him, but the Gestapo manage to kidnap them both back ... See full summary »

The Shop Around the Corner 1940
The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realizing that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

Go West 1940
Go West (1940)

New Yorkers "Rusty" Panello (Harpo Marx) and his brother, Joe (Chico Marx), cheat S. Quentin Quale (Groucho Marx) out of some money, enough to buy themselves a train trip out West. All three soon find themselves involved in a feud between the Turner and Wilson clans, and two crooked land promoters. In order to help two lovers marry, Quale and the Panello brothers pursue the crooks on an eastbound train in a madcap race for justice.

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Turnabout (1940)

Bickering husband and wife Tim and Sally Willows mutter a few angry words to a statue of Buddha and wind up living each other's life.

His Girl Friday 1940
His Girl Friday (1940)

A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.

The Philadelphia Story 1940
The Philadelphia Story (1940)

When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

21 Days 1940
21 Days (1940)

After Larry Darrent accidentally kills his lover's blackmailing husband, someone else is arrested for the crime. When he is found guilty, Larry and Wanda have just three weeks together ... See full summary »

One Million B.C. 1940
One Million B.C. (1940)

Tumak, member of the prehistoric Rock tribe, is exiled and makes his way to the more peaceful Shell tribe, where he is taken in and taught manners by the lovely Loana. Forced to leave the ... See full summary »

Gaslight 1940
Gaslight (1940)

Twenty years removed from Alice Barlow\'s murder by a thief looking for her jewels, newlyweds Paul (Anton Walbrook) and Bella Mallen (Diana Wynyard) move into the very house where the crime was committed. Retired detective B.G. Rough (Frank Pettingell), who worked on the Barlow case, is still in the area and grows suspicious of Paul, who he feels bears a striking resemblance to one of Barlow\'s relatives. Rough must find the truth before the killer can strike again and reclaim his bounty.

Fantasia 1940
Fantasia (1940)

Released in 1940, represented Disney\'s boldest experiment to date. Bringing to life his vision of blending animated imagery with classical music. What had begun as a vehicle to enhance Mickey Mouse\'s career blossomed into a full-blown feature that remains unique in the history of animation.

June Nights 1940
June Nights (1940)

A small-town girl (Ingrid Bergman) has a relationship with a sailor who shoots her when she tries to leave him.

North West Mounted Police 1940
North West Mounted Police (1940)

In the Canadian Northwest near a settlement fort, Sgt. Jim Brent (Preston Foster) and Ranger Dusty Rivers (Gary Cooper) vie for the attention of government nurse April Logan (Madeleine Carroll), the sister of Constable Ronnie Logan (Robert Preston). However, the men band together to stop whiskey runner Jacques Corbeau (George Bancroft) from instigating a native uprising by preventing the massacre of a Mounted Ranger unit, whose demise would leave the settlers completely undefended.

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