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Blondie Brings Up Baby

Blondie Brings Up Baby (1939) starring Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms
Blondie Brings Up Baby (1939) starring Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms The fourth in the Blondie series, Blondie Brings Up Baby, Baby Dumpling starts school. Then his dog, Daisy, follows him …. But she’s captured by the dogcatcher! When Baby Dumpling plays hooky to search for her...
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Blondie Takes a Vacation

Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939) starring Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Donald Meek, Donald MacBride Blondie Takes a Vacation – Blondie & Dagwood take a vacation, help an older couple running a motel against a competitor, and nearly lose Baby Dumpling (and Daisy) in a fire!
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The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle is a wonderful Hollywood biography. It tells the story of the husband-and-wife ballroom dancing team Vernon and Irene Castle.
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Babes in Arms

Babes in Arms (1939) starring Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, directed by Busby Berkeley In Babes in Arms, Mickey Moran, son of an old vaudeville-team puts on his own show to avoid being sent with other vaudevillians’ children to a work farm, but that isn’t that easy.
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Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939) starring Robert Donat, Greer Garson, Paul Henreid, directed by Sam Wood Synopsis of Goodbye, Mr. Chips Six-time Oscar-nominated romantic classic about a staid schoolmaster whose heart is thawed by a beautiful young woman. Starring Robert Donat, Greer Garson and Paul Henreid.
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Five Came Back

Five Came Back (1939) starring Lucille Ball, Chester Morris, John Carradine, Allen Jenkins, C. Aubrey Smith Twelve people are aboard Coast Air Line’s flagship the Silver Queen.  They’re en route to South America when the airplane encounters a storm and is blown off course. The plane crashes into...
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The Hound of the Baskervilles 1939

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Richard Greene, Lionel Atwill Product review of The Hound of the Baskervilles The most famous of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s canon is ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’. It was originally released by Twentieth Century-Fox in 1939. It’s the...
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Ninotchka

Ninotchka (1939) starring Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire, Bela Lugosi, Sig Ruman Synopsis of Ninotchka In Ninotchka, Greta Garbo bursts into a rare bit of onscreen laughter during her portrayal of a cold-hearted Soviet agent. She is warmed up by a trip to Paris and a night of love.
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Son of Frankenstein

Son of Frankenstein (1939), starring Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill Movie review of “Son of Frankenstein” starring Basil Rathbone as the son of the deceased mad scientist.  He tries to repair and revive the Monster to vindicate his father.  All the while Ygor (brilliantly played...
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