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It happened one night

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter.

Editions:153  Date:1934 - 2017  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Film adaptations, Comedy films, Comedy films

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The good earth

by:Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973

A young farmer named Wang Lung marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan. Wang is initially devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land and takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realizes that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth.

Editions:57  Date:1937 - 2012  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Film adaptations, Feature films, Drama, Film adaptations, Historical films

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Libeled lady

A newspaper man, his jilted fianceĢe, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel.

Editions:23  Date:1936 - 2020  Rating:MPAA rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films, Romantic comedy films

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Twentieth century

by:Hawks, Howard, 1896-1977

A temperamental Broadway producer trains an untutored actress, but when she becomes a star, she proves a match for him.

Editions:23  Date:1934 - 2005  Rating:MPAA rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Comedy films, Comedy films, Screwball comedy films, Screwball comedy films

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It happened one night

Opposites attract with magnetic force in this romantic road-trip delight, about a spoiled runaway socialite and a roguish man-of-the-people reporter who is determined to get the scoop on her scandalous disappearance. The first film to accomplish the very rare feat of sweeping all five major Oscar categories (best picture, best actor, best actress, best director, and best screenplay), is among the most gracefully constructed and edited films of the early sound era.

Editions:11  Date:1934 - 2016  Genre(s):Film adaptations, Drama, Road films, Romantic comedy films, Feature films

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The adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Eager to flee from his drunken father and the confining life with Widow Douglass and Miss Watson, Huck sets off on a raft down the Mississippi with Jim, a runaway slave, in tow.

Editions:25  Date:1939 - 2009  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Film adaptations, Feature films

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The bitter tea of General Yen

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

A tragic tale of a Chinese warlord's unrequited love for an American missionary, set during China's Civil War.

Editions:39  Date:1932 - 2020  Rating:Rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Romance films, Romance films, History

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Mark Twain's The adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adapted for the screen, this is Mark Twain's classic adventure of a small boy on the Mississippi River in pre-Civil War America.

Editions:6  Date:1939 - 1985  Genre(s):Feature films, Film adaptations, Drama, Film adaptations, Action and adventure films

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Broadway Bill

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

A man decides to abandon his nagging wife and his job in her family's business for the questionable pleasures of owning a racehorse known as Broadway Bill.

Editions:26  Date:1934 - 2007  Rating:MPAA rating: G.  Genre(s):Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films, Feature films, Comedy films

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5th Ave girl

A Depression-era woman meets a miserable millionaire in Central Park and accompanies him on a giddy, glamorous birthday whirl through Manhattan. Enchanted, the millionaire installs her in his mansion where the rags-to-riches story becomes a laugh riot as she grabs his selfish, suspicious family by the scruff of the neck and shakes sense into them. Also included is a short documentary concerning the method the New York City police used in the search for runaways during the 1950's.

Editions:3  Date:1939  Rating:MPAA Rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films, Feature films, Screwball comedy films

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