Thursday, February 2

1931 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1931 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner

Cimarron

Cimarron

A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century.

City Lights

City Lights

With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.

City Streets

City Streets

Man joins a gang to free his girlfriend from prison.

Dishonored

Dishonored

The Austrian Secret Service sends its most seductive agent to spy on the Russians.

Quick Millions

Quick Millions

Truck driver Bugs Raymond organizes the trucking associations and takes protection money. Now rich, he decides to marry socialite Dorothy Stone. She rejects him for another, so he makes plans to kidnap her on her wedding day.

Rango

Rango

The frame story is narrated by a white father to his son. He explains that man’s closest relative in nature is the orangutan, which translates literally as “man of the forest.” He then …

Surrender

Surrender

French POW Dumaine is sequestered near the castle of a prideful Prussian nobleman, Count Reinmacher, who lives for the day that his four sons will march triumphantly into Paris. Axelle, the…

Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

On the South Pacific island of Bora Bora, a young couple’s love is threatened when the tribal chief declares the girl a sacred virgin.

The Front Page

The Front Page

An investigative reporter sees an opportunity for the story of a lifetime when an accused murderer escapes hanging.

The Guardsman

The Guardsman

A Vienna based acting couple make magic when they perform together on stage. Unknown to the theater going public and despite being married for only six months, that magic seems no longer to…