Thursday, July 18

1937 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1937 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner

A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born

A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.

Black Legion

Black Legion

When a hard-working machinist loses a promotion to a Polish-born worker, he is seduced into joining the secretive Black Legion, which intimidates foreigners through violence.

Camille

Camille

A Parisian courtesan must choose between the young man who loves her and the callous baron who wants her, even as her own health begins to fail.

Captains Courageous

Captains Courageous

A spoiled brat who falls overboard from a steamship gets picked up by a fishing boat, where he’s made to earn his keep by joining the crew in their work.

Make Way for Tomorrow

Make Way for Tomorrow

An elderly couple are forced to separate when they lose their house and none of their five children will take both parents in.

Night Must Fall

Night Must Fall

When a rich but cantankerous dowager on an isolated estates hires an engaging handyman, her niece/companion becomes suspicious of his motives.

Stage Door

Stage Door

A chronicle of the ambitions, dreams, and disappointments of aspiring actresses who all live in the same boarding house.

The Good Earth

The Good Earth

Although married Chinese farmers Wang and O-Lan initially experience success, their lives are complicated by declining fortunes and lean times, as well as the arrival of the beautiful young Lotus.

The Life of Emile Zola

The Life of Emile Zola

The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.

They Won't Forget

They Won’t Forget

A politically ambitious district attorney, unscrupulous tabloid journalists, and regional prejudice combine to charge a teacher with the murder of his student.