Sunday, January 29

1939 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1939 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner

Confessions of a Nazi Spy

Confessions of a Nazi Spy

FBI agent Ed Renard investigates the pre-War espionage activities of the German-American Bund.

Crisis

Crisis

A documentary about the conquest of Czechoslovakia by the Nazis just prior to World War 2.

Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Goodbye, Mr. Chips

An aged teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school recalls his career and his personal life over the decades.

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn’t back down.

Ninotchka

Ninotchka

A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest.

Stagecoach

Stagecoach

A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process.

The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties

Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I.

The Spy in Black

The Spy in Black

A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

A servant in the house of Wuthering Heights tells a traveller the unfortunate tale of lovers Cathy (Merle Oberon) and Heathcliff (Sir Laurence Olivier).

Young Mr. Lincoln

Young Mr. Lincoln

A fictionalized account of the early life of the American president as a young lawyer facing his greatest court case.