Collections: 1932

Shanghai Express (1932) Starring Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, and Anna May Wong

Shanghai Express (1932) — 80 min - Romance, Drama - 2 February 1932 Your rating: Not rated yet! Shanghai Express is an American love story and adventure film by Josef von Sternberg from 1932 starring Marlene Dietrich. The film takes place in a train during the Chinese civil war. Director:  Josef von Sternberg Stars:  Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna May Wong, Warner Oland, Eugene Pallette, Lawrence Grant, Louise Closser Hale, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Emile Chautard Photos No images were imported for this movie. Storyline Shanghai Express is an American love story and adventure film by Josef von Sternberg from 1932...

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Trouble in Paradise (1932) Starring Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, and Herbert Marshall

Trouble in Paradise (1932) — 83 min - Comedy, Romance - 21 October 1932 Your rating: Thief Gaston Monescu and pickpocket Lily are partners in crime and love. Working for perfume company executive Mariette Colet, the two crooks decide to combine their criminal talents to rob their employer. Under the alias of Monsieur Laval, Gaston uses his position as Mariette's personal secretary to become closer to her. However, he takes things too far when he actually falls in love with Mariette, and has to choose between her and Lily. Director:  Ernst Lubitsch Stars:  Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall, Charles...

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One Way Passage (1932) Starring William Powell, Kay Francis, and Aline MacMahon

One Way Passage (1932) — 68 min - Comedy, Drama, Romance - 22 October 1932 Your rating: A terminally ill woman and a debonair murderer facing execution meet and fall in love on a trans-Pacific crossing, each without knowing the other's secret. Director:  Tay Garnett Stars:  William Powell, Kay Francis, Aline MacMahon, Frank McHugh, Warren Hymer, Frederick Burton, Roscoe Karns, Allan Lane, Glen Cavender, Mike Donlin, Stanley Fields, Willie Fung, Al Ernest Garcia, Douglas Gerrard, William Gould, Ruth Hall, William Halligan, Mel Kalish, Wilson Mizner, Herbert Mundin, Dewey Robinson, Harry Seymour, Charles Sherlock Photos No images were imported for this...

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Emma (1932) Starring Marie Dressler, Richard Cromwell, Jean Hersholt, and Myrna Loy

Emma (1932) — 72 min - Drama, Comedy, Romance - 2 January 1932 Your rating: When their mother dies in childbirth, Emma Thatcher who has been the nanny to his 3 children but now has an infant to care for. The children grow up and Frederick becomes rich and successful. He and Emma marry, as it turns out right before his death, and his will becomes a source of trouble between the children and Emma. Director:  Clarence Brown Stars:  Marie Dressler, Richard Cromwell, Jean Hersholt, Myrna Loy, John Miljan, Purnell Pratt, Leila Bennett, Kathryn Crawford, Barbara Kent, George Meeker, Dale...

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Mummy, The (1932) Starring Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, and David Manners

The Mummy (1932) PG 73 min - Horror - 22 December 1932 Your rating: An Ancient Egyptian priest called Imhotep is revived when an archaeological expedition finds Imhotep's mummy and one of the archaeologists accidentally reads an ancient life-giving spell. Imhotep escapes from the archaeologists and prowls Cairo seeking the reincarnation of the soul of his ancient lover, Princess Ankh-es-en-amon. Director:  Karl Freund Stars:  Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, David Manners, Edward Van Sloan, Arthur Byron, Bramwell Fletcher, Noble Johnson, Leonard Mudie, James Crane, Kathryn Byron, Florence Britton, Jack Deery, Bill Elliott, Leyland Hodgson, Eddie Kane, Tony Marlow, C. Montague Shaw,...

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Smilin’ Through (1932) Starring Norma Shearer, Fredric March, and Leslie Howard

Smilin' Through (1932) — 98 min - Drama, Romance - 24 September 1932 Your rating: John has lead a solitary life for thirty years since the death of Moonyeen Clare. But now Owens, a close friend, insists that he care for his niece, Kathleen, orphaned when her parents were lost at sea. Kathleen is five, but the years pass and now she is a young woman who is the image of Moonyeen. Willy wants Kathleen for his wife, but Sparks fly when she meets Kenneth Wayne one dark and stormy night. John is horrified for it was Wayne's father who...

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Number 17 (1932) Starring Leon M. Lion, Anne Grey, and John Stuart

Number Seventeen (1932) — 63 min - Thriller, Crime, Mystery - 18 July 1932 Your rating: A gang of thieves gather at a safe house following a robbery, but a detective is on their trail. Director:  Alfred Hitchcock Stars:  Leon M. Lion, Anne Grey, John Stuart, Donald Calthrop, Barry Jones, Ann Casson, Henry Caine, Garry Marsh, Herbert Langley Photos No images were imported for this movie. Storyline A gang of thieves gather at a safe house following a robbery, but a detective is on their trail. Collections: ~Amazon Instant Video, ~iTunes, ~TCMShop, 1930s, 1932, Pre-Code, Alfred Hitchcock Genres: Thriller, Crime,...

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Scarface (1932) Starring Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, and George Raft

Scarface (1932) — 90 min - Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller - 9 April 1932 Your rating: Big Louis Costillo, last of the old-style gang leaders is slain, and his former bodyguard Tony Camonte is taken into custody. Since Costillo's body has never been found, the police have to release him, though they strongly suspect Johnny Lovo paid Tony to remove Big Louis. Tony begins taking over the rackets in town with violent enforcement, and he becomes a threat to Johnny and the other bosses unless they work for Tony. Meanwhile, Tony's sister wants to be more independent, but finds...

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Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) Starring Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O’Sullivan, and Neil Hamilton,

Tarzan The Ape Man (1932) — 100 min - Action, Adventure - 30 April 1932 Your rating: James Parker and Harry Holt are on an expedition in Africa in search of the elephant burial grounds that will provide enough ivory to make them rich. Parker's beautiful daughter Jane arrives unexpectedly to join them. Jane is terrified when Tarzan and his ape friends first abduct her, but when she returns to her father's expedition she has second thoughts about leaving Tarzan. Director:  W.S. Van Dyke Writers:  Cyril Hume Stars:  Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Neil Hamilton, C. Aubrey Smith, Doris Lloyd, Forrester...

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White Zombie (1932) Starring Bela Lugosi, Madge Bellamy, and Joseph Cawthorn

White Zombie (1932) NR 67 min - Horror - 4 August 1932 Your rating: A rich man turns to a witch doctor to lure the woman he loves away from her fiance, but instead turns her into a zombie slave. Director:  Victor Halperin Writers:  Garnett Weston Stars:  Bela Lugosi, Madge Bellamy, Joseph Cawthorn, Robert Frazer, John Harron, Brandon Hurst, George Burr Macannan, Annette Stone, John Printz, Dan Crimmins Photos No images were imported for this movie. Storyline A rich man turns to a witch doctor to lure the woman he loves away from her fiance, but instead turns her into...

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