TCM Spotlight Oct. 2019: Short and Sweetby superhoffy | created - 3 months ago | updated - 3 months ago | Public
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3. Beauty and the Boss (1932)
Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Romance
An executive hires a mousy, plain woman as his secretary so she will not divert him from his work, but she still becomes determined to win his heart.
6. Bed of Roses (1933)
Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A former prostitute, determined to reform upon leaving prison, falls in love with a cotton barge owner and must choose between him and her banker lover.
7. One Sunday Afternoon (1933)
Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Romance
Middle-aged dentist Biff Grimes reminisces about his unrequited love for beautiful Virginia Brush and her husband Hugo, his ex-friend, who betrayed him.
9. The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
Approved | 69 min | Drama, War
Truncated adaptation of Stephen Crane's novel about a Civil War Union soldier who stuggles to find the courage to fight in the heat of battle.
10. The Eagle and the Hawk (1933)
TV-PG | 73 min | Action, Drama, War
The pilots of a Royal Air Force squadron in World War I face not only physical but mental dangers in their struggle to survive while fighting the enemy.
13. Captured! (1933)
Unrated | 69 min | Drama, Romance, War
A British prisoner of war becomes imprisoned alongside his best friend from home, though he is unaware that while he was captured, the friend began an affair with his wife.
14. Ace of Aces (1933)
Passed | 76 min | Drama, War
A sculptor who doesn't want to have any part of World War I is shamed by his girlfriend into joining the army. He becomes a fighter pilot, and undergoes a complete personality change.
15. Mademoiselle Fifi (1944)
Approved | 69 min | Drama, War
In occupied France during the Franco-Prussian War, a young French laundress shares a coach ride with several of her condescending social superiors. But when a Prussian officer holds the ... See full summary »
17. The Set-Up (1949)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Sport
Because aging boxer Bill Thompson always lost his past fights, his corrupt manager, without telling Thompson, takes bribes from a betting gangster, to ensure Thompson's pre-arranged dive-loss in the next match.
19. Kid Glove Killer (1942)
Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Crime lab expert Gordon McKay uses the latest forensic techniques to solve murders in a city plagued by political corruption and mob rackets.
20. The Narrow Margin (1952)
Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A woman planning to testify against the mob must be protected against their assassins on the train trip from Chicago to Los Angeles.
22. The Threat (1949)
Passed | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Vicious hood 'Red' Kluger escapes from Folsom State Prison and follows through on his threats to the detective who arrested him and the D.A. who convicted him.
23. Journey Into Fear (1943)
Approved | 68 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
An American ballistics expert in Turkey finds himself targeted by Nazi agents. Safe passage home by ship is arranged for him, but he soon discovers that his pursuers are also on board.
24. Duck Soup (1933)
Not Rated | 69 min | Comedy, Musical, War
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.
26. Sons of the Desert (1933)
Passed | 68 min | Comedy
When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a convention, the wives find out the truth the hard way.
27. A Family Affair (1937)
Passed | 69 min | Comedy
Judge Hardy faces problems at work and at home. Powerful men in town are upset with his decisions and want to see him impeached; his daughters, Joan and Marion, have romantic problems; and ... See full summary »
28. Fast Company (1938)
Approved | 75 min | Romance, Comedy, Mystery
A husband and wife team who are in rare books and are skillful at recovering stolen volumes for insurance companies become involved in the murder of a fence.
29. Whistling in Dixie (1942)
Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Mystery, Crime
Radio sleuth Wally "The Fox" Benton forgoes his honeymoon to help his wife's old friend solve a murder and hunt for Civil War gold inside a spooky mansion and fort.
Votes: 509 | Gross: $0.22M