1932: Movies Seen

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  • Front Runner

  • Trouble In Paradise - dir: Ernst Lubitsch; st: Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall:
  • ****½

  • Boudu Saved From Drowning - dir: Jean Renoir; st: Michel Simon, Charles Granval, Marcelle Hainia, Severine Lerczinska
  • Freaks - dir: Tod Browning; st: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Johnny Eck, Roscoe Ates, Harry Earles, Daisy Earles
  • Horse Feathers - dir: Norman Z. McLeod; st: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Thelma Todd
  • I Was Born, But... - dir: Yasujiro Ozu; st: Hideo Sugawara, Tomio Aoki, Tatsuo Saito, Mitsuko Yoshikawa
  • The Mummy - dir: Karl Freund; st: Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, David Manners, Arthur Byron, Edward Van Sloan
  • Vampyr - dir: Carl Theodor Dreyer; st: Julian West, Maurice Schutz, Rena Mandel, Sybille Schmitz, Henriette Gerard
  • ****

  • Doctor X - dir: Michael Curtiz; st: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Lee Tracy, Preston Foster, John Wray
  • Grand Hotel - dir: Edmund Goulding; st: Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore
  • I Am A Fugitive From A Chain Gang - dir: Mervyn LeRoy; st: Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell, Helen Vinson, Preston Foster, Allen Jenkins
  • The Mask Of Fu Manchu - dir: Charles Brabin; st: Boris Karloff, Lewis Stone, Karen Morley, Charles Starett, Myrna Loy
  • The Most Dangerous Game - dir: Ernest B. Schoedsack, Irving Pichel; st: Joel McCrea, Fay Wray, Leslie Banks
  • The Old Dark House - dir: James Whale; st: Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton, Raymond Massey, Gloria Stuart
  • One Way Passage - Tay Garnett; st: William Powell, Kay Francis, Aline MacMahon, Frank McHugh, Warren Hymer
  • Scarface - dir: Howard Hawks; st: Paul Muni, George Raft, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley, Boris Karloff
  • Shanghai Express - dir: Josef von Sternberg; st: Marlene Dietrich, Anna May Wong, Warner Oland, Clive Brook, Eugene Pallette
  • Three On A Match - dir: Mervyn LeRoy; st: Joan Blondell, Bette Davis, Ann Dvorak, Warren William, Lyle Talbot
  • ***½

  • The Animal Kingdom - dir: Edward H. Griffith; st: Leslie Howard, Myrna Loy, Ann Harding, William Gargan, Henry Stephenson
  • Forbidden - dir: Frank Capra; st: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, Ralph Bellamy, Dorothy Peterson
  • The Half Naked Truth - dir: Gregory La Cava; st: Lupe Velez, Lee Tracy, Eugene Pallette, Frank Morgan, Shirley Chambers
  • Love Me Tonight - dir: Rouben Mamoulian; st: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Charles Ruggles, Charles Butterworth, Myrna Loy
  • Murders In The Rue Morge - dir: Robert Florey; st: Sidney Fox, Bela Lugosi, Leon Waycoff, Noble Johnson, Arlene Francis
  • So Big - dir: William A. Wellman; st: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Bette Davis, Earle Fox, Hardie Albright, Alan Hale
  • ***

  • The Famous Ferguson Case - dir: Lloyd Bacon; st: Joan Blondell, Grant Mitchell, Tom Brown, Vivienne Osborne, Adrienne Dore
  • Lawyer Man - dir: William Dieterle; st: William Powell, Joan Blondell, David Landau, Helen Vinson, Claire Dodd
  • The Purchase Price - dir: William Wellman; st: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Lyle Talbot, David Landau, Hardie Albright
  • Red-Headed Woman - dir: Jack Conway; st: Jean Harlow, Chester Morris, Lewis Stone, Leila Hyams, Una Merkel, Henry Stephenson
  • Shopworn - dir: Nick Grinde; st: Barbara Stanwyck, Reegis Toomey, Zasu Pitts, Clara Bandick
  • The Sign Of The Cross - dir: Cecil B. DeMille; st: Fredric March, Claudette Colbert, Charles Laughton, Elissa Landi
  • **½

  • Miss Pinkerton - dir: Lloyd Bacon; st: Joan Blondell, George Brendt, Ruth Hall, John Wray, Elizabeth Patterson

Good stuff. Do see Boudu Saved from Drowning, Renoir's enjoyable satire about a tramp taken in by a respectable Bourgeois family after being rescued from drowning. And Dreyer's eerie Vampyr, Liebelei, a poignant Viennese romance, Shanghai Express, The Music Box.