20th Century Pictures, Inc.

by robertfarrell452 | created - 06 Jul 2016 | updated - 31 Oct 2016 | Public

Twentieth Century Pictures, Inc. (also known as "20th Century Pictures, Inc.") was an independent Hollywood motion picture production company created in 1932 by Joseph M. Schenck, the former president of United Artists, Darryl F. Zanuck from Warner Bros. Pictures, William Goetz from Fox Film Corporation, and Raymond Griffith. Their material was released theatrically under United Artists.

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1. A Message to Garcia (1936)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Romance

Based on the actual event of Rowan's carrying a message from President McKinley to Garcia in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. The parts of Dory and Raphalita are added.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Wallace Beery, Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, Alan Hale

Votes: 230

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2. Show Them No Mercy! (1935)

Approved | 76 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The title refers to the government's plan at the time for putting an end to a lucrative racket, kidnapping. When Hudson and Norris enter a country house to get out of the rain it turns out ... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Cesar Romero, Bruce Cabot, Edward Norris

Votes: 123

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3. The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)

Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Romance

Russian prince goes to Monte Carlo just after World War I with money supplied him by Parisian Russians. He wins but the casino operators want him honor the tradition of returning to the ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Roberts | Stars: Ronald Colman, Joan Bennett, Colin Clive, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 198

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4. Thanks a Million (1935)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Entertainers enter a political rally to get out of the rain and become part of the show. One of them (Powell) gives a speech in place of the besotted candidate (Walburn) and is chosen to be... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Dick Powell, Ann Dvorak, Fred Allen, Patsy Kelly

Votes: 163

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5. Metropolitan (1935)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

Opera prima donna leaves the Metropolitan to form her own company with Tibbett as leading man. She leaves this company too which means Tibbett and company must carry on without her.

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Lawrence Tibbett, Virginia Bruce, Alice Brady, Cesar Romero

Votes: 89 | Gross: $0.02M

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6. Call of the Wild (1935)

Approved | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

During the Klondike Gold Rush, a traveler purchases a dog to lead the way toward the treasure, but reconsiders his journey when he finds a jilted married woman.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Jack Oakie, Reginald Owen

Votes: 1,653

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8. Cardinal Richelieu (1935)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, History, Romance

The cunning Cardinal Richelieu must save King Louis XIII from treachery within his inner circle.

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: George Arliss, Maureen O'Sullivan, Edward Arnold, Cesar Romero

Votes: 164

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9. Les Misérables (1935)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, History, Romance

In early 19th Century France an ex-convict who failed to report to parole is relentlessly pursued over a 20 year period by an obsessive policeman.

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke, Rochelle Hudson

Votes: 3,138

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10. Folies Bergère de Paris (1935)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Musical

An entertainer impersonates a look-alike banker, causing comic confusion for wife and girlfriend.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Merle Oberon, Ann Sothern, Eric Blore

Votes: 226

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11. Clive of India (1935)

Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

In the mid-1700's the East India Company has power over commerce on the sub-continent, with the blessings of the British government. A clerk in the company, Robert Clive, is frustrated by ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Ronald Colman, Loretta Young, Colin Clive, Francis Lister

Votes: 337

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12. The Mighty Barnum (1934)

85 min | Biography, Comedy

The comic exploits of confidence trickster and showman P.T. Barnum from his early days through to the creation of The Greatest Show on Earth.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Wallace Beery, Adolphe Menjou, Virginia Bruce, Rochelle Hudson

Votes: 68

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13. The Affairs of Cellini (1934)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, History

The 16th-century sculptor woos the Duchess of Florence despite the duke.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Constance Bennett, Fredric March, Frank Morgan, Fay Wray

Votes: 313

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14. Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1934)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Mystery

Algy, Bulldog Drummond's right-hand-man, is getting married. Bulldog attends; on the way home, in the fog, he enters the (apparently deserted) mansion of Prince Achmed in search of a phone.... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Ronald Colman, Loretta Young, Warner Oland, Charles Butterworth

Votes: 274

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15. Born to Be Bad (1934)

Approved | 62 min | Drama, Romance

An immoral mother blackmails a wealthy businessman after he accidentally hits her delinquent son with his truck.

Directors: Lowell Sherman, Jack Conway | Stars: Loretta Young, Cary Grant, Jackie Kelk, Marion Burns

Votes: 936

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16. The Last Gentleman (1934)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

In New England circa 1933, a niece is reported missing and presumed dead and Cabot Barr (George Arliss) summons his relatives to the family estate for a memorial service. Once there, Barr ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: George Arliss, Edna May Oliver, Janet Beecher, Charlotte Henry

Votes: 76

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17. Looking for Trouble (1934)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Joe and Casey trouble-shoot for the phone company. They try to prove that Joes's girl Ethel's boss Dan is a crook but are trapped by criminals and left in a burning building.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Jack Oakie, Constance Cummings, Arline Judge

Votes: 117

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18. The House of Rothschild (1934)

Passed | 88 min | Biography, Drama, History

The wealthy Rothschild family undergoes prejudice from the anti-Semitic society they live within.

Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Sidney Lanfield | Stars: George Arliss, Boris Karloff, Loretta Young, Robert Young

Votes: 921

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19. Moulin Rouge (1934)

70 min | Comedy, Musical

A singer marries a famous composer, and after a while she gets the itch to go back on the stage. However, her husband won't let her. When she hears that a popular French singer named "... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Constance Bennett, Franchot Tone, Tullio Carminati, Helen Westley

Votes: 98

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20. Gallant Lady (1933)

84 min | Drama

Unwed mother gives up baby for adoption and hopes to get it back when the adoptive mother dies.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Ann Harding, Clive Brook, Otto Kruger, Tullio Carminati

Votes: 76

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21. Advice to the Forlorn (1933)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Los Angeles newspaper reporter Toby Prentiss is continually in trouble with his editor. He is demoted to running the paper's "Miss Lonelyhearts" advice column because he missed the scoop on... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Lee Tracy, Sally Blane, Paul Harvey, Sterling Holloway

Votes: 57

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22. Blood Money (1933)

Passed | 65 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

Bill Bailey is a Los Angeles bail bondsman who lives in a world of complete, casual corruption, where all he has to do is pick up the phone to get the charges against a client dismissed. He... See full summary »

Director: Rowland Brown | Stars: George Bancroft, Judith Anderson, Frances Dee, Chick Chandler

Votes: 274

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23. Broadway Thru a Keyhole (1933)

90 min | Musical

Racketeer Frank Rocci is smitten with Joan Whelan, a dancer at Texas Guinan's famous Broadway night spot. He uses his influence to help her get a starring role in the show, hoping that it ... See full summary »

Director: Lowell Sherman | Stars: Constance Cummings, Russ Columbo, Paul Kelly, Blossom Seeley

Votes: 187

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24. The Bowery (1933)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

"In the Gay Nineties New York had grown up into bustles and balloon Sleeves ... but The Bowery had grown younger, louder and more rowdy until it was known as the 'Livest Mile on the face of... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Wallace Beery, George Raft, Jackie Cooper, Fay Wray

Votes: 401

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