1940s in film


1940s in film

The decade of the 1940s in film involved many significant films.__NOTOC__---- Contents
1 Events
2 List of films: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z.

Events

Hundreds of full-length films were produced during the decade of the 1940s. The great actor Humphrey Bogart made his most memorable films in this decade. Orson Welles's masterpiece "Citizen Kane" was also released. The film noir genre was at its height.

List of films

The following is a list of films made from 1940 through 1949.

A

* "A-Haunting We Will Go" (1942)
* "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein" (1948)
* "Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff" (1949)
* "Act of Violence" (1948)
* "Adam's Rib" (1949)
* "Adventure Island" (1947)
* "The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad" (1949)
* "Africa Screams" (1949)
* "Ahí está el detalle" (1940)
* "Air Raid Wardens" (1943)
* "All the King's Men" (1949)
* "All This and Heaven Too" (1940)
* "All This and Rabbit Stew" (1941)
* "Anchors Aweigh" (1945)
* "Angel and the Badman" (1947)
* "Anna and the King of Siam" (1946)
* "Any Bonds Today?" (1942)
* "The Arsenal Stadium Mystery" (1940)
* "Arsenic and Old Lace" (1944)
* "Aventure Malgache" (1944)

B

* "Babes on Broadway" (1941)
* "Baby Bottleneck" (1946)
* "Ball of Fire" (1941)
* "Bambi" (1942)
* "Battleground" (1949)
* "The Battle of San Pietro" (1945)
* "La Belle et la Bête" (1946)
* "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946)
* "The Big Clock" (1948)
* "The Big Sleep" (1946)
* "The Big Store" (1941)
* "The Blood of Jesus" (1941)
* "Bluebeard" (1944)
* "Brief Encounter" (1945)

C

* "Casablanca" (1942)
* "Citizen Kane" (1941)
* "The Corpse Vanishes" (1942)
* "Crazy House" (1943)

D

* "Dead Men Walk" (1943)
* "Detour" (1945)
* "The Devil and Miss Jones" (1941)
* "Double Indemnity" (1944)
* "Down Argentine Way" (1940)
* "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (1941)
* "Dumbo" (1941)

F

* "Fantasia" (1940)
* "Flying Tigers" (1942)
* "Flying Wild" (1941)
* "A Foreign Affair" (1948)
* "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man" (1943)
* "The Fugitive" (1947)
* "Fun and Fancy Free" (1947)

G

* "That Gang of Mine" (1940)
* "Gentleman's Agreement" (1947)
* "The Ghost of Frankenstein" (1942)
* "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" (1947)
* "Going My Way" (1944)
* "Go West" (1940)
* "Good News" (1947)
* "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940)
* "Guest Wife" (1945)

H

* "Hamlet" (1948)
* "Happy Land" (1943)
* "The Harvey Girls" (1946)
* "He Walked by Night" (1948)
* "Heaven Can Wait" (1943)
* "The Heiress" (1949)
* "Here Comes Mr. Jordan" (1941)
* "Hired!" (1940)
* "His Girl Friday" (1940)
* "House of Dracula" (1945)
* "House of Frankenstein" (1944)
* "How Green Was My Valley" (1941)

I

* "In the Navy" (1941)
* "Invisible Agent" (1942)
* "The Invisible Man Returns" (1940)
* "The Invisible Man's Revenge" (1944)
* "The Invisible Woman" (1940)
* "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946)

J

* "Jammin' the Blues" (1944)
* "Jane Eyre" (1944)
* "Jitterbugs" (1943)
* "Johnny Angel" (1945)
* "Johnny Belinda" (1948)

K

* "Kiss of Death" (1947)

L

* "A Letter to Three Wives" (1949)
* "The Lost Weekend" (1945)
* "Love Happy" (1949)

M

* "The Mad Monster" (1942)
* "The Magnificent Ambersons" (1942)
* "Major Barbara" (1941)
* "Make Mine Music" (1946)
* "The Maltese Falcon" (1941)
* "Meet John Doe" (1941)
* "Meet Me in St. Louis" (1944)
* "Meet the People" (1944)
* "Melody Time" (1948)
* "Meshes of the Afternoon" (1943)
* "Mighty Joe Young" (1949)
* "Miracle on 34th Street" (1947)
* "Mom and Dad" (1945)
* "Momotaro's Divine Sea Warriors" (1945)
* "Momotaro's Sea Eagles" (1942)
* "The Monster Maker" (1944)
* "Moon Over Miami" (1941)
* "The More the Merrier" (1943)
* "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House" (1948)
* "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" (1941)
* "Mrs. Miniver" (1942)
* The Mummy series:
** "The Mummy's Hand" (1940)
** "The Mummy's Tomb" (1942)
** "The Mummy's Ghost" (1944)
** "The Mummy's Curse" (1944)
* "My Darling Clementine" (1946)
* "Mysterious Island" (1941)

N

* "A Night in Casablanca" (1946)

O

* "On the Town" (1949)
* "One Foot in Heaven" (1941)
* "One Million B.C." (1940)
* "Our Town" (1940)
* "Out of the Past" (1947)

P

* "Penny Seranade (1941)
* "Phantom of the Opera" (1943)
* "The Philadelphia Story" (1940)
* "The Picture of Dorian Gray" (1945)
* "The Pied Piper" (1942)
* "Pinocchio" (1940)
* "Possessed" (1947)
* "The Postman Always Rings Twice" (1946)
* "The Prime Minister" (1941)
* "Princess Iron Fan" (1941)

Q

* "Quai des Orfèvres" (quay of the goldsmiths) (1947)
* "Queen of the Amazons" (1947)

R

* "The Razor's Edge" (1946)
* "Reap the Wild Wind" (1942)
* "Rebecca" (1940)
* "Red River" (1948)
* "The Red Shoes" (1948)
* "The Reluctant Dragon" (1941)

* "Saludos Amigos" (1942)
* "Samson and Delilah" (1949)
* "Shadow of a Doubt" (1943)
* "She-Wolf of London" (1946)
* "Sleep, My Love" (1948)
* "The Snake Pit" (1948)
* "So Dear to My Heart" (1949)
* "Son of Dracula" (1943)
* "Song of the South" (1946)
* "Spellbound" (1945)
* "Sullivan's Travels" (1941)

T

* "The Talk of the Town" (1942)
* "They Won't Believe Me" (1947)
* "The Thief of Bagdad" (1940)
* "The Three Caballeros" (1944)
* "Thirty Seconds over Tokyo" (1944)
* "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" (1948)
* "Tulsa" (1949)
* "Twelve O'Clock High" (1949)

U

* "Unconquered" (1947)

V

* "Victory Through Air Power" (1943)

W

* "Wing and a Prayer" (1944)
* "The Wolf Man" (1941)

ee also

* Film, History of cinema, List of movies.
* Years in film 1940-1949:
**1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949.

* Decades in film:
**1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s -- 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s.


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