Hard-to-find movies on DVD


Movies made before 1960. Scroll down further for Cagney, Bogart, Clark Gable and Edward G. Robinson.


3 Wise Girls (1932) - Jean Harlow, Mae Clarke. On the hunt for husbands!
Beyond A Reasonable Doubt (1956) - dir. Fritz Lang, Joan Fontaine, Dana Andrews
Bitter Tea of General Yen, The (1933) - dir. Frank Capra, Barbra Stanwyck
Body Disappears, The (1941) - Jane Wyman
Bright Road (1953) - Excellent tale of a teacher trying to reach a young student
Call Her Savage (1932) - Pre-code sexy Clara Bow is a wild child paying the price
Catered Affair, The (1956) - Ernest Borgnine and Bette Davis in this classic of a struggling family
Corridor of Mirrors (1948) - Eric Portman stars in this rare creepy thriller.
Crowd, The (1928) - King Vidor wrote and directed this scarce silent classic, about a newly married couple following their dreams in NYC.
Crowd Roars, The (1938) - Robert Taylor
Designing Woman (1957) - Lauren Becall and Gregory Peck try to make it work in this comedy
Desirable (1934) - Rare Hollywood bawdiness
Face Behind the Mask, The (1941) - Peter Lorre is incredible as a good guy who turns to crime when people shun him after his face gets disfigured.
Female on the Beach (1955) - Joan Crawford and her mysterious neighbors
Five (1951) - Only five people remain on Earth after a nuclear holocaust and try to deal with a ruined planet and each other
Five Came Back (1939) - Plane crash drama, who will survive? With John Carradine
George Washington Slept Here (1942) - Ann Sheridan and Jack Benny comedy
Hard-Boiled Mahoney (1947) - More Bowery Boys craziness
He Who Gets Slapped (1924) - Lon Chaney silent, troubled clown!
Her Cardboard Lover (1942) - Norma Shearer stars in this tale of secret love.
Heroes For Sale (1933) - Loretta Young

High School Big Shot (1959) - Great JD flick - high school student Marv is down on his luck and the chick in his class he wants only wants him if he has money. So Marv sets out to lay down a big score for some big cash... which of course leads to serious problems!

Hot Rod Rumble (1957) - Now THIS is a JD film! Hot Rods and rock and roll. Big Arnie is the local tough guy and misfit who can't seem to get along with anyone. His chick is angry with him and his car club doesn't like him. Then he's accused of a horrific crime, and it just gets worse from there!

Housewife (1934) - Bette Davis, George Brent
I Love Melvin (1953) - Debbie Renyolds
I Married An Angel (1942)
I Wouldn't Be In Your Shoes (1948) - Rare murder story!
Keyhole, The (1933)


King of Hockey (1936) - The first major hockey movie ever made! Incredible old-timey hockey footage surrounds this tale of a star player. Also includes a bonus documentary about hockey movies starring Wayne Gretzky and Alan Thicke!

Lenny Lynton (1932) - Joan Crawford is super-hot and the epitome of stunning 30's glam as a wild spoiled rich chick who plays with the bad boys, but then nice dude Robert Montgomery comes around. So wild it was banned in the UK! Classic all the way.  

Light in the Piazza
(1962) - Olivia DeHavilland, lbx
Mad About Men (1954) - Sequel to "Miranda" with the beautiful mermaid
Mammy (1930) - Al Jolson
Member of the Wedding (1952) - Ethel Waters
Miranda (1948) - Mermaid epic! Also see the sequel, "Mad About Men"
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) colorized version
My Sister Eileen (1955) - Scamming sisters come to NYC! Great cast includes Janet Leigh and Jack Lemmon.
News Hounds (1947) - Bowery Boys craziness
Operation Madball (1957) - Jack Lemmon, lbx
Private's Progress (1956) - Scamming in the British army! Richard Attenborough stars.
Quare Fellow, The (1962) - Irish prison flick, Patrick McGoohan

Raintree County (1957) - Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift star in this southern tale about love and the Civil War getting in the way. Lots of requests for this one, and now here it is! LBX

Reckless (1935)
Red, Hot and Blue (1949) - Victor Mature
Ride Lonesome (1959) - Randolph Scott and Lee Van Cleef star in this western about a bounty hunter gearing up for a showdown. 
Roadblock (1951) - Charles McGraw, Joan Dixon
Rob Roy, The Highland Rogue (1954) rare Disney

Rock All Night (1957) - A Roger Corman rarity! The great Dick Miller (of course, it's a orman film after all) stars along with The Platters and more in this rock and roll extravaganza.

Run of the Arrow (1957) - Rod Stieger. A rebel vet has to make a tough decision!
Safari (1956) - Victor Mature stars in this tale of a dangerous jungle hunt!
Salome (1953) - Rita Hayworth, Stuart Granger
Saraband For Dead Lovers (1948) - Stuart Granger
Set-Up, The (1949) - Rare boxing tale
Sherlock Holmes (1922) - silent, John Barrymore
Singing Fool, The (1928) Al Jolson
Smiley (1956) - Acclaimed but sorely neglected Australian flick, about a little boy who finds himself in the middle of many adventures and situations.
Son of Dr. Jekyll, The (1951) - Lewis Hayward

Speed Crazy (1959) - Great late-50's JD flick, with fast cars, fast chicks, fights and macho-ness - guy commits a crime and goes on the run in the world of speed, but his past is catching up to him - viewing quality is a little less than most of the flicks but still very watchable.

Syncopation (1942) - Benny Goodman, Gene Kupra, Jackie Cooper, classic!
Tennessee Johnson (1942) - Lionel Barrymore
This Land Is Mine (1943) Charles Laughton

Tip-Off, The (1932) Robert Armstrong
Undercover Man, The (1949) - Glen Ford, Nina Foch
Unholy Three, The (1930) - Lon Chaney, the rare 1930 version
Very Honorable Guy, A (1934) - Gambler's problems
Virtue (1932) - Pat O'Brien and Carole Lombard star in this tale of a cabby falling for the con artist!
Wild North, The (1952) - Stewart Granger, Cyd Charrise
Wild Women of Wongo, The (1958)

Yank At Eton, A (1942) - Mickey Rooney
Yank At Oxford, A (1938) - Robert Taylor
Young Man With Ideas (1952) Glenn Ford

 Sinner's Holiday (1930) Cag's very first film, amazing Brooklyn drama
Other Men's Women (1931)
The Millionaire (1931)
Blonde Crazy (1931)
Taxi! (1932)
The Crowd Roars (1932)
Winner Take All (1932)
Hard To Handle (1933)
He Was Her Man (1934)
Jimmy The Gent (1934)
Here Comes The Navy (1934)
The St. Louis Kid (1934)
The Irish In Us (1935)
The Frisco Kid (1935)
Ceiling Zero (1936)
Oklahoma Kid, The (1939) with Bogie!
The Strawberry Blonde (1941)
These Wilder Years (1956)
Terrible Joe Moran (1984) Rare TV-Movie is Cagney's final film, ok quality.
James Cagney AFI Tribute (1974) - with Siantra, Gorshin, Douglas, many more stars, and Cagney himself

Crime School (1938) Dead End Kids!
Men Are Such Fools (1938)
Swing Your Lady (1938) with Ronnie Reagan and Frank McHugh!
King of the Underworld (1939)
Oklahoma Kid, The (1939) with Cagney!
You Can't Get Away With Murder (1939)
It All Came True (1940) Ann Sheridan
Conflict (1945) One of Bogie's best
Two Mrs. Carrols, The (1947)
Knock On Any Door (1949)
Tokyo Joe (1949) 
Sirocco (1951)
Deadline USA (1952)
Battle Circus (1953)
The Left Hand of God (1955)
The Harder They Fall (1956) Bogie's final film.

Command Decision (1949) - WWII action
Lone Star (1952) - Texas cattle baron action!
Red Dust (1932) Pre-code sleazefest
Teacher's Pet (1958)
- The immortal Clark Gable stars as a newspaper editor forced to help a journalism teacher, but he decides she's pretty so he pretends he's a student so he can make his move on her! Doris Day and Gig Young also star in this romp, anything Gable is always good. LBX
Test Pilot (1938)
Too Hot to Handle (1938) - Frantic comedy with Gable and Myrna Loy

A Slight Case of Murder (1938) - Edward G. Robinson stars, showing off his comic timing in this gangster comedy! He's made a fortune as a bootlegger during prohibition, but when prohibition ends, people can then legally buy better brews, leaving him in trouble. A whole other bunch of crazy problems crop up, making this a great vehicle for Edward G.
Dispatch From Reuters, A (1940) - Edward G. stars as the news pioneer
Little Giant, The (1933)
Man With Two Faces, The (1934)
Whole Town's Talking, The (1935) - Mistaken for a gangster!