1945

Flame of Barbary Coast

Flame of Barbary Coast

Flame of Barbary Coast

IMDb: 6.1
1945
91min

Duke Fergus falls for Ann ‘Flaxen’ Tarry in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Boss Tito Morell, goes home, learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a fortune, he opens his own place with Flaxen as the entertainer; but the 1906 quake destroys his place.

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Dakota

Dakota

Dakota

IMDb: 6.1
1945
82min

In 1871, professional gambler John Devlin elopes with Sandra “Sandy” Poli, daughter of Marko Poli, an immigrant who has risen to railroad tycoon. Sandy, knowing that the railroad is to be extended into Dakota, plans to use their $20,000 nest egg to buy land options to sell to the railroad at a profit. On the stage trip to Ft. Abercrombie, their fellow passengers are Jim Bender and Bigtree Collins, who practically own the town of Fargo and Devlin is aware that they are prepared to protect the little empire… trying to drive out the farmers by burning their property, destroying their wheat, and blaming the devastation on the Indians. Continuing their journey north on the river aboard the “River Bird’, Sandy and John meet Captain Bounce, an irascible old seafarer. Two of Bendender’s henchmen, Slagin and Carp, board the boat and relieve John of his $20,000 at gunpoint. Captain Bounce, chasing the robber’s dinghy..

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Along Came Jones

Along Came Jones

Along Came Jones

IMDb: 6.6
1945
90min

An easy-going cowboy is mistaken by the townsfolk for a notorious gunman. The cowboy decides it would be best to leave town, until he meets the gunman’s girlfriend.

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A Game of Death

A Game of Death

A Game of Death

IMDb: 6.0
1945
72min

A shipwreck victim (John Loder) washes up on a homicidal big-game hunter’s (Edgar Barrier) Caribbean island.

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Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce

IMDb: 8.0
1945
111min

After her unfaithful husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful. However winning the approval of her spoiled daughter proves a greater challenge.

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Brief Encounter

Brief Encounter

Brief Encounter

IMDb: 8.1
1945
86min

Returning home from a shopping trip to a nearby town, bored suburban housewife Laura Jesson is thrown by happenstance into an acquaintance with virtuous doctor Alec Harvey. Their casual friendship soon develops during their weekly visits into something more emotionally fulfilling than either expected, and they must wrestle with the potential havoc their deepening relationship would have on their lives and the lives of those they love.

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The Picture Of Dorian Gray

The Picture Of Dorian Gray

The Picture Of Dorian Gray

IMDb: 7.6
1945
110min

Dorian Gray, wishing to remain young and handsome for eternity, essentially sells his soul so that a portrait can age instead of him. Over the course of the years, Dorian commits every sort of sin, heavily influenced by his friend Lord Henry Wotton. But as his life goes on, he slowly realises the emptiness and evil which he has succumbed to.

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Back to Bataan

Back to Bataan

Back to Bataan

IMDb: 6.7
1945
95min

An Army colonel leads a guerrilla campaign against the Japanese in the Philippines.

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Anchors Aweigh

Anchors Aweigh

Anchors Aweigh

IMDb: 7.2
1945
143min

Two sailors, Joe (Kelly) and Clarence (Sinatra) have four days shore leave in spend their shore leave trying to get a girl for Clarence. Clarence has his eye on a girl with musical aspirations, and before Joe can stop him, promises to get her an audition with José Iturbi. But the trouble really starts when Joe realizes he’s falling for his buddy’s girl.

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Christmas in Connecticut

Christmas in Connecticut

Christmas in Connecticut

IMDb: 7.4
1945
102min

Journalist Elizabeth Lane is one of the country’s most famous food writers. In her columns, she describes herself as a hard working farm woman, taking care of her children and being an excellent cook. But this is all lies. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can’t even boil an egg. The recipes come from her good friend Felix. The owner of the magazine she works for has decided that a heroic sailor will spend his Christmas on *her* farm. Miss Lane knows that her career is over if the truth comes out, but what can she do?

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Scarlet Street

Scarlet Street

Scarlet Street

IMDb: 7.9
1945
103min

A man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman after rescuing her from an attack. She believes he is rich and her boyfriend persuades her to con him out of his fortune.

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Spellbound

Spellbound

Spellbound

IMDb: 7.6
1945
111min

When Dr. Anthony Edwardes arrives at a Vermont mental hospital to replace the outgoing hospital director, Dr. Constance Peterson, a psychoanalyst, discovers Edwardes is actually an impostor. The man confesses that the real Dr. Edwardes is dead and fears he may have killed him, but cannot recall anything. Dr. Peterson, however is convinced his impostor is innocent of the man’s murder, and joins him on a quest to unravel his amnesia through psychoanalysis.

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

IMDb: 8.1
1945
128min

In Brooklyn circa 1900, the Nolans manage to enjoy life on pennies despite great poverty and Papa’s alcoholism. We come to know these people well through big and little troubles: Aunt Sissy’s scandalous succession of “husbands”; the removal of the one tree visible from their tenement; and young Francie’s desire to transfer to a better school…if irresponsible Papa can get his act together.

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State Fair

State Fair

State Fair

IMDb: 7.1
1945
96min

During their annual visit to the Iowa State Fair, the Frake family enjoy many adventures. Proud patriarch Abel (Charles Winninger) has high hopes for his champion swine Blueboy; and his wife Melissa (Fay Bainter) enters the mincemeat and pickles contest…with hilarious results.

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House of Dracula

House of Dracula

House of Dracula

IMDb: 5.8
1945
67min

A scientist working on cures for rare afflictions, such as a bone softening agent made from molds to allow him to correct the spinal deformity of his nurse, finds the physical causes of lycanthropy in wolf-man Larry Talbot and of vampirism in Count Dracula, but himself becomes afflicted with homicidal madness while exchanging blood with Dracula.

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They Were Expendable

They Were Expendable

They Were Expendable

IMDb: 7.3
1945
135min

Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philippines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The title says it all about the Navy’s attitude towards the PT-boats and their crews.

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Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

IMDb: 7.2
1945
96min

An English mystery novelist invites a medium to his home, so she may conduct a séance for a small gathering. The writer hopes to gather enough material for the book he’s working on, as well as to expose the medium as a charlatan. However, proceedings take an unexpected turn, resulting in a chain of supernatural events being set into motion that wreak havoc on the man’s present marriage.

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The Southerner

The Southerner

The Southerner

IMDb: 7.3
1945
92min

A sharecropper fights the elements to start his own farm.

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And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

IMDb: 7.6
1945
97min

Ten people are invited for a weekend on an island by a mysterious stranger, but it turns out he isn’t present. At dinner a record is played which accuses each one of the guests of having committed a murder. They soon begin to realize a crazed killer is stalking them.

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‘I Know Where I’m Going!’

‘I Know Where I’m Going!’

‘I Know Where I’m Going!’

IMDb: 7.6
1945
91min

Plucky Englishwoman Joan Webster travels to the remote islands of the Scottish Hebrides in order to marry a wealthy industrialist. Trapped by inclement weather on the Isle of Mull and unable to continue to her destination, Joan finds herself charmed by the straightforward, no-nonsense islanders around her, and becomes increasingly attracted to naval officer Torquil MacNeil, who holds a secret that may change her life forever.

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Rhapsody in Blue

Rhapsody in Blue

Rhapsody in Blue

IMDb: 7.1
1945
135min

Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.

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