"Pre-Code" Hollywood (1930-1934)
 
1930
Anna Christie
Greta Garbo, Charles Bickford,
George F. Marion, & Marie Dressler
D. Clarence Brown
B&W / 89 min / 1.37:1 / USA
Hell's Angels
Ben Lyon, James Hall,
& Jean Harlow
D. Howard Hughes
B&W / 131 min / 1.33:1 / USA
1931
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins,
& Rose Hobart
D. Rouben Mamoulian
B&W / 96 min / 1.20:1 / USA
Dracula
Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler,
& David Manners
D. Tod Browning
B&W / 75 min / 1.33:1 / USA
Frankenstein
Boris Karloff, Colin Clive,
& Mae Clarke
D. James Whale
B&W / 71 min / 1.33:1 / USA
Little Caesar
Edward G. Robinson,
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., & Glenda Farrell
D. Mervyn LeRoy
B&W / 78 min / 1.33:1 / USA
 
Platinum Blonde
Robert Williams, Jean Harlow,
& Loretta Young
D. Frank Capra
B&W / 89 min / 1.20:1 / USA
The Public Enemy
James Cagney, Jean Harlow,
Edward Woods, & Joan Blondell
D. William A. Wellman
B&W / 84 min / 1.33:1 / USA
1932
Frisco Jenny
Ruth Chatterton, Louis Calhern,
Helen Jerome Eddy, & Donald Cook
D. William A. Wellman
B&W / 73 min / 1.37:1 / USA
I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang
Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell,
& Helen Vinson
D. Mervyn LeRoy
B&W / 92 min / 1.37:1 / USA
Island of Lost Souls
Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen,
& Kathleen Burke
D. Erle C. Kenton
B&W / 70 min / 1.33:1 / USA
Red-Headed Woman
Jean Harlow, Chester Morris,
& Lewis Stone
D. Jack Conway
B&W / 79 min / 1.37:1 / USA
 
Scarface
Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak,
& Karen Morley
D. Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson
B&W / 93 min / 1.37:1 / USA
The Beast of the City
Walter Huston, Jean Harlow,
& Wallace Ford
D. Charles Brabin
B&W / 86 min / 1.33:1 / USA
The Most Dangerous Game
Joel McCrea, Fay Wray,
Leslie Banks, & Robert Armstrong
D. Irving Pichel, Ernest B. Schoedsack
B&W / 63 min / 1.33:1 / USA
The Mummy
Boris Karloff, Zita Johann,
& David Manners
D. Karl Freund
B&W / 73 min / 1.33:1 / USA
 
White Zombie
Bela Lugosi, Madge Bellamy,
& Joseph Cawthorn
D. Victor Halperin
B&W / 69 min / 1.37:1 / USA
1933
42nd Street
Warner Baxter, Ruby Keeler,
& Dick Powell
D. Lloyd Bacon
B&W / 89 min / 1.37:1 / USA
Baby Face
Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent,
& Donald Cook
D. Alfred E. Green
B&W / 76 min / 1.37:1 / USA
Footlight Parade
James Cagney, Joan Blondell,
Ruby Keeler, & Dick Powell
D. Lloyd Bacon
B&W / 104 min / 1.37:1 / USA
Gold Diggers of 1933
Warren William, Joan Blondell,
Ruby Keeler & Aline MacMahon
D. Mervyn LeRoy
B&W / 98 min / 1.33:1 / USA
 
I'm No Angel
Mae West, Cary Grant,
& Gregory Ratoff
D. Wesley Ruggles
B&W / 87 min / 1.37:1 / USA
King Kong
Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong,
& Bruce Cabot
D. Merian C. Cooper
B&W / 104 min / 1.33:1 / USA
She Done Him Wrong
Mae West, Cary Grant,
& Noah Beery Sr.
D. Lowell Sherman
B&W / 66 min / 1.37:1 / USA
The Invisible Man
Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart,
& William Harrigan
D. James Whale
B&W / 72 min / 1.33:1 / USA
1934
It Happened One Night
Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert,
& Walter Connolly
D. Frank Capra
B&W / 105 min / 1.37:1 / USA
The Black Cat
Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi,
& David Manners
D. Edgar G. Ulmer
B&W / 65 min / 1.37:1 / USA
 
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