1940

Wunschkonzert
6.6

Wunschkonzert

Dec. 30, 1940

Wunschkonzert

German propaganda film spinning a story around the popular radio broadcast “Wunschkonzert”.
Flight Command
6.3

Flight Command

Dec. 27, 1940

Flight Command

A rookie flyer, Ens. Alan Drake, joins the famous Hellcats Squadron right out of flight school in Pensacola. He doesn’t make a great first ...
Forty Thousand Horsemen
6.2

Forty Thousand Horsemen

Charles Chauvel’s 1940 cinematic tribute to the mounted troops of the Australian Light Horse regiments is a rousing call to arms, giving ...
Meet the Fleet
6.5

Meet the Fleet

Dec. 21, 1940

Meet the Fleet

The story of three recruits undergoing Navy bootcamp training.
Sailors Three
6.1

Sailors Three

Dec. 14, 1940

Sailors Three

Three sailors get drunk while on shore leave and end up on the wrong ship. When they realise their mistake they scramble off it and onto their ...
Paradis perdu
7.1

Paradis perdu

Dec. 13, 1940

Paradis perdu

In pre-World Ward I in Paris, a budding artist, Pierre LeBlanc, falls in love and marries Janine, a dressmaker’s assistant. Pierre has a ...
The Long Voyage Home
7.0

The Long Voyage Home

Nov. 11, 1940

The Long Voyage Home

The crew of the merchant ship Glencairn hope to survive a transatlantic crossing during World War II. Adapted from four Eugene O’Neill ...
Junior G-Men
6.4

Junior G-Men

Nov. 01, 1940

Junior G-Men

12 Chapter Serial •1. Enemies Within •2. The Blast of Doom •3. Human Dynamite •4. Blazing Danger •5. Trapped By Traitors •6. Traitors’ ...
Mystery Sea Raider
6.8

Mystery Sea Raider

Oct. 26, 1940

Mystery Sea Raider

June McCarthy has unwittingly aided an undercover Nazi naval officer with acquiring a “mother ship” for German submarines in the Atlantic.
London Can Take It!
7.0

London Can Take It!

Oct. 01, 1940

London Can Take It!

A tribute to the courage and resiliency of Britons during the darkest days of the London Blitz.
Convoy
6.3

Convoy

Sep. 28, 1940

Convoy

A tale of life on board a Royal Navy cruiser assigned to protect the vital convoys between America and England during WWII.
The Howards of Virginia
6.2

The Howards of Virginia

Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbringing when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard. Matt joins ...
After Mein Kampf
5.6

After Mein Kampf

Sep. 13, 1940

After Mein Kampf

Allied propaganda in the form of cartoons and newsreels shows the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis.
Men Against the Sky
5.8

Men Against the Sky

Sep. 06, 1940

Men Against the Sky

A draftswoman, the sister of an aging, alcoholic pilot, secretly uses her brother’s ideas to solve design problems for an experimental ...
Night Train to Munich
7.2

Night Train to Munich

Aug. 31, 1940

Night Train to Munich

When the Germans march into Prague, armour-plating inventor Dr Bomasch flees to England. His daughter Anna escapes from arrest to join him, but ...
Foreign Correspondent
7.5

Foreign Correspondent

Aug. 16, 1940

Foreign Correspondent

The European war was only beginning to erupt across national borders. Johnny Jones, an American crime reporter dispatched by his New York ...
Four Sons
6.4

Four Sons

Jun. 14, 1940

Four Sons

Four Sons is a 1940 film directed by Archie Mayo. It stars Don Ameche and Eugenie Leontovich. It is a remake of the 1928 film of the same name.
Women in War
6.0

Women in War

Jun. 05, 1940

Women in War

A “good-time girl”, raised by her somewhat lax divorced father, finds herself involved in an accidental death, and the only way ...
Contraband
6.9

Contraband

May. 11, 1940

Contraband

When a neutral Danish merchant ship is forced to put into port after trying to evade British wartime contraband control, its captain becomes ...
The Man from Dakota
5.1

The Man from Dakota

Feb. 16, 1940

The Man from Dakota

A frontier scout (Wallace Beery), a Boston officer (John Howard) and a Russian girl (Dolores del Rio) escape with a map past Confederates.
The Fighting 69th
6.7

The Fighting 69th

Jan. 27, 1940

The Fighting 69th

Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his comrades and officers, Father Duffy, the regimental chaplain, has faith that ...
Menaces…
6.8

Menaces…

Jan. 11, 1940

Menaces…

“Menaces” deals with the months before WW2 in a hotel :t he fear of the impending war never leaves the guests of an hotel in Paris.
Letter from Aldershot

Letter from Aldershot

Jan. 01, 1940

Letter from Aldershot

Part of the Canada Carries On series, this short film portrays the First Division of the Canadian Active Service Force in Aldershot, England. ...
The Front Line
6.7

The Front Line

Jan. 01, 1940

The Front Line

The world’s press gather at Dover, England awaiting a threatened German attack.