The Best Pre-Code Hollywood Movies of All Time

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Duck Soup 1933, 68 min.

Leo McCarey     Starring: Harpo MarxGroucho MarxChico Marx

Absurd Comedy    Comedy    Farce

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The Thin Man 1934, 91 min.

W.S. Van Dyke     Starring: William PowellNat PendletonMinna Gombell

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Crime

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Freaks 1932, 64 min.

Tod Browning     Starring: Wallace FordLeila HyamsOlga Baclanova

Drama    Horror    Melodrama

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Scarface 1932, 93 min.

Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson     Starring: Paul MuniAnn DvorakGeorge Raft

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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The Mummy 1932, 73 min.

Karl Freund     Starring: Boris KarloffZita JohannDavid Manners

Horror    Monster Film    Pre-Code Hollywood

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42nd Street 1933, 89 min.

Lloyd Bacon     Starring: Bebe DanielsGeorge BrentUna Merkel

Comedy    Musical    Musical Comedy

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Grand Hotel 1932, 112 min.

Edmund Goulding     Starring: Lionel BarrymoreGreta GarboWallace Beery

Drama    Ensemble Film    Melodrama

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