thedeanster's Favorite Movies of the 1940s

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The Third Man 1949, 93 min.

Carol Reed     Starring: Joseph CottenAlida ValliOrson Welles

British Noir    Film Noir    Mystery

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Casablanca 1942, 102 min.

Michael Curtiz     Starring: Humphrey BogartIngrid BergmanPaul Henreid

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Romance

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The Killers 1946, 103 min.

Robert Siodmak     Starring: Ava GardnerAlbert DekkerJeff Corey

Crime    Detective Film    Drama

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Citizen Kane 1941, 119 min.

Orson Welles     Starring: Orson WellesRay CollinsJoseph Cotten

Drama    Newspaper Film    Period Film

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Notorious 1946, 101 min.

Alfred Hitchcock     Starring: Cary GrantIngrid BergmanClaude Rains

Film Noir    Mystery    Political Thriller

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Sullivan's Travels 1941, 90 min.

Preston Sturges     Starring: Joel McCreaVeronica LakeRobert Warwick

Comedy    Road Movie    Romance

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Road to Morocco 1942, 82 min.

David Butler     Starring: Bing CrosbyBob HopeDorothy Lamour

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Buddy Film

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The Naked City 1948, 96 min.

Jules Dassin     Starring: Barry FitzgeraldHoward DuffDorothy Hart

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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Laura 1944, 88 min.

Otto Preminger     Starring: Gene TierneyDana AndrewsClifton Webb

Crime Thriller    Crime    Detective Film

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Dumbo 1941, 64 min.

Ben Sharpsteen     Starring: Herman BingJames BaskettBilly Bletcher

Adventure    Animated Musical    Animation

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Rope 1948, 80 min.

Alfred Hitchcock     Starring: James StewartJohn DallFarley Granger

Based-on-Theatre    Crime Drama    Crime

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