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1937 1938 1939 -1940- 1941 1942 1943
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    In television: 1937 1938 1939 -1940- 1941 1942 1943     
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Hundreds of full-length films were produced during the decade of the 1940s. The great actor Humphrey Bogart made his most memorable films in this decade. Frank Capra's masterpiece It's a Wonderful Life and Orson Welles's masterpiece Citizen Kane was released. The film noir genre was at its height. Alfred Hitchcock made his American debut with the film Rebecca, and made many classics throughout the 40s. The most successful film of the decade was Samuel Goldwyn's The Best Years of Our Lives, the film was directed by William Wyler and starred Fredric March, Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, and Harold Russell. The film won 9 Academy Awards.

List of filmsEdit

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The following is a list of films made from 1940 through 1949.

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See alsoEdit

References Edit

  1. S, T. "A-Haunting We Will Go (1942): Comedy Visits Broadway", August 3, 1942. Retrieved on December 4, 2009. 
  2. Cincinnati CityBeat: Scared Silly By Phil Morehard
  3. Press of Atlantic City: As Halloween nears, check out the evolution of Dracula
  4. Crowther, Bosley. "Abbott & Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949): 'Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff.' Opens at the Globe – New Film at the Mayfair", September 19, 1949. Retrieved on December 4, 2009. 
  5. Act of Violence Review by Variety Staff
  6. Act of Violence Review by Roger Westcombe
  7. Adam's Rib (1949) – The New York Times: Movie review
  8. Adventure Island (1947) Movie review The New York Times
  9. W, A. "The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949): THE SCREEN IN REVIEW; 'The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad' Sees the Return of Disney to Realm of Pure Animation", October 10, 1949. Retrieved on December 4, 2009. 
  10. Africa Screams (1949) Movie review The New York Times
  11. FILM; A Different Mexican Revolution The New York Times:
  12. S, T. "Air Raid Wardens (1943): THE SCREEN; Where Hilarity Reigns", April 5, 1943. Retrieved on December 4, 2009. 
  13. Crowther, Bosley. "All the King's Men (1949): 'All the King's Men,' Columbia Film Based on the Novel by Warren, at Victoria", November 9, 1949. Retrieved on December 4, 2009. 
  14. Crowther, Bosley. "All This, and Heaven Too (1940): THE SCREEN; 'All This and Heaven, Too,' With Bette Davis and Boyer, at Music Hall--'Private Affairs' at Roxy At the Roxy", July 5, 1940. Retrieved on December 4, 2009. 
  15. Ideas & Trends; Rascal or Racist? Censoring a Rabbit The New York Times
  16. Anchors Aweigh (1945) – Movie review The New York Times
  17. W, A. "Angel and the Badman (1947): 'Angel and the Bad Man,' With John Wayne and Gail Russell, Is Called Superior to Usual Western", March 3, 1947. Retrieved on December 4, 2009. 
  18. The New York Times: Anna and the King of Siam – Awards
  19. K, P P. "Arsenic and Old Lace (1944): 'Arsenic and Old Lace,' With Cary Grant, in Premiere at Strand – 'Youth Runs Wild' Is New Palace Theatre Feature", September 2, 1944. Retrieved on December 4, 2009. 
  20. Aventure Malgache (1944) – Review by Micael Brooke
  21. P, T M. "Babes on Broadway (1941): At the Music Hall", January 1, 1942. Retrieved on December 4, 2009. 
  22. Crowther, Bosley. "Ball of Fire (1941): "Ball of Fire" a Delightful Comedy, With Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck in Lead Roles, Opens at Music Hall", January 16, 1942. Retrieved on December 5, 2009. 
  23. American Film Institute: Bambi
  24. BATTLEGROUND: The Essentials – Synopsis by Rob Nixon
  25. Battleground (1949) – Movie review The New York Times
  26. Crowther, Bosley. "The Best Years of Our Lives (1946): THE SCREEN IN REVIEW; At the Laffmovie", November 22, 1946. Retrieved on December 12, 2009. 
  27. Crowther, Bosley. "The Big Clock (1948): THE SCREEN; ' The Big Clock,' 17-Jewel Film, With Ray Milland, Laughton, Is a Dandy Clue-Chaser", April 22, 1948. Retrieved on December 27, 2009. 
  28. The Monthly Film Bulletin, Volume 8, No.91, July 1941, page 81; The British Film Institute.

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