Movie Trailers - December 1940

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Popular trailers for movies released in December 1940

Total trailers found: 97

The Philadelphia Story Trailer (1940)

01 December 1940

Philadelphia heiress Tracy Lord throws out her playboy husband C.K. Dexter Haven shortly after their marriage.

Go West Trailer (1940)

06 December 1940

Embezzler, shill, all around confidence man S. Quentin Quale is heading west to find his fortune; he meets the crafty but simple brothers Joseph and Rusty Panello in a train station, where they steal all his money.

The Thief of Bagdad Trailer (1940)

25 December 1940

When Prince Ahmad (John Justin) is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar (Conrad Veidt), he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu (the incomparable Sabu, in his definitive role) to win back his royal place, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess (June Duprez).

Comrade X Trailer (1940)

13 December 1940

An American reporter smuggling news out of Soviet Moscow is blackmailed into helping a beautiful Communist leave the country.

Santa Fe Trail Trailer (1940)

13 December 1940

As a penalty for fighting fellow classmates days before graduating from West Point, J.E.B. Stuart, George Armstrong Custer and four friends are assigned to the 2nd Cavalry, stationed at Fort Leavenworth.

The Invisible Woman Trailer (1940)

27 December 1940

A sexy model volunteers to be a test subject for a new invisibility machine. But does she have ulterior motives?

The Devil Bat Trailer (1940)

13 December 1940

Dr. Carruthers feels bitter at being betrayed by his employers, Heath and Morton, when they became rich as a result of a product he devised.

Arizona Trailer (1940)

25 December 1940

Phoebe Titus is a tough, swaggering pioneer woman, but her ways become decidedly more feminine when she falls for California bound Peter Muncie.

Murder Over New York Trailer (1940)

13 December 1940

When Charlie's old friend from Scotland Yard is murdered when they attend a police convention in New York, Chan picks up the case he was working on.

Michael Shayne: Private Detective Trailer (1940)

19 December 1940

Millionaire sportsman Hiram Brighton hires gumshoe Michael Shayne to keep his spoiled daughter Phyllis away from racetrack betting windows and roulette wheels.

Night Train to Munich Trailer (1940)

29 December 1940

When the Germans march into Prague, armour-plating inventor Dr Bomasch flees to England. His daughter Anna escapes from arrest to join him, but the Gestapo manage to kidnap them both back to Berlin.

This Thing Called Love Trailer (1940)

20 December 1940

Two professional people marry, but the wife insists that they be celibate for the first three months to make sure they are truly compatible.

Pony Post Trailer (1940)

01 December 1940

Atkins is the boss of one of the Pony Express relay stations. He has been causing trouble and is replaced with Cal Sheridan.

Comedy of Happiness Trailer (1940)

23 December 1940

The Fargo Kid Trailer (1940)

06 December 1940

The Fargo Kid is mistaken for a killer and is hired to kill another man...

Mysterious Doctor Satan Trailer (1940)

13 December 1940

A mad scientist plots the domination of America and only the masked hero, The Copperhead, can stop him.

Behind the News Trailer (1940)

20 December 1940

As suggested by its title, Behind the News was a "stop the presses!" yarn set in a big-city newsroom.

Travelling Actors Trailer (1940)

18 December 1940

This film depicts a troupe of wandering kabuki players traveling through rural Japan.

Tarantella Trailer (1940)

31 December 1940

This new medium of expression is the Absolute Film. Here the artist creates a world of color, form, movement and sound in which the elements are in a state of controllable flux, the two materials (visual and aural) being subject to any conceivable interrelation and modification.

March On, Marines Trailer (1940)

14 December 1940

Marine Sergeant Bob Lansing has just completed a tour of duty in the Pacific and is off to study at the Officer's Academy in Annapolis if he passes the entrance exam.

Kitty Foyle Trailer (1940)

27 December 1940

Kitty Foyle, a hard-working white-collar girl from a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania low, middle-class family, meets and falls in love with young socialite Wyn Strafford but his family is against her.

San Francisco Docks Trailer (1940)

25 December 1940

Longshoreman Johnny Barnes is in love with Kitty Tracy, barmaid at her father's waterfront saloon, and he beats up Cassidy, a crooked politician who has been annoying her.

Chad Hanna Trailer (1940)

25 December 1940

Country boy joins a circus in the 1840s and falls in love with the bare-back rider. Later he falls in love with another circus runaway.

Fire Chief Trailer (1940)

13 December 1940

Donald and his nephews are the staff of a fire station. Huey, Dewey, and Louie, annoyed by Donald's snoring, ring the fire alarm.

The Texas Rangers Ride Again Trailer (1940)

13 December 1940

With thousands of cattle being rustled from White Sage ranch the 1930's Texas Rangers are called in. They manage to get one of their agents into the gang by making them think he is the Pecos Kid on the lam.

Flight Command Trailer (1940)

27 December 1940

A rookie flyer, Ens. Alan Drake, joins the famous Hellcats Squadron right out of flight school in Pensacola.

She Couldn't Say No Trailer (1940)

07 December 1940

Two big city lawyers are handed an important case but then find it requires them to deal with the oddball and very shrewd characters in a small town.

Pantry Pirate Trailer (1940)

27 December 1940

Pluto is tied up in the backyard and has been ordered by the maid to stay outside while she prepares a roast.

Wunschkonzert Trailer (1940)

29 December 1940

German propaganda film spinning a story around the popular radio broadcast "Wunschkonzert".

San Giovanni decollato Trailer (1940)

12 December 1940

Mastr'Antonio Miciaccio caretaker and shoemaker is devoted to Saint John Beheaded and is trying to find out who has been stealing the oil that keeps the candle to the saint burning.

Dark Streets of Cairo Trailer (1940)

01 December 1940

A rapid series of murders occurs when a professor disrupts a tranquil Egyptian tomb by removing some precious jewels.

Timur and His Team Trailer (1940)

31 December 1940

A story about a young boy Timur and his team who are living in a small Moscow suburb during the years before WWII.

Bismarck Trailer (1940)

06 December 1940

A biographical film of Otto von Bismarck, the Prime Minister of Prussia, and how he and his policies - including aggressive war - helped to unite Germany.

The Well-Digger's Daughter Trailer (1940)

20 December 1940

A rural maiden's two suitors go off to war, leaving her pregnant.

Shop Look & Listen Trailer (1940)

20 December 1940

J.T. Gimlet's department store is closed, and the mice are going on a tour, led by the same W.C. Fields mouse as in Little Blabbermouse.

Love Thy Neighbor Trailer (1940)

27 December 1940

Capitalizing on the famous radio 'feud' between comedians Jack Benny and Fred Allen. The two stars play versions of themselves, constantly at each other's throats due to real and imagined slights.

Misbehaving Husbands Trailer (1940)

20 December 1940

Marital comedy in which a department store mannequin is mistaken for "the other woman".

Give Us Wings Trailer (1940)

20 December 1940

Dead End Kids epic. The boys want desperately to fly, and get mixed up with crooked crop dusters, whose planes are flying deathtraps.

Bowery Boy Trailer (1940)

28 December 1940

Dr. Tom O'Hara takes over a public clinic in New York's desperately poor Bowery section. Boy gangleader Sock Dolan resents Tom's interference in moving Sock's kid brother to a hospital, because Sock blames hospitals for his mother's death.

Son of Ingagi Trailer (1940)

01 December 1940

A newlywed couple is visited by a strange old woman who harbors a secret about the young girl's father.

Nobody's Children Trailer (1940)

12 December 1940

A radio host broadcasts a show about children living in an orphanage.

The Wildcat of Tucson Trailer (1940)

31 December 1940

When his brother Dave is put in jail, Bill Hickok returns to help him. Dave has been charged with attempted murder when the other man drew first.

Rosen in Tirol Trailer (1940)

05 December 1940

The Green Hornet Strikes Again! Trailer (1940)

24 December 1940

Second serial featuring The Green Hornet and Kato.

Old New Orleans Trailer (1940)

21 December 1940

This Traveltalks entry looks at several landmarks and neighborhoods in New Orleans, Louisiana. Sights include the Cathedral of St.

Her First Romance Trailer (1940)

25 December 1940

Linda Strong, a bookish, frumpy co-ed, is invited to a formal dance as a sorority pledge initiation prank.

The Border Legion Trailer (1940)

05 December 1940

Wanted by the law in New York, Dr. Steve Kells heads west and arrives in an area controlled by an outlaw gang known as the Border Legion.

Keeping Company Trailer (1940)

27 December 1940

Wholesome comedy about newlyweds (and the bride's understanding--but sometimes interfering--parents) discovering married life isn't always bliss.

Paradis perdu Trailer (1940)

13 December 1940

In pre-World Ward I in Paris, a budding artist, Pierre LeBlanc, falls in love and marries Janine, a dressmaker's assistant.

The Timid Toreador Trailer (1940)

20 December 1940

The bull makes short work of the matador, and then turns on Porky, a tamale vendor who wanders into the ring accidentally.

A Sailor on Horseback Trailer (1940)

26 December 1940

Two sailors, Lasse and Karl Gustav, float ashore after a shipwreck. Visiting a castle a baron ask them to help him lay his hands on an inheritance by Karl Gustav posing as the heir of the castle.

The Son of Monte Cristo Trailer (1940)

05 December 1940

In 1865, General Gurko Lanen is dictator of "Lichtenburg" in the Balkans. Rightful ruler Zona hopes to get aid from Napoleon III of France.

Im Schatten des Berges Trailer (1940)

17 December 1940

Loops Trailer (1940)

31 December 1940

A short animation.

Lone Star Raiders Trailer (1940)

23 December 1940

Yet another fast-paced western featuring the "Three Mesqueteers," pulp writer William Colt McDonald's trio of sagebrush heroes, Lone Star Raiders finds Stony Brooke (Robert Livingston), Tucson Smith (Bob Steele) and Lullaby Joslin (Rufe Davis) defending elderly rancher "Granny" Phelps (Sarah Padden) from greedy neighbor Henry Martin (George Douglas).

Heroes of the Saddle Trailer (1940)

01 December 1940

A fast-paced, enjoyable entry in the long-running Three Mesqueteers Western series, Heroes of the Saddle featured the three cowboy pals promising to look after Peggy Bell (Patsy Lee Parsons), the little daughter of mortally wounded rodeo champ Montana (Kermit Maynard).

La nuit merveilleuse Trailer (1940)

24 December 1940

Thundering Frontier Trailer (1940)

05 December 1940

Neutral Port Trailer (1940)

06 December 1940

Neutral Port is a 1940 British war film directed by Marcel Varnel and starring Will Fyffe, Leslie Banks, Yvonne Arnaud, Phyllis Calvert and Wally Patch.

Maddalena... zero in condotta Trailer (1940)

18 December 1940

A young man studying in an academy secretarial practice makes writing letters addressed to an imaginary recipient who supposedly lives in Rome.