Movie Trailers - January 1940

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Popular trailers for movies released in January 1940

Total trailers found: 167

His Girl Friday Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

Hildy Johnson has divorced Walter Burns and visits his office to tell him that she is engaged to another man and that they are going to get married the day after.

The Shop Around the Corner Trailer (1940)

11 January 1940

Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realising that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

The Fighting 69th Trailer (1940)

27 January 1940

Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his comrades and officers, Father Duffy, the regimental chaplain, has faith that he'll prove himself in the end.

Remember the Night Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

An assistant D.A. takes a shoplifter home with him for Christmas.

You Nazty Spy Trailer (1940)

19 January 1940

In this satire of the Nazis the stooges are paperhangers in the country of Moronica. When evil cabinet ministers overthrow the king, they decide to make Moe the new ruler as he'll be stupid enough to follow their orders.

The Invisible Man Returns Trailer (1940)

12 January 1940

The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.

Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet Trailer (1940)

03 January 1940

True story of the doctor who considered it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis.

The Blue Bird Trailer (1940)

19 January 1940

Set in mid-Europe sometime in the late 18th century where Mytyl (Shirley Temple), the bratty daughter of a woodcutter (Russell Hicks), finds a unique bird in the Royal Forest and selfishly refuses to give it to her sick friend.

Congo Maisie Trailer (1940)

19 January 1940

Maisie gets lost in a jungle in Africa and the jungle of romance. The African jungle has snakes, crocodiles and witch doctors.

The Lone Wolf Strikes Trailer (1940)

26 January 1940

Delia Jordan's father is murdered and some very valuable jewelry stolen. She hires The Lone Wolf.

The Stars Look Down Trailer (1940)

22 January 1940

The Stars Look Down is based on A. J. Cronin's 1935 novel of the same name, about injustices in a mining community in North East England.

Paris New York Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

Unfaithful Eckehart Trailer (1940)

25 January 1940

An exchanged suitcase and a burglary with an actress give occasions to whirl a family with daughters-in-law and brides hard in a mess.

Yukon Flight Trailer (1940)

02 January 1940

When the plane owned by the "Yukon and Columbia Mail Service" crashes, RCMP Sergeant Renfrew (James Newill) and Constable Kelly (Dave O'Brien) suspect murder.

Der Fuchs von Glenarvon Trailer (1940)

02 January 1940

Directed by Max W. Kimmich.

Nothing But Pleasure Trailer (1940)

19 January 1940

To save money, Buster and his wife decide to drive to Detroit to buy a new car, then drive it home.

Nobuko Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

A spirited young teacher challenges the conservative school employing her with liberal thinking and teaching methods.

Los de abajo Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

During the Mexican Revolution, the people tired of living in poverty and enduring the atrocities committed by the federals, decide to follow one of their own, General Demetrio Macias, a thief with tricks he learned in jail and who along with "La Pintada" decides to take his people to victory.

Menaces... Trailer (1940)

11 January 1940

"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.

Village Barn Dance Trailer (1940)

30 January 1940

Dan Martin, an unemployed college graduate, drifts into the town of Lyndale, only to learn that the town and everything in it are dominated by Minerva Withers, a tight-fisted, old skinflint whose welcome does not extend to tramps.

Shakespearian Spinach Trailer (1940)

18 January 1940

Popeye has replaced Bluto in the Spinach Theatre's production of Romeo and Juliet (Olive, of course), much to Bluto's surprise and dismay.

Cantinflas Ruletero Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

Danger Ahead Trailer (1940)

22 January 1940

The Royal Mounties are called in when one of the armored cars owned by Maxwell, containing a gold shipment, disappears with driver George Hill suspected of trying to get away with the gold.

The Saint's Double Trouble Trailer (1940)

26 January 1940

Reformed jewel thief Simon Templar lands in hot water when a look-alike smuggles stolen goods out of Egypt.

Squadron 992 Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

Barrage balloon documentary

Emergency Squad Trailer (1940)

05 January 1940

Betty Bryant is an ambitious newspaper reporter in love with Dan Barton, a member of a big-city Emergency Squad who are trained to deal with riots, cave-in, explosions, fires and other emergencies where lives are at stake.

L'assedio dell'Alcazar Trailer (1940)

02 January 1940

Directed by Augusto Genina.

Music in My Heart Trailer (1940)

04 January 1940

A chorus girl engaged to a millionaire falls for the star of her latest musical.

City of Chance Trailer (1940)

13 January 1940

Texas girl (Bari) goes to New York, becomes a newspaper reporter, and tries to get her gambler boyfriend (Woods) to come home.

The Shadow Trailer (1940)

05 January 1940

The Shadow battles a villain known as The Black Tiger, who has the power to make himself invisible and is trying to take over the world with his death ray.

Married and in Love Trailer (1940)

19 January 1940

Two married couples become engulfed in a storm of emotional fury when Doctor Leslie Yates runs into writer Doris Wilding, his old college flame, whom he has not seen in ten years.

The Family Björck Trailer (1940)

20 January 1940

The Björcks are an ordinary middle-class family in a large Stockholm apartment with with two children, Greta and Ville.

Steel Trailer (1940)

10 January 1940

The Forshyttan steel-mill has been owned by the Ancker family for generations. But competition is hard.

The Miracle of Sound Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

A New Romance of Celluloid: The Miracle of Sound is a 1940 short documentary film, presented and directed by MGM sound engineer Douglas Shearer and narrated by Frank Whitbeck, which goes behind the scenes to look at how the sound portion of a talking picture is created.

Green Hell Trailer (1940)

26 January 1940

A group of adventurers head deep into a South American jungle in search of ancient Incan treasure.

Beyond Tomorrow Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

Three ghosts try to help two young lovers whom they knew when alive.

High School Trailer (1940)

26 January 1940

A teenager who's been raised and home-schooled at her father's Texas ranch must adjust to her new surroundings and being with other students when she's sent to a San Antonio high-school.

Mighty Hunters Trailer (1940)

26 January 1940

Native American children play in the canyons of Arizona.

Confucius Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

The film depicts Confucius's later life, as he traveled across a China divided by war and strife in an ultimately futile effort to teach various warlords and kings his particular philosophy.

Monsieur Hector Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

Laddie Trailer (1940)

18 January 1940

Handsome Laddie Stanton courts neighbor Pamela Pryor, meeting opposition from her stern military father, recently immigrated from England.

The Catacombs Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

His Bridal Fright Trailer (1940)

12 January 1940

A Charley Chase short, produced at Columbia.

Hurra, ich bin Papa Trailer (1940)

05 January 1940

Non ti pago Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

British Intelligence Trailer (1940)

29 January 1940

During WWI pretty German master spy Helene von Lorbeer is sent undercover to London to live with the family of a high-placed British official where she is to rendezvous with the butler Valdar, also a spy, and help him transmit secret war plans back to Germany.

Hay que educar a Niní Trailer (1940)

02 January 1940

Directed by Luis César Amadori.

Verena Stadler Trailer (1940)

10 January 1940

Venice Film Festival 1940

Kronans käcka gossar Trailer (1940)

15 January 1940

New explosives will be demonstrated for the military authorities, but some shady characters looking to steal it to sell it to a foreign power.

Eyes of the Navy Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

Produced by MGM in 'cooperation' with the US Navy, Eyes of the Navy amounts to a prewar recruitment film for young men to become Navy fliers.

China Nights Trailer (1940)

02 January 1940

Wartime propaganda filmed by the Japanese in occupied China, Shirley Yamaguchi portrays an orphan rescued from the streets by a kindly Japanese merchant marine officer.

Nicholas Brothers Family Home Movies Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

The Nicholas family home movies capture a golden age of show business -- with extraordinary footage of Broadway, Harlem and Hollywood -- and also document the middle-class African-American life of that era, images made rare by the considerable cost of home-movie equipment during the Great Depression.

Chip of the Flying U Trailer (1940)

24 January 1940

Chip of the Flying U was Johnny Mack Brown's first western entry for 1940. Brown essays the title role of Chip Bennett, foreman of the Flying U ranch.

Bandhan Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

Bandhan is a 1940 Indian Bollywood film directed by N.R. Acharya. It stars Leela Chitnis, Ashok Kumar and Suresh.

The Sinner Trailer (1940)

10 January 1940

Seduced and abandonned by her fiance, Maria Ferrante leaves home to avoid any scandal. She is trying0

Grandmother Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

"Grandmother" is a highly romanticized autobiographical novel by a Czech 19th century writer, Bozena Nemcova.

Die missbrauchten Liebesbriefe Trailer (1940)

01 January 1940

War Library Items 1,2,3 Trailer (1940)

02 January 1940

Part of BFI collection "If War Should Come."

Alfalfa's Double Trailer (1940)

20 January 1940

The title of this one-reel Our Gang comedy is explained when Gang member Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer comes face to face with his wealthy lookalike Cornelius (also played by Switzer).

The Green Hornet Trailer (1940)

08 January 1940

A newspaper publisher and his Korean servant fight crime as vigilantes who pose as a notorious masked gangster and his aide.