Movie Trailers - September 1940

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Popular trailers for movies released in September 1940

Total trailers found: 94

The Westerner Trailer (1940)

18 September 1940

Drifter Cole Harden is accused of stealing a horse and faces hanging by self-appointed Judge Roy Bean, but Harden manages to talk his way out of it by claiming to be a friend of stage star Lillie Langtry, with whom the judge is obsessed, even though he has never met her.

Brigham Young Trailer (1940)

27 September 1940

The true story of the famous Mormon leader, Brigham Young and his battle to transport his people across the Rocky mountains to settle in Salt Lake City.

You're Missing the Point Trailer (1940)

11 September 1940

The boyfriend (Cantinflas) of the servant of a rich industrial man, gets into the house in order to kill a mad dog.

The Mummy's Hand Trailer (1940)

20 September 1940

A couple of comical, out-of-work archaeologists in Egypt discover evidence of the burial place of the ancient Egyptian princess Ananka.

City for Conquest Trailer (1940)

21 September 1940

The heartbreaking but hopeful tale of Danny Kenny and Peggy Nash, two sweethearts who meet and struggle through their impoverished lives in New York City.

Jud Süß Trailer (1940)

24 September 1940

In this notorious Nazi propaganda historical costume melodrama, a conniving, ambitious Jewish businessman, Süß Oppenheimer, snares a post as treasurer to the Duke of Wurttemburg by showering the corrupt duke with treasure and promises of even greater riches.

The Howards of Virginia Trailer (1940)

19 September 1940

Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbringing when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard.

Haunted Honeymoon Trailer (1940)

20 September 1940

When Lord Peter Wimsey marries Harriet Vane, a crime author, they both promise to give up crime for good.

Before I Hang Trailer (1940)

17 September 1940

A physician on death row for a mercy killing is allowed to experiment on a serum using a criminals' blood, but secretly tests it on himself.

Public Deb No. 1 Trailer (1940)

13 September 1940

When a waiter gives a society girl a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.

Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum Trailer (1940)

06 September 1940

A wax museum run by a demented doctor contains statues of such crime figures as Jack the Ripper and Bluebeard.

The Ape Trailer (1940)

30 September 1940

A mad scientist searching for a cure for polio. Dr. Bernard Adrian is a kindly mad scientist who seeks to cure a young woman's polio.

Window Cleaners Trailer (1940)

20 September 1940

Donald is washing windows on a high-rise; Pluto is his assistant, hauling the rope for the platform and refilling buckets but mostly sleeping.

No Time for Comedy Trailer (1940)

14 September 1940

Director William Keighley's 1940 film adaptation of S. N. Behrman's stage hit, about an aspiring playwright who finds himself an overnight Broadway success, stars James Stewart, Rosalind Russell, Genevieve Tobin, Louise Beavers, Charles Ruggles and Allyn Joslyn.

Up in the Air Trailer (1940)

09 September 1940

A none-too-popular (nor good) radio singer, Rita Wilson is murdered while singing on the air in a radio studio.

Prairie Schooners Trailer (1940)

29 September 1940

Wild Bill Hickok (Bill Elliott) leads a wagon train of settlers from Kansas to Colorado. Along the way, they cross a group of Indians who don't want any more settlers on their land.

Strike Up the Band Trailer (1940)

27 September 1940

Jimmy and Mary get a group of kids together to play in a school orchestra. A huge contest between schools is coming up and they have a hard time raising money to go to Chicago for the contest.

Hired Wife Trailer (1940)

13 September 1940

Ad man Stephen Dexter asks his secretary Kendall to marry him as a loophole in order to protect his finances during an important business deal.

The Case of the Frightened Lady Trailer (1940)

28 September 1940

A classic British thriller set in a sinister old house, based on a story by Edgar Wallace. AKA "Scarf Murder Mystery.

Return to Yesterday Trailer (1940)

08 September 1940

Robert Maine is torn between returning to the glamour of Hollywood and working with a small theatre company in England.

Melody Ranch Trailer (1940)

15 September 1940

His Arizona hometown of Torpedo invites Gene back to be the honorary sheriff of the Frontier Days Celebration.

Miss Grant Goes to the Door Trailer (1940)

01 September 1940

Two sisters encounter a German spy. A public service film showing how to thwart the enemy.

Dr. Kildare Goes Home Trailer (1940)

06 September 1940

A young doctor gives up big-city success to help his father set up a small-town clinic.

Convoy Trailer (1940)

28 September 1940

A tale of life on board a Royal Navy cruiser assigned to protect the vital convoys between America and England during WWII.

In the Fields of Dreams Trailer (1940)

29 September 1940

Drama about a young woman in rural Finland in the 1930s. The small village provides a scene for intrigues, fights, love, jealousy, accusations, and revenge.

King of the Royal Mounted Trailer (1940)

19 September 1940

The Canadians have discovered a valuable substance called Compound X, which can cure infantile paralysis.

The Leather Pushers Trailer (1940)

13 September 1940

A shifty boxing promoter places an amateur in fixed fights, then hands his contract over to an suspicious female investigative reporter as a raffle prize.

Under Your Hat Trailer (1940)

01 September 1940

In pre-Second World War England, a leading film star and his wife attempt to recover a secret carburetor stolen by enemy agents.

Three Silent Men Trailer (1940)

07 September 1940

An inventor of a deadly weapon to be used against the allies is injured in a crash. Surgeon, Sir James (Sebastian Shaw) saves his life but learns of the inventors plot.

Patient Porky Trailer (1940)

14 September 1940

Porky checks into a hospital with a tummyache; he has the bad luck to encounter a patient posing a "Dr.

Sørensen og Rasmussen Trailer (1940)

27 September 1940

Men Against the Sky Trailer (1940)

06 September 1940

Phil Mercedes (Dix), who was once a record-setting pilot, is an aging, alcoholic, aeronautics show performer.

Spring Parade Trailer (1940)

27 September 1940

In this light and lovely romantic musical, a Hungarian woman attends a Viennese fair and buys a card from a gypsy fortune teller.

Kleider machen Leute Trailer (1940)

16 September 1940

Dopo divorzieremo Trailer (1940)

21 September 1940

Grace Peterson works in department stores "Tutto per Tutti", along with many other young people. His employment contract entitling them to live in a boarding house built specifically for them by the company but on the other hand, forbid them not fall in love or marry under threat of dismissal.

Marked Men Trailer (1940)

30 September 1940

A man accused of planning a prison break turns the tables on escaped cons by leading the group into the desert.

Falstaff in Wien Trailer (1940)

26 September 1940

Silent Bells Trailer (1940)

06 September 1940

The bells of the Calvinist church in Garabó have been silent for years, and people prefer to go the Rumanian church.

The Spook Speaks Trailer (1940)

20 September 1940

A magician hires Buster as a housekeeper while he's away.

The Volunteer Worker Trailer (1940)

01 September 1940

A trailer created for the Community Chest features Donald as a charity collector having a hard time.

The Capital City: Washington, D.C. Trailer (1940)

07 September 1940

A Traveltalk look at the exteriors of Washington, D.C.'s famous buildings and monuments.

Dananir Trailer (1940)

29 September 1940

A concubine to a ruling family is challenged when the family is overthrown.

Papa Gets the Bird Trailer (1940)

07 September 1940

Papa Bear attempts to give the family's pet canary a bath. An MGM Bear Family cartoon.

After Mein Kampf Trailer (1940)

13 September 1940

Allied propaganda in the form of cartoons and newsreels shows the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis.

Rangers of Fortune Trailer (1940)

27 September 1940

Two cowboys come to the aid of a town under the control of a crooked boss.

Calling All Husbands Trailer (1940)

07 September 1940

A henpecked husband and his bossy wife are due for a surprise when the wife's former boyfriend unexpectedly turns up.

Under Texas Skies Trailer (1940)

29 September 1940

The story opens as Stony returns to his home town, only to discover that his sheriff father has been murdered by person or persons unknown.

I Want a Divorce Trailer (1940)

20 September 1940

Comedy about newlyweds wondering if their marriage was a mistake.

Argentine Nights Trailer (1940)

06 September 1940

An all-girl band flees to Argentina to avoid their creditors. Comedy with songs.

Wyoming Trailer (1940)

13 September 1940

With the army after him and his partner deserting, Reb decides that a change of scenery would be nice so he heads for Wyoming with Dave.

German Tanks Trailer (1940)

14 September 1940

Documentary about the process of building tanks in Germany during the early days of World War II.

The Captive of Gorod Trailer (1940)

06 September 1940

The film takes place in Russia during the World War I. Three Hungarian POWs are on the run from their Russian captives.

Girl from Havana Trailer (1940)

11 September 1940

Rebels and a singer cause trouble for two U.S. oil-drillers in South America...

They Also Serve Trailer (1940)

30 September 1940

Short World War II documentary showing how the everyday work of British housewives aided the war effort.

Touchdown Demons Trailer (1940)

20 September 1940

The car of a male and female mouse breaks down en route to a football match. A cat in a sleek roadster takes her, leaving the male behind.

Colorado Trailer (1940)

15 September 1940

Trouble in Colorado is tying up Union troops needed back east during the Civil War and Lieut. Burke is sent to investigate.

Goodbye, Mr. Germ Trailer (1940)

18 September 1940

A doctor explains to his children the dangers of tuberculosis, what it is and how to prevent against contracting it.

Five Little Peppers in Trouble Trailer (1940)

01 September 1940

The last of the four "Five Little Peppers" films finds the children having a hard time adjusting to their new boarding school.

Stage Fright Trailer (1940)

27 September 1940

The Two Curious Puppies wander into a theater and run afoul of a trickster magician's rabbit, a playful seal and an intimidating little bird.

Margie Trailer (1940)

01 September 1940

Newlyweds Bret (Tom Brown) and Margie (Nan Grey) both aspire to show-biz careers: he wants to be a songwriter, while she is desirous of becoming a radio scripter.