Movie Trailers - August 1939

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Popular trailers for movies released in August 1939

Total trailers found: 92

The Wizard of Oz Trailer (1939)

15 August 1939

One of the most famous musical films and the first film from Hollywood to use color. Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick road to talk with the Wizard and ask for the things they miss most in their lives.

Lady of the Tropics Trailer (1939)

11 August 1939

Playboy Bill Carey woos a half-caste beauty in French Indochina, but her second-class legal status makes a formidable barrier.

In Name Only Trailer (1939)

18 August 1939

A wealthy man falls for a widow but is locked into a loveless marriage with a woman who has contrived to convince his parents she is the ideal wife.

Torchy Blane.. Playing with Dynamite Trailer (1939)

12 August 1939

Torchy Blane and Steve McBride try to nab a gangster by tracking his moll.

The Angels Wash Their Faces Trailer (1939)

26 August 1939

A young man just released from a reformatory moves to a new neighborhood with his sister, intending to start a new life.

New Frontier Trailer (1939)

10 August 1939

The Three Mesquiteers convince a group of settlers to exchange their present property for some which, unbeknownst to our goodguys, is going to be worthless.

Each Dawn I Die Trailer (1939)

19 August 1939

Each Dawn I Die is a 1939 gangster film featuring James Cagney and George Raft in their only movie together as leads, although Raft had made an unbilled appearance in a 1932 Cagney vehicle called Taxi! in which he won a dance contest against Cagney, after which he and Cagney brawl.

Stanley and Livingstone Trailer (1939)

18 August 1939

When American newspaperman and adventurer Henry M. Stanley comes back from the western Indian wars, his editor James Gordon Bennett sends him to Africa to find Dr.

The Man They Could Not Hang Trailer (1939)

17 August 1939

Dr. Henryk Savaard is a scientist working on experiments to restore life to the dead. When he is unjustly hanged for murder, he is brought back to life by his trusted assistant.

Riders of the Frontier Trailer (1939)

15 August 1939

The Rancho Grande, a Texas border ranch, cut off from the law by a gang of outlaws led by ranch foreman Bart Lane, who is holding the elderly owner of the ranch, Sarah Burton, a prisoner.

Coast Guard Trailer (1939)

04 August 1939

Steady, dependable Coast Guard Lieutenant Raymond "Ray" Dower and reckless aviator Thomas "Speed" Bradshaw are the closest of friends.

Nurse Edith Cavell Trailer (1939)

31 August 1939

British nurse Edith Cavell (Anna Neagle) is stationed at a hospital in Brussels during World War I. When the son of a former patient escapes from a German prisoner-of-war camp, she helps him flee to Holland.

Charlie Chan at Treasure Island Trailer (1939)

31 August 1939

Charlie's investigation of a phony psychic during the 1939 World Exposition on San Francisco's Treasure Island leads him to expose a suicide as murder.

Hare-um Scare-um Trailer (1939)

12 August 1939

Facing high meat prices, a man decides to take his dog and go hunt for his own, but the crazy rabbit they are after is not very easy to catch.

Gone to the Dogs Trailer (1939)

18 August 1939

George is a disaster-prone zoo attendant who accidentally discovers a substance that accelerates motion, enabling his greyhound to run faster.

Hotel for Women Trailer (1939)

03 August 1939

Guests at a women's residence club help a jilted small-town girl turn to modelling.

A Commandant of Birds Island Trailer (1939)

13 August 1939

A few very hard days from the life of Kositsyn - the sailor from the coast guard ship.

When Tomorrow Comes Trailer (1939)

11 August 1939

Romance and heartbreak walk hand-in-hand when Philip Chagal accidentally meets Helen Lawrence in a restaurant where she is a waitress.

They Shall Have Music Trailer (1939)

18 August 1939

A boy runs away from home and ends up at a music school for poor children. When the school suffers hard times, he enlists the aid of violinist Heifetz to save the day.

I dag börjar livet Trailer (1939)

15 August 1939

Choreographer is found murdered and the police investigate. There are several suspects among his lovers, dancers and family members.

Abuna Messias - Vendetta africana Trailer (1939)

30 August 1939

The film takes place at the end of the 19th century. The Cardinal Guglielmo Massaia has spent 20 years in Ethiopia to convert people to the Catholic Church.

In Old Monterey Trailer (1939)

14 August 1939

The (pre-WWII) Army takes over a large area of land, over the objection of citizens and corporations who live and work there.

Wise Quacks Trailer (1939)

04 August 1939

Mr. (and Mrs.!) Daffy Duck are expecting four ducklings; Daffy plays the nervous father, and Porky drops by to offer congratulations.

Bad Lands Trailer (1939)

28 August 1939

A sheriff and his posse set out to catch a murderer, but their mission proves more dangerous than anyone suspected after they become stranded in the desert and attacked by Apaches.

Smuggled Cargo Trailer (1939)

21 August 1939

When a sudden cold snap hits the Imperial Valley in California, orange growers fear that frost will kill their crops.

Mooching Through Georgia Trailer (1939)

11 August 1939

Man relates how he outwitted the Yankee army during the Civil War.

Conspiracy Trailer (1939)

01 August 1939

American Steve Kendall, a freighter's radio officer, discovers seaman Carlson sending an unauthorized message ashore as the ship approaches his war-poised homeland.

Quick Millions Trailer (1939)

25 August 1939

In Hollywood the Jones family runs into crooks who convince them they have inherited a gold mine at the Grand Canyon.

Daughter of the Tong Trailer (1939)

28 August 1939

A detective matches wits with the female leader of a crime ring.

They All Come Out Trailer (1939)

04 August 1939

A "Crime Doesn't Pay" morality drama, directed by Jacques Tourneur, about a young man sentenced to a prison term and attempts by "the system" to rehabilitate jailed criminals.

Girl from Rio Trailer (1939)

07 August 1939

A newsman helps a Brazilian singer get her brother out of trouble in New York.

The Under-Pup Trailer (1939)

31 August 1939

A young city girl from a poor family is invited to spend the summer at a camp for girls from wealthy families.

Unseen Guardians Trailer (1939)

26 August 1939

The "unseen guardians" of the title are the Postal Inspection Service, which investigates mail order racketeering; the Underwriters' Laboratories, which are shown testing electrical equipment, fire extinguishers, and large floor safes; and those who run orphanages, who assure that the children in their care are placed in proper adoptive homes.

Chicken Wagon Family Trailer (1939)

10 August 1939

Addie Fippany, her father Jean Paul Batiste Fippany, her mother Josephine and her sister Cecile roam the country-side in a mule-drawn wagon, trading trinkets to farmers for chickens which they sell in the cities.

The Star Maker Trailer (1939)

25 August 1939

This is a film about the life of Gus Edwards, a well known vaudeville composer, entertainer, and producer.

Wall Street Cowboy Trailer (1939)

06 August 1939

When his ranch falls on hard times, Cowboy Roy Roger has trouble making his mortgage payment and he takes his song and dance to Wall Street to try to raise cash fast.

Calling All Curs Trailer (1939)

25 August 1939

The Stooges are skilled veterinarians at a pet hospital who are the proud surgeons of Garçon, a prized poodle of socialite Mrs.

These Glamour Girls Trailer (1939)

18 August 1939

A drunken college student invites a dance hostess to the big college dance and then forgets he asked her.

Donald's Penguin Trailer (1939)

11 August 1939

Admiral Byrd ships Donald a penguin from the South Pole. Donald is amused by it, until he thinks it has eaten his goldfish.

Flight at Midnight Trailer (1939)

28 August 1939

Spinner McGee, devil-may-care mail pilot volunteers his courage and skill for the task of raising $100,000 to save the small airport owned by Pop Hussey from being condemned.

The Bookworm Trailer (1939)

25 August 1939

Three witches need a worm to complete their potion; they dispatch a raven to catch one, and he goes after a bookworm.

Ich bin Sebastian Ott Trailer (1939)

10 August 1939

After a shady collector of paintings has been murdered, adept Dr. Sebastian Ott discovers a big organised fraud with fake paintings.

Jitterbug Knights Trailer (1939)

10 August 1939

The king paces back and forth; a knight rushes in with the news: It's a boy! The knight visits the three wise fairies with the news, inviting them to a ball in celebration.

Irish Luck Trailer (1939)

22 August 1939

A spunky young bellhop investigates the murder of a hotel guest.

Enoken's Mori no Ishimatsu Trailer (1939)

10 August 1939

A typically modern take on the well-known Naniwabushi character (and real life 19th-century gangster) Mori no Ishimatsu, whose proverbial stupidity Enoken takes to farcical extremes.

Straight Shooter Trailer (1939)

12 August 1939

Before he was killed, Martin hid a half million dollars worth of bonds on his ranch. Brainard, who killed him, Inspector Carson posing as Sam Brown, and Martin's niece Margaret all want the ranch, and it's being sold at auction.

Billy Mouse's Akwakade Trailer (1939)

08 August 1939

The title is a take-off parody of Billy Rose's Aquacade, and uses an ordinary bathtub, as aqua-mice perform aquatic ballet dances and water sports.

Take a Cue Trailer (1939)

12 August 1939

Despite the school just having won an important basketball game, its students are more interested in one of its teachers, namely Charles C.

Irrtum des Herzens Trailer (1939)

28 August 1939

On the afternoon of Christmas Eve, Sister Angelika bids her boss, Professor Reimers, farewell, for she has quit her post.

Renate im Quartett Trailer (1939)

23 August 1939

Kitty and the World Conference Trailer (1939)

24 August 1939

The setting is Lugano (Switzerland), where an apparently very important world conference takes place.

I Stole a Million Trailer (1939)

01 August 1939

A cabbie and petty thief dreams of the big heist that will end his thieving ways.

The Fighting Renegade Trailer (1939)

31 August 1939

El Puma, a Mexican desert guide, escorts an archaeological expedition headed by Professor Lucious Lloyd (Forrest Taylor through the Indian badlands of Mexico.

Papà per una notte Trailer (1939)

07 August 1939

Mann für Mann Trailer (1939)

03 August 1939

Die barmherzige Lüge Trailer (1939)

16 August 1939

Port of Hate Trailer (1939)

21 August 1939

A group of American adventurers discover a bed of black pearls off a South Pacific island. When one of them is shot dead, a young girl in the group is accused of the crime.

Oklahoma Terror Trailer (1939)

24 August 1939

Cartwright's racket is to sell a ranch and then have Mason and his men drive the ranchers away so he can resell it.

Five Little Peppers And How They Grew Trailer (1939)

22 August 1939

The first of four films in the "Five Little Peppers" series, based on Margaret Sinclair's popular book, about a widowed mother and her five children.

Yip-Yip-Yippy Trailer (1939)

10 August 1939

Yip Yip Yippy is a 1939 Fleischer Studios animated short film. The short was the final official entry of the "Betty Boop" series.