Movie Trailers - August 1940

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Popular trailers for movies released in August 1940

Total trailers found: 110

Foreign Correspondent Trailer (1940)

16 August 1940

The European war was only beginning to erupt across national borders. Its titular hero, Johnny Jones, is an American crime reporter dispatched by his New York publisher to put a fresh spin on the drowsy dispatches emanating from overseas, his nose for a good story promptly leading him to the crime of fascism and Nazi Germany's designs on European conquest In attempting to learn more about a seemingly noble peace effort, Jones who walks into the middle of an assassination, uncovers a spy ring, and, not entirely coincidentally, falls in love.

Night Train to Munich Trailer (1940)

31 August 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.

The Great McGinty Trailer (1940)

23 August 1940

Told in flashback, Depression-era bum Dan McGinty is recruited by the city's political machine to help with vote fraud.

Stranger on the Third Floor Trailer (1940)

16 August 1940

Newspaper reporter John McGuire plunges into a nightmare of guilt, fearing that his "evidence" has sentenced the wrong man to death.

Boom Town Trailer (1940)

30 August 1940

McMasters and Sand come to oil towns to get rich. Betsey comes West intending to marry Sand but marries McMasters instead.

When the Daltons Rode Trailer (1940)

23 August 1940

Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development company.

The Range Busters Trailer (1940)

22 August 1940

A Phantom is murdering the hands at the Circle T Ranch. The Range Busters are recruted by the owner of the Circle T to stop the Phantom and discover his identity.

I Love You Again Trailer (1940)

09 August 1940

Boring businessman Larry Wilson recovers from amnesia and discovers he's really a con man...and loves his soon-to-be-ex wife.

Dance, Girl, Dance Trailer (1940)

30 August 1940

Judy O'Brien is an aspiring ballerina in a dance troupe. Also in the company is Bubbles, a brash mantrap who leaves the struggling troupe for a career in burlesque.

Doomed to Die Trailer (1940)

12 August 1940

Shipping magnate Cyrus Wentworth, downcast over a disaster to his ocean liner 'Wentworth Castle' (carrying, oddly enough, an illicit shipment of Chinese bonds) is shot in his office.

The Return of Frank James Trailer (1940)

16 August 1940

Farmer Frank (Henry Fonda) and his ward (Jackie Cooper) hunt brother Jesse's killers, the back-shooting Fords.

The Man I Married Trailer (1940)

09 August 1940

An American (Joan Bennett) vacations in Europe with her husband (Francis Lederer) and watches him turn into a Nazi.

Donald's Vacation Trailer (1940)

09 August 1940

Donald takes a kayak trip. When he gets to his campsite, he unloads the kayak, fights with his folding chair, and goes to sleep.

Lucky Partners Trailer (1940)

02 August 1940

Ginger Rogers and Ronald Colman star in this whimsical romantic comedy. Two strangers split a sweepstake prize to go on a fake honeymoon with predictable results.

The Lady in Question Trailer (1940)

07 August 1940

When a jury member takes in the defendant he couldn"t convict, she has a bad influence on his son.

Captain Caution Trailer (1940)

09 August 1940

When her father dies, a young girl helps a young man take command of the ship to fight the British during the war of 1812.

Pluto's Dream House Trailer (1940)

30 August 1940

Mickey Mouse is about to build Pluto a doghouse when Pluto digs up a magic lamp that speaks in black dialect.

Wildcat Bus Trailer (1940)

23 August 1940

A broke playboy signs on to help a young beauty save her ailing bus line.

Flowing Gold Trailer (1940)

24 August 1940

A fugitive drifter (John Garfield) hired by a Texas oil driller (Pat O'Brien) becomes his rival for the boss's daughter (Frances Farmer).

A Crime Trailer (1940)

22 August 1940

A murder is committed in an apartment building in Stockholm. And afterward all clues point toward the Justice of the Supreme Court and his sons.

The Tulsa Kid Trailer (1940)

16 August 1940

A protegee of notorious outlaw Montana (Beery), young Tom Benton decides to stay on the good side of the Law upon reaching maturity.

Barnet Trailer (1940)

20 August 1940

Girl in the News Trailer (1940)

28 August 1940

An elderly lady manages to sneak some pills away from her nurse and dies of an overdose. The nurse is tried for murder and acquitted.

The Great Profile Trailer (1940)

30 August 1940

An alcoholic film star attempts a comeback. Director Walter Lang's 1940 comedy stars John Barrymore, Mary Beth Hughes, Anne Baxter, John Payne, Lionel Atwill and Edward Brophy.

Pier 13 Trailer (1940)

23 August 1940

A policeman makes the startling discovery that his girlfriend is involved in a waterfront smuggling racket.

Golden Gloves Trailer (1940)

02 August 1940

An amateur boxer's (Richard Denning) girlfriend (Jean Cagney) inspires him to face a ring pro entered by a gangster.

One Crowded Night Trailer (1940)

09 August 1940

The future of a number of strangely connected lives is determined on one crucial night at a dinky motel in the desert.

Young People Trailer (1940)

30 August 1940

Wendy Ballantine's parents decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small town until a storm lets the family show their stuff.

From Nurse to Worse Trailer (1940)

23 August 1940

The stooge's friend Jerry convinces them to take out on insurance on Curly and then have him act insane to collect.

Power and the Land Trailer (1940)

31 August 1940

A documentary showing the struggle to bring electricity to rural areas of the United States.

Pas paa svinget i Solby Trailer (1940)

19 August 1940

Præsten i Solby låner 2.000 kr. i menighedsrådskassen for at betale for et af sine sognebørns hospitalsophold i Tyskland.

Kit Carson Trailer (1940)

30 August 1940

Frontiersman Kit Carson fights off Indian attacks on the trail to California.

The Golden Fleecing Trailer (1940)

16 August 1940

A mild-mannered insurance salesman gets mixed up with gangsters.

Rhythm on the River Trailer (1940)

28 August 1940

Popular songwriter Oliver Courtney has been getting by for years using one ghost writer for his music and another for his lyrics.

Money and the Woman Trailer (1940)

17 August 1940

An embezzler's wife begs his boss for forgiveness, only to fall in love with him.

Dr. Christian Meets the Women Trailer (1940)

05 August 1940

A conman arrives in town trying to sell his miracle methods of weight loss to the ladies. It's left to the good Dr.

Club Life in the Stone Age Trailer (1940)

23 August 1940

A cave-boy comes to woo a cave-girl, but her cave-father is against it. A giant stone valentine is catapulted into her high rise cave, but it hits father instead.

River's End Trailer (1940)

10 August 1940

An escaped criminal pretends to be a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in order to prove his innocence of murder.

Ceiling Hero Trailer (1940)

23 August 1940

A series of blackout gags parodying aviation and aviation films. Gags include a parchutist whose parachute reads "Good to the last drop", jokes about LA's expanding city limits, and a satire of test pilot and their bravery.

Valley Town Trailer (1940)

04 August 1940

A documentary examining the effects of industrial automation on a small American town.

Hold That Tiger Trailer (1940)

10 August 1940

Victor Young and his Orchestra play "Tiger Rag".

Service With The Colors Trailer (1940)

31 August 1940

This drama is "dedicated to the soldiers of the United States Army." Men with diverse backgrounds enlist in the army and are all assigned to the same post.

Hired! Trailer (1940)

04 August 1940

A middle-aged auto sales manager is having poor results with his staff, so he gets some advice from his hanky-wearing father.

Wiener G’schichten Trailer (1940)

08 August 1940

Tante Pose Trailer (1940)

27 August 1940

The story of the sour old virgin who celebrates Christmas with the judge Bals. She makes life miserable for both the family and the other guests.

Karl för sin hatt Trailer (1940)

23 August 1940

Urban girl falls for rugged forest ranger.

I de gode gamle dage Trailer (1940)

09 August 1940

Die Geierwally Trailer (1940)

12 August 1940

In the mountains of the Ötztal, the wealthy Fender (Eduard Köck) and Wally (Heath Hatheyer), his only daughter and heir, manage a small farm.

He Stayed for Breakfast Trailer (1940)

31 August 1940

Set in Paris, this romantic comedy revolves around the beautiful estranged wife of a wealthy banker who hides a handsome and fiery Communist fugitive in her apartment.

Charley's (Big-Hearted) Aunt Trailer (1940)

31 August 1940

Charley's (Big-Hearted) Aunt is a 1940 British comedy film directed by Walter Forde starring Arthur Askey and Richard Murdoch as Oxford 'scholars'.

Buyer Beware Trailer (1940)

17 August 1940

This entry in MGM's "Crime Does Not Pay" series deals with shady companies selling fake merchandise.

Beates Flitterwoche Trailer (1940)

30 August 1940

Sunk by the Census Trailer (1940)

06 August 1940

Edgar is a census taker, but is primarily interested in finding a rich widow for his father-in-law (Billy Franey), so he won't have to continue to support him.

The Beloved Trailer (1940)

20 August 1940

Friends and family are trying to bring together newlyweds who separated immediately after the wedding.

Fireman, Save My Choo-Choo Trailer (1940)

09 August 1940

Andy races his train against a modern bus; the winner receives a government franchise.

Queen of the Yukon Trailer (1940)

26 August 1940

The owner of an Alaskan gambling boat and her business partner help thwart a crooked businessman who attempts to steal claims from local miners.

Laughing at Danger Trailer (1940)

12 August 1940

Frankie Kelly, pageboy at the beauty salon ran by Madam Celeste, and his helper Jefferson find the routine broken when the body of one of the operators, Florence, is found in the dumbwaiter.

Springtime in the Rock Age Trailer (1940)

29 August 1940

Oversize garden pests overcome the springtime urge to garden. The story opens in the spring. A caveman starts working in his garden, where a humongous locust comes and eats his goods.

Roll Wagons Roll Trailer (1940)

16 August 1940

The Army sends Tex Masters to find out who is supplying Indians with military guns.

The Fulla Bluff Man Trailer (1940)

08 August 1940

A persistent door-to-door salesman tries to sell his wares in a gated community that doesn't allow peddlers.