Movie Trailers - November 1940

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Popular trailers for movies released in November 1940

Total trailers found: 89

Fantasia Trailer (1940)

13 November 1940

Fantasia is the adventurous 1940 experiment from Disney. The film sets Disney animated characters to classical music as Mickey Mouse uses his magic wand to set broomsticks dancing in one of the more famous elaborate scenes.

The Mark of Zorro Trailer (1940)

08 November 1940

Around 1820 the son of a California nobleman comes home from Spain to find his native land under a villainous dictatorship.

The Letter Trailer (1940)

22 November 1940

After a woman shoots a man to death, a damning letter she wrote raises suspicions.

One Night in the Tropics Trailer (1940)

15 November 1940

Jim "Lucky" Moore (Allan Jones), an insurance salesman, comes up with a novel policy for his friend, Steve (Robert Cummings): a 'love insurance policy', that will pay out $1-million if Steve does not marry his fiancée, Cynthia (Nancy Kelly).

Escape Trailer (1940)

01 November 1940

An American goes to Germany to find his mother and discovers her in a concentration camp. With the help of a German countess he engineers her escape.

Arise, My Love Trailer (1940)

08 November 1940

In 1939, American Tom Martin, who fought in the Spanish Civil War, awaits execution at the hands of the Fascist victors when reporter Augusta 'Gusto' Nash, for a scoop, aids him in an audacious escape.

The Bank Dick Trailer (1940)

29 November 1940

The Bank Dick is a comedy from 1940 starring W.C. Fields (who also wrote the story). The film is one of the greatest works from an American comedian.

The Eternal Jew Trailer (1940)

28 November 1940

The Jews of Poland (invaded by Germany in 1939) are depicted as filthy, evil, corrupt, and intent on world domination.

Bitter Sweet Trailer (1940)

08 November 1940

In order to avoid an arranged marriage with a man she doesn't love, Sarah Millick runs off to Vienna with her music teacher, Carl Linden, whom she does love.

Li'l Abner Trailer (1940)

09 November 1940

Li'l Abner becomes convinced that he is going to die within twenty-four hours, so agrees to marry two different girls: Daisy Mae (who has chased him for years) and Wendy Wilecat (who rescued him from an angry mob).

The Mad Hatter Trailer (1940)

02 November 1940

Maisie is a secretary. We watch her dashing to work, then sitting through a typical day, reading novels and eating candy.

You'll Find Out Trailer (1940)

22 November 1940

The manager of Kay Kyser's band books them for a birthday party bash for an heiress at a spooky mansion, where sinister forces try to kill her.

Who Killed Aunt Maggie? Trailer (1940)

01 November 1940

When a much-despised matriarch is murdered, or apparently murdered, all of her relatives and "friends" fall under suspicion.

Little Nellie Kelly Trailer (1940)

22 November 1940

Irish colleen Nellie is in love with handsome Jerry Kelly, even though her father objects. Nellie and Jerry soon marry and announce plans to move to New York, which again angers Nellie's father.

Mr. Mouse Takes a Trip Trailer (1940)

01 November 1940

Mickey is heading out on vacation from Burbank to Pomona, taking the train. The conductor, Pete, won't let him on with Pluto, so he hides Pluto in his suitcase, and tries to hide him all throughout the trip without much luck.

The Long Voyage Home Trailer (1940)

11 November 1940

The crew of the merchant ship Glencairn hope to survive a transatlantic crossing during World War II.

The Mad Doctor Trailer (1940)

09 November 1940

Basil Rathbone is the batty physician of the title, a sophisticated gentleman who woos and weds several of his wealthy women patients.

Father Is A Prince Trailer (1940)

18 November 1940

Director Noel Smith's comic 1940 morality tale, about a carpet sweeper manufacturer who sacrifices his family's happiness for his business, stars Grant Mitchell, Nana Bryant, Jan Clayton, George Reeves, Lee Patrick, John Litel, Billy Dawson, Richard Clayton, Frank Ferguson, Vera Lewis, Pierre Watkin, Frank Wilcox, John Ridgely and Frank Orth.

Lady with Red Hair Trailer (1940)

30 November 1940

An actress hopes to regain her lost son by making it to the top.

Ellery Queen, Master Detective Trailer (1940)

30 November 1940

The mysteriously ill John Braun makes a new will, leaving out his daughter Barbara, over the protests of his wife.

Wacky Wildlife Trailer (1940)

08 November 1940

A series of typical Avery spot gags set around wild animals. A dainty deer drinks very loudly and rudely from a lake.

West of Pinto Basin Trailer (1940)

25 November 1940

The Range Busters head for Pinto Basin where a series of stage robberies have occurred. To try and find the gang's boss, Crash sends out a empty money box.

Goofy's Glider Trailer (1940)

01 November 1940

Yet another sport is made 'easy' for us by Goofy's demonstration how- never, ever, to try anything for real, least of all with a glider-flying machine he launches in ways that would kill anything but a cartoon character, such as a giant catapult and even a canon.

Phantom of Chinatown Trailer (1940)

18 November 1940

In the middle of a pictorial lecture on his recent expedition to the Mongolian Desert, Dr. John Benton,the famous explorer, drinks from the water bottle on his lecture table, collapses and dies.

Three Men From Texas Trailer (1940)

15 November 1940

Hoppy and new sidekick California Carlson head to California to help out Lucky Jenkins.

The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date Trailer (1940)

02 November 1940

Complicated plot involving missing stamp collection and kidnapped businessman, with the Lone Wolf keeping one step ahead of the police in Havana trying to solve the crime and make a profit.

Beauty Shoppe Trailer (1940)

13 November 1940

Gran' Pop Monkey and The Three Monkeys decide to open a jungle beauty parlor, but a tough-guy gorilla comes in with his fat hippopotamus girlfriend and demands that they make her lose a lot of weight in a very short time span.

Enemies Trailer (1940)

07 November 1940

The focus of this wartime propaganda film from 1940 is the foreman Keith, who works at a Polish sawmill, not far from the German border.

Tin Pan Alley Trailer (1940)

29 November 1940

Songwriters Calhoun and Harrigan get Katie and Lily Blane to introduce a new one. Lily goes to England, and Katy joins her after the boys give a new song to Nora Bayes.

Henry Busse and His Orchestra Trailer (1940)

30 November 1940

This one-reel musical short, part of the WB/Vitaphone Melody Master series, features the music of trumpet-player and orchestra leader Henry Busse and his Orchestra, playing their own arrangements of various popular songs of the time.

Meet the Wildcat Trailer (1940)

22 November 1940

Ralph Bellamy and Margaret Lindsay, stars of Columbia's "Ellery Queen" series, let their hair down and went "screwball" in the Universal comedy-mystery Meet the Wildcat.

Remedy for Riches Trailer (1940)

29 November 1940

A small town doctor suspects the stranger in town is promoting an oil swindle. The fourth entry in the "Dr.

Men and Dust Trailer (1940)

08 November 1940

This labor advocacy film is about diseases plaguing miners in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Sponsored by the Tri-State Survey Committee, "Men and Dust" is a stylistically innovative documentary and a valuable ecological record of landscapes radically transformed by extractive industry.

Little Men Trailer (1940)

29 November 1940

Jo March and her husband Professor Bhaer operate the Plumfield School for poor boys. When Dan, a tough street kid, comes to the school, he wins Jo's heart despite his hard edge, and she defends him when he is falsely accused.

Island People Trailer (1940)

07 November 1940

This one-reel film was produced during the middle of the Second World War. It purports to offer a portrait of the British people, in broad and in fine.

Junior G-Men Trailer (1940)

01 November 1940

12 Chapter Serial •1. Enemies Within •2. The Blast of Doom •3. Human Dynamite •4. Blazing Danger •5.

Siberians Trailer (1940)

05 November 1940

Two six-graders are trying to find the Stalin's pipe and return it to the owner.

Take Me Back to Oklahoma Trailer (1940)

11 November 1940

Storm is out to wreck Ace's stage line. When Tex arrives to help Ace, Storm brings in hired killer Mule Bates.

Gallant Sons Trailer (1940)

15 November 1940

When a teenager's father is accused of murder, the boy and his high-school classmates set out to find the real killer.

Marianela Trailer (1940)

11 November 1940

Based on the book of Benito Pérez Galdós. Marianela (Nela) is an orphan young girl living in a small village where she guides the blind young son of a rich country man.

'Sredni Vashtar' by Saki Trailer (1940)

13 November 1940

David Bradley creates a faithfully suspenseful adaptation of a story by Saki which boasts an inadvertent post-modern attitude.

The Magic Pencil Trailer (1940)

14 November 1940

Gandy Goose sends away for a radio giveway item, a magic Pencil. When the Magic Pencil arrives, Gandy's magic drawings cause all kinds of problems for Sourpuss The Cat and for himself.

Cookoo Cavaliers Trailer (1940)

15 November 1940

The stooges are three fish peddlers who, looking for a new business opportunity, open a beauty salon south of the border.

Riders of Black Mountain Trailer (1940)

11 November 1940

Marshal Tim Donovan has been sent to investigate a series of holdups. Posing as a card sharp he soon believes he knows who is tipping off the outlaws.

Med dej i mina armar Trailer (1940)

09 November 1940

Love on Leave Trailer (1940)

13 November 1940

George and Katherine plan to marry but war breaks out. When he returns on two weeks leave, but has his marriage proposal put down by Katherine, George enters a relationship with another woman.

East of the River Trailer (1940)

09 November 1940

An Italian woman's (Marjorie Rambeau) gangster son (John Garfield) returns to stop his girlfriend (Brenda Marshall) from marrying his adoptive brother.

Street of Memories Trailer (1940)

15 November 1940

Joe Mason suffers from amnesia and is often in trouble. Catherine Foster befriends him and they marry.

Kyss henne! Trailer (1940)

10 November 1940

Lisa Larsson, dancer at a theater, witnesses a traffic accident and banker Brenner's private driver asks her to be a witness.

Girls Under 21 Trailer (1940)

15 November 1940

Francis Ryan, living high-and-free-wheeling life as the wife of gangster "Smiley" Ryan, spends some time behind bars as a result of her husband's activities, and, when she gets out, realizes she has been a bad example for her kid-sister, Jennie White, and five of her friends.

The Lonesome Stranger Trailer (1940)

23 November 1940

This Lone Ranger spoof pits the Lonesome Stranger and his horse Sliver against a gang of Mexican banditos known as the Killer Diller Boys.

Poopdeck Pappy Trailer (1940)

14 November 1940

Popeye's pappy, age 99, wants to go out at night; Popeye wants him to sleep. Popeye tries leg irons, but Pappy manages to put them on Popeye and sneak out to a sleazy bar.

Everybody at His Station Trailer (1940)

06 November 1940

Swedish comedy from 1940. Kurre Karlsson, a simple man of the people, will be called up for military training given by an anti-aircraft units at sea.

Das Herz der Königin Trailer (1940)

01 November 1940

As the title "The Queen's Heart" suggests, this early German black and white version of Mary Queen of Scott's eventful reign and death focuses on her emotional perception rather lyrically, with some songs, mainly by her.

The Sour Puss Trailer (1940)

01 November 1940

Porky decides to go fishing the next day and tells his cat. The cat sleeps fitfully. The next day, while they are fishing, the cat gets into a battle with a flying fish who behaves rather like Daffy Duck.

You, the People Trailer (1940)

30 November 1940

This entry in MGM's series of shorts, "Crime Doesn't Pay", features a big city crime boss's attempt to use his crime "machine" to fraudently win re-election for the current corrupt mayor.

Con su amable permiso Trailer (1940)

13 November 1940

Unassuming elderly gent is installed as Mayor, by a cabal of financiers that expect to use him as a cat's paw.

Saloon Bar Trailer (1940)

02 November 1940

A bookmaker with a fancy for detective work

Bedtime for Sniffles Trailer (1940)

22 November 1940

Christmas eve, and Sniffles is determined to stay awake to see Santa. Not an easy task.

South of Suez Trailer (1940)

16 November 1940

Greedy diamond mine owner Eli Snedeker, resentful that his ex-foreman John Gamble stopped him from taking over kindly, but drunken, mine owner Roger Smythe's mine just as he was about to strike it rich, kills Smythe and blames it on Gamble.