1941 in Film - Notable Films Released in 1941

Notable Films Released in 1941

U.S.A. unless stated

  • The 47 Ronin (Genroku chushingura), directed by Kenji Mizoguchi - (Japan)
  • 49th Parallel, directed by Michael Powell, starring Leslie Howard and Laurence Olivier - (Britain)

A

  • Adam Had Four Sons, starring Ingrid Bergman and Warner Baxter
  • All Through the Night, starring Humphrey Bogart
  • Among the Living, starring Albert Dekker and Susan Hayward
  • Andy Hardy's Private Secretary, starring Mickey Rooney

B

  • Babes on Broadway, directed by Busby Berkeley, starring Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney
  • Back Street, starring Charles Boyer and Margaret Sullavan
  • Ball of Fire, directed by Howard Hawks, starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck
  • The Big Store, starring the Marx Brothers, Margaret Dumont, Tony Martin
  • Blood and Sand, starring Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Rita Hayworth
  • Blossoms in the Dust, starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon
  • The Blue Star Hotel (Hotel Modrá hvězda), directed by Martin Frič - (Czechoslovakia)
  • Bowery Blitzkrieg, starring the East Side Kids
  • The Bride Came C.O.D., starring James Cagney and Bette Davis
  • Broadway Limited, starring Victor McLaglen, Dennis O'Keefe, Patsy Kelly
  • Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family, directed by Yasujirō Ozu - (Japan)
  • Buck Privates, starring Abbott and Costello

C

  • Caught in the Draft, starring Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour
  • Charlie Chan in Rio, starring Sidney Toler
  • The Chocolate Soldier, starring Nelson Eddy
  • Churchill's Island (La Forteresse de Churchill) - (Canada)
  • Citizen Kane, directed by and starring Orson Welles, with Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead, Everett Sloane, Dorothy Comingore, Ray Collins
  • The Corsican Brothers, starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
  • Cottage to Let, directed by Anthony Asquith, starring Leslie Banks, Alastair Sim, John Mills - (Britain)

D

  • The Devil and Daniel Webster (aka All That Money Can Buy), starring Walter Huston and Edward Arnold
  • The Devil and Miss Jones, starring Jean Arthur and Robert Cummings
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, starring Spencer Tracy and Ingrid Bergman
  • Dumbo, animated film from Walt Disney

EFG

  • The Face Behind the Mask, starring Peter Lorre
  • Flying Wild, starring the East Side Kids
  • Freedom Radio, directed by Anthony Asquith - (Britain)
  • The Gang's All Here, starring Frankie Darro and Mantan Moreland
  • The Great Lie, starring Mary Astor and Bette Davis

H

  • H.M. Pulham, Esq., starring Hedy Lamarr and Robert Young
  • The Hard Life of an Adventurer (Těžký život dobrodruha) - (Czechoslovakia)
  • Hatter's Castle, starring Robert Newton and Deborah Kerr - (Britain)
  • Hellzapoppin', starring Ole Olsen and Chic Johnson
  • Here Comes Mr. Jordan, starring Robert Montgomery
  • High Sierra, starring Ida Lupino and Humphrey Bogart in his first starring role
  • Hit the Road, starring the Dead End Kids
  • Hold Back the Dawn, starring Charles Boyer, Olivia de Havilland and Paulette Goddard
  • Hold That Ghost, starring Abbott and Costello
  • Honky Tonk, starring Clark Gable and Lana Turner
  • How Green Was My Valley, directed by John Ford, starring Walter Pidgeon and Maureen O'Hara - winner of 5 Academy Awards

I

  • I Wake Up Screaming, starring Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Carole Landis
  • I Wanted Wings, starring Ray Milland, William Holden, Veronica Lake, Brian Donlevy
  • In the Navy, starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
  • The Iron Crown (La corona di ferro) - (Italy)
  • It Started with Eve, starring Deanna Durbin and Robert Cummings

JK

  • Kathleen, starring Shirley Temple
  • Keep 'Em Flying, starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
  • Khazanchi (Cashier) - (India)
  • Kipps, directed by Carol Reed, starring Michael Redgrave - (Britain)

L

  • Ladies in Retirement, starring Ida Lupino and Louis Hayward
  • Lady Be Good, starring Eleanor Powell and Robert Young
  • The Lady Eve, directed by Preston Sturges, starring Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda
  • Life Begins for Andy Hardy starring Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Cecilia Parker, Fay Holden
  • The Little Foxes, directed by William Wyler, starring Bette Davis
  • Look Who's Laughing, starring Edgar Bergen, Fibber McGee and Molly
  • Louisiana Purchase, starring Bob Hope
  • Love on the Dole, starring Deborah Kerr - (Britain)

M

  • Major Barbara, directed by Gabriel Pascal, starring Wendy Hiller and Rex Harrison - (Britain)
  • The Maltese Falcon, directed by John Huston, starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre
  • Man Hunt, starring Walter Pidgeon and Joan Bennett
  • Man Made Monster, starring Lon Chaney Jr. and Lionel Atwill
  • Manpower, starring Edward G. Robinson, Marlene Dietrich, George Raft
  • Meet John Doe, starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck
  • Mob Town, starring Dick Foran
  • Moon Over Miami, starring Betty Grable

NO

  • Mr. Bug Goes to Town
  • Never Give a Sucker an Even Break, starring W. C. Fields
  • Nice Girl?, starring Deanna Durbin
  • Ohm Krüger (Uncle Kruger), starring Emil Jannings - (Germany)
  • One Foot in Heaven, starring Fredric March and Martha Scott
  • One Night in Transylvania (Egy éjszaka Erdélyben) - (Hungary)

PQ

  • Penn of Pennsylvania, starring Clifford Evans and Deborah Kerr - (Britain)
  • Penny Serenade, starring Irene Dunne and Cary Grant
  • Pimpernel Smith, directed by and starring Leslie Howard - (Britain)
  • A Place to Live
  • Pride of the Bowery, starring the East Side Kids
  • Princess Iron Fan (Tie shan gong zhu) - (China)
  • Quiet Wedding, directed by Anthony Asquith, starring Margaret Lockwood - (Britain)

R

  • Rage in Heaven, starring Robert Montgomery and Ingrid Bergman
  • Red River Valley, directed by Joseph Kane, starring Roy Rogers
  • The Reluctant Dragon, starring Robert Benchley
  • Road to Zanzibar, starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby

S

  • The Saint in Palm Springs, starring George Sanders
  • The Sausage-Maker Who Disappeared (Den forsvundne pølsemaker) - (Norway)
  • The Sea Wolf, starring Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino, John Garfield
  • Sergeant York, directed by Howard Hawks, starring Gary Cooper and Walter Brennan
  • Shadow of the Thin Man, starring William Powell and Myrna Loy
  • The Shanghai Gesture, starring Gene Tierney
  • The Shepherd of the Hills, starring John Wayne
  • Shining Victory, starring James Stephenson and Geraldine Fitzgerald
  • Six Gun Gold, starring Tim Holt
  • Skylark, starring Claudette Colbert and Ray Milland
  • Spellbound, starring Derek Farr - (Britain)
  • Spooks Run Wild, starring East Side Kids and Bela Lugosi
  • Stormy Waters (Remorques), starring Jean Gabin and Michèle Morgan - (France)
  • The Strawberry Blonde, starring James Cagney, Olivia de Havilland, Rita Hayworth
  • Sullivan's Travels, directed by Preston Sturges, starring Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake
  • Sun Valley Serenade, starring Sonja Henie
  • Suspicion, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Joan Fontaine and Cary Grant
  • Suvorov - (U.S.S.R.)
  • Swamp Water, directed by Jean Renoir, starring Walter Brennan and Walter Huston

TUV

  • The Tale of the Fox (Le Roman de Renard) - (France)
  • Target for Tonight, a propaganda documentary - (Britain)
  • Tarzan's Secret Treasure, starring Johnny Weissmuller
  • Teresa Venerdì, directed by and starring Vittorio De Sica - (Italy)
  • That Hamilton Woman (aka Lady Hamilton), starring Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier - (Britain)
  • That Night in Rio, starring Don Ameche, Alice Faye, Carmen Miranda
  • They Died with Their Boots On, starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland
  • Tobacco Road, starring Gene Tierney
  • Turned Out Nice Again, starring George Formby - (Britain)
  • The Tyrant Father (O Pai Tirano) - (Portugal)
  • Unexpected Uncle, starring Anne Shirley, James Craig, Charles Coburn

WXYZ

  • Week-End in Havana, starring Alice Faye and John Payne
  • Western Union, starring Randolph Scott
  • The Wolf Man, starring Lon Chaney, Jr.
  • A Woman's Face, starring Joan Crawford and Melvyn Douglas
  • A Yank in the RAF, starring Tyrone Power and Betty Grable
  • You Belong to Me, starring Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda
  • You'll Never Get Rich, starring Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth
  • Ziegfeld Girl, starring Judy Garland and James Stewart

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