Best Period piece Movies of the 1930s

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Wuthering Heights

Director: William Wyler
Writers: Ben Hecht,Charles MacArthur,John Huston
Stars: Laurence Olivier,Merle Oberon,David Niven,Flora Robson,Geraldine Fitzgerald,Donald Crisp,Hugh Williams,Cecil Kellaway,Leo G. Carroll,Miles Mander
IMDb ID: tt0032145
Genres: Romance Film,Black-and-white,Costume drama,Period piece,Film adaptation,Drama
Release date: 1939
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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The Adventures of Marco Polo

The Adventures of Marco Polo

Director: Archie Mayo,John Ford
Stars: Binnie Barnes,Ernest Truex,Lana Turner,Basil Rathbone,Sigrid Gurie,Gary Cooper,Alan Hale, Sr.,George Barbier,H. B. Warner
IMDb ID: tt0029842
Genres: Adventure Film,Black-and-white,Costume drama,Period piece,Drama
Subjects: Marco Polo
Release date: 1938
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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The Last Days of Pompeii

DIRECTED_BY: Ernest B. Schoedsack,Merian C. Cooper
STARRING: Basil Rathbone,Preston Foster,Dorothy Wilson,Gloria Shea,John Wood,David Holt,Alan Hale, Sr.,Louis Calhern,Wyrley Birch,Frank Conroy
IMDB_ID: tt0026605
GENRE: Adventure Film,History,Period piece,Disaster Film,Epic film,Action/Adventure,Action Film,Drama
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1935
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex

The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex

Director: Michael Curtiz
Writers: Maxwell Anderson
Stars: Bette Davis,Errol Flynn,Olivia de Havilland,James Stephenson,Henry Stephenson,Nanette Fabray,Ralph Forbes,Robert Warwick,Alan Hale, Sr.,Henry Daniell
IMDb ID: tt0031826
Genres: Biographical film,Costume drama,Period piece,Romance Film,Drama,Historical fiction
Subjects: Elizabeth I of England
Release date: 1939-11-11
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties

Director: Raoul Walsh
Writers: Mark Hellinger,Jerry Wald,Richard Macaulay,Robert Rossen
Stars: James Cagney,Humphrey Bogart,Gladys George,Frank McHugh,Paul Kelly,Priscilla Lane,Jeffrey Lynn,Edward Keane
IMDb ID: tt0031867
Genres: Black-and-white,Crime Fiction,Period piece,Drama
Release date: 1939-10-23
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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Drums Along the Mohawk

Director: John Ford
Writers: William Faulkner,Walter D. Edmonds
Stars: Henry Fonda,Edna May Oliver,Claudette Colbert,John Carradine,Ward Bond,Robert Lowery,Arthur Shields,Eddie Collins,Roger Imhof,Jessie Ralph
IMDb ID: tt0031252
Genres: Western,War film,Period piece,Adventure Film,Action/Adventure,Costume Adventure,Drama
Subjects: American Revolutionary War
Release date: 1939
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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The Good Earth

Director: Victor Fleming,Sidney Franklin,Gustav Machatý
Writers: Tess Slesinger,Talbot Jennings,Claudine West
Stars: Paul Muni,Luise Rainer,Charley Grapewin,Walter Connolly,Tilly Losch,Keye Luke,Jessie Ralph,Roland Lui,Soo Yong,Suzanna Kim
IMDb ID: tt0028944
Genres: Black-and-white,Period piece,Film adaptation,Drama,Romance Film
Release date: 1937-01-29
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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Anthony Adverse

Anthony Adverse

DIRECTED_BY: Mervyn LeRoy,Michael Curtiz
WRITTEN_BY: Sheridan Gibney,Milton Krims
STARRING: Olivia de Havilland,Fredric March,Anita Louise,Donald Woods,Claude Rains,Louis Hayward,Gale Sondergaard,Steffi Duna,Akim Tamiroff,Edmund Gwenn
IMDB_ID: tt0027300
GENRE: Black-and-white,Adventure Film,Romance Film,Period piece,Film adaptation,Epic film,Drama
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1936-08-26
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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The Great Ziegfeld

Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Writers: William Anthony McGuire
Stars: William Powell,Myrna Loy,Luise Rainer,Toni Mannix,Frank Morgan,Herman Bing,Fanny Brice,Ray Bolger,Reginald Owen,Nat Pendleton
IMDb ID: tt0027698
Genres: Musical,Biographical film,Black-and-white,Period piece,Musical Drama,Backstage Musical,Drama
Release date: 1936-04-08
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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The Scarlet Empress

Director: Josef von Sternberg
Writers: Eleanor McGeary,Manuel Komroff
Stars: Marlene Dietrich,Louise Dresser,Maria Riva,John Davis Lodge,Sam Jaffe,C. Aubrey Smith,Erville Alderson,Olive Tell,Gavin Gordon,Davison Clark
IMDb ID: tt0025746
Genres: Black-and-white,Romance Film,Period piece,Drama,Historical fiction,Biographical film
Release date: 1934
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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In Old Chicago

DIRECTED_BY: Henry King
WRITTEN_BY: Niven Busch,Lamar Trotti,Sonya Levien
STARRING: Tyrone Power,Don Ameche,Alice Faye,Alice Brady,Audrey Scott,Sidney Blackmer,Paul Hurst,Andy Devine,Tom Brown,Brian Donlevy
IMDB_ID: tt0029047
GENRE: Black-and-white,Disaster Film,Period piece,Action/Adventure,Drama
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1938
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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Rembrandt

Director: Alexander Korda
Writers: Carl Zuckmayer
Stars: Charles Laughton,Gertrude Lawrence,Elsa Lanchester,Edward Chapman,Walter Hudd,Roger Livesey,John Bryning,Sam Livesey,Herbert Lomas,Allan Jeayes
IMDb ID: tt0028167
Genres: Biographical film,Period piece,Drama
Subjects: Rembrandt,Dutch Golden Age painting
Release date: 1936-11-06
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English Language

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The Great Waltz

Director: Josef von Sternberg,Victor Fleming,Julien Duvivier
Stars: Luise Rainer,Miliza Korjus,Fernand Gravey,Henry Hull,Lionel Atwill,Hugh Herbert,Curt Bois
IMDb ID: tt0030202
Genres: Black-and-white,Biographical film,Musical,Period piece,Romance Film,Drama,Musical Drama
Release date: 1938-11-04
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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Jane Eyre

Director: Christy Cabanne
Stars: Colin Clive,Virginia Bruce,Jameson Thomas,David Torrence,Edith Fellows,Richard Quine,Beryl Mercer
IMDb ID: tt0025323
Genres: Film adaptation,Period piece,Romance Film,Drama
Release date: 1934
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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The Sign of the Cross

DIRECTED_BY: Cecil B. DeMille
WRITTEN_BY: Sidney Buchman,Waldemar Young
STARRING: Claudette Colbert,Charles Laughton,Elissa Landi,Fredric March,Stanley Ridges,Arthur Hohl,Nat Pendleton,Harry Beresford,Ian Keith,Charles B. Middleton
IMDB_ID: tt0023470
GENRE: Black-and-white,Roadshow theatrical release,Costume drama,Epic film,Period piece,Crime Fiction,Drama
SUBJECTS: The Bible
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1932-11-30
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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The Merry Widow

The Merry Widow

Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Writers: Samson Raphaelson,Ernest Vajda
Stars: Jeanette MacDonald,Maurice Chevalier,Akim Tamiroff,Herman Bing,Henry Armetta,George Barbier,Donald Meek,Billy Gilbert,Eleanor Hunt,Richard Carle
IMDb ID: tt0025493
Genres: Musical,Romance Film,Period piece,Drama,Comedy,Musical Drama
Release date: 1934-10-11
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language,French Language

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Becky Sharp

Director: Rouben Mamoulian
Writers: Francis Edward Faragoh
Stars: Cedric Hardwicke,Miriam Hopkins,Frances Dee,William Stack,Billie Burke,Nigel Bruce,Alan Mowbray,William Faversham,Charles Richman,Alison Skipworth
IMDb ID: tt0026104
Genres: Film adaptation,Period piece,Romance Film,Melodrama,Drama
Release date: 1935-06-28
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language,French Language

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Rhodes of Africa

Director: Berthold Viertel
Stars: Basil Sydney,Peggy Ashcroft,Frank Cellier,Bernard Lee,Oskar Homolka,Walter Huston,Renee De Vaux
IMDb ID: tt0028176
Genres: Period piece,Drama,Biographical film
Release date: 1936-03
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English Language

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El Compadre Mendoza

Director: Fernando de Fuentes,Juan Bustillo Oro
Stars: Emma Roldán,Jose Ignacio Rocha,Carmen Guerrero,Luis G. Barreiro,Antonio R. Frausto,Pepe del Rio,Alfredo del Diestro
IMDb ID: tt0023902
Genres: World cinema,War film,Period piece,Drama
Release date: 1934
Country: Mexico
Language: Spanish Language

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Knight Without Armour

DIRECTED_BY: Jacques Feyder
WRITTEN_BY: Frances Marion,Lajos Bíró,Arthur Wimperis
STARRING: Robert Donat,Irene Vanbrugh,Marlene Dietrich
IMDB_ID: tt0029087
RATING: 16+ (RU)
GENRE: Black-and-white,Spy film,Period piece,Melodrama,Drama,Romance Film
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1937-06-01
COUNTRY: United Kingdom
LANGUAGE: English Language,Russian Language

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