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Movie Mirrors Index

Best Movies of 1932

Movie Mirrors

by Sanderson Beck

Abbreviations

 Title

Min.

c S M H
P
V En Ed
 Air Mail 85 b 5 6 5
 
6 5
 American Madness 76 b 6 6 6
 
  7 8
 Animal Kingdom, The 86 b 6 6 5
6
6 6 7
 Arsene Lupin 84 b 6 6 6
 
  6 5
 As You Desire Me 71 b 6 5 5
3
6 6 7
 Attorney for the Defense 72 b 5 4
5 5
 Beast of the City, The 86 b 6 6 4
 
4 6 6
 Beauty and the Boss 65 b     4
 
  5 4
 Big City Blues 63 b 6 5 4
 
  5 4
 Big Stampede, The 53 b   4 4
6
4 5 4
 Bill of Divorcement, A 68 b 6 6 5
6
5 6 7
 Blessed Event 80 b 6 6 6
7
6 6 7
 Blonde Venus 94 b 4 6 5
1
7 6 6
 Boudu Saved from Drowning (French) 85 b 6 6 7
9
7 6 6
 Broken Lullaby 76 b 6 6 5
6 7
 But the Flesh Is Weak 78 b   4  
 
  5 5
 Cabin In the Cotton, The 78 b 5 6 5
5
5 5 6
 Carnival Boat 62 b    
 
  5 4
 Conquerors, The 86 b 5 4 4
 
  4 5
 Crowd Roars, The 71 b 6 5 5
 
  6 5
 Cynara 78 b 5 4 6
 
  5 6
 Dark Horse, The 75 b 6 6 4
 
  6 6
 Death Kiss, The 71 b 5 6 4
5
5 5 4
 Doctor X 76 c 6 4 6
6
5 5 5
 Downstairs  78  b   8  4
 
   6  6
 Emma 72 b 7 6 5
7
5 6 7
 Faithless 77 b 5 5 4
  5 6
 Famous Ferguson Case, The 74 b 5 5 4
  5 5
 Fanny (French) 120 b 7 8 7
7
8 7 8
 Farewell to Arms, A 79 b 7 6 6
7
6 6 6
 Fireman, Save My Child 67 b 5 5 4
 
  5 4
 Flesh 96 b 6 6 5
 
4 6 5
 Freaks 65 b 7 7 6
7
7 5 7
 Girl Crazy 74 b   5 4
 
4 5 4
 Grand Hotel 113 b 8 8 7
7
7 8 8
 Half Naked Truth, The  77  b 7 6 5
 
5 5 4
 Hatchet Man, The 74 b 3 5 4
 
  5 5
 Heart of New York, The 73 b   5 5
 
  5 4
 Hell Divers 109 b 5 4 5
 
  5 4
 Hell's Highway 62 b 6 5 5
 
  5 6
 High Pressure 74 b 6 6 5
 
  6 5
 Horse Feathers 68 b 7 7 8
9
7 7 6
 Huddle 104 b 4 4  
 
4 5 5
 I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang 93 b 8 8 8
7
8 8 8
 If I Had a Million  83 b 7 7 6
8
4 6 6
 It's Tough To Be Famous 79 b 6 6  
 
  5 5
 Jewel Robbery 68 b 7 7 5
 
  6 5
 Kid from Spain, The 96 b 5 6 6
 
  5 4
 Kongo 86 b 6 6 4
 
4 6 6
 Ladies of the Jury 63 b   5 4
 
  5 4
 Life Begins 71 b 6 6 4
 
  6 6
 Lost Squadron, The 79 b 5 6 5
5
5 5 6
 Love Is a Racket 72 b 5 4 4
 
  5 5
 Love Me Tonight 88 b 8 8 8
9
6 8 8
 Make Me a Star 86 b     4
 
5 5 5
 Man Who Played God, The 81 b 5 6 5
 
  6 7
 Mask of Fu Manchu, The 68 b 4 5 6
6
5 5 5
 Match King, The 79 b 5 5 4
 
  5 6
 Million Dollar Legs 62 b 7 8 5
 
  6 5
 Most Dangerous Game, The 63 b 6 6 7
6
6 6 7
 Mouthpiece, The 87 b 7 7 6
 
  7 7
 Movie Crazy 96 b 8 6 6
 
  6 5
 Mummy, The 73 b 7 8 6
7
7 7 7
 Night Court 92 b 6 4  
 
  6 6
 No Man of Her Own 81 b 5 5 5
7
5 5 6
 Old Dark House, The 71 b 7 8 8
 
6 6 4
 One Hour with You 77 b 7 8 7
 
5 7 7
 One Way Passage 68 b 7 8  
 
  7 7
 Passionate Plumber, The  74  b  5 4  4
 
   5  4
 Payment Deferred 81 b 5 6 5
 
  6 6
 Penguin Pool Murder 66 b 6 6  
 
  5 4
 Phantom of Crestwood, The 77 b 6 6 5
 
  5 4
 Play Girl 60 b   5  
 
  5 5
 Polly of the Circus 70 b 3 4 4
 
  5 5
 Prestige 71 b 4 5 4
 
  4 5
 Prosperity 87 b   6 4
 
  5 5
 Purchase Price, The 68 b 6 4  
6
4 5 5
 Rain 94 b 6 5 5
7
5 5 6
 Rasputin and the Empress 121 b 4 6 5
4
6 7 8
 Red Dust 83 b 7 7 7
7
6 6 6
 Red-Headed Woman 80 b 6 6 5
6
6 6 6
 Rich Are Always With Us, The 71 b 5 4 4
 
  5 5
 Ride Him, Cowboy 56 b   3  
4
6 5 4
 Scarface 93 b 8 8 8
8
6 7 7
 Scarlet Dawn 58 b 5 4 5
3
5 5 5
 Shanghai Express 82 b 8 6 7
7
7 7 7
 Sign of the Cross, The 123 b 7 6 7
 
5 6 7
 Silver Dollar  83  b  4 5  5
 
   5  5
 Skyscraper Souls 99 b 6 6 4
6
6 6 6
 Smilin' Through 98 b 6 6 6
6
6 7 8
 So Big 81 b 4 4 5
 
  5 5
 State's Attorney 79 b 5 6 5
4
5 5 6
 Strange Interlude 110 b 6 6 6
4
6 6 8
 Strange Love of Molly Louvain, The  73  b 4 5  4
 6
   6  6
 Symphony of Six Million 95 b 5 6 4
 
4 5 6
 Tarzan, the Ape Man 100 b 6 6 6
6
6 6 5
 Taxi! 69 b 6 5 4
 
4 5 5
 Tenderfoot, The 70 b 5 5 4
 
5 5 4
 Thirteen Women 60 b 5 4 4
 
  5 4
 Three on a Match 63 b 6 6 4
5
6 5 5
 Tiger Shark 78 b 6 6 5
 
4 6 6
 Trouble in Paradise  83  b  8 8  8
 
6  7  6
 20,000 Years in Sing Sing  83  b  6  6  6   5  6  6
 Two Seconds 67 b 5 5 5
 
4 5 5
 Union Depot 67 b 6 6 4
 
5 6 5
 Washington Merry-Go-Round 79 b 5 5 5
 
  6 8
 Westward Passage 73 b 6 4 4
 
  5 5
 Wet Parade, The 117 b 4 6 5
 
  6 7
 What Price Hollywood? 88 b 8 6 5
7
6 6 6
 White Zombie 67 b 6 6 6
7
6 6 5
 Winner Take All 55 b 5 5 5
 
  5 4
 You Said a Mouthful 70 b 6 6  
 
  5 4

Abbreviations

b = black and white
c = color
S = Scheuer's rating
M = Maltin's rating
H = Halliwell's rating
P = Martin & Porter's rating
V = Videohound's rating
En = Beck's entertainment value
Ed = Beck's educational value

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1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
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