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The Movies of 1938: World Premieres
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 Holiday Dir. George Cukor. With Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, Doris Nolan, Lew Ayres A
 Jezebel Dir. William Wyler. With Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent, Fay Bainter B–
 White Banners Dir. Edmund Goulding. With Claude Rains, Fay Bainter, Jackie Cooper B–

Full Listing of Films Screened

The Adventures of Robin Hood Dirs. Michael Curtiz & William Keighley B+
Alexander Nevsky Dir. Sergei Eisenstein. With Nikolai Cherkassov, Nikolai Okhlopkov B+
Alexander's Ragtime Band Dir. Henry King. With Tyrone Power, Alice Faye B
Algiers Dir. John Cromwell. With Charles Boyer, Hedy Lamarr, Sigrid Gurie B–

Bluebeard's Eighth Wife Dir. Ernst Lubitsch. With Gary Cooper, Claudette Colbert B–
Boys Town Dir. Norman Taurog. With Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull D
Bringing Up Baby Dir. Howard Hawks. With Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn B

Carefree Dir. Mark Sandrich. With Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Ralph Bellamy C+
The Citadel Dir. King Vidor. With Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson C
Comet over Broadway Dir. Busby Berkeley. With Kay Francis, Ian Hunter, John Litel D
Condemned Women Dir. Lew Landers. With Sally Eilers, Louis Hayward, Anne Shirley C+

Four Daughters Dir. Michael Curtiz. With Priscilla Lane, Gale Page, Lola Lane B+

The Great Waltz Dirs. Julien Duvivier, Victor Fleming, & Josef von Sternberg C+

Holiday Dir. George Cukor. With Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, Doris Nolan A

Jezebel Dir. William Wyler. With Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent, Fay Bainter B–
Joy of Living Dir. Tay Garnett. With Irene Dunne, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. B–

Kentucky Dir. David Butler. With Loretta Young, Richard Greene, Walter Brennan D+

The Lady Vanishes Dir. Alfred Hitchcock. With Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave A

Marie Antoinette Dir. W.S. Van Dyke. With Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, Robert Morley B
Merrily We Live Dir. Norman Z. McLeod. With Constance Bennett, Brian Aherne, Billie Burke C+

Of Human Hearts Dir. Clarence Brown. With Walter Huston, James Stewart, Beulah Bondi C+

Pygmalion Dirs. Anthony Asquith & Leslie Howard. With Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller B

The Shining Hour Dir. Frank Borzage. Margaret Sullavan, Joan Crawford, Robert Young B

Three Comrades Dir. Frank Borzage. With Robert Taylor, Margaret Sullavan, Franchot Tone B

White Banners Dir. Edmund Goulding. With Claude Rains, Fay Bainter, Jackie Cooper B–

You Can't Take It with You Dir. Frank Capra. With James Stewart, Jean Arthur B