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Now, Voyager

Directed by Irving Rapper

Another film-carrying performance, another Academy Award nomination for Bette Davis—her fifth in five consecutive years—for Now, Voyager, one of the

Seed

Directed by John M. Stahl

Stahl, a master of the melodrama often situated as the proto-Douglas Sirk, made his second picture of 1931 with the

The Story of Temple Drake

Directed by Stephen Roberts

Produced at Paramount at a time when the studio was floundering under financial hardship, The Story of Temple Drake is

The Women

Directed by George Cukor

Though its focus on modern women’s lives unfortunately made The Women a relative outlier in the 1930s Hollywood pantheon, this

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by Robert Aldrich

Robert Aldrich directs one of the most mythical productions in Hollywood history, the lone film which co-starred longtime personal and