Feature Films, 1940–1949

A United States Filmography


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About the Book

There are 4,296 features in this comprehensive filmography, including 61 documentaries of feature length and 44 of what were called “race movies,” i.e., those with an all-black cast. For each: title, studio, year of production and release, cast and credits, production personnel, and a brief plot synopsis. Where applicable: Academy Award winners and nominees, other awards, and for performers, film debuts and final screen appearances. Alternate titles are cross-referenced.

About the Author(s)

The late Alan G. Fetrow lived in York, Pennsylvania. He was also the author of Feature Films, 1950–1959 (1999, paperback 2008) and Sound Films, 1927–1939 (1992).

Bibliographic Details

Alan G. Fetrow
Format: softcover (6 x 9 in 2 vols.)
Pages: 838
Bibliographic Info: appendix, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2009 [1994]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-4051-1
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Volume 1

Introduction      vii

Abbreviation Key      ix

The Filmography (A–R)      1–419

Volume 2

The Filmography (S–Z)      419–597

Award-Winning and Nominated Films      599–605

Bibliography      607–608

Name Index      609–828

Book Reviews & Awards

“accurate [and] concise…. Recommended”—Library Journal; “highly recommended”—Choice; “the best single volume devoted to features of the ’40s”—Past Times.