1930s

1930

  1. L’age d’or (Luis Bunuel)
  2. All Quiet on the Western Front (Lewis Milestone)
  3. The Divorcee (Robert Z. Leonard)
  4. Feet First (Clyde Bruckman)
  5. Free and Easy (Edward Sedgwick)
  6. The Golf Specialist (Monte Brice)
  7. I Flunked, But… (Yasujiro Ozu)
  8. Liliom (Frank Borzage)
  9. Monte Carlo (Ernst Lubitsch)
  10. Salt for Svanetia (Mikhail Kalatozov)
  11. Sous les toits de Paris (René Clair)
  12. That Night’s Wife (Yasujiro Ozu)
  13. Walk Cheerfully (Yasujiro Ozu)

1931

  1. A nous la liberté (René Clair)
  2. Berlin Alexanderplatz (Phil Jutzi)
  3. La chienne (Jean Renoir)
  4. Dracula (Tod Browning)
  5. Dracula [Spanish version] (George Melford)
  6. Frankenstein (James Whale)
  7. A Free Soul (Clarence Brown)
  8. The Lady and the Beard (Yasujiro Ozu)
  9. Limite (Mario Peixoto)
  10. The Maltese Falcon (Roy del Ruth)
  11. The Nail in the Boot (Mikhail Kalatozov)
  12. Night Nurse (William Wellman)
  13. Other Men’s Women (William Wellman)
  14. Pardon Us (James Parrott)
  15. Philips Radio (Joris Ivens)
  16. The Smiling Lieutenant (Ernst Lubitsch)

1932

  1. The Dentist (Leslie Pearce)
  2. Doctor X (Michael Curtiz)
  3. Frisco Jenny (William Wellman)
  4. Island of Lost Souls (Erle C. Kenton)
  5. Love Me Tonight (Rouben Mamoulian)
  6. The Mask of Fu Manchu (Charles Brabin)
  7. Movie Crazy (Clyde Bruckman & Harold Lloyd)
  8. The Mummy (Karl Freund)
  9. Murders in the Rue Morgue (Robert Florey)
  10. One Hour With You (Ernst Lubitsch [& George Cukor])
  11. Pack Up Your Troubles (George Marshall & Raymond McCarey)
  12. The Purchase Price (William Wellman)
  13. Shanghai Express (Josef von Sternberg)
  14. The Sign of the Cross (Cecil B. DeMille)
  15. Three on a Match (Mervyn LeRoy)
  16. Vampyr (Carl Th. Dreyer)
  17. Where Now Are the Dreams of Youth? (Yasujiro Ozu)
  18. White Zombie (Victor Halperin)

1933

  1. Alice in Wonderland (Norman Z. McLeod)
  2. The Barber Shop (Arthur Ripley)
  3. Design for Living (Ernst Lubitsch)
  4. Dragnet Girl (Yasujiro Ozu)
  5. Duck Soup (Leo McCarey)
  6. The Fatal Glass of Beer (Clyde Bruckman)
  7. Female (Michael Curtiz & William Wellman)
  8. The Ghoul (T. Hayes Hunter)
  9. Heroes for Sale (William Wellman)
  10. International House (Edward Sutherland)
  11. The Invisible Man (James Whale)
  12. Japanese Girls at the Harbour (Hiroshi Shimizu)
  13. Las Hurdes (Luis Bunuel)
  14. Midnight Mary (William Wellman)
  15. New Earth (Joris Ivens)
  16. The Pharmacist (Arthur Ripley)
  17. Sons of the Desert (William A. Seiter)
  18. The Vampire Bat (Frank Strayer)
  19. Wild Boys of the Road (William Wellman)

1934

  1. The Black Cat (Edgar G. Ulmer)
  2. The Cat’s-Paw (Sam Taylor)
  3. The Man Who Knew Too Much (Alfred Hitchcock)
  4. Les Miserables (Raymond Bernard)

1935

  1. The Black Room (Roy William Neill)
  2. Bride of Frankenstein (James Whale)
  3. Captain Blood (Michael Curtiz)
  4. The Crusades (Cecil B. DeMille)
  5. La kermesse héroïque (Jacques Feyder)
  6. Mad Love (Karl Freund)
  7. Mark of the Vampire (Tod Browning)
  8. A Midsummer Night’s Dream (William Dieterle & Max Reinhardt)
  9. A Night at the Opera (Sam Wood)
  10. Toni (Jean Renoir)

1936

  1. The Devil-Doll (Tod Browning)
  2. Dracula’s Daughter (Lambert Hillyer)
  3. The Milky Way (Leo McCarey & Norman Z. McLeod)
  4. Mr Thank You (Hiroshi Shimizu)
  5. My Man Godfrey (Gregory La Cava)
  6. The Only Son (Yasujiro Ozu)
  7. Osaka Elegy (Kenji Mizoguchi)
  8. Partie de campagne (Jean Renoir)
  9. Satan Met a Lady (William Dieterle)
  10. Sisters of the Gion (Kenji Mizoguchi)
  11. Song of Freedom (J. Elder Wills)
  12. The Story of a Cheat (Sacha Guitry)

1937

  1. Bezhin Meadow (Sergei Eisenstein)
  2. Désiré (Sacha Guitry)
  3. The Life of Emile Zola (William Dieterle)
  4. The Pearls of the Crown (Sacha Guitry)
  5. Pepé le Moko (Julien Duvivier)

1938

  1. Alexander Nevsky (Sergei Eisenstein)
  2. The Lady Vanishes (Alfred Hitchcock)
  3. La Marseillaise (Jean Renoir)
  4. The Masseurs and a Woman (Hiroshi Shimizu)
  5. Quadrille (Sacha Guitry)

1939

  1. Destry Rides Again (George Marshall)
  2. Dodge City (Michael Curtiz)
  3. Gulliver’s Travels (Dave Fleischer)
  4. The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sidney Lanfield)
  5. The Return of Doctor X (Vincent Sherman)
  6. Son of Frankenstein (Rowland V. Lee)
  7. Stagecoach (John Ford)