Best Documentary Movies of 1933


New Deal Rhythm

5.4/10 IMDB

Plotless musical revue celebrating President Franklin D. Roosevelt's National Recovery Administration.

Starring: Charles Rogers, Shirley Temple, Marjorie Main, Dorothy Lee ..
Directed by: Monte Brice
Release date: 1933-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1933 : All at Sea

All at Sea

5.9/10 IMDB

"All at Sea" is a short documentary of Cooke, Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard all on Chaplin's yacht on an afternoon sail.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Alistair Cooke, Paulette Goddard ..
Release date: 1933-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1933 : In the Wake of the Bounty

In the Wake of the Bounty

4.8/10 IMDB

The film explores the story of the Bounty and is based on the 1932 novel Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall.

Starring: Arthur Greenaway, Mayne Lynton, Errol Flynn, Victor Gouriet, John Warwick, Charles Chauvel, Elsa Chauvel ..
Directed by: Charles Chauvel
Release date: 1933-03-14
Best Documentary Movies of 1933 : The Rugged Island: A Shetland Lyric

The Rugged Island: A Shetland Lyric

7.4/10 IMDB

Hailed by John Grierson as 'one of the best descriptions of life in the country anybody has yet made', the film follows a young couple torn between the choice of emigration to Australia or remaining to work their croft in Shetland.

Starring: John Gilbertson, Enga Stout ..
Directed by: Jenny Gilbertson
Release date: 1933-01-01

Forgotten Men

6.7/10 IMDB

Producer Samuel Cummins, along with five participants in World War I, discuss the key events of the war as illustrated by an assemblage of battlefield and other documentary footage. This film is not the same as, but seems likely to have either inspired or been inspired by, Norman Lee's British production of the same title (q.v.), apparently released the following year.

Starring: Samuel Cummins ..
Directed by: Bud Pollard
Release date: 1933-02-13
Best Documentary Movies of 1933 : Jazz a la Cuba

Jazz a la Cuba

6.4/10 IMDB

One of the short little films featuring Don Aspiazu of his own orchestra, a good example of the style of Cubano jazz in the 1920's and 1930's, combined with some sporadic, picturesque images of contemporary Cuba.

Starring: Don Aspiazu ..
Release date: 1933-07-07

Duck Hunters' Paradise

5.7/10 IMDB

This short follows two duck hunters in the Sacramento River Valley.

Starring: Paul Gerard Smith ..
Directed by: Harold Austin
Release date: 1933-01-18

Fiji and Samoa, the Cannibal Isles

4.0/10 IMDB

Another FitzPatrick TravelTalk, taking us to the titular islands.

Starring: James A. FitzPatrick ..
Directed by: James A. FitzPatrick
Release date: 1933-01-31
Best Documentary Movies of 1933 : India Speaks

India Speaks

0.0/10 IMDB

A documentary of explorer Richard Halliburton's travels on the Indian sub-continent, featuring a mix of real and staged footage.

Starring: Richard Halliburton ..
Directed by: Walter Futter, Richard Halliburton
Release date: 1933-04-28

Why Nudism: An Expose of Nudism

0.0/10 IMDB

A documentary that tries to explain nudism.

Release date: 1933-01-01

Also check Best documentary movies of 1934.

Check out our top containing the Best Documentary Movies of 1933 - This top was obtained with our unique algorithm ordered by our unique ranking system.