Best War Movies of 1934


The Lost Patrol

6.8/10 IMDB

A World War I British Army patrol is crossing the Mesopotamian desert when their commanding officer, the only one who knows their destination, is killed by the bullet of unseen bandits. The patrol's sergeant keeps them heading north on the assumption that they will hit their brigade. They stop for the night at an oasis and awaken the next morning to find their horses stolen, their sentry dead, the oasis surrounded and survival difficult.

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Boris Karloff, Wallace Ford, Reginald Denny, J. M. Kerrigan, Billy Bevan, Alan Hale, Brandon Hurst, Douglas Walton, Sammy Stein ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1934-02-16


6.8/10 IMDB

The queen of Egypt barges the Nile and flirts with Mark Antony and Julius Caesar.

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Henry Wilcoxon, Joseph Schildkraut, Ian Keith, Gertrude Michael, C. Aubrey Smith, Irving Pichel, Arthur Hohl, Edwin Maxwell ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1934-10-05
Best War Movies of 1934 : Operator 13

Operator 13

5.9/10 IMDB

American Civil War, 1862. After the disaster of the Second Battle of Bull Run, Major Allen, chief of the Secret Service of the Union, asks actress Gail Loveless to become one of his operators and infiltrate enemy territory.

Starring: Marion Davies, Gary Cooper, Jean Parker, Katharine Alexander, Ted Healy, Russell Hardie, Henry Wadsworth, Douglass Dumbrille, Willard Robertson, Fuzzy Knight ..
Directed by: Richard Boleslawski
Release date: 1934-06-08
Best War Movies of 1934 : Keep 'Em Rolling

Keep 'Em Rolling

6.2/10 IMDB

World War I drama about a soldier and the wild horse he befriends.

Starring: Walter Huston, Frances Dee, Minna Gombell, Frank Conroy, Robert Shayne, G. Pat Collins, Ralph Remley, John Hamilton, George Magrill, William Pawley ..
Directed by: George Archainbaud
Release date: 1934-03-02
Best War Movies of 1934 : Here Comes the Navy

Here Comes the Navy

6.2/10 IMDB

A cocky guy joins the Navy for the wrong reason but finds romance and twice is cited for heroism.

Starring: James Cagney, Pat O’Brien, Gloria Stuart, Frank McHugh, Dorothy Tree, Robert Barrat, Willard Robertson, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Howard Hickman, Maude Eburne ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1934-07-21
Best War Movies of 1934 : British Agent

British Agent

6.1/10 IMDB

An Englishman falls in love with a Russian spy.

Starring: Leslie Howard, Kay Francis, William Gargan, Phillip Reed, Irving Pichel, Ivan F. Simpson, Halliwell Hobbes, J. Carrol Naish, Walter Byron, Cesar Romero ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1934-09-15
Best War Movies of 1934 : The World Moves On

The World Moves On

5.9/10 IMDB

Two families, cotton merchants in England and America, with branches in France and Prussia swear to stand by each other in a belief that a great business firmly established in four countries will be able to withstand even such another calamity as the Napoleonic Wars from which Europe is slowly recovering. Then many years later, along comes World War One and the years that follow, to test the businesses.

Starring: Madeleine Carroll, Franchot Tone, Reginald Denny, Sig Ruman, Louise Dresser, Raul Roulien, Stepin Fetchit, Lumsden Hare, Dudley Digges, Frank Melton ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1934-06-27
Best War Movies of 1934 : The Marines Are Coming

The Marines Are Coming

5.4/10 IMDB

Expelled from his lieutenancy in the Marine Corps, Bill Traylor reenlists as a private. His unit is sent to a Latin American country where a rebel leader called The Torch promotes insurrection. There Traylor encounters again Captain Benton, the man responsible for his disgrace and his rival for the love of a girl.

Starring: William Haines, Conrad Nagel, Esther Ralston, Armida, Edgar Kennedy, Hale Hamilton ..
Directed by: David Howard
Release date: 1934-11-19
Best War Movies of 1934 : The First World War

The First World War

8.4/10 IMDB

Produced by the Fox Movietone News arm of Fox Film Corporation and based on the book by Lawrence Stallings, this expanded newsreel, using stock-and-archive footage, tells the story of World War I from inception to conclusion. Alternating with scenes of trench warfare and intimate glimpses of European royalty at home, and scenes of conflict at sea combined with sequences of films from the secret archives of many of the involved nations.

Starring: Pedro de Cordoba ..
Release date: 1934-11-08
Best War Movies of 1934 : Evensong


6.5/10 IMDB

Loosely based on the story of the singer Nellie Melba...

Starring: Evelyn Laye, Fritz Kortner, Emlyn Williams, Carl Esmond, Alice Delysia, Conchita Supervia, Muriel Aked, Dennis Val Norton, Browning Mummery, Frederick Leister ..
Directed by: Victor Saville
Release date: 1934-09-03
Best War Movies of 1934 : Shock


5.8/10 IMDB

Captain Bob Hayworth, his brother Lieutenant Gilroy Hayworth and Captain Derek Marbury are in a World-War 1 trench on the front-lines in France. Bob Hayworth resents Marbury greatly as the latter had married the girl, Lucy Neville, Marbury was courting in pre-war London. Ordered to go on a night patrol, the cowardly Gilroy committed suicide rather than face his fear. Bob and Derek arrange it to appear that Bob had been killed by a shell-burst, and Derek, with his face camouflaged, takes the patrol posing as Gilroy. While on patrol, Derek is hit by a shell-burst and found by the German Red Cross, who turn him over to a family of French peasants.

Starring: Ralph Forbes, Gwenllian Gill, Monroe Owsley, Reginald Sharland, Douglas Walton, Alex Courtney, David Holt, Billy Bevan, Clyde Cook, Harry Holden ..
Directed by: Roy Pomeroy
Release date: 1934-07-19
Best War Movies of 1934 : Crimson Romance

Crimson Romance

5.7/10 IMDB

After Fred von Bergen, a German immigrant in America, is forced from his job by anti-German hysteria before the first world war, he and his friend Bob Wilson leave America and join the German air force. There, both men fall in love with ambulance driver Alida Hoffman. When America enters the war, Bob is caught between loyalty to his home country and the threat of execution for desertion and treason to Germany. It remains for his friend Fred to extricate him from the dilemma - but at what cost?

Starring: Ben Lyon, Sari Maritza, Erich von Stroheim, Hardie Albright, James Bush, William Bakewell, Herman Bing, Bodil Rosing, Vince Barnett, Arthur Clayton ..
Directed by: David Howard
Release date: 1934-10-12

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