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1932 in film

This is a list of films that were released in 1932.

Contents

Events

  • Cary Grant's film career begins
  • Katharine Hepburn's film career begins
  • Shirley Temple's film career begins
  • Disney releases Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon in three-strip Technicolor
  • Santa, first sound film made in Mexico, released
  • The term "Tollywood" is first used to describe the cinema of West Bengal, based at Tollygunge
  • Academy Awards

  • Best Picture: Grand Hotel - MGM
  • Note: Prior to 1933 awards were not based on calendar years, which is how there are no 'Best Actor' or 'Best Actress' awards for 1932 films. The 1931-32 awards went to 1931 films.

    1932 film releases

    U.S.A. unless stated

    January–March

  • January 1932
  • 2 January
  • Emma
  • 14 January
  • Union Depot
  • 15 January
  • Forbidden
  • The Local Bad Man
  • 19 January
  • Broken Lullaby
  • 22 January
  • Charlie Chan's Chance
  • 23 January
  • Taxi!
  • February 1932
  • 2 February
  • Shanghai Express
  • 13 February
  • The Beast of the City
  • 18 February
  • Law and Order
  • 20 February
  • Freaks
  • The Man Who Played God
  • 21 February
  • Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • March 1932
  • 1 March
  • Impatient Maiden
  • 6 March
  • Business and Pleasure
  • 22 March
  • One Hour with You
  • 24 March
  • Das blaue Licht (Germany)
  • 25 March
  • Tarzan the Ape Man
  • 30 March
  • Santa (Mexico)
  • April–June

  • April 1932
  • 9 April
  • Scarface
  • 12 April
  • Grand Hotel
  • 17 April
  • Young America
  • 18 April
  • Night After Night (France)
  • May 1932
  • 6 May
  • Vampyr
  • 7 May
  • The Mouthpiece
  • 14 May
  • Kuhle Wampe oder: Wem gehört die Welt? (Germany)
  • 20 May
  • Cruiser Emden
  • Raid in St. Pauli
  • 21 May
  • Attorney for the Defense
  • 28 May
  • As You Desire Me
  • Two Seconds
  • June 1932
  • 2 June
  • What Price Hollywood?
  • 3 June
  • I Was Born, But... (Japan)
  • 8 June
  • L'Atlantide (Germany/France)
  • The Dark Horse
  • 25 June
  • Red-Headed Woman
  • July–September

  • July 1932
  • 8 July
  • Million Dollar Legs
  • 18 July
  • Hotel Splendide
  • 28 July
  • White Zombie
  • August 1932
  • 4 August
  • American Madness
  • 6 August
  • Downstairs
  • 10 August
  • Horse Feathers
  • 12 August
  • Devil and the Deep
  • Movie Crazy
  • 13 August
  • Jewel Robbery
  • 17 August
  • The Last Mile
  • 18 August
  • The Bartered Bride (Germany)
  • Love Me Tonight
  • 19 August
  • The Age of Consent
  • 20 August
  • Crooner
  • September 1932
  • 10 September
  • Big City Blues
  • 13 September
  • Bird of Paradise
  • 16 September
  • Blonde Venus
  • The Most Dangerous Game
  • 17 September
  • Pack Up Your Troubles
  • 22 September
  • Tiger Shark
  • 24 September
  • Smilin' Through
  • 30 September
  • A Bill of Divorcement
  • October–December

  • October 1932
  • 8 October
  • The Big Stampede
  • 12 October
  • Rain
  • 14 October
  • The Big Broadcast
  • 15 October
  • Cabin in the Cotton
  • Faithless
  • 20 October
  • The Old Dark House
  • 21 October
  • Trouble in Paradise
  • 22 October
  • Red Dust
  • 25 October
  • Virtue
  • 28 October
  • Fanny (France)
  • 29 October
  • Three on a Match
  • 30 October
  • Night After Night
  • November 1932
  • 2 November
  • Scarlet Dawn
  • 3 November
  • Air Mail
  • 4 November
  • Odds 777
  • Spring Shower (Hungary/France)
  • 7 November
  • Payment Deferred
  • 10 November
  • I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
  • 11 November
  • Boudu Saved from Drowning
  • 24 November
  • Call Her Savage
  • 30 November
  • The Sign of the Cross
  • December 1932
  • 2 December
  • If I Had a Million
  • 3 December
  • A Simple Case
  • 8 December
  • A Farewell to Arms
  • 16 December
  • Anton Spelec, Sharp-Shooter (Czechoslovakia)
  • Fast Life
  • 22 December
  • The Mummy
  • They Just Had to Get Married
  • 23 December
  • Rasputin and the Empress
  • 24 December
  • 20,000 Years in Sing Sing
  • 28 December
  • The Animal Kingdom
  • 30 December
  • Back Street
  • Notable films released in 1932

    U.S.A. unless stated

  • 20,000 Years in Sing Sing, directed by Michael Curtiz, starring Spencer Tracy and Bette Davis
  • The Age of Consent, directed by Gregory La Cava
  • Air Mail, directed by John Ford
  • American Madness, directed by Frank Capra, starring Walter Huston
  • The Animal Kingdom, starring Leslie Howard, Ann Harding and Myrna Loy
  • Anton Spelec, Sharp-Shooter (Anton Špelec, ostrostřelec), directed by Martin Frič - (Czechoslovakia)
  • As You Desire Me, starring Greta Garbo
  • L'Atlantide, directed by G.W. Pabst, starring Brigitte Helm - (Germany/France)
  • Attorney for the Defense, starring Edmund Lowe and Evelyn Brent
  • Back Street, starring Irene Dunne and John Boles
  • The Bartered Bride (Die verkaufte Braut), directed by Max Ophüls - (Germany)
  • The Beast of the City, starring Walter Huston, Jean Harlow and Wallace Ford
  • The Big Broadcast, starring Bing Crosby
  • Big City Blues, starring Eric Linden and Joan Blondell
  • The Big Stampede, starring John Wayne
  • A Bill of Divorcement, starring John Barrymore, Billie Burke and Katharine Hepburn in her film debut
  • Bird of Paradise, starring Dolores del Río, Joel McCrea and Lon Chaney, Jr.
  • Das blaue Licht (The Blue Light), starring and directed by Leni Riefenstahl - (Germany)
  • A Blonde Dream, starring Lilian Harvey, Willy Fritsch and Willi Forst - (Germany)
  • Blonde Venus, directed by Josef von Sternberg, starring Marlene Dietrich and Cary Grant
  • Blondie of the Follies, directed by Edmund Goulding; starring Marion Davies, Billie Dove, and Robert Montgomery
  • Boudu Saved from Drowning (Boudu sauvé des eaux), directed by Jean Renoir, starring Michel Simon - (France)
  • Broken Lullaby, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, starring Lionel Barrymore
  • Business and Pleasure, starring Will Rogers
  • Cabin in the Cotton, directed by Michael Curtiz, starring Richard Barthelmess and Bette Davis
  • Call Her Savage, starring Clara Bow
  • Charlie Chan's Chance, starring Warner Oland and H.B. Warner
  • Cruiser Emden, directed by Louis Ralph - (Germany)
  • Dance Pretty Lady, directed by Anthony Asquith (Britain)
  • Dancers in the Dark, starring Miriam Hopkins and Jack Oakie
  • The Dark Horse, starring Warren William and Bette Davis
  • The Dentist, a W. C. Fields short produced by Mack Sennett
  • Destry Rides Again, starring Tom Mix
  • Devil and the Deep, starring Tallulah Bankhead, Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton and Cary Grant
  • Downstairs, starring John Gilbert, Paul Lukas, Virginia Bruce and Hedda Hopper
  • Emma, starring Marie Dressler
  • F.P.1 (F.P.1 antwortet nicht) - (Germany)
  • Faithless, starring Tallulah Bankhead and Robert Montgomery
  • Fanny, directed by Marc Allegret, starring Raimu - (France)
  • A Farewell to Arms, directed by Frank Borzage, starring Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes
  • Fast Life, starring William Haines and Madge Evans
  • Flowers and Trees, a Walt Disney animated short
  • Forbidden, directed by Frank Capra, starring Barbara Stanwyck
  • Freaks, directed by Tod Browning
  • Goodnight, Vienna, directed by Herbert Wilcox, starring Jack Buchanan and Anna Neagle - (GB)
  • Grand Hotel, starring Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery and Lionel Barrymore
  • Horse Feathers, starring the Marx Brothers with Thelma Todd
  • Hotel Splendide, directed by Michael Powell - (GB)
  • I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, starring Paul Muni
  • I Was Born, But... (Otona no miru ehon - Umarete wa mita keredo), directed by Yasujirō Ozu - (Japan)
  • If I Had a Million, an anthology comedy film with an all-star cast including W.C. Fields, May Robson, George Raft, Charles Laughton and Gary Cooper
  • Impatient Maiden, starring Lew Ayres and Mae Clarke
  • Island of Lost Souls, an adaptation of H. G. Wells' The Island of Dr. Moreau starring Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen and Bela Lugosi
  • Ivan - directed by Alexander Dovzhenko - (U.S.S.R.)
  • Jack's the Boy directed by Walter Forde, starring Jack Hulbert - (GB)
  • Jewel Robbery, starring William Powell and Kay Francis
  • Kuhle Wampe oder: Wem gehört die Welt? (To Whom Does the World Belong?) - (Germany)
  • The Last Mile, starring Preston Foster
  • Law and Order, starring Walter Huston and Harry Carey
  • The Local Bad Man, starring Hoot Gibson
  • Love Me Tonight, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, starring Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald (as Jeanette Mac Donald)
  • The Lucky Number, directed by Anthony Asquith, starring Gordon Harker - (GB)
  • The Man Who Played God (aka The Silent Voice), starring George Arliss and Bette Davis
  • Merrily We Go to Hell, directed by Dorothy Arzner, starring Fredric March and Sylvia Sidney
  • The Midshipmaid, starring Jessie Matthews - (GB)
  • Million Dollar Legs, starring Jack Oakie and W. C. Fields
  • The Most Dangerous Game, starring Joel McCrea, Fay Wray, Leslie Banks and Robert Armstrong, involving much of the same cast and crew of the following year's King Kong.
  • The Mouthpiece, starring Warren William
  • Movie Crazy, a comedy starring Harold Lloyd
  • The Mummy, starring Boris Karloff
  • Murders in the Rue Morgue, starring Bela Lugosi, Sidney Fox and Leon Ames
  • Night After Night, starring George Raft and Mae West in her film debut
  • Night at the Crossroads (La Nuit du carrefour), directed by Jean Renoir - (France)
  • Odds 777 - (Denmark)
  • The Old Dark House, directed by James Whale and starring Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton, Ernest Thesiger and Raymond Massey
  • One Hour with You, starring Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Genevieve Tobin and Charles Ruggles
  • One Way Passage, directed by Tay Garnett, starring William Powell and Kay Francis
  • Pack Up Your Troubles, starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy
  • Payment Deferred, starring Charles Laughton and Maureen O'Sullivan
  • Polly of the Circus, directed by Alfred Santell; starring Marion Davies and Clark Gable
  • Rain, starring Joan Crawford and Walter Huston
  • Rasputin and the Empress, starring John Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore
  • Rasputin, Demon with Women (Rasputin, Dämon der Frauen), starring Conrad Veidt - (Germany)
  • Raid in St. Pauli (Raid in St. Pauli) - (Germany)
  • Red Dust, directed by Victor Fleming, starring Jean Harlow and Clark Gable
  • The Red-Haired Alibi, starring Merna Kennedy Theodore Von Eltz Grant Withers and Shirley Temple
  • Red-Headed Woman, starring Jean Harlow
  • Rome Express, directed by Walter Forde, starring Conrad Veidt and Esther Ralston - (GB)
  • Santa - (Mexico)
  • Scarface, directed by Howard Hawks, starring Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, George Raft and Boris Karloff
  • Scarlet Dawn, directed by William Dieterle, starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Nancy Carroll
  • Shanghai Express, starring Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna May Wong and Warner Oland
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • The Sign of the Cross, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, starring Fredric March and Claudette Colbert
  • A Simple Case (Prostoy sloochay) - (U.S.S.R.)
  • Smilin' Through, starring Norma Shearer
  • Spring Shower (Tavaszi zápor) - (Hungary/France)
  • Tarzan the Ape Man, directed by W. S. Van Dyke, starring Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan
  • Taxi!, starring James Cagney and Loretta Young
  • They Just Had to Get Married, starring Slim Summerville and Zasu Pitts
  • Three Modern Women, directed by Bu Wancang, starring Ruan Lingyu and Jin Yan – (China)
  • Three on a Match, starring Joan Blondell, Ann Dvorak and Bette Davis
  • Tiger Shark, starring Edward G. Robinson
  • Trouble in Paradise, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, starring Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis and Herbert Marshall
  • Two Seconds, starring Edward G. Robinson
  • Unheimliche Geschichten - (Germany)
  • The Undertaker (Funebrák), directed by Karel Lamač - (Czechoslovakia)
  • Union Depot, starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Joan Blondell
  • Vampyr, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer - (Germany/France)
  • Virtue, starring Carole Lombard and Pat O'Brien
  • What Price Hollywood?, directed by George Cukor, starring Constance Bennett
  • What Scoundrels Men Are! (Gli uomini, che mascalzoni!), starring Vittorio De Sica - (Italy)
  • White Zombie, starring Bela Lugosi
  • Wooden Crosses (Les croix de bois), directed by Raymond Bernard - (France)
  • Young America, starring Spencer Tracy
  • Serials

    Ordered by release date:

  • January 4: Detective Lloyd, 12 chapters (216 min)
  • February 1: The Shadow of the Eagle, 12 chapters (218 minutes)
  • March 28: The Airmail Mystery, 12 chapters (225 min)
  • May 17: The Last of the Mohicans, 12 chapters (231 minutes)
  • June 20: Heroes of the West, 12 chapters (225 min)
  • August 1: The Hurricane Express, 12 chapters (227 min)
  • September 5: The Last Frontier, 12 chapters (213 minutes)
  • September 12: The Jungle Mystery, 12 chapters (240 min)
  • November 1: The Devil Horse, 12 chapters (216 min)
  • December 5: The Lost Special, 12 chapters (240 minutes)
  • Short film series

    Ordered by release date:

  • Buster Keaton (1917-1941)
  • Laurel and Hardy (1921-1943)
  • Our Gang (1922-1944) The series was officially called both Our Gang and Hal Roach's Rascals until 1932, when Our Gang became the sole title of the series.
  • Shirley Temple (1932–1946)
  • Animated short film series

    Ordered by release date:

  • Aesop's Film Fables (1921–1933)
  • Krazy Kat (1925–1940)
  • Oswald the Lucky Rabbit (1927–1938)
  • Mickey Mouse (1928–1953)
  • Silly Symphonies (1929-1939)
  • The Bird Store
  • The Bears and the Bees
  • Just Dogs
  • Flowers and Trees
  • King Neptune
  • Bugs in Love
  • Babes in the Woods
  • Santa's Workshop
  • Screen Songs (1929–1938)
  • Talkartoons (1929-1932)
  • Minnie the Moocher (featuring Betty Boop)
  • Sink or Swim S.O.S (featuring Betty Boop)
  • Looney Tunes (1930–1969)
  • Flip the Frog (1930–1933)
  • Terrytoons (1930–1964)
  • Merrie Melodies (1931–1969)
  • Scrappy (1931–1941)
  • Tom and Jerry (Van Beuren) (1931–1933)
  • Betty Boop (1932-1939)
  • Stopping the Show
  • Betty Boop's Bizzy Bee
  • Betty Boop, M.D.
  • Betty Boop's Bamboo Isle
  • Betty Boop's Ups and Down
  • Betty Boop for President
  • I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You
  • Betty Boop's Museum
  • Pooch the Pup (1932-1933)
  • Flowers and Trees (1933)
  • Births

  • January 3 - Dabney Coleman, actor
  • January 4
  • Carlos Saura, director
  • Richard Stahl, actor (died 2006)
  • January 22 - Piper Laurie, actress
  • February 6 - François Truffaut, French film director (died 1984)
  • February 13 - Susan Oliver, actress, (died 1990)
  • February 14 - Alexander Kluge, German director
  • February 18 – Miloš Forman, director
  • February 23 - Majel Barrett, actress (died 2008)
  • February 27 - Elizabeth Taylor, English-American actress (died 2011)
  • March 31 - Nagisa Oshima, Japanese director (died 2013)
  • April 1 - Debbie Reynolds, singer, actress, dancer (died 2016)
  • April 4
  • Andrei Tarkovsky, Soviet director (died 1986)
  • Anthony Perkins, actor (died 1992)
  • April 10
  • Delphine Seyrig, French actress (died 1990)
  • Omar Sharif, Egyptian actor (died 2015)
  • April 27 - Anouk Aimée, French actress
  • June 6 - Anne Claire Poirier, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter
  • June 18 - David Herriot, Irish actor (died 2000)
  • June 22 - Prunella Scales English actress
  • August 2 - Peter O'Toole, Anglo-Irish actor (died 2013)
  • September 29 - Mehmood Ali, Indian actor, director, producer (died 2004)
  • October 13 - Dušan Makavejev, Serbian director
  • October 20 - William Christopher, actor (died 2016)
  • November 10 - Roy Scheider, actor (died 2008)
  • November 13 - Richard Mulligan, actor (died 2000)
  • November 15 - Petula Clark, British actress, film composer
  • November 22 - Robert Vaughn, actor (died 2016)
  • December 7 - Ellen Burstyn, actress
  • Deaths

  • February 15 - Minnie Maddern Fiske, American stage star made silent films
  • June 30 - Bruno Kastner, German actor
  • July 17 - Rasmus Rasmussen, Norwegian actor
  • August 1 - James R. Quirk, American editor and publisher of Photoplay magazine
  • August 10 - Rin Tin Tin, canine actor
  • September 1 - Guy Oliver, American actor
  • September 16 - Peg Entwistle, British-born American actress
  • November 27 - Evelyn Preer, American actress, singer
  • Film debuts

  • Ingrid Bergman - Landskamp
  • Robert Donat - Over Night
  • Cary Grant - This Is the Night
  • Katharine Hepburn - A Bill of Divorcement
  • Alan Ladd - Tom Brown of Culver
  • John Mills - Midshipmaid Gob
  • David Niven - There Goes the Bride
  • Dick Powell - Blessed Event
  • Kate Smith - The Big Broadcast
  • Jacques Tati - Oscar, champion de tennis
  • Shirley Temple - Runt Page
  • Mae West - Night After Night
  • References

    1932 in film Wikipedia


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