Top Ten Films of 1932: World Premieres
 My 1931-32 Oscar Ballot (Updated)

1. Trouble in Paradise Dir. Ernst Lubitsch. With Herbert Marshall, Kay Francis, Miriam Hopkins A
2. Vampyr Dir. Carl-Theodor Dreyer. With Julian West, Maurice Schutz, Sybille Schmitz A
3. Blonde Venus Dir. Josef von Sternberg. With Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Cary Grant A–
4. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang Dir. Mervyn LeRoy. With Paul Muni, Preston Foster A–
5. Shanghai Express Dir. Josef von Sternberg. With Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna May Wong A–
6. Red Dust Dir. Victor Fleming. With Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Mary Astor, Gene Raymond A–
7. Grand Hotel Dir. Edmund Goulding. With John Barrymore, Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford B+
8. Freaks Dir. Tod Browning. With Harry Earles, Daisy Earles, Olga Baclanova, Wallace Ford B+
9. Merrily We Go to Hell Dir. Dorothy Arzner. With Sylvia Sidney, Fredric March, George Irving B+
10. The Blue Light Dir. Leni Riefenstahl. With Leni Riefenstahl, Mathias Wiemann, Beni Führer B+

Reviews from 1932
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   Grand Hotel Dir. Edmund Goulding. With John Barrymore, Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford B+

More Grades from 1932
Unreviewed titles I have seen recently enough to grade
 
      A Bill of Divorcement Dir. George Cukor. With John Barrymore, Katharine Hepburn, Billie Burke C–
      Emma Dir. Clarence Brown. With Marie Dressler, Jean Hersholt, Richard Cromwell C+
      One Hour with You Dirs. Ernst Lubitsch & George Cukor. With Maurice Chevalier C+
      The Rich Are Always With Us Dir. Alfred E. Green. With Ruth Chatterton, George Brent B–
 

Also from 1932
The memories are fading, but they're somewhere in my brain
 
Fetching
      A Farewell to Arms Dir. Frank Borzage. With Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, Adolphe Menjou
 
Feh
      Smilin' Through Dir. Sidney Franklin. With Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, Fredric March

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