Le Jour se Leve (Daybreak) (1939)

A man has committed murder... Locked, trapped in a room, he recalls how he became a murderer. Le Jour Se Leve, also known as Daybreak, follows François (Gabin), a factory worker that has just committed murder. Locked in his apartment he both enters a standoff with the police as well as a flashback recounting how

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

After the sudden death of a senator, business mogul Jim Taylor (Edward Arnold) and fellow state senator Payne (Claude Rains) attempt to fill the vacant seat with a stooge that will help pass their corrupt bill in the eleventh hour of its vote on the senate floor. Instead, an honest and determined young man, Jefferson