Great Film Taglines


Great Film Tag Lines
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Great Film Taglines
Film Title
Great Film Tagline
Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940)

"The World's Greatest Dancers in the World's Greatest Musical Show!"

Fantasia (1940)

"Walt Disney's Technicolor FEATURE triumph"

His Girl Friday (1940)

"She learned about men from him!"

The Philadelphia Story (1940)

"Broadway's howling year-run comedy hit of the snooty society beauty who slipped and fell - IN LOVE!"

Pinocchio (1940)

"For anyone who has ever wished upon a star."

Rebecca (1940)

"The shadow of this woman darkened their love."

Citizen Kane (1941)


Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

"A picture different from anything ever screened before!"

How Green Was My Valley (1941)

"Millions Have Read This Great Novel... Millions more will see an even greater picture!"

The Lady Eve (1941)

"When you deal a fast shuffle...Love is in the cards."

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

"A story as EXPLOSIVE as his BLAZING automatics!"
"He's a Killer When He Hates!"

Sullivan's Travels (1941)

"Veronica Lake's on the take."

Casablanca (1942)

"They had a date with fate in Casablanca."

Cat People (1942)

"She Was Marked With The Curse Of Those Who Slink And Court And Kill By Night!"

The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

"Real life screened more daringly than it's ever been before!"

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

"The Yankee Doodle Dandiest Entertainment of 'Em All!"

Double Indemnity (1944)

"From the Moment they met it was Murder!"

Laura (1944)

"The story of a love that became the most fearful thing that ever happened to a woman!"

Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

"M·G·M's glorious love story with music"

Murder, My Sweet (1944)

"An Original Philip Marlowe Mystery"

To Have and Have Not (1944)

"Humphrey Bogart...with his kind of woman in a powerful adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's most daring man-woman story!"

Adventure (1945)

"Gable's Back and Garson's Got Him"

The Lost Weekend (1945)

"The Screen Dares To Open The Strange And Savage Pages Of A Shocking Best-Seller!"

Mildred Pierce (1945)

"A mother's love leads to murder."

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

"Three wonderful loves in the best picture of the year!"

The Big Sleep (1946)

"The picture they were born for!"

Gilda (1946)

"There NEVER was a woman like Gilda!"

It's A Wonderful Life (1946)

"They're making memories tonight!"

The Killers (1946)

"TENSE! TAUT! TERRIFIC! told the untamed Hemingway way!"

My Darling Clementine (1946)

"She was everything the West was - young, fiery, exciting!"

Notorious (1946)

"Notorious woman of affairs... Adventurous man of the world!"

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

"Their Love was a Flame that Destroyed!"

Magic Town (1947)

"The guy with the dynamite heart meets the girl with the firecracker eyes!"

Out Of The Past (1947)

"A MAN - Trying to run away from his past... A WOMAN - Trying to escape her future!"

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

"More howls than you can shake a shiver at!!!"

The Lady From Shanghai (1948)

""I told you... you know nothing about wickedness"

The Red Shoes (1948)

"Dance she did, and dance she must - between her two loves"

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

"The nearer they get to their treasure, the farther they get from the law."

Adam's Rib (1949)

"It's The Hilarious Answer To Who Wears The Pants!"

The Set-Up (1949)

"I Want a Man...Not a Human Punching Bag!"

The Third Man (1949)

"Hunted by men...Sought by WOMEN!"

White Heat (1949)

"Pick up the pieces folks, Jimmy's in action again!"

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