Great Film Taglines

1940s


Great Film Tag Lines
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1940s
Great Film Tagline: Film Title:
"The World's Greatest Dancers in the World's Greatest Musical Show!" Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940)
"Walt Disney's Technicolor FEATURE triumph" Fantasia (1940)
"She learned about men from him!" His Girl Friday (1940)
"Broadway's howling year-run comedy hit of the snooty society beauty who slipped and fell - IN LOVE!" The Philadelphia Story (1940)
"For anyone who has ever wished upon a star." Pinocchio (1940)
"The shadow of this woman darkened their love." Rebecca (1940)
"EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT IT! It's Terrific!" Citizen Kane (1941)
"A picture different from anything ever screened before!" Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
"Millions Have Read This Great Novel... Millions more will see an even greater picture!" How Green Was My Valley (1941)
"When you deal a fast shuffle...Love is in the cards." The Lady Eve (1941)
"A story as EXPLOSIVE as his BLAZING automatics!" The Maltese Falcon (1941)
"Veronica Lake's on the take." Sullivan's Travels (1941)
"They had a date with fate in Casablanca." Casablanca (1942)
"She Was Marked With The Curse Of Those Who Slink And Court And Kill By Night!" Cat People (1942)
"Real life screened more daringly than it's ever been before!"
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
"The Yankee Doodle Dandiest Entertainment of 'Em All!" Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
"From the Moment they met it was Murder!" Double Indemnity (1944)
"The story of a love that became the most fearful thing that ever happened to a woman!"
Laura (1944)
"M·G·M's glorious love story with music" Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
"An Original Philip Marlowe Mystery" Murder, My Sweet (1944)
"Humphrey Bogart...with his kind of woman in a powerful adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's most daring man-woman story!" To Have and Have Not (1944)
"Gable's Back and Garson's Got Him" Adventure (1945)
"The Screen Dares To Open The Strange And Savage Pages Of A Shocking Best-Seller!"
The Lost Weekend (1945)
"A mother's love leads to murder." Mildred Pierce (1945)
"Three wonderful loves in the best picture of the year!" The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
"The picture they were born for!" The Big Sleep (1946)
"There NEVER was a woman like Gilda!" Gilda (1946)
"They're making memories tonight!" It's A Wonderful Life (1946)
"TENSE! TAUT! TERRIFIC! told the untamed Hemingway way!" The Killers (1946)
"She was everything the West was - young, fiery, exciting!" My Darling Clementine (1946)
"Notorious woman of affairs... Adventurous man of the world!" Notorious (1946)
"Their Love was a Flame that Destroyed!" The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
"The guy with the dynamite heart meets the girl with the firecracker eyes!" Magic Town (1947)
"A MAN - Trying to run away from his past... A WOMAN - Trying to escape her future!" Out Of The Past (1947)
"More howls than you can shake a shiver at!!!" Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
""I told you... you know nothing about wickedness" The Lady From Shanghai (1948)
"Dance she did, and dance she must - between her two loves" The Red Shoes (1948)
"The nearer they get to their treasure, the farther they get from the law." The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
"It's The Hilarious Answer To Who Wears The Pants!" Adam's Rib (1949)
"I Want a Man...Not a Human Punching Bag!" The Set-Up (1949)
"Hunted by men...Sought by WOMEN!" The Third Man (1949)
"Pick up the pieces folks, Jimmy's in action again!" White Heat (1949)



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