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'Fair films': Two-star (out of five) film ratings by 'The Motion Picture Guide' (Jay Robert Nash and Stanley Ralph Ross, Cinebooks, Inc.; 1927-1983)--Part I

As I've become more enthralled by cinema over the years, I have cherished reading all I possibly could about my favourite hobby. A fine resource I have discovered has been 'The Motion Picture Guide' which, in 1985, came out for films 1927-1983, then they put out annual guides till about 1999. I wish they kept on making them up to the present!

I stopped at 3200--Part II continues from there. This covers up to Page 1725 (in Volume V). Counting ones listed below, 405 (not listed in Letterboxd) the total is 3605.

This list is one of 12. There are 11, ranging by half-star increments from zero to five stars, and, inexplicably for one year, they refused to give an…

There are 455 romance films in this list.

  • Everybody Sing
  • Everybody's Doing It
  • Ex-Bad Boy
  • The Exile
  • Face in the Sky
  • The Farmer Takes a Wife
  • Fast Company
  • Fedora
  • Female
  • Female on the Beach
  • The Big Grasshopper
  • The Fiancés
  • Fiesta
  • 50 Million Frenchmen
  • Fighting Caravans
  • Fighting Coast Guard
  • Fighting Man of the Plains
  • Fighting Thru
  • Film Without Title
  • La Fille de feu
  • Fitzwilly
  • Five Bold Women
  • Flame of Barbary Coast
  • Flight at Midnight
  • Flight from Ashiya
  • The Flirting Widow
  • Foolin' Around
  • Fool's Gold
  • For Pete's Sake
  • For Those Who Think Young
  • Forbidden Trail
  • Forget Me Not
  • The Four Companions
  • Four Wives
  • Foxfire
  • Francis Covers the Big Town
  • Francis Goes to West Point
  • Francis in the Navy
  • Frankie and Johnny
  • Free, Blonde and 21
  • French Leave
  • The French Line
  • Freshman Year
  • From the Terrace
  • Frou-Frou
  • The Fugitive Kind
  • Fugitives for a Night
  • Fun in Acapulco
  • The Gal Who Took the West
  • The Gallant Blade
  • A Game for Six Lovers
  • The Game of Love
  • Garden of the Moon
  • A Gathering of Eagles
  • Gentle Annie
  • Gentlemen Are Born
  • George White's 1935 Scandals
  • The Ghost Goes Wild
  • Ghost Patrol
  • Ghost Valley Raiders
  • Gidget Goes Hawaiian
  • The Gift of Love
  • Ginger in the Morning
  • The Girl and the Gambler
  • The Girl from Manhattan
  • Girl Happy
  • Girl Loves Boy
  • Golfo-Girl of the Mountains
  • Girl of the Rio
  • The Girl on a Motorcycle
  • Glad Rag Doll
  • The Glass Slipper
  • The Glory Guys
  • The Go-Getter
  • God's Country and the Woman
  • God's Gift to Women
  • Going Highbrow
  • Going Places
  • Going Wild
  • Gold
  • The Golden Gloves Story
  • Goldie Gets Along
  • The Goldwyn Follies
  • The Good Bad Girl
  • The Good Companions
  • Good Intentions
  • Goodbye, My Fancy
  • Gorilla
  • Government Girl
  • The Grass Is Greener
  • The Great Waltz
  • Green Fields
  • The Green Glove
  • Green Hell
  • Green Mansions
  • Gunfight at Red Sands
  • Gunslinger
  • Half Marriage
  • Happiness C.O.D.
  • Harem Girl