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greatest male performances of the '40s

by jsaez
greatest male performances of the '40s by jsaez
alphabetically and chronologically by actor: Humphrey Bogart (The Maltese Falcon) Humphrey Bogart (Casablanca) Humphrey Bogart (To Have and Have Not) Humphrey Bogart (The Big Sleep) Humphrey Bogart (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre) Charles Boyer (Gaslight) James Cagney (City for Conquest) James Cagney (Yankee Doodle Dandy) James Cagney (White Heat) John Carradine (Bluebeard) Charles Chaplin (The Great Dictator) Charles Chaplin (Monsieur Verdoux) Montgomery Clift (The Search) Elisha Cook Jr. (The Maltese Falcon) Joseph Cotten (Shadow of a Doubt) Laird Cregar (The Lodger) Donald Crisp (How Green Was My Valley) Henry Daniell (The Body… Read more

alphabetically and chronologically by actor:

Humphrey Bogart (The Maltese Falcon)
Humphrey Bogart (Casablanca)
Humphrey Bogart (To Have and Have Not)
Humphrey Bogart (The Big Sleep)
Humphrey Bogart (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre)
Charles Boyer (Gaslight)
James Cagney (City for Conquest)
James Cagney (Yankee Doodle Dandy)
James Cagney (White Heat)
John Carradine (Bluebeard)
Charles Chaplin (The Great Dictator)
Charles Chaplin (Monsieur Verdoux)
Montgomery Clift (The Search)
Elisha Cook Jr. (The Maltese Falcon)
Joseph Cotten (Shadow of a Doubt)
Laird Cregar (The Lodger)
Donald Crisp (How Green Was My Valley)
Henry Daniell (The Body Snatcher)
Kirk Douglas (Champion)
Dan Duryea (The Woman in the Window)
Dan Duryea (Scarlet Street)
W.C. Fields (The Bank Dick)
W.C. Fields (Never Give a Sucker an Even Break)
Henry Fonda (The Grapes of Wrath)
Henry Fonda (My Darling Clementine)
Pierre Fresnay (Monsieur Vincent)
John Garfield (Body and Soul)
John Garfield (Force of Evil)
Cary Grant (His Girl Friday)
Cary Grant (Notorious)
Sydney Greenstreet (The Maltese Falcon)
Alec Guinness (Kind Hearts and Coronets)
Rex Harrison (Unfaithfully Yours)
Trevor Howard (Brief Encounter)
Walter Huston (The Devil and Daniel Webster)
Walter Huston (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre)
Boris Karloff (The Body Snatcher)
Charles Laughton (The Suspect)
Roger Livesey (The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp)
Peter Lorre (The Maltese Falcon)
Fred MacMurray (Double Indemnity)
Fredric March (The Best Years of Our Lives)
Robert Mitchum (Out of the Past)
Laurence Olivier (Henry V)
Laurence Olivier (Hamlet)
Claude Rains (Casablanca)
Claude Rains (Notorious)
Ralph Richardson (The Fallen Idol)
Ralph Richardson (The Heiress)
Edward G. Robinson (Double Indemnity)
Edward G. Robinson (The Woman in the Window)
Edward G. Robinson (Scarlet Street)
Robert Ryan (The Set-Up)
James Stewart (The Shop Around the Corner)
James Stewart (It’s a Wonderful Life)
Rudy Vallee (The Palm Beach Story)
Anton Walbrook (The Red Shoes)
Clifton Webb (Laura)
Orson Welles (The Third Man)
Monty Woolley (The Man Who Came to Dinner)

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