The New York Times’s Ten Best Films of 1934

It Happened One Night (1934, Frank Capra)
The Thin Man (1934, W.S. Van Dyke)
• Man of Aran (1934, Robert J. Flaherty)
• The House of Rothschild (1934, Alfred L. Werker)
• Our Daily Bread (1934, King Vidor)
• The Lost Patrol (1934, John Ford)
• The Battle (1934, Nicolas Farkas and Victor Tourjansky)
• The First World War (1934)
• One Night of Love (1934, Victor Schertzinger)
• The Rise of Catherine the Great (1934, Paul Czinner)


Andre Sennwald, The New York Times, 30 December 1934. A Backward Look at the 1934 Cinema: In Which the Department, With a Deprecatory Shrug, Selects The Outstanding Films of a Crowded Year