The Golden Age of Hollywood

UPDATE:

We've done many categories since this game started. I announce the current category in the game, but if you can't find the announcement, just ask any of the players.
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There's a game I play every chance I get with anyone who knows about movies. It's very simple: we pick a movie category and take turns naming titles of movies that fit in the category. For example, "films with a number in the title," or "films with hospital scenes" or "films with Joseph Cotten." I thought I'd see if anyone here wants to play.

Since there's no way of knowing how many people would want to join in, we can't take turns, so let's do it this way: only name one title at a time and wait for someone else to name one before you go again. The game ends when either we can't think of any more titles, or we reach 50 titles (because I know some people could go on and on way past the point where I would get bored with the category). So please mention the number we're on when you name a title.
It's no fair using IMDB or other sources, but if you run across a title by accident while the game is going on, it's fair to use it.
I'll start, and for the category I choose "films in which a fire occurs" (not a fire in the fireplace). The fire doesn't have to be depicted, just mentioned. This is a hard category for me, because it will mostly be composed of dramas, and I'm more into comedies, but here goes:

(WARNING: SPOILERS)
1. Rebecca

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2. San Francisco
You're always quick on the draw, Mickey!
3. Raintree County
Hi Maddy!
5. The Egg and I
The fire that destroys Twelve Oaks in Gone with the Wind,
And then there was that little fire in the depot...
Good one!
7. Talk of the Town
8. High Plains Drifter
9. The African Queen
10. Saboteur
11. In Old Chicago
13. The Passion of Joan of Arc (silent)
Wow, I hadn't thought about execution pyres, but that qualifies!
14. Bad Day at Black Rock
Thanks for the reminder.
16. Green Mansions (jungle fire)

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