Top 10 Best Movie Characters of the 1930s

An now for the next decade of great movie characters will be looking at the best from the 1930 decade.
The Top Ten
1 King Kong - King Kong (1933)

Long before Godzilla there was the original king of the monsters King Kong. - egnomac

2 Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx) - Duck Soup
3 Dorothy Gale (Judy Garland) - The Wizard of Oz

Iconic role by Judy Garland. - egnomac

4 Snow White (Adriana Caselotti) - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

The very first Disney princess and as the one who started it all. - egnomac

5 Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi) - Dracula (1931)

Bela Lugosi's most iconic role. - egnomac

6 The Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) - The Wizard of Oz

A character who is all bark and no bite, likes to act tough but when confronted head on he runs the other way he does provide a lot memorable moments in the film. - egnomac

7 Frankenstein's Monster (Boris Karloff) - Frankenstein (1931) Frankenstein's Monster often referred to as "Frankenstein" is a fictional character who first appeared in Mary Shelley's 1818 novel Frankenstein as a monster brought to life by his creator Victor Frankenstein, Frankenstein's Monster would later become a pop culture icon featured in various media with ...read more.

What's more confusing is people constantly refer to the monster as Frankenstein despite the fact that the monster is completely nameless both in the movies and the book. - egnomac

8 Jefferson "Jeff" Smith (James Stewart) - Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
9 The Wicked Witch (Margaret Hamilton) - The Wizard of Oz

Undoubtedly the scariest witches in film history she so scary she even got a Sesame Street episode banned as it was deemed too scary for children. - egnomac

10 Jerry Travers (Fred Astaire) - Top Hat

The Newcomers

? Jack Griffin (Claude Rains) - The Invisible Man (1933)
? Tarzan (Johnny Weissmuller) - Tarzan
The Contenders
11 Dopey (Eddie Collins) - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
12 Doc (Roy Atwell) - Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs
13 Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh) - Gone With The Wind Katie Scarlett O'Hara is a fictional character and the protagonist in Margaret Mitchell's 1936 novel Gone with the Wind and in the later film of the same name.
14 Sir Guy of Gisborne (Basil Rathbone) - The Adventures of Robin Hood
15 Prince John (Claude Rains) - The Adventures of Robin Hood
16 Dr Jekyll/Mr Hyde (Fredric March) - Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

One of the best horror performances of the Golden Age of Hollywood.

17 Peggy Sawyer (Ruby Keeler) - 42nd Street (1933)
18 Dr. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) - Frankenstein
19 Dale Tremont (Ginger Rogers) - Top Hat
20 Imhotep (Boris Karloff) - The Mummy (1932)
21 Hjalmar Polezing (Boris Karloff) - The Black Cat (1934)
22 Grusinskaya (Greta Garbo) - Grand Hotel (1932)
23 Ygor (Bela Lugosi) - Son of Frankenstein (1938)
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