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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

1940

Gaslight (Thorold Dickinson)

TOP TIER:
Christmas in July (Preston Sturges)
Foreign Correspondent (Alfred Hitchcock)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Ford)
The Great Dictator (Charles Chaplin)
The Great McGinty (Preston Sturges)
His Girl Friday (Howard Hawks)
The Long Voyage Home (John Ford)
The Mortal Storm (Frank Borzage)
The Philadelphia Story (George Cukor)
Rebecca (Alfred Hitchcock)
Remember the Night (Mitchell Leisen)
The Shop Around the Corner (Ernst Lubitsch)

ALSO ESSENTIAL:
Adventures of Red Ryder (John English and William Witney)
All Girl Revue (Lloyd French)
Angels Over Broadway (Lee Garmes and Ben Hecht)
Arise, My Love (Mitchell Leisen)
The Bank Dick (Edward F. Cline)
Boys of the City (Joseph H. Lewis)
Comrade X (King Vidor)
Contraband (Michael Powell)
Dark Command (Raoul Walsh)
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (William Dieterle)
Drums of Fu Manchu (John English and William Witney)
Flight Command (Frank Borzage)
Gaslight (Thorold Dickinson)
The Green Archer (James W. Horne)
The Green Hornet (Ford Beebe and Ray Taylor)
King of the Royal Mounted (John English and William Witney)
The Letter (William Wyler)
The Man from Tumbleweeds (Joseph H. Lewis)
The Mark of Zorro (Rouben Mamoulian)
De Mayerling à Sarajevo (Max Ophuls)
Murder Over New York (Harry Lachman)
Mysterious Doctor Satan (John English and William Witney)
Night Train to Munich (Carol Reed)
Northwest Passage (King Vidor)
The Old Jockey (Boris Barnet)
Phantom Raiders (Jacques Tourneur)
Pride of the Bowery (Joseph H. Lewis)
The Return of Frank James (Fritz Lang)
The Shadow (James W. Horne)
Spring on the Islands (Shiro Toyoda)
The Stars Look Down (Carol Reed)
Strange Cargo (Frank Borzage)
They Drive by Night (Raoul Walsh)
The Thief of Baghdad (Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, and Tim Whelan)
Three Faces West (Bernard Vorhaus)
Traveling Actors (Mikio Naruse)
The Westerner (William Wyler)
You Ought to Be in Pictures (Friz Freleng)

OF INTEREST:
Ahí está el detalle (Juan Bustillo Oro)
Brigham Young (Henry Hathaway)
Dance, Girl, Dance (Dorothy Arzner)
Johnny Apollo (Henry Hathaway)
Stranger on the Third Floor (Boris Ingster)

POSSIBLY OF INTEREST:
Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum (Lynn Shores)
Charlie Chan in Panama (Norman Foster)
Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise (Eugene Forde)
The House of the Seven Gables (Joe May)
I Love You Again (W.S. Van Dyke)
Waterloo Bridge (Mervyn LeRoy)

The Return of Frank James (Fritz Lang)





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