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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

1947

Fireworks (Kenneth Anger)
TOP TIER:
Black Narcissus (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
Daisy Kenyon (Otto Preminger)
Fireworks (Kenneth Anger)
Good News (Charles Walters)
The Lady From Shanghai (Orson Welles)
Monsieur Verdoux (Charles Chaplin)
Out of the Past (Jacques Tourneur)
The Private Affairs of Bel Ami (Albert Lewin)
Pursued (Raoul Walsh)
Ramrod (André De Toth)
Le tempestaire (Jean Epstein)
Woman on the Beach (Jean Renoir)

ESSENTIAL VIEWING:
13 Rue Madeleine (Henry Hathaway)
Antoine et Antoinette (Jacques Becker)
Brighton Rock (John Boulting)
Brute Force (Jules Dassin)
California (John Farrow)
Calcutta (John Farrow)
Dark Passage (Delmer Daves)
Desperate (Anthony Mann)
Le diable au corps (Claude Autant-Lara)
Driftwood (Allan Dwan)
Ecole des facteurs (Jacques Tati)
The Exile (Max Ophuls)
The Flame (John H. Auer)
The Fugitive (John Ford)
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
It Always Rains on Sunday (Robert Hamer)
King-Size Canary (Tex Avery)
Kiss of Death (Henry Hathaway)
Lady in the Lake (Robert Montgomery)
The Late George Apley (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (Alberto Cavalcanti)
Life with Father (Michael Curtiz)
Living in a Big Way (Gregory La Cava)
The Macomber Affair (Zoltan Korda)
The Man I Love (Raoul Walsh)
Motion Painting No. 1 (Oskar Fischinger)
Nightmare Alley (Edmund Goulding)
Odd Man Out (Carol Reed)
One Wonderful Sunday (Akira Kurosawa)
The Paradine Case (Alfred Hitchcock)
The Pearl (Emilio Fernández)
Quai des Orfèvres (Henri-Georges Clouzot)
Railroaded! (Anthony Mann)
Record of a Tenement Gentleman (Yasujiro Ozu)Ride the Pink Horse (Robert Montgomery)
The Scout's Exploit (Boris Barnet)
Le silence est d'or (Rene Clair)
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (Preston Sturges)
That's My Man (Frank Borzage)
They Made Me a Fugitive (Alberto Cavalcanti)
T-Men (Anthony Mann)
Unconquered (Cecil B. De Mille)

FURTHER INVESTIGATION:
Angel and the Badman (James Edward Grant)
Born to Kill (Robert Wise)
A Double Life (George Cukor)
Forever Amber (Otto Preminger)
Lured (Douglas Sirk)
Magic Town (William A. Wellman)
Panique (Julien Duvivier)
Possessed (Curtis Bernhardt)
The Sea of Grass (Elia Kazan)

La tempestaire (Jean Epstein)




2 comments:

Michał Oleszczyk said...

Recently I watched Michael Curtiz's LIFE WITH FATHER (1947), and I think it deserves a place here -- if not in the Top Tier, than in Essential Viewing. A great ensemble piece, even if the material is a bit dated.

Michał Oleszczyk said...

Thanks for making space for Curtiz! :)