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Monday, August 30, 2010

1929

Applause (Rouben Mamoulian)

TOP TIER:
Arsenal (Alexander Dovzhenko)
Big Business (James Horne and Leo McCarey)
Un chien andalou (Luis Bunuel)
Diary of a Lost Girl (G. W. Pabst)
The General Line (Sergei Eisenstein)
Lady of the Pavements (D.W. Griffith)
Liberty (Leo McCarey)
Lucky Star (Frank Borzage)
The Man with a Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov)
Pandora's Box (G. W. Pabst)
Queen Kelly (Erich von Stroheim)
The River (Frank Borzage)
Thunderbolt (Josef von Sternberg)*
Woman in the Moon (Fritz Lang)

ALSO ESSENTIAL:
Alibi (Roland West)
Applause (Rouben Mamoulian)
Asphalt (Joe May)
Big News (Gregory La Cava)
Black and Tan (Dudley Murphy)
Blackmail (Alfred Hitchcock)
The Black Watch (John Ford)
Le bled (Jean Renoir)
Broadway (Paul Fejos)
The Broadway Melody (Harry Beaumont)
Brumes d’automne (Dimitri Kirsanoff)
The Canary Murder Case (Malcolm St. Clair and Frank Tuttle)
A Cottage on Dartmoor (Anthony Asquith)
Desert Nights (William Nigh)
Dynamite (Cecil B. DeMille)
Eternal Love (Ernst Lubitsch)
Evangeline (Edwin Carewe)
Finis terrae (Jean Epstein)
Flight (Frank Capra)
The Four Feathers (Merian C. Cooper and Lothar Mendes)
Glorifying the American Girl (Millard Webb)
The Godless Girl (Cecil B. DeMille)
The Great Gabbo (James Cruze)
H2O (Ralph Steiner)
Hallelujah! (King Vidor)
The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (Charles F. Reisner)
The Iron Mask (Allan Dwan)
The Kiss (Jacques Feyder)
The Last Warning (Paul Leni)
The Letter (Jean de Limur)
The Love Parade (Ernst Lubitsch)
The Love Trap (William Wyler)
Marianne (Robert Z. Leonard)
Men O'War (Lewis R. Foster)
Navy Blues (Clarence Brown)
The New Babylon (Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg)
Piccadilly (Ewald André Dupont)
Rain (Mannus Franken and Joris Ivens)
Redskin (Victor Schertzinger)
Salute (John Ford)
Seduction (Gustav Machaty)
Seven Footprints to Satan (Benjamin Christensen)
The Skeleton Dance (Walt Disney)
Speedway (Harry Beaumont)
Spite Marriage (Edward Sedgwick)
Strong Boy (John Ford)
The Trespasser (Edmund Goulding)
The Virginian (Victor Fleming)
White Hell of Pitz Palu (Arnold Fanck and G.W. Pabst)
Wrong Again (Leo McCarey)

OF INTEREST:
The Manxman (Alfred Hitchcock)
Tokyo March (Kenji Mizoguchi) [fragment]

POSSIBLY OF INTEREST:
The Divine Lady (Frank Lloyd)
Girls Gone Wild (Lewis Seiler)
The Mysterious Island (Lucien Hubbard)The Single Standard (John S. Robertson)

* Review located offsite; author and review not affiliated with Unexamined Essentials in any way.

Frau im Mond / Woman in the Moon (Fritz Lang)






1 comment:

Robert said...

Hi, Saw your request on DK's site. I would put The River, Lucky Star, and City Girl in the top tier. Bob