Sunday, September 11, 2005

My 20 Favorite Films of the 1940's

1. The Bicycle Thief (De Sica)
2. Hangmen Also Die (Lang)
3. The Lady Eve (P. Sturges)
4. Notorious (Hitchcock)
5. Stray Dog (Kurosawa)
6. Day of Wrath (Dreyer)
7. Casablanca (Curtiz)
8. Great Expectations (Lean)
9. Orpheus (Cocteau)
10. Citizen Kane (Welles)
11. My Darling Clementine (Ford)
12. Beauty and the Beast (Cocteau)
13. His Girl Friday (Hawks)
14. Hamlet (Olivier)
15. Children of Paradise (Carne)
16. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Huston)
17. The Grapes of Wrath (Ford)
18. Pinocchio (Luske/Sharpsteen)
19. Rebecca (Hitchcock)
20. Black Narcissus (Powell/Pressburger)


Anonymous A.L. said...

I was looking up 40's films and came across your interesting blog. Several of my favorite films seem to be from that era. What about The Third Man? I recently saw that for the first time and now it's a favorite. What a great film noir!

9:16 PM  
Anonymous ali_22 said...

cool list i like it very much.. but what about Howard Hawks's masterpiece -the big sleep-?

6:52 PM  

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