Saturday, October 4, 2008

1942 at 24fps

My favourite films released in the U.S. in 1942.

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25.       ROAD TO MOROCCO

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24.          THE BLITZ WOLF


23.     MY FAVORITE BLONDE

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22.         RANDOM HARVEST

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21.                   BAMBI

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20.YOU WERE NEVER LOVELIER

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          THE FANTASTIC NIGHT
19.     [LA NUIT FANTASTIQUE]

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18. THE PRIDE OF THE YANKEES

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17.              ANIKI BOBO

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16.               SABOTEUR

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15. THE MAJOR AND THE MINOR

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14.       IN WHICH WE SERVE

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13.      WENT THE DAY WELL?

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12.    THE TALK OF THE TOWN

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11.        I MARRIED A WITCH

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10.     THERE WAS A FATHER

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9.     YANKEE DOODLE DANDY

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8.             NOW, VOYAGER

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7.         THIS GUN FOR HIRE

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6.          LISTEN TO BRITAIN

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5.             49TH PARALLEL

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4.      THE PALM BEACH STORY

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3.        TO BE OR NOT TO BE

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2.               CAT PEOPLE

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                         THE
1.  MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS

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ALSO ESSENTIAL. NOT RANKED.





GENTLEMAN JIM

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MRS. MINIVER

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THE DOVER BOYS AT PIMENTO COLLEGE OR THE RIVALS OF ROQUEFORT HALL
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SON OF FURY:
THE STORY OF BENJAMIN BLAKE
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NATIVE LAND
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THE UNDYING MONSTER

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JUNGLE BOOK














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1942
TOP 25
  1. MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS (Welles)
  2. CAT PEOPLE (Tourneur)
  3. TO BE OR NOT TO BE (Lubitsch)
  4. PALM BEACH STORY (Preston Sturges)
  5. 49TH PARALLEL (Powell)
  6. LISTEN TO BRITAIN (Humphrey Jennings)
  7. THIS GUN FOR HIRE (Frank Tuttle)
  8. NOW, VOYAGER (Rapper)
  9. YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (Curtiz)
  10. THERE WAS A FATHER (Ozu)
  11. I MARRIED A WITCH (René Clair)
  12. TALK OF THE TOWN (George Stevens)
  13. IN WHICH WE SERVE (Lean)
  14. WENT THE DAY WELL (Alberto Cavalcanti)
  15. MAJOR & THE MINOR (Wilder)
  16. SABOTEUR (Hitchcock)
  17. ANIKI BOBO (Manoel de Oliveira)
  18. PRIDE OF THE YANKEES (Sam Wood)
  19. FANTASTIC NIGHT (Marcel L'Herbier)
  20. YOU WERE NEVER LOVELIER (William A. Seiter)
  21. BAMBI (Disney)
  22. RANDOM HARVEST (Mervyn LeRoy) 
  23. MY FAVORITE BLONDE (Sidney Lanfield)
  24. BLITZ WOLF (Tex Avery)
  25. ROAD TO MOROCCO (David Butler) 

HONORABLE:
GENTLEMAN JIM (Walsh), MRS MINIVER (Wyler), DOVER & ROQUEFORT HALL BOYS (Chuck Jones), SON OF FURY (John Cromwell), NATIVE LAND (Hurwitz/Strand), UNDYING MONSTER (John Brahm), THE JUNGLE BOOK (Korda)

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