Wednesday, October 8, 2008

1950 at 24fps

My favourite films released in the U.S. in 1950.

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20.           WAGON MASTER

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19.               WHIRLPOOL

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18.       STARS IN MY CROWN

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17.    THE BARON OF ARIZONA

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16.           BROKEN ARROW

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                A SONG OF LOVE
15.       [UN CHANT D'AMOUR]

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14.           GONE TO EARTH

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13.WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS

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12.      PANIC IN THE STREETS

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              THE HIDDEN ROOM
-tie-12.        [OBSESSION]

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11.               SIDE STREET

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10.                GUN CRAZY

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9.                   OUTRAGE

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8.        THE ASPHALT JUNGLE

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7.             WINCHESTER '73

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-tie-7.           THE FURIES

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6.          NIGHT AND THE CITY

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5.                   ORPHEUS

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4.                 STROMBOLI

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3.           IN A LONELY PLACE

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2.          SUNSET BOULEVARD

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1.             THE THIRD MAN


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ALSO ESSENTIAL. NOT RANKED. 
(the other titles of 1950 I loved that almost placed)






THE MEN

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LAST HOLIDAY
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HOUSE BY THE RIVER
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VARIETY LIGHTS
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EATEN HORIZONS
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CINDERELLA
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HARVEY
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ALL ABOUT EVE
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FATHER OF THE BRIDE
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BORN YESTERDAY














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1950
TOP 20
  1. THE THIRD MAN (Carol Reed)
  2. SUNSET BLVD. (Wilder)
  3. IN A LONELY PLACE (Nicholas Ray)
  4. STROMBOLI (Rossellini)
  5. ORPHEUS (Cocteau)
  6. NIGHT AND THE CITY (Dassin)
  7. WINCHESTER '73 (Mann)                                                  -tie- THE FURIES (Mann)
  8. ASPHALT JUNGLE (Huston)
  9. OUTRAGE (Lupino)
  10. GUN CRAZY (Joseph H. Lewis)
  11. SIDE STREET (Mann)
  12. PANIC IN THE STREETS (Kazan)                                -tie- HIDDEN ROOM (Edward Dmytryk)
  13. WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS (Preminger)
  14. GONE TO EARTH (Powell)
  15. UN CHANT D'AMOUR (Jean Genet)
  16. BROKEN ARROW (Delmer Daves)
  17. THE BARON OF ARIZONA (Samuel Fuller)
  18. STARS IN MY CROWN (Jacques Tourneur)
  19. WHIRLPOOL (Preminger)
  20. WAGON MASTER (Ford)

RUNNER-UP:
THE MEN (Zinnemann), LAST HOLIDAY (Cass), HOUSE BY THE RIVER (Lang), VARIETY LIGHTS (Fellini), THE GUNFIGHTER (Henry King), FILE ON THELMA JORDAN (Siodmak), SPISTE HORISONTER (Jørgen Roos), CINDERELLA (Disney), HARVEY (Henry Koster), ALL ABOUT EVE (Mankiewicz), FATHER OF THE BRIDE (Minnelli), BORN YESTERDAY (George Cukor)

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