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In 1975 Charlie Chaplin summed up his astonishing career in films as follows,”I went into this business for money and art grew out of it,”

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George Orwell author of ‘Animal Farm’ and ‘1984’ once told an interviewer that the prime reason he wrote books was his old fifth grade teacher might see his work and be remorseful that she had misjudged him.

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Asked what was needed to make a successful piano vituoso, concert pianist Oscar Levant replied,”Talent,imagination,energy,determination,-and a very rich wife.”

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When world heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano was asked who had hit him the hardest during his career,he shrugged,”That is easy-the tax collecter.”

compiler:benny

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Movie Lists-my personal choice

1.
La Grande Illusion-1937
The Seventh Seal-1956
The Best Years Of Our Lives-1946
Five Easy Pieces-1970
Midnight Cowboy-1969
La Strada-1954
The Passion of Joan of Arc-1928
Greed-1924
Goodbye Mr.Chips-1939
Double Indemnity-1944

2.
The Servant-1963
Stagecoach-1939
The African Queen-1951
Viridiana-1961
Rashomon-1950
The Bicycle Thief-1947
A Streetcar Named Desire-1951
The Grapes Of Wrath-1940
Wild Strawberries-1957
Singin’ In The Rain-1952

3.
The Third Man-1949
The Treasure Of Sierra Madre-1948
All About Eve-1950
Lawrence Of Arabia-1962
On The Waterfront-1954
Sunset Boulevard-1950
Napoleon-1927
À Nous La Liberté-1931
Two Films By Jean Vigo: 1933-34
L’Atlante-
Zéro de Conduite

4.
Vertigo-1958
Some Like It Hot-1959
Bonnie And Clyde-1967
The Philadelphia Story-1940
Mutiny On The Bounty-1935
It’s A Wonderful Life-1946
Battleship Of Potemkin-1925
Seven Samurai-1954
The Informer-1935
La Dolce Vita-1960
5.
The Wizard Of Oz-1939
The Bridge On The River Kwai-1957
M-1931
Godfather-1972
Pather Panchali-1955
Casablanca-1942
Les Enfants du Paradis-1945
Citizen Kane-1941
Touch of Evil-1958
How Green Was My Valley-1941

6.
Nosferatu-1922
Gone With The Wind-1939
Knife In The Water-1962
The Maltese Falcon-1941
La Symphonie Pastorale-1946
City Lights-1931
Amadeus-1984
Wages Of Fear-1952
My Fair Lady-1964
Great Expectations-1946

7.
Room At The Top-1959
Closely Watched Trains-1966
The Shop On The Main Street-1965
Intimate Lighting, 1965
Los Olvidados-1950
Drifting Clouds- 1996
Metropolis-1927
The Bank Dick-1940
Anne Hall-1977
Jules et Jim-1962

8.
Crime of Monsieur Lange-1936
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest-1975
Kind Hearts And Coronets-1949
Late Spring-1949
Forbidden Games-1952
La Bête Humaine-1938
Poetic Realism
-Le Jour Se Lève-1939
-Le Quai des Brumes-1938
Intolerance-1916
The General-1927
Strike-1925

9.
The Blue Angel -1930
2001: A Space Odyssey- 1968
8½ – 1963
La Règle Du Jeu- 1939
Sunrise- 1927
Il Conformista-1970
L’avventura-1960
The Apartment-1960
Tokyo Story-1953
The Burmese Harp-1956
Bibliography
compiler:benny

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