By Steven Scneider
With multiple million copies offered around the world in twenty-four languages, 1001 video clips you want to See earlier than You Die celebrates the good and groundbreaking, vintage and cult, must-see videos of all time and provides a treasure trove of incisive, witty and revealing insights into the realm of movie. This newly revised and up-to-date variation of 1001 video clips is illustrated with 1000's of wonderful movie stills, snap shots and poster paintings, bringing jointly the main major videos from all genres, from motion to Western, via animation, comedy, documentary, musical, noir, romance, mystery, brief and sci-fi. the choice comprises video clips from over 30 nations and spans greater than a century of amazing cinema. no matter if your ardour is rom-com or paintings condominium, The Blue Angel or Blue Velvet, 1001 video clips is the ebook for you.
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To be included in a list of movies that must be seen before your death, well, it figures that such a work would have to be one that enriches your life. And movies like that simply don’t come along very often. This, then, is a list that dares, provokes, teases, and shimmers with dark promise. To enter is to embark on a journey where the end may never be reached, a labyrinthine odyssey through love, adventure, despair, triumph, good, evil, tragedy, and comedy—in short, a journey through all the things that make life worth living.
W. W. Griffith Cast: Spottiswoode Aitken, Mary Alden, Frank Bennett, Barney Bernard, Monte Blue, Lucille Browne, Tod Browning, William H. Brown, Edmund Burns, William E. E. Lawrence, Ralph Lewis, Vera Lewis, Elmo Lincoln, Walter Long, Mrs. Arthur Mackley, Tully Marshall, Mae Marsh, Marguerite Marsh, John P. W. A. S. W. Griffith was equally concerned to argue against film censorship. This was addressed more directly in the pamphlet issued at the time of Intolerance’s exhibition, The Rise and Fall of Free Speech in America.
The Birth of a Nation and Intolerance are, rightly, his most renowned films, remembered for their remarkable manipulations of story and editing.