Scenes from Recent Film Series

Films of Billy Wilder –

Double Indemnity, Sunset Boulevard, The Apartment, Some Like it Hot

Films of Preston Sturges – Remember the Night, The Palm Beach Story, Sullivan’s Travels, The Lady Eve

Films of John Huston – The Asphalt Jungle, Beat the Devil, Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The Maltese Falcon

Films of Alfred Hitchcock – The Lady Vanishes, Notorious, Rear Window, North by Northwest

Classic foreign films –

La Strada, Wild Strawberries, Grand Illusion

Films about children – Forbidden Games, Pather Panchali, Hope and Glory

Films of Elia Kazan –

A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront, East of Eden

70th anniversary of 1941 – Citizen Kane, How Green Was My Valley, Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Early works of Francois Truffaut –

The 400 Blows, Shoot the Piano Player, Jules and Jim

Cold War Films of the 1960s:

Dr. Strangelove, The Manchurian Candidate, The Spy Who Came in From the Cold

Scandinavian Films: Wild Strawberries, Twist and Shout, Together, Kitchen Stories, Man Without a Past, The Celebration

Classic Films of the 1940s:

The Shop Around the Corner, Notorious, The Maltese Falcon, Now Voyager, Casablanca, Red River, The Palm Beach Story

Neglected Gems:

Trouble in Paradise, Remember the Night, I Know Where I’m Going, Lonely Are the Brave, Nothing But a Man, A Private Function, Lost in America

Influential Films of the 1960s: Loves of a Blonde, Bonnie and Clyde, The 400 Blows, Take the Money and Run, A Thousand Clowns, The World of Apu, Blow Up

Movies About Movies:

Sunset Boulevard, Sherlock Jr., Sullivan’s Travels, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Day for Night, 8 ½, Living in Oblivion

Passport to World Cinema:

The Band’s Visit, Postmen in the Mountains, Sugar Cane Alley, Wadjda, The Cup, Daratt, After Life, Central Station


Steamboat Bill Jr., The Lady Eve, Mr. Hulot’s Holiday, The Apartment, Duck Soup, The Firemen’s Ball


Rear Window, The Trouble with Harry, The Lady Vanishes, Vertigo

Great Directors/Great Films:

The Purple Rose of Cairo, Yojimbo, The 400 Blows, Dr. Strangelove, The Conversation, Wild Strawberries

Books & Plays into Film:

Pygmalion, The Spy Who Came in From the Cold, Much Ado About Nothing, The Innocents, How Green Was My Valley, The Dead, High Fidelity