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The Exile
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directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Frank Schiffman, 1894-1974, Micheaux Film (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 1 hour 18 mins
This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only one of its kind. This film, directed by Oscar Micheaux, is about an African American socialite in Chicago who took over a mansion recently abandoned by its previous white owners because African Americans had moved int...
directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Frank Schiffman, 1894-1974, Micheaux Film (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 1 hour 18 mins
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Veiled Aristocrats
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directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 44 mins

This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only one of its kind.

This film, directed by Oscar Micheaux, is about a light-skinned African American lawyer who wants to bring his sister with him back to the city where she could also pass as white, but she is in love w...

directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 44 mins
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Vampyr
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written by David Rudkin, 1936-, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 97 page(s)
Vampyr Der Traum des Allan Gray (1932) is one of the founding and defining works of psychological horror cinema, adapted from Gothic stories by Sheridan Le Fanu, a disturbing narrative of vampirism, obsession and possession of the soul. But it is also a film directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, the revered and legenda...
written by David Rudkin, 1936-, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 97 page(s)
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Olympia
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written by Taylor Downing, fl. 1998, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2012, originally published 2012), 129 page(s)
Leni Riefenstahl's Olympia (1938) is one of the most controversial films ever made. Capitalising on the success of Triumph of the Will (1935), her propaganda film for the Nazi Party, Riefenstahl secured Hitler's approval for her grandiose plans to film the 1936 Berlin Olympics. The result was a work as notorious f...
written by Taylor Downing, fl. 1998, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2012, originally published 2012), 129 page(s)
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Merian C. Cooper: Reminisces
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produced by Jeffery Masino, fl. 2002-2017 and Taz Morgan, Flicker Alley; interview by Kevin Brownlow, 1938- (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2012), 8 mins
The first excerpt reveals details about Cooper's military history as he reads from the memoirs of US Major General Claire L. Chennault. The later excerpts highlight Cooper's early years as a filmmaker and his working relationship with Ernest B. Schoedsack (Monte).
produced by Jeffery Masino, fl. 2002-2017 and Taz Morgan, Flicker Alley; interview by Kevin Brownlow, 1938- (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2012), 8 mins
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Bringing Up Baby
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written by Peter Swaab, fl. 1990-2013, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2010), 128 page(s)
Bringing Up Baby, directed by Howard Hawks in 1938, is one of the greatest screwball comedies and a treasure from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Cary Grant plays a naive and repressed palaeosaurologist who becomes entangled with (and ensnared by) a wilful heiress (Katharine Hepburn). Chaos ensues as romance blossoms...
written by Peter Swaab, fl. 1990-2013, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2010), 128 page(s)
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La Grande Illusion
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written by Julian Jackson, fl. 1988-2009, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2009, originally published 2009), 117 page(s)
Jean Renoir's masterpiece La Grande Illusion (1937) tells the story of two French prisoners of war escaping through Germany towards France during World War I. Its themes of divided class, racial and national loyalties and the conflict between patriotism and pacifism made it a controversial film on its release on t...
written by Julian Jackson, fl. 1988-2009, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2009, originally published 2009), 117 page(s)
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Lone Eagle: Draft script, never produced
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2007), 116 page(s)
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Declassee (Never produced): Draft script
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2007), 176 page(s)
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