2017: A MOVIE ODYSSEY

{1888-2017} - For the love of film: A personal choice of the greatest movies of all-time. An ever-evolving, lifetime quest of an endless journey. This list is purely subjective and in chronological order.

"Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls."
Ingmar Bergman.

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Notable Film Festivals and Film Awards from Around the World (in chronological order of inception date) / Or, alternatively, see: All Events (Alphabetically).

1920: National Board of Review, USA.
1929: Academy Awards / Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) (USA).
1932: Venice Film Festival (Italy).
1935: New York Film Critics Circle Awards (USA).
1935: Moscow International Film Festival (Russia).
1938: Directors Guild of America, USA.
1943: Argentinean Film Critics Association.
1944: Golden Globes, USA.
1946: Cannes Film Festival (France).
1946: Locarno International Film Festival (Switzerland).
1947: BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Awards (England / United Kingdom).
1947: Edinburgh International Film Festival (Scotland).
1951: Berlin International Film Festival (Germany).
1954: Filmfare Awards (India).
1954: National Film Awards, India.
1957: London Film Festival (England / United Kingdom).
1957: San Francisco International Film Festival (USA).
1958: Australian Film Institute Awards - Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (AACTA Awards).
1960: Viennale / Vienna International Film Festival (Austria).
1962: Melbourne International Film Festival (Australia).
1965: Chicago International Film Festival (USA).
1967: National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA.
1972: International Film Festival Rotterdam (Netherlands).
1973: American Film Institute, USA.
1976: TIFF. (Toronto International Film Festival) (Canada).
1976: Cairo International Film Festival (Egypt).
1977: São Paulo International Film Festival (Brazil).
1978: Sundance Film Festival (USA).
1979: Havana Film Festival (Cuba).
1979: Göteborg Film Festival (Sweden).
1979: Telluride Mountainfilm Festival (USA).
1981: Nederlands Film Festival (Netherlands).
1981: Razzie Awards (Golden Raspberry Awards) (USA).
1982: Istanbul International Film Festival (Turkey).
1982: Hong Kong Film Awards (China).
1982: Vancouver International Film Festival (Canada).
1985: Tokyo International Film Festival (Japan).
1985: Ghent International Film Festival (Belgium).
1985: Warsaw International Film Festival (Poland).
1986: Independent Spirit Awards, USA.
1987: Goya Awards (Spain).
1988: European Film Awards.
1990: Stockholm International Film Festival (Sweden).
1992: Dhaka International Film Festival (Bangladesh).
1993: Shanghai International Film Festival (China).
1994: Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.
1995: Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia-Herzegovina).
1997: AFI Fest (USA).
1997: Online Film Critics Society Awards (USA).
1999: Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival (Brazil).
2002: Tribeca Film Festival (USA).
2004: Dubai International Film Festival (United Arab Emirates).
2007: Asian Film Awards (AFA).
2010: African Movie Academy Awards.

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538.
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In the wake of Pearl Harbor, a young lieutenant leaves his expectant wife to volunteer for a secret bombing mission which will take the war to the Japanese homeland. (138 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirty_Seconds_Over_Tokyo. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
539.
To Have and Have Not (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
During World War II, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sensuous lounge singer. (100 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/To_Have_and_Have_Not_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
540.
Torment (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An idealistic adolescent, suffering under the thumb of a sadistic schoolmaster, falls in love with a loose girl who is bullied and tormented by another lover. (101 mins.)
Director: Alf Sjöberg
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torment_(1944_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
541.
The Uninvited (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A composer and his sister discover that the reason they are able to purchase a beautiful gothic seacoast mansion very cheaply is the house's unsavory past. (99 mins.)
Director: Lewis Allen
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Uninvited_(1944_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
542.
The Woman in the Window (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
When a conservative middle-aged professor engages in a minor dalliance with a femme fatale, he is plunged into a nightmarish quicksand of blackmail and murder. (107 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Woman_in_the_Window. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
543.
And Then There Were None (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Ten people are invited to an isolated island, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer? (97 mins.)
Director: Rene Clair
“ Link: And Then There Were None.

IMDb Link: 1945: 17th Academy Awards Ceremony. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
544.
The Body Snatcher (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A ruthless doctor and his young prize student find themselves continually harassed by their murderous supplier of illegal cadavers. (77 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Body_Snatcher_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
545.
Brief Encounter (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Meeting a stranger in a railway station, a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband. (86 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brief_Encounter. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
546.
Children of Paradise (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her. (189 mins.)
Director: Marcel Carné
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Children_of_Paradise. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
547.
Dead of Night (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales. (103 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_of_Night. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
548.
Detour (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Chance events trap hitch-hiker Al Roberts in a tightening net of film noir trouble. (67 mins.)
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detour_(1945_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
549.
Hangover Square (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A promising classical musician finds his life poisoned by a music hall dancer -- and by the strange gaps in his memory. (77 mins.)
Director: John Brahm
“ Link:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hangover_Square_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
550.
Hare Trigger (1945 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Yosemite Sam means to hold up the Superchief and Bugs is out to stop him. (8 mins.)
Director: I. Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hare_Trigger. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
551.
The House of Fear (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of deaths at a castle with each foretold by the delivery of orange pips to the victims. (69 mins.)
“ Link:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherlock_Holmes_and_the_House_of_Fear. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
552.
'I Know Where I'm Going!' (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Joan Webster is an ambitious and stubborn middle-class English woman determined to move forward since her childhood... (91 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Know_Where_I%27m_Going!. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
553.
Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
During the early part of his reign, Ivan the Terrible faces betrayal from the aristocracy and even his closest friends as he seeks to unite the Russian people. (103 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_the_Terrible_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
554.
Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A writer falls in love with a young socialite and they are married soon after, but her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of both them and everyone else around them. (110 mins.)
Director: John M. Stahl
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leave_Her_to_Heaven. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
555.
Les dames du Bois de Boulogne (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A society lady engineers a marriage between her lover and a cabaret dancer who is essentially a prostitute. (86 mins.)
Director: Robert Bresson
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Dames_du_Bois_de_Boulogne. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
556.
The Lost Weekend (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four-day drinking bout. (101 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lost_Weekend_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
557.
Mildred Pierce (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A hard-working mother inches towards disaster as she divorces her husband and starts a successful restaurant business to support her spoiled daughter. (111 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mildred_Pierce_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
558.
My Name Is Julia Ross (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Julia Ross secures employment, through a rather nosy employment agency, with a wealthy widow, Mrs. Hughes... (65 mins.)
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Name_Is_Julia_Ross. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
559.
Objective, Burma! (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A platoon of special ops are tasked to parachute into the remote Burmese jungle and destroy a strategic Japanese radar station, but getting out isn't as easy. (142 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Objective,_Burma!. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
560.
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all. (110 mins.)
Director: Albert Lewin
“ Link: The Picture of Dorian Gray. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
561.
Rome, Open City (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
During the Nazi occupation of Rome in 1944, resistance leader Giorgio Manfredi is chased by Nazis and he seeks refuge and escape. (103 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rome,_Open_City. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
562.
Scarlet Street (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of the fortune they mistakenly assume he possesses. (103 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scarlet_Street. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
563.
The Southerner (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The life of the poor Tucker family, that worked as cotton pluggers and decided to get their own ground, but nature is against them. (92 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Southerner_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
564.
Spellbound (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory. (111 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spellbound_(1945_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
565.
The Spiral Staircase (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In 1916, a shadowy serial killer is targeting women with "afflictions"; one night during a thunderstorm, the mute Helen feels menaced. (83 mins.)
Director: Robert Siodmak
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Spiral_Staircase_(1946_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
566.
Story of G.I. Joe (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
During WW2, Pulitzer prize winner and war correspondent Ernie Pyle joins the army and writes articles about his comrades in his daily columns. (108 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Story_of_G.I._Joe. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
567.
They Were Expendable (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A dramatized account of the role of the American PT Boats in the defense of the Philippines in World War II. (135 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/They_Were_Expendable. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
568.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s. (129 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Tree_Grows_in_Brooklyn_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
569.
The Valley of Decision (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Mary Rafferty comes from a poor family of steel mill workers in 19th Century Pittsburgh. Her family... (119 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Valley_of_Decision. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
570.
The Woman in Green (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Sherlock Holmes investigates when young women around London turn up murdered, each with a finger severed off. Scotland Yard suspects a madman, but Holmes believes the killings to be part of a diabolical plot. (90 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Woman_in_Green. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
571.
Beauty and the Beast (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her. (96 mins.)
Director: Jean Cocteau
“ Link:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beauty_and_the_Beast_(1946_film).

Movie History: The Cannes Film Festival is Born

The first edition of the Cannes Film Festival was originally set to be held in Cannes in 1939 under the presidency of Louis Lumière. However, it was not until over a year after the war ended that it finally took place, on 20 September 1946.

IMDb Link: 1946: 1st Cannes Film Festival.

IMDb Link: Cannes: 2016-1939: Award Winners and Runners-up.

IMDb Link: Cannes Film Festival.

IMDb Link: 1946: 18th Academy Awards Ceremony.

IMDb Link: 1946: 7th Venice Film Festival.

Please Note: This is the first edition of the Venice Film Festival after it's suspension, from 1943 to 1945, as a result of World War II. Hence, numerically, continues once again after the 6th edition. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
572.
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed. (170 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Best_Years_of_Our_Lives. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
573.
The Big Sleep (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love. (114 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Big_Sleep_(1946_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
574.
The Big Snooze (1946 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Elmer Fudd walks out of a typical Bugs cartoon, so Bugs gets back at him by disturbing Elmer's sleep using "nightmare paint." (7 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Big_Snooze. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
575.
The Blue Dahlia (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An ex-bomber pilot is suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife. (96 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Blue_Dahlia. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
576.
Cluny Brown (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A free-spirited parlor maid and a Czech refugee surprise an English village with their unconventional ways. (100 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cluny_Brown. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
577.
The Dark Corner (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Secretary tries to help her boss, who is framed for a murder. (99 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dark_Corner. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
578.
The Dark Mirror (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A man is found murdered, with witnesses convinced about the woman they saw leaving his apartment. However, it becomes apparent that the woman has a twin, and finding out which one is the killer seems impossible. (85 mins.)
Director: Robert Siodmak
 
579.
Deception (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A piano teacher believes that her fiancé was killed on the battlefield. When he miraculously returns, they decide to marry, but are threatened by a wealthy, egotistical composer the piano teacher started dating on the rebound after she became convinced her love had died. (115 mins.)
Director: Irving Rapper
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deception_(1946_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
580.
The Diary of a Chambermaid (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Celestine, the chamber-maid, has a new job in the country, at the Lanlaires. She has decided to use her beauty to seduce a wealthy man... (86 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Link: The Diary of a Chambermaid. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
581.
Dressed to Kill (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Sherlock Holmes sets out to discover why a trio of murderous villains, including a dangerously attractive female, are desperate to obtain three unassuming and inexpensive little music boxes. (76 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dressed_to_Kill_(1946_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
582.
Duel in the Sun (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad. (129 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duel_in_the_Sun_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
583.
Gilda (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A small-time gambler hired to work in a Buenos Aires casino learns that his ex-lover is married to his employer. (110 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilda. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
584.
Great Expectations (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. (118 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Expectations_(1946_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
585.
Green for Danger (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After the nurse who declares that a recent surgical death was a murder dies also, an enigmatic Scotland Yard inspector arrives to investigate. (91 mins.)
Director: Sidney Gilliat
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_for_Danger_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
586.
Hair-Raising Hare (1946 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A sneaker-wearing, hairy monster chases Bugs through a castle belonging to an evil scientist. (7 mins.)
Stars: Mel Blanc
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hair-Raising_Hare. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
587.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. (130 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%27s_a_Wonderful_Life. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
588.
The Killers (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins. (97 mins.)
Director: Robert Siodmak
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Killers_(1946_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
589.
Kitty Kornered (1946 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Porky puts his cats out in the snow, but then they put him out and have a party. Expelling them again, Porky goes to bed, only to be terrorized by the felines' mock Martian invasion. (7 mins.)
Director: Robert Clampett
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kitty_Kornered. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
590.
Murderers Among Us (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After returning from a concentration camp, Susanne finds an ex-soldier living in her apartment. Together the two try to move past their experiences during WWII. (85 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murderers_Among_Us. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
591.
My Darling Clementine (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A Western retelling the tale of the Shoot-out at the OK Corral. (97 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Darling_Clementine. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
592.
Waga seishun ni kuinashi (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The daughter of a politically disgraced university professor struggles to find a place for herself in love and life, in the uncertain world of Japan leading into WWII. (110 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_Regrets_for_Our_Youth. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
593.
Northwest Hounded Police (1946 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A wolf convict makes his escape, but is pursued by a diminutive Mountie who seems to be everywhere. (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northwest_Hounded_Police. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
594.
Notorious (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them? (101 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notorious_(1946_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
595.
Paisan (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Six vignettes follow the Allied invasion from July 1943 to winter 1944, from Sicily north to Venice... (126 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paisan. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
596.
Panic (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In the suburbs of Paris, an old maid has just been murdered. Every body talks about that, except the misanthrope Mr Hire... (91 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panique. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
597.
Peter and the Wolf (1946 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Animated version of the fairy tale of the Russian boy Peter and his hunt for a raiding wolf, presented to the music of Sergei Prokofiev. (15 mins.)
Director: Clyde Geronimi
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_and_the_Wolf_(1946_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
598.
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband. Once the deed is done, they must live with the consequences of their actions. (113 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
“ Link:
The Postman Always Rings Twice. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
599.
Racketeer Rabbit (1946 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Edward G. Robinson and Peter Lorre make it home to their hideout only to find Bugs already settled down there for the night. (8 mins.)
Director: I. Freleng
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racketeer_Rabbit. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
600.
The Razor's Edge (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An adventuresome young man goes off to find himself and loses his socialite fiancée in the process. But when he returns 10 years later, she will stop at nothing to get him back, even though she is already married. (145 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Razor%27s_Edge_(1946_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
601.
Rhapsody Rabbit (1946 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When Bugs attempts to perform Liszt's Second Hungarian Rhapsody, he is troubled by a mouse. (7 mins.)
Director: I. Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhapsody_Rabbit. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
602.
Shoeshine (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two shoeshine boys in postwar Rome, Italy, save up to buy a horse, but their involvement as dupes in a burglary lands them in juvenile prison where the experience take a devastating toll on their friendship. (93 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoeshine_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
603.
Song of the South (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The kindly story-teller Uncle Remus tells a young boy stories about trickster Br'er Rabbit, who outwits Br'er Fox and slow-witted Br'er Bear. (94 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Song_of_the_South. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
604.
Stairway to Heaven (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court. (104 mins.)
“ Link:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Matter_of_Life_and_Death_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
605.
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., her childhood companion and the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier. (116 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
“ Link:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Strange_Love_of_Martha_Ivers. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
606.
The Stranger (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An investigator from the War Crimes Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi. (95 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Stranger_(1946_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
607.
Terror by Night (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When the fabled Star of Rhodesia diamond is stolen on a London to Edinburgh train and the son of its owner is murdered, Sherlock Holmes must discover which of his suspicious fellow passengers is responsible. (60 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terror_by_Night. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
608.
To Each His Own (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An unwed mother, forced to give up her child to avoid scandal, follows her son's life from afar even as she prospers in business. (122 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/To_Each_His_Own_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
609.
Under the Bridges (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two barge skippers fall in love with the same woman. (99 mins.)
Director: Helmut Käutner
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Under_the_Bridges. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
610.
Walky Talky Hawky (1946 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Young Henery Hawk's father regretfully admits their family's shame: they hunt and eat chickens. Henery set off to find one... (7 mins.)
Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walky_Talky_Hawky. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
611.
Angel and the Badman (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Quirt Evans, an all round bad guy, is nursed back to health and sought after by Penelope Worth, a Quaker girl. He eventually finds himself having to choose between his world and the world Penelope lives in. (100 mins.)
“ Link: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angel_and_the_Badman.

Movie History: Academy Awards for Foreign Language Films

In 1947 the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented, for the first time, an honorary Oscar for foreign language films. However, it was not until the 1957 ceremony that a competitive Academy Award of Merit, known as the Best Foreign Language Film Award, was created. And given annually since.

IMDb Link: Academy Award Winners & Nominees for Best Foreign Language Film: 2017-1947.

IMDb Link: 1947: 19th Academy Awards Ceremony.

IMDb Link: 1947: 2nd Cannes Film Festival.

IMDb Link: 1947: 8th Venice Film Festival.

Movie History: Founding of the British Film Academy (BAFTA)

On 16th April 1947 the British Film Academy was founded. And in 1976 officially became known as the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).
The first Film Awards ceremony took place in May 1949.

IMDb Link: BAFTA Awards Overview.

IMDb Link: Best British Movies. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
612.
Antoine and Antoinette (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Working class couple Antoine and Antoinette dream of a better life. In the midst of constantly fending off the unwanted attention of men... (78 mins.)
Director: Jacques Becker
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antoine_and_Antoinette. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
613.
Black Narcissus (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
After opening a convent in the Himalayas, five nuns encounter conflict and tension - both with the natives and also within their own group - as they attempt to adapt to their remote, exotic surroundings. (100 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Narcissus. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
614.
Body and Soul (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Charley Davis wins an amateur boxing match and is taken on by promoter Quinn. Charley's mother doesn't want him to fight... (104 mins.)
Director: Robert Rossen
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_and_Soul_(1947_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
615.
Boomerang! (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The true story of a prosecutor's fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder. (88 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boomerang_(1947_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
616.
Born to Kill (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A calculating divorcée risks her chances at wealth and security with a man she doesn't love by getting involved with the hotheaded murderer romancing her foster sister. (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Born_to_Kill_(1947_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
617.
Brighton Rock (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Pinkie Brown is a small-town hoodlum whose gang runs a protection racket based at Brighton race course... (92 mins.)
Director: John Boulting
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brighton_Rock_(1947_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
618.
Brute Force (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard. (98 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brute_Force_(1947_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
619.
The Cat Concerto (1947 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Jerry is determined to disrupt Tom's concert while Tom fights him with the piano without missing a single note. (8 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cat_Concerto. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
620.
Crossfire (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of soldiers just out of the army. But which one? And why? (86 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crossfire_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
621.
Dark Passage (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence. (106 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Passage_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
622.
Dead Reckoning (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A soldier runs away rather than receive the Medal of Honor, so his buddy gets permission to investigate, and love and death soon follow. (100 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
“ Link:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Reckoning_(1947_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
623.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse (1947 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Tom, sick of Jerry stealing the milk out of his bowl, poisons it. Instead of killing the mouse, the potion transforms him into a muscular beast. (8 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dr._Jekyll_and_Mr._Mouse. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
624.
Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred. (118 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gentleman%27s_Agreement. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
625.
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted...and forms a unique relationship with the ghost. (104 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ghost_and_Mrs._Muir. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
626.
I Became a Criminal (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After WW2, former RAF airman Clem Morgan joins a gang of black-market smugglers-thieves but when a robbery goes wrong, Clem is caught , framed for a policeman's murder, and is sent to prison where he plots his escape and revenge. (101 mins.)
Director: Cavalcanti
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/They_Made_Me_a_Fugitive.
Aka: They Made Me a Fugitive. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
627.
It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An escaped convict tries to hide out at his former lover's house, but she has since married and is reluctant to help him. (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Hamer
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It_Always_Rains_on_Sunday. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
628.
King-Size Canary (1947 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A mangy cat on the verge of starvation finds a tiny canary and a bottle of 'Jumbo-Gro' fertilizer, which gives him an idea that leads to giant cats, dogs, mice and canaries chasing each other round Lilliputian towns and cities... (8 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King-Size_Canary. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
629.
Kiss of Death (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
With his law-breaking lifestyle in the past, an ex-con, along with his family, attempt to start a new life, knowing a betrayed someone from the past is bound to see otherwise. (99 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiss_of_Death_(1947_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
630.
The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot. (87 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lady_from_Shanghai. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
631.
Mickey and the Beanstalk (1947 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Mickey, Donald, and Goofy live in a land where everything is dried up and dead. The only food they have is one loaf of bread... (29 mins.)
“ Link: Mickey and the Beanstalk. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
632.
Mine Own Executioner (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Pretty Molly Lucian enlists the reluctant aid of psychologist Felix Milne in treating her potentially homicidal husband Adam... (108 mins.)
Director: Anthony Kimmins
 
633.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing. (96 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miracle_on_34th_Street. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
634.
Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A suave but cynical man supports his family by marrying and murdering rich women for their money, but the job has some occupational hazards. (124 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monsieur_Verdoux. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
635.
A Mouse in the House (1947 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Mammy Two-Shoes tells Tom and Butch that the cat who gets rid of the icebox-raiding, breadbox-invading mouse (Jerry) is the one who can stay. (8 mins.)
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Mouse_in_the_House. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
636.
Nightmare Alley (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The rise and fall of Stanton Carlisle, a mentalist whose lies and deceit prove to be his downfall. (110 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nightmare_Alley_(film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
637.
Odd Man Out (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery in Belfast. (116 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
“ Link://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odd_Man_Out. ” - Dr-Faustus