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Precious Images (1986)

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A cross-cut of nearly 100 years of American movies. We see the most precious film sequences that we all remember: From "Citizen Kane" to "Star Wars", from "Some like it hot" to "E.T.". The ... See full summary »

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A cross-cut of nearly 100 years of American movies. We see the most precious film sequences that we all remember: From "Citizen Kane" to "Star Wars", from "Some like it hot" to "E.T.". The incredible short cuts of roughly a second each push the audience into a kind of trance and take them on a journey into their individual memories of great films of the 20th century. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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The film was updated in 1996 with more recent films up to that point. See more »

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Features The Grapes of Wrath (1940) See more »

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from Psycho (1960)
Composed by Bernard Herrmann
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wonderfully fascinating
16 January 2004 | by (SF Bay area) – See all my reviews

I have shown this (16mm) film maybe 50 times in the last 15 years. I am ALWAYS drawn into it. It's a great retrospective. Very well edited...fun to watch.

I only wish it was available on tape or dvd.


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