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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 Ben-Hur (1959) See more »

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As Time Goes By
From What's Up, Doc? (1972)
Written by Herman Hupfeld
Performed by Barbra Streisand
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Very moving. Impossible to look away.
13 August 2000 | by (St. Louis Missouri) – See all my reviews

The cinema where I usually see movies has a large lobby with a screen that shows "Precious Images" regularly in addition to previews of upcoming movies. I've watched this film a dozen times and it is always fascinating.

Does anyone know if there is a list of all the movies, (preferably in order), that the clips were taken from?


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