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Precious Images (1986)

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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Chuck Workman
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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. The following films are in order of appearance: Philadelphia (1993), Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991), Thelma and Louise (1991), Big (1988), JFK (1991), Drugstore Cowboy (1989), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Schindler's List (1993), Do The Right Thing (1989) and Forrest Gump (1994). See more »

Alternate Versions

The film was updated in 1996. Among the films added: Moonstruck (1987), Big (1988) , Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988), Do the Right Thing (1989), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Dances With Wolves (1990), JFK (1991), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Thelma & Louise (1991), Unforgiven (1992), Philadelphia (1993), Schindler's List (1993) and Forrest Gump (1994) See more »

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Features The Philadelphia Story (1940) See more »

Soundtracks

Singin' in the Rain
From Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Written by Nacio Herb Brown (music) and Arthur Freed (lyrics)
Performed by Gene Kelly
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Very moving. Impossible to look away.
13 August 2000 | by geohaberSee 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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