Posts Tagged ‘films’

Social Distancing

September 1, 2020

Social distancing in an integral part of Wes Anderson‘s filmmaking vocabulary. A supercut video by Luis Azevedo.

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America

July 4, 2020

“America,” composed by Leonard Bernstein with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, from the 1961 film West Side StoryRita Moreno (Anita) and George Chakiris (Bernardo) are the principal singers in the movie; their roles were originally created on Broadway by Larry Kert and Chita Rivera in 1957.

“Life is all right in America, if you’re all white in America.”

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Glas

July 3, 2020

“Glas,” directed by Bert Haanstra, 1959, an Oscar-winning short documentary contrasting the production of handmade crystal and automated bottle making.

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Jazz Up Your Lingerie

June 28, 2020

“Jazz Up Your Lingerie,” written by Oscar Straus with English lyrics by Clifford Grey, performed by Claudette Colbert and Miriam Hopkins in the movie The Smiling Lieutenant, 1931.

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Heaven

June 21, 2020

“Cheek to Cheek,” written by Irving Berlin, performed by Fred Astaire in the movie Top Hat, 1935. Music Director: Max Steiner.

Heaven, I’m in heaven,
And my heart beats so that I can hardly speak
And I seem to find the happiness I seek
When we’re out together dancing, cheek to cheek

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Christmas Comes But Once a Year

December 24, 2018

“Christmas Comes But Once a Year,” Fleischer Studios, 1936. Voice actors: Jack Mercer and Mae Questel. DirectorDave Fleischer. Animation: William HenningSeymour Kneitel. Music: Bob RothbergTot SeymourSammy Timberg.

Related:

“A Very Fleisher Christmas,” FleischerStudios.com

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Alfred Hitchcock on Dead Bodies

November 27, 2018

Alfred Hitchcock, interviewed by Colin Edwards of KPFA in 1957. Animated by Patrick Smith for Blank on Blank (PBS Digital).

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Batman Evolves

August 21, 2018

Andy Schneider and Jonathan Britnell of Burger Fiction track the Caped Crusader from 1943 to today. Quick Robin, to the Bat Poles!

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America

July 4, 2018

“America,” composed by Leonard Bernstein with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, from the 1961 film West Side StoryRita Moreno (Anita) and George Chakiris (Bernardo) are the principal singers in the movie; their roles were originally created on Broadway by Larry Kert and Chita Rivera in 1957.

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Birth Of The Bike

May 18, 2018

“Birth Of The Bike,” 1937. A short film by British Pathé.

Note: Today is “Bike to Work Day” in Washington DC.

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