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The Birth of a Nation (Deluxe 3-Disc Edition)

The Birth of a Nation (Deluxe 3-Disc Edition)

Director: D. W. Griffith
Year: 1915

Almost a century after its release, THE BIRH OF A NATION remains one of the most controversial films ever made... a landmark achievement that continues to fascinate and enrage audiences.

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Broken Blossoms

Broken Blossoms

Director: D. W. Griffith
Year: 1919

The heartbreaking story of a waterfront waif (Lillian Gish) from the Limehouse district of London who escapes the abuse of her father (Donald Crisp) through a doomed relationship with a Chinese immigrant (Richard Barthelmess).

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The Charley Chase Collection

The Charley Chase Collection

Director: Leo McCarey
Year: 1924

Charley Chase, the man who elevated situation comedy to a hilarious art form in six two reel comedies. Includes "Mighty Like a Moose", part of the National Film Registry.

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David Holzman's Diary

David Holzman's Diary

Director: Jim McBride
Year: 1967

This landmark 1967 faux-documentary finds recently dumped David Holzman (L. M. Kit Carson) unloading comic-neurotic monologues straight to the camera. Filmed like cinema verite, it’s a well-disguised fiction about the deceptions of cinematic illusionism and the lies we tell ourselves in order to live. New York Times Critics Pick.

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Edison: The Invention of the Movies

Edison: The Invention of the Movies

Director: (various), Alan Crosland
Year: 1891

An unprecedented collaboration of Kino International and the Museum of Modern Art, together with the Library of Congress. EDISON: THE INVENTION OF THE MOVIES is a four-disc box set featuring 140 complete Edison Co. films from 1891 to 1918, all restored and newly remastered. This deluxe set also includes 200+ scans of artifacts from MoMA's Edison collection, film-by-film program notes, and two hours of interviews with early film experts.

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The Front Page

The Front Page

Director: Lewis Milestone
Year: 1931

Raucous, irreverent, and remarkably funny, THE FRONT PAGE is a landmark in cinema history; a brilliantly orchestrated, high-speed satire that set the standard for the countless screwball comedies that followed in its wake.

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Hester Street

Hester Street

Director: Joan Micklin Siver
Year: 1975

Gitl (Carol Kane), a young Jewish woman who comes to America in the 1890s, discovers that her husband, Jake (Steven Keats), has given up the ways of the old country, and taken up with a new girlfriend, and a new life.

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The Hitch-Hiker

The Hitch-Hiker

Director: Ida Lupino
Year: 1953

Remembered as one of the most nightmarish motion pictures of the 1950s, Ida Lupino's THE HITCH-HIKER remains the only classic film noir directed by a woman. Inspired by the true-life murder spree of Billy Cook, this is the tension-laden saga of two men on a camping trip who are held captive by a homicidal drifter and forced to embark on a grim joyride across the Mexican desert. Independently produced, THE HITCH-HIKER tackles an incident that was too brutal for the major studios to consider. Part of the National Film Registry.

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Intolerance

Intolerance

Director: D. W. Griffith
Year: 1916

D.W. Griffith had a vision of the movies as the greatest spiritual force the world had ever known. Just one year after the huge success of THE BIRTH OF A NATION, he was emboldened to prove his faith in the new medium with the superproduction INTOLERANCE.

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Judgment at Nuremberg

Judgment at Nuremberg

Director: Stanley Kramer
Year: 1961

The event the world will never forget! Winner of Two Academy Awards including Actor in a Leading Role (Maximilian Schell, The Black Hole) and nominated for eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture Judgment at Nuremberg is a magnificent achievement in filmmaking, boasting brilliant performances by an all-star cast.

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