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King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

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Year: 1970

King: A Filmed Record...from Montgomery to Memphis is the landmark 3-hr documentary that chronicles the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature.

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The Mark of Zorro (1940)

The Mark of Zorro (1940)

Director: Rouben Mamoulian
Year: 1940

The Mark Of Zorro is regarded by most as the finest telling of the Zorro legend – screen icon Tyrone Power (Rawhide) stars as 19th century nobleman Don Diego de Vega, whose father, the mayor of Los Angeles, is removed from office by the sinister Captain Esteban Pasquale (Basil Rathbone, The Black Sleep), and a new corrupt regime.

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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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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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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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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 Little Fugitive

The Little Fugitive

Director: Morris Engel
Year: 1953

Widely regarded as one of the most influential and enjoyable films of the American independent cinema, Little Fugitive is an utterly charming fable that poetically captures the joys and wonders of childhood.

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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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Marty

Marty

Director: Delbert Mann
Year: 1955

Four Oscars; Best Picture, Director (Delbert Mann), Best Actor (Ernest Borgnine), and Best Screenplay went to this touching adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky's teleplay. A husky, middle-aged Bronx butcher, brilliantly portrayed by Ernest Borgnine, gets an unexpected chance to escape his lonely lifestyle and domineering mother when he meets a plain schoolteacher at a dance hall. Available for the first time on Blu-ray.

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