National Film Registry

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.

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

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).

Broken Blossoms

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.

The Charley Chase Collection

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...

David Holzman's Diary

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...

Edison: The Invention of the Movies

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.

The Front Page

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.

Hester Street

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...

The Hitch-Hiker

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

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...

Judgment at Nuremberg

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

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...

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

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.

The Little Fugitive

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...

The Mark of Zorro (1940)

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...

Marty

Pioneers of African-American Cinema

Pioneers of African-American Cinema

Director: Richard Norman, Richard Maurice, Spencer Williams, Oscar Micheaux
Year: 2015

A monumental collection of historically vital films, digitally mastered in HD using archival elements. This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only one of its kind with no fewer than a dozen...

Pioneers of African-American Cinema

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