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Films By René Clair

Entr’acte (René Clair, 1924)
This early Clair film was to be the entr'acte between the two parts of Rolf de Mare's Swedish ballet "Relache". Picabia intended it to be a procession of dreamlike cerebral images, divorced from the … Read more

LE MILLION (René Clair, 1931)
In the last year we have been fortunate enough in Melbourne to see two of the three classic films made by Rene Clair in the early 30's. Sous le Toits de Paris and A Nous la Liberte. Now we have the t… Read more

PARIS QUI DORT (René Clair, 1923)
One of the first films made by Rene Clair, Paris Qui Dort gives a foretaste of that leaning to' fantasy which contributed so much to Clair's later work and made him one of the outstanding directors o… Read more

SOUS LES TOITS DE PARIS (René Clair, 1930)
Following the First World War, the Impressionist: school and the "avant-garde" tried to break the French commercial producers from the routine adaptations which formed the bulk of their work. They ha… Read more

THE PHANTOM OF THE MOULIN ROUGE (René Clair, 1924)
Le Fantorne du Moulin Rouge was notable for the various uses Clair made of the cameras resources, sometimes “giving objects a three-dimensional effect by moving round them" (J. Bourgeois). The stor… Read more

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