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Films Screened In 1964

THE RUSSIAN MIRACLE, PART ONE (Annelie Thorndike, Andrew Thorndike, 1963)
Annelie und Andrew Thorndike, directors of the notable compilation films, The German Story and Operation Teutonic Sword, have now produced, after more than four years of research, The Russian Miracle… Read more

The Schools (Richard Cawston, 1962)
B.B.C. television interviewers seek out headmasters and teachers working in Britain's vast educational system to discuss the advantages or drawbacks of the various types of schools Passionate persona… Read more

The Sluice (Harry Kramer, 1963)
An abstract art film showing large scale mobile sculp­tures, moving to the beat of jazz, and photographed against ihe background of clouds and Cologne's industrial skyline. The sculptures are by … Read more

The Spirit of Genseng (Wan Ku-chan, 1963)
A children's film using paper cut-outs. The story is aboul the trials and tribulations of an orphan boy who is finally saved from his tormentor by the Spirit of Genseng. ... Read more

THE SPITTING IMAGE (Fons Rademakers, 1963)
In adolescence ail individuals display a tendency to see themselves as greater and stronger than they may later prove to be under the stress of pain or disillusion. With maturity this superior image,… Read more

The Staircase (Edmond Keosayan, 1962)
A young girl is anxiously awaiting a letter. the seasons go by, but it fails to come. Losing all hope, she agrees to go out with a fellow student - an then the letter arrives... ... Read more

The Tall American: Gary Cooper (Donald B. Hyatt, 1963)
N.B.C's memorial to Gary Cooper emerges a com­prehensible and authentic portrait, hewn to a simple theme, that the man who portrayed folk heroes in motion pictures had, himself, become a folk her… Read more

The action of the film takes place during the years after the war in a small Rumanian village. In this arid hilly area, where famine ravaged the population and the lack of rain mined all the crops, P… Read more

The Two Castles (Bruno Bozzetto, Guido Manuli, 1962)
With original stylisation, this humorous anecdote tells of the price paid for his curiosity by a little man who tries to enter another castle which is being built in front of his own. ... Read more

The Wolf (Obrad Gluscevic, 1962)
An unforgettable study of a ferocious battle fought between the inhabitants of a Macedonian village and a blood thirsty wolf. ... Read more

The World of Microbes (Tetsuro Onuma, Masami Sugiyama, 1958)
A unique record of a seventy-hour struggle between tubercle bacilli and white blood corpuscles, taken in time -lapse motion under an electron microscope at 12,000 magnification. ... Read more

THERESE DESQUEYROUX (Georges Franju, 1962)
This celebrated novel by Francois Mauriac was adapted for the screen by the author himself and by his son Claude, critic of "Le Figaro Literaire". The films director is Georges Franju who has previou… Read more

Thirty Million Letters (James Ritchie, 1963)
Every day Ihe minds and emotions of Britain's citizens are changed by the coming and going of thirty million letters. This lively and colourful film shows how this mass of letters is distributed. The… Read more

To Catch a Rhino (Sven Perrson, 1962)
This zestful nature film shows the removal of the surplus white rhino population of the nature reserve in Natal to other national parks and for exportation to zoos all over the world. ... Read more

Transfiguration (Ludwik Dutkiewicz, 1964)
A woman's thoughts about the meaning of her existence and its fulfilment, are told in powerful images and without a upoken word. ... Read more

This production covers twenty four hours in the Czech ghetto of Theresienstadt, depicting the events and procedures before the departure of another transpoit for Auschwitz. The action involves variou… Read more

Turner (Anthony M. Roland, 1963)
A cinematographic essay on the oil paintings and water-colours of the most important period of Turner's work: the last 25 years of his life. The selections used illus­trate the painter's influenc… Read more

VARIETY (E. A. Dupont, 1925)
In 1925 two German films in particular had immediate and widespread influence on motion picture technique: Variety, which showed that the camera couId be put to outstanding uses, and The Last Laugh w… Read more

We're Hanging By A Thread (Jorgen Roos, 1962)
A warning to members of pampered communities against shutting their eyes to what is going on outside their own country. Motto: Even if you take no interest in politics, be sure that politics take an … Read more

What is a Painting? (, 1962)
The film was designed as an introduction to art appre­ciation through analysis and comparison of great paintings of all periods. ... Read more

WIFE NO. 13 (Fatine Abdel Wahab, 1962)
Adam is the only man who associated with only one woman. As the number of women increased there came a time when man possessed a harem. King Shahriar held the record, with an affair with a different … Read more

Wives and Wives (Shri Pramod, 1962)
This is an amusing cartoon making a plea for thrift in the household, and fewer children in the house. ... Read more

Word by Word (Tibor Préda, 1963)
Through sequences caught from life, the film follows the development of speech, from the first cry of the newborn infant to the articulate speech of the 4-year-old. ... Read more

Wrestling (Michel Brault, Marcel Carrière, Claude Jutra, Claude Fournier, 1961)
A candid camera report on a bout at the Montreal Forum where the star wrestlers play to the house and the fans are not above lending a hand themselves. ... Read more

You (István Szabó, 1963)
This a love poem to a young girl of Budapest . It discovers the beauty in every movement of the beloved, holds and eternalizes her passing smile, finds her everywhere, follows her moods. ... Read more

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