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Films In 1927

BERLIN, THE SYMPHONY OF A GREAT CITY (Walter Ruttmann, 1927)
INTRODUCED by Mr. Colin Dean, Director, Film Division, Department of the Interior, Australia. ... Berlin is a cross-section of a Berlin working day in late spring. Its opening sequences picture the c… Read more

CHANG (Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack, 1927)
... ... In 1927, the explorer-filrrunaker team Schoed­sack and Cooper travelled to the Siamese rain forest to shoot this adventure extravagan­za. An obvious prototype for their 1933 epic King… Read more

FLESH AND THE DEVIL (Clarence Brown, 1927)
Felicitas, a married woman falls in love with Leo, her husband discovers the affair and challenges Leo, who kills him Leo is ordered to leave the country for a period, he leaves Felicitas in the care… Read more

LONG PANTS (Frank Capra, 1927)
Harry Langdon liked to call himself the "Christian innocent": innocent as are all the great pathetic comedians, having a skin less than ordinary people, and a sense missing, so that the most everyday… Read more

METROPOLIS (Fritz Lang, 1927)
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PAGE OF MADNESS, A (Teinosuke Kinugasa, 1927)
With live score performed by In The Nursery. ... A Page of Madness is the story of a retired sailor who has taken a job as a janitor in a lunatic asylum to look after his insane wife, locked away aft… Read more

The Three-Sided Mirror (Jean Epstein, 1927)
Jean Epstein's playful, non-linear short about a wealthy businessman's relationship with three different women. Told via flashback as each woman recounts her story, Three-Sided Mirror broke cinematic… Read more

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