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Films In 1935

"When The Nicholas Brothers made their first entrance at the Cotton Club, Harold was 8 years old and Fayard 14. Impeccably dressed in top hat and tails, they were a combination of youth and sophistication which totally charmed the audience...it was as if a young Fred Astaire and his even younger ... Read more
BECKY SHARP, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was the first feature film shot in full colour, that is, in three-strip Technicolor. ... Loosely based on William Thackeray's VANITY FAIR. BECKY SHARP was hailed as "a momentous event... a gallant and distinguished outpost in an almost unchartered domain" ... Read more
Filmed during Franco-Belgian anthropological expedition of 1934-35 to Easter Island. Contains unique views of the island and islanders. Shows removal of statue by the expedition. ... Read more
A silhouette fantasy based on themes from Mozart's opera “The Magic Flute.” A unique method, falling half &ndash: way between the drawn cartoon and the puppet film. ... Read more
Again set in Victoria, at the Surrey Hills Baby Health Centre, we learn what is important - good Australian fruit, vegetables and milk - in helping our children grow. An excellent example of looking at our past attitudes, both in filmmaking and life. ... Read more
The New Gulliver is an ambitious puppet novelty in the Russian film world, fantastically delivered. It differs fromfthe ordinary puppet shows in that the chief part, Gulliver himself, is played by a human being, though the story of the film is carried out by puppets. The first excerpt shows ... Read more
In 1934 playwright, novelist, and screenwriter Ben Hecht persuaded Paramount to back him and his frequent collaborator, Charles MacArthur, in their own production company, which they set up in Paramount's shuttered East Coast studio in Astoria, Long Island. Their professed goal was to make films ... Read more
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