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Films In 1947

BORN TO KILL (Robert Wise, 1947)
... ... Intensely cold, blood-curdling and emotionally spare, Born To Kill is knockout noir. A grim and at times complicated picture, it features a youth­ful Lawrence Tierney as a near-robotic pa… Read more

DEEP VALLEY (Jean Negulesco, 1947)
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Incontri di un Giorno (Vittorio Gallo, 1947)
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Journey of a Nation (John Heyer, 1947)
Journey of a Nation is one of the greatest triumphs of the polemical documentary. Directed by the masterly John Heyer, it takes an obscure subject, uniform rail gauge and presents it in terms of grea… Read more

La Tempestaire (Jean Epstein, 1947)
Jean Epstein uses time-lapse photography and visual and aural slow motion to tell the tale of a fisherman stuck at sea during a storm, and his worried fianc√© waiting for him back on shore. ... Scree… Read more

The Glassmakers (Phillip Leacock, 1947)
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The Lower Depths (Vladimir Yurenev, Sergei Vladimirsk, 1947)
Fine character acting is the outstanding feature of these two scenes from the famous Maxim Gorki play. The first excerpt faithfully sets the mood of the play - the story of a group of social outcasts… Read more

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