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Films In 1948

Summer is for Kids (Stanley Jackson, 1948)
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The Coaster (Cecil Holmes, 1948)
An impression of a small coastal steamer going around New Zealand picking up and delivering cargo. Made in the early English documentary tradition, with a verse commentary by Denis Glover. ... Read more

The Dragon of Cracow (Z. Wasilewski, 1948)
Based on an ancient legend, this film is the ... story of a great dragon who preyed upon the ... people of Cracow. The king offered the hand ... of his daughter to anyone who could slay the ... drago… Read more

The Magic Canvas (John Halas, Joy Batchelor, 1948)
Beautiful study in animation giving a lovely play of movement, colour, and music, merging form and idea in a painter's fantasy. ... Read more

The Wanderer (Roberto Rossellini, 1948)
With "The Wanderer" Rossellini abandoned for the first time his theme of postwar conditions to make a simple and beautiful film. It is dedicated to the art of Anna Magnani, who is the only profession… Read more

They Caught the Ferry (Carl Th. Dreyer, 1948)
A famous director adapts a "myth" on the theme of a hazardous motorcycle ride which ends disastrously. The motorcyclist, Sophus, and his girl, Elvira, race along madly to catch the ferry at Nyborg. T… Read more

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