Flickers

PDF-file by Gilbert Adair

Flickers PDF ebook download One hundred two-page essays, accompanied by a still of the selected movie, intended to offer an alternate history of the cinema over the last century (ending in 1994—the book was published in 1995). Here are Gilbert’s choices:

1895 Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory
1896 The Kiss
1897 Fatima’s Dance
1898 The Battle of Manila Bay
1899 A Visit to the Spiritualist
1900 Grandma’s Reading Glass
1901 The Execution of McKinley’s Assassin
1902 A Trip to the Moon
1903 The Life of American Fireman
1904 The Great Train Robbery
1905 Rescued by Rover
1906 The Birth, Life, and Death of Christ
1907 The Channel Tunnel
1908 The Assassination of the Duc de Guise
1909 Gertie the Dinosaur
1910 A Tin-Type Romance
1911 Max Sets the Fashion
1912 Quo Vadis?
1913 The King of the Air
1914 The Perils of Pauline
1915 The Tramp
1916 Intolerance
1917 The Cure
1918 Tih Minh
1919 Broken Blossoms
1920 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
1921 The Sheik
1922 The Woman from Nowhere
1923 Our Hospitality
1924 Greed
1925 Battleship Potemkin
1926 Bardleys the Magnificent
1927 Sunrise
1928 The Man With a Movie Camera
1929 Money
1930 Other Men’s Women
1931 Freaks
1932 Trouble in Paradise
1933 Footlight Parade
1934 The Scarlet Empress
1935 Becky Sharp
1936 A Day in the Country
1937 Make Way for Tomorrow
1938 Bringing up Baby
1939 Daybreak
1940 Fantasia
1941 Citizen Kane
1942 Sullivan’s Travels
1943 I Walked with a Zombie
1944 Night and Fog
1945 Detour
1946 It’s a Wonderful Life
1947 Black Narcissus
1948 Rope
1949 Stromboli
1950 The Young and the Damned
1951 Rio Grande
1952 The Band Wagon
1953 The Robe
1954 Sansho the Bailiff
1955 Lola Montés
1956 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
1957 Early Spring
1958 The Music Room
1959 Breathless
1960 The Testament of Orpheus
1961 Last Year at Marienbad
1962 Lawrence of Arabia
1963 The Nutty Professor
1964 Gertrud
1965 Blow Up
1966 Au hasard Balthazar
1967 Playtime
1968 2001: A Space Odyssey
1969 The Colour of Pomegrantes
1970 The Clowns
1971 Death in Venice
1972 Last Tango in Paris
1973 Cries and Whispers
1974 Céline and Julie Go Boating
1975 Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
1976 Kings of the Road
1977 The Green Room
1978 The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting
1979 Apocalypse Now
1980 Raging Bull
1981 Napoléon
1982 White Dog
1983 Querelle
1984 Zelig
1985 The Sacrifice
1986 The Green Room
1987 The Death of Empedocles
1988 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
1989 Do the Right Thing
1990 No, or the Vainglory of Command
1991 Raise the Red Lantern
1992 Unforgiven
1993 Jurassic Park
1994 Ed Wood

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