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A Cure for Pokeritis (1912) Director: Laurence Trimble

The Cry of the Children (1912) Director: George Nichols

The Kid (1921) Director: Charlie Chaplin

The Iron Horse (1924) Director: John Ford

Twentieth Century (1934) Director: Howard Hawks

Nicholas Brothers Family Home Movies (1940)

Bambi (1942) Directors: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, David Hand, Graham Heid, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Norman Wright

The Negro Soldier (1944) Director: Stuart Heisler

The Lost Weekend (1945) Director: Billy Wilder

The War of the Worlds (1953) Director: Byron Haskin

The Big Heat (1953) Director: Fritz Lang

Porgy and Bess (1959) Directors: Otto Preminger, Rouben Mamoulian

Allures (1961) Director: Jordan Belson

Crisis: Behind A Presidential Commitment (1963) Director: Robert Drew

Faces (1968) Director: John Cassavetes

Growing Up Female (1971) Directors: Jim Klein, Julia Reichert

A Computer Animated Hand (1972) Director: Ed Catmull

Hester Street (1975) Director: Joan Micklin Silver

I, an Actress (1977) Director: George Kuchar

Norma Rae (1979) Director: Martin Ritt

Fake Fruit Factory (1986) Director: Chick Strand

Stand and Deliver (1988) Director: Ramon Menendez

The Silence of the Lambs (1991) Director: Jonathan Demme

El mariachi (1992) Director: Robert Rodriguez

Forrest Gump (1994) Director: Robert Zemeckis

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The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight (1897) Director: Enoch J. Rector

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1914) Director: William Robert Daly

The Wishing Ring: An Idyll of Old England (1914) Director: Maurice Tourneur

Two-Color Kodachrome Test Shots No. III (1922)

The Augustas (1930s-1950s) Director: Scott Nixon II

The Kidnappers Foil (1930s-1950s) Director: Melton Barker

Sons of the Desert (1933) Director: William A. Seiter

The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair (1939) Director: Robert R. Snody

Born Yesterday (1950) Director: George Cukor

3:10 to Yuma (1957) Director: Delmer Daves

Anatomy of a Murder (1959) Director: Otto Preminger

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) Director: Blake Edwards

Parable (1964) Directors: Rolf Forsberg, Tom Rook

They Call It Pro Football (1967)

Two-Lane Blacktop (1971) Director: Monte Hellman

Dirty Harry (1971) Director: Don Siegel

The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1973) Director: Ivan Dixon

Hours for Jerome (1980-1982) Director: Nathaniel Dorsky

A Christmas Story (1983) Director: Bob Clark

The Times of Harvey Milk (1984) Director: Rob Epstein

Samsara: Death and Rebirth in Cambodia (1990) Director: Ellen Bruno

Slacker (1991) Director: Richard Linklater

A League of Their Own (1992) Director: Penny Marshall

One Survivor Remembers (1995) Director: Kary Antholis

The Matrix (1999) Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lily Wachowski

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A Virtuous Vamp (1919) Director: David Kirkland

The Daughter of Dawn (1920) Director: Norbert A. Myles

Ella Cinders (1926) Director: Alfred E. Green

King of Jazz (1930) Director: John Murray Anderson

Martha Graham Dance Films (1931-1944)

Wild Boys of the Road (1933) Director: William A. Wellman

Midnight (1939) Director: Mitchell Leisen

Men and Dust (1940) Director: Lee Dick

Gilda (1946) Director: Charles Vidor

Notes on the Port of St. Francis (1951) Director: Frank Stauffacher

The Quiet Man (1952) Director: John Ford

Forbidden Planet (1956) Director: Fred M. Wilcox

The Magnificent Seven (1960) Director: John Sturges

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) Director: Stanley Kramer

The Hole (1962) Director: John Hubley

Mary Poppins (1964) Director: Robert Stevenson

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) Director: Mike Nichols

Cicero March (1966)

Brandy in the Wilderness (1969) Director: Stanton Kaye

The Right Stuff (1983) Director: Philip Kaufman

Bless Their Little Hearts (1983) Director: Billy Woodberry

Roger & Me (1989) Director: Michael Moore

The Lunch Date (1989) Director: Adam Davidson

Pulp Fiction (1994) Director: Quentin Tarantino

Decasia (2002) Director: Bill Morrison

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Lime Kiln Club Day (1913) Directors: T. Hayes Hunter, Edwin Middleton

Shoes (1916) Director: Lois Weber

Unmasked (1917) Directors: Grace Cunard, Francis Ford

The Dragon Painter (1919) Director: William Worthington

State Fair (1933) Director: Henry King

The Power and the Glory (1933) Director: William K. Howard

Rugs of Red Gap (1935) Director: Leo McCarey

Down Argentine Way (1940) Director: Irving Cummings

The Gang's All Here (1943) Director: Busby Berkeley

V-E +1 (1945)

The Way of Peace (1947) Director: Frank Tashlin

House of Wax (1953) Director: Andre De Toth

Rio Bravo (1959) Director: Howard Hawks

Felicia (1965) Directors: Bob Dickson, Alan Gorg, Trevor Greenwood

Rosemary's Baby (1968) Director: Roman Polanski

Little Big Man (1970) Director: Arthur Penn

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) Director: Mel Stuart

Please, Don't Bury Me Alive! (1976) Director: Efrain Gutierrez

Moon Breath Beat (1980) Director: Lisze Bechtold

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) Director: John Hughes

Luxo Jr. (1986) Director: John Lasseter

The Big Lebowski (1998) Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Saving Private Ryan (1998) Director: Steven Spielberg

Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000) Director: Mark Jonathan Harris

13 Lakes (2004) Director: James Benning

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Edison Kinetographic Record of a Sneeze (1894) Director: William K.L. Dickson

Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (1906) Directors: Wallace McCutcheon, Edwin S. Porter

A Fool There Was (1915) Director: Frank Powell

Humoresque (1920) Director: Frank Borzage

The Mark of Zorro (1920) Director: Fred Niblo

Black and Tan (1929) Director: Dudley Murphy

Dracula (1931) Directors: George Melford, Enrique Tovar Avalos

Our Daily Bread (1934) Director: King Vidor

The Old Mill (1937) Director: Wilfred Jackson

Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) Director: Preston Sturges

John Henry and the Inky-Poo (1946) Director: George Pal

The Story of Menstruation (1946) Director: Jack Kinney

Winchester '73 (1950) Director: Anthony Mann

Imitation of Life (1959) Director: Douglas Sirk

Seconds (1966) Director: John Frankenheimer

Portrait of Jason (1967) Director: Shirley Clarke

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One (1968) Director: William Greaves

The Inner World of Aphasia (1968) Director: Edward R. Feil

Eadward Muybridge, Zoopraxographer (1975) Directors: Thom Anderson, Fay Anderson, Morgan Fisher

Being There (1979) Director: Hal Ashby

Ghostbusters (1984) Director: Ivan Reitman

Top Gun (1986) Director: Tony Scott

Sink or Swim (1990) Director: Su Friedrich

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) Director: Frank Darabont

L.A. Confidential (1997) Director: Curtis Hanson

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Life of an American Fireman (1903) Directors: George Fleming, Edwin S. Porter

The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912) Director: D.W. Griffith

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916) Director: Stuart Paton

Reverend Solomon Sir Jones Films (1924-1928)

Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) Directors: Charles Reisner, Buster Keaton

The Beau Brummels (1928) 

Lost Horizon (1937) Director: Frank Capra

Ball of Fire (1941) Director: Howard Hawks

A Walk in the Sun (1945) Director: Lewis Milestone

East of Eden (1955) Director: Elia Kazan

Blackboard Jungle (1955) Director: Richard Brooks

The Brids (1963) Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Point Blank (1967) Director: John Boorman

Funny Girl (1968) Director: William Wyler

Putney Swope (1969) Director: Robert Downey Sr.

The Decline of Western Civilization (1981) Director: Penelope Spheeris

The Atomic Cafe (1982) Directors: Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, Pierce Rafferty

Suzanne, Suzanne (1982) Directors: Camille Billops, James Hatch

The Breakfast Club (1985) Director: John Hughes

The Princess Bride (1987) Director: Rob Reiner

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) Director: Robert Zemeckis

Paris is Burning (1990) Director: Jennie Livingston

Thelma and Louise (1991) Director: Ridley Scott

The Lion King (1994) Directors: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff

Rushmore (1998) Director: Wes Anderson

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Interior New York Subway, 14th Street to 42nd Street (1905) Director: G.W. Bitzer

The Sinking of the Lusitania (1918) Director: Winsor McCay

He Who Gets Slapped (1924) Director: Victor Sjostrom

Fuentes Family Home Movies Collection (1920s-1930s)

With the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in Spain (1938) Directors: Henri Cartier-Bresson, Herbert Kline

Only Angels Have Wings (1939) Director: Howard Hawks

Dumbo (1941) Directors: Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, John Elliotte

Gentlemen's Agreement (1947) Director: Elia Kazan

Ace in the Hole (1951) Director: Billy Wilder

Spartacus (1960) Director: Stanley Kubrick

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) Director: Stanley Kramer

Wanda (1970) Director: Barbara Loden 

Lives of Performers (1972) Director: Yvonne Rainer

Times and Dreams (1976) Director: Mort Jordan

Superman (1978) Director: Richard Donner

Boulevard Nights (1979) Director: Michael Pressman

The Goonies (1985) Director: Richard Donner

La Bamba (1987) Director: Luis Valdez

Die Hard (1988) Director: John McTiernan

Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (1988) Director: Charlotte Zwerin

Field of Dreams (1989) Director: Phil Alden Robinson

To Sleep with Anger (1990) Director: Charles Burnett

4 Little Girls (1997) Director: Spike Lee

Titanic (1997) Director: James Cameron

Memento (2000) Director: Christopher Nolan

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