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13 hours ago, MarshaKatz said:

TRAPEZE (probably more like a circus than a carnival)

I don't know the difference between a circus and a carnival, or the difference between circus and carnival people, and I always thought they were the same thing, so sorry if these aren't what you meant:

BILLY ROSE'S JUMBO

GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

AT THE CIRCUS

THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI

STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

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Out on parole

KISS OF DEATH (Victor Mature)

SHOCKPROOF (Patricia Knight)

PAROLED – TO DIE (Bob Steele)

THE COMPANY SHE KEEPS (Jane Greer)

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You and Me-- Sylvia Sidney and George Raft
Cookie--Peter Falk
Invisible Stripes--George Raft
Woman in the Dark--Ralph Bellamy
Parole Girl--Mae Clark  Related image

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12 minutes ago, shutoo said:

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That's a great film. Thanks for reminding us about it.

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PICKPOCKET

RIFIFI

THE HOT ROCK

DOUBLE JEOPARDY

LADIES THEY TALK ABOUT

FAMILY BUSINESS

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6 hours ago, LawrenceA said:

Straight Time

Thanks, Lawrence, I love this movie.....one of Dustin's best.

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LARCENY, INC.

ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES

THE LAST GANGSTER

HOUSE OF STRANGERS (Richard Conte)

I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG

SEVEN THIEVES

CAPE FEAR (1962)

THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE

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So many great answers yesterday!

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Memorable opening sequences

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TOUCH OF EVIL

I’VE LIVED BEFORE

All the James Bond films

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Citizen Kane
Saturday Night Fever
The Player
Jaws
West Side Story
The Palm Beach Story
Rear Window
Raising Arizona
Manhatten--
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THE LETTER

PATTON

MANHATTAN

LOVE AND DEATH

SUNSET BOULEVARD

CITIZEN KANE

THE HUSTLER

DOUBLE INDEMNITY

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

THE GODFATHER

GOODFELLAS

TOP HAT

THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN

I KNOW WHERE I'M GOING!

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

ALL ABOUT EVE

A LETTER TO THREE WIVES

BORN YESTERDAY

YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW

TWO WOMEN

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE

SABOTEUR

LA DOLCE VITA

REPEAT PERFORMANCE

BRIEF ENCOUNTER

 

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THE PRODUCERS

THERE WILL BE BLOOD

THE LION IN WINTER

AUNTIE MAME

I WANT TO LIVE!

THE DEFIANT ONES

IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT

THE STRANGE LOVE OF MARTHA IVERS

MIDNIGHT COWBOY

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THE BICYCLE THIEF

ANATOMY OF A MURDER

WHITE HEAT

YANKEE DOODLE DANDY

THE LADY EVE

THE APARTMENT

LOVE ME TONIGHT

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THE BIG CHILL (during the course of a 3 minute song "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" sung by Marvin Gaye) the audience is introduced to 8 different characters without a single word being uttered. I love this opening.)

THE KING OF MARVIN GARDENS

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (Opening title)

A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

HAROLD & MAUDE (Opening title sequence)

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4 hours ago, MarshaKatz said:

THE BIG CHILL (during the course of a 3 minute song "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" sung by Marvin Gaye) the audience is introduced to 8 different characters without a single word being uttered. I love this opening.)

THE KING OF MARVIN GARDENS

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (Opening title)

A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

HAROLD & MAUDE (Opening title sequence)

It's been years since I've seen THE BIG CHILL. Remember when the song was used in raisin commercials!

I'm glad you mentioned REPEAT PERFORMANCE in a prior post. Definitely a memorable beginning.

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So many good ones, so here's just a few favorites:

Love how SINGIN' IN THE RAIN opens with the montage of Don Lockwood's rise to stardom, coupled with the version he is telling the radio audiences at the red carpet opening. "Dignity, always dignity!"

The opening sequence of FIVE GRAVES TO CAIRO sucks me in every dang time with the tank rolling along the desert with no driver

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Same thing with the opening of Miyazaki's classic CASTLE IN THE SKY with the attack on the zeppelin and the main character falling out of the sky

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Six-word titles

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WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL

THE MODEL AND THE MARRIAGE BROKER

THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE

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