Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Classic Films

While the library is always your source for the hottest new DVDs, we have also added some classic films to our collection.

Check out one of the 14 films available in the Alfred Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection:
Saboteur
Rear Window
Shadow of a Doubt
Rope
The Trouble with Harry
The Man Who Knew Too Much
Vertigo
Torn Curtain
Topaz
Frenzy
Family Plot
Psycho
The Birds

We also have films from the Criterion Collection:

Grey Gardens (1976)See the original documentary on which the Jessica Lange / Drew Barrymore film is based.
The Devil & Daniel Webster Americana. B&W. (1941)
Wise Blood Based on Flannery O'Connor's first novel (1979)
The Tales of Hoffman A visual extravaganza based on the Offenbach opera. In English. Color. (1951)
Henry V Laurence Olivier portrays the king in this timeless Shakespeare play (1944)
The River The story of a British family in India. Color. (1951)
The Red Balloon / White Mane (1956/1953, in French)
Days of Heaven (1978)
The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

Fans of Japanese animation may enjoy the highly-regarded
Grave of the Fireflies originally released in 1988.

2 comments:

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Thank you so much for this list! it's always such a problem to find a film for the whole family!

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almost all of HIchkock's movies are masterpieces!! love his works, it's outstanding