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Top 10 Silent Films


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#1 of 9 OFFLINE   john davies

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Posted November 05 2003 - 06:42 AM

My top 10: 1.Sunrise- 20 pts 2.Metropolis- 19 3.Man with a Movie Camera- 18 4.The Passion of Joan of Arc -17 5.Battleship Potemkin- 16 6.The General- 15 7.The Gold Rush- 14 8.Nosferatu- 13 9.The Chess Player -12 10.People on Sunday- 11 (10 pts for each choice, further 1-10 pts for position. I think that's a fair system) Let's be having yours!

#2 of 9 OFFLINE   MartinTeller

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Posted November 05 2003 - 07:10 AM

I haven't seen enough of them to make a top 10, but I'll rate the ones I have seen (not including shorts): Battleship Potemkin - 6 Metropolis - 10 The Lodger - 5 The General - 9 The Passion of Joan of Arc - 7 (appreciate it a lot in some areas, find it lacking in others) Man With a Movie Camera - 10 The Gold Rush - 5 (but it's been a looong time since I've seen it, I'll be giving it another chance soon) Dog Star Man - 10

#3 of 9 OFFLINE   john davies

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Posted November 05 2003 - 07:20 AM

Ah, right, my points allocation was confusing. That was done simply to keep score towards a final result. Let's forget that. Just pick the films (whether a few or 10), everyone.

#4 of 9 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted November 05 2003 - 08:16 AM

The Passion of Joan of Arc Tabu The Man With A Movie Camera The Last Laugh Steamboat Bill Jr. The Crowd Broken Blossoms The Wind Blackmail Nosferatu, A Symphony Of Horror Tough to leave off The Gold Rush, Intolerance, Sunrise, The Heart Of The World, etc.
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#5 of 9 OFFLINE   Patrick McCart

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Posted November 05 2003 - 02:01 PM

The Passion of Joan of Arc Abel Gance's Napoleon Metropolis Sherlock, Jr. The Cameraman City Lights The Unknown The Man Who Laughs Speedy Safety Last

#6 of 9 OFFLINE   Lew Crippen

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Posted November 06 2003 - 02:00 AM

Unordered: ·Battleship Potemkin ·Intolerance ·Broken Blossoms ·Vampyr ·The Passion of Joan of Arc ·The Gold Rush ·City Lights ·Steamboat Bill Jr. ·Metropolis ·Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror.
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#7 of 9 OFFLINE   Arman

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Posted January 11 2004 - 08:22 AM

Ordered:

City Lights
Metropolis
Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horror
The Passion of Joan of Arc
Broken Blossoms
The Gold Rush
Battleship Potemkin
Intolerance
The Birth of a Nation
The Kid

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#8 of 9 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted January 11 2004 - 05:18 PM

Did you have your mute button on Arman? A Nous La Liberte isn't silent. Posted Image Rene Clair is quite innovative in his use of sound in this film and Le Million.
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Posted January 12 2004 - 03:39 AM

[quote] Did you have your mute button on Arman? A Nous La Liberte isn't silent. Rene Clair is quite innovative in his use of sound in this film and Le Million. [quote]

Oopps! Thanks Brook. Posted Image




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