Film Notes

10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America (2006)
1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
Act of Vengeance (1986 TV)
Adams Chronicles (1975)
African Queen (1951)
Alamo (2003)
Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987 TV)
Allegheny Uprising (1939)
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
All the President's Men (1976)
Americanization of Emily (1964)
Amistad (1997)
And Starring Pancho Villa As Himself (2003 on HBO)
Andersonville (1996 on TNT)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Are We Winning Mommy? America & the Cold War (1987 TV documentary)
Autobiography of a Jeep (1943)
Bamboozled (2000)
Band of Brothers (2001 TV)
Barbarian and the Geisha (1958)
Barnum (1986 TV)
Battle of Algiers (1965)
Battle of Britain (1969)
Battle of San Pietro (1945)
Ben-Hur (1959)
Bing Crosby: Voice of the Century (1999 TV)
Birth of a Nation (1915)
Black Hawk Down (2001)
Black Pirate (1926)
Black Sunday (1977)
Blade Runner (1982)
Blast from the Past (1999)
Blue Dahlia (1946)
Bobby (2006)
Bound for Glory (1976)
Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Bridge Too Far (1977)
Brooklyn Bridge (1982 documentary)
Brylcreem Boys (1996)
Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The (1920)
Captain Blood (1935)
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
Casablanca (1942)
Chicago (2002)
China Syndrome (1979)
Cinderella Man (2005)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Civil War, The (1990 TV)
CodeBreakers (2005)
Cold Mountain (2003)
Cold War era films
Conspiracy (2001 TV)
Cradle Will Rock (1999)
Cromwell (1970)
Crucible (1996)
Dances With Wolves (1990)
Das Boot (1981)
Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Dear Ruth (1947)
Departed, The (2006)
Dish, The (2001)
Donnie Brasco (1997)
Dr. Strangelove (1964)
Dragnet (1952 TV)
Duck Soup (1933)
Edge of the City (1957)
Edison the Man (1940)
Eight Men Out (1988)
Empire of the Air (1991 TV)
Endurance (2001)
Enemy at the Gates (2001)
Enemy of the State (1998)
English Patient (1996)
Exorcist (1973)
Fail-Safe (1964, 2000 TV)
Fantasia/2000 (1999)
Far Horizons (1955)
FDR (1994 TV documentary)
Fighting Lady (1945)
Fighting Seabees (1944)
Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
Flyboys (2006)
Flying Tigers (1942)
Foreign Affair, A (1948)
Foreign Correspondent (1940)
Formula (1980)
Francis Gary Powers (1976 TV)
Freaks (1932)
Frida (2002)
Gangs of New York (2002)
Gatekeeper, The (2002)
General, The (1926)
George Stevens: D-Day to Berlin (1994)
George Washington (1984 TV miniseries )
Gettysburg (1993)
Glenn Miller Story (1954)
Glory (1989)
Gods and Generals (2002)
Gone with the Wind (1939)
Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)
Goodfellas (1990)
Great Raid, The (2005)
Great War, The (1996 TV documentary series)
Green Mile, The (1999)
Hawaii's Last Queen (1997 TV documentary)
Hell's Angels (1930)
How the West Was Won (1962)
House Divided, A (2000 on Showtime)
Hunley, The (1999 on TNT)
IMAX films
Image of an Assassination (1998)
In a Lonely Place (1950)
Independence Day (1996)
Inherit the Wind (1960)
Inherit the Wind (1988)
Inside Nazi Germany (1938 March of Time )
Insider, The (1999)
Into the West (2005 TNT)
Iron Jawed Angels (2004 HBO)
Jarhead (2005)
Jazz Singer (1927)
Jefferson in Paris (1999)
JFK (1991)
Jezebel (1938)
Jim Thorpe - All American (1951)
Juarez (1939)
K-19 (2002)
King Kong (1933)
King of Jazz (1930)
Kremlin Letter, The (1970)
Last Days of Pompeii, The (1984)
Last Emperor, The (1987)
Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Last Samurai, The (2003)
Live from Baghdad (2002)
Longest Day, The (1962)
Luther (2003)
Madness of King George (1994)
Malta Story (1953)
Manchurian Candidate (1962)
March of Time (1935)
Mark of Zorro (1920)
Mask of Zorro (1998)
Matinee (1993)
Memphis Belle (1944)
Men of Honor (2000)
Metropolis (1926)
MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992 documentary)
Michael Collins (1996)
Mighty Wind, A (2003)
Miracle (2004)
Mission to Moscow (1943)
Molly Maguires (1970)
Mr. Music (1950)
Mrs. Miniver (1942)
Munich (2005)
Murder of Mary Phagan (1988 TV)
My Darling Clementine (1946)
Nanking (2007)
Navajo Code Talkers (1995)
Negro Soldier (1944)
New World (2005)
Newsreels
Nixon era films
Note of Triumph, A: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin (2005)
On the Waterfront (1954)
Open Range (2003)
Outsider (1961)
Panama Deception (1992 documentary)
Patriot, The (2000)
Paths of Glory (1957)
Patton (1970)
Pearl Harbor films
Pentagon Papers (2003 TV)
Perilous Fight: World War II in Color (2003 TV)
Pianist (2002)
Plow That Broke the Plains (1936)
Point of Order (1964)
Private Snafu: Spies (1943)
Public Enemy (1931)
Public Eye (1992)
Quiz Show (1994)
Ramparts We Watch (1940)
Reds (1981)
Remember the Titans (2000)
Reefer Madness (1936)
Revolution (1985)
RKO-281 (1985)
Road to Wellville, The (1994)
Robe, The (1953)
Rookie, The (2002)
Rosewood (1997)
Running Brave (1983)
Sahara (1943)
Sally Hemings (2000 on TV)
Santa Fe Trail (1940)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Schindler's List (1993)
Seabiscuit (2003)
Sergeant York (1941)
Seven Days in May (1964)
Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
Shane (1953)
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
The Sopranos (1999 on HBO)
Spartacus (1960)
Squanto (1994)
Story of G.I. Joe (1945)
Suddenly (1954)
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
Terror of Tiny Town (1938)
The (Fighting) Sullivans (1944)
Them! (1954)
They Were Expendable (1945)
Three Little Pigs (1933)
Thirteen Days (2000)
Things to Come (1936)
This Is Cinerama (1952)
This Is the Army (1943)
Titanic (1997)
To Hell and Back (1955)
Television and the Presidency (1980 TV documentary)
Triple Cross (1967)
Triumph of the Will (1934)
Truman (1995 on HBO)
Tunisian Victory (1944)
U-571 (2000)
Very Long Engagement, A (2004)
Victoria & Albert (2001 on A&E)
Victory at Sea (1952 on NBC)
War of the Worlds (1953)
War of the Worlds (2005)
Why We Fight (1942-45)
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)
Wilson (1944)
Windtalkers (2002)
Wilson (1944)
Wings (1927)
Wizard of Oz (1939)
Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993)
World at War (1974 for TV)
World of Tomorrow (1984 documentary)
Yesterday's Witness (1977)
Years of Lightning, Day of Drums (1964)
Zero Hour (1957)

Resources:

  • 100 Greatest Films from filmsite.org
  • America's 100 Greatest Films list from American Film Institute
  • American Widescreen Museum
  • Bibliography
  • California Theaters with Best Sound
  • Classical Hollywood Narrative
  • Corona list of films currently in development
  • Dealers include Facets in Chicago and VideoFlicks in Toronto and Amazon.com
  • Disaster films
  • Documentaries
  • Film & History journal index
  • Film & History seminar
  • Film Cliches
  • Films for Classes
  • Films Ranked by Production Costs and Gross Income
  • From Cinema to Cineplex
  • Gangster films
  • Genre chart
  • Hollywood History:
  • Labor films
  • Motion Picture Sound from Recording Technology History
  • National Film Registry list from Library of Congress
  • Newsreels on DVD
  • ScreenSite guide to film research on the web
  • Shopping Center history
  • Studios Evolution
  • Top musical films and Top western films
  • Internet Movie Database (IMDb)

  • revised 3/2/07 by Steven Schoenherr