The Beginner's Guide to Cinema

Every film that I mentioned, recommended, or showed in my video The Beginner's Guide to Cinema, plus some extra ones I threw in for good measure.

  • Sallie Gardner at a Gallop
  • Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory
  • The Astronomer's Dream
  • The Devil and the Statue
  • A Trip to the Moon
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • By the Sea
  • The Birth of a Nation
  • One Week
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • The Flapper
  • The Kid
  • Nosferatu
  • Häxan
  • Safety Last!
  • Sherlock, Jr.
  • Battleship Potemkin
  • Strike
  • Master of the House
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Metropolis
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The Jazz Singer
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • Un Chien Andalou
  • The Blue Angel
  • City Lights
  • Frankenstein
  • Vampyr
  • Scarface
  • The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
  • King Kong
  • Zero for Conduct
  • It Happened One Night
  • L'Atalante
  • Top Hat
  • Make Way for Tomorrow
  • A Star Is Born
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Grand Illusion
  • Angels with Dirty Faces
  • The Rules of the Game
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  • Stagecoach
  • Gone with the Wind
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Citizen Kane
  • Sullivan's Travels
  • Casablanca
  • The Magnificent Ambersons
  • To Be or Not to Be
  • Rome, Open City
  • The Killers
  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • Black Narcissus
  • Out of the Past
  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  • The Red Shoes
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Germany Year Zero
  • Le Silence de la Mer
  • Stray Dog
  • Late Spring
  • Bitter Rice
  • Rashomon
  • The River
  • Umberto D.
  • Tokyo Story
  • I Vitelloni
  • Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
  • Fear and Desire
  • White Christmas
  • Godzilla
  • Seven Samurai
  • La Strada
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • Rebel Without a Cause
  • Lola Montès
  • Pather Panchali
  • East of Eden
  • The Killing
  • The Searchers
  • Night and Fog
  • Aparajito
  • The Ten Commandments
  • Bob le Flambeur
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • The Cranes Are Flying
  • Funny Face
  • The Seventh Seal
  • Vertigo
  • Elevator to the Gallows
  • Touch of Evil
  • North by Northwest
  • Shadows
  • Good Morning
  • Ben-Hur
  • The World of Apu
  • The 400 Blows