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The rules:

You can post a list of anywhere between 1 and 15 films (or more, but only 15 will be counted) from the year we're covering. The deciding factor in terms of release dates is the RYM list and the top 10 of each year will go on to the final top 100. The deadline is February 28th.

The points scheme is as follows:
1. 50
2. 40
3. 30
4. 20
5. 15
6. 10
7. 9
8. 8
9. 7
10. 6
11. 5
12. 4
13. 3
14. 2
15. 1
However, these are the maximum amounts of points. If you want to put certain films on your list but don't want to give them too many points, you can choose to give these less points than in this scheme (but never more) to decrease the impact on the overall results. If you don't specifically state that you want to give (some of) your films fewer points, I will assume the standard scheme.

Here are some lists to remind you of the films released in 1952:

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/top/besto ... popup=true
http://www.imdb.com/year/1952/

And here is the top films of 1952 on TSPDT (edited in order to fit correct release dates): Please note that TSPDT may be updated this month, but this is the list as of February 1st 2014

1. Singin' in the Rain / Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly
2. Ikiru / Akira Kurosawa
3. Umberto D. / Vittorio De Sica
4. The Quiet Man / John Ford
5. The Life of Oharu / Kenji Mizoguchi
6. Le Plaisir / Max Ophuls
7. Limelight / Charles Chaplin
8. High Noon / Fred Zinnemann
9. Europa 51 / Roberto Rossellini
10. The Lusty Men / Nicholas Ray
11. Othello / Orson Welles
12. Forbidden Games / Rene Clement
13. The Golden Coach / Jean Renoir
14. Casque d'or / Jacques Becker
15. The Bad and the Beautiful / Vincente Minnelli


Also, to shed some light on a few hidden gems, here are the films from this year which were once featured on the TSPDT list, but are currently off of it:

- The Bend of the River /Anthony Mann
- Bienvenido Mister Marshall / Luis Garcia Berlanga
- Flavor of Green Tea over Rice / Yasujiro Ozu
- Hotel des Invalides / Georges Franju
- On Dangerous Ground / Nicholas Ray
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My list:

1| Singin in the Rain / Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly / USA
2| The Life of Oharu / Kenji Mizoguchi / Japan
3| The Quiet Man / John Ford / USA
4| Ikiru / Akira Kurosawa / Japan
5| The Lusty Men / Nicholas Ray / USA
6| Le Plaisir / Max Ophuls / France
7| Umberto D. / Vittorio De Sica / Italy
8| The Bad and the Beautiful / Vincente Minnelli / USA
9| Flavor of Green Tea over Rice / Yasujiro Ozu / Japan
10| The Golden Coach / Jean Renoir / Italy-France
11| Othello / Orson Welles / Various countries
12| Europa 51 / Roberto Rossellini / Italy
13| Limelight / Charles Chaplin / USA
14| Casque d'or / Jacques Becker / France
15| The Big Sky / Howard Hawks / USA
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1. Ikiru (Akira Kurosawa)
2. Singin' in the Rain (Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly)
3. Umberto D. (Vittorio de Sica)
4. High Noon (Fred Zinnemann) 15
5. Lo Sceicco Bianco (Federico Fellini) 10
6. Limelight (Charles Chaplin) 5
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1. Singin' in the Rain, 50
2. 生きる [Ikiru], 15
3. High Noon, 10
4. Limelight, 5
5. Umberto D., 1
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My list is again, almost identical to JimmyJazz's near the top:

The Life Of Oharu
Singin In The Rain
The Quiet Man
Umberto D
Ikiru
The Bad And The Beautiful (1 pt)

Hoping to add Le Plaisir to this by the end.
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1. Singin' in the Rain / Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly / U.S.
2. Othello / Orson Welles / U.S.
3. High Noon / Fred Zinnemann / U.S.
4. The White Sheik / Federico Fellini / Italy
5. Ikiru / Akira Kurosawa / Japan
6. Viva Zapata! / Elia Kazan / U.S.
7. The Bad and the Beautiful / Vincente Minnelli / U.S.
8. Le plaisir / Max Ophuls / France
9. On Dangerous Ground / Nicholas Ray / U.S.
10. Kansas City Confidential / Phil Karlson / U.S.
11. The Lusty Men / Nicholas Ray / U.S.
12. The Life of Oharu / Kenji Mizoguchi / Japan
13. The Narrow Margin / Richard Fleischer / U.S.
14. Monkey Business / Howard Hawks / U.S.
15. Umberto D. / Vittorio de Sica / Italy

16. Limelight / Charles Chaplin / U.S.
17. Bend of the River / Anthony Mann / U.S.
18. Casque d'or / Jacques Becker / France
19. Forbidden Games / Rene Clement / France
20. The Quiet Man / John Ford / U.S.
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1. 5 Fingers (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
2. 生きる [Ikiru] (Akira Kurosawa)
3. Umberto D. (Vittorio De Sica)
4. Le plaisir [House of Pleasure] (Max Ophüls)
5. Moulin Rouge (John Huston)
6. Il cappotto [The Overcoat] (Alberto Lattuada)
7. The Bad and the Beautiful (Vincente Minnelli)
8. High Noon (Fred Zinnemann)
9. Limelight (Charlie Chaplin)
10. Rancho Notorious (Fritz Lang)
11. Viva Zapata! (Elia Kazan)
12. Bend of the River (Anthony Mann)
13. Casque d'or [Golden Helmet] (Jacques Becker)
14. Monkey Business (Howard Hawks)
15. 西鶴一代女 [The Life of Oharu] (Kenji Mizoguchi)

Bubbling under :
Don Camillo [The Little World of Don Camillo] (Julien Duvivier)
Fanfan la Tulipe [Fan-Fan the Tulip] (Christian-Jaque)
Ivanhoe (Richard Thorpe)
Jeux interdits [Forbidden Games] (René Clément)
Kansas City Confidential (Phil Karlson)
The Narrow Margin (Richard Fleischer)
On Dangerous Ground (Nicholas Ray)
The Quiet Man (John Ford)
Singin' in the Rain (Stanley Donen / Gene Kelly)
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1. Singin' in the Rain
2. Limelight
3. Don Camillo [The Little World of Don Camillo]
4. High Noon
5. The Importance of Being Earnest
6. The Bad and the Beautiful
7. Monkey Business
8. The Greatest Show on Earth
9. Clash by Night
10. Ikiru
11. Come Back, Little Sheba
12. Jeux interdits [Forbidden Games]
13. We're Not Married
14. Casque d'or [Golden Helmet]
15. Moulin Rouge
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1. Angel Face (Otto Preminger)
2. Umberto D (Vittorio De Sica)
3. Ikiru (Akira Kurosawa)
4. Singin' In The Rain (Stanley Donen / Gene Kelly)
5. Hunted (Charles Crichton)
6. Limelight (Charles Chaplin)
7. Five Fingers (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
8. Le petit monde de Don Camillo (Julien Duvivier)
9. Les belles des nuit (René Clair)
10. Othello (Orson Welles)
11. Kansas City Confidential (Phil Karlson)
12. High Noon (Fred Zinneman)
13. Subida al cielo (Luis Bunuel)
14. The Bad And The Beautiful (Vincente Minelli)
15. The Importance Of Being Ernest (Anthony Asquith)

Honorable mention:
Neighbours (Norman McLaren), short

Bubbling under:
Viva Zapata (Elia Kazan)
The Devil Makes Three (Andrew Marton)
Sudden Fear (David Miller)
Casque d'or (Jacques Becker)
Robin Hood And His Merry Men (Ken Annakin)
Vera Cruz (Robert Aldrich)

Not seen:
The Life of Oharu
Le Plaisir
Jeux interdits
Europa 51
The Lusty Men
The Narrow Margin
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1. Singin' in the Rain
2. The Quiet Man
3. High Noon
4. Umberto D.
5. The Bad and the Beautiful
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Charlie Driggs wrote: Bubbling under:
Vera Cruz (Robert Aldrich)
That one is from 1954, isn't it?
Otherwise it would definitely have been on my list.
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1. Singin’ in the Rain
2. The Quiet Man
3. High Noon
4. The Narrow Margin
5. Forbidden Games
6. The Bad and the Beautiful
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Gillingham wrote:
Charlie Driggs wrote: Bubbling under:
Vera Cruz (Robert Aldrich)
That one is from 1954, isn't it?
Otherwise it would definitely have been on my list.
You're right, Gillingham, my fault.
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1. Ikiru
2. Singin' In The Rain
3. High Noon
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1. Singin' in the Rain
2. Valkoinen peura [The White Reindeer]
3. Limelight
4. High Noon
5. 生きる [Ikiru]
6. Casque d'or [Golden Helmet]
7. The Greatest Show on Earth 5 p
8. Noita palaa elämään [The Witch] 5 p
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1. Singin' in the Rain - Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly (USA)
2. Limelight - Charles Chaplin (USA)
3. 生きる (Ikiru) - Akira Kurosawa (Japan)
4. The Duel at Silver Creek - Don Siegel (USA)
5. Ivanhoe - Richard Thorpe (USA)
6. High Noon - Fred Zinnemann (USA)
7. Monkey Business - Howard Hawks (USA)
8. Clash by Night – Fritz Lang (USA)
9. The Quiet Man - John Ford (USA)
10. The Snows of Kilimanjaro - Henry King (USA)
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One week left to vote, everyone!
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1. High Noon
2. The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice [Othello]
3. Limelight
4. Le carrosse d'or [The Golden Coach]
5. The Bad and the Beautiful
6. Singin' in the Rain
7. Casque d'or [Golden Helmet]
8. The Lusty Men
9. Le plaisir [House of Pleasure]
10. Europa '51 [The Greatest Love]
11. 生きる [Ikiru]
12. 西鶴一代女 [The Life of Oharu]
13. Umberto D.
14. Jeux interdits [Forbidden Games]
15. The Quiet Man
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1.Singin' in the Rain
2.High Noon
3.Moulin Rouge
4.FanFan La Tulipe
5.Pat and Mike
6.Limelight
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Last day of voting, people! The poll closes at the midnight UTC!
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Poll is now officially closed. Results will come tomorrow.
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Sorry for the delay, everyone! I will discuss this below, but first, here is the Top 10 Films of 1952, as voted by our users!

1| Singin' in the Rain / Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly / USA / 550 pts. / 13 ballots
2| High Noon / Fred Zinneman / USA / 298 / 13
3| Ikiru / Akira Kurosawa / Japan / 291 / 12
4| Limelight / Charles Chaplin / USA / 181 / 10
5| Umberto D. / Vittorio De Sica / Italy / 154 / 9
6| The Quiet Man / John Ford / USA / 148 / 6
7| Life of Oharu / Kenji Mizoguchi / Japan / 99 / 5
8| Othello / Orson Welles / Various Countries / 91 / 4
9| The Bad and the Beautiful / Vincente Minnelli / 70 / 8
10| Moulin Rouge / John Huston / 46 / 3

Now, due to scheduling conflicts derived from my handling of the 1970s polls right now, I will pass on my pollster duties back to Petri. Because he doesn't always check these boards right away, I will PM him about this so that the 1953 thread can hopefully be started. After Zorg takes over from me when 75 comes up, I will probably resume my role in this poll. Sorry for the shakeup, guys.
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Shouldn't "5 fingers" be 10th with 59 points (50 from me and 9 from Charlie Driggs) ?
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JimmyJazz wrote: Now, due to scheduling conflicts derived from my handling of the 1970s polls right now, I will pass on my pollster duties back to Petri. Because he doesn't always check these boards right away, I will PM him about this so that the 1953 thread can hopefully be started. After Zorg takes over from me when 75 comes up, I will probably resume my role in this poll. Sorry for the shakeup, guys.
OK I can count the points until Zorg takes over the 70s polls.
Michel wrote:Shouldn't "5 fingers" be 10th with 59 points (50 from me and 9 from Charlie Driggs) ?
Yeah looks like it should be #10.
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