Films of the Early 20th Century: 1944-1946

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Films of the Early 20th Century: 1944-1946

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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 period we're covering. The deciding factor in terms of release dates is the RYM list and the top 15 of each period will go on to the final top 150. The deadline is January 31st.

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 this period:
RYM: http://rateyourmusic.com/films/chart?pa ... &year=1944
http://rateyourmusic.com/films/chart?pa ... &year=1945
http://rateyourmusic.com/films/chart?pa ... &year=1946
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/year/1944
http://www.imdb.com/year/1945
http://www.imdb.com/year/1946

If you vote for 4 movies or less, this is the adjusted scores:
4 votes
1. Movie 40 p
2. 30 p
3. 20 p
4. 15 p

3 votes
1. Movie 30 p
2. 20 p
3. 15 p

2 votes
1. Movie 20 p
2. 15 p

1 vote
1. Movie 15 p
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A rough first list, still need to double check to make sure nothing from the surrounding years is actually eligible or vice versa:

Update: Added Brief Encounter, Dropped Arsenic and Old Lace
1. A Matter of Life and Death
2. Double Indemnity
3. Children of Paradise
4. It's a Wonderful Life
5. Rome Open City
6. Notorious
7. The Best Years of Our Lives
8. Beauty and the Beast
9. My Darling Clementine
10. Brief Encounter
11. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
12. Mildren Pierce
13. Meet Me in St. Louis
14. Hail the Conquering Hero
15. Ivan the Terrible Part 1
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1. Children Of Paradise
2. A Matter Of Life And Death
3. Double Indemnity
4. Brief Encounter
5. Shoe Shine
6. A Day In The Country/Partie de Campagne
7. Paisan
8. Rome, Open City
9. Ivan The Terrible, Part 1
10. It's A Wondeful Life
11. Notorious
12. Lifeboat
13. The Best Years Of Our Lives
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1. Les Enfants du Paradis
2. La belle et la bête
3. A Matter of Life and Death
4. It's a Wonderful Life
5. Brief Encounter
6. Lost Weekend
7. Double Indemnity
8. Notorious
9.The Big Sleep
10. Mildred Pierce
11. Lifeboat
12.To have and have not
13.Gaslight
14.Lifeboat
15.Great Expectations
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1. Ivan the Terrible, Part 1 / Sergei Eisenstein / U.S.S.R. / 1944
2. Children of Paradise / Marcel Carne / France / 1945
3. My Darling Clementine / John Ford / U.S. / 1946
4. Rome, Open City / Roberto Rossellini / Italy / 1945
5. The Lost Weekend / Billy Wilder / U.S. / 1945
6. Paisan / Roberto Rossellini / Italy / 1946
7. Murder, My Sweet / Edward Dmytryk / U.S. / 1944
8. The Big Sleep / Howard Hawks / U.S. / 1946
9. Double Indemnity / Billy Wilder / U.S. / 1944
10. To Have and Have Not / Howard Hawks / U.S. / 1944
11. Spellbound / Alfred Hitchcock / U.S. / 1945
12. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek / Preston Sturges / U.S. / 1944
13. Humoresque / Jean Negulesco / U.S. / 1946
14. Shoe Shine / Vittorio de Sica / Italy / 1946
15. The Killers / Robert Siodmak / U.S. / 1946

16. A Canterbury Tale / Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger / U.K. / 1944
17. Scarlet Street / Fritz Lang / U.S. / 1945
18. The Woman in the Window / Fritz Lang / U.S. / 1944
19. The Children Are Watching Us / Vittorio de Sica / Italy / 1944
20. Notorious / Alfred Hitchcock / U.S. / 1946
21. Isle of the Dead / Mark Robson / U.S. / 1945
22. Great Expectations / David Lean / U.K. / 1946
23. I Know Where I'm Going! / Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger / U.K. / 1945
24. It's a Wonderful Life / Frank Capra / U.S. / 1946
25. Beauty and the Beast / Jean Cocteau / France / 1946
26. The Stranger / Orson Welles / U.S. / 1946
27. The Southerner / Jean Renoir / U.S. / 1945
28. Duel in the Sun / King Vidor / U.S. / 1946
29. Arsenic and Old Lace / Frank Capra / U.S. / 1944
30. Ladies of the Park / Robert Bresson / France / 1945
31. The Body Snatcher / Robert Wise / U.S. / 1945
32. Mildred Pierce / Michael Curtiz / U.S. / 1945
33. Fallen Angel / Otto Preminger / U.S. / 1945
34. Gaslight / George Cukor / U.S. / 1944
35. Lifeboat / Alfred Hitchcock / U.S. / 1944
36. The Dark Corner / Henry Hathaway / U.S. / 1946
37. Bedlam / Mark Robson / U.S. / 1946
38. No Regrets for Our Youth / Akira Kurosawa / Japan / 1946
39. Laura / Otto Preminger / U.S. / 1944
40. The Best Years of Our Lives / William Wyler / U.S. / 1946
41. A Matter of Life and Death / Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger / U.K. / 1946
42. Dead of Night / Alberto Cavalcanti/Charles Crichton/Basil Dearden/Robert Hamer / U.K. / 1945
43. Green for Danger / Sidney Gilliat / U.K. / 1946
44. Brief Encounter / David Lean / U.K. / 1945
45. The Spiral Staircase / Robert Siodmak / U.S. / 1945
46. Gilda / Charles Vidor / U.S. / 1946
47. The Postman Always Rings Twice / Tay Garnett / U.S. / 1946
48. Hail the Conquering Hero / Preston Sturges / U.S. / 1944
49. They Were Expendable / John Ford / U.S. / 1945
50. Detour / Edgar G. Ulmer / U.S. / 1945
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1. The Postman Always Rings Twice
2. Double Indemnity
3. Gaslight
4. Spellbound
5. The Big Sleep
6. Brief Encounter
7. Great Expectations
8. Gilda
9. Notorious
10. It's a Wonderful Life
11. Sciuscià [Shoe Shine]
12. Mildred Pierce
13. Arsenic and Old Lace
14. And Then There Were None
15. Duel in the Sun
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1. It's a Wonderful Life

I feel like posting this list cos this movie is in my all-time top ten. But of course just 15 points is fair.
I feel like that
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1. The Best Years of Our Lives
2. Laura
3. It's a Wonderful Life
4. Arsenic and Old Lace
5. The Woman in the Window
6. Les enfants du paradis [Children of Paradise]
7. Notorious
8. Cluny Brown
9. A Matter of Life and Death
10. The Big Sleep
11. Scarlet Street
12. Double Indemnity
13. Roma città aperta [Rome, Open City]
14. The Killers
15. Gilda
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1. Les enfants du paradis [Children of Paradise]
2. Sciuscià [Shoe Shine]
3. Scarlet Street
4. Brief Encounter
5. The Big Sleep
6. Notorious
7. Levoton veri
8. Roma città aperta [Rome, Open City]
9. Double Indemnity
10. The Woman in the Window
11. The Spiral Staircase
12. The Killers
13. Laura
14. Hets [Torment]
15. The Lost Weekend

16. It's a Wonderful Life
17. Great Expectations
18. Spellbound
19. The Body Snatcher
20. A Matter of Life and Death

Edit. Added Hets [Torment]. (Lifeboat out)
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I just noticed Jirin has voted for Partie de campagne [A Day in the Country].
A quote from Prep and Recommendations thread:
Petri wrote: Also one question about Partie de campagne [A Day in the Country]. Is it a 1936 movie (like IMDB and Wikipedia say) or a 1946 movie (the year it was released officially)?
A Day in the Country is my favorite Renoir movie so I would like to see it in the final round. I was going to vote it in 35-37 poll but I can vote for it now if we decide it's a 1946 movie. Any opinions about the "right" year?
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On one hand we've generally been using the release year, but on the other hand, if we do that Passion of Joan of Arc is a 1980 movie.
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1. It's A Wonderful Life (Frank Capra)
2. Les Enfants Du Paradis (Marcel Carné)
3. Double Indemnity (Billy Wilder)
4. The Lost Weekend (Billy Wilder)
5. The Big Sleep (Howard Hawks)
6. Notorious (Alfred Hitchcock)
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I'm able to make a top 10!

1. It's a Wonderful Life
2. A Matter of Life and Death
3. Double Indemnity
4. Brief Encounter
5. Arsenic and Old Lace
6. Notorious
7. Les enfants du paradis [Children of Paradise]
8. Hets [Torment]
9. The Lost Weekend
10. Great Expectations
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1. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
2. Double Indemnity (1944)
3. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
4. The Big Sleep (1946)
5. The Best Years of Our Life (1946)
6. Murder, My Sweet (1944)
7. Scarlett Street (1945)
8. Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (1944)
9. Laura (1944)
10. Brief Encounter (1945)

11. Gilda (1946)
12. Notorious (1946)
13. Mildred Pierce (1945)
14. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
15. My Darling Clementine (1946)
16. Dead of Night (1945)
17. Detour (1945)
18. To Have and Have Not (1944)
19. Spellbound (1945)
20. The Stranger (1946)
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1. Notorious – Alfred Hitchcock (USA, 1946)
2. Arsenic and Old Lace – Frank Capra (USA, 1944)
3. Brief Encounter – David Lean (UK, 1945)
4. The Lost Weekend – Billy Wilder (USA, 1945)
5. Double Indemnity – Billy Wilder (USA, 1944)
6. The Woman in the Window – Fritz Lang (USA, 1944)
7. Spellbound – Alfred Hitchcock (USA, 1945)
8. Objective, Burma – Raoul Walsh (USA, 1945)
9. Lifeboat – Alfred Hitchcock (USA, 1944)
10. Laura – Otto Preminger (USA, 1944)
11. Somewhere in the Night – Joseph L. Mankiewicz (USA, 1946)
12. It’s a Wonderful Life – Frank Capra (USA, 1946)
13. Duel in the Sun – King Vidor (USA, 1946)
14. Detour – Edgar Ullmer (USA, 1945)
15. The Postman Always Rings Twice – Tay Garnett (USA, 1946)
16. Dragonwick – Joseph L. Mankiewicz (USA, 1946)
17. El crimen de la calle Bordadores – Edgar Neville (Spain, 1946)
18. The Killers – Robert Siodmack (USA, 1946)
19. La torre de los siete jorobados (Tower of the Seven Hunchbacks) – Edgar Neville (Spain, 1944)
20. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers – Lewis Milestone (USA, 1946)
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1. Les Enfants du Paradis (Marcel Carné)
2. Double Indemnity (Billy Wilder)
3. La Belle et La Bête (Jean Cocteau)
4. Brief Encounter (David Lean)
5. Roma Città Aperta (Roberto Rossellini)
6. The Big Sleep (Howard Hawks)
7. The Stranger (Orson Welles)
8. Spellbound (Alfred Hitchcock)
9. It's a Wonderful Life (Frank Capra)
10. The Lost Weekend (Billy Wilder)
11. Great Expectations (David Lean)
12. 'I Know Where I'm Going!' (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
13. My Darling Clementine (John Ford)
14. A Matter of Life and Death (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
15. Notorious (Alfred Hitchcock)
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1. Paisa – Roberto Rossellini
2. Brief Encounter – David Lean
3. The Lost Weekend – Billy Wilder
4. Notorious – Alfred Hitchcock
5. Double Indemnity – Billy Wilder
6. It's A Wonderful Life – Frank Capra
7. The Postman Always Rings Twice – Tay Garnett
8. Roma città aperta - Roberto Rossellini
9. The Best Years Of Our Life – William Wyler
10. The Big Sleep – Howard Hawks
11. The Woman In The Window – Fritz Lang
12. Scarlet Street – Fritz Lang
13. Gaslight – George Cukor
14. Dead Of Night - Alberto Cavalcanti et al
15. Lifeboat – Alfred Hitchcock

Honorable Mentions:

The Stranger – Orson Welles
Marie Louise – Leopold Lindtberg
Spellbound – Alfred Hitchcock
Great Expectations – David Lean
La belle et la bête – Jean Cocteau
Die Nacht der Zwölf – Hans Schweikart
The Seventh Cross – Fred Zinneman
The Killers – Robert Siodmak
Ivan Groznyy – Sergej Eisenstein
Arsenic and Old Lace – Frank Capra
Die Mörder sind unter uns – Wolfgang Staudte
A Matter Of Life And Death – Powell/Pressburger
The Body Snatcher – Robert Wise
La bataille du rail – René Clement
A Night In Casablanca – Archie Mayo
The Battle Of San Pietro – John Huston
Memphis Belle – William Wyler
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1| My Darling Clementine / John Ford
2| A Matter of Life and Death / Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
3| The Big Sleep / Howard Hawks
4| Paisa / Roberto Rossellini
5| Notorious / Alfred Hitchcock
6| Meet Me in St. Louis / Vincente Minnelli
7| Double Indemnity / Billy Wilder
8| Les Enfants du paradis / Marcel Carne
9| The Best Years of Our Lives / William Wyler
10| Ivan the Terrible Part 1 / Sergei Eisenstein
11| To Have and Have Not / Howard Hawks
12| Detour / Edgar G Ulmer
13| Its a Wonderful Life / Frank Capra
14| Laura / Otto Preminger
15| Brief Encounter / David Lean
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Results:
1. Children of Paradise/Les Enfants du paradis - Marcel Carne - 337
2. Double Indemnity - Billy Wilder - 316
3. It's A Wonderful Life - Frank Capra - 272
4. A Matter of Life and Death - Powell & Pressburger - 239
5. Brief Encounter - David Lean - 188
6. Notorious - Alfred Hitchcock - 159
7. The Big Sleep - Howard Hawks - 132
8. The Lost Weekend - Billy Wilder - 110
9t. The Best Years of Our Lives - William Wyler - 91
9t. My Darling Clementine - John Ford - 91
11. Paisan/Paisa - Roberto Rossellini - 89
12t. Arsenic and Old Lace - Frank Capra - 78
12t. Beauty and the Beast/La belle et la bete - Jean Cocteau - 78
14. Rome Open City/Roma citta aperta -Roberto Rossellini - 77
15. Ivan the Terrible Part 1 - Sergei M. Eisenstein - 64

Honorable Mentions:
Shoe Shine - 62
The Postman Always Rings Twice -60
Laura - 58
Scarlet Street - 48
Spellbound - 42
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