Thomas Doherty

Professor, American Studies, Brandeis University

US

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Battleship Potemkin

1925

Sergei M Eisenstein

Bicycle Thieves, The

1948

Vittorio de Sica

Birth of a Nation, The

1915

D.W. Griffith

Casablanca

1942

Michael Curtiz

Chinatown

1974

Roman Polanski

Citizen Kane

1941

Orson Welles

General, The

1926

Buster Keaton

Searchers, The

1956

John Ford

Sunrise

1927

F. W. Murnau

Vertigo

1958

Alfred Hitchcock

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