David Meeker

Historian, film and jazz

UK

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Atalante, L'

1934

Jean Vigo

Lady With The Little Dog, The

1960

Josif Kheifits

Laura

1944

Otto Preminger

Liebelei

1933

Max Ophüls

Listen to Britain

1942

Humphrey Jennings/Stewart McAllister

Love Me Tonight

1932

Rouben Mamoulian

Marnie

1964

Alfred Hitchcock

Monsieur Verdoux

1947

Charles Chaplin

Red River

1947

Howard Hawks/Arthur Rosson

Vampires, Les

1915

Louis Feuillade

Comments

These are ten movies that crystallise my thoughts about the magic of cinema, but with apologies to those lifelong friends that are omitted, such as Clementine Carter, Józef Tura, Trudy Kockenlocker, Johnny McQueen, Gustave Minda, Annie Laurie Starr, Bugs Bunny and so many others…

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