by Ferris

Created 08/16/16

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Bonus films/shorts

Continued in my other list Bonus 2

*This does not include documentaries about the making of the film or the director*

  • Crook’s Tour, a 1941 feature-length adventure film starring Basil Radford and Naunton Wayne as Charters and Caldicott, their beloved characters from The Lady Vanishes

  • Homesdale (1971), an award-winning black comedy by Weir

  • Claude Chabrol’s M le maudit, a short film inspired by M, plus a video interview with Chabrol about Lang’s filmmaking techniques

  • Two short films by Skjoldbjærg: Near Winter (1993) and Close to Home (1994)

  • Women of the Resistance, a fifty-minute 1965 documentary by Cavani composed of interviews with female partisans who survived the German invasion of Italy, with an introduction by the filmmaker

  • Villa Santo Sospir, a 16mm color film by Cocteau featuring many of the locations used in Testament of Orpheus

  • I Was Born, But . . ., Yasujiro Ozu’s 1932 silent comedy masterpiece, with a score composed by Donald Sosin in 2008

  • Cléo’s Real Path Through Paris (2005), a short film retracing, on a motorcycle, Cléo’s steps through Paris

    Les fiancés du pont Macdonald (1961), a short film directed by Varda, featuring some of her new wave colleagues, with Varda explaining why the film was featured in Cléo

    L’opéra Mouffe (1958), an early short by Varda, with a score by Georges Delerue

  • Hua yang de nian hua (2000), a short film by Wong

  • Two student shorts by Green: Pleasant Grove (1997), with commentary by Green, Orr, and Schneider; and Physical Pinball (1998)
    Clu Gulager’s 1969 short film A Day with the Boys, which influenced George Washington

  • D.A. Pennebaker’s short documentary film Daybreak Express, which opened the original New York theatrical run of The Horse’s Mouth, plus a video introduction by Pennebaker

  • Entr’acte (1924), the short Surrealist masterpiece by Clair and artist Francis Picabia

  • Clair’s silent film Paris qui dort (1925)

  • Three short films by Lynne Ramsay:
    Gasman (Winner of the Jury Prize at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival); Kill the Day (Winner of the Jury Prize at the 1997 Clermont Ferrand Festival); Small Deaths (Winner of the Jury Prize at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival)

  • No C4 for Daniel-Daniel, a student short by the filmmakers

  • Music video for Tom Waits’s cover of Cole Porter’s “It’s All Right with Me,” directed by Jarmusch

  • Ernst Lubitsch’s 1917 short film Das fidele Gefängnis (The Merry Jail)

  • Filmmaker Agnès Varda’s 1961 silent short Les fiancés du pont Mac Donald, featuring Godard, Karina, and other members of the Band of Outsiders cast

  • Andrei Tarkovsky’s short film adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s “The Killers,” made when he was a student in 1956

  • Shall We Go to Your or My Place or Each Go Home Alone? (1973), a fifty-two-minute film by Hallström, with a video introduction by the director

  • La cotta (The Crush), Olmi’s 1967 short about a young boy’s first love

  • Shahbaz Noshir’s 2002 short Angst isst Seele auf, which reunites Mira, Eymèsz, and Jürges to tell the story, based on real events, of an attack by neo-Nazis on a foreign actor while on his way to a stage performance of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s screenplay

  • Collection of Roman Polanski’s short films from 1957-1962, including: Murder, Teeth Smile, Break Up the Dance, Two Men and a Wardrobe, The Lamp, When Angels Fall, The Fat and the Lean, and Mammals

  • La ricotta (1963), a 35-minute film by Pasolini starring Orson Welles as a director who sets out to make a film about the Passion of Jesus

  • Charlotte et Véronique ou Tous les garçons s’appellent Patrick (All the Boys Are Called Patrick, 1957), an early short film by Godard with Jean-Claude Brialy, written by Eric Rohmer

  • It’s Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988), Linklater’s first full-length feature, with commentary by the director
    Woodshock, a 1985 16 mm short by Linklater and Daniel

  • Camera (2000), a short film starring Videodrome’s Les Carlson, written and directed by Cronenberg

  • Blood of the Beasts, Georges Franju’s 1949 documentary about the slaughterhouses of Paris (high-definition digital restoration on the Blu-ray edition)

  • Letter to Jane (1972), Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin’s postscript film to Tout va bien

  • Ceramics from Ilza (Ceramika Ilzecka), Wajda’s 1951 film school short

  • Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe (1980), a 20-minute film by Blank featuring Herzog fulfilling a bet

  • The Short and Curlies, a short comedy from 1987 directed by Leigh and starring Thewlis, with audio commentary by Leigh

  • The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (1956), a short musical film directed by Michael Powell, based on the Goethe story

  • The Immigrant, Charlie Chaplin’s 1917 short comedy, featured in Au revoir les enfants

  • Malle’s student film Crazeologie, featuring the title song by Charlie Parker

  • The Magic Treasure, a rare animated fairy tale by Equinox effects master David Allen
    Zorgon: The H-Bomb Beast from Hell (1972), a short film featuring Equinox crew

  • Rohmer short films: Presentation, or Charlotte and Her Steak (1951); Nadja in Paris (1964); A Modern Coed (1966); The Curve (1999); and Véronique and Her Dunce (1958)

  • Conrad and Butler in “Conrad and Butler Take a Vacation,” a short film from 2000, directed by Baumbach and starring Kicking and Screaming cast members Carlos Jacott and John Lehr

  • Neapolitan Diary (1992), Francesco Rosi’s feature-length sequel to Hands over the City

  • Campion’s early short films An Exercise in Discipline: Peel, Passionless Moments, and A Girl’s Own Story

  • Three short documentary films by Kieślowski: Factory (1970), Hospital (1976), and Railway Station (1980)
    The Musicians (1958), a short film by Kieślowski’s teacher Kazimierz Karabasz

  • The Volunteer, a 1943 Powell and Pressburger war-effort short starring Ralph Richardson

  • Cameramen at War, the British Ministry of Information’s 1943 film tribute to newsreel and service film unit cameramen
    A Test of Violence, Cooper’s 1969 short film about the Spanish artist Juan Genovés
    Germany Calling, a 1941 Ministry of Information propaganda film, clips of which appear in Overlord

  • Junkopia, a six-minute film by Marker, Frank Simone, and John Chapman about the Emeryville Mudflats (Blu-ray only)

  • Le poulet (1962), director Claude Berri’s Oscar-winning short film

  • Hole in the Soul, Makavejev’s 1994 tragicomic autobiographical short film, originally made for the BBC

  • Thursday’s Children (1954), an Academy Award–winning documentary about a school for deaf children, by director Lindsay Anderson and Guy Brenton and narrated by actor Richard Burton

  • Four short films by Hiroshi Teshigahara: Hokusai (1953), Ikebana (1956), Tokyo 1958 (1958), and Ako/White Morning (1963)

  • Permanent Vacation (1980, 75 minutes), Jarmusch’s feature debut, presented in a new, restored high-definition digital transfer supervised by the director

  • Martha Graham: The Dancer Revealed, a 1994 documentary produced for PBS’s American Masters series

  • Charlotte et son Jules, a 1959 short by Godard starring Belmondo

  • Phil Jutzi’s 1931, ninety-minute film of Alfred Döblin’s novel, from a screenplay co-written by Döblin himself

  • Meet the Pioneers (1948), Anderson’s first film, a documentary short about a mining engineering firm
    Wakefield Express (1952), an early documentary by Anderson about the town that later served as the setting for This Sporting Life
    Is That All There Is? (1992), Anderson’s autobiographical final film

  • Sculptures by Sofu—Vita, a short film by Teshigahara on the sculpture of his father, Sofu Teshigahara

  • The Lion Has Wings (1940), Alexander Korda’s propaganda film for the English war effort, created when The Thief of Bagdad went into production hiatus

  • A Chairy Tale, a 1957 experimental short codirected by Jutra and Norman McLaren

  • Two new short films directed by Maddin exclusively for this release: It’s My Mother’s Birthday Today and Footsteps

  • The original thirteen-minute black-and-white Bottle Rocket short film from 1992
    Murita Cycles, a 1978 short film by Braverman

  • Two short documentaries by Resnais: Toute la mémoire du monde (1956) and Le chant du styrène (1958)

  • Saute ma ville (1968), Akerman’s first film, with an introduction by the director

  • Nair’s short documentaries So Far from India (1983), India Cabaret (1985), and The Laughing Club of India (2001), featuring video introductions by the director
    Nair’s short fiction films The Day the Mercedes Became a Hat (1993), 11’09"01—September 11 (Segment: “India”) (2002), Migration (2007), and How Can It Be? (2008), featuring video introductions by the director

  • Foreign Land (Fremdland), Spielmann’s award-winning student short film, with an introduction by the director

  • Three Plays by Tennessee Williams, an hour-long television presentation of one-act plays, directed by Lumet in 1958, with Ben Gazzara and Lee Grant, among others

  • Bucking Broadway, a 1917 silent feature by John Ford, with new music composed and performed by Donald Sosin

  • For Stan, a 2009 short film by Stan Brakhage’s wife, Marilyn Brakhage

  • The Traveler, director Abbas Kiarostami’s first feature

  • Two short documentaries by Antonioni: Gente del Po, about a barge trip down the Po River, and N.U. about urban street cleaners

  • L’amour existe, director Maurice Pialat’s poetic 1960 short film about life on the outskirts of Paris

  • Emotion, a 1966 experimental film by Obayashi

  • Hotel Chevalier (part one of The Darjeeling Limited)

  • All at Sea (1933), a home movie by Alistair Cooke featuring Chaplin and actress Paulette Goddard, with a new score by Donald Sosin and a new interview with Cooke’s daughter, Susan Cooke Kittredge
    The Rink (1916), a Chaplin two-reeler
    For the First Time (1967), a short Cuban documentary about first-time moviegoers seeing Modern Times

  • Geometria, an unreleased 1987 short horror film by del Toro, finished in 2010, with a new video interview with the director

  • Three short films by director Andrea Arnold: Milk (1998), Dog (2001), and the Oscar-winning Wasp (2003)

  • Leigh’s 1992 short film A Sense of History, written by and starring actor Jim Broadbent

  • Short silent film promoting the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company’s 1926 stage performance of The Mikado

  • Cathy Come Home (1966), an early television feature by Loach, with an afterword by film writer Graham Fuller

  • De Palma’s 1967 feature Murder à la Mod

  • Ins Blaue hinein, a thirty-six-minute short from 1931 by People on Sunday cinematographer Eugen Schüfftan

  • Restored high-definition digital transfer of Stanley Kubrick’s 1955 noir feature Killer’s Kiss

  • Carlos: Terrorist Without Borders, an hour-long documentary on the career of Carlos
    Maison de France, a feature-length documentary on a Carlos bombing not included in the film

  • A Day at Denham, a short film from 1939 featuring footage of Zoltán Korda on the set

  • Short 1976 film by Devo, featuring the songs “Secret Agent Man” and “Jocko Homo”

  • Three Kieślowski’s short films—The Tram (1966), Seven Women of Different Ages (1978), and Talking Heads (1980)—plus the short film The Face, starring Kieślowski

  • Frank Schaffner’s 1955 teleplay of 12 Angry Men, from the series Studio One, featuring an introduction by Ron Simon, curator at the Paley Center for Media
    Tragedy in a Temporary Town (1956), a teleplay directed by Lumet and written by Rose

  • New high-definition digital restoration of Godzilla, King of the Monsters, Terry Morse’s 1956 reworking of the original, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition

  • Creative Nonfiction, Dunham’s first feature film, with an introduction by the director
    Four short films by Dunham

  • Return of the War Room, a 2008 documentary by Hegedus and Pennebaker in which advisers James Carville, George Stephanopoulos, Paul Begala, and others reflect on the effect that the Clinton war room had on the way campaigns are run.

  • Children of the Fields (1973), a short documentary by Young, accompanied by a new interview with the director.

  • The rarely seen 1977 Kiarostami film The Report, which deals with similar themes.

  • Sex and Death to the Age 14, Spalding Gray’s first monologue, created in 1979 and filmed in 1982.

  • A Personal History of the American Theater, a ninety-five-minute monologue by Spalding Gray, originally produced by the Wooster Group in 1980 and videotaped in 1982
    Swimming to the Macula, sixteen minutes of footage from Gray’s actual eye surgery

  • Cahuenga Blvd. (2003) and Five Miles Out (2009), two short films by Haigh

  • The Last Performance, director Paul Fejos’s 1929 silent starring Conrad Veidt, with a new score by composer Donald Sosin 
    Reconstructed sound version of Broadway, Fejos’s 1929 musical

  • The Secret Cinema (1966) and Naughty Nurse (1969), two short films by director Paul Bartel

  • Pasolini and the Form of the City (1974), a documentary by Pasolini and Paolo Brunatto about the Italian cities Orte and Sabaudia

  • Doodlebug (1997), a three-minute film by Nolan, starring Following’s Jeremy Theobald

  • Anima Mundi (1992), Reggio’s twenty-eight-minute montage of footage of over seventy animal species, scored by Glass

  • New digital masters of the 2010 restorations of Rupture, Happy Anniversary, and Feeling Good with uncompressed monaural soundtracks on the Blu-ray edition

  • Five short films written and directed by Leigh for the proposed television series Five-Minute Films, with a new audio introduction by Leigh

  • Three newly restored Lloyd shorts: Take a Chance (1918), Young Mr. Jazz (1919), and His Royal Slyness (1920), with commentary by Correll and film writer John Bengtson


  • By David Kubik II
    August 23, 2016
    04:50 AM

    A few that are missing, from my personal collection: - Fantastic Planet: Two shorts from director René Laloux, 1965's "Les temps morts" and 1966's "Les escargots" - It Happened One Night: "Frank Capra's American Dream", a 1997 documentary on its director, and "Fultah Fisher’s Boarding House", a 1921 short that was Capra's first film - Scanners: "Stereo", David Cronenberg's first film, which was made in 1969 - Speedy: "Bumping into Broadway", a 1919 Harold Lloyd short - The 39 Steps: "Hitchcock: The Early Years", a 1999 documentary on Hitchcock's career pre-WWII - The Freshman: Three Harold Lloyd shorts - 1919's "The Marathon, 1920's "An Eastern Westerner" and 1920's "High and Dizzy" - The Seventh Seal: "Bergman Island", a 2006 documentary on director Ingmar Bergman
    • By Ferris
      September 06, 2016
      11:30 AM

      Most of those are in my other list Bonus #2