ChristieBooks Films 2008 updates and news

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NEW FILM TITLES (30 January 2008) INCLUDE two of Buñuel's Mexican films with
English sub-titles ‹ black comedies about men with dark obsessions:

Ensayo de un crimen ‹ The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (1955 Luis
Buñuel ‹ Feature ‹ English subtitles)

El ‹ This Strange Passion (1952 Luis Buñuel ‹ Feature ‹ English subtitles)

...and an intelligent film about romance and justice in which Cary Grant
plays an anarchist falsely accused of burning down the factory in which he

The Talk of the Town (1942 George Stevens)

And one of the most powerful documentaries we have yet seen on the growth of
the US radical movement in the 1960s. Unfortunately, we had to break it into
ten segments due to copyright problems with the musical soundtrack:

Berkeley in the 60s 1 (of 10) (1990 Mark Kitchell ‹ Documentary)

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us with'Film List' in the subject box. Remember, you can embed any of these
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more new films:

A Sangre y Fuego: Malaga 1936 (Exequiel Caldas ‹ Documentary)

Liberty Bound (2004 Christine Rose ‹ Documentary)

Spanish Civil War 1: - Prelude to Tragedy (1982 David Hart ‹ Documentary)

Spanish Civil War 2: - Revolution, Counter Revolution and Terror (1982 David
Hart ‹ Documentary)

Spanish Civil War 3: - Battleground for Idealists (1982 David Hart ‹

Spanish Civil War 4: - Franco and the Nationalists (1982 David Hart ‹

Spanish Civil War 5: - Inside the Revolution (1982 David Hart ‹ Documentary)

Spanish Civil War 6: - Victory and Defeat (1982 David Hart ‹ Documentary)

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Feb 19 2008 15:15


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Feb 29 2008 12:38

Just finished watching the 1982 documentary, gotta love that archive footage smile
Thanks for the links.