Click on Read More. Essentials, not just favourites. By year. Apursansar has already done an excellent list of his favourites, into the 30s, but i thought we could do with a compendium-type list too. I’m now going back to Louis Le Prince’s pioneering films in Leeds in 1888, rather than the Lumieres’ paying cinema presentation of 1895. See also RRegan’s list Silent Bob, and Amadeus’ list Masters of the Silent Era: Feature Films .
And here’s my list of the 19th century pioneers: Let there be Light.
Man with a Movie Camera
The Gold Rush
The Passion of Joan of Arc
The Chess Player
the great early pioneer Alice Guy-Blaché
Missing from Mubi:
Liverpool Scenes (Promio)
A Day with the Gypsies (Quiribet)