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Winter 1969

2001: A Space Odyssey, Bruce Conner, Sidney Poitier, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, For Love of Ivy, Charlie Chaplin’s Monsieur Verdoux, John Schlesinger, student films, an appreciation of Max Ophüls, reviews of Pauline Kael’s Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Andrew Sarris’s The American Cinema, Directors and Directions 1929-1968

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2001: A Space Odyssey
The Eternal Renewal
By Elie Flatto

The Comic Sense of 2001
By F.A. Macklin

Bruce Conner discussion at the 1968 Flaherty Seminar

Two Sidney Poitier Films
By Maxine Hall Elliston

Charlie Chaplin’s Monsieur Verdoux Press Conference

Accusations against Charles Chaplin for Political and Moral Offenses
By Terry Hickey

John Schlesinger, Social Realist
By Gene Phillips

Schlesinger Filmography

Some Thoughts on Student Films
By Professor O.W. Reigel

The Master of Movement
An appreciation of Max Ophuls
By Forrest Williams

Book Reviews

The Films of Laurel and Hardy by William K. Everson
Reviewed by Kirk Bond

Mr. Laurel and Mr. Hardy by John McCabe
Reviewed by Kirk Bond

Lillian Gish—The Movies, Mr. Griffith and Me by Lillian Gish with Ann Pinchot
Reviewed by Kirk Bond

The Silent Voice—A Text, The Golden Age of the Cinema by Arthur Lennig

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang by Pauline Kael

The Great Films—Fifty Golden Years of Motion Pictures by Bosley Crowther

Mass Media and Mass Man edited by Alan Casty

The American Cinema, Directors and Directions, 1929–1968 by Andrew Sarris

 The Technique of Film Editing by Karel Reisz and Gavin Millar

How it Happened Here, the Making of a Film by Kevin Brownlow

The Films of Marilyn Monroe edited by Michael Conway and Mark Ricci

Behind the Screen—The History and Techniques of the Motion Picture by Kenneth Macgowan

Film and Society edited by Richard Dyer MacCann

Dietrich—The Story of a Star by Leslie Frewin