Perhaps not too cool to segregate out from the general prison population, but…well here it is. I didn’t include shorts, sticking with the features (60 minutes or longer); otherwise would probably stack the deck with my fav Keaton and Chaplin comedy shorts.
I’m a fan of street-life films capturing the world of the 20’s: People on Sunday, Berlin: Symphony of a Great City, Man with a Movie Camera. Lots of Murnau, Lang, Chaplin, and am digging into Borzage, Sternberg, Lubitsch.
And yeah, Chaplin’s Modern Times is a bit of a transitional hybrid, but I’m sticking it here. I’d put Chaplin’s ‘The Kid’ near the top and L’Herbier’s ’L’argent’ on the list as well….if I could bring them up in the search field.Read less