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Top Ten of the Decade 1940-1949

by Arshi Rai
Top Ten of the Decade 1940-1949 by Arshi Rai
I may edit this in the future. Special Mention to these other favourites. - The Beauty and the Beast (Jean Cocteau) - The Big Sleep (Howard Hawks) - Canyon Passage (Jacques Tourneur) - Dark Passage (Delmer Daves) - Double Indemnity (Billy Wilder) - The Fallen Idol (Carol Reed) - Fort Apache (John Ford) - The Grapes of Wrath (John Ford) - Gilda (Charles Vidor) - Gun Crazy (Joseph H. Lewis) - It’s A Wonderful Life (Frank Capra) - Jour de Fete (Jacques Tati) - The Lady Eve (Preston Sturges) - The Leopard Man (Jacques Tourneur) - The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger) - The Maltese Falcon (John Huston) - Man… Read more

I may edit this in the future.

Special Mention to these other favourites.

- The Beauty and the Beast (Jean Cocteau)
- The Big Sleep (Howard Hawks)
- Canyon Passage (Jacques Tourneur)
- Dark Passage (Delmer Daves)
- Double Indemnity (Billy Wilder)
- The Fallen Idol (Carol Reed)
- Fort Apache (John Ford)
- The Grapes of Wrath (John Ford)
- Gilda (Charles Vidor)
- Gun Crazy (Joseph H. Lewis)
- It’s A Wonderful Life (Frank Capra)
- Jour de Fete (Jacques Tati)
- The Lady Eve (Preston Sturges)
- The Leopard Man (Jacques Tourneur)
- The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
- The Maltese Falcon (John Huston)
- Man Hunt (Fritz Lang)
- Out of the Past (Jacques Tourneur)
- Paisan (Roberto Rossellini)
- The Reckless Moment (Max Ophuls)
- The Red Shoes (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
- Rome, Open City (Roberto Rossellini)
- Shadow of a Doubt (Alfred Hitchcock)
- The Shop Around the Corner (Ernst Lubitsch)
- Suspicion (Alfred Hitchcock)
- The Thief of Bagdad (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
- They Live By Night (Nicholas Ray)
- White Heat (Raoul Walsh)

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