Seminal Image Friday #7: Middle Shots, I

The following images were extracted from the middle three minutes of the films they each represent.


Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to Metaphysics
(King Vidor; 1964)



Redbelt
(David Mamet; 2008)


Il Bidone
(The Swindle)
(Federico Fellini; 1955)


Cinderfella
(Frank Tashlin; 1960)


La classe operaia va in paradiso
(The Working Class Go to Heaven)
(Elio Petri; 1971)


Joan of Arc
(Victor Fleming; 1948)


Nana
(Dorothy Arzner; 1934)


Wholly Communion
(Peter Whitehead; 1965)


The Wishing Ring: An Idyll of Old England
(Maurice Tourneur; 1914)


Liberi armati pericolosi
(Young, Violent, Dangerous)
(Romolo Guerrieri; 1976)


Toute la mémoire du monde
(Alain Resnais; 1956)


Double Nickels
(Jack Vacek; 1977)


Satan's Bed
(Michael Findlay; 1965)


Caught
(Max Ophuls; 1948)


British Sounds
(Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Henri Roger; 1970)


George Dumpson's Place
(Ed Emshwiller; 1965)


Leo the Last
(John Boorman; 1970)


A Modern Musketeer
(Allan Dwan; 1917)


Day of the Outlaw
(André De Toth; 1959)


Tôkyô nagaremono
(Tokyo Drifter)
(Seijun Suzuki; 1966)


Doctor X (B&W version)
(Michael Curtiz; 1932)


Kiss the Blood Off My Hands
(Norman Foster; 1948)


La Révolution n'est qu'un début. Continuons.
(The Revolution Begins. Let Us Continue)
(Pierre Clementi; 1968)


Young America
(Frank Borzage; 1932)


The Sandpiper
(Vincente Minnelli; 1965)

4 comments:

H. P. L. said...

Oblique, subtle and mesmerizing concept, Tom!
BTW, it reminded me that I still have to finish Tokyo Drifter. Never could get to the end of that one.
Now that I've confessed this, I will probably be kicked out of this blog or something.

Christopher said...

..some fine images in there..and a tasty shot of stacks o comics..

swac said...

I didn't know a young Charles Hawtrey worked for Borzage.

r said...

i didn´t know the king vidor´s films. which film is it?

as always, thanks for this awesome generosous blog