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movie chronicles

This is a year by year, country by country, genre by genre... (you get the idea) history of film which relates back to general history. It is designed as a resource (for those interested in taking a deeper dive into film) and as entertainment (for those who which just like to know the general shape of the road.

Aug 1, 2020

I'll kick off 1917 with Chaplin movies.

Films include:- The Adventurer, The Crook, The Cure, The Immigrant, Manhunt, The Waiter.

Music:- "Overture to Hansel & Gretel", Engelbert Humperdinck; "Piano Concerto No. 1, Second Movement" & "Symphony No. 10", Medelssohn.


Jul 24, 2020

I know what I said last time. This, however, is going to be the only episode this week because it's a quadruple episode!!!!!! It covers WWI in film from the New Zealand and Australian perspective. Now I need a lie-down!

Music:- "Run, Rabbit, Run", Flanagan & Allen; "I Did What I Could With My Gas Mask", George Formby;...


Jul 21, 2020

As I have, just this week, been made Covid19 Redundant, I intend to release two episodes a week until I can get my job prospects back on track. This episode the Film Fanatics explore the contribution "Lambert And Stamp" made to the career of the rock rock, The Who.


Jul 17, 2020

This episode I'll navigate through some thrillers from 1962. Films:- Cape Fear, Term Of Trial, Knife In The Water, The Manchurian Candidate.


Jul 10, 2020

This episode we go around the world in 1934.

Films:- l'Atalanta, Theme Song Of The Young New Zealanders, Man Of Aran.

Music:- "Place Pigale", Maurice Chevalier