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1960-1969

Bonnie & Clyde (1967)

Directed by Arthur Penn. Cast: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Gene Hackman, Estelle Parsons, Michael J. Pollard. A likeable young couple embark on a series of increasingly violent crimes during the darkest days of the Depression. 112 min. Online Access through LFLFC ; also on Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Awards & Honors
National Film Registry Selection

Carmen, Baby (1966)

Director, Radley Metzger. In this updated version of the novel, Carmen is a seductive waitress who destroys the lives of a police officer and a rock & roll singer in a complicated intrigue of passion and jealousy. 90 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Banned in Richland, Washington, 1968. The film's exhibitor is convicted of violating state obscenity laws, a conviction later reversed by the US Supreme Court.

Cold Days (Hideg Napok) (Hungary, 1966)

Directed by Andras Kovacs. Cast: Zoltan Latinovits, Ivan Darvas, Adam Szirtes, Ibor Szilagyi, Margit Bara. A film centered around the memories and self-justifications of four men awaiting trial for the 1942 massacre of several thousand Jews and Serbs at Novi Sad. 102 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Conspiracy (UK / USA, 2001)

Director, Frank Pierson. Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Stanley Tucci, Colin Firth, Jonathan Coy, Brendan Coyle, Ben Daniels, Barnaby Kay, Kevin McNally, Ian McNeice, Brian Pettifer, Ewan Stewart, Peter Sullivan, Owen Teale, David Threlfall, Nicholas Woodeson. On January 20, 1942, 15 German officials attended a conference at Wannsee - on the outskirts of Berlin. The meeting is comprised of mid-ranking SS commanders and a variety of government ministers. The meeting was organized by SS Major Adolf Eichmann under the direction of Chief of Security Reinhard Heydrich.

Conspiracy of Hearts (UK, 1960)

Director, Ralph Thomas. Cast: Lilli Palmer, Sylvia Sims, Yvonne Mitchell, Ronald Lewis. In wartime Italy nuns in a convent regularly smuggle Jewish children out of a nearby internment camp. The Italian army officer in charge suspects what may be going on but deliberately turns a blind eye. When the Germans take over the camp security the nuns' activities become far more dangerous. 113 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie DatabaseSee also: Summerfield, Penny. "Public Memory or Public Amnesia?

Diamonds of the Night (Demanty noci) (Czechoslovakia, 1964)

Directed by Jan Nemec. Cast: Ladslav Jansky, Antonin Kumbera. Diamonds of the night is a study of two Jewish boys who escape from a train which is transporting them from one concentration camp to another. The film goes beyond the theme of war and anti-Nazism to concern itself with man's struggle to preserve human dignity. 64 min. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
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Dutchman (1967)

Director, Anthony Harvey. Cast: Al Freeman, Shirley Knight,Frank Lieberman, Robert Calvert, Howard Bennett. A film adaptationof the play of the same name by Le Roi Jones (Amiri Baraka). Dealswith a white woman enticing, then humiliating and finally knifing ablack man while they ride a subway train in New York City. 55 min.

Egypt Us (1960)

Animated short. Directed By Tom McDonald. Thinking that they are going to the beach at Coney Island, Popeye, Olive Oyl and Wimpy take a wrong turn en route (Olive reads the map wrong), and they end up in the Egyptian desert. ...Deciding to go no further, they start a fire to cook hamburgers while Olive goes off to find the ocean. She finds a cave and is captured by some natives. The cult of locals make Olive their queen- so that they can sacrifice her!!!! Popeye is jumped by Egyptians and carried through a secret entrance in the Sphinx.

Exodus (1960)

Directed by Otto Preminger. Cast: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Sal Mineo, Peter Lawford, Lee J. Cobb. Dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus, blockaded in a Cyprus harbor by British warships.

For Love of Ivy (1968)

Directed by Daniel Mann. Cast: Sidney Poitier, Abbey Lincoln,Beau Bridges, Nan Martin, Lauri Peters, Carroll O'Connor, LeonBibb. A wealthy family, afraid of losing their housekeeper to asecretarial career, fix her up with a man-about-town, who issecretly involved in illegal gambling. 101 min.Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
See also:
Kelley, Samuel L. The evolution of characterportrayals in the films of Sidney Poitier, 1950-1978(NEWS: MICROFICHE.6030.Unit 98)

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