Film History 101: Netflix History

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  • Angel (1937)
  • Two Women (1960)
  • I Am Legend (2007)
  • Wagon Master (1950)
  • David Copperfield (1935)
  • Viva Zapata! (1953)
  • Watch on the Rhine (1943)
  • Bee Movie (2007)
  • American Gangster (2007)
  • Lili (1953)
  • Manufacturing Dissent (2007)
  • White (1994)
  • These Three (1936)
  • Way Out West (1937)
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  • Hell House (2001)
  • Wilson (1944)
  • Walk in the Sun, A (1945)
  • Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)
  • Zoolander (2001)
  • Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)
  • Into the Wild (2007)
  • Fugitive, The (1947)
  • Shop Around the Corner, The (1940)
  • Funny Face (1957)
  • Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, The (1994)
  • White Mane [Crin-Blanc] (1953)
  • Red Balloon, The (1956, 34 mins)
  • Lantana (2001)
  • As You Like It (1936)
  • Major and the Minor, The (1942)
  • Count of Monte Cristo, The (1934)
  • A Moment of Innocence (1996)
  • Ron White: You Can't Fix Stupid (2005)
  • Sherry Baby (2006)
  • Monsoon Wedding (2001)
  • Kandahar (2001)
  • Yi Yi (2000)
  • The Wind Will Carry Us (2000)
  • In the Mood for Love (2001)
  • The Gleaners and I (2000)
  • Time Regained (2000)
  • La Captive (2000)
  • Kippur (2000)
  • Audition (2000)
  • Requiem for a Dream (2000)
  • Nine Queens (2000)
  • Ali Zaoua: Prince of the Streets (2000)
  • Amores Perros (2000)
  • Dancer in the Dark (2000)
  • Taboo (1999)
  • Buffalo '66 (1998)
  • Celebration, The (1998)
  • Taste of Cherry (1998)
  • Funny Games (1997)
  • Happiness (1998)
  • Pi (1997)
  • Rushmore (1998)
  • There's Something About Mary (1998)
  • The Thin Red Line (1998)
  • Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
  • Ringu (1998)
  • Blair Witch Project (1999)
  • Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
  • Sixth Sense, The (1999)
  • Beau Travail (1999)
  • Attack the Gas Station! (1999)
  • Open Your Eyes 1997
  • Gabbeh 1997
  • The Sweet Hereafter 1997
  • Mother & Son 2000
  • The Pillow Book 1997
  • Kundun (1997)
  • Boogie Nights (1997)
  • Deconstructing Harry (1997)
  • Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control (1997)
  • Zero Kelvin (1995)
  • Butcher Boy (1997)
  • Lone Star (1996)
  • Breaking the Waves (1996)
  • Underground (1995)
  • Strange Days (1995)
  • Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (The Brave Heart Will Take the Bride) (1995)
  • Smoke (1994)
  • Cyclo [Xich Lo] (1995)
  • Last Seduction, The (1994)
  • Red [Trois Couleurs: Rouge] (1994)
  • Dead Man (1995)
  • Blue [Trois Couleurs: Bleu] (1993)
  • Puppetmaster, The (1993
  • Chungking Express (1994)
  • Crumb (1994)
  • Age of Innocence (1993)
  • Blue Kite, The (1993)
  • Wedding Banquet, The (1993)
  • Short Cuts (1993)
  • Man Bites Dog (1992)
  • Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
  • Romper Stomper (1992)
  • Strictly Ballroom (1992)
  • Tetsuo (1989)
  • Centre Stage, 1992
  • Bram Stoker's Dracula, 1992
  • The House of Seven Corpses, 2000
  • Twilight of the Ice Nymphs / Archangel, 1998
  • Project A 2, 1991
  • Once Upon a Time in China, 1991
  • La Belle Noiseuse, 1991
  • Boyz N the Hood, 1991
  • Naked Lunch (1991)
  • Rapture, The (1991)
  • Slacker (1991)
  • King of New York, The (1990)
  • Close-Up (1990)
  • Groove Tube, The (1974)
  • Jacob's Ladder (1990)
  • Story of Women (1989)
  • Reversal of Fortune (1990)
  • The Equinox: A Journey Into the Supernatural (1967)
  • The Unbelievable Truth 1989
  • sex, lies, and videotape 1989
  • Say Anything 1989
  • Roger & Me 1989
  • Drugstore Cowboy 1989
  • Do the Right Thing 1989
  • The Vanishing 1988
  • Crimes and Misdemeanors 1989
  • Landscape in the Mist (1988)
  • The Thin Blue Line (1988)
  • Cinema Paradiso (1988)
  • Alice (1988)
  • Darkness/Light/Darkness (1989)
  • Yeelen (1987)
  • Withnail and I (1987)
  • Wings of Desire (1987)
  • A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
  • Decalogue disc 2 (1988)
  • Decalogue disc 3 (1988)
  • Decalogue disc 1 (1988)
  • Salvador (1986)
  • Sherman's March (1986)
  • A Room With a View (1986)
  • Manhunter (1986)
  • Down By Law (1986)
  • Decline of the American Empire, The (1986)
  • Blue Velvet (1986)
  • Vagabond (1985)
  • Shoah (1985)
  • The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
  • The Breakfast Club (1985)
  • The Official Story (1985)
  • Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
  • Paris, Texas (1984)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  • A Passage to India (1984)
  • Killing Fields, The (1984)
  • Poltergeist (1982)
  • The Right Stuff (1983)
  • Scarface (1983)
  • This is Spinal Tap (1984)
  • Videodrome (1983)
  • Koyaanisqatsi (1983)
  • L'argent (1983)
  • King of Comedy (1983)
  • The Fourth Man [Die Vierde Man] (1983)
  • The Thing (1982)
  • Night of the Shooting Stars , The (1982)
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1981)
  • Fitzcarraldo (1982)
  • Gandhi (1982)
  • Fanny and Alexander (1982)
  • Diner (1982)
  • An American Werewolf in London (1981)
  • Big Red One, The (1980)
  • Loulou (1980)
  • Last Metro, The [Dernier métro, Le] (1980)
  • Atlantic City (1980)
  • Ordinary People (1980)
  • Three Brothers [Tre Fratelli] (1980)
  • Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
  • The Tin Drum (1979)
  • The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
  • My Brilliant Career (1979)
  • Real Life (1979)
  • The Muppet Movie (1979)
  • The Jerk (1979)
  • Mad Max (1979)
  • Being There (1979)
  • Breaking Away (1979)
  • Apocalypse Now Redux (2000)
  • Tree of Wooden Clogs [Albero degli zoccoli, L'] (1978)
  • All That Jazz (1979)
  • Dawn of the Dead (1978)
  • Cheech & Chong's Up in Smoke (1978)
  • The Deer Hunter (1978)
  • Grease (1978)
  • Days of Heaven (1978)
  • Suspiria (1977)
  • Stroszek (1977)
  • Soldier of Orange [Soldaat van Oranje] (1977)
  • Last Wave, The (1977)
  • The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
  • The American Friend (1977)
  • The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
  • Man of Marble (1976)
  • Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
  • In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
  • Carrie (1976)
  • Fox and His Friends [Faustrecht der Freiheit] (1975)
  • Deewaar (1975)
  • Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
  • Dersu Uzala (1975)
  • Young Frankenstein, 1974
  • Mirror, 1974
  • Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, 1974 Barry Lyndon, 1975
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul [Angst essen Seele auf] (1974)
  • Turkish Delight [Turks fruit] (1973)
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
  • Amarcord (1974)
  • Chinatown (1974)
  • Long Goodbye, The (1973)
  • Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973)
  • Don't Look Now (1973)
  • High Plains Drifter (1973)
  • Enter the Dragon (1973)
  • Sleeper (1973)
  • Serpico (1973)
  • Last Tango in Paris (1972)
  • Badlands (1973)
  • Solaris (1972)
  • Pink Flamingos (1972)
  • Superfly (1972)
  • The Sorrow and the Pity (1971)
  • Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant (1972)
  • Frenzy (1972)
  • Aguirre, The Wrath of God [Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes] (1972)
  • Deliverance (1972)
  • The Heartbreak Kid (1972)
  • Sleuth (1972)
  • Fat City (1972)
  • Dirty Harry (1971)
  • Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
  • Walkabout (1971)
  • Cabaret (1972)
  • Cries and Whispers (1972)
  • Straw Dogs (1971)
  • Get Carter (1971)
  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
  • McCabe and Mrs Miller (1971)
  • Klute (1971)
  • The Last Picture Show (1971)
  • Clockwork Orange (1971)
  • The Rolling Stones: Gimme Shelter (1970)
  • The Color of Pomegranates (1970)
  • Vidas Secas (1963)
  • Bird With the Crystal Plumage, The (1970)
  • Woodstock (1970)
  • Garden of the Finzi-Continis, The [Giardino dei Finzi-Contini, Il] (1970)
  • Five Easy Pieces (1970)
  • Producers, The (1968)
  • Pickpocket (1959)
  • Masculin Feminin (1966)
  • A Touch of Zen (1969)
  • The Cow (1969)
  • The Kid Brother (1927)
  • Bumping into Broadway (1919)
  • The Freshman (1925)
  • Billy Blazes, Esq (1919)
  • Z (1969)
  • My Night at Maud's [Ma nuit chez Maud] (1969)
  • Fellini Satyricon (1969)
  • Easy Rider (1969)
  • In the Year of the Pig (1969)
  • Butcher, The [Le Boucher] (1969)
  • Hour of the Wolf, The [Vargtimmen] (1968)
  • Targets (1968)
  • Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  • Shame [Skammen] (1968)
  • Once Upon a Time in the West [C'era una volta il West] (1968)
  • Closely Watched Trains [Ostre sledované vlaky] (1966)
  • Firemen's Ball, The [Horí, má panenko] (1967)
  • Red and the White, The [Csillagosok, katonák] (1967)
  • VIY (1967)
  • The Young Girls of Rochefort (1969)
  • Hombre (1967)
  • Andrei Rublev (1966)
  • Seconds (1966)
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
  • In the Heat of the Night (1967)
  • Alphaville, une Etrange Aventure de Lemmy Caution (1965)
  • Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The [Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il] (1966)
  • Juliet of the Spirits [Giulietta Degli Spiriti](1965)
  • Saragossa Manuscript, The (1965)
  • Tokyo Olympiad (1965)
  • Seventh Victim, The (1943)
  • Doctor Zhivago (1965)
  • The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
  • Onibaba (1964)
  • Shop on Main Street, The (1965)
  • A Hard Day's Night (1964)
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  • Marnie (1964)
  • Servant, The (1963)
  • Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (1964)
  • The House is Black [Khaneh siah ast] (1963)
  • The Haunting (1963)
  • Goldfinger (1964)
  • Hud (1963)
  • Winter Light (1963)
  • Shock Corridor (1963)
  • Splendor in the Grass (1961)
  • Contempt [Le Mepris] (1963)
  • The Nutty Professor (1963)
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
  • My Life to Live (1962)
  • Lolita (1962)
  • Cleo from 5 to 7 (1961)
  • Dog Star Man (1962)
  • Mondo Cane (1962)
  • Spartacus (1960)
  • Lola (1961)
  • Rocco and His Brothers (1960)
  • Notte, La (1960)
  • Silver Lode (1954)
  • Ladies Man, The (1961)
  • Eclisse, L' (1962)
  • Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960)
  • Shoot the Piano Player [Tirez Sur le Pianiste] (1960)
  • Trou, Le (1960)
  • Peeping Tom (1960)
  • The Bigamist (1953)
  • Olympia (1938)
  • Shadows (1959)
  • Breathless [A Bout de Souffle] (1959)
  • Through a Glass Darkly [Sasom i en Spegel] (1961)
  • Floating Weeds (1959)
  • L'Avventura (1960)
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
  • Rio Bravo (1959)
  • Salt of the Earth (1954)
  • Man Escaped, A [Un condamné à mort s'est échappé ou Le vent souffle où il veut] (1956)
  • Heart o' the Hills (1919)
  • Defiant Ones, The (1958)
  • Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  • Black Orpheus [Orfeu Negro] (1959)
  • Eyes Without a Face [Les Yeux Sans Visage] (1959)
  • World of Apu, The [Apur Sansar] (1959)
  • Apartment, The (1960)
  • Mother India [Bharat Mata] (1957)
  • Mon Oncle [My Uncle] (1958)
  • Whisky Galore! (1949)
  • Through the Back Door (1921)
  • Ashes and Diamonds [Popiól i diament] (1958)
  • Touch of Evil (1958)
  • Suds (1920)
  • Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
  • Cranes are Flying (1957)
  • Aparajito (1957)
  • Throne of Blood (1957)
  • Wild Strawberries (1957)
  • All That Heaven Allows (1955)
  • Wrong Man, The (1956)
  • High Society (1956)
  • Nights of Cabiria (1957)
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
  • Biograph Shorts: Disc 2 (1911-1913)
  • Giant (1956)
  • Written on the Wind (1956)
  • Night and Fog (1955)
  • Lola Montes (1955)
  • Carmen Jones (1954)
  • Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)
  • Night of the Hunter (1955)
  • Man From Laramie, The (1955)
  • Animal Farm (1954)
  • Bob Le Flambeur (1955)
  • Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
  • Diabolique (1954)
  • Pather Panchali (1955)
  • Guys and Dolls (1955)
  • La Strada (1954)
  • Ladykillers, The (1955)
  • A Star is Born (1954)
  • Barefoot Contessa, The (1954)
  • Rear Window (1954)
  • Band Wagon The (1953)
  • Beat the Devil (1953)
  • Shane (1953)
  • Little Lord Fauntleroy (1921)
  • The Big Heat (1953)
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  • Wages of Fear, The (1953)
  • Pickup on South Street (1953)
  • M. Hulot's Holiday [Les Vacances De M. Hulot] (1953)
  • Roman Holiday (1953)
  • To Be or Not To Be (1942)
  • Jean Renoir: The Golden Coach (1954)
  • Tokyo Story (1953)
  • Umberto D. (1952)
  • The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
  • Ikiru (1952)
  • Day The Earth Stood Still, The (1951)
  • Quiet Man, The (1952)
  • A Place in the Sun (1951)
  • Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
  • Diary of a Country Priest [Journal d'un curé de campagne] (1950)
  • In a Lonely Place (1950)
  • A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  • Lavender Hill Mob, The (1951)
  • Asphalt Jungle, The (1950)
  • Winchester '73 (1950)
  • Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
  • On the Town (1949)
  • Orphee [Orpheus] (1949)
  • The Red Shoes (1948)
  • Louisiana Story (1948)
  • Paleface, The (1948)
  • Jaws (1975)
  • Nashville (1975)
  • Conversation, The (1974)
  • The Wild Bunch (1969)
  • Midnight Cowboy (1969)
  • 8 1/2 (1963)
  • Blowup (1966)
  • Dolce vita, La (1960)
  • Gun Crazy (1949)
  • Strangers on a Train (1951)
  • Odd Man Out (1947)
  • The Bicycle Thief (1948)
  • Gilda (1946)
  • Great Expectations (1946)
  • Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
  • Out of the Past (1947)
  • The Lady Vanishes (1938)
  • My Darling Clementine (1946)
  • The Killers (1946)
  • The Stranger (1946)
  • The Big Sleep (1946)
  • The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
  • Brief Encounter (1946)
  • The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  • I Know Where I'm Going! (1945)
  • Detour (1945)
  • Roma, città aperta [Open City] (1945)
  • Lost Weekend, The (1945)
  • Ivan Groznyj I (1945)
  • Ivan Groznyj II: Boyarsky zagovor (1958)
  • Mildred Pierce (1945)
  • Les Enfants du paradis [Children of Paradise] (1945)
  • Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
  • Murder, My Sweet (1944)
  • To Have and Have Not (1944)
  • Ossessione (1943)
  • Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
  • Sullivan's Travels (1942)
  • Mrs Miniver (1942)
  • Now, Voyager (1942)
  • High Sierra (1941)
  • How Green Was My Valley (1941)
  • Age D'Or, L' (1930)
  • Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
  • Fantasia (1940)
  • Lady Eve, The (1941)
  • Maltese Falcon, The (1941)
  • Philadelphia Story,The (1940)
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
  • Destry Rides Again (1939)
  • Rules of the Game (1939)
  • Stagecoach (1939)
  • Jezebel (1939)
  • Grand Illusion (1938)
  • Pepe le Moko (1936)
  • Things to Come (1936)
  • Dernier Combat, Le (1983)
  • Dodsworth (1936)
  • Modern Times (1936)
  • Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
  • 39 Steps, The (1935)
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much (1955)
  • L'Atalante (1934)
  • Triumph of the Will (1934)
  • It Happened One Night (1934)
  • Vampyr (1932)
  • The Thin Man (1934)
  • Dracula (1931)
  • Laurel & Hardy (1958)
  • Love Me Tonight (1932)
  • 42nd Street (1933)
  • Trouble in Paradise (1932)
  • Grand Hotel (1932)
  • Freaks (1932)
  • M (1931)
  • Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (1931)
  • Platinum Blonde (1931)
  • The Unknown (1927)
  • Le Million (1931)
  • City Lights (1931)
  • All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
  • Queen Kelly (1929)
  • Iron Mask (1929)
  • Nosferatu (1929)
  • Little Annie Rooney (1925)
  • The Love Trap (1929)
  • Directed by William Wyler (1986)
  • Man with the Movie Camera (1929)
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
  • The Lost World (1925)
  • Battling Butler (1926)
  • Cyrano de Bergerac (1922)
  • Saphead (1921)
  • The Best Arbuckle/Keaton Collection (1917), consisting of:
  • "The Rough House,"
  • "The Butcher Boy,"
  • "His Wedding Night,"
  • "Oh Doctor!,"
  • "Out West,"
  • "Coney Island,"
  • "The Bell Boy,"
  • "Moonshine,"
  • "Good Night, Nurse!,
  • "Back Stage,"
  • "The Garage"
  • "Hayseed"
  • Blind Husbands (1919)
  • The Great Gabbo (1929)
  • Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
  • The Circus (1928)
  • Storm Over Asia (1928)
  • The Fall of the House of Usher (1928)
  • The Navigator (1924)
  • October (1927)
  • The Battle of the Sexes, 1928
  • The General (1927)
  • Metropolis (1927)
  • College (1927)
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927)
  • My Best Girl (1927)
  • It (1927)
  • Sabotage (1936)
  • The Lodger (1926)
  • Tartuffe (1926)
  • Blackmail (1929)
  • Easy Virtue (1927)
  • Faust (1926)
  • Mother (1926)
  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)
  • Our Hospitality (1923)
  • Sherlock Jr. (1926)
  • Earth (1930)
  • The End of St. Petersburg (1927)
  • Chess Fever (1925)
  • Sally of the Sawdust (1925)
  • Tol'able David (1921)
  • Marriage Circle (1921)
  • Tumbleweeds (1925)
  • Strike (1925)
  • Seven Chances (1925)
  • Phantom of the Opera (1925)
  • Les Vampires (1915)
  • Go West (1925)
  • Foolish Wives (1922)
  • The Man You Loved to Hate (1979)
  • The Eagle (1925)
  • Haxan: Witchcraft Through The Ages (1922)
  • The Last Laugh (1924)
  • Animation Legend Winsor McCay (1921)
  • America (1924)
  • Three Ages (1923)
  • Oliver Twist (1922)
  • Salome (1923)
  • Lot in Sodom (1923)
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
  • Toll Gate (1920)
  • His Bitter Pill (1920)
  • Male and Female (1919)
  • The Cook and Other Treasures (1917)
  • Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley (1917)
  • Slapstick Masters (1917)
  • Landmarks of Early Film #2:The Magic of Melies (1930)
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916)
  • A Fool There Was (1915)
  • Cabiria (1914)
  • Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)
  • Stella Maris (1918)
  • The Affairs of Anatol (1921)
  • Tess of the Storm Country (1922)
  • Way Down East (1920)
  • Black Pirate: Special Edition (1926)
  • The Three Musketeers (1921)
  • Sparrows (1926)
  • Robin Hood (1922)
  • The Last of the Mohicans (1920)
  • Battleship Potemkin (1925)
  • Orphans of the Storm (1921)
  • The Last of the Mohicans (1920)
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari: Special Edition (1919)
  • The Kid: Disc 1 (The Film) (1921)
  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)
  • The Mark of Zorro / Don Q: Son of Zorro (1920)
  • Daddy Long Legs (1919)
  • Intolerance (1916)
  • Broken Blossoms (1918)
  • Chaplin Mutuals: Vol. 1 (1917)
  • Thief of Bagdad (1924)
  • D.W. Griffith: Years of Discovery 1909-1913: Disc 2: Special Edition
  • Landmarks of Early Film (1997)
  • D.W. Griffith: Years of Discovery 1909-1913: Disc 1: Special Edition
  • The Gold Rush(1925)
  • Nanook of the North (1922)
  • Lumiere Brothers' First Films (1897)
Author Comments: 

This list is roughly in reverse chronological order. The ones I saw first, and the earliest, should be at the bottom. I'm viewing them that way, as much as possible. I didn't get the idea for this project until after seeing The Gold Rush. These are the ones I've seen only via Netflix.

See my other list, Film History 101, for an additional explanation of what I'm trying to do here.

Wow, I didn't realize Netflix carried so many silent movies. And I'm quite humbled that you've seen them all. (I mean, I thought I'd seen a lot of movies, but my 1900-1930 list is meager at best.)

Good luck, and keep going with the project!

Thanks for the post. It's been fun. Once I got started, I was enjoying the films so much, I kept adding them to my queue. I really agree with the "experts" who say that the 1920's were the Golden Age of film. They were able to make such visually eloquent films, and the acting, story-telling, cinematography, all had to be so effective, that they achieved an astounding level of artistry. Silent films draw me in. I love them. I will be sorry to move on.

What about Sunrise?

Well, I started this list using Netflix only, and I regret to say, they don't carry that title. I agree it should be on the list, but I rented it from Greencine. Perhaps I should start a "Greencine history" list, eh? You've inspired me. Thanks!

Sunrise is VHS only right now, although they show it occasionally on Turner Classic Movies.

The strange thing is, 20th Century Fox Video was giving the "Sunrise" DVD away earlier this year with the purchase of a few of their "studio classics." So the DVD exists. I'm just not sure why they don't want to release such a great film into the general public.

I love that you called this 'Film History 101' - this is useful for two great reasons. It gives you a list of really old films worth seeing, AND they are all available on Netflix, so they're easy to find!

Except, I don't see "It" listed in Netflix's database... is it still there, or did you decide to keep the only copy? :-)

I returned It to Netflix :).

Sunrise is available on DVD from Greencine.

It refuses to come up on netflix search. Does your history give you a link to the netflix page for "It"?

Do a search for "Clara Bow" instead. I got It that way. Meanwhile:

http://www.netflix.com/MovieDisplay?movieid=60032468&trkid=95642

thanks!

It seems that if you are not a Netflix member you are not able to search. I entered "Clara Bow" in the "Search for Movies" box and came up with Zero results.

You're right. They make only a selection available for browsing by non-members.

Really? Wow, that seems like a terrible idea! So when a new user browses Netflix looking to see if they carry movies he/she is interested in before joining, they might not see movies that Netflix really does carry?

Right. That's a bad thing.

Inconceivable! I wonder what their rationale could possibly be?

You have to sign up for a free trial in order to find out what titles they carry.

I bet you would have plenty of recommendations that would fit this list.

What did you think of Cabiria (1914) and The Last of the Mohicans (1920)?

And isn't Tartuffe just dialogue? So was the movie all title cards?

I will try to come up with a few recommendations.

Cabiria was the first Italian silent film I had seen. I was impressed with it's sets, visual effects, and costumes. However, it dragged. I had difficulty following the plot, but I don't remember why.

I believe The Last of the Mohicans (1920) was the basis for the 1992 remake, because the plots were identical. I thought it was pretty good. I wished it could have been in color, because some of the settings were beautiful. I hate when they use white people to play native American roles.

Tartuffe isn't just dialogue. Where did you get that idea?

From the play.