Poets' Favorite Movies
Marcel Carné's Children of Paradise (Les
Enfants du paradis) (1945). Maybe the greatest movie ever made. Why?
Watch it, you'll see.
Just about all of Buster Keaton's movies
Jean Renoir's La Grande Illusion (1937)
Charlie Chaplin in The Gold Rush
On the Waterfront
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
François Truffaut's The 400 Blows
Hitchcock's Notorious (1946) with Cary Grant
and Ingrid Bergman
The Seven Samurai
Robert Mezey has lived in Claremont,
California for many years, where he is an emeritus professor at Pomona
College. Lamont Prize-winning author of The Lovemaker (1960),
Mezey has edited a number of books, including recent editions of Hardy
and Robinson, and his poems and translations have appeared in many
anthologies. The University of Arkansas Press published his Collected
Poems in 2000.