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Poets' Favorite Movies

Robert Mezey

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
Citizen Kane
Double Indemnity
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.

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Speechless Spring 2007
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