The Archive is a collection of cinephile-friendly findings around the web, including rare or never-before-seen photos, interviews, footage or any other bits related to classic or independent cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below.
Above, Jacques Demy on the set of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg.
Watch Stanley Kubrick direct Full Metal Jacket in behind-the-scenes footage.
Listen to a 46-minute interview with Stanley Kubrick for Full Metal Jacket.
Joe Pesci, Robert De Niro, Sergio Leone, James Woods and Danny Aiello after the screening of Once Upon a Time in America in Cannes in 1984.
Watch a recent conversation between David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen.
Michel Piccoli, Catherine Deneuve, and Luis Buñuel on the set of Belle de jour.
Watch a video on the evolution of the dolly zoom.
Marcello Mastroianni and Federico Fellini behind the scenes of La Dolce Vita.
Douglas Fairbanks directing extras on the set of Robin Hood.
Watch a visual love letter to New York through the eyes of Martin Scorsese.
Excerpts of Stanley Kubrick‘s annotated copy of The Shining.
Akira Kurosawa working as an assistant director to Mikio Naruse on his 1937 film Avalanche.
Watch Dziga Vertov’s 1924 film Soviet Toys, the first ever Soviet animated film. [Open Culture]
Watch David Lynch‘s 1991 PSA for New York City’s rat infestation problem. [Dangerous Minds]
Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Wim Wenders and Hunter Carson during the filming of Paris, Texas.
Watch an interview with cinematographer Robby Müller for Down by Law. [Cinephilia & Beyond]
Jean Cocteau’s light paintings from 1950.
Watch a video detailing the framing and lensing in Chinatown.
Watch a 20-minute interview with Sam Peckinpah. [The Seventh Art]
Pier Paolo Pasolini on the set of Accattone.
Watch a 36-minute interview with Terence Stamp from 1988.
Seek and Speak’s recent poster for Robert Bresson‘s final film L’argent.
Watch a video comparing Boogie Nights and Taxi Driver.
A series of set design sketches by legendary production designer Alexandre Trauner for Jules Dassin’s Rififi.
Andrei Tarkovsky‘s high school portrait. [The Criterion Collection]
Andrei Tarkovsky and Valentina Malyavina at the 1962 Venice Film Festival, where Tarkovsky won the Golden Lion for Ivan’s Childhood.