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 cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to e-mail in or tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below.
Akira Kurosawa‘s masterpiece High & Low premiered 50 years ago today in Japan. Watch a video of New York Times critic A.O. Scott discussing the film.
The Writers Guild of America, West lists their 101 Greatest Screenplays, topped by Casablanca. [WGA.org]
A photo of early film pioneers Auguste and Louis Lumière in 1914. [Reddit]
Watch a BBC interview with Frederico Fellini from 1972. [@emmafgreen]
A photo from a 1940 LIFE Magazine detailing the Hays Code. [Reddit]
NYC’s IFC Center is holding a Stanley Kubrick retrospective this month, with all films being presented in 35mm. See a photo of the filmmaker on the Dr. Strangelove set below. [IFC.com]
Charlie Chaplin meets Helen Keller in 1919. [Retronaut]
A trailer for Emilio D’Alessandro‘s novel Stanley Kubrick & Me, and a well-done video tribute highlighting the director’s career. [The Playlist]
Fritz Lang on the set of Metropolis. [@emmafgreen]
Watch Leos Carax‘s 1997 short film Sans titre. [Biblioklept]
Watch an hour-long BBC documentary on Robert Altman. [Cinephilia & Beyond]
A Japanese poster for David Cronenberg‘s Videodrome. [Criterion Cast]