Icons of Film

The 20th Century

Bringing Up Baby, 1938

Still a little unsure about how to deal with spotted domestic animals: Cary Grant as David Huxley with “Baby” and Susan (Katharine Hepburn).

Bringing Up Baby, 1938

Still a little unsure about how to deal with spotted domestic animals: Cary Grant as David Huxley with “Baby” and Susan (Katharine Hepburn).


Modern Times, 1936

Slapstick odyssey of the worker: Charlie Chaplin in a mechanical world

Modern Times, 1936

Slapstick odyssey of the worker: Charlie Chaplin in a mechanical world

The quintessence of all performances by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers: perfection, lightness, elegance, Top Hat 1935

The quintessence of all performances by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers: perfection, lightness, elegance, Top Hat 1935


The Blue Angel, 1930

Marlene Dietrich: “They Call Me Wicked Lola”

The Blue Angel, 1930

Marlene Dietrich: “They Call Me Wicked Lola”

Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, 1927

Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, 1927

Director Fritz Lang was forced to change the film’s original title “The Murderers Are Among Us”, as the nazi party suspected (correctly) that its was referring to them

Director Fritz Lang was forced to change the film’s original title “The Murderers Are Among Us”, as the nazi party suspected (correctly) that its was referring to them

In The Kid ,1921,Charlie Chaplin draws on the poverty and loneliness he experienced during his childhood in London

In The Kid ,1921,Charlie Chaplin draws on the poverty and loneliness he experienced during his childhood in London

Sergei M. Eisenstein’s The Battleship Potemkin, 1925

Massacre on the harbor steps of Odessa

Sergei M. Eisenstein’s The Battleship Potemkin, 1925

Massacre on the harbor steps of Odessa

Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau’s Nosferatu-A Symphony of Horror, 1922

Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau’s Nosferatu-A Symphony of Horror, 1922

Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn (20 June 1909 – 14 October 1959) an Australian-born American actor

Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn (20 June 1909 – 14 October 1959) an Australian-born American actor