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The Movies of 1974: World Premieres
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 Claudine Dir. John Berry. With Diahann Carroll, James Earl Jones, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs A–
 Swept Away Dir. Lina Wertmüller. With Mariangela Melato, Giancarlo Giannini, Riccardo Salvino A–

Full Listing of Films Screened

Ali–Fear Eats the Soul Dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder. With Brigitte Mira, El Hedi ben Salem A–
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Dir. Martin Scorsese. With Ellen Burstyn, Alfred Lutter III B+

Blazing Saddles Dir. Mel Brooks. With Cleavon Little, Harvey Korman, Gene Wilder C+

Blood for Dracula Dir. Paul Morrissey. With Udo Kier, Joe Dallesandro, Arno Juerging B+

Cat's Play Dir. Károly Makk. With Margit Dajka, Samu Balázs, Elma Bulla, Mari Töröcsik B+
Céline and Julie Go Boating Dir. Jacques Rivette. With Dominique Labourier, Juliet Berto B–
Chinatown Dir. Roman Polanski. With Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston A+
Claudine Dir. John Berry. With Diahann Carroll, James Earl Jones, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs A–
The Conversation Dir. Francis Ford Coppola. With Gene Hackman, John Cazale A
Conversation Piece Dir. Luchino Visconti. With Burt Lancaster, Helmut Berger C+

Daisy Miller Dir. Peter Bogdanovich. With Cybill Shepherd, Barry Brown, Cloris Leachman C

Earthquake Dir. Mark Robson. With Charlton Heston, Geneviève Bujold, Ava Gardner D+

The Godfather Part II Dir. Francis Ford Coppola. With Al Pacino, Robert De Niro A–
The Great Gatsby Dir. Jack Clayton. With Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Sam Waterston D

Harry and Tonto Dir. Paul Mazursky. With Art Carney, Philip Bruns, Ellen Burstyn, Larry Hagman C
Hearts and Minds Dir. Peter Davis. Documentary about American reactions to Vietnam War A–

Je tu il elle Dir. Chantal Akerman. With Chantal Akerman, Niels Arestrup, Claire Wauthion A–

Lenny Dir. Bob Fosse. With Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Jan Miner, Stanley Beck C+
Lovin' Molly Dir. Sidney Lumet. With Blythe Danner, Anthony Perkins, Beau Bridges D

The Migrants Dir. Tom Gries. TV Movie. With Ron Howard, Cloris Leachman, Sissy Spacek B–
Mirror Dir. Andrei Tarkovsky. With Margarita Terekhova, Philip Yankovsky, Ignat Daniltsev A–
Murder on the Orient Express Dir. Sidney Lumet. With Albert Finney, Richard Widmark C

The Nickel Ride Dir. Robert Mulligan. With Jason Miller, John Hillerman, Bo Hopkins B–
The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat Dir. Robert Taylor. Animated. Voice of Skip Hinnant C–

The Savage Is Loose Dir. George C. Scott. With George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere D+
The Sugarland Express Dir. Steven Spielberg. With Goldie Hawn, William Atherton B+
Swept Away Dir. Lina Wertmüller. With Mariangela Melato, Giancarlo Giannini, Riccardo Salvino A–

Thieves Like Us Dir. Robert Altman. With Keith Carradine, Shelley Duvall, Bert Remsen B+
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Dir. Michael Cimino. With Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges C–
The Towering Inferno Dir. John Guillemin. With Paul Newman, Steve McQueen B–

A Very Natural Thing Dir. Christopher Larkin. With Robert Joel, Curt Gareth, Bo White B

A Woman under the Influence Dir. John Cassavetes. With Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk A+

Xala Dir. Ousmane Sembene. With Thierno Leye, Seune Samb, Makhouredia Gueye A

Young Frankenstein Dir. Mel Brooks. With Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle, Teri Garr B–