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TCM's 'Story of Film' Reaches the Heights of 'Citizen Kane' and Draws a Few Wild Cards

  • By Sam Adams
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  • September 30, 2013 5:06 PM
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In the fifth of its fifteen weeks, the Turner Classic Movies series built around Mark Cousins' fifteen-part documentary reaches undisputed classics and throws in a few wild cards.

Sound Comes to TCM's 'Story of Film' in Week Four

  • By Sam Adams
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  • September 23, 2013 4:14 PM
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In its fourth week, the Turner Classic movies inspired by Mark Cousins' fifteen-part documentary showcases the first landmarks of the sound film era, including 'The Public Enemy' and 'Frankenstein.'

In TCM's 'The Story of Film,' Week Three, Expressionists and Surrealists Write Their Own Rules

  • By Sam Adams
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  • September 17, 2013 2:40 PM
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In the third week of their series based around Mark Cousin's 15-part documentary, 'The Story of Film,' Turner Classic Movies features landmarks aplenty, including a Chinese masterpiece little known in the West and what some call the greatest film of the silent era.

In Its Second Week, TCM's 'The Story of FIlm' Reaches Silent Film's Glorious Peak

  • By Sam Adams
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  • September 9, 2013 6:28 PM
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In the second week of its series built around Mark Cousins' 15-part documentary, Turner Classic Movies shows silent cinema at its peak.

TCM's 'Story of Film' Is the Most Thrilling Movie Event of the Season

  • By Sam Adams
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  • September 2, 2013 3:01 PM
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An annotated guide to the first week of Turner Classic Movies' massive 'The Story of Film,' inspired by Mark Cousins' 15-part documentary.