Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood

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  • BBC Two
  • Documentary History



Where It All Began
Episode overview
Highlighting the world's first public presentation of films in Paris, the comedies by Max Linder, Abel Gance's J'Accuse and the onset of World War I.
Art's Promised Land
Episode overview
Including Ingeborg Holm by Victor Sjostrom and Greta Garbo's star-making performance opposite Lars Hanson in Gosta Berling's Saga. Directed by Michael Winterbottom.
The Unchained Camera
Episode overview
Featuring The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein, Metropolis by Fritz Lang, Joyless Street starring Greta Garbo, The White Hell of Pitz Palu featuring Leni Riefenstahl and Louise Brooks becomes a star in Pandora's Box.
The Music of Light
Episode overview
Highlighting Abel Gance's masterpiece, Napoleon.
Opportunity Lost
Episode overview
Exploring the early career of Alfred Hitchcock.
End of an Era
Episode overview
Focusing on the arrival of sound films, The Jazz Singer and the onslaught of World War II.