Top Ten Films of 1947: World Premieres
 My 1947 Oscar Ballot

1. Out of the Past Dir. Jacques Tourneur. With Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas A
2. Black Narcissus Dirs. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger. With Deborah Kerr A–
3. Kiss of Death Dir. Henry Hathaway. With Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy, Coleen Gray A–
4. The Man I Love Dir. Raoul Walsh. With Ida Lupino, Robert Alda, Bruce Bennett B+
5. Odd Man Out Dir. Carol Reed. With James Mason, Kathleen Ryan, F.J. McCormick B+
6. The Paradine Case Dir. Alfred Hitchcock. With Gregory Peck, Alida Valli, Ann Todd B+
7. Ride the Pink Horse Dir. Robert Montgomery. With Robert Montgomery, Wanda Hendrix B+
8. The Woman on the Beach Dir. Jean Renoir. With Robert Ryan, Joan Bennett B+
9. Lady in the Lake Dir. Robert Montgomery. With Robert Montgomery, Audrey Totter B+
10. Body and Soul Dir. Robert Rossen. With John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Lloyd Gough B+

Exemplary Shorts: Fireworks (honorary #1 of 1947), Tweetie Pie, Le tempestaire (aka The Storm-Tamer)

Reviews from 1947
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©   Miracle on 34th Street Dir. George Seaton. With Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara C–
   Mourning Becomes Electra Dir. Dudley Nichols. With Rosalind Russell, Michael Redgrave B–
   Possessed Dir. Curtis Bernhardt. With Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey B+

More Grades from 1947
Unreviewed titles I have seen recently enough to grade
      The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer Dir. Irving Reis. With Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple B
      The Bishop's Wife Dir. Henry Koster. With Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley B
      Boomerang! Dir. Elia Kazan. With Dana Andrews, Lee J. Cobb, Arthur Kennedy, Robert Keith C+
      Boy! What a Girl! Dir. Arthur Leonard. With Tim Moore, Elwood Smith, Duke Williams, Alan Jackson B
      Crossfire Dir. Edward Dmytryk. With Robert Young, George Cooper, Robert Ryan, Robert Mitchum B
      A Double Life Dir. George Cukor. With Ronald Colman, Signe Hasso, Edmond O'Brien, Shelley Winters B–
      The Egg and I Dir. Chester Erskine. With Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Louise Allbritton
      The Farmer's Daughter Dir. H.C. Potter. With Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten, Charles Bickford B–
      Gentleman's Agreement Dir. Elia Kazan. With Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield C+
      The Ghost and Mrs. Muir Dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz. With Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison C+
      Juke Joint Dir. Spencer Williams. With Spencer Williams, July Jones, Inez Newell, Dauphine Moore C–
      The Lady from Shanghai Dir. Orson Welles. With Orson Welles, Rita Hayworth, Everett Sloane B
      Life with Father Dir. Michael Curtiz. With William Powell, Irene Dunne, Jimmy Lydon, Martin Milner C
      The Lost Moment Dir. Martin Gabel. With Robert Cummings, Susan Hayward, Agnes Moorehead B+
      Monsieur Verdoux Dir. Charlie Chaplin. With Charlie Chaplin, Martha Raye, Isobel Elsom B–
      Nightmare Alley Dir. Edmund Goulding. With Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray B
      Railroaded! Dir. Anthony Mann. With Hugh Beaumont, Sheila Ryan, John Ireland, Jane Randolph B
      Record of a Tenement Gentleman Dir. Yasujirô Ozu. With Chôko Iida, Hohi Aoki, Reikichi Kawamura B
      Sepia Cinderella Dir. Arthur Leonard. With Billy Daniels, Sheila Guyse, Tondaleyo, Jack Carter C–
      Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman Dir. Stuart Heisler. With Susan Hayward, Lee Bowman B–
      The Two Mrs. Carrolls Dir. Peter Godfrey. With Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck, Alexis Smith C+

Still to Come from 1947
Ten Most Enticing Prospects:
      Brighton Rock Dir. John Boulting. With Richard Attenborough, Carol Marsh
      Brute Force Dir. Jules Dassin. With Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford
      Daisy Kenyon Dir. Otto Preminger. With Joan Crawford, Dana Andrews, Henry Fonda
      Golden Earrings Dir. Mitchell Leisen. With Marlene Dietrich, Ray Milland
      Lured Dir. Douglas Sirk. With Lucille Ball, George Sanders, Charles Coburn
      Nora Prentiss Dir. Vincent Sherman. With Ann Sheridan, Kent Smith, Bruce Bennett
      Pursued Dir. Raoul Walsh. With Teresa Wright, Robert Mitchum, Judith Anderson
      Quai des Orfèvres Dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot. With Suzy Delair, Bernard Blier
      T-Men Dir. Anthony Mann. With Dennis O'Keefe, Mary Meade, Charles McGraw
      The Unsuspected Dir. Michael Curtiz. With Claude Rains, Joan Caulfield, Audrey Totter

Further Research:
      13 Rue Madeleine Dir. Henry Hathaway. With James Cagney, Annabella, Richard Conte
      Captain from Castile Dir. Henry King. With Tyrone Power, Jean Peters, Cesar Romero
      Cry Wolf Dir. Peter Godfrey. With Barbara Stanwyck, Errol Flynn, Geraldine Brooks
      Dark Passage Dir. Delmer Daves. With Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bruce Bennett
      Dead Reckoning Dir. John Cromwell. With Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott
      Desire Me Dir. George Cukor. With Greer Garson, Robert Mitchum, Richard Hart
      Forever Amber Dir. Otto Preminger. With Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, Richard Greene
      The Foxes of Harrow Dir. John M. Stahl. With Rex Harrison, Maureen O'Hara
      Green Dolphin Street Dir. Victor Saville. With Lana Turner, Van Heflin, Donna Reed
      Hue and Cry Dir. Charles Crichton. With Alastair Sim, Harry Fowler, Douglas Barr
      It Always Rains on Sunday Dir. Robert Hamer. With Googie Withers, Edward Chapman
      It Happened on Fifth Avenue Dir. Roy Del Ruth. With Don DeFore, Ann Harding
      The Macomber Affair Dir. Zoltan Korda. With Gregory Peck, Joan Bennett, Robert Preston
      Magic Town Dir. William Wellman. With James Stewart, Jane Wyman, Kent Smith
      Monsieur Vincent Dir. Maurice Cloche. With Pierre Fresnay, Yvonne Gaudeau
      Mother Wore Tights Dir. Walter Lang. With Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Mona Freeman
      New Orleans Dir. Arthur Lubin. With Arturo de Cordóva, Dorothy Patrick
      One Wonderful Sunday Dir. Akira Kurosawa. With Isao Numasaki, Chieko Nakakita
      The Red House Dir. Delmer Daves. With Edward G. Robinson, Lon McCallister
      The Sea of Grass Dir. Elia Kazan. With Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn
      The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Dir. Norman Z. McLeod. With Danny Kaye
      Sinbad the Sailor Dir. Richard Wallace. With Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Maureen O'Hara
      Song of Love Dir. Clarence Brown. With Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid
      Unconquered Dir. Cecil B. DeMille. With Gary Cooper, Paulette Goddard

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