Precious Images (1986)

USA,
8m
black and white, colour

An American short film of genre interest directed by Chuck Workman.

Premise

The film is made up of 470 half-second-long clips from mostly American movies, many of which are fantasy. The film was re-edited in 1996 to add more clips.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Chuck Workman
Produced by: Chuck Workman
Editor: Chuck Workman

Includes extracts from [genre titles only]
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
Airplane! (1980)
Alien (1979)
All That Jazz (1979)
Anchors Aweigh (1945)
Annie Hall (1977)
Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
Ben-Hur (1959)
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
Blade Runner (1982)
Blazing Saddles (1974)
The Blues Brothers (1980)
The Boy with Green Hair (1948)
Die B├╝chse der Pandora (1929)
Cabin in the Sky (1943)
Carrie (1976)
Cat People (1943)
The China Syndrome (1979)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Dirty Harry (1971)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1963)
Dracula (1931)
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Earthquake (1974)
Eating Raoul (1982)
The Exorcist (1973)
Fantasia (1940)
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
The Fly (1958)
Forbidden Planet (1956)
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)
Frankenstein (1931)
Fritz the Cat (1972)
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)
Ghostbusters (1984)
Gojira (1955)
Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)
Goldfinger (1964)
The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
Harold and Maude (1971)
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
Help! (1965)
House of Wax (1953)
The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Jaws (1975)
Jaws 2 (1978)
King Kong (1933)
Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
Lady and the Tramp (1955)
Mary Poppins (1964)
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Modern Times (1936)
Monkey Business (1952)
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983)
Moonstruck (1987)
The Natural (1984)
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Octopussy (1983)
Oh, God! (1977)
The Omen (1976)
The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
Planet of the Apes (1967)
Poltergeist (1982)
Psycho (1960)
Putney Swope (1969)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Road to Morocco (1942)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Samson and Delilah (1949)
The Shining (1980)
Singin' in the Rain (1951)
Sleeper (1973)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Song of the South (1946)
Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Star Wars (1977)
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)
Superman III (1983)
Tarzan and His Mate (1934)
The Ten Commandments (1956)
The Terminator (1984)
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
The Thing from Another World (1951)
Vertigo (1958)
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Wuthering Heights (1939)
Young Frankenstein (1974)

Additional clips in the 1996 re-release
Big (1988)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)