Refers to the films presented entirely in black and white.

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Identification of an old (black and white) drama/thriller with a twist

This one has been bugging me for years - I saw the film one afternoon about 15 years ago. Its black and white, and quite old (poss 1930's). It's set in Paris (or other European city) at some kind of ...
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Very funny silent B&W movie (with subtitles) circa 1930 about Italian slum

Please help me find a movie. It is a comedy and very, very funny. It starts off with a small poor community in Italy where they live in a lost colony in carton shelters (cardboard boxes) because they ...
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B&W sci-fi: crashed meteor that hypnotizes people that encounter it

It started off with a crashed meteor/asteroid/comet and whoever looked/touched it became hypnotized. I think it made a high pitched noise when someone would touch it.. In the middle of the movie I ...
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Black and white movie where wolves are attacked by eagles

This film features a couple in a sleigh being chased through snow and forest by wolves. They are rescued by Laplanders riding reindeer. The Laplanders also have trained eagles that attack the wolves.
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Movie about a man who escapes from being hung and is reincarnated

This is and old movie I am looking for. I don't remember the name of it. It starts out with a terrier dog laying on a rug an starts to tell his story. A man is hung but escapes with the help of his ...
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Film with men playing with a large train set in a house

I'm remembering that I watched a good film a few years ago but I can't remember much aside from a specific scene, and the fact that I liked it a lot. It's a black and white film, and there's a ...
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Old Czech or Yugoslavian movie?

I saw a movie when I was a kid about a guy in love with a girl. He would write poems for her. The girl wore a top hat in some scenes. I barely remember the movie, but I remember it made a huge ...
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B&W Holocaust film, children taken to a gas chamber, smiling SS-man with a dog

This is black and white film, I saw that single scene probably in early 90s, it was black and white and seemed old. There was a group of children being taken to a gas chamber, I believe, and there was ...
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B&W animation in which old Asian lady finds huge ship

I am looking for a colorless animation movie in which I only remember a scene: an Asian looking old woman comes across a huge ship. I think there were no sounds. The movie should be at least 5 years ...
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Black/white movie with a boy and older sister on an island in winter. The girl sew jackets from fur rugs

I just found this community and am excited. I hope someone will help me find which film has impressed my young memory. I am searching for years for this film! I don't have much details,I just saw a ...
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Couple with the most grandchildren to win a house

There's a nice, comedic, old movie in which a house is built in a small town and is promised to the resident couple with the most grandchildren. I can't remember the name of it or the names of the ...
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A black and white movie about waking up

I recall an old Twilight Zone-type movie which begins with a car driving up to a house. There are a series of events/stories told via the characters in the house but at the end (after some ...
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Men comparing tattoos which moved about their body

I have a memory of film, possibly a full movie, where some men (possibly sailors) were comparing tattoos. The interesting bit being that the tattoos were 'moving' as the men flexed their muscles or ...
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James Cagney in Statue of Liberty scene

I'm trying to identify an old black and white movie I saw when I was a young boy. I'm almost sure it featured James Cagney. I think he'd escaped from prison and the final scene was a shot of him ...
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Black and white science fiction movie with aliens and dome

I saw this science fiction a long time ago. I recall a light plane having to land. The pilot and a woman struggling to survive in a town that has had some kind of dome placed over it. I recall ...
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Flying typewriters or sewing machines and the dangers of industrialisation

I'm desperately searching for an old cartoon I saw when I was a little child. unfortunately I don't remember all the details, rather the strange feeling it evoked in me. Here is a keyword like sketch ...
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Why are some movies still shot in black and white or sepia?

Why are some films still shot in black and white or sepia? I can understand if it's perhaps a "period piece" like The Artist or The Good German, or if, like in Sin City, it's done to perhaps stay true ...
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Man points to suicide jumper in black and white old clip?

I hope this is the right place for this question: I recall watching a movie where there was an old black and white clip (perhaps a home video within a movie?) where someone was standing near a large ...
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Circus setting with a high wire act over a wooden bed of swords

Timeframe I was somewhere around 8-12 years old, which would be in the 1974-1978 span, the movie would possibly be older since it was on television at the time, and shot in black and white. (Of ...
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Planet where time slowed/stands still and fight ants on ledge

I saw this movie (from the 50s?) on TV as a child in later 60's. I recall it being b/w. I recall somewhat clearly a number of 'explorers' on a distant planet moving up a narrowish path/ledge along the ...
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Man has a bag with a human head in it

Back in the mid 70's I was watching a late-night scary show called Shock Theater. Every Saturday night they played old horror movies. One night I saw bits and pieces of this black and white movie ...
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1950s Sci-Fi involving a strange box that transports a boy to a different world

I'm looking for the name of a black and white 1950s science fiction movie... it starts out with a man who finds a small black box with a little cone on one side at a construction site dig. A little ...
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What is the reason for making “Human Centipede 2” in black and white?

As per Tom Six's claim for Human Centipede 2 to make it more graphic and disturbing, making the first film seem like "My Little Pony compared with part two." So why to make it in black and white? So ...