Sight and Sound Poll 1962: Critics

THE TOP TEN
1. Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941).........................22
2. L'Avventura (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1960)................20
3. La Regle du Jeu (Jean Renoir, 1939).......................19
4. Greed (Erich von Stroheim, 1924)..........................17
Ugetsu Monogatari (Kenji Mizoguchi, 1953).................17
6. Battleship Potemkin (Sergei Eisenstein, 1925).............16
Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio De Sica, 1949)..................16
Ivan the Terrible (Sergei Eisenstein, 1943-46)............16
9. La Terra Trema (Luchino Visconti, 1948)...................14
10. L'Atalante (Jean Vigo, 1933)..............................13
RUNNERS-UP
1. Hiroshima, mon Amour (Alain Resnais, 1959).................11
Pather Panchali (Satyajit Ray, 1955).......................11
Zero de Conduite (Jean Vigo, 1933).........................11
2. City Lights (Charles Chaplin, 1930)........................10
The Childhood of Maxim Gorki (Donskoi, 1938)...............10
The Gold Rush (Charles Chaplin, 1925)......................10
3. Sunrise (F.W. Murnau, 1927).................................9
4. Earth (Dovzhenko, 1929).....................................8
Monsieur Verdoux (Charles Chaplin, 1947)....................8
5. The General (Buster Keaton & Clyde Bruckman, 1927)..........7
La Grande Illusion (Jean Renoir, 1937)......................7
Ikiru (Akira Kurosawa, 1952)................................7
Nazarin (Luis Bunuel, 1958).................................7
October (Sergei Eisenstein, 1928)...........................7
Umberto D (De Sica, 1951)...................................7
6. L'Annee Derniere a Marienbad (Alain Resnais, 1961)..........6
Intolerance (D.W. Griffith, 1916)...........................6
Limelight (Charles Chaplin, 1952)...........................6
Nuit et Brouillard (Alain Resnais, 1955)....................6
The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928)......6
Pickpocket (Robert Bresson, 1959)...........................6
Tokyo Story (Yasujiro Ozu, 1953)............................6
Wild Strawberries (Ingmar Bergman, 1957)....................6
VOTING BY DIRECTORS
1. Sergei Eisenstein..........................................46
2. Charles Chaplin............................................43
3. Jean Renoir................................................35
4. Orson Welles...............................................30
5. Michelangelo Antonioni.....................................27
6. Vittorio De Sica...........................................25
7. Alain Resnais..............................................24
Jean Vigo..................................................24
9. Kenji Mizoguchi............................................23
10. Erich von Stroheim.........................................20
11. Luis Bunuel................................................19
Luchino Visconti...........................................19