Title: Watch Stanley Kubrick's First Short Film 'Day of the Fight'
It’s always instructive to see the early works of a director, and when that director is Stanley Kubrick, it’s practically required viewing for all students of cinema. His first short, the 12-minute documentary Day of the Fight, made in 1951when the director was just 22, is notable for many reasons, not the least of them its foreshadowing of themes that would appear in his later work. Watch all 12 1/2 minutes of it below: He had already produced a photographic essay two years earlier on the prizefighter, Walter Cartier,…
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