[I'll try to fill in more of the director descriptions when I have the time.]

(6) Sergei Eisenstein — Be sure to see Strike! (1924), Battleship Potemkin (1925), October [a.k.a. Ten Days That Shook the World] (1927), Alexander Nevsky (1938), Ivan the Terrible, Part 1 (1942, released 1945), and Ivan the Terrible, Part 2 (1945, released 1958).

(7) F. W. Murnau — Be sure to see Nosferatu (1922), The Last Laugh (1924), Faust (1926), Sunrise (1927), City Girl (1930), and Tabu [directed with Robert Flaherty] (1931)

(8) Abel Gance — The most satisfy film theater experience I ever had was attending Gance’s Napoleon at Radio City Music Hall with a live orchestra. Be sure to see J’accuse (1919), La Roue (1922), Napoleon (1927), Lucréce Borgia (1935), Un Grand Amour de Beethoven (1937), and J’accuse (1938).

(9) Alfred Hitchcock — Be sure to see The Man Who Knew Too Much (1935), The 39 Steps (1935), Sabotage (1937), The Lady Vanishes (1938), Rebecca (1940), Foreign Correspondent (1940), Shadow of a Doubt (1943), Notorious (1946), Strangers on a Train (1951), Rear Window (1954), Vertigo (1958), North by Northwest (1959), Psycho (1960), The Birds (1963), and Frenzy (1972).

(10) Charles Chaplin — Be sure to see The Pawnshop (1916), The Rink (1916), Easy Street (1917), The Immigrant (1917), A Dog’s Life (1918), Shoulder Arms (1918), Sunnyside (1919), The Kid (1920), The Pilgrim (1923), The Gold Rush (1925), The Circus (1928), City Lights (1931), Modern Times (1936), and The Great Dictator (1940).

(11) Buster Keaton — Be sure to see One Week (1920), Cops (1922), The Electric House (1922), Balloonatics (1923), Our Hospitality (1923), Sherlock Jr. (1924), The Navigator (1924), Seven Chances (1925), Go West (1925), The General (1926), College (1927), and Steamboat Bill Jr. (1927).

(12) Kenji Mizoguchi — Be sure to see Osaka Elegy (1936), Sisters of Gion (1936), The 47 Ronin [in two parts] (1941 & 1942), Utamaro and His Five Women (1946), My Love Has Been Burning (1949), Portrait of Madame Yuki (1950), The Life of Oharu (1952), Ugetsu (1953), Sansho the Bailiff (1954), Taira Clan Saga (1955), Princess Yang Kwei Fei (1955), and Street of Shame (1956).

(13) Howard Hawks — Be sure to see Scarface (1932), Twentieth Century (1934), Come and Get It [direction completed by William Wyler] (1936), Bringing Up Baby (1938), Only Angels Have Wings (1939), His Girl Friday (1940), Sergeant York (1941), Ball of Fire (1941), Air Force (1943), To Have and Have Not (1944), The Big Sleep (1946), Red River (1948), Monkey Business (1952), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), and Rio Bravo (1959).

(14) Federico Fellini — Be sure to see Variety Lights (1950), La Strada (1954), The Nights of Cabiria (1957), 8 ½ (1963), Juliet of the Spirits (1965), Fellini Satyricon (1969), The Clowns (1970), Fellini’s Roma (1972), Amarcord (1973), and And the Ship Sails On (1983).

(15) Ernst Lubitsch — Be sure to see The Student Prince (1927), The Love Parade (1929), The Smiling Lieutenant (1931), One Hour with You (1932), Trouble in Paradise (1932), Design for Living (1933), The Merry Widow (1934), Ninotchka (1939), The Shop Around the Corner (1940), To Be or Not to Be (1942), Heaven Can Wait (1943), and Cluny Brown (1946).

(16) Stanley Kubrick — Be sure to see The Killing (1956) , Paths of Glory (1957), Spartacus (1960), Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975), The Shining (1980), Full Metal Jacket (1987), and Eyes Wide Shut (1999).

(17) Fritz Lang — Be sure to see Destiny (1921), Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (1922), Die Nibelungen [a.k.a Siegfried and Kriemhild's Revenge] (1924), Metropolis (1926), Spies (1928), Woman in the Moon (1929), M (1931), The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933), Fury (1936), Man Hunt (1941), and The Big Heat (1953).

(18) Yasujiro Ozu — Be sure to see I Was Born, But… (1932), Story Of Floating Weeds (1934), There Was A Father (1942), Early Summer (1951), Tokyo Story (1953), Early Spring (1956), Equinox Flower (1958), Good Morning [a.k.a. Ohayo] (1959), Floating Weeds (1959), Late Autumn (1960), and An Autumn Afternoon (1962).

(19) Erich von Stroheim — Be sure to see Foolish Wives (1922), Greed (1925), The Merry Widow (1925), The Wedding March (1928), and Queen Kelly (1928).

(20) Carl Theodor Dreyer — Be sure to see Leaves from Satan’s Book (1919), Master of the House [a.k.a. Thou Shalt Honor Thy Wife] (1925), The Passion of Joan of Arc (1927), Vampyr (1931), Day of Wrath (1943), Ordet (1954), and Gertrud (1964).

(21) Josef von Sternberg — Be sure to see The Salvation Hunters (1925), Underworld (1927), Last Command (1928), Docks of New York (1928), The Blue Angel (1930), Shanghai Express (1932), The Scarlet Empress (1934), and The Devil is a Woman (1935).

(22) Luis Buñuel — Be sure to see Un Chien andalou [a.k.a. An Andalusian Dog] (1929), L’Age d’or [a.k.a. The Golden Age] (1930), Los Olvidados [a.k.a. The Young and the Damned] (1950), Nazarín (1958), Viridiana (1961), The Exterminating Angel (1962), Diary of a Chambermaid (1963), Simon of the Desert (1965), Belle de jour (1967), The Milky Way (1969), Tristana (1970), The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972), The Phantom of Liberty (1974), and That Obscure Object of Desire (1977).

(23) Dziga Vertov — Be sure to see Kino-Pravda (1922-1925), Stride, Soviet! (1926),A Sixth of the World (1926), The Eleventh (1928), Man with a Movie Camera (1929), Enthusiasm (1931), and Three Songs of Lenin (1934).

(24) Preston Sturges — Be sure to see The Great McGinty (1940), Christmas in July (1940), The Lady Eve (1941), Sullivan’s Travels (1941), The Palm Beach Story (1942), The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (1944), and Hail the Conquering Hero (1944). Sturges began his career as a screenwriter. Among those films, be sure to see The Power and the Glory (1933), The Good Fairy (1935), Easy Living (1937), If I Were King (1938), and Remember the Night (1940).

(25) Martin Scorsese — Be sure to see Mean Streets (1973), Taxi Driver (1976), New York, New York (1977), The Last Waltz (1978), Raging Bull (1980), The King of Comedy (1983), After Hours (1985), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), GoodFellas (1990), Casino (1995), Kundun (1997), Gangs of New York (2003), The Departed (2006), Shutter Island (2012), and Hugo (2011).

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