Kubrick a Fellini Fan

We know that Fellini admired 2001: A Space Odyssey via his telegram to Kubrick, but recent news also shows Stanley Kubrick's admiration for Fellini's films - he even listed I Vitelloni as his #1 film at one point:

The first and only (as far as we know) Top 10 list Kubrick submitted to anyone was in 1963 to a fledgling American magazine named Cinema (which had been founded the previous year and ceased publication in 1976). Here's that list:

  1. I Vitelloni (Fellini, 1953)
  2. Wild Strawberries (Bergman, 1957)
  3. Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)
  4. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Huston, 1948)
  5. City Lights (Chaplin, 1931)
  6. Henry V (Olivier, 1944)
  7. La notte (Antonioni, 1961)
  8. The Bank Dick (Fields, 1940)
  9. Roxie Hart (Wellman, 1942)
  10. Hell's Angels (Hughes, 1930)

This list (a great list, you should see them all!) and many more details are from an article on the BFI website "Stanley Kubrick, cinephile"

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