Precious Images is a 1986 short film directed by Chuck Workman. It features approximately 470 half-second-long splices of movie moments through the history of American film. Some of the clips are organized by genre and set to appropriate music; musicals, for example, are accompanied by the title song from Singin' in the Rain. Films featured range chronologically from The Great Train Robbery (1903) to Rocky IV (1985), and range in subject from light comedies to dramas and horror films.
|award||Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film National Film Registry|
|genre||action drama horror|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film|
|publisher||Directors Guild of America|
|theme||compilation independent short|