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Poll: Best B&W Films of the 70s

From the 70s onward, with the vast majority of films being shot in color, it has become an artistic and/or stylistic choice to present a film in black and white. More often today it is used to pay homage to films of a bygone era and invoke a sense of nostalgia, but it can also be used to help create a stark, emotionless, unforgiving world onscreen. Which of these films made most effective use of its black and white presentation?

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    Young Frankenstein (1974)

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    Manhattan (1979)

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    The Last Picture Show (1971)

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    Eraserhead (1977)

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    Paper Moon (1973)

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    Lenny (1974)

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    The Honeymoon Killers (1970)

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    Multiple Maniacs (1970)

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    Hester Street (1975)

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    Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970)

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    Alice in the Cities (1974)

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    Killer of Sheep (1978)

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    Overlord (1975)

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    Kings of the Road (1976)

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    Radio On (1979)

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    Northern Lights (1978)

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    The Whole Shootin' Match (1978)

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    The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (1978)

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