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Can you name the notable directors from their debut full-length theatrical features?

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Film (Alternate Titles)DirectorYear
Le Fantome du Moulin-Rouge1925
Pokolenie (A Generation)1955
Black Sunday1960
The Seventh Victim1943
The Verdict1946
The Bellboy and the Playgirls1962
Stachka (Strike)1925
I Pugni in Tasca (Fist in His Pocket)1965
The Stripper1963
Catch Us If You Can (Having a Wild Weekend)1965
It's Impossible to Learn to Plow By Reading Books1988
Fear and Desire1953
Hard Times1975
THX 11381971
I Wanna Hold Your Hand1978
Body Heat1981
Turn On to Love1969
The Sterile Cuckoo1969
The Loveless1982
The Hunger1983
Le Signe du Lion (The Sign of Leo)1959
Heaven Can Wait1978
Kyriakatiko Xypnima (Windfall in Athens)1954
Monty Python and the Holy Grail1975
Play Misty for Me1971
L'Assassin Habite . . . au 21 (The Murderer Lives at Number 21)1942
Le Beau Serge (Bitter Reunion)1958
Tui Shou (Pushing Hands)1992
Redes (The Wave)1935
Praesidenten (The President)1919
Lazy Lightning1926
12 Angry Men1957
Sixteen Candles1984
Lebenszeichen (Signs of Life)1968
Fear Strikes Out1957
Paris Nous Apppartient (Paris Belongs To Us)1960
The Sugarland Express1974
In the Company of Men1997
Sleeping Dogs1977
Il Colosso di Rodi (The Colossus of Rhodes)1961
Une Vie Sans Joie (Backbiters)1924
Konkurs (Audition/Talent Competition)1963
Straight Shooting1917
Mala Noche (Bad Night)1985
Blood Simple1984
Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road)1955
The Maltese Falcon1941
Grand Theft Auto1977
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn1945
A Bout de Souffle (Breathless)1960
What's Up, Tiger Lily?1966
Et Dieu . . . Crea la Femme (And God Created Woman)1956
Forbrydelsens Element (The Element of Crime)1984
The Last House On the Left1972
Room at the Top1959
Summer Holiday1963
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie1972
Les Quatre Cents Coups (The 400 Blows)1959
This Sporting Life1963
Film (Alternate Titles)DirectorYear
Edge of the City1957
The Landlord1970
The Deadly Companions1961
Cronace di un Amore (Story of a Love Affair)1950
The Kid1921
Truly Madly Deeply1990
The Householder (Gharbar)1963
A Kind of Loving1962
The Pleasure Garden1925
Dr. Broadway1942
Return of the Secaucus Seven1980
Halbblut (The Half-Caste)1919
The Bellboy1960
They Live By Night1948
Sanshiro Sugata (Judo Story)1943
Luci del Varieta (Variety Lights)1950
The Three Ages1923
Oh! What a Lovely War1969
Der Schatz (The Treasure)1923
She's Gotta Have It1986
Le Sang d'un Poete (Blood of a Poet)1930
Dark Star1974
L'Age d'Or (The Golden Age)1930
Bottle Rocket1996
Two Crowded Hours1931
Journey's End1930
Who's That Knocking at My Door (J.R./I Call First)1967
Good Times1967
Mondo Trasho1969
The Young Stranger1957
40 Pounds of Trouble1962
Pee-wee's Big Adventure1985
The Triple Echo1972
Rose Scarlatte (Red Roses)1940
Jour de Fete (Holiday)1949
Butterfly Kiss (Killer On the Road)1995
Bad Taste1987
L'Horloger de Saint-Paul (The Clockmaker)1974
Das Madchen vom Moorhof (The Girl From the March Croft)1935
Bleak Moments1971
When the Clouds Roll By1919
Sex, Lies and Videotape1989
Compartiment Tueurs (The Sleeping Car Murders)1965
The Left Handed Gun1958
Kill Me Again1989
The Delinquents1957
Caged Heat1974
The Evil Dead1981
Bugsy Malone1976
The Turn in the Road1919
Shivers (They Came From Within)1975
The Strong Man1926
Hiroshima Mon Amour1959
Drive, He Said1971
Blind Husbands1919
Das Blaue Licht (The Blue Light)1932
Bring Your Smile Along1955
Summer in the City1970
Mauvaise Graine (Bad Blood/Bad Seed)1934
Murder a la Mod1968
Film (Alternate Titles)DirectorYear
I Basilischi (The Lizards)1963
The Falls1980
Not as a Stranger1955
Poor Cow1967
Hester Street1975
Die Verliebte Firma (The Company's in Love)1932
Un Pilota Retorna (A Pilot Returns)1942
Come Back, Little Sheba1952
Le Monde du Silence (The Silent World)1956
Le Dernier Combat (The Last Battle)1983
Mademoiselle Fifi1944
Zange no Yaiba (Sword of Penitence)1927
The Great McGinty1940
The Cars That Ate Paris1974
My Left Foot1989
Bad Company1972
Period of Adjustment1962
Les Anges du Peche (Angels of the Streets)1943
Stormy Monday1988
Noz w Wodzie (Knife in the Water)1962
Seven Sinners1925
The Careless Years1957
Danny Boy (Angel)1982
Un Vraie Jeune Fille (A Real Young Girl)1976
This is Spinal Tap1984
The Idolmaker1980
Sweet Charity1969
Hard Eight1996
Amores Perros (Love's a Bitch)2000
The Slender Thread1965
The Fox1967
Swamp Women (Cruel Swamp)1955
Der Knabe in Blau (The Blue Boy/Emerald of Death)1919
La Commare Secca (The Grim Reaper)1962
French Dressing1964
Ivanovo Detstvo (My Name is Ivan/The Youngest Spy)1962
In Which We Serve1942
Look Back in Anger1958
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot1974
En Kille Och en Tiej (A Guy and a Gal)1975
Sweet Kill (The Arousers)1973
Intent to Kill1958
Si J'etais un Espion (If I Were a Spy)1967
Liebe ist Kalter als der Tod (Love is Colder Than Death)1969
9 Lives of a Wet Pussycat1976
The Cohens and the Kellys in Trouble1933
On the Town1949
Die Grobe Liebe (The Great Love)1931
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?1966
Der Junge Torless (Young Torless)1966
Cabin in the Sky1943
Night of the Living Dead1968
I Shot Jesse James1949
Wat Zien Ik (Diary of a Hooker)1971
The Road to Glory1926
Kris (Crisis)1946
The Duellists1977

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