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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
The Left Handed Gun1958
Look Back in Anger1958
Rose Scarlatte (Red Roses)1940
Pee-wee's Big Adventure1985
Hester Street1975
The Young Stranger1957
Le Sang d'un Poete (Blood of a Poet)1930
Ivanovo Detstvo (My Name is Ivan/The Youngest Spy)1962
Swamp Women (Cruel Swamp)1955
The Road to Glory1926
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?1966
Who's That Knocking at My Door (J.R./I Call First)1967
On the Town1949
I Wanna Hold Your Hand1978
I Basilischi (The Lizards)1963
Dragonwyck1946
Sleeping Dogs1977
The Verdict1946
Lazy Lightning1926
Amores Perros (Love's a Bitch)2000
In the Company of Men1997
The Strong Man1926
Black Sunday1960
Dr. Broadway1942
The Maltese Falcon1941
Cabin in the Sky1943
Fear Strikes Out1957
The Landlord1970
The Kid1921
Butterfly Kiss (Killer On the Road)1995
Liebe ist Kalter als der Tod (Love is Colder Than Death)1969
Clerks1994
The Last House On the Left1972
Play Misty for Me1971
Bottle Rocket1996
My Left Foot1989
En Kille Och en Tiej (A Guy and a Gal)1975
Hard Eight1996
Intent to Kill1958
Blind Husbands1919
THX 11381971
Les Anges du Peche (Angels of the Streets)1943
Sanshiro Sugata (Judo Story)1943
Journey's End1930
Murder a la Mod1968
Pokolenie (A Generation)1955
Seven Sinners1925
Shivers (They Came From Within)1975
Body Heat1981
Grumpy1930
Heaven Can Wait1978
The Bellboy and the Playgirls1962
The Pleasure Garden1925
Noz w Wodzie (Knife in the Water)1962
Les Quatre Cents Coups (The 400 Blows)1959
Jenny1936
Thief1981
Diner1982
Paris Nous Apppartient (Paris Belongs To Us)1960
Jour de Fete (Holiday)1949
Truly Madly Deeply1990
Il Colosso di Rodi (The Colossus of Rhodes)1961
The Seventh Victim1943
She's Gotta Have It1986
The Careless Years1957
This Sporting Life1963
Performance1970
Film (Alternate Titles)DirectorYear
Schlock1973
Si J'etais un Espion (If I Were a Spy)1967
Blood Simple1984
La Commare Secca (The Grim Reaper)1962
Targets1968
Kris (Crisis)1946
The Sterile Cuckoo1969
The Fox1967
Le Beau Serge (Bitter Reunion)1958
Night of the Living Dead1968
Catch Us If You Can (Having a Wild Weekend)1965
The Three Ages1923
Der Knabe in Blau (The Blue Boy/Emerald of Death)1919
Mauvaise Graine (Bad Blood/Bad Seed)1934
Praesidenten (The President)1919
Summer in the City1970
Bleak Moments1971
A Bout de Souffle (Breathless)1960
Halbblut (The Half-Caste)1919
Not as a Stranger1955
Sweet Charity1969
Danny Boy (Angel)1982
Kill Me Again1989
Return of the Secaucus Seven1980
Summer Holiday1963
Following1998
Poor Cow1967
It's Impossible to Learn to Plow By Reading Books1988
This is Spinal Tap1984
Das Blaue Licht (The Blue Light)1932
They Live By Night1948
The Great McGinty1940
What's Up, Tiger Lily?1966
Dark Star1974
Edge of the City1957
Mondo Trasho1969
The Householder (Gharbar)1963
Luci del Varieta (Variety Lights)1950
In Which We Serve1942
Un Pilota Retorna (A Pilot Returns)1942
Mademoiselle Fifi1944
Le Fantome du Moulin-Rouge1925
Kyriakatiko Xypnima (Windfall in Athens)1954
The Turn in the Road1919
Tui Shou (Pushing Hands)1992
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn1945
When the Clouds Roll By1919
Straight Shooting1917
Pi1998
Fear and Desire1953
The Stripper1963
Grand Theft Auto1977
Applause1929
Der Junge Torless (Young Torless)1966
Turn On to Love1969
Sex, Lies and Videotape1989
Compartiment Tueurs (The Sleeping Car Murders)1965
Seizure1974
Das Madchen vom Moorhof (The Girl From the March Croft)1935
Shadows1959
Goldstein1965
12 Angry Men1957
The Triple Echo1972
The Duellists1977
Stormy Monday1988
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot1974
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie1972
Film (Alternate Titles)DirectorYear
The Delinquents1957
Sweetie1989
Eggshells1969
Ossessione1943
Le Dernier Combat (The Last Battle)1983
9 Lives of a Wet Pussycat1976
L'Horloger de Saint-Paul (The Clockmaker)1974
Die Verliebte Firma (The Company's in Love)1932
Caged Heat1974
The Bellboy1960
Wat Zien Ik (Diary of a Hooker)1971
The Hunger1983
Bring Your Smile Along1955
Bad Taste1987
Head1968
The Sugarland Express1974
The Evil Dead1981
The Slender Thread1965
Die Grobe Liebe (The Great Love)1931
Zange no Yaiba (Sword of Penitence)1927
French Dressing1964
Lebenszeichen (Signs of Life)1968
Un Vraie Jeune Fille (A Real Young Girl)1976
Mala Noche (Bad Night)1985
Der Schatz (The Treasure)1923
L'Age d'Or (The Golden Age)1930
The Deadly Companions1961
Accatone!1961
Sweet Kill (The Arousers)1973
Room at the Top1959
40 Pounds of Trouble1962
Forbrydelsens Element (The Element of Crime)1984
A Kind of Loving1962
Come Back, Little Sheba1952
The Cars That Ate Paris1974
L'Assassin Habite . . . au 21 (The Murderer Lives at Number 21)1942
Bad Company1972
Gumshoe1971
The Loveless1982
Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road)1955
Stachka (Strike)1925
Hard Times1975
Le Monde du Silence (The Silent World)1956
Hiroshima Mon Amour1959
Drive, He Said1971
Cronace di un Amore (Story of a Love Affair)1950
Bugsy Malone1976
Sixteen Candles1984
The Cohens and the Kellys in Trouble1933
Good Times1967
Period of Adjustment1962
Le Signe du Lion (The Sign of Leo)1959
Two Crowded Hours1931
Backroads1977
Monty Python and the Holy Grail1975
Redes (The Wave)1935
Et Dieu . . . Crea la Femme (And God Created Woman)1956
Badlands1973
Lola1961
Konkurs (Audition/Talent Competition)1963
I Pugni in Tasca (Fist in His Pocket)1965
The Falls1980
The Idolmaker1980
Une Vie Sans Joie (Backbiters)1924
Oh! What a Lovely War1969
I Shot Jesse James1949

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