A few brief moments from the pre-“Annie Hall” years. First, we start with Allen’s inventive science-fiction homage to silent-era slapstick, “Sleeper.”

More after the flip.

This mildly disturbing scene from “Bananas” brings us a moment from those thrilling days before the Internet revolutionized certain elements of the publishing and entertainment industries.

There innumerable great moments in “Love and Death,” Allen’s hysterical parody of Russian novels and their movie adaptations, but this one, for some reason, I find this one especially poignant.