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Nova Pilbeam Collectors’ Guide, Part 2

Filmography on home video Star of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Man Who Knew Too Much and Young and Innocent Made many

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Nova Pilbeam Collectors’ Guide

Super Nova: astronomical rise saw her become a household name within just two years of going on stage She’s best

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Jamaica Inn (1939)

All at sea: before sailing to the states, the Master turned to piracy for his last British film He directed

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Jamaica Inn (1939), Part 5

Remakes Refusing to sink: film, TV, radio, theatre and musical dramatisations keep on coming Four adaptations of Daphne du Maurier’s

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Hitchcock/Truffaut: The Men Who Knew So Much, Part 2

The spin-offs Famous veteran filmmaker was first interviewed in 1962 by young French critic cum-director Truffaut worshipped the Master and

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Bootlegs Galore: The Great Alfred Hitchcock Rip-off, Part 2

Despite years of misinformation, none of the Master’s works are in the public domain Bootleggers have ripped them off for

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Jamaica Inn (1939), Part 4

Home video releases Skullduggery against a backdrop of the cliffs and windswept waves of the Cornish coast They’re all here:

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Jamaica Inn (1939), Part 3

Production continued Band of dastardly wreckers faces off against their most determined adversary yet: a teenage girl Leslie Banks, hero

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Jamaica Inn (1939), Part 2

Production The storyline of Daphne du Maurier’s first bestseller was hacked about but its spirit remains There have been scores

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Arnold Ridley Collectors’ Guide

Brilliant British actor, playwright and author ended career in most popular role From the British Army, via The Wrecker and

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The Lady Vanishes (1938), Part 5

Similar train films The Lady Vanishes saw Hitchcock indulge his frequent onscreen obsession with trains Many other films of the

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The Lady Vanishes (1938), Part 4

More “Vanishing Lady” films The “Vanishing Lady” is an oft-recurring theme in print, on stage, and on film The Master’s

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The Lady Vanishes (1938), Part 3

Soundtrack releases and remakes Quintessential British Hitchcock is a thrice-filmed tale of mystery, intrigue and suspense Remakes can’t match the

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The Lady Vanishes (1938), Part 2

Home video releases For the first time anywhere: every single high quality, official release worldwide – fully detailed Two distinct home

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Production and Ethel Lina White on home video Art imitates life in the Master’s timeless tale of wartime espionage It

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Young and Innocent (1937)

Wrong Man on the run: a race to prove innocence of murder, à la The 39 Steps Gripping tale is

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide, Part 2

British film restorations and collections Think you’re a fan? If you don’t know his British films, you don’t know Hitchcock

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The 39 Steps (1935), Part 4

Remakes The Master’s best-known British film has spawned a host of remakes across different media The first Steps to be

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Sabotage (1936)

Highlight of the Master’s British years; perhaps his tightest, tautest film His peerless run of 1930s thrillers are essential viewing

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Secret Agent (1936)

Not quite top drawer Hitchcock, but still twisted thrills, drama, romance and comedy aplenty It has spies galore and even a unique

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The 39 Steps (1935), Part 3

Home video and soundtrack releases Running down and reviewing every official release of the Master’s most popular British film Too

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The 39 Steps (1935), Part 2

Margaret’s Story The director’s best known and imitated British film Many tantalising loose ends are deliberately left hanging Ironically, the

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The 39 Steps (1935)

Novel and Production The Master of Suspense delivers: the one where it all finally comes together Cinema’s best known purveyor

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The British Years in Print, Part 2

Best of the Rest Numerous Hitchcock books make mention of his very successful pre-Hollywood phase But most only do so

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Nosferatu History and Home Video Guide: Die zwölfte Stunde (1930)

First ever vampire film was reshot, recut and reissued in sound Methodology also practised by the world’s most famous quack

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)

The Master of Suspense’s first international success His own big budget US remake followed two decades later Contrary to popular

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Silent Film Musicians Directory, Part 2

The Americas The most comprehensive worldwide listing of musicians and composers ever published Find favourite accompanists or the right artist

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Alfred Hitchcock: The Dark Side or the Wrong Man?

The Trouble with Hitchcock: did his onscreen mistreatment of women extend to real life? Many films had femme fatale and icy

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1926), Part 2

Restorations and home video releases A Story of the Home Video Fog: for every quality release, many awful ones lurk

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Blackmail (1929), Part 2

Restoration and home video releases Detailing restoration and quality home video releases of this groundbreaker Shot in two separate versions: the