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

Joan Harrison and remakes Chief co-writer on Hitchcock’s original version became a trailblazing film executive Accomplished screenwriter and Universal’s first

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

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)

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

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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 a long-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 he’s innocent of murder, à la The 39 Steps Gripping tale

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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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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

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Waltzes from Vienna (1934)

This hidden gem is sadly one of the Master’s most underrated films Features Jessie Matthews, Britain’s biggest and first international film star

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Number Seventeen (1932)

Woefully misunderstood mini-masterpiece is worthy of serious investigation Convoluted comedy-thriller that’s more rewarding with each successive viewing One of the

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Alma Reville: The Power Behind Hitchcock’s Throne

Celebrating the 120th birthday of a hugely underrated pioneer of British cinema Giving credit where it’s due: she was one half of

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The British Years in Print

A legend begins: the Master of Suspense was born 120 years ago today Probably the most recognised and highly regarded director

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Rich and Strange (1931)

Every port tells a different story: money doesn’t lead to happiness At first glance, a marvellously inventive, lighthearted little comedy

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The Skin Game (1931)

Class meets crass and both cruelly trample on innocent dreams One of the Master’s best British films but it’s often