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Alfred Hitchcock: Dial © for Copyright, Part 2

American Law Exploding the public domain myth about the early films of the Master of Suspense In truth, in the US ONLY, some of Hitchcock’s films were public domain –

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Alfred Hitchcock: Dial © for Copyright

British Law Iconic film director who made many of the most revered and critically acclaimed movies of all time ALL of his films are copyrighted worldwide but many falsely claim the earliest

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide: Tillie’s Punctured Romance (1914)

Charting the convoluted release history of the first feature length film for Chaplin, Keystone and comedy itself One of the most famous of all silver screen comedies, it was a huge success

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Bootlegs Galore: The Great Alfred Hitchcock Rip-off

Contrary to popular belief, NONE of Hitchcock’s films are in the public domain Bootleggers have been ripping them off for years, especially on DVD He’s the most pirated classic filmmaker

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide

First part of an in-depth series giving a totally unique insight into the Master of Suspense, focusing on his British years The iconic director’s best known for his Hollywood classics

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide: A Burlesque on Carmen (1915)

Two big budget, dramatic versions of Carmen hit cinemas in 1915, inspiring Chaplin’s brilliant spoof. But immediately on completion Chaplin’s original version disappeared, destroyed for decades It was known only