Tag "Alfred Hitchcock"

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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 Just a simple love story at heart: boy meets girl, then it’s

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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 The greatest Hitchcock-related crime involves grand theft, hacking and slashing Most

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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 a hit on the radio: detailing the many contemporary transatlantic

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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 for any film fan Plot is as sadly relevant today

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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 and tragic spin on his favourite Wrong Man theme Originally

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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 often known by many muddy fakes, when there are beautiful

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

Margaret’s Story The director’s best known and beloved British film Many tantalising loose ends are deliberately left hanging Ironically, the most poignant part has insalubrious origins Who was Margaret, 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 of twisted thrills, drama, romance and comedy They’re in abundance

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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 cursorily; few have a sizeable amount of well-informed content However,

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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 belief, he actually preferred the original It helped make an