Tag "Alma Reville"

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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: 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: The Dark Side or the Wrong Man?

The Trouble with Hitchcock: did his onscreen mistreatment of women extend to real life? Many films had femmes fatale and icy blondes, constantly thrown in danger’s path Now #MeToo movement’s unblinking

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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 the best filmmaking duo in history Alfred Hitchcock was loyally

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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 in history One of the most dissected, discussed and documented

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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 But in Hitch’s hands it’s complex, multi-layered and surprisingly dark The

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Hitchcock/Truffaut: The Men Who Knew So Much

When Alfred met François: iconic directors joined forces for renowned series of interviews Far-ranging conversations that spawned multimedia franchise enduring to the present day The most significant spin-offs influenced generations of fans, filmmakers and scholars

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

Production and remakes In silents no one can hear you scream: investigating the Master’s take on Jack the Ripper The elusive maniac emerges from the shadows in one of his

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The Mountain Eagle (1926)

The Master’s only missing feature is one of the most wanted silent films of all In the first iteration of his favourite theme, it concerns a Wrong Man on the

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