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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

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

Restoration and home video releases Detailing the restoration and quality home video releases of this groundbreaking film Shot in two separate versions, it was the Master’s final silent and first sound film

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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: Blackmail (1929)

Production and The Informer Britain’s first talkie saw off several part-silent pretenders and made film history The Master’s first full-length sound film and its silent counterpart get the twice-over They were simultaneously shot

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The Ring (1927)

The Master of Suspense turns in a technical tour de force in this prize winning tale Danish actor Carl Brisson, star of two Hitchcocks, suffers a hit in love in both

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Alfred Hitchcock: Dial © for Copyright, Part 4

American Films The first ever complete copyright history of the Master’s American movies All have an unbroken chain of title but that hasn’t stopped the bootleggers NONE are in the

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Alfred Hitchcock: Dial © for Copyright, Part 3

British Films For the first time: the complete copyright history of the Master of Suspense’s British films They’ve been fully protected in the UK and many other countries since they

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