Tag "Collectors’ Guide"

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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), 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 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: 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 to catch the unwary The Lodger languished in multitudes of

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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 Master’s final silent and first sound film The silent version

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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 First and best of a famous German operetta’s many screen

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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 Master’s most atmospheric films and the very epitome of expressionism