Tag "Eliot Stannard"

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Joan Harrison: Hitchcock’s Most Frequent Collaborator

Hitchcock/Harrison: sharing hundreds of screen credits, now she’s stepping out from the Master’s shadow Screenwriter on a handful of Hitchcock classics became trailblazing film executive in her own right Universal’s

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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: Champagne (1928)

The Master’s second comedy features Betty Balfour, Britain’s biggest star of the 1920s But even her effervescent charms can’t keep it from occasionally falling a little flat Its mostly hit but a little

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The Farmer’s Wife (1928)

The Master’s uproarious first comedy is stuffed with oddballs and eccentrics It’s full of good old-fashioned English humour, from gentle to earthy and bawdy With slapstick and even subtle smut,

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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 Collectors’ Guide: Easy Virtue (1927)

His most obscure and maligned film, only surviving in severely compromised condition Only a few badly worn 16mm prints exist, all missing over 25% of their original footage As one

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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