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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: Waltzes from Vienna (1934)

This hidden gem is easily 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

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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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Raymond Rohauer: King of the Film Freebooters by William K. Everson

Infamous nitrate era film collector and one of its most contentious figures He lied, stole and bullied his way into ownership of a vast archive of rarities Retained an army of