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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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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide, Part 6

Essanay and Mutual Restored in HD Covering the definitive editions of the Little Tramp’s pivotal short films They’re the closest ever to the versions Chaplin’s original audiences saw Now with

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The Birth of a Nation: Controversial Classic Gets a Definitive New Restoration

Giveaway: Win Two Brilliant BFI Birth of a Nation Blu-ray Sets! Landmark film still generates headlines and fierce debate over a century after original release Photoplay’s Patrick Stanbury recounts the tale

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An Appreciation of Bed and Sofa (1927) by David Robinson

There is a rare opportunity to see what is at once one of the most brilliant and the most endearing of Soviet silent classics – in the unexpected context of

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide, Part 3

Early Reissues As the Little Tramp’s popularity grew, so did the scale and complexity of his films They became longer and more sophisticated as he moved to bigger studios Each time Chaplin moved on,