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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Murder! and Mary (1930/1931)

In 1956, Hitchcock famously remade his own 1934 thriller The Man Who Knew Too Much But 25 years before that he directed two very different versions of this murder mystery Both were shot

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Elstree Calling (1930)

Contrary to popular opinion, Hitchcock actually directed two musicals This was his first, though he shared duties with topliner Adrian Brunel It’s also his first part-colour film, years before 1948’s full-colour

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Multiple-Language Version Film Collectors’ Guide, Part 3

1933–1938 Films The international solution to language-restricted talkies passes its peak years However, many classics were yet to be made before the advent of WWII ended the practise The advent

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Multiple-Language Version Film Collectors’ Guide, Part 2

1931–1932 Films Get your teeth into multiple-language version films on Blu-ray and DVD! Feast your eyes on this rundown of the best MLVs of the early sound era Continuing this series

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Multiple-Language Version Film Collectors’ Guide

1930 Films Q: What do the following have in common? Laurel and Hardy, Greta Garbo, Buster Keaton, Marlene Dietrich, Alfred Hitchcock, John Wayne, Dracula and Fritz Lang. A: They all

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The Multiple-Language Version Film: A Curious Moment in Cinema History

The multiple-language version film was a short-lived product of the transition from silents to talkies, which led to a host of conundrums and consequences In the first of a series