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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: 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 films were

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Elstree Calling (1930)

The Master co-directed this musical, sharing duties with Adrian Brunel Waltzes from Vienna is wrongly thought of as Hitchcock’s only musical It’s a delightful all star revue featuring many regular

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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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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide, Part 7

Serenading the Undead: So Many Scores Count Orlok’s misdeeds have had countless live and recorded scores over the years The original 1922 première score no longer survives but there are

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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

A short-lived product of the transition from silents to talkies It led to a host of cinematic conundrums and consequences Some films were completed in up to a dozen different versions