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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1926), Part 2

A Story of the Home Video Fog: some great quality copies, but many awful ones The Lodger languished in multitudes of atrocious, corrupted copies for decades First quality version finally

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Blackmail (1929), Part 2

Detailing the restoration and quality home video releases of this groundbreaking film Shot in two separate versions, it was the Master’s final silent and first sound film The silent version was recently

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Alma Reville: The Power Behind Hitchcock’s Throne

Celebrating the 120th birthday of a hugely underrated pioneer of British cinema Giving credit where it’s due: she was one half of the best filmmaking duo in history Alfred Hitchcock was loyally

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

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

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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: Downhill (1927)

Not a murder in sight, but it’s still one of the darkest films in the Master’s canon The star of The Lodger returns to suffer again in another story of the

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide, Part 8

1918–1967 Shorts and Features in HD Charlie Chaplin Competition: Win Artificial Eye Blu-rays and DVDs! Concluding this definitive overview of the silent movie icon’s lengthy career This time it’s the

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Silent Film Musicians Directory

The most comprehensive worldwide listing of musicians and composers ever published Find favourite accompanists or the right artist for your screening or scoring project There are currently around 400 entries

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Making Yet More Noise: Interviewing the Women Behind the New BFI Suffragettes in Silent Film Collection

Rebecca Harrison interviews two of the prime movers in this groundbreaking and timely theatrical and DVD release From the determined expressions of women marching past cameras at protests, to the