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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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Nosferatu Rises: Reincarnated in Sound

Count Orlok speaks! After a century of silent scares, the brooding vampire finally finds his voice Among Nosferatu’s many homages and reinterpretations are several transforming it into a talkie Most

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Hitchcock/Truffaut: The Men Who Knew So Much

When Alfred met François: the iconic directors joined forces for a series of renowned interviews Their far-ranging conversations spawned a multimedia franchise enduring to the present day The most significant spin-offs influenced generations of fans, filmmakers

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

In silents no one can hear you scream: investigating the Master’s take on Jack the Ripper The elusive maniac emerges from the shadows in one of his earliest big screen

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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 8

The Many Faces of Orlok: Restored Versions on Blu-ray and DVD Count Orlok’s saga has metamorphosed through a bewildering variety of versions The restored releases have a total of seven completely different

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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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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide, Part 6

1995 and 2006 Restorations Nosferatu’s metamorphosis continues: two new versions, many new sets of intertitles Both are equally complete and the only ones available on Blu-ray and HD digital video

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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide, Part 5

David Shepard and Eureka Versions After years of cult popularity, Nosferatu finally made its quality home video début Its source was the same print that spawned the so-called “public domain

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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide, Part 4

1981–1987 Restorations Orlok’s resurrection begins: finally brought back to life after lying dormant for decades Third time’s the charm: after two earlier efforts, the film was returned to première length After

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