Tag "public domain"

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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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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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Raymond Rohauer: King of the Film Freebooters by William K. Everson

Infamous film collector who was one of the most contentious figures connected with the nitrate era He lied, stole and bullied his way into ownership of a vast archive of

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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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Alfred Hitchcock: Dial © for Copyright, Part 4

American Films The first ever complete copyright history of the Master’s American movies All have an unbroken chain of title but that hasn’t stopped the bootleggers NONE are in the

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Alfred Hitchcock: Dial © for Copyright, Part 3

British Films For the first time: the complete copyright history of the Master of Suspense’s British films They’ve been fully protected in the UK and many other countries since they

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Alfred Hitchcock: Dial © for Copyright, Part 2

American Law Exploding the public domain myth about the early films of the Master of Suspense In the US ONLY, some of Hitchcock’s works were public domain – but no

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Alfred Hitchcock: Dial © for Copyright

British Law Iconic director who made many of the most revered and critically acclaimed movies of all time ALL of his films are copyrighted worldwide but many falsely claim the earliest are

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide: Tillie’s Punctured Romance (1914)

Charting the convoluted release history of the first feature length film for Chaplin, Keystone and comedy itself One of the most famous of all silver screen comedies, it was a huge success

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide: A Burlesque on Carmen (1915)

Two big budget, dramatic versions of Carmen hit cinemas in 1915, inspiring Chaplin’s brilliant spoof. But immediately on completion Chaplin’s original version disappeared, destroyed for decades It was known only

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