Tag Archives: Cyril Ritchard

Blackmail (1929) – reviewed by George

“Blackmail” is Alfred Hitchcock’s 10th film and his 2nd suspense film, after # 3, “The Lodger”. Perhaps more significant – it is his first talkie. The soundtrack is sometimes hard to understand, depending entirely on which actor is speaking. Generally the … Continue reading

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Piccadilly (1929) – reviewed by George

This British silent film is very good, very well-made. The limited opening credits are shown in heavy nighttime traffic in the banner advertising spaces on double-decker buses passing by. “An Original Screen Play by Arnold Bennett” – “Gilda Gray as … Continue reading

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