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Rich and Strange (1931) – reviewed by George

Alfred Hitchcock’s 15th film is a strange choice for him. Based on a novel by Dale Collins, Hitchcock adapted and directed it, and the scenario was written by Alma Reville and Val Valentine. It deals with a married couple, Fred … Continue reading

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Murder! (1930) – reviewed by George

Hitchcock’s 13th movie is another film based on a stage play, but this one has been really opened up. The action occurs all over the place. And it is a straight-forward murder mystery. It is also Hitchcock’s 3rd suspense film, … Continue reading

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Elstree Calling (1930) – reviewed by George

Alfred Hitchcock’s 11th film is, in a sense, not his film, at least not his alone. For a little over a minute we have a lovely little melody with a black screen. Then we get the start of the credits … Continue reading

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Blackmail (1929) – reviewed by George

“Blackmail” is Alfred Hitchcock’s 10th film and his 2nd┬ásuspense 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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