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Blackmail

Author: Alfred HitchcockBenn W LevyJack CoxEmile De RuelleAnny OndraAll authors
Publisher: [California] : Brentwood Home Video : Distributed by BCI, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rebelling against the possessiveness of her police boyfriend, a young woman agrees to pose for an artist. Resisting his advances, she ends up murdering him in self-defense. Her boyfriend is assigned to the case, and soon learns the killer's identity, but so has someone else ... winding up in a dramatic chase around the British Museum. Originally begun as a silent film, it was decided mid-production to make both a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Detective and mystery films
Drama
Film adaptations
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Named Person: Charles Bennett; Charles Bennett
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Hitchcock; Benn W Levy; Jack Cox; Emile De Ruelle; Anny Ondra; John Longden; Donald Calthrop; Cyril Richard; Charles Bennett; British International Pictures.; Brentwood Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 58552204
Notes: From the play by Charles Bennett.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1929.
"Dollar DVD."
Credits: Dialogue, Benn Levy ; photography by Jack Cox ; film editor, Emile de Ruelle ; musical score by Campbell & Connelly.
Cast: Anny Ondra, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton, John Longden, Donald Calthrop, Cyril Richard.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Other Titles: Blackmail (Motion picture)
Responsibility: British International Pictures Ltd. ; directed and adapted by Alfred Hitchcock.

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Rebelling against the possessiveness of her police boyfriend, a young woman agrees to pose for an artist. Resisting his advances, she ends up murdering him in self-defense. Her boyfriend is assigned to the case, and soon learns the killer's identity, but so has someone else ... winding up in a dramatic chase around the British Museum. Originally begun as a silent film, it was decided mid-production to make both a silent and a sound version; in the sound version, Ondra's accented voice was dubbed over by English actress Joan Barry.

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