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Murder! (Blu-ray) R

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  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 44 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region A
  • Released: August 13, 2019
  • Originally Released: 1930
  • Label: KL Studio Classics

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Rating: 4/4 -- An atypical Hitchcock film which depends on the element of surprise rather than his usual building of suspense. Full Review
TV Guide
Mar 20, 2012
Hitchcock's splendidly self-reflexive mystery Full Review
CinePassion
Nov 3, 2014
It remains a crucial insight into the development of one of the cinema's greatest artists, and so, essential viewing. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Mar 20, 2012
Rating: 5/10 -- A strange civilian policier-cum-whodunit, Hitchcock seems bored by his material... Full Review
Nate Hood Reviews
Apr 10, 2019
Well photographed and mounted, it contains all the gadgets of the pet Alfred Hitchcock technique, from quick cutting to skillful dialog blending. Full Review
Variety
Jul 6, 2010
An intelligent, well-acted and thoroughly entertaining motion picture in the routine pattern of mystery thrillers. Full Review
New York Times
Jan 28, 2006
Odd early Hitchcock has some creative camera work and visual style. Full Review
Classic Film and Television
Aug 22, 2014

Product Description:

From the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, the legendary director of Blackmail, Shadow of a Doubt, Rear Window and The Birds. Hitchcock's third sound film was a return to the crime genre, adapted by Hitchcock and Walter Mycroft (Champagne) from the play Enter Sir John by Clemency Dane (A Bill of Divorcement) and Helen Simpson (Sabotage). Actress Diana Baring (Norah Baring, A Cottage on Armor) is convicted of the murder of another actress in the same touring company. But the distinguished actor Sir John Meniere (Herbert Marshall, The Letter), who served on the jury at her trial, becomes convinced of her innocence and decides to solve the case. Beautifully shot by Jack E. Cox (The Lady Vanishes). This special edition also includes Mary, the 1931 German version of the film, directed by Hitchcock and starring Alfred Abel as Sir John Meniere and Olga Tschechowa as Mary Baring. Special Features: -Audio Commentary by Film Critic Nick Pinkerton -Hitchcock/Truffaut: Icon interviews Icon (Audio) -MARY: 1931 German version of 'Murder! ' also directed by Hitchcock (Up-res) -Introduction by Noël Simsolo -Alternate Ending

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  • Sales Rank: 63,317
  • UPC: 738329239046
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