Alfred Hitchcock’s 1929 first talkie “Blackmail” and his 1927 silent melodrama “Easy Virtue”.

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June 11, 2013 // Film, Photography, Silent Film, Video

Get your popcorn and sit in an easy chair as you watch two of the master Alfred Hitchcock‘s early classics!

Two early films from the Master of Suspense. In Blackmail (1929) — the director’s first talkie — the illicit tryst of a young woman (Anny Ondra) leads to a sexual assault, blackmail and, eventually, murder. The silent melodrama Easy Virtue (1927) chronicles the life of a young divorcée (Isabel Jeans) who tries to start over in France with a new name but finds she can’t escape the taint of scandal

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