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Early Hitchcock

Before Hollywood beckoned, Alfred Hitchcock directed some of the best British films ever made, many of them suspenseful thrillers that predicted his later, more famous American movies.

From silent crime dramas clearly influenced by German expressionism to witty thrillers featuring sparring couples, these are essential films for any cinema lover wishing to know more about the master of suspense.

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Early Hitchcock
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View Downhill
Downhill
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Downhill 1927 U

Alfred Hitchcock’s fifth film features an early variation on his fabled ‘wrong man’plot, as Ivor Novello stands accused of getting a girl pregnant.

105 mins United Kingdom Director. Alfred Hitchcock

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The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes 1938 U

An old woman disappears mysteriously on a busy train in Hitchcock’s delightful classic.

97 mins United Kingdom Director. Alfred Hitchcock

View The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog
The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog

The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog 1926 PG

Ivor Novello plays a strange lodger who may be behind a number of Jack the Ripper-style killings in Alfred Hitchcock’s silent thriller.

90 mins United Kingdom Director. Alfred Hitchcock

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The Man Who Knew Too Much

The Man Who Knew Too Much 1934 U

An English couple are drawn into espionage when their daughter is kidnapped.

United Kingdom Director. Alfred Hitchcock

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Sabotage

Sabotage 1936 PG

A cinema owner works with a ring of terrorists, with drastic effects on his wife and her brother, in Hitchcock’s London-set thriller.

76 mins United Kingdom Director. Alfred Hitchcock

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Secret Agent

Secret Agent 1936 PG

Long before James Bond, Alfred Hitchcock tried the story of a suave spy.

86 mins United Kingdom Director. Alfred Hitchcock

View The 39 Steps
The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps 1935 U

Sublime and suspenseful version of the popular John Buchan spy thriller from the master of suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock.

86 mins United Kingdom Director. Alfred Hitchcock

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