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@Bytown Rick posted:

Going back through our Alfred Hitchcock collection, starting with Notorious.

If you have a large enough collection I'd recommend watching them in chronological order. The similarities, and even the differences, over the decades is very informative and helps for a deeper understanding of this man's talents. If you have them I'd recommend these English pictures first:

The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog -- The really one indispensable silent picture of Hitchcock. Key to so many future Hitchcock themes and devices.

The Man Who Knew Too Much -- The first of two versions, this one with an amazing performance by Peter Lorre.

The 39 Steps -- The true Hitchcock formula of the wrong man begins with this movie.

Young and Innocent -- Often overlook seminal work with one of the greatest revealings of the bad guy in all of Hitchcock movies.

The Lady Vanishes -- The most British of Hitchcock thriller films.

I actually recommend watching all of his films in order, but you'd probably have to come over to my house and I'm isolating.

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