October 26, 2021

Film Find: "Rare Alfred Hitchcock Film Footage Uncovered"

From the BBC:

The British director was 24 when he made the 1923 silent film, The White Shadow.

The three reels were found among some unidentified American nitrate prints, which were left at the New Zealand Film Archive in 1989.

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David Sterritt, chairman of the National Society of Film Critics, called the find “one of the most significant developments in memory”.

“These first three reels offer a priceless opportunity to study his visual and narrative ideas when they were first taking shape,” he added.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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