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Lodger:story Of The London Fog
Artist: Tripp, June
UPC: 00715515198813
Studio: Criterion
Genre: Silent Films
Screen: Standard screen
    OUR PRICE: $30.06  
Product Type: Blu-Ray
Released: June 2017
Annotation: "With his third feature film, The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog, Alfred Hitchcock took a major step toward greatness and made what he would come to consider his true directorial debut. This haunting silent thriller tells the tale of a mysterious young man (matinee idol Ivor Novello) who takes up residence at a London boardinghouse, just as a killer who preys on blonde women, known as the Avenger, descends upon the city. The film is animated by the palpable energy of a young stylist at play, decisively establishing the director’s formal and thematic obsessions."
Additional Information
Rating: NR
Runtime: 91 mins
Weight: 0.25 lbs
Info: Standard screen, Soundtrack English, English Subtitles
Detailed Product Description: Video
In Print Date : 2017-06-27
Run Time : 5460
Recording Mode : (unknown)
Noise Reduction : (unknown)
Digital Process : (unknown)
Feature : (unknown)
In Print Date : 2017-06-27
Rating : Not Rated
Extra Info : Criterion Collection
Category : Dramas, British, Silent, Slasher, Suspense, Thriller, Vintage, Recommended
Original Release Year : 1926
Released By : Criterion Collection
Area : United Kingdom
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Synopsis: One of Alfred Hitchcock's moodiest and most brilliant silent films, THE LODGER explores many themes that would reappear obsessively in Hitchcock's later works, including his delight in the ghoulish, the "man-accused-of-a-crime-he-did-not-commit" theme, and his understanding of the general public's thirst for sex and violence. A family suspects their mysterious lodger is a serial killer with a penchant for blonde girls--and that their daughter might be his next victim. Hitchcock once again focused on a modern-day Jack the Ripper in FRENZY (1972).
Release Note: Blu-ray Disc Features: Region [unknown]
Review: -09/01/2012
4 stars out of 5 -- "THE LODGER sees the director drawing on German expressionism to conjure up his own brand of 'pure cinema'."