Posts filed under Blu-ray

New to Blu-ray: “Young and Innocent” (1937)

I’m pleased to announce that Network UK are releasing Hitchcock’s underrated 1937 film Young and Innocent on Bluray in January 2015! According to the early information on the Network site, the extras will be taken from the previous DVD release and include an introduction by Charles Barr and the venerable Hitchcock: The Early Years documentary, which has been popping up on DVDs since 2001. Network are also releasing two other Hitchcock films on Bluray in… (read more)

“I am whole-heartedly in favor of color films”

Following on from the previous blog post, here’s another article that appeared in an Australian newspaper. This time, the Adelaide Advertiser (04/Sep/1937). Some Thoughts on Color by Alfred Hitchcock “I am whole-heartedly in favor of color films,” said Alfred Hitchcock, British director, who is now making “The Girl Was Young” (Nova Pilbeam), in Pinewood Studios, England. Truly reproduced, Hitchcock says, color is a step towards greater realism in photography, and as such is desirable: but… (read more)

Hitchcock Update (w/c 29/Oct/2007)

Over at MacGuffin, Ken Mogg’s latest entry in “The Editor’s Week” (27/Oct/2007) discusses “Young and Innocent“. A little bit of trivia from that film — in the mine shaft sequence, Nova Pilbeam later said in interviews that the hand that reaches out for hers didn’t belong to the hero (Derrick De Marney) but to her future husband Penrose Tennyson, who was an uncredited Assistant Director on the film.