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Blackmail (1999, original release: 1927)


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Published: Los Angeles, CA : Delta Entertainment Corp. : LaserLight DVD, [1999] ©1999
Edition:  Special edition
Description:  1 videodisc (approximately 165 min.) : sound, silent, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 6305790280,
Language:  English

Blackmail based on the play by Charles Bennett; Easy virtue based on the play by Noel Coward

Blackmail originally produced as a motion picture in 1929. Easy virtue originally produced as a silent motion picture in 1927

Includes an introduction by Tony Curtis and original theatrical trailer from Rear window

[Blackmail] Anny Ondra, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton, John Longden, Donald Calthrop, Cyril Richard

[Easy virtue] Isabel Jeans, Robin Irvine, Franklin Dyall, Eric Bransby Williams

[Blackmail] A young woman kills an artist who attempts to rape her. Her Scotland Yard detective boyfriend soon learns the killers identity, but so has someone else. First produced as a silent film, then in this version with dialog

[Easy virtue] "After divorcing an abusive husband, an innocent woman makes a valiant effort at beginning her life anew, but she cannot escape the incidents surrounding her past"--Container


First feature in English; second is silent with English intertitles; both have optional subtitles in Spanish, Japanese and Chinese

Blackmail (85 min.) -- Easy virtue (80 min.)

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Bennett, Charles J., -- 1889-1943 -- Film and video adaptations
Coward, Noel, -- 1899-1973 -- Film and video adaptations
Detective and mystery films -- Great Britain.
Feature films -- Great Britain.
Silent films -- Great Britain.
Detective and mystery films.
Feature films.
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Additional Credits:
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980.
Maxwell, John, 1918-1982.
Levy, Benn W. 1900-1973. (Benn Wolfe),
Ondra, Anny.
Longden, John, 1900-1971.
Dyall, Franklin.
Woolf, C. M., 1879-1942
Balcon, Michael, 1896-1977.
Stannard, Eliot.
Jeans, Isabel, 1891-1985.
Bennett, Charles J., 1889-1943.
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973.
Laserlight DVD (Firm)

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