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Alfred Hitchcock's Jamaica Inn
Alfred Hitchcock's Jamaica Inn
Actors: Maureen O'Hara, Robert Newton, Charles Laughton, Horace Hodges, Hay Petrie
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
NR     2003     1hr 38min

Among his wide range of skills, Hitchcock had an ability to spot raw talent. This was precisely the case with Maureen O'Hara, who plays an orphan girl living on the rugged coast of Ireland. After several vessels smash on t...  more »

     

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Actors: Maureen O'Hara, Robert Newton, Charles Laughton, Horace Hodges, Hay Petrie
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Creators: Charles Laughton, Erich Pommer, Alma Reville, Daphne Du Maurier, J.B. Priestley, Joan Harrison, Sidney Gilliat
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Crime, Classics, Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Kino Video
Format: DVD - Black and White
DVD Release Date: 09/02/2003
Original Release Date: 10/13/1939
Theatrical Release Date: 10/13/1939
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 1hr 38min
Screens: Black and White
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 4
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Sadly, the Kino edition has poor image quality as well
Philip Smith, Bookseller | Berkeley, California | 04/03/2010
(2 out of 5 stars)

"I rented the Kino version on the strength of a specific recommendation here, but it gave up watching after the first 15 minutes on account of the poor picture quality. It certainly does not look like a "35mm nitrate print" to these eyes--the visuals are muddy and the contrast is off, spoiling the visual detail. It could be from an old 16mm print, or else maybe a duplicated 35mm print, but it is certainly not a clear record of an original fine-grain release print, by any means. I will await a future restoration. For the present, Caveat emptor."