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Jamaica Inn - Dual Format (Includes DVD)
  • Description

    Alfred Hitchcock turned to the work of Daphne Du Maurier a number of times throughout his career. When he made the move to Hollywood, he adapted her novel Rebecca, the end results securing the Academy Award for Best Picture. When he needed to follow up the groundbreaking horror of Psycho, he adapted her short story The Birds and created another milestone of the genre. But before these came Jamaica Inn, based on Du Maurier’s classic tale of wreckers in 19th century Cornwall.

    Recently orphaned Mary Yellan (Maureen O’Hara in her first major film role) arrives at Jamaica Inn from Ireland to live with her aunt. Unaware that it serves as the headquarters for a murderous gang responsible for shipwrecks along the Cornish coast, she soon finds herself embroiled in backstabbing, conspiracy and villainy presided over by the local squire, Sir Humphrey Pengallan (Charles Laughton).

    Though dominated by Laughton’s wonderfully flamboyant performance, Jamaica Inn also finds room for a rogue’s gallery of British character actors including Robert Newton (David Lean’s Oliver Twist), Basil Radford (The Lady Vanishes), Leslie Banks (The Most Dangerous Game) and Mervyn Johns (Dead of Night). It also stands out as one of the most atmospheric of Hitchcock’s British films as well as one of his most unfairly neglected works.
     

    SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:

    • New 4K digital restoration by the Cohen Film Collection and the BFI
    • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
    • Uncompressed Mono 1.0 PCM Audio
    • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
    • Audio commentary by film critic Jeremy Arnold
    • Shipwrecked in a Studio, a visual essay by Donald Spoto, author of The Dark Side Of Genius: The Life Of Alfred Hitchcock and Spellbound by Beauty: Alfred Hitchcock and His Leading Ladies
    • Trailer
    • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Dan Mumford


    First pressing only: Collector’s booklet containing new writing on the film by Nathalie Morris.

  • Product Details
    Certificate:
    PG
    Actor:
    Charles Laughton, Maureen O Hara, Leslie Banks, Robert Newton
    Director:
    Alfred Hitchcock
    Region:
    2
    Number of Discs:
    2
    Main Language:
    English
    Subtitle Languages:

    English

    Run Time:
    95 mins approx.
    studio:
    Arrow Video

Jamaica Inn - Dual Format (Includes DVD)

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  • Description

    Alfred Hitchcock turned to the work of Daphne Du Maurier a number of times throughout his career. When he made the move to Hollywood, he adapted her novel Rebecca, the end results securing the Academy Award for Best Picture. When he needed to follow up the groundbreaking horror of Psycho, he adapted her short story The Birds and created another milestone of the genre. But before these came Jamaica Inn, based on Du Maurier’s classic tale of wreckers in 19th century Cornwall.

    Recently orphaned Mary Yellan (Maureen O’Hara in her first major film role) arrives at Jamaica Inn from Ireland to live with her aunt. Unaware that it serves as the headquarters for a murderous gang responsible for shipwrecks along the Cornish coast, she soon finds herself embroiled in backstabbing, conspiracy and villainy presided over by the local squire, Sir Humphrey Pengallan (Charles Laughton).

    Though dominated by Laughton’s wonderfully flamboyant performance, Jamaica Inn also finds room for a rogue’s gallery of British character actors including Robert Newton (David Lean’s Oliver Twist), Basil Radford (The Lady Vanishes), Leslie Banks (The Most Dangerous Game) and Mervyn Johns (Dead of Night). It also stands out as one of the most atmospheric of Hitchcock’s British films as well as one of his most unfairly neglected works.
     

    SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:

    • New 4K digital restoration by the Cohen Film Collection and the BFI
    • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
    • Uncompressed Mono 1.0 PCM Audio
    • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
    • Audio commentary by film critic Jeremy Arnold
    • Shipwrecked in a Studio, a visual essay by Donald Spoto, author of The Dark Side Of Genius: The Life Of Alfred Hitchcock and Spellbound by Beauty: Alfred Hitchcock and His Leading Ladies
    • Trailer
    • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Dan Mumford


    First pressing only: Collector’s booklet containing new writing on the film by Nathalie Morris.

  • Product Details
    Certificate:
    PG
    Actor:
    Charles Laughton, Maureen O Hara, Leslie Banks, Robert Newton
    Director:
    Alfred Hitchcock
    Region:
    2
    Number of Discs:
    2
    Main Language:
    English
    Subtitle Languages:

    English

    Run Time:
    95 mins approx.
    studio:
    Arrow Video
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