Blackmail



December 28, 2013, @ 8:00 pm

(Alfred Hitchcock, UK 1929, 85 min., DCP)

Hitchcock 9. Anny Ondra plays Alice White, a young woman who kills an attempted rapist. Plagued by her memories of the event she soon finds herself the victim of a blackmailer. Shot on location in London, the film builds to one of Hitchcock’s most suspenseful chase scenes—through and atop the British Museum. A Rialto Pictures Release. Restoration by the BFI National Archive in association with STUDIOCANAL. Principal restoration funding provided by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and the Film Foundation. Additional funding provided by Deluxe 142, Pia Getty, Col & Karen Needham, and the Dr. Mortimer & Theresa Sackler Foundation. Live piano accompaniment by Philip C. Carli. No Take-10s or passes accepted.

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