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As he whispers in my ear: "Tonight you will die as a Hitchcock starlet"
November 21, 2012 4:58 PM   Subscribe

Before The Pleasure Garden (Alfred Hitchcock's directorial debut) was released in 1925, Hitchcock's worked on a numerous silent films as both an assistant director and an art director. Now recently recovered and restored footage from one of his oldest, long-lost films, 1924's The White Shadow, has been released online, and you can watch it now at Film Preservation. (Via io9). Running time: About 43 minutes.
posted by Mezentian (3 comments total) 13 users marked this as a favorite

Since only about half of the reels were recovered, you should probalbly change that to "you can watch about half of it now".
posted by spock at 6:16 PM on November 21, 2012

1924's The White Shadow

I'm not going to watch it, because that way I can assume it's about an idealistic basketball coach in an inner-city high school.
posted by Sidhedevil at 3:02 AM on November 22, 2012

you should probalbly change that to "you can watch about half of it now".

But that's the twist!
(And, I wasn't 100% sure how much of it was recovered. You'll notice I don't claim it's the full film, unlike io9.)
posted by Mezentian at 3:25 AM on November 22, 2012

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