By Steve Daly
Updated September 25, 1992 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Blackmail

type
  • Movie

Hitchcock’s first talkie, Blackmail, links hypnotic montages with tedious chat as a Scotland Yard lug shields his girlfriend from a murder rap. Bits of sonic brilliance stand out, like the word knife suddenly making the culprit jump; too bad there’s nothing that sharp on the disc’s alternate audio track, featuring 92-year-old screenwriter Charles Bennett. B-

Blackmail

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • UNRATED
runtime
  • 84 minutes
director
  • Alfred Hitchcock

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