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The Ring (I) (1927)

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Two boxers compete for the love of a woman.

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Jack Saunders and Bob Corby are two boxers in love with Nellie. Jack and Nellie are married but their marriage is flat so she starts to look to Bob for comfort. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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1 October 1927 (UK)  »

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El ring  »

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The final boxing match appears to be taking place in the Royal Albert Hall. See more »

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When the fortune teller is telling the girl's fortune, she puts down a king directly on top of the ten of spades, but in the next shot the king is only partially covering the ten of spades. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Corby: A friend of yours?
Girl: A *very* great friend.
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Featured in Boxing at the Movies: Kings of the Ring (2013) See more »

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My brief review of the film
20 August 2005 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

The story here is very slight, but it is told well by Hitchcock, with excellent choices of lighting and distances and a number of neat tricks. The editing is excellent, with dissolves effectively used throughout, and the simple cuts are perfectly timed. There is some clever image distortion, superb photography in general, and the film even manages to include some apt comedy relief, thanks largely to Gordon Harker's comic acting abilities. There is a dream sequences that is arguably poorly handled, and the story is downright predictable, but generally it is hard to hold anything against this early Hitchcock silent film.


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