The Ring (1927 film)


The Ring (1927 film)

Infobox Film
name = The Ring


caption = Original film insert poster
director = Alfred Hitchcock
writer = Alfred Hitchcock
starring = Carl Brisson
Lillian Hall-Davis
producer = John Maxwell
released = 1 October 1927 (UK)
country = UK
runtime = 89 min
language = Silent film
English intertitles
imdb_id = 0018328

"The Ring" is a 1927 British, silent, black and white film directed and written by Alfred Hitchcock. The story focused on a love triangle between two men and a woman. It is the only film in his career for which Hitchcock took or was given a full writing credit. The film, while widely considered a minor work, features photography tricks Hitchcock would use again years later in films like "The Man Who Knew Too Much", most notably during the climactic boxing sequences.

After being thought in the public domain for decades, the film's rights were obtained by French media company Canal+ in 2005. A restored and remastered print of the film was released on DVD by Lionsgate Home Entertainment in 2007.

Cast

* Carl Brisson — 'One-Round' Jack Sander
* Lillian Hall-Davis — Mabel (as Lilian Hall Davis)
* Ian Hunter — Bob Corby
* Forrester Harvey — James Ware
* Harry Terry — Showman
* Gordon Harker — Jack's Trainer
* Charles Farrel — Second (uncredited)
* Clare Greet — Fortune Teller (uncredited)
* Tom Helmore — (uncredited)
* Minnie Rayner — Boxing Contestant's Wife (uncredited)
* Brandy Walker — Spectator (uncredited)
* Billy Wells — Boxer (uncredited)

External links

*imdb title|id=0018328|title=The Ring


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