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Under Capricorn (1949) was a Crime - Romance Film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by Alfred Hitchcock and Sidney Bernstein.

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Blu-ray Review: Under Capricorn

By Devon Powell on Jun 21, 2018 From Hitchcock Master

Distributor: Kino Lorber Release Date: June 19, 2018 Region: Region A Length: 01:57:14 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: 2.0 English DTS-HD Master Audio (48 kHz, 1559 kbps, 16-bit) Subtitles: English Ratio: 1.33:1 Bitrate: 35.93 Mbps Notes: This title was previously given a bare bones DVD relea... Read full article


Under Capricorn (Alfred Hitchcock, 1949)

By Judy on Aug 29, 2016 From Movie Classics

This is my contribution to the Ingrid Bergman blogathon being organised by Virginie at The Wonderful World of Cinema. Please visit to read the other postings. Ingrid Bergman starred in three Hitchcock films, all made during the 1940s. The first two,?Spellbound?(1945) and Notorious (1946), are both ?... Read full article


Hitchcock Blogathon #3: Under Capricorn

By RBuccicone on Jan 17, 2011 From MacGuffin Movies

Under Capricorn (1949) ???? Hitchcock had always been adverse to what he termed “costume” pictures, or period pieces, and Under Capricorn only served to prove his deterrence correct. I went to lengths to acquire a copy of this film years ago after seeing and old poster for it. This, perh... Read full article


Under Capricorn (1949)

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

When everyone is a convict, who can you trust? The year is 1831. Convict ships transport prisoners from the British Empire to the penal colony of Australia. They also bring with them gentleman looking to make their fortune in a new land. When Charles Adare (Michael Wilding) arrives in Sydney seekin... Read full article


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Burt Lancaster was the original choice to play Sam Flusky in Under Capricorn, but the part went to Joseph Cotteninstead because Lancaster was deemed too expensive.
Alfred Hitchcock:  about five minutes into the movie in the town square wearing a coat and a brown hat. Ten minutes later he is one of three men on the steps of government house.
Margaret Leighton appeared with her future husband Michael Wilding in this film. After their marriage in 1964, they worked together several more times, but, by his own admission, Wilding preferred retirement and was happy just to be a supportive audience member for his wife. In this film, Michael Wilding played Charles Adare and Margaret Leighton played Milly.
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