Alfred Hitchcock Blogathon – The Skin Game (1931) – The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginning Blogger

Check out another one of Hitchcock’s earlier films over here!

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For the 13th Film review for our Alfred Hitchcock blogathon, I once again bring you another review by Zoe from The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginning Blogger.

Perhaps she found one worthy of the Hitchcock name?

Let’s find out.

Take it away Zoe!

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Synopsis: An old traditional family and a modern family battle over land in a small English village and almost destroy each other. – via IMDB

I must admit that I did not find myself particularly taken with this movie. It felt like it was forever and six days long, and it was rather bland. It almost had Romeo and Juliet aspects to it, but none of them pulled off so well (and by this I mean warring families, lovers torn apart, the whole katoot), but it just didn’t work for me.

The camera work was a little bit dodgy sometimes, and Mrs Hillcrist (Helen Haye) was a…

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