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When Boys Leave Home (Downhill) Alfred Hitchcock

When Boys Leave Home (Downhill) Alfred Hitchcock
When Boys Leave Home (Downhill) Alfred Hitchcock. 
Also known as DOWNHILL, the fourth film from The Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. Roddy, the eldest son of a wealthy family, is expelled from school when he falsely takes the blame for the pregnancy of a woman he'd been seeing. His life continues to spiral downward when he becomes a taxi dancer (gigolo) and then finally alone and nearly destitute in a run-down hotel. Finally, he may be given a second chance at a respectable life when some sailors send him back to his rich family hoping for a reward...
A 1927 British silent drama film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Ivor Novello, Robin Irvine and Isabel Jeans, and based on the play Down Hill by Novello and Constance Collier. The film was produced by Gainsborough Pictures at their Islington studios. Downhill was Hitchcock's fourth film as director, but the fifth to be released. Its American alternative title was When Boys Leave Home.
Long Summary:
Roddy and Tim are best friends at an English prep school, Tim only able to attend on scholarship. In addition to the connections he can make through his wealthy family, Roddy is considered the star of the class, especially on the rugby pitch, and the one with the brightest future. Things change when Roddy is purposefully accused falsely of impropriety. While he denies it, he does not name the actual perpetrator, Tim, knowing that Tim would never be able to recover. Roddy makes a promise to Tim never to divulge this information. Beyond the immediate expected action of being expelled from school, Roddy might not be prepared for other negative consequences on his life, which, in combination with the situations he is placed into and admittedly some bad decisions, leads to his life seemingly spiraling downward and out of control. Is there a point at which Roddy would renege on the promise if he believes this would get him back on track?
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Stars: Ivor Novello, Ben Webster, Norman McKinnel
Ivor Novello as Roddy Berwick
Ben Webster as Dr. Dawson
Norman McKinnel as Sir Thomas Berwick
Robin Irvine as Tim Wakeley
Jerrold Robertshaw as Reverend Henry Wakeley
Sybil Rhoda as Sybil Wakely
Annette Benson as Mabel
Lilian Braithwaite as Lady Berwick
Isabel Jeans as Julia Fotheringale
Ian Hunter as Archie
Hannah Jones as The Dressmaker
Barbara Gott as Madame Michet
Violet Farebrother as The Poet
Alf Goddard as The Swede
J. Nelson as Hibbert
Second of two films Ivor Novello made with director Alfred Hitchcock. The first one being " The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927)" where he plays the title character. Novello was openly gay and was very successful despite homosexuality being a crime in Britain at the time. Also, he is noted for composing the song "Keep the Home Fires Burning", which became a hit during WWI.
Known as the "Master of Suspense", he became as well known as any of his actors thanks to his many interviews, his cameo roles in most of his films, and his hosting and producing the television anthology Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–65). His films garnered 46 Academy Award nominations, including six wins, although he never won the award for Best Director despite five nominations.
Hitchcock Filmography:
Number 13 (1922) (unfinished and lost)
Always Tell Your Wife (short) (1923) (partially lost)
The Pleasure Garden (1925)
The Mountain Eagle (1926) (lost)
The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927)
The Ring (1927)
Downhill (1927)
The Farmer's Wife (1928)
Easy Virtue (1928)
Champagne (1928)
The Manxman (1929)
Sound films:
Blackmail (1929)
An Elastic Affair (short) (1930) (lost)
Juno and the Paycock (1930)
Murder! (1930)
Elstree Calling (1930)
The Skin Game (1931)
Mary (1931)
Rich and Strange (1931)
Number Seventeen (1932)
Waltzes from Vienna (1934)
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)
The 39 Steps (1935)
Secret Agent (1936)
Sabotage (1936)
Young and Innocent (1937)
The Lady Vanishes (1938)
Jamaica Inn (1939)
Rebecca (1940)
Foreign Correspondent (1940)
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)
Suspicion (1941)
Saboteur (1942)
Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
Lifeboat (1944)
Spellbound (1945)
Notorious (1946)
The Paradine Case (1947)
Rope (1948)
Under Capricorn (1949)
Stage Fright (1950)
Strangers on a Train (1951)
I Confess (1953)
Dial M for Murder (1954)
Rear Window (1954)
To Catch a Thief (1955)
The Trouble with Harry (1955)
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
The Wrong Man (1956)
Vertigo (1958)
North by Northwest (1959)
Psycho (1960)
The Birds (1963)
Marnie (1964)
Torn Curtain (1966)
Topaz (1969)
Frenzy (1972)
Family Plot (1976) (final film)
Brazil: Decadência
Bulgaria: Надолу
Czech Republic: Na sikmé plose
Finland: Alamäkeen
France: C'est la vie
Germany: Abwärts
Italy: Il declino
Poland: Na równi pochyłej
Romania: Rostogolirea
Soviet Union: По наклонной плоскости(Russian)
Spain: Declive
Ukraine: По схилу
Venezuela: Decadencia

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