The Ring (U) with live piano accompaniment by Neil Brand

16:00 / With Hitchcock's one and only original screenplay The Ring was declared 'the most magnificent British film ever made' by contemporary critics

3 October 2010
Cinema 1


Tickets:
Standard - £8.50 online (£10.50 full price) / Barbican Members - £6.50 online (£8.50 full price) / Concessions £7.50 / Under 15 £5.50

Blackmail ticket holders (31 Oct) can buy tickets to The Lodger (19 Sep) or The Ring (3 Oct) for £7 each. Offer only available by booking via the phone on 020 7638 8891

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We continue our Alfred Hitchcock silent strand with The Ring, Hitchcock's one and only original screenplay, his first feature at British International Pictures, and one his finest silent films.

When boxer Bob Corby hires Jack Sander to be his sparring partner, he has no idea that he will become smitten with Mabel, Jack’s beautiful wife.

A love triangle emerges in which the bouts in the ring become more than gamely sparring, leading up to the championship fight (famously set in the Albert Hall) between the two men for the love of Mabel.

Ian Hunter, Carl Brisson and the luminous Lilian Hall-Davis are outstanding, and the contemporary magazine Bioscope declared: 'this is the most magnificent British film ever made.'

UK 1927 Dir. Alfred Hitchcock 108 min.


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This event is part of:
Hitchcock's Silents
Silent Film & Live Music Series


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