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Courtesy of Rialto Pictures

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Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

1927

UK

B/W

108 minutes

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A love triangle melodrama set in the world of boxing, The Ring was Alfred Hitchcock’s only original screenplay. Considered one of his finest silents, it is exhilaratingly bold filmmaking.

The story follows boxer Bob Corby, who hires Jack Sander as a sparring partner and soon becomes smitten with Mabel, Jack’s beautiful wife. The conflict between the two men gives rise to an inventive series of expressionist flourishes evoking the characters’ states of mind.

Rialto Pictures Release. Restoration by the BFI National Archive in association with STUDIOCANAL. Principal restoration funding provided by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and The Film Foundation. Additional funding provided by Deluxe 142 and The Mohamed S. Farsi Foundation.