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    The Woman Alone (Gaumont, 1937). Lobby Card (11" X 14") Also known as Sabotage. In speaking to Fran├žois Truffaut about this film, Alfred Hitchcock expressed considerable regret over a pivotal sequence in which a young boy unwittingly carries a bomb onto a public bus. While he seems to create tension through rapid cross-cutting of the boy in jeopardy, he claims that he actually broke all of his own rules on suspense. The powerful sequence outraged audiences, and one critic in particular, the "Observer"'s C.A. Lejeune, complained of the cruelty of the plot twist. This outcry may have motivated Hitchcock's renunciation, but the shock seems consistent with his later films. This wonderful scene from the film pictures the three stars. There is a tape stain in the upper border, two pinholes in the upper left corner and a small tear in the left border. The colors are fantastic and the image is perfect. Fine/Very Fine.

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