Jamaica Inn Restored

Screening on KCET and LINK TV March 24

Robert Newton and Maureen O’Hara
The Cohen Media Group has restored Alfred Hitchcock’s last British film, Jamaica Inn (1939). Jamaica Inn stars Robert Newton as a heroic police officer, Charles Laughton as a corrupt and dastardly squire and Maureen O’Hara as a naïve but spunky Irishwoman in her first major role. Based on a novel by Daphne Du Maurier [Rebecca (1940),The Birds (1963)], the movie takes place on the rocky coast of Cornwall. It screens March 24 as part of Cohen Film Classics on Southern California’s KCET at 10:22 pm and at 6 pm on LinkTV

“In 2008, Charles S. Cohen formed Cohen Media Group (CMG) to produce and distribute select high quality independent films throughout North America. Cohen Media Group is also the largest American distributor of French films in the United States. The company released Abderrahmane Sissako’s drama Timbuktu nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and, most recently, Mustang nominated in 2015 for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Mr. Cohen was the lead executive producer on 2008’s Frozen River, which won the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize and received two Academy Award nominations. He most recently produced the documentaries Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles as well as Hitchcock/Truffaut directed by Kent Jones.”

Click on the link for the KCET story Alfred Hitchcock’s (Non-Existent) Los Angeles

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