"While Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most famous film directors of all time, his first ten silent films – nine of which survive – are little known compared to his later work. Made between 1925 and 1929, the silent films are among the greatest achievements of British silent cinema, and are blueprints for the rest of his body of work, containing many of his characteristic motifs and obsessions."
History UNESCO's Memory of the World Register is rather like the list of world heritage sites for world heritage objects. Apart from archives and papers, its unusual inclusions are films. In 2010 the UK list included the unreleased film The Life Story of David Lloyd George, in 2011 the Peter Worden Collection of Mitchell and Kenyon films and GPO Film Unit collection, 1933-1940 and this year, oh boy: