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Tag Archives: Alfred Hitchcock

How Joan Harrison Became a Film Producer in 1940s Hollywood | Silver Screenings

There is a scene in the 1944 thriller, Phantom Lady, where a young woman walks on a dark city street. But she’s not alone; a man – a stranger – … Continue reading

10/18/2020

Blu-ray Review: The 39 Steps – The Criterion Collection

“What I liked about Thirty-Nine Steps were the sudden switches and the jumping from one situation to another with such rapidity… If I did The Thirty-Nine Steps again, I would … Continue reading

05/21/2016 · 1 Comment

Blu-ray Review: Suspicion

While Alfred Hitchcock enjoyed discussing this particular lighting effect, his disappointment with Suspicion was always more than a little evident when he spoke about it in interviews. He thought the … Continue reading

04/30/2016 · 2 Comments

Alfred Hitchcock, Psycho and the Question of Madness

On the 29th of April 1980, Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock died aged 80 in Bel Air, California. Justifiably crowned with the title of the master of suspense, he produced and … Continue reading

04/29/2016 · 3 Comments

Blu-ray Review: The Wrong Man | hitchcockmaster

“On about 5:30 on the evening of last Jan. 14 a 43-year old nightclub musician named Balestrero mounted the steps of his home, a modest stucco two-family house at 41-30 … Continue reading

01/19/2016 · Leave a comment

The “Dress Doctor” Edith Head

Originally posted on FROM THE BYGONE:
Edith Head (1897 – 1981) was an American costume designer who won a record eight Academy Awards for Best Costume Design, starting with The Heiress…

09/20/2015 · Leave a comment

Happy 90th Birthday Peter Sellers

Originally posted on Waldina:
Today is the 90th birthday of the comedic actor Peter Sellers.  You know him from the hilarious Pink Panther films and Dr. Strangelove, but if you…

09/08/2015 · 3 Comments

Vertigo at midnight: The psychology of my “Alfred Hitchcock dream.” | www.seanmunger.com

Originally posted on www.seanmunger.com. Do you occasionally have nightmares? Almost all people do, although interestingly the incidence of scary dreams tends to drop off between the ages of 25 and 55. … Continue reading

06/02/2015 · Leave a comment

The 39 Steps (1935) – Alfred Hitchcock (Niall McArdle)

Originally posted on A World of Film:
Summary: An innocent man is wanted for murder and drawn into a web of intrigue after foreign spies try to smuggle military secrets…

03/13/2015 · Leave a comment

Quote for Today: Alfred Hitchcock

synkroniciti Gustav Doré, Illustration for Charles Perrault’s Petit Chaperon Rouge, 1867 Fear isn’t so difficult to understand. After all, weren’t we all frightened as children? Nothing has changed since Little … Continue reading

08/19/2014 · Leave a comment

Archive Theatre Review • HITCHCOCK BLONDE • Lyric Theatre • 2003

Terry Johnson has had phenomenal success dealing with some of the great icons of the twentieth century. From putting Marilyn Monroe and Albert Einstein in a room together to dissecting … Continue reading

03/22/2013 · Leave a comment