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“Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.”
Alfred Hitchcock

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Film of the Book: The Lady Vanishes (The Wheel Spins)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock (1938)

From the book review of The Wheel Spins by Ethel Lina White:

A young Englishwoman, Iris Carr, is travelling home alone from an unspecified European country.

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Book Review

Rebecca (1940)

Rebecca
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Written by Robert E. Sherwood Joan Harrison and based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier
(number 326)

I had wondered if I’d watched this movie previously. 492 more words

Movies

1940: Rebecca

  • Production Company: Selznick International
  • Year Released: 1940
  • Directed By: Alfred Hitchcock
  • Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, Judith Anderson
  • Expect to Pay: $14-30

The Academy, as I am sure most people are aware of by now, seems to have a certain preferential bias when it comes to their Best Picture selections. 772 more words

Academy Awards

On Becoming Professor Brulov

There’s a part in one of my favorite Hitchcock movies, Spellbound (1945), in which Ingrid Bergman, a clinical psychologist, takes Gregory Peck, a man who has amnesia and may have commited a murder, to her former psychology professor’s house to hide out from the authorities. 431 more words

Films