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Jewish Brother Against Brother: All Other Nights

Review: All Other Nights, by Dara Horn
Norton, 2009. 363 pp. $15

“Why is this night different from all other nights?” So goes the first of the Four Questions asked at the Passover seder by the youngest person there. 789 more words

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LIFEBOAT (1944): "Aren't you going to kill me?"

LIFEBOAT (1944) – 20th Century Fox – ★★★1/2

B&W – 97 minutes – 1.33:1 aspect ratio

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Principal cast:  Tallulah Bankhead (Constance Porter),  2,513 more words

Alfred Hitchcock

Watching "Suspicion" on TCM

Two cameos from Mr. Hitchcock in his classic 1942 film, “Suspicion.”

The second, was mailing a letter in the distance.

He made cameos in most of his films that were shown on a fairly wide scale basis. 62 more words

Black Skies Matter

North America’s partially total solar eclipse isn’t due until Monday August 21st, but it seems as though our avian wildlife already knows what’s coming.  I say that because the birds in these here parts are already exhibiting anomalous behavior 48 hours in advance, on Saturday afternoon.  408 more words

Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds Arriving on Television

It has been announced that the BBC is making an adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 film, The Birds. The television series, instead of being set in Northern California, will be set in rural Cornwall, according to the BBC report, and will feature a village being attacked by flocks of birds. 97 more words

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Past Imperfect - #403

Mary Pickford: “I’m sorry, what did you say?”

Mirror: “I said that you really shouldn’t leave the house wearing such a mess. Especially if you plan to flop your hands around like that. 448 more words



Suspicion, 1941, RKO Radio Pictures. Starring Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. B&W, 99 minutes.

Lina McLaidlaw (Joan Fontaine), crushed after hearing her parents describe her as “spinterish,” allows herself to fall for the charms of roguish playboy Johnnie Aysgarth (Cary Grant). 693 more words

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