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Alfred Hitchcock's San Francisco

When I knew I was going to visit San Francisco, one of the first things I did was map out all the locations where Alfred Hitchcock shot Vertigo (1958). 872 more words

Films

Cornell Woolrich twists a readers mind into a pretzel in "Fright."

Cornell Woolrich, 1903-1968, wrote great crime stories including, “It had to be Murder,” made into the classic Hitchcock film “Rear Window.” In fact over thirty movies have been made from his stories, including two by French director… 378 more words

Authors

Rebecca, 1940

Rebecca is a psychological thriller, an on screen adaptation of a novel of the same name by Daphne de Maurier. Another one of Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpieces, it stars Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine in the roles of Mr. 311 more words

Movie Review

The 39 Steps

Rupert Penry-Jones

Available at Amazon.

The Thirty-Nine Steps is an adventure novel by the Scottish author John Buchan. It first appeared as a serial in Blackwood’s Magazine in August and September 1915 . 45 more words

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Psycho Shower Tales

Hitchcock’s shower scene in Psycho is classic terror.

And because this is a family blog, I give you….the LEGO version.

Maybe this scene rings so true because we all have a bit of shower insecurity. 1,046 more words

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Blackmail

Blackmail (1929)
*****
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Starring Anny Ondra, John Longden, Sara Allgood

30 years before Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock broke down barriers with this infamous, groundbreaking film. 499 more words

Horror

Win Tickets to See VERTIGO and Hear the San Francisco Symphony With Kim Novak in Person

The San Francisco Symphony is offering readers of EatDrinkFilms chances to win pairs of passes to the Saturday, February 13, 8pm showing of Vertigo with the Bernard Herrmann score performed live at Davies Hall in San Francisco. 143 more words