Posts Tagged ‘Alfred Hitchcock

The 39 Steps (1935)

July 27, 2009

  Here is a link to a review I wrote on the film version of  “The 39 Steps.”

Hitch Directing Grace Kelly

July 9, 2009

Here’s Hitchcock looking a little jealous as he directs Cary Grant in a scene kissing Grace Kelly.

Hitchcock Goddess – Ingrid Bergman

May 22, 2009

Ingrid Bergman may have been Alfred Hitchcock’s most favorite female star. Over the years they maintained a personal friendship that unfortunately for Hitch never went beyond his school boy crush. They made three pictures together, “Spellbound”, “Notorious” and “Under Capricorn.” Alfred Hitchcock on Ingrid Bergman 

The Birds opens at the RKO Palace

April 22, 2009

The Birds opened in 1963 at The RKO Palace theater on Broadway.       Original New York Times Review The Birds Movie  Trailer Tippi Hedren talks about making The Birds   

A Photographic Look at Alfred Hitchcock Directing

April 13, 2009

Here are a series of photos of Hitchcock directing on the set of various films. Directing “Family Plot” Making The “Birds”   Directing Carole Lombard in “Mr and Mrs Smith” Instructing Kim Novak in “Vertigo” On the set of “Psycho” Hitch and James Stewart in “The Man Who Knew Too Much” With Paul Newman on […]

Hitchcock – The TV Guide Covers

March 10, 2009

 Alfred Hitchcock appeared on the cover of TV Guide at least five times between the years 1956 and 1964 including a 1957 caricature by Al Hirschfeld.  Here are the covers…  1956     1957    – Caricature by Al Hirschfeld   1959   1961   1964

Hitchcock’s Vertigo by Pete Emslie

February 25, 2009

Check out Pete Emslie’s wonderful drawing “Hitchcock’s Vertigo   over at The Cartoon Cave blog.  Read the blog and admire his artwork.  Highly rated.

Hitchcock’s Vertigo vs DePalma’s Obsession

February 24, 2009

Here are a couple of interesting links comparing Hitchcock’s masterwok Vertigo and Brian Depalma’s 1976 Obsession. Vertigo vs. Obsession Cinetudes: Obsession by Brian Depalma In his 1976 New York Times review of “Obsession” Vincent Canby discusses the influence of “Vertigo.”

More Hitchcock Newspaper Film Ads

January 31, 2009


Hitchcock’s Blondes

January 23, 2009

Do Blondes have more fun? Well, maybe not so much if they are in an Alfred Hitchcock movie and you are Grace Kelly….   or Eva Marie Saint   or Barbara Leigh Hunt or Tippi Hedren or Doris Day or Janet Leigh Then again some of these ladies and other Hitchcock heroines may not have minded […]