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THE THIRD ANNUAL CLAUDE RAINS BLOGATHON: Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Diamond Necklace, 1959

Caftan Woman Posted by on Nov 9, 2020

 Tiffany and Rebekkah at the Pure Entertainment Preservation Society are hosting The Third Annual Claude Rains Blogathon running on November 9 - 11. Talented stage and screen actor, as well as acting teacher Claude Rains took his career to Hollywood in 1933 as the title character in The In read more

Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Season Two

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Nov 9, 2020

Since Alfred Hitchcock Presents debuted on Peacock TV last spring, we've been working our way through the show's entire run. Last July, we reviewed the impressive first season. We recently finished the second season, which--by comparison to season one--was a disappointment. Too many episod read more

Blu-ray Repackaging: Alfred Hitchcock 4-Film Collection

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Nov 2, 2020

Distributor: Warner Bros. Release Date: November 17, 2020 Alfred Hitchcock’s Suspicion (1941), I Confess (1953), Dial ‘M’ For Murder (1954), and The Wrong Man (1957) are receiving a repackaging from Warner Archives. Some will prefer to own the individual releases (which seem to still be available read more

4K UHD Blu-ray Review: The Alfred Hitchcock Classics Collection

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Sep 28, 2020

Distributor: Universal Pictures Release Date: September 08, 2020 Region — 4K UHD: Region Free BLU-RAY: Region A Length — Rear Window: 01:52:27 Vertigo: 02:08:27 Psycho (Original Theatrical Version): 01:49:04 Psycho (Censored Re-release Version): 01:48:51 The Birds: 01:59:31 Video — 4K UHD: 2160P read more

Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck are “Spellbound” by Alfred Hitchcock

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Sep 23, 2020

Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck are “Spellbound” by Alfred Hitchcock Spellbound (1945) is a film noir with a psychological twist directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It stars Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck with a screenplay by Ben Hecht, based on the novel The House of Dr. Edwardes (1927) read more

Grace Kelly tries to expose Cary Grant in Alfred Hitchcock’s “To Catch a Thief”

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Sep 18, 2020

Grace Kelly tries to expose Cary Grant in Alfred Hitchcock’s “To Catch a Thief” To Catch a Thief (1955) is a romantic thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly. John Michael Hayes wrote the screenplay and the cinematography was by long-time read more

Peter Lawford on TV: The Long Shot (Alfred Hitchcock Presents)

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Sep 7, 2020

Peter Lawford is a name people will most often associate to The Rat Pack or The Kennedys (he was married to Patricia Kennedy, JFK’s sister). Sadly, the man’s acting career was often overlooked and, along with the likes of Zsa Zsa Gabor, he was labelled “famous for being famous̶ read more

Sylvia Sidney and Oskar Homolka star in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Sabotage”

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Sep 2, 2020

Sylvia Sidney and Oskar Homolka star in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Sabotage” Sabotage (1936) is a British espionage thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, and John Loder. The film is loosely based on Joseph Conrad’s novel The Secret Age read more

Notorious (1946, Alfred Hitchcock)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 28, 2020

In the third act of Notorious, director Hitchcock and screenwriter Ben Hecht (who had some uncredited and quite exquisite help) figure out a way to get maximal drama out of a rather mundane situation. Well, mundane as far as the possibilities of American agents in Rio de Janeiro (with the permissio read more

Top of the World: 15 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Episodes

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Aug 18, 2020

Last Friday, some film buffs like me honoured what would have been Alfred Hitchcock’s 121st birthday. The British director, born on August 13, 1899, undeniably had one of the most prolific careers in the entertainment industry and revolutionized the art of films forever. Since I have seen 49 read more

ALFRED HITCHCOCK BLOGATHON: Alfred Hitchcock Presents Banquo's Chair, 1959

Caftan Woman Posted by on Aug 9, 2020

Good evening. Our friend Maddy Loves Her Classic Films is hosting her 4th Alfred Hitchcock Blogathon on August 8th and 9th, 2020. Click HERE and dive in!  The 1950s and 1960s were a Golden Age for television anthology series. Outstanding in the field was Alfred Hitchcock Presents which be read more

Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Season One

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Jul 2, 2020

The new streaming app Peacock TV officially launches on July 15, 2020. However, it's available now for customers of Comcast's Xfinity cable service. Most of the TV shows on Peacock are recent ones from NBC. A wonderful exception is Alfred Hitchcock Presents, the classic anthology series that aired f read more

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour: ‘See the Monkey Dance’ (Joseph Newman, 1964)

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Mar 20, 2020

Not a long time ago I shared with you my thoughts on two great Alfred Hitchcock Presents episodes starring Claire Trevor. I felt like discussing Hitchcock TV stuff again but, this time, with its anthology series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour. The principle is pretty much the same as Alfred Hitchcock Pre read more

Claire Trevor on Televison: ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents’

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Mar 8, 2020

I’m happy to be back today for a contribution to my own blogathon, The 110 Years of Claire Trevor Blogathon, that I’m co-hosting with Crystal from In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood! As a subject, I wanted to do something else than reviewing a film (don’t get me wrong, I ha read more

Classic Movie Beginner’s Guide: Alfred Hitchcock

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 19, 2019

This series is meant to help fledgling classic movie fans grab hold of a few titles they should watch. Instead of trying to be comprehensive, I want to try and make the discovery manageable with only 4 films. Let’s begin with one of the most universally beloved directors of all time, “Th read more

Quote: Alfred Hitchcock on Cinema

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Mar 17, 2019

Image Source The screen must speak its own language, freshly coined. -Alfred Hitchcock Quote Source read more

The Trouble with Harry (1955, Alfred Hitchcock)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Feb 8, 2019

The Trouble with Harry is very cute. It’s fine, the film’s intentionally cute, but it’s also somewhat frustrating. With the exception of the glorious Technicolor exteriors of Vermont leaves, director Hitchcock and photographer Robert Burks don’t do anything particularly interesting. John Michael read more

Alfred Hitchcock Blogathon – The brilliance of the MacGuffin

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Feb 8, 2019

Alfred Hitchcock Blogathon – The brilliance of the MacGuffin On February 8, 2019 By CarolIn Uncategorized Yeah, yeah, we all love Alfred Hitchcock and the world is full of movie lovers bending over backwards trying to over-analyze Vertigo (1958), read more

The Trouble with Harry (1955, Alfred Hitchcock)

The Stop Button Posted by on Feb 8, 2019

The Trouble with Harry is very cute. It’s fine, the film’s intentionally cute, but it’s also somewhat frustrating. With the exception of the glorious Technicolor exteriors of Vermont leaves, director Hitchcock and photographer Robert Burks don’t do anything particularly interesting. John Michael read more

The Trouble with Harry (1955, Alfred Hitchcock)

The Stop Button Posted by on Feb 8, 2019

The Trouble with Harry is very cute. It’s fine, the film’s intentionally cute, but it’s also somewhat frustrating. With the exception of the glorious Technicolor exteriors of Vermont leaves, director Hitchcock and photographer Robert Burks don’t do anything particularly interesting. John Michael read more
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