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The Directors’ Chair: The Man Who Knew Too Much

“THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH” ( 1956 ) ~ QUE SERA SERA Why? Because you’re the affable, all-American James Stewart, that’s why. I’ve no real clue why Stewart’s picked, other than he’s a great foil to get pushed around … Continue reading

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The Directors’ Chair: Foreign Correspondent (1940)

The Directors’ Chair: Foreign Correspondent FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT (1940) What a nifty little spitfire of a movie Foreign Correspondent is. Joel McCrea stands in for America in this ‘thirty-seconds-before-WWII-begins’ thriller. A Dutch ambassador (poignantly played by Albert Basserman) possesses “The MacGuffin” … Continue reading

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The Directors’ Chair: North by Northwest

The Directors’ Chair: North by Northwest (1959) ….. NORTH BY NORTHWEST ( 1959 ) ~ TO BE or NOT TO BE THE SPY WHO LOVED ME A case of mistaken identity takes a dull Madison Avenue advertising exec on a … Continue reading

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The Directors’ Chair: Vertigo

The Directors’ Chair: Vertigo (1958) ….. VERTIGO” ( 1958 ) ~ YOU STEPPED OUT OF MY DREAMS…AND INTO THE NIGHTMARE I CREATED VERTIGO is my favorite movie. Hands down, this is my favorite Alfred Hitchcock movie. In fact, caveat emptor…if … Continue reading

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The Directors’ Chair: Psycho

The Directors’ Chair: Psycho (1960) Some directors specialize in comedy, others in suspense. Still others delve in horror, romance or westerns. There are directors known for many films and some known only for one. Directors can put their stamp all … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Ripped from the Headlines – Rope (1948)

Noir Nook: Ripped from the Headlines – Rope (1948) Rope is a 1948 feature directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring James Stewart, John Dall, and Farley Granger. It may not be necessarily categorized as film noir, but it is undeniably … Continue reading

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Hitchcock and the Censors – Book Giveaway (June)

Hitchcock and the CensorsWe have SIX Books to Give Away this month John Billheimer meticulously catalogs the filmmaker’s battles with the censors, both mischievous and profound, in fantastically readable fashion.”― Eddie Muller, Film Noir Foundation founder, and TCM Host It’s … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Vertigo” (60th Anniversary) (Giveaway runs through March 3)

Win tickets to see “Vertigo” on the big screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Mar 18 and Wed Mar 21! “You shouldn’t keep souvenirs of a killing. You shouldn’t have been that sentimental.” CMH continues into our 3rd year of … Continue reading

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Hitchcock Halloween DVD Giveaway (October)

Announcing The CMH “Hitchcock Halloween” DVD Giveaway! I am very happy to announce the second of our very special Halloween Contests this month! And this time, it is in honor of the Master of Suspense! That said, from Monday September … Continue reading

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Alfred Hitchcock DVD Giveaway: Rebecca, Spellbound & Notorious (Aug 16 through Sept 26)

Announcing The Great Alfred Hitchcock DVD Giveaway! Qualifying Entry Task for TWITTER Contest I am happy to announce our next DVD giveaway! From Sunday, August 16 through Saturday, September 26, 2015, Classic Movie Hub will be giving away a total of SIX … Continue reading

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