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Notorious (1946) was a Film Noir - Romance Film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by Alfred Hitchcock.

The film was based on the serial (2-part story) The Song of the Dragon written by John Taintor Foote published in The Saturday Evening Post in Nov 1921.

Notorious was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2006.

Academy Awards 1946 --- Ceremony Number 19 (source: AMPAS)

Best Supporting ActorClaude RainsNominated
Best WritingBen HechtNominated

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Review: Notorious (1946)

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 9, 2018 From 4 Star Films

I never put much stock in a Hitchcock title out of force of habit or lack thereof because he never seemed to. But thinking on Notorious I came to the rather unextraordinary epiphany that it refers to lovely Ingrid Bergman as much as any Nazi, at least from a certain perspective. In the film, she pla... Read full article

DOUBLE BILL #6: Gilda (1946) and Notorious (1946)

By Carol Martinheira on Sep 12, 2017 From The Old Hollywood Garden

DOUBLE BILL #6: Gilda (1946) and Notorious (1946) On September 12, 2017 By CarolIn Uncategorized I know what you?re thinking. These two films don?t have a lot in common, apart from the year they were released and arguably the genre they belong to. But something else th... Read full article

1001 Classic Movies: Notorious

By Amanda Garrett on Feb 13, 2017 From Old Hollywood Films

Notorious (1946), starring Ingrid Bergman and Cary Grant, is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier films covered go here). February's theme is the leading lad... Read full article

Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun (1986, Ron Satlof)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Oct 8, 2016 From The Stop Button

So Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun. It?s not good. It is not a good TV movie. Even if the writing were better, Satlof is a lousy director. And H?ctor R. Figueroa?s photography is quite bad. The lighting in the courtroom finale changes between shots. The editing is already graceless?more b... Read full article

Notorious (1946)

on Jul 7, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

ORIGINALLY POSTED JANUARY 2013 I haven?t watched Rebecca in a few years, so at this point I?m declaring that Notorious is my favorite Alfred Hitchcock film (at the moment). There?s just so much to say about it, and yet I really don?t want to reveal too much so that you?ll go out and watch it for you... Read full article

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Quotes from

Alicia: If you had only once said that you loved me.

Alexander Sebastian: I'm not afraid to die.
Devlin: You've got your chance, here and now.

Alicia: Don't ever leave me.
Devlin: You'll never get rid of me again.
Alicia: Never tried to.

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Facts about

Producer David O. Selznick originally wanted Vivien Leigh to play Alicia.
Alfred Hitchcock: About an hour in, at the party in Alexander Sebastian's mansion, Hitchcock gets a glass of champagne from the bartender and quickly turns to the left and walks off screen.
Lester Dorr was cast as a motorcycle policeman but was cut from the released print.
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Released 1946
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