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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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Blu-ray Review: Notorious ? The Criterion Collection

By Devon Powell on Jan 25, 2019 From Hitchcock Master

Spine # 137 Distributor: Criterion Collection (USA) Release Date: January 15, 2019 Region: Region A Length: 01:41:37 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: English Linear PCM Audio (48 kHz, 1152 kbps, 24-bit) Subtitles: English SDH Ratio: 1.37:1 Bitrate: 29.73 Mbps Notes: This title is also availab... Read full article

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

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Quotes from

Alicia: Do you love me, Commodore?
Commodore: You're a very beautiful woman.
Alicia: I'll have another drink to appreciate that.

Devlin: You don't look so hot. Sick?
Alicia: [lies defiantly] No. Hangover.
Devlin: That's news. Back to bottle again, huh?
Alicia: It sort of... lightens my chores.

Alicia: There's nothing like a love song to give you a good laugh.

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Facts about

The legendary on-again, off-again kiss between Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman was designed to skirt the Hayes Code that restricted kisses to no more than three seconds each.
Alfred Hitchcock and Ben Hecht consulted Nobel Prize winner Dr. Robert Millikan on how to make an atomic bomb. He refused to answer, but confirmed that the principal ingredient, uranium, could fit in a wine bottle.
Claude Rains was made to stand on a box for several of his scenes with Ingrid Bergman (not, however, in the honeymoon return scene). This gives the strange effect that Rains and Cary Grant are both slightly taller than Bergman, while Grant was actually about 7 inches taller than Rains.
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Released 1946
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