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Rope (1948) was a Crime - Mystery Film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by Alfred Hitchcock and Sidney Bernstein.

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5 things I love about Rope (1948)

By Carol Martinheira on Mar 31, 2018 From The Old Hollywood Garden

5 things I love about Rope (1948) On March 31, 2018March 31, 2018 By CarolIn Uncategorized I adore Rope. I know that feels like a rather insipid statement, but it?s Hitchcock, so there?s not a whole lot left to say. I blame film students. So instead I?ll just randomly ... Read full article


Murder by Rope (1936)

By John Grant on Mar 3, 2018 From Noirish

UK / 63 minutes / bw / Ambassador Film Productions, British & Dominions Film Corporation Dir: George Pearson Scr: Ralph Neale Story: Ralph Neale Cine: Ernest Palmer Cast: D.A. Clarke-Smith, Sunday Wilshin, Wilfred Hyde-White (i.e., Wilfrid Hyde-White), Dorothy Hamilton, Constance Godridge, Guy B... Read full article


Top 3 Reasons Why Rope is Creepier Than a Slasher Movie

By Claire Dunderman on Sep 24, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

Rope – the underrated, spooky gem of Hitchcock’s murderous repertoire. Only this time, the killing is done with class. In the age of gore and slasher films, one tends to forget that horror can be frightening on a level that penetrates the psyche. Here’s the top 3 reasons why Rope i... Read full article


Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rope’ at Detroit’s Senate Theater

By Lindsey on Apr 14, 2013 From The Motion Pictures

(Photo by Lindsey for TMP; Don’t steal me!) Yesterday I had the great pleasure of attending a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s fantastic 1948 film Rope at the historic Senate Theater in Detroit. Most well-known for its organ concerts performed on a 1928 Wurlitzer organ originally housed a... Read full article


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Brandon Shaw: Good and evil, right and wrong were invented for the ordinary average man, the inferior man, because he needs them.


Brandon Shaw: Mrs. Wilson, champagne!
Kenneth: Oh, it isn't someone's birthday is it?
Brandon Shaw: Don't look so worried, Kenneth. It's, uh, really almost the opposite.


Rupert Cadell: Brandon's spoken of you.
Janet Walker: Did he do me justice?
Rupert Cadell: Do you deserve justice?


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Eleven years after being mentioned in Rope as making an excellent villain, James Mason was finally cast by Alfred Hitchcock as such in North by Northwest.
The theatrical trailer features footage shot specifically for the advertisement that takes place before the beginning of the movie. David (the victim) sits on a park bench and speaks with Janet before leaving to meet Brandon and Phillip. James Stewart narrates the sequence, noting that's the last time Janet and the audience would see him alive.
Alfred Hitchcock only managed to shoot roughly one segment per day. The last four or five segments had to be completely re-shot because Hitchcock wasn't happy with the color of the sunset.
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