Wait Until Dark Overview:

Wait Until Dark (1967) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Terence Young and produced by Mel Ferrer.

Academy Awards 1967 --- Ceremony Number 40 (source: AMPAS)

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Best ActressAudrey HepburnNominated
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Wait Until Dark (1967)

By Beatrice on Jul 20, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Wait Until Dark Directed by Terence Young Robert Carrington and Jane Howard-Hammerstein from a play by Frederick Knott 1967/US Warner Bros. Repeat viewing/Netflix rental This movie has lost none of its gripping terror since original release. ?And what a great cast! A young beauty transports heroin f... Read full article


Warner Archive Blu-ray: Alan Arkin Terrorizes Audrey Hepburn in Wait Until Dark (1967)

By KC on Mar 27, 2017 From Classic Movies

Though I will never get over the trauma of my first viewing of Wait Until Dark (1967), I have returned to it several times over the years. Even once you know its secrets, it retains its stomach churning power to chill. It is also a showcase for some of the best performances of its stars, Audrey Hepb... Read full article


Blu-ray Review: Wait Until Dark

By Devon Powell on Jan 20, 2017 From Hitchcock Master

Distributor: Warner Bros. Release Date: January 24, 2017 Region: Region A Length: 01:47:41 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: 2.0 English Mono DTS-HD Master Audio Subtitles: English Ratio: 1.85:1 Notes: This title was previously released in various DVD editions. ?On Broadway a couple of seasons... Read full article


Wait Until Dark (1967) – Updated

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 24, 2014 From 4 Star Films

This is very much a contrived plot line but it certainly is an interesting set piece surrounding a defenseless blind woman targeted because of a heroin-filled doll which fell into her husband’s possession. It sounds like a pretty ludicrous set up but Audrey Hepburn is so believable and at time... Read full article


Wait Until Dark (1967) – Updated

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 24, 2014 From 4 Star Films

This is very much a contrived plot line but it certainly is an interesting set piece surrounding a defenseless blind woman targeted because of a heroin-filled doll which fell into her husband’s possession. It sounds like a pretty ludicrous set up but Audrey Hepburn is so believable and at time... Read full article


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Mike Talman: Damn it, you act as if you're in kindergarten! This is the big bad world, full of mean people, where nasty things happen!
Susy Hendrix: Now you tell me.


Roat: If you'd only said please.


Roat: I'll fix him!


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During the credits there is no credit for costumes, this is because Audrey Hepburn herself picked the clothes she wore from the stores in Paris.
During an interview for the DVD of the film, Alan Arkin claimed that he was once attending a viewing of the film when he heard what he called "a scream from like a thousand people, which scared the hell of me." When he asked what it was, the interviewer replied, "it's you!" Also, Arkin mentioned that this went on at screenings of the film for months, and at the climatic moment of the film, everyone went "berserk!"
Each of the products in the refrigerator (an all-important prop) were carefully angled so that no brand names were recognizable.
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