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

By Karen Burroughs Hannsberry on Jul 10, 2019 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

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 imbued with a feeling of trepidation and inevitable doom that ... Read full article


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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Quotes from

Brandon: The good Americans usually die young on the battlefield, don't they? Well, the Davids of this world merely occupy space, which is why he was the perfect victim for the perfect murder. Course he, uh, he was a Harvard undergraduate. That might make it justifiable homicide.


Brandon: Nobody commits a murder just for the experiment of committing it. Nobody except us.


Rupert Cadell: Did you think you were God, Brandon?


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Facts about

Dick Hogan's cameo as the murder victim, David Kentley, is his last appearance in a film.
Montgomery Clift was the original choice to play Brandon Shaw.
Alfred Hitchcock would later dismiss his experiment with 10 minute takes as being just a stunt.
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