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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s STAGE FRIGHT

Stage Fright [1950] 1. As he descends the stairs, a very smooth crane shot. 2. Smoking a cigarette through the veil. 3. Lovely Ducks has trouble opening the breach of the gun.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s REBECCA

Rebecca [1940] 1. Fondling the fabric she says, “Look. You can see my hand through it.” 2. A dead flower arrangement in the corner. 3. She’s suddenly not there. 3 other things.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s NORTH BY NORTHWEST

North by Northwest [1959] 1. “Yeah. And in all the right places, too.” 2. Thornhill pays for everything in cash. He must have a giant bankroll. 3. CU scraped hand. 3 other things.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s MARNIE

Marnie [1964] 1. She presents her mother with a gift but then opens it herself. 2. Cousin Bob does not find it charming. 3. “I don’t need to read that muck to know that women are stupid and feeble and … Continue reading

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It was a just a moment for you.

Courtesy of my vacation to San Francisco, I was finally able to visit the setting for this poem I wrote.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT

Foreign Correspondent [1940] 1. He takes an unenthusiastic sip of milk and says, “Doesn’t taste the way it did when I was a baby. That’s got poison in it.” 2. To deal with his nervous tension, he toys with a … Continue reading

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s ROPE

Rope [1948] 1. The two halves of the broken champagne glass in his hands. Streaks of blood on the glass. 2. Flash of green light. Flash of red light. 3. “You’re going to die, Brandon!”

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