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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH

The Man Who Knew Too Much [1956] 1. Closeup of Jimmy Stewart, his bloodshot blue eyes. 2. The shop assistants hastily move the animals out of harm’s way. 3. The dignitaries bristle at her shrill voice. 3 other things.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY

The Trouble with Harry [1955] 1. “She’s a well-preserved woman … and preserves have to be opened someday.” 2. Autonomous closet door. 3. She hates cider.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s REAR WINDOW

Rear Window [1954] 1. “Of course, they can do the same thing to me. Watch me like a bug under a glass if they want to.” 2. Engle Hand Laundry. 3. A Montrachet wine. 3 other things.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s ROPE

Rope [1948] 1. Namedropping James Mason, Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman. 2. Dropping the rope into the kitchen drawer. 3. “Cat and mouse, cat and mouse, who’s the cat and who’s the mouse!” 3 other things.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock`s SHADOW OF A DOUBT

Shadow of a Doubt (1943) 1. She includes Veronica Lake in her prayers. 2. “Do you always have to talk about killing people?” “We’re not talking about killing people. Herb’s talking about killing me, and I’m talking about killing him.” “It’s … Continue reading

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s SABOTEUR

Saboteur [1942] 1. Running into the bebop cat at the charity ball. “Beat it out, son. Beat it out.” 2. Curlers in her beard. 3. Perfect choice: a nasty soliloquy captured in a long shot. You don’t hear many folks … Continue reading

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s THE BIRDS

The Birds [1963] 1. A very insincere “I’m awfully sorry.” 2. “I’m still waiting on those Bloody Marys.” 3. “No. No!” 3 other things.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s PSYCHO

Psycho [1960] 1. Photo on the wall in Marion’s bedroom: her parents? 2. Among the junk piled up behind the motel is a mop. 3. Shower curtain hooks. 3 other things.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s FAMILY PLOT

Family Plot [1976] 1. Street sign for Bates Avenue. 2. High heel wedge on his face. 3. William Devane’s toothy grimace. Underrated! Barbara Harris is a national treasure.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s FRENZY

Frenzy [1972] 1. Potato cunnilingus. 2. The way she pronounces it “tuh-quil-uh.” 3. Beating a dead corpse.

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