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  1. El Diablo in Wine CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    In 1942 Alfred Hitchcock recruited the author of Our Town , Thornton Wilder, to write the screenplay for Shadow of a Doubt , an innocence-versus-evil thriller set in an 'idyllic American town'. After considering various candidates, Hitchcock and Wilder selected Santa Rosa, a picturesque agricultural community of 13,000 people, 55 miles north of San Francisco in Sonoma County.


  2. Haunted Hotel Movies at Hotel ErwinRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

    ... inside hotels and motels. Two of the most famous skin-prickling films, Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" and Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho," have given millions of viewers chills at the mere thought of empty lobbies, long hallways, front desks, and ...


  3. 5 'Psycho' Surprises: Inside the Most Familiar Scene in MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New York Times

    At three minutes and change, the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" is one of the most familiar in film history. The deadly encounter between Marion Crane and the cross-dressing Norman Bates was shot over seven days in 1959, and every element is instantly recognizable: the shadowy figure tearing aside the shower curtain, the stream of blood and water circling the drain, Bernard Herrmann's shrieking violins.


  4. Daphne du Maurier's Jamaica Inn to Premiere at The Tabard TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    ... her dark and gothic novels and short stories, particularly Rebecca and The Birds, adapted for the screen by Alfred Hitchcock , My Cousin Rachel starring Rachel Weisz , and Jamaica Inn adapted for television by the BBC. Lisa Evans is an award winning ...


  5. A Casablanca slot machine rolled out in 2016 and is now at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | The Miami Herald

    It has been 54 years since seagulls, sparrows and crows terrorized California townfolks in Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds." And it has been 65 years since Gene Kelly splashed through puddles in "Singin' in the Rain."


  6. Review: Alfred Hitchcock's Late Rabbi-Producer Hosts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | Deadline

    Jack Skirball was a Reform Jewish rabbi from Cleveland who moved to Los Angeles, where he became a real estate developer and film producer best known for his relationship with Alfred Hitchcock: Skirball was associate producer of Saboteur in 1942 and producer, a year later under his own banner, of Shadow of a Doubt . Skirball also was a philanthropist with a keen interest in cross-cultural exchange.


  7. Watch: 'They know something big is coming' - Eerie footage shows crows fleeing as Ophelia hits CorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 |

    ... into, shows crows fleeing the area as storm clouds approach - like a scene straight out of Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Birds'. Kerry and Cork were two of the first counties to be hit by the storm which is expected to gradually worsen ...


  8. Jane Eyre is 170 years oldRead the original story

    Monday Oct 16 | Bronte Blog

    ... The scarier moments in her life are commentated in real time which grows the kind of tension seen in an Alfred Hitchcock movie. And testament to Rebecca is how she holds you. Almost 90 minutes is a long time to hold a group of people's attention. ...


  9. North by NorthwestRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 15 | Houston Press

    Certain directors own the month of October and Alfred Hitchcock is one of them. Fans of the man with the most famous profile ever should make their way to Axelrad this Monday to watch Cary Grant as an ad exec mistaken for a spy and subsequently chased across the country in North by Northwest , screening as part of their October Hitchcock movie ... (more)


  10. 'Psycho Beach Party' mixes genres for campy fun - Sun, 15 Oct 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... so popular about the beach party movies and turns it on its head, adding elements of a murder mystery a la Alfred Hitchcock. Scenic and lighting designer David Baker gets a lot of credit for setting the beachy scene as soon as audience members step ...


  11. L.A.'s Spookiest PlacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | LA Weekly

    ... Palmer's funeral in Twin Peaks, Sierra Madre Cemetery has also been seen in John Carpenter's Halloween, and Alfred Hitchcock's Family Plot. Laurie Strode's house from Halloween. The owners of this South Pasadena house leave a prop pumpkin outside so ...


  12. Hitchcock actress Tippi Hedrin Denounces Director's Sexual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | SFGate

    Tippi Hedren, best known for her acting in Alfred Hitchcock films "The Birds" and "Marnie," is continuing to speak out about sexual harassment in Hollywood, but points out that it is not limited to the entertainment industry. "Everybody talks about it like it's something new.


  13. 7 events which will make you less suspicious of Friday the 13thRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Sunday Herald

    ... oeist Birgit Fischer became the first athlete in any sport to win two medals in each of five Olympic Games. Alfred Hitchcock was born in Essex on the day some consider unlucky. The famous film director went on to create Psycho, The Birds and Vertigo.


  14. Horror by the numbers: Some classic budgets, box office and snack bar totalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Los Angeles Times

    Though the niche audiences that queue up for horror films most likely don't care about the numbers their films generate, here are some figures illustrating the price paid - whether it's budgets, box office, fake blood or back-end points - for scary cinema classics. Touchstone films like Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho," George A. Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" and Stephen King 's "Carrie" - he only got how much for the rights to that book?!? - all have surprising sums attached to their lore.


  15. NY: Grand Central Terminal Transforming into Cinema for One Day OnlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Mass Transit

    ... - Cary Grant's Grand Central getaway in "North by Northwest" -- gets its due during a free screening of the Alfred Hitchcock movie at 6 p.m.


  16. Your Friday Wake-Up Call: An Amazon Exec Gets Suspended. And a Hot...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Advertising Age

    ... in 2015. After the Harvey Weinstein scandal, and now this, what's next? Here's what Tippi Hedren, star of Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 film "The Birds," had to say: Backlash The New York Times says that tech giants' concentrated power "resembles the ...


  17. Tippi Hedren: Weinstein Reminds Me of Alfred Hitchcock's AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 |

    ... Tippi Hedren , who says she was sexually assaulted, harassed, and had her career threatened by the director Alfred Hitchcock, knows what she would have said to Harvey Weinstein had he treated her as he is alleged to have treated his many female ...


  18. Review: 78/52 takes a fascinating deep dive into the Psycho shower sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | The Globe and Mail

    ... prospect - a deep dive into one of the most influential moments in cinema history: the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho . Requiring 78 camera setups and 52 cuts, the just-under-three-minute scene is given a fascinating postmortem here via ...


  19. With The Limehouse Golem, Juan Carlos Medina burrows deep into the 'fine art' of murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | The Globe and Mail

    Bill Nighy plays Scotland Yard inspector John Kildare in The Limehouse Golem, which is set in a crime-obsessed Victorian London. In his 1827 essay "On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts," Thomas De Quincey proposes an aesthetic appreciation of killing.


  20. Documentary explores the legacy of the shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock's PsychoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | The Globe and Mail

    Today, Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho feels weighed down by all sorts of ancillary pop-culture baggage. There is the perplexing Gus Van Sant "shot-for-shot" remake.