Tag Archives: Drama

METV: ‘Can you tell the difference between Alfred Hitchcock and Rod Serling?’

“Rod Serling and Alfred Hitchcock are both giants in the entertainment industry, especially among horror and sci-fi fans. They both were excellent at what they did, both clashed with censors who sought to constrain their work and both set examples … Continue reading

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MGM: The Big Knife 1955- Starring Jack Palance & Ida Lupino

Source:The New Democrat  “In this film version of Clifford Odets’ play, Jack Palance plays big-time movie star Charlie Castle, who refuses to sign a binding, $3000 per week contract with mogul Rod Steiger. Steiger tries to blackmail Palance into re-signing … Continue reading

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Out Of The Past: Raquel Stecher- ‘Madame X (1966)’: Starring Lana Turner

Source:The New Democrat  “Directed by David Lowell Rich, Madame X (1966) is one in a long line of frothy soap operas that delivers a good old-fashioned sob story. This film pulls out all the stops and leaves nothing behind in … Continue reading

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Alfred Hitchcock: Strangers On a Train 1951- Featuring Ruth Roman

Source:The New Democrat  “Alamy English Title: STRANGERS ON A TRAIN. Film Director: ALFRED HITCHCOCK. Year: 1951. Stars: LEO G. CARROLL; ROBERT WALKER; RUTH ROMAN.” I’ve been watching a lot of Ruth Roman movies and TV the last couple of months … Continue reading

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Alfred Hitch Blog: Wemisse- Vertigo (1958) ‘I Need You To Be Madeline For a While’

“(My analysis of Vertigo will be divided into two parts.) In 1956 Paramount purchased two books as potential Alfred Hitchcock projects: Flamingo Feather, and D’entre Les Morts (From Among the Dead). He was planning to make Flamingo Feather first; it … Continue reading

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BCP Theater: Featuring Marsha Mason and The Cast of Chapter Two!

Source:The New Democrat Not saying Chapter Two is one of my favorite movies, at least not yet. Maybe after I’ve seen it another 10-20 times which will probably happen, then maybe it will become one of my favorite movies. Chapter … Continue reading

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Paramount Pictures: Where Love Has Gone 1964: What Happens to a Family When They Lose Their Love

Source: Paramount Pictures: Where Love Has Gone 1964: What Happens to a Family When They Lose Their Love I haven’t thought about this, until I just read it, but if you’re familiar with the great Lana Turner, (as an actress … Continue reading

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Dejan Jancovic: Masters of Cinema 1972: Pia Lindstrom Interviewing Alfred Hitchcock

Source: Dejan Jancovic: Masters of Cinema 1972: Pia Lindstrom Interviewing Alfred Hitchcock Alfred Hitchcock, is the master of suspense and perhaps the master of entertainment when it comes to movies. Because here’s a director who can scare the hell out … Continue reading

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Movie Station: The Graduate 1967- Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Ross & Anne Bancroft Star

Source: Movie Station: The Graduate 1967 Official Trailer I saw The Graduate for the fourth, or fifth time Sunday morning. Not exactly keeping count. When I was killing time and waiting to meet a friend that I got together very early … Continue reading

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CBS: Alfred Hitchcock Hour- Murder Case: Starring Gena Rowlands and Cassavetes

  This is one of the better episodes of the Alfred Hitchcock Hour, simply because of the people in it. You have two up incoming actors Diana Justin, played by Hollywood Goddess Gena Rowlands and Lee Griffin, played by John … Continue reading

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