's masterpiece Vertigo has been named the greatest film of all time in a prestigious poll - knocking Orson Welles' Citizen Kane off the top spot for the first time in 50 years.
Krohn, author of Hitchcock at Work,(2000) offers an introduction to the career of celebrated British filmmaker, Alfred Hitchcock
Bill (Taffy) Coates Taunton Avenue, Llanrumney, Cardiff I SEE the Cowbridge Amateur Dramatic Society's latest project Rope is an adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock
's 1948 film ("Hitchcock in Cowbridge", Echo, September 7).
Filmed entirely in Scotland, the Beeb are calling it a "reimagined" version but the feature-length adaptation will be "closer to the book" than Alfred Hitchcock
's 1935 celluloid outing.
The autobiography Hazel Court - Horror Queen features 200 rare photos and includes Court's an ecdotes about Hollywood greats such as Alfred Hitchcock
and Peter Cushing.
Arguably the most spectacular cinematic dream sequence of all time, Salvador Dali's contribution to Alfred Hitchcock
's Spellbound (1945) featured a Surrealist stage set par excellence.
The thought of foxes being flushed out of their dens by hounds and then attacked by birds of prey, reminds one of the terror inflicted on society by savage birds, as in Alfred Hitchcock
's film The Birds (1963).
Screenwriter Robert Towne has struck a deal to develop a remake of the Alfred Hitchcock
classic The 39 Steps.
Since they've written all their scripts together--starting in 1990 with a short homage to Alfred Hitchcock
's The Birds and continuing through their acclaimed first feature, Suture--directing together seemed natural as well.
In the final section, "Voiceland," tensions run higher as Vasks's score, recalling sound tracks by Bernard Herrmann for Alfred Hitchcock
's thrillers, animates the dancers.
It's then when we find ourselves gazing, along with the audience attending the Quebec City "premiere," at the dark looming Kafka/castle-esque hulk of the Chateau Frontenac Hotel which opens Alfred Hitchcock
's I Confess (1952), the making of and meaning of which plays such a forceful part in the shape and resonances of Lepage's highly complex film.
JONATHAN ROSS: ALFRED HITCHCOCK
- MADE IN BRITAIN (ITV1, tonight, 10pm) THE chat show host profiles the man behind some of the best-loved films in history, Alfred Hitchcock
, as part of the Perspectives series.