(7/22/40) Radio: Directed the "Suspense" broadcast of "The Lodger". NOTE: This was the pilot for the "Suspense" series, and the pilot was initially called "Forecast". Edmund Gwenn
appeared as "Mr. Bunting" and Herbert Marshall
provided voice work.
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Mr. Alfred Hitchcock | Sir Alfred Hitchcock
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[on how to properly build suspense] Four people are sitting around a table talking about baseball or whatever you like. Five minutes of it. Very dull. Suddenly, a bomb goes off. Blows the people to smithereens. What does the audience have? Ten seconds of shock. Now take the same scene and tell the audience there is a bomb under that table and will go off in five minutes. The whole emotion of the ...
He hated to shoot on location. He preferred to shoot at the studio where he could have full control of lighting and other factors. This is why even his later films contain special effects composite and rear screen shots.