(11/14/97-11/15/97) Stage: Directed Thornton Wilder
's story, "Shadow of a Doubt," in a presentation for the 13th Annual Brown-Forman Classics in Context Festival at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, KY.
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[on Mary Anderson
(1944)]One of the young ladies in the boat had great ambitions to become a film star. And I discovered that she was stuffing kleenex into her brassiere to build herself up. And one day she said to me, "Oh Mr. Hitchcock, which do you think is my best side?" And I said, "You're sitting on it, my dear."
In 1963, he was scheduled to direct Trap for a Solitary Man in widescreen by Twentieth Century-Fox. The story, based on the French play Piege Pour un Homme Seul by M. Robert Thomas, follows a young married couple on holiday in the Alps. The wife disappears, and after a prolonged search the police bring back someone they claim to be her; she even says she is the man's wife, but the man has never ...
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.