(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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I made a remark a long time ago. I said I was very pleased that television was now showing murder stories, because it's bringing murder back into its rightful setting - in the home.
In the late 1940s, Hitchcock had plans to make a modernized version of Hamlet. Hitchcock's Shakespearean vision was of a "psychological melodrama" (set in contemporary England, and starring Cary Grant
in the title role). The project was scrapped when Hitchcock's studio caught wind of a potential lawsuit from a professor who had already written a modern-day version of Hamlet.
[Bathrooms] Often a plot device, a hiding place or a place where lovemaking is prepared for. Hitchcock also frequently used the letters "BM", which stand for "Bowel Movement".
The Master of Suspense