(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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] has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.
The Hammond Innes
novel The Wreck of the Mary Deare was optioned by MGM with the intention of having Hitchcock direct and Gary Cooper
star. Hitchcock had long wanted to work with Cooper, but after developing the script with Ernest Lehman
for several weeks, they concluded that it couldn't be done without turning the movie into "a boring courtroom drama".
Hitchcock and Lehman made an appearance ...
His "MacGuffins" were objects or devices which drove the plot and were of great interest to the film's characters, but which to the audience were otherwise inconsequential and could be forgotten once they had served their purpose. The most notable examples include bottled uranium in Notorious
(1946), the wedding ring in Rear Window
(1954), the microfilm in North by Northwest
(1959) and the ...
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