(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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[on the making of Psycho
(1960) and a fake torso made by the special effects department that spurted blood when stabbed with a knife] But I never used it. It was all unnecessary because the cocking of the knife, the girl's face and the feet and everything was so rapid that there were 78 separate pieces of film in 45 seconds.
refused to allow him to film at Disneyland in the early 1960s because Hitchcock had made "that disgusting movie Psycho
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 ...
The Master of Suspense