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About derricott7

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  1. My list of Hitchcock inspired films not including Brian di Palma are as follows: 1. Gaslight(1944)-George Cukor 2.Spiral Staircase( 1946)-Robert Siodmak 3.Charade(1963)-Stanley Donen 4. Mirage(1965)-Edward Dmytryk
  2. Chris you are correct, making Gary Grant appear to be suspicious but not guilty makes a better film than stating the obvious as in the book. A non-leading or major suppporting actor like ray mailand or robert walker sacrifice little as villians.
  3. If the ord. man placed in ext. circumstances, the "Mcguffin", and drama/thriller laced with humor were the foundation of Hitchcock's "British Thriller Sextet"( 34-38), I would argue that "Foreign Correspondent" not "Shadow of Doubt" was Hitchcock's most significant film during the 1940's. Foreign Correspondent linked the earlier " Sextet Era" with Hitchcock's " High Era"(53-63) with films like N/NW and " To Catch a Thief" as prime examples of this genre. This trend was also seen in Hitchcock's "Declining Era"(64-76) in films like "Torn Curtain". "Shadow of Doubt's" greatest impact was during t
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