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I created this topic for those in the 50 Years of Hitchcock class that wanted a deeper examination of the masterpiece ROPE (1948). Though it was mentioned by Professor Edwards, I was sad that there were no clips/discussion questions as I feel this is an incredibly important film in Hitchcock's oeuvres. This is Hitchcock's first color film and the story is based on the 1929 play by Patrick Hamilton (with the same name). The brilliant Arthur Laurents did the screenplay. The story is loosely based on the real life 1924 murder of a 14 year old boy named Bobby Franks by University of