"Once Upon a Midnight". This was either a proposed 2 part radio play, or a "radio pilot" for a series. Neither a part 2 nor further episodes are known to exist. It was available in record album format in 1987 under the title "Bela Lugosi Meets Alfred Hitchcock" (Radiola, MR-1162), with the Hitchcock episode on side B. Hitchcock...
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Fear isn't so difficult to understand. After all, weren't we all frightened as children? Nothing has changed since Little Red Riding Hood faced the big bad wolf. What frightens us today is exactly the same sort of thing that frightened us yesterday. It's just a different wolf. This fright complex is rooted in every individual.
In the early 1950s, he planned an adaption of David Duncan
's novel The Bramble Bush about a disaffected Communist agitator who, on the run from the police, is forced to adopt the identity of a murder suspect. The story would be adapted to take place in Mexico and San Francisco. The project, originally to come after I Confess
(1953) as a Transatlantic Pictures production to be released by Warner ...
In order to create suspense in his films, he would alternate between different shots to extend cinematic time (e.g., the climax of Saboteur
(1942), the cropduster sequence in North by Northwest
(1959), the shower scene in Psycho
(1960), etc.) His driving sequences were also shot in this particular way. They would typically alternate between the character's point of view while driving and a ...
The Master of Suspense