Favorite things about… Dial M for Murder (1954)

The favorite film: Dial M for Murder, a 1954 domestic thriller by Alfred Hitchcock The synopsis: When Tony Wendice’s plan to have his wife killed goes awry, he decides to instead get rid of her by having her locked up for murder. The cast: Ray Milland as Tony Wendice Grace Kelly as Margot Wendice Robert Cummings as Mark Halliday John Williams as Inspector Hubbard Anthony … Continue reading Favorite things about… Dial M for Murder (1954)

Favorite things about… Strangers on a Train

The favorite film: Strangers on a Train, a 1951 crime thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock for Warner Bros. The synopsis: Famed tennis player Guy Haines is on a train when he meets apparent super-fan Bruno Anthony. Odd conversation ensues, and Bruno can’t seem to quit bringing up all of the gossip that’s been surrounding Guy and his love life in the society pages. Bruno proposes … Continue reading Favorite things about… Strangers on a Train

Recap and react: Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Ep. 13 – 18

SEASON 1, EPISODE 13: “THE CHENEY VASE” DIR. ROBERT STEVENS STARRING PATRICIA COLLINGE and DARREN MCGAVIN ORIGINALLY AIRED DECEMBER 25, 1955 Recap: This episode follows yet another case of man gone bad for money. Fired from his job, Lyle takes up a new position caring for an old, wheelchair-bound woman who he plans to take advantage of for her money. React: Darren McGavin gives a … Continue reading Recap and react: Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Ep. 13 – 18