Alfred Hitchcock

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #52: FAMILY PLOT [1976]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #52: FAMILY PLOT [1976]

USA AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 120 min THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: Silhouetted, viewed through the frosted-glass door of the Registrar of Births and Deaths. Hitchcock appears to be [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #50: TOPAZ [1969]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #50: TOPAZ [1969]

USA AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 142 min/125 min THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: In a crowded LaGuardia International Airport scene, seated in a wheelchair as he is being pushed [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #49: TORN CURTAIN [1966]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #49: TORN CURTAIN [1966]

USA AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 130 min THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: In Copenhagen, sitting in the large Hotel d’Angleterre’s lobby entrance with a blonde-haired baby in his lap [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #48: MARNIE [1964]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #48: MARNIE [1964]

USA AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 130 min THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: Entering from the left of the hotel corridor from a hotel room after Marnie Edgar has passed [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #47: THE BIRDS [1963]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #47: THE BIRDS [1963]

USA AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 119 min THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: Leaving Davidson’s Pet Shop in San Francisco with two white terriers [Hitchcock’s own Sealyham terriers Geoffrey and [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #46: PSYCHO [1960]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #46: PSYCHO [1960]

USA AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 109 min THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: Wearing a large cowboy hat and seen through Marion Crane’s office store-front window, loitering or standing on [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #45: NORTH BY NORTHWEST [1959]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #45: NORTH BY NORTHWEST [1959]

USA AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 136 min THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: At the end of the opening title credits sequence in a bustling New York City, missing a [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #45: VERTIGO [1958]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #45: VERTIGO [1958]

USA AVAILABLE ON DVD AND BLU-RAY RUNNING TIME: 128 min THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: In a gray suit walking across the street past Gavin Elster’s Mission District shipyard and office in [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #44: THE WRONG MAN [1956]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #44: THE WRONG MAN [1956]

HCF REWIND NO 263: THE WRONG MAN [1956] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME:106 min REVIEWED BY:Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Christopher Emmanuelle ‘Manny’  Balestrero, a musician at New York [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #43: THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH [1956]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #43: THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH [1956]

HCF REWIND NO. 256: THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH  [US 1956] RUNNING TIME: 120 min AVAILABLE ON DVD AND BLU-RAY THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: Watching a troupe of acrobats in [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #42: THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY [1955]  [HCF REWIND]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #42: THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY [1955] [HCF REWIND]

HCF REWIND NO. 251: THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY [US 1955] RUNNING TIME: 99 min AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: Walking past a limousine, parked by the side [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #41: TO CATCH A THIEF [1955]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #41: TO CATCH A THIEF [1955]

HCF REWIND NO. 251: TO CATCH A THIEF [US 1955] RUNNING TIME: 112 min AVAILABLE ON DVD THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO:  Staring straight ahead and sitting motionless to the left of [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #40: REAR WINDOW [1954]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #40: REAR WINDOW [1954]

HCF REWIND NO. 246: REAR WINDOW [US 1954] RUNNING TIME: 112 min AVAILABLE ON DVD THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: Winding/repairing a clock in the songwriter’s/musician’s apartment, across from where L.B. Jeffries [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #39: DIAL M FOR MURDER [1954]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #39: DIAL M FOR MURDER [1954]

HCF REWIND NO. 228: DIAL M FOR MURDER [US 1953] RUNNING TIME: 105 min AVAILABLE ON DVD THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: On the left side of Tony Wendice’s Cambridge class-reunion dinner [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #38: I CONFESS [1953]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #38: I CONFESS [1953]

HCF REWIND NO. 224: I CONFESS  [US 1953] RUNNING TIME: 95 min AVAILABLE ON DVD THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: Strolling across the top of a long flight of steps in Quebec, [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #37: STRANGERS ON A TRAIN [1951]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #37: STRANGERS ON A TRAIN [1951]

HCF REWIND NO. 224: STRANGERS ON A TRAIN  [US 1951] RUNNING TIME: 102 min AVAILABLE ON DVD THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: Struggling to board a train with a very large and [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #36: STAGE FRIGHT [1950]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #36: STAGE FRIGHT [1950]

HCF REWIND NO. 223: STAGE FRIGHT  [US 1950] RUNNING TIME: 117 min AVAILABLE ON DVD THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: Walking by, and then turning back to give a prolonged stare at [read on…]