Hosted "Once Upon a Midnight". NOTE: This was either a proposed two-part radio play or a "pilot" for a series. Neither a second part 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...
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In 1956, he planned a big-budget adaptation of Laurens van der Post
's novel Flamingo Feather, a story of political intrigue in Southern Africa. James Stewart
was expected to take the lead role of an adventurer who discovers a concentration camp for Communist agents; Hitchcock wanted Grace Kelly
to play the love interest.
After a disappointing research trip to South Africa where he concluded that ...
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