(11/15/96-11/16/96) Stage: His work, "Lifeboat," was presented for the 12th Annual Brown-Forman Classics in Context Festival at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, KY.
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[on how to properly build suspense] Four people are sitting around a table talking about baseball or whatever you like. Five minutes of it. Very dull. Suddenly, a bomb goes off. Blows the people to smithereens. What does the audience have? Ten seconds of shock. Now take the same scene and tell the audience there is a bomb under that table and will go off in five minutes. The whole emotion of the ...
Hitchcock approached Italian comedy-thriller writers Agenore Incrocci
and Furio Scarpelli
(Age & Scarpelli), writers of Big Deal on Madonna Street
(1958), to write a screenplay around an original idea Hitchcock had carried in his head since the late 1930s. A New York City hotel run by an Italian immigrant and his family who, unknown to him, are using the hotel as cover for crimes, including the ...
Inspired the adjective "Hitchcockian" for suspense thrillers
The Master of Suspense