For the Love of Hitchcock :: “…Is That You, Darling?” (June, 1954)


“Do you really believe in the perfect murder?”

“Yes, absolutely. On paper, that is. And I think I could plan
one better than most people; but I doubt if I could carry it out.”

“Oh? Why not?”

“Well, because in stories things usually turn out the way
the author wants them to; and in real life they always don’t…”






This post is part of the For the Love of Film Blogathon, a new age telethon to raise funds for The National Film Preservation Foundation to help bring The White Shadow (a/k/a White Shadows), an early silent film that a certain master of suspense did just about everything for except direct — assistant director, screenwriter, film editor, production designer, art director, and set decorator, to the streaming masses and help defray the costs of adding a new musical soundtrack.

There’s no donation too small, folks. So please, click on the link above, wherever you see it this week and give what you can. Thanks. For more information, check out the group’s Facebook page. Big thanks, as always, to Ferdy on Film, The Self-Styled Siren and This Island Rod for throwing such a wide net for contributors. Until tomorrow, then, I bid you all a good ev-ah-ning.

I’m participating. Are you?

Dial M for Murder (1954) First National Pictures :: Warner Bros. / P: Alfred Hitchcock / D: Alfred Hitchcock / W: Frederick Knott / C: Robert Burks / E: Rudi Fehr / M: Dimitri Tiomkin / S: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams, Anthony Dawson

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