• Grant, Cary: Frequent Directors: Cukor, Hawks, Stevens, Hitchcock, Stanley Donen

    Over a career spanning 34 years, 1932-1966, Cary Grant (Hollywood’s greatest star, in my view) had worked with the industry’s best directors.

    Schepisi, Fred: Career; Filmography

    Films directed by Fred Schepisi Libido (1973) The Devil’s Playground (1976) The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978) Barbarosa (1982) Iceman (1984) Plenty (1985) Roxanne (1987) Evil Angels (1988) The Russia House (1990) Mr. Baseball (1992) Six Degrees of Separation (1993) I.Q. (1994) Fierce Creatures (1997) Last Orders (2001) It Runs in the Family (2003) The […]

    Delair, Suzy: French Singer and Actress (in Clouzot Films) Dies at 102

    Suzy Delair, the French chanteuse and actress who was popular in the 1940s and 1950s, has died. She was 102.

    Hitchcock: Objects–Rope

    In Rope (1948), the same rope used  to strangle the boy around his throat (in first, pre-credit scene), is later used to tie the books that are given to his father. Share this:

    Hitchcock: Levy on Auteur

    We should stop referring to Hitchcock as “the master of suspense,”  and acknowledge him and his work as an artist of the first order. I would not have written these books about Hitchcock if I didn’t believe that I had found some aspects or angles or themes that have not be discussed yet, despite the […]

    Hitchcock: Filmography (Chronological and Alphabetic)

    Hitchcock Filmography in Chronological and Alphabetic Order

    Directors: Patterns in Selecting Subjects, Themes, Characters

    Directors: Patterns in the Selection of Subjects, Themes, and Characters  in the work of Hollywood filmmakers. Share this:

    Hitchcock: Ravenous Look–Wine and Dine

              Dinner With Hitchcock                                                   The Ravenous Gaze            Eating and Drinking in Hitchcock’s Work     Book Proposal*   Dr. Emanuel Levy         * This proposal is registered with the Writers Guild of America (WGA) Books include: Painting With Light: The Life and Times of Vincente Minnelli […]

    Oscar Directors: Siodmak, Robert–The Killers (Exiles in Hollywood; Strangers in Paradise)

    Best of all was The Killers, in 1946, which was Burt Lancaster’s debut and Ava Gardner’s first dramatic role. A critical and financial success, it earned Siodmak his only Best Director Oscar nomination.

    Spielberg: Leader of Globally Top-Grossing Directors

    Steven Spielberg has become the first member of the $10 billion directors’ club. With his latest film, Ready Player One, approaching $500 million at the global box office, Spielberg’s pictures have grossed a combined $10 billion at the worldwide box office, according to Box Office Mojo. That doesn’t account for inflation. which is impossible to […]

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