The third Hitchcock movie we’ll be discussing is Easy Virtue (1928). Here’s what IMDB has to say about it:
Next Movie: Easy Virtue (1928)
Easy Virtue (1928)
A divorcée hides her scandalous past from her new husband and his family.
Noël Coward (adapted from the play by) (as Noel Coward), Eliot Stannard (scenario)
Isabel Jeans, Franklin Dyall, Eric Bransby Williams
The movie is available here:
For our second movie, we examine Strangers on a Train from 1951 and discuss the upsides of being anti-social, why nepotism is sometimes a good thing and the importance of carousel safety standards
The second Hitchcock movie we’ll be discussing is Strangers on a Train (1951). Here’s what IMDB has to say about it:
Next Movie: Strangers on a Train (1951)
Strangers on a Train (1951)
A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder – a theory that he plans to implement.
(screenplay), Raymond Chandler (screenplay) Czenzi Ormonde
, Farley Granger , Robert Walker Ruth Roman
The movie is available on
Amazon.com and iTunes.
For our first movie, we discuss Rear Window from 1954 and speculate on the nature of voyeurism, whether or not a murder actually took place and what Jimmy Stewart’s problem might be.
Hitchcock on Fox Classics!
A quick heads up to our Foxtel-owning Hitchpod listeners. Over the next week or so, FOX Classics (Channel 113) will be showing several Hitchcock movies, including
Rear Window, the first movie we’ll be discussing. So record as many as you can so you can listen along with us.
Other countries? You’re on your own.
– 8th August, 8:35pm, 9th August, 12pm Rear Window
The Trouble With Harry – 9th August, 8:35pm, 10th August, 12pm
The Man Who Knew Too Much – 10th August, 8:35pm, 11th August, 12pm
Psycho – 11th August, 8:35pm, 12th August, 12pm
The Birds – 12th August, 8:35pm, 13th August, 12pm
All movies are repeated 2 hours later on FOX Classics + 2 (Channel 156)
The first Hitchcock movie we’ll be discussing is Rear Window (1954). Here’s what IMDB has to say about it:
Next Movie: Rear Window (1954)
Rear Window (1954)
A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
(screenplay), John Michael Hayes (based on the short story by) Cornell Woolrich
, James Stewart , Grace Kelly Wendell Corey
The movie – sorry,
picture – is available on Amazon.com and iTunes.
In our introduction episode, we talk about why we’re doing a podcast about Alfred Hitchcock, what kind of things we’re going to be looking for in his movies and begin our quest for a MacGuffin of our very own.