Merry Hitch-mas! During this season of light, embrace the darkness with a holiday helping of favorites from the Master of Suspense. For five decades, Alfred Hitchcock explored our innermost anxieties, desires, and obsessions in his diabolically constructed thrillers, which redefined the mechanics of screen terror through meticulous editing, voyeuristic camera work, and unforgettable set pieces. In early British classics like THE 39 STEPS and SABOTAGE, endlessly studied and imitated Hollywood masterpieces such as REAR WINDOW and VERTIGO, and fascinatingly personal late-career statements like MARNIE and FRENZY, Hitchcock tapped into the peculiar pleasures of fear like no filmmaker before or since.
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock • 1927 • United Kingdom
Starring Ivor Novello, June Tripp
With his third feature film, THE LODGER: A STORY OF THE LONDON FOG, Alfred Hitchcock took a major step toward greatness and made what he would come to consider his true directorial debut. This haunting sile...