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What Sally Draper Saw…

During Season 4, young Sally Draper blossomed as one of Mad Men‘s most interesting characters. Continuing to act out in reaction to her parent’s divorce and her mother’s remarriage, Sally appeared one afternoon at her father’s office under the care … Continue reading

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VERTIGO, The Alternative Ending

When Vertigo was released in Europe in 1958, it contained an ending with an additional scene inserted.  According to most accounts, Hitchcock provided this extended ending in order to satisfy a foreign censorship committee that apparently would not accept onscreen … Continue reading

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James Stewart on Working with Hitchcock, 1984

In this video clip from 1984 –  by way of VintageEuro TV from the Fench cult program “Cinema Cinemas” – actor James Stewart talks about first meeting and later working with Alfred Hitchcock. The interview is in English and begins … Continue reading

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Barbara Bel Geddes

Actress Barbara Bel Geddes was born in New York City in October 1922. Her father was well-known stage designer Norman Bel Geddes. She first appeared on stage at age 10 in her father’s production of Dead End and later became … Continue reading

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A Tour of San Francisco Locations Featured in VERTIGO

In 2009, il gattapardo, a  fan of Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo, toured many of the San Francisco sites featured in the film (the inclusion of Bernard Herrmann’s score makes this clip especially evocative): Vertigo fans who visit San Francisco might be … Continue reading

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