The Master Of Suspense Blogathon Arrives!

Hitch stands by his films.

Welcome to the first edition of what I hope will become an annual celebration of the work of the director Alfred Hitchcock. The event begins today on the anniversary of Hitchcock’s death in 1980.

Check back to this page over the weekend to read all the entries as they come in. I now proudly present the wonderful work of our many contributors. A huge thank you to everyone who is taking part.

Ruth at Silver Screenings reviews the biography Hitchcock & Selznick: The Rich and Strange Collaboration of Alfred Hitchcock and David O. Selznick in Hollywood. The book examines the partnership of Hitch and the Hollywood producer David O’ Selznick.

Hitchcock and Selznick have a chat.

Nitrateglow pens a fascinating deep dive into Dial M For Murder(1954)

Hitchcock on the set of Dial M For Murder with stars Grace Kelly and Robert Cummings.

I examine Hitchcock’s experimental film Rope(1948).

James Stewart, John Dall and Farley Granger in Rope(1948).

Laura at Laura’s Miscellaneous Musings shares her thoughts after watching The Paradine Case(1947) for the first time.

Ann Todd and Gregory Peck in The Paradine Case(1947).

Aurora at Once Upon A Screen compares the 1934 and 1956 versions of The Man Who Knew Too Much.

I write about Hitchcock’s second American film Foreign Correspondent(1940).

George Sanders, Joel McCrea and Laraine Day in Foreign Corresepondent(1940).

Carol at The Old Hollywood Garden takes a look at Hitchcock’s Oscar nominations for Best Director.

Rebecca was one of the films which gained Hitch an Oscar nomination.

Rebecca at Taking Up Room takes a look at Juno And The Paycock(1930).

Andrew at The Stop Button explores Suspicion(1941).

Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine with Hitch on the set of Suspicion(1941).

Sally at 18 Cinema Lane shares her thoughts after watching To Catch A Thief(1955) for the first time.

Cary Grant and Grace Kelly during the filming of To Catch A Thief(1955).

Kayla at Whimsically Classic uncovers the secrets of Manderley in Rebecca(1940).

Emily at The Flapper Dame shares how she discovered the work of Alfred Hitchcock.

Rear Window was the first film of Hitch’s that Emily ever saw.

Rachel at Hamlette’s Soliloquy heads to New England to discover The Trouble With Harry(1955).

Behind the scenes of The Trouble With Harry(1955).

Paul at Silver Screen Classics takes a look at Saboteur(1942).

Priscilla Lane and Robert Cummings in Saboteur(1942).

18 thoughts on “The Master Of Suspense Blogathon Arrives!

  1. I hope it will be an annual event as well. I’ve been a huge Hitchcock fan since I was a teen, and I never tire of learning more and hearing other perspectives on his work. Hope your blogathon is a success!


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