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In High Society

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0021
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Walters-Darrow relationship ends, yet they retain a close friendship. Chapter 21 takes a comprehensive look at the creation of the screen comedy The Tender Trap (1955) and Walters’ work with ... More


Rear Window (1954)

John Billheimer

in Hitchcock and the Censors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.003.0026
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Rear Window was the first of six pictures Alfred Hitchcock would direct for Paramount under the contract negotiated by Lew Wasserman. On its first script review, the Production Code office found ... More


Dial M for Murder (1954)

John Billheimer

in Hitchcock and the Censors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Dial M for Murder, the fourth and final film owed to Warner Bros. under Hitchcock’s Transatlantic contract, was based on Frederick Knott’s successful stage play. Hitchcock filmed the play almost ... More


Dial M for Murder, Rear Window, To Catch a Thief, The Trouble with Harry, The Man Who Knew Too Much

Dan Callahan

in The Camera Lies: Acting for Hitchcock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197515327
eISBN:
9780197515358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197515327.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In three films, Hitchcock drew out and glorified the young blonde Grace Kelly. In Dial M for Murder (1954), the Master put her through an ordeal and began to get her to relax on camera, and then in ... More


To Catch a Thief (1955)

John Billheimer

in Hitchcock and the Censors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

To Catch a Thief, filmed on the French Riviera, again featured suggestive dialogue by John Michael Hayes. In their review of the script, Code officials logged a number of objections, including ... More


Chapter 24

Mark Glancy

in Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In later years, Cary Grant would claim that he did retire in the early 1950s. In fact, he had only an 18 month hiatus between films, and during that time he knew that he would return to the screen in ... More


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