Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Lifeboat’: An Expertly Composed Allegorical Thriller That Deserves More Recognition
Another brilliant essay from Cinephila & Beyond.
The screenplay is embedded as usual. The facsimiles always seem to give that little bit extra somehow. A typewritten one for added heck. Is it a script fetish? I don’t know.
Click on the expand button, top right of screenplay box. If your browser is set for open in new tab, it’ll be in a new tab as the pdf that can also be downloaded. Link in text.
But for the script hounds and film-making fanatics all sorts of other goodies down – oh dear, everyone’s using this now – the rabbit hole. Going by the testimonials which are mighty impressive – even professionals are greatly enamoured with Cinephilia & Beyond.
Listen to 12 Hours of François Truffaut Interviewing Alfred Hitchcock
French-English – simultaneous translation – 25 parts – each about 25 mins.
This link is the only one I could get to work:
Alfred Hitchcock and François Truffaut (Aug/1962)
The Hitchcock Wiki homepage
The Hitchcock Report
– blog about Alfred Hitchcock: his movies, television series, books and more.
The gulls are the people, you see, and she is the bird.
Hitchcock on Tippi Hedren in Julian Jarrold’s The Girl.
 Jim Crace, Guardian Review 29 Dec 2012 : Beauty and the beastly Hitchcock: a peerless study of sexual obsession
 Deborah Orr, Guardian, 28 Dec 2012:
If only Alfred Hitchcock himself could have directed The Girl
–The BBC-HBO drama about Hitchcock and Tippi Hedren was fascinating, but it lacked the psychological drama only the man himself could have provided
More as I find them
screenwriter : Gwyneth Hughes > 2008 BBC profile.
“Naturally, the knife never touched the body; it was all done in the montage.”
Hitchcock talking to Truffaut about the shower scene in Psycho
8 frames of Psycho: a post in It’s Only a Movie
The movie sequences og these 8 frames that are mentioned in the post can be played from here.