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Suspicion(1941)

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Trivia

  • about 45 minutes in, mailing a letter at the village post office.
  • In the scene where Johnnie brings a glass of milk up to Lina, Hitchcock had a light hidden in the glass to make it appear more sinister.
  • Hitchcock originally wanted Johnnie to be guilty, but the studio insisted that the public wouldn't accept Cary Grant as a murderer. Hitchcock's original ending had Johnny convicting himself by mailing a letter that Lina had written.
  • A big latticed window casts a spider's web-like shadow across the actors.
  • In one draft of the script, when Johnnie realizes what was in Lina's mind, he runs away until he can "find some way to pay" his debts (both financial and moral), and joins the air force under a false name. She find out where he's stationed and proudly watches as his plane, with his nickname for her painted on it, takes off.
  • The dog in the movie is a Sealyham Terrier. Hitchcock kept Sealyhams for many years. In his movie Birds, The (1963), Hitch walks out of the pet store with Sealyhams on a lead.

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  • Holz (2007-12-19)

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    After this film, Cary Grant said he would never do another film with Hitchcock; they ended up making 3 more together.

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