Patrick Hamilton


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Rope (1948) -- (Movie Clip) Open, It's The Darkness The opening with the sole un-disguised edit in the picture, Alfred Hitchcock with his first Technicolor feature, the movie-with-no-cuts gimmick, stars John Dall and Farley Granger as New Yorkers Brandon and Philip finishing off their victim (Dick Hogan), in Rope, 1948, co-starring James Stewart.
Rope (1948) -- (Movie Clip) I Don't Think You Appreciate Me Having murdered a friend for fun, New Yorker Brandon (John Dall) springs an idea on less confident David (Farley Granger), regarding the trunk that holds the body, with director Alfred Hitchcock’s first disguised edit in his movie made to look like a single take, the loosely Loeb & Leopold-based, Edith Evanson their maid, in Rope, 1948.
Gaslight (1944) -- (Movie Clip) Six Wives Buried In The Cellar Exposition cloaked in coincidence, George Cukor directing, as Paula (Ingrid Bergman) meets Miss Thwaites (Dame May Whitty), who turns out to be personally linked to her own childhood trauma, as she begins a vacation to consider whether she should marry Daniel (Charles Boyer), early in Gaslight, 1944.
Gaslight (1944) -- (Movie Clip) It's An Odd Household Vignettes from director George Cukor, Ingrid Bergman as newlywed Paula, whose husband keeps suggesting she’s become unstable, with iffy maid Nancy (Angela Lansbury), then observed by neighbor Miss Thwaites (Dame May Witty), and Joseph Cotten, whose interest has not been explained, in Gaslight, 1944.
Gaslight (1940) -- (Movie Clip) A Delicate Woman Ex-cop turned stable owner Rough (Frank Pettingell) with a house agent (Aubrey Dexter), scrounging up info about Bella (Diana Wynyard), whose husband resembles a criminal he pursued, and whom he shortly contrives to meet, in the original Gaslight, 1940.
Gaslight (1940) -- (Movie Clip) Dreadful Murder Smashing opening from English director and film scholar Thorold Dickinson, Marie Wright as the victim, camera by early Hitchcock collaborator Bernard Knowles, from the original British National production of Gaslight, 1940.
Gaslight (1944) -- (Movie Clip) You Thought I Was Being Cruel! Gregory (Charles Boyer) cranking up the mind games, first surprising already shaken Paula (Ingrid Bergman) with news of big plans for the evening, then turning on her with another shaming accusation, maid Elizabeth (Barbara Everest) called as a witness, in George Cukor's Gaslight, 1944.
Gaslight (1940) -- (Movie Clip) You Imagine Things Just getting to know suave Paul (Anton Walbrook) and skittish Bella (Diana Wynyard), just moved into the London house where her aunt was murdered, with their frisky maid Nancy (Cathleen Cordell) from the original Gaslight, 1940.