Alma Reville


Screenwriter

About

Birth Place
England, GB
Born
August 14, 1899
Died
July 06, 1982

Biography

Continuity superviser and assistant editor who worked in minor capacities on Alfred Hitchcock's first two films, married him in 1926, and subsequently collaborated on many of his scripts. Reville also contributed to other features, notably the Fred Allen vehicle, "It's in the Bag" (1945)....

Family & Companions

Alfred Hitchcock
Husband
Director. Married 1926.

Biography

Continuity superviser and assistant editor who worked in minor capacities on Alfred Hitchcock's first two films, married him in 1926, and subsequently collaborated on many of his scripts. Reville also contributed to other features, notably the Fred Allen vehicle, "It's in the Bag" (1945).

Life Events

Videos

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Sabotage (1936) - If The Arsenal Lose We know grocer Ted (John Loder) is a policeman, Sylvia Sidney at the ticket box doesn't know the guys (William Dewhurst, Peter Bull, then Torin Thatcher) visiting her husband (Oscar Homolka) are terrorists, her young brother (Desmond Tester) also an innocent, in Hitchcock's Sabotage, 1936.
Suspicion (1941) - Your Ucipital Mapilary Johnny (Cary Grant) and Lina (Joan Fontaine) have strayed from church for this flirtatious, wind-blown encounter, their second meeting in Alfred Hitchcock's Suspicion, 1941.
Suspicion (1941) - A Most Pleasant Death Recuperating Lina (Joan Fontaine) with husband Johnny (Cary Grant) and novelist pal Isobel (Auriol Lee), setting up Alfred Hitchcock's famous light-bulb-in-the-milk-glass trick, in Suspicion, 1941.
Lady Vanishes, The (1938) - Third Rate Country Their train stuck in fictional Alpine Vandreka, English Caldicott and Charters (Naunton Wayne, Basil Radford) griping, the innkeeper (Emile Boreo) managing single gals Googie Withers, Sally Stewart and Margaret Lockwood, as bride-to-be Iris, opening Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes, 1938.
Lady Vanishes, The (1938) - What's Happening To England Bothered cricket fans Caldicott and Charters (Naunton Wayne, Basil Radford) hijack the phone, then meet fellow stranded traveler Dame May Whitty, who will become the central character, in Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes, 1938, also starring Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood.
Lady Vanishes, The (1938) - Rhymes With Joy Recently knocked on the head by a falling flower box, Iris, (Margaret Lockwood) with her new traveling companion Miss Froy (Dame May Whitty), both having caught the train after being stuck at a hotel in the Alps, a famous sequence from Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes, 1938.
Number Seventeen (1932) - For Sale Or Would Let Action and long complex shots in Alfred Hitchcock’s opening, John Stuart whom we’ll learn is a detective, coming upon the house referenced in the title, and encountering Leon M. Lion, as vagrant Ben, in the notoriously talky and convoluted Number Seventeen, 1932.
Ring, The (1927) - One Round Jack Opening sequences, brilliance from Alfred Hitchcock guiding his then-novice cameraman Jack Cox, some repugnant carnival events, and the introduction of the three principals, Lillian Hall-Davis, Ian Hunter, and Carl Brisson as “One-Round Jack,” from the silent boxing drama The Ring, 1927.
Ring, The (1927) - Jack's Met His Man With crafty shooting by director Alfred Hitchcock, Ian Hunter as Bob, gentleman challenger, agrees to take on boxer “One-Round” Jack (Carl Brisson), the main carnival attraction, who’s clobbered all comers, mainly due to interest in his ticket-taker girlfriend, (Lillian Hall-Davis), early in The Ring, 1927.
Shadow Of A Doubt (1943) - Do You Believe In Telepathy? Director Alfred Hitchcock detailing the family (on location in Santa Rosa, California), Mom, Dad, sister and brother (Patricia Collinge, Henry Travers, Edna May Wonacott, Charles Bates) as restless Charlie (Teresa Wright) decides to send an unnecessary telegram, in Shadow Of A Doubt, 1943.
Shadow Of A Doubt (1943) - You've Nothing On Me! Alfred Hitchcock has established an Eastern city and his languid male lead Joseph Cotten, attended by his landlady (Constance Purdy), and not much else, in Shadow Of A Doubt, 1943, co-starring Teresa Wright, Thornton Wilder and Mrs. Hitchcock, Alma Reville, among credited writers.
Shadow Of A Doubt (1943) - Not Interested In Money Preening teen Charlie (Teresa Wright) has no idea Uncle Charlie (Joseph Cotten) is a criminal, visiting the Santa Rosa, California bank where her dad (Henry Travers) works, and he's less keen on the boss (Edwin Stanley) than a widow (Frances Carson), in Hitchcock's Shadow Of A Doubt, 1943.

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Family

Patricia Hitchcock
Daughter

Companions

Alfred Hitchcock
Husband
Director. Married 1926.

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