Iconic filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock receives a special tribute from Movie Addict Headquarters on Tuesday,August 25, thereby becoming the first director inducted into the MAHQ Screen Legends Hall of Fame. Film historian James Colt Harrison and Classic Movie Guide founder Diana Saenger join this discussion of Hitchcock’s great movies and the reasons behind his remarkable success.
Both Harrison and Saenger are knowledgeable and passionate about classic films. They recently served as panel members at Robert Osborne’s Classic Film Festival. Harrison, the premier film critic for La Jolla Village News, has written a complete history of the early Hollywood studios and is currently working on a book about the subject. Saenger, the entertainment editor for San Diego’s East County Gazette, is also the author of Everyone Wants My Job: The ABCs of Entertainment Writing.
What are your favorite Hitchcock films? To refresh your memory, here’s a list to choose from:
NORTH BY NORTHWEST
DIAL M FOR MURDER
TO CATCH A THIEF
THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH
SHADOW OF A DOUBT
STRANGERS ON A TRAIN
THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY
THE WRONG MAN
THE LADY VANISHES
Whew! And that list doesn’t include all of Hitchcock’s movies.
This Alfred Hitchcock Tribute airs on BlogTalkRadio at Eastern Time ( Pacific Time). During the live show, listeners are invited to call in and to participate in a chat. An archived segment will also be available.