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Masteries of Mystery: Hitchcock’s Vertigo, yet again

Thereby hangs a tale… I thought I’d said my last on Vertigo.  Really.  Honest.  And then I go and encounter yet three more contemporary references to this masterful mystery and I spout off once more. First off I finally got … Continue reading

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Masteries of Mystery: Hitchcock’s Vertigo Part III

Thereby hangs a tale… Well, what do you know?  Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo topped Sight & Sound magazine’s list of the top 50 greatest films of all time.  Lists are subjective.  I won’t argue whether or not Vertigo is the best … Continue reading

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Masteries of Mystery: Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo: Part II

Thereby hangs a tale… In former police detective, Scotty Ferguson’s life there exists a placeholder of a woman.  She is Midge, his gal pal, chum, best buddy, one of the guys, and god help her, having sublimated her natural beauty … Continue reading

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Masteries of Mystery: Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo: Part I

Thereby hangs a tale… On average, I study the terrain of Vertigo once a year.  Strange, addictive, haunting, as a mastery of film suspense it is surely one of Alfred Hitchcock’s finest efforts.  It is also among his most squirm-worthy, … Continue reading

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