Tag: Alfred Hitchcock

Past Imperfect – #415

In a rare moment of reflection, one that may or may not have been carefully devised by publicists, director Alfred Hitchcock and star Anthony Perkins discuss their current project, a lovely dissertation on misplaced values known as “Psycho”… Alfred: “So, Tony, how do you think the shoot is […]

Past Imperfect – #258

Jimmy: “Do you mind if I take off my shirt?” Grace: “Why, whatever’s gotten into you that you feel the need to randomly bare flesh?” Jimmy: “Did you see the liquor bottles behind me?” Grace: “Of course I did. I come from a rich family. We always inspect […]

Past Imperfect – #179

Farley: “But do you even know why I’m smiling?” Robert: “That line isn’t in the script.” Farley: “Nor is my attraction to you.” Robert: “Really? Well, we just took a turn I wasn’t expecting.” Farley: “Oh, please. You’re the one that ordered the 120-proof bottle of liquor over […]

Past Imperfect – #117

Alfred was appalled at Kim’s suggestion that he didn’t know how to properly direct this scene. Kim was appalled that only one rose had been delivered to her dressing room. The script supervisor was appalled that Kim thought her outfit was fetching in any way; with markings like […]