Nominated for 6 oscars best picture best director

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Nominated for 6 Oscars: Best picture, best director, best actor, best supporting actor, best cinematography, best effects and best score Miklos Rozsa won for Best score Hitchcock loses again. He’s 0-3 Success meant he could keep choosing his projects Next up was “Notorious,” a Hitchcock classic that we’ve already watched Nominated for only two Oscars best supporting actor and best screenplay it didn’t win either one Hitchcock was too popular to be “artistic” “Norotious” is being preserved in the National Registry, along with several other Hitchcock films—Shadow of a doubt, Rear Window, Vertigo, North by Northwest & Psycho. o “The Paradine Case” (1947) Based on a novel by Robert Hitchens Story credited to Selznick Script adapted by Alma
Selznick would send pages to the set everyday The opposite of Hitchcock’s careful planning STORY: Mrs. Paradine is accused of murdering her husband Her defense lawyer (Gregory Peck) falls in love with her She has another lover on the side a stable boy and has been flirting with the judge Her lover takes the stand and accuses her She eventually reveals her affair with her lawyer, and confesses to the murder Hitchcock wanted another actor, not Gregory Peck, he wanted Lawrence Oliver A cold film with flat characters A technical marvel (as usual) A solid Hitchcock movie Part 3: “Rope” (1948) Based on a Broadway play by Patrick Hamilton Re-written by Arthur Laurents and Hume Cronyn Modeled after the Leopold-Loeb case of the 1920’s. STORY: o Two homosexuals murder one of their friends because they believe they are above the laws of the “common man” o They stash the body in the trunk o And invite his friends and family to party o With the trunk right there in the room with food on it. o The stage play happened in real time o Showing events showing from 7:30 to 9:00pm on one evening o Hitchcock wanted the film to be the same o So he made the film as one single take. o Hitchcock would later criticize the one take idea as a “Stunt” o He said it didn’t allow for a big payoff at the end o He normally built suspense through careful editing o He tried mimic editing with camera moves, but it wasn’t the same o Even as just an experiment, “Rope” is technically brilliant o Every camera movement was planned out in advance o A special floor was built to smooth out dolly movements o And all the moves were mapped out on the floor of the set o It’s the ultimate Director’s film The actors had to go wherever the camera went
Problem: you could only load 10 minutes of film at a time So Hitchcock had to figure ways to hide the loading of new film The one-take idea has been done many times since But Hitchcock’s was the only one done with actual film **The first film Hitchcock produced** First time working with both Jimmy Stewart and Farley Granger **Rope was the first Hitchcock movie shot in color** “Under Capricorn” (1949) Hitchcock returned to London for filming Produced and directing now No more Selznick contract STORY: o Period piece o

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