Tag Archives: Alfred Hitchcock

20 Emmys In Memoriam Snubs

The Emmys' in memoriam segment included a lot of people I was worried they'd forget — but it inexplicably forgot quite a few others. No sale?! (Image via CBS) Maybe if the Queen's Gambit director had shut his trap sooner? Just as bad, the director decided to shoot a lot of footage of the performers…
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Patricia Hitchcock, ‘Strangers on a Train’ Star, Dies @ 93

Patricia Hitchcock, whose performance as a bespectacled Barbara in the film classic Strangers on a Train included participation in an iconic scene, has died at 93. Ms. Hitchcock through the years (Images via headshots) THR reports she died at her Thousand Oaks, California, home on Monday. The daughter of Master of Suspense Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980)…
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Farley Granger on Gay Subtext in ‘Rope’: ‘It Was Never Discussed’

The late Farley Granger lives again, courtesy of a never-seen 40-minute interview conducted by TCM in 1995 that has just been uploaded to the channel's popular YouTube account. Granger, Hitch, Stewart & John Dall (Image via Warner Bros.) In the footage, Granger, then around 70, discusses his unique career, characterized by his rebellious decision to…
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Tippi at 91, Scoop on ‘This Was Hollywood,’ Dolly Mounring & More!

Links to the past: A coupla birds (Image via Instagram) INSTAGRAM: Melanie Griffith proudly shared photos of her living-legend mom Tippi Hedren in honor of the Hitchcock heroine's 91st, writing: "Happy Birthday Mom!! You are as beautiful today , at 91 years old , as you were at 22 in this first photo. I love…
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Doris Day, One of the World’s Most Beloved Stars, Dies @ 97

Doris Day, the woman who made iconic marks in the worlds of music, radio, movies and television — and one of the most famous animal advocates in history — has died. She was 97. Doris Day: April 3, 1922-May 13, 2019 (Image via headshot) The Doris Day Animal Foundation announced her passing early Monday in…
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‘Who’s the Boss?’ & ‘Soap’ Star Katherine Helmond Dies @ 89

Katherine Helmond, five-time Emmy nominee TV fans will always remember as scatter-brained Jessica Tate on Soap and libidinous Mona Robinson on Who's the Boss? has died. Helmond with her younger hubby, David Christian, circa 1977 (Image via After Dark) She was 89. THR reports Helmond died February 23 at home in Los Angeles. The cause is reportedly Alzheimer's disease…
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Century Marks: On All Things 100

I turn 50 this year, my parents are 75 and my last grandparent turned 100, so that may be the secret behind my string of age-related posts. In this one, I focus on the magic of 100 ... (more…)
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Dead or Alive: Famously Dead, Surprisingly Alive

This post combines two elements of pop culture nostalgia that regularly come up in terms of celebs of the past — "Oh, my God, I can't believe he/she died!" and, "Oh, my God, I can't believe he/she is still alive!" ... (more…)
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Louise Latham, Mom in ‘Marnie,’ Dies @ 95

Louise Latham, the character actress whose first-ever film role at age 42 was as the title character's manipulative mother in the Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) classic Marnie (1964), died February 12, 2018, at age 95. (more…)
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