Tag Archives: Alfred Hitchcock

Two Films by Alfred Hitchcock

In 2012 I read two novels (The Thirty-Nine Steps and Jamaica Inn) that Alfred Hitchcock made into films during the 1930s. The 39 Steps movie, based on the novel by John Buchan, was released in 1935. Three other film versions … Continue reading

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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier, published in 1938, is a Gothic Mystery Romance novel. Dame Daphne de Maurier, an English playwright and author, grew up in London and her father, Sir Gerald du Maurier, was a famous actor and manager.  … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day (May 23)

Yesterday was another busy day.  We wandered through many of the parks in London, including Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Green Park, and St. James’s Park.  Along the way we stopped off in some pubs for food and refreshments.  We finished … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day (March 28)

Do you ever feel like you are in a scary movie?  I took this picture in Cape Town, South Africa.  And Hitchcock’s movie, The Birds, was going through my head.

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My New Neighborhood

My new hood, Earl’s Court is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London.  It is bordered by Chelsea, South Kensington, West Kensington, and Kensington.  Freddie Mercury, Diana, Princess of Wales, and Alfred Hitchcock at one … Continue reading

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