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Hitchcock’s Blondes: A Director’s Ideal

Cool, calm, sophisticated, icy and untouchable. That is what a Hitchcock blonde is supposed to be. She is supposed to a woman whose icy locks are never out of place. Her blue eyes are clear, appraising. Always sizing her leading man up. But she is also the symbol of sexual repression. According to Hitchcock, "We're after… Continue reading Hitchcock’s Blondes: A Director’s Ideal

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An Ill Fated Kiss: Rock Hudson in The Mirror Crack’d

The Mirror Crack'd (1980) was adapted from Agatha Christie's 1964 novel, The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side. The film boasts some of the most famous actors of the 1950s and 1960s, Elizabeth Taylor, Tony Curtis, Kim Novak, Angela Lansbury, and of course, Rock Hudson. This would be Rock Hudson's second last theatrically released film, made five years… Continue reading An Ill Fated Kiss: Rock Hudson in The Mirror Crack’d