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Filmed plays don't get much more interesting than this. For years Hitchcock's legendary long-take experiment was a hard film to see, but it's become more available in recent years. This was the first time the studio was contractually obligated to bill one of his films with the "Alfred Hitchcock's" possessory credit.
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There's a fascinating essay on the complexities of this film in The American Reader by Tony Tulathimutte which can be accessed here: http://theamericanreader. om/the-curses-the-fates-the-races-the-fakes-the-faces-the-names-of-the-game-of-death-or-the-game-of-death/
Actually I just tried the link and it works for me. ...
I first heard of this movie my first semester in college when my French instructor used her having seen it on TV the previous weekend to form an example sentence. I think I probably saw it on the same show a year or two later (although not uncut) and agreeing it was pretty good for an early '70s low-budget sci-fi movie, certainly a step above something like Track of the Moon Beast or The Blood Waters of Dr...
The link to the full film doesn't work. But this flick was recently on Netflix Instant, and may be...
I had the fortune of seeing Poison Ivy in the theatre (albeit a second-run dollar theatre) during its original release. I think I saw a trailer for it at a showing of Bill Duke's Deep Cover, and I think Poison Ivy only played for a week first-run...
Like swac, I saw Vertigo in the theatre during the '80s when Universal re-released five Hitchcock movies that had been taken out of circulation. As I recall, I got lost for a bit when Scotty started following the brunette woman midway through the movie, and I was startled when the Universal globe came up at the end with no reckoning for the villain My response was something along the lines of "That's it? I thought bad guys had to be caught or killed under the Hayes Office...