The Classic Film Club
With Richard Kuipers
Series 01 Episode 03
The classic films revisited and re-rated...as seen through today’s eyes.
Alfred Hitchcock (Director, Producer, Actor)
Born August 13, 1899 in Leytonstone, London, England, UK
Died April 29, 1980 in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, USA (renal failure)
Birth Name Alfred Joseph Hitchcock
The Master of Suspense
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was born in Leytonstone, Essex, England. He was the son of Emma Jane (Whelan; 1863 - 1942) and East End greengrocer William Hitchcock (1862 - 1914). His parents were both of half English and half Irish ancestry. He had two older siblings, William Hitchcock (born 1890) and Eileen Hitchcock (born 1892). Raised as a strict Catholic and attending Saint Ignatius College, a school run by Jesuits, Hitch had very much of a regular upbringing. His first job outside of the family business was in 1915 as an estimator for the Henley Telegraph and Cable Company. His interest in movies began at around this time, frequently visiting the cinema and reading US trade journals.. - (IMDb)
Winter Kills (Comedy, Drama, Mystery) (1979)
The Pickering Commission concluded that a lone gunman killed U.S. President Timothy Kegan (John Warner) in 1960, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Nineteen years later a dying man confesses to being the real shooter hired to kill him. Kegan's brother and filthy rich father investigate.
Director: William Richert
Writers: Richard Condon (book), William Richert (written for the screen)
Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Huston, Anthony Perkins - (IMDb)
Trash & Treasure Corner
Next of Kin (Horror, Mystery) (1982)
In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother's diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother's diary begin to happen to the daughter.
Director: Tony Williams
Writers: Michael Heath (screenplay), Tony Williams (screenplay)
Stars: Jacki Kerin, John Jarratt, Alex Scott - (IMDb)
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