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Category Archives: Alfred Hitchcock

The Book Cover Has Arrived

I knew 100 Covers would do a great job but was still on edge until yesterday when they sent me this image. I’m delighted, and that energy prompted me to shorten a too-long introduction to They Make Movies and make it read like this: This fast-moving collection blends fiction with history to illuminate the stimulating […]

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Las Vegas Hell Motel

Fritz and Ida go to bed early, arise refreshed, eat good breakfast, and then grit teeth before driving east to enter Mojave Desert where dry death and hot existence always depress, but they can’t afford flight to Las Vegas for NBA summer league. Thankfully, they’ve reserved good motel, for three nights at fifty bucks per, […]

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