An Alfred Hitchcock photographic archive from Dial M for Murder

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An Alfred Hitchcock photographic archive from Dial M for Murder

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An Alfred Hitchcock photographic archive from Dial M for Murder
Warner Bros., 1954. Comprising approximately 82 silver gelatin photographs, the majority of which are 8 x 10 in.; and a 4 pp promotional brochure. Many of the photos have informational snipes and stamps on the reverse. This archive features photos of Hitchcock directing, behind-the-scenes filming and on the set with cast and crew, glamour portraits of Grace Kelly, scene stills, portraits of the cast members including Ray Milland and Robert Cummings, and much more. In this Hitchcock suspense thriller, Milland is a chilling villain who attempts to have his rich, adulterous wife, Grace Kelly, strangled by a murder-for-hire man while he listens over the phone. Things don't quite work out as planned. The film was shot in 3D but with no tricks, so it still holds up today, and the attempted strangling scene is no less terrifying with the passage of time.
8 x 10 in. and smaller
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An Alfred Hitchcock photographic archive from Dial M for Murder
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