Phantom Lady: Joan Harrison

Phantom Lady: Joan Harrison (26 June 1907 – 14 August 1994) by Tim Snelson 2014 marked both the 20th anniversary of Hollywood producer Joan Harrison’s death and the 70th anniversary of her first and most celebrated production Phantom Lady (1944). This blog reveals the parallels between the protean female producer and the resilient heroines in … Continue reading Phantom Lady: Joan Harrison

Hitch and Alma: Partners in Crime

Considering the contribution made by Alma Reville to filmmaking - with and without Hitchcock By Jo Botting When Alma Reville, wife of Alfred Hitchcock, died in 1982, Charles Champlin wrote in the LA Times that “the Hitchcock touch had four hands and two of them were Alma’s.” This time last year, two contrasting portrayals of … Continue reading Hitch and Alma: Partners in Crime