Hitchcock Chronology: 1932
Month by Month
- 2nd - The Hitchcocks, along with their 3-year-old daughter Patricia, depart from Southampton aboard the Atlantis on a round trip. The liner is bound for Africa, South America and Mexico.
- 4th - The Times reports that Hitchcock will be spending the next 12 months producing, rather than directing, films for British International Pictures. Ultimately, Lord Camber's Ladies is the only film Hitchcock will produce for the company.
- 11th - The Times reports that Hitchcock has hired Benn Levy to direct Lord Camber's Ladies for British International Pictures.
- 4th - Lord Camber's Ladies is previewed to the trade press at the Prince Edward Theatre, London.
- 5th - The Manchester Guardian reviews the trade preview of Lord Camber's Ladies and laments the trend of having the top-billed actors appear in minor roles — "Gerald du Maurier only comes into the picture half-way through" — but praises Benita Hume as being "admirably unsympathetic as the nurse."
- 15th - Variety reports that when Hitchcock's contract at British International Pictures expires in March 1933, the studio will not be renewing it.
Notes & References
- See passenger list.
- The Times (04/Apr/1932) - New films in London
- The Times (11/Aug/1932) - New British films
- Variety (1932) - Times Square: Chatter - London (Nov 15th)