Hitchcock Update (w/c 08/Oct/2007)

Over at MacGuffin, Ken Mogg’s latest entry in “The Editor’s Week” (06/Oct/2007) is the first part of an in-depth discussion about “Frenzy“.

I’m sure many of you have already pre-ordered this, but Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Season 3 is released on DVD this week in the US (Amazon USA).

This week…

8th October
French actress Claude Jade (“Topaz“), who died last year, would have been 59 years old today.

Actor Nigel Bruce (“Rebecca” and “Suspicion“) died on this day in 1953.

10th October
Many happy returns to Production Designer and Art Director Robert F Boyle, one of the oldest surviving Hitchcock collaborators, who is 98 years young today!!!

Jus Addiss, who directed 10 episodes of “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” was born on this day 90 years ago.

13th October
Many happy returns to “Foreign Correspondent” actress Laraine Day, who is 90 years young today!

Born exactly one year after Day in 1918, actor Robert Walker would have been 89 years old today. Sadly he died suddenly in 1951, aged just 32.

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