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Splitting the Screen

In the modern world of CGI, some of the special effects and rear projection techniques in Hitchcock’s films can seem a little dated and crude. One of the sequences that I think has stood the test of time well is from near the end of “Foreign Correspondent (1940)” when the clipper plane is shelled, one of its engines destroyed, and it nose-dives into the sea. As the passengers brace themselves for impact, the two pilots… (read more)