Syracuse Post Standard (06/Dec/1955) - Lyons Den
- article: Lyons Den
- author(s): Leonard Lyons
- newspaper: Syracuse Post Standard (06/Dec/1955)
- keywords: Alfred Hitchcock
MYSTERY DEPT.: Alfred Hitchcock, the thriller director, recently arrived in Rome. He was asked if he had any ideas for a movie to be filmed in that city. Hitchcock replied that he'd thought of a good opening scene for a murder mystery film: It would show the white marble Victor Emanuel monument. The camera would close up to it — closer, closer to the white marble — and finally rest on one discolored spot, a red bloodstain.