Woman on the Run (1950) [Film Noir] [Crime]

The movie “Woman on the Run” is a 1950 film noir crime film directed by Norman Foster starring Ann Sheridan and Dennis O’Keefe. The film was based on the April 1948 short story Man on the Run by Sylvia Tate and filmed on location in San Francisco, California. Plot: As the film opens, a man, …

Alfred Hitchcock | Jamaica Inn (1939) [Thriller]

“Jamaica Inn” is a 1939 film made by Alfred Hitchcock adapted from Daphne du Maurier’s 1936 novel of the same name, the first of three of du Maurier’s works that Hitchcock adapted (the others were her novel “Rebecca” and short story “The Birds”). The film is a period piece set in Cornwall in 1819; the …

Alfred Hitchcock | Sabotage (1936) [Thriller]

“Sabotage!, also released as “The Woman Alone”, is a 1936 British thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It is based on Joseph Conrad’s novel “The Secret Agent”. It should not be confused with Hitchcock’s film “Secret Agent” released the same year, or his 1942 film “Saboteur”. Karl Verloc (Oscar Homolka), the owner of a cinema, …

Alfred Hichcock | The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927) [Silent Movie]

“The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog” is a silent film directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1926 and released on 14 February 1927 in London and on 10 June 1928 in New York City. The film, based on a story by Marie Belloc Lowndes and a play Who Is He? co-written by Belloc Lowndes, …