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The Trouble With Harry Film Still - Shirley MacLaine, Edmund Gwenn, and Mildred Natwick

THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY (1955) – AFI Movie Club

Featuring direction from AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Alfred Hitchcock and the film debut of AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Shirley MacLaine, THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY (1955) features a darkly comic examination of what to do with a body found near an otherwise idyllic small community. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about THE...
The Birds Film Still - Tippi Hedren

THE BIRDS (1963) – AFI Movie Club

An avian horror story named by the American Film Institute among the most heart-pounding thrillers of all time, THE BIRDS (1963) was directed by AFI Life Achievement recipient Alfred Hitchcock and features production design by AFI Honorary Degree recipient Robert Boyle. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about THE BIRDS. HOW TO WATCH Where...
North By Northwest Film Still - Cary Grant

NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959) – AFI Movie Club

In addition to ranking among the greatest American films of all time – on both the American Film Institute’s original list and the 10th Anniversary edition – NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959) appears at #4 on AFI’s list of the art form’s greatest thrills. Starring Cary Grant – named one of cinema’s great screen legends – NORTH BY NORTHWEST was directed by...
Spellbound Film Still - Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck

SPELLBOUND (1945) – AFI Movie Club

A psychological thriller from “Master of Suspense” – and AFI Life Achievement Award honoree – Alfred Hitchcock, SPELLBOUND (1945) pairs Gregory Peck and Ingrid Berman, both named among cinema’s greatest stars of all time by the American Film Institute. Peck was also the recipient of AFI’s highest honor for a career in film, and served...
Stranger on a Train Film Still - Farley Granger and Robert Walker

STRANGERS ON A TRAIN (1951) – AFI Movie Club

Adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s novel by screenwriters Raymond Chandler, Whitfield Cook and Czenzi Ormonde, STRANGERS ON A TRAIN (1951) was directed by “Master of Suspense” – and AFI Life Achievement Award honoree – Alfred Hitchcock. A twisted story of two strangers trading murders to avoid suspicion, the iconic noir appears on the American Film Institute’s...
Suspicion Film Still - Joan Fontaine and Cary Grant

SUSPICION (1941) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Alfred Hitchcock, SUSPICION (1941) features an iconic performance from Cary Grant – named by the American Film Institute among the greatest screen legends of all time. Learn more about SUSPICION in the AFI Catalog. HOW TO WATCH Where to stream SUSPICION SUSPICION - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM...
Psycho Film Still - Janet Leigh

PSYCHO (1960) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by AFI Life Achievement honoree Alfred Hitchcock, PSYCHO (1960) is the story of a boy and his mother. The film appears across six of the American Film Institute’s lists celebrating excellence in the art form – including both the original list of America’s greatest films the 10th anniversary edition, as well as among cinema’s...
Rear Window Film Still - James Stewart

REAR WINDOW (1954) – AFI Movie Club

Starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly – both named by the American Film Institute among the greatest screen legends of all time – REAR WINDOW (1954) appeared on both the original and 10th anniversary editions of AFI’s accounting of America’s greatest films of all time, as well as in its list of cinema’s greatest thrills....
To Catch A Thief Film Still - Cary Grant and Grace Kelly

AFI Movie Club: TO CATCH A THIEF

Set in the French Riviera, TO CATCH A THIEF (1955) is a glamorous romantic caper directed by AFI Life Achievement honoree Alfred Hitchcock and starring screen legends Cary Grant and Grace Kelly – both named by the American Film Institute among the art form’s greatest stars. The film was also recognized by AFI as one of American cinema’s greatest love stories.  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where...

DID YOU KNOW? This Prolific Mystery Writer Was Born 100 Years Ago This Month. Her First Novel Was Adapted Into Various Productions for Stage and Screen, Including the Alfred Hitchcock Classic STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

In addition to creating fictional—and cinematic—serial killers such as Tom Ripley, she wrote the lesbian opus The Price of Salt, which provided the source material for Todd Haynes’ 2015 hit CAROL. Patricia Highsmith was born on January 19, 1921, to a mother who later claimed she tried to abort the pregnancy and to parents that divorced ten…
North By Northwest Film Still - Cary Grant

AFI Movie Club: NORTH BY NORTHWEST

In addition to ranking among the greatest American films of all time – on both the original list and the 10th Anniversary edition – NORTH BY NORTHWEST appears at #4 on AFI’s list of the art form’s greatest thrills. NORTH BY NORTHWEST comes from the master of suspense, AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Alfred Hitchcock (1979).     Movie Trivia about NORTH…

AFI and Spotlight Cinema Announce Exclusive Cinema Partnership

Collaboration Will Present Rare Archival Footage to Audiences Across the Nation Spotlight Cinema Networks and AFI announced an exclusive yearlong partnership to showcase rare and never-before-seen footage from the AFI Archive within Spotlight’s pre-show entertainment to upscale exhibitors and independent film theaters nationwide in October. Each month, AFI will produce new segments that release vintage…
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