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THE LADY VANISHES (1938) – AFI Movie Club

A mystery thriller from “Master of Suspense” – and AFI Life Achievement Award honoree – Alfred Hitchcock that features many of the playful hallmarks that make his work so endearing and enduring, THE LADY VANISHES (1938) follows the improbable disappearance of young woman’s elderly train companion – and unravels clue by clue into so much...
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THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH (1956) – AFI Movie Club

Brought to the screen by the talents of two AFI Life Achievement Award honorees – director/producer Alfred Hitchcock and star James Stewart – THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH (1956) also featured a song counted by AFI among the great music of the movies: Doris Day’s unforgettable rendition of “Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que...
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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 AFI’s accounting of America’s greatest films of all time, as well as in its list of cinema’s greatest thrills and greatest mysteries. In 1980, Stewart earned the...
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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 the 10th anniversary edition, as well as among cinema’s greatest thrills and most iconic film scores. Anthony Perkins’...
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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...
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THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY (1956) – 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 (1956) 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...
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THE 39 STEPS (1935) – AFI Movie Club

A breakneck espionage thriller that demonstrates the sure hand and mastery of suspense that would earn director Alfred Hitchcock his AFI Life Achievement Award, THE 39 STEPS (1935) follows a hapless everyman played by Robert Donat as he uncovers a secret spy cabal – led by a mysterious figure said to be missing the top...
TO CATCH A THIEF film still Cary Grant and Alfred Hitchcock

TO CATCH A THIEF (1955) – AFI Movie Club

Featuring incomparable pairing of Cary Grant and Grace Kelly – both named among the art form’s greatest stars – TO CATCH A THIEF (1955) is directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Alfred Hitchcock and was named by the American Film Institute among the most romantic films of all time. Visit the AFI Catalog to...
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VERTIGO (1958) – AFI Movie Club

Ranked by AFI as the greatest mystery film in the American canon, VERTIGO (1958) features the talents of two recipients of the AFI Life Achievement Award – producer/director Alfred Hitchcock and star James Stewart. In addition to ranking among the greatest American films of all time VERTIGO appears among the art form’s greatest thrillers and greatest...
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NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959) – AFI Movie Club

In addition to ranking among the greatest American films of all time, 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 the “Master of Suspense,” AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Alfred Hitchcock and features production...
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ROPE (1948) – AFI Movie Club

A meticulous murder mystery unfolding in real time (and ostensibly in a single, unbroken shot), ROPE (1948) was brought to the screen by two recipients of the AFI Life Achievement Award – director Alfred Hitchcock and star James Stewart. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about ROPE. Have Get The Picture delivered to your...
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REBECCA (1940) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Alfred Hitchcock and starring Laurence Olivier – ranked by AFI among the greatest screen legends of all time – opposite Joan Fontaine, Judith Anderson and George Sanders, REBECCA (1940) earned a place on the American Film Institute’s list of the art form’s most heart-pounding thrillers. Anderson’s Mrs. Danvers...
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