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July 31, 2012  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Alfred Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief

To Catch A Thief. 1955. USA. Alfred Hitchcock

These notes accompany the screenings of Alfred Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief on August 1, 2, and 3 in Theater 3.

By 1955, Alfred Hitchcock was enjoying a level of celebrity never attained before or since by a movie director, with the possible exception of Cecil B. De Mille when he was hosting Lux Radio Theatre. Read more

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February 22, 2011  |  An Auteurist History of Film
George Cukor’s Holiday
Holiday. 1938. USA. Directed by George Cukor

Holiday. 1938. USA. Directed by George Cukor

These notes accompany the screenings of George Cukor’s Holiday on February 23, 24, and 25 in Theater 2.

George Cukor (1899–1983) was not the kind of auteur who was stylistically flashy, and his philosophical point of view was not rigidly defined by a dogmatic personality. His talents were more subtle, but, nonetheless, genuine. Cukor’s Holiday was adapted from the Broadway success by Philip Barry, who went on to write The Animal Kingdom and The Philadelphia Story. Read more