Directed by ALFRED HITCHCOCK
Screenplay by ERNEST LEHMAN
Alfred Hitchcock is 76 now, and the bemused, nightmarish thrillers he has concocted over the years have accomplished more than the director ever intended, perhaps even imagined. Hitchcock will admit to no loftier ambition than entertainment. Nonetheless, his best moviesThe Wrong Man, Strangers on a Train, Vertigo, Psycho, The Birdsreach into deep pockets of psychic guilt, creating not only a pleasant, fleeting rush of terror in an audience but also a lingering, fixed anxiety. He is a technical master. But the tense economy of...