Posts Tagged ‘dial m for murder’

Teresa Wright (Charlie Newton), Joseph Cotten (Uncle Charlie). Screenplay by Thornton Wilder, Alma Reville and Sally Benson. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Rating: PG. Running time: 108 minutes. If I said Dial M was an exercise in suspense, us as viewers anxiously waiting for the film’s characters to discover what we already know, then it seems that […]


Ray Milland (Tony Wendice), Grace Kelly (Margot Wendice), Robert Cummings (Mark Halliday). Screenplay by Frederick Knott. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Rating: PG. Running time: 105 minutes. Yet another example of Hitchcock’s obsession with murder, but glorious all the same, Dial M, like Rear Window also of ’54, gives us a husband trying to get rid of his […]