Posts Tagged ‘ingrid bergman’

Ingrid Bergman (Dr. Constance Petersen), Gregory Peck (John Ballantyne). Screenplay by Ben Hecht. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Rating: PG. Running time: 111 minutes. Good Lord, what a surprising fright! I thought Gregory Peck only played gentlemen? Apparently not, for here he arrives on our screen as a maniacal amnesiac with the hunch he murdered a […]


Ingrid Bergman (Alicia Huberman), Cary Grant (Devlin), Claude Rains (Alexander Sebastian). Screenplay by Ben Hecht. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Rating: U. Running time: 101 minutes. Classical Hollywood is not supposed to do real romance, and it’s as simple as that. I have voiced this opinion many times before, but it’s worth reiterating just how forced, […]


Humphrey Bogart (Rick Blaine), Ingrid Bergman (Ilsa Lund). Screenplay by Julius J. Epstein et al. Directed by Michael Curtiz. Rating: U. Running time: 102 minutes. At the time of Casablanca’s release, viewers could have undoubtedly analysed it with ease, blissfully ignorant of the blessing time would lavish upon it over the years to come. I have no […]