Questions tagged [alfred-hitchcock]

Questions about the works of legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) or his life as a writer.

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Murder thriller short story where a starlet kills her former agent and husband, who compulsively winks in a “sleazy” manner

I may have read this in an Alfred Hitchcock anthology somewhere in the mid 1990s. An up and coming starlet is about to head off on her honeymoon with her new beau when her ex-husband and former agent ...
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Alfred Hitchcock story with a man seeing creatures out of the corner of his eye

I’m hoping someone will be able to tell me the name of a Alfred Hitchcock story I read part of a long long time ago. It was about a guy who would see movement out of the corner of his eye, but when he ...
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What does this comparison between “Chekhovian” and “Hitchcockian” lines mean?

Perpendicular lines are Chekhovian; the introduced gun goes off. Parallel lines are Hitchcockian; the present bomb is enough. I'm reading Heather Christle's The Crying Book. I do not know much about ...