A True Guilty Pleasure: Cinderella Jones (1946)

This post is our contribution to the final CMBA blogathon of the year, a veritable feast of guilty pleasures ranging from pre-Code flicks through the fabulous excesses of the 1980s. To see the wonderful contributions from other CMBA members, check out the list on their site! The celebration starts today and continues through Tuesday. For this…

The Endangered Female in Dial M for Murder

Alfred Hitchcock’s oeuvre is so filled with victimized women that it seems to indicate an almost uncontrollable fetish on the part of the prolific director. Feminists have long had a field day with interpretations of feminine behavior and characterizations within Hitchcock’s work, and it’s little wonder why. Think about some of the most famous montages in…

“Hitch”ing posts.

Monday (January 17th) marks the Classic Movie Blog Association’s Hitchcock Blogathon! As anyone who has followed this blog for a while knows, I adore Alfred Hitchcock’s work, so I am thrilled that True Classics will be participating with a post on Hitch’s 1954 film Dial M for Murder. Quite a few members of CMBA will…