Hitchcock long ago adopted as his own the aim of Dickens' Fat Boy: "I want to make your flesh creep." He is the acknowledged master of thrillers. Beyond that, he has a brilliant visual sense, a distinctive Hitchcockian style. Francois Truffaut, the French filmmaker, places him "among such artists of anxiety as Kafka, Destoyevsky and Poe."
Appearing throughout the four-part series are:
Paolo Soleri (architect, philosopher)
Stewart Udall (former Secretary of Interior)
Kenneth Gibson (Mayor of Newark, N.J.)
Alvin Toffler (author, "Future Shock", etc., scientist)
Arthur C. Clarke (author, "2001: A Space Odyssey", etc.).
Jan Stolwijk, professor of Environmental physiology at Yale University
Architect Moshe Safdie.
TIME Magazine, 1963.
Hallelujah the Hills is a gloriously funny and far-out farce about two great big overgrown boy scouts who pratfall in love with the same girl. The weirdest, wooziest, wackiest screen comedy, a slapstick poem, an intellectual hellzapoppin, a gloriously fresh experiment and experience in the cinema of the absurd, the first cubistic comedy of the new world cinema."
Adolfas Mekas founded Film Culture, the magazine of independent cinema, in 1954.
Beverly Owen is a classically trained actress known for having played Marilyn Munster in the first season of The Munsters.
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has said that her strongest influence has been that of author T.H. White (Terence Hanbury White 1906-1964).
Lost Hearts was also part of BBC's "A Ghost Story For Christmas" series in 1973.
Tenor Loren Driscoll made his operatic debut in 1954 with Verdi's "Falstaff". He performed from 1962-1985 with the German Opera House in Berlin.