Frederick Knott


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Dial M For Murder (1954) -- (Movie Clip) We Shall Be As Quiet As Mice Tony (Ray Milland) hits a snag in obtaining the key from Margot (Grace Kelly) as he connives to be out with Mark (Robert Cummings) while she's killed, in Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M For Murder, 1954.
Dial M For Murder (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Queen Mary Arrives Today Opening scenes from Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M For Murder, 1954, in which Margot (Grace Kelly) learns of the ship's landing, Mark (Robert Cummings) disembarks, and the story unfurls.
Dial M For Murder (1954) -- (Movie Clip) She Isn't Going To Say Anything Tony (Ray Milland) is ensnaring Lesgate/Swann (Anthony Dawson) in his plot to kill his wife when Alfred Hitchcock goes to the diabolical overhead shot, in Dial M For Murder, 1954, from Frederick Knott's play.
Dial M For Murder (1954) -- (Movie Clip) A Man Attacked Me Ray Milland as alibied London husband Tony means to give Anthony Dawson, the man he’s blackmailed, the ideal moment to kill his wife Margot (Grace Kelly), luring her from the bedroom with a call from his club, director Alfred Hitchcock way into it, as she responds with unexpected ingenuity, in Dial M For Murder,1954.
Dial M For Murder (1954) -- (Movie Clip) By Curious Coincidence Grace Kelly as Margot doesn’t know the home intruder she killed was blackmailed by her husband Tony (Ray Milland) into killing her, and he’s improvising on his carefully prepared story as London detective Hubbard (John Williams) probes for inconsistencies, Alfred Hitchcock directing, in Dial M For Murder,1954.
Wait Until Dark (1967) -- (Movie Clip) Atmosphere Of Mistrust Con men Carlino (Jack Weston) and Talman (Richard Crenna) realize their ex-partner could not have invited them into this Greenwich Village apartment, just as Roat (Alan Arkin), hunting for a missing doll stuffed with drugs, appears, early in Wait Until Dark, 1967, starring Audrey Hepburn.
Wait Until Dark (1967) -- (Movie Clip) Now I've Got The Proof! Acting flourish for Alan Arkin, though we don't know the frantic intruder is his character in disguise, meeting young Gloria (Julie Herrod), then blind Susie (Audrey Hepburn), the mark in the con, who is rescued by new friend "Mike" (Richard Crenna), and cop Jack Weston, whom she doesn't know are both also crooks, in Wait Until Dark, 1967.
Wait Until Dark (1967) -- (Movie Clip) I Know You're There! Roat (Alan Arkin) was busy coercing Talman and Carlino (Jack Weston, Richard Crenna) to help him get back the drugs hidden in this Greenwich Village apartment when blind occupant Susie (Audrey Hepburn) arrives, not noticing the body in the closet, her first scene in Wait Until Dark, 1967.
Wait Until Dark (1967) -- (Movie Clip) I'd Rather Have A Dog Blind Susie (Audrey Hepburn) with tough-loving photographer husband Sam (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.), both for now unaware of Roat, Talman and Carlino (Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Jack Weston) outside, plotting to snatch back the doll they don't know is stuffed with drugs, in Wait Until Dark, 1967.
Man Bait (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Now See Here Young Lady We've just met both Ruby (Diana Dors) and Jeff (Peter Reynolds), who she catches snatching a book from the London shop where she works, as she's reprimanded by her boss Harman (George Brent), who later confers with Oliver (Raymond Huntley), thickening plot in the British Noir Man Bait, 1952.
Man Bait (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Man In The Making London bookstore boss Harman (George Brent), largely preoccupied with his ailing wife, has just sent the staff home except for Ruby (Diana Dors) who does after-hours inventory, then we find out her new friend Jeff (Peter Reynolds) is an ex-con, in the Hammer Films British-made Noir Man Bait, 1952.