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In Brief: One of the best of Hitchcock's pre-Hollywood output at Gaumont British, Sabotage sees the director's mastery of suspense on full display. In an interview with Francois Truffaut, Hitchcock revealed that a notable scene in which a young boy and an old lady are killed (along with a bus full of people) drew ire from audiences — not for the tragic loss of human life but for the puppy caught up in the chaos. Hitch claimed that audiences never forgave him for the dog's death, but his subsequent success challenges that assertion. The Asheville Film Society will screen Sabotage Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at Grail Moviehouse, hosted by Xpress movie critic Scott Douglas.
Genre: Thriller
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Sylvia Sydney, Oscar Homolka, Desmond Tester, John Loder, Joyce Barbour, Matthew Boulton
Rated: NR

The Asheville Film Society will screen Sabotage Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at Grail Moviehouse, hosted by Xpress movie critic Scott Douglas.


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One thought on “Sabotage

  1. ladcrp

    My 3 favorite British Hitchcock Movies are:

    1-The Lady Vanishes
    3-The 39 Steps

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