1947 – The Paradine Case

★★★☆☆ USA. 1h54m. Drama / Romance. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Written by Alma Reville, James Bridie, David O. Selznick, Ben Hecht (screenplay) and Robert Hichens (“The Paradine Case”). Cinematography by Lee Garmes. Edited by Hal C. Kern. Music by Franz Waxman, Edward Rebner, Paul Dessau. Starring Gregory Peck, Ann Todd, Alida Valli, Charles Laughton, Charles Coburn, Joan Tetzel, Ethel Barrymore.

Film noir courtroom drama that tells of an English barrister who falls in love with a woman who is accused of murder, and how it affects his relationship with his wife.

1945 – Spellbound

★★★★☆ USA. 1h51m. Mystery / Thriller. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Written by Angus MacPhail, Ben Hecht (screenplay) and Hilary Saint George Saunders, Francis Beeding (“The House Of Dr. Edwardes”). Cinematography by George Barnes. Edited by Hal C. Kern. Music by Miklós Rózsa. Starring Gregory Peck, Ingrid Bergman, Michael Chekhov, Leo G. Carroll, Rhonda Fleming, John Emery, Norman Lloyd, Bill Goodwin.

The story of the new head of a mental asylum who turns out not to be what he claims. Features a dream sequence by Salvador Dalí.