Early in our friendship, I made the mistake of telling Patricia Highsmith that I loved Hitchcock’s adaptation of her first novel, Strangers on a Train. I wasn’t sure the friendship would survive the night.
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December 21 RFK '64
Haunted by enemies both real and imagined, Robert Kennedy was a patrician without a court in 1964.
November 12 Up and Down the Ladder: Excerpt from an Unpublished Manuscript c. 1933
Francis Ford wrote his memoir when he found himself virtually unemployable at the coming of sound. A copy of this memoir exists in the collections of The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences; it doesn’t read half as bitter as one might expect.