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Roald Dahl on Film: Alfred Hitchcock Presents (PG)

Friday, 2 September 2016 - 7:30pm
 
USA/1958-1965/25mins each approx./PG
Friday 2nd Sept 7.30pm - 9.20pm - FREE ENTRY
 
A selection of invariably surprising episodes written by Roald Dahl for the classic anthology presented by master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock. 4 episodes...
                        
Lamb to the Slaughter
USA/1958/30mins/NC
Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With Barbara Bel Geddes, Harold J. Stone, Allan Lane
When Mary Maloney's police chief husband is found murdered, the police investigate and have a hard time trying to find the murder weapon.
 
A Dip in the Pool
UK/1958/25mins/12
Dir: Michael Touchner With: Jack Weston, Gladys Spencer, Bill Reimbold
While on a cruise ship, William takes part in a bet to predict how far the ship will travel in 24 hours. He deduces he’ll win if the ship is delayed a little – if, for instance, it has to turn back to collect a man overboard.    
 
The Man from the South
UK/1960/25mins/12
Dir: Norman Lloyd With: Steve McQueen, Peter Lorre
In a Las Vegas casino, an unpleasant little man hopes to use a young man's wish to impress the young woman he has just met to pressure the young fellow into accepting a macabre bet.
 
The Landlady
USA/1961/25mins/NC
Dir: Paul Henreid With: Dean Stockwell
Young Billy Weaver takes refuge in a seemingly cosy B&B whilst travelling, greeted by a talkative landlady. Slightly perplexed by the lack of guests in the guest book and her fondness for taxidermy, he begins to realise the tea tastes a little suspicious.
 
 

 

 

 

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