In the spirit of ROPE, Alfred Hitchcock's classic single take (sort of!) murder mystery, the Fox Theatre will be throwing our own little party this October. Featuring wine samples from Noble Estates and delicious cheeses from Kingston Road's The Art of Cheese, we'll ensure you are well satisfied before settling in for our screening of this thrilling feature!
Doors/Wine/Cheese @ 6:30pm
Movie begins @ 7:30pm
ROPE (1945)
Dir. Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: James Stewart, Farley Granger, John Dall
Just before hosting a dinner party, Philip Morgan (Farley Granger) and Brandon Shaw (John Dall) strangle a mutual friend to death with a piece of rope, purely as a Nietzsche-inspired philosophical exercise. Hiding the body in a chest upon which they then arrange a buffet dinner, the pair welcome their guests, including the victim's oblivious fiancée (Joan Chandler) and the college professor (James Stewart) whose lectures inadvertently inspired the killing. This is the first of Hitchcock's Technicolor films, and is notable for taking place in real time and being edited so as to appear as a single continuous shot through the use of long takes.