Daily Archives: October 8, 2012



Hitchcock is back in vogue (is he ever “out”?), and I could say a few words about this thriller from his early output, but why bother when I can lift a quote from the Feb. 27, 1937 edition of the New York Times?  “Alfred Hitchcock … has whittled a pitilessly melodramatic segment from Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Agent and, calling it [Sabotage], has placed it on exhibition at the Roxy as a masterly exercise in suspense.”  So there.  Watch it for free by clicking here.


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