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Shadow of a Doubt is a 1943 American thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Teresa Wright and Joseph Cotten. Written by Thornton Wilder, Sally Benson, and Alma Reville, the film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Story for Gordon McDonell. In 1991, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

Alfred Hitchcock has quoted this film as his favourite from all his masterpieces, which is not hard to understand. My favourite Hitchcock movie, although it may sound strange or uncommon, is Suspicion (1941), I don’t know what it is, but I simply love it. Anyhow, let’s get back to Shadow Of A Doubt, shall we? Next to Suspicion, it definitely is my favourite, I think it’s just a fantastic film. I don’t particularly enjoy saying this, but I prefer the movies Hitch made during the 1940’s, though I adore Rear Window, Stage Fright, Psycho and others…

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