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Ruggedly Masculine – Rod Taylor in The Birds

When Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor) first meets Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren) in the bird shop in San Francisco, his look is impeccably executed. In his charcoal grey suit – fit cut, slim tie and white shirt – he is an urban careerist in San Francisco (a defense lawyer), equally brash and charming, arrogant and worldly. […]

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Cary Grant’s impeccable style in To Catch a Thief

I watch Alfred Hitchcock’s films time and time again. For the thrills, for the visual flair and distinct atmosphere, for the dry wit and humour, and for the sheer joy of seeing style unfold on screen. Today I’m revisiting To Catch A Thief and that impossibly well-dressed man, Cary Grant in his role as John Robie […]