Alfred Hitchcock
[Text] Nabokov’s Response to Hitchcock’s Request for a Film Collaboration


“Your second idea is quite acceptable to me…” The following is a letter written by novelist Vladimir Nabokov to film director and producer Alfred Hitchcock in response to his question on writing a screenplay for a film together. In this letter, Nabokov replies to Hitchcock by telling him that his … Continue reading

Alfred Hitchcock
[Text] Alfred Hitchcock’s Letter to Vladimir Nabokov on a Film Collaboration


“Now this next idea I’m not sure will really appeal to you but, on the other hand, it might….” Film director and producer Alfred Hitchcock writes a letter to novelist Vladimir Nabokov about the possibility of collaborating on a screenplay together. In this letter, Hitchcock proposes two story lines to … Continue reading