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Trivia Countown! Six Days to Movies for Grownups on Turner Classic Movies

Posted By Bill Newcott On May 9, 2013 @ 8:00 am In Entertainment | No Comments

I’m counting down the days until May 15, the night I get to introduce four great Movies for Grownups with Robert Osborne on TCM. Here’s today’s trivia bit about one of the movies we’re showing:

Gregory Peck and Ingrid Bergman in Hitchcock's Spellbound (Photo: Criterion Collection)

Gregory Peck and Ingrid Bergman in Hitchcock’s Spellbound
(Photo: Criterion Collection)

Most film fans know that Gregory Peck’s spooky dream sequence in Alfred Hitchcock‘s Spellbound was designed by the surreal artist Salvador Dali. It’s unforgettable as-is, but costar Ingrid Bergman later said the scene was originally planned to run for 20 minutes. Production stills show one excised segment in which the stars dance beneath a flock of grand pianos, hung from the ceiling.




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