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Strangers on a Film

By Stephen Wyatt. To accompany Radio 4's Classic Chandler season, Patrick Stewart plays Raymond Chandler and Clive Swift is Alfred Hitchcock in their famous collaboration on 'Strangers on a Train'. In 1950, Alfred Hitchcock invited Raymond Chandler to work with him on a screenplay based on Patricia Highsmith's novel. Chandler was not only recognised as a fine novelist and had also received an Academy Award nomination for his original screenplay, The Blue Dahlia. The omens were good but their collaboration turned out to be a disaster.

Directed by Claire Grove.

45 minutes

Last on

Fri 9 May 2014 14:15
BBC Radio 4 FM only

Credits

Role Contributor
Raymond ChandlerPatrick Stewart
Alfred HitchcockClive Swift
DirectorClaire Grove
WriterStephen Wyatt

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