To Catch A Thief: Le Stuff’s Definitive Location Guide to Alfred Hitchcock’s Classic Film
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–Jean Buchanan (as written in the author’s acknowledgements of her book “Mr Dodge, Mr Hitchcock, And The French Riviera: The Story Behind To Catch A Thief”)
“‘Definitive’ is an understatement. The range and depth of information
about To Catch a Thief presented here is amazing. Grace and Cary and Hitch
and Dave would certainly be impressed. Le Stuff definitely knows his
–Randal S. Brandt, A David Dodge Companion
“As I couldn’t find any hint on the internet, it might be that you are the one person in the world who solved the mystery of the picnic scene location….”
–Goetz Marx, Producer, Insignia Film Company – Wiesbaden, Germany
“If you can’t get to the South of France to follow the To Catch a Thief trail in person, Le Stuff provides the next best thing.”
“Bravo, Le Stuff! Every area that has a history of movie location shooting should have someone like you to document where it all happened.”
Le Stuff catches a thief on the French Riviera!
-Provence and Beyond
Latest News Updates
*David Dodge fans will be happy to hear that “The Long Escape”, first published in 1948 and out of print for many years, is being re-issued by Bruin Books on 10/24/2011.
*Le Stuff was featured in The Birmingham News on Alec Harvey’s Blog and Column and on al.com on 7/15/11.
*BBC Radio broadcast In Search Of The Villa Noel Fleuri (featuring yours truly – read about it here) on Radio 4 on January 6, 2011 at 11:30 a.m.
*Germany’s N-TV is working on a new travelogue series featuring locations used in To Catch A Thief (broadcast dates TBA).
Le Stuff consulted on the project
*The radio drama TO CATCH A THIEF, adapted by Jean Buchanan and directed by Sara Davies, was broadcast in the Saturday Play slot on January 8, 2011 on BBC Radio 4.
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To be continued….