Friday, June 16, 2017

"Psycho" premieres 1960

The poster features a large image of a young woman in white underwear. The names of the main actors are featured down the right side of the poster. Smaller images of Anthony Perkins and John Gavin are above the words, written in large print, "Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho".

One of the best, scariest movies of all time premiered June 16, 1960.  Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starred Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles and Janet Leigh.

Voted the #1 horror film of all time by
Ranked #14 on the AFI 100 Years... 100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition, up 4 places from #18 in 1997
Psycho (1960) features in both the American and British Film Institutes' Top 100 lists.
In 2007, the American Film Institute ranked this as the #14 Greatest Movie of All Time
This was voted the seventh scariest film of all time by Entertainment Weekly
Ranked #1 on the AFI 100 Years... 100 Thrills film series
The movie's line "A boy's best friend is his mother." was voted as the #56 movie quote by the American Film Institute (out of 100)
The strings-only music by Bernard Herrmann is ranked #4 on AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores.

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