Monday, February 7, 2011

The featurette


Years ago, in order to draw interest to an upcoming film, a featurette would be produced. It was not a trailer but a little story about the feature.

This is the best of the offerings...

Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.

video


Alfred Hitchcock’s "The Birds"...a fine analysis

And these are more like "behind the scenes" or the "making of" featurettes...
 
A Dream Comes True

[Filming of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream]

1936

video

The Train

John Frankenheimer

1964

video

Prince of Terror

1972

video

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