Jowett Cars Ltd. (1920) & Katherine Mansfield (1920)

Jowett Cars Ltd. (1920) & Katherine Mansfield (1920)

Exuberantly ushering in 1920, Jowett Motor Cars, then a popular English firm, suggested that motoring provided the means to escape from work and the city: “Have you glimpsed a bit of heaven whilst “picnicking” [sic] by the scented pinewood?” Their ad photo is staged...
Hitchcock’s Roadside Picnic in To Catch a Thief

Hitchcock’s Roadside Picnic in To Catch a Thief

David Dodge and Alfred Hitchcock had differing views on the character of John Robie, aka The Cat, and hero of To Catch a Thief. Dodge’s character is the thirty-four years and plump; for his film, Hitchcock’s Robie is Cary Grant and his love interest...