Saturday Frights: 1960 Lobby Record For Psycho

Hello, dear viewers. I am afraid that time is rather short this evening so my offering for this episode of Saturday Frights shall be short. Though it is an quite fascinating find for all of you film fanatics, the original 1960 78RPM recording by Alfred Hitchcock for Psycho.

This would have been played over a Public Address System for the film goers waiting in line to see the latest cinematic masterpiece that Ol’ Hitch had delivered, in his usual humorous manner of advertising. Naturally.

Psycho Lobby Poster
Before I leave you this evening I asked Daniel XIII to bring up the original theatrical trailer for Psycho for your viewing pleasure. Pleasant dreams, Heh.

[Lobby recording via SDT2E and theatrical trailer via MovieClips -Vic]

The Projectionist

Lurking in the bowels of the Retroist Vault, the Projectionist comforts himself with the dreams of celluloid glory of days gone by. With his assistant, Daniel XIII, in the quiet time of the night he serves as host in what has been dubbed the Haunted Drive-In. Bringing films to the entertainment starved masses the Haunted Drive-In projector roars to life and shines brightly once again...

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