In 1940, Alfred Hitchcock released his first American film which later won him his only Best Picture. Now, 80 years later and a few weeks from the Academy Awards, KSL Movie Classics takes a look back at that movie and some of the reasons it's still relevant today.
Travis Poppleton for KSL.com | Posted Aug. 12 - 12:15 p.m.
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