THE NIGHT OF THE FOLLOWING DAY (Hubert Cornfield, 1968)

“[D]own and out in Paris,” as he put it, Hubert Cornfield activated an option he owned and filmed Lionel White’s novel The Snatchers. To accommodate an industry nervousness regarding kidnapping, he borrowed the narrative framing tack of the 1945 British film Dead of Night and presented the kidnapping-for-ransom of a British girl in Paris as […]