Le Stuff’s Definitive Location Guide to Alfred Hitchcock’ s Classic Film
Series Post #8
It’s been a while since our favorite former jewel thief, John Robie, was last seen lounging on the beach in Cannes.
Not to worry though, the saga continues….
In Cannes, Robie receives a phone call from his old friend Bertani who has arranged a clandestine meeting at the Nice flower market with London insurance rep. H. H. Hughson. Hopefully Hughson can provide information that will help lead to the capture of the real thief.
And how will Hughson recognize Robie?
He’ll be flipping a coin, of course.
It’s interesting to note that the flower market scenes were not filmed on the cours saleya, the bustling pedestrian zone in old Nice where the market is still held today. Instead, in an attempt to avoid the massive crowds, Hitchcock Continue reading