S5E12 Psycho Part 1

In this episode on Psycho:

To continue Fraidy Amy Month, The Madames are discussing Psycho, released in 1960.

There’s so much to say that they have to do it in two parts, with Part 1 covering a number of fascinating topics:

  • How Psycho changed the way people watched movies
  • The ridiculousness of the old Hays Code
  • Ed Gein’s ghoulish inspirations for Norman Bates
  • What audiences must have thought of this shocking film in 1960

Psycho is directed by Alfred Hitchcock and stars Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles,  John Gavin, & Martin Balsam.

Information on the Hays Code courtesy of Cold Crash Pictures on Tumblr.

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