She had a good career in television too - a lovely beauty but perhaps a second tier star, one of those leading ladies like Dorothy Malone, Martha Hyer, Vera Miles, Barbara Rush etc.
She also calls him Michael.
Gerald purchases a pair of rats from a pet shop and plants them in the kitchen.
Erika aka Fräulein was a hit when published in 1956, and became a 1958 movie with Dana Wynter and Mel Ferrer.
There is a component not only of male bonding, a world without women, the thrust is a synthesis of misogyny and patriarchal tyranny and oppression of women.
And no matter what happened to you, your worked regardless… You could be dead and Roger would prop you up in a chair! Hitchcock directed 17 of the 268 filmed episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents.