Enjoy free movie Friday Oct. 19 with Alfred Hitchcock’s original “Psycho” starring Janet Leigh and Anthony Perkins. The movie starts at 7 p.m. in the International Lyceum on the Morristown campus. Everyone is invited.
This movie, known for its terrifying shower scene, earned Hitchcock a best director Oscar and Leigh an Oscar for best supporting actress. “Psycho” is considered a classic and was included on many lists of the greatest movies of the last century. This is a rare chance to see the original film as Hitchcock intended – on the big screen.
“Psycho” was originally rated as “acceptable” in the 1960 rating scheme. Today, it is rated R and that rating will be enforced at this viewing. Children under 17 will not be admitted without a parent or adult guardian. The movie has violence, sexual scenes and adult situations.
Here’s some “Psycho” trivia: the movie is loosely based on real life, with Hitchcock being inspired by the Wisconsin murderer Ed Gein.