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The Perfect Thriller: Frederick Knott and Dial M for Murder
Friday, January 12, 2007 to Friday, March 16, 2007

The Perfect Thriller: Frederick Knott and Dial M for Murder

Photograph of Frederick Knott
Friday, January 12, 2007 to Friday, March 16, 2007

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Before being made into the classic film, Dial 'M' for Murder was a thrilling stageplay by Frederick Knott, who repeated his success with Wait until Dark a decade later. Writings, photographs, and letters from Knott's papers combine with sketches, notes, and production stills from plays and movies to create a picture of the work of this master of suspense. [ca. 40 items]

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