Death of a Hitchcock star
Farewell Farley Granger. The clean-faced, nicely dressed star, best known for Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train, passed away this week at the age of 85. Other notable films included Rope (again for Hitch), Luchino Visconti’s Senso and the hit spaghetti western They Call
It should also be noted that Granger, unusually in a business that remains publically cautious about same-sex unions, was, in later years, admirably frank about his bisexuality. Robert Calhoun, Granger’s domestic partner for 40 years, co-wrote the star’s autobiography, Include Me
Out. We would like to have seen more of him.