Archive for tag: Bewitched

Arch Oboler’s ‘Bewitched’ and its Alter Egos

18 February, 2013 (06:14) | Essays, Guest Contributor | By: guest

Matthew Rovner follows up his career overview of radio pioneer and film director Arch Oboler, published in 2009 on Parallax View, with this study of his 1945 film Bewitched. By Matthew Rovner Arch Oboler’s intriguing noir, Bewitched (1945), is a dark thriller about a woman with multiple personality disorder, now termed dissociative identity disorder (DID). […]

What Ever Happened to Arch Oboler? (Part One)

30 January, 2009 (00:21) | Directors, Essays, Guest Contributor | By: guest

[Arch Oboler's Five makes its home video debut on Tuesday, February 3. To mark the occasion, Oboler expert Matthew Rovner has contributed a brief history his film career. Part One covers his earliest films. ] Arch Oboler came to Hollywood out of the radio tube, but he never showed the visual flair of Orson Welles. […]