On Fri, 16 Jun 1995, Donald Larsson wrote:
> That is probably true enough in a legalistic sense.  But isn't the original
> absconding of funds a *moral* crime (until she repents and intends to return
> it)?  That difference--between legal crime, moral crime and the effects of
> guilt on both--is often played around with in Hitchcock's films.
That's true.  Her initial transgression, however, for which she pays
dearly, is having an illicit affair.  That, after all, is the motivation
for running off with the money in the first place--and it's sooo Hitchcock.
Meredith McMinn
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