Worn out obsessions

by Meritxell Riera Prims


A still from Alfred Hitchcock‘s 1943 masterpiece Shadow of a doubt, where Joseph Cotten plays a wealthy middle-aged widows murderer obsessed with The merry widow waltz tune, which usually triggers his killing instincts.


When the song lyrics have lost its meaning from overplaying it, isn’t it time to skip the track or change the record?