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Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock

The director of 53 feature length films and host of the highly popular television show Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most well known names in film. After learning his craft in silent films, he moved into sound, turning out a string of movies in the U.K., including The Man Who Knew Too Much and Sabotage. In the U.S. his first American film, Rebecca, netted him an…

Date of Birth: August 13, 1899
Date of Death: April 29, 1980


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"Television has brought back murder into the home - where it belongs." Alfred Hitchcock
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"I have prepared one of my own [timecapsules]. I have placed some rather large samples of dynamite, gunpowder, and nitroglycerin. My time capsule is set to go off in the year 3000. It will show them what we are really like." Alfred Hitchcock
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"A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it." Alfred Hitchcock
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"Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up." Alfred Hitchcock
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"Good evening, ladies and gentlemen," Alfred Hitchcock
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"Actors are cattle." Alfred Hitchcock
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"Seeing a murder on television can help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some." Alfred Hitchcock
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"For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake." Alfred Hitchcock
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"I have a perfect cure for a sore throat: cut it" Alfred Hitchcock
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"In the old days villains had moustaches and kicked the dog. Audiences are smarter today. They don't want their villain to be thrown at them with green limelight on his face. They want an ordinary human being with failings." Alfred Hitchcock
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"Stay out of jail" Alfred Hitchcock
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"[James Stewart once spoke up on behalf of his longtime friend before an audience of peers on the occasion of American Film Institute's tribute to the director.] What he says he said, ... is that 'actors should be treated like cattle.'" Alfred Hitchcock
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"The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them." Alfred Hitchcock
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"I am to provide the public with beneficial shocks." Alfred Hitchcock
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"The Honeymooners." Alfred Hitchcock
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"In reference to the murder scene in 'Dial M for murder': As you have seen on the screen; the best way to do it is with a scissor." Alfred Hitchcock
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"[Of the film, Hayes once said that] Hitchcock wanted to do the movie just for fun, for relief from what he was doing regularly. ... an expensive self-indulgence, though it went over quite well whenever it reached an audience." Alfred Hitchcock
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"I'm frightened of eggs, worse than frightened, they revolt me. That white round thing without any holes have you ever seen anything more revolting than an egg yolk breaking and spilling its yellow liquid? Blood is jolly, red. But egg yolk is yellow, revolting. I've never tasted it." Alfred Hitchcock
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"Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it." Alfred Hitchcock
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"There is nothing quite so good as burial at sea. It is simple, tidy, and not very incriminating." Alfred Hitchcock
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"In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director" Alfred Hitchcock
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Robb Zerr - April 14, 2012 , Alfred Hitchcock - Bring Back Murder in the Home




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