Alfred Hitchcock Research Post

Sir Alfred Jospeh Hitchcock and was born 13 August 1899 in Leytonstone, Essex, England and died 29 April 1980 in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, USA.

He was an English film director and producer and was known as “The Master of Suspense”. 

He started off with creative writing for The Henley Telegraph in 1919, and went on to be very successful in British cinema with both silent films and early talkies and became renowned as Britains best director. He then moved to Hollywood in 1939 where he directored some of his most famous and iconic films. 
His top Films 

  • Psycho- 1960
  • The Birds- 1963
  • Vertigo- 1958
  • Rear Window- 1954
  • North by Northwest- 1959
  • Rebecca- 1940
  • Strangers on a Train- 1951
  • Notorious- 1946

Interesting Rumour…

It is said that in the famous scene from ‘The Birds’ where the birds attack the lady, at last minute before filming Hitchcock reportedly changed the props of birds with real birds, so the actress actually got attacted by ‘The Birds’.


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