Actor | Director | Producer
As of the 5th edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (edited by Steven Jay Schneider), Hitchcock is the most represented director, with 18 films. Included are his films Blackmail (1929), The 39 Steps (1935), Sabotage (1936), Rebecca (...
[In North by Northwest (1959) he wanted to avoid clichés in the scene where Thornhill is chased, so instead of setting it in dark, wet moonlit streets with pursuit by a black limousine, he instead set it in the open on a sunny day, with pursuit by ...
Liked to use major stars in his films that the audience was familiar with, so he could dispense with character development and focus more on the plot.
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock
Leytonstone, London, England, UK
Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, USA
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