Also lent his name and character to a series of adolescent books called "Alfred Hitchcock and the Three Investigators" (circa 1950s-1960s). The premise was that main character Jupiter Jones won the use of Mr. Hitchcock's limousine. Hitch also often wrote forewards to this series of books.
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Mr. Alfred Hitchcock | Sir Alfred Hitchcock
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Did You Know?
He never won a best director Oscar in competition, although he was awarded the Irving Thalberg
Memorial Award at the 1967 Oscars.
In order to create suspense in his films, he would alternate between different shots to extend cinematic time (e.g., the climax of Saboteur
(1942), the cropduster sequence in North by Northwest
(1959), the shower scene in Psycho
(1960), etc.) His driving sequences were also shot in this particular way. They would typically alternate between the character's point of view while driving and a ...
The Master of Suspense