Produced a pilot starring Dennis O'Keefe
for a crime/adventure series called "Clue" as a professor of criminology who liked to put his theories into action..
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Mr. Alfred Hitchcock | Sir Alfred Hitchcock
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
I was an uncommonly unattractive young man.
First visited Hollywood in the late 1930s, but was turned down by virtually all major motion picture studios because they thought he could not make a Hollywood-style picture. He was finally offered a seven-year directing contract by producer David O. Selznick
. His first project was supposed to be a film about the Titanic, but Selznick scrapped the project because he "couldn't find a boat to sink....
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