Was the castaway on BBC Radio's "Desert Island Discs" show. His luxury item was a continental railway timetable, his chosen book was Mrs Beeton's "Household Management" and his selected record was Richard Wagner's "Siegfried's Horn-call" (from the opera "The Ring of the Nibelung").
26 Biographical Movies |
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Mr. Alfred Hitchcock | Sir Alfred Hitchcock
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[A portion of his AFI Lifetime Achievement Award acceptance speech] Had the beautiful Ms. Reville [his wife Alma Reville
] not accepted a lifetime contract without options as Mrs. Alfred Hitchcock some 53 years ago, Mr. Alfred Hitchcock might be in this room tonight, not at this table but as one of the slower waiters on the floor.
He suggested some improvements to a scene in Gone with the Wind
(1939) but the shots integrating his improvements were not used.
Inspired the adjective "Hitchcockian" for suspense thrillers
The Master of Suspense