His play, "Vanilla," was performed at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Sian Phillips, Joanna Lumley, Ron Cook, Greg Hicks, and Charlotte Cornwell in the cast. Harold Pinter was director.
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Mr. Alfred Hitchcock | Sir Alfred Hitchcock
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I was an uncommonly unattractive young man.
Sir Alfred Hitchcock passed away on April 29, 1980, less than four months away from what would have been his 81st birthday on August 13.
His "MacGuffins" were objects or devices which drove the plot and were of great interest to the film's characters, but which to the audience were otherwise inconsequential and could be forgotten once they had served their purpose. The most notable examples include bottled uranium in Notorious
(1946), the wedding ring in Rear Window
(1954), the microfilm in North by Northwest
(1959) and the ...