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Alma Reville (1899–1982)

Alma Reville was born on August 14, 1899 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England as Alma Lucy Reville. She is known for her work on Shadow of a Doubt (1943), Suspicion (1941) and Sabotage (1936). She was married to Alfred Hitchcock. She died on July 6, 1982 in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1991 Shadow of a Doubt (TV Movie) (earlier screenplay)
 1988 American Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Suspicion (1988) ... (1941 screenplay)
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (screenplay - 2 episodes)
- Suspicion (1955) ... (screenplay)
- Shadow of a Doubt (1955) ... (screenplay)
 1950 Stage Fright (adaptation by)
 1947 The Paradine Case (adaptation)
 1945 It's in the Bag! (screenplay)
 1943 Shadow of a Doubt (screenplay)
 1941 Suspicion (screen play)
 1939 Jamaica Inn (continuity)
 1937 The Girl Was Young (continuity)
 1936 Sabotage (continuity)
 1936 Secret Agent (continuity)
 1934 Forbidden Territory (screenplay)
 1934 Strauss' Great Waltz (scenario)
 1932 Number 17 (scenario)
 1932 Nine Till Six (script)
 1931 Sally in Our Alley (screenplay)
 1931 The Outsider
 1931 Mary (book)
 1931 The Skin Game (scenario)
 1930 Murder! (scenario)
 1929 The Shame of Mary Boyle (scenario)
 1929 The Romance of Seville (writer)
 1929 After the Verdict (writer)
 1928 The First Born (writer)
 1928 The Constant Nymph (writer)
 1927/I The Ring (uncredited)
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She worked for her husband as story consultant, script editor, continuity person and overall sounding board. She was his closest confidante, his most trusted ally. Her importance was such that the film critic Charles Champlin wrote an article in the Los Angeles Times entitled 'Alma Reville Hitchcock - The Unsung Partner': "The Hitchcock touch has four hands and two of them are Alma's. See more »

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