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Donald Spoto

Donald Spoto was born on June 28, 1941 in New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for In the Master's Shadow: Hitchcock's Legacy (2008), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: Playing Cat and Mouse (2006) and The Girl (2012). See full bio »
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 2012 The Girl (TV Movie) (book "Spellbound by Beauty: Alfred Hitchcock and his Leading Ladies")
 2000 Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (TV Movie) (book "Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: A Life")
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Biography: "Laurence Olivier: A Biography" See more »

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Dr. Donald Spoto

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The first edition of his book, "The Art Of Alfred Hitchcock", published in 1977, claims that he had, by that point, spent roughly 1500 hours of his life watching Hitchcock films, suggesting he had seen them many times each. However, the book has some extremely odd mistakes - the character played by Joan Fontaine in "Suspicion" is said to be surnamed "McKinlaw" when it's "McLaidlaw", whilst the ... See more »

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