(1960s-1970s) Short story collections: Edited a number of mystery short story collections.
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Mr. Alfred Hitchcock | Sir Alfred Hitchcock
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on the making of Psycho
(1960) and a fake torso made by the special effects department that spurted blood when stabbed with a knife] But I never used it. It was all unnecessary because the cocking of the knife, the girl's face and the feet and everything was so rapid that there were 78 separate pieces of film in 45 seconds.
From 1977 until his death, he worked with a succession of writers on a film to be known as "The Short Night". The majority of the writing was done by David Freeman
, who published the final screenplay after Hitchcock's death.
Liked to use major stars in his films that the audience was familiar with, so he could dispense with character development and focus more on the plot.
The Master of Suspense