Lent his name to "Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine", a popular anthology that continued to publish after his death.
27 Biographical Movies |
87 Print Biographies |
10 Portrayals |
2 Interviews |
72 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
17 Magazine Cover Photos |
Mr. Alfred Hitchcock | Sir Alfred Hitchcock
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Did You Know?
In 1964, Hitchcock re-read another Richard Hannay novel by John Buchan
, The Three Hostages, with a mind to adapting it. As with Greenmantle a quarter of a century earlier, the rights were elusive. But also the story was dated, very much rooted in the 1930s, and the plot involved a villain whose blind mother hypnotizes the hero. Hitchcock, in interviews, said that he felt that the portrayal of ...
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 ...