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(10/19/59) Radio: Appeared on BBC Radio's "Desert Island Discs" show. His luxury item was a continental railway timetable, his chosen book was Mrs Beeton's "Household Management" and his selected record was Richard Wagner
's "Siegfried's Horn-call" (from the opera "The Ring of the Nibelung").
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Mr. Alfred Hitchcock | Sir Alfred Hitchcock | Hitchcock
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[on his lifelong fear of eggs ("ovophobia")] I'm frightened of eggs, worse than frightened, they revolt me. That white round thing without any holes... have you ever seen anything more revolting than an egg yolk breaking and spilling its yellow liquid? Blood is jolly, red. But egg yolk is yellow, revolting. I've never tasted it.
Thanks to fellow filmmaker Francois Truffaut, Alfred Hitchcock finally began being taken seriously as an artistic film director from the mid 1960s to this day. This was courtesy of the book which Truffaut had published, which consists of the various discussions concerning Hitchcock's career.
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