(1960s-1970s) Short story collections: Edited a number of mystery short story collections.
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Mr. Alfred Hitchcock | Sir Alfred Hitchcock | Hitchcock
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Did You Know?
A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
Although his wife Alma was an excellent cook, Hitchcock liked to give the Mrs. a break and dine out with her from time to time. His Hollywood restaurant of choice was Chasen's, where he reserved a booth every Thursday night (when he was in town) for over 30 years.
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 ...
The Master of Suspense