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Hitchcock's Early Life (03:03)


Alfred J. Hitchcock was born in 1899; hew grew-up in London and attended a Jesuit School. He was studying engineering when his father died in 1914, and he started working at a telegraph company to help his family. He loved the cinema and theater, and became a title maker at a production studio in 1919.

Hitchcock's Start in Film (06:55)

Hitchcock worked with Fritz Lang at the UFA studio where he created his directorial debut, "Pleasure Garden. "Hitchcock met scriptwriter and editor Alma Reville, and they married in 1926. His first films were "The Lodger," "Ring," "Champagne," and "Downhill"; "Blackmail" was his first talking film. (Credits)

Films and Actors (12:00)

Hitchcock did not have hit films for several years after "Blackmail." "The Man who Knew too Much" resurrected his popularity; learn other popular Hitchock films. He worked with Peter Lorre, Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, and Charles Laughton. (Credits)

Hitchcock Becomes Famous (13:59)

Between 1941 and 1955, Hitchcock made many successful films. He worked with actors Carey Grant, Jason Cotton, Teresa Wright, Gregory Peck, Ingrid Bergman, James Stewart, and Grace Kelly. Hitchcock also worked with famous authors and artists: John Steinbeck, Salvador Dali, David Selznick, and Robert Burks. (Credits)

Hitchcock's Most Famous Films (09:09)

Hitchcock created "The Trouble with Harry," a remake of "The Man Who Knew Too Much," "The Wrong Man," "Vertigo", and "North by Northwest" before making "Psycho," "The Birds," and "Marnie." His last four films were "Torn Curtain," "Topaz," "Frenzy," and "Family Plot." He worked with several actors, artists, and authors including: Doris Day, James Stewart, Carey Grant, Sean Connery, Tippi Hedren, Bernard Herrmann, Owen Roberts, Robert Bloch, and Daphne Du Maurier.

Credits: Alfred Hitchcock (00:36)

Credits: Alfred Hitchcock

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Who defined his own unique style of filmmaking from the early days of the 39 Steps and the Lodger to the Hollywood glamour of North by Northwest and Rear Window to the terrifying Psycho and the Birds

Length: 47 minutes

Item#: EDP162993

ISBN: 978-1-64481-182-5

Copyright date: ©2018

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