Home Bemorecreative

Creative Quotations from . . .
Alfred Hitchcock
(1899-1980) born on
Aug 13
English director. He was the "Master of Suspense" renown for his suspense films, e.g., "North by Northwest," 1959 and "Psycho," 1960.
         
   
F
Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.

R
Give them pleasure the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
A
Self-plagiarism is style.
N
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
K
There's nothing to winning, really. That is, if you happen to be blessed with a keen eye, an agile mind, and no scruples whatsoever.
 
Be More Creative

Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Hitchcock," ch. 11 by Francois Truffaut, 1967.
R: On audiences, Asbury Park NJ "Press," 13 Aug 1974.
A: Defending repetition of his filming techniques, in London "Observer," 8 Aug 1976.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: In "Friendly Advice," ed. Jon Winokur, 1990.
   


copyright 1996-2014 by Baertracks at bemorecreative.com